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Where Did the Road Go?

Interview with Laird Scranton, Author of the Velikovsky Heresies - March 2, 2013

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Laird Scranton is the author of a trilogy of books about the Dogon tribe in Africa. Laird showcases their extensive scientific knowledge and goes far to show that their knowledge is ancient by connecting it to Egyptian and other civilizations symbolic structures. He shows complex ties to Egypt, as well as India. We discuss all of this in the first half of the show, including;

  • Who were the original researchers of the Dogon?
  • The Dogon Creation Story and it's connections to modern science.
  • The role of Sirius in their mythology.
  • The Nummo Fish.
  • Egyptian connections.
  • The dual meaning of symbols.
  • How they retained the purity of their symbolism.
  • Connections to Quantum, String, and Torsion Theory.
After that, we moved on to Laird's latest book, The Velikovsky Heresies. In this work, Laird compares the theories of Immanual Velikovsky, as presented in Worlds in Collision, published back in 1950 with current science and attempts to find if there is anything we have learned in the last 60 years that definitely proves or disproves Velikovsky's theories. Among other things, we discuss;
  • Velikovsky's theory.
  • The scientific world's reaction.
  • What may have happened to Mars.
  • The change in the length of the year.
  • Characteristics of Venus that still resemble that of comets.
  • Why he was attacked and the lengths his attackers went to.
  • Carl Sagan's role.
You can find Laird's books at Inner Traditions and he has an unofficial website at

Interview with Robert Schoch, Author of Forgotten Civilization - February 23, 2013

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Forgotten Civilization is the latest work by Robert Schoch, Ph. D. We spend this show, which actually goes foAr almost 90 minutes primarily discussing the themes and ideas present in this impressive new work of his. This conversation could have gone on for much longer, as the wealth of information in this book is just phenomenal. What we do discuss includes;
  • How Robert got involved in this field.
  • His response to the antagonism shown him after his research on the age of the sphinx was released.
  • Gobekli Tepe, and how that ancient site opens up our pre-history.
  • The Easter Island RongoRongo Script.
  • The possible role of the sun in ending the last ice age.
  • Underground cities, legends, and radioactive ruins.
  • The importance of research in this field.
  • Vitrified forts.
  • The role of politics in mainstream science.
  • The subtlety of psychic research.
  • and much, much more.
You can find Robert's website at Click on the banner below to check out his upcoming tour in Turkey, which he also details in the interview. 



Interview with Lyle Blackburn on The Beast of Boggy Creek - March 9, 2013

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Our guest this week was Lyle Blackburn, author of The Beast of Boggy Creek, contributor to Rue Morgue Horror Magazine, and musician with the band Ghoultown. We do briefly lose Lyle due to a power outage in his area, but we get him back quickly, meanwhile airing one of his songs. Among other things, we discuss...

  • The film that started the mainstream interest in this particular cryptid, The Legend of Boggy Creek.
  • How Lyle got involved in the research.
  • The area the beast has been sighted in.
  • How far back the sightings go.
  • Paranormal aspects of sightings.
  • Some of the more compelling sightings.
  • How wide of an area is involved.
  • The problems with researching such a creature.
  • Bigfoot research in general.
  • Lyle's next book and upcoming appearances.
You can find out much more about Lyle and everything he is involved in at his website; More info on the Fouke Monster, aka The Beast of Boggy Creek, can be found at

Interview with George P. Hanson - Author of The Trickster and the Paranormal - March 16, 2013

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George Hanson is the author of an amazing piece of work entitled, The Trickster and the Paranormal. He was professionally employed in parapsychology laboratories for eight years — three at the Rhine Research Center in Durham, North Carolina, and five at Psychophysical Research Laboratories in Princeton, New Jersey.  His experiments included remote viewing, card guessing, ganzfeld, electronic random number generators, séance phenomena, and ghosts.  He has been active in a number of psychic, UFO, and New Age organizations, and he helped found a skeptics group.
His papers in scientific journals cover mathematical statistics, fraud and deception, the skeptics movement, conjurors in parapsychology, and exposés of hoaxes.  He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
In this interview we discuss;
  • The role of deception in the paranormal.
  • Ghost hunting.
  • The scientific process as it relates to the paranormal.
  • The subtlety of the trickster phenomenon.
  • Liminality.
  • The effect of consciousness on the paranormal.
  • Skeptics and Debunkers.
  • The UFO Phenomenon.
And much more. The subject is so diverse and subtle that we only scratch the surface of the true strangeness of it all. You can find more about George and the book at
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