Joe Nickell Investigates: Alcatraz

Joe Nickell is so rad he broke into Alcatraz just to bust some ghost ass. He also ripped the head off one of those seagulls just to prove its restless spirit wouldn’t roam the lonely hallways of the building after its demise.

PS: Info on how to book for my Aukland talk in December has been added to the tour schedule!

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca leads a team of skeptical female activists at She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, atheism, feminism, and skepticism. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it. You can follow her every fascinating move on Twitter or on Google+.

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  1. I want to be Joe Nickell when I grow up. No really – I’m going to school right now to get certification in order to get a PI license in the state of Texas. Joe is a big inspiration. Especially with some of the stories I hear from some of the instructors.

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