A Place to Stand — Introductory Remarks

In view of the interest my Coast to Coast AM appearance seems to have generated, I thought I’d post the Introductory Remarks from the book, to give people a taste:

Introductory Remarks

My friend Gordon Phinn sent me a YouTube recording of himself channeling John F. Kennedy. Watching Gordon balance between worlds, I could sense by my reactions how my own work must strike many others. I did not doubt Gordon’s sincerity, not his experience, nor his acquired skill, but at the same time, I couldn’t help wonder how much of the message was from Gordon’s own mind, “filling in the blanks,” as it were.

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Coast to Coast

Just finished my third program with George Noory. He’s always a generous host, and tries to help the guest get his points across. Seems like he’s a good friend of the Monroe Institute, too — he has had a lot of TMI-connected guests over the years. My only regret is that we somehow neglected to tell people that the book A Place to Stand is available on Amazon!

Coast to Coast AM, next month

Okay, we’re going to do it all again

Gearing up for radio interviews for Afterlife Conversations with Hemingway, as we did last year for The Cosmic Internet.

The biggest show is Coast to Coast AM with George Noory. That show really helped last year. The show’s producer and I talked today and she scheduled me for Thursday October 11, 1 a.m. to 3 a.m., eastern time. (That’s Wednesday October 10, 10 p.m. to midnight, Pacific time.)

Details, and periodic updates, right here, courtesy of my good friend Rich Spees.

 

Watching the bounce

Ever since I appeared on Coast to Coast AM on June 1, I have been looking in at Amazon to see the size and duration of any boost in sales attributable to the show. I’m interested not only in The Cosmic Internet, but my earlier books, as well: The Sphere and the Hologram, Muddy Tracks, Babe in the Woods, and Messenger. (A sixth book, Chasing Smallwood, isn’t listed with Amazon.)

As you no doubt know, the lower the number, the better a book is selling. As I learned years ago when I was with Hampton Roads, though, the fact that a book falls even hundreds of thousands in the rankings doesn’t mean you sold more than a couple of books! Anyway, it’s sort of fascinating to watch. One thing, clearly, that one appearance gave a strong boost to my other books.

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Questions from listeners

The Coast to Coast AM radio interview with George Noory led  a couple of people a send questions that I will try to answer here.

1. Coincidence v. free choice

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Behind the scenes

My good and long-time friend Rich Spees of Spees Design sent me an email this morning at 6, when he was sure that the influx of site visitors from the Coast to Coast AM program had been handled without incident. He said, in part :

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Sleepy Night Owl

The last time I did any talk radio was ten years ago, when I was promoting Muddy Tracks. Doing “Coast to Coast AM” this morning was very interesting, showing me :

1) I’m not as young as I used to be! Staying up from about 1 a.m. has taken it out of me, though it will be a while before I am able to sleep.

2)  George Noory is a nice guy, just like Alex Merklinger and the others I interacted with in 2001.

3) The show has tremendous draw. The Cosmic Internet was down to 7,044 at 6 a.m., better than any of my other books has ever done.

4) Radio would be a great place for someone with ADHD! Although we spoke on and off for the better part of three hours, the interruptions caused by commercial breaks made it feel like George and I never got finished with any one topic.

5) People’s awareness has advanced a lot in ten years, judging from the questions. Good thing!