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Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is…

More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

Unexplained Richard MacLean Smith

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Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is…

More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

    S05 Episode 13 Extra: An Impossible Murder

    S05 Episode 13 Extra: An Impossible Murder

    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...”

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    • 13 min
    S05 Episode 13: A Room with No View

    S05 Episode 13: A Room with No View

    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... 

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    • 29 min
    S05 Episode 12 Extra: La Mano Nera

    S05 Episode 12 Extra: La Mano Nera

    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?

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    • 13 min
    S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss (Pt.2 of 2)

    S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss (Pt.2 of 2)

    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?

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    • 31 min
    S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss (Pt.1 of 2)

    S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss (Pt.1 of 2)

    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... 

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    • 28 min
    S05 Episode 11 Extra: There Was a Ship

    S05 Episode 11 Extra: There Was a Ship

    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. 

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    • 14 min

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