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Somewhere in the Skies is a weekly podcast dedicated to discussing UFOs, the paranormal, and just plain weird. Hosted by author and UFO journalist, Ryan Sprague, the show features current UFO events from around the world, audio docs, and special guests. Join Ryan as he asks new questions, and perhaps even finds some answers to the mysteries that lay somewhere in the skies. New episodes every Monday. Learn more at www.somewhereintheskies.com

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Somewhere in the Skies is a weekly podcast dedicated to discussing UFOs, the paranormal, and just plain weird. Hosted by author and UFO journalist, Ryan Sprague, the show features current UFO events from around the world, audio docs, and special guests. Join Ryan as he asks new questions, and perhaps even finds some answers to the mysteries that lay somewhere in the skies. New episodes every Monday. Learn more at www.somewhereintheskies.com

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One of the Best!

By SedonaJocelyn - Feb 20 2020
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If you're interested in the UFO subject, this is a "must listen." Ryan Sprague is genuine and honest and very knowledgable. Highly recommended!

Great show!!

By donnie griggs - Jan 21 2020
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Great voice for podcasts!! Love the intro music as well! One of my favorite podcast channels.

iTunes Ratings

302 Ratings
Average Ratings
254
12
13
7
16

One of the Best!

By SedonaJocelyn - Feb 20 2020
Read more
If you're interested in the UFO subject, this is a "must listen." Ryan Sprague is genuine and honest and very knowledgable. Highly recommended!

Great show!!

By donnie griggs - Jan 21 2020
Read more
Great voice for podcasts!! Love the intro music as well! One of my favorite podcast channels.
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Somewhere in the Skies

Latest release on Feb 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: The Incredible Story of Bob Lazar

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On episode 38 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan gives a detailed overview of the Bob Lazar story. 

Bob Lazar claims to have worked on reverse engineering extraterrestrial technology at a site called S-4, near the Area 51 test facility, and that the UFOs use gravity wave propulsion. When he broke the story to KLAS news, all hell broke loose, and we now know of Area 51 primarily because of Bob Lazar. 

With audio documentation from Lazar himself, and featuring investigative news reporter, George Knapp, we hear all about how the story came to be. We also hear criticisms of the story from UFO researcher, Stanton Friedman. We wrap things up hearing about recent developments discovered by investigative filmmaker, Jeremy Corbell. This episode navigates the crazy maze that is Bob Lazar and his incredible story of flying saucers and the facility that may have possibly reverse-engineered them. 

Audio clips provided by George Knapp and KLAS News. Additional audio provided by Jeremy Corbell and Open Minds Production LLC.

Closing Song, "BobLazar" provided by Arthur Unknown.

Patreon: www.patreon.com/somewhereskies Official Store: CLICK HERE Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE Twitter: @SomewhereSkies Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is produced by Third Kind Productions, in association with eOne Entertainment.

Jan 08 2018

55mins

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Rank #2: TRAVIS: The True Story of Travis Walton

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On episode 56 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan first speaks with Greg Bishop about the 2018 Esotericon that they will be speaking at on May 19th and 20th in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The event is completely free to the public. To learn more and to attend, use the contact tab at: www.winterlightproductions.com

Then Ryan sits down face-to-face with Jennifer Stein and Peter Robbins, co-producers of the award-winning documentary, Travis: The True Story of Travis Walton

Driving home after a day of clearing brush in the forest, six lumberjacks come upon a 40-foot disk hovering silently over the crest of a ridge. As if spellbound, Travis Walton jumps from the passenger side of the truck, running towards it for a closer look. That decision on November 5th, 1975, would change him forever. The 21-year-old logger from Snowflake, Arizona was struck by a powerful blue beam of light from the craft. He disappeared for five days, igniting a firestorm of controversy aimed at the logging crew who were the last to see him. Travis Walton’s 1975 experience comes alive as he recounts the ordeal.

TRAVIS combines new and archived interviews with the logging crew, police and the polygraph examiner. Walton explains how this event changed his life forever, as the media, skeptics and debunkers attacked him, his friends and family. UFO experts explain why this story continues to astound investigators, astrophysicists and journalists as they investigate for reliable evidence of other worlds, other beings, and more advanced technologies. 

Guest Bios:

Greg Bishop: Greg Bishop is a writer, researcher and radio host from Los Angeles. He hosts the long-running program Radio Mistirioso, and is the author of Project BetaIt Defies LanguageWeird California, and Wake Up Down There. 

Peter Robbins: Peter is co-author (along with Larry Warren) of the British best-seller Left at East Gate: A First-Hand Account of the Rendlesham Forest UFO Incident, Its Cover-Up and Investigation. He is the author of Deliberate Deception: A Case of Disinformation in the UFO Research Community, and Halt In Woodbridge: An Air Force Colonel’s Thirty-Year Fight To Silence An Authentic UFO Whistle-Blower.

Jennifer Stein: Jennifer has been making documentaries since 1989. In 2012 Jennifer won two Open Minds’ International UFO Congress film festival awards for The Disclosure Dialogues with filmmaker Ron James, then in 2015, two EBEs at the 2015 Open Minds’ film festival for Travis: The True Story of Travis Walton, that she co-produced with Bob Terrio, Ron James, and Zachary Weil.

Patreon: www.patreon.com/somewhereskies

Official Store: CLICK HERE

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Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod

Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

Closing song, "Awake" by Tycho

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is produced by Third Kind Productions, in association with eOne Entertainment

May 14 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #3: Erica Lukes: Dugway, Skinwalker Ranch, and UFOs over Utah

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On episode 11 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with Erica Lukes, a UFO researcher out of Utah. They discuss the many mysterious happenings at Dugway Proving Ground, a U.S. Army facility known for testing biological and chemical weapons. But recently, many exotic aircraft and UFO activity have been reported in and around the base. Erica also speaks to us about the strange plethora of activity surrounding the Skinwalker Ranch. The conversation then moves to strictly UFOs with Erica's research into a 2014 mass UFO sighting over Salt Lake City, the orange orb phenomenon, and the stunning UFO incident of American Airlines Flight 434.

Guest Bio: Erica Lukes is the head of Unexplained Utah, an organization which is focused upon scientifically researching Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. She is currently developing research protocols that can be utilized by other organizations and to streamline the research process. She now serves as the Communications Director for the International Association of UAP Researchers. She has collected decades’ worth of case reports from Skinwalker Ranch regarding mass sightings of UFOs, mysterious mutilations of animals, and alien abductions. Erica was the team-leader on a research program called “Project Orange.” This project is specifically dedicated to studying sightings and clusters of orange/red orbs. Erica was also the lead investigator on the American Airlines 434 case over Nephi, Utah. Her weekly radio show, UFO Classified, and all her work can be found at: www.ufoclassified.com

​Guest & Topic Suggestions: Sprague@somewhereintheskies.com Twitter: @SomewhereSkies Facebook Group: Click Here Order Ryan's Book by Clicking Here

Jun 26 2017

54mins

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Rank #4: Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers with Jeremy Corbell

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On episode 84 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan welcomes back Jeremy Corbell to the show to talk about his latest film, Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers.

Bob Lazar remains the singular most famous and controversial name in the world of UFOs. The reason you know about Area 51 is because Lazar came forward and told you about it. His disclosures have turned his life upside-down and he has tried to stay out of the spotlight. For this reason, he has never let any filmmaker into the private world of his daily life - that is - until now. Corbell’s film explores Lazar’s claims through the decades - providing rare and never before revealed footage - guaranteed to alter the landscape of the debate. And today, we cover some of the biggest controversies surrounding the Lazar mythos and Corbell's approach to covering this story, over thirty years in the making.

The film will premiere in Los Angeles on December 3rd at the Ace Theater. CLICK HERE for tickets.

The film will release worldwide on all streaming platforms. To pre-order with hours of bonus footage, CLICK HERE

Guest Bio: Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell is an Investigative filmmaker. He has been deep in the trenches documenting extra-ordinary individuals and their belief systems. This research has taken him into the worlds of nanotechnology, advanced aerospace exploration, and exotic propulsion systems. Corbell has documented the surgical removal of alleged off-world alien implants, and with access to NASA and a contingency of dedicated scientists, he has filmed the analysis of anomalous materials alleged to be physical evidence of extraterrestrial nanotechnology from UFO landing sites. Corbell has obtained death-bed confessions from former CIA and government intelligence officials, who claim to expose the truth about the UFO reality and the worldwide coverup of the ultimate truth. He has deeply investigated the Bob Lazar UFO case, and all the individuals associated with his claims, and has broken elements of the story that have sparked vigorous public debate. Corbell’s film work reveals how ideas, held by credible individuals, can alter the way we experience the world and force us to reconsider the fabric of our own beliefs. Visit: ExtraordinaryBeliefs.com

Patreon: www.patreon.com/somewhereskies

Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

YouTube Channel: CLICK HERE

Official Store: CLICK HERE

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod

Opening and Closing Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

Additional Music by SURVIVE

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is produced by Third Kind Productions, in association with eOne Entertainment

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is sponsored by HelloFresh. To receive 50% off your first order, use promo code: SOMEWHERE50 at checkout by visiting www.HelloFresh.ca

Nov 26 2018

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Rank #5: Stanton Friedman: The End of an Era

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On episode 50 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with esteemed nuclear physicist and UFO researcher, Stanton T. Friedman. With the recent announcement of his retirement from the field, Stanton brings listeners on a journey of over forty years of memories, experiences, and theories. He sets the record straight on what he's learned and where the phenomenon and studies are heading as a new generation of ufologists step up the plate.

Guest Bio: Nuclear Physicist-Lecturer Stanton T. Friedman received his BSc. and MSc. Degrees in physics from the University of Chicago in 1955 and 1956. He was employed for 14 years as a nuclear physicist by such companies as GE, GM, Westinghouse, TRW Systems, Aerojet General Nucleonics, and McDonnell Douglas working in such highly advanced, classified, eventually cancelled programs as nuclear aircraft, fission and fusion rockets, and various compact nuclear powerplants for space and terrestrial applications. He became interested in UFOs in 1958, and since 1967 has lectured about them at more than 600 colleges and 100 professional groups in 50 U.S. states, 10 Canadian provinces and 18 other countries in addition to various nuclear consulting efforts. He has published more than 90 UFO papers and has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV programs including on Larry King in 2007 and twice in 2008, and many documentaries. He is the original civilian investigator of the Roswell Incident and co-authored Crash at Corona: The Definitive Study of the Roswell Incident. TOP SECRET/MAJIC, his controversial book about the Majestic 12 group, established in 1947 to deal with alien technology, was published in 1996 and went through 6 printings. An expanded new edition was published in 2005. Stan was presented with a Lifetime UFO Achievement Award in Leeds, England, in 2002, by UFO Magazine of the UK. He is co-author with Kathleen Marden (Betty Hill’s niece) of a book in 2007: Captured! The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience. The City of Fredericton, New Brunswick, declared August 27, 2007, Stanton Friedman Day. His book Flying Saucers and Science was published in June 2008 and is in its 3rd printing. He has provided written testimony to Congressional Hearings, appeared twice at the UN, and been a pioneer in many aspects of ufology including Roswell, Majestic 12, The Betty Hill-Marjorie Fish star map work, analysis of the Delphos, Kansas, physical trace case, crashed saucers, flying saucer technology, and challenges to the S.E.T.I. (Silly Effort To Investigate) cultists. He has spoken at more MUFON Symposia than anyone else.

Patreon: www.patreon.com/somewhereskies

Official Store: CLICK HERE

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Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod

Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

Closing song, "Home", provided by Cary Judd

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is produced by Third Kind Productions, in association with eOne Entertainment

Apr 02 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #6: Ben Mezrich: The 37th Parallel

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On episode 19 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan pulls a fascinating interview out of the vault over at INTO THE FRAY RADIO. This interview finds Ryan speaking with NY Times Best-selling author, Ben Mezrich, about his book, The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America’s UFO Highway, which chronicles the life and investigations of UFO researcher, Chuck Zukowski. Ben brings us on a deeply personal and fascinating journey into one man’s search for answers to the mysterious cattle mutilation phenomenon, UFOs, and even a possible conspiracy by Bigelow Aerospace. This all culminates into a path of uncertainty and mystery across America known as the 37th Parallel.

Guest Bio: Ben Mezrich graduated magna cum laude from Harvard. He has published fifteen books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Accidental Billionaires, which was adapted into the Academy Award–winning film, ‘The Social Network’, and ‘Bringing Down the House’, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies in twelve languages and was the basis for the hit movie 21, and most recently the national bestseller ‘Once Upon a Time in Russia’He lives in Boston. 

Guest and Topic Suggestions, email Sprague51@hotmail.com

Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Listen to Into the Fray Radio by CLICKING HERE

Aug 20 2017

53mins

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Rank #7: BONUS EPISODE: CRASH AT COYAME

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August 25th marks the 45th anniversary of the little-known Coyame UFO Crash incident. This was a mid-air collision in 1974 between a small plane and a UFO on the U.S.-Mexico border near the city of Presidio, Texas. Following the crash, the governments of both Mexico and the U.S. sent troops to recover the fallen UFO. What happened next is a complete mystery and much more disturbing than just a crashed UFO. In this Patreon Only Bonus Episode, you get a sneak peek and what to expect if you join the Patreon Campaign today. Help the show and receive over 40 Bonus episodes RIGHT NOW, including all different types of rewards at many different levels.

To learn more and to join, visit: www.patreon.com/somewhereskies

Aug 25 2019

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Rank #8: Karl Pfeiffer: HELLIER

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On episode 92 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan welcomes back Karl Pfeiffer to the show. His most recent documentary series, HELLIER, released this week. We talk all about how it came to be, who is involved with this highly enigmatic series, and what to expect as the series and investigation both move forward in the most mysterious of ways.

HELLIER is a five-part, cinematic documentary series following an investigation into unsolved mysteries, impossible synchronicities, and a web of high strangeness which stretches from the heart of Appalachian coal country. Driven by a plea for help from a man under supernatural assault, a small crew of paranormal researchers, led by the Traveling Museum of the Paranormal & Occult’s Greg & Dana Newkirk, find themselves in a dying coal town, where a series of strange coincidences leads them to a decades-old mystery with far-reaching implications.

Guest Bio: Karl Pfeiffer (Executive Producer, Director, Editor, Cast), has always been passionate about the mysterious, uncanny, and supernatural in the world around him. In 2009, he won the first season of Syfy's Ghost Hunters Academy and went on to appear on Ghost Hunters International. While serving as the Resident Paranormal Investigator of Colorado’s famously haunted Stanley Hotel for five years, he directed and edited the web series, Spirits of the Stanley for the Dark Zone web network and conducted 250 investigations on the property. He is also a portrait and conceptual photographer based out of Northern Colorado, a freelance filmmaker, and he's the author of two fiction books. Learn more at: www.karlpfeiffer.com

Watch ROSWELL: MYSTERIES DECODED for free! Available now at www.cwseed.com

Patreon: www.patreon.com/somewhereskies

Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

YouTube Channel: CLICK HERE

Official Store: CLICK HERE

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod

Opening and Closing Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is part of the podcast network. To learn more, CLICK HERE

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is sponsored by HelloFresh. To receive 50% off your first order, use promo code: SOMEWHERE50 at checkout by visiting www.HelloFresh.ca

Jan 19 2019

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Rank #9: Mike Clelland: The Messengers

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On episode 22 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan pulls another fascinating interview out of the INTO THE FRAY archives. This time, he speaks with author and researcher, Mike Clelland, about his book, The Messengers: Owls, Synchronicity and the UFO Abductee.

Without question, this is a classic by one of the most exciting new authors in the UFO field today. After reading it, your view of reality will never be the same. The owl has held a place of reverence and mystique throughout history. And as strange as this might seem, owls are also showing up in conjunction with the UFO experience.

Mike Clelland has collected a wealth of first-hand accounts in which owls manifest in the highly charged moments that surround alien contact. There is a strangeness to these accounts that defy simple explanations. This book explores implications that go far beyond what more conservative researchers would dare consider. But the owl connection encompasses more than the UFO experience. It also includes profound synchronicities, ancient archetypes, dreams, shamanistic experiences, personal transformation, and death. From the mythic legends of our ancient past to the first-hand accounts of the UFO abductee, owls are playing some vital role. This is also a deeply personal story. It is an odyssey of self-discovery as the author grapples with his own owl and UFO encounters. What plays out is a story of transformation with the owl at the heart of this journey.

Guest Bio: Mike Clelland is an avid outdoorsman, illustrator and UFO researcher. He has written extensively on the subject of alien abductions, synchronicities and owls. It was his first-hand experiences with these elusive events that have been the foundation for this research. His website explores these events and their connections to the alien contact phenomenon. This site also features extended audio interviews with visionaries and experts examining the complexities of the overall UFO experience.  Beyond that, Mike is considered an expert in the skills of ultralight backpacking, and has authored or illustrated a series of instructional books focused on advanced outdoor techniques. He spent nearly 25 years living in the Rockies, and now lives in the Adirondacks. Visit his website at: www.hiddenexperience.blogspot.com

This episode is brought to you by HelloFresh. To learn more and to receive 50% of your first box, visit www.HelloFresh.ca and use the promo code: SOMEWHERE50

To become a SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES patron, visit www.patreon.com/SomewhereSkies

Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

Email: Sprague51@hotmail.com

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

Episode Edited by Jane Palomera Moore

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is produced by THIRD KIND PRODUCTIONS, in association with Antica Productions

Sep 11 2017

1hr 25mins

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Rank #10: Hunt for the Skinwalker

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On episode 73 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Jeremy Corbell returns to the show to discuss his latest film, Hunt for the Skinwalker.

Based on the best-selling book by George Knapp & Dr. Colm Kelleher, Hunt for the Skinwalker is an intimate and unnerving portrait of the events surrounding the most extensive scientific study of a paranormal hotspot in human history.

This Utah ranch includes sightings of orbs, UFOs, animal mutilations, unknown creatures, poltergeist-type activity, and many other inexplicable incidents. An exhaustive, multidisciplinary scientific study began in 1996, spearheaded by an enigmatic Las Vegas billionaire. A team of PhD-level investigators was deployed to collect evidence and spent more than a decade on the ground, interviewing witnesses, searching for explanations, and directly confronting an unknown intelligence. Recent headlines have revealed that a second, government-funded but confidential study was initiated by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). This second investigation was designed to determine if the phenomena at the ranch might have national security implications or could point to technological breakthroughs.

The shroud of mystery hanging above Skinwalker Ranch and the Uintah Basin has fascinated director Jeremy Corbell for years. He finally journeyed to the property to interview eyewitnesses including the new owner of the ranch and uncover rare, previously unreleased recordings. We discuss all of this and some very interesting connections between the Secret Pentagon UFO Program (AATIP) and Skinwalker Ranch.

Guest Bio: Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell is an investigative filmmaker based in Los Angeles California. Corbell documents the ExtraOrdinary claims of credible individuals. This research has taken him into the worlds of nanotechnology, aerospace exploration, exotic propulsion systems and an in-depth examination/documentation of ufology and phenomenology. Corbell’s film work reveals how ideas, held by credible individuals, can alter the way we experience reality and force us to reconsider the fabric of our own beliefs. Visit him at www.ExtraOrdinaryBeliefs.com

Audio clips provided by Jeremy Corbell.

Patreon: www.patreon.com/somewhereskies

Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

Official Store: CLICK HERE

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod

Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

Closing Song, "Skinwalkers" by Orion Rigel Dommisse

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is produced by Third Kind Productions, in association with eOne Entertainment

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is sponsored by HelloFresh. To receive 50% of your first order, use promo code: SOMEWHERE50 at checkout by visiting www.HelloFresh.ca

Sep 10 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #11: Chris Garetano: Dark Files and the Montauk Project

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On episode 24 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with Chris Garetano about his lifelong search for answers to the Montauk Project, said to have been carried out at Camp Hero on Long Island, NY.

The government claims that this site is a shuttered military base that once protected Americans, but for decades endless rumors maintain that the United States government engaged in a pattern of covert behavior that saw it experiment on its own citizens in such programs as the Tuskegee Experiments and MK Ultra. Could Montauk’s Camp Hero–with its rumors of mind control experiments, acid tests, child abductions, possible alien contact, and time travel have any truth behind it? 

Chris is a filmmaker who released a documentary in 2015 titled, THE MONTAUK CHRONICLES, which covered these very rumors and accusations by those who claimed to have been there. Some admitted having participated in the experiments while some even claimed to have been those experimented on. The film was then expanded on in a recent History Channel special called THE DARK FILES. With a thorough investigation by Steve Volk, Barry Eisler, and Chris himself, they unravel the mystery one witness at a time and find stunning evidence that the Montauk Project may be shockingly all too real. Chris gives us the inside scoop on both the documentary and the television special and reveals some of the incredible evidence they uncovered in their dark and mysterious investigation.

Guest Bio: Christopher Paul Garetano is the owner and president of White Phosphorus Pictures LLC. In 2005 He released his first documentary titled, Horror Business; an experimental study regarding the struggles of independent horror movie making. In 2006 he set out to make Montauk Chronicles, focusing on the alleged secret experiments that are said to have been conducted between 1971 and 1983. The final version of Montauk Chronicles was completed in the winter of 2014 and it premiered at the Philip K. Dick Film Festival, in New York City (in January of 2015) where it won the “Best Documentary Prize.” Christopher is an executive producer, director of re-creations and the co-host of the new History Channel show, The Dark Files. In addition to several motion picture projects, he is currently developing a new science fiction thriller with another Network, for 2018. To learn more and to order THE MONTAUK CHRONICLES, visit www.mtkchronicles.com

Intro and Outro Music provided by Chris Garetano from the ORIGINAL MONTAUK CHRONICLES SOUNDTRACK, composed by Krystal Cordero

Audio Clips provided by Chris Garetano and The History Channel

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Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

Email: Sprague51@hotmail.com

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is brought to you by HelloFresh. To receive 50% off your first order, visit www.HelloFresh.ca and use the promo code, SOMEWHERE50

Produced by THIRD KIND PRODUCTIONS, in association with ANTICA PRODUCTIONS. To learn more, visit www.anticaproductions.com

Sep 25 2017

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Rank #12: Rob Kristoffersen: Men in Black

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On episode 32 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with Rob Kristoffersen, researcher, and host of the upcoming Our Strange Skies podcast. The two discuss the elusive history of the Men in Black phenomenon.

Who are these dark-suited, strange men who seem to appear directly following a UFO event? Why do they silence witnesses? And just exactly why are they so damn weird!? Ryan and Rob cover some of the most mysterious and bizarre accounts of MIBs and how they have evolved throughout the years. 

This episode was sponsored by Rob Kristofferson. His contributions to the show landed him a guest spot on this week's episode. To learn how you can become a guest or co-host of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, visit the official Patreon Campaign at www.patreon.com/somewhereskies.

Guest Bio: Rob Kristoffersen is the host of the Our Strange Skies podcast, and has been an amateur UFO researcher/paranormal investigator for nearly 10 years. He has been a lifelong resident of the Adirondacks and has had an interest in the paranormal from a very early age. When he's not investigating incidents of high strangeness, he can be found indulging in his love for professional wrestling, music, and good writing.

Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod

Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is produced by Third Kind Productions, in association with Antica Productions

Nov 19 2017

57mins

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Rank #13: Top Ten UFO Stories of the Decade

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On episode 141 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, the entire Rogue Planet crew is in attendance. As the year comes to a close, Jason McClellan, Maureen Elsberry, Shane Hurd, and Ryan run down the top 10 UFO-related stories from the past decade.

  • Gary McKinnon
  • Frank Kimbler
  • Homeland Security UFO
  • Area 51 “Declassified”
  • Citizen Hearing
  • Roswell Slides
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Commercial Flights & UFOs
  • AATIP/TTSA
  • Storm Area 51

Links to some things mentioned in this episode:

Edge of Reality (Lee Speigel’s podcast)

Citizen Hearing videos

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YouTube Channel: CLICK HERE

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Watch Mysteries Decoded for free at www.CWseed.com

Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is part of the eOne podcast network. To learn more, CLICK HERE

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is sponsored by HelloFresh. To receive 50% off your first order, use promo code: SOMEWHERE at checkout by visiting www.HelloFresh.ca

Dec 30 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #14: Witness Accounts: Volume Six

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On episode 109 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we bring you another powerful volume of witness accounts. UFO sightings and otherworldly encounters are life-altering experiences. They challenge our perception, our beliefs, and recalibrate our entire journey in a world we often think is paved out for us. But the accounts in this episode certainly prove otherwise for those who looked up into the skies and realized that the map was yet to be fully navigated. Thank you to everyone who shared their stories in this listener-favorite series.

Use Promo code: SKIES for discount tickets to ALIEN CON

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To watch ROSWELL: MYSTERIES DECODED for free, CLICK HERE

Website: www.somewhereintheskies.com

YouTube Channel: CLICK HERE

Official Store: CLICK HERE

Order Ryan's Book by CLICKING HERE

Twitter: @SomewhereSkies

Instagram: @SomewhereSkiesPod

Opening Theme Song, "Ephemeral Reign" by Per Kiilstofte

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is part of the eOne podcast network. To learn more, CLICK HERE

SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES is sponsored by HelloFresh. To receive 50% off your first order, use promo code: SOMEWHERE50 at checkout by visiting www.HelloFresh.ca

May 20 2019

46mins

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Rank #15: Tell My Story: June Crain, the Air Force & UFOs

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On episode 81 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we return to UFOs in full force with an explosive interview with military veteran, retired police detective, and current UFO investigator, James Clarkson. After lecturing about government secrecy pertaining to UFOs, an elderly woman approached him and told him that she agreed that the government wasn't sharing with the public all they knew about UFOs. Upon asking her how she knew, Clarkson was intrigued by her answer; "Because I worked there..."

This is the June Crain story, placed into the context of the history of the UFO phenomenon since WWII. This is a strong indictment of the last official word from the Air Force on Roswell. Tell My Story explains why Roswell and UFOs, in general, are anything but "case closed." Clarkson runs us through some of the more compelling aspects of both June Crain's life and her handling of possible materials from the Roswell UFO incident.

We also get the inside scoop on why Clarkson quit MUFON and recently rejoined, and his personal thoughts on To the Stars Academy and the future of UFO research.

Guest Bio: James Clarkson is a career investigator with over 30 years’ experience in criminal investigation and in the mysterious world of UFOs. He brings these skills and a no-nonsense approach to bear on the mystery of UFOs. He has lectured extensively throughout Washington State, at symposiums across the country and in Paris. He also served as State Director for MUFON and continues to investigate UFOs up until today. He is the interviewer and author of TELL MY STORY – June Crain, the Air Force & UFOs. All of his current investigations and other work can be found at www.JamesClarksonUFO.com

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Nov 05 2018

1hr 58mins

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Rank #16: Incident in Lake County: A Found Footage Conspiracy

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On episode 55 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we welcome filmmaker, Dean Alioto to the show.

Dean Alioto is the creator of the mysterious and enigmatic UPN TV special Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (aka The McPherson Tape). For two decades, Alioto’s TV special has generated conspiracies worldwide and has been studied by top experts in the field of UFOs and alien abductions. Alioto runs us through the trials and tribulations of creating the TV special and the reaction to it upon airing. In addition, Alioto also talks about the original video that the controversial TV special was based on. Known simply as, UFO Abduction, this video brought the house down at the 1993 International UFO Congress Convention with its shocking footage of a family being abducted by aliens.

Alioto and Ryan then dig deep into why so many people refuse to believe these two films were created instead of "found". Then Alioto runs us through a few of his favorite UFO cases. This is a jam-packed interview with the filmmaker who arguably created the entire "Found Footage" genre, almost ten years prior to The Blair Witch Project.

Guest Bio: Dean Alioto studied film at both University of Southern California and San Francisco State University. Alioto’s theatrical film debut, Crashing Eden, won several national and international awards. The dark satire was praised by Variety, singling out Alioto’s writing and his ability to work with actors. Alioto’s second film, L.A. Dicks, told the story of two Los Angeles detectives who pitch their real-life cases to Hollywood. The film went on to receive the Spirit Award at the Toronto International RebelFest Film Festival. In addition to filmmaking, Alioto is a drummer and enjoys playing with his fellow musicians in the band, Uncle Bob and The Wonderland Express. His work can be found at: www.deanaliotodirector.com and at: www.ufoabductionmovie.com

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May 07 2018

1hr 51mins

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Rank #17: Annie Jacobsen: Phenomena

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On episode 04 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with Annie Jacobsen, author of Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations Into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis. Annie goes into great detail on how the U.S. obtained extremely bizarre nazi documents after WWII that had to do with studying psychic phenomena. These studies would then be manipulated and reformed to be researched by the U.S. Government under the direction of the C.I.A. This culminated into several decades of working with psychics and remote viewers who would spy on the Soviets during the Cold War. Annie brings us up to date on many of these covert projects and how they have evolved into a whole new cyber and mind war in today's military industrial complex. And yes... we touch on ufology. So don't fret!

Guest Bio: Annie Jacobsen is a journalist, bestselling author, and 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Her books, Area 51, Operation Paperclip, and The Pentagon's Brain were New York Times bestsellers and have been collectively published in many languages. OPERATION PAPERCLIP was chosen as one of the best non-fiction books of 2014 by The Boston Globe, Apple iBooks, and Publishers Weekly. THE PENTAGON’S BRAIN was a 2016 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in history and was chosen as one of the best books of the year by The Washington PostThe Boston Globe, and Amazon. Each of her books is in television development (Valhalla/AMC, Plan B/RatPac, Warner Brothers/J.J. Abrams/Bad Robot, Spielberg’s Amblin/Blumhouse). For more information, visit: www.anniejacobsen.com

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May 08 2017

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Rank #18: Ruben Uriarte: UFOs Over Mexico and the Southwest

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On episode five of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan introduces us to a UFO sighting that occurred in 2004 in which the Mexican Air Force reported eleven UFOs during a routine patrol flight. Infrared cameras mounted on the plane were able to capture the UFOs. Radio transmissions and an official report given to the Mexican Secretary of Defense made this a very intriguing case that received very little attention in the United States. 

The UFO topic is often seen through very western eyes within the United States. But many extraordinary cases have occurred both on the southwestern border and through the skies and grounds of Mexico. And one individual who has looked extensively into these cases is Ruben Uriarte. In this episode, he and Ryan discuss the strange case known as the Cisco Grove incident, in which a UFO witness spent an entire night fighting off an entire fleet of alien humanoids and a robot-looking being. Ruben also speaks of the 1975 Carlos de los Santos case in which a pilot encountered three saucer-shaped UFOs surrounding his plane. They end the conversation talking about a lesser known UFO crash over the town of Coyame in which a mid-air collision supposedly took place between a conventional plane and an unknown aircraft.

Guest Bio: Ruben Jose Uriarte graduated from Cal State University at Hayward/East Bay with a B.A. degree in Psychology and Latin American Studies. Ruben is a member of MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) as a Field Investigator, State MUFON Director for Northern California and Deputy Director of Investigations/International Affairs. Ruben has been involved with a large network of research organizations and served as a California State Coordinator for Crop Circle Phenomena Research International. He was a former research director for Beyond Boundaries, a company specializing in taking tour groups to various UFO "hotspots" around the world. Ruben currently serves as a board member for OPUS (Organization for Paranormal and Support Understanding). He as authored a number of books, co-written with Texas UFO researcher Noe Torres, about major UFO crashes and other historical cases that have occurred along the borders of the United States and Mexico. To learn more, visit: www.roswellbooks.com

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May 15 2017

1hr 21mins

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Rank #19: Otherworldly Encounters

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On episode 70 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks to Nomar Slevik about his new book, Otherworldly Encounters. Nomar shares fascinating tales of sightings and abductions centered in the Northeast's UFO hotspots, dating back to the 1800s up until today. We also hear his personal accounts of a mothman-type creature and strange UFO activity over a military base. It's a conversation that was truly out of this world!

Guest Bio: Nomar Slevik is a ufologist and paranormal researcher. Beginning with a UFO encounter at four years old, Slevik’s life passion has been to research, investigate and write about UFO and alien encounters from everyday people and to share those stories with as wide an audience as possible. In his latest book, Otherworldly Encounters: Evidence of UFO Sightings and Abductions, he conveys the human element of profoundly strange encounters. To learn more, CLICK HERE

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Aug 20 2018

57mins

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Rank #20: The Ashland Abduction

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On episode 107 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan brings us the incredible story of Herbert Schirmer. On December 3rd, 1967, Schirmer, a twenty-two-year-old police officer, was driving down a desolate highway in Ashland, Nebraska. He approached a pair of lights that he believed to be a stalled vehicle. When he got closer, he realized it wasn't a vehicle on the road, but a craft hovering in the night sky. After a few moments, the craft shot out of sight and the officer returned to his station, noting the sighting in his logbook. 

But for Schirmer, there seemed to be a period of missing time between when he first saw the object and when he left the area. And when he finally recalled what had happened in those missing moments, the story became far bigger and stranger than first imagined, prompting the Air Force and Government to investigate.

Presented in association with the Omaha World-Herald and including actual audio from Schirmer himself, this is the story of the abduction in Ashland. 

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May 06 2019

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