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Aug. 11, 2022

Ep. 97: The Order of the Solar Temple

This week we take our first blazing steps into the dark, yet sorta wacky, world of millennial death cults with the tragic tale of…

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Aug. 4, 2022

Ep. 96: Weird Appalachia - The Flatwoods Monster

The American region of Appalachia, much like our native New England, is a land of folklore and high strangeness, and this is perf…

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July 28, 2022

Ep. 95: Badlands of Peking - The Murder of Pamela Werner

This week we hit the foreign districts and seedy neighborhoods of pre-war Beijing with a look at the unsolved murder of Pamela We…

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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…

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July 14, 2022

Ep. 93: Fire in the Sky - The Travis Walton Abduction

On November 5, 1975, a crew of loggers driving home after a long day of work saw a strange light through the trees. They decided …

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July 7, 2022

Ep. 92: Medical Quackery & Snake Oil Salesmen

Since the days of antiquity, the human race has been searching for cures for what ails us. From disease to mental illness to sexu…

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June 30, 2022

Ep. 91: The Amityville Horror, Pt. 2 - The Haunting

In the second of our two-part series on the best-known, most widely dramatized haunting case in American History, we finally get …

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June 23, 2022

Ep. 90: The Amityville Horror, Pt. 1 - Murder on Ocean Avenue

The Amityville Horror is one of the most publicized hauntings in American history. But 13 months before the Lutz family's short a…

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June 16, 2022

Ep. 89: Slender Man, Pt. 2 - The Slender Man Stabbing

On part two of our two-part Slender Man series, we dive into the very real consequences of this modern legend of a monster with t…

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June 9, 2022

Ep. 88: Slender Man, Pt. 1 - The Origins

Is it possible for an online meme-turned-urban legend to become...real? That's the question we ask this week as we investigate th…

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June 2, 2022

Ep. 87: The Stamford Bra Murders

Between 1967 and 1971, the small city of Stamford, Connecticut was terrorized by a little-known serial killer. A total of five Bl…

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May 26, 2022

Ep. 86: Cursed Jewelry

Among the legends of allegedly cursed objects, stories of cursed jewelry and gemstones reign supreme. There's something mystical …

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May 19, 2022

Ep. 85: The Guillotine and the Reign of Terror

Even among all the creative execution methods mankind has dreamed up over the years, the Guillotine stands out, raising nightmare…

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May 12, 2022

Ep. 84: The Disappearance of Amy Lynn Bradley

In March 1998, the Bradley family - dad Ron, mom Iva, son Brad, and daughter Amy - embarked on a "trip of a lifetime": a luxuriou…

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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 Experi…

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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. Th…

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April 21, 2022

Ep. 81: Blackbeard

Inspired by the new hit show "Our Flag Means Death", we're covering the most famous pirate in history: Blackbeard! At the dawn of…

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April 14, 2022

Ep. 80: Fresno Nightcrawlers

After a long month of axe-murder mayhem, Carrie takes a break from the grim and gory to tell a strange tale about what may be the…

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April 7, 2022

Ep. 79: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 4 - The Cross-Country Murders

Axe Season 2022 comes to a close with the end of our discussion of Bill and Rachel James' 'Man From The Train' theory. We follow …

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March 31, 2022

Ep. 78: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 3 - The Man from the Train

We’re rounding out Axe Murder Month with two weeks on Sean’s favorite solution to last week’s unsolved mystery, the 1912 axe murd…

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March 24, 2022

Ep. 77: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 2 - The Villisca Axe Murders

Sometime in the overnight hours of June 9-10, 1912 in the tiny town of Villisca, Iowa, eight people - including six children - we…

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March 17, 2022

Ep. 76: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 1 - The Axeman of New Orleans

Sean has officially declared March to be axe murder month - much to the chagrin of March-born Carrie - and so we begin a multi-pa…

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March 10, 2022

Ep. 75: The Hauntings of Union Cemetery

Union Cemetery sits at a crossroads, almost 400 years old, with headstones scattered across its area spanning centuries of New En…

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March 3, 2022

Ep. 74: Ghost Ships, Pt. 2

We're singin' more sea shanties on the finale to our 2-part series on ghost ships! This week Sean rounds things out with two twen…

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