• The Spectrum: Glimpses of the Paranormal and Encounters with the Strange
    Lectures,  The Spectrum,  Writing

    The Spectrum is now available!

    My first book titled “The Spectrum: Glimpses of the Paranormal and Encounters with the Strange” is now available through Amazon, the Google Play store, and Kobo.

    In it are some of my own personal experiences as well as some familiar faces you may already know of along with their untold stories.

    Whenever I do a lecture or speaking engagement, like this one in October, I’ll also have copies available. If you’d like me to be at your event, feel free to send me a message.

    I hope you enjoy the book.

  • AATIP MUFON Symposium 2018
    Conferences,  Commentary,  Lectures,  Ufology

    People still don’t know about AATIP

    Despite what most in the UFO field would like to believe, there is still a large group unfamiliar with AATIP—the U.S. government’s recently revealed UFO program. This was the main subject at this year’s 2018 MUFON International Symposium. For those of you who are part of that group, here is a link to catch you up to speed on the DoD’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program.

    And for those of you who ARE familiar, here’s a more recent article just for you. Yes you, my fellow UFO nut.

  • Commentary,  Writing

    Dave Schrader The New Late Night Host

    SUMMARY: Dave Schrader is the new host of Midnight in the Desert.

    Let’s be honest, paranormal programming isn’t nearly as enjoyable after Art Bell left the radio waves for good. A lot of people complain that Midnight in the Desert (MITD) is less than stellar, and even less than bearable to listen to, after his “successor” Heather Wade took over full-time hosting duties.

    With the sudden passing of Art and the recent departure of Wade, it seemed like the show was destined to fail once and for all.

    Until…

  • Ufology

    George Clinton’s Alien Abduction

    As one can imagine, legendary funk artist George Clinton has probably had a number of episodes of “missing time.” Those familiar with his eclectic taste know that he’s no stranger to the drug lifestyle, which also surrounds his legacy.

    But there’s one experience George Clinton can’t seem to explain away as easily as that.

    Recently, on Sirius XM “’70s on 7” channel, Clinton opened up about the moment that both he and Bootsy Collins witnessed while en route to Canada. Take a listen…

     

  • Travis Walton speaks to an audience at Mainline MUFON on May 23, 2017.
    Commentary,  Ufology

    Is there more to Travis Walton’s abduction?

    The Travis Walton 1975 abduction case is one of the more remarkable cases in ufology for several reasons. (If you’re unfamiliar with the case, then start here.) But one of the reasons I’ve become fascinated with it is not for what we do know, but rather what we don’t know. At least not yet.

    Most of the attention in the case has remained focused on the single evening of November 5, 1975, when Walton first went missing. And most people assume that that is all there is to the story. That it was simply a one and done event, which involved one man at the wrong place at the wrong time, who suddenly disappeared after encountering a UFO. Walton reemerged several days later to relate his extraordinary encounters with alien beings and humanoids who he believes attempted to revive him aboard a vast UFO.

    But was it really the end (or the beginning) of his strange experiences?

    Travis Walton speaks to an audience at Mainline MUFON on May 23, 2017.
    Travis Walton speaks to an audience at Mainline MUFON on May 23, 2017.
  • Conferences,  Events

    The 2017 Greater New England UFO Conference

    This past weekend at the Para-X Behind the Veil 2 paranormal conference went quite well. The audience was receptive, even if the microphone kept cutting out when I gave my talk on “Perceptions and Deceptions in the Overall Experience.” I met a lot of cool people, including one that came all the way from Massachusetts! At my otherwise bare table, I had some literature spread out regarding well-known abductee Travis Walton and his most recent documentary, “Travis,” which reminded me of a fantastic conference held this weekend up north—the Greater New England UFO Conference.

    Here are all the details you need to know about it…

  • Ufology

    The UK’s Most Spectacular UFO Photo

    There was a recent article posted by Alejandro Rojas to the Open Minds website recently. It details a long, lost photograph of a diamond-shaped, metallic UFO that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) regarded as “the real deal.”

    Here is a recreation of that photograph, along with the story to go with it…

    Calvine Scotland MoD Photo

    Nick Pope, the head of the UFO inquiries division at the MoD at the time, revealed that the stock answer to an impressive sighting like this was “I don’t know what it is, but it’s not one of ours’.” This brings up a rather interesting debate about the whole conspiratorial aspect that UFO buffs often resort to—The government is covering it all up! Are they? Or are they just as clueless as we are when it comes to this phenomenon?

    Maybe that really is a reason to ignore it, cover their eyes and hope that it all just goes away like a bad dream. Especially if we can’t stop or control the phenomenon, which sounds more like a nightmare.

    So what happened to the poster? What about copies of the original photographs? Someone out there might still have them. Is it you? Let’s talk.


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  • Silhouette of a man in the woods.
    Conferences,  Events,  Lectures

    Stepping Out into the Darkness Alone

    Last year around this time I was preparing to do my very first public speaking engagement with Rosalyn Bown, which was titled “Myths and Misconceptions in Paranormal & UFO Research.” Our talk was very well-received, so we were invited to do a follow-up right after it; a part two of sorts that we called, “Similarities in Paranormal & UFO Research.

    The whole idea between our two back to back lectures was to draw people, who might only be interested in one field, to look at the other field as well. A lot of times, paranormal people and UFO enthusiasts stay rather confined within their respective walls, never bothering to consider the commonalities and similarities between each.

    There’s actually quite a bit of crossover from one subject into the next, but a number of investigators and researchers alike tend to disregard that if it doesn’t fit into the framework of their own expertise. I can hardly blame them, as the enigma of the phenomenon is strange enough to simply consider just one aspect of it.

    Well, as a result of my ongoing ramblings here and there, I’ve been invited to speak again. But this time, it’s on my own. *gasp*