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UFOs in Pop Culture: Influencing Public Perception

On episode 91 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan first gives us a sneak peek at his new television special, ROSWELL: MYSTERIES DECODED. It recently aired on the CW network and is now streaming for free on the CW Seed. You can watch anytime and from any device by visiting and clicking on ROSWELL: MYSTERIES DECODED. Then we return to AlienCon Baltimore for a live recording of a panel discussion with Rogue Planet's very own Jason McClellan. They run through the history of UFOs in...


Roswell: Mysteries Decoded - Sneak Peek!

Ryan drops in to give you a brief crash course on his latest television special that premiered this past week on the CW. If you weren't able to catch the original broadcast, don't worry! You can now stream it FOR FREE any time you wish. Just head on over to and click on ROSWELL: MYSTERIES DECODED. Want more investigations? Be sure to reach out to CW and CWseed on their socials and let them know you want more! Twitter: @TheCW Twitter: @CwSeed Facebook: The CW Facebook:...


Project Blue Book with David O'Leary and Sean Jablonski

On episode 90 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by both David O'Leary and Sean Jablonski, the creators and showrunner of Project Blue Book, the highly anticipated new television show on the History Channel. Project Blue Book is based on the true, top-secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and related phenomena conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1969. The investigations were headed by the noted astronomer, J. Allen Hynek. What prompted...


Confessions of a UFO Investigator

On episode 89 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan welcomes Shane Hurd to the show. After the Phoenix Lights Incident of 1997, Hurd felt compelled to start looking into the UFO phenomenon and would eventually become a MUFON Field Investigator. Hurd discusses some the most compelling cases he has personally investigated through MUFON. He then dives deep into some of the articles he's written at Rogue Planet. What famous UFO event is the late John McCain connected to? And why are UFOs so damn...



On a very special Holiday edition of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan joins Micah Hanks, Jason McClellan, and Maureen Elsberry for a roundtable discussion about... you guessed it...UFOs! Originally broadcast on The Gralien Report, hosted by Micah Hanks, the discussion finds all the participants recalling their all-time favorite UFO cases and the one book they would recommend to anyone interested in the UFO topic. It was a fun, booze and caffeine-fueled discussion, guaranteed to ring in the...


Fire in the Sky: A Podcast Crossover Review

On episode 88 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we ring in the holidays with a fun review of one of Ryan's favorite UFO-themed movies, Fire in the Sky. Joining him is NYC-based comedian, podcast host, and graphic-novel creator, Andrew Sanford. What did Andrew think of the film adaptation of the Travis Walton incident? How did it compare to the actual story? And did Travis Walton really ride his motorcycle on the sidewalk!? This and so much more awaits you on this very special Christmas Eve...


2018 UFO Year in Review

On episode 87 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by a group of journalists for the 2018 UFO Year in Review. The group includes the founders and content creators of Rogue Planet, Jason McClellan and Maureen Elsberry. Rounding out the group is Mike Damante, contributing writer for the Houston Chronicle and creator of Punk Rock and UFOs. The group discusses three stunning sighting reports that all involved pilot witnesses and all included official FAA audio documentation. They also...


John Greenewald: The Black Vault, AATIP, and Behavioral Modification

On episode 86 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by John Greenewald, the creator and moderator of The Black Vault. The Black Vault is the largest privately run online repository of declassified government documents anywhere in the world. With more than 2 Million pages of documents to read, on nearly every government secret imaginable, The Black Vault is known worldwide for getting down to the truth... and nothing but. Every document in its archive was obtained through the Freedom...


Witness Accounts: Recorded LIVE at AlienCon

On episode 85 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we return to AlienCon Baltimore once again for a LIVE podcast crossover between Somewhere in the Skies and the UNKNOWN podcast. Ryan and Jason McClellan recount their personal UFO encounters in front of the AlienCon audience and then invite the audience to tell their own stories. We hear about UFO encounters directly from those who experienced them and how it impacted their lives. It was a powerful hour spent amongst witnesses, listeners, and the...


Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers with Jeremy Corbell

On episode 84 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan welcomes back Jeremy Corbell to the show to talk about his latest film, Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers. Bob Lazar remains the singular most famous and controversial name in the world of UFOs. The reason you know about Area 51 is because Lazar came forward and told you about it. His disclosures have turned his life upside-down and he has tried to stay out of the spotlight. For this reason, he has never let any filmmaker into the private...


LIVE from AlienCon Baltimore

On episode 83 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we drop you smack dab in the center of AlienCon Baltimore! When Ryan wasn't speaking, moderating panels, and facilitating UFO witness sessions, he was invading the vendor hall and green room to bring a collection of interviews from some of the most notable speakers at this three-day event. You'll hear from many UFO researchers, Ancient Aliens contributors, and even some audio from exclusive panel discussions, including a Q&A with Paul Hynek, son of...


Ask Me Anything! : Volume One

On episode 82 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan answers your questions. From the weird and unusual, to UFOs, to the most personal of questions... it's all here and all uncensored! This episode serves as a doorway into the heart and mind of the host. It's a loose interview by YOU, the listeners. What does Ryan make of UFO conferences? Does he have psychic abilities? Was he the once famous and eccentric Howard Hughes in a past life? But most importantly... does he wear boxers or briefs? It's...


Tell My Story: June Crain, the Air Force & UFOs

On episode 81 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we return to UFOs in full force with an explosive interview with military veteran, retired police detective, and current UFO investigator, James Clarkson. After lecturing about government secrecy pertaining to UFOs, an elderly woman approached him and told him that she agreed that the government wasn't sharing with the public all they knew about UFOs. Upon asking her how she knew, Clarkson was intrigued by her answer; "Because I worked...


The Power of Urban Legends with Josh Zeman

On episode 80 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan shares one last listener ghost story from Angela to ring in the Halloween season and the end of the Halloween series of the show. He then speaks with investigative filmmaker, Josh Zeman. Zeman first discusses his film, "Cropsey", a boogeyman-like figure from New York City urban legend, before segueing into the story of one Andre Rand, a convicted child kidnapper from Staten Island. Zeman journies into the underbelly as more information and...


Haunted History with Allison Jornlin

On episode 79 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we continue our Halloween Series with a listener story we've titled, "The Demon Upstairs." Then we take a haunted history tour of Milwaukee and it's many ghostly tales with this week's special guest, Allison Jornlin. As the leading haunted history researcher and tour guide in all of Milwaukee, Allison runs us through some of the most compelling cases of ghostly activity to come out of this Midwestern city. From the tragic death of a young boy...


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...