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Somwhere in the Whiskey: Part One

On episode 52 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by academic and UFO researcher, MJ Banias, for the first installment of Somewhere in the Whiskey. What happens when UFO enthusiasts drink and talk UFOs? Brutal honesty, weighty conversation, and even a few revelations ensue. Uncensored and no-holds-barred, this is what happens when the script is thrown out and the libations flow! Guest Bio: MJ Banias is a writer and blogger who critically and philosophically examines the weird, the...


The Truth Is In The Numbers with Cheryl Costa

On episode 51 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan welcomes author, journalist, and UFO researcher, Cheryl Costa to the show. Along with Linda Costa, Cheryl recently published UFO Sightings Desk Reference: United States of America 2001-2015, which includes over 121,000 sightings. She lists the top UFO hot spots, according to the data, and sighting reports down to the county level. Anyone can use the book to find out how many sightings there have been in their area, and how it stacks up against...


BONUS EPISODE - The X-Files: Season 11 Listener Reviews

On a very special BONUS EPISODE of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, listeners from all over the world call in to voice their thoughts and opinions on the very divisive season eleven of The X-Files. How was it overall? How did the finale stack up? Should the show have ever come back after it's original series finale? And just exactly where may it be heading in the always uncertain future for Mulder and Scully? Thank you to everyone who contributed to this episode. It was an immense pleasure and...


Stanton Friedman: The End of an Era

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....


Owls, UFOs, and a Deeper Reality

On episode 49 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with author, Mike Clelland, about his recently released book, Stories From the Messengers: Owls, UFOs, and a Deeper Reality. This book is a companion to the groundbreaking ideas that began with Mike Clelland's earlier book, The Messengers. It is a further exploration of the connection, both symbolic and literal, between owls and UFOs. There is a strangeness to these accounts that defies any simple explanation. Each chapter tells a...



On episode 48 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan brings us through the turbulent year of 1948, when three major UFO cases sparked the U.S. Air Force to officially investigate the influx of reports being compiled across the country. What made these three cases so special? Why was this the tipping point to creating Project Sign and its follow-up investigations known as Grudge and Blue Book? And where do we stand now in terms of governmental involvement with UFOs? This is 1948. Patreon:...


Fear and Loathing on the Trail of the Saucers

Ryan speaks with Bryce Zabel, television/film producer and writer. They discuss his recently released alternate history novel, Once There Was a Way: What if the Beatles Stayed Together? We know The Beatles let it be, but what if they worked it out instead? It's a great new adventure full of twists and turns that never were, but might have been. Then, Zabel brings us down the fascinating trail he's traveled in the worlds of ufology and Hollywood and where they often intersect. After his...


Witness Accounts: Volume Two

On episode 46 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, listeners recount their personal UFO sightings in this second installment of witness accounts. From strange lights in the sky to possible encounters with beings outside a window. From orbs begging to be seen to strange spherical objects surrounding a driver and his wife. This episode dives deep into just how bizarre, scary, beautiful, and life-altering a UFO encounter can truly be. Several individuals requested anonymity in this episode. Those who...


Love & Saucers with Brad Abrahams

On episode 45 of the SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES podcast, Ryan speaks with Brad Abrahams, director of Love & Saucers. This is the story of David Huggins, a seventy-two-year-old who lost his virginity to an alien woman-among a hundred other E.T. encounters- and chronicled it all in surreal paintings, few of which have ever been seen. Until now. Ryan and Brad discuss the film in depth, diving deep into the bizarre accounts of Huggins and what the people in his life think about it all. No matter...


Chris Cogswell: MUFON and the Mad Scientist

On episode 44 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by the newly appointed director of Research for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), Chris Cogswell. Ryan has been pretty vocal about his thoughts on MUFON in the past, and with news of a new Director of Research, he opened the floor to listeners and beyond the put Chris to the test. How did Chris get involved with MUFON? What are his credentials? And just exactly what are his plans to completely overhaul the way MUFON handles its...


The Extraordinary Life and Strange Death of James Forrestal - Part 2

On episode 43 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we continue our journey with Peter Robbins through the mysterious death of James Forrestal. This is PART 2 of the series. On May 22nd, 1949, Forrestal fell to his death from the sixteenth-floor window of Bethesda Naval Hospital, where he was treated for “depression”. An official U.S. Navy Medical Review Board convened on his death, after examining all doctors and witnesses who were in the vicinity. They could not establish the reason for...


BONUS EPISODE: A Ghouli Crossover with the Not Another X-Files Podcast Podcast

This is another sneak peek of what you can expect by becoming a SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES Patreon subscriber. Episodes like this are just a small taste of what you'll get to when you become a patron. To learn more and to become a patron, vist In this episode, Ryan sits down with Vanessa and Carolyn of the Not Another X-Files Podcast Podcast. They discuss the recent season eleven episode, GHOULI. When a pair of teenage girls attack each other, each believing...


Brian Huskey: X-Files, People of Earth, and the Lost Art of Forehead Sweat

On episode 42 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with actor, Brian Huskey, about his recent appearance on the stand-out episode of The X-Files, "The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat", written and directed by beloved fan-favorite, Darin Morgan, best known for his meta comedic episodes of the hit series. While exploring the idea of the Mandela Effect, in which groups of people remember an alternate history, Mulder and Scully discover how the X-Files may have originated. Huskey plays the role...


The Extraordinary Life and Strange Death of James Forrestal - Part 1

On episode 41 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by author and researcher, Peter Robbins. Robbins is currently developing a lecture about the first Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal. This will be PART 1 of a two-part series. On May 22nd, 1949, Forrestal fell to his death from the sixteenth-floor window of Bethesda Naval Hospital, where he was treated for “depression”. An official U.S. Navy Medical Review Board convened on his death, after examining all doctors and witnesses who...


2018 International UFO Congress with Alejandro Rojas

On episode 40 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with Alejandro Rojas, the Master of Ceremonies at the International UFO Congress. The event holds the Guinness World Record for the largest UFO conference in the world. It features presentations by scientists, academics, authors, researchers, experts, and those who have experienced paranormal or anomalous phenomena from all over the world. It also provides a forum to discuss experiences and findings. The event has over twenty speakers,...


Dean Haglund: X-Files: Season 11, Lone Gunmen, and UFOs

On episode 39 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with the one and only Langly of X-Files and Lone Gunmen; Dean Haglund. They talk about his recent season eleven appearance, his favorite moments from the entire series, and they then navigate their way through alien abduction, UFOs, and the impact of possible disclosure in today's world. Haglund then gives his thoughts on the future of The X-Files and what comes next for The Lone Gunmen! Guest Bio: Dean Haglund is probably best known...


The Incredible Story of Bob Lazar

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,...


Marie D. Jones: Mind Wars, Time Prompts, and UFOs

On episode 37 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan speaks with author, Marie D. Jones. They discuss her extensive resume in writing about UFOs, the paranormal, metaphysics, and new science. They also dive deep into her research into mind control, time prompts, the déjà vu enigma, and much more. A perfect guest to ring in the new year and ask new questions in and out of the UFO arena. Happy 2018 and thank you for all your continued support! Guest Bio: Marie D. Jones is a best-selling author of...


BONUS EPISODE: Movie Review Edition: The Last Jedi

On episode 03 of the SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES Bonus Movie Review Edition, Ryan sits down once again with Nick Westemeyer and Chris Moss, hosts of the 2 Dumb Dads Podcast. This time, they are reviewing the latest installment in the Disney/Lucasfilm franchise, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. As an obsessive die-hard Star Wars fan, Ryan tackles this polarizing film with Nick and Chris as they discuss the shift in tone of the Star Wars universe, who lived... who died... and just exactly who the last...


UFO Roundtable: The Year In Review

On episode 36 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by colleagues: Jason McClellan, MJ Banias, and Mike Damante to discuss the year in review. The boys begin with the late October UFO incident over Oregon where both commercial planes and fighter jets observed and scrambled an unknown aircraft. They then discuss the Oumuamua Asteroid story, the Kepler discovery of eight new alien planets, and then things get really recent as they go deep into the bombshell story of a secret Pentagon...


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