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On The Show - Chris Rutkowski


J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
Chris_Rutkowski-01b.png Chris Rutkowski is a Canadian science writer, educator, and 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).

His works include A World of UFOs (2008), I Saw It Too! (2009) and The Big Book of UFOs (2010). He is on Twitter (@ufologyresearch) and blogs at: Ufology Research. In addition, he is a book reviewer for the Winnipeg Free Press, appears often on TV and radio, teaches courses on writing and is currently president of the Manitoba Writers’ Guild. - Chris Rutkowski - Winnipeg Paranormal Group. Chris has always been one of our favorites on the show.

We'll be recording Thursday September 3, at 4:30PM MDT.


quelling chaos since 2352BC
Chris is awesome!

I've been curious what he's been up to lately, and what he thinks might be driving the upswing in reports during the lockdown:
The good news for UFO fans, however, is that the first half of 2020 has been very different. In fact, one of the sources for the Canadian UFO Survey data, the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) in the USA, has recorded a remarkable 70 per cent increase in reported UFO cases between January to June 2020, easily reversing the previous downward trend. (This has been supported by an independent study by American researcher Cheryl Costa.) And the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), another source, has recorded about a 55 per cent rise in UFO reports numbers in Canada alone during the same period.

Gene Steinberg

Forum Super Hero
Staff member
Thanks, we did ask your question.

And he hung with us for another 40 minutes or so for After The Paracast. So this is certainly a treat. Chris will be back on a more regular basis going forward.


J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
I once called someone a legend in their own mind.
They responded, "At least I made it."
I finally get it.​