the paranormal


: strange events, abilities, etc., that cannot be explained by what is known about nature and the world

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Recent Examples on the Web Listen to Griffin discuss her experience with the paranormal in the podcast episode above., 21 May 2024 Other combinations were more awkward — Sarah Silverman seemed completely at a loss for how to participate in a discussion of the paranormal — but even that could be memorable. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 14 May 2024 That film, which successfully revived the paranormal series after 30 years, eventually earned $129.3 million in North America and $204 million worldwide against a $75 million budget. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 19 Mar. 2024 Related Anthony Carrigan on the End of ‘Barry’ and Playing Metamorpho in ‘Superman: Legacy’ As for the paranormal versus mundanity of evil question, the premiere mostly manages to have things both ways. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 15 Jan. 2024 Enlarge / Nick Chinlund as death fetishist Donnie Pfaster showed that not all terror comes from the paranormal. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 10 Sep. 2023 The character was introduced way back in the first Conjuring movie, then played by Christof Veillon, via footage shown by the paranormal investigators at a lecture. Clark Collis,, 8 Sep. 2023 Frogman Festival Celebrating the mythical Loveland Frogman, this festival boasts more than 50 unique vendors, circus sideshows and speakers specializing in cryptids, the paranormal, unexplained phenomena, folklore, UFOs and more. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 28 Feb. 2024 This dichotomy will also feel familiar to fans of Night Country since Foster and Reis often banter about their different beliefs in God, religion and the paranormal. Keith Langston, Peoplemag, 19 Feb. 2024

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“The paranormal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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