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Visit with Unseen Guests at Igor’s Bistro

February 21st, 2020

Have you heard that Igor’s Bistro in Rock Island is said to be haunted? Many people have had ghostly experiences there. In fact, it has its own chapter in a book written by local authors called Ghosts of The Quad Cities. Come experience it for yourself, along with non-alcoholic drinks and hors d’oeuvres prepared and served by Igor’s Bistro (3055 38th Street Rock Island) this Sunday Feb 23 from 3 – 6 p.m. Igor’s has a reputation for having the spookiest atmosphere in town! Come see what they brew up. Adult beverages will be available upon request but will not be included... Read More

Quarters One Goes Under Investigation

January 10th, 2020

Come learn about the haunted history of this majestic Italianate style mansion on the banks of the Mississippi River. A Quarters One (Arsenal Rock Island) Paranormal Investigation will take place this Saturday Jan 11 from 5 – 8 p.m. The Army Sustainment Command (ASC) Historian will give a talk beginning at 6 p.m. The Illinois Paranormal Research Team will conduct an investigation starting at 7 p.m. Participants must be at least 18 years old.  Cost is $25/person and you can reserve your spots and pre-pay by visiting the Leisure Travel Office in bldg. 333 or call (309) 782-5890. For more information,... Read More

Connect with Your Inner Psychic at this Expo!

November 14th, 2018

Do ghosts, the paranormal or psychics intrigue you? Then you will not want to miss this one of a kind expo! The 5th Annual Quad Cities Psychic and Paranormal Expo will be happening this Saturday Nov 17 (from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Sunday Nov 18 (from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St. Davenport). With an admission cost of only $5, you will have access to over 60 vendors offering merchandise, doing readings, providing treatments and much more. There will also be presentations and speakers throughout the day at no extra charge. Daniel Klaes, representing the infamous Haunted Hinsdale... Read More

FINALLY, An Answer To The Eternal Question: Do Ghosts Fart?

April 26th, 2018

The following column is excerpted from Sean Leary’s upcoming humor book, Do Vampires Poop? And Other Incredibly Important Questions, available in bookstores worldwide in September. By Sean Leary Ever walk into your house after you’ve been away, or walk into a room and notice a strange smell? Of course, once you do, you have to try to find it, because who wants a strange smell in their house? I’ll usually look for some dropped food or something behind or under furniture, and sometimes that’s the case. Some bit of stray potable that tried to escape and sadly discovered its motion was limited... Read More

Do Ghosts Fart?

August 17th, 2017
Sean Leary

The following column is excerpted from Sean Leary’s upcoming humor book, Do Vampires Poop? And Other Incredibly Important Questions, available in bookstores worldwide in September. Ever walk into your house after you’ve been away, or walk into a room and notice a strange smell? Of course, once you do, you have to try to find it, because who wants a strange smell in their house? I’ll usually look for some dropped food or something behind or under furniture, and sometimes that’s the case. Some bit of stray potable that tried to escape and sadly discovered its motion was limited to whatever... Read More

‘Sir Noface’ Will Get Quad-Citians Running Scared On Bix Weekend

July 19th, 2016

Calling all paranormal enthusiasts: Lace up before the Bix 7 and get ready to be running scared as documentarian Chad Calek from reality TV’s “Paranormal State” makes a stop here in Bettendorf on Friday, July 22 for the “Sir NoFace” Paramerican Tour. With phantom lights blinking on command and a promise of seeing a real ghost on film, “Sir NoFace” is set to drum up some real frights. The film documents an investigation sanctioned by the Australian government to validate or “debunk” paranormal phenomenon on Australia’s Cockatoo Island,... Read More

Q-C’s Paranormal Scene Being Introduced to ‘Sir Noface’

April 26th, 2016

Let me introduce myself properly, or improperly, I should say. Having a distaste for small talk and a love for big legends – not to mention a knack for being a beacon for odd events – my column will dive right into the wading waters of the offbeat. While I do have a grab bag full of unbelievable personal stories which often demand witness reference checks or a whole page of bibliographic peer citations I would love to share (should I mention my childhood sighting of pointy-toed larger-than-a-bear footprints in mud months after the flood of 1990?), this column is not about my story. Rather,... Read More

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