Dr. Robert Bartholomew is a sociologist who studies topics on the margins of science, such as UFOs, Bigfoot and lake monsters. He has also published widely on mass hysteria and social panics including a recent groundbreaking study in The Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine on how social media is spreading mass psychogenic illness. He teaches history at Botany College in Auckland, New Zealand.
In the first half, George Knapp welcomed Air Force insider and former FAA employee, Robert Salas, who offered ample refutation to the Air Force statement: "No UFO reported, investigated and evaluated by the Air Force was ever an indication of threat to our national security." In the latter half, sociologist Robert Bartholomew discussed the weird history of America's counterpart to the Loch Ness Monster, a sea creature called Champ, who's been seen over the years in Lake Champlain. ... More »Host: George Knapp
Author and sociologist Dr. Robert Bartholomew, joined George to discuss his latest book Hoaxes, Myths, and Manias. ... More »Host: George Noory