'I Can See Them With My Third Eye': An Afternoon With Alien Enthusiasts – VICE

I’m late. The UFO Research meeting started at 1:00p.m. and it’s now ten past. I’d found the group on a meetup page a couple of weeks ago. “This is a group for anyone interested in the UFO subject and other Government cover-ups” it said. Meetings were once a month on the first Saturday: from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. in the afternoon. This week their speaker was someone named Steve Gilmore.“Steve will speak of a possible Extraterrestrial war being fought for control of our planet,” the site read.I was intrigued.The UFO Meeting is held on the second floor of the Club BurwoodWhen I step inside the club, the lack of atmosphere on the bottom floor strikes me. It’s quiet, the lights are dull, and TVs with KENO sit in every corner of the room. An elderly man sits in the window reading a newspaper and sipping on a black coffee, and a woman with a cigarette sits on the phone in the smokers. Two employees from the front desk chat obliviously. I assume I’m the first – or maybe only – person here.“Where’s the UFO event?” I ask.“Second floor,” she replies. She has done this before.Like most RSLs, the club floors are…

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‘I Can See Them With My Third Eye’: An Afternoon With Alien Enthusiasts – VICE

Updated: July 25, 2022 — 10:26 pm