Monday, August 28th at 9:00PM EST, Video YouTube Live Stream
Denver Michaels is an author with a passion for cryptozoology, the paranormal, lost civilizations, and all things unexplained. At age 42, the Virginia native released his first book People are Seeing Something—a culmination of many years of research on the lake monster phenomenon. Since then, he has gone on to write Water Monsters South of the Border and Wild & Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia. Michaels is employed as an engineering technologist and works full-time. He is married with three children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and continues to perform research and writing for future work. Check out: http://www.denvermichaels.net
Monday, August 14th at 8:00PM EST, Video YouTube Live Stream
WILLIAM J. HALL is the author of the paranormal best-seller The
World’s Most Haunted House: The True Story of the Bridgeport
Poltergeist on Lindley Street, and also The Haunted House Diaries: The
True Story of a Quiet Connecticut Town at the Center of a Paranormal
Mystery; another profound investigation into the unknown. Hall is
professionally equipped to recognize trickery: After more than 25 years as
a performing magician, he knows how to create and recognize illusions.
He is also an experienced researcher of the unexplained, from folklore
and urban legend to fortune telling, the pyramids, and is an active
investigator of the paranormal. His syndicated column, “Magic and the
Unknown‚” ran for six years in multiple newspapers. Hall has two sons
and resides in Plainville, CT.
Monday, August 7th at 9:00PM EST, Video YouTube Live Stream
Zoltan Istvan discusses the current possibilities of transhumanism, as well as artificial intelligence. What some of the latests developments are such as longevity, driverless cars, and possible dangers as we advance.
Beyond extensive media coverage, Zoltan is an eloquent, Ivy-league educated man yearning to use science, technology, reason to dramatically remake humanity. Over the last two years, Zoltan has consulted for the US Navy as a futurist, interviewed to be Libertarian Gary Johnson’s Vice President, appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience (and dozens of other shows), and gave many speeches, including at Microsoft, the Global Leaders Forum, and the Financial Times Camp Alphaville (opening Keynote). Istvan was the only presidential candidate to be interviewed by underground mega-group Anonymous. Istvan’s award-winning 2013 novel The Transhumanist Wager was a #1 bestseller in Philosophy and also a top 5 Amazon book. It’s been compared in reviews to Ayn Rand’s work over 1000 times. It’s being taught in a few dozen colleges around the world as a warning and inspiration about the future. Coming out in 2017 is a feature documentary two years in the making called “Immortality or Bust” on Istvan’s ideas and campaign, including the story of his historic bus tour across America on the Immortality Bus. Istvan is the founder of the Transhumanist Party, the author the Transhumanist Bill of Rights, and a frequently interviewed expert on AI. Before becoming an acclaimed futurist, he was a journalist for the National Geographic Channel (often an on-camera reporter) and The New York Times Syndicate. Istvan has traveled to over 100 countries, and has a degree in Philosophy and Religion from Columbia University. Currently, he is also a columnist at Vice, and at the young age of 43, has a strong support base with millennials.
Read more at: https://www.bigspeak.com/speakers/zoltan-istvan/