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Welcome to Strange Country, a podcast devoted to bizarre, surreal and extraordinary stories that make America the weird place it is. Co-hosts Kelly and Beth are former newspaper reporters turned school librarians who have always had a soft spot for a good story--the stranger the better. Discover the first woman to survive a barrel ride over Niagara Falls and the man who invented “complex marriage” in one of the most successful utopian experiments. Things get weird pretty quickly around here.
 
"Want ""Lovecraft Country"" broken down in an hour or less? We're the team to do it. Shat on TV returns after covering three seasons of HBO's ""Westworld"" and the racially charged ""Watchmen"" to explore the horror, science, and civil rights issues of Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams' ambitious TV project. We mix in audience letters and voicemail, plus insights from the Matt Ruff novel that inspired the series. Subscribe & Social Media - https://shatontv.com/subscribe-and-follow Website - https ...
 
The Scrub Zone Cycling Podcast is primarily a project created for our friends, and the lovely communities we've engaged with through road cycling and cyclocross. It's not about the professionals, or the country's biggest races. The podcast is about the hilarity of amateur bike racers, the eccentric lives they lead, and the unlikely friendships (or feuds) that form between this strange cast of characters. Quite specifically, in New England.
 
Deep House Cats (SA) is a South African Based Independent Vinyl & Digital Record Label representing upcoming house music producers with focus on Deep House, Tech and Soulful from around the country and beyond the borders. Our releases can be found on traxsource, juno, itunes and major online stores. Do support the craft and listen to our bi-weekly shows mixed by Tarse P, Groove Govnor, Dj Relle, Gruvv Wiz and guest djs. keep an open mind and enjoy the music _ Leave a comment and share with y ...
 
Novelist Dylan Terry, Artist Susanne Grimmer, Comedian Zack Wiseman and Some Nobodies are watching, loving and now reviewing Lovecraft Country. Feel free to listen in as they share their knowledge of the writings of H.P. Lovecraft AND Matt Ruff as well as the adaptation currently on HBO! Listen in weekly or go to www.somenobodies.com for more.
 
On December 31 1787, the HMS Bounty, a small sailing vessel embarked from Spithead Harbor, England bound for Tahiti. Her mission was sponsored by the Royal Society in London and aimed at picking up breadfruit plants and fruit from Tahiti and conveying them to the West Indies, where it was hoped they would take root and become a commercial crop. The Bounty was an old ship with a young captain and 46 young officers. The captain's cabin was converted into a potting shed for the expected breadfr ...
 
Each Friday, film critic Kevin Carr reviews the current new releases hitting theaters. These short reviews, each lasting approximately one minute, give you a quick plot description plus Kevin’s pointed analysis before handing out his rating out of five stars. A member of the Online Film Critics Society, Kevin Carr is a featured film critic for WTTE Fox 28 in Columbus, Ohio, and his reviews are heard on the radio throughout the country. You can read more of Kevin’s reviews at FilmSchoolReject ...
 
Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast with Mark Rees: Real-life ghost stories, folklore, myths and legends from haunted Wales. Join Mark Rees - "arguably Wales' leading authority on the curious and paranormal aspects of the country's history." (Western Mail) and author of book such as Ghosts of Wales, Paranormal Wales and The A-Z of Curious Wales - for a fascinating journey through the weird and wonderful history of Wales and the world. From 'most haunted' Welsh castles to fairy-filled forest ...
 
He was a trusted aide of Henry VIII, but when he supposedly opposed the monarch's second marriage, he was thrown into prison and executed for treason. More than two hundred years later, he was canonized as the patron saint of statesmen and politicians by the Catholic Church. Philosopher, writer, diplomat, lawyer, Renaissance man, avid gardener, humanist thinker and statesman are only some of the words used to describe him. A lifelong opponent of Protestantism who was rumored to have had here ...
 
A thrilling spy story, a children's adventure, a charming portrait of early twentieth century life in London and the countryside and a heart warming family tale are all combined in this classic of children's literature The Railway Children by E Nesbit. The book has remained on the list of the best-loved children's books ever since it was first published as a serial story in The London Magazine in 1905. Later, it was published in book form and won acclaim from critics and readers across the w ...
 
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Kelly and Beth have missed you Dear Dash Hounds, but we are back! In this episode you will learn the important story of Minnie Cox, an African American postmistress at the turn of the 20th century. Cox was smart, wonderful and successful, but still treated terribly because she was black. Before we get to the details of her story, sit tight for some…
 
What is about unsolved murders that stay with us? In particular why does the true crime genre skew female? In this episode of Strange Country, co-hosts Beth and Kelly talk about Julie Monson and Jane Britton, two young women cut down in the prime of their lives. Monson disappeared after a night out in September 1981 in Auburn, NY. Britton was found…
 
Why does the apparition of a woman return to haunt a love-sick traveller? In this "real-life" ghost story from 18th century Wales, a man's ill-fated visit to his sweetheart' ends with a "terrifying" encounter with the so-called Hanged Lady. But this was not an isolated incident - why did she return again and again to haunt him? And how can he end h…
 
We live in strange times. we also live in strange places, each in a universe of our own. The people with whom we populate our universe are the shadows of whole other intersecting with our own.We pleasantly welcome Q-Live to our illustrious catalog, with him having to present a very hallucinatory spatial project.DHCSADelivered by Label Worx on behal…
 
From nautical corpse candles to swashbuckling Devils, explore the folklore of the high seas on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast. In times gone by, the brave seafaring men who set sail from Wales needed all the help they could get for a trouble-free voyage. What would the weather be like? Would it be calm sailing? And were there any evil ent…
 
Presenting #DHC153 with another stella chilled out mix by @relle-supersaiyenHave a bite and enjoy.Tracklist:01. Seba Kaapstad - The Kingdom 02. Cafe Del Mar - Show Me Love (Cafe Del Mar Edit)03. Buscemi ft Leo Wood - Addicted04. Dub Mars - The Storyteller 05. Zo! & Tall Black Guy ft Josh Milan - Connected 06. Chris Coco & George Solar - Lagrimas De…
 
Who is the mysterious Lady in Grey haunting Victorian Cardiff? In October 1893, strange events were reported in the village of Tongwynlais. The country house owned of Mr and Mrs Lewis was said to be haunted by many a ghost, including the so-called Lady in Grey who was heard, felt, and even seen - a full body apparition. Its activity included wrappi…
 
The Secret Origins of the Ellyllon, Wales' mischievous fairy folk If you think all elves are tall and noble like in a J.R.R. Tolkien Middle Earth book or a Games Workshop Warhammer game, think again! The ellyllon - Welsh fairy folk - are small and goblin-like, dwelling in misty and sleepy hollows where they can help you make your fortune, or take i…
 
Welcoming Phoenix Sounds with an ambrosian deep & tech flavoured session for your listening pleasure.Check it out and spread love.Tracklist:1. Gabbana - Dusted2. Kvrvbo - Resonate3. Gary Cooper SA - EightBit Step4. Sonido - its mine5. Thorne Miller - On the clock6. BuddyNice - Runner7. Euggy- Westside Warrior (Ed Ward Remix)8. Deep Essentials - Sun…
 
It is so close to spring break that Kelly and Beth thought a little story about rum, cocaine, and a beautiful Caribbean Island would be timely. Thinking of traveling? Now that we are seemingly on the other side of this pandemic- we understand, but we will caution you to not take the late night boat ride run by white supremacists, laden with weaponr…
 
Mystery of the Ghost Ship and Phantom Funeral The town of Milford Haven is well-known for its harbour. What might be less well-known are the eerie ghost ships which are said to dock there at night. Oh, and there's also been sightings of a phantom funeral nearby. Is there a connection between these two real-life ghost stories? To find out more, jour…
 
For decades, Anthony Gignac pretended to be Saudi royalty, racking up hotel bills, department store charges, and even swindling Syracuse University out of money. Strange Country co-hosts Beth and Kelly would talk more about this, but are trapped in Nigeria with their huge fortune, and need your help. If you could send your bank account number, they…
 
Beware the Devil Goats: A cautionary folk horror fairy tale They might look friendly enough, but you should never mess with a goat. We've all heard tales of how they might - just might - be in league with the Devil or some other diabolical characters, and it pays to keep on their good side. As this cautionary folk horror fairy tale reveals, a Welsh…
 
It's been a long time coming but it's here. A mix by none other than Tarse P. Enjoy mature relaxed deep house tunes from some of the best artist in the underground deep house world.Remember to comment, like and repost.Artist - Title1. Butch Haynes - Ghost Ego 2. Patrice Scott - Ghetto Love 3. Patrice Scott - Reborn Goodness 4. Jose Rico - Four Eyes…
 
In 1912, four-year-old Bobby Dunbar went missing on a family vacation only to turn up nine months later in nearby Mississippi. Or did he? Strange Country co-hosts Beth and Kelly talk about this odd tale of a boy with two mothers claiming him as their son, and the weirdo lurkers and gawkers that we're all now descended from who watched the whole thi…
 
The Haunted Highway: Phantom Coaches and the Ice-cold Ghosts For centuries, a phantom coach has been spotted travelling along the same Welsh road. And while the times might have changed, this carriage with it's black horses and eerie passenger continue to travel at speed after night has fallen. If that wasn't eerie enough, ghostly women have also b…
 
Women have been labeled crazy in an effort to shut them up. In the 1970s, the label stuck to Martha Mitchell. Martha's husband John Mitchell headed up Nixon's reelection campaign. Richard Nixon was definitely NOT crazy. He was totally cool in a paranoid, spying, enemy-listing kind of way. Martha knew one of the Watergate burglars was connected to t…
 
St David's Day Special: How to fight evil spirits and other uses for the leek, Wales' national vegetable St David's Day is celebrated in Wales and around the world on March 1, but why do people wear a leek to commemorate Wales' patron saint? Welsh folklore tells us that the leek has many important historical uses, from winning wars to fighting off …
 
Kelly and Beth speak our truth each week on Strange Country and it feels so good. It may take us a while, meandering through details of our lives as mothers, women in our 40s, and librarians, but we get there eventually, dear Dashhounds. Thanks for listening and supporting that journey each week. This week we give honor to the podcast space that le…
 
Vampires of the Valley and Other Strange Creatures There are strange creatures lurking in the Vale of Neath. There are vampires, witches, dog demons and the devil, not to mention the poison fish and the magical frog. Join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales) as he goes in search of the weird and wonderful entities that inhabit Wales' "waterfall co…
 
We welcome @iansage-774752181 to our family and he has put together a sensational guest mix on #DHC150 with some of his favorites to keep us dancing as we wait for his incoming catalog addition.Check it out, enjoy and please spread the gospel.Tracklist 01. Limara - Mechanism 02. Gorje Hewek & Izhevski - Last Night 03. Didacte - Saturn's Secrets 04.…
 
If you could leave instructions for the survivors of the apocalypse, what would you say? If you need some suggestions, you could always look to the Georgia Guidestones, a monument built in 1980 by a group of unidentified "loyal Americans who love God." They share their tips in the style of a David Letterman Top 10 list. Some like the stones for the…
 
Pesky Poltergeists in Wild Wales Join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales) for some eerie tales of "evil spirits" - what we might call poltergeists nowadays - from Wales' oldest collection of "real-life" ghost stories. Dating from as far back as the seventeenth century, while these "most haunted" tales might be old, they are just as terrifying - i…
 
In the days before the board game Operation or Play Doh's dentist head, doctors needed something to hone their knowledge of the human anatomy. So they hired people to bring them dead bodies dug up fresh from the graveyards. Strange Country co-hosts Beth and Kelly talk about these night doctors and resurrectionists who gave a new meaning to the phra…
 
Ghosts, Devils and Death Omens; or, A Wild Night by the Romantic Lakes In this long-lost ghost story from the archives, Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales) explores a real-life account of an apparition which haunted the sublime lakes and mountains of Wales. It was one moonlit night that a Victorian painter, who was in Wales to capture the romanti…
 
Presenting #DHC149 with our CIC @GrooveGovnor once again serving us a luscious deep & techno recipe on his first home mix for the year.Check it out and please share with your peers.Tracklist:01. Tobetsa Lamola - Bad Night Out (Original Mix} // Deep Inspiration Show Records02. Simbad, Lwandile, Zito Mowa - Peaceful Revolution (Original Mix) // Freer…
 
Readers and Dash Hounds we are into 2021 and still here as Americans, as women, friends, and your loving weekly podcasters! This week’s show highlights the story of one of the first women’s shelters in Texas, and how it became a successful hub and utopia for women who otherwise would have been stuck. How did it work? Easy peasy lemon squeazy—Sancti…
 
The Dark Fairy Tale of Rhys and Llewellyn Have you ever heard sweet music drifting on the breeze as you walk home through the woods at night? And what would happen if you followed that music, and were lured into an endless dance with the Welsh fairy folk - y Tylwyth Teg? All is revealed as Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales) investigates the dark…
 
If you ever encountered someone who told you to "do the research" after that person posted something beyond delusional then you're likely communicating with someone in the Qanon conspiracy. Strange Country co-hosts Beth and Kelly break down the plan, the storm, the crumbs, the delusions, and lament the future of our country where so many live in a …
 
Witchcraft by the Sea; or, A Tragic Prophesy Do you believe in clairvoyance? What about fortune telling? One Welsh man thought it was all a load of rubbish, but soon changed his mind after a chilling death omen was sent his way from an all-seeing 19th century witch. To find out more, join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales) as he investigates thi…
 
Presenting our 1st guest mix for the year on 'DHC148' with a succulent tape by none other than Michael Oberling who is no stranger to the Deep House scene.He gives us an hour of mind blowing deep and jazzy vibes in commemoration of his late grandfather 'Mel Elzea', rest his soul.Check it out enjoy and please share with you peers.Keep safe.…
 
Readers we are reeling, as you probably are, after watching events at our nation’s Capitol. So bear with Beth and Kelly because it will take a little time and interruption of subjects to get to the heart of today’s podcast- Flat Earthers. We want to make sure we all agree here; planet earth is a round wonder. Right?! Of course. And the notion that …
 
St Dwynwen, the Welsh patron saint of lovers and the 'island of love' According to the legend, the life of fifth-century saint St Dwynen was far from easy. She is said to have forsaken love for herself in order to bring it to others, and was granted wished by angels, and a magic potion, in order to make it happen from a church off the coast of Angl…
 
Get out your cloudbuster and strap into your orgone accumulator because it's time to talk about the sexual electricity that courses through the sky. Psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich discovered this energy after studying specimens of milk steak under a microscope. Strange Country cohosts Beth and Kelly talk about Reich's claims that orgone could cure can…
 
The Murdered Knight The Ghosts and Folklore podcast kicks off 2021 in the best possible way - with a real-life "Ghosts of Wales" story sure to send a shiver down your spine! Join Mark Rees (author of Ghosts of Wales) as he investigates a long-lost tale from the Victorian archives, in which an "intelligent" man is turned from a hard-nosed sceptic to…
 
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