Lon Strickler is a paranormal / spiritual researcher who writes and mentors on a variety of supernatural & esoteric subjects. He is the Case Manager/VP, as well as a remote viewer and intuitive, at Spirit Rescue International and works directly with founder, respected psychic and spirit rescuer Irene Allen-Block, who hand-picked him as her protege. Most of his early field work concentrated on spiritual activity at historical locations in Maryland and Pennsylvania, in particular locations where traumatic events have occurred.
In 1981, Lon experienced a "Bigfoot" encounter near Sykesville, MD while fishing on the south branch of the Patapsco River. As a result of the incident, he included cryptid studies as an important part of his research. Lon started the Phantoms and Monsters blog in 2005, which has steadily grown in popularity and read daily by thousands of paranormal enthusiasts, investigators and those seeking the truth! In 2010, Lon became part of the 'Beyond The Edge Radio' family and currently co-hosts the weekly live broadcast.
George Knapp was joined in the first half by DNA expert Melba Ketchum, who provided an update on her scientific study and DNA analysis from samples of possible Sasquatch hair. She also talked about how her work with Native Americans has validated a lot of the unusual aspects ascribed to the creature. In the latter half, Lon Strickler, paranormal researcher and creator of the website Phantoms and Monsters, shared details about his encounter with Bigfoot, and the Conewago Phantom, as well as other cryptid news stories. ... More »Host: George Knapp
In the first half, George Knapp welcomed futurist Ray Kurzweil for a discussion on the merging of man and machine as well as his research into reverse engineering the human brain to understand precisely how it works. In the latter half, Lon Strickler, paranormal researcher and creator of the website Phantoms and Monsters, talked about his Bigfoot encounter, the nature of ghosts, remote viewing, and the current state of paranormal research. ... More »Host: George Knapp