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May 9, 2021
Veteran UFO author and researcher Kevin D. Randle sticks around to talk shop, pop culture, and such topics as whether UFOs are time travelers from the future or just a fun topic for sci-fi writers to use as a plot device in their stories. He also talks about Travis Walton and other UFO abductees, the "Not" Roswell Slides affair where false hopes were raised about the discovery of a photo of an alleged "alien" body, and what it might take to interest younger people in getting involved in UFO investigation. In addition to his work in the UFO field, and as a sci-fi writer, Kevin served in the United States Army during both the Vietnam War and the Second Gulf War.

May 2, 2021
Paranormal talk show host Katina Kyle, a.k.a. K-Town, returns to talk pop culture and other subjects, including Star Trek, Babylon 5 and even the Canadian “steampunk” crime procedural drama, Murdoch Mysteries, which has some sci-fi elements. Katina also talks about the apparent low participation of blacks in paranormal media. In pursuing her path of podcasting several regular programs, K-Town realizes that she’s just now starting to learn about the true nature of our reality and believes that no matter if it makes us uncomfortable the human race STILL has to face…and deal with it.

April 25, 2021
Documentary producer Ron James, host of "MUFON TV," returns to talk with Gene and Randall about pop culture, including the achievements of Elon Musk. He also explains how he got involved making documentaries about UFOs and the paranormal subjects. Gene explains what he was doing while UFO sightings have occurred in his vicinity, yet he never saw anything. In additions to his forays into the world of the paranormal, Ron works in new formats such as VR and Immersive Branding, designing immersive experiences such as the Microsoft Kinect Dome for the Super Bowl two years in a row. He has pioneered live interactive special projects for many Fortune 500 companies through his long relationship with Vortex immersion Media, Inc.

April 18, 2021
UFO researcher Erica Lukes hangs around for more discussions about a variety of topics. She joins Gene and Randall in a pop culture discussion that includes Sean Connery, Harrison Ford, and Gene's encounters with the late military fiction author Tom Clancy. There's also talk about how UFOs changed her life, and questions and comments about the U.S. government ignores its past investigations in the way its Pentagon UAP Task Force has been presented. Erica Lukes also has an undying passion for the mysteries of the universe, particularly UFO reports and other strange aerial phenomena. Since childhood, she has been fascinated with imagery of how vehicles and beings from space might appear and she pursued this interest quietly but with determination.

April 11, 2021
Long-time UFO researcher/science writer Chris Rutkowski is back to talk about UFOs and sci-fi pop culture. Taking cues from such films as "Earth Versus the Flying Saucers (1956) and "Man of Steel (2013), just how would aliens announce themselves to Earthlings? Whatever UFOs are, Chris points out how throughly their existence has influenced our culture. He also explains why the efforts of radio astronomers to locate radio signals from ET are likely doomed to failure regardless of whether alien life is out there. Chris is responsible for the long-running Canadian UFO Survey. Since the mid-1970s, he’s written about his investigations and research on UFOs, for which he is best known. He is author of "A World of UFOs" (2008), "I Saw It Too!" (2009), and "The Big Book of UFOs" (2010).

April 4, 2021
Paranormal writer/researcher Constance Victoria Briggs returns to talk about unusual personal experiences, such as ones involving Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and a series of alleged channeling episodes. Constance also talks about the influence of channelers and the message they reportedly convey. In addition to authoring such books as "The Encyclopedia of Moon Mysteries," "The Encyclopedia of Angels," "Encyclopedia of God," and "The Encyclopedia of the Unseen World, she is a frequent radio/podcast guest and has been featured on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory, Midnight Society, The Leak Project, The Kingdom of Nye, Earth Ancients, Paranormal Soup, The Paranormal and the Sacred and others.

March 28, 2021
Expanding upon his appearance on the March 28, 2021 episode of The Paracast, author/adventurer Jeff Belanger talks about efforts to unify the collection and reporting of paranormal occurrences. Topics include: The new ways streaming services allow us to consume media and a politically incorrect talk about how polarized content might be used as a gimmick to make money. In addition to The Paracast, Jeff has also been a guest on hundreds of radio and television programs including: The History Channel, The Travel Channel, Biography Channel, Reelz, PBS, NECN, Living TV (UK), Sunrise 7 (Australia), The Maury Show, The CBS News Early Show, CBS Sunday Morning, FOX, NBC, ABC, and CBS affiliates, National Public Radio, The BBC, Darkness Radio, Australian Radio Network, and Coast to Coast AM.'

March 21, 2021
Veteran investigator of all things paranormal, Stan Gordon, continues the discussion that began on the main episode of The Paracast. His focus on Bigfoot sightings even includes encounters where one of these critters left a distinctive and foul odor that stuck around for several days. Stan began chasing Fortean events as a child, and he has kept a 24/7 telephone line open to receive reports of strange events in western Pennsylvania and elsewhere. He is the producer of the award winning UFO video documentary, “Kecksburg The Untold Story,” and is the author of three books, "Silent Invasion: The Pennsylvania UFO-Bigfoot Casebook," "Really Mysterious Pennsylvania," and "Astonishing Encounters: Pennsylvania’s Unknown Creatures."

March 14, 2021
Author and paranormal researcher Trey Hudson returns to talk further about his strange encounters in the mysterious area that forms the topic of his book, "The Meadow Project – Explorations Into The South’s Skinwalker Ranch." He joins Randall in talking about "Flatlands" concept of spacial dimensions. A Security Specialist by profession, Trey was an Eagle Scout and former Army Intelligence Officer. He has a psychology degree from the University of West Georgia where he studied under Dr. Bill Roll and other luminaries. He serves as Director of the Oxford Paranormal Society and its Anomalous Studies and Observation Group (ASOG).

March 7, 2021
We are revisited by Canadian ghost hunter Morgan Knudsen to talk pop culture, humor in the afterworld, our concept of reality, and other topics. Morgan runs Entityseeker Paranormal Research and Teachings as well as the world-renowned Teaching the Living program. She brings classes and presentations on paranormal phenomena to a new level, and is also the resident paranormal specialist featured on the Haunted Hospitals and Paranormal 9-1-1 TV reality shows. Morgan is also author of Teaching The Living.

February 28, 2021
Our 15th anniversary episode continues with UFO historian Jerome Clark, author of the "UFO Encyclopedia" and other works. During this discussion, Jerry talks at length about what he regards as the two different forms of paranormal encounters. One is the "event anomaly," which involves seeing physical objects, possibly spaceships. The other is the "experience anomaly," involving episodes of high strangeness that include UFO abductions, sightings of Bigfoot and ghosts and other strange encounters. The latter, he says, exist outside of our "consensus reality." In his "other life," Jerry is also a songwriter whose songs have been recorded or performed by such musicians as Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Tom T. Hall.

February 21, 2021
We are rejoined by UFO researcher Sheryl Gottschall, President of Australia's UFO Research Queensland (UFORQ). During this segment, Sheryl talks about such matters as MIB in Australia and the Pine Gap UFO. She also discusses her ongoing interest in UFO abductions. She says that many of the witnesses she spoke with during the 1990s sought hypnosis for their missing time experiences, but she was dissatisfied with the hypnosis techniques used to recall their memories. She wanted to understand hypnosis more deeply, so she completed a course in hypnosis in 2000, and has worked as a professional clinical hypnotherapist since. She explains to Gene and Randall her concerns about the limitations of hypnotic regression and why she doesn't recommend its use to recover lost memories, such as those involving episodes of possible missing time.

February 14, 2021
Paranormal writer and researcher Tim R. Swartz rejoins us to talk about the strange and unknown. His topics include the influence of UFOs on musicians, such as the Foo Fighters, a rock band who records on their own label, Roswell. Among conspiracy theories, Swartz talks about the strange case of Bob Lazar, who claims to have been involved in reverse-engineering alien technology at Area 51 and Philip J. Corso, co-author of "The Day After Roswell." In addition to his contributions to numerous books, Tim is the writer and editor of the online newsletter Conspiracy Journal; a free, weekly e-mail newsletter, considered essential reading by paranormal researchers worldwide. He's also the host of the webcast "Exploring the Bizarre" along with Timothy Green Beckley on the KCOR Digital Radio Network.

February 7, 2021
We are rejoined by Martin Willis, host of Podcast UFO, and paranormal experiencer Tom Warner, who tells of his encounters in his autobiography, “Beyond the Stars.” During this episode, Tom details experiences of precognition, which included dreams of a serious traffic accident that occurred when he was 17. He goes on to describe incidents where he was able to actually save the lives of some people, and the ongoing emotional impact he still feels when he talks about it. Martin feels certain that we are not alone in the universe, and thinks it is possible that some small compartmentalized part of our government may know that and keeps it from us. Tom was inducted in the Great Barrington Historical Society Museum Berkshire UFO, and was recently featured on a Netflix show, the reboot of “Unsolved Mysteries,” Episode 5, “Berkshires UFO.”

January 31, 2021
Former FBI and AFOSI agent and paranormal writer Walter Bosley returns to continue the interview that began on the January 31, 2021 episode of The Paracast. He focuses, first, on his skepticism of possible UFO disclosure in light of the Pentagon UAP Task Force and other developments. In addition to offering a reality check about optimistic expectations based on his government intelligence background, he also talks about a possible paranormal encounter that occurred while he visited Disneyland in the early 1980s, The experience is also described at length in one of his books, Latitude 33: Key to the Kingdom.

January 24, 2021
Gene and Randall are revisited by professor and biological anthropologist Dr. Michael P. Masters. Rather than just focusing on the possibility of UFOs being time travelers, the topic of his book, Identified Flying Objects: A Multidisciplinary Scientific Approach to the UFO Phenomenon.he considers whether they also visited us in our past, thus becoming what we call ancient astronauts. Or were there advanced human civilizations in our past? Over the years, Dr. Masters has developed a broad academic background, which began studying physics and astronomy at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, with further undergraduate and graduate coursework in astrobiology, statistics, astronomy, and physics along with a perennial review of developments in modern physics regarding time and time travel.

January 17, 2021
Special Correspondent William Puckett returns to continue the discussion of recent UFO cases that began on the January 17, 2021 episode of The Paracast. In addition to reports of possible UFOs as photographed by door bell cameras, he also talks further of his expectations for the report required from the Pentagon UFO Task Force in mid-2021. Disclosure, or yet another excuse about the lack of impact to national security? William's UFOs Northwest site is a national reporting center for UFOs that is seeking to find the truth about the phenomenon and share its results with the public. He believes that, for far too long, citizens have been kept in the dark by government and research agencies.

January 10, 2021
Futurist Gray Scott returns to continue a discussion that began on the January 10, 2021 episode of The Paracast. In this segment, he focuses heavily on the paranormal and the personal experiences he alluded to on the main show. His lifelong paranormal encounters include episodes of precognition, the awareness of things to come that he claims is also part and parcel of the abilities of other futurists. He also talks about sightings of orbs and other phenomena, and reveals that his new home is located in the Hudson Valley in New York, the scene of a number of strange occurrences over the years, where author/experiencer Whitley Strieber experienced the UFO abductions he reported in his various books. Gray says: “The future is a portal inward, what we find there will be computational and ancient.”

January 3, 2021
Gene and Randall are rejoined by author and experiencer Philip Kinsella, who continues to talk about his book, "YOU - THE PUBLIC DECEIVED: The Grand UFO Deception." In addition to talking further about the gray aliens he observed, he refers to other possible types of ET, such as the Nordics reported by UFO contactees in the 1950s and 1960s. Philip and Randall also have an extended conversation about the nature of consciousness, and the possible multifaceted reality of his abduction experiences. Apart from dozens of published articles on the paranormal, Philip has also appeared on Channel 4, Central, Live TV and Digital, Anglia News, along with radio interviews. He has also had other books published on the UFO phenomena, including ""Sky Crash Throughout Time: A Continued Investigation into the Rendlesham UFO Mystery," which he coauthored with the first investigator/author on the case, Brenda Butler.

December 27, 2020
Skeptical researcher and writer Benjamin Radford continues the discussion that began on the December 27, 2020 episode of The Paracast. During this segment, Gene brings up a list of prominent people in government and military service who have made positive statements about UFO reality and the need to investigate the phenomenon. This leads to a debate about the meaning of such statements and whether these people were just being polite. Are government people being left in the dark about UFOs, what about developing critical thinking skills, and are schools teaching students to just behave in socially acceptable ways rather than learn facts? Ben is the author of "Big-If True: Adventures in Oddity," a compendium of several dozen columns from Skeptical Inquirer science magazine, where he is a deputy editor.

December 20, 2020
Former Paracast cohost Christopher O’Brien and Ronald Olch continue the discussion that began on the December 20, 2020 episode of The Paracast, focusing on the UFO Data Acquisition Project (IUFODAP). Chris explains how he first conceived the idea of setting up a camera system to detect paranormal activity. He also discusses research from researcher Ray Stanford that might reveal visual evidence of a UFO’s propulsion system and what the government might be doing when it comes to tracking the phenomenon. His five books on the paranormal constitute countless hours of field work and in-depth research into strange experiences, UFOs, and the mysterious deaths of cattle and other animals. Ron has had a lifetime interest in designing, building and programming embedded electronic systems, and is a named inventor in eight patents.

December 13, 2020
Gene and Randall present paranormal book author Preston Dennett for an interview that began on the December 13, 2020 episode of The Paracast. Preston talks about the possible presence of UFOs during the 1965 New York blackout, where millions of residents in eight states lost power for hours. What about possible reverse-engineering of alien technology, and is it possible that some inventions we take for granted have off-world origins? What about the fact that, when so-called alien beings appear to communicate with Earthlings, they never reveal anything in the way of advice or information that we don't already know? Preston began investigating UFOs and the paranormal in 1986 when he discovered that his family, friends and co-workers were having dramatic unexplained encounters. Since then, he has interviewed hundreds of witnesses and investigated a wide variety of paranormal phenomena.

December 6, 2020
UFO investigator Robert Powell, a member of the Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies (UAP) continues the discussion that began on the December 6, 2020 episode of The Paracast. He talks about how he originally got involved in the field, the prospects for UFO disclosure in light of the creation of the Pentagon UAP Task Force, and how the government is handling the subject. Will they actually deliver the report requested by Congress within a six-month deadline, or just produce a set of excuses? He also offers some insights into a book he co-authored, "UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry," and how it was put together even though one of his fellow authors wasn't using a personal computer to produce and edit the manuscript.

November 29, 2020
Writer, educator and blogger MJ Banias, from The Debrief, an online science, technology and defense news outlet, continues the discussion that started on the November 29, 2020 episode of The Paracast. He focuses on UFO culture, such as the controversies confronted by America's largest UFO group, MUFON, and why he believes it will fade over time as memberships decline. And what about the difficulties in attracting younger people to the study of UFOs? MJ also joins Gene and Randall in talking about a possible paranormal unified theory, in which all strange events might be traced to a specific cause.

November 22, 2020
Paranormal researcher and lecturer Morgan Knudsen continues the discussion that began on the November 22, 2020 episode of The Paracast. He discusses David Halperin's theory attributing UFOs to the collective unconscious, possible causes of some UFO abductions, whether we live in a "Matrix" reality, a simulation, and whether paranormal visitors may be positive or negative. Award-winning founder of Entityseeker Paranormal Research & Teachings (the evolution of The Association for Psychical Research in Canada, 1918) as well as the world-renowned Teaching the Living program for clients, Morgan brings classes and presentations on this phenomenon to a new level.

November 15, 2020
UFO disclosure lobbyist Stephen Bassett returns to continue the discussion that started on the November 15, 2020 episode of The Paracast. He speculates as to when the Pentagon UFO Task Force is expected to release its first report to Congress on whether the phenomenon presents a threat to national security, the possibilities of congressional hearings on UFOs, along with the history of government investigations into the matter, and whether and what kind of extraterrestrial beings might be contacting some Earthlings. Bassett is the executive director of Paradigm Research Group (PRG) founded in 1996 to end what he regards as a government imposed embargo on the truth behind extraterrestrial related phenomena.

November 8, 2020
For Part II of an interview that began on the November 8, 2020 episode, author Nick Redfern expands the discussion of his book, “The Martians” to cover the so-called “unified field theory” of the paranormal, in which such phenomena as UFOs, ghosts, Bigfoot and other strange events are in some way interconnected. The discussion also covers the U.S. government’s ongoing interests in the paranormal, and the possibilities of reverse engineering alleged alien technology, such as the unverified claims made in the 1997 book, “The Day After Roswell,” written by Army Colonel Philip J. Corso and William J. Birnes. Is there any advanced technology at all that may have been funneled to private industry to somehow take apart and exploit?

November 1, 2020
Physicist and UFO investigator Dr. Bruce Maccabee continues the discussions that began on the November 1, 2020 episode of The Paracast. He speaks of his prediction that the Pentagon UAP Task Force will admit some of those craft have offworld origins and also debates Randall on the controversial UFO photos and videos from Ed Walters, a key figure in the 1987 Gulf Breeze UFO case. Dr. Maccabee says that he set up Walters to take some of the first stereo photos of UFOs. In addition to a brief talk about possible origins for the UFOs, he makes brief remarks about his ongoing musical interests. He became seriously interested in the UFO phenomenon in the late 1960s, while working for his Ph. D. at The American University.

October 25, 2020
In Part II of an interview that began on the October 25, 2020 episode of The Paracast, documentary film producer James Fox, a long-time friend of The Paracast, continues to provide fascinating background information about his long-awaited UFO documentary, "The Phenomenon" which represents some eight years of work to bring a conclusion to this project. During this interview, Fox will also present some personal asides as to his involvement, years ago, as one of the hosts of a short-lived UFO reality show where things rapidly became unglued, and about three instances of encounters with possible government agents focused on the enigma.

October 18, 2020
Investigative UFO researcher Samuel J. Maranto continues the discussion that started on the October 18 , 2020 episode of The Paracast. During this segment, he focuses mainly on the November 7, 2006 UFO mass sighting at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Sam paints a detailed picture of the case, which involved a disc-shaped craft that was seen to shoot through the clouds at high speed, leaving a clear blue hole in the cloud layer. He also explains why theories that the UFO was itself an unusual cloud formation simply don't apply, and also covers some potential explanations to the UFO mystery with Gene and Randall. As a guest to a variety of radio shows as well as a public speaker, Sam makes a point to cover key fundamental facts that unshakably illustrate the genuine nature of this phenomenon.

October 11, 2020
In Part II of an interview that began on the October 11, 2020 episode of The Paracast, researcher/writer/author Andrew Colvin. He continues to talk about the Mothman, plus possible shape-shifting creatures, the JFK assassination, Nazi conspiracies, mind control, 19th century airships, and even the controversial legend of the Philadelphia Experiment. In addition to his expertise on the Mothman, Colvin is an eclectic artist, photographer, filmmaker, publisher, musician, and bestselling author, who has been called "one of America's great, pain-in-the-butt original thinkers." Colvin has written or co-written over 50 books, and is credited with co-discovering the "11-11 Awakening Code" and advancing the practice of "synchro-conspiracy."

October 4, 2020
UFO disclosure lobbyist Stephen Bassett returns with an update about the Pentagon UAP Task Force, and how he expects efforts to reveal the truth about the phenomenon to turn out through early 2021. He covers the ongoing political byplay, the potential impact of the election for President, and why the decades of previous research doesn't appear to play a part in the current situation. Bassett is the executive director of Paradigm Research Group, founded in 1996, to end what he describes as a government imposed embargo on the truth behind the UFO phenomenon. He has spoken to audiences around the world about what he feels are the implications of disclosure by world governments of what he regards as an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race.

September 27, 2020
In Part II of an interview that began on the September 27, 2020 episode, investigatorStan Gordon continues to discuss the possible connections among UFO, Cryptid and other strange events. The history of the U.S. government’s UFO investigations over the years is also covered, along with dimensional portals, advanced holographic projections, and shape-shifting and disappearing craft and creatures. Stan has been interviewed for TV and radio programs nationally and internationally. He has been seen on the History and Discovery Channels, SyFy Channel, Fox News Channel, Destination America Channel, and Unsolved Mysteries, as well as numerous other TV programs.

September 20, 2020
Curt Collins joins Gene and Randall for an extended discussion that includes: The History Channel’s “Project Blue Book” TV show and its flaws, Dr. John B. Alexander’s wide-ranging interests that cover such topics as UFOs and include life after death. The trio also looks at the U.S. government’s recent efforts to examine UAP sightings. Curtis runs Blue Blurry Lines, a website focused on the UFO mysteries, as well as its legends and hoaxes. He also runs The Saucers That Time Forgot with Claude Falkstrom, focused on unearthing “tales that UFO history has overlooked or would rather forget.” A recent example is an article on how legends of flying saucers were used in the late 1940s and also the 1950s as a gimmick to sell stuff to children.

September 13, 2020
Long-time UFO researcher Richard Hoffman joins Gene and Randall to continue the discussion that began on the September 13, 2020 episode of The Paracast. In addition to the Pentagon UFO task force, he talks about the work of the late researcher Leonard Stringfield, who spent years cataloging possible UFO crash/retrievals. He also talks about the influence of Captain Edward Ruppelt, author of the 1950s book, 'The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects," as an original source of UFO information, and his expectations for ongoing work of the SCU in its continuing studies of the phenomenon from cultural and scientific aspects.

September 6, 2020
Longtime Canadian UFO researcher Chris Rutkowski returns for Part II of the interview that began on the September 6, 2020 episode of The Paracast. There a heavy focus on UFOs seen by children, his debates with the late Professor Michael Persinger over whether distant earthquakes can somehow influence or cause paranormal encounters. He also continues the discussion about the state of UFO research, and whether any of the current personalities in the field can serve as a major spokesperson on the subject in the tradition of Dr. J. Allen Hynek. Since 1989, Chris has compiled sighting reports into the “Canadian UFO Survey.” The survey is made publicly available in an attempt to promote the dissemination of information across the field of Ufology.

August 30, 2020
Paranormal author and investigator John Olsen continues the discussion that began on the August 30, 2020 episode of The Paracast, as he offers even more truly fascinating tales of the strange and the unknown, including ones involving his own family. These include sightings of translucent entities known as Hatman and other incidents at his parents’ residence. There is also further discussion about the Mandela Effect, how Star Trek has influenced new scientific developments along with other pop culture references. John’s Stranger Bridgerland series contains firsthand accounts of everything from ghosts, monsters and hauntings, to glitches in the matrix, Sasquatch and UFO’s.

August 23, 2020
Best-selling author Sidney D. Kirkpatrick returns for the second part of his interview, which started on the August 22, 2020 episode of The Paracast. Again, his main emphasis is the late psychic Edgar Cayce, this time focusing on whether any of the psychic communications he reportedly had involved beings from other planets. Sidney also talks briefly about UFO sightings involving people he knew, and he also focuses on notables who also given readings by Cayce, such as a scientist who once researched the possibility of anti-gravity propulsion. Sidney also talks about other psychics, such as Peter Hurkos, who allegedly manifested such abilities after he recovered from a coma caused by a head injury. His original Cayce work is "Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet."

August 16, 2020
Gene and Randall present Part II of the interview with Micah Hanks that began on the August 16, 2020 episode of The Paracast. After a brief pop culture talk, Micah moves to renewed hopes for UFO disclosure in response to a CNN report about a Pentagon task force to probe the phenomenon. He also discusses space exploration, mysterious ancient mysteries about the migration of humans around the planet, and the legends of Atlantis. A longtime advocate for scientific research into unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP), he maintains an interest in the history, and possible scientific explanations for aspects of the phenomenon.

August 9, 2020
Skeptical paranormal researcher Bryan Bonner, from the Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society, returns to discuss the actual causes of the so-called "exploding head syndrome" and also sleep paralysis phenomena. The latter is sometimes attributed to possible UFO abductions. He also talks to Gene and Randall about the organization's "Parastupid" investigations, where they find conventional explanations for what appears to be extraordinary phenomena. With extensive experience and training; using a collection of equipment and the most important tool, critical thinking, Bryan utilizes stage magic, mentalism and science to seek the evidence to solve the mysteries, and, where possible, close the cases.

August 2, 2020
Gene and Randall continue the discussion with UFO writer/researcher Preston Dennett that began on the August 2, 2020 episode of The Paracast. After some pop culture talk about more and more people skipping movie theaters and watching them on their flat-screen TVs, Preston continues to reveal some more fascinating cases of UFOs from his book, “UFOs at the Drive-in,” whether some UFO cases are government experiments, plus some UFO abduction cases, including some where the victim fought back against the alien captors. Preston also talks about cattle mutilations and why he feels they are related to the UFO phenomenon. And is it possible that some UFOs are actually a form of advanced holography?

July 26, 2020
Long-time UFO investigator Dr. Roberto Pinotti, author of "UFO Contacts in Italy," continues the discussion that began on the July 26, 2020 episode of The Paracast. He focuses on such topics as the World Coalition for Extraterrestrial Contact (WCEC). which he heads. The organization is intended to work with the UN to advance any disclosure. Roberto also talks about the value, if any, of using the acronym UAP instead of UFO, and his own UFO sighting in 1978, which involved multiple objects seen by multiple witnesses for over three hours. And do large UFO groups, such as MUFON, have any future in advancing the cause of UFO research?

July 19, 2020
Gene and Randall continue the discussion with Australian UFO researcher and experiencer Tino Pezzimenti that began on the July 19, 2020 episode of The Paracast. Tiny has worked with UFO Research of Queensland,one of the oldest existing UFO organizations. The discussion moves through whether we are ready for visits by extraterrestrials, Tino’s personal paranormal experiences, and two UFO abductions involving friends of us. One of those cases included a possible alien implant, and the other a possible missing time episode. And whatever happened to the “angel hair” phenomenon of the early UFO era, which involved a sticky, fibrous substance sometimes reported in connection with UFO sightings?

July 12, 2020
Gene and Randall are rejoined by experiencer and empath Kevin Killen for an interview that began on the July 12, 2020 episode of The Paracast. Gene leads off the discussion by talking about some of the TV shows he recommends for folks who are spending most of their time at home during the coronavirus, focusing on police procedurals and mysteries, plus a mini-series that stars someone who might be an ideal candidate for the next James Bond.The author of "Ghosts and Me,"Kevin talks about more of the ghost encounters he has experienced or heard about over the years. You'll hear about the possibly haunted car he once owned, along with phantom whistlers, phantom basketball players, and other unusual events that reportedly occurred at the rehabilitation center at which he works.

July 5, 2020
Gene and Randall focus on trivia and pop culture in this special color commentary episode. You'll hear Gene explain how monster movies and magazines about monster movies combined to direct Gene, as a teenager, to his career as a radio talk show host. And will any of the recorded interviews of personalities in the UFO field, which Gene did decades before The Paracast debuted, ever be found? The focus also movies to two versions of World UFO Day and whether each has any significance. Randall presents stories about UFO sightings of hundreds of years ago that, in many respects, mimic the characteristics of sightings from the modern UFO era. And there's also a bit of music trivia.

June 28, 2020
Politics remain front and center as Gene and Randall continue their discussion with UFO lobbyist Stephen Bassett on the prospects for disclosure. Starting with published reports on the efforts of Florida GOP Senator Marco Rubio to require the Department of Defense to reveal what it knows about UFOs, Stephen focus on the potential impact, and whether it'll take until 2021. well after the Presidential election, for anything meaningful to occur. He speculates on what might have happened to the treatment of the UFO subject had Hillary Clinton been elected President in 2016, and also reminisces about the impact of the late astronomers Carl Sagan and Dr. J. Allen Hynek on the way the subject of UFOs has been treated over the years.

June 21, 2020
In Part II of a discussion that began on the June 21, 2020 episode of The Paracast, Gene and Randall present Rona Anderson, a psychic medium who says she can communicate with earthbound spirits and remove them from people’s homes and businesses. During this episode, Rona talks about her two UFO sightings, one of which was a relatively close encounter of a strange object. She also talks about investigating reports of goblin-like creatures, her ongoing role as a medium and how she manages to do her work. Rona and her husband, Ben, focus their efforts on the area in which they live, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She can be contacted at her site, The Paranormal Explorers.

June 14, 2020
Gene and Randall present the second part of an interview with skeptical researcher Benjamin Radford, which began on the June 14, 2020 episode of The Paracast. The discussion continues to focus on Ben's books, emphasizing our fear of clowns as possible evil-doers, cricketers, evidence of mass hysteria, and the ever-mysterious goings on in New Mexico. Does he buy claims that the U.S. government may have been responsible for some of the early UFO and abduction-related episodes? Ben has done first-hand research into mysterious phenomena in 16 countries on four continents including psychics, ghosts and haunted houses; exorcisms, miracles, Bigfoot, stigmata, lake monsters, UFO sightings, reincarnation, and crop circles, and many other topics.

June 7, 2020
This is definitely not a politically correct episode as Gene and Randall have an extended discussion with paranormal podcaster Katina Kyle, a.k.a. K-Town, on the black experience, the paranormal, and the worldwide turmoil that has erupted over race issues. Katina is a military veteran and the host and creator of Mysterious Radio and The X Podcast. K-Town has had a long interest in all things strange and unusual since witnessing “fire” suddenly start to blaze out of a hill at night when she was 14 years old. Always knowing that there was more going on in the unseen world, she started Mysterious Radio in 2016, and has conducted interviews on everything from UFO and alien phenomena, true crime, strange disappearances, true hauntings and more.

May 31, 2020
In a follow-up to the May 31, 2020 episode of The Paracast, Gene and Randal present ghost and monster hunters Chad Lewis and Kevin Lee Nelson, whose book's include "Wendigo Lore: Monsters, Myths, and Madness." During this extended visit, Chad and Kevin continue the discussion about the mysterious and frightening Wendigo legends, the hidden symbols that may exists within events of high strangeness. plus other incredible age-old mysteries. Both investigators have spent years traveling the U.S. in search of America’s hidden legends and vanishing folklore.

May 24, 2020
Prolific author and veteran UFO investigator Kevin D. Randle returns to continue the discussion about the book, "The Best of Project Blue Book," which started on the May 24, 2020 episode of The Paracast. Kevin continues to discuss revisiting major cases examined by the Air Force in search of new evidence, and describes why he feels the 1964 Socorro, NM sighting was bundled by such investigators as APRO and NICAP in their coverage of the case. Randall and Kevin debate on whether the UFO might have been a test aircraft or some kind of unknown phenomenon, perhaps a spaceship. And what about Project Moon Dust, reputed to be a once-secret successor to Project Blue Book?

May 17, 2020
Author and original thinker Nick Redfern returns to continue the discussion about new explanations for some of the UFO field's sacred cows. As author of "The Rendlesham Forest UFO Conspiracy: A Close Encounter Exposed as a Top Secret Government Experiment," Nick provides more details about how he came that conclusion about this classic case, and how other cases, including the 1952 Flatwoods Monster, might have involved government experiments, although Nick does believe there is a genuine UFO phenomenon that remains unexplained. There's also a brief discussion about the latest Star Trek TV series, along with Nick's unexpected reaction to sci-fi.
 

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