Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Zombie-Ghost on Roberts Road

Tom from Chicago called in to tell of his weird zombie-ghost sighting on Roberts Road, known for being haunted by Resurrection Mary:

“This happened approximately 11 years ago (1992). It was around 3 in the morning, I was coming home from a party with a friend. We were driving down Roberts Road and I know you're thinking 'Resurrection Mary' but this has nothing to do with her. There was somebody standing by the curb with a lantern and he got in front of the car and we slowed down. He walked toward the car. We looked... he had... it was February, he had, like one of his arms was out, like a bandage was hanging. It was stained to look like blood or whatever... this was really gruesome looking. His mouth was agape. His eyes were like rolled in back of his head. His leg was missing and you could see like a translucent face through him. We just looked at each other and were just like: Whoa!

We drove on. He walked in back of the car and the other car, we looked in back, and the other car went right through him. Went right through him! (Art Bell asks him to get over it again) We both saw it and he was right by the side of us. We drove and he continued to walk across the street and there was another cemetery, it was Bethany – he was walking to the other cemetery. And there was another car in back that drove right through this apparition. I mean it blew me away for like a year. I'm telling you. Spooked. That was the most spooked out one I've ever been. I mean, I had a witness. We called Justice Police but they didn't want to get into it and then I called Richard Crowe (a famous Chicago-based paranormal investigator).”

Source: Coast to Coast - October 31, 2003

JLB - Beyond Creepy

Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds

Vampires, Zombies, Werewolves and Ghosts: 25 Classic Stories of the Supernatural (Signet Classics)

The Ghosts of Chicago: The Windy City's Most Famous Haunts

Chicago Haunts: Ghostlore of the Windy City


*Alien Disclosure: Experiencers Expose Reality
*Mothman Dynasty: Chicago's Winged Humanoids
*Phantoms & Monsters: Unexplained Encounters
*Phantoms & Monsters: Mysterious Encounters
*The Essential Guide to Bigfoot
*Beyond Boggy Creek: In Search of the Southern Sasquatch
*The Messengers: Owls, Synchronicity and the UFO Abductee
*Stories from the Messengers: Owls, UFOs and a Deeper Reality
*Impossible Realities: The Science Behind Energy Healing, Telepathy, Reincarnation, Precognition, and Other Black Swan Phenomena
*Silent Invasion: The Pennsylvania UFO-Bigfoot Casebook
*Astonishing Encounters: Pennsylvania's Unknown Creatures, Casebook 3
*Encounters with Flying Humanoids: Mothman, Manbirds, Gargoyles & Other Winged Beasts
*Don't Look Behind You: Following Ghost Roads Into the Unknown
*Beyond the Seventh Gate: Exploring Toad Road, The Seven Gates of Hell, and Other Strangeness in York, Lancaster, and Adams Counties
*Bigfoot in Pennsylvania: A History of Wild-Men, Gorillas, and Other Hairy Monsters in the Keystone State
*Strange Intruders
*The Lake Michigan Mothman: High Strangeness in the Midwest
*Hunt for the Skinwalker: Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah
*A Menagerie of Mysterious Beasts: Encounters with Cryptid Creatures
*The Mothman Prophecies: A True Story
*Beyond the Seventh Gate: Exploring Toad Road, The Seven Gates of Hell, and Other Strangeness in York, Lancaster, and Adams Counties
*The Beast of Boggy Creek: The True Story of the Fouke Monster
*Lizard Man: The True Story of the Bishopville Monster
*The Beast of Bray Road: Tailing Wisconsin's Werewolf
*Real Wolfmen: True Encounters in Modern America
*Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms, and Odd Phenomena
*The Van Meter Visitor: A True and Mysterious Encounter with the Unknown
*Monsters of West Virginia: Mysterious Creatures in the Mountain State
*Venus Rising: A Concise History of the Second Planet
*Final Countdown: Rockets to Venus
*Cosmic Ray's Excellent Venus Adventure
*The Brimstone Deceit: An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, and Monstrous Miasmas
*Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions

*Lon's Suggested Reading List - Books & Films / DVDs