Trail of the Saucers editors Bryce Zabel and David Bates both read the latest book from Knapp, Kelleher and Lacatski. They have opinions.
Barney and Betty Hill said they encountered extraterrestrials six decades ago, and their story still packs a punch.
Jun 24, 2020
In 1950, two down-to-Earth Oregon farmers took a couple of photos that were out-of-this world. They’ve never been successfully debunked.
Everything old is new again. A “smoking gun” of the UFO era, the Twining Memorandum, written in 1947, is more relevant than ever.
Nixon thought the best spin to a lie was to salt it with a bit of truth. Could his playbook be used again with the UAP report?
It’s only 92 words long but contains two fact errors. On the anniversary of the Hill UFO abduction, it’s time to set the record straight.
Sep 8, 2020
President Ford and Governor Carter had something in common besides wanting to be president — they each sought the truth about UFOs.
Forty years ago, Carl Sagan and I debated UFO reality in the PBS parking lot. It was a close encounter that I’ll never forget.
Sixty years after the Hill case, their story still packs a punch. It’s a tale of firsts and it changed the world as we think about it.
Aug 21, 2020
On August 23, 1974, the former Beatle and May Pang claimed they saw a UFO in New York City. Did they?
Kevin Day saw something on his radar scope back in 2004 that just didn’t make sense. Then he saw the strange objects again… and again…
Australian investigative journalist Ross Coulthart has been all over the UAP media promoting his new book. We’ve read it and have opinions.
The crash at Roswell in 1947 remains the original sin of the UFO cover-up. After years of denial and ridicule, confirmation is coming soon.
On the 60th anniversary of the Hill abduction, let’s set the record straight about how the story got to the public in the first place.
Five decades ago, a Costa Rican government mapping team accidentally took a photo that looks strange, other-worldly, and convincing. Is it?
Jun 29, 2020
With the New York Times chasing crashed saucers and Trump talking on-the-record, Roswell remains the original sin of the UFO cover-up.
In 1974, the struggle to legitimize scientific reporting of UFO/UAP reality pitted two giant intellects against each other.
Cold War-era physicist James E. McDonald and today’s Neil deGrasse Tyson could not approach the UFO scientific challenge more differently.
Nov 1, 2020
The cult-hit Dark Skies TV series had a subversive on-air storyline matched only by its off-air intrigue with the real Men-in-Black.
In 1975, Travis Walton said he was abducted for five days. His story has been sensationalized but it’s still one of the best cases ever.
Writer/producer in features & TV. Creator, five primetime series. Ex: TV Academy CEO; CNN reporter; USC professor. Author. UFO analyst. Investigative reporter.
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