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Be shocked. Be thrilled. Be sparked! Be entertained by the most interesting true stories in science, true crime, history and more from every corner of the universe!

Spark My Interest Granevan Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 87 Ratings

Be shocked. Be thrilled. Be sparked! Be entertained by the most interesting true stories in science, true crime, history and more from every corner of the universe!

    Fireside #23

    Fireside #23

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi read and discuss listener submissions!
    The music video Diana was in:https://youtu.be/nFCuyLwhUzM
    The music video Debra was in: https://youtu.be/t2YBw96PsjY
    Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! You can even leave us a voicemail on our website!

    • 20 min
    173. Number Fever

    173. Number Fever

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the disappearance of Agatha Christie, dangerous and bizarre Victorian beauty trends, and Pepsi's number fever debacle... and some interesting facts about Queen Elizabeth II.
    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or leave us a voicemail through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just share it on the show!
    Articles and other sources:
    https://www.gq.com/story/queen-elizabeth-ii-cool-facts#:~:text=1.,for%20seven%20or%20more%20decades
    https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/The-Curious-Disappearance-of-Agatha-Christie/
    https://hellogiggles.com/victorian-beauty-standards/#:~:text=Dropping%20poison%20in%20your%20eyes,eyes%20made%20the%20pupils%20dilate.
    https://www.newser.com/story/294888/how-a-pepsi-scheme-sparked-riots-lawsuits-and-death.html
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-08-04/the-inside-story-of-pepsi-s-philippines-bottle-contest-fiasco

    • 33 min
    Fireside #22

    Fireside #22

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi read and discuss new listener submissions!
    Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! You can even leave us a voicemail on our website!

    • 11 min
    172. Hiding in Florida

    172. Hiding in Florida

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the disappearance of Lula Hood, a man who chopped down power lines to stay alive, and when Julius Caesar was captured by pirates... and some follow-up facts about hamsters.
    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or leave us a voicemail through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just share it on the show!
    Articles and other sources:
    https://www.hamstersociety.sg/hamster-care-blog/2019/3/31/can-hamsters-be-kept-together
    https://www.jacksonville.com/story/news/crime/2011/07/08/missing-mom-found-jacksonville-4-decades-after-she-left-illinois-home/15897432007/
    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/lula-cora-hood_n_892282
    https://www.wqad.com/article/news/local/drone/8-in-the-air/remains-identified-decades-after-being-discovered-in-east-galesburg-brickyards/526-558369af-0355-408f-bc10-637b8fa72633
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/stranded-man-cuts-power-poles-to-draw-attention-1.890115
    https://www.britannica.com/story/the-time-julius-caesar-was-captured-by-pirates
    https://unbelievable-facts.com/2018/03/funny-stories-from-history.html

    • 30 min
    Fireside #21

    Fireside #21

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi answer a listener request for more embarrassing stories from grade school.
    Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! You can even leave us a voicemail on our website!

    • 13 min
    171. Baa Baa Buttcheek

    171. Baa Baa Buttcheek

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about The White Woman of the Genesee, the discussion George Carlin started in 1972 that continues today, and the 9/11 heroes of the water... and a man who has held his right arm up since 1973.
    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!
    Articles and other sources:
    https://www.jpost.com/omg/meet-the-man-whose-arm-has-been-raised-for-almost-50-years-688399
    https://www.instagram.com/p/ChYmPiWL0pe/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Jemison
    http://www.letchworthparkhistory.com/jem.html
    https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mary-Jemison
    https://www.biography.com/news/george-carlin-seven-words-supreme-court
    https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/09/the-great-maritime-rescue-of-lower-manhattan-on-9-11.html

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

SoCalkfp ,

I love this!

Amazing!!!!

EW945925 ,

It’s in the title

I’m always fascinated but what I learn and the ladies of Spark My Interest are hilarious!

Meagen13 ,

Funny banter to live by

I never know what’s going to come out of Deborah or Diana’s mouth (i.e. pink like my …)! It always makes me laugh to the point where I am giggling about it hours later. Jesi keeps the twins grounded, but her responses add dimension to the quick and hilarious trio! Can’t get enough of these random moments caught on tape😂

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