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Jason Colavito is an author and editor based in upstate New York whose books include The Cult of Alien Gods: H.P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Pop Culture (Prometheus Books, 2005), The Mound Builder Myth (Oklahoma University Press, 2020), and more. Colavito is internationally recognized by scholars, literary theorists, and scientists for his pioneering work exploring the connections between history, science, and pop culture. His investigations have appeared on the American Heroes Channel and the History Channel, in Slate magazine, and more. His work examines the way human beings create and employ the supernatural to alter and understand our reality and our world. His new book, The Legends of the Pyramids will be published in August.

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Jason Colavito

Author, researcher. Pop culture, science, and weird history. Seen in CNN, the New Republic, Esquire, Slate, and more.