Note: This show will be live streamed, but pre-recorded, with no calls Anthony Lappé, Producer of "Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation", which premieres on Friday, May 31st at 10/9c on HISTORY, joins us for the first 25 minutes to discuss his interest in the UFO subject and the series. Then repeat guest, MJ Banias discusses his new book titled The UFO People, a Curious Culture and more.
ANTHONY LAPPÉ is a New York-based showrunner, director and investigative journalist. He was the executive editor of the Guerrilla News Network, and produced their award-winning Showtime Iraq war, documentary, BATTLEGROUND. As a commentator, he has appeared on media outlets around the world, including the BBC, Radio France, Radio Havana, Fusion, NPR and Sky News. He has written for The New York Times, Details, ESPN: The Magazine, New York Magazine, VICE and the South China Morning Post. He is the author of the graphic novel, SHOOTING WAR. For VICELAND, he was the showrunner of BLACK MARKET WITH MICHAEL K. WILLIAMS. For HISTORY, he has helmed AMERICA'S WAR ON DRUGS, RFK: THE KENNEDY FAMILY REMEMBERS and the upcoming UNIDENTIFIED: INSIDE AMERICA'S UFO INVESTIGATION (tm).
MJ BANIAS is the author of "The UFO People: A Curious Culture." He is an educator, writer and blogger. He was a former field investigator with the Mutual UFO Network, has been featured on multiple podcasts and radio shows, and contributes to Mysterious Universe and RoguePlanet. His work has been included in Fortean Times, FATE Magazine, and in a book entitled UFOs: Reframing the Debate. He lives in Canada with his wife, two children, and a massive cat.