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Jan. 26, 2023

Ep. 117: Titanic, Pt. 3 - A Deep Ocean of Secrets

At the end of our series exploring the Titanic tragedy, we "dive" into the immediate aftermath of the sinking - including legal inquiries and lawsuits - the search for the wreck on the bottom of the ocean, and the remaining …

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Oct. 6, 2022

Ep. 104: The Mysterious Death of Marilyn Monroe

In August of 1962 the once bright light of "candle in the wind" Marilyn Monroe - Hollywood bombshell, actress, and most famous woman in the world - was snuffed out forever when the 36-year-old superstar was found dead in her …

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Aug. 25, 2022

Ep. 99: Andrew Basiago & Project Pegasus

From 1962 to 1972, the U.S. government ran a top-secret program that teleported child spies through space and time. At least, that's the claim of Andrew Basiago, former time traveler and holder of the hotly contested title of...

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July 21, 2022

Ep. 94: TWA Flight 800

On July 17th, 1996 TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747 jet carrying 230 passengers and crew, exploded over the Center Moriches, New York bay, setting fire to a peaceful summer night. Hundreds of witnesses along the Long Island coast...

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May 5, 2022

Ep. 83: The Philadelphia Experiment

This week we dive into one of the most persistent legends of secret U.S. military experimentation - the famed Philadelphia Experiment. In the fall of 1943 - so the story goes - highly classified government tech made the destr...

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April 28, 2022

Ep. 82: TV Mysteries - The Max Headroom Incident & Other Signal Hijac…

In November 1987, one of the weirdest moments of TV history happened right underneath the noses of the Chicago viewing public. That night a mysterious figure wearing a full-head "Max Headroom" mask invaded the broadcasts of l...

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Feb. 3, 2022

Ep. 70: Flat Earth

In the incredibly polarized times we're living in, it's comforting to know there are some things we can all agree on, even if it's just the shape of the planet we live on. Right? This week Sean digs into the …

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Jan. 20, 2022

Ep. 68: The Strange Death of Edgar Allan Poe

In October 1849, now-legendary horror and suspense writer Edgar Allan Poe was found in a tavern in Baltimore, delirious, with clothes that didn't appear to be his and no concrete answer for where he'd been since he left Richmond, Virginia …

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Dec. 2, 2021

Ep. 62: "Paul is Dead" - The Beatles Death Conspiracy

In honor of the Beatles documentary Get Back premiering over Thanksgiving on Disney+, Carrie takes us through one of her favorite conspiracies of all time: "Paul is Dead". This conspiracy theory, which spread across the globe like wildfire beginning...

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Sept. 16, 2021

Ep. 52: John Titor, Time Traveler

In 1998 - then again, in 2000 - our world got a hero, born of another reality. A man who traveled through time to warn us of coming catastrophe. Or, maybe, just one more Internet meme spun out of control. …

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Aug. 5, 2021

Ep. 46: Satanic Panic, Pt. 4 - Pizzagate & QAnon

Satanic Panic is having something of a renaissance these past few years, and that's where we're ending our four-part series today! Once again, whispers are flying around of a vast underground conspiracy of child abusing Satanists. But this time, it's...

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July 29, 2021

Ep. 45: Satanic Panic, Pt. 3 - The West Memphis Three

For part 3 in our tour of Satanic hysteria, it's 1993 and the ritual abuse panic of the '80s is coughing its last gasp in Arkansas! Faced with the horrific murder of three young boys, West Memphis law enforcement, media …

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July 15, 2021

Ep. 44: Satanic Panic, Pt. 2 - Dungeons & Dragons & Heavy Metal (w/ N…

Let the panic continue! Last week we showed you the origins of the 1980s Satanic Panic within a rash of alleged Satanic sex rituals at daycare centers. This week, Unloaded Questions co-host and our actual D&D Dungeon Master Nick Salese …

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July 8, 2021

Ep. 43: Satanic Panic, Pt. 1 - Ritual Abuse & McMartin Preschool

July is the month for Satanic Panic, and Sean kicks off our four-part series with a look at the cases that set the tone for ritual abuse hysteria in the 1980s. From the 1980 bestseller Michelle Remembers to the more …

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June 17, 2021

Ep. 40: Hollow Earth

If you're like us, you couldn't focus on the two leads duking it out in Godzilla vs. Kong... because you just kept thinking, "Wait, they said 'Hollow Earth' just now, right? Like, 'The Hollow Earth,' like it's a place?" This …

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