Remote Viewing Anomalies / Buddy Holly Curse

Hosted byGeorge Noory

Remote Viewing Anomalies / Buddy Holly Curse

About the show

Paul H. Smith served for seven years in the government's Star Gate remote viewing psychic espionage program and is also an expert in the ancient practice of technical dowsing. In the first half, he discussed remote viewing UFOs and anomalous targets, as well as dowsing methods. Remote viewing of UFOs has been used to try and understand the technology behind such mysterious craft, he noted, and recent video footage of the Tic Tac UFOs indicates a technology well beyond our current understanding. Hal Puthoff has suggested that the evidence in the Tic Tac UFO video is particularly compelling, Smith reported, because it's "multi-spectrum"-- combining radar, and various instrumentation, along with pilot testimonies and gun camera footage from the F-18s.

Smith recalled when he and legendary psychic and remote viewer Ingo Swann worked together in 1994 on a project to remote view the far side of the moon, using photos of anomalies on the lunar surface. "There were some really bizarre things that came out of that," he said, including similar sketches and interpretations of a large underground cavern that had been developed and modified by an intelligent entity. Smith sensed occupant(s) in the cavern that may have been machine or AI-based, and this entity was aware of his scanning and displeased about it. Regarding dowsing, he explained that it's not the dowsing rod that locates a target per se, but rather the ideomotor or subconscious movements of the practitioner which guides the tool.


Buddy Holly and The Crickets had appeared at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, along with Ritchie Valens and JP Richardson, known as the Big Bopper. A little past 1:00 am ET on February 3, 1959, a small plane carrying them to their next gig, went down, killing all passengers and the pilot. In the latter half, author and rock and roll historian Susan Masino talked about her research into this event, which became known as "the day the music died." Some believe that a "Buddy Holly Curse," started before that fateful plane crash and continued for years afterward. Many of those who died that night had premonitions or warnings of their deaths, she said. In 1958, record producer Joe Meek had a Tarot card reading in England in which he was told that Buddy Holly would die on February 3. But Holly laughed it off when the producer got around to sharing the warning with him, as early February had already passed, and he didn't think the date could apply for the next year.

Further, Holly's wife had a dream of seeing an explosion in a field, the same night that Buddy had an odd dream involving an airplane. Lending credence to the idea of a curse, Masino recounted the ill-fated turns that befell a variety of musicians and performers who were connected in some way with Holly: Cowboy Copas (who'd done a tour with Holly) was in fatal plane crash with Patsy Cline (1963), a member of The Crickets also died in a plane crash, and Bobby Fuller (who recorded a song by Holly) was found dead and covered in gasoline (1966). Other notables tied to Buddy Holly, who experienced untimely deaths or dire circumstances, included John Lennon, Ricky Nelson, Eddie Cochrane, Keith Moon, Gary Busey, and Phil Spector.

News segment guests: Lauren Weinstein, Steve Kates

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