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Strange Matters Podcast

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Strange Matters Podcast

Strange Matters Podcast

Campfire Audio Productions

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Discussing the Bizarre, Mysterious, & Unexplained

Latest Episodes

The Papin Sisters

This episode of Strange Matters presents a particularly disturbing crime that took place in the early 20th century, in France. The story involves two sisters who worked as maids for an upper class family. The Papin Sisters had been employed by the family for seven years, and had been described as idyllic workers. Things weren’t as perfect as it seemed, however. A sudden and gruesome act by the sisters would shock the country of France, and would be regarded as one of the worst crimes committed in the century. This episode will go over the history and background of the Papin Sisters, the details of their terrible crime, and the aftermath of the event that would quickly become the top story of its time. Click here to check out Strange Matter’s episode on the condition known as Shared Psychosis.

21 MIN2019 JUN 18
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The Papin Sisters

The Lake Michigan Triangle

This episode of Strange Matters details an area of Lake Michigan that has become quite infamous for a number of strange and deadly incidents. For more than a century, there have been cases of unexplained shipwrecks, disappearances, plane crashes, and mysterious lights in the sky, all over Lake Michigan. As the strange stories and legends of unanswered mysteries of the lake grew, the region where all these incidents occurred would be nicknamed the “Lake Michigan Triangle.” This episode will present a number of the mysterious and dark events that have all occurred over the waters of Lake Michigan.

18 MIN2019 MAY 16
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The Lake Michigan Triangle

The Oakville Blobs

This episode of Strange Matters talks about a weird weather phenomenon that happened in 1994. In a small city in the state of Washington, the people were surprised by what happened during some rainstorms. Instead of seeing the familiar regular rain, the folks of Oakville had to deal with the sky opening up and dropping “blobs” on them. What these blobs were has remained a mystery for decades now. This episode presents the details of what happened when the blobs starting to rain down, and the possible theories that have been put forth by the Oakville citizens to try and make some sense of this strange event.

20 MIN2019 MAY 14
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The Oakville Blobs

The Fox

Fate. Death. The Fox. The various nicknames signed by a man who sent out ransom notes regarding the kidnapping of a twelve year old girl named Marion Parker. This episode of Strange Matters discusses the terrifying and disturbing events surrounding an infamous kidnapping case that took place in Los Angeles in 1927. A young girl named Marion Parker was abducted by a smooth talking man, right from her own school. Meanwhile, her father would be contacted by the same man demanding ransom money. This individual would become commonly known as The Fox. This disturbing case would ultimately be referred to at the time as the “Crime of the Century.” This episode goes over all the details of the kidnapping, the investigation of the police trying to figure out who the Fox was, and the tragic outcome of this dark crime.

29 MIN2019 MAY 9
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The Fox

Time Slips

This episode of Strange Matters talks about the phenomenon known as Time Slips. Time Slips refer to events in which a person supposedly either leaves their own timeline to get a glimpse of something in the past or future, or sees something in the present of a person or object from another time era. This episode goes over details of these so called “Time Slips,” as well as presents various stories of people who have said to experienced such things.

46 MIN2019 APR 18
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Time Slips

Hugues de la Plaza

This episode of Strange Matters presents the strange events surrounding the death of a man named Hugues de la Plaza, who would die under mysterious and controversial circumstances. Hugues would be found alone in his locked apartment having died from several fatal knife wounds. Despite there being a number of unusual facts surrounding his death, such as no bloody knife ever being found at his apartment, the police would rule his death a likely suicide. The investigation and resulting backlash of Hugues’ death would spark controversy and debate over how the police conducted themselves, and over what exactly happened the night that Hugues de la Plaza died. This episode covers the details of the night of his death, the police and medical investigation that followed, and the different sides of the story that have been put forth to attempt to solve this strange case.

33 MIN2019 APR 9
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Hugues de la Plaza

Mystery Cauldrons of Siberia

In an isolated region of Siberia known as the Valley of Death, there are stories of strange metal objects buried in the ground. The nomadic tribes of the area who first encountered them centuries ago called these metallic structures “cauldrons.” The exact nature and purpose of these cauldrons are a mystery. Some stories say that they were caused by frequent meteorites of the area, some believe that the objects are alien in nature. Could these objects be parts of space ships, or part of some underground base or structure? Or are they all just a folk story, and the cauldrons don’t actually exist at all? This episode will detail possible answers to these questions, as well as detailing the history of these mysterious cauldrons buried in the Valley of Death.

34 MIN2019 MAR 28
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Mystery Cauldrons of Siberia

Cindy James

This episode of Strange Matters discusses the odd and unexplained events surrounding the death of a woman named Cindy James. Cindy was a Canadian woman who had been experiencing harassment, stalking, and physical attacks for years leading up to her death. Despite what would look like to an outsider as a serious threat, the authorities found some inconsistencies in Cindy’s story that made them question whether all of it was real, or some kind of set up by the woman herself. The bizarre nature of the scene of her death has left open the question whether Cindy was murdered, or took her own life. This episode will detail Cindy’s backstory, the timeline of events leading up to her death, and the possibilities and theories surrounding this strange story.

34 MIN2019 MAR 12
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Cindy James

The Gregory Affair

This episode of Strange Matters discusses the infamous murder case known as the Gregory Affair, which details the disturbing murder of a young French boy, Grégory Villemin. In this unsolved case that continues to intrigue the French public to this day, a family would be taunted with threats of vengeance from a mysterious individual who was only known as “The Crow.” This person would seemingly carry out his revenge by abducting and murdering the family’s four year old son, Grégory. After this grisly crime, a web of accusations and suspects would spin out of control, causing even more deaths in the chaotic aftermath. This episode will detail the history of the case, the strange investigation that followed, and the suspects of who could have carried out the terrible crime.

32 MIN2019 MAR 1
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The Gregory Affair

The Toy-Box Killer

This episode discusses one of the most sadistic and cruel killers in American History. David Parker Ray, commonly known by his nickname of the Toy Box Killer, was a suspected serial killer, rapist, and torturer of women. His crimes are believed to have spanned several decades. David Parker Ray earned his notorious nickname because of the personal torture house he built, a customized truck trailer that was filled with dozens of weapons and tools used to inflict harm. This sound proof trailer, the place where he would imprison women for days and weeks at a time, was referred to by David Parker Ray as his “Toy Box.” This episode goes over the history of David Parker Ray and details of his crimes, as well as the events and investigation that would eventually bring about his downfall.

32 MIN2018 OCT 31
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The Toy-Box Killer

Latest Episodes

The Papin Sisters

This episode of Strange Matters presents a particularly disturbing crime that took place in the early 20th century, in France. The story involves two sisters who worked as maids for an upper class family. The Papin Sisters had been employed by the family for seven years, and had been described as idyllic workers. Things weren’t as perfect as it seemed, however. A sudden and gruesome act by the sisters would shock the country of France, and would be regarded as one of the worst crimes committed in the century. This episode will go over the history and background of the Papin Sisters, the details of their terrible crime, and the aftermath of the event that would quickly become the top story of its time. Click here to check out Strange Matter’s episode on the condition known as Shared Psychosis.

21 MIN2019 JUN 18
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The Papin Sisters

The Lake Michigan Triangle

This episode of Strange Matters details an area of Lake Michigan that has become quite infamous for a number of strange and deadly incidents. For more than a century, there have been cases of unexplained shipwrecks, disappearances, plane crashes, and mysterious lights in the sky, all over Lake Michigan. As the strange stories and legends of unanswered mysteries of the lake grew, the region where all these incidents occurred would be nicknamed the “Lake Michigan Triangle.” This episode will present a number of the mysterious and dark events that have all occurred over the waters of Lake Michigan.

18 MIN2019 MAY 16
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The Lake Michigan Triangle

The Oakville Blobs

This episode of Strange Matters talks about a weird weather phenomenon that happened in 1994. In a small city in the state of Washington, the people were surprised by what happened during some rainstorms. Instead of seeing the familiar regular rain, the folks of Oakville had to deal with the sky opening up and dropping “blobs” on them. What these blobs were has remained a mystery for decades now. This episode presents the details of what happened when the blobs starting to rain down, and the possible theories that have been put forth by the Oakville citizens to try and make some sense of this strange event.

20 MIN2019 MAY 14
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The Oakville Blobs

The Fox

Fate. Death. The Fox. The various nicknames signed by a man who sent out ransom notes regarding the kidnapping of a twelve year old girl named Marion Parker. This episode of Strange Matters discusses the terrifying and disturbing events surrounding an infamous kidnapping case that took place in Los Angeles in 1927. A young girl named Marion Parker was abducted by a smooth talking man, right from her own school. Meanwhile, her father would be contacted by the same man demanding ransom money. This individual would become commonly known as The Fox. This disturbing case would ultimately be referred to at the time as the “Crime of the Century.” This episode goes over all the details of the kidnapping, the investigation of the police trying to figure out who the Fox was, and the tragic outcome of this dark crime.

29 MIN2019 MAY 9
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The Fox

Time Slips

This episode of Strange Matters talks about the phenomenon known as Time Slips. Time Slips refer to events in which a person supposedly either leaves their own timeline to get a glimpse of something in the past or future, or sees something in the present of a person or object from another time era. This episode goes over details of these so called “Time Slips,” as well as presents various stories of people who have said to experienced such things.

46 MIN2019 APR 18
Comments
Time Slips

Hugues de la Plaza

This episode of Strange Matters presents the strange events surrounding the death of a man named Hugues de la Plaza, who would die under mysterious and controversial circumstances. Hugues would be found alone in his locked apartment having died from several fatal knife wounds. Despite there being a number of unusual facts surrounding his death, such as no bloody knife ever being found at his apartment, the police would rule his death a likely suicide. The investigation and resulting backlash of Hugues’ death would spark controversy and debate over how the police conducted themselves, and over what exactly happened the night that Hugues de la Plaza died. This episode covers the details of the night of his death, the police and medical investigation that followed, and the different sides of the story that have been put forth to attempt to solve this strange case.

33 MIN2019 APR 9
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Hugues de la Plaza

Mystery Cauldrons of Siberia

In an isolated region of Siberia known as the Valley of Death, there are stories of strange metal objects buried in the ground. The nomadic tribes of the area who first encountered them centuries ago called these metallic structures “cauldrons.” The exact nature and purpose of these cauldrons are a mystery. Some stories say that they were caused by frequent meteorites of the area, some believe that the objects are alien in nature. Could these objects be parts of space ships, or part of some underground base or structure? Or are they all just a folk story, and the cauldrons don’t actually exist at all? This episode will detail possible answers to these questions, as well as detailing the history of these mysterious cauldrons buried in the Valley of Death.

34 MIN2019 MAR 28
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Mystery Cauldrons of Siberia

Cindy James

This episode of Strange Matters discusses the odd and unexplained events surrounding the death of a woman named Cindy James. Cindy was a Canadian woman who had been experiencing harassment, stalking, and physical attacks for years leading up to her death. Despite what would look like to an outsider as a serious threat, the authorities found some inconsistencies in Cindy’s story that made them question whether all of it was real, or some kind of set up by the woman herself. The bizarre nature of the scene of her death has left open the question whether Cindy was murdered, or took her own life. This episode will detail Cindy’s backstory, the timeline of events leading up to her death, and the possibilities and theories surrounding this strange story.

34 MIN2019 MAR 12
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Cindy James

The Gregory Affair

This episode of Strange Matters discusses the infamous murder case known as the Gregory Affair, which details the disturbing murder of a young French boy, Grégory Villemin. In this unsolved case that continues to intrigue the French public to this day, a family would be taunted with threats of vengeance from a mysterious individual who was only known as “The Crow.” This person would seemingly carry out his revenge by abducting and murdering the family’s four year old son, Grégory. After this grisly crime, a web of accusations and suspects would spin out of control, causing even more deaths in the chaotic aftermath. This episode will detail the history of the case, the strange investigation that followed, and the suspects of who could have carried out the terrible crime.

32 MIN2019 MAR 1
Comments
The Gregory Affair

The Toy-Box Killer

This episode discusses one of the most sadistic and cruel killers in American History. David Parker Ray, commonly known by his nickname of the Toy Box Killer, was a suspected serial killer, rapist, and torturer of women. His crimes are believed to have spanned several decades. David Parker Ray earned his notorious nickname because of the personal torture house he built, a customized truck trailer that was filled with dozens of weapons and tools used to inflict harm. This sound proof trailer, the place where he would imprison women for days and weeks at a time, was referred to by David Parker Ray as his “Toy Box.” This episode goes over the history of David Parker Ray and details of his crimes, as well as the events and investigation that would eventually bring about his downfall.

32 MIN2018 OCT 31
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The Toy-Box Killer
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