The Amazing Karl Pfeiffer – The Big Seance Podcast #86

Feb 17, 2017 | 1 comment

In Interview with Karl Pfeiffer on paranormal tv, orbs, the stanley hotel, and his photography - The Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #86 -
An interview with Karl Pfeiffer, the multitalented photographer, novelist, and ghost hunter. We cover his time on Syfy's Ghost Hunters Academy, as well as his thoughts on paranormal TV. We bravely tackle the polarizing topic of orbs! Plus his experiences from leading ghost tours at the Stanley Hotel, and the inspiration for his photography!

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In this episode:

  • Episode Teaser :00
  • Intro 1:52
  • Pouring some coffee for our guest, Karl Pfeiffer! 2:27
  • Karl Pfeiffer was introduced to the world in 2009 as a cast member, and later winner, of Ghost Hunters Academy on Syfy. 4:21
  • Can being skeptic cause a block to achieving spirit communication or catching glimpse of a ghost? 9:25
  • Using paranormal TV as training 10:47
  • Criticism of paranormal TV, staging, integrity, and some behind the scenes. 13:13
  • The reality of paranormal investigation 17:55
  • Tackling orbs and lens flare! An explanation. 24:55
  • “Do you see what I see?” When you really want your pareidolia to be a ghost! 33:50
  • Enjoy the paranormal. We all come from the same place. 37:34
  • Karl used to lead the weekend ghost hunts at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. 41:33
  • Is the spirit of Lucy still at the Stanley? Plus Patrick’s experiences in Room 412 and the top floor. 48:21
  • Recent “ghostly” viral photos from the Stanley 53:37
  • Ghost photos and mistakes in observation 57:00
  • The Stanley Hotel is never empty, ghostly or otherwise 59:30
  • More on ghosts and photography 1:00:35
  • The crazy awesome ghost box experiment! 1:02:38
  • The inspiration for Karl’s beautiful photography! 1:08:34
  • Where do people go to get more Karl Pfeiffer in their life? 1:14:12
  • Just recently I was on The Podcast Engineering Show with Chris Curran! If you want a behind the scenes look at The Big Seance Podcast, check it out! 1:21:04
  • Chris Curran is also the host of The Mystic Show, which you might find interesting.
  • Help us grow by subscribing to the show! 1:24:05
  • Outro 1:24:41


For more on Karl Pfeiffer

Karl's Vlogs with Ghost Hunting Basics

Twitter: @KarlPfeiffer


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