The Flatwoods Monster Put A West Virginia Town On The Map, After Scaring Local Kids (Cool Weird Awesome 1085)

Today in 1952, a group of people in Flatwoods, West Virginia encountered... something. The locals refer to it as, among other names, the Flatwoods Monster.

By |2023-09-12T08:48:50-04:00September 12, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

An Urban Legend Says The Devil Took Over Everybody’s TV Screens In 1968 (Cool Weird Awesome 1075)

There’s an urban legend floating around the web that claims today in 1968, the television industry was briefly stopped in its tracks by the devil. We'll unpack this wild story.

By |2023-08-29T07:53:12-04:00August 29, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

The Legend Of Blanche Heriot, Who Saved Her Love’s Life By Keeping A Bell From Ringing (Cool Weird Awesome 1009)

Today in 1455, it's said that the Wars of the Roses began in England. The civil wars over who should be king led to mostly battles but also the legendary story of Blanche Heriot, who found a creative way to keep her love from being executed.

By |2023-05-22T07:23:22-04:00May 22, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

The Legend Of James Bartley, Who Was Supposedly Swallowed By A Whale (Cool Weird Awesome 943)

Supposedly this month in 1891 a sailor named James Bartley was swallowed by a whale and lived! But The Straight Dope took a closer look and found this story was almost certainly too good to be true.

By |2024-02-06T09:13:16-05:00February 6, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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