The field of paranormal research is as vast and unique as those who study it. The plethora of television shows, movies, books, and websites devoted to ghost hunting has spawned many arm chair and weekend investigators. Not for the faint of heart, ghost hunters take physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological risks when investigating a haunted location. Is there a common thread that runs among those who dedicate their lives to researching the paranormal? This series of articles will provide and insight into those who live to hunt the deceased. “10 Questions With” will ask the same 10 questions to paranormal investigators and their answers are just as diverse and unique as they are.
This is an inside look into the beliefs of paranormal investigator Christopher Moon. Chris is the President and founder of Haunted Times Magazine, a publication devoted to the paranormal. Chris has been featured on television programs such as A&E’s “Paranormal State”, NBC’s “Today’s Show”, and the Travel Channel’s “Most Extreme Places to Stay” as well as National radio programs, and print media. It was while putting together the staff for his magazine that Chris met Frank Sumption and was introduced to the “Frank’s Box” or “Telephone to the Dead”. Chris travels the world investigating the paranormal, using this device which allows two-way audio communications with the dead.
10 questions with paranormal investigator Christopher Moon.
Christina: What got you interested in the paranormal?
Chris: I had my first experience with a ghost when I was seven years old. It has just gone from there.
Christina: If you could only take one piece of ghost hunting equipment on an investigation, what would it be and why?
Chris: Telephone to the Dead. (This device provides) real time two-way spirit communication.
Christina: Where is the most haunted location you have ever investigated?
Chris: The Sallie House in Atchison, KS.
Christina: Where is the one place that you haven’t investigated that you would most like to?
Chris: There are just too many, I couldn’t name just one!
Christina: Whose ghost would you most like to have a conversation with and why?
Chris: I have been very fortunate in contacting the majority of spirits that interest me.
Christina: Have you ever gotten scared during an investigation or have you ever been concerned about your safety because of paranormal activity?
Chris: Yes, many times.
Christina: Who do you admire and respect in the field of paranormal studies and why?
Chris: Mainly those who have come before us.
Christina: Where do you see ghost hunting in 10 years?
Chris: It is hard to say where this will all go. If egos don’t get in the way there is a good chance that scientific proof of spirits will be established.
Christina: What one piece of advice would you give to someone who is new to ghost hunting?
Chris: Listen to those who have spent time in the field. Also, don’t think that you are an investigator from watching an episode of “Ghost Hunters.”
Christina: If you have the opportunity to stick around after you die, would you and who would you haunt?
Chris: My haters. LOL!
Thank you Chris for taking the time to answer these questions, I wish you much luck and success.