About Me - 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 8 books and is currently the host of Arcane Radio on Beyond Explanation YouTube channel.

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.

UNEXPLAINED CRYPTID / BIGFOOT / UPRIGHT CANINE / HUMANOID ENCOUNTER OR SIGHTING?

'Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research' and its associates has been, or currently, involved and / or assisting in the following investigations:

- David Eckhart Family Alien Abduction Ordeal ONGOING

- Todd J. Sees Death Investigation ONGOING

- 'Conewago Phantom' Investigation ONGOING

- Pennsylvania Bi-Pedal / Upright Canine Sightings Investigation  ONGOING

- 'Chicago / Lake Michigan Mothman' Investigation  ONGOING

I have written the following books:

Winged Cryptids: Humanoids, Monsters & Anomalous Creatures Casebook

Alien Disclosure: Experiencers Expose Reality

Mothman Dynasty: Chicago's Winged Humanoids

Interests: Paranormal & Fortean Research, Cryptozoology, Spiritual & Esoteric Metaphysics, Folk Magic & Root Conjure, Spiritual Alchemy & Mysticism, American and British History, Religious History / Templar Lore, Creole Religions, Native American Traditions & Heritage