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222 Paranormal Podcast is hosting the Toledo Bigfoot and Paranormal Conference on Oct 12, 2019 at the Knights of Columbus in Toledo, Ohio. This is the first Bigfoot related conference in the Toledo area.

Our speakers include celebrity Cryptozoologist and host of Travel Channels “In Search of Monsters” - Ken Gerhard, Cryptid and Mothman expert Steve Ward, Lake Erie Monster specialist and author Shetan Noir plus noted Paranormal author Don Allison.

222 Paranormal Podcast is based out of Toledo Ohio. With over 160 shows and 10,000 monthly downloads – We expect a great turn out for this cool event.

Ken Gerhard

Ken Gerhard is a widely recognized cryptozoologist and field investigator for The Centre for Fortean Zoology, as well as a fellow of the Pangea Institute and consultant for several research organizations. He has traveled the world searching for evidence of mysterious animals and legendary beasts including Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Chupacabra, enigmatic winged creatures and werewolves. In addition to co-hosting the History Channel TV series Missing in Alaska, Ken has appeared in three episodes of the television series Monster Quest and is featured in the History Channel special The Real Wolfman, as well as other series including Ancient Aliens (History Channel), True Monsters (History Channel), Unexplained Files (Science Channel), Legend Hunters(Travel Channel), Paranatural (National Geographic), Weird or What? with William Shatner (Syfy),Monsters and Mysteries in America (Animal Planet), True Supernatural (Destination America),Ultimate Encounters (TruTV), Monster Project (Nat Geo Wild) and Shipping Wars (A&E). His credits include appearances on numerous news broadcasts and radio programs like Coast to Coast AM, as well as being featured in articles by the Associated Press, Houston Chronicle and Tampa Tribune. Ken is an author and has contributed to trade publications including Fate Magazine. He currently lectures and exhibits at various conferences and events across the United States. Born on Friday the 13th of October, 1967 (exactly one week before the famous Patterson Bigfoot footage was shot), Ken has traveled to twenty-six different countries on six continents and has visited virtually all of the United States. An avid adventurer, he has camped along the Amazon, explored the Galapagos, hiked the Australian Outback and has visited many ancient and mysterious sites, from Machu Pichu to Stonehenge.

Steve Ward

Steve Ward brings many years of knowledge of Mothman, UFO, Cryptozoology and folklore are just a part of his knowledge of the unexplained to our stage and to our guest. Growing up in Michigan, the March 1966 UFO flap Steve has embraces a life long passion for the unexplained. In 1973 he spent 4 months in Europe & stood at the foot of Stonehenge & on the shores of Loch Ness. Since 2006 he has been involved with the Mothman Festival, both behind the scenes & as a tour guide in the dreaded TNT area where the Mothman was first seen. He spoke at the 2017 Mothman Festival on the subject of "High Strangeness."  Steve lives east of Battle Creek, Michigan with his wife Sarah. He can be heard on his new show High Strangeness Factor on the Paranormal UK Radio Network.

Shetan Noir

Shetan Noir is a Michigan based Author and Journalist.

Shetan has written many books and is working on several more upcoming book projects. Her current book is Lake monsters and odd creatures of the great lakes and she has a book on mothman and flying creatures of the midwest due out summer of 2019.

She also writes articles for various magazines and websites.

Shetan Noir is a cryptozoology researcher and has spent 25 years researching the Paranormal and Cryptozoology fields. Her fascination with lake monsters began at an early age when she first learned about the Loch Ness monster, then hearing reports of lake monsters in her own state of Michigan. Her research has since grown to include Michigan's own Dogman and Nain Rouge, Bigfoot and ghost hunting.

Shetan Noir is currently the lead investigator for the Michigan chapter of the North American Dogman Project, and also runs the paranormal investigation team of Michigan center for unexplained events and phenomenon. She is available to do book signings for Lake monsters and odd creatures of The Great lakes, as well as presentations and talks on the following:

Lake Monsters of the Great Lakes

Michigan's Dogman

Detroit Legend, The Nain Rouge

Cryptozoology of the Great lakes

Dealing with the Paranormal and moving on with your life.

The Haunted Great lakes

Flying cryptids of the midwest.

Shetan is available to teach workshops and seminars, contact her directly at to inquire about her list of workshops.

Donald Allison

Don Allison is an amazing speaker and brings his paranormal tale's  also his knowledge gained from a lifetime of studying the Civil War, Don has written extensively about that conflict and its ghost. With books and articles such as “I Met a Ghost at Gettysburg” and his follow up “I Met More Ghost at Gettysburg. 


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