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Silly article on Australian belief in the paranormal

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I’d call this poll biased promotion. It seems half of Australia believes in the supernatural. Last month the Syfy Supernatural Study was commissioned to celebrate the launch of the new channel, in conjunction with the world premiere of Haunting: Australia, and the results were spooky. Almost nine out of 10 Australians (88 per cent) surveyed…

The Indiana “portal to hell” circus continues with movie and TV deals

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After international attention, media companies saw a hot topic in the events claimed to occur in Gary, Indiana. The priest has signed a movie deal and will also collaborate with Zak Bagans of Ghost Adventures. Priest signs film deals after well-publicized exorcisms of Latoya Ammons. The Rev. Michael Maginot has signed a deal with Evergreen…

Zak Bagans of Ghost Adventures buys “demon” house in Indiana (UPDATED)

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This Indiana exorcism story has been the hot topic all week. It’s been everywhere. The people involved claim they didn’t know it would blow up like this. Oh really? Hmm… I think that was exactly the intent. Otherwise why tell the extraordinary story if you didn’t want people to be impressed by it and ask…

‘Ghost Hunters’ to air worldwide

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Dear world: We’re sorry for sending more stupid TV your way. Signed, America. ‘Ghost Hunters’ Scares Up Business Oversees – The Hollywood Reporter. Syfy’s Ghost Hunters continues to scare up business oversees, with Alfred Haber Distribution locking down deals across Europe, Asia and Latin America for the long-running paranormal reality series. Supreme Court Deals Setback…

Animal Planet brags about how much of a sell out they are

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2013 was the former science-based channel’s best year ever. At what cost? All integrity. But that doesn’t seem to matter. Animal Planet Wins its Best Year Ever – Ratings | TVbytheNumbers. ANIMAL PLANET WINS ITS BEST YEAR EVER! – Network Boasts Most Successful Year in Prime and Total Day – - Animal Planet Ranks #16…

Claims that a misinformative TV show possibly caused an extra 2000 heart attacks

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In an update to an earlier story about an Australian TV show that scared patients regarding their heart medicine, there is more startling news. Catalyst: Heart Foundation survey raises more concerns over ABC’s controversial cholesterol medication episode. A controversial ABC television program that called cholesterol medication “toxic” could be responsible for causing 2000 more heart…

TV program causes confusion in Australia about heart medicine

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Thanks to a TV program in Western Australia, patients are confused about drugs prescribed for high cholesterol. Patients swamp GPs in heart pill confusion – The West Australian. Experts are furious by claims in the ABC medical science program Catalyst that cholesterol is a heart disease myth and the drugs statins have few benefits and…

The return of (Not) Finding Bigfoot, this November

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I’m sure we are all THRILLED about the return of this show. Breaking News – "Finding Bigfoot" Looms Large with All-New Season Including International Expeditions Into the Unknown | TheFutonCritic.com. For three seasons of FINDING BIGFOOT, Animal Planet’s third-best-performing series ever, the intrepid cast of investigators has visited 33 states and five countries and combed…

Buell connects his cancer to demons

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Oh, please no, Ryan. DON’T go there… ‘Paranormal State’ Star: ‘Demons Could Have Given Me Cancer’. “Paranormal State” star Ryan Buell has been in remission from pancreatic cancer and is now speaking about his experience, which he believes may have stemmed from a demonic encounter. Buell also noted that he began to turn around and…

Animal Planet’s downward plunge – more mermaids

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For some incredibly ridiculous reason*, Discovery Network’s Animal Planet continues to push the idea that mermaid can be real. More spectacularly anti-intellectual, mystery mongering and outright FAKE footage coming your way this weekend with a mini Monster-themed programming schedule. *ad revenue BusinessMirror – Animal Planet’s ‘Monster Week’ creeps back. ANIMAL Planet presents Monster Week, a…

‘Shadows on 66′ called out for paranormal hype, not historical accuracy

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A new straight to DVD/download feature about fabled Route 66 is already showing it’s true colors. “Shadows on 66″ trailer » Route 66 News Route 66 News. A trailer for the upcoming “Shadows on 66″ paranormal series features Galena’s Murder Bordello. If you eventually watch the episode, just remember the long-told tale that Galena’s Murder…

Joe Rogan meets Todd Disotell about Bigfoot (UPDATE: My review)

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Originally published on July 17, 2013 See update below. I have to say… this is an interesting piece. I wish I could have been in this conversation. Investigating Big Foot With Joe Rogan — Vulture. Rogan, a former martial artist and current Ultimate Fighting Championship color guy, is a compact, muscular, hairless-pated hominid deeply attuned…