Podcast

Open Minds UFO Radio

Going beyond the basics… Interviews and discussions with UFO researchers, authors, witnesses, scientists, and others to talk in-depth about issues related to this very real phenomenon. We bring together some of the best minds from multiple disciplines so that we can put our heads together to try to gain insight into this enigmatic issue. Music Thanks to: Caleb Hanks

Episodes

  • Lee Speigel, UFO News and Updates

    Aug 21 2019

    Lee Speigel is a career media personality who has worked as a print and broadcast reporter for CBS, NBC, ABC, and others. His latest mainstream media position was as a staff writer for the Huffington Post, reporting mostly on the UFO phenomenon and other paranormal topics. He is currently working with filmmaker James Fox on the documentary The Phenomenon set to be released in the fall. Lee has also just started a podcast on the KGRA network called Edge of Reality with Lee Speigel. In this int...more

  • Karen Brard, The 2019 International UFO Congress

    Aug 14 2019

    Karen Brard is the owner of the International UFO Congress. The 2019 event will be held September 4th through the 8th in Phoenix, Arizona. With over 20 speakers over five days, the event is widely held as one of the most important and anticipated annual UFO events. Open Minds UFO Radio host Alejandro Rojas is the emcee of the event. In this episode, Karen and Alejandro review the speakers at this year's event and share information about their recent adventures promoting the conference. For mo...more

  • Sean Cahill, Navy UFO Encounter and Guadalupe Island Investigation

    Jul 16 2019

    Sean Cahill was the Chief Master-at-Arms on the USS Princeton in 2004 during a multi-day UFO encounter. At the time, the Princeton was part of the Nimitz Carrier strike group. In November of 2004, the Nimitz Strike Group was conducting training exercises off the coast of San Diego when it picked up odd readings on radar. Eventually, an F-18 jet fighter was zeroed in to observe one of the objects and reported seeing a 40-foot long smooth, white object that looked like a TIC TAC. Later that day th...more

  • Bryan Bender, Politico’s Defense Editor Talks UFOs

    Jul 09 2019

    Bryan Bender is the defense editor for POLITICO Pro and can be seen adding commentary on the History Channel’s Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation. He was previously a D.C.-based reporter for the Boston Globe and Jane’s Defence Weekly, where he covered US military operations in the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and the Balkans. Bryan also writes about terrorism, the international arms trade, and government secrecy. He is the author of “You Are Not Forgotten,“ the story of an Ira...more

  • Heather Taddy and Chuck Zukowski Discuss Their New Show Alien Highway

    Jul 02 2019

    Chuck Zukowski and Heather Taddy are co-hosts of the Travel Channel’s new series Alien Highway. Along with Chuck’s son, Daniel, they are investigating paranormal incidents and hot spots. For the past 30 years, Chuck has been an IC Mask Design Engineering contractor. He’s been on microchip design teams working on projects as simple as optics for traffic light controllers, and as complex as Spy Satellites, Deep Space Probes, and LIDAR technology. Chuck was also a volunteer Deputy Sheriff for El Pa...more

  • Jon Sumple and Jack Roth Discuss Their New Alien Abduction Documentary

    Jun 26 2019

    Filmmakers Jon Sumple and Jack Roth make up two-thirds of J3Films; a film company focused on sharing stories of the unexplained. Their first film, Extraordinary: The Stan Romanek Story, covered the story of a man who claims to have been abducted by aliens. Although Romanek has been busted faking events and has been convicted of crimes, many feel some of the paranormal experiences he claims to have experienced really occurred. While working on the film, Jack and Jon say they came in contact with ...more

  • Nick Pope - Recent Government UFO Announcements

    Jun 18 2019

    Nick Pope worked for the British government’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) for nearly 20 years beginning in the mid-1980s. For several of those years, Nick staffed the UFO desk, investigating UFOs and handling press inquiries on the matter. He now as a media commentator and freelance journalists, often invited by major news networks to share insight into the UFO phenomenon and governments reactions. In this episode, we discuss recent UFO news regarding the US and British governments. In the UK, ...more

  • UFO Roundtable on Unidentified and Recent UFO Revelations - June 11, 2019

    Jun 11 2019

    In this episode we welcome back three recent guests, Danny Silva of SilvaRecord.com, Joe Murgia of UFOJoe.net, and Mike Damante of PunkRockandUFOs.com. All three of these guys run blogs that follow the latest breaking news regarding the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP), the Pentagon’s secretive UFO Program, and the To the Stars Academy (TTSA). The later was created by rock star Tom Delonge, and includes Luis Elizondo, former head of AATIP, and other high level officials. ...more

  • Luis Elizondo - Former Head of the Pentagon's UFO Project

    Jun 07 2019

    Luis Elizondo is a career intelligence officer whose experience includes working with the U.S. Army, the Department of Defense, the National Counterintelligence Executive, and the Director of National Intelligence. As a former Special Agent In-Charge, Elizondo conducted and supervised highly sensitive espionage and terrorism investigations around the world. As an intelligence Case Officer, he ran clandestine source operations throughout Latin America and the Middle East. Most recently, Elizondo ...more

  • MJ Banias - The UFO People: A Curious Culture

    May 29 2019

    MJ Banias is the author of "The UFO People: A Curious Culture." He is an educator, writer and blogger. He was a former field investigator with the Mutual UFO Network, has been featured on multiple podcasts and radio shows, and contributes to Mysterious Universe and RoguePlanet. His work has been included in Fortean Times, FATE Magazine, and in a book entitled UFOs: Reframing the Debate.He lives in Canada with his wife, two children, and a massive cat.    In this episode we talk to MJ about wh...more

  • Anthony Lappe, Producer of Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation

    May 22 2019

    Anthony Lappé is a New York-based showrunner, director and investigative journalist. He was the executive editor of the Guerrilla News Network, and produced their award-winning Showtime Iraq war, documentary, BATTLEGROUND. As a commentator, he has appeared on media outlets around the world, including the BBC, Radio France, Radio Havana, Fusion, NPR and Sky News. He has written for The New York Times, Details, ESPN: The Magazine, New York Magazine, VICE and the South China Morning Post. He is the...more

  • Kevin Day, UFOs Observed on Navy Radar Systems

    May 14 2019

    Kevin Day is a retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer who specialized in radar systems. He is a TOPGUN air intercept controller with more than 20 years experience in strike group air defense including war-time operations. In November of 2004, off the coast of San Diego, Kevin was a radar operator on the USS Princeton, part of the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. Over several days unknown objects were observed on radar. On several occasions, aircraft were directed to find the objects. The pilots r...more

  • The History Behind the Pentagon’s UFO Program

    May 07 2019

    In this episode, we review the confusing and complicated timeline of how the Pentagon’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) UFO project got started, how we found out about, and the history of some of those involved. To really understand AATIP and all of the news coming at us about it, we have to understand this vital background. This includes why and how rockstar Tom DeLonge is involved, who Robert Bigelow is, the paranormal background of Dr. Hal Puthoff, what AAWSAP is and ...more

  • Dr. Eric Davis: Investigating and Experiencing the Paranormal

    Apr 30 2019

    Eric W. Davis, Ph.D. is the Chief Science Officer of EarthTech Int’l, Inc. and the Institute for Advanced Studies at Austin. Dr. Davis’ research specializations include breakthrough propulsion physics for interstellar flight, interstellar flight science, beamed energy propulsion, advanced space nuclear power and propulsion, directed energy weapons, future and transformational technology, general relativity theory, quantum field theory, quantum gravity theories, experimental quantum optics, and S...more

  • Bryce Zabel: UFO Disclosure

    Apr 23 2019

    Bryce Zabel has created and produced five primetime television series, including fan favorites Dark Skies and The Crow, and worked on a dozen TV writing staffs (Lois & Clark, Taken). A produced feature (Atlantis, Mortal Kombat) and miniseries writer (Blackbeard, Pandemic), Bryce’s latest film, The Last Battle, based on a New York Times bestseller, will be shot by StudioCanal next year in Europe. He was the first writer since Rod Serling elected to serve as Chairman/CEO of the Television Academy,...more

  • Joe Murgia, aka UFO Joe, on Ufology Today

    Apr 16 2019

    Joe Murgia, aka UFO Joe, is a freelance Director of Photography and Camera Operator. He also runs the website UFOJoe.net, where he posts important UFO news and updates. One thing Joe does that is invaluable to the UFO research community, is that he transcribes important interviews. Recent transcriptions include interviews with George Knapp, Harry Reid, many of the 2004 Nimitz UFO encounter witnesses, and more. In this episode, we get to know Joe and his work. We talk about how Joe got involve...more

  • Danny Silva: USOs, Metamaterials, and TTSA UFO Updates

    Apr 09 2019

    Danny Silva runs the website SilvaRecord.com where he covers UFO news and information. He focuses on developments and information related to UFOs. He focuses on the work of the DoD’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP), and the To the Stars Academy (TTSA). With all of the information coming out about UFO investigations related to both of these groups, Danny has done a great job keeping people appraised of news on these projects others have missed. In this episode, we get ...more

  • Mike Damante: Punk Rock and UFOs

    Apr 02 2019

    Mike Damante is a journalist, author, and teacher. He is the author of the books "Punk rock and UFOs: True Believers" and  "Punk Rock and UFOs: Cryptozoology Meets Anarchy." Mike worked for the Houston Chronicle as a copy editor, writer, reporter, and web producer. He currently produces their "MIKED" music blog and has interviewed bands and musicians like Bad Religion, blink-182, Taking Back Sunday, Tom DeLonge, Tegan and Sara, Aerosmith, B.o.B, and countless others. He currently teaches Journal...more

  • Dr. Kevin Knuth: UFOs, Science, and Relativistic Interstellar Travel

    Mar 26 2019

    Dr. Kevin Knuth is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at the University at Albany (SUNY), and is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Entropy (MDPI). He is a former NASA research scientist having worked for four years at NASA Ames Research Center in the Intelligent Systems Division designing artificial intelligence algorithms for astrophysical data analysis. His current research interests include the foundations of physics, quantum information, inference and inquiry, autonomous ro...more

  • Dr. John Alexander, UFO Research and the U.S. Government

    Feb 19 2019

    John Alexander is a retired Army Colonel who has been a critical figure in the field of non-lethal weapons and also played a role in U.S. Army Intelligence research in the paranormal. In the 1980s John put together a group of intelligence officials, members of all branches of the military and the defense aerospace industry to investigate UFO secrecy. His group was called the Advanced Theoretical Physics (ATP) project. In this episode, we discuss the similarities between John’s ATP and the Pentag...more

  • Rich Hoffman, The Scientific Coalition for Ufology

    Feb 12 2019

    Rich Hoffman has been investigating the UFO phenomena for over 52 years. He grew up in Dayton, Ohio, the home of Project Blue Book, the US Air Force Project that was in place from 1952 to 1969. At age 15 Rich appeared on a Phil Donahue show in Dayton and became known as the local UFO expert which quickly propelled him into presenting to associations, churches, and many other organizations and appeared on TV and radio. Rich is also a member of NARCAP, the Planetary Society, and the Scientific Coa...more

  • Nick Pope - Recently Released Government Documents

    Feb 05 2019

    Nick Pope investigated UFOs for the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) for several years in the early 1990s. He was skeptical about the phenomenon when he began looking into the matter. However, after having reviewed several credible cases Nick concluded that UFOs pose a real mystery, and unidentified vehicles in our airspace could pose a threat to national security. Since he has left the MoD, Nick has authored a book on the UK’s most credible and famous UFO case, Encounter in Rendlesham...more

  • UFO News and Updates with Alejandro and Martin

    Jan 30 2019

    In this episode, Alejandro and Martin review fresh UFO news including the recent release of files related to the Pentagon's UFO program. We take a look at the serious topic and related issues of objects observed in the skies above us that remain a mystery. Host Alejandro Rojas shares updates and credible information regarding Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) including the search for extraterrestrial life and our quest to become a space fairing species. UFO Headlines: http://www.openminds...more

  • David Beaty - USS Nimitz UFO Encounters

    Jan 22 2019

    David is an Emmy award-winning filmmaker and producer. He has also had a lifelong interest in UFOs. Like many of us, David was excited about the news that the Pentagon had a secret UFO project. He was also excited about the extraordinary UFO encounter that was also featured in the New York Times article that broke the Pentagon UFO news. The encounter involved the USS Nimitz carrier strike group and occurred in November 2004 near San Diego. During training exercises a white object described as lo...more

  • Ryan Sprague - Roswell: Mysteries Decoded

    Jan 15 2019

    Ryan Sprague is a UFO journalist, podcaster, and author. He is also a professional playwright and screenwriter. He was a frequent contributor to Open Minds Magazine, and has participated as a staff member or speaker at several International UFO Congress events. Ryan hosts the podcast Somewhere in the Skies and Rogue Planet’s Unknown. Ryan’s latest project was co-hosting CW’s Roswell: Mysteries Decoded. Alejandro also appeared in the show and served as a consulting producer. In this episode, w...more

  • 2018 UFO Year in Review

    Jan 08 2019

    Hosts Alejandro Rojas and Martin Willis are joined by author and producer Lee Speigel to review the best UFO news stories of 2018. 2018 was a banner year for UFOs. It could be argued 2018 was the tipping point when UFOs became a serious topic in the mainstream. Some even argue it was the first full year we lived in a post UFO disclosure world. In this episode we review the stories and information that made 2018 so important for the UFO topic. Read more and get links to the stories we discu...more

  • Paul Hynek - Project Blue Book and Dr. J. Allen Hynek

    Jan 01 2019

    Paul Hynek has worked in tech and entertainment and is currently a business consultant. Paul is also a former adjunct professor at Pepperdine University, and is presently a consultant for HISTORY’s new series Project Blue Book, based on a real project to investigate UFOs from 1952 to 1969. Paul is the son of Dr. J. Allen Hynek, an astronomer who worked with the U.S. Air Force investigating UFO cases from 1948 to the end of Blue Book in 1969. A character based on J. Allen Hynek is the lead charac...more

  • David O'Leary - Creator, Writer, and Producer of History's Project Blue Book

    Dec 18 2018

    David O'Leary is the creator, a writer, and producer of History Channel’s upcoming series Project Blue Book. David’s passion for the UFO topic inspired him to create this series based on the U.S. government’s most famous UFO investigation, Project Blue Book. The series is fiction, but is based on real cases investigated in Project Blue Book and the two U.S. Air Force UFO investigations that came before it, Project Sign and Project Grudge. The main character is named and modeled after Dr. J. Alle...more

  • Karen Brard, Alien and UFO Gifts

    Dec 12 2018

    The holidays are upon us and Karen Brard, the owner of the International UFO Congress, has filled the official International UFO Congress store full of super cool UFO and Alien merchandise that is perfect for holiday gift giving -- even if you are giving the gift to yourself. Karen and Open Minds UFO radio host have been traveling around the country promoting the International UFO Congress and selling merchandise and Karen has been learning what people want and offering it at a great price. I...more

  • Jeremy Corbell - The Genesis of "Bob Lazar: Area 51 and Flying Saucers"

    Nov 27 2018

    Jeremy Corbell is an investigative filmmaker and runs the website ExtraordinaryBeleifs.com. Many of his projects, including his most recent, focus on the paranormal and UFOs. In September, Corbell released his film Hunt for the Skinwalker based off of the 2005 book of the same the same name. Much of this film included archival footage and reports from Las Vegas reporter George Knapp, who along with scientist Colm Kelleher, author the Skinwalker book. However, the subject of this episode is Corbe...more

  • Calvin Parker: The Pascagoula UFO Incident

    Nov 20 2018

    Calvin Parker was 19 years old in 1973 when he and his friend Charles Hickson witnessed a UFO while fishing in Pascagoula Mississippi. They reported seeing strange creatures that took them into the craft and examined them. Terrified, they went to the police. Their story leaked, and the incident made headlines. Hickson, 42 years old at the time, was a family friend who had just gotten Parker a job. However, Parker wanted nothing to do with the publicity they were receiving and left town. He rarel...more

  • Nick Redfern: UFOs, Government Insiders, and Satanic Influences

    Nov 07 2018

    Nick Redfern is a journalist, author, and UFO researcher. He is originally from England, but now lives in Texas. The topics in his books range from Men in Black, UFOs, Cryptozoology and other paranormal topics. His latest book, just released this month, is titled Top Secret Alien Abductions. In this episode we discuss his latest book. However, the majority of the show is regarding the topic of his 2010 book, FINAL EVENTS and the Secret Government Group on Demonic UFOs and the Afterlife. In a ...more

  • Chris Cogswell - The Science of Proving an Object is Made by Extraterrestrials

    Oct 30 2018

    Chris is one of the hosts of the Mad Scientist Podcast. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering focusing on the study of nanomaterials for use as catalysts and adsorbents from Northeastern University. He has a bachelors degree in chemical engineering and philosophy from the University of New Hampshire. The Mad Scientist podcast covers the history and philosophy of science and fringe science claims and examines how societies accept technologies and sciences. In this episode, we discuss t...more

  • Nick Pope - Renewed Government Interest in UFOs

    Oct 24 2018

    Nick Pope investigated UFOs for the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) for several years in the early 1990s. He was skeptical about the phenomenon when he began looking into the matter. However, after having reviewed several credible cases Nick concluded that there was UFOs pose a real mystery, and unidentified vehicles in our airspace could pose a threat to national security. Since he has left the MoD, Nick has authored a book on the UK’s most credible and famous UFO case, Encounter in ...more

  • Micah Hanks - UFOs and the Future

    Oct 16 2018

    Micah Hanks is a writer, podcaster, and researcher whose interests cover a variety of subjects. His areas of focus include history, science, philosophy, current events, cultural studies, technology, unexplained phenomena, and ways the future of humankind may be influenced by science and innovation in the coming decades. In 2012, his book The UFO Singularity explored themes that incorporated futurism and technology–both speculatively, and at times skeptically–into an analysis of UFO phenomena....more

  • David Marler - The Battle of LA UFO Incident

    Oct 09 2018

    Open Minds UFO Radio: In February 1942 the military opened fire on an object that flew over Los Angeles. The incident is referred to as the Battle of Los Angels and is best-known by the icon image of searchlights converging on an object while explosions from anti-aircraft fire erupt nearby. Researcher David Marler has researched this case, and when he puts together all of the facts, media stories from the time and government documents on the incident, it is more mysterious than ever. In this epi...more

  • Latest UFO News! - October 2, 2018

    Oct 02 2018

    Hosts Alejandro Rojas and Martin Willis discuss the latest UFO news including the scientific analysis of materials allegedly from a UFO. The materials are in the hands of the To the Stars Academy, who has created a program called the ADAM Project to scientifically analyze materials believed to have come from anomalous sources, especially UFOs. Recently, they released an article regarding material that they say has been debated for decades. Although they do not say for sure, it appears this mater...more

  • Chase Kloetzke - Mutual UFO Network Director of Investigations

    Sep 25 2018

    Chase Kloetzke is the Director of Investigations for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), the largest civilian UFO investigation organization. Chase is in charge of trained field investigators throughout the United States and a several other countries. As of June 30, 2018, MUFON has already received over 3600 reports. Chase was a Master Trainer/Master Instructor with the Department of Defense, has a Bio-mechanical Engineering accreditation, has received certification as a Private investigator, certif...more

  • George Knapp - The Government's UFO and Paranormal Study

    Sep 18 2018

    George Knapp is an award-winning investigative journalist and is currently Las Vegas Now's I-Team Chief Reporter. His reporting has made the mysterious Area 51 famous and has uncovered the most extensive scientific study of a paranormal hotspot. He also is an occasional host of Coast to Coast AM. As a UFO show, those are the accolades that likely interest the OpenMinds.tv audience most. However, beyond the paranormal Knapp’s reporting has resulted in two dozen regional Emmys, five regional and t...more

  • Chris O'Brien - Launch of UFO Detection Project

    Sep 11 2018

    From 1992 to 2002 Christopher O’Brien investigated over one thousand paranormal events reported in the San Luis Valley—located in south-central Colorado/north-central New Mexico. Working with law enforcement officials, ex-military, ranchers and an extensive network of skywatchers, he documented what may have been the most intense wave of unexplained activity ever seen in a single region of North America. His ten-year investigation resulted in the three books of his “mysterious valley” trilogy: T...more

  • David Marler - Investigating Historical UFO Cases

    Sep 04 2018

    David is a UFO researcher and author. He’s had a lifelong interest in the subject of UFOs and joined the Mutual UFO Network  (MUFON) as a field investigator trainee in 1990. Since then he held several positions within MUFON before becoming an independent researcher. Since then he has written a highly regarded book on triangle shaped UFOs, Triangular UFOs: An Estimate of the Situation, and has been featured on several television programs. David has one of the most extensive personal libraries of ...more

  • Ryan Sprague - State of Ufology

    Aug 28 2018

    Ryan is the author of Somewhere in the Skies: A Human Approach to an Alien Phenomenon and is also a contributing writer to the anthology, UFOs: Reframing the Debate. He is the creator and host of the Somewhere in the Skies Podcast on the Entertainment One Podcast Network and is a frequent contributor to the Rogue Planet news site. Speaking on the UFO topic, he has been featured on ABC News, Fox News, The Science Channel, and is a regular on The Travel Channel's hit television series, Mysteries a...more

  • Chris Cogswell - Examining Physical Evidence of UFOs

    Aug 22 2018

    Chris is one of the hosts of the Mad Scientist Podcast. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering focusing on the study of nanomaterials for use as catalysts and adsorbents from Northeastern University. He has a bachelors degree in chemical engineering and philosophy from the University of New Hampshire. The Mad Scientist podcast covers the history and philosophy of science and fringe science claims, and examines how technologies and sciences are accepted by societies. In this episode, Chri...more

  • Mark O’Connell - Dr. J. Allen Hynek and History’s Project Blue Book

    Aug 15 2018

    Mark O’Connell is the author of The Close Encounters Man: How One Man Made the World Believe in UFOs, a biography of astronomer Dr. J. Allen Hynek. Hynek was a consultant to the U.S. Air Force’s official UFO investigations in the late 40s to the late 60s. A skeptic at first, Hynek went on to become a proponent of serious research into the UFO phenomenon. Mark is also a screenwriter, teacher, and blogger. He wrote episodes for Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and has...more

  • Lee Speigel - UFO Update

    Jul 31 2018

    Lee Speigel is a journalist who has also spent decades researching and writing about UFOs. In the 70s, he organized a presentation of credible UFO information to the United Nations as part of Granada’s attempt to have the U.N participate in UFO investigations. Currently, he is working with James Fox on Fax’ latest UFO documentary. Fox is often credited with producing the best UFO documentaries, especially from a credibility standpoint.  In this episode, we talk to Lee about the exciting proje...more

  • Roswell 2018: The End of an Era

    Jul 10 2018

    This year’s annual Roswell UFO festival was another success. The festival began with the 50th anniversary and continues to this day. The UFO Museum has broken attendance records for the last few years, so festival attendance is going strong. However, there was a unique aspect to this year’s festival that will make future events feel a bit like they are missing something. What they will be missing is Stanton Friedman, the man who put Roswell on the map, and made the alleged crash of a UFO in 1947...more

  • James Abbott, The Outsider’s Guide to UFOs: Mystery and Science

    Jun 26 2018

    James Abbott is the author of the Outsider's Guide to UFOs. Following a short scholarship to Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, James completed a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Economics at the University of York and later researched a Master’s thesis at the University of Cambridge on global trade in the aerospace industry. His career has encompassed time in the aerospace sector, in marketing, in education, and in commercial research. He’s written and contributed to around a dozen acad...more

  • John Alexander - The U.S. Military, UFOs, and Secrets

    Jun 06 2018

    Dr. John Alexander is a retired senior Army officer with decades of experience with a wide range of phenomena. Traveling to all eight continents, he has encountered events that defy conventional explanation. A psychic adventurer, he practiced psychokinetic metal bending, fire walking, and caused a white crow to fly for the National Academy of Sciences. A founding board member of IRVA, he is a past-president of IANDS and former SSE councilor. Straddling two worlds, he is also retired from Los Ala...more

  • Jeremy Corbell, Upcoming Documentary on The Skinwalker Ranch

    May 15 2018

    Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell is a documentary filmmaker and contemporary artist. He launched his series Extraordinary Beliefs in 2015 and since then has created several compelling documentaries on various paranormal phenomena, mostly centered around UFO and alien abduction themes. Jeremy has been able to gain access to witnesses few others have had the opportunity to interview. In this interview, we discuss another exciting project. What has been dubbed the “Skinwalker Ranch” in the Uintah B...more

  • UFO Updates - Bigelow, New UK UFO Files and Scott Kelly

    May 08 2018

    Martin and Alejandro discuss new UFO news: Bigelow, New UK UFO Files and Scott Kelly

  • Bryce Zabel - A Post-UFO Disclosure World

    Apr 24 2018

    Bryce Zabel has a long list of achievements in the feature film and television industry. Much of this includes UFO and alien related projects. This includes writing and producing the NBC series Dark Skies and the Syfy movie Official Denial. He also was on the writing staff of Steven Spielberg’s Taken and ABC’s Lois and Clark (don’t forget, Superman is an alien). More recently, he co-wrote the book A.D. After Disclosure: When the Government Finally Reveals the Truth About Alien Contact with Richa...more

  • Michael Schratt - Are Black Triangle UFOs Secret Military Projects?

    Apr 17 2018

    Michael Schratt is a military aerospace historian. He has lectured across the country on the subject of "Mystery Aircraft" and classified propulsion systems buried deep within the military-industrial complex. His speaking engagements include the “OSHKOSH” AirVenture 2006/2007 event, (the world’s largest air show). Michael has developed many contacts with first-hand experience dealing with classified “black programs,” including former USAF pilots, retired Naval personnel and aerospace engineers w...more

  • Chris Cogswell - Mutual UFO Network Director of Research

    Apr 10 2018

    Chris is the Mutual UFO Network’s (MUFON) new Director of Research. Chris received his PhD in Chemical Engineering focusing on the study of nanomaterials for use as catalysts and adsorbents from Northeastern University. He has a bachelors degree in  chemical engineering and philosophy from the University of New Hampshire. He hosts a podcast on the history and philosophy of science and fringe science claims, and is interested in how technologies and sciences are accepted by societies.  In this...more

  • Tyler Rogoway - Recent Pilot UFO Encounters

    Apr 03 2018

    Tyler is a defense journalist and editor of Time Inc.’s The Drive’sThe War Zone page. Tyler broke the story of the recent UFO sighting over Arizona and New Mexico by pilots that is making international headlines. His digging was able to produce FAA audio of the incident. Perhaps even more exciting is the work he has done on a better documented UFO case seen by many pilots and captured on radar over California and Oregon. The military scrambled fighter jets in this case. In this episode, we di...more

  • UFO Roundtable - Ben Hansen, Marc D’Antonio and Karen Brard

    Mar 27 2018

    In this episode, we held a UFO roundtable at Treefort’s Hackfort in Boise, Idaho. Treefort is a massive music festival held in downtown Boise. Alejandro was invited to participate on a media panel, and also moderated a panel on UFO tech with Ben Hansen, UFO researcher and former host of Syfy’s Fact or Faked: The Paranormal Files, and Marc D’Antonio, the Mutual UFO Network’s photo and video analyst. Marc appears on several TV shows, such as NASA’s Unexplained Files, and most recently, an upcoming...more

  • Stanton Friedman - UFO Research Pioneer

    Mar 20 2018

    After more than 50 years of researching and publicly speaking about UFOs, former nuclear physicist Stanton Friedman is doing his victory lap. After a historic career conducting over 700 lectures, writing six books, and countless media interviews, Stanton is retiring from Ufology. To honor Stanton’s work and learn from his unique experience, Open minds UFO Radio will conduct several interviews with him over the next few months. In this interview, we talk about how Stanton got started becoming the...more

  • Luis Elizondo, Exclusive interview for the 2018 UFO Congress

    Feb 28 2018

    This is an exclusive interview of Luis Elizondo, the former head of a secret Pentagon project to investigate UFOs. The project was called the Advanced Aerial Threat Identification Program (AATIP). An article on Dec. 16, 2017 in the New York Times revealing the program made worldwide headlines. Thus far, short media interviews are all Elizondo has participated in. In this exclusive interview, Elizondo answers questions from UFO Congress social media followers and friends. See the entire 2018 I...more

  • Bryce Zabel, Hollywood and UFOs

    Feb 06 2018

    Bryce Zabel has a long list of achievements in the feature film and television industry. Much of this includes UFO and alien related projects. This includes writing and producing the NBC series Dark Skies and the Syfy movie Official Denial. He also was on the writing staff of Steven Spielberg’s Taken and ABC’s Lois and Clark. More recently, he co-wrote the book A.D. After Disclosure: When the Government Finally Reveals the Truth About Alien Contact with Richard Dolan. He is currently working on ...more

  • Karen Brard, 2018 International UFO Congress

    Jan 24 2018

    It is almost time for the 2018 International UFO Congress! Meet the new owner of the UFO Congress, Karen Brard, and hear about the exciting lineup! In this episode, we get to know Karen and we discuss the speakers for the 2018 IUFOC, why they are great, and some of the interesting back stories you have never heard. For more information about the UFO Congress, visit: UFOCongress.com To leanr more about Karen's real estate business, visit: AZEastValleyHome.com

  • Leslie Kean, UFOs and The New York Times

    Jan 16 2018

    Leslie Kean is an investigative journalist who has been published internationally and nationally in the Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Providence Journal, The Nation, International Herald Tribune, Globe and Mail, and Journal of Scientific Exploration, among other publications. She is the author of UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record, a New York Times best seller, and numerous articles on the subject of UFOs. She is coauthor of Burma’s Rev...more

  • 2017 UFO Year in Review

    Jan 09 2018

    2017 turned out to be a breakthrough year for UFOs, especially in the last month. However, there were other exciting UFO stories throughout the year, and our panel is here to discuss what those were. Host Alejandro Rojas, UFO news guy Martin Willis, and our special guest Lee Speigel, UFO journalist and media guy, share their top UFO stories of 2017.

  • Dr. John Alexander & Nick Pope - UFO DoD Project Analysis by Former Gov Insiders

    Dec 22 2017

    Dr. John Alexander is a retired Colonel in the U.S. Army, where he worked in intelligence and had participated in projects where they explored paranormal phenomena. He also formed a group of colleagues in intelligence to look for government UFO secrets. Since leaving the Army, John has worked at Los Alamos and is a defense consultant specializing in non-lethal weapons. Nick Pope worked on the UK government’s UFO project in the Ministry of Defense in the 90s. He has since continued to offer hi...more

  • Philip Mantle, UFOs, the DoD and Aliens in Pascagoula

    Dec 19 2017

    Philip Mantle is an international UFO researcher, author and broadcaster. He also runs the Flying Disk Press, which publishes UFO books. Philip Mantle's interest in UFO research began in l979 when he joined the British UFO Research Association (BUFORA), and Yorkshire UFO Society (YUFOS).  He is also a regular contributor to OpenMinds.tv. In this interview, we discuss a recent article on OpenMinds.tv posted by Philip about an alleged UFO sighting at the secretive Naval Air Weapons Station (NAW...more

  • UFO News with Alejandro and Martin

    Dec 12 2017

    Alejandro and Martin catch up on some recent UFO news and the spacey stuff Alejandro has been up to.

  • Dr. Bob Davis - The Intersection of UFOs, Alien Abduction and Life After Death

    Nov 21 2017

    Dr. Robert Davis, an internationally recognized scientist, graduated with a PhD in sensory neurosciences from Ohio State University and served as a professor for over thirty years. He has published over forty articles in scholarly journals and lectured at national and international conferences. His research into the UFO phenomenon convinced him that the phenomenon remains unresolved, is a source of considerable debate among millions worldwide, and is a very important concern unfortunately ignore...more

  • John Alexander, UFOs & Other Phenomena Challenging Conventional Wisdom

    Nov 07 2017

    Dr. John Alexander is a retired senior Army officer with decades of experience with a wide range of phenomena. Traveling to all eight continents, he has encountered events that defy common explanation. A psychic adventurer, he practiced psychokinetic metal bending, fire walking, and caused a white crow to fly for the National Academy of Sciences. A founding board member of IRVA, he is a past-president of IANDS, and former SSE councilor. Straddling two worlds, he is also retired from Los Alamos N...more

  • Debbie Ziegelmeyer, Missouri UFO Landing and Alien Abduction Cases

    Oct 31 2017

    Debbie Ziegelmeyer is a successful entrepreneur, diver and paranormal investigator and lecturer in Missouri. Among her paranormal research efforts, she has spent decades looking into the UFO phenomenon. She is the state director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) Missouri Chapter, head of the MUFON Dive Team and a member of the MUFON board of directors. She teaches underwater UFO search and recovery. She appeared as a volunteer archeologist on Sci-Fi’s (now Syfy) “Roswell Crash Startling New Evi...more

  • Robert Powell, USS Nimitz UFO Encounter

    Oct 24 2017

    Powell is retired from a career as a research and development lab and engineering manager. He is a co-author of UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry. For several years he served as the director of research and chair of the scientific board for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). He is now part of the Scientific Coalition for Ufology (SCU), a group of scientists, former military and law enforcement officials and other professionals, many of whom have decades of experience looking into UFOs. The ...more

  • Leslie Kean, Former US Government Officials’ New UFO Research Initiative

    Oct 17 2017

    Leslie Kean is an independent journalist and author. Her book, UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record, is a New York Times bestseller and is one of the most influential and credible books on the topic of UFOs. Her most recent book is titled Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife. Among other media, she has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, FOX, The Colbert Report, NPR, USA Today, US News & World Report, and the Columbia Journalism Review. Le...more

  • Jeremy Corbell, Credibility in UFO and Alien Implant Research

    Oct 10 2017

    Jeremy Corbell, is an American contemporary artist and investigative filmmaker based in Los Angeles California. He documents ExtraOrdinary individuals and their belief systems. This research has taken him into the worlds of nanotechnology, aerospace exploration, exotic propulsion systems, as well as, an in-depth examination into the life and discoveries of the enigmatic “Godfather of Conspiracy” John Lear. Corbell has documented the surgical removal of alleged Off-World Alien Implants, and with ...more

  • Richard Beckwith, Wyoming's UFO Hunting Lawyer

    Oct 03 2017

    Richard has been with MUFON for more than ten years and presently serves as the State Director for Wyoming and on the Board of Directors. He has been a practicing attorney for more than 22 years and possesses a Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming. He wrote for the Land and Water Law Review and published his first novel in 2016. He presently serves as the Assistant City Attorney for the...more

  • Chuck Zukowski, UFOs and the Paranormal Along the 37th Parallel

    Sep 26 2017

    Chuck Zukowski runs the website UFONut.com. He is a micro-chip engineer and an ex-reserve (volunteer) deputy sheriff in Colorado Springs. He has been investigating UFOs and other paranormal phenomena for several decades. He is currently the Cattle Mutilation expert for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). Chuck and his sister Debbie (MUFON board member and Missouri state director) noticed that many of the cases they explored ran along the 37th degree parallel. They began researching this phenomenon a...more

  • Lee Speigel, Close Encounters and UFO History

    Sep 13 2017

    Lee Speigel is a journalist who has spent much of his career covering UFOs. He has worked for ABCNews.com,AOL News, and, most recently, the Huffington Post. He is now working with filmmaker James Fox on a script for an upcoming UFO documentary. In 1975, Lee produced a documentary record album, “UFOs: The Credibility Factor,” for CBS Inc. It marked the first time that military and scientific voices came together to disclose their personal UFO encounters and to call for government recognition o...more

  • UFO News, Mysterious Space Signals and Mars

    Sep 05 2017

    Alejandro and Martin discuss the latest UFO news, including the recent detection of mysterious signals from space and humanity’s plans for Mars. No special guest in this episode, besides the always special ufo news presenter Martin Willis of Podcast UFO. Martin and Alejandro talk at length about some of their favorite topics that have recently made headlines and/or were featured articles on OpenMinds.tv. This includes the discovery of signals from space by an organization searching for intellige...more

  • Glen Gregory Means - Air Force UFO Encounters

    Aug 25 2017

    Glen Gregory Means has spent many years as a UFO investigators, and has had several UFO sightings of his own. Some were over seas as a child in a military family, and some were while he served in Air Force Special Operations. We will talk about his sighings and those of his colleagues in the military.

  • Rich Hoffman - Cloverdale UFO Mystery

    Aug 22 2017

    Rich Hoffman has been investigating the UFO phenomena for over 52 years. He grew up in Dayton, Ohio, the home of Project Blue Book, the US Air Force Project that was in place from 1952 to 1969. At age 15 he appeared on a Phil Donahue show in Dayton and became known as the local UFO expert which quickly propelled him into presenting to associations, churches, and many other organizations and appeared on TV and radio. When the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) first formed, he quickly joined and held num...more

  • Earl Grey, UFO Investigator that rocks

    Aug 08 2017

    Earl Grey Anderson is a musician who investigates UFOs. In music, he has worked as a guitarists, vocalist, singer and songwriter. When it comes to UFOs, he holds several positions with the Mutual UFO Network. He is Assistant State Director for Southern California, Chief Field Investigator, and a member of MUFON’s STAR Team. Earl Grey is a also a listener of Open Minds UFO Radio and active member in the Open Minds UFO News Facebook group. HIs name has come up on the show and on OpenMinds.tv se...more

  • Stacey Wright and Jim Mann, Arizona's Mutual UFO Network

    Aug 01 2017

    Stacey Wright and Jim Mann have been running the Phoenix area chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) for over a decade. Soon after, they took over the entire state as State Director and Assistant Director. Their meetings have grown from 4 people to now over 100, regularly. They also enlisted the help of Dennis Freyermuth as a Chief Investigator, who has done a spectacular job managing UFO investigations. For their efforts, Arizona MUFON was awarded the chapter of the year at the recent MUFON ...more

  • Chase Kloetzke, Investigating the "Starchild Skull"

    Jul 18 2017

    Chase Kloetzke is a former Master Trainer/Master Instructor with the Department of Defense, and has an accreditation in Bio-Mechanical Engineering. Among other things, she trained Force Readiness and Elite Force Protection. She has now brought these skills to UFO research. Chase joined the Mutual UFO Network in 1996. She has served as the STAR Team Director and Deputy Director of Investigations. She now leads the Special Assignment Team (SAT). They respond to reports that need specific and thoro...more

  • Charles Lamoureux, New Canadian UFO Documentary

    Jul 10 2017

    Charles Lamoureux is a former UFO skeptic who now says he is a "true believer." He is an avid skywatcher and amateur astronomer in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has been convinced that UFOs represent a true mystery due to the number of anomalous objects he has seen and/or captured on video. He has collected several video capture devices, including night vision and infrared, and has attached them to one device he calls a Skywatcher's Mobile Unit (SMU). In this interview we talk to Charles ab...more

  • Mark O'Connell, UFOs and Astronomer Dr. J Allen Hynek

    Jun 26 2017

    Mark O'Connell has written several episodes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” -- one of which, the DS9 episode “Who Mourns For Morn?”, was named by Hugo-winning science fiction writer Charlie Jane Anders as #72 on the io9.com list of the Top 100 Star Trek episodes of all time. Mark has had feature film projects in development with Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Launchpad Productions, Barcelona Films and Al Ruddy Productions. He currently writes the UFO blog "Hig...more

  • Dr. Irena Scott, UFO Lies and Cover-Ups

    Jun 12 2017

    Dr. Irena Scott received her PhD from the University of Missouri in physiology, did post-doctoral research at Cornell University, has been an Assistant Professor at St. Bonaventure University, and has done research and teaching at The Ohio State University, the University of Missouri, the University of Nevada, and at Battelle Memorial Institute. She worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Aerospace Center in satellite photography, was a volunteer astronomer at the Ohio State Universit...more

  • Nick Redfern, Alternative Roswell Theory

    May 30 2017

    Nick Redfern works full time as a writer, lecturer, and journalist. He writes about a wide range of unsolved mysteries, including Bigfoot, UFOs, the Loch Ness Monster, alien encounters, and government conspiracies. Nick has written 33 books and has appeared on numerous television shows. In this interview we talk to Nick about his latest book, The Roswell UFO Conspiracy: Exposing a Shocking and Sinister Secret. This book is a sequel to Body Snatcher in the Desert, and proposes an alternative, ...more

  • Caroline Cory, The Science of Alien Contact

    May 22 2017

    Caroline Cory is a futurist, filmmaker, international speaker and visionary author of best-selling books on Consciousness and Quantum Healing. As a child and throughout her life, Caroline has always been deeply connected to spiritual topics, the study of Consciousness, mechanics of the universe and the discovery of the divine. Caroline also is an experiencer, which inspired her latest film, Gods Among Us. Gods Among Us is a feature-length documentary film on the extraterrestrial and non-human...more

  • Lee Speigel, Exoplanets and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

    May 15 2017

    Writer, reporter, and paranormal expert Lee Speigel is the former host of NBC Radio's "The Edge of Reality." He produced and hosted nearly 1,500 programs on unexplained phenomena over an eight-year period at NBC Radio, and previously worked at Westwood One Radio and ABCNews.com. He is the only person in history to produce, in 1978, a major presentation at the United Nations on the subject of UFOs. He is now a writer and editor at HuffPost. In this episode, we explore the mysteries of space an...more

  • Dr. George Gaines, UFO Witness Visited By USAF

    May 02 2017

    Dr. George Gaines had an incredible UFO sighting when he was 13 in Pensacola, Florida. The year was 1956, and the United States Air Force was till official investigating UFOs. Gaines reported the sighting and was soon grilled for hours by two alleged US Air Force officers. George kept this story to himself for decades, but he is now sharing it with our audience.

  • Susan J. Palmer, New UFO Religions

    Apr 25 2017

    Susan Jean Palmer is a sociologist of religion who lives in Montreal, Quebec. She is an Affiliate Professor at Concordia University in Montreal and a Research Fellow and Member of the Religious Studies Faculty at McGill University. Her research in the field of new religions has been funded by Canada’s Social Science and the Humanities Research Council. She is the author of Aliens Adored: Rael's UFO Religion (Rutgers 2004), a sociological analysis and ethnographic study of the largest UFO "cult" ...more

  • Cheryl Costa, UFOs by the Numbers

    Apr 11 2017

    Cheryl Costa is a native and resident of upstate New York who saw her first UFO at age 12. A military veteran, she’s a retired information security professional from the aerospace Industry. She’s been a speaker at the International UFO Congress and at the MUFON Symposium. Cheryl writes the UFO column “New York Skies” for SyracuseNewTimes.com. Besides being a journalist, she’s also a published playwright. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from the State University of New York at Empire State Co...more

  • Larry Cates, UFO Research and Puerto Rico Investigation

    Mar 27 2017

    Larry has been into UFOs for decades, and has had his own amazing sighting. After he retired from a career as a computer programmer, he decided to put his skills to use as a UFO investigator. He became a field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and has had the chance to investigate some great cases. In this interview, we talk to Larry about his interests in UFOs, his sighting, and some of his best cases. This includes a great video case of an object caught on infrared video by Ho...more

  • Ray Szymanski, UFOs and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

    Mar 21 2017

    Ray is a retired senior engineer who spent decades working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. This base is famous with the UFO crowd, because it was home to the USAF's official UFO investigation projects from 1947 to 1969. It is also rumored to have been the place where a crashed alien spacecraft from the Roswell incident was taken, along with its alien occupants. Ray's interest in UFOs began his first week at Wright-Patterson AFB when he was told there really were aliens being held there. T...more

  • Leslie Kean, Evidence for an Afterlife (with a bit of UFO news)

    Mar 16 2017

    Leslie Kean is an independent investigative journalist and author of UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record, a New York Times bestseller. She helped produce a 2011 documentary based on UFOs for the History Channel, made by Breakthru Films, an award-winning film company. Kean has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, FOX, The Colbert Report, and NPR and in USA Today, US News & World Report, and Columbia Journalism Review, among other media. She has been contributing articles to ...more

  • Nick Redfern, 365 Days of UFOs

    Mar 06 2017

    Nick Redfern works full time as a writer, lecturer, and journalist. He writes about a wide range of unsolved mysteries, including Bigfoot, UFOs, the Loch Ness Monster, alien encounters, and government conspiracies. Nick has written 33 books and has appeared on numerous television shows. His latest book is 365 Days of UFOs, Nick presents 365 of his favorite UFO stories – one for every day of the year. Spanning decades and continents, they cover numerous subjects, including the Roswell UFO crash, ...more

  • Kevin Randle, Roswell in the 21st Century

    Jan 23 2017

    For nearly 30 years, Kevin Randle has been investigating the case of the UFO crash near Roswell, New Mexico. He has interviewed hundreds of people who claim knowledge of the event, been through boxes of documents, stood on the first crash site, and provided information to dozens of others who asked for it. Now, he has reviewed all those audio and videotaped interviews, examined hundreds of files that relate to the crash, and has returned to Roswell in an attempt to put all that information into ...more

  • MJ Banias, Philosophy in Ufology

    Jan 17 2017

    MJ is a writer, blogger, and researcher who critically and philosophically examines the modern UFO phenomenon, and other strange Fortean subjects. With a background in Critical Theory, History, and Cultural Studies, he enjoys exploring all things weird and anomalous. He is a field investigator with MUFON, has been featured on multiple podcasts, and writes for Mysterious Universe, RoguePlanet and the Deep Talk Radio Network. In this interview, we talk about MJ's latest article on the disparity...more

  • Leslie Kean and Jose Lay, Chilean Navy UFO Video

    Jan 09 2017

    Journalist Leslie Kean recently posted an article in The Huffington Post about a two year investigation by the Chilean government's official UFO investigation organization into a video captured by the Chilean Navy showing an object they cannot identify. The object was caught on an infrared camera, and according to the director of the UFO organization, “We do not know what it was, but we do know what it was not.” The video was investigated by CEFAA, an organization in Chile's equivalent of the...more

  • 2016 UFO Year in Review

    Jan 04 2017

    2016 has come and gone, and it is time to take a look back at the best UFO stories of the year. Open Minds UFO Radio host Alejandro Rojas and newsman Martin Willis are joined by The Huffington Post's Lee Speigel to discuss what made news in the UFO world, and what they feel were the best and most important stories.

  • Paul Dean, NORAD's UFO Files

    Dec 20 2016

    Open Minds UFO Radio: Paul Dean is an Australian who has been uncovering U.S. military secrets via the Freedom of Information Act. Although the U.S. government claims they have not been investigating UFOs since the close of the U.S. Air Force’s official UFO study, Project Blue Book, government records show otherwise. What has been difficult to track is who is collecting these reports and where are they going? One of the places we know they have been going to is North American Radar Defense (N...more

  • Richard Thieme: UFOs, Technology and the Future

    Dec 14 2016

    Richard Thieme is an author and professional speaker focused on the deeper implications of technology, religion, and science for twenty-first century life. He speaks professionally about the challenges posed by new technologies and the future, how to redesign ourselves to meet these challenges, and creativity in response to radical change. Richard has also had a lifelong interest in the topic of UFOs. He does lectures about UFOs in relation to technology, spirituality, and the future. He also...more

  • Ryan Sprague, A Human Approach to an Alien Phenomenon

    Nov 21 2016

    Ryan Sprague is a professional playwright & screenwriter in New York City. He is also an investigative journalist specializing in the topic of UFOs. He has written for numerous publications, including Open Minds Magazine, Phenomena Magazine, and UFO Truth Magazine. Speaking on the UFO topic, he has been featured on ABC News, Fox News, The Travel Channel, and The Science Channel. He is also the co-host for both the Into the Fray & UFOmodPOD podcasts. His first book, Somewhere in the Skies: A Huma...more

  • Grant Cameron, UFO Disclosure and Trump

    Nov 14 2016

    Grant Cameron has been closely following Presidential UFO history and politics for decades. He is the founder of PresidentialUFO.com. The recent presidential campaign has given Grant a lot to work with. Hillary's campaign manager, John Podesta, is a UFO enthusiast. This was reflected not only in Hillary's public statements about UFOs, but also in his private emails. Grant believes those emails may have revealed an effort by government insiders to disclose information about UFOs. In this inter...more

  • Ronny Le Blanc, Monsterland: Encounters with UFOs, Bigfoot and Orange Orbs

    Nov 07 2016

    Ronny Le Blanc works in the Marketing and Advertising industry in Boston, Massachusetts. He has always had an interest in things that were deemed "paranormal" or "strange." Stories that defied explanation, the laws of physics and belief in the minds of those who heard about the encounters. His interest spans from the esoteric, metaphysical and alternative history to cryptozoology, science and ufology. He has spent a majority of his life devouring books and content surrounding the subject matt...more

  • Lee Speigel, UFO WikiLeaks

    Oct 25 2016

    Lee Speigel is a staff writer for The Huffington Post. He has the unique position of being able to write about UFOs, among other topics, for a major media outlet. His two most recent front page stories have been about John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, and Podesta's leaked emails. Podesta has an interest in the UFO topic and his emails have revealed several interesting conversations he has had about UFOs in the last few years. Some of these emails include Clinton’s willingness to ...more

  • Robert Powell, MUFON Top 10 UFO Cases of 2015

    Oct 17 2016

    Robert Powell is the Director of Research for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), and the head of MUFON’s Scientific Review Board (SRB). For the past several years, the SRB has been putting together a top 10 list that they release at the MUFON Symposiums every summer. The 2015 list just came out a few weeks ago at the 2016 MUFON Symposium in late August. Although months have passed, Powell explains that the board needs that time to be sure the investigation of each case in 2015 is completed, and to ...more

  • Dr. John Alexander, The Mysterious Skinwalker Ranch

    Oct 11 2016

    Dr. John Alexander entered the U.S. Army as a private in 1956 and was a colonel when he retired. His second career was at Los Alamos National Laboratory where he created the military effort in development of non-lethal weapons and which involved him with the National Research Council, NATO, and the Army Science Board. His graduate studies include an MA, Pepperdine University, Ph.D. Walden University, and programs at The Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, Sloan School, MIT, and Anderson Schoo...more

  • Marc D'Antonio, Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

    Oct 05 2016

    Open Minds UFO Radio: Marc D’Antonio is the chief photo and video analyst for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). Marc has been involved with MUFON since 1971 and has a vast amount of experience investigating UFO cases. He is also the owner of FX Models where they work on CGI and physical models for the entertainment industry as well as defense contractors, among others. It was in this line of work that Marc began working with motion picture special effects guru Doug Trumbull, who it turns out also ...more

  • Ben Moss and Tony Angiola: The Famous Socorro, New Mexico UFO Sighting

    Sep 27 2016

    Ben Moss is Mufon’s Chief Field Investigator in Virginia, and a member of the rapid deployment Star Team (Strike Team Area Research). He is a guest expert on The History Channel’s Hangar 1 TV show, and has written numerous articles for the Mufon Journal and various online web sites.  Tony Angiola has been studying UFOs since the early 90's.  He became an investigator in 1999 while living in Northern VA.  A computer network administrator by profession, Tony gives his spare time to studying and...more

  • UFO News with Alejandro and Martin

    Sep 21 2016

    Open Minds UFO Radio's Alejandro Rojas and Martin Willis talk about the latest UFO news, including new intriguing UFO videos from Tennessee and New York. They also discuss the new Open Minds Magazine video series. The first episode focused on the 1952 UFO event over Washington D.C. that was witnessed by U.S. Air Force UFO investigators. For more about Martin, visit: PodcastUFO.com For more information about the stories we discussed, visit: OpenMinds.tv

  • Bill "MUFON Man" Schroeder, UFO Investigator

    Aug 23 2016

    Bill "MUFON Man" Schroeder  is a retired police officer who, while in the military, had an amazing UFO sighting that was caught on radar. Due to the sensitive nature of his work, he did not share his sighting with professional colleagues. However, now that he is retired, he is using his extensive experience conducting criminal investigations to find out more about the nature of the  UFO phenomenon. As his name nickname implies, Bill is an investigator with the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), and he ...more

  • Dr. Richard O'Connor - The Jesse A. Marcel UFO Library

    Aug 16 2016

    Dr. Richard O'Connor is an anesthesiologist from Montana who discovered that a friend and colleague was involved in one of the largest UFO stories in the world, the alleged crash of an alien spacecraft in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. That began his interest into the topic of UFOs, and lead him to eventually open the Jesse A. Marcel Library. In this interview, we talk to Dr. O'Connor about UFOs, Dr. Marcel, and his thoughts on the future of UFO research. For more information about the Jesse A....more

  • 2016 MUFON Symposium Speakers

    Aug 09 2016

    Today's show features nearly a dozen guests! Out last guest, Morgan Beall, who is the MUFON State Director for Florida and is helping to coordinate this year's MUFON Symposium, provided us with audio clips from 12 of the speakers at this year's event. They all answer questions about their what they will be presenting and about their interest in the UFO topic. The clips provide some great insight and interesting thoughts from people who have spent many many years researching and investigating UFO...more

  • Morgan Beall, UFO Research and the 2016 MUFON Symposium

    Jul 26 2016

    Morgan is the Florida State Director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and a member of the Scientific Coalition for Ufology (SCU). SCU was the group that investigated the Homeland Security UFO video from Puerto Rico. Currently, Morgan is busy helping coordinate the MUFON Symposium, which will be held in Florida in a month. In this episode, Morgan and I discuss the speakers for the 2016 MUFON Symposium and related topics. This includes the various projects to gather scientific data on UFOs, i...more

  • Greg Bishop, UFO Author and Researcher

    Jun 28 2016

    In 1991, Greg Bishop co-founded a magazine called The Excluded Middle, which was a journal of UFOs, the paranormal, conspiracy, psychedelia and new science. His first book, Wake Up Down There! anthologized many of the articles and features.  Greg's second book was Project Beta, which documented a government campaign of disinfo perpetrated against an unsuspecting researcher. His third book, Weird California, was released in 2006. He also wrote for the famed UFO/paranormal site Ufomystic for five ...more

  • Paul Stonehill, Russia's USO Secrets

    Jun 14 2016

    Paul Stonehill is a UFO researcher and author with a focus on Russian Ufology. He is the author of The Soviet UFO Files (1998), Paranormal Mysteries of Eurasia (2010), and co-author of several books with Philip Mantle. His latest book is titled Russia's USO Secrets: Unidentified Submersible Objects in Russian and International Waters. It has often been said that we know more about the surface of the Moon than we do about the world’s seas and oceans. The study of USOs (Unidentified Submersible...more

  • Paul Dean, Uncovering U.S. Military UFO Secrets

    Jun 08 2016

    Paul Dean is an Australian who has been uncovering U.S. military secrets via the Freedom of Information Act. Although the U.S. government claims they have not been investigating UFOs since the close of the U.S. Air Force's official UFO study, Project Blue Book, government records show otherwise. What has been difficult to track is who is collecting these reports and where are they going? Even during the Project Blue Book years, the USAF claimed the reports demonstrating a threat to national s...more

  • Mike Clelland: Owls, Aliens and Abduction

    Jun 01 2016

    Mike Clelland is an author, blogger and illustrator who, for the last few years, has been exploring ideas that even he finds peculiar. Mike has always had an interest in UFOs, and he has had some unusual experiences. In 2009, he began blogging about his ideas and experiences in an effort to understand them. Synchronicities,  memories of aliens, UFO sightings and the appearance of owls has lead him on a unique journey of discovery. It has all culminated in the recent release of his book, The Mess...more

  • Finian Handley - Black Triangle UFOs over Wales

    May 24 2016

    Finian Handley is one of the administrators of the Open Minds UFO News Group on Facebook, and a UFO enthusiast. He approaches the topic with skepticism and tries to stay grounded in a field that can include some far out claims. He is also a UFO witness, and realizes that the details of his shocking UFO encounter can seem far out to those who were not there to see it. On the evening of September 26th, 2008, Finian saw two large triangular craft coast over the highway. They were huge, but also ...more

  • Cheryl Costa, UFOs by the Numbers

    May 16 2016

    Cheryl Costa is a two-service military veteran, a retired aerospace security engineer and a published playwright. She has had a lifelong interest in UFOs. From 1998-2001 she hosted “The X Factor” talk radio program in Washington, DC, covering UFOs and many other paranormal topics. In 2013 she began writing NEW YORK SKIES a weekly newspaper blog for SyracuseNewTimes.com. In the column she shares lively accounts of New York State UFO sightings. Cheryl’s live presentations are known for their frank...more

  • Dr. Robert Davis, Studying Extraterrestrial Encounters

    May 10 2016

    Robert Davis, Ph.D is an internationally recognized scientist in his field, and served as a professor at the State University of New York for over 30 years.  He graduated with a B.A. and M.A. from the City University of New York and with a Ph.D in Neuroscience from The Ohio State University. Dr. Davis has published over 40 articles in scholarly journals and several book chapters on various topics in clinical audiology, the effects of noise on hearing, and auditory neuroscience.  He has also lect...more

  • Richard Hoffman, 5 Decades of UFO Investigation

    May 03 2016

    Richard Hoffman is an IT professional who has researched the UFO phenomenon since 1964, when he was in the eighth grade. He is currently the Alabama and Mississippi state director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), as well as their director for strategic projects. He is also part of the Scientific Coalition for Ufology (SCU), an organization that examined a mysterious video captured by the Department of Homeland Security. In this interview, we talk to Rich about how he got into UFO investiga...more

  • Robert Hastings, UFOs and Nukes: The Documentary

    Apr 27 2016

    Although most people are completely unaware of its existence, the UFO-Nukes Connection is now remarkably well-documented. U.S. Air Force, FBI, and CIA files declassified via the Freedom of Information Act establish a convincing, ongoing pattern of UFO activity at American nuclear weapons sites extending back to December 1948. Over the past four decades, Robert Hastings has interviewed more than 150 of veterans regarding their involvement in UFO cases in or around nuclear facilities. On Septem...more

  • Chris Rutkowski, 2015 Canadian UFO Report

    Apr 19 2016

    Canadian, as well as U.S., news has been ablaze with stories about the 2015 Canadian UFO Report released by UFO researchers in Canada. Chris Rutkowski has been inundated with interviews about the 1267 sightings reported last year, and we have him on Open Minds UFO Radio this week to talk about those sightings. Chris is a Canadian science writer and educator with degrees in astronomy and education. Since the mid-1970s, he’s also been studying reports of UFOs and writing about his investigation...more

  • Antonio Paris, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intellegence

    Apr 12 2016

    Antonio Paris is a Professor of Astronomy at St. Petersburg College and the Chief Scientist at the Center for Planetary Science – a science outreach program promoting astronomy, planetary science, and astrophysics to the next generation of space explorers. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from The City University of New York and a Master’s of Science in Planetary Science from the American Public University. Antonio is the author of two books, Aerial Phenomena (ISBN 1467549274)...more

  • Shawn Kevin Jason, Black Triangle UFOs

    Apr 04 2016

    Shawn had an amazing UFO sighting of a black triangular craft over the highway between Las Vegas and Area 51 in March of 1996. The sighting changed his mind about the origins of these mysterious craft being reported worldwide. He has since had a great interest in these type of sightings in particular and has created a Black Triangle UFOs Facebook page to follow them. Shawn is also interested in a phenomenon called Ice Fall, and is compiling cases on a new website at Megacryometeors.org.

  • Erica Lukes, Airliner UFO Case and Skinwalker Ranch

    Mar 29 2016

    Erica Lukes is a UFO researcher and podcaster. She is the former state director for the Utah chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and a MUFON field investigator. She is currently working on a fascinating UFO case reported by an American Airlines pilot. A UFO researcher in Utah first heard the report on HAM radio. Erica and other MUFON investigators then were able to find the audio online and receive an official copy from the FAA via a Freedom of Information Act Request. Erica also keeps ...more

  • Nick Pope - Government UFO Matters

    Mar 07 2016

    Nick Pope worked at the UK's Ministry of Defence UFO desk for several years in the 1990s. Since then Nick has remained a UFO expert and has been involved with the release of large batches of UFO files from the UK government. Although they say they have released their files, Nick says there is one more batch to come. Nick was a speaker at the 2016 International UFO Congress, he participated in a panel with Sociologist Ron Westrum, Journalist Lee Speigel, and former Congressman Merril Cook. We ...more

  • Chris Aubeck, UFOs Throughout History and Antiquity

    Feb 09 2016

    Chris Aubeck was born in London. His interest in the historical and sociological aspects of unexplained phenomena began at an early age. He moved to Spain aged 19 and after teaching in Cáceres and Madrid for 24 years now lives in Granada. A student of language and folklore, he has helped compile the largest collection of pre-1947 UFO cases in the world through Magonia Exchange, a remarkable collaborative network of librarians, students and scholars of paranormal history. Chris is the autho...more

  • UFO News and the 2016 UFO Congress

    Jan 19 2016

    We talk UFO news and give you the inside story on some of the interesting talks and incredible stories related to the speakers of the 2016 UFO Congress. This year will be the 25th anniversary of the Guinness World Record holding large UFO conference. Fore more information, visit: UFOCongress.com

  • 2015 UFO News Year in Review

    Jan 06 2016

    It is that time again! Now that we move into a new year, it is time to look at the previous year's UFO news stories. Open Minds UFO Radio host Alejandro Rojas is joined by Podcast UFO's Martin Willis and The Huffington Post's Lee Speigel to take a look at their list of top stories from 2015. To read the stories reviewed in this episode, visit OpenMinds.tv. For more about Martin Willis, visit PodcastUFO.com. To read Lee Speigel's articles, visit his page on HuffingtonPost.com.

  • David Marler: Farmington, New Mexico Mass UFO Sighting

    Dec 30 2015

    David Marler is a UFO researcher and author. His book Triangular UFOs: An Estimate of the Situation focuses on cases of triangular UFOs that have been reported for decades. However, more recently, Marler has turned his focus on a mass-UFO sighting that took place in Farmington, New Mexico in 1950. We talk to Marler about his research into this case, including insights from living witnesses and never before seen government documents. For more about David, visit: DavidMarlerUFO.com.

  • Don Meers, UFOs in Australia

    Dec 21 2015

    Don Meers is an Australian filmmaker who has created and worked on several paranormal documentaries. His latest is called Australien Skies and focuses on UFO witnesses in Australia, including those the film calls "photographic contactees." These are people who believe they get a sense of when a UFO is going to show up and are able to photograph them when they do. One of these individuals, Damien Nott, claims to have the largest collection of UFO photos and videos in the world. We talk to Meer...more

  • Dave Cote, UFO Hunting Mini-Satellites

    Dec 14 2015

    Dave Cote is heading up a team of techies who are planning to launch a UFO hunting satellite into space. Their project is called “CubeSat for Disclosure – Low-Earth Orbit Satellite” and is seeking crowd funding via Indiegogo.com for financing. Thus far they have raised over $11,000 and there are still 24 days left in the campaign. Although their goal is $50,000, they already have enough to launch a small satellite with cameras. We talk to Dave, a software engineer and project manager, about h...more

  • Lee Speigel, Personal UFO Sighting and Jacques Vallée

    Nov 24 2015

    Lee Speigel is a reporter for the Huffington Post covering UFOs and other non-conventional stories in the Huffington Post's Weird News section. He has been covering the UFO phenomenon since 1975. In this interview we talk about Lee's personal UFO encounter, and a very exciting announcement regarding the 2016 International UFO Congress. Lee will be conducting a live interview on-stage with UFO researcher Jacques Vallée. Lee first met Jacques during the creation of a presentation he organized f...more

  • Tapio Kangas, Sci-Fi Music Producer

    Nov 16 2015

    Conceived by Tapio Kangas and featuring a host of stellar musical legends, Spacer aims to inform and educate the world on the existence of extra terrestrial life. Born in Helsinki and currently residing in London, Tapio has written many major TV show tunes and top 10 songs whilst making frequent appearances on Finnish TV and his own TV show. His classical training enables him to intersperse traditional melodies with futuristic soundscape to creating the sound of Space. The Spacer recently rel...more

  • Keith Arem, UFO Movie Producer

    Nov 03 2015

    Keith Arem is the president of Los Angeles based PCB Productions and PCB Entertainment. He is one of the leading creative directors and producers in the gaming industry, specializing in talent performance, writing, sound design, and music. His most recent project is a movie based on the Phoenix Lights mass UFO sightings in Phoenix, Arizona in 1997. Keith wrote and directed the movie, which is titled Phoenix Incident, and is set to release in 2016. He says the movie mixes fiction and reality, but...more

  • Mark Rodeghier, Scientific UFO Data Collection

    Oct 28 2015

    Mark Rodeghier has been President and Scientific Director of the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies since 1986. He earned a B.S. in astrophysics from Indiana University in 1975. After a year of graduate study at the University of Sussex in England, he returned to complete a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in sociology. His dissertation, Factors Influencing Attitudes Toward Controversial Research : Quantitatively Disentangling the Social from the Scientific, exp...more

  • Robert Powell, MUFON's Top 10 UFO Cases of 2014

    Oct 20 2015

    Robert Powell is the Director of Research for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), and the head of MUFON's Scientific Review Board (SRB). For the past several years, the SRB has been putting together a top 10 list that they release at the MUFON Symposiums every summer. The 2014 list just came out a few weeks ago at the 2015 MUFON Symposium in September. Although months have passed, Powell explains that the board needs that time to be sure the investigation of each case in 2014 is completed, and to ha...more

  • Lorien Fenton, Alien Experiences

    Oct 06 2015

    Lorien Fenton is the Marin/Sonoma Section Director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). She produces conferences, including the UFO CON. She is also the host of several weekly radio shows, including California MUFON Radio. Later this month, Lorien is producing a unique event called UFO CON: The Experiencer Event. At this event people will be broken up into groups to share their experiences. The groups will represent the various types of experiences people who believe they have been in contact wit...more

  • Michael Twichell, Aether Gravity and Ancient Aliens

    Sep 22 2015

    Michael Twichell is an electrical engineer who believes he has discovered an ancient technology that has been lost to the ages. His book on his theory is called Aether Gravity, which is also what he calls his theory. He believes this theory is the key to unlocking the secrets behind antigravity.  He thinks ancient civilizations may have used it and extraterrestrial civilizations may use it to power their spacecraft. He thinks it may have been aliens who shared the theory with ancient human civil...more

  • Ron Felber, The Mohave Alien Abduction Incident

    Sep 14 2015

    Ron Felber is an author who says he met an interesting and credible couple several years ago who say they have been abducted by aliens. Ron investigated their claims and says he believes what they are saying is true. After years knowing the couple, Ron has decided to write a book based on their experiences. In this interview we talk to Ron about how he learned of the incident, his thoughts about their alleged alien abduction, and he will read some passages from his book that gives us some insigh...more

  • Gene Steinberg, UFOs Over the Years

    Sep 01 2015

    Gene Steinberg is currently the host of the Paracast paranormal podcast. The podcast has been running almost 10 years now, but Gene has been involved with UFOs much longer than that. Back in the 60s he began writing about UFOs for a newsletter and has been involved with UFO publishing and broadcasting ever since. In this interview we talk about UFO research and alleged alien contacts over the years and where we are at today. For more about the Paracast visit: TheParacast.com.

  • Robert Powell and Morgan Beall - The Puerto Rico UFO Video

    Aug 20 2015

    On April 25, 2013, during a routine flight of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) DHC-8 Turboprop aircraft in Puerto Rico, the crew spotted an unusual object. They caught the object on their thermal imaging system as it flew in from the ocean, over Rafael Hernandez Airport, then back out into the ocean. The crew did not know what it was they caught on video. Eventually, a UFO field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) discovered the existence of the video from a friend, who the...more

  • Noe Torres - Cowboys, Aliens and Area 51

    Aug 10 2015

    Noe Torres is a UFO researcher and author. He has co-written several of his UFO books with his research partner Ruben Uriarte. Some of his UFO books include: Mexico's Roswell, Aliens in the Forest, The Other Roswell: UFO Crash on the Texas-Mexico Border, The Coyame Incident, and Cowboys and Aliens. In his professional life Noe is a librarian. His entrance into writing was with books about baseball, but eventually turned to the topic of UFOs. We will talk to Noe about how his interest in UFOs and...more

  • UFO News with Martin Willis

    Jul 27 2015

    It is another UFO news roundup, but this time with our new UFO news buddy, Martin Willis of Podcast UFO. Martin and I talk about late breaking news, including a Rock Star's hints at a new UFO video project underway in Washington D.C., UFO cultists, and night vision UFO videos from Tucson, Arizona.

  • Curt Collins, Amazing Texas UFO Encounter

    Jul 20 2015

    Curt Collins is a UFO researcher and founder of the website BlueBlurryLines.com where he posts his work. Among other cases, Curt has taken a particular interest in the Cash-Landrum Texas UFO Encounter. The Cash-Landrum incident took place in 1980. Betty Cash, Vickie Landrum, and Vickie's seven-year-old grandson, Colby Landrum, claimed to have encountered a UFO on the road near Dayton, Texas. It made the vehicle very hot and the group apparently suffered from physical effects due to the encounter...more

  • Ron Regehr, Aerospace Engineer and UFO Researcher

    Jul 13 2015

    Ron Regehr spent the majority of his life as an aerospace engineer. From helping develop space fairing vehicles with NASA, to working on secret defense projects, he had an exciting and interesting career. He has also had a great interest in the UFO topic, and has been researching it since he was young. What is even more exciting is the interesting ways in which his career and his interest in UFOs has intertwined. In this interview we talk to Ron about how he got interested in UFOs, some of the r...more

  • Denice Marcel, Roswell's Legacy

    Jun 29 2015

    Denice Marcel is the granddaughter of Jesse Marcel, the intelligence officer at the Roswell Army Air Field in 1947 who was the first person from the military to handle the debris found in the desert outside of Roswell which some believe was an extraterrestrial spacecraft. Denice's father, Jesse Marcel Jr., also handled some of the material, and both Jesse Sr. and Jesse Jr. say that the materials were not merely from weather or test balloons. They both believe the material was not manufactured on...more

  • Rob Mercer, US Air Force UFO Files Cache Discovered

    Jun 15 2015

    Rob Mercer is a field investigator and a state section director in Ohio for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). He also runs the Miami Valley UFO Society. Ron has been investigating UFOs for decades, and always keeps an eye out for UFO material popping up on Craigslist. He is especially watchful given his location, which is near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, home of the US Air Force's only public UFO Investigation called Project Blue Book. Recently his efforts paid off and he r...more

  • Stan Schatt, Extraterrestrial First Contact

    Jun 08 2015

    Stan Schatt is an author and futurist who has been interested in UFOs for many years. He recently published a nonfiction book titled Extraterrestrial First Contact: Past, Present, and Future, which he followed up with a fiction book on a similar subject titled Alien Love. We talk to Stan about his thoughts and research into how the public may react if an alien race were to publicly engage in communication with the human race, and what scenarios for first contact are possible. Stan Schatt grew...more

  • Bill Wickersham, UFOs and Nuclear Weapons

    Jun 02 2015

    Bill Wickersham is an adjunct professor of peace studies at the University of Missouri–Columbia, and a UFO enthusiasts. He has been researching and lecturing on the topic for years. He has written several articles and opinion pieces that have been published in newspapers such as the Columbia Daily Tribune, and appears regularly on KBIA Mid-Missouri Public Radio to discuss UFO news. In this interview, we talk to Bill about how he got interested in the topic of UFOs, what his colleagues think of h...more

  • Kevin Randle, The Roswell Slides Unraveled

    May 26 2015

    Kevin Randle is a preeminent Roswell researcher and author. He is also a member of the Roswell Dream Team, which has been tied to the investigation, and recent unraveling, of photographs that were purported to show an alien body from the Roswell crash in 1947. So who is the Roswell Dream Team, and why do there seem to be members of this team debunking the slides, and others supporting the idea that they show something anomalous?  In this interview, we ask Kevin those questions while examining wh...more

  • Luigi Vendittelli, Investigating Alien Contact

    May 05 2015

    Luigi Vendittelli has been investigating UFOs in the Montreal area for decades. However, researching lights in the sky became mundane compared do the reports of alien contacts he began receiving. Although seemingly farfetched, Luigi began investigating these alleged cases of alien contact and he has found several of them to be very credible and compelling. In this interview, we talk to Luigi about some of these amazing cases and the incredible evidence he says he has uncovered. To contact Lui...more

  • Jennifer Stein, UFO Filmmaker

    Apr 21 2015

    Jennifer Stein is a filmmaker and entrepreneur. Her UFO documentaries have won her 4 EBE Awards at EBE Film Festival held every year at the International UFO Congress. Two of her films won 2 awards each. Jennifer is a self-taught filmmaker, and has never attended film school. She began making films in the 1990s while running non-profit organizations, raising her two children, and running a special events business. In this interview we talk to Jennifer about how and why she got into making UFO...more

  • Ben Hansen, Presidential UFO Deception

    Apr 13 2015

    Ben Hansen is the former host of Fact or Faked: Paranormal files on the SyFy channel, where they investigated paranormal cases, often attempting to reproduce the phenomena. Often they were able to uncover hoaxes, and innocent misidentifications. However, some cases they were unable to explain. Since the show ended, Hansen has continued his investigations into the paranormal, and is a frequent lecturer at paranormal conference. He also runs Night Vision Optics, and hold UFO night sky watching eve...more

  • Jeremy Corbell, UFO Documentarian

    Apr 06 2015

    Jeremy Corbell is an investigative filmmaker and artist based in Los Angeles. Corbell has been deep in the trenches documenting extra-ordinary individuals and their belief systems. This research has taken him into the life of the enigmatic “Godfather of Conspiracy” John Lear, and under the microscope for the surgical removal of alleged Off-World Alien Implants. With access to NASA, Corbell has filmed the analysis of anomalous materials alleged to be physical evidence of extraterrestrial nano-tec...more

  • Larry Holcombe, Presidents and UFOs

    Mar 30 2015

    Larry Holcombe took up writing after retiring from a long career in sales. He has had a lifetime interest in the UFO topic, so his first book The Great River Disclosure was a fiction based off of his UFO beleifs. Having done well as an author, Holcombe proposed to his literary agent the idea of doing a non-fiction book on UFOs. He had been told an amazing story about how Nixon's reelection committee had wanted a movie on UFOs to be made and proposed it include real UFO film provided by the Air F...more

  • Jack Weiner, Allagash Alien Abductions

    Mar 16 2015

    Jack Weiner along with his twin brother, Jim, and his friends Chuck Foltz and Charles Rak believe they were abducted during a kayaking trip in Maine in 1976. They had an incredible UFO encounter, and when some of them began having nightmares, they underwent regression therapy, separately. Their accounts of what happened during their UFO encounter in 1976, which they had not remembered consciously, were remarkably similar. Last week we aired an interview with Jim Weiner. This week we interview...more

  • Jim Weiner, Allagash Alien Abductions

    Mar 09 2015

    Jim Weiner along with his twin brother, Jack, and his friends Chuck Foltz and Charles Rak believe they were abducted during a kayaking trip in Maine in 1976. They had an incredible UFO encounter, and when some of them began having nightmares, they underwent regression therapy, separately. Their accounts of what happened during their UFO encounter in 1976, which they had not remembered consciously, were remarkably similar. In this interview Jim talks about the events, and how they effected his li...more

  • Kathleen Marden, Alien Experiences

    Feb 09 2015

    Kathleen Marden is an abduction researcher and author. As the niece of Betty Hill, she had an early and unique introduction to this field. Betty Hill and her husband, Barney, were the victims in the first widely publicized alleged alien abduction in the United States. Kathleen's worked with the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) for years as an investigator and as their Director of Field Investigator Training. She then went on to publish several books. Her first couple were co-written with well-known UF...more

  • Reverend Michael Carter: God, ETs and The Evolution of Human Consciousness

    Jan 26 2015

    Reverend Michael Carter is an ordained minister and lectures extensively on the topic of religion and UFOs. He is the author of the book Alien Scriptures: Extraterrestrials in the Holy Bible, and has recently published a new book, A New World If You Can Take It: God, Extraterrestrials and The Evolution of Human Consciousness. He can be seen on the History Channel's popular series Ancient Aliens and The Real 4400, and he has appeared on the Sci-Fi Channel's Abduction Diaries. He believes he has h...more

  • Bill McDonald, UFO Researcher and Artist

    Jan 19 2015

    Bill McDonald has been researching UFOs and their occupants for decades. He has a background in military aviation and forensic anthropology as an artist. In cooperation with Roswell UFO researchers and Testors models manager John Andrews, McDonald used techniques he learned in forensic art to design an accurate portrayal of the Roswell spacecraft according to witness testimony. This drawing was then designed into a Testors model kit. In this interview we talk to Bill about his decades of researc...more

  • Lee Speigel, 2014 UFO Year in Review

    Dec 30 2014

    It is once again time for Jason and I to review the best UFO stories of the year, and once again we are joined by Huffington Post Weird News Reporter Lee Speigel. Read more about the top 2014 UFO stories at OpenMinds.tv. Read Lee's top UFO stories of the year article at the Huffington Post.

  • Nick Pope, Britain's Most Famous UFO Case

    Dec 22 2014

    Nick Pope was in charge of the British Ministry of Defence’s UFO desk from 1991 to 1994. It was his job to officially investigate UFO reports, and although he was skeptical at first, the reports convinced him of the serious nature of the phenomenon. He has been an advocate for the serious investigation of UFO sightings ever since. Recently, he co-wrote a book on the Rendlesham Forest UFO Incident, Encounter in Rendlesham Forest,  with two of the main witnesses, John Burroughs and Jim Pennisto...more

  • Doug Trumbull, Special Effects Guru and UFO Hunter

    Dec 08 2014

    Doug Trumbull is listed on IMDb as a "Legendary filmmaker and visual effects pioneer." Among others, he was a special effects supervisor for 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Star Trek: The Movie, and Blade Runner. All some of the biggest classics in science fiction movie history. However, what is less known is that Doug is also a UFO hunter. He has labeled his UFO hunting efforts the UFOTOG project (a meshing of the words UFO and photography). This has included a Hummer...more

  • Ardy Sixkiller Clarke, Alien Encounters in Mesoamerica

    Nov 24 2014

    Dr. Ardy Sixkiller Clarke, a Professor Emeritus at Montana State University, has dedicated her life and career to working with indigenous populations. She is the author of Encounters With Star People, and has a new book coming out in December titled, Sky People: Untold Stories of Alien Encounters in Mesoamerica. As a teenager to follow in the footsteps of two 19th-century explorers, John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, who brought the ancient Maya cities to the world's attention. Dr. Clark...more

  • Chase Kloetzke, UFO and Paranormal Investigator and Author

    Nov 17 2014

    Chase Kloetzke is an author and paranormal investigator. For many years she was a UFO field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network and spent some time leading MUFON's Star Team. This team is deployed to help investigate MUFON's most important cases and is made up of MUFON's best investigators. We talk to Chase about paranormal and UFO investigations, including her incredible encounter with what might have been an extraterrestrial. We also discuss her thoughts on MUFON. For more information a...more

  • Richard Dolan, Alien Abduction, Area 51, MUFON, and Breakaway Civilizations

    Nov 10 2014

    Author Richard Dolan has often been referred to as a UFO historian, but he is also a researcher, lecturer, TV personality and one of the most interesting, and sometimes controversial, participants in what is often called Ufology. In this interview, I catch up with Richard at Travis Walton's Skyfire Summit in Heber/Overgaard, AZ. We discuss Walton's case, Bob Lazar's upcoming appearance at the UFO Congress, controversy that is beginning to develop online about Dolan's concept of a "Breakaway Civi...more

  • Lee Speigel, Nazi secret weapons and UFOs on the Moon

    Nov 04 2014

    Lee Speigel has been researching and discussing UFOs in the media for decades. He is now a journalist for the Huffington Post's Weird News, where he writes about UFOs. His stories reach an international mainstream media audience, and often get picked up by other major media outlets. In this interview, we catch up with Lee's latest stories, as we like to do periodically. We discuss his story about an alleged German UFO documentary that claims the UFO that crashed in Roswell was a secret Nazi weap...more

  • John Burroughs, Rendlesham UFO Witness

    Oct 27 2014

    John Burroughs is one of the primary witnesses to a mass UFO sighting in December, 1980. He and others saw UFOs on multiple nights near the Bentwaters Royal Air Force Base in Suffolk, UK, which was on lease to the US Air Force. Now he is suffering from medical issues that may be related to these events, but is being denied his military medical records. A couple weeks ago we spoke with his lawyer, Pat Frascogna, who says the records are classified. In fact, the USAF denied Burroughs was in the mi...more

  • Travis Walton, UFO Abduction Update

    Oct 21 2014

    Travis Walton had one of the most famous and fascinating alleged UFO abduction experiences. It was documented in the movie Fire in the Sky. However, while the movie did portray much of the events surrounding the encounter accurately, the events onboard the spacecraft were completely fictional. What Travis really remembers is much more fascinating. You can listen to us talk about the events in our last show with Travis. However, this time, Travis and I talk about his upcoming conference to com...more

  • Nancy Birnes, UFO Magazine Editor

    Oct 13 2014

    Nancy Birnes is the former editor of UFO Magazine. She has been a journalist she was in 11th grade in1964. She has won many awards, including the Samuel Shellabarger Award for Creative Writing when she graduated from Princeton, summa cum laude, in 1979. Her husband Bill Birnes, was co-host of the TV show UFO Hunters, and has authored several books. We talk to Nancy about UFO Magazine, its status, and how she and Bill got involved with it. We also talk about Bill's controversial book on UFO whist...more

  • Pat Frascogna, UFO Lawyer

    Oct 06 2014

    Pat Fascogna is a lawyer who has taken up the case of two men who were witnesses to one of the most important UFO events. John Burroughs and Jim Penniston were part of Air Force Security at the Bentwaters Air Force base in 1980 when they were sent to check out anomalous lights being seen in Rendlesham Forest. They both got close to a large, bright, glowing light, and Penniston says he examined and touched a triangular craft that floated above the forest floor. The next night many other base pers...more

  • Norio Hayakawa, UFOs in New Mexico

    Sep 29 2014

    Norio has been investigating UFOs for decades. He specializes in his home state of New Mexico, especially regarding the alleged secret base in Dulce and cattle mutilations in that area. Norio has also spent a lot of time researching Area 51. In 1990, Norio created the Civilian Intelligence Network, which he calls "a citizens' oversight committee on government accountability, a grassroots watchdog group established to help ensure liberty, justice and freedom of information for all." We talk to No...more

  • Angel Espino, UFO Radio Host/Producer

    Sep 22 2014

    Angel Espino is the host of Skywatchers Radio, a program that focuses on the UFO phenomenon, and the founder and producer of Public Streaming Network (PSN) Radio. PSN is an entire network of radio shows of various topics, many of them paranormal related. Managing the network, and participating in the production of many UFO radio shows over the last several years, has allowed Angel to stay up to speed with the cutting edge of UFO research. We talk to Angel about how he got interested in UFOs, som...more

  • Lakita Adams, UFOs in North Carolina

    Sep 11 2014

    Lakita Adams is the state director for the North Carolina chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). Lakita's interest in the UFO subject began when she was nine years old, and witnessed a large fireball with her parents.  In high school, she wrote her first research paper on the subject of UFOs, and for the last 12 years has studied the subject. In 2011, she became a MUFON Field Investigator in North Carolina, and has investigated over 100 cases. She has a BA in English from UNC-G, and has taug...more

  • Yvonne Smith, Alien Abductions at the Hotel del Coronado

    Aug 25 2014

    Yvonne Smith is a hypnotherapist and has been one of the leading researchers of alien abduction for decades. She has made many media appearances, and has been at the forefront of the topic. She founded the Close Encounter Research Organization (CERO) in 1991 to help inform the public on the phenomenon and to provide support for those who feel they have experienced alien abduction. Yvonne has recently released a new book, Coronado: The President, The Secret Service and Alien Abductions. The bo...more

  • Frank Kimbler, Roswell UFO Debris Discoveries

    Aug 18 2014

    Frank Kimbler teaches Geology and other earth sciences at the high school and college level at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. Upon moving to Roswell, Kimbler decided to put his skills to use to try and find physical evidence of the alleged UFO crash in the nearby desert. He has since found several pieces of metal and plastic that he finds very interesting. One piece of metal has undergone isoptic analysis that has shown the piece may have been manufactured off-planet. We catch up ...more

  • Ruben Uriarte and Carlos Guzman, UFOs over Mexico

    Aug 11 2014

    Ruben Uriarte and Carlos Guzman have been investigating UFO cases in Mexico for decades. Carlos from Mexico, and Ruben from this side of the border. They and their colleagues have collaborated on an updated English version of the book UFOs Over Mexico: Encounters With Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. The first version of the book was published in Mexico in Spanish by authors Carlos Guzman and Alfonso Salazar. American authors and UFO investigators Noe Torres and Ruben Uriarte recently added more c...more

  • Marc D'Antonio - UFO Photography and UFOTOG Update

    Aug 07 2014

    Marc D'Antonio is the chief photo and video analyst for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). Marc has been involved with MUFON since 1971 and has a vast amount of experience investigating UFO cases. He is also the owner of FX Models where they work on CGI and physical models for the entertainment industry as well as defense contractors among others. It was in this line of work that Marc began working with motion picture special effects guru Doug Trumbull, who it turns out also has an interest in UFOs...more

  • David Pares, Warp Engines and UFOs

    Jul 28 2014

    David Pares is an adjunct professor at several colleges, including the University of Nebraska where he is the faculty advisor for their Mutual UFO Network student organization. He has degrees in geography and engineering science, and teaches classes in meteorology, physics, astronomy, geography, geology, statistics and physical science. Pares believes he has unlocked the key to warp technology, and that he and his team of engineers and graduate students have constructed a working warp engine tha...more

  • Margie Kay, Missouri UFO and Paranormal Investigations

    Jul 15 2014

    Margie Kay is a paranormal and UFO investigator, author, and national speaker. Margie is the assistant state director of Missouri MUFON, where they have been experiencing an increase in UFO sightings for the past few years. She will speak to us about some of her recent cases and where the sightings seem to be concentrated. She will also talk to us about a remarkable sighting report from 1969 they recently received, and her ideas about the links between UFO sightings and other paranormal phenomen...more

  • William Hopp, Abductee Filmmaker

    Jun 30 2014

    William Hopp is the founder of Collective Minds Media and has had a lifelong interest in the Paranormal, especially alien abduction. He suffers from sleep paralysis and can attest to the feelings of a strange presence hiding in the room and the disorientation caused by sleep paralysis. However, he also can draw the distinction between what people report as alien abductions and what he experiences during sleep paralysis. His interest in the alien abduction phenomenon has inspired him to make a mo...more

  • Kevin Randle, UFO Deception and Cover-ups

    Jun 23 2014

    Kevin Randle is an author and UFO researcher. He has written many books on UFOs and his latest is called The Government UFO Files: The Conspiracy of Cover-Up. We caught up with Kevin this week to talk about government disinformation, fascinating government UFO files, and cover-up. Kevin is a retired lieutenant colonel who served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and in Iraq as a battalion intelligence officer. He began writing for UFO magazines and eventually moved onto books. He has appeared ...more

  • Chris Lambright, UFOs over Kirtland Air Force Base

    Jun 16 2014

    Chris Lambright has studied the UFO images captured by Paul Bennewitz over Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, and he believes they may be something much more mysterious than top secret USAF aircraft. Chris has written a book title X Descending in which he documents his investigation of the images, and his interviews with Paul Bennewitz, and others involved with the events. We talk to Chris about how he got involved with this investigation and other controversial aspects of the Bennewitz case...more

  • UFO News and Majestic 12 Investigation

    Jun 09 2014

    In this episode, Jason and Alejandro cover the latest UFO news, including a remarkable video allegedly captured by Homeland Security of a UFO in Puerto Rico. We then play the audio from a recent YouTube video we posted on the investigation of the origins of the Majestic 12 documents, and the elaborate disinformation story they are related to. To view the YouTube video visit: http://www.openminds.tv/majestic-12-ufo-disinformation-scandal-video/28049 To read more and see the sources for the ...more

  • Linda Zimmermann, Hudson Valley UFOs

    Jun 02 2014

    Linda Zimmerman is an author and paranormal researcher. While investigating UFOs in New York's Hudson Valley, many people shared with her their UFO experiences. She decided to investigate and found that not only is the area abundant in ghost sightings but also in reports of UFOs. She has found so much material that she has written two books on UFOs in the Hudson Valley. Linda wasn't always focused on the paranormal, she earned a B.S. in Chemistry and a Master's in English. With a wide range o...more

  • Jeremy Meador, UFO Crashes in Nevada

    May 19 2014

    Jeremy Meador is a paranormal investigator who has been researching alleged UFO crashes in the Nevada desert. After hearing of the crashes he decided to find out if there was any truth to the rumors. Surprisingly, he has been able to speak to dozens of people who say they have knowledge of the crashes. Some of them have been first hand witnesses. We will talk to Jeremy about how and why he began his investigation and his findings. For more about the Ely crash and to see the images we refer to...more

  • Christopher O’Brien, Cattle Mutilations

    May 12 2014

    Christopher O'Brien is an investigator of the unusual. He has written several books on his findings. His field investigation of UFO reports, unexplained livestock deaths, Native American legends, cryptozoological animals, secret military activity and the folklore, found in the world's largest alpine valley, has produced one of the largest databases of unusual occurrences gathered from a single geographic region. His new book Stalking the Herd (600 pages 2014) is the most comprehensive book ever ...more

  • Matty Beckerman, Director of Alien Abduction

    May 05 2014

    Matty Beckerman produced and directed the new movie Alien Abduction, which also includes the Brown Mountain lights mystery. In fact, he got the idea for the movie from stories of strange lights and disappearances in the Brown Mountains of North Carolina. Beckerman says when he first started looking into the mystery to prepare for the filming of the movie he was skeptical. However, now he has seen the lights himself and is convinced that not only are the Brown Mountain lights truly an anomalous p...more

  • Roger Marsh, UFO Writer

    Apr 29 2014

    Roger Marsh is a UFO writer, author, playwright and independent filmmaker. He is editor of the monthly MUFON UFO Journal for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), where he also serves as the Director of Communication.  He is the National UFO Examiner at examiner.com, and blogs for the Huffington Post. Marsh tells how his UFO interests stem from an incredible sighting his family had when he was a kid. He then had a remarkable sighting of his own. This helped encourage Marsh to investigate UFOs and othe...more

  • Lee Speigel, Recent UFO Sightings

    Apr 23 2014

    There have been a lot of UFO pictures and videos popping up in the news all around the world lately. In order to take a closer look at these UFO sightings, Jason and I invited Lee Speigel from the Huffington Post to join us and go over these cases. Some of them we suspect are misidentifications. However, some of them we have no explanation for. To see the stories we are talking about, visit: www.openminds.tv. You can read more about Lee Speigel at: www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-speigel/

  • Thomas Reed, UFO and Alien Encounters

    Apr 15 2014

    Thomas Reed and his brother began experiencing strange events in the 1960s, beginning with a UFO encounter. Some of their encounters were witnessed by others and investigated by UFO researcher J. Allen Hynek, who was an astronomer and consultant for the Air Force's official investigation into UFOs. The Reed brothers’ encounters include memories of being taken by strange creatures and examined. They describe ant people and strange looking humanoids. Although Reed still does not know what really m...more

  • Mark Pilkington & Roland Denning, Government UFO Disinformation

    Apr 07 2014

    Mark Pilkington is the writer and Roland Denning is the co-director to a new documentary on UFO disinformation called Mirage Men. Much of the movie includes interviews with ex-Air Force Office of Special Investigation Agent Richard Doty. Doty says he was part of an elaborate program to disseminate disinformation to Ufologists throughout the 80s. He continues to claim he has official knowledge of the Air Force’s UFO and extraterrestrial secrets. We talk about Doty’s claims, the circumstance surro...more

  • Patty Greer, Crop Circle Filmmaker

    Mar 10 2014

    Patty Greer is a Crop Circle filmmaker, but she hasn’t always been. In fact, it was an experience she had in a Crop Circle that compelled her to begin making the films. Patty is a musician and had no experience with filmmaking. However, she acted on the compulsion and now has 6 films on Crop Circles, UFOs, and extraterrestrials. Patty tells us how this all came about and explains how she believes the circles are made, and the messages the makers are giving us. Read more at Patty's website: ww...more

  • Jan Harzan, Director of the Mutual UFO Network

    Mar 04 2014

    Jan Harzan is the Executive Director of the Mutual UFO Network. Jan has been a MUFON member for decades and has been involved with the administration of the organization at the national level for many years. His interest in UFOs began with an extraordinary sighting he had as a child. This sighting also influenced his career path. We talk to Jan about this sighting, an interesting encounter he had with retired Lockheed Skunk Works director Ben Rich, and the future of MUFON. For more informatio...more

  • Lee Speigel, 2014 UFO Congress Recap

    Feb 24 2014

    Lee Speigel, Jason McClellan, and Alejandro Rojas review some of the highlights of the 2014 International UFO Congress (IUFOC). There were a lot of great speakers, and some UFO news that was made at this year’s IUFOC. We talk about those newsmakers and dissect the significance of some of the programs at the IUFOC. If you were unable to make this year you will get a breakdown of some of the lectures you might want to purchase on DVD. If you were there you can share in our excitement to recap some...more

  • Jason Martell, Ancient Alien Research

    Feb 03 2014

    For over 15 years, Jason Martell has been one of the leading researchers and lectures specializing in ancient civilization technologies. Martell's research has been featured worldwide on numerous television and radio networks such as The Discovery Channel, Syfy Channel, and the BBC. He is currently a regular guest on the show "Ancient Aliens" on the History Channel. His latest book "Knowledge Apocalypse" is available on Amazon.com. Martell garnered worldwide attention by recreating a working ...more

  • Aaron Sagers, UFOs & Pop Culture

    Jan 29 2014

    Aaron Sagers is an entertainment journalist, geek culture expert, published author and pundit. He is also an expert historian and lecturer on the field of paranormal-themed entertainment, also known as "paranormal pop culture," and founder of ParanormalPopCulture.com. He is a writer for CNN.com's Geek Out! and MTV Geek, and his work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Miami Herald, Budget Travel, The Calgary Herald, Playboy, and MSNBC.com, along wit...more

  • John Craig and EJ Thornton, UFO Tracking App

    Jan 20 2014

    John Craig and EJ Thornton are developing an app for cell phones that they hope will track UFOs. They are seeking crowd funding to help with the project, but they say they will develop the app regardless of if their crowd funding efforts are successful. Craig got interested in UFOs when he had an extraordinary sighting as a kid. He has since had more sightings, and eventually began investigating UFOs with the Mutual UFO Network. EJ is Craig’s wife, and an author, and has signed on to help him wi...more

  • Lee Speigel, Best UFO Stories of 2013

    Jan 13 2014

    Lee Speigel is a writer for the Huffington Post and works at the Weird News desk. He covers paranormal news - mostly UFOs. Jason and I talk with Lee about his and our favorite news stories of 2013. We debate the stories and discuss them in detail. In hindsight, we all agree that 2013 was an important year for the UFO phenomenon. Read Lee's stories on the Huffington Post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-speigel/.

  • Sam Maranto, UFOs in Illinois

    Jan 07 2014

    Sam Maranto is a UFO investigator, and currently the state director for the Illinois chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). He has been involved with many important UFO cases in the area, including mass sighting cases over Tinley Park, Rockford, and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. These cases involve mass sightings of circular and triangular craft by hundreds of people, including police officers, pilots, airline personnel, and more. We will talk to Sam about how he got involved with UF...more

  • Damien Lopez, Alien and UFO Inspired Online Comic Book

    Dec 16 2013

    Damien Lopez is an artist who incorporates his research in UFO and alien encounters into his art and story lines, and he has come up with a great idea on how to take online comic books to the next level. Using video and new online technologies that incorporate animation, Damien has created a new interactive, choose-your-own-adventure experience for online viewers of comic books. In order to get his idea started, he has created a Kickstarter project and is looking for backers who will receive uni...more

  • Dr. Ardy Sixkiller Clarke, American Indian UFO Stories

    Dec 11 2013

    Ardy Sixkiller Clarke is the author of Encounters with the Star People: Untold Stories of American Indians. Her book offers up a collection of intimate narratives of encounters between contemporary American Indians, UFOs and Extraterrestrials. The first person accounts reveal a worldview that unquestionably accepts the reality of Aliens or Star People.  The stories also reveal cultures that almost universally regard Star People as ancestors, which allows for interactions that take place without ...more

  • Cameron Pack, Project Blue Book UFO Files

    Nov 25 2013

    Cameron Pack is the author of the new book The Restored Project Blue Book UFO Files: June 1947 & Before. This volume represents a clear and legible presentation of the US Air Force’s Project Blue Book UFO files. The collection includes sighting cases which date from June 1947 and prior. Cameron began his research into the topic of ufology after a 2003 close encounter of the first kind. The experience led Cameron to begin looking at thousands of different reports of UFOs from around the world. A ...more

  • James Carman, UFO Documentary Producer

    Nov 18 2013

    James Carman lives in New York City and works as a cinematographer and a producer. He shoots features, commercials and documentaries and his work has been showcased at the MOMA and many film festivals. He recently won an EBE award for best documentary with his film, The Hidden Hand: Alien Contact and The Government Cover-up. Currently he is working on a new documentary entitled, Superconscious. Recently The Hidden Hand has been picked up by an online distribution company, and can now be seen ...more

  • Peter McCue, Clinical Psychologist and Paranormal Author

    Oct 30 2013

    Peter worked for many years as a clinical psychologist. He lives in Scotland. His qualifications include a Ph.D., from the University of Glasgow, awarded for a thesis on hypnosis. Peter’s interest in psychical research and UFO phenomena goes back decades. He’s the author of numerous articles on these subjects and a recently published book, entitled Zones of Strangeness: An Examination of Paranormal and UFO Hot Spots. He believes that paranormal phenomena occur, and that many UFO experience...more

  • Antonio Huneeus, Peruvian Air Force's UFO Department

    Oct 22 2013

    The Peruvian Air Force (FAP) announced last week that it would re-instate their UFO department, known officially as the Office of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena Research (OIFAA).  The organization was officially opened in 2001 under the Peruvian Air Forces’ Directorate of Aerospace Interests (DINAE), the equivalent to our US Air Force Space Command. It also works in conjunction with Peru’s National Commission for Aerospace (CONIDA), similar to our NASA. The organization went dormant in 2005, but acc...more

  • David Marler, Triangular UFOs

    Oct 14 2013

    Triangular UFOs are one of the types that are most reported and some of these cases have been the most amazing and credible cases of all UFO sightings. Although there have been some investigations and analysis done on triangular UFOs, until now no one had written a book compiling the sightings to take a closer look at this aspect of the UFO phenomenon. David Marler has done this in his book Triangular UFOs: An Estimate of the Situation, and what he has found is astonishing. He has gone about his...more

  • Antonio Paris, Aerial Phenomena Investigations

    Sep 30 2013

    Antonio, the Founder and Director of the Aerial Phenomena Investigations (API), is a former US Army Counterintelligence Officer and Department of Defense Counterintelligence Special Agent. He was awarded a Bronze Star for combat operations in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. API is a team of trained UFO investigators dedicated to conducting investigations, research and analysis regarding unidentified flying objects (UFO) and other aerial phenomena. Their mission is to conduct a systematic ...more

  • Rev. Michael Carter, Extraterrestrials in the Bible

    Sep 23 2013

    Rev. Michael Carter has a BA in Letters from the College of New Rochelle and a Masters in Divinity from the prestigious Union Theological Seminary in New York. He also has had a lifelong interest in UFOs and extraterrestrials. He has had his own amazing experiences that have driven this interest, and has become an author and a lecturer on extraterrestrials in the bible. We will talk to Rev. Carter about his experiences and his new book, Alien Scriptures: Extraterrestrials in the Holy Bible. For ...more

  • Jordan Hofer, Evolutionary Ufology

    Sep 16 2013

    Jordan Hofer is a former university instructor of human evolution and serves as a Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) Research Specialist in Anthropology. He is also an author and has written a book titled Evolutionary Ufology on his theories of the evolution of extraterrestrials and what he believes their motivations may be for abducting people. He has also recently written a young-adult fiction novel titled Saucerville that incorporates famous UFO and abduction cases, and his theories on alien activity...more

  • John Greenewald, Jr., Government UFO Files

    Sep 09 2013

    John Greenewald has spent the last 17 years filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for information on UFOs. He also has begun requesting documents on other topics, and in total has amassed a database of over 650,000 pages of declassified material. He has also been producing UFO TV programs, including for the History channel and National Geographic. We talk to John about how he got started filing FOIA requests as a teenager, the media and UFOs, and some of the files he has retrieved in...more

  • Jason McClellan, Joe Rogan Questions UFOs

    Aug 26 2013

    Joe Rogan, a comedian and actor, is also a self proclaimed life-long paranormal mystery addict. He has a new show on the Syfy Channel titled Joe Rogan Questions Everything, in which he explores the evidence for various paranormal phenomena. The latest episode was on UFOs and featured Open Minds editor and writer, Jason McClellan. Jason and I talk about the episode, his experience being on the show, and some of the important topics raised by the show.

  • Philip Mantle, Alien Abduction in the UK

    Aug 19 2013

    Philip Mantle is an international UFO researcher, lecturer and broadcaster. His books have been published in six different languages around the world. He is the former Director of Investigations for the British UFO Research Association and former MUFON representative for England. Philip has written articles and features for numerous publications around the world and has been both editor and assistant editor of high street UFO publications. He lives in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England. H...more

  • Professor David Pares, Space Warp Breakthrough

    Aug 05 2013

    David Pares is an Adjunct Professor at, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Metropolitan Community College, Nebraska Wesleyan, and at Buena Vista College. He teaches Physics, Meteorology, Physical Science, Astronomy, Physical Geography (Weather and Climate) & (Soils and Landforms), Physical Geology and Statistics. In his spare time he runs Space Warp experiments in his garage. He says that Space Warps, like the ones in the sci-fi movies that bend space allowing faster-than-light travel, occur i...more

  • James Gilliland, UFOs over Mt. Adams

    Jul 29 2013

    The Mt. Adams area, near the town of Trout Lake, Washington, has always been known as a UFO hotspot. This is where James Gilliland built the Enlightened Contact with Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (ECETI) Ranch and Sativa Sanctuary. He has invited many people to his ranch, included television shows and their crews, most of whom have had their own sightings. We talk to Gilliland about the various sightings and strange events that have taken place in the area, and why he thinks they are happ...more

  • Martin Willis, Host of Podcast UFO

    Jul 15 2013

    Martin Willis is the host of Podcast UFO, like the name suggests, it is a weekly podcast about UFOs. Willis works in the antiques business, but was inspired to look into UFOs after an incredible sighting of his own. We will talk to Willis about his sighting, some of his favorite guests, and his coverage of the Center for UFO’s Symposium in North Carolina a couple of weeks ago. For more on Willis and Pocast UFO, visit PodcastUFO.com.

  • Marshall Klarfeld, History of the Anunnaki

    Jul 08 2013

    Marshal Klarfeld is an author and retired engineer. Since his retirement he has researched the work done by Zecharia Sitchin on the mythology of the Sumerian civilization. Like Sitchin, Klarfeld believes Sumerian records chronicle the visitation of an extraterrestrial civilization called the Anunnaki. Klarfeld believes that there is also archeological evidence of their existence. We talk to Klarfeld about how he first got interested in this topic, and what he believes is the best evidence to ind...more

  • Nick Pope, The Final UK UFO Files

    Jun 24 2013

    Nick Pope was in charge of the British Ministry of Defence’s UFO desk from 1991 to 1994. It was his job to officially investigate UFO reports, and although he was skeptical at first, the reports convinced him of the serious nature of the phenomenon. He has been an advocate for the serious investigation of UFO sightings ever since. Due to the large amount of requests, the UK decided to proactively release their official UFO investigation files beginning in 2008. They have been released semi-ann...more

  • Maureen Elsberry, Open Minds UFO Researcher/Writer

    Jun 17 2013

    Maureen Elsberry is the director of marketing for Open Minds Production. She also co-hosts the UFO web-series Spacing Out!, and writes for Open Minds magazine and our website. She is a Ufologists in her own right, and we will talk to her about some of her favorite cases, how to get the youth involved with UFO research, and how she got involved with this topic. Read more about Maureen here: www.openminds.tv/maureen-elsberry

  • Leslie Kean, Global Official & Scientific UFO Investigations

    Jun 10 2013

    Leslie Kean is an independent investigative journalist with a background in freelance writing and radio broadcasting. She is the author of the book UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record. Kean draws on her research to separate fact from fiction and to lift the veil on decades of U.S. government misinformation. Throughout, the book she presents irrefutable evidence that unknown flying objects – metallic, luminous, and seemingly able to maneuver in ways that defy the law...more

  • Ron Westrum, Emeritus Professor of Sociology on UFOs

    Jun 03 2013

    Westrum says when an event is widely experienced but seldom reported, we can refer to it as a “hidden event.” Many anomalous events, including UFOs, by appearing to violate common sense or scientific paradigms, fall into this category. We talk to Ron about hidden events and how the public had reacted to them historically and how that relates to UFOs. We also talk to him about his lifelong interest in the UFO phenomena, and his work as a consultant for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). Ron We...more

  • Ben Hansen, UFOs, Night Vision, and Hoaxers

    May 20 2013

    Ben Hansen is a TV host and lead investigator for the Syfy channel’s Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files. Ben has a degree in sociology and certification in criminology and corrections. He has worked investigating child sex crimes and severe physical abuse on the Utah County Sex Crimes Task Force, and was a special agent for the FBI. He also does TV producing, firearms training, aerial RC filming, night vision consultation, and lecturing. We talk to Ben about a recent UFO sighting he had of a tria...more

  • Antonio Huneeus, Behind the Scenes at the UFO Hearing

    May 13 2013

    Open Minds journalist, Antonio Huneeus, was one of the UFO experts testifying at the Citizen Hearing on Disclosure. Now that he is back, we will get a behind the scenes look at the Hearing. Former congressman Mike Gravel, after hearing the testimony, suggested that the United Nations be the hub for international UFO investigations. Antonio was present in the late 1970’s when this was attempted in the past. We will discuss how this idea could be rekindled, and what it would take to get the ball r...more

  • Lee Speigel, Citizen Hearing on Disclosure and UFOs

    May 06 2013

    Lee Speigel, reporter for the Huffington Post, live blogged the Citizen Hearing on Disclosure last week. This was a mock-congressional hearing with former members of the congress listening to five days worth of testimony from UFO witnesses and researchers. We got some insight into the testimony presented, and how the former congress members seemed to be very persuaded by the information. Read Lee's stories here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-speigel/ Visit the Citizen Hearing on Discls...more

  • Scott Ramsey, New Aztec UFO Crash Evidence

    Apr 29 2013

    Scott Ramsey began his investigation into an alleged crash of a UFO near Aztec, New Mexico over 25 years ago. Skeptical at first, and assuming he would demonstrate there was nothing to it, compelling bits of information eventually led him to believe the case was worth taking seriously. Ramsey, along with his wife, Suzanne, and with the help of many others, has painstakingly followed every clue. Now in his book, The Aztec Incident: Recovery at Hart Canyon, we can finally read the details of his r...more

  • Ryan Sprague, UFO Journalist and Playwright

    Apr 22 2013

    Ryan Sprague has been a writer for Open Minds UFO for several years. He is also a playwright in New York City. He is currently writing a play based on the events of the third night in the Rendlesham Forest incident, in which a man claims a UFO landed and aliens talked with military personnel. We will talk to Ryan about his play and about his latest Open Minds Magazine story. It is a famous case of an alleged abduction near the Brooklyn Bridge in 1989 that was witnessed by several other people. ...more

  • Gary Whitta, Hollywood Screenwriter

    Apr 15 2013

    Gary is a former videogame journalist and Editor-in-Chief of PC Gamer magazine. He is now a screenwriter for film and television, comic-book author and podcaster. Whitta’s first major screenplay was for the movie The Book of Eli, starring Denzel Washington. His latest screenplay is co-written with M. Night Shyamalan. This sci-fi adventure flick, titled After Earth, stars Will Smith and his son Jaden, and is directed by Shyamalan. It is set to premiere in June. We talk to Whitta about his new m...more

  • Dr. Bruce Maccabee, The FBI UFO Connection

    Apr 08 2013

    Dr. Bruce Maccabee is a retired optical physicist, and has been one of the premier UFO researchers in the last few decades. His accomplishments in this field are too long to list here, but in particular, Dr. Maccabee was the first to receive the FBI’s UFO files via a FOIA request in the late 1970s. A FBI story on a memo in these files has been getting a lot of attention lately. In this story, the FBI referenced having released the UFO memo in the 70s, they were referring to Dr. Maccabee. Even th...more

  • Trish and Rob MacGregor, Aliens in the Backyard

    Apr 01 2013

    The MacGregors have been professional writers for 25 years. They have mined numerous synchronicities and have fruitfully used the knowledge derived from them. One synchronicity after another led to their many non-fiction books on dreams, psychic development, astrology, yoga, the tarot, divination, and animal symbolism. They are also novelists. Rob wrote Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and six other original Indiana Jones novels, which have sold millions of copies.  He won the coveted Edgar...more

  • Joan Bird, Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials

    Mar 25 2013

    Joan Bird is the author of a new book titled, Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials. This book critically examines famous UFO events in Montana, including reported contact with extrarrestrials. It draws on recently declassfied government documents, historic reports, and first-hand interviews. Joan holds a Ph.D. in zoology, and worked as a freelance nature interpretation writer. She is now a columnist for Crone Magazine. She is a long time member of the Institute for Noetic Sciences, and will also ...more

  • Prof. Ted Peters, Astrobiology Meets Ufology

    Dec 04 2012

    Astrobiologists and Ufologists are not typically seen together at the same BBQs. Why? Each argues that the other is not attending to the evidence. NASA’s Astrobiological Roadmap asks three research questions: What is the origin of life? Is there a second genesis of life? How will life expand from Earth to elsewhere? SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Life Institute) is listening for radio signals emitted from extra-solar civilizations. This is hard-nosed science. Yet, ufologists also believe they...more

  • Kathleen Marden, Abduction Commonalities Study

    Nov 06 2012

    Kathleen Marden is a scientific ufologist whose interest in the topic started at a young age. Kathleen is the niece of Betty Hill who along with her husband Barney experienced the first widely publicized abduction. Along with her colleague Denise Stoner, Kathleen has put together a study on the commonalities between abduction experiencers. Their findings are very interesting and will be the topic of our discussion. Kathleen Marden earned her B.A. in Social Work at the University of New Hampshi...more

  • Paola Harris, International UFO Research

    Oct 30 2012

    Paola Harris is a UFO researcher and auther from Italy. She spends a lot of time lecturing and researching UFO cases all around the world. We will find out what she has been up to and get her international perspective. We will also get an update on her Women's UFO conference and information about the next one. You can read more about her work at: http://www.paolaharris.com/

  • Nick Pope, UK UFO Hacker Gary McKinnon

    Oct 23 2012

    Nick Pope and I will be discussing the incredible case of UFO Hacker Gary McKinnon. This extraordinary case has erupted into an international relations event that has been discussed publicly by President Obama and Prime Minster Cameron, and has strained relations between these two powerful allies. We will ask Nick how badly this case has damaged relations between the two countries, what UFO secrets have been revealed and what more if any may be forthcoming. Author, journalist and TV personalit...more

  • Alejandro Rojas, UFO Updates

    Oct 16 2012

    I have been too busy to do an interview in the last couple of weeks, but I want to get you all some UFO news and say Hi. So today's show will just be me and UFO news.

  • John Ventre, UFOs over Pennsylvania

    Oct 02 2012

    John Ventre is the Pennsylvania state director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). He has also written a couple of fiction books situated around the legends of 2012. More recently he has just finished a non-fiction book about UFO sightings and MUFON investigations in Pennsylvania. He also helps organize two UFO conferences in Pennsylvania, one in Pittsburgh and another in Philadelphia, with plans to start a third in Erie. We will talk to John about his conferences, a recent appearance on Anderso...more

  • Tracie Austin, Alien Encounters in Western USA

    Sep 18 2012

    Tracie Austin is a paranormal author and TV/Radio host. She hosts the show Let’s Talk Paranormal. She was born in England where she had her first UFO sighting, and now lives in Las Vegas. Her first book is titled Haunted Las Vegas. We will be talking to her about her brand new book Alien Encounters in Western USA. It chronicles nine stories of alleged alien abduction, and includes the removal of mysterious implants, an apparent hybridization program, and interactions with multiple types of entit...more

  • Ben McGee, Chasing UFO's Science Guy

    Sep 11 2012

    Ben McGee is the Founder and Principal Research Scientist of Astrowright Spaceflight Consulting LLC and the resident scientist on the National Geographic Channel’s reality series, Chasing UFOs.  He has served for several years as adjunct faculty in the Physical Science Department of the College of Southern Nevada, and in 2011 he successfully completed FAA-certified suborbital-scientist astronaut training at the National Aerospace Training and Research Center. McGee is currently engaged in resear...more

  • UFO News with Lee Speigel

    Sep 04 2012

    Lee Speigel is a staff writer for the Huffington Post. His main focus is late breaking UFO news. We will be talking about recent UFO news stories including the British Civil Aviation Authority's UFO investigations, possible upcoming secrets being revealed by Air Force insiders, and much more. Writer, reporter, and paranormal expert Lee Speigel is the former host of NBC Radio's "The Edge of Reality." He's hosted nearly 1,500 programs on unexplained phenomena, and previously worked at Westwood On...more

  • Vince Rotonda, Producer of Unsealed: Alien Files

    Aug 28 2012

    The new TV program Unsealed: Alien Files uses the formerly secret alien documents now being released by 40 countries to learn more about mass UFO sightings, personal abductions, government cover-ups and breaking alien news. Episodes will look at alien messages, UFOs and Los Angeles, alien plagues and technology and secret knowledge of extraterrestrial life by the Vatican. Producer Vince Rotonda is an experienced Writer/Director/Producer with over twenty years of experience in Hollywood. In 2004 ...more

  • Frank Feschino Jr, Flatwoods Monster UFO and ET Encounter

    Aug 21 2012

    Frank Feschino Jr has spent many years investigating one of the most perplexing UFO and ET encounter stories on the books, the Flatwoods Monster. Late in 1952, a year full of sightings across the US, witnesses in Braxton County, West Virginia report seeing lights in theirs skies and in the forests of Flatwoods. Locals who investigated the forest came face to face with something they could not explain. Frank has talked to those witnesses and gotten an accurate account of the story that without hi...more

  • Scott Roberts, Nephilim, Reptilians and Extraterrestrials

    Aug 14 2012

    Scott Roberts is an author, magazine publisher, graphic designer and much more. His digital magazine, Intrepid, explores a variety of paranormal topics and he has authored several books two of which are titled, The Rise and Fall of the Nephilim, and The Secret History of the Reptilians. We will talk to Scott about his journey from a bible student in seminary to his secular study of the bible, identifying that bible mythologies, like other ancient folklore, tell of godlike people who came from th...more

  • Don Daniels, Commercial Pilots and UFOs

    Aug 07 2012

    Don is a commercial airline pilot and CSETI member. He helped Dr. Steven Greer with his Disclosure Project. We will talk to Don about pilots and UFO sightings. We will also talk about the interesting events at a large presentation in Boulder, CO to the public after the famous Washington D.C. press conference in 2001.

  • Dr. Robert Piccioni, The Science of Extraterrestrial Life

    Jul 31 2012

    Dr. Robert Piccioni has a B.S. in physics from Caltech and a Ph.D. in high energy physics from Stanford University. He was a faculty member at Harvard University and did research at both the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and the Fermi National Accelerator Lab. He is a public speaker, educator and expert on cosmology and Einstein's theories. Physicists have been searching for the God Particle, (Higgs Boson), for over 40 years. They even persuaded governments to spend over $10 billion buildin...more

  • Robbie Graham, Hollywood and UFOs Expert

    Jul 24 2012

    Robbie is a doctoral candidate at the University of Bristol for a PhD examining Hollywood’s historical representations of UFOs and potential extraterrestrial life. A writer and lecture, Robbie's work emphasises the industrial, cultural and political processes by which Hollywood’s UFO movie content is shaped, as well the impact of these movies on popular perceptions of the UFO phenomenon. Robbie has been following the work of CIA Entertainment Laison Chase Brandond for several years, before Brand...more

  • Roswell CIA UFO Forum: Speigel, Friedman and Cameron

    Jul 17 2012

    Recently, CIA officer Chase Brandon claimed he had seen evidence while working for the CIA that Roswell was an extraterrestrial event and that bodies were recovered. Since the publishing of the story in the Huffington Post, it has made worldwide headlines. The CIA has unsurprisingly denied these claims. We will bring together Huffington Post writer Lee Speigel (who broke the story), Roswell researcher and nuclear physicist Stanton Friedman (who broke the Roswell story in the 80s), and UFOs and g...more

  • Robert Powell, Author and MUFON Director of Research

    Jul 10 2012

    Robert Powell is the Director of Research for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). He has performed hundreds of investigations and along with Glen Schultz put together the Stevensville radar report. After the much publicized Stevensville UFO sightings in 2008, Glen and Robert obtained radar data from the FAA that corroborated some of the witness testimony. More recently Robert has just finished, along with a few other researchers, a book on the history of governments and UFOs. It is packed full of ph...more

  • Lee Speigel, UFO News

    Jul 03 2012

    Lee Speigel is a staff writer for the Huffington Post. We will be talking about some of his latest UFO stories, such as: National Geographic's new TV show Chasing UFOs and his interviews with its stars; alleged metal from space in the new Area 51 exhibit at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas; the suggestion by a Nobel laureate economist that we stage an attack by aliens to help the economy; the latest update on the object found in the Baltic sea, and much more. You can read his stor...more

  • Major George Filer, Ret., UFOs and USAF Intellegence

    Jun 26 2012

    George Filer is a retired Air Force intelligence officer. While serving in the Air Force, Filer was onboard an aircraft tanker over the UK when he and his crew were asked to check out a UFO on radar. When they got close to the large object it flew off at extraordinary speed. Later, while serving at Ft. Dix he was asked to brief Generals on an incident involving the shooting of an alien that had landed it’s craft on their runway. He is now a MUFON regional director an produces a weekly UFO newsle...more

  • Randy Nickerson, Ruwa UFO Incident Documentary

    Jun 12 2012

    Randy Nickerson is a filmmaker whose latest project is titled Encounter in Ruwa: The Ariel School UFO Sighting. In 1994 school children at the Ariel School in Ruwa, Zimbabwe reported seeing a strange craft land in the schoolyard and two entites come out of it. The case was brought to the attention of many in the United States by Harvard psychologist, John Mack. His interviews of the children in Africa soon after the event and new interviews with these children who are now young adults in their 2...more

  • Leslie Kean & Jose Lay, Chile's Official UFO Investigations

    Jun 05 2012

    This is an exclusive interview with Leslie Kean and Jose Lay, the Director of International Affairs for Chile’s official UFO investigation organization, CEFAA. The Committee of Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena (CEFAA) is an arm of Chile's version of the FAA. They have been busy for decades investigating high level UFO sightings, many by the military, commercial pilots and control tower operators. As an official organization, CEFAA tries to keep a low profile and rarely grants interviews. Ho...more

  • Stan Milford, Navajo Ranger UFO Investigations, Part 2

    May 29 2012

    Stan Milford is a Navajo Ranger, a group of federal law enforcement officers that police the Navajo reservations. Along with his partner, John Dover, Stan has taken paranormal reports from Navajo people very seriously. They have investigated some very interesting cases, and in a few cases found physical evidence to back up the paranormal claims. Stan will tell us about these extraordinary cases, and share his views on some of the incredible cases that his partner, John, shared with us last week....more

  • John Dover, Navajo Ranger UFO Investigations

    May 22 2012

    John Dover is a retired Navajo Ranger, a group of federal law enforcement officers that police the Navajo reservations. Along with his partner, Stan Milford, Dover has taken paranormal reports from Navajo people very seriously. They have investigated some very interesting cases, and in a few cases found physical evidence to back up the paranormal claims. John will tell us about these extraordinary cases. We will also talk about a sighting we had together last weekend. Stan and John spoke for Ari...more

  • Tim Beckley, UFO and Paranormal Publisher

    May 15 2012

    Tim Beckley is one of the more interesting characters in the realm of UFO and paranormal research. He has experienced paranormal experiences ever since he was a child. This evolved into Beckley becoming a paranormal journalist and publisher at a very young age. He began printing his first UFO journal at the age of 14. He continues to publish books, and has now published over 250. Ironically, Beckley is a skeptic when it some to most claims of the paranormal. We will talk to Beckley about his par...more

  • Mike Clelland, Alien Abduction Blogger

    May 08 2012

    Mike Clelland is an illustrator, who after experiencing a number of strange events, decide to begin blogging and researching alien abduction. His strange encounters continued until he began to wonder if perhaps he was an experiencer himself. He says that in his research he has found some unusual experiences that abductees share, such as a high number of synchronicities. He believes that there is an undeniable spiritual component to these experiences. We will talk about the strange events Mike ha...more

  • Margie Kay, Kansas City UFO Wave

    May 01 2012

    Margie Kay is a paranormal investigator, author, and national speaker. Margie is also the Assistant State Director for Missouri MUFON, the Director of QUEST Investigation Group, Editor/publisher of Un-X News Magazine and host of Un-X Radio show.  She has worked in the paranormal field for over 35 years. She has had UFO encounters, which led to her interest in Ufology. She is also a remote viewer and has assisted law enforcement with missing person and homicide cases. She has helped solve over 40...more

  • Robert Schroeder, UFOs and Modern Physics

    Apr 24 2012

    Robert Schroeder is the author of the book: Solving the UFO Enigma: How Modern Physics is Revealing the Technology of UFOs. In it, he explains how the technology behind the UFO phenomenon can now be explained by modern physics and by a close examination of the more credible UFO reports.  The idea that a subset of all UFO reports represent advanced craft of extraterrestrial origin has been around for a long time. But only recently has the science of physics developed theories which, when correlat...more

  • Kevin Randle, The Roswell Dream Team

    Apr 17 2012

    Kevin D. Randle is a retired lieutenant colonel who served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and in Iraq as a battalion intelligence officer. Randle studied journalism at the University of Iowa (BA). He earned a Master’s degree in psychology, as well as a Ph.D. from California Coast University and a second Master’s degree in military studies, from the American Military University. He began writing for UFO magazines and eventually moved onto books. He has appeared on countless radio and television...more

  • Professor David Pares, UFO Science

    Apr 10 2012

    David Pares is a professor at the University of Nebraska, where he is the science advisor for the UNO Omaha UFO Study group. Along with UNO students, David also investigates other paranormal phenomena. They even have a paranormal radio show. David believes he may have discovered a clue as to the technology used be some UFOs. David serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Metropolitan Community College, Nebraska Wesleyan, and at Buena Vista College. He teaches Physic...more

  • UFO News

    Apr 03 2012

    Jason and Alejandro are going to talk about the latest UFO News stories. With the recent UFO Congress and taking last week off, there are a lot of stories to catch up on. Including Jason’s recent trip to Las Vegas to cover the opening of an Area 51 exhibit at the National Atomic Testing Museum. The cool thing is that the exhibit includes UFOs, and a piece of metal that allegedly came from a crashed UFO in Russia.

  • Grant Cameron, Canadian UFO Flap (Charlie Redstar)

    Mar 20 2012

    Grant Cameron runs the site PresidentialUFO.com. However, we will not be talking about President and UFOs. Instead we will discuss Grant's amazing introduction to the field of Ufology. As a college student in Canada, Grant and his friends had a lot of idle time. Having heard about local UFO sightings, he and his friends decided to go check it out. This lead to an incredible adventure that caused Grant to dedicate much of his life to the study of UFOs. It is a great story about an ongoing mass UF...more

  • Dr. Lynne Kitei, Phoenix Lights 15th Anniversary

    Mar 13 2012

    Dr. Lynne Kitei is an internationally acclaimed physician and health educator who pushed aside her successful medical career to pursue The Phoenix Lights book and internationally award-winning Documentary project. She was leading the cutting edge era of early disease detection and prevention as Chief Clinical Consultant of the Imaging-Prevention-Wellness Center at the world renowned Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix, Arizona until coming forward, after seven years of anonymity, as a key witness...more

  • Jordan Pease, UFO Disclosure

    Mar 06 2012

    Jordan Pease has been an important part of the International UFO Congress crew for over a decade. He also helped Steven Greer with the Disclosure Project and has started a metaphysical library. We will talk to Jordan about the IUFOC, what is was like to help the disclosure project in its infancy and what he thinks of the results. We will also talk about the unique library he helped start. This will be a great discussion on the evolution of the UFO phenomenon in the past couple of decades. For mo...more

  • Lisa Romanek, Living with an Abductee

    Feb 14 2012

    Lisa Romanek is married to Stan Romanek and has just finished her book, My Side of the Bed: Pulling Back the Covers on Extraterrestrial Contact. She will be signing her book at the UFO Congress. We will talk to her about her book and her extraordinary experiences. Her book has been described as a much different book than the one written by her husband. It is a bold accounting of the emotions, doubts and fears that accompany paranormal experiences and the idea of one's spouse being the focus of h...more

  • Clifford Clift, MUFON Change of Guard

    Feb 07 2012

    Clifford Clift recently retired as the director of the Mutual UFO Network and he will be speaking soon at the International UFO Congress. We will reflect upon his career as a MUFON board member and director. We will also ask him about some of the best cases he saw during his years there.

  • Paola Harris, Women's UFO Symposium

    Jan 31 2012

    Paola Harris has been investigating the worldwide UFO phenomenon for decades. She began as an assistant for J. Allen Hynek.  Born in Italy, and now residing in the US, she continues to lecture on the subject throughout Europe. One of her most recent contributions to Ufology was an interview with Kim Arnold. Her father, Kenneth Arnold, saw one of the most important UFO sightings in history. His sighting, in 1947, was where the term Flying Saucer comes from. Apparently his daughter has recently re...more

  • Grant Cameron, White House and UFOs

    Jan 24 2012

    Grant Cameron is the founder of PresidentialUFO.com, and an expert on Presidents and UFOs. We will talk to Grant about his opinion on the recent UFO White House petitions. Including the email correspondence he uncovered via Freedom of Information Act Requests regarding the drafting of the White House response to the petition regarding extraterrestrials. For more information on Grant, visit his website at PresidentialUFO.com.

  • Lee Speigel, 2011 UFO News

    Jan 17 2012

    Lee Speigel, Huffington Post wirter and UFO researcher, will be joining us to go over the top UFO stories of 2011. This will include some of the top UFO videos, celebrity UFO news, government documents, and more. We will also talk a bit about the surge in UFO reports in the first few days of 2012 and his upcoming talk at the International UFO Congress. To read Lee's stories, viist: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-speigel

  • Noe Torres and Ruben Uriarte: Aliens in the Forest

    Jan 10 2012

    We will be taliing to Noe Torres and Ruden Uriarte about their new book: Aliens in the Forest: The Cisco Grove UFO Encounter. This stranger-than-fiction event took place in the ruggedly scenic foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the Tahoe National Forest. Into this remote wilderness stepped the 26-year-old Shrum, who planned to enjoy a relaxing weekend hunting deer with his bow and arrows. As he entered the forest, joking and laughing with his two hunting buddies, little did Shrum s...more

  • Bryce Zabel, White House UFO Petitions

    Jan 03 2012

    Bryce Zabel was the co-author of AD: After Disclosure with UFO historian, Richard Dolan. More recently, Dolan and Zabel authored a White House “We the People Petition” regarding UFOs. We will talk to him about the petition, AD, and other exciting projects he has planned. Zabel has created five primetime network series, notably NBC’s Dark Skies, released on DVD in 2011. He also wrote and produced Syfy’s first original film, Official Denial, about Majestic-12, and worked on the development team ...more

  • Tracie Austin, UFO and Paranormal Researcher

    Dec 20 2011

    Tracie's interest in the paranomral began with an incredible UFO sighting in London in the mid-80's. She was so astonished by this experience that she began investigating the phoneomenon. In 1996, she then had another sighting,  which was featured in a BBC documentary. She then began lecturing and started her own UFO conference. In 2001 she moved to California and soon after started the "Let's talk Paranormal" television show, which she hosted. Recently she moved to Las Vegas and wrote th book H...more

  • Mack Maloney, UFOs in Wartime

    Dec 13 2011

    Mack Maloney is a military fiction author who has recently made his first foray into non-fiction with his new book UFOs in Wartime. Maloney makes the case the UFOs are most often documented during wartime. He supports his case by covering 70 separate UFO incidents seen over the battle field, ranging from ancient times to modern day military incursions. These sightings are made by high ranking officials, soldiers, and news reporters. Maloney tries to answer the question as to why these visitors a...more

  • Micah Hanks, UFO and Paranormal Journalist

    Dec 06 2011

    Micha Hanks is a UFO and paranormal journalist and author. He blogs at his website, The Galien Report, and is author of the book Magic,Mysticism & the Molecule: The Search for Sentient Intellegence from Other Worlds. Still in his twenties, he is younger than your average UFO researcher. We will talk to him about the youth and how they interface differently with the UFO phenomena, and his views on the hot topics in UFO research. His unique and intellegent perspectives offer an insight into the fu...more

  • Nick Redfern, Paranormal Author

    Nov 29 2011

    Nick Redfern has written many books on various topics of the paranormal, including Roswell, the Men in Black, and Contactees. We will talk to Nick about how he got into the field, his contreversial thoughts on UFOs, and some of the other topics of his very interesting books. For more on Nick, visit: www.NickRedfern.com.

  • Betty May Ockerl, UFOs over Wisconsin

    Nov 22 2011

    Betty May Ockerl is the author of the book, The Mysterious Lindsey Lights: One Family's True Encounters with Strange Lights in the Sky Near Lindsey, Wisconsin. Starting in 2004 Betty and her family began seing strange lights in the sky. The sightings continued, so Betty began documenting the sightings and researching the UFO phenomenon to find out more about them. She felt that the sightings were so mysterious and important that she decided to write a book about them, despite the ridcule she may...more

  • Antonio Huneeus, UFOs and 2012

    Nov 15 2011

    It is time to catch up with Open Minds writer, Antonio Huneeus. We will talk about his recent stories regarding an ex-president of Mexico who had a UFO sightings, a nobel peace prize winner who wrote on UFOs, and his research into Mexico and their possible Mayan 2012 information.

  • Peter Robbins, Remembering Budd Hopkins

    Nov 08 2011

    Peter Robbins has been an alien abduction researcher for decades. For years he worked very closely with Budd Hopkins, the man who brought this subject to the general public. We will be talking to Peter about Budd Hopkins and the beginning of alien abduction research.

  • Debbie Ziegelmeyer and Chuck Zukowski, UFO trends

    Oct 25 2011

    Debbie Ziegelmeyer is the state director for MUFON in Missouri, and her brother, Chuck Zukowski, is a paranormal investigator and runs the website UFONut.com. Chuck recently discovered that cattle mutilation cases he investigated, along with UFO sightings, seem to converge around the 37 degree latitude line in the US. Our recent Open Minds hotspot report found the same thing. Debbie has also been receiving a large amount of UFO sighting reports, many of which have made it into the news. We will ...more

  • Stephen Bassett, ET Petition

    Oct 18 2011

    Stephen Bassett is a leading advocate for ending the 64-year government imposed truth embargo regarding an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race.  He is a political activist, lobbyist, commentator, the executive director of Paradigm Research Group and the Extraterrestrial Phenomena Political Action Committee (X-PPAC) and executive producer of the annual X-Conference.  His work has been covered extensively by national and international media. He recently opened an online petition on t...more

  • Morgan Beall, MUFON R&D

    Oct 11 2011

    Morgan Beall is MUFON’s Director of Technology. He will let us in on the details of MUFON’s mobile app that is just about to be released. Morgan is also the state section director for Southwest Florida and a STAR team member. He will share some of his more interesting cases with us. Morgan graduated from Frostburg State University in Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in Earth Science in 2002 (geology, geography, natural sciences). He moved to Ft Myers in 2003 where he pursued a career in Environ...more

  • Michael Horn, Billy Meier debate

    Oct 04 2011

    Michael Horn is Billy Meier’s official representative in America. Meier has claimed to be in communication with extraterrestrials for decades, and has one of the most famous UFO photo collections of pictures he has taken himself. We recently questioned some of the circumstances surrounding the evidence in this case and Horn wants to rebut our Billy Meier show. We will debate our findings versus his and you can be the judge as to whether or not you feel this famous and controversial case is legit...more

  • Stan and Lisa Romanek, Alien Abduction

    Sep 27 2011

    Stan Romanek says he has been abducted by aliens, harassed by the government and has experienced a myriad of various types of paranormal phenomena. I know it sounds far out, but I, Alejandro, have actually been there to experience some of this. We will interview Stan and his wife Lisa, to talk about some of the latest developments including possible interactions with alien hybrids, an upcoming documentary on his experiences, and what he thinks it all means. For more about Stan visit:  stanromane...more

  • Leslie Kean, UFOs on the Record

    Sep 20 2011

    Leslie Kean is the author of UFOs: Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go On the Record, a book which includes written statements from five generals, a former governor, military UFO witnesses, and a forward by John Podesta, former Clinton White House Chief of Staff. The book has also been endorsed by famous Physicist Michio Kaku and the Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director for the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Derrick Pitts. We will talk to Leslie about the recent ...more

  • Jason McClellan, The Billy Meier UFO Case

    Sep 13 2011

    In the latest issue of Open Minds Magazine (on newsstands in early September), news correspondent Jason McClellan covered the controversial case of Billy Meier. In the 70s Meier produced famous UFO photographs and says he conversed with human looking aliens. Jason combed mounds of research material, including the immense amount of data Open Minds inherited from Wendelle Stevens, one of the first Meier researchers. We will discuss Jason’s findings, including many revealing facts that have been fo...more

  • Lee Speigel, UFO Journalist/Researcher

    Aug 30 2011

    Lee Speigel is a writer, reporter and media personality who has spent decades researching and presenting the world of unexplained phenomena and the paranormal to the public. Following seven years with ABC News, he has joined the popular Weird News team of AOL/Huffington Post. Lee is the former host of NBC Radio's "The Edge of Reality." Spanning eight years in the 1970s and 80s, Speigel produced, wrote and hosted nearly 1,500 programs on the unexplained for NBC Radio. He’s also the only person to...more

  • Dr. Claude Swanson, UFO Physics

    Aug 23 2011

    Dr. Claude Swanson is a theoretical physicist who earned his degrees at MIT and Princeton. For many years he worked at high tech labs for large corporations and on US Defense projects. However, Dr. Swanson now focuses his efforts on the science of unconventional physics, such as those that relate to the UFO phenomena. He believes that there is a subtle energy some cultures have known about for many years, such as “chi” in China or “torsion” in Russia, which may be the key to understanding UFO [p...more

  • Clifford Mahooty, Zuni legends of the Star Beings

    Aug 16 2011

    Clifford Mahooty is a Zuni elder and member of the Kachina Society. He is now retired after working as a chief engineer for the Department of Interior. Clifford says that Native American elders have a lot of knowledge about “Star Beings” that they choose to keep to themselves. He feels that it is now time that the knowledge be shared with the public. Clifford has recently been featured on cable documentaries including the History channel's Ancient Aliens.

  • Norio Hayakawa, The death of Gabe Valdez

    Aug 09 2011

    Norio Hayakawa is the leading Dulce researcher, and is the one who got me in contact with New Mexico state police officer Gabe Valdez. Norio and I will discuss Valdez’s life work and his recent passing, along with Norio’s work on investigating the legend of the underground base near Dulce, New Mexico.

  • Gabe Valdez, Cattle Mutilations and Underground Bases

    Aug 02 2011

    Gabe Valdez was a New Mexico state patrol officer assigned to areas plagued with cattle mutilations and UFO sightings. He investigated these mutilations and has come to some unique conclusions that he believes he has seen sufficient proof to support. Valdez also worked with Paul Bennewitz and retired Air Force Intelligence officer, Richard Doty, the two people who started the rumors that there was a joint Human-Alien secret base under the Archuleta Mesa just outside of Dulce, NM. We will get his...more

  • Jim Moroney, Alien Abduction

    Jul 26 2011

    Jim Moroney has over 25 years of experience in UFO research and is an accomplished public speaker. A grounded highly proficient professional educator and international speaker, he has captivated audiences with his personal experiences and his insight into the UFO phenomenon. In 1987 Jim Moroney had an extraterrestrial encounter at a small lorry park just outside Manitoba, Canada. It changed his life forever. He now feels he has a special insight into why ETs are here and why they are abducting p...more

  • Ted Peters, Religion and UFO Disclosure

    Jul 19 2011

    Ted Peters teaches systematic theology at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He also co-edits the journal, Theology and Science, at the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences. He has written a book titled,UFOs— GOD’s Chariots? Flying Saucers in Politics. Science, and Religion, and developed the ETI Religious Crisis Survey in which he examined how people would react to the news of extraterrestrials visiting earth. His findings a...more

  • Frank Kimbler, NEW Roswell Discovery

    Jul 12 2011

    Frank Kimbler works at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, NM, where he teaches Earth Science at the High School level and Geology at the College Level. The Roswell UFO crash piqued his interest enough to look into it. He examined satellite images of the area where the strange debris was found in 1947 and found an area that looked promising. Upon examination of the area he found materials that he has since tested and all indications are that this material was not made on earth.

  • Tom Carey, Roswell UFO Expert

    Jun 28 2011

    Tom Carey is part of the dynamic-duo, along with Don Schmitt, at the leading edge of the Roswell UFO crash research. The two have amassed a large amount of witnesses through the painstaking work of finding out who was where when, and the tracking the individuals or their family members down to find out if they have knowledge of the events and are willing to talk about it. Their years of work have been very fruitful, giving them great insight into what really happened in Roswell in July of 1947. ...more

  • Steve Volk, Fringe-ology

    Jun 21 2011

    Steve Volk spent 15 years as an investigative journalist, writing long features covering courts, crime, cops and politics, before producing his first book, Fringe-ology: How I tried to explain away the unexplainable--and couldn't. This first book is his attempt to reconcile his down to earth occupation as a reporter with an old family ghost story he grew up with as a child. He also tackles UFOs, psychic abilities, near death experiences, and a number of other paranormal subjects.  Read more abou...more

  • Grant Cameron, Spielberg and UFOs

    Jun 14 2011

    Grant Cameron is the founder of PresdientialUFO.com and is the leading authority when it comes to UFOs and the Presidents (even though he is Canadian). One of the stories he has been following closely is Steven Spielberg’s relationships with the Presidents. We will talk about this and the late breaking news that Spielberg has confirmed that Ronald Reagan made a comment after watching the movie ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, that “everything on that screen is absolutely true.” Spielberg thinks he was...more

  • Joseph McMoneagle, Remote Viewing UFOs and ETs

    Jun 07 2011

    Joseph McMoneagle was involved in Remote Viewing experiments conducted by U.S. Army Intelligence and the Stanford Research Institute. He was one of the original officers recruited for the top-secret program now known as the Stargate Project. Along with Ingo Swann, McMoneagle is best known for the investigation of Remote Viewing and the use of paranormal abilities for military intelligence gathering. He also feels that it is one of the few tools available that might tell us something specific abo...more

  • Derrel Sims, Alien Hunter

    May 31 2011

    Derrel has spent the past three decades researching the world of alien beings. His area of focus has dealt primarily with medical and scientific evidence of human/alien contact. To that end, he has spent years studying and training in a broad range of areas that would provide him with a full array of skills necessary for his search to find evidence of these creatures. Derrel has also acquired considerable training in police, military and investigative work. These assets are critical to aid in th...more

  • Nancy Talbott and Robbert van den Broeke, Crop Circles

    May 24 2011

    Nancy Talbott of BLT Research, the premier scientific research group on crop circles, will be on again to talk about her latest findings. She has discovered scientific evidence of burning in a crop circle in Holland. We will also be joined by Robertt Van den Broeke from Holland. Nancy has been working with Robbert, documenting his amazing ability to predict crop circles formations, including several that have appeared recently. He also is associated with other phenomena, such as strange beings, ...more

  • Whitley Strieber, The Key

    May 17 2011

    Whitley Strieber is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty novels and works of nonfiction, including Communion, his account of a close encounter of the third kind. He is also the author of The Wolfen, The Hunger, and The Coming Global Superstorm, all of which were made into feature films. On May 12, he releases his latest book, The Key, a true story about a man who visited him in the middle of the night in 1998 and imparted upon him extraordinary lessons in personal developme...more

  • David Eckhart, Alien Visitations

    May 10 2011

    David Eckhart believes he is being visited by strange entities that fit the descriptions of commonly depicted extraterrestrial. He doesn’t know where they come from but believes he has captured them on film and video. The television show Fact or Faked researched his case recently and walked away believing his story. Listen to his amazing experiences and judge for yourself.