Warning: Listening to this podcast may kill you. Or at least a lot of people supposedly committed suicide after listening to a song called Gloomy Sunday. We will play it for you. It’s been nice knowing you.
Could something in a dying woman’s blood or body almost wipe out an emergency room?
Was he the ghost of a suicidal English nobleman? Was he a thought experiment? Was he a hoax? Whatever he was, he might be the best evidence ever that psychic phenomena are real. Or not.
This episode is a mash-up of two shorter episodes, a Weird World first…
First, one time a bunch of meat rained over the good people of Kentucky from out of a clear blue sky. Whether it was bacteria, mutton or baby lung, it was one thing for sure — delicious.
And then, was the United States left without a president for a day, letting a little known future Confederate general step in and rule? Maybe. Let’s find out.
Santa knows if you’ve been naughty or nice, but a family in New Jersey found out that Santa wasn’t the only one watching them. And The Watcher was even creepier…
If you have ever huffed cinnamon or swallowed a Tide Pod, the Momo Challenge might be for you. If you have an IQ above, say 70, though, this episode will still fascinate you. Just not in the same way.
This was not the only time the U.S. accidentally almost nuked itself, but it was probably the scariest.
In this special Oscars 2019 edition of Weird World, we celebrate the weird instead of the worthy. So join us for the ten weirdest movies ever. Okay, actually there are tons of others, but these ten are really strange, so… Just shut up and listen.
He might have been the Black Dahlia killer and he was for sure a monster living in Los Angeles luxury in the middle of the 20th century. Learn the true story behind the I Am The Night miniseries.
He was 7-feet tall with wings and glowing red eyes, and lived in an old dynamite plant. You’d be scared too if he chased you down in your car going 100 mph. Let’s hear it for the Mothman.
Part ghost, part poltergeist, part demonic possession, and all scary, the Bell Witch terrorized an early American family for years and didn’t rest until she killed John Bell. At least that’s how the story goes…
For our 100th episode we have a quiz show culled from all the weird stuff we’ve talked about over the last almost two years. Get your #2 pencil and see how weird you are. (I bet you do better than Emma.)
Blood and footprints and little else told the story of what happened to 15-year old Evelyn Hartley when she disappeared from the house where she was babysitting. Ed Gein, the inspiration for Psycho, was right down the street…
13 year old babysitter Janett Christman was murdered while calling the police, screaming for help. Was it the classic urban legend of the killer calling from inside the house? Or was it someone closer to home?…
Molasses: the silent terror. Or at least it was for 21 Bostonians who were killed by a massive flood of the sticky ingredient for cookies and rum in 1919.
What was the massive tentacled heap that washed up on the shore of St. Augustine, Florida in 1896? The local expert thought it was the biggest octopus the world had ever known. Was it?
We complete the Jerry Michael Williams story with the truth - according to the man who murdered him.
In Part 2 of the disappearance of Jerry Michael Williams, we explore the suspicions aimed at a wife who married her husband’s best friend - the same friend who sold him nearly $2 million in life insurance.
When a man went missing in Florida, they saw the empty boat and waders and blamed it on an alligator. But was it something more sinister? Join us for the first part of a case that is still twisting and turning to this day.
We bring you more of the most remarkable coincidences in the annals of crime, including an unlucky nurse who may have been a serial killer, the very unlucky Palmer Brothers, and the story of Liquid Matthew who may or may not have been boiled in oil.