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Anomaly Archives eNews 6/25/2017

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The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

June 25th, 2017 – Austin, Texas. . .
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70th Anniversary of the Birth of the Modern UFO Era

Audio interview of Kenneth Arnold (YouTube)

This week marks the 70th anniversaries of the two most seminal events in the birthing of the modern UFO era’s major myths: Kenneth Arnold’s sighting of a shimmering squadron of delta shaped objects over Mount Rainier, Washington and the crash of a mysterious ‘whatsit’ outside Roswell, New Mexico with alleged alien bodies recovered by the military. Both events occurred in the Summer of 1947, with the Arnold sighting cited as kicking off the American Flying Saucer craze and the Roswell newsflash only coming to prominence with the publication of The Roswell Incident (by Charles Berlitz and William Moore) in 1980.

I grew up believing in the classic myth of Roswell representing crashed saucers and pickled aliens scooped up and covered up by the US government but have since come to lean heavily towards the research documented by Nick Redfern in his two books: Body Snatchers in the Desert in 2005 and its recent follow-up, The Roswell UFO Conspiracy (May 2017). Both books detail a probable American project melding nefarious human experimentation with advanced avionics / nuclear radiation research. A sort of Project Paperclip (American importation of German Nazi scientists) meets Unit-731 (the Japanese version of Germany’s Dr. Mengele horrors) combining Fugo-balloons, unwitting human subjects (both Japanese and American), and Nazi Horten-brother flying-wing technologies. It’s a lot to take-in and no one wants to believe it but given the facts that we already know regarding each area of research (not to mention the CIA’s MK-Ultra sub-projects) it becomes all too plausible. Well, Nick Redfern is among the illustrious list of speakers presenting at one of two different UFO conferences being held in Roswell this year.

“Challenges to ET” conference organizer Guy Malone.

Albuquerque Journal coverage of upcoming conferences.

Given the sad state of UFOlogy this year (see our previous issue and this issue’s news headlines) it will be interesting to see what new information is presented at the two conferences being held. I will be attending the “Challenges to ET” conference hosted by Guy Malone that features Nick Redfern, Jack Brewer, Greg Bishop, Michael Heiser, and Joseph Jordan. I’ll also likely catch a speech or two at the Roswell Incident conference that is presented by the Roswell Daily Record newspaper which is set to feature presentations from Richard Dolan, Linda Howe, Nick Pope, Chase Kloetzke, Chuck Zukowski, Debbie Ziegelmeyer, Race Hobbs, David Marler, Marc D’Antonio, Alejandro Rojas, Courtney Brown, and Josh Gates.

So, if you are going to be in Roswell from June 29th to July 2nd, drop me a line at SMiles@AnomalyArchives.org and maybe we can have some interesting conversations-over-saucers!

Meanwhile…

Stop UFOlogical Cultural Appropriation &
Exploitation of Ancient Human Remains!

Gaia TV Covers the “Mystery” (Facebook Video)

You have undoubtedly come across news items alleging the discovery of a new mysterious body from Peru being touted as a mummified, possibly alien, body. Blogger and researcher Curt Collins (Blue Blurry Lineswrites:

“The remains of the dead should not be used as props for UFO promoters and entertainers like Maussan and Gaia. We’ve had the Star Child, Greer’s Sirius “Atacama Humanoid,” and when challenged about the BeWitness Slides, Maussan offered a bounty for the child’s body itself.
Forensic Anthropologists should be in charge of this kind of thing. Once the science is done, if there’s anything valid, share it with the world.
Until then, let the dead rest in peace. Don’t support the exploitation.”

I couldn’t agree more with Mr. Collins on this issue. You’d think folks would have learned by now, especially after the Roswell “Alien” Slides debacle promoted by Jaime Maussan and others fell apart in May of 2015. Yet the human will to believe continues, with many UFOlks looking for the next Smoking-Gun / Holy-Grail to prove their beliefs in ExtraTerrestrial visitation. For a more probable, down-to-earth explanation, see this Peruvian website’s investigation of this and other likely “manipulated artifacts.” (Hat tip to Sharon Hill of Doubtful News)

Check out the other great news links in our headlines section below.

Find all of them and more at our Flipboard page: Anomaly Archives Flipboard.

 – CARGO CULTure

We’ve also got a great musical interlude this issue to satisfy the alien in all of us… the band Blur performing “Thought I Was A Spaceman,” live

 – BOOK OF THE WEEK

This week’s book focuses on the man who some say…

     “Made the World Believe in UFOs”  

Check out our Book-of-the-Week below!

See y’all next issue!

SMiles Lewis / Founder

AnomalyArchives.org

SMilesLewis.com

 

 


Blur – Thought I Was A Spaceman
La Musicale 2015

[Verse 1]
Thought I was a spaceman
Digging out my heart
In some distant sand dunes
In a car park

Cause the desert had encroached upon
The places where we lived
People like me fight
To keep the demons in

But we never succeeded
We never succeeded
In fact we failed

[Verse 2]
Thought I was a spaceman
Digging out my heart
In some distant sand dune
In a car park

By the empty harbour
Where the junk boat phantoms float
The fight for happy valley
Sadly, the line broke

[Verse 3]
Thought I found my black box
Washed up on the shore
On outlying islands
Past the land fall

Thought I thought I’d found it
But that was not true at all
I’d walked into a bar
Raised hell

[Verse 4]
Cut the chasm out me
Always and always the same
Put the ghost in writing
And let it be (you again)

Thought I was a spaceman
Digging out my heart
In some distant sand dune
In Hyde Park

[Verse 5]
Thought I was a spaceman
Digging out my heart
In some distant sand dune
You again

Thought I was a spaceman
Digging out my heart
In some distant sand dune
You again

You again
You again

[Lyrics via Genius.com]

Watch Video on YouTube


Book of the Week…

The Close Encounters Man
How One Man Made the World Believe in UFOs

by Mark O’Connell

‘The Close Encounters Man’ tells the unlikely story of how the government’s astrophysicist debunker became the phenomenon’s most expert defender.

“If you’re jonesing for an extraterrestrial, you should check out The Close Encounters Man by Mark O’Connell. O’Connell, a writer for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and founder of the UFO blog High Strangeness, set out to write “a UFO book people wouldn’t need to hide from other people.” He found his ideal subject in J. Allen Hynek, the astronomer hired by the United States Air Force in 1948 to debunk the reports of strange objects in the sky flooding in from across the country. Eventually Hynek broke with his handlers and became the first scientist to lend credence to the UFO phenomenon. The author of 1972’s The UFO Experience: A Scientific Study, he would go on to found the Center for UFO Studies in 1973, present a speech on flying saucers to the United Nations in 1978, and develop the “close encounter” scale that would inspire Steven Spielberg’s popular Close Encounters of the Third Kind (“a huge boon to his work,” O’Connell told me. “They shot a scene where the little aliens grab Hynek’s pipe from him and stick it up their noses, but it was cut down to a six-second cameo.”)

In telling the life story of Hynek, the “astro-beatnik,” O’Connell winds up with a stunning panorama of the UFO movement—from fringe conspiracy theorists to amateur astronomers to agnostic scientists—as well as its colossal impact on pop culture and modern science. I recently spoke with O’Connell over the phone about Hynek’s unique story of skeptic turned believer, the scientific study of the inexplicable, and what makes a good UFO witness.”

Read the rest of this interview with author and UFO researcher Mark O’Connell at the Source: The Professional UFO Skeptic Who Believed in Aliens – VICE by J. W. McCormack – May 30 2017

 

On the MUFON / John Ventre Scandal …

“Mark O’Connell, formerly an active MUFON investigator but also an open-minded critic of the organization has severed his ties with them over this series of incidents: UFO Fever.”

 

On Roswell & his debate with Don Schmitt …

Beating a Dead UFO – HighStrangenessUFO.com

“So, the other day I did a webcast with noted UFO authority and all-around nice guy Kevin Randle (you can listen to it here), in which we discussed the Roswell Debate I had recently with Don Schmitt. The debate, for those of you new to the story, took place at the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference earlier this fall. It was sponsored by well-known UFO and paranormal media outlet KGRA Radio, but after webcasting the debate live, KGRA has decided for reasons known only to them to reneg on their promise to post the debate on their website.”

Book Page at Anomaly Archives…


Headlines

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Anomaly Archives eNews 5/30/2017

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The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

May 30th, 2017 – Austin, Texas. . .
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Just Released… UFOs: Reframing the Debate – Edited by Robbie Graham

Not the book of the week as it’s already held that spot before and we hope it will act as a long-term catalyzer for deep thought on the subject, but…

The new anthology with contributions from myself and more than a dozen other UFO writers is now available to the public: Amazon-Smile Program.

[Buy books through Amazon’s SMILE Program and Support the Anomaly Archives]

Robbie and Greg just appeared on Coast to Coast AM with host George Knapp and had a long discussion about the state of UFO research in the context of the just released anthology. Greg and Robbie also discuss the book and the need for new thinking on UFOs on Greg’s wedradio show. You can listen to that book-talk show at Greg’s Radio Misterioso website (MP3 podcast archive).

Greg also recently interviewed UFOs: Reframing the Debate contributor, MJ Banias and did a panel discussion show about the new alien film, “Arrival” (with lots of spoilers) featuring Debate contributors, MJ BaniasJoshua CutchinRed Pill Junkie, and Ryan SpragueIs “Arrival” The Perfect Alien Movie?

Some other news-of-note includes…

DramaRama in the UFO-Scene: MUFON State Director, John Ventre, demoted after public and membership outcry over his racially charged social media rant. Following a wave of complaints to MUFON about his personal public behavior the organization’s Executive Director issued a public statement: MUFON reaction to recent social media postings.

The statement caused another wave of criticism starting, as one would expect, within the comments section of the public response posting. Several comments were deleted before ALL of the replies were deleted and the comments section was closed.

Among the noteworthy responses to this situation:

​Nick Redfern announced his withdrawal from all things to do with MUFON.

“Some of you may have seen all the controversy surrounding MUFON this past week or thereabouts. As a result of all this outrageous crap, I have told MUFON that I will no longer be writing my monthly column for their magazine, and I have severed ties with them. Period.”  – Nick Redfern

James E Clarkson, MUFON Washington State Section Director issued his own public statement condemning Ventre’s rant and expressing solidarity with respect and non-discrimination.

North Carolina MUFON co-founder William Senter also expressed disapproval for the organization’s response to the situation and appears to be leaving the organization until a more appropriate response occurs.

Mark O’Connell, formerly an active MUFON investigator but also an open-minded critic of the organization has severed his ties with them over this series of incidents: UFO Fever.

Race Hobbs, Program Director of the KGRA Digital Broadcasting Station said, “after 10 years of service to the organization of MUFON, I have tendered my resignation… ​MUFON UFO Radio has been removed from the KGRA Roster.”

MUFON’s Director of Experiencer Research, Kathleen Marden, has expressed her position and is taking a stand against intolerance and contemplating her next move with regard to the organization. You can read her statements and the follow-up in Mike Clelland’s post: Public relations nightmare at MUFON with Statement from Kathleen Marden.

Mr. Ventre has been removed from several upcoming speaking engagements, had his community access television show cancelled, and been demoted from State Section Director to state treasurer and event coordinator. Ventre remains listed among MUFON’s “Inner Circle” for, “donating in excess of $5,000 in a single donation.”

 – MEANWHILE: “It is happening, again.”

25 years after America was exposed to the Twin Peaksian Universe…

David Lynch’s surreal Twin Peaks tv series is back with a vengeance, causing much discussion about this over-the-top oddball story that features Secret Societies, Mysterious Entities Feeding Off Humanity’s Pain & Sorrow, Drug Smuggling, Human Trafficking & Sexploitation, Strange Premonitions & Visions, Uncanny Owls, UFOs & Blue Book and the Precursor to the X-Files… FBI Regional Bureau Chief Gordon Cole’s “Blue Rose Cases.”

Back in 2007 and 2008 I wrote a couple of articles about these aspects as an entre for those interested in delving more deeply into the shadowy underbelly of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks / Fire Walk With Me surrealities:

“My Dream is a Code Waiting to Be Broken.
Break the Code, Solve the Crime.”

– FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper

Check out the other great news links in our headlines section below.

Find all of them and more at our Flipboard page: Anomaly Archives Flipboard.

 – BOOK OF THE WEEK

This week’s book focus falls on another from the Bob Girard Collection dealing with one of his apparent favorite topics: South American archaeological mysteries implying alternative

Check out our Book-of-the-Week below!

See y’all next issue!

SMiles Lewis / Founder

AnomalyArchives.org

SMilesLewis.com

 


Book of the Week…

Inscripções e Tradições da America PreHistorica, Especialmente do Brasil 
por (Bernardo) B. A. da Silva Ramos, Amazonas Manaos

Inscriptions and traditions of America prehistoric, especially in Brazil
by (Bernardo) B. A. da Silva Ramos

“This book is on the discoveries of ancient Phoenician and other scripts on tablets in the Amazon Basin and elsewhere in South America. Originally considered rubbish by most, more discoveries have led many to believe that the presence of ancient, Old World civilizations in the New World is probable.”

Source: OpenLibrary.org

Source: pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernardo_de_Azevedo_da_Silva_Ramos

  • Fenício no Brasil…Chegaram antes dos Portugueses

Source: blogpaicandu.blogspot.com/2011/

  • Minas Gerais – Vestígios de um passado: Cidades e povos perdidos do Brasil – 2ª PARTE, by J. A. FONSECA*, Março/2013

Source: viafanzine.jor.br/site_vf/pag/6/fonseca_cidade_perdida2.htm

Book Page at Anomaly Archives…


Headlines

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Anomaly Archives eNews 4/23/2017

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The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

April 23rd, 2017 – Austin, Texas. . .

 – MONTHLY MEETINGS RESUME 

First Meeting of “The Third Door” Saturday, April 29th, 2017

A new series of monthly Anomaly Archives open discussion forum meetings called, “The Third Door” led by Anomaly Archives member John Hawkins will be meeting on the last Saturday of each month from 1-4pm.

Contact John Hawkins for details.

It looks like John’s first meeting (April 29th) will focus on the topic of Cryptoterrestrials!

 – ANOMALY NEWS HEADLINES

Anomalists, Forteans, Guerilla-Ontologists, Intermediatists, Paranormalists, SynchroMystics & Twilight Language Theorists

The esoteric sub-genre called SynchroMysticism (coined by Jay Kotze in 2006) is still a relatively unknown arena related to attempts to interpret “Twilight Language.”

Twilight Language… “explores hidden meanings and synchromystic connections via onomatology (study of names) and toponymy (study of place names). This blog further investigates “name games” and “number coincidences” found in news and history.”).”

I’m honored to yet again be listed by Loren Coleman as being among the top Twilight Language Theorists. Among those listed within this year’s top 25 are deceased blogger and radical CyberPunk-Fortean & UFO-thinker, Mac Tonnies; author of The CryptoTerrestrials.

Greg Bishop’s Epic Adventures

I’ve known author and researcher Greg Bishop since the early to mid 1990s when we met through the alt media zine scene. We’ve featured his latest UFO book, It Defies Language, as Book-of-the-Week this time last year. Well he continues to amaze and inspire me with his dedication to anomalous subjects and this past month has been particularly noteworthy…

Greg recently hosted ParaMania 2017 (Flashback to 2016 Premier) in Los Angeles, giving guests a tour of some of SoCal’s weirdest sights and experiences. The final night Greg and guests did a special informal freewheeling “after-party” round-table discussion live on his Radio Misterioso show. The relaxed and intriguing conversations were made even more interesting by one of ParaMania’s founding members “calling-in” from 30,000 feet! This ParaMania attendee was flying home that night but managed to use the airline’s inflight wifi to stream the show AND skype-call live into the program! You can listen to that epic show at Greg’s Radio Misterioso website (MP3 podcast archive).

Greg also recently interviewed UFOs: Reframing the Debate contributor, MJ Banias. You should also check out Banias’ recent articles on his TerraObscura website on UFOs, Power Systems, and Modern Capitalism, plus Banias’ after interview article, “Involuntary Shapeshifters: The Collective Unconscious and Engaging A Non-Human Intelligence” where he reflects on that recent conversation with Greg Bishop on Radio Misterioso (MP3).

Another milestone from Greg’s audio archives relates to a special global holiday celebrated this past weekend … the Original Earth Day was MC’d by someone who would later be convicted of a grisly murder; Ira Einhorn. Radio Misterioso host Greg Bishop conducted the last public interview (June 24th, 2001) with Einhorn before his extradition from France to Philadelphia for the retrial of his conviction for the 1977 murder of Holly Maddux.

Media Explodes with Coverage of Alex Jones’ Child Custody Case!

Keeping up with (the wildest sides) of the Joneses … Alex Jones and Tales of a Precognitive Visions, Bill Hicks Switch, Performance Persona, Stratfor Strategems and More!

For many years now I’ve watched the rise of alt-media celebrity and POTUS-45 confidante, Alex Jones, from his early days at ACTV (Austin Community Access TeleVision) and on KJFK (98.9FM) through the run up to Y2K and on to his meteoric rise to international celebrity post-911. Now Alex finds himself in a fight to retain custody of his three children (while he has another child on the way with his new wife) and the media are twisting the legal maneuvering of Alex’s lawyers attempts at separating his on-camera demeanor from his home-life personality by relating his InfoWars persona to that of a “Performance Artist,” with the media running with the misinformation that this is a declaration of his not actually believing what he publicly says on his shows and documentaries. While the mainstream media focus on this idea they are predicting he’ll lose masses of listeners / followers, but anyone who has watched him for any length of time knows he has always indulged in sketch-comedy and satire to convey his ideas; see this recent YouTube video collection of some of his most outrageous satirical comedy skits … if you can stand to watch him.  😉

[IMAGE: Alex Jones with former Blackwater bodyguard arriving at the Travis County Courthouse in downtown Austin on April 17, 2017. Photo credit: Tamir Kalifa / American-Statesman]

Check out the other great news links in our headlines section below.

Find all of them and more at our Flipboard page: Anomaly Archives Flipboard.

 – BOOK OF THE WEEK

Not a book this time but a magazine issue … The Excluded Middle Issue 9! This featured interviews with Ira Einhorn, Military Remote Viewer Joe McMoneagle, and much more. Edited by … Greg Bishop!

Check out our Book-of-the-Week below!

See y’all next issue!

SMiles Lewis / Founder

AnomalyArchives.org

SMilesLewis.com


Book of the Week…

The Excluded Middle – Weirdness Dissected and Decoded
Edited by Greg Bishop

Articles included:
  • The Unicorn Speaks! Ira Einhorn Interviewed
  • A talk with Joe McMoneagle, Army Remote Viewer #001
  •  Square Craters on the Moon
  • Joe Firmage and Johnny Rotten
  • Secret Societies and Manmade UFOs
Excluded Middle Magazine – Anomaly Archives Periodical Collection Page.
RADIO MISTERIOSO: With Host Greg Bishop
In-depth conversations on the paranormal alternating with weird music. Live on Sundays (usually) 8-10 PM Pacific.

Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:SAI Anomaly Archives eNews

  • Feeling Alienated; UFOs, Power Systems, and Modern Capitalism – Part 1 by MJ Banias – terraobscura.net – UFOs, Power Systems, and Modern CapitalismThe UFO discourse generates some interesting social and cultural questions when we begin to deeply explore …
  • Feeling Alienated; UFOs, Dissent, and Democracy – Part 2 by MJ Banias – terraobscura.net
  • Involuntary Shapeshifters – The Collective Unconscious and Engaging A Non-Human Intelligence – MJ Banias Reflects on Conversation with Greg Bishop on Radio Misterioso (MP3)
  • Subject of 1976 UFO incident casts doubt on ‘Allagash Abductions’ – fiddleheadfocus.com – Abduction PaintingRetired medical artist Charles Foltz painted this depiction of the famed Allagash Abductions, which he claims took place in 1976 on …
  • Episode 01: Richard Dolan: Media Bias in UFO Coverage – Ryan Sprague – somewhereintheskies.com
  • Unknown ancient reptile roamed the Pyrenees mountains – BBC World · By Helen Briggs
  • The Psychiatrist, the Aliens, and “Going Native” – psychiatrictimes.com
  • Origins of the mysterious ‘hobbit’ species found in Indonesia revealed by scientists – thesun.co.uk
  • UFOs and the Historians – Greg Eghigian
  • Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations – The Telegraph · By Sarah Knapton, Science Editor – Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …
  • Roswell, UFOs and Secret Experiments – New Book – mysteriousuniverse.org – Nick Redfern. Roswell, UFOs and Secret Experiments – New BookNumerous pro-UFO books have been written on that certain, controversial incident which occurred on the …
  • Physicists observe ‘negative mass’ – BBC World – Physicists have created a fluid with “negative mass”, which accelerates backwards when pushed.In the everyday world, when an object is pushed, it accelerates in the same direction as the force applied to it; this relationship is described by Isaac Newton’s Second Law of Motion.But in theory, matter …
  • Scientists invent mind-reading machine that turns your thoughts into words – Ian Johnston Science Correspondent
  • Ghost hunters at old middle school in Union arrested say police – WSPA Staff – UNION, SC (WSPA) – Five people who say they were hunting ghosts were arrested on burglary charges after breaking in to the old Sims Middle School, …
  • More Evidence of Spook Interaction With Boston Marathon Bomber? – Boston Bombing April 17, 2017 | James Henry – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) just released previously unseen notes from a 2011 interview with Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The release puts a new …
  • Watch The Skies – xrayer.blogspot.com – (X-Rayer #133) By Ray X Flying saucers and spirit duplicators. Those were the days. In the early …
  • Secureteam 10 Debunked and Demonetized – Constantine
  • Top 25 Twilight Language Theorists: 2017 – copycateffect.blogspot.com – In 2012, the first edition of this list was published on April 17th. It seems appropriate that on this fifth anniversary, a revised and updated list …

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Anomaly Archives eNews 1/22/2017

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anomalyarchivesThe Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

January 2017 – Austin, Texas

Happy New Year!

Welcome to the first newsletter issue for 2017. There are a ton of amazing news links below and even more at the Anomaly Archives’ Flipboard page.

Among the many important links are news items related to the Deep State / ParaPolitical / Conspiracy fallout of the American Presidential election and related claims of state-sponsored espionage, election disruption, and cries of a “Fake News” epidemic threatening to upend the American political process and possibly portending increasingly strict online media controls. Given the American Intelligence community’s history of covert perception management and overt propaganda and mainstream media complicity it can be difficult to navigate the treacherous waters amid so much perception management and psychological warfare – see for instance The Mighty Wurlitzer: How the CIA Played America by Hugh Wilford (Reviewed by Michael Warner at CIA.gov [PDF]), The CIA And The Media: How America’s Most Powerful News Media Worked Hand in Glove with the Central Intelligence Agency and Why the Church Committee Covered It Up by Carl Bernstein, and this excerpt from Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood by Nicholas Schou.

Recent articles about “Weaponized Narrative” and government efforts to “Militarize Social Media to Influence Your Beliefs” fit right in with perspectives I’ve been exploring in a recent writing project dealing with “Weapons of Mass Enchantment” and “Covert Folklore Warfare.”

So much of what is characterized as “Fake News” often has roots in reality despite the folkloric / mythic embellishments and deliberately manipulated misinformation efforts of those utilizing such perception management strategems for socio-cultural control campaigns waged across news networks and social media communities.

Also in this installment of the Anomaly Headline News section we have links to articles about “Archives, Anonymity & Animosity Online” … there’s good news and bad news within the Archival and Ufological worlds. Some amazing strides are being made by online UFO researchers and preservationists; some by anonymous individuals. Unfortunately, the vitriolic nature of much internet enabled “discourse” has caused a number of recent flame war flaps that ultimately leave both believers and skeptics reeling.

Just as anonymous hackers and leakers of insider information have played a leading role in recent electoral drama flashpoints, similarly, issues surrounding anonymity in the UFO research community created a firestorm of flame wars online when Ted Roe (of NARCAP & IAUAPR) and others criticized the citing of research by anonymous researchers; specifically Isaac Koi. You can read Isaac‘s (PDF), Curt Collins‘ and other accounts of the occurrence at the links provided.

Isaac Koi is the pseudonymous UFO researcher who is legendary for the legal (ie – permissions-based) liberation of numerous volumes of print UFO research materials through their digitization and public internet-based dissemination of the resulting scanned archives. He began this independently but had increasingly partnered with the Archives For the Unexplained (AFU) in Sweden:

Isaac Koi, of AFU’s International Advisory Board, is making an herculean effort to trace down editors and publishers of journals and newsletters to ask them for the rights to scan the contents of old volumes and to make them available as PDFs. AFU has established a work group to continuously work with Isaac in this effort.”

– AFU: Magazine digitization project & new catalogue

Sadly, it seems humanity hasn’t quite yet mastered how to successfully navigate the benefits and hazards of social-media-tech-enabled community. The incident of Isaac’s self-enforced retirement is a particularly frustrating example of the victimization that occurs on all sides when our social-media-masks are donned, often resulting in the release of the worst animosity pouring out of us through the keyboard-enabled persona of our internet masks. Isaac was not a part of that stye of communication but such childish and demoralizing “communication” has dogged participants on both sides of the “debates” and has swirled around many of the most recent flash-in-the-pan cases from the Roswell Slides saga to the Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Coast Guard infrared video case and even the most recent military infrared video case involving the Chilean Navy. Skeptics and believers on all sides of these and other cases report the deplorable nature of the too often heated social-media-enabled commentary: some of those commenting on such allegedly disrespectful diatribes include Erica Lukes (regarding the Roswell Slides debate, Isaac Koi incident, and harassment both online and in-person at conferences), Sharon Hill (regarding the Turkey UFO Attack hoax video and paranormal online discourse in general), and Leslie Kean (regarding the Chilean Navy infrared video case).

While I advocate for civility and empathy, a study published in Frontiers in Psychology last year called “Changing Conspiracy Beliefs through Rationality and Ridiculing” seems to indicate that empathy is not as effective as rationality and ridicule in the combating of “conspiracy theories.” Rationality should always be encouraged but I still prefer civility and empathy over ridicule, and think both are just rewards for those who wish to receive the same level of respect from others.

. . .

There are a LOT more news links below. And that’s NOT all of them. Find all of them and more at our Flipboard page: Anomaly Archives Flipboard.

Also, check out our Book-of-the-Week!

See y’all next issue!

SMiles Lewis / Founder

AnomalyArchives.org

SMilesLewis.com

 


Book of the Week…
The UFO Enigma: A New Review of the Physical Evidence
By Peter A. Sturrock (Study Director)

Review of Peter Sturrock’s The UFO Engima by John Alexander

“In late September 1997 a multidisciplinary group of scientists convened at the picturesque Pocantico Conference Center near Tarrytown, New York to attempt to reevaluate the evidence pertaining to UFOs. Financially supported by Laurance Rockefeller, it was the author, Peter Sturrock, who brought the two disparate groups of scientists together. As president of the Society for Scientific Exploration, Sturrock had support from an organization dedicated to rigorously researching controversial issues. One group attending this meeting had been involved in research regarding the sensitive topic of aerial phenomena. The other group was comprised of individuals with esteemed scientific credentials but who had limited exposure to the UFO topic. They came agreeing to listen to the evidence with an open mind. This book describes in detail both the process by which they made their evaluation and the evidence supporting the case for further scientific study of UFOs.

While relying primarily on fairly well known UFO reports, this book constitutes an important contribution to a popular field infested with misinformation, misunderstandings, and tripe. The UFO Enigma will become one of the few books that scholars searching for more information about a controversial subject can turn to for reliable information.

The book represents a reasonable overview of the core topic — the physical realities of UFOs. It is not encumbered by the equally popular but more controversial aspects of phenomena, such as alien abductions, that may or may not be related to UFOs. Given the group of scientists they were attempting to influence, Sturrock and his cohorts were well advised to stick to the primary subject.”

– Review of Peter Sturrock’s The UFO Engima by John Alexander, Ph.D.
National Institute for Discovery Science Las Vegas, NV

Source: National Institute for Discovery Science: Review of The UFO Enigma

Book Page at Anomaly Archives…


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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:

SAI Anomaly Archives eNews

Archives, Anonymity & Animosity Online

 

UFO Headlines

 

Mystery Hum

Mystery Mutilations

 

Fortean / Anomalist Headlines

 

Deep State ParaPolitical Headlines

 

JFK Coup

 

ParaPsychology News

 

Blue Rose Reports, Abuse Networks, Child Trafficking

 

Archive & Library News: Fake News “Crisis,” Free Speech & Freedom of Research

 

Information Perception Metaphysics

 

SynchroMystic News

 

Mind Kontrol News

 

Misc News & Headlines

 

Cargo CULTure

 

Cryptozoology News

 

First Contact

 

And links to these news headlines AND MORE at our Anomaly Archives Flipboard Magazine Online…

  • Diver Finds Long-Lost Nuke While Hunting Sea Cucumbers – yahoo.com
  • 16.18 – MU Podcast – MysteriousUniverse.org
  • The Ghosts of Loch Ness – MysteriousUniverse.org
  • More Tampa Bay area residents report seeing mysterious … – wfla.com
  • UFO GUYS NicRedfern 10 29 16 – youtube.com
  • The REAL Roswell UFO Cover-up! – highstrangenessufo.com
  • Intelligence agencies are running al-Qaeda camps in Nor… – medium.com
  • The DeLonge DeLusion: Part One – mysteriousuniverse.org
  • Black Helicopters: What In Hell?! – mysteriousuniverse.org
  • People of Earth – UFO experiencers played for comedy – hiddenexperience.blogspot.com
  • Water witchery: Is it hocus-pocus or science? – mnn.com
  • Beware The Bedroom Invaders – Nick Redfern Writes – jimharold.com
  • Canada’s ‘UFO guy’ fascinated by lights in the sky – ctvnews.ca
  • Harrison Bergeron – A Cautionary Tale – mysteriousuniverse.org
  • A Gateway for Truth – hiddenhistorycenter.org
  • 3 Theories to Explain the Loch Ness Monster – llewellyn.com
  • UFOs, the CIA and the Robertson Panel – mysteriousuniverse.org
  • Episode 11 – Adam Gorightly – JFK – Illuminati – James … – m.soundcloud.com
  • The Podesta Emails: Our secret plan. Forwarded message From: Thomas DELONGE – wikileaks.org
  • Inside The Invisible Government: John Pilger On War, Pr… – newmatilda.com
  • Reimagining a Shadowy Medieval Brotherhood That Probabl… – newyorker.com
  • TheArtOfCloseEncounters.com
  • Teen Stuns Family After Waking From Coma Speaking Only … – huffingtonpost.com
  • Austin’s Alex Jones: The voice in Donald Trump’s head – mystatesman.com
  • RAW vs. Mae Brussell! – historiadiscordia.com
  • MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: Episode Name — UFO Hunter. – youtube.com
  • Was there a secret US government research group? – ufos-scientificresearch.blogsp…
  • Bear sightings in East Texas? – easttexasmatters.com
  • Pablo Vergel provides an “exegesis” of Jose Antonio Car… – ufocon.blogspot.com.es
  • The Higgs Bison — mystery species hidden in cave art – eurekalert.org

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Anomaly Archives eNews 9/17/2016

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anomalyarchivesThe Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

September 17th, 2016 – Austin, Texas

Our recent event featuring former military remote viewer Paul Smith was a tremendous success. We had a full-house and as always, Paul delivered a wealth of information to begin one’s search regarding the weird and wild world where UFOs and Remote Viewing cross-paths.
Paul Smith Alerts Attendees to the Upcoming Remote Viewing Conference.

If you were unable to attend the lecture, a video of Paul’s presentation shoud be available soon thanks to Chuck Robison of what if it really works dot com – for now though, you can listen to this rough audio edition of the lecture (this MP3 link will be up for a limited time, so check it out while you can).

I’m not going to have time to post all of the amazing news article links like I usually do but  you can find all of them at our Flipboard page. Check em out at the Anomaly Archives Flipboard.

See you in the next installment of our email newsletter!
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Book of the Week…
Communion
A True Story
By Whitley Strieber

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“The cover painting of an alien was rendered by Ted Seth Jacobs. The painting is considered one of the most widely recognized popular culture images of alleged “grey” aliens. “The Communion cover,” Jacobs recounts,

communion-signed-strieber-weaver_3766“was painted in my small apartment on East 83rd St, in New York City. Whitley sat with me first for a drawing of the Alien. As I sketched, he would indicate how to change the portrait so that it would more match what he saw. It was, I believe, the process used by police sketch artists. Every last detail was corrected according to his instructions. At one point, he said the image corresponded exactly to what he had seen. With Whitley beside me for the subsequent session, I began to paint the image on a wooden prepared panel, going through the same process as for the drawing, until Whitley finally said the image was exact. … As to the gender of the Alien image, to tell the truth, the subject didn’t come up. I don’t even know if the ‘greys’ have gender as we understand it. Whitley corrected the developing image to have a certain fragility, a vulnerability. I suppose we Earthlings usually associate these qualities with femininity.”[2]

Source: Wikipedia

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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:

UFOs

Consciousness

Mind Kontrol

Cryptozoology

Weird WTF

Misc.

Parapolitics

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Paul Smith – 
“Remote Viewing UFOs”

Presented by the Anomaly Archives
Austin, Texas 78759

Paul Smith on Remote Viewing and UFOs

“Using one mystery to try to explain another: That’s what seems to be happening in the perpetual interplay between remote viewing (RV) and unidentified aerial phenomena–popularly known as UFOs–space aliens, and everything connected to them in the popular culture. This confluence of RV and UFOs goes back almost to the beginning of remote viewing itself, and not just the notorious, but some of the most prominent and respected members of the remote viewing community have indulged. Impossible to fully capture in one evening discussion, I nonetheless introduce you to the general outlines of the controversy, sketch for you the interrelationships of some of the main figures and their claims, show you some of the more provocative and interesting results, and explain the advantages and shortfalls of employing remote viewing to ferret out the truth of extraterrestrial visitation.”
Listen to the rough audio edition of the lecture (MP3)

Anomaly Archives Audio: MP3 of Paul Smith on UFOs & RV


Remote Viewing Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sept. 23rd – 25th, 2016

Featuring:

  • Dr. Marilyn Schlitz
  • William “Bill” Ray
  • David Barnes
  • Dale Graff
  • Lyn Buchanan
  • Angela Thompson Smith
  • Shane Ivie
  • Debra Lynne Katz
  • Michelle Bulgatz
  • Dr. Gary Arnold
  • John Streiff
  • Glenn Wheaton
  • Ellen Zechman
  • Paul H. Smith
  • Igor Grgic

www.irvaconference.org


15th Annual
Texas Bigfoot Conference

Oct. 15h, 2016

Featuring:

  • Dr. Jeff Meldrum
  • Adam Davies
  • Lyle Blackburn
  • Ken Gerhard
  • Chester Moore
  • Nick Redfern
  • Ashen Brown

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Living Mystery Symposium 
Kilauea Theatre in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Dec. 10th & 11th, 2016

Theme: Super Nature

Featuring:

  • Whitley Strieber
  • Jeff Kripal
  • Dennis McKenna
  • Tiokasin Ghosthorse
  • Jeremy Vaeni

www.JaylonProductions.com

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews 9/17/2016

Anomaly Archives eNews 8/29/2016

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anomalyarchivesThe Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

August 29th, 2016 – Austin, Texas
Free Paul Smith Lecture on Remote Viewing and UFOs

We’re excited to announce that former military remote viewer Paul Smith will be our guest lecturer coming up next week, Monday night, September 5th (Labor Day) at the Anomaly Archives / INACS nerve-center at 7pm.

Seating is limited to so please RSVP.

This is a FREE lecture but a $5 donation per person is greatly appreciated.
Paul Smith on Remote Viewing & UFOs

“Using one mystery to try to explain another: That’s what seems to be happening in the perpetual interplay between remote viewing (RV) and unidentified aerial phenomena–popularly known as UFOs–space aliens, and everything connected to them in the popular culture. This confluence of RV and UFOs goes back almost to the beginning of remote viewing itself, and not just the notorious, but some of the most prominent and respected members of the remote viewing community have indulged. Impossible to fully capture in one evening discussion, I nonetheless introduce you to the general outlines of the controversy, sketch for you the interrelationships of some of the main figures and their claims, show you some of the more provocative and interesting results, and explain the advantages and shortfalls of employing remote viewing to ferret out the truth of extraterrestrial visitation.”

Until next time… we hope to see you all at next week’s UFO/RV lecture!
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AnomalyArchives.org

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Book of the Week…
Reading The Enemy’s Mind:
Inside Star Gate – America’s Psychic Espionage Program
By Paul H. Smith

“From behind the cloak of U.S. military secrecy comes the story of Star Gate, the project that for nearly a quarter of a century trained soldiers and civilian spies in extra-sensory perception (ESP). Their objective: To search out the secrets of America ‘s cold war enemies using a skill called “remote viewing.” Paul H. Smith, a U.S. Army Major, was one of these viewers. Assigned to the remote viewing unit in 1983 at a pivotal time in its history, Smith served for the rest of the decade, witnessing and taking part in many of the seminal national-security crises of the twentieth century.

With the Star Gate secrets declassified and the program mothballed by the Central Intelligence Agency, the story can now be told of the ordinary soldiers drafted onto the battlefield of human consciousness. Using hundreds of interviews with the key players in the Star Gate program, and gathering thousands of pages of documents, Smith opens the records on this remarkable chapter in American military, scientific, and cultural history. He reveals many secrets about how remote viewing works and how it was used against enemy targets. Among these stories are the search for hostages in Lebanon; spying on Soviet directed energy weapons; investigating the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland; tracking foreign testing of weapons of mass destruction; combating narco-trafficking off America’s coasts; aiding in the Iranian hostage situation; finding KGB moles in the CIA; pursuing Middle East terrorists; and more.

Between the lines in the official records are revelations about unrelenting attempts from within and without to destroy the remote viewing program, and the efforts that kept Star Gate going for more than two decades in spite of its enemies. This is a story for the believer and the skeptic—a rare look at the innards of a top secret program and an eye-opening treatise on the power of the human mind to transcend the limitations of space and time.”
SMiles Lewis & Mack White interview Paul Smith on PsiOp-Radio in 2010 (MP3)

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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:

UFOs

 

Deep State / Parapolitics

 

Paranormal / Parapsychology / Perception

 

Cryptozoology

 

Misc News

 

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anomalyarchivesThe Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

August 14th, 2016 – Austin, Texas

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last issue… the newsletter will likely continue along in the near future in irregularly scheduled installments.

Successful anomalous events organized by and/or featuring friends and acquaintances have recently occurred across North America – sadly, I wasn’t able to attend any of them. These ranged from the Cryptozoological Dogman Symposium organized by Ken Gerhard (and featuring Nick Redfern, Lyle Blackburn and others) to the East Coast Paracon (featuring friends Greg Bishop, Paul Kimball, Aaron Gulyas, Tim Binnall, and others) and down here in Texas, theEdinburg “Out of this World” UFO Festival (organized by Noe Torres and featuring David Hatcher Childress, Nick Redfern, Ben Hansen, Lynne Kitei, and Stephen Andrasko).

Sadly, the field of UFO inquiry has lost another great seeker… Errol Bruce-Knapp. Many in the field of (what passes for) UFO “research” won’t know who he is but they should. I came to know of him through his moderation of one of the oldest and most important UFO email lists, UFO UpDates (Archives 1996-2013). You can learn more about him (including his involvement in off-shore Pirate Radio DJ years) and his important contributions facilitating communication and hosting a community of UFO truth seekers by listening to these interviews here (on the Spectrum Radio Network), and here (with fellow Canadian Paul Kimball). He hosted several terrestrial radio shows and transitioned to internet streaming and podcasting his Strange Days… Indeed (and Mind Shift) programs. I was honored to be a guest on his show back on September 11th, 2007 (MP3). Good luck finding all of his wonderful interviews of some of the best UFO researchers. Here you can listen to him talk with legendary Area-51 researcher Glen Campbell(MP3), who hosted Errol’s UFO UpDates list site (and maintains the Archives).

“It’s alive… ALIVE!!” Austin Mufon has been resurrected as MUFON-ATX.

A couple of weeks ago I was surprised to learn that the local MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) chapter had been re-launched and begun monthly meetings held way up in the furthest reaches of North West Austin. I was involved in Austin Mufon from about 1990 until 2012 when its chain of leadership was finally broken. I led the group from about 1999 – 2002.

Above: Robert Powell “shares about cases from Georgia, England, Utah, Iowa, New York, and Canada as well as information on the process of UFO investigations.”

I was excited to learn of these new monthly meetings and attended the second such meeting held on July 31st. The meetings are at 7pm on the last Sunday of each month at Palm Beach Vapors. July’s meeting featured Austinite and Mufon’s Director of Research / Founder & Leader of Mufon’s Science Review Board. Also present were Texas Mufon leaders Steve Hudgeons (Director of Investigations & former State Director of Texas) and Teresa Turner (State Director of Texas – and State Section Director). There were about a dozen attendees from around Austin and outside the Central Texas metro area. The highlight of the meeting was getting a sneak peak of Robert Powell’s upcoming presentation for the annualMufon Symposium 2016 – Orlando, FL – August 25th-28th whose theme is “UFOs From Our Oceans to Outer Space.” Robert’s presentation is MUFON’s Top 10 UFO Cases for 2015. You can watch this sneak preview thanks to another attendee I was glad to meet, Daniel Jones of the Vortexas Network, whom I’d briefly met a few months ago in Dallas at the ParaMania event.

For this installment of the Book-of-the-Week we feel it appropriate to highlight the aforementioned Robert Powell’s contribution to the printed knowledge-base of UFO history. Robert was kind enough to speak about that history to our Anomaly Archives audience in his Lecture in 2014 (Video).

Our Monthly Public Meetings Are Changing! We Need Your Help! Why Not Volunteer? We’re transitioning our monthly public meetings into volunteerism opportunities. I’ll be up at the Anomaly Archives Saturday, August 27th from 1-3pm to train new volunteers on various on-going processes as well as upcoming special volunteer projects.

The Anomaly Archives holds Monthly Meetings on the Fourth Saturday of Each Month. Contact SMiles Lewis via email for updates. The meetings are held from 1-3pm at the INACS / Anomaly Archives headquarters located in North West Austin.

Coming up in September, the Anomaly Archives will be holding its annual Free Lecture Event. This year’s talk will be presented by former military Remote Viewer Paul Smith. Details Coming Soon!

Until next time…


SMiles Lewis / FounderAnomalyArchives.orgSMilesLewis.com

[Not Affiliated with Mufon,
Just a Journal Subscriber]

“MUFON Director of Research Robert Powell gives a presentation on Top Cases for 2015 during a MUFON meeting in Austin, Texas on Sunday, July 31, 2016. Robert shares about cases from Georgia, England, Utah, Iowa, New York, and Canada as well as information on the process of UFO investigations.”

Watch on YouTube / Mufon ATX / Mufon Symposium

Robert Powell’s Anomaly Archives Lecture 2014 (Video)


Book of the Week…
UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry
By Michael D. Swords and Robert PowellWith contributions from Clas Svahn, Vicente-Juan Ballester Olmos, Bill Chalker, Barry Greenwood, Richard Thieme, Jan Aldrich, Steve Purcell
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“Governments have been concerned about UFO sighting reports since WWII, but historians have never made a concerted attempt to understand their often contradictory responses to the phenomenon. How could something of such potential technological and national security consequence have left no visible trace in the history books? Whether it’s a conspiracy or not, the subject has been marginalized to such an extent that it’s as if the military never acted with alarm on the heels of a UFO sighting, as if the intelligence community never took up the issue behind closed doors, as if government research and development efforts never attempted to duplicate the phenomenon. But they have. Robert Powell will discuss how governments, especially the U.S. government, have dealt with the UFO phenomenon and will provide a hypothesis as to why the phenomenon took its roots during WWII.”
Robert Powell’s Anomaly Archives Lecture 2014 (Video)UFOs & Government: The Historical and Changing Role of Government over Time

Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:

UFO Headlines

Errol Bruce-Knapp Passes:

  • Errol Bruce-Knapp interviews SMiles Lewis on his Strange Days… Indeed radio show circa September 11th, 2007, episode #448 (MP3)

Deep State ParaPolitics

 

Super Natural / Parapsychology

Misc

 

Mind Kontrol

Cryptozoology

Evolution / Ancient Civilizations

Copycat Effects

Archives and Libraries

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Anomaly Archives eNews 7/28/2016

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anomalyarchivesThe Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

July 28th, 2016 – Austin, Texas

I’ve been reading a variety of print books lately, including Jacques Vallée’s latest published journals (Volume 3: 1980-1989), some rare writings of the late Bob Girard, as well as Whitley Strieber & Jeff Kripal’s latest effort. All of which (and more on my mind) get me thinking about fundamentals of UFO research and some of the earliest attempts at grappling with the mystery. Jacques Vallée’s first attempt is our Book-of-the-Week.

We say it each issue but … we hope you enjoy this newsletter and might consider supporting our efforts by Becoming a Member Today!

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Book of the Week…
Anatomy of a Phenomenon
aka UFOs in Space
by Jacques Vallée
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Amazon.com reviews:

This is a classic work by a well known investigator / scientist / researcher that has been around for years. It represents the ‘old school’ if I may, style of Ufology, which is sorely lacking nowadays. Those were the days that a light in the sky (LIT) would be reason for me to run outside and mount a night long skywatch. No hints of implants, abductions, Roswell, Area 51, etc. I truly recommend this work for anyone who is just starting to learn about this forbidden subject (UFOs) and then take it from there, it will be worth the effort.

By Albert S. Rosales
Humanoid Sighting Reports & Journal of Humanoid Studies.


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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:Parapsychology: Quantum Mechanics of the Mind – MysteriousMatters.com

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team – James Everingham, FastCompany.com

Project MKUltra: The Horrifying True Experiments That Inspired STRANGER THINGS – John Squires, BlumHouse.com

The Divine Madness of Philip K. Dick – Kyle Arnold, Disinfo.com

“Mystery Big Cats” – 10 Years Later – Nick Redfern, Mysterious Universe

Beast of Dartmoor mystery solved after famous circus owner Mary Chipperfield ‘set three Pumas free in 1970s’ – Cristina Criddle Robert Mendick, chief reporter, Telegraph.co.uk

Skrímslasetrið The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum explores the area’s history of aquatic cryptid sightings. – Atlas Obscura

Cryptid Culture magazine #3, July 2016 – A collection of art, writing, and all things cryptid – Featuring Wakinyan and the Trickster by Steven Mizrach, In Search of Strange Beasts by Lyle Blackburn, Legend Tripping, Thylacine Research Unit, Mothman Festival, CryptoFiction and More (PREVIEW) – CryptidCulture.com

Montanans packed Native Americans into horrifying makeshift camp before big rodeo: lawsuit – David Ferguson, RawStory.com

On the Precipice: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Lead Fight for Energy Independence – Jason Coppola, Truthout

BehindTheTower.org – New Histories of the UT Tower Shooting

UT Tower Shooting: The Survivors’ Stories – Time Warner Cable News

How a famous former Nazi officer became a hitman for Israel – Christopher Woolf, PRI.org

The ’28 Pages’ Explained – Larisa Alexandrovna, Medium.com

With DNC Leaks, Former ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Is Now True––and No Big Deal – Adam Johnson, FAIR.orgUfologists’ Deaths: Early 2016 Edition – Loren Coleman, Twilight Language

A Straight Line with Robert Guffey (MP3) – MixCloud.com

How Spiritualism Spread – James Stanley, PublicBooks.org

Rune Soup’s Gordon White on Star Ships: Part 1 (MP3) – WhereDidTheRoadGo.com

 

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Anomaly Archives eNews 7/20/2016

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The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

July 20th, 2016 – Austin, Texas

Given the recent horrific up-tick in America’s Amok Murder-Suicide Rampage Epidemic and the broader global Amok-Season (Amoklauf Würzburg)… I don’t know where to begin or what to focus on, While TV shows as diverse as the original 1968 Hawaii Five-0 pilot episode (“Cocoon“) to the recent Netflix series Stranger Things have long featured isolation-tank brainwashing and MK-Ultra style mind control research, the mainstream media have lagged behind but seem to be finally catching up and taking notice of the vast growing population of people who consider themselves to be victims of psychotronic harassment, aka “T.I.s” (Targeted Individuals).

Long before 2016 Baton Rouge, Louisiana shooter Gavin Long (aka “Cosmo Setepenra”) and before Myron May’s 2014 Florida State University shooting and Aaron Alex’s 2013 Washington Navy Yard shooting, there was Ralph Tortoricci and Robert Joe Moody in 1994, and Scott Panetti in 1992 (and countless others). In the early 1990s I chronicled these alleged Mind Control Survivors within the Mind Kontrol Corner column of my E.L.F. Infested Spaces zine. In 2008 I wrote about (Guide By Voices – Anomaly Magazine) the verifiable research into and commercially available technology capable of inducing voices in the head and driving people crazy.

Perhaps John Keel’s warning in 1979 is coming true…

“Suppose the plan is to process millions of people and at some future date trigger those minds at one time? Would we suddenly have a world of saints or a world of armed maniacs shooting at one another from bell towers?“

                 – UFOs: Operation Trojan Horse, John Keel (1979)

Which reminds me, be sure to check out these latest Video Interviews – UT Tower Shootings: In their own words – A cop, a newsman and two students recount their experiences from that day.

Are these recent shootings and widespread mayhem the long-term fallout from MK-Ultra’s Legacy upon America’s and the world’s collective psyche? How many alleged and confirmed victims of MK-Ultra / Manchurian Candidate Mind Control must we endure?

MK-ULTRA’s Legacy?

[The above slides are from  Part Two of my UFOs & Consciousness – The Fantastic Facts About UFOs, Altered States of Consciousness, and Mind-at-Large, (Part One Here)]

Book-of-the-Week

With so much mainstream coverage of the old mind-controlled assassin meme flowing through the news right now, it seemed as appropriate time as any to highlight one of the most salacious and difficult to verify claims of victimhood at the hands of alleged MK-Ultra abuse networks, those of self-proclaimed “CIA Sex Slave” Cathy O’Brien and her conspiracy porn pulp-thriller, Trance-Formation of America. Reminiscent of the claims in the 1976 book The Control of Candy Jones, Cathy O’Brien’s tales caught fire within the right-wing militia / conspiracy culture of the 90s. While there exist reams of evidence for the many varied sub-projects of MK-Ultra, it is Cathy O’Brien who most popularized the claims of CIA child-abuse known as Project Monarch. However, to my knowledge, no such program has ever been verified with documentation the way that so many other Ultra projects have been. Nonetheless, just as there are many people who claim to be Targeted Individuals enduring Gang-Stalking and Electronic Harassment, so too are there many people who claim to have been subjected to ritual abuse networks (Satanic or otherwise) as part of a wide variety of mind control research projects.

The Anomaly Archives just happens to have an autographed copy of “The True Life Story of a CIA Mind Control Slave” signed by Cathy and co-author Mark Phillips.
It goes with out saying, but here I am saying it … Before reading further into the claims of alleged abuse survivor Cathy O’Brien, beware: TRIGGER WARNING!!

Meanwhile, please also check out links below to coverage of the recently released 28-Pages (PDF at intelligence.house.gov) showing much of what many of the best “911 Truthers” were saying all along; that there was a nexus of Saudi government & Bush family regime involvement in the September 11th attacks.
All this and more awaits you in the links below..

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Book of the Week…
Trance Formation of America:
The True Life Story of a CIA Mind Control Slave

by Cathy O’Brien & Mark Philips

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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:

Mind Kontrol / Copycat Effects / Twilight Language / SynchroMysticism

“In an interview with a podcast host in March, Mr. Long identified himself as a member of the online community of so-called targeted individuals, people who believe they are being harassed with mind-control weapons and by armies of stalkers.”

 – Online Trail Illuminates Baton Rouge Gunman’s Path to Violence – Richard Fausset, Frances Robles and John Eligon, NYTimes.com

“Numbering in the thousands, the self-described targeted individuals, or T.I.s, say that they are being tortured with mind-control weapons and put under surveillance by armies of covert agents known as gang stalkers.” …

“Yet Mr. Long’s attack represented at least the third recent mass shooting to be associated with people who believed they were being targeted by a government conspiracy. Myron May, who in 2014 shot three people at Florida State University, left behind videos in which he meticulously described his experience of being gang-stalked. And many members of the movement believe that Aaron Alexis, who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard in 2013, also identified as a targeted individual.”

 – The Baton Rouge Gunman and ‘Targeted Individuals’ (Video) – NYTimes.com

 

UFOs

 

More Online Digital UFO Archives thanks to cooperation between Isaac Koi, CUFOS, & AFU and the Generous Permissions of Various UFO Researchers

 

Beyond Science Fiction: Modern Folklore vs Transrealism Literary Genre

“Rudy Rucker, the first work of a literary movement he would name “transrealism” in his 1983 essay A Transrealist Manifesto” (PDF) – RudyRucker.com

See also:

…the work of Anthropologist Susan Lepselter:

  • The Flight of the Ordinary: Narrative, Poetics, Power and UFOs in the American Uncanny – 2005 PhD, Susan Lepselter, University of Texas – Austin [Dissertation][Original and PDF printout – Anomaly Archives] PDF Online -UT / PDF Online-Scribd
  • UFO Stories: The Poetics of Uncanny Encounters In a Counterpublic Discourse – 1994, Susan Lepselter, University of Texas – Austin [DRAFT copy – Anomaly Archives]
  • Abducting the Final Word: The Indeterminate Space of UFO Discourse – 1994?, Susan Lepselter,  University of Texas – Austin [DRAFT copies – Anomaly Archives]
  • Anthropological Perspectives of the Transformative UFO Scene – Susan Lepselter, E.L.F. Infested Spaces – Journal of Possible Paradigms, Issue 2, Fall 1994 – ELFIS.net

… More Links Here at the Anomaly Archives.

 

Ancient Humanity

 

September 11th

 

Misc. Parapolitics

 

Para Sciences

 

Bibliophilia / Book Culture

 

Space Based Economy / Techno Magic

 

CryptoZoology

[NOTE: Inclusion of news & event info is purely informational
and does not indicate endorsement.]
Source: Anomaly Archives eNews 7/20/2016

Anomaly Archives eNews 7/14/2016

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Source: Anomaly Archives eNews 7/14/2016

anomalyarchivesThe Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

July 14th, 2016 – Austin, Texas

After my weeklong “staycation” it’s back to the grind of the ole day job. The week’s nearly over but between work and world events … well, it’s enough to drive a person to drink. Luckily enough, marketing gurus have seen the light and offer a bevy of beverages with some adult kick!

As I’ve mentioned before, the origins of my personal Cargo Culture Collection of weird UFO & Alien themed knick-knacks arises from Other People’s Compulsion to give such trinkets to me because of my lifelong UFO-Obsession (and membership in Anomaloholics Anonymous; the Anomaly Archives’ secret Double-AA-Entendre).

So it’s no surprise when a family member shows up with some Outer Space Vodka bottle shaped like the archetypal Big-Headed Black-Almond-Shape-Eyed Alien but with old-school Gaian Green Glass instead of the Dull Modernist Gray/Grey. So I make the best of the situation and combine it with some Bloody Revolution Bloody-Mary Mix and film it all in slow-motion! I’m not joking – check out the videos here: Outer Space (Alien Head) Vodka & Bloody Revolution Bloody-Mary Mix: Parts ZeroOneTwoThree, & Four
While yet again at the liquor store (I should own stock) I see a cool zine-scene-like newsletter with an early 1900s flair. The title and headline catch my eye:

the Unusual Times
– A Review Of All Things Unusual –
History’s Greatest Hoaxes

Apparently, the Hendrick’s Gin company have a whole “Society of the Unusual” marketing strategy. I wonder if it’s just the brainchild of the advertising firm or if there might be a core of actual Anomalist / Fortean / Zetetic interest somewhere at the heart of the company? Nah! Probably not.

BTW – This issue of the Anomaly Archives eNews has NOT been brought to you by any alcoholic beverage sponsorship – though we might be open to that.

Until next week… “May We Live In Unusual Times.” Cheers!

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Above: Dan Aykroyd’s Crystal Head Vodka

Cargo CULTure: Alcoholic Beverages!

Advertising and Marketing folks have known for a long time the popularity of UFO & Paranormal topics, so its no surprise they would aim their weaponized propaganda cultural armaments at the adult beverage demographic.

  • Harpoon Brewery’s UFO or “UnFiltered Offerring”
  • Omission Beer
  • Hendrick’s Gin Cashes-In with its Society of the Unusual
  • Outer Space Vodka Within A Big-Headed Green Alien Bottle
  • Abduction Wine – Cosmic Red / Galactic White
  • Le Cigare Volant Wine

 

Know of any others? Send your information to the Anomaly Archives.

Cargo CULTure: Alcoholic Beverages

Please Drink Responsibly.

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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:

Archives and Book Culture

 

UFOs

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CryptoZoology

 

Mystery Deaths?

 

Para Normal / Super Natural

 

Demonic Possession or Social Contagion?

 

Gnostic Cinema

 

Misc Headlines

 

[NOTE: Inclusion of news & event info is purely informational
and does not indicate endorsement.]

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews 7/14/2016