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Midnight miracle: Art Bell's very organic show has become a must listen-to program

I read a article yesterday, one also posted by Art Bell, about fans of the talk radio show host joining together through social networking to do advertising on his behalf.The way that Bell has regained his notoriety and fame has become quite an organic and real process.

 A few years ago, a post was entered onto, then Coastgab. The poster said “Art Bell Quits Coast” on the forum, and the thread became a multi-year drama.  

 Bell quit Coast to Coast AM and Premiere. This website, the HORROR REPORT, has documented the long process from George Noory telling Bell fans that “he’s done folks” to Bell’s return to Sirius and then quit exit. And now speedy return (2 years delayed because of the Sirius non compete) to the netwaves and airwaves.

 And now, what exists after all of this time, is a nightly-must-listen.

Bell keeps listeners’ attention with his style of broadcasting. Listening to him gives you the feeling that nothing much has changed since the 1990s—Bell is as good as ever.

 If you’re not listening to Midnight in the Desert, you’re missing out not only on great radio but also enlightening conversation. Unscripted as well.. No cue cards. No product placements.. no corporate-style broadcasts with multi-commercials purposely placed to dissuade deep conversation over the air.

 Just this week, a series of amazing shows were broadcast, including last night with Kevin Mitnick, a famed hacker who brushed with the FBI multiple times, Tess Gerritsen, the REAL author of GRAVITY, a person claiming to having a recording of Bigfoot, a professor speaking about the potential scientific realities of time travel, and an open lines forum with a special phone number for people claiming they married an alien. All in a week.. all on streamed and saved for paying ‘time travelers.’

I have written before and will say it again: The Sirius stint seemed to feature a touchy Art Bell. Who can forget his long friendship with Nostradamus expert John Hogue going sour over the air during one of his Dark Matter programs?

 This time, Bell is having fun. He’s being natural, he’s calm and collective, and he’s letting it all just happen.

 Sure, there was the recent exit of his newsman in dramatic fashion—Facebook becomes a source of gossip not only for high schoolers but also radio employees, as we saw with Leo Ashcraft. 

 Midnight in the Desert is just fun.

Upcoming will be a Halloween show.  

The last two times Bell left the air was after a Halloween show, in 2010 and 2013.  

If we make it through October, Midnight will survive.

 So three cheers for an amazing show!

And with the amazing nature of the Midnight show, let’s all sit back and listen, and hope there’s many more Halloween shows to come.




The Detroit boom: A friend visits from a trip 28,000 miles per house

This is the AP news brief on the meteor and earthquake in Detroit January 16:
DETROIT (AP) — Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor.  The American Meteor Society says it received hundreds of reports of a fireball Tuesday night over the state, including many in the Detroit area. Reports also came in from several other states and Ontario, Canada.Some Michigan residents reported their homes shaking.  The society says the reports suggest a space rock penetrated deep into the Earth’s atmosphere before it broke apart. The U.S. Geological Service says it registered as a 2.0 magnitude earthquake in Michigan. Bill Cooke with NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office tells The Detroit News it was “definitely a meteoroid” and a rare sight for Michigan.Other states where people reported seeing a fireball included Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Missouri.
More information now being revealed.. CBS in Detroit reported that NASA said the mete…


USGS confirms meteor occurred around 811pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake. The very bright fireball illuminated the sky over Michigan, US on January 16, 2018 and was followed by a sonic boom reported several miles away. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 356 witness reports from Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio as well as from Ontario in Canada.

50 people reported concurrent sound associated with the event and 114 delayed. Reports are still coming in..

HEATHER WADE ROCKS MIDNIGHT: Ultra Top Secret: Assessment of Situation / Statement on Position on UFOs

HEATHER WADE ROCKS MIDNIGHT: Ultra Top Secret: Assessment of Situation / Statement on Position on UFOs: Last night before the daily broadcast of MIDNIGHT IN THE DESERT began, Art Bell posted a Facebook message that breaking news could occur on the program.. Host Heather Wade followed up with a ‘brace for it’ message.When the intro music finally ended, Wade waded deep into the Men In Black danger zone: Revealed though her radio broadcast and now on the Midnight in the Desert page ( are secret documents said to be given to Wade by a trusted source..Stanton Friedman, an expert in the UFO community who goes back decades in research, told Art Bell that the documents now downloadable are all new pieces of information.. and even more, that they prove government knowledge of different types of extra-terrestrial beings. Even that we truly did recover bodies..Bombshell stuff if it proves true.
And speaking of that.. the MIDNIGHT page still has a caveat to the breaking news…


I am completely terrified, enthralled, and perplexed by the DEAR DAVID Twitter stream being penned by New York writer Adam Ellis. He is known on Twitter as Moby_Dickhead.  And suddenly he is captivating publications all over the world..

It began in August. He said he had a dream about a boy with half of a head.. He said his apartment in NYC was being haunted by a dead boy. . . At some point he learned that the boy's name was David. Dear David, actually. And you could only ask him two questions. If you asked a third, he would desire to kill you.

Adam Ellis asked a third..

And the rest became a Twitter stream of nightmare potential.

His cats got involved, as he

Just last week he revealed this photograph, which he said shows Dear David staring at him from across his bedroom:

The last update was last week. Nothing since then.

There are currently 559,000 or so followers who have been watching the accounts of Moby Dickhead. Waiting for another enthralling update.. waiting for another ph…

Art Bell speaks!

And he no longer wants to have his name even associated with Coast to Coast AM..

Here's a screen cap from his Facebook page tonight, only moments ago, in which he exposed yet more feelings about the program:

For months now Art Bell has sent out cryptic messages through his Facebook page about how he wants to be disassociated from the late-night radio show..

Last night George Noory hosted Ghost to Ghost a.m., something Arbel started years ago.

One comment from a friend of Art Bell asked 'why not do a show' of his own. Bell responded in kind:

He said, "It's not that I want to do a show, it is that Coast has gone so far down the drain that I wish my name was not associated with it. I asked them to stop the Saturday Broadcasts of my old shows but so far they refuse."

Interesting developments continue with Mr. Bell.

It appears he is enjoying his show-free retirement, but something seemingly is breaking his heart about what has happened to the once beloved late ni…