This week on The Gralien Report, a mystery man found wandering streets of Polish town has many guessing about his identity, since he’s an amnesiac, and apparently only speaks English. Elsewhere, giant caves on the moon may one day shelter human cities, and an ‘Eerie’ smoke ring filmed over Kazakhstan has been turning heads.

But the real discussion of the hour has to do with Bryan Sykes, and his latest claims about ‘Zana,’ a purported “ape woman” from the 1890s, who he thinks may have been Yeti.  Sykes’ forthcoming book will supposedly offer “the first scientific evidence” of the survival of “ape men”… but should we be skeptical? Regardless, this discussion has Micah thinking about Hypertrichosis and “Real Life Werewolves”… as well as how famous cases of this rare condition might help us learn about how humans could resemble a “Bigfoot”.

Then in hour two, Nick Redfern joins us to set the stage for a discussion on Scientology, in which Aliester Crowley, Jack Parsons, and the founding of the JPL all fit into the strange occult underpinnings of the bizarre Scientology religion (in fact, click here for more on the strangely true link between Scientology, the Jet Propulsion Lab, and Occult Sorcery).

Actress Leah Rimini was shunned by Scientology for questioning Tom Cruise’s “weird” relationships, but she wasn’t the only one… and Scientology’s treatment of celebrities is hardly the most bizarre aspect of their operation…  for instance, consider the time they carried out the single largest infiltration of American government in history.

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Author: Micah Hanks

Micah Hanks is a writer, researcher, and podcaster. His interests include areas of history, science, archaeology, philosophy, and the study of anomalous phenomena in nature. He can be reached at

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