If this performance is one of "ours" it is pretty darn impressive.
Lots of interviews and anecdotes collected in one neat place on this site.
This is Ardy's second book on the subject of UFO's, and it is every bit the equal to her first (Encounters With Star People.) Once again she leverages her "indigena" footing to gain entrance into notoriously closed and reticent cultures who open up to her about their UFO encounters. She may be the best oriented person to pull off these feats as she is both a trained PhD observer and deeply empathetic and personable - even the most bashful and superstitious people find her ingratiating and trustworthy. She knows how to make her entrance with such peoples and probably gets more out of them than any other UFO researcher. The stories are really, really fascinating - the book well written and articulate. Highly recommended.
"A case study examining online commenting trends was performed by psychologists Michael J. Wood and Karen M. Douglas of the University of Kent that revealed so called “conspiracy theorists” are actually more mentally sane (reasonable & sensible) than those who are considered conventionalists."
Online excerpts from my favorite UFO book - "Ufocontact from Itibi-Ra". This book is hard to find and expensive, but it is downloadable:
The UFO photos are easier to see in the first link though. This story would make a fabulous movie in the right hands.
This is the most compelling thing I have seen on Bigfoot in awhile - Les Stroud of "Survivor Man" goes on expedition with Todd Standling who has practically lived in the Radium Springs, BC wilderness and had many bigfoot encounters. There is a piece of video footage that must be seen too. Could be fake, but you get the distinct impression after watching the show that there is no fakery going on. Stroud remains agnostic, but that is wearing away by degrees as he has more and more odd interactions that violate his deep knowledge of the outdoors and its known denizens. Standling has arguably located the most active bigfoot areas on the planet and has drawn master outdoorsman Stroud into his world. This could be very fruitful in coming years.
Far Out Radio interviewed me about orgonite and my particular slant on it with my business Orgonia.
Media games being played out in the open. Here we catch the New York Times and others posting manipulated photos of Obama making him look like a goat horned Baphomet. This is not, by the way, a condemnation of Obama - more like a celebration perpetrated by fear mongers trying to paint the string pullers as powerful satanists to whom it is futile to resist and who control Obama thoroughly.
It will be interesting to see what Zak and Nick have to say about this. I had noticed in recent years certain episodes that had "too good to be true" EVP's, and they were usually investigations into structures that were shaping up to be duds. There would be a sort of last minute EVP to sort of attempt to polish up a dud haunting. Now there will have to a scramble to sort out which EVP's were real and which were "enhanced." To me the best evidence though was often visual.
‘Ghost Adventures’ Star Gets Fired, Reveals Disappointing Truth About Paranormal Television Series
Posted on July 28, 2014 by Raoul Stockton in Entertainment
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Ghost Adventures Star Gets Fired, Reveals Disappointing Truth About Paranormal Television Series
Aaron Goodwin has been fired from the Travel Channel television series Ghost Adventures, according to Travel Channel executive and spokesman Richard Roscolelli. Goodwin was fired from the series following a rant while being interviewed on a popular podcast. During the interview on the Are We Alone show hosted by Joshua Sweeney, Goodwin went on about an eight minute rant about how the Travel Channel took everything that was authentic and truly paranormal about the show and made a mockery of it by making the crew record its own voices in place of actual EVP’s (Electronic Voice Phenomena) when filming did not reveal enough evidence to satisfy producers.
During the two-hour podcast, Goodwin dished out the disappointing facts. It did not stop with the Travel Channel making them record their own EVP’s but he says they actually made them go back and film reactions of the crew so that they would act surprised when hearing things that did not actually occur.
“If we film all night long and came back with uneventful material, they actually make us go back, and act out scenes. It’s sickening really,” said an angry Goodwin. “This started off as a real thing, it is just not consistent and active enough for the big-shots at the network, so they basically have turned us into liars. We have been committing a fraud in my eyes and I’ve just about had enough.”
Co-stars of Goodwin, Zak Bagans and Nick Groff, have been unavailable for comment. Roscolelli says he expects the show to go on without Goodwin despite his efforts to ‘expose the truth.’
“We are not sure why he said what he said but it is all false. We suspect there may be a feud involving one, or both, of his co-stars, and what better way to get at them than attack the show?” Roscolelli said.
Ghost Adventures, which premiered October 17, 2008, just recently concluded its ninth season on July 12th. No plans or announcements have been made on when, or even if, there will be a tenth season. Some believe the show may have been cancelled, hence the statements made by Goodwin.
“Sounds to me like the show isn’t being renewed and its time to tell all for the crew,” said super-fan Hannah Belew. “It’s too bad. The show was fun. I think everyone watching knew it was faked anyway. Even people like me who really believe in ghosts and spirits know you can’t just walk into an old building, turn on some stupid night-vision cameras, and start seeing things. It was just good entertainment.”
"Some of the functioning of ordinary social work depends on manipulation and deceit, sometimes of oneself as well as of others. Psi, insofar as it is seen as an unknown way of gathering information that may not have any limits, that may be uncontrollable, is highly threatening. Thus there is a fear of Psi as something which would shatter our and others' illusions and rob us of the social power that comes from effective control of our own and others' illusions.
Consequently we are enculturated in ways that deny the existence of Psi, or restrict it to special areas of life so that it does not occur in ordinary social processes."