Who is Art Bell?

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Okay, this is the "Ignorant Australian Factor" again, but I don't know who exactly he is. I know he's a radio host, but what are his leanings? What's his style? Who listens to him, and what does he talk about?

Just so I can interpret any news of the "So-and-so appeared on Art Bell last night" type, logically..


-- Leo (lchampion@ozemail.com.au), January 10, 1999



Art Bell has an AM radio talk show with about 100 stations and 10 million listeners worldwide, Australia included. He covers subjects which are ver interesting: Paranormal, UFO's, Science, Y2K, and just about anything current and controversial. Excellent listening. He is on late at night here in the U.S. and on some stations in Australia, I guess during your day? (starts at 10:00 pm Pacific Time). I don't know which stations he's on in Australia, but you might find out on his website or by e-mailing him.


His past shows are available for free listening on audio at Broadcast.com and he has toll-free numbers to call in, even from Australia which will ocassionally be announced on some of those archives or perhaps on his website.

-- (infoman@web.com), January 10, 1999.

Art is also one of the few people who steps aside and lets YOU decide about the message of whoever is on his show. Some call this irresponsible, as some of the guests/callers are a bit off the wall (tongue firmly in cheek).


-- Chuck, night driver (rienzoo@en.com), January 10, 1999.

Art is my older brothers neighbor.

Leo, check him out. I think you would really enjoy him and his callers. Also, he frequently interviews a man named Stan Deyo who lives in your neck of the woods.

Mike ===================================================================

-- Michael Taylor (mtdesign3@aol.com), January 10, 1999.


there is another talk show that features many of the subjects Art Bell talks about......it's called "Sightings On Radio" (not affiliated with the television series, Sightings)

Jeff Rense is the host, and i like him even better than art bell........jeff doesn't seem quite as "off the wall" as art does

his web site:


is EXCELLENT!! lots of info and a very well composed site :)

it broadcasts his show in RealAudio (show starts at 9:00pm central time here) and also had archived shows

there is a link on it to a food storage site that we ordered from and got our order when they said it would arrive......they quarantee shipping in 4 to 8 weeks, and here's something off their site:

#2: LOWEST PRICES, GUARANTEED! You cannot lose with "Prepare Today"! If you find the same product advertised at a lower price within 30 days, we will refund the difference in cash or credit (you choose), no questions asked!

pretty good deal, if you ask me...

the link is on Jeff's Y2K section or you can go there directly at:


hope this helps....


btw.....no, i don't work for the food storage company mentioned.......just got a good deal there, and even if you don't need food you should go check out Jeff's site

-- andrea (mebsmebs@hotmail.com), January 10, 1999.

Art Bell's radio shows, Coast-to-Coast (5 hours) & Dreamland (3 hours), aren't for everyone. Sheeple needn't apply.

He is one of the best in the business at interviewing a guest. No sound bytes here. You get a solid 15-20 minutes each half hour without commercial interruption. This allows the subject matter to be addressed quite thoroughly. Also, he keeps his opinions to himself. This affords guests the comfort level which lets them open up to him.

Typical guests might be Theoretical Physicist Michio Kaku; Physicist Richard C. Hoagland; Linda Howe; Psi-Tech's Major Ed Dames (laugh-a- minute); Gary North; Ed Yourdon; Author/UFO abductee Whitley Streiber; Father Malachai Martin; Witches; Satanists; OBE & NDE "experts"; etc.

Art doesn't screen phone calls that come in to the program. This gives the show an "anything can happen next" feel.

Art Bell is the reason I generally operate on about four hours sleep during the week. He's on from 1am-6am here in the eastern U.S.A. I also catch up on his shows using RealPlayer, listening to streaming audio via

The Art Bell Archive

Suffice to say, Art Bell is alternative media at its best!

-- Bingo1 (howe9@pop.shentel.net), January 11, 1999.

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