Posted November 19th, 2011 by Murray By Moonlight
Filed under: That Pop Cult Thing, The Truth Is Less Strange Than Fiction
Tags: entertainment, mass hysteria, not of this world, radio
There’s an interesting article on the BBC News site that discusses the hysteria that is often claimed to have swept across America in 1938, during the live radio broadcast of HG Wells’s War Of The Worlds.
According to the article, some people did react to the broadcast with fear, however time has inflated these numbers to nothing less than mythic proportions.
Posted June 7th, 2009 by Murray By Moonlight
Filed under: Would You Believe...?
Tags: not of this world, paranormal, popular beliefs, tragedies
I guess it was inevitable that a tragedy such as the loss of Air France 447 under mysterious circumstances would spark an interest in other stories of planes and vessels that have also been lost or disappeared without explanation.
It came as no surprise, then, that a quick Google search this morning for "Air France 447 Bermuda Triangle" turned up a number of hits, including some from reputable news sources.
Of course, many of these posts and articles are simply drawing a comparison between the mystery of Air France 447′s crash and other famous aircraft losses, including those that happened within the region of the Atlantic Ocean known to us today as the Bermuda Triangle .
But there are other sites drawing more than a casual connection between the tragedy of Air France 447 and the shadowy forces some believe to be behind the Triangle’s history of loss and disaster.
Which left me wondering — is there anything really to the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle? Read the rest of this entry »
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