TRUE WEIRD

Felicia talks about her abilities

Today’s reader wants to be known as Felicia. She grew up sensing things and hiding them from other people because of her intense Christian background, only to later realize that her mother grew up with the same abilities, and she too had to tamp them down. Felicia’s answers are in Taglish (a mix of English […]

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TRUE WEIRD

A Chef’s Encounters with Spirits

The next reader about to share their encounters with the weird is a chef who currently runs three restaurants and loves nature. “I’m not a fan of horror film because it scares the crap out of me and I’m jumpy when I watch one, although I like talking about supernatural and paranormal things,” they say. […]

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TRUE WEIRD

Albatross’ encounters with the unknown

“I sat up and look at the corridor heading to the bathroom – and there I saw her. It was a bloated woman, kinda standing there between me and the bathroom. She seemed to really be standing there and was accompanied by heightened feelings of dread.”

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INTERVIEW, TRUE WEIRD

Ghost Stories on Jiggy’s Geek Speak

Jiggy Cruz invited me on his podcast, Jiggy’s Geek Speak to talk about encounters with the supernatural. We talk about our experiences, as well as those of people we know. Since we both scare easily, none of us want to listen to this podcast just in case there’s a third voice in it (unless it […]

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HONG KONG, INTERVIEW, TRUE WEIRD

The role of the supernatural in Hong Kong’s National identity, Part 2 of 2

Danny Chan teaches Communication and Language in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. dissertation in Hong Kong Studies on Time, Temporality, and Spectrality in Hong Kong. I had the opportunity to interview him about Hong Kong’s relationship with the supernatural. I expected urban legends and stories linked to nature. Instead, what […]

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