Description: In Episode 71 we explore how and why the paranormal became cool, it became trendy, why the weird became a staple of pop culture. Plus we dive into some Middle Eastern legends with Deonna Kelli Sayed! Sayed is an American-Muslim author, global citizen, cultural commentator, and editor of Ghostvillage.com. Her first book, Paranormal Obsession: America’s Fascination with Ghosts & Hauntings, Spooks & Spirits, is a cultural studies discussion regarding the influence of paranormal reality TV in a post 9/11 American society. Are the pyramids haunted by a Djinn? Tune in to find out!