12 holiday gift ideas for paranormal fans

While we haven’t been very active with new content lately, we are always thinking about posting here. ­čÖé I happened to come across a list of holiday gift ideas for paranormal enthusiasts which I thought I’d share with our faithful followers.

 

1. Paranormal movies (to name a few)

  • The Apparition
  • ParaNorman
  • Men in Black
  • E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial (recently release on Blu-Ray)
  • Prometheus

2. TV season compilation DVDs

  • Fringe
  • Best of Celebrity Ghost Stories
  • Walking Dead
  • The Vampire Diaries
  • Supernatural
  • Ghost Hunters
  • True Blood

3. Paranormal books

  • Unexplained! 3rd edition by Jerome Clark
  • American Vampires by Dr. Bob Curran
  • This Book is from the Future by┬áMarie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman
  • A Natural History of Ghosts by Roger Clarke

4. Bleeding Skull Candle

5. Nightmare Before Christmas Operation Game

6. Zombie bird feeder

7. Skeleton hand brooch

8. Vintage zombie pin up t-shirt

9. Ghost hunting equipment

10. Monster Fighter Haunted House Lego set

11. Printed paranormal gifts (most found on Cafe Press)

12. Paranormal wrapping paper

 

I personally could go for the Lego haunted house, but at $299, I can wait. A while. A long while. LOL

 

List courtesy of About.com‘s paranormal section.

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