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August 6, 2017 — James E. Clarkson with J. Randall Murphy

Discussion in 'Talk About the Show' started by Gene Steinberg, Aug 6, 2017.



  1. Gene Steinberg

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    James E. Clarkson served as Washington State Director of MUFON until the organization's increasing focus on entertainment convinced him to leave his post.

    It's a fascinating story.

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  2. wwkirk

    wwkirk Paranormal Adept

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    In the second show you put to bed the notion of reverse engineering alien technology. You also busted the notion of alien implants.
     
  3. Gene Steinberg

    Gene Steinberg Forum Super Hero Staff Member

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    Yep.
     
  4. Usual Suspect

    Usual Suspect USI Calgary

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    I think there's some very reasonable counterpoint to the points of view expressed, but I didn't make it into that discussion. Maybe on another show if there's time. Those episodes seem to whizz by!
     
  5. Existential

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    I knew this episode was going to be a total whingefest about everything MUFON before I even pressed play.
    Very predictable, and not really one of your finest moments Gene.
    Understandable that Chris was conveniently 'unavailable' for this one.
     
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    Why shouldn't disillusioned MUFON members have a forum to blow the whistle on the kind of behavior they see as destructive to the field and unfair to them? Clarkson was obviously proud of his contributions and I personally resonate with his sentiments. Here's a guy paying dues and making some really good contributions and for what? To basically get snubbed at every turn by a self-serving bureaucracy? Also, to be fair, I did make an effort to focus on possible solutions and steer the subject onto his book, which sounds like a very promising read.

    More importantly, what sort of other stuff would you really like to see the show focus on?
     
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  7. Tanith14

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    Really enjoyed this episode, well done one and all.
     
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    The excellent show. Gene and Randall asked in-depth questions and enjoyed Veteran, Mr James E. Clarkson interview. I've been trying to get a copy of his new book on Kindle which not available yet/sold out?
     
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  9. Gene Steinberg

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    Maybe you should visit Clarkson's site and send him an inquiry about this.

    Contact Me
     
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  10. Lou_Sheehan

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    FINALLY a new -- undiscovered -- intelligent guest with new information/stories/experiences. Gene, you were getting a little silly (senilly?) at times, but we love 'ya so .... And why was a commercial for 'Contact in the Desert' run during this show (the commercial even referenced the month of May, and Jim Marrs as a guest at the event). The episode has rekindled my interest in the show. Looking forward to the interview with ex-Research Director of Mufon. We need much more than the 'Usual Suspects.'
     
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  11. Gene Steinberg

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    I added a light touch because the subject matter had gotten so heavy. One has to do that from time to time.

    We have no control over the choices the network makes in inserting commercials. I wish they would have contacted us directly, however. We could have used the money.
     
  12. Lou_Sheehan

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    I know why you -- and everyone -- did/does it: just yanking your chain. Focus on the assertion that you had an excellent show with a new guest. At last! Again, looking forward to the next one. 'Twas a little funny to heard George run that commercial and then hear Don E. make the standard 'Snorey' reference. Welcome to America.
     
  13. Gene Steinberg

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    I wish the network wouldn't go after our core potential advertisers, but I grant we make a little money for them. I only wish we could fill our limited ad slots.
     
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    I wish that for you and yours as well.
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    No song from Jimi Hendrix called 'Summer Rain' though...
     
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