The Texas Talking Book Program has nearly 1,900 locally produced books available for download produced. These downloadable digital titles were created by staff and volunteers in its recording studio over the past 45+ years; it was founded in 1978. There are thousands more analog books to convert to digital and each year we produce many... Continue Reading →
Flashback: Reading Greg Bishop’s “It Defies Language” in 2016
I recently came upon these photos from April 2016 when I was reading my friend Greg Bishop's wonderful collection of UFO essays, titled It Defies Language! Essays on UFOs and Other Weirdness (see ItDefiesLanguage.com). Many are from when he was writing for UfoMystic.com. It features a fantastic cover by friend Miguel Romero (aka Red Pill Junkie -... Continue Reading →
SMiles Lewis and Tessa Dick on Exploring The Bizarre – TONIGHT – Nov. 2, 2017, 9-11pm CST
SMiles Lewis and Tessa Dick are guests on Exploring The Bizarre Hosted by Timothy Beckley and Tim Swartz, Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, 9-11pm CST. Tessa is the author of several books including My Life on the Edge of Reality: A Memoir https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VhnAneGjz8 The wife of science fiction author Philip K. Dick, Tessa B. Dick has... Continue Reading →
UFOs: Reframing the Debate
UFOs: Reframing the Debate – Edited by Robbie Graham Available in Paperback & eBook Formats from White Crow Books Featuring Over a Dozen Contributors including… Foreword by Diana Walsh Pasulka, Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Carolina & author of Heaven Can Wait from Oxford University Press Edited by Robbie Graham... Continue Reading →
Support my friend’s Recovery Fund: Author Stephen Romano Needs Our Help
The Stephen Romano Recovery Fund One of my best friends was recently struck by a Ford F150 truck that jumped the curb, hitting him hard, sending him up and over the vehicle. Every bone but one was broken in his right leg and he is covered with bruises, abrasions, cuts, and road-rash. He's lucky to be... Continue Reading →
War over Lemuria: Richard Shaver, Ray Palmer and the Strangest Chapter of 1940s Science Fiction by Richard Toronto
Need to get this book ... Life magazine described the Shaver Mystery as "the most celebrated rumpus that rocked the science fiction world." Its creators said it was a "new wave in science fiction." Critics called it "dangerous nonsense" and labeled its fans the lunatic fringe. Whatever else the Shaver Mystery was, it became a... Continue Reading →
An American Bookshelf in London
I love cool / different book shelves... Andrei Saltykov came up with the idea for his highly functional work of wall art after living in Washington, DC, while working on a building for Richard Rogers. He saw a map of the country made from license plates and eventually put the concept to use in his... Continue Reading →
Astounding UFO Secrets of James W. Moseley
The Astounding UFO Secrets of James W. Moseley A Special Tribute To The Editor Of ‘Saucer Smear’ And The Court Jester Of UFOlogy amazon.com/Astounding-UFO-Se ... 606111442/ Got my copy of the book and LOVE-IT!!! Tributes to Supreme Commander Moseley from several UFOlks including Greg Bishop, Tim Beckley, Antonio Huneeus, George Hansen, Tim Brigham, Gene Steinberg,... Continue Reading →
William Gibson: Fortean!
Cyberpunk Fortean William Gibson "I'm Totally a Fortean!" (Audio) "It's always a pleasure to return to Austin, which in some weird way was definitely the epicenter of my literary career, such as it's been." On Thursday, September 6th, I had the pleasure of finally seeing William Gibson in-the-flesh. Despite his being sick with a cold... Continue Reading →
Parfrey’s Cult Rapture and James Shelby Downard
Among the many fine books available at local smoke and novelty shop(s) Planet-K are copies of Adam Parfrey's classic anthology Cult Rapture. Inside the book are many interesting articles including information on classic SynchroMystic James Shelby Downard...
Six Degress of Mothman Synchronicity
I posted a link to the video below this morning as part of this week's Anomaly TV lineup of vids for UFO Monday. I then noticed that Loren Coleman posted a blog entry about the vid's appearance on YouTube; Search For The Mothman. When I last met with Loren face to face it was... Continue Reading →
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