Bob Bain

Does Culture Cultivate the Belief in Ghosts

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/MysteriousMatters97.mp3″ title=”Does Culture Create Ghost Stories” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ]      Culture and Environment impacts how an individual perceives things around them. But does it also create the atmosphere for believing, or disbelieving, in paranormal phenomena such as Ghosts?    On episode 97 of the Mysterious Matters Podcast, Colin Dickey shares…

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Secrets of Scientology: Former Scientologist Ron Miscavige

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/MysteriousMatters96.mp3″ title=”The Deep, Dark Secrets of Scientology” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg”  social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ]   For forty years Ron Miscavige was a member of a religious cult known throughout the world as Scientology. He is also the father of Scientology’s Leader—David Miscavige. Scientology was created by Science-Fiction Author, L. Ron Hubbard.   In 2012 Ron Miscavige…

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Immortality of the Gods: The Anunnaki, Christianity, and Black Eyed Children

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/MysteriousMatters95.mp3″ title=”Nick Redfern: Immortality of the Gods | The Anunnaki, Christianity, and Black Eyed Children” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg”  social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] From ancient texts there comes a truly fascinating tale of Humans or Humanoid beings whose average lifespans exceeded five-hundred years. Over time this unique genetic material appears to have degraded itself outside of…

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Don Zygutis: Conspiracy to silence Carl Sagan’s Theory of Ancient Aliens

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/MysteriousMatters94.mp3″ title=”Carl Sagan’s Theory of Ancient Aliens” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg”  social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] Superstar scientist Carl Sagan wrote a controversial paper that was funded by a NASA research grant. In what is now known as the Sagan Stanford papers—and originally known by the title of “Direct Contact Among Galactic Civilizations by Relativistic Interstellar Spaceflight”…

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Morbid Curiosities: Collectors of the Macabre

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/MysteriousMatters93.mp3″ title=”Morbid Curiosities: Collectors of the Macabre” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg”  social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] Paul Gambino takes us on a fascinating—some might even say gut-wrenching—journey into the world of Macabre collections and those collectors who desire to possess them.  From shrunken heads, freshly decapitated heads, death masks, pickled  fetuses, and other squeamish collections… this edition…

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