Brandon Hodge is a collector, author, researcher and entrepreneur residing in Austin, Texas. By day, he owns and operates the world-famous circus-themed Big Top Candy Shop. Every other waking minute is spent researching and maintaining the world's largest and finest collection of planchettes and spirit writing devices, which he features on his website and blog at mysteriousplanchette.com. His collection has been featured on the Science Channel show Oddities, and Brandon lent his expertise on talking boards to a recent episode of Mysteries at the Museum.
Robert Murch, Jr., is the world’s foremost collector, historian, and expert on Ouija® and Talking Boards. To most he's known simply as "Murch." After watching the movie Witchboard in 1986 his strange relationship with the Ouija board began. Robert purchased Ouija board after Ouija board and became fascinated with the styles and makes, thus prompting him to study its history and its lore. He became friends with Kathy Fuld – granddaughter of the inventor of the Ouija board and is the Fuld family's personal historian and is considered the foremost expert on the history of William Fuld and the Ouija board. Since then Robert has worked with DreamWorks Studios as their Ouija consultant on the movie What Lies Beneath, and was contacted by the producers of the movies Sugar & Spice and Drive Thru as well. He has made appearances on many television channels such as The Travel Channel, MTV, the BBC, and consulted on A & E's Paranormal State. He has also been featured in articles published in the Associated Press, USA Today, CNN.com, ABCNews.com and various local newspapers. He is often interviewed and consulted for books and other projects dealing with Ouija or talking boards and is an occasional guest presenter at Salem's annual Festival of the Dead.