Mirage Men: A Review
By Lee Nicholson

(Originaly posted at Open Minds Forum and American Chronicle, August, 2010.)

In early 2006 Mark Pilkington, former staff writer for popular UK based journal of the strange Fortean Times, and self proclaimed "circle maker" John Lundberg, travelled to the United States on the trail of Project Serpo and in an attempt to track down and interview former AFOSI Special Agent Richard C. Doty. …

Mirage Making’: Q&A with Mark Pilkington.

By Lee Nicholson

(Originaly posted at Open Minds Forum and American Chronicle 2010. September, 2010)

Following on from our recent review, Mark Pilkington author of Mirage Men: A journey in Disinformation, Paranoia and UFOs, kindly offered to answer a few questions about the people, places and events described in the book. Read on to find out what he had to say:

LN - Hi Mark, thanks for taking the time to answer our questions. I wonder if you could begin by telling us a little bit about how the project began?

MP: Hi…

10 Reasons why Stalin did not Orchestrate the Roswell Event

By Lee Nicholson (Originally published 2011)

In May, 2011, Annie Jacobsen, a journalist with the LA Times who specializes in security matters, caused quite a stir in the mainstream media with the publication of her new book: Area 51 - An uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base.

Of particular note is the last chapter of her book which includes information from a single source who claims first hand knowledge regarding the infamous Roswell incident. …

Portal: A Rare Glimpse at UAP/UFO Wormhole Technology? (Updated 4th July, 2021)

By Lee Nicholson. 3rd May, 2021

Artistic Reconstruction. Credit: Victoria Morris, Incredible Creations Ltd

Between 6:20 and 6:30pm on the 22nd of February 2021, something extraordinary unfolded in the skies above the town of Colne, in Pendle, Lancashire, UK. The event, witnessed by a 72 year old man and his wife, only lasted for a minute or two, but may have profound implications for our understanding of the UAP/UFO phenomenon.

**Update: With a new sketch and testimony from Mrs Denise Gibbons -

Just prior to the publication of this article I passed a copy to Ian…

Fact vs Fiction in Cyberspace: An interview with Col. Richard Weaver (Ret).

By Lee Nicholson.

When the United States Air Force published its first report on the Roswell incident in July 1994, reactions ranged from general acceptance among the mainstream media, to outrage and disbelief from the UFO community. The USAF investigation had been initiated by an enquiry from New Mexico State Representative Steven H Schiff to the General Accounting Office (GAO) (1). The final document, entitled; The Roswell Report: Fact Versus Fiction in the New Mexico Desert, (2) was co-authored by Col. Richard L. Weaver, USAF and 1st LT…

Slaughtered Lambs & 'Cheshire Cats’.

By Lee Nicholson, 25th February, 2021.

The county of Cheshire is probably best known for the grinning cat popularised by Lewis Carroll in his famous book, ‘Alice in Wonderland’. During recent months however, there has been a series of attacks on livestock, combined with multiple reports of mysterious ‘big cat’ sightings. Could the two be connected?

On the 28th of December, 2020, the Cheshire standard online edition reported an "abhorrent attack" on livestock at a local farm.(1) The farm, located in Utkinton, had lost over 30 sheep between Christmas Eve and lunchtime Christmas day. Police…

Alien Integration: Exclusive Interview with David M. Jacobs, Ph.D.

Written by Lee Nicholson

[In association with The OutPost Forum and JAR Magazine. First published 20th October, 2015]

David M. Jacobs Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of History at Temple University (Retired), specializing in 20th century American history and culture. He was granted his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1973, in the field of intellectual history. He also teaches a regular curriculum university course on UFOs: "UFOs and American Society", a course that has been running for over 25 year.
Dr Jacobs began researching UFOs in the mid-1960s, his first…


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