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Visiting Jim Harold's Campfire

On episode 78 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we continue our Halloween series with another spooky story from Andrew, who encountered possible demonic activity connected to a painting of The Last Supper. Ryan then interviews the most prolific paranormal podcaster in the world, Jim Harold. Jim is the creator and host of the Paranormal Podcast, which boasts almost 600 episodes over the span of thirteen years. In that time, he has collected some of the strangest and spookiest stories from guests...


Chasing the Shadows of Ghost Stories

On episode 77 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we ignite the flame of the Halloween season. In the first installment of the Halloween series, "Somewhere on the Spooky Ground," Ryan is joined by Shannon LeGro of Into the Fray Radio and Midnight in the Desert. They speak with paranormal investigator and professional storyteller, Chris Soucy. He tells the terrifying story of what ignited his passion for hunting ghosts, his approaches to the investigating, and some startling stories he's come across...


From Kuji to Solo: Hacking the UFO Mystery

On episode 76 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan weaves the digital web of events that centered around two computer hackers, a decade apart from one another, who were accused of the largest NASA, U.S. military, and U.S. intelligence agency hacks of all time. Having caused millions of dollars in breaches and security damage, both men faced possible extradition to the United States and imprisonment for their cyber crimes. But what exactly was it that they were searching for that seemingly could...


The Chase for UFOs

On episode 75 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Chase Kloetzke finally joins Ryan for an in-depth conversation about the UFO field and her extensive military, forensics, and field investigation work that have made her one of the most sought-out UFO researchers in the world. We hear about all of her latest work and we get the exclusive story on a MUFON case she took part in where she went from an objective investigator to a primary witness of one of the most dramatic UFO encounters Ryan has ever...


Calling All Earthlings

On episode 74 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with documentary filmmaker, Jonathan Berman, about his latest film, Calling All Earthlings, based on the life and work of George Van Tassel. In 1947, George Van Tassel, a Howard Hughes employee and confidante, suddenly quits working for his mentor and ditches the straight life, moving deep into the Mojave Desert where he and his family sleep under a rock. He leaves behind a tattered Los Angeles in the grips of postwar paranoia, opting for...


Hunt for the Skinwalker

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...


Finding Mrs. Moreland

On episode 72 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan presents an exclusive audio documentary based on a relatively unknown UFO event that occurred in New Zealand in 1959. Eileen Moreland went out to milk the cows one morning in the South Island town of Blenheim. She returned home about eighty minutes later with an extraordinary story. "You may think I am mad,” she told police, “but I saw a flying saucer." After reporting the incident to the police, the local Air Force Base got involved and began...


To the Stars Academy of Whiskey and UFOs

On episode 71 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by UFO journalist, Jason McClellan and UFO blogger and academic, MJ Banias. The three sit down, whiskey in hand, to discuss the recent happenings over at To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science. With the announcement of a new research project knows as The Acquisition and Data Analysis of Materials (A.D.A.M), things are getting very interesting in the UFO field and beyond. With this project, Tom DeLonge, Luis Elizondo, and the rest of...


Otherworldly Encounters

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...


Witness Accounts: Volume Four

On episode 69 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we take a much more serious approach this week with the fourth installment of witness accounts. From multi-colored spheres in South Africa to rectangular vehicles with windows hovering over a Sheriff's head. From saucer-shaped craft over the water to a stunning triangular UFO sighting directly over the road leading to Area 51. This episode truly has it all. How did these dramatic encounters affect those who witnessed them? What did they believe they...


UFO Happy Hour!

On episode 68 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by Rob Kristoffersen of the Our Strange Skies Podcast. They pull up a stool at the cosmic watering hole, crack open a couple beers, and let it rip. From skeletons and mummies being touted as aliens... to the dated and inaccurate Air Force-appointed acronym of "U.F.O"... to their thoughts on the new History Channel television series, Project Blue Book, which both praises and completely botches our "UFO Dad"; J. Allen Hynek. Round two of...


Punk Rock and UFOs: True Believers

On episode 67 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan welcomes Mike Damante back to the show to discuss his newly released follow-up book, Punk Rock and UFOs: True Believers. Punk Rock and UFOs: True Believers is a call to arms to the common populace and UFO community to come together to better understand the unexplained. It tackles topics like the process of belief, religion, mythology, popular culture, disclosure, media, advances, science, the unexplained, the UFO phenomena becoming mainstream...


Kiss the Sky: The Abduction of Linda Napolitano

On episode 66 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan shares the incredible story of the Brooklyn Bridge UFO abduction. In New York City, on November 30th, 1989, Linda Napolitano was seen emerging from an apartment building window twelve stories above the ground accompanied by three small alien figures. Suspended within a blue beam of light, Linda and her captors were lifted into a large reddish-orange glowing UFO, which then moved off in the direction of the Brooklyn Bridge. Noted abduction...


Finding Common Ground Somewhere in the Skies

On episode 65 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan, Jason McClellan, and Maureen Elsberry sit down with author, podcaster, and anomalous researcher, Micah Hanks. They talk about some of the UFO cases Micah has researched and investigated, where UFO studies stands in the never-ending debate amongst skeptics and believers, and if philosophy is truly dead or not in today's scientific age. This interview originally aired on UFOmodPOD, now known as the UNKNOWN podcast. To learn more and to hear all...


Engaging the Strange

On episode 64 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan and Shannon LeGro of INTO THE FRAY, speak with the "Real Life Mulder and Scully", Dana and Greg Newkirk. Originally broadcast on INTO THE FRAY, this interview reintroduces listeners to the incredible work by the dynamic paranormal couple and their many adventures investigating the unknown. What happens when you own the world's only traveling paranormal and occult museum? And even stranger, what happens when the items are all in your home and...


Witness Accounts: Volume Three

On episode 63 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan shares five mysterious and deeply personal UFO encounters from witnesses from around the world. From orbs that shut down the power in a family's home to an egg-shaped craft that floated ominously over a witness's head. From a multi-colored triangle keeping pace with a moving vehicle to a young boy in who stared up at a burning red sphere that stopped in mid-air and then shot off into the distance. We then cap it off with a dramatic string of...


A Weekend with UFO Con Men

On episode 62 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we find Ryan and Jason McClellan of Rogue Planet, fresh off a busy weekend at two different conventions. They talk all about their recent experiences attending and speaking at both Alien Con and Denver Comic Con. We hear exclusive audio from several panels at both conventions, how the UFO topic was received at both, and they ask the tough question; Have UFOs truly gone mainstream in 2018? It was a jam-packed discussion about two jam-packed weekends...


The Philosophy of UFOs

On episode 61 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is fresh off his trip to Pasadena, CA, where he presented at the 2018 AlienCon. He reflects on the event and then pulls a fascinating interview out of the archives with past guest, MJ Banias. The two discuss how Banias got involved in the topic, his thoughts and theories on the importance of UFO studies and research, and the philosophy behind it all. It's the perfect discussion to precede next week's jam-packed episode recorded live at...


Global UFO Secrecy with Richard Dolan

On episode 60 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan first talks a little about his upcoming appearance at AlienCon, taking place on June 15th, 16th, and 17th in Pasadena, CA. Then, he welcomes his premiere guest back to the show; Richard Dolan. Fresh off the plane from Contact in the Desert in Indian Wells, California, Dolan runs listeners through the intensive three-day lecture series he presented over the weekend. They talk all about false flags, new age derailment in UFO studies, and the...


Return of Euphomet

On episode 59 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan starts things off with a portion of his recent appearance on the Hound Tall Discussion Series with Moshe Kasher. Along with Moshe was Irish comedian, Aisling Bea, and the Oscar-nominated husband-and-wife duo, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. Recorded live at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, the four discussed over seventy years of UFOs with Ryan to a sold-out audience. Were they convinced of a legitimate UFO phenomenon and...