From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul> Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 12:12:31 -0400 Archived: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 07:31:16 -0400 Subject: Re: Hastings' Follow-Up On 'Chasing UFOs' >From: Robert Hastings <ufohastings.nul> >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 07:48:56 -0400 (EDT) >Subject: Hastings' Follow-Up On 'Chasing UFOs' >Nat Geo's Chasing UFOs: Two of the Stars Say the Show was Hijacked >"I know how disappointed all of you are. I am too. It's not the >show that was sold to both myself and scientist Ben... [It] does >get a bit better further down the road but not a lot." --James Fox >"James and I both had expectations and (for our own reasons) >hopes of an ultimately serious product. We both saw the project >heading in a different direction as time went on and were >powerless to influence it." --Dr. Ben McGee >My last article on this website, Nat Geo's Chasing UFOs: >Investigation As Farce, roundly criticized the format and >content of the new reality series currently being aired on the >National Geographic channel. >Having meticulously investigated UFO activity at nuclear weapons >sites for 39 years - utilizing declassified U.S. government >documents and the testimony of more than 130 military veterans - >I was appalled by the ridiculous thrashing around in the dark >and superficial-to-non-existent analysis by the trio of >"investigators" offered up in the program's first three >episodes. >More: >http://tinyurl.com/7exfskd One of the creators of the Ghost Hunter programs approached the Fund for UFO Research in the 90s, anonymously, seeking financial support to help complete a UFO Detector that he had designed. After several back and forth communications he acknowledged that he was the creator of Ghost Hunters (obviously we didn't know the name), and we never got a technical description of how his device was supposed to work. But it shows that there were some who wanted to fill the demand for a "reality" UFO program a decade ago. In the end, there was no further communication and he apparently found that the Ghost Hunter genre was easy to expand on. Steve Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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