Bakersfield Travel Guide
For some strange reason we are kind of hooked on the new TLC show, Long Island Medium. And with this latest episode, we can now pass off our viewing as "work related".
This is a series about a woman named Theresa Caputo from Long Island (duh!) who is a psychic "medium", meaning she communicates with people from the afterlife. People call her in to get closure from family and friends who have passed away. Or they just want her to remove bad "juju" from their businesses. This is why we were so interested when an episode lead her to the The Padre Hotel in Bakersfield, California. She was only there to crash for the night, wasn't summoned by the hotel at all, and yet somehow, "Spirit" got to her. And our psychic Caputo doesn't keep quiet when these things happen (or is she quiet about anything, really), so that's when things got bananas.
Turns out, this "spirit" is a child--one of a few--that died in a tragic fire at the Padre Hotel, which was built in 1928. it's also been the site of several suicides. This girl had a lot to say to Caputo, who apparently took notes on a writing pad while half sleep--notes she maintains are in a handwriting not her own. This is creepy, and it's not even Halloween yet! Here's a bit of Long Island Medium in action.
More celebrities doing bad things at hotels!
Rehab failure Tom Sizemore was busted for crystal meth at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Bakersfield, California.
Bakersfield police say the 45-year-old actor was arrested outside the Four Points Sheraton hotel after officers responded to the hotel and found methamphetamine in his vehicle.
A police spokesman says Sizemore and another man -- identified as 33-year-old Jason Salcido -- had become involved in an argument in the lobby of the hotel when they were not allowed to check in.
The officers found two bags of methamphetime and drug-related paraphernalia in Sizemore's car. We guess Tom Sizemore wasn't impressed with the hotel's Best Brews program and need something a little...um...stronger.