a tale of public art, politics, and racism
Why, exactly, was there a statue of a Viking explorer in Philadelphia? And why isn't it there now? Read More...
Categories: Arts & Culture, Daring & Epic Journeys, Series 5
“I’m the Naughty Boy.”
you love science — but probably not nearly as much as Bayard Peakes did
On July 14th, 1952 a mysterious man walked into the office of the American Physical Society and murdered secretary Eileen Fahey for no apparent reason. Read More...
Categories: Science & Nature, Series 5
in which we own up to some mistakes
Errata for Cold Hard Cash; Hold Fast What Thou Hast; Spirit Princess; Milking It for All It's Worth; Pleadings from Asbury Park and The Centers of All Things. Read More...
Categories: Bonus Episodes, Errata, Meta
Ghost of Eight Things We Like
There's no podcast this week, so if you need your fix of miscellaneous esoterica why not try one of these eight other things? Read More...
Categories: Entertainment & Media, Meta
We Live Inside
greetings from the inside of the Hollow Earth
Dr. Cyrus Reed Teed may have been a madman, or the Messiah, but only he was bold enough to tell the truth: that we live on the inside of a hollow Earth. Read More...
Categories: Biography, Eccentrics & Prophecies, History, Series 4
The Centers of All Things
looking for a stop on your next road trip? we've got you covered
We take an irreverent look at the geographic centers of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and North America! Read More...
Categories: Daring & Epic Journeys, People & Places, Series 4