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About Adam

ADAM SELZER is an author who does all kinds of neat stuff. He’s the author of about 20 books, including Mysterious ChicagoHH Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil, and The Smart Aleck’s Guide to American History, as well as the cult classic novels I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It and Play Me Backwards.

He’s a regular on the History and Travel Channels, including shows such as American Ripper, Mysteries at the Museum, Haunted History, Monumental Mysteries, and Hotel Secrets and Legends.

He’s also been a tour guide in Chicago for over a decade, and is currently running tours privately through Astonishing Chicago, Mysterious Chicago, and Atlas Obscura. Many of the stories on Cemetery Mixtape are tales he comes across while researching for his books and tours. Come along on a tour soon!

He’s on instagram, of course.

He also speaks at libraries and schools all the time; email for booking info.