Conspiracy Theories

Coronavirus conspiracy theories are heating up, but is the internet really the enemy?

In the past few months we’ve heard some pretty wild and sinister claims about the coronavirus pandemic. 5G towers are spreading COVID-19. China deliberately concocted COVID-19 in a lab. Bill Gates is planning to use an eventual coronavirus vaccine to plant microchips in us all. Mandatory face masks are part of a ‘deep state’ plot… Continue reading Coronavirus conspiracy theories are heating up, but is the internet really the enemy?

Conspiracy Theories, Historical Mysteries, Unsolved Mysteries

JFK’s missing brain: did the people protecting the grassy knoll shooter steal it?

No joke. Sometime after the autopsy of assassinated president John F. Kennedy, someone nicked his brain. And it’s been missing ever since. I did quite a bit of digging on this one, half-convinced the missing brain story was a fiction or hoax that had been re-reported as fact in mainstream media, thereby becoming an urban… Continue reading JFK’s missing brain: did the people protecting the grassy knoll shooter steal it?

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, Unsolved Mysteries

Oswald and the KGB — shock revelations in the JFK files

The truth is out. The long-awaited JFK files are here and reveal that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. There really was a second shooter, firing from the grassy knoll. And as many of us have thought for decades, we finally know that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as a result of a… Continue reading Oswald and the KGB — shock revelations in the JFK files

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing

My story “The Babushka Lady” will be published in time travel anthology “The Chronos Chronicles” later in 2017!

I'm super-pleased to announce that my short story, The Babushka Lady, will be published later this year! It's been selected to appear in a time travel-themed anthology called The Chronos Chronicles, due for print and electronic publication by Indie Authors Press in spring/summer 2017. The Babushka Lady is the latest of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be accepted… Continue reading My story “The Babushka Lady” will be published in time travel anthology “The Chronos Chronicles” later in 2017!

Conspiracy Theories, Interviews

Talking conspiracies with rock band Credo – Jimmy Savile, Marilyn Monroe and the Princess Diana crash

This month I interviewed Mark Colton, lead singer of progressive rock band Credo, about my favourite song of theirs, Conspiracy (MCF). Not only is the 10-minute piece a prog rock tour de force, its lyrics are an intriguing study of conspiracy theorists, making reference to some of the most famous conspiracy claims of our time...… Continue reading Talking conspiracies with rock band Credo – Jimmy Savile, Marilyn Monroe and the Princess Diana crash

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups

Babushka Lady and Umbrella Man – the enduring mystery of the unidentified JFK witnesses

The assassination of JFK is the United States' most notorious and widely believed conspiracy theory. Numerous questions, suspicions and coincidences surround that fateful day, including several mysterious witnesses that were caught on film and still haven’t been identified... Polls have shown that the majority of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act… Continue reading Babushka Lady and Umbrella Man – the enduring mystery of the unidentified JFK witnesses

Conspiracy Theories, TV Reviews, UFOs

TV Review – Dark Skies

In an extra blog for this week, I’m reviewing Dark Skies, a conspiracy theory-based sci-fi series from the 90s, which followed in the footsteps of The X Files but was cancelled before its time. Spoilers ahead. I try to avoid cancelled TV shows unless I know they’ve ended properly, which often means waiting for a show… Continue reading TV Review – Dark Skies

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups

Sceptics or nuts? A brief look at why people believe in conspiracy theories

From correctly believing that President Nixon and his administration were covering up the Watergate burglary, to thinking the world is under the control of lizard people from outer space... Where does rational thought end and lunacy begin? Recent polls show that 50% of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. Mobile phones are causing cancer, but large… Continue reading Sceptics or nuts? A brief look at why people believe in conspiracy theories