Kenn Thomas (born June 12, 1958 in St. Louis) is a conspiracy theorist, writer, university library archivist, and editor & publisher of Steamshovel Press, a parapolitical conspiracy magazine. He has written books on the Inslaw affair, co-authoring The Octopus: Secret Government and the Death of Danny Casolaro with the late Jim Keith, and on Fred Crisman and the Maury Island Incident.
Thomas has authored over a dozen books on various conspiracy topics. These include NASA, Nazis & JFK; Maury Island UFO, about the possibility that Fred Crisman was connected to the assassination of John F. Kennedy; and The Octopus: Secret Government and the Death of Danny Casolaro, about the Inslaw affair. In 2004, Feral House published a new edition of The Octopus, extending the suggestion of connections to the post-9/11 world and al-Qaeda. A new edition of Maury Island UFO was published by Feral House in 2011 as JFK & UFO: Military-Industrial Conspiracy and Cover-Up from Maury Island to Dallas.
Thomas calls his research interest “parapolitics,” the study of conspiracies of all colors -- from alien abductions and the Illuminati, to the John F. Kennedy assassination and the September 11, 2001 attacks. The New Yorker called his work “on the cutting edge” of conspiracy. His name has become a proverb for a conspiracy theorist; enough so that baseball was described in print as involving "enough fishy behavior to keep Kenn Thomas swarming for years."
Thomas has appeared at Conspiracy Con in 2003, and 2007, at the Alternative Research Community conference in Bath, England in 2010, and at many other conferences.
... Acid A New Secret History of LSD, David Black (introduction by Kenn Thomas), Vision, UK, 2003, paperback, ISBN 1-901250-30-X The Arch Conspirator, Len Bracken (introduction by Kenn Thomas), AUP, US ... paperback Shadow Government 9/11 and State Terror, Len Bracken (introduction by Kenn Thomas), AUP, US, 2002, paperback, ISBN 1-931882-05-3 William Cooper Death Of A Conspiracy Salesman, various with contribution ...