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“Chameleo: True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction & Homeland Security” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey interviewed on Forbidden Knowledge News podcast

Saturday, September 30th, 2023

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“Absolutely fascinating” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey interviewed on California Haunts Radio

Friday, March 25th, 2022

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“The strange story of ‘Project Chameleo’” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey interviewed on Coast to Coast AM

Thursday, February 24th, 2022

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“A mesmerizing mix of Charles Bukowski, Hunter S. Thompson, and Philip K. Dick” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey interviewed on Night-Light Radio

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

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“QAnon’s Alive and Bela Lugosi’s Dead” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey interviewed for CounterPunch

Friday, July 9th, 2021

“Robert Guffey is a lecturer in the Department of English at California State University – Long Beach. His most recent books are Widow of the Amputation and Other Weird Crimes (Eraserhead Press, 2021), a collection of four novellas, and a novel entitled Bela Lugosi’s Dead (Crossroad Press, 2021). 2017 marked the publication of Until the Last Dog Dies (Night Shade/Skyhorse), a darkly satirical novel about a young stand-up comedian who must adapt as best he can to an apocalyptic virus that destroys only the humor centers of the brain. His previous books include the journalistic memoir Chameleo: A Strange But True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction, and Homeland Security (OR Books, 2015), which Flavorwire has called, “By many miles, the weirdest and funniest book of [the year].” His first book of nonfiction, Cryptoscatalogy: Conspiracy Theory as Art Form, was published in 2012.

More recently, Guffey has been involved with trying to decode and comprehend the phenomenon known as QAnon, an oddity which seems to fall under his bailiwick. Guffey has a unique take, treating its myriad emerging characters as akin to fantasy figures who live somewhere between reality and the Twilight Zone. Last August, he published a 5-part series on the origins of QAnon in Salon, and, more recently, he has a follow-on 4-part series on the movement in TheEvergreen Review titled, “If You’re Into Eating Children’s Brains, You’ve Got a Four-Year Free Ride: A QAnon Bedtime Story.

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“Invisible Conspiracies” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey interviewed on CROPfm

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

Interview begins at 7-minute mark.

“QAnon followers still think Trump will be inaugurated — on March 4. National Guard will be ready” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey interviewed for Salon

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

“It’s kind of like an evangelical cult waiting for the rapture,” said Robert Guffey, an author and lecturer at California State University, Long Beach, who tracks the movement. “It doesn’t happen so you’ve got to push the day back, and then it doesn’t happen again — push the day back.”

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“Chameleo, Gang Stalking, and QAnon with Robert Guffey” — CHAMELEO author interviewed on The Farm

Monday, January 18th, 2021

“The Conspiracy Theory That’s Eating America” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey discusses QAnon on Conspirinormal

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

“What are the true goals of QAnon? It’s the 21st century’s ultimate catfish scheme” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey writes for Salon

Monday, September 14th, 2020
All the elements of the QAnon conspiracy theory have been carefully selected and repackaged — but by whom, and why?

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“Decoding QAnon: From Pizzagate to Kanye to Marina Abramovic, this conspiracy covers everything” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey writes for Salon

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
The QAnon universe: A D.C. pizzeria with children in the basement and an art-world celebrity aligned with Satan

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“Making sense of QAnon: What lies behind the conspiracy theory that’s eating America?” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey writes for Salon

Monday, August 31st, 2020
QAnon’s deranged theories are drawn from numerous sources — and contain tidbits of truth. But what’s the point?

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“The deep, twisted roots of QAnon: From 1940s sci-fi to 19th-century anti-Masonic agitprop” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey writes for Salon

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
The QAnon delusions aren’t even original: Fantasies about demon-cannibal conspiracies go back at least 150 years

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“What is QAnon?” — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey writes for Salon

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
A not-so-brief introduction to the conspiracy theory that’s eating America

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CHAMELEO author ROBERT GUFFEY is interviewed on “Where Did the Road Go?”

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

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ROBERT GUFFEY is interviewed on Deep State Blues

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

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Robert Guffey blogs on Cryptoscatology

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

“The most recent issue of New Dawn Magazine (No. 158, September/October 2016) includes Part One of my epic three-part series entitled “What’s At the End of Main Street?: The Struggle Between the Artificial and the Real in Recent Gnostic Cinema,” in which I analyze key examples of “Gnostic Cinema” (i.e., films that explore the illusory nature of reality within a fictional framework) ranging from Buster Keaton’s Sherlock Jr. in 1924 to Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook in 2014.”

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In Other News interviews Robert Guffey, author of CHAMELEO on the idea of “gangstalking”.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

In Other News interviews Robert Guffey, author of Chameleo: A Strange but true story of invisible spies, heroin addiction, and homeland security on the idea of “gangstalking”.


“Gangstalking refers to the intense, long-term, unconstitutional surveillance and harassment of a person who has been designated as a target by someone often associated with America’s security industry.

The topic of electronic harassment has bubbled up in to mainstream attention this year, yet electronic harassment cases can also be traced back . . . In January 1988, news of a secret nationwide FBI campaign against domestic opponents of the U.S. policy in Central America are some of the earliest reports made public.”


The full interview can be found on In Other News here.

“Leaving town doesn’t work” ROBERT GUFFEY in Hyperspace

Monday, August 29th, 2016

“Leaving town doesn’t work… but we didn’t know that at the time”

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“Meet the Ph.D of Secret Shit” ROBERT GUFFEY reviewed by The Edge

Friday, June 24th, 2016

“Unaware at the time, Guffey was getting the perfect training for his next book – a true story of gang stalking, mass surveillance, and invisibility technology. Chameleo: A Strange But True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroine Addiction, And HomeLand Security, is a nonfiction narrative about Guffey and his friend Damien, whose name is Dion Fuller in the book.

The sequence of events that inspired Chameleo, begins on July 12, 2003. Guffey called his friend Damien, who was living at the time in Pacific Beach area of San Diego. He called him several times with no response, which Guffey says was unusual. A week later he finally hears back from him, with this bizarre story to share.”

To hear more, visit The Edge

ROBERT GUFFEY interviewed on The Higherside Chats

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Debuting today is the latest episode of the popular podcast THE HIGHERSIDE CHATS, in which host Greg Carlwood conducts a two-hour-long interview with Yours Truly regarding the High Weirdness documented in my book CHAMELEO: A STRANGE BUT TRUE STORY OF INVISIBLE SPIES, HEROIN ADDICTION AND HOMELAND SECURITY. This conversation encompasses such conspiratorial subjects as the San Bernardino mass shootings, the recent attacks on Brussels, the connections between Hollywood and the intelligence community, cutting edge cloaking technology, acoustic weaponry deployed against U.S. citizens, the psychological warfare uses of holographic landscapes, and epic food fights with the Feds.

To listen to the interview, visit The Higherside Chats.

On DisInfo, ROBERT GUFFEY details new findings on government surveillance tactics

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

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Seattle Book Mama reviews CHAMELEO

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Guffey’s story, which includes the Masons, the Illuminati (note the cover), and assorted other conspiratorial ingredients that would ordinarily cause me to stay completely fucking clear of this whacked out tale, follows Dion as far north as Minnesota, then oh dear God, to Seattle where Guffey was staying. But just as it seems it can’t get any more strange and stressful, the whole thing becomes hilarious! Your humble reviewer sat and laughed out loud about two-thirds of the way into the story, and the lighter tone that marks the book until near the end is what prevents the whole thing from degenerating into a bottomless abyss.

To read the rest of the review, visit Seattle Book Mama.

“The funniest — and in some ways the saddest — book of the year” Jonathon Sturgeon names CHAMELEO one of the top indie books of 2015 on Flavorwire

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Is this book nonfiction, really? I don’t know. Either way, its truths are hard to ignore. A paranoiac tale of heroin addiction, the unrelenting intensity of needless state surveillance, and, ultimately, friendship, Chameleo might be the funniest — and in some ways the saddest — book of the year.

To view the rest of the list, visit Flavorwire.

Roy Christopher praises CHAMELEO

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Robert Guffey’s friend Dion has the continuity of his consciousness severely corrupted. Dion’s reality is already shaky at best, so Guffey sets out to document and investigate the odd goings on around Dion. Quoting Theodore Sturgeon, Guffey says, “Always ask the next question.” Chameleo turns on this very fulcrum: It is a series of next questions asked not necessarily until the questions are answered, but until all of the possibilities are exhausted.

To read the rest of the review, visit Roy Christopher’s blog.

ROBERT GUFFEY discusses CHAMELEO on Darkness Radio

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

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Listen to ROBERT GUFFEY read from CHAMELEO at Skylight Books

Monday, October 5th, 2015

To listen to the reading and conversation with Gerry Fialka, visit Skylight Books.

“A mindbending story, funny in places but ultimately very unsettling.” Coast to Coast AM’s George Knapp interviews the author of CHAMELEO

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

“Coast to Coast AM: Organisms, Interrogations, and Gang-stalking”

“We burrow way down deep through the rabbit hole, through the looking glass…dark stuff, creepy, disturbing…shines light on the people who really pull the levers of power. …After I read the book we’re going to be discussing tonight, I had to rethink my postions. Spies, and lies, and high-tech, where the stakes are huge, and no one can be trusted… It’s a mindbending story, funny in places but ultimately very unsettling.”

Listen to the full interview at Coast to Coast.

CHAMELEO excerpted on The Logger

Monday, June 29th, 2015

To read the excerpt, visit The Logger.

“An important glimpse into our future” Lobster Magazine reviews CHAMELEO

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Whether Dion was an experimental subject or merely one of the first people to experience the full range of the new technology which the US military have in store for dissidents in the near future isn’t clear. Either way this is an important glimpse into our future as ‘democratic’ states gear up for their coming task of defending our ‘freedom’ from threats – some real but mostly imaginary – within.

To read the rest of the review, visit Lobster Magazine.

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