JOHN KEEL: NOT AN AUTHORITY ON ANYTHING

July 25, 2011

John Keel Meets Thomas Dewey

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In 1945, Governor Thomas Dewey visited John Keel’s home town, Perry, NY.  John scooped the Perry Herald, earning him a mention in it.

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Of course, John had to cover the coverage in The Jester as well.

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And, finally, here are John’s private thoughts on the incident.

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July 8, 2011

John A. Keel: The Shavertron Interview

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Richard Toronto published a fascinating magazine called Shavertron, devoted to Richard Shaver.  In the 22nd issue, March 1985, he interviewed John Keel.  Richard has graciously given his permission to post that interview here.  I urge you to visit his online version, www.shavertron.com.  And I urge him to finish that book he’s writing about Shaver and his editor, Ray Palmer, so I can read it.

The interview is a particularly interesting one, since 1985 was a difficult time for John.  UFO and fortean books were not selling, and he was trying to recast himself as a playwright and novelist.  This is also the only interview I’ve seen in which he talks about his mail-order projects.

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