Show Notes: Justin Barber, Phoenix Forgotten

YouTube Live Stream Wednesday, April 19th at 8:00PM to 9:00PM EST

News with Alejandro Rojas, check out the stories at OpenMinds.tv

Film director Justin Barber discussing behind the scenes of the new film, Phoenix Forgotten, based on the Phoenix Lights, March 13, 1997. Then, Open Lines.

Justin Barber is a commercial director and VFX artist in Los Angeles. Phoenix Forgotten is his first feature. He previously produced Medicine for Melancholy, directed by Barry Jenkins, and is a partner in the commercial production company, Strike Anywhere. He is a graduate of the Florida State University School of Motion Picture Arts.

Check out the movie trailer:

Show Notes: Ryan Sprague

YouTube Live Stream Wednesday, April 5th at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST

News, with Jordan Boneparte, check out the stories at (Alejandro out sick) OpenMinds.tv

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 Omni, Open Minds Magazine, Phenomena Magazine, and UFO Truth Magazine. Speaking on the UFO topic, he has been featured on ABC News, Fox News, and The Science Channel, and is a regular on The Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum. He is also the co-host for both the Into the Fray & UFOmodPOD podcasts. His first book, ‘Somewhere in the Skies: A Human Approach to an Alien Phenomenon’, is now available via Richard Dolan Press. More info can be found at: www.somewhereintheskies.com

Check out Ryan’s Podcast: http://www.somewhereintheskies.com/the-podcast.html

Update on Chilean UFO

The Chilean government agency always makes its cases public when an investigation is complete, and acknowledges the existence of UAP when a case merits such a conclusion.

SEE SOURCE OF STORY HERE: Huffingtonpost.com

Leslie Kean: www.ufosontherecord.com

Updated Story in the Huffington Post by Leslie Kean

Dr. Ron Westrum

ron-westrumRON WESTRUM is emeritus professor of Sociology at Eastern Michigan University, holding an honors B.A. from Harvard in Social Relations and a Ph.D from the University of Chicago in Sociology. Dr. Westrum is a specialist on the sociology of science and technology, and has written books such as Technologies and Society: The Shaping of People and Things (1991), as well as Sidewinder: Creative Missile Design at China Lake (1999). He has written numerous articles on the sociology of hidden events, and is currently working on a book on anomalies and society, showing that events contradicting prevailing scientific doctrines can face significant hurdles even when evidence for them is strong. He has been a consultant for NASA, for the National Research Council, and also for the Mutual UFO Network.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Westrum

Randy Nickerson, Encounter in Ruwa

nickersona5e3b14b63_filmIn 1994, Dr John Mack and research associate Dominique Callimanopulos traveled to Zimbabwe to research one of the most extraordinary group sightings of a UFO in recent times. At the Ariel School in Ruwa, Zimbabwe, 60 children reported seeing a landed UFO during recess. In 2007, Dominique Callimanopulos and Randall Nickerson began production of an edited video program presenting John Mack’s interviews with the schoolchildren and faculty. The film became a consuming passion of Nickerson’s, and he spent 9 months in Africa to broaden the scope of the film far beyond our initial expectations, discovering new witnesses that corroborate the students’ accounts. He is now editing, after returning from a follow-up visit to Africa in 2009, and visits with the now-adult children in 2010.

http://johnemackinstitute.org/2008/01/encounter-in-ruwa-the-ariel-school-ufo-sighting-documentary-film-project/

Peter Davenport

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Peter has had an active interest in the UFO phenomenon from his early boyhood. He experienced his first UFO sighting over the St. Louis municipal airport in the summer of 1954, and he investigated his first UFO case during the summer of 1965 in Exeter, New Hampshire. Peter has also served as the director of investigations for the Washington Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network.

Noe Torres

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Noe Torres – author, publisher, UFO investigator, and MUFON member in Texas. Noe is the author of Ultimate Guide to the Roswell UFO Crash, and a number of other books related to the UFO phenomenon. Noe holds a Bachelor’s in English and a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Texas at Austin. With California UFO researcher Ruben Uriarte, he has written three books: Mexico’s Roswell: The Chihuahua UFO Crash, The Other Roswell: UFO Crash on the Texas-Mexico Border, and Aliens in the Forest: The Cisco Grove UFO Encounter. His 2011 book Fallen Angel: UFO Crash Near Laredo, Texas was unveiled at the first-annual Laredo UFO Conference.

With Roswell historian John LeMay, Noe wrote The Real Cowboys & Aliens: UFO Encounters of the Old West. He also served as editor and publisher of the books Roswell USA by John LeMay, Roswell Alien Autopsy by Philip Mantle, and Russia’s Roswell Incident by Paul Stonehill and Philip Mantle.

Steve Volk, FringeOlogy

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http://stevevolk.com/fringeology

I’ve been working as a city reporter since 1997, covering every facet of city life—particularly crime, cops, courts, politics and education—for alt. weeklies in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, culminating in an ongoing relationship with Philadelphia Magazine, one of the last city magazines in America focused on doing real journalism. I am happy to say I start back there, full time, in July. To learn just a little bit more about me (I promise, just a little bit), and why I chose to call this blog The Generalist.

 

Alan Ferguson, Australian UFOlogist

alanfergusonAlan Ferguson of Acacia Hills has been watching and taking pictures of UFO’s for the past 7 years around numerous Darwin rural areas. He became fascinated in the topic when he continually started to see objects scooting across the sky (day and night). He is a keen photographer and regularly photograph storms, cloud formations & lightning. Alan also enjoy astronomy therefore he is always looking up into the sky everyday and night. This is how he happened to see these babies flying around.

http://www.ufoterritory.com.au/