Saturday, October 1, 2016

Can African-American Ghost Hunters Succeed Where Others Have Failed?

Ghost Brothers will not convince paranormal "skeptics" that ghosts exist because they have absolutely no interest in examining evidence, but it should be a different take on ghost hunting.
American television viewing audiences can’t seem to get enough of shows where teams of paranormal investigators charge up their flashlights, audio recording devices, ghost meter sensors, electromagnetic field radiation equipment, digital spirit voice detectors and, well, you get the idea.

Ahead of the long-awaited reboot of 1984’s original smash hit, “Ghostbusters,” arriving in theaters this summer, the art, seriousness, humor and, sometimes, terror of ghost hunting has just stepped up a notch with a new TV series, “Ghost Brothers.”

Yes, “Ghost Brothers,” as in TV’s first African-American paranormal investigation team. Destination America has brought together two fashion designers and a barber, three best friends Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey — all raised in religious households — who were brought up believing that messing with the dead is dangerous. Read more

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