Colin Dickey

journalist and author

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Journalist and author of Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places

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What could possibly be more terrifying than this election season? Well, nothing. But today, we’ll attempt to top the freak show that is American politics in honor of Halloween.

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What could possibly be more terrifying than this election season? Well, nothing. But today, we’ll attempt to top the freak show that is American politics in honor of Halloween.

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Haunted spaces have become a tourism bonanza, with ghost hunters and thrill-seekers traveling the world to wander through supposedly haunted houses, hotels, prisons and factories.

Ghostland

Haunted spaces have become a tourism bonanza, with ghost hunters and thrill-seekers traveling the world to wander through supposedly haunted houses, hotels, prisons and factories.

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