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Ain't it Scary? Podcast - Ep. 59: Valiant Thor

On March 16th, 1957, a Venusian named Valiant Thor landed his flying saucer in Alexandria, Virginia. After meeting Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon at the White House, Thor would live in an a luxury apartment in the base of the Pentagon for the next three years, while he helped the American government develop new technology and... tried to share the good word about Jesus?

Anyway, that's the assertion made by 1967's Stranger at the Pentagon, a classic of UFO contactee "nonfiction" whose presence is still felt in pop culture today - from Ancient Aliens to the MCU and even American Horror Story, where a version of Valiant Thor himself is making an appearance this season.

Sean sat down with the book to answer the essentials: Who was this mysterious, fingerprintless man from the stars? What did he want with us? And where did he go - if he ever left??


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