Join your host, Alex Matsuo, as she talks to author and journalist, Sam Baltrusis, about the ghostly haunts and tales of historic Boston, MA. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States and one of the hottest spots for paranormal activity. Join Alex as she talks to Sam about the most active spots in Boston, why the city is so haunted, and why the residual hauntings are still as active as ever, hundreds of years later.
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Journalist Sam Baltrusis, author of "Ghosts of Boston: Haunts of the Hub," freelances for various publications including Boston Spirit magazine and is the new editor of Scout Magazines in Somerville and Cambridge. He teaches writing and journalism classes at the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE). As a side gig, he moonlights as a tour guide with Haunted Boston and produced Harvard Square's Cambridge Haunts ghost tour, highlighting the city's historical haunts. In the past, he's worked for VH1, MTV.com, Newsweek, WHDH.com, ABC Radio and as a regional stringer for The New York Times. Currently living in Somerville's Davis Square, Baltrusis shares a home with a mischievous, female spirit with an affinity for sharp objects. He jokingly calls her “Scissor Sister.” His second book, "Ghosts of Cambridge: Haunts of Harvard Square and Beyond," is hitting shelves in 2013.