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Preview: The Paracast

The Paracast -- The Gold Standard of Paranormal Radio

From the Genesis Communications Network: The Paracast is a paranormal radio show that takes you on a journey to a world beyond science, where UFOs, poltergeists and strange phenomena of all kinds have been reported by millions. The Paracast seeks to shed

Published: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 04:30:52 -0700

Last Build Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 04:30:53 -0700

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The Paracast Apr 30, 2017

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 04:30:44 -0700

Gene and Chris present veteran anomalist Allen Greenfield. He is a published author on Masonic rites, UFOs, esoteric spirituality and psychic phenomena. Having done considerable field research and lab work in all of these areas he subscribes to the "Many Worlds" interpretation of Quantum Theory, and thinks that the explanation for phenomena as diverse as ghosts, Near Death Experiences, spontaneous cases of the reincarnation type, men in black, shadow people, cryptids etc. is in the overlap among so called "branes" (that's b-r-a-n-e-s) or alternate worlds impinging upon our consciousness, a concept he has advocated since the late 1960s. Gene and Allen have been close friends for well over five decades.

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The Paracast Apr 23, 2017

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:32:00 -0700

With guest go-host Goggs Mackay, The Paracast returns to the traditional Ufology and UFO sighting mold with Bob Spearing, a MUFON field investigator who has investigated over 500 cases. He is part of MUFON' s elite special assignment team and is their International Director for Spain and India. Robert is frequently published in the MUFON Journal and other publications, has spoken at UFO conventions, and maintains the website World UFO Watch. An expert on orange orbs, Robert will trace the history of this incredible phenomenon and whether it exhibits evidence of intelligence. He'll also talk about what he calls "nuts and bolts UFOs."

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The Paracast Apr 16, 2017

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 04:55:32 -0700

Gene and Chris present long-time researcher Stan Gordon, who tells us that he had a busy 2016 investigating sightings of UFOs, Bigfoot and Crypids in Pennsylvania. Says Stan: "Since I began researching and documenting such oddities from across Pennsylvania in 1959 as a curious ten year old boy, many thousands of mysterious incidents have continued to be reported, and such cases occur annually." He maintains that, "UFO sightings and other strange encounters reported each year that can’t be so easily dismissed," and you'll hear about some of the most compelling anomalous reports during this episode.

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The Paracast Apr 9, 2017

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 04:35:36 -0700

Author and radio host Paul Eno returns to The Paracast to talk about his "unified field theory" for paranormal events. Is it possible that UFOs, ghosts, Bigfoot and other phenomena are all part of our multiverse? How does this view compare with the traditional view of space visitors, missing links and life after death? Paul — and his son Ben — are co-hosts of the Behind the Paranormal radio show. They are also co-authors of a book based on their radio show studies, also called "Behind the Paranormal: Everything You Know is Wrong." Is it? Paul will ask some thought-provoking questions about the paranormal that cry out for logical solutions.

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The Paracast Apr 2, 2017

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 04:25:51 -0700

In the early days of the UFO field, such characters as George Adamski, Daniel W. Fry, Truman Bethurum, George Van Tassel and others gained some measure of fame — or infamy — when they claimed to be in regular contact with beings from other planets. UFO researcher and amateur paleontologist Ray Stanford, and his twin brother Rex, were there to observe these people in action; the good, the bad, and the ugly. Ray will tell you how Adamski and Fry faked their UFO photos and movies to help spread their wacky tales of ET contact. You’ll learn, also, about a possible case of genuine contact with someone from “out there.” As he tells us, there’s “a lot to share.”

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The Paracast Mar 26, 2017

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 04:36:24 -0700

Gene and Chris present yet another subject we haven't explored with John L. Steadman, author of "H.P. Lovecraft & the Black Magical Tradition," which explores "the real black magickal organizations that use Lovecraft's fictional constructs as a basis for their magickal workings; I argue that such constructs can be used in this manner and that the Lovecraftian entities are just as ontologically 'real' as traditional gods, goddesses and demons." John L. Steadman is a scholar of H. P. Lovecraft and western occultism and has been a magickal practitioner for more than thirty years. He is currently a college English professor at Olivet College in Michigan. And, yes, he has had paranormal encounters over the years.

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The Paracast Mar 19, 2017

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:25:17 -0700

Dr. Robert Davis, author of "The UFO Phenomenon: Should I Believe?" returns to The Paracast withan update from the Dr. Edgar Mitchell Foundation for Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters (FREE),” where over 4,000 experiencers have responded to a questionnaire about their encounters. You'll also hear from Dr. Maree Batchelor, a psychic healer. According to Dr. Davis, "Maree was able to facilitate a life changing transformative awakening in me through a channeling session. Others who I referred to her have had similar positive psycho-spiritual outcomes (i.e., kundalini awakening, ascension, etc.)." During this episode, Dr. Batchelor will be asked to demonstrate her healing abilities on Gene.

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The Paracast Mar 12, 2017

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 04:25:40 -0700

With her book, "Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife," journalist Leslie Kean takes her interest in the paranormal to a totally new direction. Here's what Leslie says about what spurred her new quest: “While exploring the evidence for an afterlife, I witnessed some unbelievable things that are not supposed to be possible in our material world. Yet they were unavoidably and undeniably real. Despite my initial doubt, I came to realize that there are still aspects of Nature which are neither understood or accepted, even though their reality has profound implications for understanding the true breadth of the human psyche and its possible continuity after death.” Before writing about UFOs and the afterlife, Leslie worked as a freelance writer and radio producer for a number of major media outlets. Erica Lukes is guest co-host.

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The Paracast Mar 5, 2017

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 05:37:45 -0700

Gene and Chris present a special women's roundtable featuring Erica Lukes, Chase Kloetzke and Kathleen Marden. What obstacles have the women of Ufology faced in breaking the glass ceiling, and being taken seriously, and how about some of the great achievements of women in the field? Erica Lukes is currently researching historical and current sightings in Utah and is the Communications Director of the International Association of UAP Researchers. She hosts a weekly show on KCOR called “UFO Classified.” Chase Kloetzke is Deputy Director of Investigations and Special Case Manager for MUFON. Kathleen Marden is associated with the Mutual UFO Network, as Director of Experiencer Research and the Foundation for Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters, as an advisory board member and consultant to its research subcommittee.

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The Paracast Feb 26, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 05:27:59 -0700

Seven years after his first appearance on The Paracast, Gene and Chris present well-known conspiracy theorist Jim Marrs. We'll cover the standbys, including the Kennedy assassination, the murder of Robert Kennedy, secret space programs, ancient astronauts and even 9/11. He is author of such books as "Crossfire: The Plot that Killed Kennedy," and "Our Occulted History: Do the Global Elite Conceal Ancient Aliens?" Jim has worked for several Texas newspapers and, since 1980, he has been a freelance writer, author and public relations consultant. He also published a rural weekly newspaper along with a monthly tourism tabloid, a cable television show and several videos.

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The Paracast Feb 19, 2017

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:34:11 -0700

Gene and guest-co host Goggs Mackay interview Robert Schroeder, author of "Solving the UFO Enigma: How Modern Physics is Revealing the Technology of UFOs." So if UFOs are real an extraterrestrial, just how do they perform amazing stunts of maneuverability? What can we learn about advancing our own understanding of physics and possible propulsion systems for future spacecraft? It's going to be a fascinating journey to the frontiers of science. According to Robert: "I retired a few years ago from Hewlett-Packard after 26 years in operations and product management…I've done talks at Phoenix MUFON 2015; MUFON Symposium 2015, Irvine, Calif.; International UFO Congress 2014, Phoenix, Arizona, etc."

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The Paracast Feb 12, 2017

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 05:25:13 -0700

Researcher Micah Hanks, of The Gralien Report, returns to discuss strange objects in orbit around the Earth that were being seen during the golden age of Ufology. Researcher Donald E. Keyhoe believed some of these were “alien motherships”; Micah will look at how the discoverer of Pluto became involved in determining what these objects were, as well as the peculiar search for Earth’s second moon, and the continuing search for “moonlets” today. Over the years, mystery objects in Earth orbit have helped promote the belief in what is known as “The Black Knight Satellite,” a hypothetical alien probe that has monitored Earth for 13,000 years. Micah explains the scientific discoveries behind this modern legend, which have built onto a mythos over the years.

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The Paracast Feb 5, 2017

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 05:25:19 -0700

Gene and Chris present a return appearance from our favorite UFO curmudgeon, Don Ecker. During this episode, Don will catch up on UFO lore, incredible lunar mysteries, the sighings he's looked into, the hoaxes he's exposed, some of the curious characters he's run across. Don is the host of the one and original "Dark Matters" radio show. Accept no substitutes; the name has been used by other shows and sites. In addition to hosting radio shows about UFOs, Don and his wife Vicki Ecker were the former editors and publishers of America's UFO Magazine, which was available on the newsstands for a number of years.

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The Paracast Jan 29, 2017

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 05:26:28 -0700

Gene and Chris present paranormal investigator Joshua P. Warren, who is producing a live, interactive paranormal investigator certification course covering spirits, UFOs, cryptids, ESP, magick and more, which he's offering online on a one-time basis. The discussion focuses heavily on such topics as the nature of reality, whether we could even recognize the presence of aliens and their spacecraft, and ancient astronauts, the possibility that extraterrestrials visited Earth and interacted with humans more than two thousand years ago. Warren will also describe the possible benefits of the so-called "wishing machine," a radionics device, as Gene volunteers to test one and report the results to listeners.

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The Paracast Jan 22, 2017

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:25:37 -0700

Gene and Chris present a double-header. First up is Alejandro Rojas, of, as we catch up on recent UFO cases. Alejandro also offers a preview of the International UFO Congress, which will be held February 15-17, 2017 in Fountain Hills, AZ. Part II of the episode features Robert Powell, MUFON's Director of Research and head of their Science Review Board. He is one of two authors of the detailed radar/witness report on the “Stephenville Lights” as well as the SCU report "UAP: 2013 Aguadilla, Puerto Rico". Robert is also a member of the Society for Scientific Exploration, the UFODATA project, and the National Space Society. This episode also features forum moderator Goggs Mackay.

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The Paracast Jan 15, 2017

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 05:32:56 -0700

After over 30 years researching the case, Kevin D. Randle's recent book, "Roswell in the 21st Century," may be the definitive work on the subject. With hundreds of listed references and a long bibliography, he has clearly done his research to separate truth from the fiction in this legendary case. He has found that some of the Roswell claims, such as the existence of alien bodies, to be less compelling upon reinvestigation, and you'll find out why. And what about those controversial MD-12 documents? Kevin D. Randle is a retired soldier, and a prolific science fact and science fiction writer. This episode features guest co-host Erica Lukes and forum moderator Goggs Mackay.

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The Paracast Jan 8, 2017

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 05:32:09 -0700

Gene and Chris present Erica Lukes, who is making a return visit to The Paracast to cover some of the recent pressing issues in which she played a part. We'll also be covering the ever-present question of why more women aren't involved in the UFO field. Erica Lukes’ passion for the subject of Unidentified Flying Objects dates back to her early childhood. After a series of personal UFO sightings in 2013, however, Erica felt compelled to find out what was taking place in her home state of Utah. She is currently researching historical and current sightings in Utah and is the Communications Director of the International Association of UAP Researchers. Erica hosts a weekly show on KCOR called "UFO Classified."

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The Paracast Jan 1, 2017

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 05:23:47 -0700

Gene and Chris present a visit with entrepreneur Sean Correia, who is involved in a venture known as Anonymous Uprising, which is currently running a crowd-sourcing program to raise funds to attempt ET contact. During this episode, Sean will provide details of this project, which is preparing to launch the world’s first open source, constantly refined, extraterrestrial contact protocols. Sean Correia is the Owner of Phalanx Security Group, or PSG, which provides security services to domestic clients. He's also Senior Partner of Phalanx Ventures, which deploys the services of multiple subject matter experts and analysts who can help companies substantiate their value proposition to the marketplace.

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The Paracast Dec 25, 2016

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 05:34:23 -0700

For a change of pace, Gene and Chris present Cynthia Hart-Button, who has been a spiritual, business, and personal consultant for over 40 years. She is founder and president of the Sacred World Peace Church and Alliance, and the White Bison Association. Cynthia and her husband Charles are the caretakers of the herd of white bison in Ukiah, CA. She has been recognized for her intuitive knowing and psychic abilities. Through her seminars, workshops, lectures, and private personal and business consultations, she shares he knowledge of metaphysical truths and spiritual insights. She will be asked towards the end of the episode to apply her expertise in analyzing a certain radio talk show host by the name of Gene Steinberg.

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The Paracast Dec 18, 2016

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 05:25:55 -0700

Class is in session. Gene and Chris present a rare appearance by Dr. Jeffrey Meldrum, one of the few academics seriously researching such strange creatures as Bigfoot. Jeffrey received his B.S. in zoology specializing in vertebrate locomotion at Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1982, his M.S. at BYU in 1984 and a Ph.D. in anatomical sciences, with an emphasis in biological anthropology, from Stony Brook University in 1989 (then referred to as State University of New York at Stony Brook). He has published numerous academic papers ranging from vertebrate evolutionary morphology, the emergence of bipedal locomotion in modern humans and Sasquatch (Bigfoot), and is a co-editor of a series of books on paleontology.

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The Paracast Dec 11, 2016

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 05:33:39 -0700

Gene and Chris present a return appearance from very prolific author Nick Redfern. His recent books include, "Women in Black: The Creepy Companions of the Mysterious M.I.B." and "Immortality of the Gods." Nick will discuss those strange and sometimes barely-human visitors, who often appear in the aftermath of a paranormal event. Nick is originally from the UK and has lived in the U.S. for 17 years (just outside Dallas, Texas). His other books include "The Monster Book," "Nessie," "Chupacabra Road Trip," and his latest, "Immortality of the Gods."

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The Paracast Dec 4, 2016

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:25:35 -0700

Gene and Chris present noted Ufologist Philip Mantle. His interest in UFO research began in 1979 when he joined the British UFO Research Association (BUFORA), and Yorkshire UFO Society (YUFOS), and he is considered one of the UK's top experts. Philip is well known for doggedly tackling the "Alien Autopsy" controversy, quickly becoming the top investigator into this strangely-curious affair that took place in the late summer of 1995. He has written the definitive book on the subject, Alien Autopsy Inquest, along with a number of other books. In addition, Philip and his colleague, Paul Stonehill, are considered to be the top researchers of Russian UFO cases.

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The Paracast Nov 27, 2016

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 05:29:37 -0700

Paul Kimball returns to The Paracast to catch up with Gene and Chris. The discussion covers a wide range of topics that include an historical perspective of UFO research and UFO belief systems, along with the differing opinions of Paul and Chris on cattle mutilations. Paul will also begin a discussion on synchronicity. Politics are discussed, but briefly. Paul Andrew Kimball is a Canadian film and television producer, writer and director who resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His projects include several documentary films about UFOs and the "Other Side of Truth" paranormal podcast. This interview continues on this week's episode of After The Paracast, an exclusive feature of The Paracast+.

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The Paracast Nov 20, 2016

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 05:26:19 -0700

Gene and guest co-host Goggs Mackay welcome Jan Harzan, Executive Director for MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network. Harzan has been interested in UFO for years, the result of a significant sighting when he was a child. He is a retired IBM executive, and previously headed the Orange County, CA MUFON chapter for 18 years as the State Section Director. During this wide-ranging discussion, he'll provide an overview of the state of UFO research, possible solutions to the mystery that go beyond spaceships from other worlds, the possibilities for disclosure, what a President might or might not know about UFOs, and how secrecy can be kept for decades. (Note: The interview continues on the November 20th episode of After The Paracast, a special feature of The Paracast+.)

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The Paracast Nov 13, 2016

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 05:26:10 -0700

A special “open mic” episode featuring Gene, forum moderator Goggs Mackay, and old school paranormal broadcaster and Paracast announcer Bob Zanotti. So was Debbie Harry, of Blondie, reincarnated from a diva of the 1920s? What about UFO disclosure, and does the fact that Hillary Clinton, who claimed an interest in UFOs, was defeated make a difference? Why do Presidents fail to make good on their promises to find answers to the UFO mystery? Does the military really know what’s going on with UFOs? The discussion moves to the possibility of conventional explanations for such early cases as the Kenneth Arnold sighting and Roswell. Gene and Bob talk about the old days in paranormal talk radio, and some of the characters they interviewed, such as Yonah Fortner and John J. Robinson.

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The Paracast Nov 6, 2016

Sun, 06 Nov 2016 05:30:30 -0700

Gene and Chris present research associate and sonic sculpturer Michael Esposito. Chris and Michael collaborated on an album titled Medea last year, have worked together on various haunted site investigations in three states since 2005, and were involved in the 2006 documentary Dead Whisper that Chris co-produced with Ronald James. Over the years, under the Phantom Airwaves Institution, Michael has participated in hundreds of paranormal investigations all over the world. He has conducted extensive research at many active locations and has developed a great deal of unique theory and devised many unique experiments within the field of Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP). You'll hear some of these exclusive recordings, and the full collection will be made available to subscribers of The Paracast+.

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The Paracast Oct 30, 2016

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 04:58:18 -0700

Gene and guest co-host Greg Bishop, of "Radio Misterioso," present noted Canadian UFO researcher Chris Rutkowski with a UFO sighting update. For Halloween, he'll also focus on "ghosts and UFOs," and where here are, in fact, actual differences, or if they are actually two manifestations of the same phenomenon. He'll also cover his articles on the dangers of UFO fandom, and what Canadians actually believe about UFOs. Says his bio: “Chris Rutkowski, BSc, MEd, is a Canadian science writer and educator, with a background in astronomy but with a passion for teaching science concepts to children and adults. Since the mid-1970s, he also has been studying reports of UFOs and writing about his investigations and research.”

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The Paracast Oct 23, 2016

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:31:57 -0700

Fans of 70s and 80s rock might recall the name Gary Lachman, or his stage name, Gary Valentine, who was a founding member of Blondie, but left the band before it hit the big time. Since leaving show business, Gary has become "the author of more than a dozen books on the meeting ground between consciousness, culture, and the western inner tradition." His latest work is entitled, "Beyond the Robot: The Life and Work of Colin Wilson," about someone regarded as "one of the most underrated and defiant scholars of the 20th century." Gary will also offer some insights into his musical career, New York's rock scene in the late 1970s, and the interest of rock musicians in mystic subjects.

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The Paracast Oct 16, 2016

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 04:31:16 -0700

Fortean researcher Joshua Cutchin returns to The Paracast to discuss his latest book, "The Brimestone Deceit." In Greg Bishop's review of the book, he says, "The Brimstone Deceit can rightly be called an instant classic because it articulates a refreshingly original approach to the paranormal and more importantly, how witnesses interpret their experiences. Joshua Cutchin carefully builds his case with fascinating, startling, and entertaining accounts from throughout history to show us that when it comes to UFOs, Bigfoot, and other High Strangeness, the nose may really know what has been knocking at our doors for millennia.”

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The Paracast Oct 9, 2016

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 04:26:55 -0700

Gene and Chris present Jeffrey Mishlove Ph.D, the author of many books and is considered one of the world's leading experts on the subject of human consciousness. Best known for his encyclopedic volume titled: The Roots of Consciousness, this classic, written in 1975, is considered to be one the best, if not the best, book ever written on the subject of human consciousness and is one of Chris O'Brien's favorite books in his library. Mishlove is currently director of the Intuition Network, an organization dedicated to helping create a world in which all people are encouraged to cultivate their inner, intuitive resources. He also serves as program dean of the University of Philosophical Research.

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The Paracast Oct 2, 2016

Sun, 02 Oct 2016 04:36:45 -0700

Gene and Chris present Ardy Sixkiller Clarke, everyone's favorite compiler of Sky People/Star People Native American tales. Her latest book, More Encounters with Star People: Urban American Indians Tell Their Stories, takes us from the Reservations out into the world-at-large for more entertaining tales of contact and intrigue. "[It] details the UFO stories of American Indians who live off the reservation. One intriguing difference between the two groups: There were more cases of physical evidence presented to back up the testimony of urban American Indians. As with her first book, this volume not only recounts their encounters, but the recounting itself becomes part of the story. [Dr. Clarke] is a professor emeritus at Montana State University and reveals herself as part UFO investigator, part journalist, part therapist, and part friend."

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The Paracast Sep 25, 2016

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 04:24:05 -0700

Gene and Chris welcome veteran UFO researchers Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden, author of "Fact, Fiction and Flying Saucers," which is subtitled, "The Truth Behind the Misinformation, Distortion, and Derision by Debunkers, Government Agencies, and Conspiracy Conmen." The book traces the origins of the government's ongoing conspiracy to debunk UFO sightings in order to hide the truth about the phenomenon. The book focuses on three of the most famous — or infamous — debunkers, astronomer Dr. Howard Menzel, aviation journalist Philip Klass, and Dr. Edward Condon, a nuclear physicist, and how they attempted to obscure the truth with casual dismissals of some of the most significant evidence.

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The Paracast Sep 18, 2016

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 04:26:51 -0700

Gene and Chris talk shop with forum moderator Goggs Mackay along for the ride. Chris wonders why all the data from a decade’s worth of San Luis Valley research that he’s submitted to MUFON and NIDS (National Institute for Discovery Science) has not received an acknowledgement — or a thank you. He discusses some of the amazing phenomena he's investigated, cases that have yet to become part of the UFO lexicon. And what about disclosure advocates such as Stephen Bassett? Can we ever really understand the true source behind UFOs? Could we even wrap our heads around or do we have language to describe what it's really all about? What about communicating with aliens that do not look or think in a way that even resembles what we humans understand?

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The Paracast Sep 11, 2016

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 04:27:49 -0700

Gene and Chris bring back two noted Bigfoot researchers — David Weatherly and Lyle Blackburn. Both are contributing authors in Wood Knocks, a new yearly journal covering Bigfoot research and investigations, which is being published by Weatherly's publishing company. Both have been on the show before and are considered two of our top cryptozoological researchers. David is also considered a leading "Black-eyed Kids" researcher and Lyle (on his Paracast appearance in 2014) spoke about "Lizard Men" sightings. This episode is designed to bring you up to date on cutting-edge work in these fields.

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The Paracast Sep 4, 2016

Sun, 04 Sep 2016 04:29:09 -0700

Gene and guest co-host Goggs Mackay present Dr. Robert Davis, author of "The UFO Phenomenon: Should I Believe?" Robert Davis is an internationally recognized scientist in his field, and served as a professor at the State University of New York for over 30 years. He is a member of the Dr. Edgar Mitchell Foundation for Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters (FREE),” composed of many leading researchers from various disciplines. The FREE website includes their initiatives, scholarly articles written by members of FREE, and the results of their ongoing research results obtained from over 2,500 individuals who report conscious recall of contact with UFOs and non-human intelligent beings. During this episode, Dr. Davis will address the outcomes of their preliminary research results and associated theories and implications for future research.

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The Paracast Aug 28, 2016

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 04:45:45 -0700

When it comes to cutting-edge speculation about the paranormal, nobody does it better than Greg Bishop, of "Radio Misterioso," so we've asked him to return to The Paracast for an open "shop talk" agenda. His latest book, "It Defies Language," illustrated by Red Pill Junkie, is collection of essays about the UFO subject and related phenomena. During this session, Greg will talk about newly discovered exoplanets, and what form an intelligent race from outer space might take. The discussion moves to different species on Earth and their surprising displays of possibly advanced intelligence. Chris delivers an update on the San Luis Valley Camera Project, the paranormal event detection network.

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The Paracast Aug 21, 2016

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:19:28 -0700

Gene and Chris present Renaissance Man Paul Davids, an author, artist, filmmaker and amazing story teller. His latest work is "An Atheist in Heaven," a follow-on to the DVD "The Life After Death Project," which is heavily focused on synchronicities. Paul will also talk, at length, about his friendship with Bill and Hillary Clinton, how he fed them UFO information over the years, and their reactions. He'll also discuss his long-time friendship with the late sci-fi/fantasy/horror film fan/writer/editor Forrest J Ackerman. Paul will recount his study of possible attempts by Ackerman, a professed atheist, to communicate from beyond the grave. Gene will also reveal the time when, as a teenager, he hosted Ackerman at his parent's apartment in Brooklyn, NY.

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The Paracast Aug 14, 2016

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 04:26:59 -0700

If you need a wake-up call in the dog days of summer, there's always the one and only Walter Bosley. He's an author, blogger, former AFOSI agent and a former FBI counterintelligence specialist. He has covered mass shootings, breakaway civilizations, lost civilizations and more. On this episode, Walter joins Gene and Chris to talk about pop culture, Star Trek and aliens, and today's messy political environment and its possible relationship to the secret forces that may be in control of world events. We are joined by special guest Alejandro Rojas, of, who engages in a spirited debate with Walter on the reality of breakaway civilizations.

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The Paracast Aug 7, 2016

Sun, 07 Aug 2016 04:28:24 -0700

Gene and guest co-host Micah Hanks, of The Gralien Report, present a listener roundtable featuring Sue and Ufology, two of our long-time Paracast forum regulars. The wide-ranging discussion includes the touchy issue of politics and UFOs, and why the two are often considered together, personal experiences with possible MIBs, Micah's extensive research into the legend of the Brown Mountain lights in the western part of North Carolina, and the controversy surrounding the Travis Walton contact case. The back-and-forth about the Walton case will cover the contradictory results of lie detector tests he took, and why some researchers have long been skeptical about the case.

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The Paracast July 31, 2016

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 04:26:40 -0700

Gene and Chris are visited by Marc Dantonio, the chief photo and video analyst for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). In this episode, Marc wears his astronomer hat as he talks at length about the ongoing discovery of exoplanets, which orbit other star systems. As we continue to uncover evidence that some of these planets may be Earth-like, does that increase the possibility that life exists there? Would it be life as we know it? Can such discoveries lead us to finding proof that intelligent races are visiting Earth? Marc also explores the potential that humans may some day perfect some sort of warp drive, for faster-than-light travel across space. And what about across dimensions, through wormholes? Does that lead us to the potential for a stargate? You'll also hear Marc describe his own paranormal encounters, and his views on UFO photos and videos.

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The Paracast July 24, 2016

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:23:17 -0700

Gene and Chris present a special return appearance by Linda Godfrey, author of "Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms, and Odd Phenomena." If you’ve ever heard an inexplicable bump in the night, caught a glimpse of a strange-looking someone (or something?) out of the corner of your eye, or seen an unusual craft dart across the sky before it vanishes without a trace, there’s only one person to call. Linda is the author of numerous books that offer rare reporting on bigfoot, werewolves, strange energy forms, and other bizarre beings—explores the mystical, legendary, and scientific angles of these creatures . . . and the surprising secret portals and doorways some may use to enter our world.

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The Paracast July 17, 2016

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 04:27:01 -0700

It's shop talk time once again, as Gene and Chris take extra time to catch up on a host of subjects, including how to treat guests with wacky viewpoints, whether Chris is, of late, more accepting of a possible extraterrestrial solution to cattle mutilations, music and beliefs in UFOs, and strange sounds from time and space. Or from somewhere. We even include a few samples with which to assault your eyes. The discussion also focuses on upcoming guests, and there is, yes there are, a few moments of politically-related chatter and a response to people who prefer we not talk politics. After focusing on the harmful effects of trust funds on some of the rich and famous, Gene mentions his pal, the late Jim Moseley, and how he might have saved more of his fortune had he left well enough alone.

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The Paracast July 10, 2016

Sun, 10 Jul 2016 04:22:57 -0700

Gene and Chris take a long and hard look at U.S. Presidents, and what they might know about UFOs, with author Grant Cameron. His new book, “The Clinton UFO Storybook; ET Politics in the White House,” is certainly a perfect title for today’s highly charged political environment. What about the promises made by Bill and Hillary Clinton to get to the bottom of the UFO mystery? How did their close aide, John Pedesta, influence their decision to look into the subject? Podesta has a long interest in UFOs, having written the foreward to Leslie Kean’s best-seller, “UFOs: Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go on the Record.” Cameron will also explore possible whistle blowers, and the prospects that we’ll see UFO disclosure in our lifetimes.

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The Paracast July 3, 2016

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 04:30:36 -0700

Gene and guest co-host Goggs Mackay present author Robert Robinson, who will take you on a fascinating “journey to adventure outside the box. Enter the exciting world of myths and monsters, the paranormal, extraterrestrials, lost treasures, and strange places. Enter the world of Legend Tripping and go on the ultimate family adventure.” According to Robert: “In my new book Legend Tripping: The Ultimate Adventure, I talk about going on day legend trips which are nothing more than visiting places that you only need a day to visit and explore like a museum or historical place.” This will be a fun-filled journey where you’ll also learn how to prepare for your excursions to explore the unknown.

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The Paracast June 26, 2016

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 04:27:59 -0700

Gene and Chris present Robert Damon Schneck, author of 'The Bye Bye Man And Other Strange-But-True Tales." From the liner notes: "Here is the authentically terrifying, true-life story recounted by historian Robert Damon Schneck in a chapter of his classic underground collection of weird Americana, which formed the basis for the major motion picture, The Bye Bye Man. The movie is set for release worldwide on December 9, 2016. The discussion also includes "The President's Vampire," another chapter and the original title of the book, and sidesteps into the UFO and Shaver mysteries. Caution: Due to the lurid nature of the conversation in the final two segments, we suggest you not have a meal while listening. Robert will also be featured as a special guest on the accompanying episode of After The Paracast.

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The Paracast June 19, 2016

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 04:22:21 -0700

Prolific paranormal author and commentator Dr. Joseph P. Farrell returns to The Paracast for a breakaway civilization roundtable. Does another civilization coexist with us on Earth, and what sort of influences do they have on our society? Can 9/11 and other tragedies be blamed on such outside influences? How about the present-day polarized political byplay? The discussion will include his recent books, such as, "The Grid of the Gods," which focuses on ancient mysteries and the involvement of possible ETs. Author and former AFOSI agent and former FBI counterintelligence specialist Walter Bosley will join us as a member of the panel.

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The Paracast June 12, 2016

Sun, 12 Jun 2016 04:28:47 -0700

Gene and Chris present a return visit from Col. John Alexander. As a cutting-edge theorist on UFOs and paranormal phenomena in general, his views stretch the boundaries of research." His 2011 book, "UFOs: Myths, Conspiracies and Realities" featured a foreword from Dr. Jacques Vallee and a commentary from the late Tom Clancy. What a juxtaposition, and you'll learn something about Clancy and his attitude towards UFOs. In addition to theorizing about our paranormal universe, "for the past six decades Dr. Alexander has been directly or indirectly involved in national security affairs. He wrote the seminal articles on non-lethal weapons and has authored studies on a wide variety of complex issues." All in all, expect a wide-ranging discussion of the most important issues of the day.

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The Paracast June 5, 2016

Sun, 05 Jun 2016 04:26:33 -0700

One of our favorite guests, Walter Bosley, returns for to discuss the historical record of breakaway civilizations and possible interactions with visitors from space over two thousand years ago. The focus will center on his latest book, “ORIGIN: The Nineteenth Century Emergence of the 20th Century Breakaway Civilizations." He'll also examine the possibility that the crashed airship at Roswell, NM may have been sent by the hidden civilization that coexists with ours. And how do all those legends of hidden races dovetail with the legends of deros and teros from Richard Shaver? Walter is a blogger, former AFOSI agent and a former FBI counterintelligence specialist.

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The Paracast May 29, 2016

Sun, 29 May 2016 04:23:42 -0700

He's back. The dean of UFO researchers, Stanton T. Friedman, returns to The Paracast to discuss the full range of UFO-related issues, including the latest on Roswell, recent sightings, abductions and more. He'll be asked how the key Roswell evidence has stood the test of time, whether there's a compelling case for the Aztec UFO crash, and if the best UFO cases occurred decades ago, that more recent sightings may not as compelling in terms of evidence. Friedman is one of the key researchers into the Roswell crash and other events over the years, and has posited a strong case that the phenomenon is the result of extraterrestrials visiting Earth.

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The Paracast May 22, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 04:23:53 -0700

Gene and Chris present a forthright discussion with Kevin D. Randle, a long-time UFO investigator who has taken a no-nonsense approach to investigating the mystery. You can always depend on Kevin to thoroughly investigate a report or a claim to find the facts. The discussion will include the latest on the various mysteries he's probed over the years, with a special emphasis on the Roswell crash. How does this classic case stand up after a thorough probe of the existing evidence, which is being examined as a cold case? You'll be surprised at his findings. Kevin is a retired lieutenant colonel who served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and in Iraq as a battalion intelligence officer. He began writing for UFO magazines and eventually moved onto books.

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The Paracast May 15, 2016

Sun, 15 May 2016 04:26:41 -0700

Gene and Chris present Preston Dennett, author of "Not From Here" and other books on UFOs and paranormal subjects. In his latest work, he presents ten articles on different aspects of the UFO mystery. According to his bio: "Preston Dennett 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. He is a field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), a ghost hunter, a paranormal researcher, and the author of 17 books and more than 100 articles on UFOs and the paranormal." And don't miss a spirited debate involving Chris and Preston and also Gene.

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The Paracast May 8, 2016

Sat, 07 May 2016 15:11:09 -0700

Gene and guest co-host Greg Bishop, host of "Radio Misterioso," present Erica Lukes, a UFO researcher who has been passionate about UFOs, abductions and the paranormal for her entire life. After a series of personal UFO sightings in 2013, Erica felt compelled to find out what was taking place in Utah. She took a more active role and joined MUFON, becoming a MUFON Field Investigator and then State Director for MUFON in Utah. Erica worked as an Associate Producer for the MUFON Communications team and was also part of the MUFON Experiencer Research Team. She is currently head of the Utah UFO Research Project, an organization dedicated to scientifically researching UAP.

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The Paracast May 1, 2016

Sun, 01 May 2016 04:26:32 -0700

Micah Hanks, of The Gralien Report, joins us to talk about a host of topics of interest to us today. First, we look at UFOs, and why old classification systems, in a world of drones and digital imagery, may need to be revamped. Refreshing our mindset about UFOs, Hanks also discusses what evolution may have to do with the way such things are perceived, and even why some may be prone toward a skeptical mindset about them. Also of interest, particularly in an election year, is the subject of secret groups and organizations, and the way they influence current events and world happenings.

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The Paracast Apr 24, 2016

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:24:19 -0700

Gene and Chris observe the passing of Albert K. Bender, once a UFO researcher who was instrumental in establishing the legend of the Men In Black in the early 1950s, a topic that has infused our popular culture and resulted in three blockbuster sci-fi films starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. The guest panel includes Nick Redfern, a prolific author of books on UFOs and the paranormal, some of which have focused on the MIB, and cutting-edge commentator Greg Bishop, of "Radio Misterioso," Greg's book of essays on all things paranormal, "It Defies Language," includes a foreword from Nick and illustrations from blogger Red Pill Junkie.

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The Paracast Apr 17, 2016

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 04:26:55 -0700

Gene and Chris present David G. Robertson, author of UFOs, Conspiracy Theories and the New Age: Millennial Conspiracism. In this scholarly work, the author asks, "How-and why- were UFOs so prevalent in both conspiracy theories and the New Age milieu in the post-Cold War period? In this groundbreaking book, [the author] argues that UFOs symbolized an uncertainty about the boundaries between scientific knowledge and other ways of validating knowledge, and thus became part of a shared vocabulary." The book focuses on Whitley Strieber, David Icke and David Wilcock. Yes, we know the hardcover edition of this book is extremely expensive. A low-cost paperback edition will be released in 2017.

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The Paracast Apr 10, 2016

Sun, 10 Apr 2016 04:23:16 -0700

Gene and Chris discuss movies, TV shows, pop culture and UFOs with Robbie Graham, author of "Silver Screen Saucers: Sorting Fact from Fantasy in Hollywood's UFO Movies." According to his bio: "Robbie Graham is a leading authority on the cultural and political interplay between UFOs and Hollywood. He has been interviewed on these subjects for BBC Radio, Coast to Coast AM, Canal+ TV, and Vanity Fair, among others. His articles have appeared in a variety of publications including The Guardian, New Statesman, Filmfax, Fortean Times, and the peer-reviewed Journal of North American Studies, 49th Parallel." Consider how the classic 1951 sci-fi film, "The Day the Earth Stood Still," influenced early flying saucer contact claims from George Adamski and others.

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The Paracast Apr 3, 2016

Sun, 03 Apr 2016 04:27:34 -0700

We welcome cutting-edge commentator Greg Bishop, of "Radio Misterioso," to talk about his fascinating new book, "It Defies Language." The book, with amazing illustrations from Red Pill Junkie, is "A collection of essays about the UFO subject and related phenomena. The first chapter discusses the U.S. Government's involvement along with the author's personal experiences with agents and military personnel. The text also includes historical perspectives on the subject, and theories and opinions on the current search for answers about UFOs from a viewpoint that is neither belief-based nor that of a doctrinaire skeptic. There are also entries about square craters on the Moon, black-eyed kids, and baseball games at Area 51." Nick Redfern wrote the foreword.

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The Paracast Mar 27, 2016

Sun, 27 Mar 2016 04:33:30 -0700

Gene and Chris present Chase Kloetzke, Deputy Director of Investigations and Special Case Manager for MUFON. Chase has a long career that qualifies her as an ace investigator, including a stint as a Master Trainer and Master Instructor with the U.S. Department of Defense. Her background includes assignments with the Department of Homeland Security. Chase is also certified as a private investigator and she is an author of two popular books; “Admissible — The Field Investigators Manual," with Richard Dolan, and a first of its kind children’s book about UFOs, “Are Aliens Really Real?"

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The Paracast Mar 20, 2016

Sun, 20 Mar 2016 04:25:19 -0700

Gene and Chris explore a crowd-sourced plan to launch a UFO detection satellite into low Earth orbit with Dave Cote, a project manager and software engineer for CubeSat for Disclosure. Plans call for launching the tiny satellite in 2017. It'll be run with open-source software, and will contain instrumentation to measure possible spaceborne UFO activity. The instruments include radiation detection, imaging equipment, including a scintillation counter and two high resolution cameras with parabolic lenses. If the project succeeds, Dave and his crew hope to launch more satellites. Other methods for detecting possible UFO activity will be discussed during this interview.

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The Paracast Mar 13, 2016

Sun, 13 Mar 2016 04:23:34 -0700

Gene and Chris focus on nuts and bolts UFO research with research scientist Phyllis Budinger. In 2013, Phyllis was named "Ufologist of the Year" and the MUFON International Symposium in Las Vegas. She holds two degrees in Chemistry: B.S. from Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio (1961) and M.S. from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (1964). Her expertise in the forensic analysis of UFO related materials has placed her services in great demand among well known investigators throughout the world including Ted Phillips [Delphos, KS case], Nancy Talbott, Kathleen Marden (the dress worn by Betty Hill when she was abducted), as well as working with MUFON Star Team investigators.

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The Paracast Mar 6, 2016

Sun, 06 Mar 2016 05:24:20 -0700

Our listeners are just amazing, so we're proud to present yet another Listener Roundtable, this time featuring such popular forum regulars as Stonehart (Dave), Sue and Ufology (Randall). The discussion ranges from the state of UFO and paranormal research, and why women are less apt to listen and participate in paranormal forums or attend conventions. You'll hear about personal case histories, views about such controversial issues as UFO abductions, not to mention musical tastes, and even whether some psychics have genuine paranormal powers. Our guest panel also answers your questions.

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The Paracast Feb 28, 2016

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 05:27:06 -0700

We observe ten years of The Paracast with a special roundtable featuring two of our guest co-hosts over the years, Greg Bishop, of "Radio Misterioso," film producer Paul Kimball, and long-time forum participant and moderator Goggs Mackay. We talk about the state of paranormal research, how our views have changed over the years when it comes to individual cases, such as Roswell, and the possible causes of the UFO phenomenon. The panel also discusses things that might be done to make research more productive; what about the evidence contained in those UFO databases, what about free and transparent evaluation of all the evidence? The discussion also includes the plight of the experiencer, how their lives have been impacted by their experience, and where UFO abductions may fit in. And what about "panic in the woods" and the "Oz Factor"? The discussion continues on this week's episode of After The Paracast.

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The Paracast Feb 21, 2016

Sun, 21 Feb 2016 05:21:42 -0700

Gene and Chris present Peter Davenport, director of the National UFO Reporting Center, to join us for a UFO update. According to Davenport, "One of the issues I would like to discuss is the wild proliferation of sightings of clusters of red, orange, and yellow fireballs. It appears to be the most important facet to the current status of Ufology, and I strongly suspect that the overwhelming majority of those reports do not involve so-called 'Chinese' lanterns." Davenport will also discuss his ongoing plans to develop a UFO detection system using "passive" radar. First proposed 22 years ago, Davenport suggests that recent advancements in personal computer technology make the plans more feasible than ever.

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The Paracast Feb 14, 2016

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:22:50 -0700

A very special episode featuring best-selling fact and fiction author Whitley Strieber. During this session, Whitley will discuss his new book, "The Super Natural," co-authored with J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Religion at Rice University, Jeffery Kripal. According to the promotional notes, "[This] book looks at all kinds of 'impossible' things, from extra-dimensional beings to bilocation to bumps in the night. They contend that these phenomena are not impossible at all: rather, they are part of our natural world. 'The Super Natural' considers that the natural world is actually a 'user natural world' — and all we have to do to see this is to change the lenses through which we are looking at it and the languages through which we are presently limiting it."

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The Paracast Feb 7, 2016

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 05:23:13 -0700

The Paracast explores cutting-edge theories about the paranormal with Eric Ouellet, author of "Illuminations: The UFO Experience as a Parapsychological Event." In this book, Dr. Ouellet asks the compelling question, "What if UFO experiences are the result of large-scale, unconscious, psychic forces?" According to the promotional notes for the book: "In Illuminations, sociologist Eric Ouellet offers a novel approach to a phenomenon that has thus far resisted all other efforts to explain it, be it as extraterrestrial craft, time travelers, secret government projects, or natural phenomena." The author is a professor of Defense Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada, and at the Canadian Forces College (Canada’s Joint Staff and War College). He has a Ph.D. in sociology from York University (Toronto, Canada).

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The Paracast Jan 31, 2016

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 05:22:21 -0700

The 2016 IUFOC features such luminaries as Jacques Vallee, Nick Pope, Nick Redfern, Douglas Trumball, and Chris Rutkowski. That's a lot of firepower for one UFO convention. Discussing the event, the state of UFO research and other hot topics, is Alejandro Rojas, from convention sponsors, He'll also talk about the situation at MUFON and what he might do in the unlikely event he became director of that organization. Alejandro is also host for Open Minds UFO Radio, and emcee for the International UFO Congress. He is also a blogger for the Huffington Post.

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The Paracast Jan 24, 2016

Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:24:52 -0700

In the tradition of our fascinating episodes with Mike Clelland and Walter Bosley, we explore synchronicity even further with Dr. Kirby Surprise, author of "Synchronicity: The Art of Coincidence, Choice and Unlocking Your Mind." Is synchronicity due to some external force, or is it an ability that we all possess? How does it impact the world in which we live, and our own lives? According to his bio, "Dr. Kirby Surprise received his doctorate in counseling psychology from the Institute for Integral Studies. He works in an advanced outpatient program for the State of California where he assesses, diagnoses, and treats clients with psychotic and delusional disorders."

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The Paracast Jan 17, 2016

Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:25:26 -0700

We explore the amazing theories of alternate realities, parallel universes, as possible solutions to UFOs and other paranormal events with T. Allen Greenfield. In the 1960s, Allen and Gene, during an all-night brainstorming session, first hatched a theory meant to account for many of the anomalous elements surrounding the presence of UFOs in our skies. Allen is a past (elected) member of the Society for Psychical Research and the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (from 1960). He has twice been the recipient of the "UFOlogist of the Year Award" of the National UFO Conference (1972 and 1992).

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The Paracast Jan 10, 2016

Sun, 10 Jan 2016 05:26:07 -0700

When it comes to UFO researchers, Chris Rutkowski is a class act. He returns to The Paracast for a 2015 UFO sighting update, his reaction to Hilary Clinton's promise to look into UFOs, the "new" Ufology and other hot topics in the field. We also focus on pop culture and sic-fi. Says his bio: “Chris Rutkowski, B.Sc., Med, is a Canadian science writer and educator, with a background in astronomy but with a passion for teaching science concepts to children and adults. Since the mid-1970s, he also has been studying reports of UFOs and writing about his investigations and research.”

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The Paracast Jan 3, 2016

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 05:27:05 -0700

Have we made any progress at all in understanding our paranormal universe? For our first episode of 2016 invited Micah Hanks, of The Gralien Report, for a no-nonsense discussion about pop culture, the effects of myths on our society and other compelling topics. Micah is a writer, researcher, podcaster, lecturer and radio personality whose work addresses a variety of areas, including history, politics, scientific theories and unexplained phenomena. His research has examined a broad variety of subjects over the years, incorporating interest in scientific anomalies, cultural studies, psychology, sci-fi and pop culture, government secrecy, and the prospects of our technological future as a species as influenced by science.

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The Paracast Dec 27, 2015

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 05:26:55 -0700

We welcome the return of Mike Clelland to The Paracast after six years! He's author of the new book, "The Messengers: Owls, Synchronicity and the UFO Abductee." Says the publisher (Richard Dolan Press): "The owl has held a place of reverence and mystique throughout history. And as strange as this might seem, owls are also showing up in conjunction with the UFO experience. Mike Clelland has collected a wealth of first-hand accounts where owls manifest in the highly charged moments that surround alien contact. There is a strangeness to these accounts that defy simple explanations. This book explores implications that go far beyond what more conservative researchers would dare consider."

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The Paracast Dec 20, 2015

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 05:25:16 -0700

Gene and Chris explore the possibility of talking to aliens, featuring Nancy du Tertre, author of "How to Talk to an Alien." She is a former securities litigation attorney and "Skeptical Psychic," and, in this book, she asks: "Do aliens exist? In 2013, one poll showed that nearly half of all Americans (48 percent) believe UFOs may be a sign of extraterrestrial visitation; another found that 10 percent of Americans claim to have actually witnessed an actual UFO; and yet another showed that 2.9 million Americans believe they had actually been abducted by aliens." This discussion also focuses on claims of communication with aliens and other so-called "higher beings."

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The Paracast Dec 13, 2015

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 05:23:49 -0700

Gene and Chris present Walter Bosley, an author, blogger, former AFOSI agent and a former FBI counterintelligence specialist. The agenda includes amazing evidence of synchronicity, such as in the recent mass shooting in San Bernadino, CA. that was attributed to terrorism. Walter says, "Essentially these synchs relate to my Empire of the Wheel research and startled me, to be honest." He'll also talk about breakaway civilizations, focusing on his upcoming book, "Origin: The Nineteenth Century Emergence of the 20th Century Breakaway Civilizations" and possibly ancient aliens.

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The Paracast Dec 6, 2015

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 05:32:37 -0700

Gene and Chris present Joshua Cutchin, author of "A Trojan Feast: The Food and Drink Offerings of Aliens, Faeries, and Sasquatch. Says the publisher: "Accept food from faeries, and you’ll never escape their realm, according to European folklore. Accept food from Sasquatch and you will forever be trapped in the spirit world, according to indigenous North American tales. And today, abductees—at least those who have returned—often report being offered strange beverages from their captors. Are these similarities mere coincidence, or is something more at play?" Joshua is an author and musician.

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The Paracast Nov 29, 2015

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 05:23:52 -0700

Gene and Chris present a nuanced view of the controversial subject of UFO abductions with noted researcher Kathleen Marden. She'll focus heavily on investigative methods that include forensic hypnosis of those who claim to have been abducted, and she will also talk about the mistakes made by some investigators, who are untrained in the proper techniques of retrieving information, which may contaminate the results. Madden is a professional ufologist known around the world for her work as an alien abduction/ET contact researcher, author and lecturer. She is associated with the Mutual UFO Network, as Director of Experiencer Research, and the Foundation for Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters.

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The Paracast Nov 22, 2015

Sun, 22 Nov 2015 05:25:48 -0700

Gene and Chris present Chris Aubeck, co-author (with Martin Shough) of "Return to Magonia: Investigating UFOs in History." To understand the real nature of the UFO phenomenon, it's important to evaluate UFO sightings across the centuries. Are cases from hundreds of years ago similar to modern cases? If UFOs are an age-old phenomenon, how does that fact provide clues as to what's really going on? All in all, this will be a truly fascinating session that will move the discussion about UFOs into fascinating areas.

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The Paracast Nov 15, 2015

Sun, 15 Nov 2015 05:26:50 -0700

We cover the forthcoming UFODATA project that is designed to create a worldwide network of surveillance stations that would be designed to detect possible UFO activity. You can read more information on the project in an article published by The Huffington Post: (Very) Local SETI: The Launch of a New UFO Science, Our guests include Mark Rodeghier, Ph.D., the scientific director and president of the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies and Leslie Kean, an investigative journalist and author of UFOs: Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go On the Record. We'll also cover Chris O'Brien's San Luis Valley Camera Project.

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The Paracast Nov 8, 2015

Sun, 08 Nov 2015 05:23:57 -0700

Gene and guest co-host Goggs Mackay present Dr. John Brandenburg to help sort out all sorts of amazing Martian mysteries in light of NASA revelations about the presence of running water on Mars and new understandings of the red planet's atmosphere. Dr. Brandenburg is author of “Death on Mars: The Discovery of a Planetary Nuclear Massacre,” which describes a now-dead Martian civilization and the shocking reason for its demise: an ancient planetary-scale nuclear massacre leaving isotopic traces of vast explosions that endure to our present age. He works as a veteran plasma physicist and Senior Propulsion Scientist at Orbital Technologies Corporation in Madison, Wisconsin.

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The Paracast Nov 1, 2015

Sun, 01 Nov 2015 05:23:05 -0700

We focus to serious investigations of UFO without prejudging or snap judgments with Clas Svahn, international director for UFO Sweden. The Paracast has covered the 1946-1949 "ghost rocket" mystery with Nick Redfern, Micah Hanks and "The Rosetta Deception" author James Carrion, but this week we'll expand on the subject with a noted Swedish researcher who has spent years investigating this little-known wave of hundreds of anomalous aerial objects seen over Scandinavia in the years surrounding the end of World War II. Contrary to what some believe, this mystery is ongoing, and there have been reports of this phenomenon almost to the present day. An introduction to UFO Sweden's documentary on "ghost rockets" can be found at:

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The Paracast Oct 25, 2015

Sun, 25 Oct 2015 04:24:13 -0700

Gene and Chris present an update on "traditional" UFO research with the “dean” of UFO researchers, Stanton T. Friedman, a long-time UFO investigator and a nuclear physicist. Friedman is one of the key researchers into the Roswell crash and other events over the years, and has posited a strong case that the phenomenon is the result of extraterrestrials visiting Earth. His recent books include “Flying Saucers and Science” (2008) and “Science Was Wrong,” (2010) co-authored with Kathleen Marden. He also wrote the foreword to "How to Talk to An Alien," from Nancy du Tertre. And, yes, he will be responding to questions about alien abductions.

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The Paracast Oct 18, 2015

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 04:26:57 -0700

Gene and Chris present UFO abduction researcher, Dr. David Jacobs, author of "Walking Among Us: The Alien Plan to Control Humanity." In his 1998 book, "The Threat," Jacobs uncovered disconcerting reports about aliens' plans for the future of Earth. He reported that a "change" is coming; a future when very human-like hybrids would intermingle with humans in everyday life. "Soon we will all be together," the aliens said. "Soon everyone will be happy and everyone will know his place." So are there really human/alien hybrids among us? What are their motives? What are the implications?

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The Paracast Oct 11, 2015

Sun, 11 Oct 2015 04:27:05 -0700

Gene and Chris present a return appearance by Don Ecker, host of the real "Dark Matters" radio show (accept no substitutes!) to discuss the mysteries of Mars in light of the recent announcement of the discovery of flowing water on the red planet. The discussion includes the legend of the Martian canals, the face on Mars, and the possibilities of an ancient civilization, or even a present-day civilization perhaps hidden below the surface. There will also be talk of lunar mysteries and the possible existence of a secret space program . You'll hear Don's answers to questions from our listeners.

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The Paracast Oct 4, 2015

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 04:23:09 -0700

Longtime Pennsylvania field investigator/author Stan Gordon returns to The Paracast. Stan is a low-key, unassuming guy who has been in the trenches for well over 50 years and is one of this country's most experienced paranormal/UFO/crypto investigators. He has been researching UFO sightings, Bigfoot encounters, and other mysterious events in Pennsylvania since 1959, and since then, he has been involved with the investigation of thousands of unusual incidents. He'll talk about his newest book, "Astonishing Encounters: Pennsylvania's Unknown Creatures (Casebook 3)," which is filled with many inexplicable reports — some literally beyond belief.

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The Paracast Sep 27, 2015

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 04:22:16 -0700

With guest co-host Curtis Collins, one of our favorite and one of the most prolific authors of paranormal books, Nick Redfern, returns to The Paracast. He discusses two of his latest books, "Bloodline of the Gods: Unravel the Mystery of the Human Blood Type to Reveal the Aliens Among Us" and "Men in Black: Personal Stories & Eerie Adventures." The focus of the first is whether some humans, presumably those with Rh negative blood types, may be descended from an advanced race of extraterrestrials. The second covers more compelling reports of those strangely-garbed individuals sometimes seen in connection with UFO sightings. As usual, we'll be posing questions asked by our listeners in our forums.

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The Paracast Sep 20, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 04:26:00 -0700

Gene and Chris present Rosemary Ellen Guiley to discuss her book, “Guide to Psychic Power,” which is presented as “a complete, step-by-step guide to developing and using your natural psychic power. Every person is born with natural psychic ability, also called intuition. You can easily improve your psychic power. This comprehensive guide…will show you how.” Guiley is the author of nine encyclopedias and over 50 books. She is an internationally recognized expert in the paranormal and the occult.

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The Paracast Sep 13, 2015

Sun, 13 Sep 2015 04:23:35 -0700

A special "turnabout is fair play" episode where four members of The Paracast forums question Gene and Chris about a variety of subjects, including their early introductions to the world of the paranormal. You'll hear a lengthy description of a frightening encounter with strange beings, "stick men," when Chris was very young. This listener roundtable features Burnt State, ChrisJohnsen, Jeff Crowell and Ufology.

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The Paracast Sep 6, 2015

Sun, 06 Sep 2015 04:27:09 -0700

Gene and Chris and Goggs Mackay are joined by Walter Bosley, an author, a former AFOSI agent and a former FBI counterintelligence specialist. They discuss a wide variety of subjects from pop culture, movie special effects, to so-called breakaway civilizations. So is it possible that UFOs and other unusual events are caused by individuals who have left our known world and are engaging in actions that we do not quite understand? The term was originally coined by UFO researcher and historian Richard Dolan to describe black budget projects, a secret space program, central bankers, secret societies and other agencies that fly under the radar. But Bosley feels there are actually two breakaway civilizations.

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The Paracast Aug 30, 2015

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 04:25:11 -0700

Author/UFO researcher/science writer Chris Rutkowski returns to The Paracast to present an update on the latest sightings in Canada, classic cases, "M-File" cases from Manitoba, and responsible speculation about UFOs. Chris was also associated with the Roswell Slides Research Group, which quickly and easily demonstrated that the body in the slides was that of a mummified child and not an extraterrestrial. During this segment, Chris will provide an update into the state of UFO research, the possible impact of their presence and how we're faring towards finding a solution to the mystery.

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The Paracast Aug 23, 2015

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:23:37 -0700

Featuring guest co-host Curt Collins. The last time Red Pill Junkie, a prolific blogger on all things paranormal, appeared on The Paracast, he entertained us with his tale of attending that Mexico City event in which the alleged evidence for the Roswell Slides was presented. He will touch upon that subject briefly, but also focus on UFOs and the possible sources of the phenomenon, what form alien life might take, UFO abductions and the possible similarities with near-death experiences, precognition and loads of other compelling subjects. Red Pill Junkie, describes himself as, "An agnostic gnostic, a walking conundrum and a metaphysical oxymoron —with emphasis in the 'moron' part." The discussion continues on After The Paracast.

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The Paracast Aug 16, 2015

Sun, 16 Aug 2015 04:23:18 -0700

Legend has it that the Montauk Project involved a set of secret tests conducted at the Montauk Air Force Station in Montauk, New York. It was purportedly designed to develop psychological warfare techniques and exotic research. It is said to be related to the legend of the Philadelphia Experiment due to its supposed time travel connection, and there are even claims of a possible connection with extraterrestrials. Well, independent producer and director Christopher Garetano has reportedly spent more than 10 years probing this alleged conspiracy, and has released a documentary film, "Montauk Chronicles," to present his findings. Was the Montauk Project real, or just a bunch of tall tales devised by a handful of people for reasons best known to themselves?

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The Paracast Aug 9, 2015

Sun, 09 Aug 2015 04:23:29 -0700

If it's paranormal, no doubt Micah Hanks is covering it on his various blogs and his radio show, The Gralien Report. So you'll hear about his fundamental philosophy not just on UFOs, but about all facts of research into the world of the unknown. With all the troubling reports about the state of UFO research in recent months, we felt we needed a reality check, and Micah provides it. According to his bio: Micah Hanks is a writer, researcher, podcaster, lecturer and radio personality whose work addresses a variety of areas, including history, politics, scientific theories and unexplained phenomena. Open minded, but skeptical in his approach, his research has examined a broad variety of subjects over the years, incorporating interest in scientific anomalies, cultural studies, psychology, sci-fi and pop culture, government secrecy, and the prospects of our technological future as a species as influenced by science. He has also written several books.

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The Paracast Aug 2, 2015

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 04:24:55 -0700

We present UFO researcher Margie Kay, Assistant State Director for Missouri MUFON, and host of the Un-X News Magazine and Radio Show. Says Margie, "Yes, indeed I do have some fascinating stories to tell about strange things going on in the Kansas City area — black planes, strange cryptic creatures that no one can identify, and I saw an ET while on a UFO investigation in Independence [in June 2015]!" According to her biography: "Margie Kay is a Paranormal and UFO Investigator, Remote Viewer, and author. She is clairsentient (feels), clairaudient (hears), clairvoyant (sees), and does remote viewing. She owns a construction company, a forensic investigation company, and is publisher of Un-X News Magazine." During this episode, Margie will be asked to find out some information about Gene's late brother, Wally.

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The Paracast Jul 26, 2015

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:28:12 -0700

Gene and Chris present a special shop talk/listener roundtable episode featuring Don Ecker, of the “Dark Matters” radio show, and forum regulars Curt Collins and Goggs Mackay. The bill of fare is wide-ranging, including the state of the UFO field, disclosure, and a major emphasis on lunar mysteries. Why did we stop landing people on the moon? The discussion will also include focus on other solar system mysteries, and the discovery of “Earth 2.0,” Kepler-452b, a larger “Goldilocks” planet that’s approximately 1,400 light years away from Earth.

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The Paracast Jul 19, 2015

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 04:24:08 -0700

Paracast favorites Greg Bishop and Walter Bosley are our special guests. Our conversations on the July 12 episode with Marie Jones whetted our appetite for more mind games and conspiracy talk, so who better to dig into the subject than Greg and Walter? Greg Bishop was the publisher of the Excluded Middle magazine and the compilation book, Wake Up Down There; Project Beta, was co-author of Weird California and is the longtime host of Radio Mysterioso. Walter Bosley is a former AFOSI agent and a former FBI counterintelligence specialist. He's author of the intriguing books, Empire of the Wheel: Espionage, The Occult and Murder in Southern California; and his recent books, Latitude 33: Key to the Kingdom and the just-released The Lost Expedition of Sir Richard Francis Burton. Greg and Walter offer a wealth of knowledge concerning conspiracy, mind-control, secret government tech, and much more! There's so much here that this discussion will extend to After The Paracast.

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The Paracast Jul 12, 2015

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 04:23:52 -0700

So what about claims of ongoing mind control and how powerful are these sinister influences? Marie D. Jones returns to The Paracast discuss her latest book with co-author "Larry Flaxman," entitled "Mind Wars: Who's Been Watching You From the Shadows." The book presents "a history of mind control, surveillance, and social engineering by the government, media, and secret societies." And, yes, there is a section about subliminal mind control, which recalls what Chris was talking about during the June 28th edition of After The Paracast." The Manchurian Candidate is also on the agenda.

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The Paracast Jul 5, 2015

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 04:24:26 -0700

Introducing Ray Hernandez, Operations Manager of FREE, which stands for Foundation of Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters. This is the organization co-founded by astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell, which focuses heavily on experiencers. According to the material we have from the organization: The Mission of FREE will focus on “Research, Education and Support” but will primarily focus on scientific investigation through surveys and interviews on individuals who have had UFO related contact experiences with non-human sentient beings (commonly known as “ET Contact”) and to compare this group with individuals that have had other types of "paranormal contact experiences." In addition, Ray will discuss his personal paranormal encounters and how that led to the creation of FREE.

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The Paracast Jun 28, 2015

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:23:17 -0700

Gene and Chris present everyone's favorite UFO historian, Richard Dolan. We focus heavily on listener questions about such subjects as the history of UFOs and other aspects of the phenomenon. We briefly cover his decision to participate in the recent Cinco de Mayo dustup, which we refer to as Slidegate or the "topic that shall not be named." During this episode, Dolan also focuses on the state of UFO research, reverse engineering alleged alien technology, so-called breakaway civilizations, the schemes skeptics use to debunk UFOs, and his upcoming book about so-called "false flags" and how they influenced our history. He'll also respond to a listener question about what he'd do if he had $100 million with which to investigate the mystery.

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The Paracast Jun 21, 2015

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:52:18 -0700

It's been a while since we've devoted a full episode of The Paracast to the controversial subject of UFO abductions, so we've asked Kathleen Marden to join us to report on the latest discoveries and answer listener questions. Kathleen is the niece of Betty Hill, whose abduction experience with her husband Barney has been regarded as one of the most credible such encounters. Kathleen is also associated with the Mutual UFO Network, as Director of Experiencer Research and the Foundation for Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters, as an advisory board member and consultant to its research subcommittee.

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The Paracast Jun 14, 2015

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 04:23:14 -0700

One of our favorite author/researchers, the amazingly busy Nick Redfern, returns to The Paracast to talk about his latest books: "Secret History: Conspiracies from Ancient Aliens to the New World Order." It's a large book, and there's plenty of ground to cover from the mainstays, such as the Kennedy Assassination, Walt Disney and the CIA, to loads of other topics. We'll also get a blow-by-blow about his recent appearance at the Contact in the Desert conference, Slidegate, and other pertinent subjects. Nick is always fun, informative and entertaining.

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The Paracast Jun 7, 2015

Sun, 07 Jun 2015 04:22:38 -0700

He's back for another go-round. Open Mind's Alejandro Rojas. He'll be talking about the latest developments in UFO research, including the Slidegate episode, the so-called Roswell Slides, along and the recent Contact in the Desert event. Alejandro is Director of Operations for Open Minds Production, the host for Open Minds UFO Radio, editor and contributing writer for, and emcee for the International UFO Congress. He is also a blogger for the Huffington Post. In short, he's one busy gentleman. Ahead of this episode, Alejandro told us: "I have a feeling you guys are going to get me in trouble."

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