Whitley Strieber interview. S'il n'est plus possible de nier la réalité des enlèvements dits « extraterrestres » -les abductions- sans faire preuve d'ignorance ou de subjectivité à outrance, le problème demeure cependant entier quant à l'interprétation d'un phénomène qui, pour l'instant, se refuse à toute explication rationnelle.
Alien Encounters. S'il n'est plus possible de nier la réalité des enlèvements dits « extraterrestres » -les abductions- sans faire preuve d'ignorance ou de subjectivité à outrance, le problème demeure cependant entier quant à l'interprétation d'un phénomène qui, pour l'instant, se refuse à toute explication rationnelle.
Pourtant, entre les « Envahisseurs » de David Jacobs, les « Intruders » de Bud Hopkins, les « Visiteurs » de Whitley Strieber ou encore les « MiLabs » du Dr. Lammer, ce ne sont pas les théories qui manquent pour essayer de comprendre la nature d'un phénomène qui même s'il reste encore inexpliqué n'en demeure pas moins réel. Qu'est-ce qu'une abduction ? Un kidnapping perpétré par des extraterrestres aux intentions inavouables, un phénomène paranormal, une révélation métaphysique, une manipulation sophistiquée -trop sophistiquée- de notre matière grise par des militaires ou peut-être une rencontre avec des entités provenant de dimensions parallèles ?
Anges ou démons ? Karmatoo. Unidentified Scholarly Subject. Unidentified Scholarly Subject. Whitley Strieber. Whitley Strieber interview. Whitley Strieber - Texas Monthly. Since revealing his 1985 abduction by nonhuman visitors, the best-selling author has garnered as much attention for his opinions on alien life-forms as for his fiction.
His new novel, 2012: The War for Souls, has been optioned by Warner Bros. for Michael Bay (Transformers) to direct. What’s the significance of the date December 21, 2012? That is the date on which the Mayans ended their Long Count calendar, and it has become a focus of expectation for enormous change. My novel is a bit of a send-up of the biblical legend of fallen angels, with elements of the UFO-related myth that certain powerful figures are evil, shape-shifting reptilian beings. Michael Bay has signed on to direct 2012 . Michael Bay has a great talent with really big movies, and 2012, which is set in three parallel universes, is going to be a really big movie. My fears also. I spent eleven years with the little creatures I wrote about in Communion. It didn’t. Nothing. I much prefer writing fiction. Whitley Strieber Recounts His Abduction Experiences.
The "Transformation" of Whitley Strieber. The "Transformation" of Whitley Strieber by Robert Sheaffer (from the November, 1988 issue of BASIS, the The Bay Area Skeptics newsletter) On September 21, 1988, viewers of the popular daytime television show "People Are Talking" on KPIX, Channel 5, in San Francisco saw an amazing thing.
Whitley Strieber, author of such popular works of fiction as "The Wolfen", and "The Hunger", as well as the best-selling and supposedly true accounts of humanoid visitation in "Communion" an "Transformation", indignantly refused to let the hosts of the show do any promotion of his latest book! No doubt the viewers of that show are still scratching their heads about such inexplicable behavior on the part of a guest doing a book promotion tour. You see, forty-five minutes before air time, I arrived at the studio and was escorted to the Green Room, where guests are groomed and prepared. Whitley continued his tirade. Streiber also claimed to be upset about the previous time he was on the show. Dear Reader: 1985-Alien Abduction of Whitley Strieber.
Summary: It is an accepted fact in the UFO community that very few scientists will entertain the idea that UFOs are real.
To take this one step further, it is even rarer that an educated, professional person would delve into the dark, puzzling world of alien abductions. Author Whitley Strieber is one of those rare individuals. His book, "Communion," is a must read for anyone interested in the subject. Whitley Strieber. Whitley Strieber, 'Communion' Author, Describes Bizarre Encounter With Mystery Man. Is there more than one physical universe?
Why is Earth's climate changing so suddenly? At what point will intelligent machines pose a threat to the men and women who invent them, not to mention the rest of humanity? Many forward-thinking writers have pondered these questions. But none has approached them quite like Whitley Strieber, who says many of his ideas were formed after a mysterious stranger visited him in a hotel room in the middle of the night in 1998. Strieber is the internationally best-selling author of numerous books that have been made into feature films, including 1987's New York Times No. 1 non-fiction bestseller "Communion" (his account of a close encounter with what he calls intelligent non-humans), "The Wolfen" and "The Hunger. " In the early morning of June 6, 1998, Strieber was asleep in his room at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto when there was a knock at the door.
"I got up to open the door, thinking it was the room service waiter. Communion (book) Strieber compares the "familiar" being he sees, whom he describes as female, to the Sumerian goddess Ishtar.
The cover painting of an alien was rendered by Ted Seth Jacobs. The painting is considered one of the most widely recognized popular culture images of alleged "grey" aliens. Whitley Strieber. Early life Strieber was born in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Kathleen Mary (Drought) and Karl Strieber, a lawyer. He attended Central Catholic Marianist High School in San Antonio, Texas.
He was educated at the University of Texas at Austin and the London School of Film Technique, graduating from each in 1968. He then worked for several advertising firms in New York City, rising to the level of vice president before leaving in 1977 to pursue a writing career. Early fiction Strieber then turned to speculative fiction with social conscience. In 1986, Strieber's fantasy novel Catmagic was published with co-authorship credited to Jonathan Barry, who was billed as an aerospace industry consultant and a practicing witch. In the 1987 paperback edition, Strieber states that Jonathan Barry is fictitious and that he is the sole author of Catmagic.
Short stories Communion and "the visitors" The Master of the Key Current works Media appearances Whitley Strieber. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Œuvres principales Wolfen (1978)Les prédateurs (1981)Communion (1987) Biographie[modifier | modifier le code]