Tag: unexplained

Short Story: The Rider

Patrick Elliott is a troubled driver for an Uber-style rideshare service. After a moment of inattention leads to a violent traffic accident, Patrick flees the scene, leaving a…

Strange Lands Episode 4

Strange Lands, Episode 4: The Oscar 7 Event

In the early morning hours of October 24, 1968, two alarms sounded in the Oscar 1 Launch Control Center. The alarms were OZ, outer zone, and IZ, inner…

Strange Lands, Episode 3: The 9/11 Assassination Plot

Strange Lands, Episode 3: The 9/11 Assassination Plot

On September 11th, 2001, terrorists attacked America when they flew hijacked commercial jets into both towers of the World Trade Center in New York, and the Pentagon in…

The Ferryman

Short Story: The Ferryman

A missing child, a mysterious place called “Bum’s Jungle,” and a young romance. Seemingly unrelated events converge one summer for Tony, leading to self-discovery, and a meeting with…

Strange Lands Podcast, Episode 2

Strange Lands, Episode 2: The Disappearances at Flannan Isles Lighthouse

In ancient times mariners returning from sea were guided to port by fires built on hilltops; the elevated light serving as a point of reference for landings which…

Strange Lands Podcast

Strange Lands Podcast Has Launched

The Strange Lands Podcast is up and running. Weird history, astonishing mysteries, and little-known tales of the unexplained. Check out a sample podcast, Episode Two: The Disappearances at…

A Haunting: Unlocking the Door

The last installment of this serial, a year and a half ago, was intended to be my last. Living in a haunted house is something we’ve come to…

Is This a Time Traveler in 1957 Fargo?

A few years ago, a controversy arose over a film clip from 1928. The clip is bonus material from the DVD release of Charlie Chaplin’s silent film The…

Watch Three Dark and Original Short Films

Submitted for your review today, three dark and original short films you can watch in a half hour when you’re killing time. I found them all entertaining. Burnt…

Dying Day

Shadow Man: Dying Day

“I’m going to get some beer,” I said as I crushed my can and tossed it in the grass. My old “friends” barely noticed. I intended to get…

12 True Stories Begging for Movie Treatment

Truth really is stranger-than-fiction, and the news breaks on something unbelievable every day it seems. Every now and then I’ll read something and think to myself, “Wow. Why…

1966 Northern UFO Outbreak

When I posted a story about a 1966 UFO sighting in Donnybrook, North Dakota, I was inundated with messages from people who said there was a whole other…

A UFO Touchdown in Donnybrook

This post was inspired by the news that an internet archivist, John Greenewald, had recently released for download the UFO files he’d been collecting for decades via relentless…