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Anomaly Archives eNews 12/27/2017

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The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

December 27th, 2017 – Austin, Texas . . .

H A P P Y   H O L I D A Y S !!!

Holiday UFO Gifts To Unwrap…


The past two weeks have been quite a ride for folks interested in the UFO subject. The revelation of what many have suspected for a long time, that the Pentagon likely has ongoing projects investigating mysterious anomalous encounters, has ignited the media-sphere with discussion of this big UFO news. Some have known this was coming for over a year. Pop-punk icon turned paranormal media mogulTom DeLonge has been teasing such revelations for a long time and back on October 11th he made UFOlogical history with his social media streamed press teleconference launching his crowdfunded Public Benefit Corporation, To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science, that features a bevy of Deep State Intelligence Operatives on its founding board of advisors. It wasn’t until two weeks ago and the NYTimes’ media campaign’s rollout of the identity of the Pentagon’s Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program, that the extent and shape of this introductory “disclosure” began to be fleshed out by various investigative journalists both within and without the UFO research community.

At the Anomaly Archives’ File/Collection pages below you can find a fantastic collection of links to news and analysis of this latest and greatest UFO Media Flap!

Some of the most important links include…

  • October 11, 2017 – Louis Elizondo goes public at To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science press teleconference with Tom DeLonge, without naming the Pentagon’s AATIP. (YouTube Archive). Transcript of broadcast: click here.

 . . . Susan Lepselter, an anthropology professor at Indiana University Bloomington, pointed out that the times we live in have a lot to do with the fears that inform our thinking about UFOs — from the nuclear era to global warming.

“Our sense of precariousness is very high right now,” Lepselter tells us. “When you think about an alien or UFO, it reminds us we are all citizens of Earth.”

Book of the Week…

In 2005 I met the author of this issue’s Book-of-the-Week at the Anomaly Archives’ biggest ever event, the Texas Ghost Lights Conference featuring me as Master of Ceremonies with speakers including Rob Riggs, Nick Redfern, Paul Devereux, and … James Bunnell. Back in the Summer of 2016, Mr. Bunnell donated a number of books to the Anomaly Archives, including his own latest book and an archival DVD featuring his work on the Marfa Mystery Lights.

New Anomaly Archives Location!

Landing in mid-January 2018

55 North IH-35, Suite 260

Austin, Texas 78702

(MAP)

 – SMiles Lewis

Anomaly Archives Founder & INACS Board Member

Contact: Miles@AnomalyArchives.org

 


Book of the Week…

Strange Lights In West Texas

by James Bunnell

“Bunnell, a Texas native with 37 years in the aerospace industry, relates his investigation of the Marfa Lights, which he also chronicled in three previous books (Hunting Marfa Lights, 2009, etc.). The lights are famous throughout North America, but particularly in the Lone Star State.”

SOURCE: Kirkus Reviews

The Truth Is Out There by Michael Hall – Texas Monthly, June 2006

“Forget what the believers and the skeptics say. Forget what you’ve seen, or think you’ve seen, with your own eyes. There’s no way to know if the Marfa lights are real—and that’s what’s so great about them.”

Photo illustration by Darren Braun  – Texas Monthly, June 2006

Strange Lights In West Texas by James Bunnell

Chapters

  1. Accounts from those who have seen them.
  2. Where are those lights?
  3. Visit the View Park!
  4. Art of rejecting car lights.
  5. FAQs
  6. Best Evidence from seven nights.
  7. What are those lights?
  8. What are they not?
  9. Why Mystery Lights are important.

Appendix: Automated night cameras.

 

James Bunnell

Bunnell, a Texas native with 37 years in the aerospace industry, relates his investigation of the Marfa Lights, which he also chronicled in three previous books (Hunting Marfa Lights, 2009, etc.). The lights are famous throughout North America, but particularly in the Lone Star State. Nov 30, 2015

Strange Lights in West Texas – Home

www.marfatxlights.com

“This website is the product of privately funded research into phenomena known worldwide as “MarfaLights” and referred to in this website as “MLs.” It is not often in today’s modern world that one can observe physical phenomena that seem to defy conventional explanations as MLs do. People fortunate enough to …”

Got To: Anomaly Archives Book Page…


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Anomaly Archives eNews 3/15/2016

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The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

March 15th, 2016 – Welcome to another great weekly edition of the newsletter…

Our Book-Of-The-Week is back and this issue’s selection is a personal favorite of mine. In the 1990s, when I was knee-deep in anomalous fringe-culture, I had come across the works of the nasally-voiced Terence McKenna through the psychedelic rave video Alien Dreamtime (by Ken Adams). I’d read an article or two by or about Terence but it was always something else to actually hear him speak. Years later I’d read this week’s Book-Of-The-Week selection, but I still remember coming across the trippy audio version of the book about he and his brothers adventures in the Amazon; where they were looking for the Spirit-Vine, Ayahuasca, but instead found the alien mushroom. It’s a fantastic tale and the audio version is filled with rain-forest noises and zany sound effects. Be sure to check out the links to digital scans of that book as well as streamable “Talking Book” versions.

As usual, we have a treasure trove of anomalousHEADLINES linked to articles of note from the past few weeks. Here in Austin, Texas we are in the midst of the annual Traffic-Jam known as SXSW. One of the few blessings during these Ides of March is the fact that it coincides with Spring Break, and so the incoming hordes are slightly off-set by the absent school aged kids and their parents clogging the roads. But there are always interesting things afoot during this “South By So What” season, and this year is no different. As a survivor of a mass shooting (The day madness went on paradeSan Antonio Express / DANGER: Parade of Mother’s Intuition by SMiles Lewis) I’m very interested in seeing the latest documentary about Austin’s infamous 1966 UT Tower Shooting. It’s getting good reviews and the clips I’ve seen look very well-done and respectful. I’ve met at least one of the survivors featured in the film and he, like me and others, have grave concerns about the upcoming synchronicity of the… Texas campus carry law will take effect on 50th anniversary of Charles Whitman shooting at UT(MySanAntonio.com). You can hear me talk about the 1979 San Antonio shooting in this archive of the March 11th, 2008 episode of my PsiOp-Radio show… starts at about the 48-50 minute mark within the MP3 archive.

Also in our HEADLINES section … Satanic Panics and rumors of ritual child abuse. At last month’s public meeting there was a lot of talk about tales of elite parapolitical pedophile trafficking and abuse networks. Human trafficking and child abuse are things we KNOW occur. Allegations of SRA (Satanic Ritual Abuse) have rightly been characterized as failures of law enforcement through bad interviewing techniques used with the alleged child-victims and witch-hunt-like round-ups of the accused. Hundreds of convictions from the 1980s have been overturned and it does appear that many of these cases were not actual examples of abuse. Yet we know of far too many other cases where the abuse was real, was ritualized, was part of a network trafficking in children and young adults. Among the threads discussed during last month’s meeting was the infamous case of “The Finders” (What is the Finders Cult?Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know – HowStuffWorks YouTube Video). In 2008 I interviewed Len Bracken, one of the few people to ever actually meet with and interview the head of “The Finders.” We spoke briefly about what he found; you can hear that interview at this link: Blue Rose Report interviews Len Bracken (mp3). Well Austin has its own historic case of an overturned SRA scenario and we’ve got links to theAustin Chronicle‘s multiple issues, articles and video covering the shattered lives of the falsely accused / wrongly convicted.

See also:

We hope you enjoy this latest edition of the weekly email newsletter.

We are still in the midst of our Annual Membership Drive! Please consider supporting us by becoming a sustaining member: follow the links below to sign-up for the annually self-renewing membership via PayPal.SMiles

 

See you next week!

SMiles Lewis / Founder

AnomalyArchives.org
SMilesLewis.com


Book of the Week…

True Hallucinations:

Being an Account of the Author’s Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil’s Paradise
By Terence McKenna

This Publishers Weekly review pretty much sums it up:

In 1971 ethnobotanist McKenna (The Archaic Revival), his brother Dennis and three friends boated to a town in Amazonian Colombia, seeking a hallucinogenic plant that enables the Witoto tribe to talk to elf-like “little men.” In psychedelicized ravings interspersed with diary excerpts, McKenna records their experiences after ingesting mind-altering mushrooms and other psychoactive plants.

A flying saucer slowly flew over McKenna’s head; he calls it a “holographic mirage” of a future technology. Dennis had a revelation about a “psychofluid” that pervades the universe. McKenna flashes forward to Hawaii in 1975 where mantis-like creatures from hyperspace attack his lover, and flashes back to his tantric lovemaking in Tibet and to Indonesia where unrepentant Nazi scientists tried to recruit him in 1970. He posits the existence of a particle of time, the chronon, which conditions matter. A bizarre book.

– Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc

True Hallucinations PDF / Archive.org Text

9+ Hour Audio Book on YouTube

The missing chapters from print edition (present in the talking book version) of True Hallucinations by Terence McKenna; transcribed…

Chapter 20: The Oversoul as Saucer
Chapter 21: Open Ending


Headlines
Here are some headlines of note for this week:
Austin / SXSW
Recovering From Austin’s Satanic Panic Past…Austin Chronicle, March 11, 2016, Vol. 35, No. 28 – Table of Contents / PDF

Austin Chronicle, December 6, 2013 Volume 33, Number 15 – Table of Contents /PDF
Austin Chronicle, March 27, 2009, Volume 28, Number 30 – Table of Contents / PDF
  • Believing the Children – In 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It’s likely they were innocent. Indeed, it’s very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution BY JORDAN SMITH
  • The Satanic Abuse Scare – By the early Nineties, satanic abuse allegations at day care centers had become a national trend BY JORDAN SMITH
  • Children and Testimony – Inexperienced interviewers can lead children to make up stories BY JORDAN SMITH
  • The Power of Suggestion – Video interviews of Frances Keller and psychology professor James Wood BY JANA BIRCHUM (YouTube)
  • Point Austin: Legitimate Public Concern – The Keller prosecution is an enduring stain on Austin‘s honor and sense of justice BY MICHAEL KING
  • Police Report – The 1992 Austin Police Department investigative report on the Keller case
Conspiracy / ParaPolitics
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FRINGE

New Jersey
Paranormal
Conference

Saturday, April 9thHilton Garden Inn
800 Route 130
Hamilton, NJ 08690

Featuring:

  • Larry E. Arnold
  • Joanna Ebenstein
  • William V. Rauscher
  • Peter Robbins
  • Linda Zimmermann
  • ‘The Art of Vision’ -Roundtable on Creativity and the Visual Arts

FringeNewJersey.com
Facebook

Magic, Miracles, and the Paranormal in Religious Imaginaries
April 9th & 10thGlickmann Conference
Center – CLA 1.302E

Sponsored by
Religious Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Saturday, April 9th
  • Defining, “Magic,” “Miracles,” and the “Supernatural”
  • The Devils and the Details
  • The Supernatural in a Rational World: Ritual and Regulation
  • Keynote Speaker: Kelly Hayes – “Intergralactic Space-Time Travelers: Imagining the Otherworld in Brazil’s Valley of the Dawn”
Sunday, April 10th
  • The G. Howard Miller Undergraduate Panel
  • Enchanting Media
  • Encountering the Supernatural
  • Keynote Speaker: Paul Mirecki – “Dream a Little Dream of Me: Dream Divination in Papyrus Kellis Coptic 7 [c.a. 350 CE]”

Magic, Miracles, and the Paranormal in Religious Imaginaries

 

Arkansas Bigfoot Conference

APES:
Arkansas Primate Evidence Society
Saturday April 23rd

Vilonia Arkansas Municipal Building at 18 Bise Road. The cost is $10 for the day (9am to 6 pm) and you get your tickets at the door that day.

Contactee
Charles Hall
San Antonio
Hilton Garden Inn

Thursday April 28th

Charles Hall claims many up close & personal contacts with extraterrestrial beings he calls “The Tall Whites” when he was stationed at an AFB in Nevada between 1965 and 1967.

 

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews 3/15/2016

Anomaly Archives eNews – May/June 2009

ANOMALY ARCHIVES eNEWSLETTER

May/June, 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

New Location !!!

The Scientific Anomaly Institute is happy to announce the return of the Anomaly Archives lending library collection to a new real-world location. We are proud to now be housed at the new headquarters of INACS, the Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies located in North West Austin near the intersection of Research and Technology Blvds.

New hours of operation and details about utilizing the lending library will be announced soon!

The Anomalist Newswire - www.Anomalist.com– Anomaly Headlines (Thank You Anomalist.com)

Twilight Language, Onomatology, Mystical Toponomy

Fortean

Research

More UFO News

Anomalous Publishing

fatemag2009-05-06FATE Magazine … May-June Fate

Anomalist Books … www.AnomalistBooks.com

Previously, we heard a cryptozoologist’s view of Outbreak! The Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Social Behavior. Now we get the UFOlogical viewpoint from Nick Redfern, who calls the book “quite possibly the most important contribution to the world of Forteana (which, of course, encompasses UFOs…) in a very long time.” The book, notes Redfern, shows “how we as a species, and as groups, collectively react to unusual phenomena and stressful situations (and how we may be responsible for their creation and interpretation); how and why – at times – we respond in a totally over-the-top, hysterical fashion; how such behavior can totally affect and manipulate minds of a normally rational nature; and, as a result, how we inadvertently provoke extraordinary situations, tales, rumors, legends and much more…”

If you have a dog, you know how remarkably human they can be. How to rationally explain this? A new book “describing the original and unusual research pursuits of award-winning French scientist Suzel Fuzeau-Braesch presents rigorous proof that man and animals — specifically pedigreed pups and cloned cows — are behaviorally impacted by where the major planets turn up in their astrological birth charts.” A detailed presentation of the findings presented in the new book entitled Astrology Off The Beaten Track — A Scientific Study of Planets and Personality.

Ghosts, Hauntings and Paranormal Investigations

CryptoZoology

More Anomaly Headlines

The Anomalist Newswire - www.Anomalist.com

Thanks again to The Anomalist dot com for their phenomenal daily anomaly news coverage. Nothing gets by Fortean news editors Rick Stokes and Patrick Huyghe.

– Anomaly Archives at…

-Events

INACS Meetings

Events Calendar

Austin IONS Meetings

Events Calendar / IonsAustin.wordpress.com

Austin MUFON Meetings in 2009

Contact: Mike DeGroff

– Networking

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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

As always, thank you to news sources such as Anomalist.com, UFO UpDates eList, Rigorous Intuition’s forums and all the others.

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– LOWFI:

The League of Western Fortean Intermediatists:

www.ForteansWest.com

A friend of mine, Skylaire Alfvegren, recently began her own regional strange phenomena oriented organization. More than just another ghost hunting, UFO data collecting, or bigfoot tracking group, my friend has created a unique collective of anomalous informationalists: The League of Fortean Intermediatists, aka LOWFI and Forteans West.

I’m proud to be her easternmost representative, serving as Texas Bureau Chief, and blogging on all things anomalous and Fortean happening in and around the State. One of my most recent blogs archives my roundup of Texas strangeness that I originally published when I was editor of the Austin Para Times newspaper:

AusTex Anomalous Para Guide to Texas

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But there many other fine contributors to this new Fortean League representing each of the Western States (still seeking Bureau Chiefs for a few states) as well as monthly Featured Editorials including the premier post by former British UFO official, Nick Pope. Check em all out …

LOWFI Bureau Chief Blogs …

Here’s another overview of the new LOWFI / Forteans West blog launch:

– Anomaly Archives at…

-Events

  • http://www.anomalyarchives.org/images/enews/texmufon.gifFirst Austin MUFON Meeting of 2009

The very first MUFON meeting of the new year was held Saturday afternoon, January 3, the first (1st) Saturday of the month, from 1 – 4 p.m., at the Austin History Center, on the SW corner of 9th & Guadalupe St., downtown Austin.

Contact: Mike DeGroff  www.AustinMufon.org

January-February 2009FATE Magazine
Jan-Feb 2009:
Volume 62, Number 1, Issue 702

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Anomaly Archives eNews – July/August 2008

ANOMALY ARCHIVES eNEWSLETTER

July/August, 2008

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You can visit the archived back issues here on the web and also at <www.YahooGroups.com> .

– Anomaly Headlines

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 ‘08 attracted nearly 600 registrants with presentations like “Britain’s X-Files,” “Resolving Current Reporting Bias of Pilots” and “Chilean Army Investigates UFOs.”

Alejandro Rojas, MUFON’s press agent, quoted from the ad campaign for the new X-Files movie, responding to the common perception that UFO researchers have hyperactive imaginations.

“We don’t want to believe,” he said. “The evidence led us to believe.””

News & Culture | UFO | Hole in the cloud over OHare Airport in Chicago

Help The International Cryptozoology Museum Gain Independence. Loren Coleman needs your help to preserve cryptozoological data, memorabilia, and more.

Right: Greg Bishop with German-UFO-Rocker Nina Hagen.

UFO researcher and writer Greg Bishop chronicles the latest

UFOMystic » Roswell 2008 Day 1 & Day 2

“FORMER NASA astronaut and moon-walker Dr Edgar Mitchell – a veteran of the Apollo 14 mission – has stunningly claimed aliens exist.

And he says extra-terrestrials have visited Earth on several occasions – but the alien contact has been repeatedly covered up by governments for six decades.

Dr Mitchell, 77, said during a radio interview that sources at the space agency who had had contact with aliens described the beings as ‘little people who look strange to us.’”

FLASHBACK to 2004: Edgar Mitchell On UFOs & ETs and Ed Mitchell continues coming clean on UFOs?

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“It would appear that the US President has been briefed by Phoenix scientists about the discovery of something more “provocative” than the discovery of water existing on the Martian surface. This news comes just as the Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer (TEGA) confirmed experimental evidence for the existence of water in the Mars regolith on Thursday. Whilst NASA scientists are not claiming that life once existed on the Red Planet’s surface, new data appears to indicate the “potential for life” more conclusively than the TEGA water results. Apparently these new results are being kept under wraps until further, more detailed analysis can be carried out, but we are assured that this announcement will be huge…

The White House is Briefed: Phoenix About to Announce “Potential For Life” on Mars | Universe Today

Watch this video before it vanishes. Rick Dyer appears to have uploaded a video explaining, confessing, revealing, and pointing fingers at other alleged co-conspirators in this hoax. And apologizing.

Cryptomundo » Hoaxers’ Video Confession & Apology to Loren Coleman & Matt Moneymaker

– Additions and Donations to Collections:

  • Rabia Clark donated collections

    • – Several years worth of The Journal of Religion and Psychical Research
    • Future Memory by P.M.H. Atwater
    • Fire in the Brain by Ronald K. Siegel
    • Perspectives in Psychical Research: Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death

– Anomaly Archives at

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– Upcoming Events

  • INACS Presents Thomas Campbell on Consciousness and the Larger Reality: The Inside Story – November 6-7, 2008
  • Austin IONS / INACS Monthly Meetings
  • Austin MUFON Monthly Meetings – Sunday afternoon, September 14th, from 1-4pm, at the Austin History Center, on the SW corner of 9th & Guadalupe St., downtown Austin.

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