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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
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Hysterical History

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Hysterical History

Alexis Lord and Hailey Strickon

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Hysterical History is a comedy podcast where Alexis and Hailey, friends and history lovers, tell each other wacky yet factual stories from the past. Join them every TUESDAY for laughs and weird history realness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Have you ever wondered where all of the women were in your history books? You're not alone! Join long time gal pals, Kelley & Emily, as they swap stories about incredible women from history over a cheap bottle of wine. They take wining to a whole new level. Women's history has never been this tipsy!
 
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Offbeat Oregon History podcast

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Offbeat Oregon History podcast

www.offbeatoregon.com (finn @ offbeatoregon.com)

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A daily (5-day-a-week) podcast feed of true Oregon stories -- of heroes and rascals, of shipwrecks and lost gold. Stories of shanghaied sailors and Skid Road bordellos and pirates and robbers and unsolved mysteries. An exploding whale, a couple shockingly scary cults, a 19th-century serial killer, several very naughty ladies, a handful of solid-brass con artists and some of the dumbest bad guys in the history of the universe. From the archives of the Offbeat Oregon History syndicated newspap ...
 
Mysterious Universe is a weekly podcast featuring fascinatingly strange reports from all over the world. Always interesting and often hilarious, join hosts Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy as they investigate the latest in futurology, weird science, consciousness research, alternative history, cryptozoology, UFOs, and new-age absurdity.
 
If you love history, this is the podcast for you! Stories of forgotten history, presented by Josh Geiger with Lance Geiger, The History Guy, from the hit YouTube channel The History Guy: History Deserves to be Remembered. Visit the channel here: www.youtube.com/TheHistoryGuyChannel We believe that history does not have to be boring. At its heart, history is storytelling, and we believe that it should be told with passion and genuine love for the material. History might be tragic, it might be ...
 
The Confessionals is where witnesses of the unexplained share their stories and encounters with the world. Through long-form conversations, we pull out as much detail about one's experience as possible. Join us as we delve into the unknown side of life, from bigfoot to UFOs to paranormal activity to even conspiracies.
 
A podcast that explores the unknown, the unexplained, the mysterious, the unsolved and the just plain strange. Bizarre crimes, disappearing people, odd creatures, creepy phenomena, it's all here. We won't solve every mystery, but we'll try to separate truth from fiction and let you decide.
 
Award-winning podcast hosted by voice artist Darren Marlar who narrates true stories of crime, the unexplained, and paranormal. * Ranked #2 in Podcast Magazine‘s “Best True Crime and Horror” podcasts for 2020 * Named one of the “Best Storytellers in Podcasting” in 2019 by Podcast Business Journal * Darren Marlar’s narration of “The Tell-Tale Heart” won Bronze at HEAR NOW 2020 Podcast Palooza * Reached #5 worldwide on the “HOT 50” chart for November 2020 by Podcast Magazine * Finalist for”Sto ...
 
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Nighttime

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Nighttime

Jordan Bonaparte / Curiouscast

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Nighttime is an audio documentary series which explores Canada's most fascinating stories. Join host Jordan for true crime, mysteries, and a celebration of Canada’s weird and wonderful people, places, and events.
 
Two friends decided to make podcast about all the weird crap from history that sometimes can't be explained. Chelsea is here for political conspiracies, Cristina is here for the history and the science behind it all. From mysteries in ancient times to people missing in present day. From doomsday cults throughout history to international politics. From Bigfoot to Dropbears. If it's weird, we want to talk about it.
 
The Twilight Histories is a podcast that mixes your love of history, science fiction, fantasy and role playing into a fully soundscaped and immersive experience. You are a time traveler. Each episode, you will explore a new world. Some worlds are familiar. Others are totally exotic. An Egypt ravaged by an Ice Age. A Carthaginian colony on Mars. An Aztec empire cast under a spell of dark magic. So step on the platform… if you dare!
 
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Bring On The Weird

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Bring On The Weird

Bring On The Weird | Age Of Radio

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Elijah and Will are just a couple of harmless guys digging into weird things they don't know much about and trying to figure out what the hell is happening in the world outside of their homes. Do they get things wrong? Without a doubt! Are they learning from their mistakes? Not anytime soon. Is this crap entertaining? Their wives claim they're entertained and if they're entertained does anyone else really matter? Listen in as they dive into all manners of subjects as they Bring On The Weird.
 
The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the wild things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. I mean, how did they come up with this stuff? Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between. Regular episodes every Tuesday, conversatio ...
 
Small state, big on the weird! Weird Island brings you some of the strangest stories you probably haven’t heard before, all originating in little Rhode Island. Maybe you’re a true crime fan, but you’re burning out on the binges and looking to shake things up. Well, look no further! We’ll bring you unsolved mysteries, conspiracy theories, weird history and even some MURDER (no need to completely leave your comfort zone). Join us as we uncover some strange stories from the smallest state.
 
Jason Horton & Rebecca Leib discuss and explore some of the most mysterious and interesting events in history. Take a trip to haunted hotels, abandoned malls, deserted amusement parks, paranormal experiences, infamous true crimes, and weird historical and cultural events. This is Ghost Town. Find us on Instagram: @ghosttownpod Check out our video episodes: https://youtu.be/GLchrthqb5o We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising oppo ...
 
Welcome to the Cult. Wanna hear something weird? On Cult Talks: Weird Shit, we discuss bizarre true crime, weird encounters, strange history, wild places, and eccentric people.Three stories per episode, from across the globe, all alleged to be true. Sometimes they're funny, sometimes they're creepy, but they're always weird. Cult Talks: Weird Shit. Let's get weird.
 
A new topic every episode dealing with the Unexplainable, Paranormal, Extra-terrestrial, Spiritual, Scientific, Mysterious and more. Bob, Tiss & Beef talk the strange and unexplained. We would love to hear from you, so send your own stories to - wtatupod@gmail.com. Also, visit the official website at - http://www.weirdtalesandtheunexplainable.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Do you like your history haunted? Then Macabre London is the podcast for you. Every fortnight we'll unravel a tale that's gruesome, horrifying or downright macabre. Support this show at http://supporter.acast.com/macabrelondon Get bonus content on Patreon Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/macabrelondon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Think art history is boring? Think again. It's weird, funny, mysterious, enthralling, and liberating. Join us as we cover the strangest stories in art. Is the Mona Lisa fake? Did Van Gogh actually kill himself? And why were the Impressionists so great? Subscribe to us here, and follow us at www.artcuriouspodcast.com for further information and fun extras. © 2021 Jennifer Dasal // Find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @artcuriouspod // Find us on Fireside
 
The world around us is weird, that’s a fact. Some of the people around us are weird, but we all know that too. Well, Jim and John are weird, and there is no question about that! Please join them as they bring you into their world and give you a slice of something fun and interesting every week!
 
Kat & Jethro Gilligan Toth bring their irreverent brand of humor and unique chemistry to an exploration of the strange, the bizarre, and the unexpected. With over thirteen million downloads since its 2018 launch, The Box of Oddities has become one of the fastest-growing comedy podcasts in the United States. JIMMY KIMMEL, ABC-TV says, "Should you be the type who has an interest in weird stuff, this is a fun thing to allow in your head!" “Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Box of Oddities ...
 
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As rulers go, Anna of Russia was considered pretty bad news. In the second part of this two-part series, the guys explore how Anna (aka Anna the Terrible)'s traumatic life experience may have contributed to her later, profoundly cruel punishments -- things like forcing a disgraced prince to behave like a chicken, or die in the halls of a real-life …
 
Join the guys this week as they go to hell to revisit an old topic, SATAN! Listen as the guys talk about People who have claimed to have sex with the devil, logos and landmarks thought to be secretly associated with the king of chaos and the origins of how a farm animal became every metal heads favorite way to piss off their parents plus so much mo…
 
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In this first of a two part episode Jim tells us the backstory and whats what with why the colony even went to Roanoke. He fills us in on some of the history even he didn't know about before his research for this show. It also gives the details of why the ill fated colony chose this location as the spot to be when they wanted to change their lives.…
 
Nova Scotia, April 18-19, 2020 Over a period of thirteen hours, a 51 year old denturist, dressed as a police officer and driving a replica police car, carried out Canada’s most deadly act of mass murder. In this episode, Paul Palango and I will discuss recent developments related to this case. Links: the Nova Scotia Rampage Series: https://www.nigh…
 
These days, most folks think of Little Orphan Annie as a folksy, wholesome slice of nostalgia -- but during its heyday as a radio program, parents across the US became increasingly concerned. The show, they thought, had a deep, dangerous hold on the minds of children. In the first part of this two-part series, Ben and Noel dive into the surprising …
 
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Please note that this episode contains the use of explicit language right from the very beginning. Ridley Scott, a prolific director and producer, is responsible for some of the most critically acclaimed films of all time. While "Alien" (1979) and "Blade Runner" (1982), are regarded as significantly influential sci-fi films, "Gladiator" (2000) and …
 
Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a LEGACY it is. Welcome back to Justin McElroy’s Medical Brand Hall of Fame, where we can put aside questions of science and efficacy and focus on what really matters: How Juliana Marguiles’ dad wrote a jingle that was hidden for 20 years before it changed the world.By Justin & Dr. Sydnee McElroy
 
Tom and Jenny talk about a 1977 Jaws cash-in produced by Dino de Laurentiis, in which a salty sea captain played by Richard Harris becomes the target of a campaign of vengeance perpetrated by an angry killer whale. SHAMU, NOOOOOO!!! Find this movie and more at the 13 O’Clock Amazon Storefront! Audio version: https://ia601509.us.archive.org/29/items…
 
In a race with Portland neophile Henry Wemme to be the first owner of an airplane in Oregon, Cornell-educated John Burkhart was two weeks too late; but unlike Wemme, he designed, built and flew his own machine. (Albany, Linn County; 1910s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1410d.310.burkhart-aviation-pioneer.html)…
 
On today's episode the History Guy discusses the history of several naturally occurring resources: the mineral asbestos, with its reputation as a hazardous material, and Helium, one of the universe’s most abundant elements. Both have surprising and interesting histories. MagellanTV - a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collect…
 
The first presidential phone call took place in Rhode Island, when Alexander Graham Bell called 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes as he attended a clambake at Rocky Point Park. To Visit: Rocky Point Ave. | Nothing to see but a sign, but you can stand where the first Presidential phone call took place, if that’s a thing you want to do. Episode Sour…
 
In the heart of the Serengeti, hippos bathe and hyenas snatch food from hungry lions. National Geographic Explorer of the Year Paula Kahumbu brings this world to life in her documentary series Wildlife Warriors, a nature show made by Kenyans for Kenyans. Host Peter Gwin meets up with Paula in the Serengeti to learn how she became an unlikely TV sta…
 
In this bonus episode, we are joined by Dr. Sarah Bendall, author of "Shaping Femininity: Foundation Garments, the Body, and Women in Early Modern England". She graciously joined us from Australia to discuss her research, some highlights of her book, and the many interesting things about early modern underwear. music by V►LH►LL vlhll.bandcamp.com V…
 
Oh, far-shooting Apollo... What are you exclusively the god of, anyway? All things Apollo, the good and the very, very bad. Submit your questions to Liv's 2022 New Year Q&A episode here. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I refer…
 
As America celebrated Thanksgiving, millions of people prepared their tables with roasted turkey and pumpkin pie, they turned on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and some football, and gathered ‘round the table to sing the traditional Thanksgiving Day song – Jingle Bells. On this episode, we look at the history behind one of the holiday season’s …
 
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In Episode 395: The Mysterious Randonautica, we are joined by Josh Lengfelder, the CEO of the Randonautica app! Ever since the Randonautica app was released, we’ve received emails from listeners asking for our thoughts and opinions about it. Some people love the app and enjoy the random adventures that it takes them on, while others feel there is s…
 
Actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger joins Dan in conversation on today's podcast about Winston Churchill, who was born on this day in 1874. They talk about Arnie's admiration for the former British Prime Minister as a leader and a thinker, how he modelled his own governorship on Churchill while in office from 2003-2011, an…
 
Beef walks us through the theories regarding the creation and purpose of Stonehenge, and we do bad Austin Powers impressions. -- Contact us at - wtatupod@gmail.com and visit the website at - weirdtalesandtheunexplainable.com Buy bonus episodes at https://bobshoy.bandcamp.com/ Support editing time at https://www.patreon.com/bobshoy -Part of The Bob …
 
Tom and Jenny finally discuss the bizarre 1974 cult classic, directed by John Boorman and starring Sean Connery in a red Speedo and thigh-high boots. Find this movie and more at the 13 O’Clock Amazon Storefront! Audio version: https://ia601401.us.archive.org/16/items/matinee-live-zardoz-1974/Matinee%20LIVE_%20Zardoz%20%281974%29.mp3 Video version: …
 
Covering a lot of ground today! Going over the history of human opioid usage - the opium poppy is one helluva plant. What different types of opiates and opioids are out there? Why are we having a record number of opioid overdose deaths now when we've been using opiates going back at least as far as the ancient Sumerians? What changed in the 1980's …
 
Jenny discusses the excellent third book in the Messy Man trilogy (which also included The Nightmare Room and The Hungry Ones). Find this book and more at the 13 O’Clock Amazon Storefront! Audio version: https://ia601404.us.archive.org/25/items/tomes-of-terror-the-messy-man-audio/TomesOfTerror_TheMessyMan_Audio.mp3 Video version: Please support us …
 
Before he made it back, Art Lacey had survived a plane crash, bribed a fire department with illegal whiskey, kited a big check and made bitter enemies in Portland City Hall. But hey, all's well that ends well, right? (Milwaukie, Clackamas County; 1940s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1601d.bomber-gas-station-375.html)…
 
Did you miss our LIVE bonus show on Fireside, the interactive storytelling platform? Don’t worry— you can catch the replay on Fireside, or enjoy the bonus audio here. On our November 1 live event, I had the great pleasure of speaking with author and art critic Jennifer Higgie about her latest book, The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution,…
 
This week, Amber is finishing grad school applications and Anna had some vaccine booster side effects, so we bring you an excerpt from an episode of Dirt After Dark! Amber brings Anna (kicking and screaming) along on an exploration of some space weirdos who interpreted various bits and pieces of archaeology and ethnography to show that there's anot…
 
(Because it’s Thanksgiving weekend in the USA, this week’s show is a replay from September 26, 2021.) WANT TO HEAR THE SHOW AS IT AIRS ON SUNDAY NIGHTS? Visit https://WeirdDarkness.com/RADIO to get a list of broadcast stations and times! Patreon members (https://WeirdDarkness.com/patrons) get a commercial-free version of the show, complete with bot…
 
This week's women are/were in it for the long haul! First, Kelley covers Dolores Huerta, a labor activist who fights for the rights of migrant workers and is one of the most badass women without a spleen! Then, Emily tells the story of Julia Kabance, a Cherokee WWII veteran who lived to be the oldest everything! Get ready to march and be wary of ma…
 
Want to listen to The Box Of Oddities ad-free and early? Become a patron by joining The Order of Freaks! What some fans will do to show their commitment to an artist. Then, the Scottish tradition that involved disguised people refusing to leave your home. Fanatics and Skekling in BOX385 - it tastes like feet. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com…
 
This week we're talking about something that should scare everyone. The Sentient World Simulation, or SWS for short, was suggested 15 years ago in a paper from Purdue University. They suggest collecting all of our data in order to predict world events. They will be able to put in any scenario and see how it would play out in the real world. If you'…
 
Winston Churchill was many things a writer, politician, journalist, painter but the defining aspect of his career was as a war leader. Warfare infused his life from its very beginning due to his relation to the Duke of Marlborough and a childhood re-enacting the Battle of Waterloo in the ground of Blenheim Palace. As a young man, he saw conflict at…
 
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Please SHARE Weird Darkness with someone who loves old time radio shows like you do! Recommending the show to others helps make it possible for me to keep doing the show! This episode is sponsored by - https://www.classicradiostore.com. IN THIS EPISODE: Originally aired on November 28th, 1949 on WMGM radio in New York - it tells the story of Jeff C…
 
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The brief and horrid history of thumbscrews and the Pear of Anguish! Join Patreon NOW to watch the episodes LIVE & comment along! www.patreon.com/historicalafpod Review the podcast and you can win an "If you know, you know" tote bag! Just email historicalafpod@gmail.com showing you left that review and you are entered! Want to send stuff like a pos…
 
Tom and Jenny have some drinks and talk about their post-Thanksgiving activities. Audio version: https://ia601507.us.archive.org/17/items/sidetracks-live-every-friday-is-black-friday-edition/Sidetracks%20LIVE_%20Every%20Friday%20is%20Black%20Friday%20Edition.mp3 Video version (part 1): Video version (part 2): Please support us on Patreon! Don’t for…
 
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The result of his complicated legacy, the death of South Africa's last apartheid president, F W de Klerk, on November 11 2021 generated a flood of differing assessments. De Klerk wrote himself into the history of South Africa on February 2 1990, when he announced the unbanning of the African National Party (ANC) and other liberation movements, as w…
 
Jenny talks about the largely forgotten 2000 film adaptation of the seminal manga by Junji Ito, about a town that becomes inexplicably cursed by spirals. Find this movie and more on the 13 O’Clock Amazon Storefront! Audio version: https://ia601400.us.archive.org/28/items/flickers-of-fear-uzumaki-audio/FlickersOfFear_Uzumaki_Audio.mp3 Video version:…
 
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Unexpectedly, but not completely surprisingly, I received an email from a very excited lady from Quebec who claimed to have filmed some odd objects hovering in the sky near her home. She didn’t believe they planes or helicopters… Belia was convinced she witnessed something very unique and she wanted my opinion on the footage she captured. The video…
 
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A mysterious death in a wooded glen leads to a convoluted and complex search for the truth in the world of spies and espionage. We discuss the story of a man trying to uncover the truth of his friends death only to be hindered at every step by covert intelligence operations, high level political corruption and clandestine groups. Then for our Plus+…
 
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