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Known Unknowns

By Known Unknowns
Known Unknowns podcast explores unexplainable mysteries. We discuss the things that lie on the fringes of reality. Things that we know that are unknown.

Ghosts, Folklore, Conspiracies, and everything else that lies outside the realm of the explainable...

Because it's weird out there.
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Episode 83 - Dr. Mothman
First, Carly celebrates a pioneering OB-GYN who fought for racial equality in healthcare. Then, Harry gives us an update on the latest winged humanoid sightings around Chicago. Places to donate/checkout: https://www.endoblack.org/ https://tightlipped.org/ https://www.samanthadenae.com/ Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod knownunknownspodcast.com
55:59
July 14, 2021
Episode 82 - Cop Tales
It's a Carly episode this week. First we learn all about her new crocs, and then we learn about the rise and fall of New Orleans's first black female homicide detective. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:22:47
June 29, 2021
Episode 81 - Ultra Jolly
It's just one long story this week as Harry introduces us to psychiatrist, addiction researcher, and CIA asset Jolly West. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
49:40
June 21, 2021
Episode 80 - One in a Green Million
It's episode 80! First, Harry takes us to the swamps of Louisiana where we learn about pirate an old pirate and bandit haunt, and the creature that may now inhabit it. Then Carly tells us the history of one of Chicago's most notorious nightclubs and gangster hubs. Twitter: @UnknownsPod Instagram: @Knownunknownspodcast knownunknownspodcast.com
47:48
June 08, 2021
Episode 79 - Wells and Wings
Carly biographies the frequently underappreciated Ida B. Wells. Harry updates us on what the winged beasts of Chicagoland are up to. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:23:52
June 01, 2021
Episode 78 - Do You Want the Bad News or the Good News?
We return from our sabbatical with a news roundup! Harry bums everyone out talking about the FBI's "anti"-terrorism shenanigans. Then Carly brings us back up with four fun offbeat stories from around the world. Twitter: @UnknownsPod Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast knownunknownspodcast.com
46:27
May 26, 2021
Episode 77 - Across the Universe
We have nothing to talk about this week, except for outer space stuff! First Carly talks about a Brazilian farmer's encounter with a UFO. Then, Harry talks about another mysterious visitor from parts unknown. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
44:50
May 04, 2021
Episode 76 - The Floating Bridge Show
We round up the big news stories of the week. Then Harry talks about a long lake and a long monster. Carly talks about the earth and what does and does not lie beneath it. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:07:41
April 27, 2021
Episode 75 - The Big Con-spiracy
We return from our break to bring you two big stories about big deceptions. Carly talks about Gregor McGregor and one of the biggest scams ever perpetrated. Harry talks about the very origins of the infamous Illuminati. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
50:25
April 20, 2021
Episode 74 - The Waddell Man
In this episode we learn about Carly's birthday. There is also discussion of an eccentric baseball player and a rabbit murderer, or maybe a murderer rabbit. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
56:06
April 05, 2021
Episode 73 - Boats and Black Helicopters
We pay tribute to the big stuck boat everyone loves. Then, Carly talks about the life cycle of black helicopters and Harry talks about a sailing ship and its missing crew. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:06:02
March 29, 2021
Episode 72 - From Russia With Love
Harry starts the episode off with two quick hits, about a serial stowaway and a mysterious radio signal. Then, Carly goes in depth about the Somerton man and his possible identities and connections. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:31:54
March 22, 2021
Episode 71 - Cowboy Bob
In this episode Carly tells tales of the life and times of Cowboy Bob, a Texas bank robber who stayed one step ahead of the feds for months in the early 90s. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:06:54
March 15, 2021
Episode 70 - Amazon Chernobyl
This week we are singularly focused on one of the greatest environmental disasters of all time, and Chevron’s retaliation against the lawyers and indigenous people attempting to hold them accountable. Rundown of Chevron’s actions leading to and during Ecuadorian trial: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/chevrons-amazon-chernobyl_b_7435926 Intercept story on Steven Donziger: https://theintercept.com/2020/01/29/chevron-ecuador-lawsuit-steven-donziger/ Chevrontoxico.org Amazonwatch.org Freedonziger.org Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:03:29
March 08, 2021
Episode 69 - A Very Nice Episode
We go short this week, first recapping the latest WRC action as well as Carly's dreams. Then, Carly talks about a Georgia Cemetery and its most famous resident. Harry talks about the Canadian PM and his parentage. The B-52s formed in Athens, Georgia. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
46:19
March 01, 2021
Episode 68 - Formula Barmanou
We start off the episode despairing at the state of our world. Then, Harry talks about intrigue and deceit in the world of Formula 1. Finally, Carly talks about the Barmanou and the man who dedicated his life to finding it. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com For business or ransom inquiries email knownunknownspodcast@gmail.com
01:20:13
February 22, 2021
Episode 67 - South American Special
We're talking about South America this time. First, Carly talks about Ronaldo and the controversy around his 1998 World Cup appearance. Then, Harry talks about Venezuela, and an ex-Green Beret's utter failure of a coup attempt. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:14:11
February 15, 2021
Episode 66 - Underground Railroad Bill
It's cold out and the heater wants you to know it! If you can hear it over our hissing and sputtering radiator, we start the episode talking about new developments in the Dyatlov Pass Incident. Then, Harry has the story of train robber and outlaw Railroad Bill. Then, Carly tells us about two instances of people finding secret rooms in their homes. letterboxd.com/hhaarrryy/ Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
57:40
February 08, 2021
Episode 65 - Ghost Parrot
We start off the episode in the finance futon, attempting to break down the Gamestop/AMC/WallstreetBets controversy while harry tries to remember the word "regulations." Then, Carly talks about a New Mexico ghost town, and the ghosts that live in it. Finally, Harry regales us with a tale intrigue and deceit in the world of birdwatching. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:23:55
February 01, 2021
Episode 64 - Arms Off the Turning Table
In Episode 64, Harry's looking for a friend to discuss WRC with. He also talks about the legacy of insane royals and a Saudi Prince's quixotic urban planning project. Then, Carly talks about a 19th century medium and the physicist who investigated her claims. Read Neom - The Line to Oblivion by Séamus Malekafzali here: malekafzali.substack.com/p/neom-the-line-to-oblivion Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com paypal.me/knownunknowns
01:22:04
January 25, 2021
Episode 63 - Scammed Medium Well
In the sixty-third episode of the podcast, Carly and Harry start off by discussing a hide and seek champion holed up in O'Hare Airport. Then, Carly talks about some mediums pulling large scams. Finally, Harry tells the story of the lost Cox children of the Alleghenies. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:22:19
January 19, 2021
Episode 62 - Cold Takes on a Tuesday
In this episode we go online to learn about a series of complex puzzles and codes made by an enigmatic organization of computer nerds. Then, Carly gives us the scoop on a Japanese foot-reading cult/scam. To dig into the Cicada 3301 mystery yourself, start here: https://uncovering-cicada.fandom.com/wiki/Uncovering_Cicada_Wiki. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com paypal.me/knownunknowns
01:02:41
January 12, 2021
Episode 61 - Celebrities in Cars Getting Haunted
We're celebrating the new year talking about the people who make the world go 'round, celebrities. First, we discuss Hilaria Baldwin's low-stakes Spanish scandal. Then, Carly gets to the bottom of the rumors that Avril Lavigne was replaced by a doppelganger. Finally, haunted cars. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com paypal.me/knownunknowns
01:12:04
January 04, 2021
Episode 60 - Known Unknowns Holiday Spectacular
Happy Holidays from Known Unknowns! Join us as we discuss the pagan origins of Christmas and its associated traditions. We'll see you again in the New Year! Greater Chicago Food Depository: chicagosfoodbank.org paypal.me/knownunknowns Venmo Carly: @Carly-Davis-35 Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
52:07
December 21, 2020
Episode 59 - N-SINK
Carly has the first topic of the episode, talking about a prolific boy band scammer and blimp fraudster. Then Harry tells tales of a cursed German U-boat from World War I. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com paypal.me/knownunknowns
01:06:06
December 14, 2020
Episode 58 - Real Tabloid Shit
We start the episode off with an update on that weird metal monolith in the middle of the desert. Then Harry talks about Lawnchair Larry and his miraculous flight. Finally, Carly talks about the weird saga of Natalia Barnett and her adoptive family. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK. Visit lpaonline.org to support Little People of America and find related organizations. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:23:25
December 07, 2020
Episode 57 - The Airborne Electromagnetic Event
The podcast returns from our Harry's Birthday and Thanksgiving break to bring you two stories of apocalyptic tidings. First, Carly talks about the Exclusive Brethren, an insular Christian cult. Then, Harry talks about the Carrington Event of 1859, and what would happen were history to repeat. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:08:30
November 30, 2020
Episode 56 - Squatch City
Harry and Carly went on a trip this week. Come hear about it. Harry talks about city building games and the uncanny worlds that simulations create. Then, Carly talks about Bigfoot sightings in and around Shawnee National Forest. Listen in to find out whether our hosts saw any while they were there. Magnasanti: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTJQTc-TqpU Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:04:15
November 16, 2020
Episode 55 - Drink Your Silver
We start things off in the politics pouch and discuss the results of last week's election. Then Carly has the details on all the chemtrails conspiracy theories. Then Harry talks about a giant Icelandic lake worm monster. Judge the Lagarfljót Worm video for yourself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnonaihRWoA Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:08:35
November 09, 2020
Episode 54 - No Cohomo
We start off with our last Politics Pouch talk before the election, and give our last-minute Known Unknowns Official Endorsements. Then, Harry breaks down the art and pseudoscience of dowsing. Carly rounds things out with Central Illinois's most famous cryptid, the Cole Hollow Monster. For info on Chicago area judicial elections: injusticewatch.org Girl I Guess Chicago Progressive Voter Guide: girliguess.com Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com paypal.me/knownunknowns
01:07:56
November 03, 2020
Episode 53a - Halloween Bonus 2
Tis the spooky season, and Known Unknowns is here to celebrate it with you! We chat about trick or treating in a pandemic, tell some ghost stories, and discuss creative costume ideas. 
53:49
October 31, 2020
Episode 53 - One Year Anniversary Extravaganza
You're invited to celebrate our podcast's first birthday with us! Blow up some balloons, grab a slice of cake, and settle in as we take you on a journey through the unknown. First, test your knowledge of shady dealings along with Carly, as Harry quizzes her on real and fake conspiracy theories. Then, bundle up for a cold night in the mountains, as Carly unwraps the mysteries of the Dyatlov Pass incident. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
01:42:16
October 26, 2020
Episode 52 - You Insulted My Goat
We're back! Baseball is happening still, and we're vaguely aware of it! So Harry talks about the two most famous curses to afflict the sport. Then Carly takes us on a tour of Chicago's Graceland Cemetery and it's two most haunted memorials. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com paypal.me/knownunknowns
01:38:05
October 19, 2020
Episode 51 - The Mad Gasser
We recap all the big news from the past week and give our takes on the election, debates, presidential COVID diagnoses. Then Carly has an ancient Egyptian ghost story, and Harry talks about a wave of mysterious reports of poisonous gas attacks. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod Support the show: paypal.me/knownunknowns knownunknownspodcast.com
01:33:41
October 05, 2020
Episode 50 - All That Glitters is not Chicken
It's our big 50th episode spectacular! Not really, it's a pretty normal episode. But we have fun! First, Harry has the remarkable story of Mike the Headless Chicken. Then Carly takes us inside the surprisingly intrigue-filled high stakes world of glitter manufacturing. It's a fun one! Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast@gmail.com knownunknownspodcast.com
01:02:18
September 28, 2020
Episode 49 - Tourist Haunts
We metaphorically travel cross country to bring you tales of the weird and supernatural. First we stay close to home and discuss Chicago's Congress Hotel and its long history of hauntings. Then we trek through the wilderness and discover the ancient legends and odd occurrences hidden in the forgotten corners of Yosemite National Park. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
59:26
September 22, 2020
Episode 48 - Beef Stew
We go off on some Thicc Soupps in this episode before getting into our prepared remarks. Harry talks about Pennsylvania's most pitiable cryptid, the Squonk. Then Carly talks about an amateur geologist and a Canadian UFO sighting. Read the story of how big oil hoodwinked environmentalists on recycling: https://www.npr.org/2020/09/11/897692090/how-big-oil-misled-the-public-into-believing-plastic-would-be-recycled Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast.com
58:44
September 14, 2020
Episode 47 - Striking on the Railroad
Happy Labor Day from Known Unknowns! Carly has the story of Annabelle the doll, then Harry has a few loosely connected stories about the origins of the holiday and folk hero Casey Jones. Friend of the show Chris Garcia and his family have been affected by the California wildfires happening right now. If you would like and are able to help them out, there's a GoFundMe here: https://gf.me/u/yurn2c Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:32:50
September 07, 2020
Episode 46 - ShipwreckULTRA
Harry starts us off with a couple of stories about mariners meeting their untimely demise on the Great Lakes. Then Carly talks about the death of a CIA scientist and the highly classified programs he was involved in. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:45:59
August 31, 2020
Episode 45 - Poisonous Catawampus
Harry's arms are on the mend and we're back from our break! First, Carly tells of an unlikely Hungarian crime ring. Then, Harry talks about the mysterious Wampus Cat. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:11:40
August 24, 2020
Episode 44 - Spy Pets
It's end to end conspiracies! First, Harry takes us inside the National Basketball Association, and talks about a suspiciously fortuitous draft lottery pick. Then, Carly takes us through the surprisingly large category of Israeli Animal Espionage. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:10:16
August 10, 2020
Episode 43 - Goop
We're talking about unexplainable mysteries, and cover ups! First, Carly talks about some extremely weird weather in a small Washington state town. Then Harry talks about the coincidences and interesting connections surrounding one of the Boston Marathon bombers. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:18:54
August 03, 2020
Episode 42 - Spamoscope
We're just reading stuff off the internet this week! We've got eyewitness ghost and cryptid sightings, and creepypastas. Then we catch up on listener mail and invent the new fortune telling science of the Spamoscope. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:04:08
July 27, 2020
Episode 41 - Donner Kong
We've got two very different topics this week! First, Harry tells the story of the Donner Party's long, tragic journey along the Oregon Trail. Then Carly talks about the many conspiracies and controversies surrounding the Donkey Kong high score world record. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:42:37
July 20, 2020
Episode 40 - Sky Pirates
It's a jam-packed episode this week! We start off by finally getting around to discussing Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest, and what that means for the case going forward. Then we transition into talking about the Wayfair child trafficking conspiracy theory. Carly has the unsolved mystery of D. B. Cooper, and Harry talks about the history of ghouls. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:02:04
July 13, 2020
Episode 39 - Come Together (for Murder)
Going shorter for a change because we're tired and that's what we want to do. First, Harry talks about a haunted Connecticut ghost town. Then Carly tells us about a conspiracy relating to the death of John Lennon. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
56:39
July 06, 2020
Episode 38 - Fantastic Plastic Tuna
First we spend a long time on a discussion about statues vs. sculptures that goes nowhere. Then Carly talks about Forrest Fenn and the hunt for his hidden treasure. Then Harry talks about the mystery airship wave of 1896-97 that captured the imagination of America. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:36:50
June 29, 2020
Episode 37 - Bog Baby
First, Harry takes us through the weird and wonderful world of bogs. Then Carly tells two ghost stories from the town of Alton, Illinois. Instagram: knownunknownspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:33:24
June 22, 2020
Episode 36 - All Hail The Watcher
It's another mystery and intrigue-filled episode of Known Unknowns! First, Carly has the story of a New Jersey family who begin receiving strange letters that reveal their quiet suburban neighborhood isn't as safe as it seems. Then Harry talks about the recent developments in the case of the assassination of a Swedish prime minister, and the decades of conspiracy theories around it. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod See our brand new domain name and redesigned website: https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:34:47
June 15, 2020
Episode 35 - Rabbits and Deer and Horses, Oh My!
After a brief update on the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, we talk about animals. First, Harry has everybody's favorite fearsome critter, Jackalope. Then it's off to the world of horse racing, as Carly tells us about the controversial 1968 Kentucky Derby, and the conspiracy theories about its decision. If you live in Chicago, call your alderperson and tell them to support the CPAC ordinance. Learn more here: https://www.caarpr.org/stop-police-crimes Split a donation between 70+ community bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organizers: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:12:04
June 08, 2020
Episode 34 - G-G-G-G-Gee Whiz!
We spend a long time at the top of the episode talking about the nationwide protests sparked by George Floyd's murder and the apparent inability of those in power to respond appropriately. Then we shift gears as Harry and Carly both attack the topic of 5G and the conspiracy theories surrounding it. To learn more about the proposed Civilian Police Accountability Council ordinance and help get it passed, follow this link: https://www.caarpr.org/stop-police-crimes Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:23:35
June 01, 2020
Episode 33a - Justice for George Floyd
We break down the events leading to and stemming from the murder of George Floyd. And we give you information on how you can help his family and other activists seeking justice and accountability. Sign the super petition to demand justice and join in making calls to County Attorney Michael Freeman here - https://www.justiceforbigfloyd.com/ Thread of further petitions seeking to hold Floyd's murderers accountable - https://twitter.com/kiwiscigarettes/status/1265767579739512833 Official George Floyd Memorial Fund - https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd Give to the Minnesota Freedom Fund to help bail protesters out of jail - https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/ Guide on how to protect yourself and others as a protest medic https://www.paperrevolution.org/street-medic-guide/
34:47
May 28, 2020
Episode 33 - Plus True Crime!
We go long this episode, talking first about the Borden family murders that made one of the most famous haunted houses in the country. Then we talk about a Belgian analog to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the Dutroux affair. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:46:10
May 25, 2020
Episode 32 - Old Time UFO Religion
First, Harry takes us as far back as the Renaissance to look at UFO sightings of the distant past. Then, Carly talks about a worldwide new age UFO cult. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod knownunknownspodcast@gmail.com https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:09:28
May 18, 2020
Episode 31 - Devilish Business
Carly starts off by taking us back to the New Jersey to tell us about the Jersey Devil. Along the way we learn both its mythological and historical origins. Then, Harry talks about an unsuccessful Great Depression-era conspiracy, the Business Plot. Watch the 2015 Jersey Devil "sighting": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXjUDCA2ovI Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:09:54
May 11, 2020
Episode 30 - Dollface
We're sleepy! Harry starts off with an overview of Georgia's answer to Nessie, the Altamaha-ha. Then Carly tells us the life story of Florida's most haunted doll. Possible video of Alimaha-ha?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNEfs1u0OMY Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
51:17
May 04, 2020
Episode 29 - Cold War Kids
We start the show with a little bit of blanket making small talk, before taking a quick dip into the Politics Pouch, plus a bonus Politics Pouch UK Edition. Then finally, the real show begins. Carly tells us about a woman who claims to be the mother of multiple alien children. Then, Harry rummages around in the CIA archives to learn about the United States and Soviet Union's research into paranormal phenomena. Instagram: @knownunknownspod Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:32:35
April 27, 2020
Episode 28 - Marilyn Monroe. But First, Pie
Harry starts with some internet intrigue and tries to get to the bottom of a series of weird key lime pie reviews. Then, Carly lays out the evidence that Marilyn Monroe was murdered because of her affairs with the Kennedy brothers. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:19:24
April 20, 2020
Episode 27 - Back from the Dead
It's the Known Unknowns Easter special! We're talking all about resurrection, death, and undeath. First, Carly tells tales of people who were buried prematurely, and the various contraptions invented to put a stop to the problem. Then, Harry talks about zombies. Where do they come from? Where are they going? How can you make them do your evil bidding? Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:05:38
April 13, 2020
Episode 26A - Politics Pouch Primary Postmortem
We're talking nothing but politics this episode, but it's a bonus ep so you can't complain! We recap the 2020 democratic primary, talk Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden, and take a look at the election going forward. You can read Tara Reade's full story here: https://www.democracynow.org/2020/3/31/tara_reade_joe_biden_sexual_assault Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:28:46
April 09, 2020
Episode 26 - Disco Inferno
First, come dance with us as we take a look at St. Louis's weird Veiled Prophet Ball and its problematic history. Then we burn down the house, talking about spontaneous human combustion and the odd death of Mary Reeser. Carly's Venmo: @Carly-Davis-35 knownunknownspodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:27:45
April 06, 2020
Episode 25 - The Fox Sisters, the Spiritualism, the Nintendo
It's a grand old time this week on Known Unknowns. Carly tells us the story of the amazing Fox sisters, and the birth of American spiritualism. Harry brings a series of video game-related urban legends. Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:09:28
March 30, 2020
Episode 24A - Jeffrey Epstein Still Didn't Kill Himself
Epstein ain't going away! We focus in on Little St. James island to talk more about the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking ring and his connections to presidents Clinton and Trump. CW: Sexual Assault, child abuse, human trafficking. Harry misstates the name of Joe Biden's sexual assault victim. She is Tara Reade, not Tamara Reade. Video of the temple/piano room/gym: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPoohlcHNkE Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
54:25
March 26, 2020
Episode 24 - Coronavirus: Find Your Leech
We're only a week into social distancing and Carly and Harry are barely clinging to reality. Join us as we inoculate ourselves against COVID-19 panic by taking a walk through the history of diseases in the west. Harry talks about the European folklore to come out of the Black Death, as well as the plague doctor costume and the possible dark origins of a common nursery rhyme. Carly rounds things out by diving into the strange case of Typhoid Mary. While we're all on lockdown, feel free to ask us any questions you have or reach out with suggestions about what kind of bonus content you'd like to hear! Email us at knownunknownspodcast@gmail.com Reach out on social media: Facebook: @knownunknownspodcast Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod Or send us a message through the "Contact" page of our website, https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:14:04
March 23, 2020
Episode 23 - The Big (Haunted) House feat. Paul Kahan
Carly and Harry get a history lesson from historian and author Paul Kahan about Philadelphia's famed Eastern State Penitentiary. Listen to learn about life at the prison, its design, its failure, and why it draws so many ghost hunters and paranormal investigators. If this taste of prison history piqued your interest, pick up Paul's book Eastern State Penitentiary: A History. Find Paul's other work at https://www.paulkahan.com/ We're on Instagram: @KnownUnknownsPodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod and Facebook: Known Unknowns Podcast https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
54:49
March 16, 2020
Episode 22 - BOO-catini
We get loosey-goosey preparing a big creepypasta feast for you to gobble down. Harry and Carly struggle to adjust to daylight savings time as they tell all about such scary topics as the Slenderman, the Russian Sleep Experiment, a creepy young boy, and more! Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:22:50
March 09, 2020
Episode 21 - Ghost Cat: The Way of the Samurai - feat. Chris Garcia
Christopher J. Garcia joins us to talk about the Winchester Mystery House, his experiences with paranormal research, the various intrigues of the San Lorenzo Valley, and more. It's fun! Chris's social media: Instagram, Twitter, etc.: @JohnnyEponymous Our Instagram: @KnownUnknownsPodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:07:14
March 02, 2020
Episode 20 - We Want Hate Mail
The big two-oh! Harry takes us on a trip to New Jersey's Pine Barrens and tells us about the life and afterlife of James Still, AKA The Black Doctor. Then it's off to Germany, where Carly recounts the tragic story of Annaliese Michel and her many exorcisms. To learn more about Dr. James Still and support efforts to preserve his legacy, visit http://www.drjamesstillcenter.org/ To support Harry getting a new computer or to just give Carly money because you like her, Venmo @Harry-SchweigertSullivan or @Carly-Davis-35 You can also support the show by rating it and subscribing to it podcast on Apple Podcasts or whatever platform you use to listen. Follow us online: Instagram: @KnownUnknownsPodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:15:08
February 24, 2020
Episode 19 - Dead Republic Paranormal feat. Mike Hatcher
We're joined by paranormal investigator Mike Hatcher of Dead Republic Paranormal to talk about his experiences with spirits, haunted locations and Dead Republic's upcoming documentary: Sleepless in Salamanca. Also, Harry gives a quick primer on Voodoo to correct some of the misconceptions about the religion. Sleepless in Salamanca will be out on Amazon Prime February 21st. You can see the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzlAkgUdF6k Dead Republic Paranormal on social media: Facebook: Dead Republic Paranormal Instagram: @DeadRepublicParanormal Twitter: @DeadRParanormal Known Unknowns on social media: Facebook: Known Unknowns Podcast Instagram: @KnownUnknownsPodcast Twitter: @UnknownsPod https://knownunknownspodca.wixsite.com/podcast
01:08:26
February 17, 2020
Episode 18 - John Henry's Silver Hammer
It's a musically themed episode this week! For Black History Month, Harry talks some about John Henry and the possible origins of his legend. Then Carly tells us the story of an interdimensional traveler who brought home a mysterious cassette of music that could have been. Also, we break down the chaotic Iowa caucus, and some of the conspiracy theories it birthed. For more on James Richards's story: thebeatlesneverbrokeup.com Music from this episode: "John Henry" by Cécile McLorin Salvant "Saturday Night" by "The Beatles" Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:00:28
February 10, 2020
Episode 17 - The Scottish Podcast feat. Izzie Karp
We welcome actress Izzie Karp to the show! They teach us everything we ever wanted to know about the curse of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Harry and Carly discuss the many oddities and conspiracy theories surrounding the Denver International Airport. Find Izzie on Instagram: @theizziemonster We're on Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @UknownsPod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:36:01
February 03, 2020
Episode 16 - Jeffrey Epstein Didn't Kill Himself
We dig into the Jeffrey Epstein case, looking at his businesses, his friends, his connections, his crimes, and his death. Further Epstein Reading: New York Magazine on Epstein's social circle: http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/07/jeffrey-epstein-high-society-contacts.html Julie K. Brown's Epstein Investigation: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article221404845.html Black Book: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1508273-jeffrey-epsteins-little-black-book-redacted.html Flight Logs: https://archive.org/details/EpsteinFlightLogsLolitaExpress Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:30:54
January 27, 2020
Episode 15 - Bing the Friendly Ghost feat. Magdalena Conway
Our first guest! Maggie Conway joins us for a wide-ranging conversation. We talk Hawaiian folklore, astrology, and ghosts, and take a deeper dive into stories about skin-walkers, and what makes them so terrifyingly intriguing. Follow Maggie on Instagram: @maggiedalenaaa We're on Twitter: @UnknownsPod and Instagram: @KnownUnknownsPodcast https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:01:58
January 19, 2020
Episode 14 - Wendigoing Gets Tough
We kick this episode off with a 2020 elections update, AKA Politics Pouch, debunking a big myth in the news. Then Carly tells us about the alleged "men in black" associated with many UFO sightings. Harry closes things out by talking about a ravenous, horrifying monster that stalks the frozen woods of Canada. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ Twitter: @UnknownsPod Instagram: @KnownUnknownsPodcast
01:14:34
January 13, 2020
Episode 13 - Moonwalking the Oregon Trail
We're coping with a rocky start to the new decade the best way we know how: ghost stories and fake celebrity death conspiracies. First, Harry takes us to Idaho and a stop along the Oregon Trail, where some pioneers may still be hanging around to this day. Then, Carly talks about her investigation to determine whether there is any truth to the rumor that the King of Pop still moonwalks among us. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ twitter: @unknownspod instagram: @knownunknownspodcast
01:07:20
January 06, 2020
Episode 12 - South of the Border
Carly and Harry make a foray into the folklore of Latin America. First Carly tells us tales of La Llorona, a ghost haunting the waterways of Mexico, while Harry chimes in with the legend's precolonial origins. Then we move to Puerto Rico to discuss the Chupacabra. We're looking forward to sharing more weird stories with you in the new year! https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod
01:00:31
December 30, 2019
Episode 11A - Known Unknowns Holiday Special
Happy Holidays from the Known Unknowns family! Harry and Carly celebrate the season with tales of Christmas witches, demons, monsters, ghouls, and a pooping log. Gather round, grab some hot chocolate and Christmas cookies, and warm up by the fire while we tell you our tale! https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast Twitter: @unknownspod
31:25
December 25, 2019
Episode 11 - Conspiracy Corner Cubed
Come and join us for a full episode in the Conspiracy Corner. We start out with some elections coverage, checking in on Mayor Pete and a mysterious Wikipedia user. Then Carly looks at the weird, disc-shaped world of the flat-Earthers. Finally, Harry takes things back in time to the Vietnam War, and the beginnings of the POW/MIA conspiracy theory. Head to our Instagram to learn how to enter our Holiday for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card and exclusive stickers! Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast twitter: @unknownspod https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:21:43
December 23, 2019
Episode 10 - Oversharing Oval
Harry and Carly had a big day and they're all tuckered out, so curl up in bed with a nice warm blanket and share a few bed time stories with us. First up, Carly digs into the death of Vincent van Gogh, and discovers there's more to the story than most people know. Then Harry tells us tales of a few weird creatures from Japanese folklore. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ twitter: @unknownspod instagram: @knownunknownspodcast
01:06:47
December 17, 2019
Episode 9 - It's a Gay Bomb, Baby!
We start this episode off with a little bit of politics chat to get things warmed up. Then Harry takes us over to Conspiracy Corner, where he unpacks a bizarre rant from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Then we take a trip over to Ghost Town, where Carly tells us about a demonically cursed house in northwest Indiana. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ twitter: @unknownspod instagram:@knownunknownspodcast
01:33:53
December 09, 2019
Episode 8 - Road Trippin'
Carly has for us the bizarre case of an Australian family that disappeared without warning, and came back just as suddenly. Harry talks about the bloody history and hauntings of an aptly named New Jersey back road. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ Twitter: @unknownspod instagram: @knownunknownspodcast
49:01
December 02, 2019
Episode 7A - Thanksgiving Bonus Episode
Happy Thanksgiving from Known Unknowns! First, Harry talks gives us some of the more gruesome facts about the Pilgrims and Plymouth Rock. Then, Carly returns to Reddit to read us a couple of Thanksgiving ghost stories. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ Twitter: @unknownspod Instagram: @knownunknownspodcast
43:32
November 28, 2019
Episode 7 - Operational Development of Body, Mind, and Gladio
We're going long again this week. Harry takes us on a tour through the ins and outs of a top secret anti-communist operation in post-war Europe. Carly tells us a story about a Texan New Age cult full of weird twists and turns. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ twitter: @unknownspod instagram: @knownunknownspodcast
01:29:49
November 25, 2019
Episode 6 - Abe 'n' Babe
It's a long one this week! Carly unveils for us the little-known spirituality and paranormality that surrounded our nation's 16th president, and Harry talks about another large, bearded North American, recounting some tall tales of Paul Bunyan. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:24:46
November 18, 2019
Episode 5 - UFO Radio
Harry introduces us to the mysterious numbers stations and their eerie broadcasts. Then Carly takes things back in time to one of the first widely reported UFO sightings and abductions.  To listen to a collection of numbers stations recordings: https://archive.org/details/ird059/tcp_d1_01_the_swedish_rhapsody_irdial.mp3 To learn more about cryptography and one-time-pads: http://users.telenet.be/d.rijmenants/en/onetimepad.htm https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:04:14
November 11, 2019
Episode 4 - The Man, the Moth, the Legend
The Moth Man makes his way in the big city, as Carly reads accounts of recent encounters in Chicago with a monster very similar to one seen before in West Virginia. Then Harry takes us on a journey into the world of sport, where he uncovers a world of crime and corruption underlying Michael Jordan's foray into baseball. Listener Casey follows up with us about her experience at Crybaby Bridge. The article Harry references in the article can be found here: https://thestacks.deadspin.com/the-suffering-and-corruption-that-produced-james-jordan-1796892112 https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:17:12
November 04, 2019
Episode 3a - Halloween Bonus Episode
Known Unknowns wishes you a safe and spooky Halloween! First we dive deep into a listener-recommended story about a haunted bridge in central Illinois, then help another listener pick the best cryptid to romance. We round out the episode with some dramatic readings of Reddit threads about paranormal sightings. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:08:01
October 31, 2019
Episode 3 - Seven Gates of Heaven and Hell
Harry tells us about a series of southern Illinois railroad bridges and the legends associated with them, and Carly recounts the journey of America's premier UFO cult. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:06:00
October 28, 2019
Episode 2 - The Birds and the Beasts
Carly gives us the lowdown on the "Birds Aren't Real" conspiracy theory, and Harry talks about a legendary Mongolian mountain monster. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/ Twitter: @UnknownsPod Instagram: @KnownUnknownsPodcast
01:07:02
October 22, 2019
Episode 1 - Dance Halls and Shopping Malls
In the first episode of Known Unknowns, Harry talks about the many legends surrounding the West Edmonton Mall, and Carly tells the story of a ghostly young woman haunting Chicago's south suburbs. https://www.knownunknownspodcast.com/
01:02:45
October 18, 2019