Author Archives: Mark

About Mark

Author of 'Mirage Men' & 'Far Out' and publisher/editor at Strange Attractor Press.

From the vaults

As preparations get underway for this month’s epic Unknown Fields expedition across the US Southwest, here are a couple of vintage photographs of myself in 1995. The UFO sightings at Yosemite National Park that open Mirage Men occurred a few … Continue reading

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Ebe’s Paranoia

A music video by The Castle, inspired by Mirage Men

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Mirage Men film trailer

[click through to vimeo or it’s on youtube if you have a preference]   Here’s the first trailer for the Mirage Men film, created by mine and John Lundberg’s new partners on the project, Roland Denning and Kypros Kyprianou. Huge … Continue reading

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Behold, the real Men in Black

This footage, and its lively voice over, is what I believe to be the first appearance of the Men in Black (MIBs) on camera. The MIBs of course are the sinister, omniscient silencers who show up to question UFO witnesses … Continue reading

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Coming soon…

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Saucer Country

Saucer Country is a new comic book series written by Paul Cornell, drawn by Ryan Kelly and published by Vertigo. Arcadia Alvarado, the leading Democratic candidate for President of the United States, says she was “abducted by aliens.”As the Mexican-American … Continue reading

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The Abuses of Enchantment

  Here’s a video of a presentation I gave for Dr David Luke’s ‘Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness’ lecture series at London’s October Gallery in February 2011. The talk incorporates and expands upon some of the ideas outlined in Mirage Men. … Continue reading

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