Audio Interviews—Alternate Perceptions Magazine, September 2018
Hosted by Brent Raynes
Joseph M. Escue known simply as Joe to friends and family was born on January 6, 1955. Around the age of four or five he nearly severed his left thumb in an accident. Joe bled out in the OR of Nashville General Hospital. Joe died on the operating table. He was resuscitated but remained in a coma for a week. Years later his mother told Joe it was like “. . . one person went into the hospital and somebody else came out”.
When Joe started school he was already reading, writing an doing some math. But what shocked his teachers was the never drew the typical childish stick figures. Instead he drew full bodied human figures. They wanted to have Joe placed in a school for gifted children but his mother refused because the only such program at that time was in a catholic school and she was concerned that it would confuse Joe about his religion. Joe has experienced paranormal phenomenon throughout his life and has studied it as long as he can remember.
Joe is retired from the Tennessee Department of Health after twenty-four years of public service. Joe currently is employed as a senior application development specialist for a Fortune 500 multinational corporation. His education includes two years of aerospace science, a degree in Information Systems and work toward a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology. Joe is a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Computer Society. He witnessed his first UFO in the late 70’s as a private pilot. This encounter prompted him to expand his paranormal research into the UFO phenomenon. Over the years Joe worked as an independent researcher, Science Director and investigator for NightStalkers Paranormal Research in Bowling Green, KY, Science Director for The Anomalies Research Center in Pleasant View, TN and is founder of Blue Light Paranormal in Hendersonville, TN. Joe strives to maintain a healthy skepticism and scientific objectivity with every case. He believes that one must first be able to ask the correct questions in order to find the correct answers.
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