UFO? UAP? WTF? — a UFO podcast

UFO? UAP? WTF? — a UFO podcast

UFO? UAP? WTF? (formerly UNKNOWN) is a monthly show hosted by veteran UFO researcher and TV personality Jason McClellan. UFOs don't need hype. They're strange enough already. This show presents the UFO subject in an approachable and uncomplicated manner with responsible skepticism and the scientific, journalistic attention it deserves.


February 12, 2023 22 min

In recent years, many media outlets and UFO researchers alike have been enthusiastically presenting “UAP” as the new term of choice by the US government when referring to UFOs. That’s not entirely accurate. In fact, the US military was using “unidentified aerial phenomena” terminology before they used “UFO.”

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Welcome to UFO? UAP? WTF? (formerly UNKNOWN)! This episode is the first under the rebranded name. Host Jason McClellan kicks things off with a primer and introduction to the new show by providing an introduction—an honest, unsensational introduction—to UFOs for 2023.

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June 30, 2022 18 min

In continuing this year's study of the 1947 Roswell UFO Incident, this episode explores the assertion that, not only did an extraterrestrial-piloted craft crash in the New Mexico desert, but the bodies of those extraterrestrials were also recovered by the military.

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April 5, 2022 11 min

Continuing this season's exploration of the 1947 Roswell UFO Incident, on this episode, Jason McClellan relays the basic story of what allegedly transpired back in 1947, laying the groundwork to dive into claims of alien bodies, witness silencing, and other alleged elements of this fascinating historical UFO case.

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January 11, 2022 6 min

It's a new year, and a new season of UNKNOWN. We’re doing something different this year on UNKNOWN. Rather than each episode focusing on a new topic, case, person, or current event, we’re focusing the entire year on revisiting the infamous 1947 Roswell UFO crash.

This episode provides a look at what's coming this season, as well as a very brief overview of what the Roswell UFO Incident is.

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December 4, 2021 24 min

The seemingly renewed interest in UFOs within the U.S. Government has resulted in two new potential government UFO programs. On this episode of UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan looks at the new Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group (AOIMSG) and the proposed Anomaly Surveillance, Tracking and Resolution Office (ASTRO).

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October 31, 2021 13 min

Is the idea of government disclosure of information related to UFOs still a relevant or worthwhile aspiration?

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August 8, 2021 11 min

On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan discusses the recurring complaint that some people have when it comes to individuals or companies who charge money for information related to UFOs and/or extraterrestrials.

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July 5, 2021 13 min

On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan provides a brief overview of the recently released U.S. government UFO report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

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June 13, 2021 69 min

On June 8th, Washington Post congressional correspondent Jacqueline Alemany interviewed Luis Elizondo, the individual who administered the Pentagon’s now-defunct UFO project known as the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program. During the interview, Elizondo asserted that China is working to bring the UFO issue to the United Nations.

There have been plenty of people opining recently that the topic of UFOs should be addresse...

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May 23, 2021 22 min

A current push for government transparency when it comes to UFOs has people clamoring for the U.S. government to disclose what it knows about UFOs. On this episode, Jason McClellan discusses the topic of government transparency, government UFO disclosure, and the media frenzy related to the impending UFO report coming from the Director of National Intelligence.

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April 11, 2021 20 min

On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan looks at three recently released UFO photos that were taken by the Weapons System Officer in a Navy F-18 fighter jet on April 6, 2019.

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March 1, 2021 45 min

On this UFO Happy Hour episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, the team chats about some of the UFO-related stories that made headlines during the month of February 2021, including:

  • The Pentagon admitted it has UFO debris?
  • UFO metals being stored by Robert Bigelow?
  • Nicaragua's National Ministry for Extraterrestrial Space Affairs, The Moon and Other Celestial Bodies
  • Commercial pilot reports a UFO

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    February 17, 2021 24 min

    On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan looks back at a few notable examples of members of congress taking a serious interest in UFOs, and highlights the unsatisfying and unfortunate previous actions taken in response to concerns about UFOs by the U.S. military/government.

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    January 25, 2021 73 min

    It's the first UFO Happy Hour episode of the year! Jason McClellan, Maureen Elsberry, Ryan Sprague, and Shane Hurd get together for a casual conversation about some of the biggest UFO-related news stories that have generated headlines in the month of January. 

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    January 11, 2021 14 min

    On this first episode of the year, Jason McClellan discusses the U.S. Department of Defense's Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force, looks at the recent headlines that claim the Pentagon has 180 days to disclose all its UFO secrets to the public, and explains why the UAPTF will generate multiple headlines this year.

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    December 21, 2020 67 min
    On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan, Maureen Elsberry, Ryan Sprague, and Shane Hurd get together to recap some of biggest UFO and extraterrestrial-related stories that made headlines during 2020.
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    December 7, 2020 31 min
    On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan discusses the recently "leaked" UFO photo that allegedly comes from the United States Intelligence Community, and specifically from an intelligence report from the Pentagon's newly formed UAP Task Force.
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    October 19, 2020 54 min
    On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan, Maureen Elsberry, and Shane Hurd hang out, grab drinks, and chat about recent UFO-related news. Topics duscussed on this episode include: * Japan's UFO policy * Life on Venus? * The new UFO documentary The Phenomenon by James Fox
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    September 14, 2020 9 min
    The defense minister of Japan recently met with the U.S. secretary of defense. And they talked about UFOs. On this episode of the UFO podcast UNKNOWN, Jason McClellan talks about this meeting, then highlights other instances where high-level government officials in Japan have spoken publicly about UFOs . . . and aliens.
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