Episodes
By all accounts, Robert Taylor wasn’t a man prone to exaggeration. Certainly, encounters of the strange were the furthest thing from his mind when he headed out to work on the outskirts of Livingstone, in Scotland, one chilly morning in November 1979.  Soon, it would be all people would want to talk about... Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/04/21
The issue of relying on the memory of individuals to recall events in criminal matters, particularly eye-witnesses to a crime, is one that continues to plague the criminal justice system. Pioneering psychologist Elizabeth Loftus, who's spent the last fifty years looking into the subject, has arguably done more than anyone to help us understand why.  Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See...
Published 05/28/21
Part Two of S05 Episode 16: Built On Shifting Sands The discovery of George Jayne's phone number among the belongings of Pat Blough, Ann Miller and Renee Bruhl, found at the Indiana Dunes State Park, takes the story of their disappearance on a wholly unexpected path... Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/21/21
In July 1966, a Park Ranger for the Indiana Dunes State Park came across a blanket of sandy belongings that had been left behind on the beach by three young women. And so began one of the greatest mysteries the American Midwest would ever know. Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/16/21
In 1975 in Ukraine, a quarry worker found a strange, black spherical object buried in a seam of clay eight meters below the surface. Some believe it was nothing more than a gallo - a type of antiquated ironing tool made of glass. Others however believed it was something a little more interesting... Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/07/21
In January 1986, a strange object was witnessed crashing into a mountain in a far eastern region of the then Soviet Union. Described by some as Russia's Roswell, analysis of the crash site is also said to have revealed intriguing similarities with one of the world's greatest mysteries involving something falling to earth from space...  Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener...
Published 04/30/21
WARNING: Please be advised this episode contains disturbing and graphic scenes of torture. Parental discretion is advised. In the British Isles, there was one individual more than most whose fear of witchcraft is thought to have almost single-handedly set off a series of witch panics throughout the 16th and 17th centuries, resulting in the torture and death of thousands of innocent people.  And it all began one stormy night back in 1589... Fetauring the story of king James VI and the North...
Published 04/23/21
In 1595, just outside the town of Tyldesley in Lancashire, in the northwest of England, two children started exhibiting worrying signs they had become possessed by demonic spirits.   The strange and sinister case of the Lancashire Seven had begun... Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/16/21
One real-world locked-room mystery that has enthralled and mystified some of the world’s best crime writers from PD James to Raymond Chandler, occurred only a few years before Artemus Oggeltree’s death, in Liverpool, England back in 1931. It was as Chandler himself described, “the impossible murder because [the main suspect] couldn’t have done it and neither could anyone else...” Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank...
Published 04/09/21
The locked-room mystery in literature is widely thought to have originated with Edgar Allan Poe’s shocking and disturbing The Murder in Rue Morgue published in 1841. In 1935, in a hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, a real-life locked-room mystery occured, as compelling and strange as any fiction...  Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/02/21
It is thought that neighbours of the Evangelista family were reluctant to help the investigation into their murder, due to fear of reprisal from the culprit.  Or more pertinently, fear of reprisal from La Mano Nera, or the Black Hand, who many suspected was ultimately responsible for the murders. But who were The Black Hand and were they even real at all? Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See...
Published 03/26/21
Part Two of S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss Police cast their net ever wider in their effort to find a culprit for the brutal murder of the Evangelista family, drawing increasingly dark and strange connections to the case, but will any of it lead to an answer? Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/19/21
On July 3rd, 1929, a horrific discovery was made at 3587 St Aubin Street, home to Santina and Benny Evangelist and their family. What ensued, was one of the most bizarre murder mysteries in US history...  Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/12/21
Some have speculated that Flight MH370 fell prey to Malaysia and Indonesia's own version of the Bermuda Triangle. The theory stems from a proposed connection with another equally haunting story, the disputed origin of which is almost as mysterious as the story itself... Featuring the chilling tale of the SS Ourang Medan.  Go to twitter @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Published 03/07/21
The search continues... Part Two of S05 Episode 11: Destination Unknown  Featuring the story of Malaysia Airways Flight MH370 Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/26/21
A plane is missing... Featuring the story of Malaysia Airways Flight MH370 Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/19/21
The Opportunist tells true stories of regular people who turn sinister simply by being opportunistic. How does an everyday person turn into a thief, a cult leader, or a scammer? Instead of portraying criminals as distinctly “other,” we explore our similarities and reveal the dark potential lurking inside of all of us. The Opportunist will launch with an episodic series on Sherry Shriner, a midwest mom and life-long church goer turned internet cult leader. The series follows Sherry as she...
Published 02/16/21
A closer look at the mysterious RAF Rudloe Manor... Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/12/21
The otherworld of Welsh mythology, known as Annwn, is said to be populated with a vast array of creatures including fairies and mottled ridged serpents.  It is also said that there is one place more than any other where the bridge between our world and theirs is at its thinnest. That place, is the Berwyn Mountains... Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Published 02/05/21
At almost exactly the same time that the horrifying events were coming to light on Hinterkaifeck farm, another strange and tragic story was unfolding on a farm in Brittany, France. Featuring the story of Pauline Picard Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/29/21
(Part Two of S05 Episode 9: Tenebrous) There was once a place, deep in the rural hinterland of Bavaria in southern Germany, that sat quiet and still, alone in the fields, surrounded by thick pine forest. A farmhouse made of stone, and painted white. Its name, was Hinterkaifeck. Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.
Published 01/22/21
There was once a place, deep in the rural hinterland of Bavaria in southern Germany, that sat quiet and still, alone in the fields, surrounded by thick pine forest. A farmhouse made of stone, and painted white. Its name, was Hinterkaifeck. Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.
Published 01/15/21
Starting in November 2016, employees of the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba began complaining of being plagued by a strange and ominous sound. Many were found to have suffered severe physical side-effects as a result. In a plot that could have been lifted straight from the must ludicrous spy novel, it really is a story that has to be heard to be believed... Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcastorunexplainedpodcast.comfor more info. Thank you for listening.
Published 01/08/21
For a county that is home to the Westbury White Horse, the ancient feature once etched into the side of an iron-age-hill fort, and the ever mystical prehistoric monument of Stonehenge it can be hard to stand out in Wiltshire. Back in 1965, however, the town of Warminster, gave it a good try. Featuring the extraordinary tale of The Warminster Thing... Go to twitter@unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.
Published 01/01/21
Some have noted that the suave Count of St. Germaine, with his possible connection to Transylvania, shared similarities with Count Dracula. However, it wouldn’t be until one, turbulent night in the summer of 1816, that the notion of a vampire as a smooth and sophisticated operator, as opposed to the foul-smelling wretch it had previously been thought of, would first be conceived. It was a night that has since gone down in horror history as the night that spawned not one, but two of the...
Published 12/18/20