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“.