The Occult Archive

  • The Long, Strange Career of ‘The Conjuring’ Demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren The fun, new horror film The Conjuring is inspiring all the usual questions that face a based-on-a-true-story horror film: is the story really true? Are the “demonologists” of the film, Ed and Lorraine Warren, just cranks? It’s hard […]

    Ed & Lorraine Warren & Their Amazing Paranormal Career!

    The Long, Strange Career of ‘The Conjuring’ Demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren The fun, new horror film The Conjuring is inspiring all the usual questions that face a based-on-a-true-story horror film: is the story really true? Are the “demonologists” of the film, Ed and Lorraine Warren, just cranks? It’s hard […]

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  • The following set of thirteen principles was adopted by the Council of American Witches, in April, 1974. 1: We practice rites to attune ourselves with the natural rhythm of life forces marked by the phases of the Moon and the seasonal Quarters and Cross Quarters. 2: We recognize that our […]

    The 13 Goals Of A Witch!

    The following set of thirteen principles was adopted by the Council of American Witches, in April, 1974. 1: We practice rites to attune ourselves with the natural rhythm of life forces marked by the phases of the Moon and the seasonal Quarters and Cross Quarters. 2: We recognize that our […]

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  • October 31st This is the beginning of the Celtic and Wiccan New Year. Samhain is Irish-Gaelic for ‘the Summer’s end’, and is pronounced ‘sow-in’. Samhain represented the death of the summer sun god, Lugh. This festival celebrates Nature’s cycle of death and renewal, a time when the Celts acknowledged the […]

    Samhain – An Explanation!

    October 31st This is the beginning of the Celtic and Wiccan New Year. Samhain is Irish-Gaelic for ‘the Summer’s end’, and is pronounced ‘sow-in’. Samhain represented the death of the summer sun god, Lugh. This festival celebrates Nature’s cycle of death and renewal, a time when the Celts acknowledged the […]

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  • When Pope John Paul II died eight years ago, supporters chanted “Santo subito,” or “Sainthood now!” It looks like his supporters will finally be getting their wish. The former pope’s path to sainthood is almost complete, with the Vatican recently confirming that he performed two miracles. Now all that’s left […]

    The Science of Miracles: How the Vatican Decides!

    When Pope John Paul II died eight years ago, supporters chanted “Santo subito,” or “Sainthood now!” It looks like his supporters will finally be getting their wish. The former pope’s path to sainthood is almost complete, with the Vatican recently confirming that he performed two miracles. Now all that’s left […]

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  • How To Control Your Dreams!

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  • Shadow people (also known as shadow men or shadow beings) are a supernatural phenomenon reported by some individuals. Most accounts of shadow people describe them as black humanoid silhouettes, lacking mouths or eyes, although they are sometimes reported to have red or yellow eyes. They are generally described as lacking […]

    All About Shadow People!

    Shadow people (also known as shadow men or shadow beings) are a supernatural phenomenon reported by some individuals. Most accounts of shadow people describe them as black humanoid silhouettes, lacking mouths or eyes, although they are sometimes reported to have red or yellow eyes. They are generally described as lacking […]

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  • Documentary on the castle ghosts of England. Hauntings of famous castles and mansions examined to uncover the truth of the mysterious spirits.

    The Castle Ghosts Of England!

    Documentary on the castle ghosts of England. Hauntings of famous castles and mansions examined to uncover the truth of the mysterious spirits.

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  • The Pendle Witch Trial of 1612 At the assizes at Lancaster in the autumn of 1612, twenty persons, of whom sixteen were women of various ages, were committed for trial, and most of them tried for witchcraft. Their names were: Elizabeth Southerns, alias Demdike Elizabeth Device daughter of Demdike James […]

    The Story Of The Pendle Witches!

    The Pendle Witch Trial of 1612 At the assizes at Lancaster in the autumn of 1612, twenty persons, of whom sixteen were women of various ages, were committed for trial, and most of them tried for witchcraft. Their names were: Elizabeth Southerns, alias Demdike Elizabeth Device daughter of Demdike James […]

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  • 10 Creepy Urban Legends From Around The World Urban legends are often thrilling stories, which contain many folkloric elements; and so they often spread quickly through a community or society. The tales are told dramatically, as though they were true stories that related to to real people—although they may in […]

    10 Creepy Urban Legends From Around The World!

    10 Creepy Urban Legends From Around The World Urban legends are often thrilling stories, which contain many folkloric elements; and so they often spread quickly through a community or society. The tales are told dramatically, as though they were true stories that related to to real people—although they may in […]

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  • Review from IMDB.com I’m not a big conspiracy nut and find it hard to believe UFOs would travel hundreds of millions of lightyears just to surface above redneck towns in the midwest for five minutes before dashing back to their home world. Don’t these aliens have to pay for gas? […]

    Documentary – Search For The Mothman (2002)!

    Review from IMDB.com I’m not a big conspiracy nut and find it hard to believe UFOs would travel hundreds of millions of lightyears just to surface above redneck towns in the midwest for five minutes before dashing back to their home world. Don’t these aliens have to pay for gas? […]

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