Jul 23, 2020
Listen up, dear dash hounds, your reptilian overlords Beth and Kelly have an odd tale about the Illuminati, witchcraft, the apocalypse, and eternal damnation. Strange Country is talking conspiracies and includes a special Jack Chick readers theater!
Theme music: Big White Lie by A Cast of Thousands
Cite your sources:
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Egan, Nancy. “The Covenant, the Sword, and the Arm of the Lord.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 29 May 2016, www.britannica.com/topic/The-Covenant-the-Sword-and-the-Arm-of-the-Lord.
Godwin, Richard. “One Giant ... Lie? Why so Many People Still Think the Moon Landings Were Faked.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 10 July 2019, www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jul/10/one-giant-lie-why-so-many-people-still-think-the-moon-landings-were-faked.
Greene, Andy. “The 10 Wildest Led Zeppelin Legends.” Rolling Stone, Rolling Stone, 16 Oct. 2019, www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/the-10-wildest-led-zeppelin-legends-fact-checked-153103/if-you-play-stairway-to-heaven-in-reverse-you-hear-satanic-messages-154807/.
Hayes, Polly. “Here's How Scientists Know Coronavirus Wasn't Made in a Lab.” ScienceAlert, 17 July 2020, www.sciencealert.com/here-s-how-we-know-coronavirus-was-not-made-in-the-lab.
Ito, Robert. "Fear Factor: Jack Chick is the World's Most Published Author--And One of the Strangest." Los Angeles Magazine, May 2003, pp. 56-63, books.google.com/booksid=v10EAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA56&dq=%22Chick+tract%22&hl=en#v=onepage&q=%22Chick%20tract%22&f=false.
Jablon, Robert. “Jack T. Chick, Cartoonist of Conspiracy-Minded Attacks, Dies at 92.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 25 Oct. 2016, www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/jack-t-chick-cartoonist-of-conspiracy-minded-attacks-dies-at-92/2016/10/25/e3b7a94c-9ac3-11e6-9980-50913d68eacb_story.html.
Martin, Sean. “End of the World: NEOWISE, Asteroid and Ring of Fire Eclipse 'Sign of the APOCALYPSE'.” Express.co.uk, Express.co.uk, 15 July 2020, www.express.co.uk/news/weird/1309725/end-of-the-world-comet-neowise-asteroid-ring-of-fire-eclipse-apocalypse-september-1.
Olito, Frank. “35 Of the Most Popular Conspiracy Theories in the US.” Insider, Insider, 4 May 2020, www.insider.com/popular-conspiracy-theories-united-states-2019-5#some-people-believe-the-american-military-installation-area-51-is-researching-and-experimenting-on-aliens-and-their-spacecraft-1.
Rohde, David, et al. “Conspiracy Theories, Denial, and the Coronavirus.” The New Yorker, 18 July 2020, www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/conspiracy-theories-denial-and-the-coronavirus.
Sides, John. “Fifty Percent of Americans Believe in Some Conspiracy Theory. Here's Why.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 19 Feb. 2015, www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2015/02/19/fifty-percent-of-americans-believe-in-some-conspiracy-theory-heres-why/.
Walker, Jesse. The United States of Paranoia: a Conspiracy Theory. Harper Perennial, 2014.
Yuhas, Alan. “The Pentagon Released U.F.O. Videos. Don't Hold Your Breath for a Breakthrough.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 28 Apr. 2020, www.nytimes.com/2020/04/28/us/pentagon-ufo-videos.html.
Zitelmann, Rainer. “How Many Americans Believe In Conspiracy Theories?” Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 28 June 2020, www.forbes.com/sites/rainerzitelmann/2020/06/29/how-many-americans-believe-in-conspiracy-theories/#17d7dc515e94.