The Paracast -- The Gold Standard of Paranormal Radio
The Paracast -- The Gold Standard of Paranormal Radio
Gene Steinberg
From the Genesis Communications Network: The Paracast is a paranormal radio show that takes you on a journey to a world beyond science, where UFOs, poltergeists and strange phenomena of all kinds have been reported by millions. The Paracast seeks to shed light on the mysteries and complexities of our Universe and the secrets that surround us in our everyday lives. Join long-time paranormal researcher Gene Steinberg, co-host J.Randall Murphy, and their roster of special guest experts and experiencers, as they explore the realms of the known and unknown. Listen each week to the great stories of the history of the paranormal field in the 20th and 21st centuries. NOTE: These episodes are the network versions with ads. If you want a commercial-free version of The Paracast, please subscribe to The Paracast+. Check https://www.theparacast.com/plus for details.
April 11, 2021 — Chris Rutkowski
Gene and Randall welcome long-time UFO researcher and science writer Chris Rutkowski, who will reveal details about the 2020 Canadian UFO Survey, which concluded that "it was an exceptional year for UFOs, as well as being a strange year for all of us because of the pandemic." Chris will also bring you up to date on genuine lunar mysteries.  Since the mid-1970s, he’s written about his investigations and research on UFOs, for which he is best known. However, he has been involved in many other writing and media projects for more than 30 years, including TV specials ("The Monster of Lake Manitoba"), planetarium shows ("Moonlight Serenade," and "Amateur Nights"). He is author of "A World of UFOs" (2008), "I Saw It Too!" (2009), and "The Big Book of UFOs" (2010).
Apr 11
2 hr 39 min
April 4, 2021 — Constance Victoria Briggs
Gene and Randall present paranormal researcher and writer Constance Victoria Briggs, to discuss one of her recent books, "The Encyclopedia of Moon Mysteries: Secrets, Conspiracy Theories, Anomalies, Extraterrestrials and More." As a researcher of metaphysical, paranormal and cosmic subjects, Constance has come across stories and information about the Moon that tell us that indeed there is activity there, and there has been for generations. Her other books include: "The Encyclopedia of Angels," "Encyclopedia of God," and "The Encyclopedia of the Unseen World. She has been invited as a guest speaker on several radio shows discussing such topics as angels, extraterrestrials, ancient aliens, life-after-death, after death communication, out-of-body experiences, Moon mysteries and more.
Apr 4
2 hr 39 min
March 28, 2021 — Jeff Belanger
Gene and Randall present paranormal author/adventurer Jeff Belanger to discuss his memoir: The Call of Kilimanjaro: Finding Hope Above the Clouds, which describes a journey of enlightenment that began with the  terminal illness of a close relative. Jeff is the Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of the New England Legends series which debuted on PBS in October of 2013, and the weekly New England Legends Podcast. Since 1997, he has interviewed thousands of eyewitnesses to paranormal occurrences. He is also the author of over a dozen books on the paranormal,) including the best sellers: The World's Most Haunted Places, Weird Massachusetts, Our Haunted Lives, and Who's Haunting the White House? (for children). He's the founder of Ghostvillage.com, the web's most popular paranormal destination according to Google.
Mar 28
2 hr 39 min
March 21, 2021 — Stan Gordon
Gene and Randall welcome Fortean investigator Stan Gordon. Stan has been researching UFO sightings, Bigfoot encounters, and other mysterious events in Pennsylvania since 1959, and in 1969 he began taking calls on UFO sightings and other strange reports from the public. Since then, he has led teams of scientists, engineers, and research specialists to investigate mysterious occurrences across Pennsylvania. He is the primary investigator of the 1965 UFO crash near Kecksburg, Pennsylvania. In this episode, Stan will provide updates on the thousands of reports he's researched, including a number of sights and other paranormal encounters from 2020. He says his main focus is on the continuing cases concerning the stranger side of the Bigfoot phenomenon.
Mar 21
2 hr 39 min
March 14, 2021 — Trey Hudson
Gene and Randall present Trey Hudson, author of "The Meadow Project – Explorations Into The South’s Skinwalker Ranch." The book chronicles in-depth research into another Skinwalker Ranch-like area in America’s remote south, known among select researchers simply as the “Meadow,” where UFOs, cryptid beasts, portals, missing time, crop circle like formations, men/women in black, orbs, strange beams of light, mysterious beings and many other oddities have been reported. Trey is the Director of the Oxford Paranormal Society and its Anomalous Studies and Observation Group ( ASOG ). He has a 30-plus year career as a U.S. government Security Specialist specializing in security of sensitive assets, anti-terrorism, security of WMD, emergency management and other specialties. Trey also served a tour in Afghanistan.
Mar 14
2 hr 39 min
March 7, 2021 — David Halperin
UFO researcher and religious scholar David Halperin returns to talk about his recent columns about UFOs and the Bible, including the theories that ancient man was visited by beings from outer space. He continues to focus on his theory that UFOs are a myth, manifestations of a collective unconscious, and not physical spaceships from other planets. Back in the 1960s, David was a teenage UFO investigator. Later he became a professor of religious studies — his specialty, religious traditions of heavenly ascent. From 1976 through 2000, David taught Jewish history in the Religious Studies Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He’s the author of five non-fiction books on Jewish mysticism and messianism, the coming-of-age novel Journal of a UFO Investigator, and Intimate Alien: The Hidden Story of the UFO.
Mar 7
2 hr 39 min
February 28, 2021 — Tim Beckley and Jerome Clark
After 15 years, The Paracast is still here, as Gene and Randall present a special episode featuring veteran UFO researchers and authors Tim “Mr. UFO” Beckley and Jerome Clark. The discussion takes us way back to the early days of the UFO field, and how they became lifelong friends in the pages of Ray Palmer’s Flying Saucers magazine. Topics include the reasons why people interested in sci-fi often reject UFO believers, and the concept of “event anomalies,” and “experience anomalies” to describe the sort of encounters people report. Beckley boasts that he has had “so many careers that even his own girlfriend doesn’t know what he does for a living.” He has published hundreds of books covering paranormal topics. Clark is best known as author of the sprawling “UFO Encyclopedia.” He has also written numerous articles covering “Fortean” topics, and also worked with the late Dr. J. Allen Hynek at the Center for UFO Studies, and as an editor for Fate magazine.
Feb 28
2 hr 39 min
February 21, 2021 — Sheryl Gottschall
Gene and Randall present paranormal researcher Sheryl Gottschall, president of Australia’s UFO Research Queensland (UFORQ), one of the oldest research organizations exploring the phenomenon. Starting in the the mid-1970s, she started exploring the field of near death experiences which deepened over the next decade. Sheryl was introduced to the UFO subject in 1980 by her father-in-law who had seen contactee George Adamski speak at Brisbane City Hall in the 1960s. As a child she would watch the stars at night and wonder if life existed elsewhere in the universe, and she read as many books about the 1950s and 1960s contactees as she could find. During the 1990s she became interested in alien abduction and attended a 1992 event in Brisbane featuring abduction researcher, Budd Hopkins. During this interview, Sheryl will focus on her interest in UFOs and also possible near-death experiences.
Feb 21
2 hr 39 min
February 14, 2021 — Tim R. Swartz
Gene and Randall present paranormal writer and researcher Tim R. Swartz to bring us up to date on his ongoing studies involving the strange and unknown. He is an Indiana native and Emmy-Award winning television producer/videographer, and is the author of a number of popular books including "The Lost Journals of Nikola Tesla," "America's Strange and Supernatural History,"  and "Time Travel: Fact Not Fiction!" In this episode, he'll focus on a recent book, "Alien Lives Matter — It's OK to Be Gray," which contains reports from 20 of the world's leading UFOlogists that establish that humans have done battle with aliens over and over again, shooting at them, molesting them, hitting them, running them over,  unleashing dogs upon them, and injuring -- and even killing them -- though any means possible, as humans try to combat their fear of the unknown.
Feb 14
2 hr 39 min
February 7, 2021 — Martin Willis and Tom Warner
Gene and Randall present a very special episode featuring Martin Willis, of Podcast UFO, and experiencer Tom Warner, author of an autobiography, "Beyond the Stars," who reports he and four other families were abducted by a UFO on September 1, 1969, when he was just 10 years of age. As he explains during the episode, this was not his first nor his last paranormal encounter. Martin has been fascinated with the subject of UFOs since his youth, yet he was on the fence about the subject until he experienced a personal sighting in 2006 in Carmel Valley, CA. That sighting solidified his belief that Unidentifiable Flying Objects really do exist. Tom is a self-taught watercolor artist and was named to the American Gallery Greatest American Painters, winner of James Weldon Johnson Literary Foundation Legacy Award for stellar contributions to Literature and the Arts.
Feb 7
2 hr 39 min
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