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Two law school buddies discuss the believability of conspiracy theories ranging from aliens to Tupac.

Crackpot Crackpot: A Conspiracy Podcast

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 919 Ratings

Two law school buddies discuss the believability of conspiracy theories ranging from aliens to Tupac.

    Whitley Strieber’s Communion: An Alien Abduction Story

    Whitley Strieber’s Communion: An Alien Abduction Story

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    In this week’s episode we dive deep into the world of alien abduction phenomenon with Whitley Strieber's controversial bestseller, Communion: A True Story. We'll explore Strieber's firsthand account of his alleged abduction experience, including his memories recovered through hypnosis and the physical evidence he claims to possess.
    Join us as we delve into the gripping details of Strieber's encounter, analyze the psychological factors surrounding alien abduction claims, and explore the wider cultural fascination with extraterrestrial visitation. Whether you're a seasoned believer in UFOs or a curious skeptic, this episode promises a thought-provoking exploration of the unknown.
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    • 50 min
    Ghost Lights or Alien Beacons? Exploring the Marfa, Hessdalen & Min-Min Lights

    Ghost Lights or Alien Beacons? Exploring the Marfa, Hessdalen & Min-Min Lights

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    From the desolate plains of Texas to the fjords of Norway, and the vast outback of Australia, strange lights dance across the night sky.  This episode dives into the captivating enigmas of the Marfa Lights, Hessdalen Lights, and Min-Min Lights. We'll hear firsthand accounts from eyewitnesses, their chilling descriptions, and the lingering questions that fuel the fire.  But science isn't taking a backseat! We'll explore the various scientific theories attempting to explain these phenomena, from geological oddities to atmospheric phenomena.  And for those who believe there's more to the story, we'll delve into the realm of the paranormal, exploring potential extraterrestrial explanations and even ancient folklore.  So, grab your flashlight and join us as we investigate these unexplained lights – are they earthly anomalies, messages from beyond, or something else entirely? Tune in and illuminate the mystery!
     
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    • 55 min
    Is Space Plasma Alive?

    Is Space Plasma Alive?

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    Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what's really "out there"? In this week’s show we dive deep into the fascinating world of atmospheric space plasma. We'll crack open the science behind this mysterious fourth state of matter. But that's not all! We'll also push the boundaries of our knowledge, venturing into the realm of speculation: Could atmospheric space plasma hold hidden properties or even support unknown life forms? Join us as we separate the known from the unknown, and explore the thrilling possibilities that lie beyond our atmosphere.
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    • 50 min
    Spirit Mediums and Non Local Minds

    Spirit Mediums and Non Local Minds

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    This week the boys talk about the world of spirit mediumship and non local minds. With stories from Leslie Kean’s book Surviving Death, Zach shares some truly incredible experiences that simply cannot be explained. Can the dead communicate with the living? What explains the physical phenomena produced in darkened seances witnessed by many all over the world? Tune in this week to find out! 
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    Originally broadcast as a Premium episode in Season 5
     

    • 53 min
    Lost in the Mountains: The Bennington Triangle's Unexplained Disappearances

    Lost in the Mountains: The Bennington Triangle's Unexplained Disappearances

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    Nestled in the picturesque Green Mountains of Vermont lurks a chilling mystery: the Bennington Triangle.  This week’s episode dives headfirst into the vortex of unexplained disappearances that have plagued the area for decades.
    We'll explore the stories of those who vanished without a trace, from hikers and hunters to a young boy on a family outing.  We'll delve into the whispers of paranormal forces at play, from shadowy figures to strange lights in the woods.  But we won't stop there.  We'll also investigate the more grounded explanations, like the treacherous terrain, harsh weather conditions, and even the possibility of foul play.
    Join us as we separate fact from fiction, explore the chilling legends, and grapple with the unanswered questions surrounding the Bennington Triangle.  Is it a haven for the unexplained, or is there a more earthly reason for these disappearances?  Tune in and decide for yourself.
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    • 47 min
    The Transplant Effect: How Donated Organs Can Impact Personality and Abilities

    The Transplant Effect: How Donated Organs Can Impact Personality and Abilities

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    In this week's episode, we're tackling a head-scratcher: transplant recipients who experience changes in personality, interests, and even abilities after surgery. It's fascinating, sure, but also a little unsettling. We'll be digging into real-life stories of people whose lives were transformed in surprising ways, not just physically but mentally too.
    Is it just coincidence, or is there something more at play? We'll discuss the latest scientific theories, from cellular memory to energetic imprints, that attempt to explain this mysterious connection.  
    Join us as we explore the ethical and philosophical questions raised by these experiences, and ask: when we receive a new organ, are we also receiving a piece of someone else's identity?
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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
919 Ratings

919 Ratings

zilsnave ,

Challenge

you need to look up the amazing Randy paranormal challenge for $1 million. No one ever got the money for over 50 years. Wonder why?

Jwab2013! ,

Seriously the best

Just recently found and have spent all time listening to past episodes. Seriously the best podcast I’ve found

StaceyKB ,

One of my favs

I love conspiracy theories, but I generally don’t believe them. I love this podcast because they explain the theory, but also approach it in a rational, thoughtful way. Great job guys!

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