UPCOMING TALKS BY STEAMSHOVEL'S KENN THOMAS
Kenn Thomas makes the following appearances in the
Kenn Thomas to appear at Second Annual Alternative Research Community conference
August 28-29, 2010
Held at the Chapel Arts Centre, the event takes place in the very heart of the city of Bath, UK on a bank holiday weekend - the 28th and 29th August.
Kenn Thomas will speak on
WILHELM REICH, JFK, MAURY ISLAND and the PARAPOLITICS of UFOLOGY
*** Kenn Thomas has promoted alternative points of view since the founding of his conspiracy magazine, Steamshovel Press, in the late 1980s.
His mentors and teachers have included such alternative thinkers as the psychedelic psychologist Tim Leary and the Beat literary figures William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg.
Kenn has concentrated on the study and promotion of 'parapolitics' - those hidden and covered up activities that exert enormous sway over public life but have little or no public accountability.
"JFK's 1960 election is an example of a public political event," says Kenn, "The conspiracy that ended in his assassination in 1963 is a parapolitical event - and we've had half a century trying to integrate just that one into the kind of open, democratic culture to which most aspire."
He will demonstrate that it's less 'conspiracy theory' and more the kind of authentic public discourse the media fails daily to provide; reviewing the history of important dissenting personalities such as Wilhelm Reich, and showing how the UFO subculture remains a vital voice of dissent despite fifty years of ridicule.
After Reich, Kenn traces the links between the intelligence world and the ufological subculture via the Maury Island incident, a 1947 UFO event that involved people later subpoenaed as part of Jim Garrison's JFK investigations.
At the root of this is an alternative point of view, 'alternative' to the media fantasy and denial narrative of the common consensus. Discover the shocking, awful truth about the past half century of conspiratorial skull-duggery!
A new interview with Kenn Thomas appears at:
Thomas will be lecturing at these conferences:
RetroCon, at the Integretron in the Mojave,
Landers,CA, April 26 and 27:
(topics include Maury Island UFO and Jack Kirby, Conspiracy Theorist)
Beyond Knowledge in Liverpool, England, May 3 - 4:
(topics include Maury Island and Wilhelm Reich)
CONSPIRACY CON 7
The Premiere Conspiracy Event in the country
returns for its 7th year on May 26 & 27, 2007
at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, CA
Join 10 of the most controversial speakers in the
world for yet another mind-blowing weekend
of hidden knowledge and truth that will set you free!
G. Edward Griffin
A CONSPIRATORIAL VIEW OF HISTORY AS
DESCRIBED BY THE CONSPIRATORS THEMSELVES
Dr. Leonard Horowitz
LOVE: THE REAL DA VINCI CODE
Joe Bannister (IRS Whistleblower)
FAVORED FED TO "ENEMY OF THE STATE"
IN TWO YEARS FLAT
E.T. INTERVENTIONS AND CONTROL
OF THE HUMAN ENVIRONMENT
"9-11" FLASHES, PODS AND THE
ON PLANET EARTH
THE INCOME TAX HOAX!
THE REPTILIAN AGENDA
Jerry E. Smith
Ashley Mote (Member European Parliament)
THE DANGEROUS SECRET HEART OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Author & Researcher, Robert Perala
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
* * *
FOR MORE INFO:
phone: (209) 832-0999
Steamshovel editor Kenn Thomas has an interview about various
parapolitical topics that will broadcast at http://www.theparacast.com on February
Steamshovel editor Kenn Thomas will be at this event:
Join Together at the Robert Anton Wilson Cosmic Meme-Orial & Lasagna
Hail Eris! All Hail Bob!
Celebrate the life, work and continued multi-dimensionality of Robert
Anton Wilson by joining us in a giant, jammin' Translation Celebration
and 8th Circuit Soiree!
. Reconnect with old friends. Make new, like-minded friends. Share
ideas. Exchange email addresses. (It's like the Internet, only in
. Be a part of Bob's Raucous Processionary Send-Off as his ashes sail
out of the cove and rejoin his beloved's in the Pacific!
. Watch continuous video clips of RAW from Deepleaf Production's "Maybe
Logic" documentary and from his numerous Trajectories videos.
. Expand your mind (and your tummy) with hors d'ourvres, soft drinks,
and a cash bar.
. Expand your neighbors' minds by sharing remembrances and anecdotes at
the open mic! (Brevity and levity are appreciated!)
. Mingle, nosh, remember, appreciate, celebrate!
. And above all, Keep the Lasagna Flying!
Where: The Cocoanut Grove, on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa
When: Sunday, February 18, 2007
Time: 1 - 6 PM
Tickets: $23 each
Limited number available! To purchase tickets, or for additional
information, click here:
Q: How can I help kick out the jams?
A: Contribute to the media presentation. Forward photos of Bob or other
creative visual remembrances that relate to RAW and his work. Your
images will be included in a projected media presentation for all to
enjoy. Please email your .jpegs (600 dpi) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later
than February 11th. Please consider contributing even if you can't be
there in person.
Q: Is it always sunny in California?
A: Not in February, Chester. It's winter, and it can get DANG cold at
the ocean. If you plan to play outside, dress for CHILLY weather and
you will be fine and toasty.
Q: I'm coming from a long way away. Can I crash at your place?
A: Umm... not really. Click here to search for lodging in Santa Cruz
Q: I'm sorry...I spaced. Where did you say this was again?
A: The Cocoanut Grove is a famous ballroom attached to the Santa Cruz,
CA, Beach Boardwalk (which is celebrating its centennial this year).
Boardwalk arcades and amusement park rides (including the Giant Dipper,
regularly voted one of America's Top 10 Rollercoasters) are open from
11am to 6pm Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the President's Day
All Hail Thomas Jefferson! Impeach Bush!
Q: So what is there to do before/after the ceremony?
A: If you've never communed with the redwoods, visit Henry Cowell
Redwoods State Park, just minutes up the road! Or enjoy one of Santa
Cruz's fine restaurants (Bob loved the Golden Buddha in Soquel, for
instance). Click here to search for more activities in Santa Cruz
The new Kenn Thomas interview is available at:
You can either listen to it from the page or download it as an mp3 or podcast.
Kenn Thomas speaks on Alternative Media to the Phi
Alpha Theta History Honors Society on October 30, 2006
in Century Room A at the Millennium Center of the
University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Check out Kenn Thomas article on Fred Crisman in the
latest (9/06) issue of FATE Magazine:
Although not speaking, Steamshovel editor Kenn Thomas
will be attending
the following lecture and recommends it to all:
15th Annual International UFO Congress
Convention & Film Festival
February 26 - March 4, 2006
SATURDAY - MARCH 4
10:15 - 11:30AM
PETER ROBBINS (U.K.)
Orgone Energy, Wilhelm Reich and UFOs:
What were the scientific dynamics behind
alteration of weather fronts? What part did the Air
Force play in his
undoing? What were the specifics of his 1940-44
contacts with Albert
Einstein? Was MJ-12 involved in his death? Peter
Robbins has spent years
investigating this story and addressing these questions
ANCIENT SCIENCE & MODERN SECRETS CONFERENCE
MAY 5, 6 & 7 2006
A three-day gala event in Kempton, Illinois
David Hatcher Childress:
Atlantis, Mu & the Power System of the Gods
The Oracle of the Illuminati
The SS Brotherhood of the Bell & the Reich of the Black Sun
Evidence of Ancient Machining
Parapolitics and Modern Conspiracy
The Spear of Destiny in History & Legend
Nikola Tesla & the Wonder of the Worlds
and more discussion between speakers and other special
The conference will be hosted by Adventures Unlimited
and the World
Explorers Club in beautiful, downtown Kempton,
Illinois. The One
Adventure Place building houses the Adventures
Unlimited Bookstore as
well as the catalog sales division. Across the street
is the Peppermill
Restaurant and Sgt. Pepper's Bar & Grill. Kempton is
located in northern
Illinois about 65 miles from Chicago's major airports.
$90 for complete conference before April 1, 2004. $100
$45 for a.m presentations only (includes lunch). $50
after April 1.
$60 for p.m. presentations only (includes dinner). $65
after April 1.
$25 per any session (excluding any meals).
Drinks and tipping are extra. The bar is a cash bar.
Accommodations are not included in the conference fee.
can be found at several bed and breakfast
establishments in Kempton and
Stelle (an "intentional community" five miles from
Kempton). Motels are
located in Dwight, Kankakee and other nearby towns
(about 15 to 25
minutes away). Call 1-815-253-9000 to book a room at
the B&B's (they
fill up early).
Schedule of Events:
Day 1 FRIDAY May 5
Welcome to Kempton, Adventures Unlimited and The World
5:00 pm-10:00 pm: Conference Cocktail Party at the
Bookstore, 301 Main Street (One Adventure Place). Free
drinks & hors
10:00-1:00: Cash bar at Sgt. Pepper's Bar & Grill.
Day 2 SATURDAY May 6
9:00 am: Gather at the American Legion Hall for
9:15-10:15: Nikola Tesla, Mars & the Wonder of the
Presented by Sesh Heri
10:30-11:45: The Spear of Destiny in History & Legend
Presented by Jerry E. Smith
11:45-1:00: Conference Luncheon
1:00-2:15: Atlantis, Mu & the Power System of the Gods
Presented by David Hatcher Childress
2:30-3:30: Parapolitics and Conspiracy in America
Presented by Kenn Thomas
3:45-4:45: The SS Brotherhood of the Bell & the Reich
of the Black Sun
Presented by Joseph P. Farrell
4:45-6:00: The Oracle of the Illuminati
Presented by William Henry
6:00-7:30: Conference Banquet Dinner
7:30-9:00: The Giza Death Star Deployed
Presented by Christopher Dunn
9:00-1:00: Party at Sgt. Pepper's. Cash Bar.
Day 3 SUNDAY May 7
10:00-2:00: Brunch at Sgt. Pepper's Bar and Grill.
2:00-4:00: Open House at the Adventures Unlimited
All visitors Welcome. Authors will be signing books,
etc. Free coffee.
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover
cardholders can register
by phone, fax or the Internet.
To register by phone:
Call Toll Free at 1-800-718-4514
(Foreign call 1-815-253-6390).
To register by fax:
Fax your registration details to 1-815-253-6300.
To register Online:
Email your registration to:
To register by mail or courier:
Make check payable to
Adventures Unlimited Conferences
One Adventure Place, Box 74
Kempton, Illinois 60946, USA
Kempton is approximately 65 miles south of Chicago,
Illinois. It can be
reached from either Interstate 55 or 57. Several
airports are available,
including Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports as well
as the smaller
facilities in Bloomington and Peoria, Illinois.
Private planes should
land in nearby Kankakee, Illinois which is
approximately 35 miles from
Kempton. There is a shuttle bus from O'Hare and Midway
Illinois, and depending on demand, there might be
pickups to Kempton
from that location.
For more information on the conference or on
accommodations, call WEX at
815-253-9000, or Adventures Unlimited at 815-253-6390
a.m.-6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.
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