Shadow people are some of the most mysterious and enigmatic entities in the known universe, and Mike Ricksecker has experienced many, starting with a tall, dark humanoid figure that appeared in his room as a child. Unveiling a world feared by many and misunderstood by most, we’ll explore the various types of shadow entities, the history of this type of strange phenomena, the relationship between shadow people and sleep paralysis, the possibility that these entities could be extraterrestrials, interdimensional beings, or players in a simulated universe, and much more.
Mike Ricksecker is the author of the best-selling A Walk In The Shadows: A Complete Guide To Shadow
People and the historic paranormal books Ghosts of Maryland, Ghosts and Legends of Oklahoma,
Campfire Tales: Midwest, Ghostorian Case Files, and the Encounters With The Paranormal series. He has
appeared on multiple television shows and programs as a paranormal historian, including Travel
Channel’s The Alaska Triangle, Discovery+’s Fright Club, Animal Planet’s The Haunted, Bio Channel’s My
Ghost Story, and RenTV’s (Russia) Mysteries of Mankind, produces his own Internet paranormal shows
on the Haunted Road Media YouTube channel, and is the producer and director of the upcoming
Amazon docu-series, The Shadow Dimension.
On Tuesday nights, he hosts The Edge of the Rabbit Hole Livestream Show and also produces the Beyond
The Shadows podcast. Haunted Road Media is also his own paranormal and supernatural book
publishing and video production company representing a number of paranormal authors, winning the
award for Excellent Media In The Paranormal Field at the 2019 Shockfest Film Festival.
Mike’s historic paranormal articles have been published in The Baltimore Sun, Paranormal Underground
Magazine, and he previously wrote an Oklahoma City paranormal column for Examiner.com (2010 –
2014). His work has also been featured in The Oklahoman, The Frederick News Post, Marshall
University’s The Parthenon, and Louisiana State University’s Civil War Book Review. He now hosts many
of these articles, informational videos, and new courses on the Connected Universe Portal website.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Mike is a father of four and is an avid baseball fan.