Check out the media Festival of the Dead, its founders, and its event hosts have received over the past several years. We're very proud that this adventure has been as interesting to others as it has been to us!

News Items for 2007

The selling of scary
The Boston Globe, October 31, 2007

Danvers Site: Lore & Gore
The Sunday Boston Herald, October 29, 2007

In Salem, history haunts Halloween
The Salt Lake Tribute, October 21, 2007

A dummies guide to Salem witches; From witchcraft school to vampire balls, and everything in between
The Salem News, October 11, 2007

[VIDEO] Christian Day talks Salem on MSNBC2
Backstage with Barry Nolan, Comcast CN8, October 2007

Leanne Marrama talks Hollywood Witches on Comcast2
Backstage with Barry Nolan, Comcast CN8, October 2007

As its high season approaches, Salem offers a new ticket to ride
The Boston Globe, September 27, 2007

News Items for 2006

Fair brings frightful fashions to Salem
The Lynn Daily Item, Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Befriending witches is a problem in Salem, Mass.
The Wall Street Journal, Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Playing well together
The Salem Gazette, Friday, October 20, 2006

Tarot 101
The Salem Gazette, Friday, October 20, 2006

Christian Day Talks Gas Prices on NBC Nightly News2
NBC Nightly News, October 18, 2006

X Shawn and Christian appear on MySpiritRadio in the UK (Mp3)
Soul Adventure with Barbara Meiklejohn-free, October, 2006

Apocolypse Now?
The Boston Globe, June 3, 2006

News Items for 2005

Is anyone there?
The Boston Globe, October 23, 2005

Criticism brews over ‘killer’ talk
The Boston Globe, October 20, 2005

Salem Witches
The North Adams Transcript, Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Masonic Temple to host ghost-hunting workshop
The North Adams Transcript, October 18, 2005

Selling Futures: A skeptic puts her fate in the hands of Salem psychics
The Boston Globe, October 15, 2005

Every Witch Way
Continental: The Inflight Magazine for Continental Airlines, October, 2005

Ghost Hunters Haunt Mansion
The North Adams Transcript, July 18, 2005

City Bewitched by Statue
The Salem News, June 16, 2005

Shawn Poirier Cheers on Samantha Stephens2
CBS 4 News in Boston, June 15, 2005

TV's favorite sorceress lands in Salem
The Boston Globe, June 15, 2005

Statue Will Stand in Lappin Park for at Least a Decade
Salem News, Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Bewitching Pros and Cons
Salem News, Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Sitting In: The Word 'Witch' is Magically Delicious
North Shore Sunday, Friday, May 6, 2005

The Catwoman, the witch and the Reagan
Salem News, Friday, April 22, 2005

Twitch, twitch: Bronze statue of TV witch headed to Salem
Salem News, Thursday, April 7, 2005

Backed by neighborhood leaders, Driscoll kicks off mayoral bid
Salem News, Friday March 11, 2005

Don't Ditch the Witch
North Shore Sunday, Friday, January 7, 2005

Shawn the Witch and the Salem Way Witches
Web supplement to book “Not in Kansas Anymore,” October, 2005

News Items for 2004

Spirits From Beyond
The Eagle Tribune, Sunday, October 31, 2004

Dawn of the Dead
North Shore Sunday, Friday, October 22, 2004

Witch reality next on TV?
North Shore Sunday, October 22, 2004

Death Wish
Boston Magazine, October, 2004

Witch City brews a new image
The Boston Globe, September 30, 2004

Pagan Rights Group Bedeviled by Graphic Vampire Ball Posters
Salem News, September 17, 2004

Vampires seek teeth into Salem brew-haha
Boston Herald, Saturday, September 11, 2004

The Countess Bathoria Stirs Controversy with Racy Posters2
CBS 4 News in Boston, Friday, September 10, 2004

This is why Nosferatu always made such great time
North Shore Sunday, Friday, September 24, 2004

[VIDEO] Shawn Poirier Defends the Witch City on The Daily Show2
The Daily Show, Comedy Central, 2004

If you brand it they will come
North Shore Sunday, 2004

News Items for 2003

Salem scares up Halloween fun, with a history lesson on the side
The Daily Free Press (Boston University), October 31, 2003

Salem hoping to expand its image beyond the witches
Associated Press, December 27, 2003

The Woman in Black
North Shore Sunday, Thursday, October 30, 2003

Knocking 'em dead?
North Shore Sunday, Thursday, October 30, 2003, Front Page

The lore, and lure, of Danvers State Hospital
Danvers Herald, October 29, 2003

They Said It
North Shore Sunday, Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Some shelters protect black cats at Halloween
Associated Press, October 25, 2003

Conjuring the past
North Shore Sunday, Thursday, October 23, 2003, Front Page

Inside a Ouija Session
North Shore Sunday, Thursday, October 23, 2003

In the Arts
North Shore Sunday, Friday, October 17, 2003

Deadly Nights
North Shore Sunday, Friday, October 10, 2003

America’s Halloween Headquarters
Woman’s Day Specials: Halloween Celebrations, October, 2003

The First Salem Witch
Salem News, August 15, 2003

Every witch way but loose
North Shore Sunday, Friday, May 23, 2003

Shawn, Christian, Sandra, and Bob on Showtime2
Penn & Teller, Showtime Cable Network, April, 2003

Salem News, April 18, 2003

Festival of the Dead Proposed to Scare Up Halloween Tourism
Salem News, March 5, 2003, Front Page!