Tag: hoax

2
Jun

Frank Scully

Francis Joseph Xavier Scully (28 April 1892 – 23 June 1964) Dana Scully from The X-Files television series is named after him. Knight of the Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great (1956) Author of Behind the Flying Saucers (1950) In October and November 1949, Scully published two columns in Variety, claiming that dead extraterrestrial […]

18
Apr

Voynich manuscript

A Renaissance book with 250 pages of seemingly encoded text and emblems which has stumped cyptographers for centuries. The most likely theory is that it actually contains no meaning — it was just a gorgeous hoax by Edward Kelley. References http://www.voynich.nu/ http://www.cs.keele.ac.uk/km/blog/?p=18 http://www.sciam.com/article… http://www.nature.com/news/2003/031215/pf/031215-5_pf.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/stoke/features/2004/02/voynich.shtml

17
Jul

Bill Moore

William L Moore Well-known UFOlogist, especially prominent in the 1980’s. Bears resemblance to a bearded Fox Mulder. He co-authored several books with Charles Berlitz, including The Roswell Incident — the first book written about the alleged Roswell UFO crash/retrieval Bill Moore was a central figure in the release of the controversial Majestic 12 documents. He […]

17
Jul

Jamie Shandera

TV producer. Jamie Shandera (center) with Bill Moore and Stanton Friedman The Majestic 12 documents were sent to his home on a roll of undeveloped film. References wikipedia: Jaime Shandera

The Aviary

UFO performance art disinformation campaign. Credited to William Moore Alleged members: BLUE JAY: Dr. Christopher “Kit” Green, MD, Ph.D; Chief, Biomedical Sciences Department, General Motors, former head of the CIA’s UFO files at the Weird Desk. PELICAN: Ron Pandolfi, CIA Deputy Director for the Division of Science and Technology and current custodian of UFO files […]

19
May

Shroud of Turin

The image on the Shroud has the quality of a photographic negative. The image is only on the surface of the cloth, there’s a high degree of anatomical detail combined with optical distortion, and negative reversals of the image on the Shroud are famously more clear than the Shroud itself (as one would expect when […]

16
May

Richard Shaver

Richard Sharpe Shaver (b. 1907 Berwick, Pennsylvania, d. 1975 Summit, Arkansas) With Richard Shaver revealed/created the . This mythology described the and Tero at war with each other beneath the surface of the Earth. His accounts published in Amazing Stories formed the basis of the modern UFO mythology. According to Shaver, humans were constantly suffering […]

15
May

Wolf 424

Wolf 424 is a binary star system comprising two red dwarf stars at a distance of approximately 14.2 light years. It is located in the constellation Virgo, between the stars Vindemiatrix and Auva. The UMMO letters claimed that this was the origin of the alien communications References wikipedia: wiki: wolf-424

29
Apr

Krill

aka: Krll, Crill, O.H. Krill (nom de plume) Krill! (artists’ rendering) According to Bill Moore, this is the name of an alien still living on earth who occasionally publishes in open scientific literature (although no such articles have yet been located). Not to be confused with the tiny shrimp-like creatures which form the basis of […]

29
Apr

James T Anderson

Supreme Commander of APEN (Aerial Phenomena Enquiry Network). This individual quite possibly never existed. (Revelations, 222-223) References mysteriousbritain: Messengers Of Deception

5
Mar

Robert Cutler

Eisenhower’s Special Assistant for National Security. The first person appointed to the newly created position of National Security Advisor Robert Cutler allegedly wrote an unsigned memo to General Nathan Twining on July 14, 1954 regarding the scheduling of a July 16 “MJ-12 SSP” presidential briefing. This memo — the only corroborating document of the existence […]

5
Mar

UMMO

Mysterious organization claiming to present the knowledge of an alien civilization in letters to prominent scientists and researchers. Their symbol appeared in strange places and looks something like the alchemical symbol for Uranus. According to Ummite DEI 98, son of DEI 97: “It is our wish to inform the planet Earth of our origin and […]

5
Mar

Protocols of the Elders of Zion

A tenacious anti-semitic hoax. Because of it’s influence on Nazi beliefs, it is arguably the most deadly hoax in history. The text was based on several sources including Maurice Joly’s A Dialogue in Hell: Conversations between Machiavelli and Montesquieu about Power and Right (which had nothing to do with Jews), and the anti-semitic novel Biarritz […]

5
Mar

Victor E Marsden

The original English translator of the infamous hoax, Protocols of the Elders of Zion, which he based on Sergei Nilus’s Russian edition. Marsden’s translation was first published by The Britons Publishing Society, London, in 1921. Marsden’s version has been frequently reissued, under an array of titles. References wiki: Victor_E._Marsden David Dickerson: The Protocols of the […]

5
Mar

Cydonia

A site on the surface of Mars where a huge face supposedly stares straight up into the sky in a particular set of Viking photographs. NASA says its a trick of light and shadow which doesn’t show up again in other photos. Richard Hogland claims that everyone at NASA is covering up the truth about […]

4
Mar

Harold Dahl’s dog

<img src=’http://obscurantist.com/wp-content/uploads/puppy.jpg’ alt=’harold dahl’s dog (played by actor)’ /> Harold Dahl’s dog (as played by actor) Harold Dahl’s dog is among of the few deaths directly attributed to a UFO encounter. Dahl’s dog was the alleged victim of a malfunctioning UFO which also wounded Dahl’s son. If the Maury Island Incident was a hoax (as […]

4
Mar

Gray Barker

May 2, 1925–December 6, 1984 Theatrical booking agent and flying saucer scenester. Author of They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers (1957), one of the earliest exposés of the Men In Black. Barker is suspected of some MIB/UFO pranking/hoaxing, and was suspiciously on the scene during the Point Pleasant Mothman episodes in the 1960’s (70GCAT, […]

4
Mar

Albert K Bender

Founder of the International Flying Saucer Bureau (IFSB). Associate of Gray Barker, whom he asked to be IFSB’s West Virginia chapter head and chief researcher.”It is suspected that Gray Barker pranked Albert Bender, dressing up with two friends in all black, warning Bender to stay away from UFOs. Barker persuaded Bender to go public with […]