Have you ever had a strange and unexplainable experience that made you question if it was real or not, because you were taught to believe such things are not real. My name is Curry Stegen and I have been a Paranormal Investigator for close to 10 years now. Before getting involved in the paranormal, I questioned whether ghosts and hauntings were real, or just the result of a person’s overactive imagination. That is, until I decided to explore the paranormal and find out for myself if there is any truth to the ghostly stories I read about, watched on television, or were told about by family and friends.
After getting involved in the paranormal, I quickly discovered that there is something real to all of it; that there are things that go bump in the night and that these things are really not something to fear, as some may lead you to believe. Instead, my journey has given me a renewed hope that we will all conquer death and live on after our earthly existence.
I have come to accept that there is something to many other types of unexplainable phenomena as well, as I discovered by exploring these things on my podcast show. My exploration into these unexplained phenomena have led me to believe that our universe is much more mysterious than I ever imagined.
Let me take you on a journey of self-discovery, from skeptic to believer; from a doubter to a believer that ghosts and spirits are not just stuff of people’s imagination, but something that can be experienced by anyone willing to open their mind to it.
In my new book, Walking in the Shadows of Strangers, I document my experiences as a Paranormal Investigator at over 20 different haunted locations. I have had many compelling experiences at these locations and even a few unsettling and creepy encounters. My journey into the paranormal has been quite remarkable, and even life changing, and I hope you will enjoy letting me share my journey with you.
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Episode 118: On this episode, Steve Stockton joins me once again on the show. Steve is a veteran outdoorsman, paranormal researcher, and bestselling author of Strange Things in the Woods and More Strange Things in the Woods. He is also co-author of the National Park Mysteries and Disappearances book series and a digital creator and hosts the Among the Missing YouTube channel. Steve researches collects stories about terrifying, odd and strange encounters, to include unsolved missing person cases.
Steve talked about some of the strangest missing person cases he has investigated and about where there have been large clusters of missing people in places like Yosemite National Park, Mount Shasta, and Joshua National Park. Steve also talked about some of the theories behind missng person cases and about a little about other strange activies in the woods. You can find all of Steve’s books on Amazon and you visit his wildy popular YouTube channel, Among the Missing at, youtube/@amongthemissingyt.
Episode 117: On this episode, Paranormal Investigator, psychic and medium, author, paranormal radio host and speaker, Victoria Mundae joins me on the show. Victoria Mundae is a contributing author to several literary compendiums and her writings have appeared in the paranormal literary journal “The Feminine Macabre: A Woman’s Journal of All Things Strange and Unusual”. She has also been profiled in the book “A Walk in the Shadows” and in the TV Mini-Series, “The Shadow Dimension”.
In addition to writing, paranormal investigations, and embracing the “woo-woo” of life, Victoria co-hosted the long-running paranormal podcast “Edge Of The Rabbit Hole” and later joined the paranormal panel podcast “Black Lotus Live”. With hopes of helping paranormal and esoteric subjects merge into the mainstream narrative, she created the wildly popular “Victoria Mundae’s Paranormal Activity” Activity Book Series for both adults and children. Upon deciding to take her writing career to a higher level, Victoria has teamed up and joined forces with “Beyond The Fray Publishing” – a publishing house that caters specifically to the paranormal and true crime genres – and is writing in both the fiction and non-fiction paranormal genres.
Her latest book is, My Night in the Most Haunted Hotel in Texas, which is available on Amazon. Victoria talked with me about her experiences at the Jefferson Hotel, as she recounts in her new book, and about her experiences and persecptives on the paranormal not only a Paranormal Investigator, but also as a psychic and medium. If you would like to find out more about Victoria and her work, you can visit her website at, victoriamundae.com.
Epiosde 116: On this episode, Tim Swartz joins me to talk about the book her co-authored with Sean Casteel. Tim R. Swartz is an Emmy-Award winning television producer & videographer, and is the author of a number of popular books including The Lost Journals of Nikola Tesla, America’s Strange and Supernatural History, UFO Repeaters, Time Travel: Fact Not Fiction!, Men of Mystery: Nikola Tesla and many others. As a photojournalist, Tim Swartz has traveled extensively and investigated paranormal phenomena and other unusual mysteries from such diverse locations as the Great Pyramid in Egypt to the Great Wall in China. He has also appeared on the History Channels programs “The Tesla Files”; “Ancient Aliens”; “Evidence”; and “Ancient Aliens: Declassified.”
He is co-author of the new book, Mimics: The Others Among Us. His articles have been published in magazines such as Mysteries, FATE, Strange, Atlantis Rising, UFO Universe, Flying Saucer Review, Renaissance, and Unsolved UFO Reports. Currently, Tim writes a column about high-strangeness in Indiana for the magazine “Daydrifter.” As well, Tim Swartz is the writer and editor of the online newsletter Conspiracy Journal; a free, weekly e-mail newsletter, considered essential reading by paranormal researchers worldwide. Tim also co-hosts with Gene Steinberg on the Paracast Radio and Podcast.
During the interview, we talked about things like the Men in Black, the Black Eyed Kids, ETs, Poltergeists and Ingo Swan’s strange remote viewing encounters, which are all covered in the book and in what could be considered Mimics. You can find out more about Tim and his work on his website, conspiracyjournal.com.
Episode 115: On this episode, Ryan Stacey joins me on the show. Ryan is a certified Private Investigator and is the President and founder of The Experiencer Support Association (TESA). He is also the host of the Beyond the Thin Foil Hat Podcast and several other media programs. He previously worked with MUFON as the Director of Field Investigator Training and was the national Chief Investigator for MUFON in Canada.
Ryan talked about how he uses ultraspectrum classificaiton system to catalog and to investigate cases and about how he focuses on the experiencer and not the paranormal phenomena itself. Ryan believe that also by studying and investigating all types of experiencer cases, we will come to a greater understanding about how all unexplained phenomena is linked. You can visit the Experience Support Assocation website at, http://www.experiencersupport.org.
Episode 114: On this episode author of the book How to be a Paranormal Detective, Greg Lawson, joins me on the show. Greg Lawson is a 10-year military veteran and has traveled to over 40 countries visiting some of the Earth’s strangest sites and conducting his own investigations of their paranormal histories. He is also a 30-year law enforcement officer and a former expert witness for investigative procedures. Greg researches and investigates human paranormal experience and locations known for spiritual or unusual activity. He uses the thousands of hours of training he has received through his profession and his experience as a detective and a Masters Degree in Education to study paranormal human experience and physical anomalies.
Greg talked about his journey into the paranormal, a little about his views on the paranormal and ways in which Paranormal Investigators can up their game and become better investigators. He also talked about his research into the famous 1947 Roswell UFO incident, as document in his book, Roswell: The After Action Report. To find out more about Greg and his work you can visit his website at, http://www.coldcaselegends.com/.
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Mass UFO Sightings (Phoenix Lights)
In March of 1997, large triangular objects appeared over the skies of Phoenix, known as the Phoenix Lights. This was considered one of the largest mass UFO sightings in modern history, with over 10,000 witnesses involved. Witnesses include a medical doctor and best selling author, Dr. Lynne Kitei, law enforcement personnel, air traffic control, pilots, a famous actor and many more. Ultimately, the Air Force tried to convince the public that what they witnessed that night were flares being deployed from aircraft operating on the Barry Goldwater Range. Many credible witnesses to the event consider the craft they saw to be otherworldly and reject the Air Force’s claim that these were flares? Do you think there is a rational explanation for what people witnessed on that night? What is your favorite UFO case and why.