Unwelcome Guests

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1500 hours of highly recommended dissident thought, indexed by category and author.

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Started: 10 March 2000
Founder: Lyn Gerry

Owner: Robin Upton  (A Wikispooks editor)
In its own words:
"A program about wealth, power, and peoples' resistance to the corporate world order."
Constitutes: Podcast,  Independent media

Main focus: US/Deep state, Deep state, Deep politics, peace, corporate media, environment, false flags

Unwelcome Guests is a radio show started by Lyn Gerry, a former Pacifica radio presenter disillusioned by the influence of corporate money over the station's output.


Shows last 2 hours and typically include a variety of speakers, often academics, whistleblowers, authors and/or activists on a range of topics lacking from commercially-controlled media. Originally weekly, the shows later became fortnightly and then monthly. The last show produced was episode #749, produced in July 2018.


The show was originally distributed at Radio4All.net, a site run by the show's producer, Lyn Gerry. When Robin Upton took over the show in 2010, he created a bespoke website at http://www.UnwelcomeGuests.net. Produced weekly since 2000, the show the show has been produced irregularly since the Summer of 2016.

Radio Adaptations

The Unwelcome Guests team have adapted various films and videos, including John Taylor Gatto's Underground History of American Education[1], Alan Francovich's Gladio film, Adam Curtis' Century of The Self,[2] The Power of Nightmares,[3] The Trap[4] etc. As of 2019, the most popular episode was #680,[5] which adapated the film was Unlawful Killing,[6] a film about the premature death of Diana Spencer which was adapted in 2014.[7]

In 2015, the Unwelcome Guests collective adapted Alan Francovich's film about Operation Gladio for radio. The radio adaptation, which involved around a dozen volunteers was broadcast in 4 parts over 2 months.[8][9][10][11] As of 2018, it remains some of the most popular episodes of the show.[12]


In December 2015, the site facilitated mass downloads by publishing the following zipped archives of many episodes:

Link Episodes Size Dates
Archive of Episodes #1-100 ug-archive-001-099.zip #1 - #99  4.4 GB 10 March 2000 - 26 January 2002
Archive of Episodes #100-199 ug-archive-100-199.zip #100 - #199  5.1 GB 2 February 2002 - 27 December 2003
Archive of Episodes #200-299 ug-archive-200-299.zip #200 - #299  5.1 GB 3 January 2004 - 26 March 2006
Archive of Episodes #300-399 ug-archive-300-399.zip #300 - #399  5.2 GB 2 April 2006 - 24 February 2008
Archive of Episodes #400-499 ug-archive-400-499.zip #400 - #499  5.2 GB 3 March 2008 - 18 January 2010
Archive of Episodes #500-599 ug-archive-500-599.zip #500 - #599  5.1 GB 26 January 2010 - 14 April 2012
Archive of Episodes #600-699 ug-archive-600-699.zip #600 - #699  5.2 GB 21 April 2012 - 1 November 2014
Archive of Episodes #700-728 ug-archive-700-728.zip #700 - #728  1.5 GB 15 November 2014 - 12 December 2015

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