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Strange Country

Sometimes you need to have a glass of wine, cuppa whatever and listen to a good old weird story. Musical score Resting Place by A Cast of Thousands.

Apr 18, 2019

In Strange Country Ep. 89, co-hosts Beth and Kelly share their beauty secrets before candida auris takes over the planet and destroys us all. Might as well look good during the next pandemic, right? Here's what you can do: make your breasts look like pineapples, enamel your face, and slather on the spermaceti. Cook for...


Apr 11, 2019

Strange Country co-hosts Beth and Kelly hit the road and travel to the place that started this whole venture--the Fox sisters home in Hydesville, NY. They are there to celebrate the anniversary of the knocking that launched the spiritualist movement and enjoy the thicker thin mints.

Theme music: Resting Place by A Cast...


Apr 4, 2019

"We believe the children" became the rallying cry of the Satanic Panic even as stories tottered on the ridiculous. Bones being replaced by Satan's bones; kids being flown to Mexico to be raped by soldiers; shot than brought back to life. The 1980s and early 1990s were rife with stories of abuse at day care...


Mar 28, 2019

Richard Jewell was called a hero, credited for saving lives when a bomb ripped through the Olympics park in Atlanta, Ga. in 1993. Then the security guard was called a zero, and many other things--mainly by Jay Leno--and Jewell's life was turned upside down as the media descended upon his house and the FBI took his mom's...


Mar 21, 2019

Well if you are sick of hearing friends, librarians and uber-researchers Beth and Kelly talk about our periods, then just stop listening. This one is period gold. Period. Clelia Duel Mosher was one of America's first physicians, a major researcher, and proponent of women's health issues and a woman on a mission to ease...