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1/25/2015 Bob Cranmer and the Demon of Brownsville Rd.
January 20, 2015 03:10 PM PST
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This episode promises to scare the hell out of you as BTE Radio welcomes Author Bob Cranmer to talk about his families terrifying experiences living with “The Demon of Brownsville Road.”

Eric Altman is joined with week by our next contestant in the BTE Radio Co-Host contest Marie Samuels. Eric and Marie welcome Former Allegheny County Commissioner, Politician and Author Bob Cranmer.

About Bob

Bob Cranmer has been involved with government since 1990 as an elected official or as a government relations specialist. He represents a spectrum of different of clients, which include governmental entities such as:

Allegheny County Housing Authority, and the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny and Fayette Counties, Non-profits such as: Family Links, the Pittsburgh Opera, Ohio Valley General Hospital, and the River City Brass Band.

Corporations which have included: Ammann & Whitney Engineering, L. Robert Kimball & Associates, Mistick Construction, and Bombardier Transportation.

Bob’s area of expertise and “bi-partisan” relationship management includes local city and county governments, as well as the entire state government in Harrisburg.

Bob is a native of Pittsburgh, growing up in the borough of Brentwood where he still resides with his wife Lesa. He graduated from Brentwood High School in 1974 and Duquesne University in 1978, upon which he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Army. Bob went on to serve nine years in the active army, several of which as a Company Commander in the 101st Airborne Division. He also served in the United States Army Reserve with the rank of Major during the Persian Gulf War commanding a Military Intelligence unit. Bob’s employment has included positions with AT&T Bell Laboratories, AT&T Corporate Marketing, and Communications Technologies Group, LTD. Kimball & Associates, and most recently the Harrisburg lobbying firm of Pugliese Associates, managing the Pittsburgh office.

In politics, Bob was elected to Brentwood Council in 1991 where he initiated an economic development corporation, which generated over 30 million dollars of new development. It now serves several municipalities and is a model for other communities. In 1995 he was elected Allegheny County Commissioner where he served as chairman of the board. As a Commissioner Bob ushered in sweeping changes to county government, reducing county taxes in excess of 50 million dollars per year, reducing county personnel by 18%, reorganizing county government from forty-one departments to six, creating the position of County Manager, a county 911 system, and forming a city/county economic development organization which generated several billion dollars worth of new projects and related economic development.

He led the effort to establish home rule in Allegheny County, which created the position of County Executive and County Council. His other notable accomplishments include the construction of PNC Park, Heinz Field, and the new David L. Lawrence Convention Center. He was also a driving force behind the creation of the Allegheny County Airport Authority to manage the Pittsburgh International Airport.

In 1988 Bob bought what he thought would be his dream home in the Pittsburgh suburb where he was raised. In his book the Demon of Brownsville Rd, Bob recounts the harrowing details of the evil presence that tormented his family and the epic spiritual war he fought to save everything he held dear. Strange activity began just a few short weeks after the family moved in. Cranmer said the strange but seemingly harmless activity continued for a number of years before turning dark and violent.

At the advice of his mother and to allay his own creepy feelings about the house, Cranmer had a Roman Catholic priest perform a ritual blessing on the place. During the blessing his oldest son stood in the doorway in the form of an "X" and blocked the priest from entering his bedroom, he revealed.

The entity's activity slowly became more sinister and interactive. Cranmer remembered being harassed on a daily basis with physical attacks. Eventually the activity was more than the family could take and the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese became involved which resulted in almost daily mass being held in the home along with multiple exorcisms. Join us this Sunday night as we talk with Bob about his terrifying encounters while living in a dream home that turned into a nightmare as we talk about his book, Demon of Brownsville Road.

To learn more about Bob and the book visit

Join Eric and Marie for this episode as we welcome Bob Cranmer to the show and talk about the Demon of Brownsville Road. Tune in live 8:00 to 10:00 pm Est. at; or

1/18/2015 LA Marzulli and the Nephalim
January 18, 2015 12:06 PM PST
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This week on BTE Radio we welcome Mark Johnson from Unknown Origins Radio to assist with Co-Hosting duties. Our very special guest is Author, Lecturer and Researcher L.A. Marzulli. L.A. has a brand new book On The Trail of the Nephilim and is back with this week to talk about it.

L. A. Marzulli is an author, lecturer and film maker. He has penned eight books including The Nephilim Trilogy which made the CBA best sellers list. He received an honorary doctorate for the series from his mentor Dr. I. D. E. Thomas, who was the Provost at Pacific International University. His new series On the Trail of the Nephilim is a full color, over-sized book which uncovers startling evidence that there has been a massive cover up of what he believes are the remains of the Nephilim, the giants mentioned in the Bible! He is now working on Volume II, in the series which promises to have even more incredible and revealing photographs and interviews! L. A. is On the Trail!

L. A. Marzulli teamed up with film producer Richard Shaw to create The Watchers series. There are now SEVEN installments in the series and Watchers 7: UFO Physical Evidence, recently won UFO Best Film and the Peoples Choice Awards, at the UFO Congress in 2014! Marzulli and Shaw took their second trip to Peru in January of 2014, filming ancient artifacts and megalithic structures at various locations, which will be revealed in Watchers 8! Marzulli is a frank supernaturalist who has lectured on the subjects of UFOs, The Nephilim, and ancient prophetic texts, presenting his exhaustive research at conferences and churches, as well as appearances and interviews on numerous national and international radio and television programs.

Visit L.A.'s website

1/11/2015 Chad Lewis and Pepie The Lake Monster of the Misissippi River
January 11, 2015 06:08 AM PST
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BTE Radio is back this week as we welcome contestant number two in our co-host contest Johnny Walker. Eric and Johnny are pleased to welcome back Author, Researcher and Lecturer Chad Lewis to the show.

Chad will be talking with us about his latest book "Pepie; The Lake Monster of the Mississippi." Plus we'll talk about Chad's research and findings over his 20 year career researching the Paranormal in the Mid-West.

About Chad, Chad Lewis is a researcher, author, and lecturer on topics of the strange and unusual. His background is in Psychology as he did both his Bachelor and Master degree work in the field but for the last 20 years Chad has traveled the globe in search of unique and bizarre stories and history.

Visit Chad's website at and join us this Sunday night as we welcome back Chad Lewis.

1/04/2015 Haunted Survivors Roundtable discussion with Steven LaChance, Tim Yancey and Jason Gowin
January 05, 2015 08:10 AM PST
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BTE Radio officially returns to the airways this Sunday night, January 4th with returning guests Steven LaChance and Jason Gowin for our Haunted Survivors Roundtable Discussion. We are awaiting word from a third mystery guest and will announce who it is as soon as we have confirmation.

Aldo Poe, our first contestant in the BTE Radio Search for a new Co-Host contest will be joining us this week on the program as we welcome Steven, Jason and a possible third mystery guest.

Steven LaChance is a Haunted Survivor along with his family who lived for a short period in a Haunted Home in Union Missouri. He has since moved out and used his experience to educate himself about what he experienced and to help and empower others dealing with the same circumstances. Steven has since gone on to host several talk radio programs, author multiple books on his experiences, lecture, research and appear on several movies and television programs discussing his journey and how he survived a haunting many years ago.

Jason Gowin has been a life long paranormal enthusiast and researcher. He has had several terrifying experiences and encounters while investigating the paranormal. A former member of Ghost Hunters Inc. and star of the television show Extreme Paranormal, Jason lectures and has appeared on multiple television and radio programs using his knowledge and experience to help others going through similar terrifying experiences.

Tim Yancey is our third guest joining us. Tim grew up in a home haunted by a mischievous entity known as the "Boogerman." He has learned how to deal with this past and has gone on to help many people who are dealing with similar situations. Tim is the host of Encounters Paranormal Radio Series since it's inception in 1992. Tim has appeared on multiple television shows, in films, documentaries, radio programs including BTE Radio.

Join Eric and Aldo as they welcome Steven and Jason back to BTE Radio as they share their tragedies and triumphs of being a Haunted Survivor. That's this Sunday night January 4, from 8 to 10 pm Eastern time.
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BTE Radio 12-28-2014 Welcome Back / Preview 2015 show
December 30, 2014 05:25 AM PST
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BTE Radio officially returns January 4, 2015 with very special guests. This episode features BTE Radio Host Eric Altman discussing what's in store for 2015, including guests and events. Eric discusses the new show BTE Radio's Creature Features, and what to expect for the upcoming year. Later in the show we hear from our good friends John Xaffis, Christopher DiCesare, John Ventre, Gabrielle Cole and many others who called into the show. Plus Eric talks about a few of the cases investigated with UFO and Cryptozoologist Stan Gordon in 2014.
A fun show with lots of great information.

10/26/2014 Halloween Special
October 26, 2014 12:18 PM PDT
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After three long months on Hiatus, BTE Radio returns for their Annual Halloween Spooktacular. Your hosts for this show, Eric H. Altman, Marie Samuels of Macabre Moments and Joshua Brinker open up the phone lines and read listener emails sharing your scariest encounters and terrifying paranormal experiences with us. The two best stories will win a cool prize package compliments of BTE Radio. So be sure to catch this last show of 2014 and help celebrate the holiday with us as we take Halloween Beyond The Edge.

8/10/2014 Supernatural Roundtable' - Special Guests JC Johnson, Sean Forker and Butch Witkoski
August 10, 2014 04:07 PM PDT
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Join Eric & Lon as we present a 'Supernatural Roundtable'. There will be a few 'special guests' participating in a lively & interesting discussion. Some of the subjects that may come up are...current anomalous investigations, recent cryptid sightings, UFOs & abductions, strange encounters, etc.

8/23/2014 Andrea Perron - House of Darkness, House of Light
August 03, 2014 12:31 PM PDT
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Lon, Amy and Eric are back from vacation this week to kick off the dog days of summer as we welcome Author and Haunted Survivor Andrea Perron. Andrea and her family survived 10 years living in a haunted farm house in Rhode Island and their story became the inspiration for the box office hit movie "The Conjuring." Tune in this Sunday night as we welcome Andre Perron and hear the true story of what her family dealt with for those 10 long years as we talk about her three books House of Darkness; House of light. This week, live on BTE Radio.

About Andrea:
Andrea Perron. is the eldest daughter of Roger & Carolyn Perron. She has four sisters: Nancy, Christine, Cynthia and April. the only one of five siblings to be born in Rhode Island. I was just two months old when my parents bought our first home in Willimantic, Connecticut, where all my sisters came into the world. A burgeoning family required more space so we bought a larger home in Cumberland, R.I. when I was six. Living in a suburb of Providence proved disquieting. After six years my mother decided her girls required a place in the country in which to grow and thrive.

In June of 1970 she found a glorious farm, then she and my father moved mountains to buy what was known as the old Arnold Estate; two-hundred acres of land with a big barn and a farmhouse; plenty of space to spread out and explore Nature. It was the perfect place to raise a family, according to the owner, though he failed to disclose a crucial element of the experience he endured as an occupant. The day we moved in, he told my father: “…leave the lights on at night.” A rather cryptic message. Thus began an incredible odyssey; a supernatural excursion through dimensions of time and space as the history of its characters from the ages began to reveal themselves to seven mortals who could not conceive of and never anticipated such events transpiring in our lives.

For almost a decade our family lived among the dead. There we came to understand that we are not alone and there is something beyond mortal existence. I graduated from high school in 1976 and attended Chatham College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Graduating in 1980 with an interdisciplinary degree in Philosophy and English, it was during my senior year when my mother announced the sale of the farm was pending. I was heart broken. In spite of the trials, it was “home” and I loved it. Returning to Rhode Island, we were there only a few weeks before relocating to Georgia; long enough to pack and say goodbye. It was over. Though we abandoned our place in the country, it never left us. Memory is powerful.

I’ve spent my life since engaging in a variety of endeavors. Georgia did not suit me. After seven years I went home to R.I. Though I have always been a writer, I have likewise explored my own creative abilities. As a professional singer, songwriter, musician and actor, my time has been full of adventures and interesting characters. For more than twenty years I was a cast member with The Theatre Company of Rhode Island, performing on the stage of The Assembly Theater, the historic centerpiece of Harrisville. For the last ten years I lived in R.I. I was employed as a youth counselor at Harmony Hill School in Chepachet and lived in the village of Harmony, in a quaint cottage on Waterman Lake, also known as paradise on a pond.

In 2007 I began writing the manuscript which has now evolved into the trilogy “House of Darkness House of Light” and relocated (again) to Georgia to be with my family while embarking on such a major project involving all of them as well. It has proved to be quite an excursion in its own right, spawning some nightmares while exhuming our memories of the dead. Often painful, it has been a healing process as well, as each revisited a past impacting our present, clearly mapping the future of a family. There was no escaping unscathed, though we thought we has successfully done so at the time. This is a story whose time has come. Many have spoken or written about fragments of the story for decades. Now is the time to tell the whole truth about what happened in a house alive with death as we lived an illuminating decade of life. It is a tale worth telling because it is true. Time has come because we are ready to disclose our secrets and the world is ready to receive them.

7/6/2014 Stacey Jones The Ghost Cop
July 06, 2014 03:44 PM PDT

This week, Eric, Lon and Amy welcome the Ghost Cop, Stacey Jones to BTE Radio.

Stacey Jones has been fascinated with claims of hauntings since she was 6 when her mom recounted her own true tale. She grew up, became a cop, but never lost her passion for the unexplained. She began investigating Haunted Locations in 1984 and started her group Central NY Ghost Hunters in 1995 after responding to an “unexplained noise” complaint from a single mom of 3 young boys. She found no explanation for the noises, but suspected the house may have been haunted. The mother and boys fled the house, and Stacey vowed she would help those who needed it and a “Ghost Cop” was born. Stacey is the nation’s leading female paranormal investigator and is well respected in the Paranormal Community for Research and has conducted over 1000 investigations. Throughout the years Stacey has teamed up with Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson, Zak Bagans, Chip Coffey, John Zaffis, Chris Fleming, Jeff Belanger of Ghost Village and “Researcher for “Ghost Adventures” and Renowned Parapsychologist; Dr. Barry Taff. She has been featured on Discovery Channel’s “A Haunting” “Ghost Hunter”, “Hidden Terror”, Travel Channels “Ghost Adventures” and Zak Bagans “Paranormal Challenge”. She also starred in her own Paranormal Reality show “CNY Spirits” On the CW Channel. Stacey was also featured TAPS PARAmagazine Radio and on Coast to Coast with George Noory where he proclaimed Stacey’s “Horrific EVP” as the most profound piece of ghost evidence to date. Stacey has traveled the country speaking at Colleges and Conferences since 2004. She has spoken at Disney World, Gettysburg, Atlanta, New York City and around the United States.

Visit Stacey's website

6/29/2014 Stan Gordon - Strange Pennsylvania Anomalies
June 29, 2014 01:32 PM PDT
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Join Eric, Lon & Amy as we welcome Pennsylvania UFO / Bigfoot researcher & author Stan Gordon to BTE Radio. For over 50 years, Stan has been investigating strange phenomena throughout the Keystone State. His books include 'Kecksburg: The Untold Story', 'Really Mysterious Pennsylvania' & 'Silent Invasion: The Pennsylvania UFO-Bigfoot Casebook.' This will definitely be another enjoyable presentation. To learn more about Stan visit his website

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