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THE MYSTERY BENEATH – WILL THE TRUTH SURFACE?

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LAYING 300 FEET BELOW THE OCEAN’S
SURFACE IS POSSIBLY A DISCOVERY THAT COULD
CHANGE THE WORLD.

THE MYSTERY IS IT REALLY A CRASHED UFO?
“While roaming the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland in search of sunken treasures, the men aboard the Ocean Explorer came across a strange, massive object on their sonar. In a documentary filled with the tension and excitement of deep sea adventure, we follow the treasure hunters as they navigate threats both known and unknown to unravel the mystery of this extraordinary discovery.”
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On June 19, 2011 did Treasure Hunters Peter Lindberg, Dennis Asberg and the Ocean X Team unexpectedly find the ultimate treasure? Is it possible that the picture above captured an object that may be the much sought after Holy Grail of UFOLOGY, a 180 foot wide, crashed UFO? This is an absolutely fascinating, fact-filled,  documentary with excellent production values.

It’s got a small touch of reality TV drama, but it avoids the usual scripted  nonsense that a good number of Ghost Hunting and Paranormal Investigation shows suffer from.

Peter Linberg comments on what the recovered radar signatures
might be revealing.

The discovery proves to be an emotional roller-coaster ride for the Ocean X Team as they battle a hostile press while they desperately try to raise money for another deep-sea expedition to the site. But despite the many odds, they succeed in doing so.

The resulting actual footage of this second expedition to the anomaly is incredible. As well as the Diver’s reported side-effects they experienced while exploring the object close-up.

IT’S RATING: 5 Charley’s.
By all consideration, this is a must see documentary.
Near the end of the video a startling revelation is made when data, that was damaged, is recovered.  Upon examination, it adds an even bigger puzzle piece to the mystery.  At the end, the Ocean X Team
is filmed meeting with people, who all of a sudden, are very interested in what they have found.
Guess who?

WHERE TO SEE THIS DOCUMENTARY:
AMAZON PRIME FREE TO MEMBERS.
If not, you can rent it for $4.99, or buy it for $6.99. The buy it option is unbelievably reasonable.

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HUNTING THE HOUND OF COLD HOLLOW – FREE ON YOUTUBE

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“Hunting the Hound of Cold Hollow” is a short documentary created by writer and independent documentary film-maker, J.D. Thompson covering the early stages of an investigation into an ancient New England Werewolf legend hidden in the sleepy mountain towns of the Cold Hollow mountain region of Vermont.“
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“Hunting the Hound of Cold Hollow” Opening

RATING: 3 Charley’s
I’m on the fence with this one. First, it’s created by an accomplished documentary film maker and author, J.D. Thompson. Because of this fact, the production value is excellent, so it’s a pleasure to watch and it’s very informative. I am well familiar with supposed “Werewolf” and “Dog Men” cryptid reports from all over the country, but I was not familiar with reports from this particular area of Vermont. So I was intrigued when I stumbled across this FREE documentary on YouTube.

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Interesting B&B Thomson stayed at.
Of course it could be a Bear, they do have them in Cold Hollow.

A general google search only turned up references to “Hunting the Hound of Cold Hollow.”  “Werewolves in Vermont” turned up a sighting in Green Mountain National Park, I have included recorded report down below in the REFERENCE section.

Hunting the for Hound of Cold Hollow seemed a little too polished at first viewing, because I was expecting a gritty documentary film style. Immediately I questioned if the people appearing in the film were actors or not? None of them were identified on screen, so that’s usually a red flag. Luckily, Thompson clears this question up in his FAQ, that’s conveniently included in the description of the video on his YouTube post. (Which, BTW, is a must read.) “They are not actors and they are all residents of the Cold Hollow region.” That doesn’t mean they are the actual first-hand witnesses however. Thompson also uses the discredited Gable film* and refers to it as a hoax and further discusses it in the same FAQ.

Supposed actual “Howlings” recorded of an unknown animal by an unnamed resident of Cold Hollow. Audio courtesy of Justin Larose.

There are several references in the movie to historical events involving “Werewolves” in the area. Specifically; “In 1951, an article featured in National Geographic reported sightings of the Werewolf as far south as Washington County, Vermont in the forests near Groton Pond.” Which is only about 1 hour and 30 minutes south from the Cold Hollow region.

I couldn’t check this article out as I have to be a subscriber to Nat. Geo. to get online access to the archives. Perhaps there is a Fortean researcher reading this right now who is a subscriber and can please look this article up? Unfortunately, the issue number and date are not mentioned in the video.

There’s also a strange incident of a cheaply acquired ancient Irish book on shape-shifters that is later stolen from Thompson. Other than a quick mention at the very end of the video “that there were criminal proceedings against the suspect, but no charges were ever filed.” It’s never adequately explained. It’s all these loose ends that bother me.

From the standpoint of this documentary serving as an introduction to a possibly new Fortean hot-spot in Vermont, inhabited by a cryptid, the video delivers on that. If it also serves as a catalyst for more serious research, all the better. Such research might encourage credible witnesses to come forth. These events may add some substance to what is now considered a legend lurking in the Cold Hollow Mountains. My greatest concern is that the “Hound and/or “Werewolf”” takes on a life of its own and becomes an internet meme, much the way the Slenderman mouse-clicked his way into the exclusive, member’s only, Fortean Club.

*Scroll down to REFERENCES to see a clearer copy of the Gable film and the exposé.  

WHERE TO SEE HUNTING THE HOUND OF COLD HOLLOW: FREE ON YOUTUBE
BlackHat Entertainment YouTube Channel
(Want to watch it on your flat screen TV?
Stream YouTube through Roku if you have it.)
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REFERENCES:
THE HOUND OF COLD HOLLOW
For more on the legend and the research leading up to this documentary, go to J.D. Thomson’s web site:
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INTRODUCTION TO THE VERMONT WEREWOLF LEGEND
The Werewolf Lectures: Episode 1
In 2018, the short film “Hunting the Hound of Cold Hollow” was created based on J.D. Thompson’s article “Werewolves Are Definitely Not Real…Right?” published by Playboy in 2015. In response to viewer questions about the history of werewolves and werewolf lore, Blackhat Entertainment is launching a new web-based radio series “The Werewolf Lectures.” In this episode the creator of “Hunting the Hound of Cold Hollow” explains his interest in pursuing the Vermont werewolf legend and reads from his original 2015 Playboy article.
BLACKHAT ENTERTAINMENT YOUTUBE CHANNEL
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WEREWOLVES ARE DEFINITELY NOT REAL…RIGHT?

J.D. Thompson’s Playboy article of October 30th 2015. His research for the documentary lead to this article.
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ANOTHER WEREWOLF IN VERMONT
Strange Encounters – Episode 2

In this audio recording, a 24 year old Vermont woman shares her frightening encounter with what she can only describe as a “real-life werewolf.” Her encounter left her and her friend traumatized and to this day, they will not return to the Green Mountains National Park.
FROM THE RUSTY WEST YOUTUBE CHANNEL
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(NOTE: This recorded report dates back to 2014, the same time J.D. Thompson was making his documentary In Enosburg, located in Franklin County, VT. The Cold Hollow Mountain region is about two hours north of Green Mountain Park.)

VERMONT LAND TRUST
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Interesting development for Cold Hollow,
supposed home of the “Werewolf.”
More than 700 Acres Conserved within
Important Wildlife Corridor
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*THE GABLE FILM:

 

Created by Mike Agrusa the  Gable film  went viral on the internet during 2007. The film, allegedly filmed during the 1970s, depicts what appears to be a Michigan Dog man.
FROM MuseumOfTheWeird YOUTUBE CHANNEL
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Visit their website, and after the lock downs,
visit their Museum in Austin Texas.
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THE TV SHOW MONSTER QUEST EXPOSES THE
GABLE FILM AS A HOAX!

Steve Cook reveals the Gable Film Hoax on Monster Quest.
Creator of the Gable Film, Mike Agusa shows how he created it.
FROM: CHEAPHUNTER YOUTUBE CHANNEL
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SOME MORE BACKGROUND INFORMATION
ON J.D. THOMPSON, CREATOR OF
HUNTING THE HOUND OF COLD HOLLOW
RECENT DOCUMENTARY FILMS BY J.D. THOMPSON:
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MOVE OVER NETFLIXS!
In 2016 Thompson released
“The Life Exotic: The Incredible True Story of Joe Schreibvogel.”
Or as today’s Netflix binge watches know Joe Schreibvogel as
“The Tiger King.”
See “The Life Exotic” FOR FREE:
THOMPSON’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL: ThompsonAutomatic
The G.W. Zoo in Wynnewood, Oklahoma is the world’s largest private zoo featuring over 187 big cats. The zoo is operated by founder Joe Schreibvogel, a.k.a. Joe Exotic, the self-described “gay, gun-carrying redneck with a mullet.” This is his story.
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THOMPSON’S BOOK
The Wolf Clan of Erin:
A Saga of Ireland’s Legendary Tribe of Werewolves
By J.D. Thompson
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In his publishing debut J.D. Thompson revives the Skaldic tradition for the modern reader. Follow him back in time as he weaves a tale of old Ireland. In days when heathen gods were honored and the old ways were still held in the hearts and minds of the native folk. In a time when fairies, wights (reanimated corpses, either human or animal.) and even “Werewolves” were not just the things of fantasy, follow Mayne as he discovers the truth about an ancient tribe said to be shape-shifting “Wolf Men.”
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BOFBRAY
Interested in more “Werewolves and Dog Men?”
See my review of The Beast of Bray Road
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U.F.O. UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS THE TRUE STORY OF THE FLYING SAUCERS – FREE

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The most amazing thing about this film is the fact that it was made with the full cooperation of the United States government, and every scrap of evidence it presents was made available to any and all scientific agencies who wanted to examine it. Watch it and make up your own mind about UFO’s — but you’ll lose some sleep over it before you do.
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THIS IS HOW U.F.O. OPENS:
“The motion picture you are about to see is true.
It is not fiction. Much of the information in it has never been told.
You will see it for the first time.”

THIS IS HOW U,F.O ENDS:

RATING:  5 Charley’s – PLUS!
The promotional material for U.F.O. promises that this is “The Motion Picture Scoop of the Century!” Other copy points state: NOW! THE TRUTH ABOUT FLYING SAUCERS! And “SEE IT ALL AS IT ACTUALLY HAPPENED!and is still happening!” Additionally, one of the credit lines cites “With the people who actually lived the story of the U.F.O.”

LARGEDARD
The lobby card features the “TOP SECRET” Nick Mariana’s film. The Utah UFO fleet that Navy Chief Photographer Delbert Newhouse filmed. The unfortunate Mantell tragedy. The Washington D.C. aerial swarm “invasion” of 1952, and other dramatic UFO events.

In short, this film promises to be a bombshell, and in truth it is! There is no way you can watch this documentary and not come away with the impression that, way back in 1956, the United States Air Force was openly admitting that U.F.O.s were indeed real.  And reputable witnesses by the dozens were seeing, and also filming strange things in the skies.

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The original Press Kit for the movie. Notice the “newsy” editorial look. This design technique gives it a “torn from today’s headline” immediacy.

They weren’t ready to take the leap of faith required to make a guess that they are interplanetary in origin, but it appears, they were considering that option among other possible solutions. Except for one sighting that is debunked as the planet Jupiter, all the other sightings and films in the movie pass their rigorous investigations and are found to be “unexplained.”

MANTELL
The movie features the tragic death of Captain Mantell, but does nothing to try to explain it away. Years later, however the official verdict was “Mantell lost consciousness while chasing a weather balloon, causing him to crash.”

So the question this video poses is, what made the Air Force go from this open and serious cooperative investigation stance in 1956 to an official policy of complete dismissal and ridicule of UFO reports the carries though to today?

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At the end of the documentary, Albert M. Chop, states his belief that UFOs are a “real, physical phenomenon of unknown origin.” Chop is portrayed by Tom Towers, who was the Aviation reporter for the Los Angeles Examiner. He personally knew Chop before being cast
in the movie.

WHERE TO SEE IT:
FREE ON YOUTUBE:
On the Ufo Bevy Channel
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In this particular streamed print, the color is terrible on both the Great Falls and Tremonton films. In the black and white version on YouTube, the quality of both films are much better. See the additional YouTube* postings below for better color prints of both films.

CLASSIC REEL
The only way I know of getting this channel is through RoKu. It runs about $6.00 (-/+) a month. It’s a treasure trove of classic movies. Has large selection of movies of all categories, and a tremendous library  of film-nor. New films are added daily. What’s really fun is that they use the original poster from the films for icons. You’ll find U.F.O. in the documentary section.

REFERENCES:
UFO” REVISITED
By Robert Barrow
UFOR
This great article concerning the documentary film, first appeared in 1976 in OFFICIAL UFO Magazine and was very extensive. The entire article [14 pages of regular type] was retyped into two web pages by Jerry Washington & Francis Ridge. Part one is the Al Chop story, of which the documentary was based. Part two covers the other persons portrayed in the movie.
Part One: The Al Chop Story
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Part Two: The Other Players
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TURNER MOVIE CLASSICS’ REVIEW
“There was something up there in that sky, and if they were not balloons, I don’t know what to think.”  So says the character,  Albert M. Chop in this 1956 documentary.
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NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW FROM 1956
THE fact that truth can be more engrossing than fiction is quietly and effectively demonstrated in “Unidentified Flying Objects,” which landed at the Mayfair yesterday. Clarence Greene and Russell Rouse the producers, reportedly assembled their material over a period of two years. They have re-created in black-and-white and in heretofore classified color footage of “flying saucers” the astounding events that have perplexed and/or frightened civilians and the military alike since 1947.
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The Captain Thomas F Mantell, Jr. Marker in Franklin, KY about the crash of his aircraft and death in pursuit of a UFO in 1948. Photographer: Mark S. Hilton.
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Remembering the Mantell Plane Crash After 72 Years
Franklin Favorite News – Franklin, KY – Jan 16, 2020
By Jodi Camp
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*THE UFO FOOTAGE ANALYZED IN THE FILM
AUGUST 15, 1950 – GREAT FALLS, MT.
NICK MARIANA
64 Years On, The Mariana UFO Footage Still Has Experts Divided

By Kieran Dickson – Thursday,  August 7, 2014
Good color footage included.
OUTER PLACES:
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Nick Mariana UFO Footage 1950 Great Falls Montana
This is footage is from U.F.O but the color is much better than the Amazon film. Includes Mariana’s filmed testimony.
From: parkerdonaldmusic YouTube Channel
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JULY 1, 1952 – TREMONTON, UTAH
NAVY CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER DELBERT NEWHOUSE
This is footage is from U.F.O but the color is much better than the Amazon film. Includes Newhouse’s filmed testimony.
From: parkerdonaldmusic YouTube Channel
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THE ARTICLES REFERENCED IN THE FILM:
LIFE MAGAZINE – APRIL 7, 1952
LIFE 4-7-52
For some reason the Life magazine cover shown in the movie was incorrect. Here is the actual cover.  It’s Marilyn Monroe’s first appearance on LIFE. Monroe’s photo makes this copy of
LIFE a highly prized, and expensive collectable item.
COVER BLURB:
THERE IS A CASE FOR INTERPLANETARY SAUCERS
ARTICLE TITLE:

HAVE WE VISITORS FROM SPACE? 
By H. B. Darrach Jr. and Robert Ginna
This and the article below are must reads for anyone who is interested in Classic UFOlogy.
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LOOK MAGAZINE – JULY 1, 1952
LKCOVER
Again, as above, the cover featured in the
U.F.O. film is not the correct one.
Cover close-up
Close-up of the LOOK magazine cover from July 1, 1952.
Is this a depiction of the Mantell incident?
COVER BLURB:
FLYING SAUCERS – THE HUNT GOES ON
ARTICLE TITLE:
WHATEVER IT IS, THE AIR FORCE MUST
HUNT FOR THE FLYING SAUCER

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MAP
The map from the LOOK magazine article.
The caption read: “This map scared the Pentagon. It pinpoints unexplained ‘flying saucer” sightings across the nation with concentrations near vital defense installations.”

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LEARN MORE ABOUT ALBERT M. CHOP
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Factual Eyewitness Testimony of U.F.O. Encounters
A Rare Audio treat!
The Banned Disney UFO Documentary
Scarry!
To Tell the Truth T.V. show: PLUS get a FRE
E EBook.
Is Barney Hill telling the truth?

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THE BRIDGEWATER TRIANGLE MYSTERY

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The Bridgewater Triangle” hosts an unusually high volume of reports involving strange happenings, baffling mysteries and sinister deeds. From ghostly hauntings and cryptid animal sightings, to UFO encounters and evidence of satanic ritual sacrifice, this 200-square mile region in Southeastern Massachusetts serves as one of the world’s most diverse and well-known hot spots for paranormal activity
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Was the strange creature that William Russo encountered on a late night walk with his dog one of the dreaded Pukwudgies that the local Wampanoag Indian tribe fears? Here is his chilling account.

RATING:  5 Charley’s
The Bridgewater Triangle encompasses slightly over 200 miles of weird in southeastern Massachusetts. Its points are anchored in the north, by the city of Abington. In the southeast, Freetown and in the southwest, Rehoboth.

TRIANGLE CROP
From ghoulies and ghosties. And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us!
Traditional Scottish Prayer

And when I write weird, I actually mean REALLY WEIRD. There is not one denizen of the ranks of the  Fortean Pantheon that does not make its appearance in the triangle. Some on a hauntingly regular basis. And this documentary covers them all. The value of the video is that it interviews key investigators and witnesses. So, it’s mostly first-hand source data for you to consider.

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Like the Mothman story in Point Pleasant WV, the Bridgewater Triangle legend begins with Native American and settlers conflicts. The bloody war that spread throughout New England was known as King Philip’s War, named after the Chief who lead the uprising. Five percent of New England’s population was killed in the struggle. Today, many people think there’s an Indian curse on the land, just as the people of Point Pleasant believe their town is cursed in the same way.  (See my review: Eyes of the Mothman.)

Overall it’s an entertaining and highly informative video. If you’ve never heard of the Bridgewater Triangle before, here’s your Masters’ Degree course on it.  Then after viewing it, ask yourself “Can all of these incredible things be happening in an area that anyone on the east coast can easily drive to?”

LORENC Loren Colman
Appearing throughout the video is the much respected researcher Loren Colman. In 1983, Cryptozoologist Colman published his book, Mysterious America. In it he described a 200 square-mile region in southeastern Massachusetts with a long history of strange, paranormal, and sometimes, sinister activity. He called the region, The Bridgewater Triangle.
Learn more about Colman:

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WHERE TO SEE IT:
AMAZON PRIME FREE IF YOU’RE A MEMBER
If not, purchase and rental prices are listed.

UFO#2
WHDH Radio reporters Steve Sbraccia and Jerry Lopes
had a close encounter with a huge UFO.

REFERENCES:
The Bridgewater Triangle
Wikipedia:
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HOKOS
Covering 17 thousand acres, the Hockomock swamp is the centerpiece of paranormal activity in the triangle.

Learn more about the fearsome Pukwudgies/Puk-Wudjies
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Wikipedia:
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The Boston Globe Archives
Inside the Bridgewater Triangle:
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A chance sighting of a Bigfoot-like creature in the winter of 1978, turned Joseph Deandrade into a lifelong Bigfoot investigator and advocate of the paranormal aspect of the Bridgewater Triangle.

ROADTRIPPERS
ROADT
A great way to plan your summer road trip when the lock-downs are cancelled. Features a town-by-town break-down of what paranormal activities occurred or continue to occur in the Triangle.
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Check out ROADTRIPPERS’ STRANGE DESTINATIONS page for all your future paranormal safari adventures.
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THE LOCAL MASSACHUSETTS CABLE STATION
Tales of the Bridgewater Triangle – FREE
West Bridgewater TV – YouTube Station
This is a local access cable TV station and a great place to get the history and viewpoints on the Triangle. Host Nathan Mayer speaks with guests on the myths and legends surrounding the “neighborhood” they live in.
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Police Lt. Detective Alvin Alves investigated murders, satanic ritual activities, animal mutilations and disappearances in the Freetown State Forest in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.

The Bridgewater Triangle – Bonus Material – Loren Coleman – FREE
West Bridgewater TV – YouTube Station
Bonus interview footage from the documentary.
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BOOKS:
Ghosts of the Bridgewater Triangle
By Christopher Balzano
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For countless years, the people along the Massachusetts-Rhode Island border have known about the Bridgewater Triangle and the odd things that occur there. But for centuries before that, the Triangle has been a haven for the unexplained, with sightings of weird animals, UFOs, ghosts, and unmarked, strange government vehicles. Now, for the first time, the full light of research is brought to this understudied aspect of the Triangle, including the examination of classic hauntings as well as urban legends told for years as true stories. Learn about the ghosts of Profile and Anawan Rocks in Freetown, the spirits haunting the hospital of the insane in Taunton, the eerie cemeteries in Fairhaven, Attleboro, and Fall River, and many more scary sites. Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island can finally be exposed as one of the most haunted areas of New England.
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The origin of the Dighton rock, with all its mysterious carvings is unknown, but some investigators think it dates back to thousands of years ago.

Dark Woods: Cults, Crime, and the Paranormal in the Freetown State Forest, Massachusetts
By Christopher Balzano
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Throughout its long history, Freetown, Massachusetts, has been a hotbed of criminal and supernatural occurrences in the town’s State Forest. This is the first account of how its darker side connects hauntings with violent crime and local cults. Native American ghosts roam here and evil lurks, making the forest a haven for nasty creatures (the Pukwudgies). A witch looks for favors from young men, Satan cults thrive, and killers kill. Read first-hand accounts from police officials and criminals about the forest. Learn why hauntings continue today. Many come here to enjoy the beauty of Freetown State Forest; these are the stories of those who cannot leave.
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THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL:
Mysterious America:
The Ultimate Guide to the Nation’s Weirdest Wonders,
Strangest Spots, and Creepiest Creatures
By Loren Coleman
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Bestselling author and noted Cryptologist Loren Coleman set out on the ultimate mission: to uncover the fun and intriguing phenomena that exist right here in the United States. In Mysterious America, a fun and compulsively readable guidebook to America’s most popular local legends, he prepares readers for their own adventure – where to find the unbelievable spectacles on their journey, including: Phantom panthers haunting eastern North America. Bay State ghosts and spirits. Mad gassers in Illinois Champ, the famous Lake Champlain monster, the Minnesota Iceman The Missouri Momo and the infamous Eastern Bigfoot and many more! Coleman’s witty insight and astonishing experiences will captivate followers of Charles Fort and just-plain-curious readers alike. For, as Coleman frankly reveals, these strange creatures and unimaginable wonders may lie just beyond your own backyard.
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Monsters of Massachusetts: Mysterious Creatures in the Bay State
By Loren Coleman
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“Loren Coleman is the first and last name in cryptozoology. He’s blazed the trail for so many of us. Massachusetts mysteries like the Dover Demon and the Bridgewater Triangle have names because Coleman discovered and named them. His years of research gathering the cryptid sightings, physical evidence, and details of these strange creatures and legends have paid off in a big way in Monsters of Massachusetts.”
Jeff Belanger, Author of Weird Massachusetts.
Bizarre beasts of the Bay State featured in this volume include, The Dover Demon, Gloucester Sea Serpent, Hockomock Swamp’s Beasties, Pukwudgees and Bigfoot.
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FACTUAL EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY OF U.F.O. ENCOUNTERS – FREE RARE AUDIO TREAT

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This is actually an audio documentary originally sold as a  two vinyl record set released in 1978. The total listening time is 90 minutes.  The individual segments are what they claim to be, interviews with actual  UFO close encounter witnesses. Included in this collection  are first-hand testimony of abductees whose stories are discovered while placed under hypnosis. High-end production values along with a terrific audio mix of music and effects makes it fun to listen to. What’s nice is that they don’t overpower the narrative.

The original sleeve contained two 33 1/3, 12” records and opened book-like after the shrink wrapped was removed. Printed on the inside gatefold are photos and drawings of saucers, aliens and witnesses.
Produced by: Investigative Research Associates, INC., Chicago Illinois*.

PLAYLIST SYNOPSIS’S:
1. Introduction
Narrator Walt Peters gives an overview of the UFO situation and introduces J. Allen Hynek as the Director of this documentary for the producers, Investigative Research Associates.
HYNEKVALLEE  Dr. Hynek  with Dr. Jacques Vallee.

2. Foo Fighters
The Air Force investigates the mysterious Balls of Lights pilots were reporting following their planes during WW2.
FOOF  Foo Fighters in flight

3. The Kenneth Arnold Sighting
This one event is considered the seminal sighting that started the modern UFO era, June 24, 1947.  Kenneth Arnold describes his discussion with the United Press reporter who coined the term “Flying Saucers” after listening to Arnold’s report.
KENNTH A  The true shape of the UFOs

4. Government Involvement
Rare interview with Col. Robert Friend, Director of Project Blue Book from 1958 to 1963.
CLFD Col. Robert Friend (Center)

5. The Simi Valley Sighting
Undercover police officer Melvin Stewart reports what he thinks is a crashing plane.
Multiple police are called to the area and see the UFO, it then hovers over them and reacts to their flashlights with lights, sound and movement.

6. Peecha Case
Farmer Bill Peecha has a close encounter with three huge saucer shaped objects
that seem to be drawing energy from the nearby power lines. The UFOs were seen by multiple witnesses and unexplained power failures occurred in several areas.

7. James Richard Case
Ted Phillips, respected UFO investigator, discussed his specialty of investigating trace landing cases The Richard Case is cited as one of his most interesting landing cases. Police investigation after the eyewitness reports it turns up imprints in the ground, twisted tree limbs and burnt leaves.
TEDP Ted Philips

8. Travis Walton Abduction
Travis Walton recounts his incredible claim of his abduction in 1975. In 1993 Walton’s story was made into a movie starring D.B. Sweeney and James Garner. Dr. Hynek stated after his investigation he feels that, “Mr. Walton is indeed telling the truth.”
TRAVISW Travis Walton

9. Father William Gill Sighting
Classic UFOLOGY here. Father’s Gill sighting from June 25, 1959. Multiple witnesses, occupants sighted and returned hand waves back to the witnesses.
GILL Seen by multiple witnesses.

10. Officer Herbert Schirner Abduction
Police Officer Schirner reports a UFO sighting on night patrol and discovers he can’t account for 30 plus minutes of time. Hypnosis reveals the reason why, and it turns out to be a life changing story.
HS Occupant of the UFO

11. Louise Smith / Kentucky Women Abduction
Three women in Kentucky loose time and suffer from painful physical effects. Hypnosis reveals the whole terrifying story. Actual recording of one of the session.
DR.S Dr. Leo Sprinkle

12. Charles R. Mcquiston,
Expert in Psychological Stress Evaluation (PSE)
My findings are: “None of these cases are a hoax!”

13. Betty and Barney Hill Abduction
Again, more Classic UFOLOGY here. As Kenneth Arnold’s report above ushered in the modern UFO age, this claim introduced the Abductee narrative into pop- culture. Betty Hill recounts the “Interrupted Journey” in her own words. Marjorie Fish tells how she recreated the Star-map seen by Betty Hill while on board the craft.
B&B HILL Betty and Barney Hill with Delsey

14. Crashed Saucer Investigation
Astronaut Gordon Cooper discusses possible government cover-ups. J. Allen Hynek shares a dramatic military UFO crash case between the Texas and Mexico border. Metal recovered from the crash mysteriously disappears. A General’s aide tells of several crashed UFOs with dead occupants that are secretly hidden
away in storage.

15. Summaries and Theories
Noted UFO Experts share their startling conclusions as to what they think UFOs might be. Stanton Friedman, Nuclear Physicist, Dr. Hynek, Astronomer, Computer Scientist Jacques Vallee, and Dr. David Saunders are interviewed. Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981 makes an interesting speech to the U.N. General Assembly.

RATING: 5 Charley’s
Classic! Important! Rare! All in one place!
Most importantly, and sadly, pretty much everyone featured in these interviews, have passed away. These first-hand witness accounts and opinions of the experts is an irreplaceable legacy oral history needs to be preserved.

WHERE TO HEAR IT:
FREE ON YOUTUBE
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Not sure what arrangements the following sources offer:
AMAZON MUSIC
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AMAZON MUSIC (ANDROID)
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Spotify
With an FREE account.
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Google Play Store
$0.99 each track. Only has 10 tracks in the collection.

WHERE TO OWN IT:
AMAZON MUSIC
$8.99 to buy the complete collection, $0.99 each.
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REFERENCES:
CAPTURED!
The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience: The True Story of the World’s
First Documented Alien Abduction
by Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden
(Betty and Barney Hill’s niece.)
CAPTURED
Almost 60 years after the UFO abduction of Betty and Barney Hill, more and more people are convinced that UFOs are real and their existence is being covered up by the government. If you have doubts or questions about the Hill case or alien experiences in general, Captured! will give you the answers you’re searching for. The 1961 abduction of the Hills stirred worldwide interest, primarily because of the book The Interrupted Journey, the subsequent media coverage, and a 1975 TV movie, The UFO Incident. The case is mentioned in almost all UFO abduction books. It also became a target for debunkers, who still attack it today. But the complete story of what really happened that day, its effect on the participants, and the findings of investigators has never been told…until now.
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Extraterrestrial Contact: What to Do When You’ve Been Abducted
By Kathleen Marden
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It has been 20 years since the publication of How to Defend Yourself Against Alien Abduction by Ann Druffel. This new book by UFO researcher Kathleen Marden is the handbook for this generation. It is the essential reference guide for those who have experienced contact with nonhuman intelligent entities, families and friends of those “experiencers,” and anyone interested in alien abduction/contact and UFOs.
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How to Defend Yourself Against Alien Abduction
By Ann Druffel
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In 1988 Ann Druffel, who has researched UFOs for 40 years, discovered a little-known fact that had been drowned in abduction hysteria–documented evidence that people have successfully fended off attack by the “greys,” the short, big-eyed aliens now familiar through so much popular media. Using her database of 250 case studies, including 70 “resisters,” Druffel has ascertained 9 techniques that witnesses use to ward off alien entities and even break off abductions in progress. And perhaps even more astonishing, this evidence points to the possible true identity of the greys and their link to the abducting entities of myth and folklore.
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Fact, Fiction, and Flying Saucers: The Truth Behind the Misinformation, Distortion, and Derision by Debunkers, Government Agencies, and Conspiracy Con-men
by Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden
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The mainstream media has misinformed us for years about UFO studies conducted by highly regarded scientists associated with some of the finest universities in the country. There is significant evidence that the U.S. government has covered up the alien presence through misinformation, distortion, obfuscation, and ridicule. Some prominent, politically connected scientists have engaged in the cover up. And a few professional writers have helped to successfully label any scientists who have been persuaded by the evidence and brave enough to take a stand as unscientific charlatans, fanatics, and kooks.
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Interested in more UFO reviews?
Check these out:
U.F.O. The True Story of the Flying Saucers
The famous 1956 movie.

The Banned Disney UFO Documentary

To Tell the Truth T.V. show: PLUS get a FREE EBook.

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*ALBUM CREDITS
Media:
12″ 2-LP
Album: “UFO Encounters”
Label: IRA
Catalog: IRA-1178
Date: 1978
Produced by: Investigative Research Associates, INC., Chicago Illinois.
Producer: Steve Cronen.
Exec. Prod.: Ben Christ.
Scientific Consultants: Center for UFO Studies, Evanston Illinois, Dr. J. Allen Hynek, Sherman J. Larsen.
Investigation, Research, Writing: Peter Bordwell, Steve Tom.
Narration: Walt Peters.
Music: DeWolfe Music, Inc.
Music Coordination: Walt Peters.
Musical Effects: Ron Figura.
Recorded at: Starbeat Recording Studios, Deerfield, Illinois.
Engineering, Editing & Mix: Steve Cronen.
Album Design: Steve Schaul.
Album Cover: Trifid Nebula Photo: Copyright by the California Institute of Technology and the Carnegie Institute of Washington. Reproduced by permission from the Hale Observatories UFO Photos & Documents: Center For UFO Studies.
SOURCE: The 365 DAYS PROJECT FROM WFMU-FM
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ABOUT WFMU – FM
WFMU is a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station broadcasting at 91.1 Mhz FM in Jersey City, NJ, right across the Hudson from lower Manhattan. It is currently the longest running freeform radio station in the United States.
Rolling Stone Magazine, The Village Voice, CMJ and the New York Press have all at one time or another, called WFMU “the best radio station in the country” and the station has also been the subject of feature stories in The New York Times and on the BBC. In recent years the station has gained a large international following due its online operations and counts Simpson’s creator Matt Groening, film director Jim Jarmusch and Velvet Underground founder Lou Reed, among others, as devoted fans of the station.
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THE BANNED DISNEY UFO DOCUMENTARY

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On one evening in March of 1995, without warning, Disney aired a family special. It turned out to be a documentary so controversial that it was pulled from the airwaves and banned from ever being shown again. This is the thrilling story of Alien Encounters from New Tomorrowland! The Banned Disney Documentary on UFOs and Alien Abductions!
Blurb from the YouTube Channel, Secret Screening.

RATING:  5 Charley’s.
This may have been the case of the “Disney Imagineers”  doing their jobs too well. I can hear the creative brief now. “Tear it from today’s headlines! Make it real! Make it scary! Make it really socko kiddos so we can blow the rubes otta’ their seats!”

Ultimately, the Imagineers inadvertently wound up recreating the famous 1938 Orson Wells radio play broadcast of the H.G.Wells novel, “War of the Worlds.” This show, although it was announced several times during the broadcast that it was fiction, lead to a country wide Martin invasion panic.*

But this time around, the Disney TV special insinuated that full disclosure by the government was coming soon and that Aliens from other planets are indeed real. Not only are they real, but they are going to abduct and subject you to extreme physical and psychological trauma. Especially the Reptilians and the Mantis people. Except for the nice Aliens that is. They’re the ones that will take you for rides to other planets.

Fostering this sensationalized thesis, was the filmmaker’s excellent interviews with the many luminaries from Ufology, Capt. Kevin Randall and Bob Hopkins to name a few. Then add the terrifying testimony of actual abductees and UFO photos and film footage to visually drive the message home. This all lead to the viewers being taken on a “jump-to-conclusion panic ride.” This was certainly not what the Imagineers would have imagined would happen.

WHERE TO SEE COMMENTARY AND OUT TAKES:
YouTube: Secret Screening Channel by Douglas Mackrell.
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AS FOR THE ADDITIONAL LINK INCLUDED ON THE CHANNEL:
WATCH ALIEN ENCOUNTERS FROM NEW TOMORROWLAND (UNEDITED)
https://youtu.be/KCUmX8Lw5to  DEAD LINK

This video was available several years ago, I know because I watched it. Unfortunately, it’s since been pulled out of circulation. No doubt by request of the copyright owner, an adorable mouse named Mickey and his army of Lawyers.

*TO LISTEN TO THE FULL 1938 WAR OF THE WORLDS RADIO PLAY BROADCAST:
Remember, keep telling yourself, it’s only a radio play
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Interested in more UFO reviews?
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U.F.O. The True Story of the Flying Saucers
The famous 1956 movie where the U.S.A.F. believed in them!
Factual Eyewitness Testimony of U.F.O. Encounters
A Rare Audio treat!
To Tell the Truth T.V. show: PLUS get a FREE EBOOK.
Is Barney Hill Telling The Truth?

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TO TELL THE TRUTH COLLECTION & FREE EBOOK

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To Tell the Truth was a top rated U.S. game show that made its debut in 1956. Every week, celebrity panelists had to guess out of three challengers, who the real featured guest was. The variety of featured guests was incredible, ranging from the obscure to historic. Click around YouTube for To Tell The Truth shows and you will be amazed. The show, or at least some variant of it, is still carried on some networks today.

Watch the whole clip below to see if the celebrities guess who the real Barney Hill is.

Here are some very well know Fortean celebrities on
To Tell The Truth:
(Please note: This is an expanded list from a post that was originally on the Anomalist web site.)

1. Barney Hill of the famous abductee couple,
Betty and Barney Hill.

Televised on: 12/12/1966
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To learn more about Betty and Barney Hill:
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 2. Major Donald Keyhoe (Retired)
Televised on: 4/11/1966
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To learn more about Major Keyhoe:
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To download a FREE PDF EBOOK:
Flying Saucers are Real by Donald E. Keyhoe
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3. Doctor J. Allen Hynek
Televised on: 5/25/1964
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To learn more about Doctor Hynek
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4. A Loch Ness Monster Expert:
Roy Mackel is the second guest appearing @ 8:01 minutes,
Included is an actual film of Nessie.
Televised on: 1/2/1967
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To learn more about Roy Mackel:
Sadly, an unsung pioneer of Cryptozoology.
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And for those of you who are unfamiliar with Nessie:
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WHILE YOU’RE ON YOUTUBE, CHECK OUT
THESE FORGOTTEN GEMS!

Major Donald Keyhoe Interview with Mike Wallace.
(With a full  transcript of the interview included.)
Televised on 3/8/1958
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Please note: This video DOES HAVE audio, but for some reason the audio only works on laptops and desktops and not on certain cell phones. I appreciate those of you who informed me. I add as much of a transcript as allowed below. Mike Wallace, father of Chris Wallace, interviews USMC Naval Aviator Major Donald Keyhoe who, as co-founder of the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP) became a well known UFO researcher in the 1950s through 1960s. In this interview, Major Keyhoe addresses the high quality of aviators and air traffic controllers making reports, reasons for why the US government maintained secrecy and the Air Force censorship of his previous interview on 22 January 1958 with Armstrong Circle Theater.
BLURB FROM TED OWENS YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Father William Gill, in his own words, talks about his encounter
with a UFO and its occupants in 1959:
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For a more in-depth report on this incredible sighting, visit the Black Vault:
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TOTAL VIDEO/AUDIO RATINGS: 5 Charley’s
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Interested in more UFO reviews?
Check these out:
U.F.O. The True Story of the Flying Saucers
The famous 1956 movie where the U.S.A.F. believed in them!
Factual Eyewitness Testimony of U.F.O. Encounters
A Rare Audio treat!
The Banned Disney UFO Documentary

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THE FLATWOODS MONSTER CASE – FREE MOVIE

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Here’s a video presentation of the renowned Dr. Ivan T. Sanderson. Here is his1953 audio report  of what he discovered while investigating the famous Flatwoods Monster Case. By 1952, flying saucers had become a familiar topic to the American public. However, the terrifying case of the Flatwoods monster was among the first nationally-publicized UFO/creature sighting.  Dr. Sanderson, biologist, naturalist, writer, lecturer, and Fortean Investigator, gives a recollection of his on site investigation into the Flatwoods, WV monster incident. This was on the Long John Nebel 25, 1956 WOR-NY radio broadcast.
Blurb from the Lavada Cobb YouTube Channel.

 

IT’S RATING: 5 Charley’s
First it’s priceless! Second, this is not an actual video. Its more like a PowerPoint slide show. But don’t let that discourage you. You can listen to it while doing something else. This is an extremely rare and important piece of Fortean history.  Ask any researcher, no matter what the topic, and they will tell you “first-hand testimony is the best data to work from.” Granted in this case, it can be agreed to, that this is technically not first-hand testimony.

But a first-hand, on the scene investigative report coming from one of the most recognized authorities in all things Fortean, is pure gold, Ivan T. Sanderson.* In fact Sanderson is credited with creating the term “cryptozoology” back in the late forties. The show is hosted by Long John Nebel**, a pioneer in late-night radio talk shows. Long John specialized in discussing controversial topics and having equally controversial guests on his show.

WHERE TO SEE IT FREE:
YouTube: The Lavada Cobb Channel
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If you have Amazon Prime, it’s FREE.
If not, you can rent it for $4.99, or buy it for $19.99.
Click here to rent or buy.

BIG LISTENING BONUS:
Click below for a FREE 4 hour, YouTube bonus treat of a 4 hour Long John radio show.
YouTube: The AMFMArchives Channel
(Original broadcast date unknown.)
Guests include Ivan T. Sanderson, Isabel Davis, Hans Stefan Santesson, Lester Del Ray and Ben Isquith. They debate UFOs visiting the Earth, science, and the afterlife. (Audio starts out grainy, but becomes clear 10 minutes into the show.)
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LONG JOHN NEBEL’S SHOW RATING:
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5 Charley’s
Classic historic Ufology at its best!

*To find out more about Ivan T. Sanderson:
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**To find out more about Long John Nebel:
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To learn more about the Braxton County/Flatwoods Monster:
BRAXUPDATED
By Frank C. Feschino, Jr.
Revised and updated with new evidence that’s come to light since the 2004 edition.
“His ongoing and diligent 21-year investigation into this case reveals an invasion of gigantic aliens that occurred over America on September 12, 1952. “
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