Learn about the six days of uprising that inspired movements for equal rights across the world. From the conditions endured by members of the LGBTQ community to the punishing legal conditions to the countless raids by police, this was the spark that lit the fire of the movement. It’s episode 69! https://books.google.com/books?id=TCLLBQAAQBAJ&q https://archive.org/details/stonewall00dube/page/196/mode/2up https://www.mic.com/articles/121256/meet-marsha-p-johnson-and-sylvia-rivera-transgender-stonewall-veterans ClickContinue reading “The Stonewall Inn Was Home For New York’s Queers Kids Until Police Decided To Fuck With It”
During the mid 1990s and 2000s Viktor Bout was one of the world’s most successful arms dealers. Though the attention would eventually land him in jail, he dealt his horrible wares to world while also being the basis of the movie Lord of War. Take a moustache ride down the rabbit hole.
Halloween, All Souls Day, All Saints Day, and Samhain might have passed but learn why the holiday isn’t quite what most people think. From ancient traditions to how we celebrate today, it’s still a day surrounded by mystery – and candy. From the episode, see how they get it done in Lithuania: The ancient LatvianContinue reading “Everything You Know About Halloween Is Wrong”
Last week we saw what happens when someone kills to satisfy their bloodlust, this week we see what happens when people are motivated by something almost as sinister — greed. Hear about the hard life and crimes of Dorothea Puente and the at least nine men she poisoned to keep a lid on her schemes.
Hear the horrible story of one of the worst human beings ever to draw breath. Starting from tragic beginnings to infamous ends, we tell the story of Richard Ramirez, a man who would become known as the Night Stalker.
Walking a dark voyage or the way of light? Is your magic white or black? Are you on the righteous way or the left hand path? Find out if you take your mystical peanut butter crunchy as we study the scrolls to get some context on what separates the two schools of magick in theContinue reading “Ambidextrous Wizardry: Right Vs Left Hand Path Magic”
In the 1920s, women flocked to one of the first industrialized new employment opportunity available, painting the dials on watches. Tragically, the glow in the dark paint would turn out to be radioactive. Learn why never to trust your boss on The Unusual Show.
Every 10 episodes we get wiggitty and bring a selection of topics from both hosts. It’s been 60 episodes of mangling our subject matter so get ready to learn about human head transplants, how to survive being hit by two trucks, the alien fish eating the great lakes, and more.
Before anyone could hack computers people hacked the phones. Meet the misfits who cracked AT&T with a cereal whistle, who built the first blue boxes, and the revolutionaries and criminals who took up their technology.
With nine brains, eight legs, three hearts, and one beak that was made for loving you (baby), cephalopods are some of the smartest non-vertebrate on the planet. Learn how to escape a jar from the inside, why scientists think these smaller krakens are so smart, and more as we unlock the secrets of cephalopod intelligence.