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After The Paracast — What You've Missed



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June 26, 2022
Abduction researcher and experiencer Kathleen Marden returns to continue her discussions with Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartzabout possible evidence of such experiences, such as implants. The discussion also includes the 1964 Socorro, NM case, a classic UFO encounter where the main witness, a police officer, saw two human-like beings near a landed craft. She also brings up the FBI report on notorious skeptic Philip Klass, his possibly suspicious behavior and the extreme tactics he employed to explain away sightings regardless of the evidence. Marden is a researcher, author, on-camera expert, conference presenter, experiencer advocate, hypnosis practitioner and support group facilitator. She is known as one of the leading UFO contact researchers of our time. Since 1990, she has researched the perplexing nature of UFOs and the non-human entities reportedly associated with highly advanced aerial vehicles via her own groundbreaking research, investigation, and experimentation.

June 19, 2022
We feature Rich Hoffman, from the Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies (SCU), as he continues to discuss evidence for the phenomenon with Gene and guest cohost Curt Collins. What about people who mistake conventional objects or phenomena for UFOs? And what about the so-called "hitchhiker effect," where someone who spots a UFO brings home other possible paranormal encounters? The impact of cultural memes through the ages on descriptions of strange objects is also discussed. Hoffman grew up in Dayton, Ohio, not far from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and started his investigations into UFOs in 1964 and was in touch with Project Blue Book, Dr. J. Allen Hynek and other thought leaders within the UFO field. In late 1969, he joined the Midwest UFO Network, later known as MUFON. Hoffman a B.A. degree from Wright State University in Organizational Communication and an extensive career in leadership positions in numerous business sectors.

June 12, 2022
A very special episode in which Gene and author/historian Charles Lear talk with guest cohost Curt Collins about his recent article about the curious case of researcher Bill Moore and his impact on the field. Moore was one of the original Roswell authors, as coauthor of the book, “The Roswell Incident” with Charles Berlitz, and, years later, admitted to engaging in government UFO disinformation. Lear has lived most of his life in New York City, where he made his living as a union stagehand and was involved in other aspects of theatre as a playwright, producer, director and Shakespearean actor. He writes a UFO blog for Blog – Podcast UFO, and his book, “The Flying Saucer Investigators,” is a whirl of history, about the people involved in the mystery of the flying saucers in the early days starting in 1947, mostly the investigators, but also the witnesses, some of whom were profoundly affected.

June 5, 2022
Paranormal researcher Trey Hudson, author of “The Meadows Project: Explorations into the South’s Skinwalker Ranch,” rejoins Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz to discuss more amazing encounters. Hudson tells the strange tale of a mysterious woman, clad in business clothing, who engaged in strange and outrageous behavior. A “woman-in-black” perhaps? The discussion also covers methods to travel from one reality to another, and an incident in which Hudson briefly found himself in a “different place” while walking along the “Meadow” in search of paranormal phenomena. In his “civilian life,” he has worked more than 30 years as a U.S. government Security Specialist specializing in security of sensitive assets, anti-terrorism, security of WMD, emergency management and other specialties. He investigates strange phenomena as Director of the Oxford Paranormal Society and its Anomalous Studies and Observation Group (ASOG).

May 29, 2022
UFO researcher/publisher/author Philip Mantle returns to discuss sci-fi pop culture with Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz. The inventions depicted in the various Star Trek TV shows and movies over the years that have come to pass, or are close to coming to pass, are explored. Mantle also tells the story of how he founded his publishing company, Flying Disk Press, and some of its recent books, such as Calvin Parker's "Pascagoula — The Closest Encounter: My Story" and "Pascagoula — The Story Continues: New Evidence & New Witnesses." Mantle also reveals details about upcoming books. He began his active involvement in Ufology in the UK in 1980 when he joined the newly formed Yorkshire UFO Society. One of the first UFO cases that he investigated was that of a landing case in the West Yorkshire town of Normanton in England. This incident took place only a few miles from where he lived.

May 22, 2022
We are rejoined by David Altman and Dave Mason, whose work is featured in the award-winning UFO documentary, A Tear in the Sky, which features a team of military personnel, scientists and special guest William Shatner. Speaking with Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz, the pair focus again on reverse technology of possible crash UFOs as Gene presents his reality check on the 1948 Aztec, NM UFO crash. The discussion turns to pop culture, the origins of the original Star Trek sci-fi TV show, and the newest entrant in the franchise, “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.” Returning to the topic of reverse engineering, Mason offers some common sense talk about the impact of patenting new inventions. Altman, a Hollywood veteran, currently does consultant and development work for different networks and production companies on the topics of UFOs and other amazing topics. At age 17, Mason wanted to detect unknown objects, and he designed a sensitive optical sensing circuit and installed it into binoculars which enabled listening to pulsing light.

May 15, 2022
Paranormal researcher John E.L. Tenney rejoins Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz. He responds to the question of whether he has ever been hoaxed, and talks about famous fakes and reality. He also discusses the time he visited a satanic temple, and observed bevavior that was decidedly not religious. There’s also a pop culture discussion about the newest Star Trek TV fare, including “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.” The author of over a dozen books, Mr. Tenney has also been interviewed extensively on radio and television. John’s columns and articles have been printed in magazines and newspapers world-wide, and he has lectured to numerous public and private schools, and organizations. He has also acted as a consultant for numerous companies including, NBC, A&E, Fox, SyFy, The Detroit Free Press and Huffington Post, Men’s Health and The New York Times, and Wall Street Journal.

May 8, 2022
Fortean investigator Stan Gordon talks to Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz about his many decades of research. He speculates on what the government might have discovered in its ongoing UAP projects, and describes UFO sightings in recent years, including the early part of 2022. His latest book on the subject is “Creepy Cryptids and Strange UFO Encounters in Pennsylvania: Bigfoot, Thunderbirds, Mysteries of the Chestnut Bridge, and more — Casebook Four.” Stan has been taking calls on UFO sightings and other strange reports from the public since 1969, and he continues to receive unusual reports on a regular basis. He has given illustrated lectures both locally and nationally on the topics of UFOs, Bigfoot, Cryptids, and strange encounters since the late 1960s. He was listed in the 2005 FATE Magazine special, as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Ufology Today.

May 1, 2022
More cutting-edge conversation with Canadian UFO researcher/scientist Chris Rutkowski, as he talks with Gene and guest cohost Curt Collins about ongoing developments in the field. He covers the ongoing Canadian UFO Survey, where you report UFO sightings, and previews his upcoming book, Canada’s UFOs: Declassified. Among his many pursuits, Chris is consultant for the Winnipeg Paranormal Group. Since the mid-1970s, he’s written about his investigations and research on UFOs, for which he is best known. However, he has been involved in many other writing and media projects for more than 30 years, including TV specials (The Monster of Lake Manitoba, 1996), planetarium shows (Moonlight Serenade, 1983, and Amateur Nights, 1989) and newspaper columns ( Strange Tales, in the Northern Times, Thompson, Manitoba, 1984 to 1985).

April 24, 2022
UFO researcher Erica Lukes rejoins Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz to discuss her ongoing work on UFO research archives, including the efforts she's made to get ahold of additional documents. She also talks about the state of UFO research, and it's not always pretty. Erica has also visited universities to study their holdings of early UFO researchers and "phenomenologists" like those of the late Dr. Frank Salisbury of the Department of Plant Science at Utah State University. Salisbury contributed important work on UFO reports in Utah with the help of "Junior" Hicks, a well-known UFO investigator. A singer and voiceover artist, she was approached to perform media broadcasting work. This, coupled with her long-term interest in strange phenomena of nature, led her to take her first steps into radio in 2014 by developing her own programming and interview techniques of known figures in this topic.

April 17, 2022
Fortean author/researcher/podcast Micah Hanks, Editor-in-Chief of The Debrief, returns to continue the discussion first begun on the main episode. Micah tells Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz about his ongoing study of historical UFO cases, including the airships from the late 1890s, and the "ghost rockets" of World War II. How do they stack up with current cases? Micah’s other interests include space studies, zoological mysteries and unusual phenomena in nature. In 2016, he began working closely with the archaeological community in the Southeastern United States, in an effort to understand relationships between early North Americans and their environment at the end of the last ice age. This led to the cofounding of the Seven Ages Research Associates, and in 2018 he and the team produced a short documentary on the controversial Topper archaeological site in Allendale County, South Carolina.

April 10, 2022
Fortean investigator and experiencer Lon Strickler rejoins Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz to discuss his own abductions and the possible motives of ET in contacting humans. Is it possible they are creating human/alien hybrids to help their species recover something they lost in their own genetic makeup? What about their souls or lack of souls? He also talks about the frightening experience of one abductee who suddenly disappeared without a trace. Strickler is the publisher of the syndicated "Phantoms and Monsters" blog. He began the blog in 2005, which has steadily grown in popularity and is read daily by tens of thousands of paranormal enthusiasts and investigators. Strickler has been interviewed on hundreds of radio and online broadcasts. He was also featured on Destination America's "Monsters and Mysteries in America" television show for "The Sykesville Monster" episode.

April 3, 2022
UFO contactee Dolly Safran and author Preston Dennett join Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz to discuss the book of which she is the subject: “Symmetry: A True UFO Adventure.” During this episode, Preston explains why he believes Dolly’s claims of a lifetime of contact with ET, and what he did to verify them. Safran talks further about her evidence, which she says include eyewitnesses to some of her flying saucer encounters. And if you can handle it, there’s also a description of the restrooms she used when she visited another planet in a distant star system. Preston is a field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), a ghost hunter, a paranormal researcher, and the author of more than 24 books and more than 100 articles about UFOs and the paranormal.

March 27, 2022
Author/archeologist Mark Olly, author of “Crystal Skulls & Human Heads: The Mystical History of Glass and the Extinction of the World” returns. He discusses end-of-the-word predictions with Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz . Olly also talks about the use of the skulls in connection with death, even by animals, and his ongoing research into crystal skull lore. He also reveals details of a new book that contains the results of decades of research into the legends of King Arthur, Merlin and related topics. Olly combines the disciplines of archaeology, geology, science, and human studies, to push the boundaries of human existence wider in both directions and increase our appreciation of just exactly what the human race could potentially be capable of achieving.

March 20, 2022
Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz welcome James McClenon Ph.D. for a return visit. During this episode, Dr. McClenon talks about such topics as precognition, near-death experiences and their relation to possible UFO abductions, and psychological symptoms related to paranormal encounters. His main focus, as with the main show, was his book, The Entity Letters, which details a group of individuals, the SORRAT sitter group (Society for Research on Rapport and Telekinesis). He began his own investigations into the world of the unknown in 1981, faithfully documenting his experiences with the group from the viewpoint of a sociologist. Originally from Maryland, he has lived in Ecuador, China, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia and North Carolina, and travels extensively.

March 13, 2022
A return visit by Michael Schratt, author of the illustrated book "Dark Files: A Pictorial History of Lost Forgotten and Obscure UFO Encounters.” In a discussion with Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz, Schratt delivers his impressions about what's behind the UFOs. Spaceships? Interdimensional visitors? Time travelers? And what about all those sightings of USOs (unidentified submerged objects), and why aren't they getting more attention? Is there a UFO secret that the powers-thats-be have kept from us over the decades? Michael is a military aerospace historian and has lectured across the country on the unique subject of “Mystery Aircraft” and classified propulsion systems buried deep within the military industrial complex.

March 6, 2022
Award-winning photojournalist Shannon Taggart rejoins Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz to discuss more details of her long journey to examine spiritualism and seances. In addition to seances, Shannon and Tim talk about reports involving video and smoke EVPs, where strange images appear. And is it true that President Lincoln and his wife participated in seances? Shannon is author of SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm." The book features an introduction by actor/comedian Dan Ackroyd, and a new edition was scheduled for later in 2022. Her work has been recognized by Nikon, Magnum Photos and the Inge Morath Foundation, American Photography, the International Photography Awards, and the Alexia Foundation for World Peace.

Special Feature Exclusive! Bob Zanotti Interviews Billy Meier
In the UFO field, few will need to be told about the Swiss contactee, Billy Meier, one of the most controversial contactees in the field.

Born in the Zurich suburb of Bülach in 1937, Eduard “Billy” Meier claims that he has been seeing flying saucers since 1942. Over the years, he also claims to have had regular personal contacts with UFOs and extraterrestrials who have visited him at short notice.

Billy Meier is a controversial figure in Ufology, with supporters and detractors equally convinced of their position. By and large, his alleged evidence, which includes easily-duplicated flying saucer photos, has been shown to lack credibility. In the early days of The Paracast, we interviewed his "U.S. representative” — who shall not be named — and we found his statements equally suspect. Indeed, one of the most contentious threads in the history of our forum resulted from those two episodes and its aftermath.

Paracast announcer and guest co-host, Bob Zanotti, was able to get Billy Meier to agree to an exclusive and very rare interview in English back in 1982, when Bob was a journalist with Switzerland's international broadcaster, Swiss Radio International. The interview took place on Billy Meier’s farm near Turbental. Bob spent considerable time preparing Billy Meier for the interview in Meier's native language, Swiss-German. Although the interview required a great deal of editing to cut out translation and coaching remarks made during this 52-minute-long recording, Billy Meier’s story and message are completely intact. We know of no other interview with Billy Meier in English of this length and depth.

Believe it or not, and we don’t believe it, you will find this interview truly fascinating. Kudos to Bob for performing a great service in putting this interview together and allowing us to post it for subscribers to The Paracast+.

February 27, 2022
Long-time UFO researcher and archivist David Marler joins Gene and guest cohost Curt Collins to present more details on his efforts to digitize old audio and video files containing UFO evidence. Marler talks about his views about the possible truth behind UFOs and its implications, and the type of case he'd like to be brought to academics and courts. He also reveals some details about the FBI's dossier of the controversial military officer, Philip J. Corso, whose 1997 book, "The Day After Roswell," made the unsupported claim that we have reversed alien technology from the flying saucer that reportedly crashed at Roswell, NM in 1947. David has one of the largest personal libraries of UFO books, journals, magazines, newspapers, microfilms, audio recordings, and case files from around the world that covers the last 75+ years. With this he has been examining the detailed history of UFO sighting reports and related patterns.

February 20, 2022
Former New York Times reporter Ralph Blumenthal rejoins Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz. Blumenthal is a co-author of the series of groundbreaking Times articles that revealed a secret Pentagon program to investigate UFOs. He talks about whether the new UFO probe will bring any breakthroughs in understanding the phenomenon, and also brings up his pet peeve about so-called skeptics that try to debunk sightings without doing any research. For more than 45 years, Blumenthal led an extensive and illustrious career at TheNew York Times as Texas correspondent and Southwest Bureau Chief (2003-8); arts and culture news reporter (1994-2003); investigative and crime reporter (1971-1994); foreign correspondent (West Germany, South Vietnam, Cambodia, 1968-1971); and metro and Westchester correspondent (1964-1968).

February 13, 2022
UFO researcher Paul Blake Smith returns to discuss, with Gene and guest cohost Tim Swartz, his theories about the interactions of U.S. Presidents with the UFO mystery. This episode focuses on an alleged meeting between President Nixon and entertainer Jackie Gleason in which they allegedly saw the bodies of dead aliens. You'll also hear about Nixon's efforts to spy on John Lennon, a witness to a UFO, and force the ex-Beatle out of the country. The discussion covers the interest of other rock stars in UFOs, including David Bowie, Tommy James and Reg Presley (Troggs); the latter wrote a UFO/crop circle book, "Wild Things They Don't Tell Us." A fan of history, sports, and the paranormal, Paul spends his days polishing his very latest nonfiction books on the strange and the unknown

February 6, 2022
History professor Greg Eghigian returns to discuss with Gene and special guest cohost Curt Collins what the UFO mystery might be all about. Should it be treated strictly as a black box with the main focus on the more fascinating people involved in the field and how the media has treated the phenomenon? What, if anything, does the government know? Greg's chief interest is in the human side of the paranormal — in other words, how individuals and societies in history have tried to make sense of these matters over time. As of this episode, Greg is writing a book about the history of UFO sightings and claims of alien contact throughout the world.

January 30, 2022
Paranormal researcher Zelia Edgar rejoins Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz to talk further about her possible conclusions about the forces behind paranormal events, which is the focal point of "Speculations," a chapter in her book, Just Another Tin Foil Hat Presents. Her views encompass a wide variety of strange events, as she wonders whether UFOs, cryptids and ghost phenomena are all part of the puzzle. She has had a lifelong interest in the paranormal and has been seriously researching it for over a decade. In that time, she has worked as a certified field investigator and state director for Wisconsin MUFON, and currently runs the YouTube channel JustAnotherTinFoilHat. In addition to discussing the paranormal, she also reviews horror films.

January 23, 2022
Gene and Curt Collins, our special guest cohost, welcome researcher/author Kevin D. Randle for further discussion. He focuses the main part of the interview on his current view of the Roswell crash, and his plans for yet another book on the topic. He also offers his skeptical view of the curious case of Lt. Col. Philip J. Corso, co-author of a controversial book, "The Day After Roswell," in which he placed himself at the center of critical events, such as the alleged distribution of alien technology to private industry. Randle is the prolific author of more than 100 books that include "Roswell in the 21st Century," a comprehensive look at the results of his 30 years of research into the legendary case.

January 16, 2022
UFO historian/researcher Jerry Clark rejoins Gene and special guest cohost Curt Collins, first to talk about his career as a country/folk songwriter. Jerry also explains why he has become quite optimistic about the status of UFO research, citing the new Pentagon UFO/UAP office established in the 2022 defense budget. But what about all those older cases, and which ones might qualify for a reexamination? Clark was born and raised in Canby, Minnesota; he attended South Dakota State University and Minnesota State University. In his "other life," he has written songs which have been recorded or performed by musicians such as Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Tom T. Hall, and has collaborated with Robin and Linda Williams.

January 9, 2022
Student of high strangeness Steve Ward rejoins Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz , to discuss the amazing — and sometimes outlandish — claims of the late Richard S. Shaver about being victimized by two ancient races — the deros and teros — allegedly inhabiting caverns within the Earth. Gene describes his friendship with Shaver during the 1960s and 1970s, including the interviews he wrote and published in Caveat Emptor magazine. The discussion also includes the writings of sci-fi/UFO pioneer Ray Palmer, who often claimed that Shaver’s writings predicted the arrival of flying saucers in our skies. Steve’s is a correspondent on Mack Maloney’s Military X- Files radio show. He also has his own podcast broadcast on the Paranormal UK Radio Network called The High Strangeness Factor, and has contributed to such books as: Weird Winged Wonders: The Twilight World Of Cryptid Creatures, and Mothman, and Other Flying Creatures of the Midwest.

January 2, 2022
Paranormal experiencer Keith Linder visits Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz to discuss more incredible encounters with possible poltergeists since moving into a possibly haunted home in Bothell, Washington. Keith will talk about such episodes as his personal possessions disappearing fro a locked safe and nasty consequences that occurred after he agreed to beta test a new Microsoft Xbox and Kinect gaming system at his home. Keith is an IT professional — holding over four certifications in the information technology field. His hobbies are fishing, sports, football, basketball, the outdoors, movies, sci/fi, a proud geek of just about anything dealing with technology. His books include The Bothell Hell House, Attachments — Poltergeist of Washington State Part Two, and Poltergeist — The Night Side of Physics.

December 26, 2021
Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz continue the discussion with UFO investigator Tom Ferrario, first covering the strange mysteries at Marley Woods, and other possible portal areas where the paranormal reigns supreme, locations of frequent reports of UFOs, mysterious creatures and other strange phenomena. There is also talk about the possible changes in UFO configuration from structured craft, about visits by strange people that may be related to the MIB. And what about the work of Dr. J. Allen Hynek, Ted Phillips and Ray Stanford? Ferrario has worked as a divemaster, machinist and electrical engineer on projects in the United States, China and Bermuda. He has been an independent UFO researcher since 1969 and was a key member of ate Ted Phillip's Special Investigations Unit known as S.I.U.

December 19, 2021
Gene continues the special fearless guest cohost roundtable with Curt Collins and Tim Swartz The discussion turns to paranormal and sci-fi pop culture, with an emphasis on the strange case of Richard S. Shaver, who claimed that races of abandoned beings exist in caverns around the world, the worst of whom are known as the dero. Gene recalls his friendship with Shaver, who died in 1975. Other topics include the strange case of Fred Lee Crisman, someone who wrote about Shaver’s deros, was a key figure in the controversial Maury Island UFO case in 1947, and was later mentioned in connection with probes into the JFK assassination. Curt is the author behind Blue Blurry Lines, the website focused on the UFO mystery, and The Saucers That Time Forgot, which he runs with Claude Falkstrom. Tim is an Emmy-Award winning television producer/videographer, and is also the author of a number of popular books on the paranormal.

December 12, 2021
Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz continue the discussion with UFO researcher and retired technology executive Joe Foster, in which they cover the search for life in space, whether we need to consider a different technology in the search for alien broadcasts rather than expect the interstellar equivalent of “I Love Lucy.” What are the possible motives of alien visitors, and do they wish to do us harm? In considering the prospects for UFO disclosure, the trio considers what other governments might know. Foster also explains why he is disappointed with the status disclosure so far. Foster spent years working in diverse positions including: Technology Program Management, IT Project Management, Data Center Management, etc. However, this was just the icing on the cake considering the paranormal events that he witnessed over the years.

December 5, 2021
A pop culture episode, in which Roswell, New Mexico's John LeMay joins Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz to talk about popular genre films, which include Godzilla, a character that originally appeared in a black and white Japanese film in 1954. They cover the various iterations of the character over the years, including meetups with King Kong and other creatures. And did you know there was a failed attempt once to pit Godzilla against a giant version of the Frankenstein monster? Also discussed is Edgar Rice Burroughs Pellucidar series, which featured battles playing out between humans and dinosaurs within the Hollow Earth. LeMay has written over 30 books on Southwest history, cryptozoology, Ufology, and cinema history, which include genre sci-fi and fantasy.

November 28, 2021
Gene and special guest cohost Curt Collins discuss the unexpected outcome of the appearance of researcher and scientist Colm Kelleher on The Paracast, in connection with the publication of the book of which he was a co-author, “Skinwalkers at the Pentagon: An Insiders’ Account of the Secret Government UFO Program.” The discussion covers the implications of the apparently misleading New York Times reports that formed the basis of the initial perception of the government’s program to investigate UAPs. What about the revelation that the funds used to pay MUFON (a civilian UFO group) for its work with AAWSAP came from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency? How will the implications of the work Dr. Kelleher and his team performed be explained to a public looking for evidence that extraterrestrials are among us?

November 21, 2021
We are rejoined by paranormal skeptic Mick West, author of Escaping the Rabbit Hole. During this episode, Gene and special guest cohost Curt Collins question West about such issues as the great divide between believers and skeptics, 9/11 and conspiracies that involve alleged controlled demolition of the Twin Towers, and people who believe in a flat Earth and whether they are serious in making such claims. And can believers in false conspiracy theories be deprogrammed? After retiring from his profession as a video game programmer, West has focused on investigating and explaining conspiracy theories such as Chemtrails, 9/11 controlled demolition, and False Flags. He also covers more esoteric topics such as UFO’s, pseudoscience, Flat Earth, photo analysis, and quackery.

November 14, 2021
Gene and special guest cohost Bob Zanotti explore the mysteries of the Garden State. But first Gene recalls a possible premonition about 9/11 that he felt when he and his family toured the World Trade Center in the summer of 2001. Also explored: The strange case of contactee Howard Menger, a sign painter from High Bridge, NJ who claimed to be in connect with human-like extraterrestrials from nearby planets, or was he the victim of a government mind control scheme? Bob presents a set of exclusive interviews he and the late UFO photographer August C. Roberts recorded days after the first Wanaque Reservoir UFO sighting that occurred on a cold winter night on January 11, 1966. And did infamous UFO jokester Jim Moseley really call the police in that area with a fake UFO story days before it happened?

November 7, 2021
Prolific paranormal author Nick Redfern returns to speak with Gene and special guest cohost Curt Collins about the endless possibilities of time travel, as covered in his book, Time Travel; The Science and Science Fiction. He also covers the strange history of the late UFO writer/researcher Gray Barker, whose book, "The Silver Bridge," provided a fascinating alternative look at the Mothman phenomenon. Nick discusses another of his books, Final Events and the Secret Government Group on Demonic UFOs and the Afterlife, and whether the group he identifies as Collins Elite had any influence on the U.S. government's current posture towards the mystery. Nick joined a rock music and fashion magazine, Zero, in 1981, where he trained in journalism, writing, magazine production and photography, later going on to write freelance articles on UFOs during the mid-1980s. He is the author of over 60 books covering UFOs, conspiracies and all sorts of strange mysteries.

October 31, 2021
Paranormal researcher/broadcaster Paul Eno covers the amazing phenomena he has covered over the years, including sessions involving possible exorcism and paranormal parasites. And then there are poltergeists. Paul’s early mentors included parapsychology pioneer Dr. Louisa Rhine, Fr. John J. Nicola S.J. (technical advisor for the film The Exorcist) and legendary, first-generation ghost hunters Ed & Lorraine Warren (of The Conjuring fame). He graduated from two seminaries but, in 1977, was expelled from a third because of his paranormal work with less than two years to go before ordination. He ended up as an award-winning New England journalist, including six years as a news editor at The Providence Journal. As this show was recorded, Paul’s latest book is Dancing Past the Graveyard: Poltergeists, Parasites, Parallel Worlds and God, Red Feather, 2019. The next, to appear in 2022 and co-authored with his son, Ben, is Behind the Paranormal 3: Uneasy Skies, featuring their own UFO encounters and those of their most prominent radio guests. Our special guest cohost is Tim Swartz.

October 24, 2021
The Paranormal Detective, Greg Lawson, returns for further discussions of his detailed forensic analysis of Roswell testimony, as described in his book, Roswell: The After-Action Report. He talks about the value of so-called deathbed confessions, whether they can be trusted, and why some soldiers and other alleged eyewitnesses might have lied about their experiences related to the 1947 report of a crashed UFO. Is the Roswell case ever going to be solved, or will it remain the stuff of legend? Lawson is a career law enforcement officer currently assigned as a lieutenant in the patrol division. Recently he was the supervisor for a lake patrol and scuba team specializing in aquatic death investigation. He has worked as a hostage negotiator, as a SWAT entry team member, and as a homicide detective. He also served a combined 10-years in the US Army, Navy, and Air Force. Our special guest cohost is Tim Swartz.

October 17, 2021
Gene and special guest cohost Curt Collins discuss UFO franchises, such as Area 51 and Roswell. And what about the Men In Black, the original claims from Albert K. Bender as first reported by Gray Barker in "They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers," an early best-selling book. Gene wonders, again, whether it's possible that a real flying saucer crash landed at Roswell, only to be recovered by aliens when the military tried to transport it. And what about the early work of UFO jokester Jim Moseley, who claimed to have smuggled ancient artifacts from Peru, but is also credited with publishing a highly-regarded effort to debunk contactee George Adamski? Curt specializes in exploring the early UFO culture in a site he runs with Claude Falkstrom, The Saucers that Time Forgot.

October 10, 2021
UFO author Dr. Irena Scott returns to discuss her 2017 book, “UFOs TODAY — 70 Years of Lies, Misinformation, and Government Cover-Up,” focusing on the 1947 Maury Island UFO incident. The controversial case included the attempt by Kenneth Arnold, the witness to the classic June 24, 1947 sighting of nine unknown objects, to investigate a report about metallic debris recovered in the wake of a UFO sighting near Tacoma, WA. His report, as published in a 1952 book, “The Coming of the Saucers,” read like a possible spy caper involving government agents and wiretaps. Dr. Scott also briefly describes her personal paranormal experiences. Her publications include books, and works in peer-reviewed scientific journals, magazines, and newspapers. Her photography has been shown on television and in magazines, books, and newspapers.

October 3, 2021
UFO researcher Barry Greenwood continues his description of a project to scan many thousands of UFO files from such organizations as NICAP and the Center for UFO Studies. He also explains why he quit MUFON after several troubling episodes, including the organizations' decision to evangelize rather than investigate UFOs and submit stories to tabloid newspapers. Greenwood has studied UFOs since the 1960s, and has also published the online "Union Catalog of Periodical UFO Articles," a massive reference listing of UFO articles published in worldwide periodical literature. He specialized in researching government documents in the late 1970s, which included numerous requests via the Freedom of Information Act, leading to co-authoring the book "Clear Intent" (with Larry Fawcett) in 1984. He also edited the newsletter "Just Cause" for "Citizens Against UFO Secrecy" (CAUS) from 1984 to 1998.

September 26, 2021
More amazing stories of encounters with the unknown featuring outdoorsman and author Steve Stockton, as he tells Gene and special guest cohost Bob Zanotti about his most compelling personal experiences. Steve tells the frightening tale of the time he met up with so-called “black-eyed kids,” and how he avoided the possible unsavory consequences of taking them on a ride in his car. In addition to UFOs and folklore, the trio also talk about their favorite TV murder mysteries. Steve has been investigating the unexplained for over 35 years. Originally from the mountains of East Tennessee, he has traveled all over the country and many parts of the world and now makes his home in Portland, Oregon, near the wilds and “bigfoot country” of the Pacific Northwest. Steve cites as his influences his “gypsy witch” grandmother who told him multitudes of legends and stories as a small child, as well as a number of authors of books about the strange and the unknown.

September 19, 2021
UFO/Fortean investigator Stan Gordon hangs with Gene and Tim to talk further about the amazing number of sightings in Pennsylvania. In addition to focusing further on possible government visitors looking into a Bigfoot case he refers to possible shape-shifting cryptids, whether the phenomenon is physical or non-physical and other questions still being explored. Stan has been taking calls on UFO sightings and other strange reports from the public since 1969, and he continues to receive unusual reports on a regular basis. He has given illustrated lectures both locally and nationally on the topics of UFOs, Bigfoot, Cryptids, and strange encounters since the late 1960s. In recent years he was also seen on The Close Encounters series on the Science Channel, Monsters & Mysteries in America on the Destination America Channel, Monumental Mysteries on the Travel Channel, In Search of Aliens on H2, and UFO Conspiracies on the Science Channel.

September 12, 2021
UFO author/playwright Ryan Sprague hangs with Gene and special guest cohost Tim Swartz for a special session that focuses on such topics as Ryan's personal beliefs about UFOs. Are they extraterrestrial visitors, a manifestation of the collective unconscious, a matter of cultural co-creation? Ryan also talks about confessing a belief in extraterrestrial UFOs to a Catholic priest and that priest's very fascinating response. Ryan is a familiar presence on UFO and paranormal reality shows, is a lead investigator and co-host of the CW television series, Mysteries Decoded and is a regular on the Travel Channel series, Mysteries at the Museum, and will be a regular on the upcoming season of Ancient Aliens, on the History Channel.

September 5, 2021
Gene and special guest cohost Curt Collins talk about their impressions of Jacque Vallee's visit, where he discussed the book he cowrote with Paola Harris, "Trinity," about a possible 1945 flying saucer crash in New Mexico. There's also discussion about the Roswell case and Curt's feeling about the legendary episode and whether it really involved a spaceship. Curt's web sites are devoted to both current events in the field and pop culture. One of his sites, The Saucers That Time Forgot, which he runs with Claude Falkstrom, focuses on fascinating stories and fascinating, sometimes eccentric, people — forgotten and otherwise — from the early days of the UFO era.

August 29, 2021
Gene and Bob have an extended chat on "Voices of the Past," the 1960's Ufology movement in New York City, which featured such notables as Jim Moseley, the field's unique "court jester," Dominic Lucchesi, August C. Roberts, John J. Robinson and even ancient astronaut pioneer Yonah Fortner. So did Robinson really befriend an artist who was once captured by the infamous deros of Richard Shaver fame? When Yonah spoke of his theories about extraterrestrials in Biblical times, was he just putting us on, or did he truly have a handle on our early history long before such authors as Eric Von Daniken became prominent? And just what did Yonah tell Gene about his involvement in the movie industry?

August 22, 2021
UFO researcher Cheryl Costa joins Gene and Randall to continue the discussion of the book of which she is co-author, "The UFO Sightings Desk Reference: United States of America 2001 — 2020." Aimed at the serious UFO researcher, this comprehensive volume is also of value to academic and public libraries, news organizations, and anyone who is interested in what is flying in the skies over the heads where they live. This segment focuses what what people see, statistical studies of the shapes of UFOs and whether they tend to appear in special locations, such as the 37th parallel. What about the contribution of women in Ufology, and is it given the importance it deserves?

August 15, 2021
We are rejoined by Fortean researcher Micah Hanks, Co-Founder / Creator & Science Writer for The Debrief. During this episode, Micah will talk about what the U.S. government may or may not know about the presence of UFOs in our skies. And what about the connections between rock musicians and UFOs? How has the mystery influenced hit songs by famous artists, such as Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and others over the years? Micah is a longtime advocate for scientific research into UFOs. As a frequent commentator and writer on this subject, he maintains an interest in the history, and possible scientific explanations for aspects of the phenomenon.

August 8, 2021
We present even more cutting-edge conversation on the paranormal with cutting-edge commentator on all things Fortean, Red Pill Junkie (Miguel Romero). After a pop culture discussion, the major focus of this episode is on UFOs and entertainment, and the possibilities of producers delivering accurate documentaries or reality shows on the subject. By day RPJ serves as Grand Master in the International Sacred Order of Lucha Libre. At night he pursues his life-long study of everything mysterious and/or "paranormal." When he's not exploring the web looking for his daily fix of Forteana, he can be found making artsy stuff, fooling around on social media, or offering his services as writer and news administrator at The Daily Grail.

August 1, 2021
Ufologist and student of advanced physics Thomas R. Morrison continues to explore theories of antigravity, said to be the propulsion scheme used by UFOs to perform their incredible maneuvers. During this episode, Morrison also talks about the scientific writings of one Daniel W. Fry, one of the contactees from the 1950s, who wrote about the Dark Energy Effect, a property of physics not discovered until decades later. Thomas enjoys sharing his findings on social media platforms like The Paracast Forums, and at the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program Discussion Cell on facebook, where he serves as an administrator along with a group of other dedicated researchers.

July 25, 2021
Paranormal investigator and educator Morgan Knudsen continues her presentation, focusing on such topics as embedding the remains of an individual in an inanimate object, such as a bracelet or necklace. She also joins Gene and Randall to discuss how creative people, such as musicians, have been influenced by the paranormal. As host and creator of the sold out dinner galas, video productions, as well as in-depth walking classrooms that give people hands on experience with the investigative field, Morgan has brought her unique and paradigm shifting programs to television, conferences, comic expos, theatres, workshops, fundraisers and more. Her deep personal experiences with the paranormal and spirituality connect with audiences on multiple levels.

July 18, 2021
Veteran UFO researcher Jan L. Aldrich returns to talk about the work of Project 1947. He also focuses on the Pentagon UAP Task Force report and whether it has released anything significant, and focuses on something not mentioned, possible satellite tracking of the phenomenon. He also talks about the Aztec, NM and Roswell crashes and the possible impact of UFO abductions. Jan received a B.A. in History from the University College, University of Maryland. He retired from the U.S. Army with over 25 years in the field artillery and seven overseas tours, and has had 16-years experience in meteorology with the remaining time in intelligence, personnel, and safety positions.
 
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