While the basement also served as their makeshift studio, today they were here to lick their wounds. They spent a week investigating rumours surrounding an old farmhouse. Local legends supported by historical records confirmed there had been several gruesome murders in the home’s one-hundred-and-fifty-year history. Despite there being thousands of hours of footage, they came back with a big fat goose egg.
Die-hard fans of this genre were patient with them, there were limits. Bealzabook fans were by far the most fickle and they would drop off soon unless their luck improved. Other shows made mountains out of mole-hills, like turning a chair moving an eighth of an inch by itself into the incontrovertible proof of their being life after death. They had to be better than those other shows to draw in an audience.
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