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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.

Dec 28, 2017

The Bell Witch tormented the Bell family for four years starting in 1817, according to a reporter named Martin V.B. Ingram who wrote the definitive, but terrible book in 1894. Beth slogged through the book until she couldn't take it anymore and marvels that the legend sustained itself. Listen as Strange Country attempts...

Dec 21, 2017

How do you define eccentricity? Dr. David Weeks decided to find out what makes an eccentric an eccentric and studied a whole bunch in 1984. Learn if you're one by listening to Strange Country Episode 20. Oh, and Beth really does not like FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. 

Dec 14, 2017

Kansas was bleeding way before the Bender family showed up, but they sure added their share to the body count. In Strange Country Episode 19, co-hosts Beth and Kelly discuss this murderous family that ran and inn/slaughterhouse on the Osage Trail in the 1870s, and come up with a new idea for Martha Stewart.

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Nov 30, 2017

Imagine spilling blazing hot coffee on yourself, getting such terrible third-degree burns the doctors think you'll die and then being called a money-grubbing dummy. That's what happened to Stella Liebeck. She became the villain and McDonald's the victim. Not cool...literally. Strange Country cohosts Beth and Kelly...

Nov 23, 2017

Do you hear the sound of our world slowly disappearing under water, or is that "glug glug glug" the sound of Beth's bass guitar? Find out when you listen to today's episode:"Under Water: Home is Where the Heart Is" or go take a long walk off a short pier. 

This story is not so much about a strange person, but rather a...