In Episode 71 we explore how and why the paranormal became cool, it became trendy, why the weird became a staple of pop culture. Plus we dive into some Middle Eastern legends with Deonna Kelli Sayed! Sayed is an American-Muslim author, global citizen, cultural commentator, and editor of Ghostvillage.com. Her first book, Paranormal Obsession: America’s Fascination with Ghosts & Hauntings, Spooks & Spirits, is a cultural studies discussion regarding the influence of paranormal reality TV in a post 9/11 American society. Are the pyramids haunted by a Djinn? Tune in to find out!
In Episode 32 we explore paranormal in popular culture with columnist and journalist, Aaron Sagers! Sagers is a pop culture expert. His weekly column examines television, movies, music, video games and comic books. He also has extensive experience writing about paranormal investigation groups, has joined numerous groups on cases and is a sucker for the para-mysteries of the world. His work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Miami Herald, Frommer’s Budget Travel, and MSNBC.com along with many other outlets. He is the editor of ParanormalPopCulture.com and tonight he’s all yours only on 30 Odd Minutes! Don’t miss a new One Question Interview with Grant Wilson from Ghost Hunters and a viewer field report. Have vampires always been sexy? Tune in to find out!