Episodes
Bubble, bubble, toil and lots of trouble. The puritanical witch hunt of Salem, Massachusetts took the lives of 19 innocent people as one of the most dramatic instances of scapegoating in American history. Was there something in the rye? Evil in the water? Sexism in the air? Well, that goes without saying. This Week's Sponsors: SimplyEarth - Have fun making your home toxin free with Simply Earth's Essential Oil Recipe Box! Plus, get a FREE 80 ml diffuser when you subscribe using our URL,...
Published 10/25/21
Steven Spielberg’s 1982 horror hit scared audiences silly with its story of a suburban family cursed by demonic ghosts. Off-screen, there were deaths of actors, accidents on set and an eerily targeted lightning strike. On this episode: a look inside the supposed curse of The Poltergeist franchise. This Week's Sponsors: BetterHelp - Visit betterhelp.com/DAISY and get 10% off your first month. Tom Boy X - Go to tomboyx.com and enter code STRANGE to get an extra 20% off. Simply Earth - Have...
Published 10/21/21
A chain-mail letter warns of an organ-harvesting cabal. A supposed mountain gremlin appears in a video. A hitchhiker in an evening gown vanishes into thin air, and people appear to live under New York City. But is any of it true? You decide on this episode, where we’ll explore the ins and outs of four urban legends. This Week's Sponsors: SimpliSafe - To learn more about the exciting new SimpliSafe Wireless Outdoor Security Camera, visit simplisafe.com/daisy. What's more, SimpliSafe is...
Published 10/18/21
One summer night in 1912, eight people were axe murdered in their sleep under the same roof. Over a hundred years later, the house remains in its rural farming town of Villisca, Iowa, open to the public. The case remains unsolved. The details of that night? Unsettling. One visitor even felt compelled to stab himself in the chest while there. On this episode, how a bloodbath from a century ago haunts our imaginations today. This Week's Sponsors: Glamnetic - Go to glamnetic.com/strange and...
Published 10/14/21
Have you ever had one of those dreams where you discover other rooms in your apartment? Like, suddenly there’s a door you never noticed before, and beyond it is all the extra space you always wish you had? Or maybe you’ve had the nightmare version where you open your closet door and instead of your clothes, you’re looking at some kind of medieval torture dungeon. What would you do if you actually found a hole in your home leading to somewhere else.... This Week's Sponsors: The Jordan...
Published 10/11/21
"Lizzie Borden had an axe, and gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one." Or did she? There are lots of theories surrounding what happened in the Borden home that night. If Lizzie did kill her parents, did she do it alone or did she have help? Listen as we discuss all of the theories including Lizzie's alleged affair with the maid or even the possibility of....aliens?! This Week's Sponsors: Betabrand - Find out why women are ditching...
Published 10/07/21
When The Exorcist movie was released in theaters, people claimed that it was one of the scariest films they had ever seen. However this movie may never have happened if it wasn't for Roland Doe, also known as the Haunted Boy. Listen to how this 14-year-old boy’s story and his saga of possession by the devil and how it inspired it all. This Week's Sponsors: PrettyLitter - Put your cat's health first. Make the switch today by visiting prettylitter.com and use promo code STRANGE for 20% off...
Published 10/04/21
It's the most infamous haunted house story of all time. But what really happened to the Lutz family when they moved into 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York? With an entire family gunned down in the home just a year before, did ghosts and demons really torment the home's new residents? Or did the Lutz family make it all up in an attempt to gain fame and fortune? We explore all the options.   This Week's Sponsors: Tom Boy X - Discover your inner-Tom Boy. Go to TomBoyX.com and enter code...
Published 09/30/21
It’s totally normal to run into a packed bar to announce that your family’s been killed, right? Like, that’s a logical choice. On this week's episode we take a look at the DeFeo family murders of 1974 and their lasting effects. This Week's Sponsors: OSEA - Experience your new favorite clean skincare line. Get 10% off your first order with promo code DAISY at OSEAmalibu.com. BetterHelp - Join the over 1,000,000 people who have taken charge of their mental health. Get 10% off your first...
Published 09/27/21
What do you believe in? How much do you believe in it? Do you have faith? Do you think it's possible for someone to have *so much* faith that the divine would mark them--make them bleed from their hands and feet as a reward for their devoutness? On this week's episode we look at Stigmata: The blessed miracle, religious hoax, or the result of an impressionable mind? This Week's Sponsors: BetterHelp - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/daisy Nutrafol - Go to nutrafol.com and...
Published 09/23/21
On July 16, 1989, 18-year-old Kaitlyn Arquette was found murdered--shot to death--in her car near her home  in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When it was learned that Kaitlyn was the daughter of famous teen-horror novelist Lois Duncan--famous for her books like “I Know What You Did Last Summer”,-- the murder seemed like it could be the plot of one of Duncan’s books. With few clues and a bungled investigation, it would take 32 years for the case to be solved...WHICH JUST HAPPENED LAST WEEK. This...
Published 09/16/21
Is our existence a reality, or are we the product of someone else's imagination? The chances that we are all just avatars in someone else's video game are better than you think.  This week, we explain what the simulation theory is, share stories of those who have experienced a "glitch" in the Matrix, and offer proof that none of this--or us--are real.  COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Join the Facebook Group to meet your fellow weirdos!! This Week's...
Published 09/09/21
Strangers! We're taking a break this week, but we wanted to share the fascinating story of "Doris Duke's Dark Secret" from another Obsessed Network podcast: "Crimes of the Centuries". Tobacco heiress Doris Duke got upsetting news on Oct. 7, 1966. Her longtime friend and art curator, Eduardo Tirella wanted to end their work relationship. Within hours, Tirella was dead, having been hit by a car driven by Duke.  Though the crash was quickly dismissed by police as an accident, Tirella's...
Published 09/02/21
Stories of encounters with the Loch Ness Monster date back centuries, but is she real? And in the world’s deepest lake, scientists encounter 10-foot tall humanoid creatures. Who--or what--are they? This week we explore the mysteries of the deep. COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Join the Facebook Group to meet your fellow weirdos!! This Week's Sponsors: GreenChef: Go to GreenChef.com/DAISY100 and use code DAISY100 to get $100 off including free...
Published 08/26/21
Crop circles - we’ve all seen them. The beautiful, often perfectly symmetrical, patterns that seem to appear out of nowhere in rural crop fields in the United States and the United Kingdom. But what ARE they? Messages from aliens? Communications from humans of the future? Or elaborate man-made hoaxes? This week we explore all the theories. COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Join the Facebook Group to meet your fellow weirdos!! This Week's...
Published 08/19/21
A 31-year-old woman is rushed to the emergency room, but instead of helping her, the doctors and nurses start to collapse around her.  Is it possible that you can be so toxic that you can make people sick just by being near them... or was something more sinister happening at this hospital? COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Join the Facebook Group to meet your fellow weirdos!! This Week's Sponsors: Echelon: Bring the gym home! Go to...
Published 08/12/21
Do you believe time travel is possible? That it's possible for people from the future can slip back into our time either on purpose or by accident? This week we bring you two stores of people who did just that. A man hands over his travel documents at a busy international airport only to be told his country doesn't exist. And another man in the early 2000s who started posting on message boards that he was from the near future. Nobody believed him, until his predictions started coming true. 
Published 08/05/21
Where do we go when we die? Do you think it's possible to cross over to the other side and come back? Today, three stories of people who have died but then lived to tell the tale aboout what happened.. Two of them went to heaven, one went....someplace else. 
Published 07/29/21
On January 11, 2013, the body of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was found inside a vertical rolled up gym mat in the gymnasium of his high school in Valdosta, Georgia. A preliminary investigation and autopsy concluded that the death was accidental. But a second autopsy determined that he died from blunt force trauma. So which was it - a tragic accidental death? Or was it murder? COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Join the Facebook Group to meet your fellow...
Published 07/22/21
You've heard a lot of the stories from the Cecil Hotel--the serial killers who called it home, the tragic case of Elisa Lam who vanished and was found dead there--but you haven't heard them all. This week we revisit a few of these stories and tell you a few other terrifying true stories from The Cecil Hotel that you haven't heard before. COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Join the Facebook Group to meet your fellow weirdos!! This Week's Sponsors:...
Published 07/15/21
In the early morning hours of December 6, 1959, the residents of a wealthy section of Los Feliz, Los Angeles, woke up to the sound of a blood curdling scream. Their 18-year-old neighbor, Judy Pearlson, was begging for her life from inside her home. "Don't kill me" she shouted at her father, the esteemed doctor, Harold Pearlson, who had attacked her with a ball-peen hammer. Judy survived, though other members of the family weren't so lucky. And though the surviving Pearlsons moved out of the...
Published 07/08/21
Strangers! We're taking a break this week, but we wanted to share the FASCINATING AND TERRIFYING TALE of the "The Tylenol Murders" from another Obsessed Network podcast: "Crimes of the Centuries" When 52-year-old Bruce Nickell suddenly dropped dead in Washington state, investigators at first thought he'd died of a heart attack. But then a second person collapsed, and police realized that the two victims had both taken the painkiller Excedrin. Suddenly, they realized they were dealing with...
Published 07/01/21
Have you ever had a secret? Have you ever known something important - something other people really want to know - and just kept it to yourself? Now imagine that secret was about yourself, and if anyone found out about it, it would completely change your life - maybe for the worse. It might even get you killed. This week: two stories, almost a century apart, about important secrets that are completely unrelated, except for their queerness. HAPPY PRIDE, STRANGERS! COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL...
Published 06/24/21
For decades, Naval officers and Airforce pilots have reported strange--but very very real--encounters with UFOs. These encounters are up close and very personal. Since the Pentagon's inceptions, the government has denied ever looking into these encounters, but that was a lie. And in July of last year, classified documents detailing these encounters and the top-level investigations into them were finally declassified. The stories are amazing and terrifying and tell us what we've always known:...
Published 06/17/21
How does a 200-ton passenger plane - carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew - vanish into thin air mid-flight? And how is it possible that even after six years, neither the plane nor the people on board have ever been found? This is the story of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which took off from Kuala Lumpur on March 8, 2014, headed for Beijing, but never arrived there... or anywhere. So what happened? Where did it go? And how?COME HANG WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter,...
Published 06/10/21