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Friday, February 5th – Guest: Mike Stax

Mike Stax – The Dark Side of Craig Smith

It took author Mike Stax 15 years to make sense of the life and times of musician Craig Smith, also known as Maitreya Kali, who was on the brink of fame before something inside him snapped.

GUEST BIO:

Mike Stax is a writer and rock and roll historian. Since 1983, he has edited and published Ugly Things Magazine, covering the best overlooked music of the 1960s and ‘70s. He is the author of several books, including Swim Through the Darkness: My Search for Craig Smith & the Mystery of Maitreya Kali, published by Process Media in 2016, and has written the liner notes for numerous reissues. He’s also the lead singer for the psychedelic garage rock group the Loons. He lives in La Mesa, California.

BOOK:

Swim Through the Darkness: My Search for Craig Smith and the Mystery of Maitreya Kali

WEBSITE:

Ugly Things Magazine

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All music by The Rentals featuring special remixes from their album Q36.
For more info on The Rentals and Q36 visit: https://therentals.bandcamp.com/

APPLE MUSIC: https://music.apple.com/us/album/q36/1509863328

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Thursday, February 4th – Guest: Christopher O’Brien

Christopher O’Brien – Mysteries of the San Luis Valley

Chris O’Brien will discuss his research into hundreds of unexplained and sometimes frightening first-hand accounts of high strangeness from residents of the San Luis Valley in South-Central Colorado.

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Christopher O’Brien has investigated over one thousand paranormal events reported in the San Luis Valley – located in south-central Colorado/north-central New Mexico.

Working with law enforcement officials, ex-military, ranchers and an extensive network of skywatchers, he documented what may have been the most intense wave of unexplained activity ever seen in a single region of North America.

His 10-year investigation resulted in the three books of his “Mysterious Valley” trilogy: The Mysterious Valley, Enter the Valley, and Secrets of the Mysterious Valley.

BOOKS:

The Mysterious Valley

Enter the Valley

Secrets of the Mysterious Valley

Stalking the Tricksters

Stalking the Herd: Unraveling the Cattle Mutilation Mystery

…and my dog sings Chopin

WEBSITE:

OurStrangePlanet.com

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All music by The Rentals featuring special remixes from their album Q36.
For more info on The Rentals and Q36 visit: https://therentals.bandcamp.com/

APPLE MUSIC: https://music.apple.com/us/album/q36/1509863328