Tag Archive for conspiracies

15 Credibility Street #7 – Big old problem: they might be giants

In this episode, I talk with Jason Colavito about giants, angels and monsters. Or, giant monster angels, who may be anti-diluvians or Atlantians, and who watch, though I’m not sure what and why the hell they are watching. They may be Bigfoot ancestors, or space aliens, or demons, or sons of God, or just “men…

Episode 1: The Phantom Clown Menace

OH! Have you got a podcast?!?! Yes. We’ve jumped into the fray, starting out with an episode that features discussion about stories you’ll have read here and a chat with a longtime friend, colleague, and occasional contributor to DN, Ben Radford. The podcast is embedded at the very bottom of this post but you can…

Talking telepathy in Turkey

It’s probably time to worry if your nation’s leaders talk of delusional nonsense as real, especially in the political arena. Militant Islamist, Salih Izzet Erdis, who had been jailed for leading a terrorist organization and trying to overthrow the government is now proclaiming that someone on the outside is attempting mind control over him. Mind…

Conspiracy theorist appointed as economic aide in Turkey

This is probably not such a smart move… Turkish President Erdogan Appoints Aide who Believes in ‘Murder Attempts by Telekinesis’ as Economic Adviser Yiğit Bulut, close aide of the Turkish president was given a top cabinet job, despite his unorthodox beliefs. Bulut was an important figure in Erdogan’s regime when the latter was prime minister.…

There is no excuse for listening to the ludicrous ravings of celebrities

This appears to be another case of Hollywood celebs trying to keep as much attention as possible even if it means saying really crazy stuff. Or, in other news, DON’T listen to celebrities pontificate about history. Tila Tequila Claims ‘Hitler Was A Good Man,’ Paul Walker’s Murder Was ‘Ritualistic’: LAist. Tila Tequila, the former reality…

Conspiracy theories circulating about the Norwegian terrorist attacks of last year

Think only the U.S. has crazy government conspiracy theorists? Nope. A flood of conspiracies after July 22* The trial of Anders Breivik Behring has lasted for over eight weeks and what happened both in the government quarter and Utøya has been thoroughly documented. Nevertheless, there are conspiracy theorists who do not believe that the terrorist…

A new Nat Geo show about pioneering UFO investigators. (Heh.) (UPDATE: Premiers June 29)

Chasing UFOs: The Truth is Out There – Nat Geo TV Blogs. In National Geographic Channel’s new eight-part series Chasing UFOs, join a team of pioneering investigators pushes the limits to find the truth behind unexplained UFO sightings. Are we being watched? Is the government hiding information on UFO happenings? Can this team use science…