About this Episode

VYS0014 - Show Notes

To usher out the old year and welcome in the new, Hine and Buckley take a look back at a selection of the weirdest news stories of 2022 and track them against the development of Vayse throughout the year: Fish-falls, haunted AI art, dreaming arachnids and the persistent, bizarre and unfounded claims of Uri Geller - this episode has it all... and more... Recorded 27 December 2022 on location at Shireshead Studio, Lancashire.

The news stories in this episode were sourced from the incredibly wonderful website https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/

Schedule for Weird Night on BBC2 18th December 1994

X-Files – Season 1 Episode 12 - Fire

Attack of the 50ft Woman (1958)

Attack of the 50ft woman (1993)

Pee-Wee’s big Adventure

The First Episode of Fortean TV with a new introduction by Lionel Fanthorpe

Fortean Review of the Year 1994

Mysterons by Portishead


Fish Fall in Texarkana


Charles Fort

What Magic is This? – Charles Fort

The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort

New Lands by Charles Fort

Lo! by Charles Fort

Wild Talents by Charles Fort

Kentucky Meat Shower

Uri Geller claims to know where the Arc of the Covenant is

Uri Gellar - Fascinating article and video about a Stanford study and the subsequent CIA interest into his abilities

Modelling portfolio of Uri Geller


The White Lotus Season 1

Polypores BandCamp

Curiosity rover finds possible evidence of life on Mars

Woman marries the colour pink in historic ceremony

Man receives genetically-modified pig heart in transplant breakthrough

Uri Geller claims that an alien 'mass landing' is imminent


Mystery 6ft creature spotted on rural road in England

Fresno Nightcrawlers Cryptid Study by Madame Macabre

Passport to Magonia by Jacques Vallée

Joshua Cutchin

Brain scan captures last thoughts of a person as they died

NDE video - A Neurosurgeon's Journey Into the Afterlife | An In-Depth Interview with Eben Alexander

The OA

All The Things She Said by Tatu

Anthony Peake

The Lyra (synth)

Man wins $10 million lottery jackpot twice in three years

Penny Royal

'Bulging triangle' UFO appears over Islamabad for two hours

Could the Earth itself be an intelligent entity ?


The Greater Manchester street so haunted you had to sign a WAIVER to move there

Twin Peaks

Total number of discovered exoplanets now exceeds 5,000

Two children survive for a month alone in the Amazon rainforest

1st image snapped by iconic Webb telescope pushes limits of the 'laws of physics'


CIA files reveal that the Soviets were developing cybernetic telepathy

Soviet Dog-head Experiment (not for the faint hearted)

The Gateway Process - Vice Article

The Gateway Process - CIA Analysis and Assessment

What Are Binaural Beats? - WebMD Article

Strange Frequencies : The Extraordinary Story of the Technological Quest for the Supernatural by Peter Bebergal

Loab – Vice Article

Loab Twitter thread by Supercomposite

CrAIyon (Formerly DALL-E Mini) interpretation of Steven Seagal eating a Piglet

Entire human genome has been sequenced for the first time

Pentagon files reveal UFO 'radiation burns' and 'unexpected pregnancies'

Europa Pools could support life


US Congress Open UFO hearing: is there evidence that aliens have visited the Earth?

US Congressional Hearing on UFOs

Pentagon erroneously claims that it has no data on UFOs disabling nukes

Creepy dolls found washed up along Texas beach

NASA image shows what looks like a door on Mars

Woman appears on TV with her 'alien boyfriend'


Scientists create living skin to use on robots


Terminator 2

Google Engineer Claims AI Chatbot Is Sentient

The Boggart : Folklore, History, Place-names and Dialect by Simon Young

VYS0003 | Welcome to Vayse, Population 2

VYS0006 | Dreamtides - Vayse to Face with Field Lines Cartographer

It turns out that male mice are terrified of bananas

Man ends up in hospital after fish jumps down his throat

Voyager 1 glitch is due to aliens, claims Uri Geller


YouTuber Coyote Peterson announces 'Bigfoot' skull discovery

Man kills friend 'to stop him from summoning Bigfoot'

Global Tribe

VYS0004 | The Uncanny Vallée and the Unreal Keel - The Ultraterrestrial Hypothesis Pt.1

VYS0005 | UFOnauts and Inverted Crosses - The Ultraterrestrial Hypothesis Pt.2

Fisherman catches extremely rare blue lobster

Chess robot breaks boy's finger during tournament

Georgia Guidestones destroyed by bomb blast


New evidence suggests that even spiders have dreams

Michael Levin

Classified 1990 Calvine UFO photograph has surfaced 32 years on

Kenneth Arnold 'flying saucer' sighting turns 75

VYS0007 | Too Much to Dream Last Night

Weird creature with no anus was not earliest human ancestor

Possible live thylacine filmed in South Australia

Uri Geller says he will use his 'mind power' to stop a nuclear attack


SETI pioneer Frank Drake dies, aged 92

Weird voice whispers 'death is irreversible' during Queen's funeral

Jack Osbourne: 'US government is covering up the truth about UFOs'

Ukraine's astronomers report that they have been seeing UFOs 'everywhere'

NASA successfully smashes space probe into an asteroid

UFO appears in official logo of US aviation intelligence office

US aviation intelligence office removes UFO from its official seal

Woman heard 'fairy' laughter while lost in the woods in Ireland


Elon Musk unveils his new Optimus robot at Tesla's AI Day

Robotics firms join commitment to ban weaponization of robots

Videos of 'Boston Dynamics' robot dog with machine gun

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K Dick ("Do Robots Dream of Robotic Sheep?")

One of the top costume ideas for 2022 is Avril Lavigne

Paul McCartney is dead theory

Kanye West fall from grace

VYS0008 | To Hellier and Back - Vayse to Face with Will Salmon

VYS0009 | If There's Something Weird - Halloween 2022: Ghostbusters

The Sacred Trust - UK-based not-for-profit educational organisation offering shamanic trainings and workshops on shamanism


Grandmother has Ouija boards handed out to attendees at her funeral

Man falls ill after eating live crab to 'punish' it for pinching his daughter

Scientists have spliced human brain tissue into the brains of rats

Warhammer to be made into movie and TV show, starring Superman actor Henry Cavill


Oculus founder builds VR headset that kills the wearer if they die in-game

11 school children pass out after Ouija board session in Colombia

VYS0010 | Astounding Stories - Vayse to Face with Dr Allen H Greenfield Pt.1

VYS0011 | Weird Tales - Vayse to Face with Dr Allen H Greenfield Pt.2

VYS0012 | Order Out of Chaos - Vayse to Face with Mark Vincent

China's top-secret spaceplane has released an unknown object into orbit

Secretive X-37b space plane returns to Earth after 908 days in orbit

NASA's Artemis I has successfully launched on its voyage to the Moon


Pentagon's UFO office has received 'several hundred' new reports

A DJ, a rapper and a YouTuber are set to fly to the Moon on Musk's Starship

Bill Hicks – It’s just a ride

VYS0013 | A Vayse-man Came Travelling - Yule 2022

SideVayse: SVYS001 | Numinous Melancholy

US Air Force unveils its new nuclear stealth bomber - the B-21

Santa's grotto uses polygraph to test if kids have been naughty or nice

88-year-old walks into hospital with WWI shell stuck in his rectum

Vayse BandCamp

Michael-6: The Robot Talk Show Host - from the criminally under-rated Peter Serafinowicz Show