• 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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80-year-old Gill’s Ice Cream Parlor pushed from Original Farmers Market

More sadness in Los Angeles. Mom and Pop shops are getting more and more rare.

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Manson, Sinatra and Me: A Hollywood Party Girl's Memoir and How She Helped Vincent Bugliosi with the Helter Skelter Case

Virginia Graham – one of the nicest and most important names in the Tate Labianca case. Her book is a great read and she is a terrific lady. Her story:

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Serial Killer Cinema: 4 Noteworthy Documentaries About Charles Manson and The Manson Family - CrimeFeed

Our documentary The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter made the list of the top4 Manson documentaries. Very happy with that! with Mike Dorsey Lloyd Bryan Molander

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Photos from Dearly Departed Tours and Gallery's post

Today is the anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake. Here are some photographs taken by my late friend Roger Sinclair

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Photos from Dearly Departed Tours and Gallery's post

Our dear friend John Gilmore was eulogized on Sunday. His visits to our home, our tour that he hosted and his speaking at the Dearly Departed Weekend – he was always an education. He was a very kind and generous gentleman. We miss you. Godspeed Mr. Gilmore. You are one cool cat.

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Photos from Dearly Departed Tours and Gallery's post

Hey, wouldn’t a practically demolished 66 Buick look good in here? You know why? Because it will! First peek of Dearly Departed Tours’ new home! It’s official – lease signed today!

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An Insider’s Guide to the 100 Hidden Gems of L.A.

LA Magazine included us in a list: An Insider’s Guide to the 100 Hidden Gems of L.A.

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