The Real Life Controversy H.G. Wells’ ‘War of the Worlds’

The Real Life Controversy H.G. Wells’ ‘War of the Worlds’

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H. G. Wells died this week in 1946. In honor of his death, we’re taking a look at the fake news broadcast that supposedly panicked many listeners.     Some people may know that H. G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds was originally released as a radio broadcast in 1938. Played out by a cast of actors and presented as though it were really taking place, The War of the Worlds broadcast caused mass panic, and many people believed aliens were actually invading New Jersey. Or at least that’s how the story goes.   Hg wells | Image via …

Celebrate Alien Abduction Day with Our Top 5 Alien Abduction Books!

Celebrate Alien Abduction Day with Our Top 5 Alien Abduction Books!

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Its Alien Abduction Day! It’s a day when the skies are watched carefully by those who wish to find UFOs or be abducted by aliens. Most people celebrate the day by either UFO watching or watching movies featuring extraterrestrials. But you can always read some books featuring our alien friends! Below are five books dealing with alien abductions, both fictional and…er…nonfictional. Image Via Goodreads 5. ‘Communion’ by Whitley Strieber Communion by Whitley Strieber is a supposed real life account by Strieber’s potential encounters with aliens. Strieber offers no interpretation of whether these events were real or not, leaving the audience to decide that for …