Episodes
On episode 284 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we head to the new Somewhere in the Skies headquarters, the United Kingdom, to explore a handful of close encounter cases and UFO sightings that left far more questions than answers. From flying rectangles and triangles to micro-sized saucers zipping into bedrooms and paralyzing people. From little humanoids with dolls hair to a box-faced entity dropping beats with a microphone. It's a truly bizarre collection of stories from across the pond and...
Published 09/25/22
Published 09/25/22
We continue our Witness Accounts "Megasode" series with volumes 8-14. You'll hear dozens of stories from listeners all over the world about their personal sightings and encounters with UFOs. How did it change them? Where do they stand today on just exactly what it was they saw? It's a collection of some of our most popular episodes of the podcast all in one giant megasode where we continue to search for answers to the mysteries that lay somewhere in the skies. If you would like to submit your...
Published 09/22/22
On episode 283 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we welcome Reggie Watts! Watts is band leader for The Late Late Show with James Corden, and is a highly accomplished comedian, actor, beatboxer, and musician. He is also one of the only people to ask two former U.S. presidents about UFOs on national television! We break down his viral interviews with Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Do Watts believe they know more than they're letting on? We then dive super deep into what UFOs could be, why the term...
Published 09/18/22
The most popular episodes of the podcast have always been our Witness Accounts series. Ryan is often asked where listeners can find these episodes all in one place. And he finally has an answer for you... right here! Having recently surpassed twenty volumes of this highly popular series, Ryan will be releasing 3 "mega" volumes of these powerful episodes where you, the listeners, submitted your UFO stories. In this collection, you'll hear some of Ryan's favorite stories in the early days of...
Published 09/14/22
On episode 282 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we are joined by the one and only Jacques Vallée. Vallée is an Internet pioneer, computer scientist, venture capitalist, author, UFO researcher, and astronomer. He is regarded as one the most respected and senior scientific investigators on UFOs, having written over two dozen books on the topic. He has investigated reports of UFOs all over the world and has worked on related U.S. and French government projects. As a computer scientist, he co-developed...
Published 09/11/22
On episode 281 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan runs us through a curious chapter tucked into the 1992 edition of the Fire Officer's Guide to Disaster Control where the author's lay out procedures and preparedness outlines when dealing with an enemy attack associated with UFO phenomena. He'll break down the chapter and highlight some of the more interesting aspects of it.  Read Chapter 13 of the Fire Officer's Guide here: https://bit.ly/3tLDNvh Read Ryan's latest article on the Tehran UFO...
Published 09/04/22
On episode 280 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we explore the Milton Torres UFO incident. In 2007, the UK's Ministry of Defense released thousands of UFO files to the public. Among them were reports of simple lights in the sky. But some stood out as being truly incredible. One of those was the story of Milton Torres, a decorated United States Air Force pilot, who, while stationed in England in 1957, was ordered to shoot down a UFO. What exactly was caught on radar, tracked by the pilot, and locked...
Published 08/29/22
On the season finale of Mysteries Decoded, Ryan Sprague and Jennifer Marshall set out to investigate a recent string of UFO sightings over the city of Phoenix, Arizona. This leads them down a path of retracing the famous 1997 event where thousands of people witnessed a boomerang-shaped craft and strange lights over Phoenix. Watch Mysteries Decoded: Phoenix Lights, on August 24th at 8/7c on The CW, or you can stream it for free on August 25th at: https://www.cwtv.com/ Also, be sure to use...
Published 08/23/22
On episode 279 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we are joined by listener favorite, Jason McClellan. To celebrate their appearances on the August 24th episode of Mysteries Decoded, on the CW, McClellan and Ryan discuss the Phoenix Lights incident of 1997, of which McClellan was an eyewitness. We'll hear all about his sighting, the significance of the event in modern UFO history, the thoughts and theories on what it could have been, and tease a little of what to expect on the season finale of...
Published 08/22/22
On episode 278 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan reports LIVE from the inaugural Midwest Conference on the Unknown in Cape Girardeau, MO! You'll hear exclusive interviews on site with paranormal power couple, Tobias and Emily Wayland of the Singular Fortean Society, as we hear all about their recent and latest investigations into winged flying creatures, UFOs, and a possible mer-man! We then switch gears and have a fascinating discussion with noted cryptozoologist, Ken Gerhard, about the...
Published 08/15/22
On episode 277 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we explore the the alien abduction phenomenon from a different angle. Those who have claimed such experiences are often terrified and feel helpless when they are taken. But what happens when they fight back? These are the stories of those who encountered the "greys", looked into their deep, black eyes, and took action. This episode was researched and co-written by Preston E. Dennett. To learn more about his work, CLICK HERE Voiceover Contributors for...
Published 08/08/22
On episode 276 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we hear from you, the listeners, about your personal UFO sightings and encounters. We span states and continents to hear stories of aerial phenomena that touched the lives of those involved and changed them dramatically. We also hear from one a former rock musician who was inspired to write a song about his sighting, which you'll hear at the end of the episode. This is yet another powerful and profound volume of Witness Accounts. Special thanks to all...
Published 08/01/22
You're probably wondering what this episode is. This is one of my all-time favorite episodes from our friends over at the Alien Theorists Theorizing Podcast! When I'm not researching and creating new episodes of Somewhere in the Skies, I like to unwind with some comedy podcasts. And this is definitely one of those. But I can't quite give up the whole UFO thing either. So this is why I love listening to hosts, Zel, Braden, Andrew, and Dan as they navigate their way through the UFO muck to...
Published 07/27/22
On episode 275 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we are joined by Micah Hanks and Michael Huntington to discuss all the latest UFO/UAP news, and then we'll be discussing the amazing lineup of speakers and presentations that will be taking place at the inaugural Midwest Conference on the Unknown (which Micah, Ryan, and Michael will be speaking at) taking place in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on August 5th-7th. Join us for this fascinating conversation and join us in Missouri in August. Discount tickets...
Published 07/25/22
On episode 274 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we are joined by United States Air Force veteran, and former employee of both Area 51 and Skinwalker Ranch, Christopher Bartel. Bartel runs us through his time at both of these highly mysterious locations and the things he witnessed and experienced while working there. Having worked for Robert Bigelow's BAASS for eight years, six of which were spent stationed at Skinwalker Ranch, Bartel created The Skinwalker Ranch Series, a series of landscape...
Published 07/18/22
On episode 273 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan and Chrissy are joined by researcher and Youtube star, Carl Vibe, to discuss the fascinating investigation he's led at a mysterious mesa in the Uintah Basin that glows in geometric shapes, flowing patterns, and even appears to portray a form of communication. Carl will run us through all the video, photographic, and testimonial evidence he's collected, and may even have some answers for us to what is actually going on at the "Magic Mesa" in some...
Published 07/11/22
On episode 272 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we celebrate our twentieth volume of Witness Accounts, our special series where listeners tell their own UFO stories in their own words. This volume includes witnesses across the United States and Germany who looked up into the skies and witnessed the mysterious black triangle UFOs. How did these events effect those involved? You'll hear their incredible stories the only way they could truly be told; from their mouthes to your ears. Special thanks to...
Published 07/03/22
On episode 271 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we welcome Bryce Johnson back to discuss the current season of his hit Discovery+ show, Expedition Bigfoot. An elite team of Sasquatch specialists journey into unforgiving wilderness in search of Bigfoot. The expedition, based on science and expertise, may finally pull the elusive beast out of the pages of legend and lore and into reality. We'll discuss all the incredible evidence and discoveries the team made during their third season, and the...
Published 06/26/22
On episode 270 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we welcome Tim Barnes. Barnes is a New York City based comedian, TV writer, and creator of the new Comedy Central animated series, Maurice on Mars. The series follows Maurice, a 25-year-old Black struggling artist-who happens to work minimum wage at a coffee shop on Mars. The Martian colony is supposed to be a utopia, yet old Earth problems still manage to pop up in the cafe, sometimes as fierce debates, and other times as fist fights. Each episode...
Published 06/20/22
On episode 269 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we welcome author and UFO researcher, Chris Rutkowski. Recently, the former Canadian Defence Minister, Harjit Sajjan, received a briefing on UFOs, ahead of the 2021 UAP Task Force Report in the Unites States. Rutkowski was personally selected to contribute greatly to that briefing, being the preeminent UFO researcher in all of Canada. Throughout the years, Rutkowski has led efforts to document more than 23,000 UFO sightings since through the...
Published 06/13/22
On episode 268 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we are unlocking one of our most listened to bonus episodes over on Patreon in which we speak with UFO researcher, David Marler. Marler is best known for his black triangle UFO work. However, in this exclusive interview, he shares a fascinating and terrifying case he's recently researched. In 1964 in Hobbs, New Mexico, Charles Keith Davis, a young boy at the time, noticed something strange in the sky that seemed to be getting closer. As it continued...
Published 06/06/22
On episode 267 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we explore the fascinating, yet terrifying aspect of physical effects on UFO witnesses. What happens when a witness is frozen or paralyzed in place during a sighting not by fear, but literally from the technology and capabilities of the UFO itself? We span decades and countries to hear the incredible stories of those who were paralyzed by UFOs and lived to tell the tale.  Special thanks to our voiceover actors for their contributions to this episode....
Published 05/30/22
On episode 266 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we welcome documentary filmmaker, Randall Nickerson, to discuss his highly anticipated film, Ariel Phenomenon. Ariel Phenomenon explores an African extraterrestrial encounter witnessed by over sixty schoolchildren in 1994. As a Harvard professor, a BBC war reporter, and past students investigate, they struggle to answer the question: “What happens when you experience something so extraordinary that nobody believes you?” Nickerson details his research,...
Published 05/23/22
On episode 265 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, we welcome investigative journalist, George Knapp, and microbiologist, Colm A. Kelleher. They are the co-authors, along with James T. Lacatski, of Skinwalkers at the Pentagon: An Insiders' Account of the Secret Government UFO Program. Officially reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense and cleared for public release, this is a follow-up to their 2005 book, Hunt for the Skinwalker. This new book unmasks the massive scope of the Pentagon’s landmark...
Published 05/16/22