Wednesday Weirdness Roundup: Stolen Imaginary Friends, Bigfoot Bears, & The Clinton Chronicles Redux

With the recent passing of British comedian Rik Myall, you might have had nightmarish flashbacks to one of the most astoundingly awful films of recent decades: Drop Dead Fred. Or maybe you had fond flashbacks, because you were one of the people who cherished that movie. But did you know that the movie's title character... Continue Reading →

The Boy from La Noria

The Secrets of the Atacama Humanoid Human Note: Since this was first posted, it has emerged that the Atacama skeleton is actually that of a female. You can read more about the latest findings at the New York Times (here). As described in my last post, ufologist Dr. Steven Greer announced last summer that he... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Weirdness Roundup: Steven Greer’s alien + lots of other fake dead aliens

On April 22, Amardeep Kaleka's documentary Sirius will premiere in L.A. Though the film is mostly about magical alien energy sources, like Thrive, the highlight will undoubtedly be the tiny alien body that Dr. Steven Greer has been studying for more than a year. (Update: You can read more about that here. ) Greer's alien... Continue Reading →

Hoaxes From Space: Lingering Questions About the Philadelphia Experiment and the Montauk Project

Continued from Hoaxes From Space: The Montauk ProjectIs there any chance the Philadelphia Experiment really happened, and that a lot of dumb-a** hoaxes have become attached to it?Not really. Given the amount of time and money that the military-industrial complex devoted (and still devotes) to nature's version of invisibility - plain ol' camouflage - they... Continue Reading →

Pants Afire Awards

The Pants Afire Award goes to the least credible people I've written about here on Swallowing the Camel. And the lucky winners are... Benjamin Fulford, saving the world with Freemasonic ninjas Larry Sinclair - Obama's gay lover and his murder allegations James Frey - Bad writer, no Pulitzer! Sylvia Browne, the whiskey-throated emodiment of epic... Continue Reading →

Hoaxes From Space: The Montauk Project

Continued from The Philadelphia Experiment Part II: Along Came BielekMeet Me in MontaukWhen Al Bielek was recruited into the Montauk Project (then called the Phoenix Project) in the '50s, it had just been transferred from the Navy to the Air Force and divided into two separate, but loosely connected, programs: Electromagnetic mind control experiments, and... Continue Reading →

Hoaxes from Space: The Philadelphia Experiment Part II

Along Came BielekIn 1988 , an elderly man named Alfred (Al) Bielek began giving interviews and lectures about his involvement in the Philadelphia Experiment. Or rather, the involvement of a Navy sailor named Edward Cameron. As Bielek has explained it, the U.S. government used alien technology to age-regress Cameron back to infancy, then placed him... Continue Reading →

Hoaxes From Space: The Philadelphia Experiment Part I

The BeginningIn July 1955, a paperback copy of Morris K. Jessup's recent book The Case for the UFO arrived at the Office of Naval Research in Washington, D.C.Jessup was an auto parts salesman who had once studied for a doctorate in astrophysics at the University of Michigan (he is sometimes misidentified as an astronomer). He... Continue Reading →

Hoaxes From Space: Time Travel Hoaxes?

The following stories may or may not be hoaxes (with the exception of the last one, which is almost definitely a hoax), but they're worth mention in this series because they involve claims of time travel or time superimposition that are really freaking bizarre. Doing the Time Warp at Versailles In August 1901, two English... Continue Reading →

Conspiracy Monday: The Secret Space Program

Hoaxes from Space Part IIAbout ten years ago, a teenage Evangelical Christian boy I knew was talking about the space program when he suddenly burst out, "Why do rich people want to live on the moon, anyway? Don't they know it's going to turn to blood?"Though I didn't know it at the time, he was... Continue Reading →

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