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2005 News:
Paranormal Phenomena Research & Investigation and the Centre for Parapsychological Studies in Canada Present the 2006 Canadian Paranormal Conference
December 7, 2005
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ABC Television and Wife Swap are Seeking Families Involved in the Paranormal World
November 29, 2005

The Nightmare Encyclopedia Offers Insight into Our Darkest Dreams
November 17, 2005

Ghost Hunting 101 at the Houghton Mansion in North Adams, Massachusetts October 29th
October 17, 2005

TLC presents Dead Tenants Premiering Thursday, October 13th at 10:00PM ET
October 10, 2005

California Author Launches Paranormal Animal Research Group
October 7, 2005

World's Leading Ghost Hunters Unite to Produce Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales From Around the World
September 29, 2005

Parapsychologist and Director of East Coast Hauntings Organization (ECHO) Has Opened a Business Office in Historic Downtown Washington
September 19, 2005

Paranormal Community Comes Together to Offer Relief to Victims of Hurricane Katrina
September 12, 2005

Author Seeks True Stories for Book on Animal Ghosts
September 9, 2005

The W Network In Canada Seeks High-Spirited Homeowners With a Haunting
August 31, 2005

HAUNT X, 2006 L.A. eXtreme Halloween eXpo - February 16th-20th, 2006
August 29, 2005
Ghost Conference

Ghosts In Reno? You Bet!
August 24, 2005

Haunted Hamilton Presents the Second Annual Paranormal Summit on October 1, 2005
August 23, 2005
Ghost Conference

2005 Mid-South Paranormal Convention to Be Held September 24th and 25th at Waverly Hills
August 17, 2005
Ghost Conference

1st Annual Paranormal Ghost Hunting Conference to Be Held in Cedar Key, Florida, August 20th and 21st
August 15, 2005
Ghost Conference

San Diego Pagan Pride Day 2005 to Be Held September 17th
August 12, 2005

Philip Gardiner's Forbidden Knowledge Conference to be Held July 1, 2006
July 25, 2005
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The Learning Channel Seeks People With Haunted Possessions
July 19, 2005

Ghosts of Griffin Gate: Dinner, Ghost Hunting Workshop and Investigation
June 24, 2005

Biography Channel Launches Supernatural Series: Dead Famous: Ghostly Encounters
June 17, 2005

Southern Ghosts Offers A Weekend in Haunted Savannah August 26-28, 2005
June 15, 2005
Ghost Conference

The 1st Annual Horror Writing Contest of the Writers Room of Bucks County
June 8, 2005

Las Vegas Paranormal Conference Beckons Ghost Investigators October 2-4, 2005
May 27, 2005
Ghost Conference

Communicating with the Dead... Truth or Hoax?
May 9, 2005

"Ghost Hunt Nevada" - an Exciting New Class at WNCC
May 4, 2005

"CONTACT" The Berkshire Paranormal Ghost Conference and Seminar Coming to North Adams, Massachusetts, July 15-17, 2005
May 2, 2005
Ghost Conference

Ghost Convention International: Convening Global Ghost Hunters and Researchers at the Haunted Queen Mary in Long Beach, Sept. 9 11, 2005
April 27, 2005
Ghost Conference

Smoking Gun Research Agency to Host ParaCon '05 in Stratford, Connecticut
April 13, 2005
Ghost Conference

Paraquest Paranormal Conference 2005
April 1, 2005
Ghost Conference

A Weekend in St. Augustine
March 28, 2005
Ghost Conference

New Jersey Ghost Conference 2005
February 11, 2005
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Haunted Virginia Paranormal Conference
February 9, 2005
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2004 Archive
An Evening of Supernatural Legends at America's Stonehenge with Jeff Belanger
September 23, 2004

New Page Books and Announce The World's Most Haunted Places
August 24, 2004

The Science of the Unexplained Summer Forum To Feature Key Speakers From Connecticut And Surrounding Area
July 13, 2004
Ghost Conference

TV Show Looking to Assemble a Paranormal Investigative Team
June 21, 2004

The ARC 2004 ~ Alternate Realities Conference
February 18, 2004
Ghost Conference

$50,000 for PROOF of Paranormal in Canada
January 16, 2004

2003 Archive Celebrates Four Years of Ghost Research, Evidence, and Discussion
October 20, 2003

November 17, 2005


The Nightmare Encyclopedia Offers Insight into Our Darkest Dreams

New dream interpretation book explores the darker side of sleeping; including nightmares in pop culture and art, the psychological and paranormal side of dreaming, and interpretation and analysis.

BELLINGHAM, MA, November 17, 2005 -- Everyone dreams, and everyone can recall a nightmare that shook them to their core. The Nightmare Encyclopedia: Your Darkest Dreams Interpreted explores the influence nightmares have had in literature, art, music, and film; the psychological and physiological theories behind sleep and dreaming; and hundreds of interpretations to common nightmare images such as fire, battles, drowning, being chased, and many others. 

Though not everyone remembers their dreams, nightmares we dont forget so easily, said Jeff Belanger, co-author of The Nightmare Encyclopedia. All dreams have a message we can use to better understand our lives, but nightmares have a message that demands immediate attention. Nightmares have influenced us all, from artists to politicians, athletes to military leaders, and each of us can learn to better understand and interpret our own dreams.

Many of the worlds traditional societies are taught that our souls leave our bodies and travel to other realms when we dream, so nightmares could be the result of getting lost in one of dreamlands bad neighborhoods. Some cultures believe that demons can attack and rape human beings in their sleep. Modern psychologists tend to view nightmares as repressed conflicts that return from our unconscious to haunt us in our dreams. We all have questions, and oftentimes our own dreams can give some answers.

About The Nightmare Encyclopedia
The Nightmare Encyclopedia: Your Darkest Dreams Interpreted by Jeff Belanger and Kirsten Dalley (ISBN: 1-56414-762-2, pages: 357, price: $19.99) is published by New Page Books. The book features over 400 entries covering the meanings of bad dreams in various cultures and belief systems, symbols, pop culture influences, and a spotlight on the nightmares of people interviewed by the author and the meanings of those dreams. The book is available at Barnes & Noble, Borders,, and many other booksellers.

About the Authors
Jeff Belanger has been fascinated with exploring the unexplained aspects of our lives since childhood when he was first introduced to the subject of ghosts and the supernatural in the old New England town he grew up in. Since then, hes been studying the subjects that border on the fringe of the human experience. In 1999 he launched as a repository for his writings on the unexplained. The site has since grown to become the largest paranormal community on the Web, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors per year. Belanger is also the author of The Worlds Most Haunted Places: From the Secret Files of and Communicating With the Dead: Reach Beyond the Grave, and is the editor and compiler of The Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales from Around the World. Jeff is a regular guest on many regional and national radio programs, has lectured across the United States on the unexplained, and has been featured on television programs about the paranormal. Kirsten Dalley is a writer and editor at an independent publisher.

Jeff Belanger

2014 Haunted New England Wall Calendar by Jeff Belanger photography by Frank Grace
Check out the 2014 Haunted New England wall calendar by Jeff Belanger and photography by Frank Grace!

Paranormal Conferences and Lectures
Don't miss the following events and lectures:

Jeff Belanger and “The Bridgewater Triangle” at Dedham Community Theatre - April 6, 2014 9:00PM

The Spirits of the Mark Twain House - Hartford, Connecticut - April 12, 2014

Paracon Australia - East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia - May 10-12, 2014