Alex Matsuo is a paranormal researcher, social media influencer, and author. She is the founder of the Association of Paranormal Study and runs The Spooky Stuff. If it’s weird, spooky, unusual, scary, macabre, or haunted, she wants to write and talk about it! Currently, she has over 140,000 followers on TikTok. Alex is known for her approach to the paranormal with a skeptical mind and for studying ghost lore through the lens of sociological context.

Alex was recently seen on the third season of Haunted Hospitals (Episode 12, “It Followed Me Home”). The episode can be seen on Discovery Plus!. She has also been seen on Travel Channel’s Most Terrifying Places in America. In addition, she is the host of the podcast, The Spooky Stuff. Alex has written several books about the paranormal including, The Hamptonville Hauntings: Ghosts of the Trivette Clinic, One Bed Over: A Hospital Haunting, The Brave Mortal’s Guide to Ghost Hunting, The Haunting of the Tenth Avenue Theatre, More than Ghosts: A Guide to Working Residential Cases in the Paranormal Field, and The Haunted Actor. Her story “The Bakemono” will appear in CORVID-19: The Second Wave.

Alex holds an MA in theatre from San Diego State University and currently resides in Arlington, VA. She has been featured on KPBS – San Diego, Fox News, and The Washington Post for her various endeavors. Finally, Alex is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution through her ancestor, Joseph Toler.