On humanity, writing, and digital dead malls
Are our errors what make us human?
Why do we feel so nostalgic about Polaroids?
The Polaroid Corporation's history gives some clues to why we feel so nostalgic about instant photography.
Taking pictures of ghosts: Polaroids, instant photography, and paranormal investigation
Instant photography has become increasingly popular when trying to photograph ghosts—but can we trust it?
Spirit boxes, radios, and analog ghost hunting
I'd like to explore different popular ghost hunting tools through the lens of nostalgia. First up: the spirit box.
Ghost hunting as nostalgia
What could be more nostalgic than ghost hunting? You're going through old, ruined places and looking for either the shades of the past, nature spirits, or some other lost and ineffable thing.
When ghosts feel more real than daily life
Lately, I've been thinking that nostalgia may be a major driver of why people are into the paranormal. The act of hunting ghosts and interacting with the unknown is an opportunity to connect with a reality that exists beyond a computer or smartphone screen.