February 17, 2020
What do they mean by "Land of Enchantment," anyway? The American Desert is a haunted land, that's what it means, haunted by the good and the bad, the weird and the wise. Sometimes you can tune right in, like a human radio attached to an antenna made of boulders. Support the show.
February 17, 2020
What do they mean by "Land of Enchantment," anyway? The American Desert is a haunted land, that's what it means, haunted by the good and the bad, the weird and the wise. Sometimes you can tune right in, like a human radio attached to an antenna made of boulders. Support the show.
February 6, 2020
Oh St. Minerva, Apostle of the Cacti, please continue to bless our High Desert wilderness and keep out the evil-doers and the slobs. And help us protect your sacred plant, the Joshua tree, etc. Support the show.
January 24, 2020
The remains of another lost hiker have been found, and we travel to the deserts down in Mexico with the Old Gringo. Special new music by RedBlueBlackSilver.
January 10, 2020
New year, new decade, time to drop everything and move to the desert . . . . where we can ponder the mystery of the messages from the old gods and old devils.
January 2, 2020
We gathered some Wonder Valley characters together, across the road from The Palms, and let the tales loose: military crashes, weird lights, strange residents and interesting ministers.
December 19, 2019
Well we wound up burning the devil, here in Joshua Tree. It's the kind of winter-holiday fun you can expect up here in the High Desert. And Jason P. Woodbury joins us to investigate a real Low Desert Mystery: Where was "White Christmas" written? There are two answers and they'll both surprise you.
December 6, 2019
What's going on with these bizarre and gruesome cattle mutilations all over the west, all over the world? Well there are some ugly new cases up in Eastern Oregon, cattle country north of Burns, and as usual there are no witnesses, suspects, arrests, not even an agreed-upon cause of death. But something was responsible for setting those cleanly mutilated bulls a quarter-mile apart from one another, 15 miles from the road.
November 27, 2019
He called himself the King of Western Swing and he was building an immense theme park in the Mojave Desert. What does this have to do with claims that Roy Rogers ran a sex cult out of Apple Valley?
November 15, 2019
Desert intuition. Desert awareness. Erik Davis joins us and throws down a challenge to engage with our Weird World. Our Weird Time. And why the desert is the eternal landscape for this kind of work.
November 3, 2019
We're hanging on to Halloween with our guests Laura Bolt, who both covers and lives within the California witchcraft scene, and Arizona music journalist Jason P. Woodbury, here to talk about the new re-release of singer-songwriter Jim Sullivan's second record. (Sullivan vanished in the New Mexico desert and no trace of him was ever found.)
October 31, 2019
Live at the Ace Hotel campfire ring on Halloween 2018, here's a bonus episode with our Weird Campfire Stories.
October 25, 2019
From high up in the Joshua Tree foothills, we bring you the sad tale of Coyote Rex. Gabriel Hart, Lauren White from the band Kokomo, and Country Club Dan call in from a haunted payphone.
October 20, 2019
It's nearly Halloween in the High Desert and we have spooky tales, spooky phone calls, and a haunting performance by our in-studio guests, the band Kokomo.
October 7, 2019
UFO sightings over Joshua Tree National Park and time-travel adventures with Jean-Paul Garnier of Space Cowboy Books. A recording off the radio, because that's all that worked.
September 21, 2019
Live from Joshua Tree, it's our second episode of the season with best-selling author and Joshua Tree Retreat Center director Terry Taylor Castillo, and the subject is angel consciousness. It's our first hourlong podcast! Thanks for being part of it.
September 14, 2019
Back for our third season, now live on the radio and delivered to you in the form of a podcast.
September 7, 2019
We're back on Friday the 13th—September 13, 2019 at 10 p.m. Pacific Time—live from the KCDZ FM studios in downtown Joshua Tree, Calif. Listen live on Z 107.7 FM in the High Desert, or stream the show live on TuneIn.
July 12, 2019
Was the organized theft of a 600-pound petroglyph-covered boulder from a canyon near Ridgecrest related to the monster earthquakes that followed? Probably not, but we can't exactly prove otherwise. Brendan Maze calls in from Trona.
June 28, 2019
A UFO sermon from the Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater, introducing a screening of Bob Lazar: Area 51 and Flying Saucers, with Jeremy Corbell and RedBlueBlackSilver.
June 14, 2019
How do we not die in the desert this summer? One way is to stay underneath the swamp cooler, reading and writing letters, to and from various denizens of these arid lands.
June 7, 2019
Author Erik Davis joins us to talk about our favorite subject and his new book, High Weirdness. With new sounds by RedBlueBlackSilver.
May 31, 2019
What is known is that there’s something going on, something a little wilder than usual. Plus: Rachel Monroe, writer & author & Marfa volunteer firefighter.
May 24, 2019
The holiday so nice we celebrate it twice: once when the snakes come out, and once when the snakes go back in the ground for their long winter's nap.
May 10, 2019
Every weird story that you almost want to believe is required, by cosmic law, to have a Goofball Factor.
April 26, 2019
Did the founder of Earth Day really murder his girlfriend and let her body rot in his apartment closet? Also: Why you should know more about our beloved apostle of the cacti, Minerva Hamilton Hoyt.
April 20, 2019
Anna Merlan, Jeremy Corbell and Stephanie Tisza join us for a weird ride down the Conspiracy Highway, which is our main road out here in the desert. Suspicious events and the new book about our paranoid nation, Republic of Lies, are featured along with new soundscapes by RedBlueBlackSilver.
April 5, 2019
Do not climb the Joshua trees because they can't hold you up, being flimsy yuccas and not really trees at all.
March 23, 2019
The UFO Religion.
March 15, 2019
Superbloom? Well, probably. We take a walk in our own little devil's garden and report some Instagram people to the local militia.
February 15, 2019
Due to the government-shutdown emergency, your host must entertain an audience at the Old Schoolhouse Museum in Twentynine Palms with a series of Strange & Unusual Facts about our desert lands.
February 2, 2019
Who will protect the wilderness and public lands, our national parks and monuments, our nature preserves and conservation areas, our wild rivers and mountains and forests? As the nation slips into chaos and decline, we are going to have to take over the stewardship of the land.
January 19, 2019
Is Oumuamua a scout from another civilization? Aren't we long overdue for some outside assistance?
January 12, 2019
What happens when a civilization collapses? You can't go camping in Joshua Tree, that's what.
December 29, 2018
Welcome to the Shutdown. Chaos in the national parks. No toilets in Joshua Tree. Trouble abounds. Guest: Food writer/editor Katherine Spiers of Smart Mouth, on the desert date shake. PLUS: More air-traffic radio from the UFO invasion of Edwards Air Force Base, 1965.
December 21, 2018
A winter-holiday desert road trip, your letters about strange machinery, and a very special Joshua Tree Christmas Pageant with Brendan Maze.
December 1, 2018
We're taking a big looping road trip across the Mojave, from Area 51 to the Singing Sand Dunes of Kelso. With guest Jeremy Corbell on his new documentary about Bob Lazar and the reverse-engineered UFOs.
November 16, 2018
Night has fallen on the desert, and that’s when we like to tell monster stories. Weird tales. When there's trouble on the edge of civilization, where the wilderness meets what mankind makes, well here we encounter fierce things both natural and supernatural.
November 9, 2018
Many wonders over the desert skies—both known and unknown—give reason to be out on cool autumn nights, celebrating rituals.
October 26, 2018
We are still digging out from the Great Hi-Desert Deluge of October 2018. In fact, officials at Joshua Tree Town Hall are considering renaming the village "Dirt-Pile City," in honor of the scenic and massive dirt piles piled alongside every road, as the bulldozers and earth-movers work all day every day to try to patch the hundreds of miles of gullies and ditches and death holes created by the violent storm.
October 20, 2018
Secret civilizations beneath the Panamint Mountains, strange tales of ancient giants and the sky-ships of the the Hav-Musuvs.
September 29, 2018
Here, in the desert far from prying eyes, the members of the Solar Lodge were building their Ark of the Covenant.
September 22, 2018
Werebears and skinwalkers and other creatures of our haunted lands. With Jeremy Corbell, director of the new documentary Hunt for the Skinwalker.
September 15, 2018
These strange experiences upon the deserts should be studied with an open heart and an open mind, because these events contain a code.
September 12, 2018
Season 2 begins Friday night, 09/14/2018.
June 23, 2018
Joshua Tree has gone from turkey farmers to elaborately costumed weekenders, but the Old Testament view of the desert always comes true again.
June 9, 2018
We do some hard traveling over the Mojave looking for that sweet shortcut to the Land of Milk & Honey. There may be some hardscrabble miners chasing little space aliens from a crashed UFO, knowing the way things go out here.
May 25, 2018
Murder and madness and an estimate of the situation during this merry month of May.
May 11, 2018
People are finding all kinds of strange things on the desert ground: huge sandy circles in the Great Basin, weird three-clawed footprints in the Mojave ....
May 4, 2018
What was Andy Warhol doing up in the High Desert north of Tucson, at a dude ranch? Also: Brendan Maze calls in from one of his investment properties in Victorville, where tumbleweed drifts have surrounded the development.
April 27, 2018
Tonight we come to you live from the Palm Springs Art Museum, where we celebrate the good times, the cooler times, and the 11 days of Desert Springtime that end with the celebration of Snakesgiving.
April 20, 2018
Sure is busy this week. Apparently there's a music festival down in the Low Desert. And: We remember the late, great Art Bell.
April 6, 2018
Springtime in the desert and all the creatures are awake. Plus: We talk UFOs with Jeremy Corbell on a cold night in Pioneertown.
March 30, 2018
Been too long since we got on the road. We are going to get on the road: Twentynine Palms Highway, Adobe Road, Amboy Road, Kelbaker Road, Route 66. Let's go. Get in the car.
March 23, 2018
It's a cold and windy night on the Mojave, and we're up in Flamingo Heights at the Outpost Projects/Curate Joshua Tree art show, "Found!" But what have we found? A lot of trouble in the desert preserve. RedBlueBlackSilver makes his live soundscapes and Brendan Maze invites himself to the program, along with questionable plans for the conservation area.
March 16, 2018
What's going on over the desert? Why is everybody going nuts about UFOs again, anyway?
March 16, 2018
Who's that glowing lady by the irrigation canal? And why is she wailing in the night?
February 24, 2018
We’re taking a trip out to Camp Cady on the Mojave River, whether we’re welcome or not, and regardless of what happened with Mr. Pantages.
February 10, 2018
30-second promo spot for KCDZ 107.7 FM, Joshua Tree.
February 10, 2018
30-second promo spot for KCDZ 107.7 FM, Joshua Tree.
February 10, 2018
Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire turns 50, and we do remember it, and we read it every year.
February 3, 2018
How does one summon the Yucca Man? Do you really want to know?
January 13, 2018
What is this Mysterious Mojave we go one about? And what are the labor & ethical violations at Brendan Maze's online-fufillment center in the desert?
January 6, 2018
Parallel dimensions and the mysterious Utah ranch bought by aerospace businessman Robert Bigelow. With guest Jeremy Corbell.
December 23, 2017
It's our first annual Christmas show, and Santa brought proof of the Pentagon's UFO-study group.
December 9, 2017
Satan's breath and the wildfires of California. Guest: High Desert artist Kate McCabe.
December 2, 2017
Everybody loves a news story about a dumb crackpot crashing a rocket in the desert—especially if by "everybody" you mean "news editors in Los Angeles."
November 25, 2017
Our first annual Thanksgiving show, recorded live at the Ace Hotel's Commune Theater in Palm Springs. Guests: UFO documentary director Jeremy Corbell and area businessman Brendan Maze.
November 18, 2017
Recorded live at the Ace Hotel with Doc Daniels of Mojave Phone Booth infamy. He even brought the phone booth!
November 4, 2017
What happens when you combine a Joshua Tree EDM festival with an anti-Halloween church's harvest fair? Nothing good, as Brendan Maze finds out. Also: The strange true tale of the Old Woman Meteorite.
October 28, 2017
The dark side of the romantic story of two missing hikers who died in each other's arms, sort of ... and with the help of a handgun.
October 14, 2017
Menacing manta-rays hovering over the Mojave Desert ... what does it mean and where are they from?
September 30, 2017
Apocalypse in the desert, plus an interview with local businessman Brendan Maze about his plans to market Mojave Mirage sparkling water from the Cadiz aquifer.
September 16, 2017
JPL founder Jack Parsons and his sex-magick buddy L. Ron Hubbard opened up a stargate to Hell in the Mojave Desert.
August 26, 2017
We take a weird road trip to Death Valley Junction, meeting astronauts, film crews, a Czech composer & other odd characters along the desert highway.
August 19, 2017
The Manson Family had a plan, once the Helter-Skelter race-war apocalypse was underway: They'd ride it out in Death Valley, hidden away at a dirty little ranch in the Panamint Mountains.
August 12, 2017
Brendan Maze is developing a new, completely safe tourist attraction for millennials visiting Joshua Tree: an underground bunker for the secure viewing of desert UFOs.
August 5, 2017
It's August and that means tourists are disappearing in Joshua Tree National Park. Couldn't pick worse weather for it, either! Plus: The Old Ranger.
July 15, 2017
October 7, 1965: All through the night, baffling lights and unknown craft bedeviled pilots and control-tower crew at the famed Mojave Desert "Right Stuff" Air Force base. And it's all on tape.
July 8, 2017
We revisit the baffling mass sighting over Arizona and Gram Parsons' sad death in Joshua Tree. Guest: Nicole Holland from the beloved Cactus Mart in Morongo Valley.
July 1, 2017
The Mormons named Joshua trees for the Old Testament war hero Joshua. But Jesus is named for the same guy. So why aren't they called Jesus trees? Plus, Jeremy Corbell on his weird new documentary, Patient Seventeen. #jesustree
June 24, 2017
Our premiere episode, broadcast across the Mojave Wilderness on KCDZ 107.7 FM and direct to your ear-holes via the Internet. With Brendan Maze on his new high-density desert Air BnB rentals and Jeremy Corbell, Pioneertown's UFO documentary director.
June 24, 2017
First promo for KCDZ FM, Joshua Tree.
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