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Weird World Podcast

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Weird World Podcast

Weird World Podcast

The Wehrlis

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1.1K
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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.

Latest Episodes

Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

ERuth kept her kids in suspense all their lives. There were the sudden moves across the country, the surprise camping trips, the strange demands. Then one day she told them the truth. The very weird truth. Sources: “The Story of a Weird World I Was Warned Never To Tell,” by Sarah McDermott, BBC World Service https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-42951788 “Childhood on the Run”, by Tim Lewis https://www.theguardian.com/global/2018/may/13/my-childhood-on-the-run-memoir-run-hide-repeat Run, Hide, Repeat by Pauline Dakin

90 MINjust now
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Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

ERuth kept her kids in suspense all their lives. There were the sudden moves across the country, the surprise camping trips, the strange demands. Then one day she told them the truth. The very weird truth. Sources: “The Story of a Weird World I Was Warned Never To Tell,” by Sarah McDermott, BBC World Service https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-42951788 “Childhood on the Run”, by Tim Lewis https://www.theguardian.com/global/2018/may/13/my-childhood-on-the-run-memoir-run-hide-repeat Run, Hide, Repeat by Pauline Dakin

83 MIN1 d ago
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Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

Episode 169 - The Absurd Search for the Los City of Timbuktu

EAlexander Gordon Laing had that confident swagger of every European colonialist who went stomping into some new land to civilize and bleed it. So why shouldn’t he cross the entire Sahara Desert to find a lost city in the middle of Africa? Sources: The Mammoth Book of Losers by Karl Shawhttps://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Alexander_Gordon_Laing http://greatbritishnutters.blogspot.com/2008/08/alexander-gordon-laing-mission-to.htmlhttps://www.thenational.scot/news/17316509.a-scottish-explorer-who-made-his-mark-on-history/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Timbuktuhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Gordon_Laing

62 MIN2 d ago
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Episode 169 - The Absurd Search for the Los City of Timbuktu

Stupid Questions Coming Soon

Coming soon to a podcast app near you, Stupid Questions, brought to you by the people behind the Weird World podcast (us). This is just a little announcement and some info about the new podcast. We hope you'll listen to it and keep listening to us on Weird World.

1 MIN1 w ago
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Stupid Questions Coming Soon

Episode 168 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 2

EIn Part 2 of the Patterson-Gimlin bigfoot film we explore what may have been the origin and intent of the film. It may have been a n idea so crazy it actually worked.

64 MIN2 w ago
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Episode 168 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 2

Weird Bit 24 - The Wayfair Conspiracy

EWas Wayfair selling young girls in high priced, ugly cabinets? Or young boys stuffed into $9,999 Zodiac pillows? Doesn’t sound possible, yet many people came across the products listed on the website and leapt to those logical conclusions, and found all the evidence online they needed to back it up. Sources: Kids Shipped in Armoires? The Person Who Started the Wayfair Conspiracy SpeaksBy Andrew Whalen On 7/10/20 at 12:37 PM EDhttps://www.newsweek.com/wayfair-child-trafficking-conspiracy-theory-cabinets-scandal-1517013Wayfair: The false conspiracy about a furniture firm and child traffickingBy Marianna Spring Specialist disinformation reporter, BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/world-53416247Is Wayfair Trafficking Children Via Overpriced Items? By Dan Evon Published 10 July 2020 Updated 15 July 2020 https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/wayfair-trafficking-children/

36 MIN2 w ago
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Weird Bit 24 - The Wayfair Conspiracy

Episode 167 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 1

EIt is at least the second most famous amateur film ever taken. That iconic look back from a massive hairy bi-ped in the California forest. Was it incontrovertible proof of a living Bigfoot? Or was it a man in a monkey suit? Let’s decide.

63 MIN3 w ago
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Episode 167 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 1

Episode 165 - The Swamp Sisters

EIt was Grey Gardens meets Crocodile Dundee. It was two aging sisters enduing an increasingly awful existence amid decaying splendor - until one of them died and the other disappeared. Sources: The Peculiar World of Margaret Clement, by Annie O'Riley, April 28, 2014 https://www.oddhistory.com.au/gippsland/the-peculiar-world-of-margaret-clement/ https://www.historicmysteries.com/lady-of-the-swamp/ https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/law-order/from-riches-to-rags-then-death-the-mystery-of-gippslands-lady-of-the-swamp-margaret-clement-and-the-footballer-suspected-of-her-murder/news-story/1f5a96486e3834124dc65187984da2d1

60 MINJUL 3
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Episode 165 - The Swamp Sisters

Episode 164 - The Alien Autopsy Film

EThere may be more recent pretenders, but there is only one real alien autopsy film, and when Fox TV aired it in 1995 it caused a sensation. We bring you the wild ride of how the film came to be, what people thought about it, and why Fox kept blurring out those alien naughty bits.

61 MINJUN 27
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Episode 164 - The Alien Autopsy Film

Episode 163 - Phineas Gage: The Man With Too Many Holes In His Head

EThree feet seven inches. That’s 1.09 meters. That was the size of the iron rod that pierced Phineas Gage’s head. But why take our word for it? Take his. Because, massive hole in his head or not, Phineas lived to tell.

64 MINJUN 20
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Episode 163 - Phineas Gage: The Man With Too Many Holes In His Head

Latest Episodes

Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

ERuth kept her kids in suspense all their lives. There were the sudden moves across the country, the surprise camping trips, the strange demands. Then one day she told them the truth. The very weird truth. Sources: “The Story of a Weird World I Was Warned Never To Tell,” by Sarah McDermott, BBC World Service https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-42951788 “Childhood on the Run”, by Tim Lewis https://www.theguardian.com/global/2018/may/13/my-childhood-on-the-run-memoir-run-hide-repeat Run, Hide, Repeat by Pauline Dakin

90 MINjust now
Comments
Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

ERuth kept her kids in suspense all their lives. There were the sudden moves across the country, the surprise camping trips, the strange demands. Then one day she told them the truth. The very weird truth. Sources: “The Story of a Weird World I Was Warned Never To Tell,” by Sarah McDermott, BBC World Service https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-42951788 “Childhood on the Run”, by Tim Lewis https://www.theguardian.com/global/2018/may/13/my-childhood-on-the-run-memoir-run-hide-repeat Run, Hide, Repeat by Pauline Dakin

83 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Episode 166 - The Weird World About A Weird World

Episode 169 - The Absurd Search for the Los City of Timbuktu

EAlexander Gordon Laing had that confident swagger of every European colonialist who went stomping into some new land to civilize and bleed it. So why shouldn’t he cross the entire Sahara Desert to find a lost city in the middle of Africa? Sources: The Mammoth Book of Losers by Karl Shawhttps://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Alexander_Gordon_Laing http://greatbritishnutters.blogspot.com/2008/08/alexander-gordon-laing-mission-to.htmlhttps://www.thenational.scot/news/17316509.a-scottish-explorer-who-made-his-mark-on-history/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Timbuktuhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Gordon_Laing

62 MIN2 d ago
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Episode 169 - The Absurd Search for the Los City of Timbuktu

Stupid Questions Coming Soon

Coming soon to a podcast app near you, Stupid Questions, brought to you by the people behind the Weird World podcast (us). This is just a little announcement and some info about the new podcast. We hope you'll listen to it and keep listening to us on Weird World.

1 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Stupid Questions Coming Soon

Episode 168 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 2

EIn Part 2 of the Patterson-Gimlin bigfoot film we explore what may have been the origin and intent of the film. It may have been a n idea so crazy it actually worked.

64 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Episode 168 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 2

Weird Bit 24 - The Wayfair Conspiracy

EWas Wayfair selling young girls in high priced, ugly cabinets? Or young boys stuffed into $9,999 Zodiac pillows? Doesn’t sound possible, yet many people came across the products listed on the website and leapt to those logical conclusions, and found all the evidence online they needed to back it up. Sources: Kids Shipped in Armoires? The Person Who Started the Wayfair Conspiracy SpeaksBy Andrew Whalen On 7/10/20 at 12:37 PM EDhttps://www.newsweek.com/wayfair-child-trafficking-conspiracy-theory-cabinets-scandal-1517013Wayfair: The false conspiracy about a furniture firm and child traffickingBy Marianna Spring Specialist disinformation reporter, BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/world-53416247Is Wayfair Trafficking Children Via Overpriced Items? By Dan Evon Published 10 July 2020 Updated 15 July 2020 https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/wayfair-trafficking-children/

36 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Weird Bit 24 - The Wayfair Conspiracy

Episode 167 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 1

EIt is at least the second most famous amateur film ever taken. That iconic look back from a massive hairy bi-ped in the California forest. Was it incontrovertible proof of a living Bigfoot? Or was it a man in a monkey suit? Let’s decide.

63 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Episode 167 - The Patterson-Gimlin Film: 60 Seconds of Swinging Sasquatch Part 1

Episode 165 - The Swamp Sisters

EIt was Grey Gardens meets Crocodile Dundee. It was two aging sisters enduing an increasingly awful existence amid decaying splendor - until one of them died and the other disappeared. Sources: The Peculiar World of Margaret Clement, by Annie O'Riley, April 28, 2014 https://www.oddhistory.com.au/gippsland/the-peculiar-world-of-margaret-clement/ https://www.historicmysteries.com/lady-of-the-swamp/ https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/law-order/from-riches-to-rags-then-death-the-mystery-of-gippslands-lady-of-the-swamp-margaret-clement-and-the-footballer-suspected-of-her-murder/news-story/1f5a96486e3834124dc65187984da2d1

60 MINJUL 3
Comments
Episode 165 - The Swamp Sisters

Episode 164 - The Alien Autopsy Film

EThere may be more recent pretenders, but there is only one real alien autopsy film, and when Fox TV aired it in 1995 it caused a sensation. We bring you the wild ride of how the film came to be, what people thought about it, and why Fox kept blurring out those alien naughty bits.

61 MINJUN 27
Comments
Episode 164 - The Alien Autopsy Film

Episode 163 - Phineas Gage: The Man With Too Many Holes In His Head

EThree feet seven inches. That’s 1.09 meters. That was the size of the iron rod that pierced Phineas Gage’s head. But why take our word for it? Take his. Because, massive hole in his head or not, Phineas lived to tell.

64 MINJUN 20
Comments
Episode 163 - Phineas Gage: The Man With Too Many Holes In His Head
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