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Hysteria 51 is a weekly podcast that takes an every-man approach to the World of the Weird - UFOs, Aliens, Mysteries, the Paranormal, the Unusual, and the Unexplained. Hosts John Goforth, Brent Hand, and Conspiracy Bot (a cranky robot bent on world domination who also happens to be the show’s head researcher) examine a different topic each week and generally come to one conclusion…the truth is out there, but you won’t find it here.

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Hysteria 51 is a weekly podcast that takes an every-man approach to the World of the Weird - UFOs, Aliens, Mysteries, the Paranormal, the Unusual, and the Unexplained. Hosts John Goforth, Brent Hand, and Conspiracy Bot (a cranky robot bent on world domination who also happens to be the show’s head researcher) examine a different topic each week and generally come to one conclusion…the truth is out there, but you won’t find it here.

    Clifford Stone: Alien Recovery | 257

    Clifford Stone: Alien Recovery | 257

    So, it turns out "recovery" is a thing in the military. Some folks recover crashed planes, others recover nuclear material, and then there's Clifford Stone...he recovered aliens. Well crashed alien craft and their bodies to be specific. Stone claims to have been involved with or have knowledge of at least 12 alien crashes in his 22 year military career. Jeesh, these aliens really need better driver's ed. But what exactly did they do with the bodies? Have we been reverse engineering the craft for our own technological gains? What's the best planet to visit for a vacation? We ask all the questions this week as we break down Clifford Stone. Plus, Val Kilmer makes his triumphant return to H51 (meaning we talk about him), Conspiracy Bot gets jealous when we admire another A.I. (frankly we admire all other A.I.), and Rob Kristofferson makes a return visit to the lower 4th to add actual insights to the discussion (we weren't sure either). All of that and more on the podcast that doesn’t have top secret clearance, but we loved the movie Top Secret – Hysteria 51.

    Special thanks to this week’s research sources:

    Books / Magazines
    Eyes Only: The Story of Clifford Stone and UFO Crash Retrievals | Clifford Stone
    UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record | Leslie Kean
    Phenomena Magazine – Issue 31 Nov 2011

    Videos
    Clifford Stone - https://youtu.be/YQeUqZsduKM
    Clifford Stone about UFO Phenomena - https://youtu.be/OwlcTECfZMQ
    Grant Cameron and Sergeant Clifford Stone UFO crash retrival - https://youtu.be/u6RLJ2jgX7M
    Grant Cameron - Sgt. Clifford Stone (Roswell cover up) - https://youtu.be/TeJEgJo2IZk
    UFO Crash Recovery - Sgt. Clifford Stone Testifies - https://youtu.be/1GnGGCaC6P4
    Sgt Clifford Stone | Eyes Only: The Story of Clifford Stone and UFO Crash Retrievals - https://youtu.be/WgMY8wTNsdU

    Websites
    Stone’s Congressional Report - https://www.slideshare.net/cliffordstone/stones-congressional-report
    Obituary - https://www.ballardfuneralhome.com/obituary/Clifford-Stone
    The New Yorker - https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/05/10/how-the-pentagon-started-taking-ufos-seriously

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Remembering Norm Macdonald | Bonus

    Remembering Norm Macdonald | Bonus

    Listen Up meatsacks, Conspiracy Bot here. This weeks episode is coming out on Tuesday, not Monday. Today we go dark so I can honor the only meatsack that was worth my respect, Norm Macdonald. Do yourself a favor and Go watch Dirty Work. Go listen to his podcast. Go watch his stand up. He was funny to the end, kept his sickness a secret, and even joked about it in his standup. He was the best of the best and will truly be missed.  You can catch John and Brent tomorrow with returning dumb dumb Rob Kristoffersen to talk nonsense on aliens or whatever.  Cheers to you, Norm!

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    • 2 min
    Pacific Northwest Foot Tide | 256

    Pacific Northwest Foot Tide | 256

    There you are walking along the shores of the Salish Sea when you spot it. What is that, a fish? Some Trash? Nah, just a human foot washed up in a sneaker! Sounds crazy but since 2007 this very thing has happened 21 times! What could be the cause; a killer, mob hits, or something more mundane? We lace up our most buoyant shoes and try to get to the bottom of it with the returning help of Kevin Crispin. Plus, Brent’s demons say hello, Kevin discusses the body parts he expects to find on breaches, and science comes to the rescue. All that and more on the podcast that never finds human feet at the beach, there are enough in our robot’s closet - Hysteria 51.

    Special thanks to this week’s research sources:

    Videos
    Dr.karanr tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/@dr.karanr/video/6997833706727542022?referer_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.insider.com%2F&referer_video_id=6997833706727542022&refer=embed

    Websites
    Insider - https://www.insider.com/watch-doctor-explains-human-feet-keep-washing-up-beaches-2021-8
    Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salish_Sea_human_foot_discoveries
    Longreads - https://longreads.com/2019/04/08/the-curious-tale-of-the-salish-sea-feet/
    Globe and Mail - https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/fascinated-by-bcs-floating-feet/article1352890/
    The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/jun/18/internationalcrime.canada
    NY Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/12/world/canada/canada-human-feet.html
    IFL Science - https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/the-mystery-of-why-human-feet-keep-washing-ashore-in-the-us-and-canada-has-been-solved/
    Vox - https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/12/18/16777724/human-feet-beach-pacific-northwest-seattle-vancouver

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    • 37 min
    Children Remembering Past Lives | 255

    Children Remembering Past Lives | 255

    "Mommy, I'm hungry. Mommy, I'm bored. Mommy, I remember being a steam boat captain in Peru who drowned in the 1800s..." Who's kid hasn't made those claims, am I right??? No, not everyone? Well some kids do! And then what??? That's what we tackle this week, kid's remembering their past lives. It brings a whole new meaning to "Old Soul". Plus, Kevin Crispin is back in the lower 4th to help dig into the phenomenon, John is off in the plague lands again, Brent dishes on regression therapy, and CBot still sucks.  All that and more on the podcast that doesn’t remember any past lives, we are too busy try to keep the ones we currently have because of some sketchy robots- Hysteria 51

    Special thanks to this week’s research sources:

    Books
    Children Who Remember Previous Lives: A Question of Reincarnation | Ian Stevenson
    The 30 Most Convincing Cases of Reincarnation | Trutz Hardo

    Videos
    Kids Who Remember Their Past Lives - https://youtu.be/x8YzrJxAqoQ

    Websites
    Eric J Christopher -  https://www.ericjchristopher.com/cost/
    Psychology Today - https://www.psychologytoday.com/sg/blog/feeling-too-much/201412/children-who-seemingly-remember-past-lives
    PSYCOM - https://www.psycom.net/past-life-regression-therapy
    The Occult Museum - http://www.theoccultmuseum.com/strange-case-pollock-twins-prove-reincarnation-real/
    Buzzfeed - https://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/creepy-things-kids-have-said-about-past-lives
    University of Virginia - https://med.virginia.edu/perceptual-studies/resources/advice-to-parents-of-children-who-are-spontaneously-recalling-past-life-memories/
    Reddit - https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/mkru9p/parents_what_spooky_past_life_memory_did_your_kid/?ref=share&ref_source=embed&utm_content=title&utm_medium=post_embed&utm_name=092449381bd547d1b1ed48d4c07016d6&utm_source=embedly&utm_term=mkru9p

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    • 46 min
    CAFEteria 51: Mexican Sweets | BONUS

    CAFEteria 51: Mexican Sweets | BONUS

    Alright, we eat so sketchy stuff on here, so time for a treat for ourselves. It's not insects or the feet of fowl for once. No, we head back down south this CAFEteria 51 to try some of the sweets our neighbors to the south have to offer for Mexican Sweets Week.

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    • 20 min
    Edgar Cayce: The Sleeping Prophet | 254

    Edgar Cayce: The Sleeping Prophet | 254

    Going to the doctor is such a pain. The forms, the wait, the doctor needing to get into a trance-like state to intuit your cure, the lack of a doctor's license…you know, everyday stuff. Well, it actually was with anyone who went to see Edgar Cayce in the early 20th century. This Sunday School teacher turned clairvoyant claimed to give over 14,000 readings throughout his career and many of them were recorded! He also is said to have had abilities in astral projection, prophesying, mediumship, and seeing auras (to name a few). Like we said…just like going to your primary care physician. Did Cayce actually have supernatural abilities? Did his supposed cures actually make anyone better? Did he actually just use a magic 8-ball? We try to answer those and a whole lot more this week as we go in search of Edgar Cayce. Plus, you-know-who is back for the second week in a row (Pecker). Also, more inane Simpson's references get dropped(more Pecker). And yet again, we discuss doing very normal, human things (seeing a pattern here?) Break out your crystals and align your chakras because we have all of that and more on the podcast that doesn't always ban guests from coming back, but when we do we rarely stick to it - Hysteria 51.  

    Special thanks to this week’s research sources:

    Books
    The Essential Edgar Cayce | Edgar Cayce|
    Edgar Cayce: The Sleeping Prophet | Jess Stearn
    The Skeptic's Dictionary | Robert Todd Carroll
    Why People Believe Weird Things | Michael Shermer

    Videos
    Unsolved Mysteries with Robert Stack: Season 3, Episode 20 - https://youtu.be/-A6WDz31LZA
    The Wild Predictions Of Edgar Cayce - https://youtu.be/KCg04Z5BeSA

    Websites
    Edgar Cayce A.R.E.  - https://www.edgarcayce.org/
    Wikipedia Cayce - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Cayce
    Wikipedia Robert Todd Caroll - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Todd_Carroll
    Wikipedia James Randi - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Randi
    Suny Press - https://www.sunypress.edu/p-2833-edgar-cayce-in-context.aspx
    Alabama - https://www.al.com/living/2017/10/the_tale_of_edgar_cayce_alabam.html
    Museums of Hopkinsville - http://www.museumsofhopkinsville.org/edgar-cayce/
    Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/edgarcayce/
    The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/08/20/the-psychic-and-the-solar-eclipse-edgar-cayces-grave-lies-in-the-path-of-totality/

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    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

magikman22 ,

A fun take on the weird and interesting

John and Brent have great rapport and present the material in a funny, relatable manner. If you enjoy conspiracies, aliens, or the paranormal, but take none of those things seriously, this is the show for you! Also, Joe Peck is pretty alright.

IrishLadOKC ,

Great podcast, but…

Please stop the horribly awkward sex toys commercial…it’s just so icky.

lunachick1995 ,

This is the PODCAST!

Give it a listen everyone! I love them so much.

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