Category: Media/Entertainment

Nat Geo continues exploring the UFO topic

Nat Geo continues exploring the UFO topic

Via Open Minds National Geographic (Nat Geo), like most cable networks, has repeatedly featured UFO-related programming. And, based on one of their upcoming shows, it doesn’t appear that the network plans to get out of the UFO business anytime soon. Invasion Earth is Nat Geo’s latest stab at UFO programming. The network’s description of the series states: Have humans really […]

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Interactive map allows Halloween fans to search for their nearest haunted hotspots in the UK

Interactive map allows Halloween fans to search for their nearest haunted hotspots in the UK

Via Daily Mail If you’re a ghosthunter this could be right up your street. Fans of the paranormal take to all corners of the country in their search for something not of this world, and our map can help you plan a real ghost tour – right in time for Halloween. Esri UK has conducted research and taken on testimonies about […]

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Doubts Over Eben Alexander’s Flying On A Butterfly In Heaven Story

Doubts Over Eben Alexander’s Flying On A Butterfly In Heaven Story

By Mike Perry/67 Notout Last week I published a post Flying On A Butterfly In Heaven which was based on a book by a Dr Eben Alexander. I included a quote from the Daily Mail in the post. Since then I read the following letter on the Daily Mail’s letter page…..

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Finding History in Ghost Stories

Finding History in Ghost Stories

From the Washington County Historical Society/Via Stillwater Current As historians, should we distance ourselves from the paranormal? Can the Warden’s House Museum host the current warden of the Minnesota State Prison as a guest speaker and extend the same hospitality to a group of ghost hunters a few short months later? According to a Harris Poll from last year, 42% […]

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UFOs: The Hyperreality Model

UFOs: The Hyperreality Model

By Robbie Graham

How UFOs came to occupy a realm between fantasy and reality in the popular imagination… “Hollywood fills the gaps in our knowledge of the world.”  – Ken Russell The literary critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin saw in the cinematic medium a “unique faculty to express by natural means and with incomparable persuasiveness all that is fairylike, marvellous, [and] supernatural.”1 Benjamin […]

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Japanese science fiction award opens entries to aliens and computers

Japanese science fiction award opens entries to aliens and computers

By Alison Flood/The Guardian Last week, the Australian writer Richard Flanagan stalked on to the stage wearing a broad grin, kissed the Duchess of Cornwall and grasped the 2014 Man Booker prize. Things may look a little different at next year’s ceremony for the Hoshi prize, after the Japanese science fiction award decided to open up entries to aliens and computers……

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Cop’s on a ghost hunt

Cop’s on a ghost hunt

By Rebecca Curley/Slough Observer A former senior police officer has returned to patrol the streets of Windsor and Eton, but this time he is hot on the trail of ghosts, rather than criminals.  Former assistant chief constable Brian Langston who retired in 2010, was, for many years, the police commander for East Berkshire and is now writing a book on the […]

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The Hidden Hand; Alien Contact and the Government Cover-up

The Hidden Hand; Alien Contact and the Government Cover-up

WATCH TRAILER The Hidden Hand is a controversial award-winning documentary that explores the possibility of extraterrestrials here on Earth. The film takes a look at alien abduction, human/alien hybridization, the military’s reverse engineering of alien technology and the government cover-up of anything related to extraterrestrials. It is a field guide to the world of alien contact. Is preoccupation with E.T.’s […]

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Paranormal festival illuminates darker sides of Perth’s story

Paranormal festival illuminates darker sides of Perth’s story

Via The Courier Perth’s rich history will form the backdrop to an unusual event this weekend— the city’s first paranormal festival. “Scottish history and mythology go hand in hand, from our ancestors telling stories of fairies around campfires to modern ghost-hunting on television,” explained organiser Lynne Knight, of History and 
Horror Tours. “This weekend of events aims to explore these […]

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Film Crew Comments, Dr. Allen Hynek (Making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1997)

Film Crew Comments, Dr. Allen Hynek (Making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1997)

Video credit: Paul Robinson  

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