Banned in Idaho?

Just a little bit off-topic: Mother Wants Book Banned From Idaho Library. The book in question is How To Get Suspended from Influence People, which I wrote a few years back. She’s gone all the way to the mayor with her complaint! That’s right, folks – come on a one of my tours, and you Read More…

New podcast!

At long last, a new podcast up! More to come, hopefully very soon. Available on itunes, or By clicking right here! This episode features some updates on local haunts, including our own experiments with the “era cues” that Ghost Lab was trying, and a reading about the history of ghost hunting from Your Neighborhood Gives Read More…

Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps

The website for my memoir of life in the ghost busting industry, featuring a coupe of excerpts, is now up at YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD GIVES ME THE CREEPS. The book, due out September 1, features lots of behind-the-scenes stories on the ghosts, hauntings, and investigations at the Congress Hotel, Hull House, Bachelor’s Grove, Odin / Old Read More…

Last Night in the Park

Last night I walked past Haymarket Square, past the theatre were Roosevelt first said to speak softly and carry a big stick, down a street once trod by Abraham Lincoln himself, and into Grant Park for the election night rally. I spend a LOT of time researching events from Chicago’s history. Just a LOT. To Read More…