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Through A Glass Darkly

Through A Glass Darkly

By Sean Patrick Hazlett

Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/sean-patrick-hazlett/subscribe Through A Glass Darkly is where the paranormal meets military science fiction and fact. I interview national security professionals, historians, writers, and other content creators on everything within the current cultural zeitgeist and beyond... My four key areas of interest are: 1) geopolitics; 2) writing; 3) the paranormal, particularly where it intersects with geopolitics and national security; and 4) my journey using this channel and other revenue streams to become financially independent within five years (i.e., by the end of 2026).
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The Weird Fiction of Thomas Ligotti with Jon Padgett

Through A Glass Darkly

Strange UFO and Cryptid Investigations with Ryan Stacey
Strange UFO and Cryptid Investigations with Ryan Stacey
What are the strangest cases Ryan has encountered in his well over 2,800 UFO and abduction investigations in Canada and the US? How are these cases linked? What does he hope to learn by investigating these cases? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with Private UFO and Paranormal Investigator, Ryan Stacey. You can also watch the episode for free here. Links Website Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Biography Ryan Stacey is a private investigator, citizen journalist, active Canadian Disclosure Ufologist and a private paranormal/psychogenic investigator. He is also the creator of the Ultraspectrum Classification System, the founder of The Experiencer Support Association, as well as the podcast host of Beyond The Tin Foil Hat and Uncharted Case Files. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
50:35
January 30, 2023
Conducting Private Investigations on Paranormal Incidents with Ryan Stacey
Conducting Private Investigations on Paranormal Incidents with Ryan Stacey
What commonalities has Ryan uncovered in over 2,800 UFO and abduction investigations in Canada and the US? What percentage of these investigations has Ryan ruled out? What are the most common entities that Ryan has found in this investigations? What are the most common demographics of experiencers? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with Private UFO and Paranormal Investigator, Ryan Stacey. You can also watch the episode for free here. Links Website Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Biography Ryan Stacey is a private investigator, citizen journalist, active Canadian Disclosure Ufologist and a private paranormal/psychogenic investigator. He is also the creator of the Ultraspectrum Classification System, the founder of The Experiencer Support Association, as well as the podcast host of Beyond The Tin Foil Hat and Uncharted Case Files. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
59:27
January 25, 2023
Using Lucid Dreaming to Predict the Future
Using Lucid Dreaming to Predict the Future
How can you use your dreams to predict the future? How can you use dream work to alert yourself to potential problems? How can anyone leverage their dreams to make better life decisions? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with the former director of Project Star Gate, Dale Graff. You can also watch the episode here. Links Website Email: mtnviewer@dalegraff.com Books Tracks in the Psychic Wilderness: An Exploration of Remote Viewing, ESP, Precognitive Dreaming, and Synchronicity River Dreams Biography Dale Graff is a physicist and a former Director of Project STARGATE, the government program that investigated remote viewing phenomena. He has appeared on ABC’s Nightline, Paranormal Borderline, CNN, several TV documentaries on remote viewing, such as A&E’s Psychic Spies program, in the series, THE UNEXPLAINED, Discovery Channel’s documentary on ESP, and several British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) productions, including their Mysteries series. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
32:41
January 23, 2023
Using Strange Facts to Write Even Stranger Fiction with Tim Powers
Using Strange Facts to Write Even Stranger Fiction with Tim Powers
Did an engineer discover a maze of tunnels left by an ancient civilization of lizard people as reported by the Los Angeles Times in 1934? What is Big Rock, and why is it significant to the UFO community? How does Tim use such writing prompts to create award-winning fiction? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with award-winning writer, Tim Powers.. You can also watch the episode here. Links Facebook Books Alternate Routes (Vickery and Castine Series Book 1) Forced Perspectives (Vickery and Castine Series Book 2) Stolen Skies (Vickery and Castine Series Book 3) Biography Tim Powers won the World Fantasy Award twice for his critically acclaimed novels Last Call and Declare. Declare also received the International Horror Guild Award. His novel On Stranger Tides was sold to Disney for the movie franchise installment Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. His book The Anubis Gates won the Philip K. Dick Award and is considered a modern science fiction classic and a progenitor of the steampunk genre. Powers won the Dick Award again for straight science fiction post-apocalypse novel Dinner at Deviant’s Palace. Powers grew up in Southern California and studied English at Cal State Fullerton, where he met renowned science fiction author Philip K. Dick, who became a close friend and mentor. Powers is a practicing Catholic who claims “Stories are more effective, and more truly represent the writer’s actual convictions, when they manifest themselves without the writer's conscious assistance. I concern myself with my plots, but I let my subconscious worry about my themes.” Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
41:45
January 18, 2023
 Managing Project STAR GATE with Dale Graff
Managing Project STAR GATE with Dale Graff
How did Dale Graff come to be director of the esoteric STAR GATE Program after spending the first part of his career as a hard science technical intelligence analyst? What is the scientific basis for remote viewing? How does it work? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with the former director of Project Star Gate, Dale Graff. You can also watch the episode here. Links Website Email: mtnviewer@dalegraff.com Books Tracks in the Psychic Wilderness: An Exploration of Remote Viewing, ESP, Precognitive Dreaming, and Synchronicity River Dreams Biography Dale Graff is a physicist and a former Director of Project STARGATE, the government program that investigated remote viewing phenomena. He has appeared on ABC’s Nightline, Paranormal Borderline, CNN, several TV documentaries on remote viewing, such as A&E’s Psychic Spies program, in the series, THE UNEXPLAINED, Discovery Channel’s documentary on ESP, and several British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) productions, including their Mysteries series. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
01:13:55
January 16, 2023
How to Use ESP for Better Decision-Making with Angela Ford
How to Use ESP for Better Decision-Making with Angela Ford
How does Angela use her ESP abilities in her daily life? Can psychics use their abilities to provide answers in their own personal lives? Can readings involve a lot of drama? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with remote viewing and channeling intelligence analyst, and UFO experiencer, Angela Ford. You can also watch the episode here. Links Email: fordangela04@gmail.com Biography Angela Ford was a member of the US Army's remote viewing unit at Fort Meade, Maryland, from 1986 to 1995. As part of the Star Gate special access program, she used both channeling / automatic writing and extended remote viewing to gather intelligence in drug interdiction, during the Iran hostage crisis, and to locate Libya's chemical weapons, among other successful intelligence operations. In 2015, she travelled to Russia with physicist Edwin May to meet her old Cold War adversaries there. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
28:55
January 11, 2023
The Secret Washington Meeting Place for UFO Experiencers with Angela Ford
The Secret Washington Meeting Place for UFO Experiencers with Angela Ford
What secret apartment became a meeting place for UFO experiencers? What other ET contact has Angela experienced? How could it be related to the alleged 1965 Kecksburg UFO crash? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with remote viewing and channeling intelligence analyst, and UFO experiencer, Angela Ford. You can also watch the episode here. Links Email: fordangela04@gmail.com Biography Angela Ford was a member of the US Army's remote viewing unit at Fort Meade, Maryland, from 1986 to 1995. As part of the Star Gate special access program, she used both channeling / automatic writing and extended remote viewing to gather intelligence in drug interdiction, during the Iran hostage crisis, and to locate Libya's chemical weapons, among other successful intelligence operations. In 2015, she travelled to Russia with physicist Edwin May to meet her old Cold War adversaries there. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
24:21
January 09, 2023
The Paranormal Visions of Philip K. Dick and the Allure of the Occult with Tim Powers
The Paranormal Visions of Philip K. Dick and the Allure of the Occult with Tim Powers
How did Philip K. Dick use the I Ching? Only 6 people in history knew this secret, and they all died within 24 hours of learning it: what was it? Why is Tim terrified of Ouija Boards and Tarot Cards, yet also fascinated by them? How does Tim use the paranormal to inspire his writing? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with award-winning writer, Tim Powers. You can also watch the episode here. Links Facebook Books Alternate Routes (Vickery and Castine Series Book 1) Forced Perspectives (Vickery and Castine Series Book 2) Stolen Skies (Vickery and Castine Series Book 3) Biography Tim Powers won the World Fantasy Award twice for his critically acclaimed novels Last Call and Declare. Declare also received the International Horror Guild Award. His novel On Stranger Tides was sold to Disney for the movie franchise installment Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. His book The Anubis Gates won the Philip K. Dick Award and is considered a modern science fiction classic and a progenitor of the steampunk genre. Powers won the Dick Award again for straight science fiction post-apocalypse novel Dinner at Deviant’s Palace. Powers grew up in Southern California and studied English at Cal State Fullerton, where he met renowned science fiction author Philip K. Dick, who became a close friend and mentor. Powers is a practicing Catholic who claims “Stories are more effective, and more truly represent the writer’s actual convictions, when they manifest themselves without the writer's conscious assistance. I concern myself with my plots, but I let my subconscious worry about my themes.” Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2023 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
40:38
January 04, 2023
Skinwalkers at the Pentagon with Dr. Colm Kelleher
Skinwalkers at the Pentagon with Dr. Colm Kelleher
How is the hitchhiker effect virus transmitted? Why does the Skinwalker Ranch phenomena target warriors? Did the research team investigate the impact of infrasound on human perception as part of its experiments at Skinwalker Ranch? Did NIDS or DIA ever remote view the ranch? What is the leading theory of what is causing the phenomena? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with former NIDS and DIA-affiliated biochemist, Dr. Colm Kelleher. You can also watch the episode here. Links LinkedIn Books Skinwalkers at the Pentagon Hunt for the Skinwalker Brain Trust: The Hidden Connection Between Mad Cow and Misdiagnosed Alzheimer's Disease Biography Since obtaining his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Dublin Trinity College, Colm Kelleher has spent 35 years of his working life in a wide variety of diverse careers. Between 1996-2004, Kelleher led the National Institute for Discovery Science (NIDS) team on Skinwalker Ranch. In 2008 Kelleher became deputy administrator of Bigelow Aerospace Advanced Space Studies (BAASS) where he led the day-to-day operations in executing the AAWSAP contract with the DIA. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
49:13
January 02, 2023
How to Discover for Yourself Whether ETs Exist with Preston Dennett and Dolly Safran
How to Discover for Yourself Whether ETs Exist with Preston Dennett and Dolly Safran
Why isn't disclosure coming? Independent of a government that deliberately keeps us in the dark, what can we do personally to find out for ourselves whether UFOs exist? What can we do to cultivate direct contact with off-world intelligences? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with UFO researcher and writer, Preston Dennett and contactee, Dolly Safran. You can also watch the episode here. Links Website YouTube Channel Twitter Books Symmetry: A True UFO Adventure Onboard UFO Encounters: True Accounts of Contact with Extraterrestrials The Healing Power of UFOs: 300 True Accounts of People Healed by Extraterrestrials Inside UFOs: True Accounts of Contact with Extraterrestrials Schoolyard UFO Encounters: 100 True Accounts One in Forty - The UFO Epidemic: True Accounts of Close Encounters with UFO's Biography Preston Dennett began investigating UFOs and the paranormal in 1986 when he discovered that his family, friends and co-workers were having dramatic unexplained encounters. Since then, he has interviewed hundreds of witnesses and investigated a wide variety of paranormal phenomena. He is a field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), a ghost hunter, a paranormal researcher, and the author of 29 books and more than 100 articles about UFOs and the paranormal. His articles have appeared in numerous magazines including Fate, Atlantis Rising, MUFON UFO Journal, Nexus, and Paranormal Magazine, among others. His writing has been translated into several different languages including German, Portuguese, French, Russian, and Icelandic. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs. His research has been presented in the L.A. Times, the L.A. Daily News, the Dallas Morning News and other newspapers. Dolly Safran has had lifelong experiences with the extraterrestrials. For most of her life, Dolly has kept her encounters a complete secret. But now, she has agreed to come forward and tell the world the truth about the UFO presence on our planet. Her story is featured in Preston Dennett's new book Symmetry: A True UFO Adventure. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien   Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
01:13:44
December 28, 2022
How the Pentagon Used Channeling to Gather Intelligence with Angela Ford
How the Pentagon Used Channeling to Gather Intelligence with Angela Ford
Did the Pentagon use channeling to gain valuable intelligence? How did the Pentagon do it? What resistance did the Pentagon's channelers receive from traditional military culture? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with remote viewing and channeling intelligence analyst, Angela Ford. You can also watch the episode here. Links Email: fordangela04@gmail.com Biography Angela Ford was a member of the US Army's remote viewing unit at Fort Meade, Maryland, from 1986 to 1995. As part of the Star Gate special access program, she used both channeling / automatic writing and extended remote viewing to gather intelligence in drug interdiction, during the Iran hostage crisis, and to locate Libya's chemical weapons, among other successful intelligence operations. In 2015, she travelled to Russia with physicist Edwin May to meet her old Cold War adversaries there. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
48:06
December 26, 2022
A UFO Sighting and Psychokinetic Incidents with Jon Padgett
A UFO Sighting and Psychokinetic Incidents with Jon Padgett
When did Jon first start experiencing psychokinetic events? Were these events related to a UFO sighting he had in the early 1980s? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with writer and editor, Jon Padgett. You can also watch the episode here. Links Website Journal Website Ligotti Online Twitter Books The Secret of Ventriloquism Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe (Audio) Biography Jon Padgett is a professional–though lapsed–ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans. He is the Editor-In-Chief of Grimscribe Press, which publishes Vastarien: A Literary Journal, a source of critical study and creative response to the work of Thomas Ligotti. Padgett’s first short story collection, The Secret of Ventriloquism, was named the Best Fiction Book of the Year by Rue Morgue Magazine. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
37:12
December 21, 2022
What Are Shadow People? (with Preston Dennett and Dolly Safran)
What Are Shadow People? (with Preston Dennett and Dolly Safran)
What are shadow people? Are they a symptom of sleep paralysis? Demons? Aliens? 2D beings? Men in black? Or something else entirely? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with UFO researcher and writer, Preston Dennett and contactee, Dolly Safran. You can also watch the episode here. Links Website YouTube Channel Twitter Books Symmetry: A True UFO Adventure Onboard UFO Encounters: True Accounts of Contact with Extraterrestrials The Healing Power of UFOs: 300 True Accounts of People Healed by Extraterrestrials Inside UFOs: True Accounts of Contact with Extraterrestrials Schoolyard UFO Encounters: 100 True Accounts One in Forty - The UFO Epidemic: True Accounts of Close Encounters with UFO's Biography Preston Dennett began investigating UFOs and the paranormal in 1986 when he discovered that his family, friends and co-workers were having dramatic unexplained encounters. Since then, he has interviewed hundreds of witnesses and investigated a wide variety of paranormal phenomena. He is a field investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), a ghost hunter, a paranormal researcher, and the author of 29 books and more than 100 articles about UFOs and the paranormal. His articles have appeared in numerous magazines including Fate, Atlantis Rising, MUFON UFO Journal, Nexus, and Paranormal Magazine, among others. His writing has been translated into several different languages including German, Portuguese, French, Russian, and Icelandic. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs. His research has been presented in the L.A. Times, the L.A. Daily News, the Dallas Morning News and other newspapers. Dolly Safran has had lifelong experiences with the extraterrestrials. For most of her life, Dolly has kept her encounters a complete secret. But now, she has agreed to come forward and tell the world the truth about the UFO presence on our planet. Her story is featured in Preston Dennett's new book Symmetry: A True UFO Adventure. Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books Weird World War III Weird World War IV Hell’s Well Alien   Abattoir and Other Stories Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio) T he Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert Copyright © 2022 Through a Glass Darkly. All rights reserved.
49:58
December 19, 2022
Why Don't Remote Viewers Always Win the Lottery? (with Daz Smith)