Podcast

Open Minds UFO Radio

An examination of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP) and related topics with credible UFO news and information.

Episodes

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 11/25/2020 – Special Guest: Adam Kehoe

    Nov 30 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Adam Kehoe.Info we discussed:The Debrief - New website that will be posting THE "big news" next week Adam Kehoe's twitterPaper we discussed - The Collaborative Construction and Evolution of Pseudo-knowledge in Online ConversationsTo read Adam's articles visit: blog.adamkehoe.com 

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 11/20/2020 – Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Nov 21 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Martin Willis.Items referenced:Decades of Government UFO Gaslighting Exposed: http://www.openminds.tv/decades-of-government-ufo-gaslighting-exposed/42577Rojas Report: Filmmaker James Fox on new documentary The Phenomenon: http://www.openminds.tv/rojas-report-filmmaker-james-fox-on-new-documentary-the-phenomenon/42850Debrief (New MJ Banais, Tim McMillan, Micah Hanks news site): https://www.thedebri...more

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 11/13/2020 – Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Nov 14 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Martin Willis. Items discussed: Stars and Stripes interview with James Fox and Chris Mellon: https://www.stripes.com/podcasts/military-matters/episode-eight-we-should-know-what-s-going-on-with-unidentified-aerial-phenomena-1.651795 Phoenix MUFON James Fox interview: https://youtu.be/pdgxJ_8oJQo Peter Reali presentation on Drake's Equation for the Scientific Coalition for UAP Research: https://yout...more

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 10/23/2020 – Special Guest: Douglas Smythe

    Oct 24 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Douglas Smythe. Article we discussed: How US Intelligence Community Insiders Got the Senate’s Attention Regarding UFOsArticle we discussed: How US Intelligence Community Insiders Got the Senate’s Attention Regarding UFOs

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 10/16/2020 – Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Oct 17 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Martin Willis.  Items we covered:  James Fox on the Rojas Report Physicist Kevin Knuth on the Rojas Report Lue Elizondo on Twitter Trump appears to threaten aliens with 'military the likes of which we've never had before' Harry Reid Confirms Federal Government Covered Up UFOs For Years 

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 10/09/2020 – Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Oct 10 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Martin Willis.Items discussed:The NY Times and the Unreported UAP Encounters: https://www.theblackvault.com/documentarchive/the-ny-times-and-the-unreported-uap-encounters/ The Phenomenon movie website: https://thephenomenonfilm.com/ Get The Phenomenon movie and ALL the bonus content here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/thephenomenon Find credible UFO news and information at OpenMinds.tv: http://www.op...more

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 10/02/2020 – Special Guest: Douglas Smythe

    Oct 03 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Douglas SmytheLinks to items we discussed:Interview with Nick PopeProgress, vs Congress A Reminder to Our Elected Officials Why They Should Take UFOs Seriously. By Luis ElizondoReports of rising UFO sightings are greatly exaggeratedHow a Yale professor became 'The Mayor of Area 51'

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 9/25/2020 – Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Sep 25 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Martin Willis.  Stories we discussed:   The Carter Administration’s Attempt to Create a NASA UFO Commission Japan defense chief instructs SDF what to do on UFO sightings 

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 9/04/2020 – Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Sep 05 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Martin Willis.  Find out more about Open Minds at: http://www.openminds.tv/Find out more info and register for the UFO Congress at: https://ufocongress.com/

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 8/28/2020 – Special Guest: Douglas Smythe

    Aug 28 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Douglas Smythe.Find out more about Open Minds at: http://www.openminds.tv/ Find out more info and register for the UFO Congress at: https://ufocongress.com/ Find out more about Doug's Phoenix Shaving at: https://phoenixartisanaccoutrements.com/ 

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 8/21/2020 – Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Aug 24 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Martin Willis.Articles covered in this episode:Pentagon Can’t Keep Their Story Straight on UFOs/UAP: http://www.openminds.tv/pentagon-cant-keep-their-story-straight-on-ufos-uap/42721Rojas Report: Luis Elizondo on DoD, the UAP Task Force and more: http://www.openminds.tv/rojas-report-luis-elizondo-on-dod-the-uap-task-force-and-more/42761 Rojas Report: Adam Kehoe – UAP Policy Issues: http://www.open...more

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 8/14/2020 – Special Guest: Karen Brard

    Aug 16 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Karen Brard.

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast – 8/07/2020 – Special Guest: Karen Brard

    Aug 10 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week’s guest: Karen Brard.Find out more about Open Minds at: http://www.openminds.tv/Find out more info and register for the UFO Congress at: https://ufocongress.com/Articles covered in this episode:Interview with Col. Aerial Sánchez of the Uruguayan Air Force UFO Commission CRIDOVNI: http://www.openminds.tv/interview-with-col-aerial-sanchez-of-the-uruguayan-air-force-ufo-commission-cridovni/42658Alleged UFO Cr...more

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast - 7/31/2020 - Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Jul 31 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week's guest: Martin Willis.

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast - 7/24/2020 - Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Jul 25 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week's guest: Martin Willis.

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast - 7/17/2020 - Special Guest: Douglas Smythe

    Jul 18 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week's guest: Douglas Smythe.

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast - 7/10/2020 - Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Jul 11 2020

    Join us as host Alejandro Rojas discusses the UFO news of the week with a guest. This week's guest: Martin Willis. 

  • Open Minds UFO Radio Newscast - 7/03/2020 - Special Guest: Martin Willis

    Jul 03 2020

    The return of Open Minds UFO Radio! The new format includes Alejandro discussing the news of the week with a guest. This week's guest: Martin Willis

  • Friday UFO Newscast: June 26, 2020 - Special Guest: Lee Speigel

    Jun 26 2020

    The return of Open Minds UFO Radio! The new format will be Alejandro discussing the news of the week with a guest. This week's guest: Radio Host and Journalist Lee Speigel. News includes: Senators want the public to see the government's UFO reportsTrump says he's heard 'very interesting' things about Roswell, site of an alleged UFO event

  • The Return of Open Minds UFO Radio

    Jun 24 2020

    After a long hiatus, Open Minds UFO radio is back! In this episode host Alejandro Rojas is joined by Podcast UFO's Martin Willis to discuss the new and exciting content that will be coming out fastly and furiously. The future is going to be a ton of fun and full of great information!

  • Dr. Michael Masters, UFOs Could Be Us From the Future

    Oct 30 2019

    Dr. Michael P. Masters is a professor of biological anthropology at Montana Tech in Butte, Montana. He received a Ph.D. in Anthropology from The Ohio State University in 2009, where he specialized in human evolutionary anatomy, archaeology, and biomedicine. Dr. Masters spent the following decade developing a broad academic background that unites the fields of anthropology, astronomy, astrobiology and physics, to examine the premise that UFOs and Aliens are simply our distant human descendants, r...more

  • Alan Stivelman, Director of Witness of Another World

    Oct 22 2019

    Witness of Another World is a recently released documentary about Juan Pérez, an Argentinian gaucho (cowboy) who claims to have had an incredible encounter as a child. His close encounter garnered media attention when it occurred and was investigated by famed UFO researcher Dr. Jacques Vallée. Juan’s encounter had long-lasting and profound effects on him that continue to influence his life.In this interview, we talk to the creator and director of the film, Alan Stivelman. Alan tells us why he de...more

  • Danny Silva, International UFO Outreach

    Oct 16 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 apprised of their latest news.Danny also does a great job digging up new info. In t...more

  • 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 intervi...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 more i...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, the ...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 what h...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 involved wi...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 to k...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.tv/cate...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, we ta...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 discussed at:...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.In th...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 rece...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 the s...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. Mic...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, Chris an...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 project h...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 Basin...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 epi...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 discus...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 Inter...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.comTo 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 his ta...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 (NAWS) C...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.Leslie...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 of th...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 severa...more