Everyday Miracles with Candace McLean: Steve Volk...
Fringe-ology: A Book that Serves as a Permission Slip for You to Tell Your Story
06/30/2011 02:00 pm PST
Steve Volk, Author of Fringe-ology: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable - and Couldn't, on the stories so many of us hide - about ghosts, UFOs, psychic and spiritual experiences.
More than 70% of Americans believe in paranormal activity. But even with a family-ghost story lurking in his own background, seasoned journalist Steve Volk has been like most of those millions of Americans reticent to talk about his experience in polite company.
Volk decided to focus his gimlet-eyed tenacity on a new beat: the world of psychics, UFOs, and things that go bump in the night. Volk introduces us to all sorts of fringe-dwellers, many of them reluctant to admit to their paranormal experiences: a NASA astronaut-turned-mystic, a world-famous psychologist who taught us about dying and then decided death may not exist at all. It turns out that these fringe experiences strike at the core of what it means to be human.
Candace McLean, MH, C.Ht, like each one of us, is on an extraordinary journey of discovery. Emerging as a contemporary voice in the personal transformation and human potenti...Find out more »
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 unex...Find out more »