Deonna Kelli Sayed is an American-Muslim author, global citizen, and cultural commentator. 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.
She also writes decidedly non-paranormal related literary short stories and creative non-fiction. Most of her writing, regardless of the genre, is ultimately tied to narratives of identity and belonging.
Why is America so captivated by the creepy and unexplained? Paranormal investigator and researcher Deonna Kelli Sayed joined Ian Punnett to talk about our fascination with spirits, ghosts, poltergeists, and haunted houses. First hour guest, investigative reporter Ellen E. Schultz (book link) spoke about the retirement crisis in the US. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett