Q: What number of occasions do you’ve a yr? Is there a season for paranormal displays?
A: Fifteen years in the past there was a season: September, October and the spring. Now it’s year-round. Pre-COVID I used to be doing about 200 lectures a yr all through the Midwest at faculties, libraries and historic societies. In a median yr, I’d put properly over 50,000 miles on my automotive.
Q: Has curiosity in your lectures bounced again prior to now few months?
A: Final yr I did 100 all digital (displays). This yr it’s been a combination. … I’m simply beginning to do in-person (occasions).
Q: You’ve researched numerous elements of paranormal exercise in Wisconsin extensively. What number of books have you ever written?
A: My final e book to return out “Lumberjack Creatures of the Northwoods” in 2021 was the twenty fifth e book that I’ve performed. I’m taken with all weirdness … mysterious creatures, odd histories, UFOs, crop circles … it simply form of blossomed.
Q: Why do you assume individuals are so within the supernatural?
A: For the final 30 years I’ve been pondering this. I imagine it’s two various things — for everybody — true believers and die-hard skeptics. One (purpose) is that curiosity of not realizing what occurs once we die. If we’ve found each animal on the planet. That innate curiosity of not realizing the solutions. On a deeper stage as properly I feel it’s a seek for journey. In at present’s world, when you’ll be able to go to city and see the identical eating places, similar companies … individuals are searching for that uniqueness, that native story that can solely occur right here. … It’s human nature to get spooked and I feel individuals prefer it in a protected setting.