Raiders Of The Lost Archive – KUT’s ATXplained Covers the Mysterious Warehouse that is part of my fantastic Day-Job
Imagine my surprise driving to work the other morning and hearing a familiar refrain on the radio during KUT’s latest ATXplained project episode as they began to describe the warehouse in which I used to work in terms of the secret warehouse at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It was a nice little audio episode but I was disappointed at not hearing them mention the portion of the facility that is a part of my day-job: The Talking Book Program. They focused on the front facing facility, State and Local Records Management, but ignored (at least in the audio portion of the program) our fantastic service’s circulation operations located in the back of the facility. Well, at least they mentioned us (and our space’s use in the opening scenes of the 2006 Mike Judge movie Idiocracy) in the online article.
There is another building next door, which houses the Texas Talking Book Program, a federally funded program that provides books on tape for people with visual impairments across the state. (It was also featured in one of the opening scenes of the 2006 Mike Judge movie Idiocracy.)
As we leave, I can’t help but think back to that Raiders scene when government officials squirrel away the Ark of the Covenant in a similarly expansive warehouse. Did we really see it all?
“Well, I don’t think we saw it all,” Eric joked. “Maybe four floors below here – they didn’t take us in. This is all a cover! All this we saw here … this is all just an elaborate ruse to cover up what’s in the basement. That’s my story.”
Source: Raiders Of The Lost Archive: Is This Building Off Shoal Creek A Top-Secret Warehouse? | KUT
Saw José González and Bedouine at the Long Center last night!
Bedouine was great! Hadn’t heard her before…
José G is a fantastic acoustic guitar player… He didn’t say much between songs but acknowledged “Doomsday people cults” as inspiration for one of his songs. He played some great tunes and closed out his encore with Teardrop.
“Where José’s previous albums, “Veneer” and “In Our Nature,” might have sounded sparse and barren in parts, “Vestiges & Claws” has an altogether new feeling to it, at once warmer and darker than before. He talks about how he’s found inspiration in sprawling ’70s Brazilian productions, American folk rock and West African desert blues this time. And how he’s decided to waive the principle of having everything on the album reproducible in a live context.
Opening for José González is the Syrian musician Bedouine, touring to promote the release of her eponymous debut—sixties folk meets seventies country-funk with a glimmer of bossa nova cool. Sweeping and hypnotic with a nomadic heart, the music of L.A.-based Bedouine is impressionistic, with careful words and striking, cultural conviction.”
The Long Center and KUTX present José González plus Bedouine, Saturday, February 3 in Dell Hall. Read More ›
Source: José González – Long Center
There is a tiny part of this song that always reminds me of the The Cars’ song, Drive.
Cass McCombs – Bum Bum Bum
SMiles Lewis and Tessa Dick are guests on Exploring The Bizarre Hosted by Timothy Beckley and Tim Swartz, Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, 9-11pm CST.
Tessa is the author of several books including
My Life on the Edge of Reality: A Memoir
The wife of science fiction author Philip K. Dick, Tessa B. Dick has been publishing her creative writing since 1969, when she sold an article with photographs to Alive! magazine.
After teaching English and Communications at Chapman University for 12 years, she retired in order to devote full time to her writing.
Her memoir Philip K. Dick: Remembering Firebright tells the story behind her husband’s “pink light” experiences, in which God spoke through the beside radio.
Now every Thursday at 7 PM Pacific/10 PM Eastern you can find paradise in your own home town with your two favorite Tim’s as they delve into the weird, the truly bizarre and the totally unexplainable.
Hosted by Timothy Beckley & Tim R. Swartz. Come and join seasoned researchers and champions of the airwaves as they bring you some of your favorite supernatural icons as well as those emerging researchers who promise to intrigue and enlighten you in our Neverland of UFOs, the paranormal, Fortean phenomena, lost worlds, other dimensions and cryptozoology.
Source: Exploring The Bizarre Hosted by Timothy Beckley and Tim Swart
About to start several days of UFOlogical fun at #Roswell2017 UFO Festival
Many UFO lecture events.
First up is Guy Malone’s “Modern Challenges to the ExtraTerrestrial Hypothesis” Conference at the Roswell Mall
Cellular phone coverage is a bit wonky here so it’s going to be a challenge to get updates pushed out via the internet…
Next up is Greg Bishop on alternative theories!
UFOs: Reframing the Debate – Edited by Robbie Graham
Available in Paperback & eBook Formats from White Crow Books
Featuring Over a Dozen Contributors including…
- Foreword by Diana Walsh Pasulka, Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Carolina & author of Heaven Can Wait from Oxford University Press
- Edited by Robbie Graham author of Silver Screen Saucers: Sorting Fact from Fantasy in Hollywood’s UFO Movies
- MJ Banias, Greg Bishop, Robert Brandstetter, Jack Brewer, Mike Clelland, Curt Collins, Joshua Cutchin, Lorin Cutts, Susan Demeter-St. Clair, Micah Hanks, Red Pill Junkie, Chris Rutkowski, Ryan Sprague, and…
- Planetary Poltergeists & Weapons of Mass Enchantment by SMiles Lewis
UFOs: Reframing The Debate Book Trailer
I’m honored to be listed (yet again) in Loren Coleman’s list of Top Twilight Language Theorists (listed alphabetically by last name) among so many other luminaries and heroes:
“In 2012, the initial edition of this list was published on April 17th. It seems appropriate that on this fifth anniversary, a revised and updated list be published based on the last half-decade of activities of certain individuals and the forgotten achievements of others.
“Synchromysticism: The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance.” ~ Jake Kotze, The Brave New World Order, August 18, 2006.
. . .
Among the others honored on the list are:
- Joe Alexander, filmmaker Back to the Future Predicts 9/11
- Rodney Ascher, filmmaker, director of 2012’s Room 237
- Greg Bishop, author of 2000’s Wake Up Down There! Excluded Middle Anthology
- Jim Brandon, author of 1978’s Weird America
- Loren Coleman, author of 1987’s Suicide Clusters
- Joan d’Arc, co-founder/co-publisher of Paranoia: The Conspiracy Reader
- Adam Gorightly, author of 2003’s The Prankster and the Conspiracy
- Alan Green, the creator of Sync Quick News
- Andrew W. Griffin, creator of Red Dirt Report
- Paul Kimball, author of 2012’s The Other Side of Truth
- Adam Parfrey, publisher at Amok Press & Feral House
- Theo Paijmans, co-author (with John Keel) of 1998’s Free Energy Pioneer
- Kenn Thomas, publisher/editor of Steamshovel Press
- Jacques Vallee, author of Passport to Magonia
- James Shelby Downard (March 13, 1913 – March 16, 1998)
- Jim Keith (September 21, 1949 – September 7, 1999)
- Robert Anton Wilson (January 18, 1932 – January 11, 2007)
- John A. Keel (March 25, 1930 – July 3, 2009)
- Mac Tonnies (August 20, 1975-October 22, 2009)
… and others!
Source: Twilight Language: Top 25 Twilight Language Theorists: 2017
Late November Sunset 2016
INACS (Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Study) Presents
The Path: Evolution – Special Premier
at The Moviehouse and Eatery
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
To attend, please RSVP and pay ($10) at this link:
Austin Consciousness Connections Film Premiere
My Great-Uncle Ray passed away last weekend…
RAYMOND ‘RAY’ ZILLIG
GOLIAD – Raymond ‘Ray’ Zillig, 85, of Goliad, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2015. He was the son of the late Edward and Frieda Veith Zillig. He was a Catholic, a Navy veteran, and a retired welder.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Knight Zillig; children, Elizabeth Zillig, Greg (Shirley) Zillig, Dale Zillig and Leslie (Christy) Zillig; five grandchildren; and sister, Rosemary Zillig Lewis.
Visitation 4 – 7 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 15, 2015 at Grace Funeral Home in Goliad. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Goliad, with Father Ralph Baidoo officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Goliad, with military honors.
In lieu of usual remembrances, donations may be made to World Hunger fund.
To leave condolences please visit gracefuneralhome.net.
Source: Raymond Ray Zillig – Victoria Advocate – Victoria, TX
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