Steve Volk spent 15 years writing long features covering courts, crime, cops and politics before producing his first book, Fringe-ology: How I tried to explain away the unexplainable--and couldn't. This first book is his attempt to reconcile his down to earth occupation as a reporter with an old family ghost story he grew up with as a child. Volk lives in Philadelphia with his wife Lisa, where he plans to continue his career as a journalist while writing books in the high style of narrative nonfiction.
Reporter Steve Volk joined George Knapp to talk about his journalistic journey down various paranormal avenues. As a child, he grew up in a home that was haunted by strange inexplicable pounding noises. First hour guest, Puerto Rico-based UFO researcher Jorge Martin, discussed a meeting he learned of between Fidel Castro and Pope John Paul II, in which they reportedly discussed the existence... More »Host: George Knapp
Reporter Steve Volk discussed how he came to reconcile an old family ghost story and the whole realm of the paranormal with the rigors of professional journalism. While growing up his family was besieged by unexplained pounding noises in their home, and in one incident the sound moved to the top of the stairs and then came down one step at a time, "like a child throwing a tantrum," he... More »Host: George Noory