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.

LA's creepiest haunts

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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