This week on The Gralien Report Podcast… all things weird are in abundance. Was Tolkien’s Gandalf a lame wizard? We allowed our listenership to determine the consensus, in preparation for Peter Jackson’s prequel to The Lord of the Rings, appearing in theaters this weekend. Also on the agenda (and of more serious importance), the National Intelligence Committee discusses the the implications of transhumanism over the next two decades, and the gang discusses the criteria for the scientific study of strange phenomena.

The Gralien Report Podcast for December 11, 2012

And of course for those who want to read along, we’ve included the weekly snark-session known around these parts as show notes for the inquisitive listener (come on, isn’t that why we produce this show for you in audio-format)? 😉

One of our listeners, John, submitted this fine video: Hadals on Ice: The Musical

Medvedev dishes on alien life

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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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