Joshua P. Warren is the founder and president of L.E.M.U.R. - League of Energy Materialization and Unexplained phenomena Research, a team that uses the scientific method to investigate the paranormal. Warren is a winner of the University of North Carolina Thomas Wolfe Award for Fiction and Hollywood.com's Top Underground Filmmaker of 1998. His work has been published in numerous languages internationally. A professional communicator, Warren and/or his work has gained attention from the History Channel, Travel Channel, Discovery, Coast to Coast AM, and various TV/radio programs all over the globe, not to mention publications like The New York Times, Southern Living, and FHM Magazine. Warren hosts a popular radio show called "Speaking of Strange," and lectures for thousands at schools, universities, and special interst groups annually. Haunted Asheville, the region's number 1 bestseller, led to the official Haunted Asheville walking and bus tours in downtown Asheville, North Carolina.