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Mack Maloney's Haunted Universe - December 14, 2019

Mack Maloney's returns to the show to talk about his latest Non-Fiction book... We cover, among other things..

• The Rock Apes of Vietnam
• Dyfed Wales
• What to make of Gulf Breeze and Ed Walters
• Strange stuff in Warminster England
• Mysterious hums and Sounds
• San Luis Valley California
• Weird Screams in Connecticut
• The Bridgewater Triangle
• Cowboys and aliens
• NJ mystery shirts
• The ghost blimp
• The scare ships
• Ghost fliers
• Dan Aykroyd's non sighting
• The Galloping Ghosts of Nansei Shoto
• The ourang medan
• Close encounter in Korea
• Haunted highway Australia
• The M triangle

Outro Music is Terminal from Anabasis.




Mack Maloney on Beyond Area 51 - May 31, 2014



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We talk with Mack Maloney about his latest book, Beyond Area 51, and also touch upon his previous book, UFOs in Wartime: What They Didn't Want You To Know. We discuss the facts about secret military bases all around the world. Some of it is probably much stranger than you realize, and not in the way you expect!
Mack Maloney grew up in the Dorchester section of Boston and was taught to read and write by the nuns at St. Ann's School. His father was a veteran of World War II and he used to read military books all the time. As a child, Mack started reading them too, along with a lot of science fiction. He received a BS in journalism and a graduate degree in filmmaking from Emerson College. He was a sports reporter for two years after college before joining corporate America as a publicist for General Electric Company. Mack started writing books in 1984, and have been doing it full time since 1987, penning over 30 books.

Beyond Area 51 by Mack Maloney (2013)

Love this book. I was skeptical coming in with the title and cover, figuring it was going to be an unfounded, the government has aliens and is hiding them, working with them, etc. Instead I found a grounded, fact based, analysis of different hidden bases around the globe. Some speculation here and there, but the author also goes into showing you how some of these myths spread.

Chapter 5, which deals with the nonsense around the Dulce base in New Mexico starts by created a narrative based on all the stuff you can find online about what is going on there. Judging by the amazon reviews, a few people stopped there not realizing the narrative was not serious. I admit, it threw me for a moment, but he then goes on to tell you exactly how all this came about and possibly why. He looks around the world at all the very strange locales that you can find military bases in. At no point does Mack seriously suggest that aliens are among us, or that these bases are hiding such things. He goes by the facts, through and through. He shows the process of myth making and disinformation. It's a fascinating read.

It's also a quick, enjoyable read. Another one that I found hard to put down. There were a bunch of things in this book I was not familiar with, and that is always a nice surprise. At almost 300 pages, it goes by way too fast. If you are looking for conspiracies and aliens, this is not for you. It does however. deal with some very unusual UFO reports, and some of it is very, very strange. If you want someone who follows and reports the facts, pick this one up!

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