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Stone Temple Lanterns

Stone Temple Lanterns

A seok-deung (석등/石燈), stone lantern, on the grounds of Bo-gwang Temple. In original temple ground layouts, a single lantern was placed near the main hall. Its purpose was to literally and figuratively fend off the darkness. Bo-gwang Temple, deep in Paju at the foot of...

Move When the Gho–Guests are Gone

Move When the Gho–Guests are Gone

Happy Folklore Thursday! In folk tradition, choosing an auspicious day to move into a new house was paramount. Such days are called sohn-obneun-nal (손없는날), ‘Day of No Guests.’ Folklore tells us ghosts are active, either from the north, east, south, or west, on certain...

The Ghost in Our Apartment

The Ghost in Our Apartment

I played a small joke on my wife and daughter, and it has backfired. Recently, my wife and daughter have been on a different sleeping schedule, so I've been sleeping in my daughter's room while she sleeps with her mom. One night, the wind was really strong. The door...

“The cinema was made for horror movies.”

One of the greatest frights of all -- the end of the weekend. As you wind down Sunday, settle in with Mark Gatiss and his excellent A History of Horror. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkZBJd4UTlM

Sightings On Last Night’s Dark Side Tour

Last night we had a group of four. Two of them claimed to be sensitive to ghosts and energies. I love it when clairvoyants join the tour. It makes it so much more exciting. Here's a breakdown of interesting things from last night. Alley of Ashes. They felt something...

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