NEFARIOUS: When Fiction Intersects With Reality


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On the day of his scheduled execution, a convicted serial killer gets a last minute court-ordered psychiatric evaluation. The killer surprises the psychiatrist with his claim that instead of trying to avoid his fate, he is in fact a demon who wants the execution to go forward… and further claims that before their brief time together is over, the doctor will commit three murders of his own.

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When one explores the vast trove of literature related to the subject of Demonic possession, the student will eventually come across a quote originating in the mid-nineteenth century, a statement that is only a brief observation but one of questionable provenance. With that said, many researchers of such trivia agree that, most likely, the quote can be attributed to one man in particular. A man who in his day enjoyed a reputation of being the epitome of evil, due to his writings that scandalized the polite gentry. His literary themes—in our modern world would hardly raise an eyebrow or attract undue attention—but in the early eighteen hundreds, his poetry was considered pornographic, so much so that he was even brought to trial. So who was this French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic and translator? His name was Charles Baudelaire and as previously noted, many credit Baudelaire with a statement that has been widely quoted:

“The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist”

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JOTT: Just One of Those Things or Disappearing Object Phenomenon

According to statistics, there few if any humans on Earth who have escaped this all too common phenomena. Undoubtedly, at some point in your life, you have picked up some mundane everyday item—car keys, the remote to your television, or some other innocuous object—turned around to attend to some miscellaneous distraction, such as a phone call and laid the object in your hand down, with the intention of picking it up again a moment later.

When finished with the interruption you return to pick up the item in question, only to find that it is not where you had put it.

How frantic the ensuing search becomes is directly proportional to the importance of the item that now appears to have vanished into thin air.

Later, perhaps minutes, hours, or even days, the object is found somewhere where you would not have routinely left it. Sometimes it never turns up.

However in historic cases of this phenomena, objects that went missing in this manner sometimes inexplicably turn up miles away.

Commonly known as Disappearing Object Phenomenon or D-O-P the subject has received attention by writers and investigators alike. Those professing to be utilizing pure science, often dismiss the phenomenon in this manner, “No one knows for sure what causes Disappearing Object Phenomenon but we think……” How many times have we heard researchers attempt to dismiss phenomena that has

been witnessed multiple times by credible individuals, implying that no one for sure knows but we think we can use a logical and scientific explanation to define an experience that defies logical and scientific explanations.

Some of the learned men and women of academia, try to say that DOP is naught but a hallucination, the victim only believes that he or she can not see, or even feel that which is still in plain sight. Then they try to explain away the object being moved by saying that you or another family member, did in fact move the object, but wiped the memory of doing so from your mind. Frankly considering the possibility that some sort of creature did it seems more plausible than mass hallucination and an involuntary act of wiping memories from the minds of one or more family members, especially when there are reports of such event in which the object turned up miles away and not one family member had made the trip required to physically move the object.

Other authors have written about the subject, perhaps in the interest of understanding that which yet defies rational explanation. Mary Rose Barrington wrote one such book titled: JOTT: when things disappear… and come back or relocate – and why it really happens. Perhaps the term J-O-T-T or just one of those things reflects Ms. Barrington’s frustrations in not finding a rational explanation for the phenomenon while conducting her own research, writing the subject off as Just One of Those Things.

A book review published in the Journal of Scientific Exploration has this to say about Barrington’s book;

This book accomplishes the nearly miraculous achievement of being both substantive and highly entertaining. According to Barrington, “JOTT,” derived from “Just One of Those Things,” stands for a kind of “spatial discontinuity”—namely, a motley class of events in which objects appear or disappear in mysterious ways. For example, some can be classified as “Walkabouts,” in which “an article disappears from the place where it was known to have been and is found in another place.” Similarly, in “Comebacks,” “a known article disappears from the place where it was known to have been and later is found back in the same place.” And in “Turn-ups,” “a known article from an uncertain location appears in a place where it is known not to have been before it was found there.” The other primary categories in Barrington’s taxonomy are Flyaway, Windfall, and Trade-in (the reader might be able to guess what these are).

Later in the review the author makes the following observation;

Barrington, in her book, plays this crucial role of the parapsychological naturalist, by looking at some unheralded peculiar events and then trying to incorporate them into the big picture. She focuses on a class of ostensibly paranormal phenomena that have received much less attention than, say, cases of apparitions and poltergeists. And she’s clear about why that is. The phenomena typically and all too easily get dismissed as merely a nuisance and are readily put out of mind. They’re not as dramatic and conspicuous as a table levitation, and we can, without much difficulty, churn out counterexplanations which at least superficially satisfy us, even if they wouldn’t withstand greater scrutiny. But, Barrington urges, the best of these cases present real puzzles with serious ontological implications, and they force us to attend more carefully to the many other cases that are less initially compelling. She writes,


. . . when all known or imagined forms of eccentric behavior are considered, there remains a hard core of cases that cannot be reasonably explained away in mundane terms, and eventually an attempt must be made to explain them using broader concepts.

Robert Charman in his book review of Disappearing Object Phenomenon: An Investigation, by Tony Jinks, Charman shares some of the cases Jinks wrote about.

One evening in August, 2008, Kate drove home after work to her small suburban house situated in a quiet residential street. With her car key on the same ring as all her other keys she selected her front door key and opened the door at the same moment that her telephone rang. Knowing who it would be she left the door open and dropped her bag to run down the hall to answer the phone.

After the call she went back to take the ring of keys out of the door lock and pick up her bag. The bag was there with contents intact but the ring of keys was not there. She searched and searched in vain, eventually concluding that someone must have entered the porch and snatched the keys although the street was empty and there seemed to be no one about. Unable to find them she was faced with the inconvenient and expensive business of getting a new car key and changing the locks of her front door, back door, garage and mailbox and cutting a new key for her office. Within the year she moved to a new job in another city and bought and thoroughly renovated an apartment close to the city centre. One evening she returned home, placed her new set of keys in the hallway drawer as usual and then went into her bedroom only to see her old set of keys on the same ring on her pillow. As she said to Jinks she felt ‘nauseous and giddy’ with shock as no one else could have entered her apartment during her absence.

Assuming that this victim named Kate was not suffering from mental disorder, how did the missing keys find their way to her new apartment and place themselves in her pillow?

Charman writes:

After years of personal investigation into these claims Jinks decided that these unexpected, inconvenient and unwanted object disappearances, reappearances and so on could not be attributed to forgetfulness, unaware misplacement, faulty memory, in-attentional blindness or perceptual blindness while thinking of something else to an object in plain sight, hallucinatory error, deliberate deception by themselves or someone else, fugue states, altered states of consciousness and so on. What was being repeatedly and independently described seemed to be a genuine phenomenon despite being considered as completely impossible as far as science and everyday common sense is concerned.

With the prior research and classification of some 185 cases of the same phenomenon by Barrington as his guide. Jinks decided to submit his much larger database to a thorough statistical, tabled, analysis as to the objects most frequently involved such as jewellery items as in rings, brooches and necklaces, single food and beverage items, keys, items of clothing, small computer items such as USB sticks and ‘mice’; television remote controls, grooming items such as combs, brushes, hair clips and tweezers, kitchen utensils such as knives and forks, wristwatches, wallets, credit/debit cards, individual coins, stationery, small tools and so on.

He found that in order of jott activity the most common behaviors were disappearance and later reappearance of that object, often in the same place but sometimes elsewhere in the house, the unfamiliar appearance of a new object that could not be accounted for, and unrecognized similar type of object replacement and sometimes disappearance for good.

Another website offers more in depth details of Barrington’s work such as an explanation of the terminology she—in many cases—coined herself. This reviewer reported that:

Barrington classified this weird occurrence into two different categories:

  1. Jottles: This is the more common of the two where objects are displaced either via teleportation, poltergeist phenomena or an apport (a spirit moving an object).
  1. Oddjott: Miscellaneous weird episodes that have no rational explanation

Jottles are then further broken down into subcategories:

  • Walkabout. This is the most common jottle, where an item disappears from a known location and is found later in another and often bizarre location, without any sort of explanation as to how it got there.
  • Comeback. An item disappears from a known location and anywhere from minutes to years, reappears in this very same location.
  • Flyaway. An item disappears from a known location and never reappears.
  • Turnup. An item that appears in a location that it couldn’t have been in before.
  • Windfall. An unknown item to you randomly appears.
  • Trade-in. An item that disappears and never comes back, but a similar item appears instead

Some of the cases Barrington wrote about are cited in the review as examples of the aforementioned categories and subcategories.

One such event, categorized as a Walkabout goes like this;

“It happened…on the 24th November, 1982, in the afternoon. My wife went for her glasses which she left on the kitchen table. They were not there.

When our visitor left, a full-scale search was made, but without result. Outside the house we have a large sink, not used as such, but filled with earth, which is used for raising seedlings and small plants.

On the following morning, the glasses, neatly folded, were found, obviously carefully placed on the soil in that sink, between two plants. They were not folded when they disappeared.” It has to be said that the visitor was Melvyn Harris, a well-known paranormal denier, and I have to wonder if he organized a psuedo-jottle. Such things have been known. But speaking from personal experience, this was not a house in which visitors were entertained in the kitchen. Tea was served in style.

Presumably the event was a formal afternoon “Tea” in which the visitor was entertained somewhere other than the kitchen where the wayward glasses had been left. Obviously the visitor could not have—without being noticed—purloined the glasses and left them in the garden. The question then arises how did the glasses manage to relocate elsewhere?

The reviewers of Barrington’s work always note her sense of humor used while writing about very unusual cases. They also mention that they are sad to report that Barrington will not grace us with another such work as she passed away in 2020.

That which Barrington categorized as a Windfall in which an unknown item suddenly appears can be very disconcerting especially to those experiencing night terrors or sleep paralysis as we discussed in Episode 4:ONLY THE SHADOW KNOWS. In these events the victims report waking up the next morning after they thought there was an intruder in the room and they find objects moved or in some cases that which Barrington characterized as a Windfall, the sudden appearance of an unknown object.

Although terminology used to describe this phenomena such as we have reviewed here, is rather new, however the events—as described by Barrington and other contemporary researchers—are not a recent development. That which is described as Windfalls today were also known in the past as, Apports;

Like today’s Windfalls, an apport was described in the past as an item that seemingly appears from nowhere. We find it was said to be a common place practice in the 19th century spiritualist era, for a medium to be able to produce an object out of what seemed like thin air during a seance.

One very famous British author wrote:

There is no more curious and dramatic phase of psychic phenomenon than the apport. It is so startling that it is difficult to persuade the sceptic as to its possibility, and even the Spiritualist can hardly credit it until examples actually come his way. The author’s first introduction to occult knowledge was due largely to the late General Drayson, who at that time—nearly forty years ago—was receiving through an amateur medium a constant succession of apports of the most curious description-Indian lamps, amulets, fresh fruit, and other things. So amazing a phenomenon, and one so easily simulated, was too much for a beginner, and it retarded rather than helped progress. Since then, however, the author has met the editor of a well-known paper who used the same medium after General Drayson’s death, and he continued, under rigid conditions, to get similar apports. The author has been forced, therefore, to reconsider his view and to believe that he has underrated both the honesty of the medium and the intelligence of her sitter.

The preceding observation is attributed to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, an excerpt from his History of spiritualism Vol II.

Doyle is more readily recognized for his books about the fictional character Sherlock Holmes.

These so called Windfalls, Apports and Tradeins, the latter being cases in which something disappears forever but an unknown object appears in its place, have a certain degree of similarity to tales of mythical creatures of ancient legends.

The Europeans have long maintained tales of little people, Elves, Fairies, Leprechauns and the like. All of these creature reportedly had a propensity for mischief that far exceed their shortness in physical stature.

Imagine their surprise when they traveled to the new world and the indigenous first peoples of America shared similar tales of enigmatic little people.

It would seem that the first peoples of America were not immune to JOTT or DOP

Various groups of the Eastern Forest Dwellers told stories of things going missing, tales that are uncannily similar to the modern day phenomena. They attributed these disappearances to the little people, creatures said to be no more than knee high in most oral traditions.

One elder writes the following:

Cherokee tradition tells of Little People who are a race of Spirits and live in rock caves on the mountain side. They are little fellows and ladies reaching almost to your knees. They are well shaped and handsome, and their hair so long it almost touches the ground. They are very helpful, kind-hearted, and great wonder workers. They love music and spend most of their time drumming, singing, and dancing. They have a very gentle nature, but do not like to be disturbed. When a hunter finds anything in the woods, such as a knife or a trinket, he must say, ‘Little People, I would like to take this’ because it may belong to them, and if he does not ask their permission they will throw stones at him as he goes home.

It would seem that every tribe of native Americans have oral traditions in which there are spirits that are usually benign but often mischievous spirits, just as their counterparts did in Europe and other regions of the world. Indeed these tales of spirits that have a predilection for things that do not belong to them seem to be universal across the face of the earth.

When one arrives at the realization of how wide spread the Disappearing Object Phenomena is and how long it has been recognized by various cultures, the question that come to mind is, “Are the ancient legends of thieving spirits just a tale made up to help explain the phenomena, events that are natural but continue to defy logical explanation? Or is there something living among us, something in the shadows that derives great pleasure through befuddling humans by instigating the mysterious disappearance of our possessions?

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Sources in order of appearance

Book Review by Stephan E. Braude~JOTT: When Things Disappear . . . and Come Back or Relocate—And Why It Really Happens by Mary Rose Barrington Journal of Scientifi c Exploration, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 128–131, 2019

Review: Disappearing Object Phenomenon: An Investigation, by Tony Jinks Review by Robert A. Charman, Society for Psychical Research

JOTT: Just One Of Those Things LLIFS: Living Life in Full Spectrum

LLIFS – Apports, Asports and JOTT _

The Skinny on Skinwalkers

Should one be introduced to the methods utilized by the editorial staff at Saint Michael’s Journal, that procedure we use to find new and interesting editorial content; one might be reminded of the scene in the cult classic, Men in Black, where Agent K stops at a news stand to check the tabloids for reports of Alien activity. I stress the word might as, should one jump to the conclusion that Saint Michael’s staff relies on less than serious journalism, one would be sadly mistaken. We make every effort to insure that our audience only receives information that is accurate and is as factual as we can possibly obtain.

Well, at least most of the time.

Aggregation websites, such as The Drudge Report, online pages in which the editors peruse the available news and then publish links to the diverse articles, are available for almost every topic, including the paranormal. We check these at least weekly in the hopes of finding new articles relative to the mission of Saint Michael’s Journal.

The factuality or perhaps the degree of credibility of a blog that publishes stories about paranormal activity is subjective, and depends greatly upon the sensibilities of the viewer.

As luck would have it, while perusing an online source of all things paranormal, we found a headline that reminded us of a story we were working on that, while it is presently on a back burner, the piece was none the less in the pipeline. So we pulled it out of moth balls and dusted it off.

Not too long ago we published Podcast Episode three that included a segment titled The Not So Secrets of Skinwalker Ranch; it was our intention to quickly followup with an episode taking an in depth look—not at the infamous ranch—but at the mythology surrounding Skinwalkers; thus The Skinny on Skinwalkers was launched.

Perhaps you are focused on the more important topics relative to your existence on this Big Blue Marble, choosing to remain ignorant of the latest fads and trends, —if this characterization is true of you—perhaps you should be congratulated. However if you have heard of the media phenomenon known as TikTok, you know it is the social media platform the young people love while at the same time it is the forum older people loath.

One of the websites we watch, for leads—just as Agent Kay watched the tabloids—recently ran a piece on the subject of Skinwalkers, in particular the work of one TikTok creator of the media platform who has published several episodes on a Skinwalker reportedly lurking about his neighborhood.

Before we delve into that subject, let’s take a look at just exactly what a Skinwalker happens to be.

The indigenous peoples of the Southwestern United States, tell of certain individuals who have obtained powerful magic, so powerful that they can change—or shift—into any animal form he or she desires. Some legends maintain that for the magic to work, the person must wear a cape like device fashioned from the pelt—or skin—of the animal in question.

One website that purports to be a mythology fan page had this to say about these hybrid creatures:

True Skinwalker lore is specific to the Navajo tribe and is linked to the sacred values of their medicine men and shamans, who the Skinwalkers are a twisted counterpart – many Navajo mystics traditionally learned both good and dark magic to further their knowledge but a select few became corrupted by the darkness and thus became “witches”, the Skinwalkers are the more malicious of these “witches” and take their name from their practice of changing into animals in order to trick people, raid villages and usually murder – traditionally almost all Skinwalker magic is devoted to killing in some fashion: in fact, in order to become Skinwalker one must kill a close family member.

Traditionally, the intent of Skinwalkers seems to be to harm humans. The Navajo people, in the past and into modern times, report that Skinwalkers will attack people walking alone, will try to break into houses, and will even attack moving cars.

Amazingly enough, there are similar legends of shape-shifting creatures from around the world.

Werewolves, also known as lycanthropes, are legendary shape-shifting humans. As the name suggests, the shape these creatures take on is that of a wolf. Werewolf legends have sprung up independently or spread to virtually every area of the Earth. It is also one of the oldest tales of human monsters in recorded history. Stories of lycanthropes are common in folklore prevalent across Europe.

One of the earliest mentions of the werewolf, predating Greek lycanthropy, is in the Roman poet Virgil’s Eclogue 8, written in 37 BCE. He wrote that a man named Moeris could change himself into a werewolf using herbs and poisons and call ghosts from the graves.

The ledgend of the luison mainly prevails in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. It stems from the Portuguese belief that the seventh son of a family of all boys would turn into a luison on the night of a full moon, especially if it fell on a Friday. The myth is especially prevalent in Argentina.

In Mexico it is believed that powerful men can transform themselves into an animal to cause harm. A relationship exists between the latter belief and the word ‘nahual,’ which originated from the word ‘nahualli,’ meaning “disguise.” The name pertains to the sorcery by which magicians change their physical forms into that of an animal.

The French call such creatures loup-garou. Its origin is unknown. But from historic studies, it is said that all of France was plagued with lycanthropic terror in the 16th century. From the 16th century until the first quarter of the 17th century, the French killed more than 30,000 people for suspected werewolfism.

In 1521, Pierre Burgot and Michel Verdun were executed as werewolves. Historical records indicate that they were a serial killer team.

In 1573, Gilles Garnier, otherwise known as the “Werewolf of Dole” was executed for being a werewolf. He was also a confessed serial killer.

What is truly amazing is that diverse cultures separated by thousands of miles and even broad oceans, developed such similar beliefs. Of course this is not just limited to Shapeshifters and Were-wolves but also other creatures such as little people described as leprechauns, Fae, and a dozen other names. Stories of Sea Serpent like monsters are not just contained to Loch Ness and the infamous Nessie. Giant ape like creatures abound as well, such as the Sasquatch of the American northwest and the Yeti of the Himalayan region. More on this subject later, but for now, lets look at the contemporary reports of Shapeshifters on Tik Tok.

The website known as Mysterious Universe reports the following:

Although it is difficult to determine just when the TikTok trend for Skinwalkers began, one of the earliest series of videos was put up by a John Soto, who goes under the TikTok handle “that1cowboy.” Over the course of several months in 2020, Soto made a series of strange audio recordings on his rural property in the Southwest of the United States that he would claim were of Skinwalkers, which have long been said to use various sounds and voices to trick and lure people in to their doom. The videos themselves are inconclusive to say the least. In one, he

is walking with his horse when a voice frantically calls out, “Hey!,” after which the horse stops, the voice cries out again, and the horse bolts in the opposite direction. As innocuous as this might be, the video drew in 7.5 million likes and counting and he would practically overnight gain 350k followers.

More similar videos from Soto would follow, and in the videos he maintains that there is a Skinwalker lurking about the property stalking him, perhaps even after his newborn child. Soto would claim more and more sinister evidence of this, such as chickens killed but not eaten, his horses sustaining mysterious injuries, and the skin of a peccary found near his house, and soon he became so scared that he had his home blessed by a local shaman. Soto claims that this protective barrier keeps the Skinwalker at bay, but that it is still out there, with occasional recordings of it still popping up on TikTok. Soto’s hope in sharing the videos was to bring awareness to the beliefs of his Navajo and Apache upbringing, but mostly they just drew in a storm of comments either saying how creepy it was, asking just what in the world a Skinwakler was, or criticizing the sounds as being nothing more than those of mundane known animals such as goats or mountain lions. For his part, Soto claims that those sorts of animals do no live near him and that he has never heard anything like these sounds, explaining, “I can just tell by the sounds of whatever is calling me out that it’s not right, like it wants to do wrong to me.”

Indeed, reports of Skinwalkers have increased since the debut of the Harry Potter books and movies that featured similar characters. But reports of Skinwalkers are not the only phenomena to experience a resurgence, for example, nearly every week there is yet another new report of a Sasquatch or Big Foot that has been spotted somewhere in the United States, and there seems to be a growing number of reports through-out the Midwest of a creature described as a Moth-man.

To help understand this phenomena, consider this excerpt from Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers by Jacques Vallee :

But investigators have neglected to recognize one important perspective of the phenomenon: the fact that beliefs identical to those held today have recurred throughout recorded history and under forms best adapted to the believer’s country, race, and social regime.

Jacques Vallee makes the case that, throughout history, each generation experienced strange phenomenon that either fit within their current cultural belief system, or was a glimpse of things to come. He’s basically saying that we’ve gone from ancient myths and religion to ghosts and UFOs. And whether dealing with fairies and dwarfs or demons and aliens, the overall experience has been the same down through the ages.

So like the videos and photographs of UFOs and now UAPs, imagery that is fuzzy and lacking in detail, we see the same results in these presentation in which a Skinwalker has supposedly been photographed or filmed. Why is that? Why is it that with millions of people walking around with cell phones that contain camera systems that are many times more advanced than the average consumer film camera of fifty years ago, we still do not have a clear visual image of Big Foot, UAPs and even a Skinwalker. Could it be that these things are not of reality, but rather of the spiritual realm? Cruel deceivers that make themselves visible to the unaided eye but unrecognizable to technology so that it is impossible to photographed them?

Could it be that Jacques Vallee was right, that today’s UAPs and aliens are yesterday’s, demons and angels? If so, could it also be possible that the legendary Skinwalker—a creature that makes those that witness it feel as if they are in great danger—is no more than a demon, one of Satan’s minions?

Perhaps you need to explore your own feelings and opinions, because in all due probability, the answer you seek regarding the true nature of Skinwalkers, ultimately, will be found within….

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Our first story is so unique that it has its own historical marker. Just off of Interstate 64 at the Sam Black Church exit, there standing alongside highway 60 as the old two lane route winds its way through West Virginia, is a sign telling of the late Zona Heaster better known as the ghost of Greenbrier County.

This unlikely event of the paranormal is said to be the only known case in which testimony from the grave, helped convict a murderer.

Our story begins in 1896 when a young local girl, the 23 year old Zona, fell madly in love with a newcomer, Edward Shue, who became the town blacksmith. Edward had been married twice before and although his second wife had died mysteriously, Zona was smitten and ignored the warnings of her mother, who’d been overprotective since Zona had gave birth to another man’s out-of-wedlock baby the year before.

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NEW PODCAST: The Exorcist and the Succubus

Check out our most recent Podcast, Episode 11: The Exorcist and the Succubus

In Episode 11 we again revisit and greatly expand on bringing up to date, a report posted on Saint Michael’s Journal years ago. A report dealing with demons that come in the night to terrorize and take the lives of the innocent.

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Our first story in this series, is so unique that it has its own historical marker. Just off of Interstate 64 at the Sam Black Church exit, there standing alongside highway 60 as the old two lane route winds its way through West Virginia, is a sign telling of the late Zona Heaster better known as the ghost of Greenbrier County.

This unlikely event of the paranormal is said to be the only known case in which testimony from the grave, helped convict a murderer.

Our story begins in 1896 when a young local girl, the 23 year old Zona, fell madly in love with a newcomer, Edward Shue, who became the town blacksmith. Edward had been married twice before and although his second wife had died mysteriously, Zona was smitten and ignored the warnings of her mother, who’d been overprotective since Zona had gave birth to another man’s out-of-wedlock baby the year before. Continue reading

Episode 8 Saint Michaels Journal Podcast is live

Opening old case files at Saint Michael’s Journal we examine three stories in this episode.

In our first segment we ask the metaphorical question, Have you been down the Rabbit Hole? Then we look at the changes in the number of and broadening acceptance of Exorcisms in The Times They Are a Changing. Finally explore what which might be called Close encounters of the demonic kind as well as stigmata and other mystical phenomena.