Stephen Wagner


  • Paranormal researcher with 30 years of experience
  • Creator of the paranormal podcast "Taking Flight"
  • Author of "Touched by a Miracle" and "True Tales of the Oujia Board"


Stephen Wagner is a former writer for ThoughtCo, contributing articles on paranormal phenomena for 18 years. He has been an investigator of paranormal phenomena for over 30 years. His work has appeared in numerous magazines, including FATE, and he has appeared in the radio program "Coast to Coast AM with George Noory."


Wagner holds a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Oswego in English, theatre, and broadcasting. 

Awards and Publications

LiveAbout and Dotdash

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That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

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