I have a BA. it's in English Literature, and precisely no help when it comes to analyzing woo-woo claims (unless they're about Dickens or Hemingway or something). still, the basic reading I've done is often enough for me to separate truth from woo-woo. (I love that term!)
btw, BA, you might be interested to know that I found your book in the library of The Evergreen State College, in Olympia, WA--not exactly renowned for astronomy. it's very popular; I found it while shelving books, and it didn't make it back onto the shelf! despite a deep distrust of The Gummint there, your book is still very popular. apparently, NASA doesn't count as The Gummint to Greeners.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"