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Somewhere in the Skies

Apr 15, 2019

On episode 104 of SOMEWHERE IN THE SKIES, Ryan is joined by journalist, Tyler Hooper from VICE news. He walks us through the mysterious case of Granger Taylor, and the subsequent documentary that followed.

Granger Taylor was a master mechanic who built a spaceship. One rainy day in November, he left a note for his family saying that he was going into space on an interstellar voyage. He then mysteriously vanished off the face of the earth. Vice journalist, Tyler Hooper, covered the story in depth, having also contributed to a recent documentary on it. Hooper describes the entire string of events and his theories on what may have happened to Granger Taylor.

Guest Bio: Tyler Hooper is a writer and researcher based in beautiful Victoria, B.C. Canada. He likes to research and write about history, quirky characters and the fringes of society: basically, anything with a good narrative will suffice. He wrote an article for VICE Canada on Granger Taylor and also starred in the documentary about Granger on the CBC titled "Spaceman". He also wrote a blog post for the CBC in the anticipation of the release of the documentary. To learn more, visit:

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