Scary prospect in series on haunted places

Scary prospect in series on haunted places

Do you like ghost shows? How about historical documentaries?

If the two genres were people, their bizarre offspring would be like the new National Geographic documentary I Wouldn't Go In There.

The title sounds creepy, but the show is a complete mess.

It is really a "mockumentary" - begging to be mocked.

In this 10-parter, blogger and urban explorer Robert Joe (RJ) investigates allegedly haunted locations in Asia.

Through gumshoe detective work, he disproves the myths and uncovers true stories that he thinks "inspires" these concoctions.

His hypothesis? Behind every "haunted" tale is a real story of trauma. One of war, violence or pain.

As if there aren't already enough maverick detectives running across our screens.

The show has an interesting premise. But the execution, oh my.

It is neither entertaining nor educational. Honestly, it doesn't even make sense.

In my book, having a traumatic history and reported hauntings are entirely separate things.

You don't need one to have the other. Why RJ insists they are joined at the hip is beyond me.

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