Join your hosts, Halli, Cayla, Nathan and Courtney as they delve into the always surprising, often creepy, frequently hilarious world of the weirdest things in the human experience. Was Shakespeare a woman? Did you know that there was a secret room in Mount Rushmore? What actually happened to Brittany Murphy? (it's really not as straight forward as you would think)

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Laura R. Samotin has a PhD in international relations and enjoys using her academic background on military tactics, power politics, and leadership to enliven and inform her creative writing. Her YA and adult fiction is grounded in Jewish myth, mysticism, and her Eastern European Jewish heritage.

We have a very special guest, Laura R Samotin author of The Sins on Their Bones, a queer, historical fantasy book rooted deep in Jewish folklore and mysticism. Halli got the opportunity to get an early read of this book and was blown away so she had to bring Laura on so that we could talk about her inspirations and...



Nathan had a bad time over the holidays. Food poisoning aside, the hiccups that came with it had to be the worst part about the whole ordeal. This lead to a bit of dive into why hiccups happen, what people think is happening when you get hiccups and the kind of remedies offered both by the doctor and the internet...

From "In Defense of the Nation: Syphilis, North Carolina's 'Girl Problem' and World War I" by Karin L. Zipf

The holidays come with all sorts of different traditions. Be it from family to family, friends groups, communities, or countries, everyone seems to have their own interesting twists. One thing that caught our attention was that rollerskating became a thing for a while in Venezuela. Nathan digs into this briefly and the assumed inspiration behind...