UFO Talker

UFO Talker

UFO Talker will be available every Wednesday. It will be a mixture of discussion, interviews and people describing their sightings of unidentified flying objects. You can contact the podcast by email: ufotalker@bell.net

Episodes

May 29, 2024 71 mins

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Season 2 Episode 39.  In the Season 2 finale, host Michael Ryan and commentator Christine Scott take a deep dive into The Star Blanket Encounter.  On the night of November 27, 1973 a UFO that was described as being between 100-150 feet in diameter was first seen by Chief Noel Star of the Star Blanket First Nations Reservation.  Over the next two hours at least 22 people saw a UFO that took off from the ground...

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Season 2 Episode 38.  Host Michael Ryan interviews aviation safety expert Todd Curtis.  Mr. Curtis talks about weather balloons and why UFOs are most likely not secret technology.  Todd Curtis also talks about his time in the U.S. Air Force where he served at Edwards Air Force Base.  He also talks about a glider pilot in Albany, New York who had a dramatic encounter with three UFOs.  Mr. Curtis also gives his...

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Season 2 Episode 37.  Host Michael Ryan interviews the son of Lawrence Smith who was a witness along with his brother, Gene Smith to the UFOs at Bear Point, Nova Scotia.  The BEAR POINT INCIDENT was covered in Season 2, Episode 28.  Charles Smith (son of Lawrence Smith), brings the event to life as he recounts what it was like when his dad came home on the night of  November 25, 1970.   Charles Smith also add...

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Season 2 Episode 36.  Host Michael Ryan interviews UK ufologist Alan Foster.  Mr. Foster covers many topics including The Night of Triangles which happened in Southern Wales in January, 1983.  He also talks about an RAF pilot who chased a huge UFO over Cyprus.  If you would like to find out more about Alan Foster you can check out UK Pilots Reporting UAP here.  If you would like to find out more about the Swa...

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Season 2 Episode 35.  Michael Ryan interviews legendary ufologist Jan Aldrich about Lt. Col. Wayne Mattson.  Mattson is a mysterious and little-known figure in the UFO world.  However, he may have known more about UFOs than  anyone else.  Jan also talks about an important UFO encounter that Mattson had while flying during the Vietnam war.  He also talks about Project Have Fear in Vietnam as well.  Aldrich als...

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Season 2 Episode 34.  Host Michael Ryan interviews documentary filmmaker Joe Tury about his film Grand Tower UFOs and Other High Strangeness.  His film covers the event that happened on March 22, 1973 when a UFO was hovering over the Grand Tower Illinois Power Plant.  Grand Tower is also the site of a lot of other high strangeness over the years.   You can also donate to the film on Kickstarter here.  Christi...

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Season 2 Episode 33.  No, this isn't the headline from a supermarket tabloid...this really happened.  Host Michael Ryan and Commentator Christine Scott take a deep dive into RCMP reports from March 4, 1969 and June 5, 1969.  High strangeness was overhead on the night of March 4 and June 5, 1969.  We discuss the reports of RCMP personnel as they try to come to terms with what they are seeing over the Hous...

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Season 2 Episode 32. Host Michael Ryan interviews Irish ufologist Chris Gaffney.  Chris Gaffney takes us on a deep dive of all things relating to UFOs in Ireland.  From the 2004 encounter that an Aer Lingus 737 had with a triangle UFO.  The encounter caused damage to the wing of the aircraft.  We also play a conversation between Shannon Air Traffic Control and three passenger aircraft (British Airways, Virgin...

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Season 2 Episode 31.  Host Michael Ryan interviews author Bill Rountree.  Mr. Rountree spent most of his life as project manager on large information technology projects for major companies like Sprint and Coca Cola, but for over 50 years he kept a secret.  He had been having alien encounters since he was 7 years old.  Bill Rountree talks about his experiences and his book: Aliens Are With Us.  If you would l...

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Season 2 Episode 30.  Host Michael Ryan and Commentator Christine Scott take a deep dive into The Prochner Farm Incident.  During the early morning hours  of August 4, 1968 three members of the Prochner family witnessed a large UFO hovering over their house and their barn.  The farm was located near Qu'appelle, Saskatchewan.  The three family members were father William Prochner, his son Kenneth and Kenn...

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Season 2 Episode 29.  Host Michael Ryan interviews retired Major Harold Skaarup.  Major Skaarup spent 40 years in Canadian Army Intelligence and he was deployed in Cyprus, Bosnia-Herzegovina and in Afghanistan.  He was also stationed at the NATO base in Lahr, Germany and the NORAD base at Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado.  He talks about NORAD and UFOs, his long friendship with Stanton Friedman and talks about if ...

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Season 2 Episode 28.  Host Michael Ryan and commentator Christine Scott take a deep dive into The Bear Point Incident.  Five witnesses from two location see between 5 and 6 UFOs from two different locations in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Lawrence Smith and his brother Gene first see the UFOs near Bear Point (which is not that far from Shag Harbour).  The second set of witnesses, Cpl. Timothy Nielson (from CFS Barri...

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Season 2  Episode 27.  In part 2 of Michael Ryan's interview with Jan Aldrich, Jan talks about UFO researcher Ted Blocher and John Musgrave from British Columbia.  He also gives his thoughts of Jackie Gleason's UFO research and his experiences with James McDonald and Ann Druffel.  He also talks about recent research into UFOs during the Vietnam war and why saving UFO history is so important.  Finall...

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Season 2 Episode 26.  Host Michael Ryan interviews UFO legend Jan Aldrich about his 60 plus years in ufology.  In part 1 of a 2 part interview, Jan talks about the people and places that he has met in his UFO journey.  The highlight of part 1 is his explanation of the 1968 Minot Air Force Base UFO case that had many witnesses, multiple radar confirmations and visual sighting by the crew of a B-52.  If you wou...

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Season 2 Episode 25.  Host Michael Ryan interviews author Paul Schatzkin about his biography of Thomas Townsend Brown The Man Who Mastered Gravity: A Twisted Tale of Space, Time and the Mysteries in Between.   Townsend Brown was a man of mystery.  Were his inventions classified? Why was  he dropped behind German lines near the end of WWII?  What did he know about UFOs?  If you would like to buy The Man Who Ma...

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Season 2 Episode 24.  Host Michael Ryan interviews PEI UFO investigator David Ross.  They talk about The UAP 53 Team, Ross' UFO Facebook page and a few PEI UFO cases including the little known Ebenezer UFO Incident.  What crashed into a forest at Ebenezer, PEI?  The RCMP was there and Canadian military helicopters and something was taken away on a flat bed truck covered in a tarp...shades of Kecksberg.  ...

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Season 2 Episode 23.  Host Michael Ryan interviews Benny Grandahl who represents Scandinavian UFO Information a UFO organization that has been operating in Denmark since 1957.  Benny talks about the UFO scene in Denmark and the case of Danish police officer Evald Maarup who was hit with a beam of light from a 50 foot wide UFO.  To find out more about Benny and the Danish UFO scene go to these websites:  SUFOI...

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Season 2 Episode 22. Host Michael Ryan interviews author Linda Powell about her biography of Major Donald E. Keyhoe.  Her book not only covers Keyhoe, but also many of the people and events in ufology in the early days.  She pays special attention to Townsend Brown, Captain Edward J. Ruppelt and groups like APRO.  She opens up on the history of NICAP and how it was always on the brink of disaster.  You can pu...

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Season 2 Episode 21.  Host Michael Ryan talks about secrecy the shrouds the subject of UFOs around nuclear generating stations.  He talks about investigative journalist Daniel Otis and his struggles to get info out of Ontario Power Generation.   He also talks about Ontario ufologist Dennis Prophet and his booklet which highlight cases of UFOs over Pickering Nuclear power plant.  An interesting case from the n...

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Season 2 Episode 20.  Host Michael Ryan interviews Robert Spearing the Director of International Investigations for MUFON.  Robert talks about MUFON's Project Aquarius which will put thousands of UFO documents online for the first time.  Robert also talks about the 2019 case of a FedEx plane that was followed by glowing ball for over 33 minutes.  Also from March, the sighting of a 30 foot long Tic Tac UF...

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