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Alternate Perceptions Magazine, June 2023

An Exclusive Interview with Christopher O’Brien, a widely recognized figure in the UFO, paranormal, and cattle mutilation field

Interviewed by Brent Raynes and Peter Jordan


Christopher O’Brien — BIO

From 1992 to 2002 investigative journalist Christopher O'Brien covered hundreds of unexplained events reported in the San Luis Valley, CO/NM. Working with law enforcement, ex-military members, ranchers and an extensive network of skywatchers, he documented some of the most intense waves of unexplained activity seen in a single region of North America. His 10+ year investigation of UFOs, mutilations, Indian legends, cryptocreatures, secret military activity and the folklore are found in the three books of his “mysterious valley” trilogy and he has produced one of the largest databases of Forteana gathered from a single geographic region.

His latest book, Stalking the Herd (2015) is the most comprehensive book ever written on the subject of “cattle mutilations.” It’s being called the “bible” examining this complicated mystery.

O’Brien has appeared on over 70 TV show segments and documentaries and hundreds radio programs around the world including, Tucker Carlson Today &, Tucker Carlson Originals, Ancient Aliens, Coast2Coast, Expedition X, Strange Evidence, Inside Edition, Extra, Sightings, Mysteries of the National Parks, Unexplained Files, Weird or What, Best Available Evidence, Encounters, etc., and his investigations have been featured on the History, Learning, Travel, Nat Geo & Discovery Channels, the BBC, Nippon TV, AP, UPI, etc. His investigations and research were funded by Laurance Rockefeller (1997-98).

Since 1993 Chris has worked w/ dozens of production companies to produce show segments covering his investigations and research. In 1996 he directed two segments for the TV show Strange Universe and his co-produced film w/ Ron James, It Could Happen Tomorrow, won two 2012 EBEs for Best Feature and the ‘Peoples Choice Award. His latest James’ co-production, Accidental Truth (2023) has already won seven film festival awards. He also co-produced/creative consulted for James Fox’s recent award winning films The Phenomenon (2021) and Moment of Contact (2023).

Sunday, June 16, 2024