THE PARANORMAL SCHOLAR: Makers of the Best Spooky Docs on the Web

As fans of horror, we are always on the lookout for the next creepy documentary. We’ve exhausted the options available through Netflix and the other streaming services, so where do we go? Naturally the first move is to check out YouTube, but there are far too many profiles there with questionable content (The Hunt for Bat Boy, for example). If you’re looking for interesting paranormal videos based around reliable, factual information, then look no further Fiends! The Paranormal Scholar makes the best documentaries about the creepy, and you need to check them out!

Featuring dozens of short documentaries, The Paranormal Scholar has quickly become one of the foremost voices in paranormal research on the internet. According to their site, they provide:


…quality of research and analysis… We explore paranormal mysteries and dark histories in the form of documentaries and top lists. Including: paranormal legends and folklore; demonically possessed people; anomalous experiences; ghosts and poltergeists; and, haunted objects.

Their videos are divided into three categories on their YouTube page; Demons and the Devil, Ghosts Poltergeists and Hauntings, and Real Paranormal Stories. These real stories are user submitted and narrated by the team at The Paranormal Scholar. Some of their documentaries focus on the debunking of popular urban legends and myths, adding to their credibility as narrators. Some highlights from their page include:

  • 5 Chilling Cases for the Existence of the Devil
  • Annabelle the Doll: The Origins
  • The Real Amityville Horror: Unveiling the Terror Behind the Fiction
  • The Enfield Poltergeist: England’s Most Terrifying Ghost Caught on Tape

Not only do they create user-submitted spooky tales and documentaries about famous haunts, but as you can see from the video above, The Paranormal Scholar also features a few of the most disturbing videos on YouTube. Check out their page and get your fill of the creepy and terrifying. Is this video of a real possession, or is it staged? Hit us up on Twitter or join our Facebook Group and let us know what you think. Also, keep an eye on Nightmare on Film Street as we will update you with any new videos these awesome folks put out.

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Tyler Liston

Purveyor of fine books, films and records by day; Mediocre (but improving) Dad by night.