100 episodes

BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast is a podcast that delves into strange and humorous phenomena including seeing Jesus on your toast, supernatural sightings, crypto-zoology, and so much more. Cody and Chris have created a platform on which they can discuss both sides of the phenomena (real or bulls**t) while sipping on booze and spirits that represent their chosen topic. They hope to entertain, enlighten, and maybe even educate you on all things fun and weird. Who’s side will you be on? Are you a believer or a skeptic?

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BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast is a podcast that delves into strange and humorous phenomena including seeing Jesus on your toast, supernatural sightings, crypto-zoology, and so much more. Cody and Chris have created a platform on which they can discuss both sides of the phenomena (real or bulls**t) while sipping on booze and spirits that represent their chosen topic. They hope to entertain, enlighten, and maybe even educate you on all things fun and weird. Who’s side will you be on? Are you a believer or a skeptic?

    Minisode 46 – Waking Charlie Divine

    Minisode 46 – Waking Charlie Divine

    Here is a minisode that might easily tease our upcoming topic, but you tell us.  First, Chris talks about La Cegua, a South American creature who literally tears men apart, and how to summon her (EEK!).  Then, Cody tells the history of the Charlie Charlie Challenge, a summoning ritual that took the Internet by storm a few years ago.

    • 18 min
    Episode 64 – Spectral Love and De’ Nile

    Episode 64 – Spectral Love and De’ Nile

    In our third annual Valentine’s episode, we talk about spectrophilia (ghost lovin’!) and ancient fertility (Editor’s Note: This episode is insane!). First, Cody shares two stories of women who fell in love (and had mega sex) with ghosts. One of them even joined the spectral mile high club. Then, Chris gives the history of Kokopelli, a popular Native American god, who is actually the god of fertility (and is often associated with a huge...um....flute). Next, Cody gives a series of steps on how to properly lure a ghost for sexy fun time. Chris finishes us off with some crazy stories of fertility and sex in ancient Egypt. Creep of the Week is a Valentine’s story about a loving stalker (ew). Drinks are Cupid’s Arrow and Moon Juice IPA.





    Advisory: 0:00s - 0:13s

    Intro Music: 0:13s - 0:34s

    Topic: 0:34s - 3:47s

    Drinks: 3:47s - 5:33s

    History: 5:33s - 11:38s

    Sion and Amethyst Realm: 11:38s - 19:47s

    Kokopelli: 19:47s - 24:22s

    Ghost Sex 101: 24:22s - 29:28s

    Ancient Egyptian Sex: 29:28s - 34:39s

    Debunk: 34:39s - 37:39s

    Believer: 37:39s - 40:24s

    Creep of the Week: 40:24s - 43:00s

    Signoffs: 43:00s - 44:17s

    Outro Music: 44:17s - 44:31s



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    Links-



    History

    https://booktrib.com/2016/04/a-readers-guide-to-erotica-the-history-and-what-novels-were-loving-now/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erotic_literature



    Sion and Amethyst Realm

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/6973268/women-sex-with-spirits-ghosts/

    https://www.ns-fw.com/nsfwarchive/women-who-claim-theyve-slept-with-ghosts



    Kokopelli-

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokopelli

    https://www.topsecretwriters.com/2011/01/the-kokopelli-legend-of-ancient-anasazi/



    Ghost Sex 101

    https://www.buzzfeed.com/katieheaney/we-tried-to-have-sex-with-ghosts-and-heres-what-happened



    Egypt-

    https://h2g2.com/entry/A672275

    https://culturacolectiva.com/history/sexuality-ancient-egypt

    https://face2faceafrica.com/article/the-sacred-mystery-of-public-masturbation-ceremonies-in-ancient-egypt

    a href="http://www.touregypt.

    • 44 min
    Minisode 45 – Love Nest Egg

    Minisode 45 – Love Nest Egg

    This week’s minisode is all about that wretched day known as St. Valentine’s Day (NOTE: Chris wrote that, tee hee). So that’s one hint for next week’s full episode. In the first story, Cody shares some interesting - and disgusting and weird and funny - aphrodisiacs that we missed in our Aphrodisiacs special. Then, Chris tells a story in which the loss of a ring lends itself to an eternity of undying love. Can you guess what we are talking about next week?

    • 15 min
    Episode 63 – Letta It Go

    Episode 63 – Letta It Go

    A recent viral story led to this topic, and it’s a fun one! In this episode, Chris and Cody talk all about haunted dolls. First, Cody shares the viral tale of a haunted Elsa doll that became bilingual then refused to be thrown away. Then, Chris talks about Letta Me Out, a creepy marionette that got its drag queen name after asking to be let out of a car. Yeah. Next, Cody discusses Ruby, a doll that puts people into a loving, maternal trance. Finally, Chris tells the tale of Peggy, a doll so disturbing, people get haunted just by looking at pictures of her. Creep of the Week is a horrific Ebay listing of a doll you can actually purchase. This week's drinks are the Barbie Mocktail and Smirnoff Ice Smash.





    Advisory: 0:00s-0:13s

    Intro Music: 0:13s-0:34s

    Topic: 0:34s-2:45m

    Drinks: 2:45m-4:14m

    History: 4:14m-10:19m

    Elsa: 10:19m-17:10m

    Letta Me Out: 17:10m-22:14m

    Ruby: 22:14m-28:57m

    Peggy: 28:57m-34:17m

    Skeptic: 34:17m-38:45m

    Believer: 38:45m-41:36m

    Creep of the Week: 41:36m-45:15m

    Sign off: 45:15m-46:15m

    Outro Music: 46:15m-46:28m



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    Links-



    History

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/history-creepy-dolls-180955916/



    Elsa

    https://www.click2houston.com/news/weird-news/2020/01/14/they-cant-let-it-go-haunted-elsa-doll-returns-to-houston-family-after-being-thrown-out-multiple-times/

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/4agwaq/haunted-frozen-elsa-doll-allegedly-terrorized-innocent-family

    https://www.today.com/parents/haunted-elsa-doll-returned-after-being-thrown-out-twice-t171839

    https://www.fatherly.com/news/elsa-doll-haunted-throw-away-reappear/



    Letta Me Out

    https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/05/sinister-accounts-of-evil-haunted-dolls/

    https://amyscrypt.com/letta-me-out-haunted-doll/



    Ruby

    http://weekinweird.com/2016/07/07/ruby-the-haunted-doll-meet-the-sad-artifact-which-shows-us-not-all-haunted-objects-are-evil/



    Peggy

    https:/...

    • 46 min
    Minisode 44 – The Ghost Wears Prada

    Minisode 44 – The Ghost Wears Prada

    In this minisode, Cody and Chris amp up the creep factor. Well, Chris does (and Cody amps up the silly). First, Cody shares two short stories about used clothes that may or may not be haunted...told from the perspective of the ghosts. Next, Chris talks about a REALLY strange and fascinating painting called The Hands Resist Him. The oddity really has a life of its own. You’ll understand once you listen. Can you guess next week’s topic from these stories?

    • 15 min
    Episode 62 – Butterfly Typhoon

    Episode 62 – Butterfly Typhoon

    In this episode, Cody and Chris discuss the Butterfly Effect, a mathematical concept from the Chaos Theory, but in this episode we talk about how it applies to fate and real life situations. First, Cody tells us about a sandwich that led to an assassination that spawned WWI. Sticking to assassinations, Chris then tells us how wealth led to military service that led to an injury that may have lead to John F. Kennedy’s death. Cody then shares a story about how one girl was saved from Nazi gas chambers by a simple display of affection. Lastly, Chris discusses one man’s amazing journey, and how a job loss would change his future forever. Drinks this week are Butterfly Pea Flower Tea Lemonade and Beringer White Zinfandel.





    Advisory: 0:00s-0:13s

    Intro Music: 0:13s-0:35s

    Topic: 0:35s-2:38m

    Drinks: 2:38m-6:45m

    History: 6:45m-12:06m

    Franz Ferdinand: 12:06m-18:02m

    JFK: 18:02m-24:50m

    Auschwitz: 24:50m-28:30m

    Fireman: 28:30m-34:17m

    Skeptic: 34:17m-39:58m

    Believer: 39:58m-42:40m\

    Creep of the Week: 42:40m-44:10m

    Sign off: 44:10m-45:25m

    Outro Music: 45:25m-45:32m



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    Links



    History-

    https://fs.blog/2017/08/the-butterfly-effect/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterfly_effect



    JKF

    https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2002/12/the-medical-ordeals-of-jfk/305572/

    https://www.medicaldaily.com/jfk-assassination-if-president-hadnt-been-wearing-back-brace-he-may-have-survived-doctor-says-263504



    Creep of th Week

    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/92287/10-surprising-facts-about-butterflies

    https://www.roxannereid.co.za/blog/10-weird-and-wacky-facts-about-butterflies



    Skeptic

    https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/may/11/neuroscientist-dr-hannah-critchlow-science-of-fate-interview

    https://www.pnas.org/content/97/8/4398

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

Rcbgreengirl ,

You guys Make my day

I love your show !! I find my self laughing and carrying on like you are in the car with me! I love how Chris and Cody joke and carry-on with each other.

Bearyhott ,

These are going to be my gay Biff's!

My name is Rich and I am also known as Vinyl Bear! I love these guys! I came across them while listening and browsing other podcast. I originally started with MFM and then went into TGOG and then got addicted to BSP! These guys are immediately hilarious and become something that makes my days every morning as I drive to work. Keep up the podcast! Thank you! 💜 Rich @vinylbear 💜

Eric Carter-Landin ,

Love this

The variety of topics and the banter is awesome!

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