The Nightshirt Sightings, Portents, Forebodings, Suspicions

Category “This Day in Strangeness”

Psi’s Big Guns: Sleep Paralysis and Astral Time Travel

Saturday, 16 April, 2016

A year ago I wrote at length about out-of-body experiences (OOBEs) in the context of alchemy and the hermetic tradition. I confessed that I was a fence-sitter on the question of what they are—lucid dreams that just feel more real than most (i.e., corresponding to real physical environments) or actually what they feel like, some […]

JFK, Marilyn, and UFOs

Thursday, 20 January, 2011

“Webb,” [Bill Clinton] had said, “if I put you over at Justice I want you to find the answers to two questions for me. One, who killed JFK. And two, are there UFOs.” Clinton was dead serious. I had looked into both, but wasn’t satisfied with the answers I was getting. (Webster Hubbell, Friends in […]

“Strange Days Indeed”

Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

It’s the anniversary of John Lennon’s death. Few people know that in 1974, the former Beatle, his then-lover May Pang (he was separated from Yoko at the time), and many other New Yorkers watched a huge flying saucer hover for several minutes over the East River, near his apartment on 52nd Street. Subsequently Lennon felt […]