• See us on Ghost Adventures

    Recently Scott filmed and episode of Ghost Adventures with Josh Bagans and the crew.  Look for it soon!  It’s a Hollywood episode about Peg Entwistle, the girl who jumped off the Hollywood Sign in 1932.  It’s a story that’s very dear to me.

    See us on Ghost Adventures
  • Jerry Maren the LAST Munchkin Stops in DDT

    Jerry Maren is the last surviving Munchkin from The Wizard of Oz movie.  He handed Dorothy the lollipop!  Jerry stopped by to say hello and meet our little Heather.

    Jerry Maren the LAST Munchkin Stops in DDT
  • Journey to the lost Spider Pool of Los Angeles

    This isn’t part of the tour, but I thought you would like to see an adventure we went on!  It felt like I was Indiana Jones!

  • We did gravely important work!

    The fine folks who support Dearly Departed Tours have arranged for Johnny Arthur’s grave to be marked in Valhalla Memorial Park.

    We did gravely important work!
  • The Helter Skelter Tour

                  We helped with the research for the new Aquarius show about Manson

    The Helter Skelter Tour
  • Dearly Departed goes NEON!

    Our new neon sign is such a gas!

    Dearly Departed goes NEON!
  • Dearly Departed – Episode 1: “B-Movie Queens”

    Dearly Departed – Episode 1: “B-Movie Queens” from Dearly Departed on Vimeo. In Episode 1 of the exciting new web TV series “Dearly Departed,” host Scott Michaels explores the bizarre death of B-movie actress Yvette Vickers, shows-off personal belongings of icon Jayne Mansfield, and journeys to locations connected to the Phil Spector murder case.

  • Dearly Departed Tours’ List of the 13 Scariest Places in Los Angeles

    Published in the Los Angeles Convention and Tourist Bureau newsletter. See the entire article here.

    Dearly Departed Tours’ List of the 13 Scariest Places in Los Angeles

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Grauman's Chinese.org / Welcome

A Glorious website celebrating Grauman’s Chinese Theater Kurt Wahlner has assembled this labor of love documenting this Cathedral of the Movies.

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Eve Babitz's guide to Los Angeles

An interesting look at LA from Eve Babits’s perspective.

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Body Found in Closet at Hollywood's Magic Castle

Wow. What a way to make a lasting impression. Daryl is now immortal. The Castle has a new ghost story and so do we.

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Timeline Photos

We’ve updated our neon. No more “Gallery”. It’s a museum.

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Photos from Dearly Departed Tours and Museum's post

A topic that often comes up when discussing the murders on August 9, William Garretson was the sole living person left on the property. A lot of people think he hid something or wasn’t very forthcoming to the detectives. My thought is, the kid was 18 and only here in LA from Ohio for a few weeks. Police..

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Photos from Dearly Departed Tours and Museum's post

Temporary Signage on our new digs

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Andrew Ridgeley pays a tearful tribute to George Michael

“There wolf. There Castle.”

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