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William Gibson: Fortean!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Cyberpunk Fortean William Gibson  “I’m Totally a Fortean!” “It’s always a pleasure to return to Austin, which in some weird way was definitely the epicenter of my literary career, such as it’s been.” On Thursday, September 6th, I had the pleasure of finally seeing William Gibson in-the-flesh. Despite his being sick with a cold (he offered to infect any attendees with it who might’ve had such a Cronenbergian desire) Gibson read an interesting piece from his new book, Distrust That Particular Flavor, and regaled the audience with his observations on a few subjects including fashion. It’s weird, really weird reading any of this stuff because I never read any of it before. I never read it to an audience. These were written for magazine publication. The weirdest of these, I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Austin, Books, Fortean, News, Podcast, Texas

Copies of FATE Magazine Donated by Craig Woolheater

Our recent lecture event featuring British Fortean Cryptozoologist Jonathan Downes attracted many attendees from across Texas. Among those making the trip from out of town to meet and hear Jon Downes speak was Texas Bigfoot Research Conservancy member Craig Woolheater. Besides helping coordinate the non-profit field research and annual public education events for the TBRC, Craig has also recently become the owner and manager of two very popular anomaly oriented websites, Cryptomundo.com and UFOmystic.com Before Mr. Downes’ lecture on the Texas Blue Dogs and Chupacabras, Craig handed me a gift bag filled with archival goodies – classic copies of FATE Magazine. Craig, Jon, the Downse’s hosts Richie and Naomi, I and others met up for conversation over TexMex cuisine before bidding our friends from across the pond a fond farewell. Among the copies … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Collections, Fortean, Magazines, News

Anomaly Archives Presents Fortean Cryptozoologist Jonathan Downes

The Anomaly Archives Presents: Fortean Cryptozoologist Jonathan Downes Saturday, March 20th 1:30-3:30pm CST  12593 Research Blvd., Suite 302, Austin, Texas 78759 “Cryptozoology’s answer to Hunter Thompson” – Nick Redfern  [Jon Downes at Loch Ness in 2005]   The Anomaly Archives welcomes British Fortean researcher Jon Downes to Austin, Texas for a lecture on all things anomalous, Fortean, cryptozoological and UFOlogical. Please join us at the Anomaly Archives lending library (located at 12593 Research Blvd., Suite 302) from 1 to 5pm, Saturday, March 20th for an enlightening lecture from one of the world’s leading cryptozoological field investigators. This lecture event is FREE, however, a $5 donation is respectfully requested for those wishing to help support the Anomaly Archives in its non-profit community education, outreach and research efforts.  Jonathan Downes is the Director of the British-based Center for Fortean Zoology, the world’s only full-time group … Read entire article »

Filed under: Austin, Cryptozoology, Events, Fortean

SMiles Lewis is guest on Paranormal Response TV live in Austin, Tuesday Night

RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 2nd! SMiles Lewis is guest on Paranormal Response TV live in Austin, Tuesday Night “People Often Fear What They Don’t Understand” Paranormal Response The Paranormal Response Team Paranormal Response – People often fear what they don’t understand Join the Paranormal Response Team LIVE Tuesday Night on Austin Community TeleVision as they welcome their guest, SMiles Lewis, to talk about the Anomaly Archives lending library, UFOs and other Anomalous Phenomena. Tune in to Austin cable Channel 10 from 9-10pm CST Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 – Hosts Sara & Kristi will discuss with SMiles Lewis the various areas of overlap between paranormal and UFO investigations. Check out these interesting episodes exploring Lucid Dreams, Marfa Mystery Lights and the UFO world of Freeman: SMiles Lewis is guest on Paranormal Response TV live in Austin, Tuesday Night … Read entire article »

Filed under: Austin, Events, Fortean, Parapsychology, Science, UFOs

Anomaly Archives eNews – January/February 2009

ANOMALY ARCHIVES eNEWSLETTER January/February, 2009 Subscribe to the by sending an email to: <AnomalyArchives-subscribe@yahoogroups.com> You can visit the archived back issues here on the web and also at <www.YahooGroups.com> . - Anomaly Archives News Announcement Coming Soon about our New Location !!! - Anomaly Headlines Mind-Reading Infrared Device Knows If You Want a Milkshake – Discover Magazine Purdue Galleries presents Urban Legends and Rural Myths – Lafayette Online Europe names crew for Mars ‘mission’ Course to examine paranormal From Swindon Advertiser Interview: New American Dream: Loren Coleman: Bigfoot IS Real Has the Loch Ness Monster emigrated to Borneo? – Telegraph Paul Kimball & Holly Stevens: Ayahuasca – Paranormal Investigators Ghost Buster? Mimicking Monsters – by Nick Redfern at Mania.com The Evidence of a Global Superorganism – by Kevin Kelly — The Technium As always, thank you to news sources such as Anomalist.com, UFO UpDates … Read entire article »

Filed under: Austin, eNewsletter, Fortean, Groups, Mind, News, Parapsychology

Anomaly Archives eNews – July/August 2008

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ANOMALY ARCHIVES eNEWSLETTER July/August, 2008 Subscribe to the by sending an email to: <AnomalyArchives-subscribe@yahoogroups.com> You can visit the archived back issues here on the web and also at <www.YahooGroups.com> . - Anomaly Headlines MUFON Conference: Truth or Scare? UFO researchers confront rash of new evidence regarding ‘observed technology’ By Skylaire Alfvegren “UFOS have been popping up en masse over Texas and Brazil recently, grounding planes in Chicago, menacing Indiana Jones and the Energizer Bunny, and planting themselves firmly in the minds of the American public. The spaceships arrived in San Jose this past weekend, as the floating annual symposium of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) was held this year at the Doubletree Inn. Co-organized by local businessman Les Valez (founder of the Organization for Paranormal Understanding and Support) MUFON … Read entire article »

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