A colleague and I were having coffee when the topic turned to a mutual friend’s fascination with UFOs. I share that fascination, so when my colleague rolled his eyes, well …
Things kind of went downhill from there.
My first mistake was forgetting that most of the people I’m likely to meet outside a UFO convention get their information about all things Fortean from two sources primarily: Hollywood and “news of the weird.”
My second mistake was forgetting that I’ve read, thought and talked UFOs to the point that, for me, it’s no longer a question of whether, but of who, what, where, when and why.