Lon Strickler

Lon Strickler


Lon Strickler is a Fortean researcher, author, and publisher of the syndicated 'Phantoms and Monsters' blog. He began the blog in 2005, which has steadily grown in popularity and is read daily by tens of thousands of paranormal enthusiasts, investigators and those seeking the truth. His research and reports have been featured on hundreds of online media sources. Several of these published reports have been presented on various television segments, including The History Channel's 'Ancient Aliens,' Syfy's 'Paranormal Witness', 'Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files,' and Destination America's 'Monsters and Mysteries in America.'

He has been interviewed on hundreds of radio & online broadcasts, including multiple guest appearances on 'Coast to Coast AM.' He was also featured on Destination America's 'Monsters and Mysteries in America' television show for 'The Sykesville Monster' episode. Lon has written 9 books and is currently the host of Phantoms & Monsters Radio.

Lon was born and raised in south central Pennsylvania, near the Gettysburg National Military Park and Battlefield. After living in the Baltimore, MD metro area for 40 years, he eventually moved back to his hometown in 2016.



Past Shows:

  • Moon Rock Anomalies / Cryptids & Flying Humanoids

    Founder of the Enterprise Mission Richard C. Hoagland shared discoveries he made about moon rocks and other lunar anomalies. Followed by paranormal researcher Lon Strickler on the flying humanoids and other cryptids.More »
  • Secrets of the Night Sky / Bizarre Cryptid Encounters

    Steve Kates aka "Dr. Sky" shared secrets of the night sky and upcoming celestial events. Followed by paranormal researcher Lon Strickler on the 'Chicago Phantom' and other cryptids.More »
  • Alternative Health / 'Chicago Phantom' & Cryptids

    Pharmacist Ben Fuchs shared tips on supplements and healthy changes to one's diet. Followed by researcher Lon Strickler on flying humanoid reports from Chicago.More »
  • Threats to American Jobs / Strange Flying Humanoids

    Hilarie Gamm outlined the loss of American job opportunities. Followed by Lon Strickler on flying humanoids, aliens, and cryptids.More »
  • Prophecy & the Eclipse/ Flying Humanoid Sightings

    John Hogue warned of the connection between eclipses and earthquakes. Followed by Lon Strickler on sightings in Chicago of flying humanoid creatures.More »
  • Werewolf Sightings/ Who Killed Bob Crane?

    Researcher Lon Strickler talked about upright canine cryptids, followed by reporter John Hook on who killed TV actor Bob Crane.More »
  • Paranormal Offerings/ Strange Accounts

    In the first half of the program, George Knapp was joined by Fortean researcher Joshua Cutchin, who discussed his analysis of the food and drinks offered to humans by aliens, faeries, and Sasquatch. In the latter half, Lon Strickler, paranormal researcher and creator of the...More »
  • Bigfoot DNA / Cryptid News

    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...More »
  • Mind-Machine / Cryptids

    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...More »