Did We Already Meet a Time Traveler?

May 30, 2017

Conspiracy theorists rejoice! Dan Drees (McSweeney's, The Laugh Factory) sits down with me to talk about John Titor, a mysterious man who claimed to be a time traveler. Was this a hoax or did he really travel back in time?


Pope Joan: The Female Pope

May 23, 2017

Meredith Kachel sits down with Stephanie to hear the story of Pope John XIII, a short-lived Pope that was actually a woman. Did Pope Joan really exist? Let's talk about what happened. 


The Dyatlov Pass Incident with Dyatlov’s Relative

May 19, 2017

The Dyatlov Pass Incident is considered one of the most confusing unsolved mysteries in history and Stephanie is lucky to unpack it with an actual relative of one of the people involved, Dillon Diatlo. 


How Thomas Edison Bullied Hollywood

April 24, 2017

Dillon Diatlo is here to talk about Thomas Edison’s greedy obsession with the early film industry and how he basically bullied Hollywood into existance.


The Real St. Nick Wasn’t So Jolly

December 20, 2016

Santa Claus is based on St. Nicholas of Myra, a short-tempered 4th century bishop who famously got arrested for fighting another bishop at The Council of Nicea. How did he come to be jolly ol’ St. Nick? Listen to find out!


The Christmas Log That Poops Presents

December 16, 2016

It’s that time of the year to learn about the history of Christmas traditions and one Catalonian tradition might be the strangest of all - it’s Caga Tio, the Shit Log. 


Operation Peter Pan with Joe Fernandez

November 27, 2016

Joe Fernandez stops by to discuss a 2-for-1! We discuss Operation Peter Pan which was a secret mission to bring Cuban children to America in the 60's. We then talk about Peter Pan...like actual Peter Pan. 


How Did Lizzie Borden Get Away With Murder? with Deanna Ortiz

November 22, 2016

Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her parents a bunch of whacks. Deanna Ortiz joins Stephanie to talk about Lizzie Borden and if she truly got away with murder. 


How Did Squanto Know English?

November 21, 2016

Squanto is essential to the Thanksgiving story because he taught the Pilgrims how to fish, plant, and negotiate with local Natives…but how did he communicate with them? Welp. It’s a bit of a sad story. 


How Baseball Killed Disco

November 21, 2016

Disco died on July 12, 1978. Cause of death? Baseball. Tune in to listen to comedian and music aficionado Tyler Snodgrass talks with Stephanie about the day that disco died and what killed it. It’s #DiscoDemolition, baby!