Tuesday Blogscan 08-04-2008By Gregon Tuesday, April 8th A strange assortment to get you through the week… The Mitchell-Hedges website looks at how the TV series Stargate SG-1 incorporated the crystal skull mythos into its storyline. The CFZ’s Jon Downes offers a wonderful rant on the media’s use of the alternative scene, in “It was easy, it was cheap, go and do it…” Paul Kimball warns of “The Dark Side of Internet Forums and UFOs“, at The Other Side of Truth. Brent Raynes online magazine Alternate Perceptions features interviews with Apollo astronaut (and IONS founder) Dr. Edgar Mitchell, and also with conspiracy researcher Kenn Thomas. Centauri Dreams speculates on ‘Contact’ with “Dyson Spheres: Hoping to Be Surprised“. Reality Sandwich offers “Burning Down the Hall: Castaneda’s Critics versus Other Ways of Knowing“, by Alan Steinfeld. Loren Coleman has a worrying critique of certain alterna-blogs in “Die, Researchers, Die!” Filer’s Files #14 for 2008 has the latest ufological roundup. You can also check out UFO Casebook #301 for more of the same. Anthony North details the mythology of the hero timelord, Dr Who. New Statesman features an article from Susan Mokelke on “The Mystical Experience of Shamanism“. The latest Occult of Personality podcast is on “The Hermetic Work of Paul Tisdell“. Enjoy!