John E.L. Tenney is one of the most well-recognized and highly sought-after investigators of UFO, Paranormal and Occult phenomena in the world. Mr. Tenney has been actively involved in the field of anomalistic, conspiratorial, occult, UFOlogical, and paranormal research for well over three decades. It is estimated that, throughout the past 30 years, more than 150,000 people have specifically attended one of John’s signature “Weird Lectures.” John E.L. Tenney’s columns and articles have been printed in magazines and newspapers world-wide. Due to his extended time involved in paranormal research he has acted as a consult for numerous companies including, but not limited to: NBC, ABC, A&E, Fox, SyFy, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal. He has worked on numerous television shows including Unsolved Mysteries, Sightings, Very Scary Stories, Paranormal State: The New Class, Ghost Stalkers and Paranormal Lockdown, Hellier and Kindred Spirits.
Considered by many to be an invaluable resource for information about anything and everything weird John has been utilized by countless other researchers, scholars, authors and media companies in creating a wider, weirder and more well-informed world.
The author of over a dozen books, Mr. Tenney has also been interviewed extensively on radio and television worldwide. Mr. Tenney has created and hosted the podcasts “Reel Lost” and “Realm of the Weird” which Real Detroit Weekly awarded, across multiple years, “Detroit’s Best Podcast”. More recently he co-hosts the fan favorite podcast “What’s Up Weirdo?”
Aside from his time investigating unusual phenomena John is also an accomplished painter, musician and humorist. As a musician John has performed with musical acts such as Social Distortion, Agent Orange and Kid Rock. His paintings can be found on display throughout the country and have been featured at numerous art openings across America. In 2008 Tenney started his first comedy podcast The Oddist, which won Best Podcast in Detroit in 2010.
Since that time he has created and appeared on a number of other comedic podcasts including The Big Ones, Webcrawlers and Last Podcast on the Left. He still, indiscriminately, performs stand-up comedy in and around Detroit.