Episode 57 Sources: Short & Spooky

Our fourth volume of Short & Spooky stories is here, and you know the drill! This episode features three stories that are too short for a full episode, but that we really want to share with you. In this installment, you can hear about recent Yellowstone volcano fearmongering, James Dean’s cursed Porsche, and Benadryl-induced visions of the mysterious Hat Man.

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Here are our sources for this episode:

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0jH8zCuL5Q
  2. https://jamesdean.com/biography/
  3. https://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/article/James-Dean-60-years-since-fatal-crash-6537391.php
  4. https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/articles/us-scene/what-really-happened-to-james-deans-cursed-porsche?v=79cba1185463
  5. https://www.oregonlive.com/nation/2022/12/no-they-didnt-close-yellowstone-because-the-supervolcano-is-about-to-erupt.html?outputType=amp
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew03hobTOhc
  7. https://k2radio.com/no-alcova-reservoir-is-not-erupting-dont-send-money/
  8. https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/hat-man-benadryl-tiktok-monster-1234620397/?sub_action=logged_in
  9. https://www.reddit.com/r/benadryl/comments/rwhf3y/the_hat_man/
  10. https://www.benadryl.com/safety
  11. https://www.checkupnewsroom.com/tiktok-videos-encourage-viewers-to-overdose-on-benadryl/
  12. https://www.nhs.uk/medicines/diphenhydramine/
  13. https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/benadryl-challenge-tiktok-overdose/
  14. https://www.salon.com/2020/09/30/benadryl-challenge-claims-the-life-of-one-teen-as-tiktok-claims-to-have-already-banned-the-videos/
  15. https://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/sleep/nighttime-sleep-behaviors/sleep-paralysis.html
  16. https://vocal.media/horror/have-you-seen-the-hat-man

Episode 18 Sources: This Is Your Brain On Aliens

We’re back on the alien train, folks! In this episode, Paige tells us about her husband’s “alien abduction” experience, and we discuss the science and psychology that may be behind your favorite ET encounter stories, from sleep paralysis to recovered memories from surgeries gone wrong. The only thing we know for sure is that your brain is a very weird place! You can listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, or Pandora.

Here are the sources we used for this episode:

Podcasts: Strange Arrivals, Episode 11, “Extraordinary Claims”

This Is Your Brain On Aliens

Have you or has somebody you know had an alien abduction experience? In this episode we will talk about Paige‚Äôs husband’s experience and discuss what could be behind your favorite alien abduction stories, from sleep paralysis to recovered memories from a surgery gone wrong. The only thing we know for sure is that your brain is a very weird place!

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