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Midnight in the desert.. midday for the Caravan to Midnight

A lot of people are lamenting the termination of John B Wells, including Dave Hodges, who wrote this article, titled "John B. Wells Fired for Being Too Popular and Truthful" »

Dave Hodges from the ‘Common sense show’ also interviewed Wells..
I get that Noory is probably the worst host of Coast that could have been chosen after Art Bell relinquished the throne of AM talk show phenom.. But Wells was particularly divisive, especially after Ian Punnett left Saturday nights with a history of weird topics as opposed to controversial. 
I received lots of emails concerning Wells’ departure.. most were praising him and angry at Premiere Radio.
Interestingly enough, many Wells fans suddenly seem to have lots in common with Art Bell fans—maybe not politics but hatred of Premiere Radio over how they treated their favorite voice of the late night air waves..
My take on Wells: When he was good, he was ok.. when he was bad, he was horrible. However, he showed much improvement over the years since he began, and even began to accept some Coast to Coast AM subjects with open arms, such as aliens.. he even did the voiceovers for UNSEALED ALIEN FILES, the weird show you can find on your local TV networks late at night when you can’t sleep..
According to the COMMON SENSE report, and other numbers I saw, Coast on Saturdays with Wells was pulling in over a million people. And sometimes, even as Wells himself bragged, he was getting more listeners on a Saturday night than Noory would get all week put together.
And the most telling perhaps was an interview Wells gave immediately after he was notified of his termination. He admitted that he only talked to George Noory one time, and that it was for one minute. Nothing else since then.. 
Humility is not on display with L.A. Noory. 
Perhaps instead, Noory wanted to displace any competition from within..

The chances of Wells’ success leading to him as a full time host may have been less than possible, especially with Wells’ propelling some away with his Alex Jones lite beliefs, such as wondering aloud of the Sandy Hook massacre was a conspiracy to take guns..But nonetheless, Coast to Coast with George Noory does not want to be known as the same show with John Wells. And that is exactly what it was becoming…
One interesting thing Wells has said..despite his apparent lack of in depth understanding of the paranormal, he has stated hinted that Premiere Radio wants to “own” the paranormal.. and in that sense water it down and present it in their terms, and not the terms that a once great Art Bell would have..  It’s an interesting concept. Wells may have picked up on the big picture..
He is now going on in life to host his own internet show called the CARAVAN TO MIDNIGHT. Sadly it will be on during the midday—and also sadly for him, his show has been marred with technical difficulties that has stopped him from broadcasting when he said he would. Some say Premiere conspired against him.. Some said the same for Art Bell when suddenly, out of no where, Sirius radio announced that Coast would take over Bell’s spot after his short stint on satellite..
Premiere and conservative radio is a big Juggernaut. Premiere may be happy with the lunatics and drunks that listen to Noory.. and maybe they were getting a little unsettled with the knowledgeable and questioning souls that tuned into Wells..
And Art Bell? Well..he plans on coming back in 2015 with his own online show. Maybe it won’t be a Caravan to Midnight.. but it’s always midnight in the desert…



STRANGER THINGS 2 looks incredible

The newest STRANGER THINGS 2 trailer hit on Friday the 13th .. amazing timing as always with the fine people at Netflix..

The excitement over this program is incredible. Not only are people re-watching and re-binging the first season in preparation, but there is an equal amount of re-watching and analyzing of the newest trailers..

Before discussion.. take a glance:

My initial thought: This is actually the weaker of the teasers and trailers for season 2.. Yes, I am inclined to wonder why Eleven is more androgynous  .. why she has more hair now and no one shaved it. why she is out of the upside down and eating Eggos in the normal world..

So many questions about her. But the trailer didn't pay much attention to her--I think on purpose. Instead we glimpsed into the post-pubescent boys and now new friends of another gender planning something, just as the world is being taken over by giant squid creatures from the upside down.

Not viewed at all? Mike's mom and dad. Barb..

Forgive me…


Yes, indeed.. a hurricane-ish type storm is about to hit Ireland..

Hurricane Ophelia is the 10th consecutive hurricane to form in the Atlantic basin this year. According to University of Miami hurricane expert Brian McNoldy, the last time ten consecutive storms became a hurricane was 1893. While a very interesting factoid, the "elephant in the room" is that Ophelia is headed to Ireland. It is rare, but not unprecedented.

There are a few interesting things about this.. First off, there have been really rare occasions that storms of this nature made it as far as Ophelia may..

Actually there have been only a handful in the past years since about, oh, 1851..

From 1851 to 2010, only 10 extratropical storms, typically the tail ends of tropical cyclones, have hit within 200 miles (322 kilometers) of Ireland....Hurricane Debbie was the only tropical hurricane to make landfall in that area, clipping the far northwest of the British Isles in 1961.

But this is 2017--the year that mayhem on …


Real news has become surreal.. I find many headlines of our current day to relate back to THE STAND.. I know the comparison is a little fuzzy, and my overdoing it may be annoying to some. But when the strange similarities to me are striking.. The STAND starts in Texas. And in real life Texas is the center stage for the Ebola scare. And even worse, the endless stories of people 'coming back to life' are getting bizarre--though we can assume that parts of Africa cannot truly pinpoint the cause of death, so somene coming back to life is moot: The person probably wasn't dead. At least we hope they weren't.. Though SNOPES can tell us it's a hoax, try to explain the high strangeness of ABC NEWS filming a dead man and suddenly seeing him moving..

Continuing to the real news of the day (though it seems like fiction half of the time), focus is now turning on how Thomas Duncan got inot the United States. The Washington POST is giving us an hour by hour synopsis of what happen…