Show Notes: Jordan Bonaparte & Ellie Maloney

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday, April 18th at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-4)

Alejandro Rojas with UFO Updates, Jordan Bonaparte for the first part of the show discussing UFO’s Above Canada, and guest Ellie Maloney will discuss her thoughts on UFOs and her recent book, 329 Years Awake.

Jordan Bonaparte is the creator of the popular Canadian crime and strange story series, the Nighttime Podcast. Jordan will be joining Podcast UFO to discuss his upcoming radio/web documentary series UFOs Above Canada which, in addition to covering Canada’s colorful UFO history,  aims to highlight the many UFO events experienced by everyday Canadians.
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Ellie Maloney Bio: In her previous life, Ellie Maloney was a lawyer specializing in gender equality and human rights. Now she writes fiction, collects typewriters and lives all over the world with her husband and a 5-yo Newfoundland dog. She lived, worked, and studied in such countries as Kosovo, Ukraine, Liberia, Albania, and the United States.

Twitter @EllieMaloneyFic
Instagram, Facebook @EllieMaloneyFiction
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Show Notes: Mike Clelland

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday, April 11th at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-4)

Lee Speigel filling in for UFO Updates, guest Mike Clelland discusses his companion book to The Messengers. It is a further exploration into the connection, both symbolic and literal, between owls and UFOs. 

Bio: Mike Clelland is an avid outdoorsman, illustrator and UFO researcher. He has written extensively on the subject of alien abductions, synchronicities and owls. It was his first-hand experiences with these elusive events that have been the foundation for this research.

His website, Hidden Experience, explores these events and their connections to the alien contact phenomenon. This site also features over 200 hours of audio interviews with visionaries and experts examining the complexities of the overall UFO experience.

Beyond that, Mike is considered an expert in the skills of ultralight backpacking, and has authored or illustrated a series of instructional books focused on advanced outdoor techniques. He spent nearly 25 years living in the Rockies, and now lives in the Adirondacks.


Show Notes: Robert Schroeder

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday, April 4th at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-4)

Alejandro Rojas with UFO Updates, guest Bob Schroeder will give his thoughts on how THEY get here, if they are indeed traveling across space.  Don’t forget to check out our UFO Sightings page:

Robert L. Schroeder is the author of the book “Solving the UFO Enigma: How Modern Physics is Revealing the Technology of UFOs”. Recently retired after 26 years from Hewlett-Packard where he was involved in operations and product management. He has degrees in math from Rutgers University and in aerospace engineering. Robert will talk about how new developments in physics such as extra dimensions and string theory may be pointing at an explanation of UFO technology. He will look at how gathering better data from UFO encounters such as the types of radiation these craft emit could reveal if they are using technology we are on the threshold of understanding ourselves.

Show Notes: Dean Alioto, 295

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday, March 28th at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-4)

Alejandro Rojas with UFO Updates, Guest Dean Alioto will discuss how his found footage movie The McPherson Tape, Alien Abduction in Lake County (1998) and how it took on a life of it’s own. He will also discuss how he views the UFO community looking in from the outside.

Bio: Dean Alioto studied film at both University of Southern California and San Francisco State University. Predating both The Last Broadcast and The Blair Witch project, Alioto’s found footage movie Alien Abduction: Incident In Lake County, featured a family being abducted by aliens, as told from the point-of-view of a family member’s home video camera. The footage was purportedly found by a sheriff in Lake County.

Alioto’s theatrical film debut, Crashing Eden, won several national and international awards. The dark satire was praised by Variety, singling out Alioto’s writing and his ability to work with actors. Alioto’s second film, L.A. Dicks, told the story of two Los Angeles detectives who pitch their real-life cases to Hollywood. The film went on to receive the Spirit Award at the Toronto International RebelFest Film Festival.

Thriving on writing and directing movies in various genres, Alioto’s next film was the epic western, Shadowheart. In addition to filmmaking, Alioto is a drummer and enjoys playing with his fellow musicians in the band, Uncle Bob and The Wonderland Express. Source:


Show Notes: Greg Bishop, 294

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday, March 21st at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-4)

Alejandro Rojas with UFO Updates, guest Greg Bishop 

Bio: In 1991, Greg Bishop co-founded a magazine called The Excluded Middle, which was a journal of UFOs, conspiracy research, psychedelia and new science. Wake Up Down There!, a collection of articles from the magazine, was published in 2000 by Adventures Unlimited Press.
Greg’s second book was Project Beta: The Story of Paul Bennewitz, National Security, and the Creation of a Modern UFO Myth which documented a government campaign of disinformation perpetrated against an unsuspecting U.S. citizen. Weird California, a portrait of strange and eerie history and places in the Golden State, was released in 2006. UFO Mystic with Greg Bishop and Nick RedfernFrom December 2007 to November 2011, Greg blogged for the UFO and paranormal site Ufomystic. His current book It Defies Language, is composed for the most part of entries from that blog along with older material and brand new articles written just for the collection.
From 1998 to 2000, Greg hosted The Hungry Ghost, a radio show of interviews and music airing on pirate FM station KBLT in Los Angeles. Radio Misterioso has been broadcasting almost continuously since then, for many years on the internet station Killradio before moving to an independent format in mid-2016. He is licensed by the FAA to fly aerial photography drones for commercial clients, and is also a certified paraglider and ultralight pilot as well as holding a private pilot’s license. Source:

SHOW NOTES: Derek Gilbert, 293

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday, March 14th at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-5)













Guest Derek Gilbert discusses his co-authored book: The Day The Earth Stands Still, Unmasking of Old Gods Behind ETIs, UFOs & The Official Disclosure Movement.

What if the modern push for official disclosure of ETs and UFOs is actually an ancient effort? What if this conspiracy can be traced back to the old gods—fallen elohim who rebelled against their Creator? And what if they’re planning one final attempt to take control of our planet? Noted researchers and authors Josh Peck and Derek P. Gilbert team up to expose the disturbing truth behind “official disclosure.”

Derek and his wife, Sharon host a great weekly show called SciFriday

Derek P. Gilbert hosts SkyWatchTV, a Christian television program that airs on several national networks, and co-hosts SciFriday, a weekly television program that analyzes science news with his wife, author Sharon K. Gilbert. Derek is the author of the best-selling book The Great Inception: Satan’s PSYOPs from Eden to Armageddon, and he’s a contributing author to the books Saboteurs, The Final Roman Emperor, God’s Ghostbusters, Blood on the Altar, When Once We Were a Nation, and I Predict: What 12 Global Experts Believe You Will See by 2025.


Show Notes: Bill Birnes & Bryce Zabel (show 292)

William J. “Bill” Birnes (born November 7, 1944) is an American author, the incoming auditor for Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, the Chairman of the Board at Sunrise Community Counseling Center, and ufologist.[1] A graduate of New York University, he holds a Ph.D in medieval literature (with a dissertation on Piers Plowman) from the same institution (1974) and later earned a J.D. degree from Concord Law School.[2] 

Birnes believes that Earth has been visited by many different types of extraterrestrials, and that pictures taken by NASA have been airbrushed to remove any evidence of alien activity.[1]Birnes speculates that NASA may have taken missions to the Moon after Apollo 17, but these missions were kept secret from the public due to alien interference and new-found extraterrestrial artifacts. Birnes claims that NASA made three additional trips to the Moon; Apollo 18, Apollo 19, and Apollo 20. Additionally, he claims that the Apollo 13 incident was actually an extraterrestrial attack meant to scare humans away from landing on the Moon.[4]  Source:

Book: Edison vs Tesla

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Bryce H. Zabel (born May 17, 1954) is an American television producer, director, writer, and occasional actor.  CNN correspondent-turned-screenwriter Bryce Zabel has created five primetime network television series and worked on a dozen TV writing staffs. A produced feature writer in both live-action and animation, he has written and produced for nearly all major networks and studios and collaborated with talents like Steven Spielberg, David Kelley and Stan Lee on projects that include series, video-games, comic books and web content.

In 2008, Bryce (with his wife, Jackie) received the Writers Guild of America (WGA) award for writing his third four-hour Hallmark mini-series, Pandemic. He has received credit on produced films and miniseries that include Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, Blackbeard, and NBC’s primetime The Poseidon Adventure. He wrote Syfy’s first original film, Official Denial, and the first film in the Unsolved Mysteries MOW franchise, Victim of Love. He has also worked for ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, Showtime, SONY, Warner Bros., 20th Fox, Universal, USA, Animal Planet, etc.

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Show Notes: Don Schmitt & Allis Druffel

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday February 21st at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-5)

Live streaming show of pre-recorded face to face interviews with Donald Schmitt, which is a heartfelt interview about J. Allen Hynek and more, then in hour two, Allis Druffel discusses what it was like growing up with her iconic mother, UFO researcher, Ann Druffel and also talks about her mother’s close connection to James E. McDonald which led to her authoring the book: Firestorm.

Bio: Donald R. Schmitt is the former co-director of the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, where he served as Director of Special Investigations for ten years. Prior to that, he was a special investigator for the late Dr. J. Allen Hynek and the art director for the International UFO Reporter.

Schmitt graduated from MATC with a degree in Commercial Art and graduated cum laude from Concordia University with a degree in Liberal Arts. He is presently taking graduate courses in Criminal Justice. Schmitt is the author of dozens of articles about UFOs, as well as the co-author of two best-selling books, UFO CRASH AT ROSWELL, Avon 1991, best-selling Witness to Roswell, New Page, NJ, 2007, andThe Truth Abouit the UFO Crash at Roswell, published by M. Evans, 1994. He is also the author of ROSWELL, THE CHRONOLOGICAL PICTORIAL, from Moonset Entertainment Group. Source:

Bio: Allis Druffel, daughter of famed UFO researcher and author, Ann Druffel, is an environmental advocate and classical singer. Since 2009, Ms. Druffel has served as Southern California Outreach Director for California Interfaith Power and Light, an organization that works with houses of worship on renewable energy, energy efficiency and policy advocacy. Prior to this, she served as Director of Community Services at Holy Family Catholic Church in South Pasadena, where she gave many presentations on the intimate connection between the climate crisis and other major social issues, such as food insecurity, resource conflicts, immigration and human trafficking. Her main priority is helping to create a massive, global transformation to renewable energy sources. As a classical singer, she is director of music at a local church, and often uses the art of song for environmental education. She holds a Master of Pastoral Ministries from Santa Clara University and a Master of Vocal Performance from the University of Maryland, College Park. Source:


Upcoming Guest: Marie Cisneros

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday February 7th at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-5)

Alejandro Rojas with UFO Updates, guest Marie Cisneros will discuss UFOs in Montana, including Malmstrom, nukes and famous sightings such as the Mariana UFO.

Bio: Marie Cisneros has a Bachelor’s degree in the medical sciences, working for many years as a medical word specialist and document transcriber. Although trained in the I.T. and data world, she has always had a keen interest in the sciences and especially a great interest in ancient artifacts, astroarchealogy, the unknown and paranormal, UFO’s as well as various other esoteric subjects, and has taught seminars locally. She is operating and managing a start-up independent research company, Cygnus Research, in which she focuses on ancient artifacts, as well as other topics of interest. Before starting this company she operated a document-writing service for five years.

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Show Notes: Brad Abrahams

YouTube Live Streamed Wednesday January 31 at 8:00PM to 10:00PM EST (GMT-5)

Alejandro Rojas with UFO Updates, guest Brad Abrahams discusses his film, Love and Saucers where David Huggins, 72, claims to have lost his virginity to an extraterrestrial being as a young man, and creates art to express his feelings about his interspecies romance.

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Bio: Brad Abrahams is a documentary filmmaker and commercial director from Canada, currently based in the USA. His all-consuming interests in radical science, cryptozoology, and general esoterica inspire his stories. Love and Saucers is his first feature-length film, with two others in production and post (Cryptozoologist and On the Back of a Tiger). Though he has not yet had a supernatural experience, he is ready and willing. Fruit is his favorite food.