The things we do for content these days.
Paranormal research group The Dark Zone will be hosting a week-long 24/7 livestream of the infamous Rhode Island house that terrified its residents to the point of moving out in the ’70s. It is currently owned and occupied by the Heinzen family, specifically paranormal investigators Cory and Jennifer Heinzen.
Haunted house, ghost hunters and a mandated lockdown: Sounds like a match made in hell, right? The Heinzens will be sharing their house with the world for a week, and to make things spookier, they will also be conducting séances and Ouija board sessions. They also have online interviews lined up, and included in the roster is Andrea Perron, a family member of the household that asked paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren for help in 1971.
Here’s a quick breakdown of the Perron family’s history with the premises. The family of seven moved into the 200-acre property in January 1971, and quickly experienced inexplicable phenomena. It started with things being mysteriously transported to different locations in the house. Then, the Perrons started smelling rotting flesh. The family sought the expertise of the Warrens, who visited the residences many times to investigate and at one point, to conduct a séance. At its worst, the Perrons also claim that a member of the family became possessed and started speaking in tongues. So yeah, this is no MTV Cribs video.
The Heinzens, who moved in last June 2019, also claim that the property is still haunted—and they apparently have evidence to prove it. Will this be the grand expose that will shatter our understanding of the world as we know it? Or will we be just a bunch of nervous wrecks trying to creep ourselves out?
We’ll all find out once the livestream begins on May 9 at 12 p.m. ET. The Dark Zone will be streaming a free preview on May 8, but you’ll need to buy a ticket to continue watching beyond that. Tickets go for $4.99 (P252.31) for a day’s access and $19.99 (P1,010.77) for the whole week. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the World Central Kitchen, Gary Sinise Foundation and GlobalGiving.
Watch “The House” teaser here:
Still from The Dark Zone livestream teaser