Discussing UFOs & Hollywood


'UFOs, Hyperreality, and the Disclosure Myth', Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct. 2014


Discussing the complexities of UFO disclosure and the problems with UFOlogy (Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct. 2014)

Selected articles for Mysterious Universe

UFOs & Censorship: Managing Minds through Media

Top Five Pilot Encounters with UFOs 

UFOs: Fact, Fantasy, and Hyperreality 

UFOs: Why You Don't need to "Believe"

Five UFO Movies Based on Real Events

Spielberg, Close Encounters, and Conspiracy Theories 

Don't Forget UFOlogy: The Influence of UFO Lore in Pop-Culture 

Lights, Camera, Aliens! Hollywood Filmmakers and their UFO Obsessions

10 Shocking Statements about UFOs by Scientists and Government Officials  

When the Real Men in Black Tried to Hijack Hollywood's Most Subversive UFO Show   

SETI Astronomer says We're Ready for Alien Contact... Thanks to Hollywood  

When the Government Gave Hollywood Footage of a 'Real' Alien-Landing

The Inside Story of Disney's Mythic UFO Conference: Part One 

The Inside Story of Disney's Mythic UFO Conference: Part Two

Looking Back on 'Explorers'

The DeLonge Delusion: Part One

The DeLonge Delusion: Part Two


Other Selected Articles and Interviews

Hollywood's UFO Stories Are Becoming Way More Realistic (interview for

Review: 'The Phenomenon' (Daily Grail)

'District 9' is Lucky to Have Avoided a Close Encounter with the Pentagon (The Guardian)

A History of Government Management of UFO Perceptions through Film and Television (with Matthew Alford, Ph.D.) (49th Parallel, journal of North American Studies)