Season 6

Aug. 12, 2019

Yeti: Himalayan Horror or Hiker’s Hooey? | 150

Bigfoot seems to be getting all of the press these days, but what about his O.G. cousin from the far north? The Abominable Snowman or Yeti has appeared in legend, folklore, and adventurer’s stories for years...but what is it?...

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Aug. 5, 2019

High Strangeness: An Interview w/ Author Eric Bickernicks | 149

Things are getting strange in the lower 4th this week as we interview author Eric Bickernicks about his fictional (?) UFO romp, High Strangeness. Are there really spandex clad, cult members looking to “amalgamate” with aliens...

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July 29, 2019

Storm Area 51: They Can, In Fact, Stop All of Us | 148

What do you get when you combine a joke social media event with the zeitgeisty topic of UFOs? 3+ MILLION people interested in attending an impromptu party/raid of a government installation. We know, a lot to unpack here. Stor...

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July 22, 2019

The Tunguska Event: Asteroid or Aliens? | 147

On an early June morning in 1908 an explosion leveled over 770 square miles of remote Siberian forest. Effects of the event were witnessed as far away as London. The blast was said to be over 1,000 times larger than …

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July 15, 2019

Unit 731: The WW2 Japanese Biological Testing Nightmare | 146

Most people are familiar with the horrors the Nazis visited upon their victims in WW2, but what most aren’t familiar with are some equally terrifying and grotesque experiments and testing on the part of the Japanese. At the h...

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July 8, 2019

Spontaneous Human Combustion: Do People Just Burst Into Flames? | 145

You know the old saying, “nothing can ruin your day like spontaneously catching on fire”? We don’t either, but if it isn’t a quote it should be because…ouch. Reports of Spontaneous Human Combustion span history and continents...

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July 1, 2019

Alien Con L.A. Interviews: David Childress, Mike Bara, and Dr. Chris …

Ancient alien historians theorize this will be an extra out-there episode of Hysteria 51. This week we’re “live” (not really a thing in podcasts I guess) from AlienCon 2019 in Los Angeles. See, they call Los Angeles the "City...

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June 24, 2019

The Hum: The Unexplained Sound Heard 'Round the World | 143

Ever go a concert and hear an annoying ring or hum in your ears afterward? Now imagine you didn’t go to the concert, but still hear it. Where’s it coming from? Why is it worse inside my house? HOW CAN …

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June 17, 2019

The S.S. Ourang Medan: A DEADLY Ghost Ship | 142

What do you do when you find a ship adrift at sea? The obvious answer is to make sure it doesn’t explode. Unfortunately the folks that came upon the S. S. Ourang Medan didn’t heed our clarion call from the …

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June 10, 2019

Indigo Children: Superpowered or Superfake? | 141

Is your child a little unusual? Do they possess supernatural traits? How about super abilities? If you answered yes to some or all of these – chances are you have an indigo child! Indigo children, identified by their trademar...

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June 3, 2019

The Various Types of Hauntings: 99 Problems and a Slimer isn’t One | …

“Carol Anne! Stop spitting green pea soup, the call is coming from inside the house!” Wait, we might be conflating a few things there, but you get the idea…there are (allegedly) a LOT of potential hauntings out there. How is …

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May 27, 2019

Stanton T. Friedman: A Tribute to a UFOlogy Pioneer | 139

Stanton Friedman was a nuclear physicist and professional UFOlogist. But he was more than that...he was involved in some of the largest stories and controversies in UFOlogy. We wouldn’t have the story of Roswell or the Majest...

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May 20, 2019

The UFO People: A Curious Culture w/ MJ Banias | 138

We are haunted by UFOs. They drift in and out of our culture in movies and on television, on billboards and in books. They are everywhere. However, for one small community, they are much more than the fodder of science …

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May 13, 2019

Yellowstone Supervolcano: America’s Sleeping Killer | 137

Ah, the majesty of Yellowstone National Park. Hot springs, gushing geysers, majestic wildlife, a supervolcano that could kill us all. That’s right, under all of the beauty and wonder is Yellowstone’s supervolcano that by some...

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May 6, 2019

Alien Experiencers: An Interview with Experience Archivist NK Kranda …

Does every abduction involve a probing? Do all the folks that have close encounters build mashed potato mountains first? Are these things really so huge, they’re bigger than a Walmart? We ask the tough questions this week as ...

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April 29, 2019

The Fermi Paradox: Where are the Aliens? w/ Josh Clark from Stuff You…

According to the Drake Equation there are approximately 40 bajillion habitable planets in our galaxy. Ok, the number is a little lower (and a little more specific than that), but the point remains the same...with all of these...

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April 22, 2019

The Man From Taured: The Traveler Whose Country Didn’t Exist | 134

Ever been to Taured this time of year? It’s fabulous!! No, you haven’t? In fact you haven’t heard of it? Well, neither had the rest of the world when in July of 1954 a man in a suit shows up …

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April 15, 2019

The Mary Celeste | 133

Imagine this: You and your crew are traversing the Atlantic aboard your merchant ship. You spot something up ahead and grab the spyglass. Is that another ship? You call to the ship announcing your presence…no response. Is the...

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April 8, 2019

The Green Children of Woolpit: Multidimensional Travelers or Broccoli…

Picture this - you’re working in a field and quite suddenly 2 children appear out of seemingly nowhere. These kids not only don’t speak a language you’ve ever heard, but they’re skin is...GREEN. This might sound like the begi...

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April 1, 2019

Spring Heeled Jack – England’s Weirdest Paranormal Legend | 131

This week we hop BACK over the pond to merry ol’ England to tackle a most vile and sinister serial…slapper? Well – slapper, groper, fire belcher, carriage crasher, and more. This week we’re looking into the legend of Spring H...

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March 25, 2019

The Pascagoula Abduction: A Controversial Close Encounter | 130

There’s nothing like fishing in the evening with a friend. The only sounds disturbing your peaceful respite are the gentle trickles of water, the rhythmic chirping of crickets, and the loud whirring of an alien aircraft that’...

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March 18, 2019

Humanity in 100 years (w/ Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know) | 129

Interstellar travel, rewriting human genetics, body hacking, limitless clean energy...is this our future? What will humanity look like in 100 years (assuming the Yellowstone Caldera doesn’t take us all out)? If technology con...

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March 11, 2019

Black Project Aircraft – America’s UFOs | 128

Not EVERY UFO can be an aliens (we know Giorgio, shocking). These unknown aircraft aren’t always “unidentified” to everyone. Some of them come from a little closer to home – the good ol’ U.S. of A. The U.S. Government has …

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March 4, 2019

Jack Parsons: The Occult and the Art of Rocket Fuel Design | 127

Jack Parsons is the subject of this week’s show. Jack was one of the principal founders of both the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the Aerojet Engineering Corporation. He invented the first rocket engine to use a castabl...

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Feb. 25, 2019

Jonestown - The Murder | 126

Cult leader Jim Jones used a dangerous mix of lies, abuse, and manipulation to control the members of his People’s Temple. The hold he had over his cult was so severe he convinced the members to move into the middle …

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