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Pretty Scary

By Unpops Podcast Network
True crime, conspiracy theories, ghosts, aliens, and things of that sort. Hosted by comics Adam Tod Brown, Caitlin Cutt, and Kari Martin. Bi-weekly episodes free on iTunes and Soundcloud. Weekly episodes at www.patreon.com/unpops
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The Kansas City Cancer Drug Scandal
Adam and Caitlin discuss a horrifying early-2000s scandal involving a pharmacist who diluted cancer drugs for profit, costing untold numbers of patients their lives
46:05
January 20, 2021
The Budd Dwyer Story
Adam and Caitlin talk about the documentary Honest Man: The Life of Budd Dwyer, which covers a Pennsylvania state politician who committed suicide during a press conference in front of lots of television cameras
1:07:53
January 6, 2021
Creepy American Monoliths
Adam and Caitlin discuss the global metal monolith pandemic (which was way less intense when we recorded this) and other examples of creepy unexplained structures from around the United States.
1:00:31
December 16, 2020
Is Shen Yun A Cult?
Adam and Caitlin discuss a classical Chinese dance troupe that some people accuse of being a religious cult
1:02:01
November 24, 2020
Grow Up and Accept that Birds Attack People
Originally recorded and released in April, 2019 as a subscriber-only episode. Now available publicly! Adam and Kari discuss the barred owl and its long history of attacking human heads.
47:46
November 17, 2020
Seth
Adam and Caitlin discuss the strange tale of a woman who claims a mystic being named Seth was feeding her wisdom and rules for living for more than a decade
1:01:30
November 4, 2020
Santa Muerte
Adam and Caitlin discuss the preferred patron saint of the drug trafficking trade and its alleged ties to MS-13
1:01:39
October 28, 2020
Unsolved Rap Murders (2020 Update Version)
Originally recorded and released way back in January 2017, chock full of brand new 2020 updates! Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss the long and troubling history of unsolved rap murders.
58:57
October 14, 2020
Death of a President
Adam and Caitlin review a 2006 film about the terrifying implications and ramifications of a United States President dying in office
58:21
October 7, 2020
Have You Ever Dreamed This Man?
Adam and Caitlin discuss a weird internet hoax that managed to fool internet users and media outlets for years
50:35
September 23, 2020
The Dangerous Land of Disney
Adam and Caitlin look into the litany of mishaps and disasters that have happened at Disneyland over the years
1:00:31
September 8, 2020
The Secret About The Secret
Adam and Caitlin look into the origins of one of the most wildly successful self-help books of all-time
1:00:51
August 26, 2020
Did The World End In 2012?
Adam and Caitlin look into a wild theory about why the world seems a little bit different than it used to these days
1:01:14
August 12, 2020
The Curse of the Billy Goat
Adam and Caitlin talk to Andy Sell about a weird curse that plagued the city of Chicago for decades
1:08:31
July 29, 2020
The St. Louis Exorcism of 1949
Adam and Caitlin discuss the weird true story that provided the inspiration for the classic horror film The Exorcist
50:40
July 1, 2020
Interview With A Witch
Adam and Caitlin talk to psychic/medium/witch Patti Negri about her life and career Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:01:13
June 10, 2020
Ghost Town Quarantine
Adam and Caitlin look into a weird story about a guy who's spending his COVID-19 lockdown quarantined in a ghost town with an absurdly violent past Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
47:29
May 12, 2020
Bonus Episode: Ghost Adventures - Route 666
Adam and Caitlin review the greatest episode of Ghost Adventures of all-time (according to IMDB) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:08:08
April 17, 2020
The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi (2020 Update Version)
In 2019, Adam and Caitlin recorded a subscriber-only episode of Pretty Scary about the 1983 disappearance of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi from Vatican City. There have been some twists and turns in the case since then, to say the least. So, we're releasing the episode for free finally, and now it includes a bunch of updates!   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
47:52
April 3, 2020
COVID-19 and the Purge Mentality
Adam and Caitlin explore the toxic line of thinking that's keeping the United States from containing COVID-19 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:05:34
March 19, 2020
Adam and Caitlin Go To Hell Pt. 2
Adam and Caitlin continue their exploration into the various depictions of hell throughout history Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:20:23
March 4, 2020
Creepy Cruise Ship Crimes (2020 Expanded Version)
Recorded in 2018. Previously a Patreon exclusive episode. Adam, Caitlin, and Kari talk about creepy crimes that will ruin sailing the open seas for you forever. Includes an update about more compelling reasons to avoid cruises that have happened since this was recorded. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:14:30
February 27, 2020
Adam and Caitlin Go To Hell
Adam and Caitlin discuss the accounts of people who briefly died and claimed to see visions of Hell while they were under Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
57:33
February 20, 2020
Wuhan Coronavirus
Adam and Caitlin look into the latest infectious outbreak that might kill us all Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
50:41
February 5, 2020
Bonus Episode: CelebriTragic - "Anna Nicole Smith: Pt. 1"
The premiere episode of a new podcast from Adam Tod Brown and Kari Martin! CelebriTragic is a deep dive into the life and times of some of history's most tragic celebrities. The first season, and this first episode, is about Anna Nicole Smith. Episode two now available on iTunes and Spotify!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
53:31
February 3, 2020
The Mimic Fights the Rubbermasks
Adam and Caitlin review an episode of the Netflix series Haunted about a monster that someone at some point decided to call The Mimic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
56:56
January 21, 2020
How Come We've Never Talked About Bigfoot?
Adam and Caitlin discuss the legend of Bigfoot and question why it took this long to do so Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
53:54
January 8, 2020
Don't F**k With Cats
Adam and Kari discuss a new Netflix documentary that explores the ramifications of internet mob justice Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:02:49
January 1, 2020
The Rolling Stones at Altamont
Adam and Caitlin look back on a disastrous free concert that became the death knell for the peace and love movement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:09:57
December 18, 2019
The Hobgoblin Grape Murders
Adam and Kari discuss a weird story about dead grape farmers in Northern California Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
46:34
December 11, 2019
The 20 Most Shocking Crimes of the 2010s
Adam and Caitlin count down the most shocking crimes of the past decade. The results may surprise you!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:47:16
December 4, 2019
About Ralphie May
Adam and Kari talk to filmmaker/comedian Cat Rhinehart about the documentary "What's Eating Ralphie May?"  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:06:18
October 30, 2019
The 5 Most Memorable Murders of 2019
Adam and Kari discuss the deaths Nipsey Hussle, Muhlaysia Booker, Samantha Josephson, and more murders that defined 2019 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:04:42
October 23, 2019
How Leaving A Cult Used To Work
Adam and Caitlin talk to filmmaker Mia Donovan about her documentary Deprogrammed, which profiles controversial cult deprogrammer Ted Patrick Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
50:38
October 18, 2019
The Tekashi 6ix9ine Story
Adam and Caitlin look into the insane story of rapper-turned-star witness Tekashi 6ix9ine Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:06:41
October 3, 2019
What Happened to Jonathan Bruce?
Adam and Kari talk to Sandra Dante, the maternal grandmother of slain Canadian teen Jonathan Bruce. His murder remains unsolved to this day, even though everyone in his hometown thinks they know who did it.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
34:26
September 19, 2019
Celebrities Who Would Make Great Ghosts
The gang's all here! Adam, Caitlin, and Kari celebrate the 100th episode of Pretty Scary with a very serious and important episode about famous people who will (or should be) really great ghosts soon!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:33:22
September 5, 2019
Welcome to Escapeland
Adam and Kari discuss a little-known cult from South Korea that uses savage beatings to cleanse followers of their demons and make plans for a podcast community in Fiji Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:04:38
August 29, 2019
Breaking NXIVM
Adam and Caitlin talk to comedian/journalist Brock Wilbur, the man who broke the NXIVM cult story Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:15:20
August 6, 2019
The Children of Thunder
Adam and Kari look into a creepy cult that hoped to use a team of Brazilian orphans to overthrow the Mormon Church Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
55:57
July 30, 2019
Women Who Marry Murderers (w/LA Not So Confidential)
Adam and Kari talk to Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh from the LA Not So Confidential podcast about women who marry serial killers and why they do it Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
55:39
July 2, 2019
The Dominican Republic (of Death)
Adam and Kari welcome special guest Ed Galvez to discuss the strange outbreak of deaths of American tourists in the Dominican Republic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
41:48
June 25, 2019
Christmas Is Ruined! (Pretty Scary Platinum Classics)
Originally recorded in 2016, available publicly for the first time! Adam gets violently ill three times throughout the course of one recording! In between vomits, he also finds some time to talk to Kari and Caitlin about the worst things to ever happen on Christmas day. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
52:26
May 15, 2019
The Truth About Truthers (Pretty Scary Platinum Classics)
Recorded in 2017, available publicly for the first time! Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss the truther phenomenon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:03:26
May 1, 2019
Abducted In Plain Sight
Adam and Caitlin talk to Skye Borgman, producer and director of the insane documentary Abducted In Plain Sight Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:06:40
March 15, 2019
The Mothman Sitcom (Pretty Scary Platinum Classics Series)
Travel back in time to hear Adam and Caitlin discuss the unremarkably-headed monster that appears whenever a disaster is on the horizon, the Mothman. Originally recorded February, 2017. Available publicly for the first time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
56:42
February 26, 2019
Legends (Pretty Scary Platinum Classics Series)
Travel back in time and listen to Adam and Caitlin laugh about the Fyre Festival way back when it happened. Previously a Patreon-only episode, available for free for the first time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:01:48
February 8, 2019
Fyre Fest II
Adam and Caitlin discuss Netflix and Hulu's competing Fyre Festival documentaries Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:09:12
January 30, 2019
Celebrity Familial Deaths In Close Proximity
Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss famous people who died in close proximity to their children Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:16:14
January 16, 2019
Fun Ways to Contract Flesh Eating Bacteria
Adam and Kari discuss flesh eating bacteria and all of the shockingly easy ways you can contract it Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
52:43
January 2, 2019
The Strange Death of Casey Kasem
Adam and Kari welcome special guest Shira Weiss to discuss the strange circumstances surrounding the death of radio legend Casey Kasem Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
57:18
December 19, 2018
Animal Sex
Adam and Kari discuss some of the most horrifying sex techniques from the animal kingdom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
42:17
December 5, 2018
Forrest Fenn's Treasure
Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss the mystery surrounding an author who may or may not have buried millions of dollars worth of treasure somewhere in the United States Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
39:51
November 4, 2018
Demon House
Caitlin, Adam, and Kari review the insane Zak Bagans documentary Demon House Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
53:45
October 21, 2018
Celebrity Stalkers
Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss the most infamous celebrity stalkers of all time Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
52:36
October 7, 2018
John Of God (Live At The Hollywood Hotel)
Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss Oprah's favorite mystery faith healer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:05:58
August 29, 2018
The Chillicothe Six
Adam and Kari look into the mysterious disappearance of six women in Chillicothe, Ohio between May 2014 and May 2015 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:14:01
July 25, 2018
Edward Wayne Edwards (Part One)
Adam and Kari look into the bizarre theory that one man was responsible for most of America's most infamous murders of all time. The first in a two part series. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:06:49
June 20, 2018
Amusement Park Disasters
Adam and Kari look into some of the most harrowing amusement park ride disasters of all time. Pretty Scary Boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:00:10
May 23, 2018
The Golden State Killer
Adam and Kari discuss the Golden State Killer and the insane story behind how he was finally caught. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:20:48
May 9, 2018
What Happened To Jennifer Kesse?
Adam and Kari welcome comedian and friend Jenn Sterger to discuss the strange disappearance of Jennifer Kesse, a Florida woman who disappeared more than ten years ago and remains missing to this day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
53:41
April 11, 2018
When Psychics Fight Crime
Kari, Caitlin and Adam talk to psychic medium Chris Medina about crimes that were solved by psychics. Adam gets a reading and Kari gets details about another Unpops host's business. Listen now! Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:20:25
March 14, 2018
Online Dates That Ended In Murder
Happy Valentine's Day! On this episode, we talk about online dates that ended in the worst way imaginable...murder. But don't let that keep you from finding love tonight! Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
54:23
February 14, 2018
The Chicago Rippers
On this episode, we delve into one of the weirdest and most brutal crimes of the '80s ... The Chicago Rippers. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:01:12
January 17, 2018
The Mary Celeste
Wanna hear a crazy ghost ship story? Sure you do! On this episode, Adam, Caitlin and Kari discuss the strange story and mysterious fate of the Mary Celeste. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
44:34
January 3, 2018
The Beautiful Cigar Girl
Her murder is considered the prototype that kicked off the true crime genre. On this episode, we discuss the sad and mysterious death of Mary Cecelia Rodgers, aka the Beautiful Cigar Girl. Oh, and Caitlin is back! Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
47:00
December 13, 2017
Creepy Crimes That Happened On Thanksgiving
Just in time for the week after Thanksgiving, Adam and Kari discuss some of the creepiest (and for some reason mostly unsolved) crimes that happened on Thanksgiving day. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
54:42
November 29, 2017
The Co-Ed Killer
Adam and Caitlin discuss the strange and historic case of Edmund Kemper, more famously known as the Co-Ed Killer. His crimes were brutal, but what we learned from them changed the course of criminal investigation history forever. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
47:32
November 2, 2017
Murders That Happened On Halloween
Adam and Kari discuss some of the most notorious crimes to ever happen on Halloween. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
47:58
October 26, 2017
The Chicago Tylenol Murders
Guest co-host Danger Van Gorder joins Adam and Caitlin to discuss a murder case that changed the over-the-counter pharmaceutical industry forever. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:06:59
October 19, 2017
The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire (of Cincinnati)
Adam and Kari welcome Rich Slaton and Jon Shefsky from the Criiime! Podcast to discuss a tragedy from the past and its unlikely hero. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
55:36
October 12, 2017
The '80s Satanic Panic
Adam and Kari look back at one of the most legitimately terrifying moments in American history. A time when dozens of people went to prison based on fake claims of ritual abuse and molestation of children. It was the '80s Satanic Panic. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:02:08
September 28, 2017
The Battle of the Lizzie Borden House
Amy Bruni and Adam Berry from the TLC show "Kindred Spirits" join Caitlin, Kari and Adam (Tod Brown) to discuss a possible haunting at the Lizzie Borden house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
48:23
September 14, 2017
There's A Black Mirror Episode About That
The trailer for season four of Black Mirror just came out! We celebrate by talking about a few terrifying ways Black Mirror episodes happened in real life. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:05:49
August 31, 2017
Concussions and the NFL
Adam, Caitlin and Kari discuss the NFL's concussion epidemic and some of its most noteworthy victims. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:04:43
August 17, 2017
The Life and Crimes of R. Kelly (Pt. 2)
Part two of our deep dive into the long and sordid criminal/sexual history of R&B star R. Kelly Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:07:14
August 3, 2017
The Effects Of A Nuclear Explosion
Adam and Caitlin look into what happens when a nuclear weapon explodes. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:00:07
July 20, 2017
America's Opioid Crisis
Adam, Caitlin and Kari discuss America's out of control opioid epidemic and the role pharmaceutical companies played in making it happen. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
54:26
July 6, 2017
Champagne Wishes and Ambien Dreams
While Caitlin melts in Tampa, Adam and Kari explore terrifying tales about the things people do when they sleepwalk after taking Ambien. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
50:21
June 22, 2017
The Massage Room
Adam and Kari discuss Richard Simmons and other celebrities who were taken advantage of by the people they love. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
54:27
June 8, 2017
Cults You Can Join Today
Adam, Caitlin and Kari discuss creepy cults that are active today. Join now! Also, don't do that last thing we said. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
57:26
May 25, 2017
The Roswell of England
Adam and Caitlin discuss the Rendlesham Forest Incident, a 1980 UFO sighting that's come to be known as "the Roswell of England". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
50:53
May 11, 2017
Stone Parts/Swamp Parts
Adam and Kari look at some of the rarest and strangest diseases of all-time. Coincidentally, Caitlin is out sick for this episode. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
58:07
April 27, 2017
A Brief History of Sarin Attacks
Adam, Caitlin and Kari discuss the recent chemical attack in Syria, the most infamous sarin attacks that preceded it, and what happens to the body when it's exposed to an attack. Bad times. But listen to it anyway! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
58:38
April 13, 2017
Clothes In the Chest
Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss some of history's most (allegedly) haunted items. Haunted dolls! Haunted boxes! Haunted bunk beds! This episode has all of those things! Give it a listen now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
57:40
March 30, 2017
Ponytails and Dew Mouth
Pretty Scary boo! On this episode, Adam, Caitlin and Kari discuss the Hatfield v. McCoy feud. Give it a listen now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
55:46
March 15, 2017
Ghost Finger
Adam, Caitlin, and Kari discuss the strange phenomenon known as ghost sex. What is that? Sex with ghosts, obviously. Give it a listen now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
59:48
March 1, 2017
Mrs. Doody
Adam, Caitlin and Kari discuss the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:14:17
February 15, 2017
Calais
This week, on a very special episode of Pretty Scary, Adam and Caitlin discuss horror stories from the refugee crisis in Europe. Pretty Scary boo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
58:17
February 1, 2017
The Box
True crime writer Joan Renner joins Adam, Kari, and Caitlin to discuss one of the most notorious unsolved murders of all-time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:02:35
January 18, 2017
Murderlympics Pt. 2
Part two of our look at the ten most prolific serial killers from around the globe. Get ready to talk about Russia a lot! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1:05:27
January 10, 2017