Jimmy Akin

Michael Sudduth Jimmy Akin has a life-long interest in the paranormal. He produces the weekly podcast Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World (Mysterious.fm), which investigates both normal and paranormal mysteries, including parapsychological research, psychic functioning, and spontaneous phenomena including hauntings, apparitions, and poltergeists. Mysterious World is a Top 20 documentary podcast in the U.S. on Apple Podcasts and has more than 100,000 listeners per week. Jimmy also has made thousands of media appearances on other programs and regularly discusses paranormal topics for the public.

Jimmy has a BA in philosophy and has taught philosophy at the University of Arkansas. He has received the Rhine’s certificate Investigating the Paranormal: A Scientific Perspective. He is a member of the Rhine Research Center, the Society for Psychical Research (SPR), the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), and the International Remote Viewing Association (IRVA), where he is the secretary of the IRVA Research Unit (IRU). Jimmy is also a field investigator with Loyd Auerbach’s Office of Paranormal Investigations (OPI).