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Spark My Interest

Spark My Interest

By Granevan Media
Be shocked. Be thrilled. Be sparked! Debra, Diana and Jesi compete each week to bring you the most interesting true stories from every corner of the universe. Kick your week off right with a new episode every Monday and get sparked!
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Fireside #5
Debra, Diana, and Jesi answer a listener question about Halloween vs Christmas. Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!
11:46
May 20, 2022
155. Like Ducks to Water
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about idiom origin stories, extreme trading up, and man who fasted for more than a year... and eggcorns. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://examples.yourdictionary.com/eggcorn-examples-faulty-phrases-that-still-make-scents https://www.rd.com/list/amusing-stories-behind-expressions/ https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/from-paper-clip-to-house-in-14-trades-1.573973 https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/08/20/guy-once-swapped-paperclip-house-this-woman-is-trying-do-same/ https://www.the-sun.com/money/4441217/traded-bobby-pin-for-house-how/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_red_paperclip
33:44
May 16, 2022
Fireside #4
Debra, Diana, and Jesi answer a listener question about embarrassing moments. They also address their first correction to a personal story from a listener who was there when it happened. Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!
16:58
May 13, 2022
154. Balloon Butt
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a celebrity's James Dean premonition, a man who became a human balloon, and the only place in America where the locals still speak Elizabethan English... and the future of tongue prints. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.scienceofpeople.com/category/health/the-weirdest-fact-about-human-tongues/ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/alec-guinness-warned-james-dean-his-car-one-week-before-deadly-crash-1019948/ https://www.sfgate.com/centralcoast/article/Cursed-James-Dean-car-part-sells-16907965.php https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-13537084 https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20190623-the-us-island-that-speaks-elizabethan-english https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgi9wYsR5fo
29:14
May 09, 2022
Fireside #3
Debra, Diana, and Jesi answer a question about allergies. They got 'em! Especially Debra. Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!
12:36
May 06, 2022
153. Friday the 13th Every Month?!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about what really happened to Buddy Holly, the international fixed calendar, and an amateur archeologist couple who had some incredible finds... and the amazing Frank Oz. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Article and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Holly https://youtu.be/ppKIfnUu0-U https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-12-11/the-death-and-life-of-the-13-month-calendar https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-59828850 https://www.zmescience.com/science/fossil-friday-uk-couple-accidentally-discovers-a-motherload-of-fossils/
37:27
May 02, 2022
Fireside #2
Debra, Diana, and Jesi follow up on the topic of pretending to be someone else out in the real world. They all have and got away with it! Well, most of the time. Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!
09:38
April 29, 2022
152. The Person was the Bread Bowl
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Boeing the Bunny, sheela na gigs, and the luckiest (or unluckiest) man... and a strange custom time forgot. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/rabbit-bomb-scare-adelaide-airport https://www.rspcasa.org.au/boeing-the-bunny-gets-new-home/ https://relevantmagazine.com/faith/the-strange-christian-beliefs-that-time-forgot/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheela_na_gig http://www.irelands-sheelanagigs.org/ https://allthatsinteresting.com/frane-selak
28:45
April 25, 2022
Fireside #1
Welcome to our first Fireside Friday! Join us as Debra, Diana, and Jesi answer this week's listener question: "Is there a moment in life where you had the best one-liner that it felt like it was something straight out of a movie?" Send us your burning questions on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), or email us at sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!
10:06
April 22, 2022
151. Well of Hell
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the Well of Hell, a great flamingo escape, and Yugoslavian poem reciters... and the world's most hated foods. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://soyummy.com/most-hated-foods-world/ https://www.news18.com/news/buzz/cavers-reached-the-bottom-of-yemens-well-of-hell-heres-what-they-found-4249751.html https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-middle-east-58653795 https://apnews.com/article/oddities-environment-texas-environment-wildlife-9462e93be9cf24f9ad3435b102a2f545 https://www.quora.com/How-were-Greeks-able-to-orally-pass-down-the-Iliad-and-Odyssey-despite-there-being-nearly-28-000-total-lines-of-metered-poetry-between-them-Without-memorizing-the-words-verbatim-they-would-have-had-difficulty/answer/Eleftherios-Tserkezis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homer https://www.biography.com/writer/homer
26:13
April 18, 2022
150. FYI, I'm Not Her
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about premonitions from The Simpsons, the Battle of Karánsebes, and the Dodleston Messages... and a tale of two Guys. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/tv/a35279081/best-simpsons-predictions-future/ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/simpsons-30-times-fox-comedy-successfully-predicted-future-1140775/ https://www.quora.com/What-were-the-most-embarrassing-moments-in-history/answer/Prime-Wongsaard https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kar%C3%A1nsebes https://history.howstuffworks.com/history-vs-myth/dodleston-messages.htm https://fraghero.com/the-dodleston-messages-explained/
36:39
April 11, 2022
149. What About THESE Beamers?
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a caffeine overdose, a hero swimmer, and a bladder tumbler... and a life-saving venomous spider. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.newsweek.com/one-worlds-deadliest-spider-venoms-could-help-heart-attack-patients-1610585 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-60570470 https://thegreatmysteriestold.quora.com/In-1976-Shavarsh-Karapetyan-an-Armenian-Olympic-swimmer-had-just-completed-a-12-mile-run-with-his-brother-when-they-s https://nypost.com/2022/03/16/womans-uti-was-actually-glass-tumbler-lodged-in-bladder-for-4-years/
37:49
April 04, 2022
148. Denture Adventure
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a traveling salesman known as Old Mike, some adventurous dentures, and a murderous murmuration… and something strange banned in Arkansas. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.rd.com/list/weird-things-banned-in-the-u-s/ https://swark.today/prescott-history-old-mike/ https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2022/02/11/dentures-lost-in-Spain-returned-British-man-11-years/8301644613695/ https://www.cbsnews.com/news/video-blackbirds-plummet-sky-deaths/ https://www.treehugger.com/the-incredible-science-behind-starling-murmurations-4863751
31:36
March 28, 2022
147. The Penguin Faces South!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a badass nurse, The Great Green Wall, and Peggy the doll... and Dillon T. Pickle's disappearance... and Jesi's second prank on Diana.  Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.opb.org/article/2022/02/17/dillion-the-pickle-missing-portland-pickles-baseball-mascot-found https://www.mamamia.com.au/woman-killed-hitman-hired-to-kill-her  https://www.rd.com/list/interesting-facts/ https://www.greatgreenwall.org/about-great-green-wall https://www.redbookmag.com/life/news/a21511/warning-this-video-of-a-haunted-doll-may-make-you-sick/
31:30
March 21, 2022
146. It's Weird, But I Love It
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the life of a courtesan, the power of strangers, and Rubik's cube pogo sticking... and Cleopatra. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://ambition-game.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtesan https://janelark.blog/2012/10/29/the-story-of-emma-hart-lady-hamilton-one-of-the-scandalous-women-of-history-including-her-relationship-with-admiral-nelson/ https://www.readersdigest.ca/culture/good-news-stories-world/ https://inews.co.uk/news/world/free-conversations-movement-adria-ballester-art-of-talking-1027956 https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2022/02/25/canada-Guinness-World-Records-pogo-stick-Rubiks-cube/4851645811953/ https://www.healthpartners.com/blog/mental-illnesses-terms-to-use-terms-to-avoid/ https://vm.tiktok.com/ZTdUhM8er/ https://mashable.com/feature/soviet-women-snipers
29:00
March 14, 2022
145. Fixed the Newel Post!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a connection between Steve Irwin and Charles Darwin, a bear that joined the Polish Army, and the women's fight for the right to smoke... and some Friends trivia. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://youtu.be/0IcFNiNDb8E https://www.tiktok.com/@lach_mac/video/7061714649745493250 https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna13115101 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-15736812 https://historyofyesterday.com/women-were-once-fined-and-arrested-for-smoking-13747db36fa0 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torches_of_Freedom
28:56
March 07, 2022
144. What Does He Know?
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the disturbing life of Blanche Monnier, the short-lived Condom Hut, and progressive penguins... and a particularly versatile medication. Gryffindor! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: http://www.ibdclinic.ca/treatment/medications/why-do-some-drugs-have-several-names/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sildenafil#Jet_lag_research https://historydaily.org/blanche-monnier-story https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blanche_Monnier https://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/condom_hut/ https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2022/02/02/same-sex-penguin-couple-raise-chick-Rosamond-Gifford-Zoo-Syracuse-New-York/2631643830489/ https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/gay-penguins-hatch-egg-scli-intl-scn/index.html
32:01
February 28, 2022
143. A Long-Tongued Moment
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about George Washington's teeth, a bellend of football, and the youngest murderer in Japan... and the Ethiopian calendar. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://thetravelintern.com/fun-facts-about-the-world/ https://www.livescience.com/61919-george-washington-teeth-not-wood.html https://youtube.com/shorts/j8TSn6muR1A?feature=share https://northfield.dental/history-of-dentures/ https://www.goal.com/en-us/news/1786/fifa/2010/07/16/2028168/sepp-blatter-given-award-with-embarrassing-middlename-after https://metro.co.uk/2010/07/15/sepp-blatter-called-a-bellend-during-award-of-south-african-medal-447946/ https://ussoccerplayers.com/?s=blatter
33:44
February 21, 2022
142. The Incident was Regrettable (Valentine's Episode)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by their husbands Jeff, David, and Nathan to talk about Potemkin's villages, the most-kissed lips in history, and corporate team build gone wrong... and the worst Valentine's Day gifts. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://tinybeans.com/worst-valentines-day-gifts/ https://www.britannica.com/biography/Catherine-the-Great/Influence-of-Grigory-Potemkin https://www.sciencealert.com/how-dead-girl-paris-ended-up-most-kissed-lips-in-history-l-inconnue-de-la-seine-resusci-anne-cpr-annie-death-mask https://www.salon.com/2000/03/01/hijack/
30:55
February 14, 2022
141. Forest Man of India
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about mascot mishaps, the forest man of India, and a timber wolf whisperer... and intestines... and caulk. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/portland-pickles-dillon-suggestive-photo_n_61e05e1fe4b04e9d84e22e7f https://bleacherreport.com/articles/1063007-top-10-moments-in-sports-mascot-failure https://www.quora.com/Who-do-you-think-should-be-more-well-known-more-famous-than-they-are-What-did-they-do https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jadav_Payeng#:~:text=Jadav%20%22Molai%22%20Payeng%20(born,it%20into%20a%20forest%20reserve. https://www.rd.com/article/hiker-saved-alaskan-timber-wolf/
30:39
February 07, 2022
140. Pinkest Pink
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the pinkest pink, the curse of Dudleytown, and a rat hero... and Victorian slang. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://bestlifeonline.com/vintage-slang-words/ https://www.dezeen.com/2016/12/30/anish-kapoor-uses-stuart-semple-worlds-pinkest-pink-despite-ban/ https://www.ancientpages.com/2020/05/27/cursed-dudleytown-what-really-happened-in-americas-village-of-the-damned-in-connecticut/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudleytown,_Connecticut https://www.npr.org/2022/01/11/1072153873/magawa-hero-rat-dies-bomb-sniffing
33:30
January 31, 2022
139. Double Doozy
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the longest fall survivor, someone spared by hitmen, and the elephant bird... and what you call people from certain US states. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoosier https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JAT_Flight_367 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38427411 https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35496480 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant_bird https://youtu.be/Tk1px0VYkts https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-59748281#:~:text=Scientists%20have%20announced%20the%20discovery,least%2066%20million%20years%20old.
32:12
January 24, 2022
138. Puttin' My Lips to That
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about salmon sperm plastic, Juan Romero's moments with Robert Kennedy, and the unsettling story of La Pascualita... and the history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/eco-friendly-material-made-from-salmon-sperm-may-curb-plastic-waste-180979164 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sirhan_Sirhan https://www.npr.org/2018/10/04/654282422/juan-romero-busboy-who-cradled-dying-rfk-dies-at-68 https://allthatsinteresting.com/la-pascualita
31:36
January 17, 2022
137. The Night Witches (Special Guest Alicia Kenworthy)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Alicia Kenworthy of Uncut.fm and Cut Loose podcast to talk about a family's river savior, a message-in-a-bottle hunter, a bird in the boot, and the night witches... and a "fun" fact about headphones. Here is the link to Uncut.fm's December 2021 beta app with Spark My Interest: https://app.uncut.fm/episode/241 Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/wearing-headphones-just-hour-increase-bacteria-your-ear-kalyani https://scoop.upworthy.com/80-year-old-hero-saves-drowning-child-turns-out-he-saved-his-dad-30-years-ago-too https://www.newsweek.com/man-pulls-drowning-boy-river-30-years-after-saving-youngsters-father-1067814 https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/1/10/14220962/how-to-find-message-in-bottle https://www.history.com/news/meet-the-night-witches-the-daring-female-pilots-who-bombed-nazis-by-night
45:07
January 10, 2022
136. Surf's Up!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a man who never gave up on his education, an extreme overwaterer, and a surfboard that inspired a fundraiser... and the man with the most world records. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.onlinecollegeplan.com/oldest-recorded-college-graduates/ https://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2019/06/11/california-farmworker-oaxaca-mexico-earned-bachelors-at-58-honored-monterey-county/1420654001/ https://www.upi.com/Archives/1984/06/12/Finally-court-limits-lawn-sprinkling/2247455860800/ https://www.rd.com/article/surf-board-travels-hawaii-to-philippines/ https://www.surfline.com/surf-news/reunited/122410 https://www.gofundme.com/f/surfing-from-waimea-to-the-philippines?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet
31:23
January 03, 2022
135. Peppermint Pod
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Edgar Allan Poe's premonition, the new kilogram, and a clock that caused a near riot... and a trend to watch in 2022. Happy New Year! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.cfr.org/article/visualizing-2022-trends-watch https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/30093/edgar-allan-poes-eerie-richard-parker-coincidence https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/top-ten-scientific-discoveries-decade-180973873/ https://youtu.be/ewQkE8t0xgQ https://www.westcloxmuseum.com/post/2016/11/05/-the-clock-that-caused-a-near-riot
39:09
December 27, 2021
134. We'll Bowl You Over
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Discordianism, a bank robber who got away, and a crazy plum pudding coincidence... and why the months don't make sense. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com NEW MERCH is available at https://sparkmyinterestpodcast.threadless.com/ Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.learnreligions.com/discordianism-95677 https://www.vice.com/en/article/qbn483/the-discordian-revival-chaos-festival https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discordianism https://www.npr.org/2021/11/14/1055659885/cleveland-ohio-bank-robber-identified-marshals-service https://www.npr.org/2016/09/27/495532494/magic-or-math-the-appeal-of-coincidences-and-the-reality
36:10
December 20, 2021
133. Fancy AF (Special Guest Jessica Ryan)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined again by Jessica Ryan (IG @jessicaryannyla) of broadwayunlocked.com and the new #TechTheater podcast to talk about eerie Wired predictions, the Russian Popeye, the man who ate from the same menu for 7 years, and Norton I., Emperor of the United States... and the shortest running show in London. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/20-amazing-theatre-facts_34626.html https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/qzrdl8/in_1997_wired_magazine_published_a_10_things_that/  https://nypost.com/2021/09/20/russian-popeye-may-die-if-petroleum-jelly-stays-in-arms/ https://news.yahoo.com/33-old-california-man-says-145448113.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Norton
42:05
December 13, 2021
132. Taters!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a war over a pig, a fake website that attracts real crime, and the watcher house... and singing sand. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://youtu.be/9C_GBWSzwzg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_War_(1859) https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/pig-war-british-american-border-dispute-san-juan-island https://www.nps.gov/places/lyman-cutlar-homestead.htm https://allthatsinteresting.com/wendy-lynn-wein https://allthatsinteresting.com/the-watcher-house
32:53
December 06, 2021
131. Dogman
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Buffalo Bill, a novel learn-to-play-piano app, and the mysterious Dogman... and the longest wedding veil. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://time.com/6114737/buffalo-bill-cody-wild-west-myth/ https://verypiano.com/2017/07/24/interview-flowkey-ceo-jonas-gosling/ https://www.michiganradio.org/offbeat/2019-10-30/whos-a-good-boy-not-the-michigan-dogman
34:34
November 29, 2021
130. Tijuana Car Chase (Special Guest Srinivas Rao)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Srinivas Rao of The Unmistakable Creative Podcast (unmistakablecreative.com) to talk about a couple handcuffed for love, a female crime syndicate, Taster's (bad) Choice, and Srini's Tijuana car chase... and some Thanksgiving stuff. Srini also recounts his experience on the reality dating show Indian Matchmaking. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://news.yahoo.com/being-handcuffed-together-123-days-215717541.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Elephants https://ingrace.us/december-4th-from-riches-to-rags-in-4-years/
35:44
November 22, 2021
129. Hypnotic (Special Guest Lucie Guest)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by actor-writer-director Lucie Guest (IG @lucieguest) to talk about forensic hypnosis, a gift that keeps on giving, arachnophobic spiders, and when Harry met Lucie... and some fun brain facts. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/oct/04/false-witness-us-using-hypnosis-convict-criminals https://www.texastribune.org/2016/05/27/texas-court-stays-execution-in-dallas-murder/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forensic_hypnosis https://www.facebook.com/cdf999299/ https://www.readersdigest.ca/health/relationships/hilarious-family-stories/ https://www.npr.org/2021/10/27/1049797067/sorry-arachnophobes-you-have-more-in-common-with-spiders-than-you-thought
50:29
November 15, 2021
128. Crazy Love
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a third thumb technology, missing giants, and some crazy love... and some kooky comic strip vocabulary. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://youtu.be/kaFiwC1xh2Y https://youtu.be/i1TkiN309_4 https://www.insider.com/third-thumb-prosthetic-2018-3 https://archaeology-world.com/the-mystery-behind-the-18-giant-skeletons-found-in-the-usa/ https://www.cultofweird.com/death/giant-skeletons-in-wisconsin/ https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/smithsonian-giant-skeletons/ https://www.rd.com/list/most-bizarre-true-stories-that-became-documentaries/ https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/nyregion/burt-pugach-dead.html
28:11
November 08, 2021
127. Get to that Equator!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the Dublin whiskey fire, the Whiskey Robber, and a supermom... and why you should get to that equator! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://allthatsinteresting.com/dublin-whiskey-fire https://welovebudapest.com/en/article/2017/12/7/i-did-what-i-did-and-i-did-my-time-hungary-s-whiskey-robber-talks-crime-girls-and-his-new-film https://wikispro.com/attila-ambrus-wiki-networth-age/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attila_Ambrus https://www.si.com/hockey/news/whiskey-robber-attila-ambrus-released-from-prison-in-hungary-after-12-years https://www.cracked.com/article_23350_6-real-people-who-lived-absurd-double-lives.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/factcheck/2021/06/30/jack-blacks-mother-worked-system-helped-save-apollo-13/7810622002/
31:41
November 01, 2021
126. Halloween Bonus Episode
Identical twin cohosts Debra and Diana recount their unsettling experiences with Ouija boards for cohost Jesi and guests Lauren and Ashley from Keep It Weird podcast (keepitweirdpodcast.com, @keepitweirdcast). Happy Halloween! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!
55:53
October 31, 2021
125. The Halloween Special (featuring Keep It Weird podcast)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Lauren and Ashley from Keep It Weird podcast (keepitweirdpodcast.com, @keepitweirdcast) to talk about the Chair of Death, a Bigfoot theory, the Pladl family, Gabourey Sidibe's spell, and Duffy's Cut... and the most haunted states. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://medium.com/the-weird-closet/sit-on-busbys-cursed-chair-and-you-re-dead-seriously-13a0dc0db56b https://www.indiatimes.com/lifestyle/self/13-famous-curses-thatll-make-you-question-the-supernatural-and-logic-233941.html https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Chair_of_Death https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Busby%27s_stoop_chair https://www.hypnogoria.com/folklore_deathchair.html https://www.clermontsun.com/2017/10/26/marc-hooversitting-in-the-busby-stoop-chair-of-death-it%E2%80%99s-at-a-pub-in-north%E2%80%88yorkshire-england http://www.thirskmuseum.org/displays.html https://weirdhq.com/greg-newkirk-and-dana-matthews-join-finding-bigfoot-for-2-hour-season-premiere/ https://www.buggedspace.com/man-divorces-wife-to-marry-his-daughter-kills-all-including-himself-after-daughter-decides-to-end-the-marriage/ https://www.looper.com/338303/the-american-horror-story-scene-gabourey-sidibe-regretted-filming/ https://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/25/us/secrets-of-duffys-cut-yield-to-shovel-and-science.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duffy%27s_Cut
01:08:28
October 25, 2021
124. Endless Hole
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the deepest hole, ghosts of Disneyland, and a mysterious silent man... and two rare human body conditions. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kola_Superdeep_Borehole https://wanderwisdom.com/travel-destinations/haunted-disneyland-ghosts-in-the-happiest-place-on-earth https://www.ranker.com/list/real-nurse-doctor-ghost-stories/jamaal-armstrong
36:59
October 18, 2021
123. Twin Strangers
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about an invisible monster, a case of unexplained amnesia, and twin strangers... and foods once sold as medicine. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/24691/10-snack-foods-originally-sold-medicines https://www.amazon.com/Ghosts-Restless-Spirits-Haunted-Places/dp/1578594014 https://unsolved.com/gallery/pierre/ https://youtu.be/i1nz5Bkpmcw https://twinstrangers.net/
41:54
October 11, 2021
122. Killer Handwriting
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about metallic water, a found milk carton girl, and cave-painting women... and killer handwriting. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: http://content.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1578074,00.html https://www.livescience.com/water-into-metal-experiment.html https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02065-w https://unbelievable-facts.com/2018/04/missing-children-milk-carton.html https://www.inspiremore.com/bonnie-lohman-milk-carton-missing-child/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/article/131008-women-handprints-oldest-neolithic-cave-art
27:18
October 04, 2021
121. Fast, Cheap, and Easy
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the brain of JFK, The Kiss of Life, and a very determined mother... and the world's tallest statue. This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). We also announce the winner of the drawing for a free test kit! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.historicmysteries.com/jfks-missing-brain/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulitzer_Prize https://historydaily.org/story-behind-iconic-kiss-life-photo  https://www.vice.com/en/article/5dbv4a/mother-rescue-trafficked-daughter-bangladesh-india
36:43
September 27, 2021
120. We Are Not the Father (Special Guest Becky Tsai)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Becky Tsai from Fulgent Genetics to talk about the hosts' genetic test results, a relay baby, the smallest DNA sample to solve a crime, and a prison doctor who experimented on inmates...and some interesting facts about the human body. Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (COVID kits do not qualify for discount) or leave a like and comment on our social media post for episode 120 on TikTok or Instagram by September 27, 2021 to be entered to win a free test kit of your choice! This episode was sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources:  https://www.factretriever.com/body-facts https://abc7news.com/two-moms-mothers-pregnancy-carry-same-baby/4576470/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/07/23/cold-case-vegas-stephanie-isaacson/ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57947785 https://www.sfgate.com/sfhistory/article/leo-stanley-gland-rejuvenation-surgery-14298920.php
47:33
September 20, 2021
119. Lady Death
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the Wife Swap murders, a phantom whistler, and Lady Death... and Winona Ryder's middle school bully. This episode was sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://people.com/style/winona-ryder-bullied-middle-school/ https://popculture.com/trending/news/wife-swap-double-murder-jacob-stockdale-shotgun/ https://973thedawg.com/louisianas-disturbing-unsolved-mystery-of-the-phantom-whistler-video/ https://www.the-sun.com/news/3550775/sniper-lady-death-world-war-2-nazis/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyudmila_Pavlichenko
35:39
September 13, 2021
118. Don't Put That Out There
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the oldest living bird, a forbidden fruit, and the strange world of cryonics... and whale hearts. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisdom_(albatross)  https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/when-tomatoes-were-blamed-for-witchcraft-and-werewolves https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/why-the-tomato-was-feared-in-europe-for-more-than-200-years-863735/ https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-health/2019/06/11/arizona-cryonics-facility-alcor-life-extension-foundation-houses-head-baseball-legend-ted-williams/1146880001/
35:35
September 06, 2021
117. Is It Too Far?
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about spiders on drugs, Syndrome K, and the only person hit by a meteorite... and the hobo union.  Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: http://www.hobo.net/touristunion63.html https://www.businessinsider.com/how-powerful-is-caffeine-nasa-spider-web-study-2019-5 https://www.historynet.com/syndrome-k-the-disease-that-saved-lives-in-wwii.htm https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/1954-extraterrestrial-bruiser-shocked-alabama-woman-180973646/
33:01
August 30, 2021
116. Hearing Two Voices
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about children sent by mail, the origin of humans, and a woman who heard helpful voices... and strange pills being sold online. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.foodandwine.com/news/chocolate-fart-pill https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/05/24/mail-that-baby-a-brief-history-of-kids-sent-through-the-u-s-postal-service/ https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-50210701 https://www.irishtimes.com/news/voices-told-woman-she-had-brain-tumour-1.138853
25:27
August 23, 2021
115. Murder & Gas
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a rare Olympic medal, the giggling grandma, and parachuting beavers... and the first promotional t-shirt. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/19350/13-gold-medal-worthy-olympic-stories https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_de_Coubertin_medal https://allthatsinteresting.com/nannie-doss-giggling-granny https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/why-76-beavers-were-forced-to-skydive-into-the-idaho-wilderness-in-1948/
34:59
August 16, 2021
114. Still Burning (Special Guest Arielle Nissenblatt)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Arielle Nissenblatt (Instagram - @ariellethisandthat), creator of Earbuds Podcast Collective and Outlier Podcast Festival, to talk about a fire that has burned since 1962, a dog who freed his owner, flexing with a double arm transplant, and the effect of city folk on a suburban ecosystem... and the state with the fewest escalators. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.history.com/news/mine-fire-burning-more-50-years-ghost-town https://www.timesnownews.com/the-buzz/article/loyal-dog-walks-into-police-station-persuades-officers-to-free-his-owner-watch/673062 https://www.indiatimes.com/trending/human-interest/world-first-double-arm-transplant-patient-545610.html https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/20/science/suburbs-wildlife-deer-owls.html
37:29
August 09, 2021
113. Balls Are Everywhere!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a confused AI camera, a special thumbprint, and some backyard bowling balls... and a looming cola war. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/11/3/21547392/ai-camera-operator-football-bald-head-soccer-mistakes https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2021/07/16/italy-michelangelo-fingerprint/9751626458547/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/07/11/michigan-bowling-ball-home-renovation-discovery/7933631002/ https://twitter.com/i/events/1415428026700111875 https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/yellow-cap-coke/
24:26
August 02, 2021
112. Twerk Myself Outta Here (featuring My Worst Date podcast)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Christina from My Worst Date podcast to talk about a woman's strange last words, the greener Empire State Building, choreomania, and the ghost that got away... and zits vs dry lips. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.businessinsider.com/erin-valenti-death-remains-mystery-2019-11 https://housely.com/energy-efficient-buildings/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/climate-solutions/empire-state-building-emissions/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dancing_mania https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12143150-real-ghost-stories
43:05
July 26, 2021
111. Fart My Interest
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a modern-day Jonah, a fartiste, and a sole survivor... and Jesi's treacherous road trip. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.npr.org/2021/06/12/1005918788/humpback-whale-swallowed-lobster-diver-cape-cod-michael-packard https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_P%C3%A9tomane https://allthatsinteresting.com/survival-stories/6
36:25
July 19, 2021
110. Is This the Day?
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about an accidental balloonist, the Lover's Lane murders, and the lost city of St. Louis... and the pink drink effect. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210512083416.htm https://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/priest_shoots_photographer_out_of_sky/ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/cold-case-justice-dna-solves-022458933.html https://www.livescience.com/29319-gallery-strangest-places-earth.html https://www.legendsofamerica.com/il-cahokia/
32:14
July 12, 2021
109. It's Not About Taste
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the handless ghost of Flatbush, the cola wars, and cyborg cockroaches... and the company that has employed the most people in the US. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.nytimes.com/1896/04/21/archives/flatbush-has-a-ghost-it-has-returned-for-its-hand-which-mr-norton.html https://www.coca-colacompany.com/company/history/the-birth-of-a-refreshing-idea https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cola_wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pepsi https://www.newscientist.com/article/2280057-cyborg-cockroach-with-camera-backpack-can-be-steered-remotely/
36:40
July 05, 2021
108. Nasal Cycles
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about an asinine assassin, the unluckiest man with lightning, and severed legs in Montana... and nasal cycles. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.factinate.com/things/33-hilarious-historical-facts-brighten-next-history-lesson/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nedeljko_%C4%8Cabrinovi%C4%87 https://historyofyesterday.com/the-man-who-was-struck-by-lightning-4-times-8b2149e8783d https://www.montanaoutdoor.com/2013/07/a-pair-of-severed-legs-found-by-butte-hikers-still-baffles-detectives/ https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/6ka1pc/a_5_year_old_montana_mystery_still_no_closer_to/
26:40
June 28, 2021
107. A Barrel Full of What?
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a barefoot hero, a dead bulb that caused a plane crash, and a stranded astronaut... and some 700-year-old Danish barrels full of the unexpected. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2014/04/03/Medieval-poop-barrels-that-still-smell-discovered-in-Denmark/1581396527372/ https://abcnews.go.com/US/hamptons-plane-crash-hero-craig-schum-pulls-fiery/story?id=17088250 https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1992-12-29-9203090325-story.html https://www.12up.com/view?id=astronaut-stuck-history-12u https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_spaceflight_records
38:04
June 21, 2021
106. Lose Her
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about an asteroid defense system, a time-travel ghost story, and the disappearance of Brandon Swanson... and Jesi's prank on Diana. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.nasa.gov/planetarydefense/dart https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12143150-real-ghost-stories https://www.newspapers.com/clip/32418156/c-c-white-clara-dies-in-classroom/ https://thetruecrimefiles.com/brandon-swanson-disappearance/
38:41
June 14, 2021
105. The Only Key
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a haunted ranch, a Roman girl in London, and a twisted doctor... and a cat mayor. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stubbs_(cat) https://bestlifeonline.com/weird-amazing-facts/ https://www.outsideonline.com/2412517/real-ghost-stories-for-campfires https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/tomb-of-the-unknown-london-girl https://allthatsinteresting.com/carl-tanzler
34:41
June 07, 2021
104. Some of Them Are Nudes
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about two Fenn treasure hunters, the truth behind The Blob, and an ageist professor... and the smallest reptile in the world. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://darwinawards.com/darwin/darwin2020-03.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fenn_treasure https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/639625/the-blob-horror-movie-true-story https://youtu.be/1t5igYifObU https://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/elderly_should_lose_vote/
31:03
May 31, 2021
103. The Hangover
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about space wine, a mysterious gasser, and extreme wart removal... and the only known corpse trial. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadaver_Synod https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2021/05/05/britain-Christies-Petrus-wine-aged-space-private-sale/4051620232491/ https://www.grunge.com/29108/real-stories-behind-bizarre-events-history/ https://www.irishcentral.com/news/sean-murphy-removes-a-wart-from-his-hand-using-his-own-shotgun-124037334-237394121
27:20
May 24, 2021
102. Everlasting Faint
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the only ghost legal witness, a white river, and artist Chris Burden... and the first speeding ticket. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://bestlifeonline.com/random-fun-facts/ https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/30608/elva-zona-heaster-ghost-who-helped-solve-her-own-murder https://news.sky.com/story/welsh-river-runs-white-after-milk-tanker-overturns-12276241 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Burden https://youtu.be/s8QrrExMUvQ https://youtu.be/drZIWs3Dl1k
27:33
May 17, 2021
101. Cleveland Does Not Rock
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a Fiat fiasco, Cleveland catastrophe, and an angelic arrow... and Debra and Diana guess which romance novel excerpt Jesi wrote. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://bettermarketing.pub/fiat-once-sent-creepy-love-letters-to-50-000-women-1c41a2a59013 https://www.cleveland.com/remembers/2011/08/balloonfest_1986_the_spectacle.html https://www.rd.com/article/the-arrow-that-saved-my-life-twice/
30:05
May 10, 2021
100. And the Winner Is...
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a man adrift for over a year, The Expressionless Woman, and the mysterious disappearance of Dorothy Arnold... and the hosts' stats so far! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.cnn.com/2016/01/08/world/rewind-real-life-castaway https://mysteriesrunsolved.com/2020/06/the-expressionless.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disappearance_of_Dorothy_Arnold https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/380444246/ 100th episode fanfare was by humanoide9000: https://freesound.org/people/humanoide9000/sounds/505426/ Drum roll by adriann: https://freesound.org/people/adriann/sounds/191718/
35:47
May 03, 2021
99. Wormnado!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a worm tornado, some medically baffling sisters, and a DNA test surprise... and 99 bottles of beer on the wall. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.livescience.com/squirming-worm-tornado-new-jersey.html https://www.nytimes.com/1974/07/19/archives/deaths-of-2-sisters-on-li-continue-to-baffle-the-experts-nothing.html https://www.nytimes.com/1975/01/19/archives/followup-on-the-news-medical-mystery-winking-at-the-law-sun-myung.html https://www.foxnews.com/us/north-carolina-woman-adopted-dna-biological-father-fbi-most-wanted-list-murder
29:58
April 26, 2021
98. Water World
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the ghost ship Octavius, a tragically ironic drowning, and the haunted Overtoun Bridge... and garlic. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: http://www.davidmeyercreations.com/mysteries-of-history/ghost-ship-the-octavius-legend/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavius_(ship) https://apnews.com/article/9ed21d08e67a531621b4b6821cfadf85 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/27/world/europe/scotland-overtoun-bridge-dog-suicide.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overtoun_Bridge
28:47
April 19, 2021
97. Your Summoning Secrets
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a woman who sang for her life, history's longest baseball games, and Mamie "Peanut" Johnson... and some fun bowling lingo. Yahtzee! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.rd.com/article/split-second-decisions-save-life/ https://www.mlb.com/news/longest-games-in-baseball-history-c275773542 https://www.insider.com/black-women-in-history-you-may-not-know-about-2019-1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamie_Johnson Yahtzee fanfare was by humanoide9000: https://freesound.org/people/humanoide9000/sounds/505426/
26:40
April 12, 2021
96. Cue the Music!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a homecoming hustle, the unique situation at Point Roberts, and the most convincing cases of reincarnation... and Dyngus Day. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%9Amigus-dyngus https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/03/16/homecoming-queen-and-her-mom-rigged-vote-by-accessing-student-accounts-police-say/ https://www.seattlepi.com/local/seattlenews/article/point-roberts-economy-canada-border-closure-covid-15856798.php https://psi-encyclopedia.spr.ac.uk/articles/pollock-twins https://www.carolbowman.com/dr-ian-stevenson/case-shanti-devi
28:36
April 05, 2021
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Be shocked. Be thrilled. Be sparked! Debra, Diana and Jesi compete each week to bring you the most interesting true stories from every corner of the universe. Kick your week off right with a new episode every Monday and get sparked!
00:26
April 01, 2021
95. Don't Trust the Chowder (Special Guest Nicole Leonetti)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by travel and food blogger Nicole Leonetti of leonettiliving.com ( @leonettiliving ) to talk about non-Canadian islands in Canada, a bizarre wine heist, a resourceful 5-year-old, and a mystery surrounding the movie Titanic... and foods that help or hurt your sleep. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.today.com/food/4-best-foods-help-you-sleep-better-6-foods-avoid-t211904 https://recipes.fandom.com/wiki/St._Pierre_and_Miquelon_Cuisine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon https://youtu.be/p2gMCuYY4rk https://www.winemag.com/2018/03/19/wine-heists/ https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/12/titanic-pcp-chowder
37:35
March 29, 2021
94. 2-4-3...
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about an Alaskan small town hero, a tale of two Noids, and the Circleville letters...and the many days of Easter. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources:  https://www.rd.com/article/small-town-helps-medevac-plane-land/ https://www.ktoo.org/2020/08/29/the-runway-lights-broke-but-igiugig-guided-in-a-childs-medevac-plane-with-headlights/ https://www.facebook.com/WeirdHollywood/posts/279335020224669 https://bettermarketing.pub/the-great-marketing-deregulation-2125a0efe094 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Noid https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/633984/circleville-letters-unsolved
32:48
March 22, 2021
93. Communal Lucid Dreams
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about lucid dreamers, The Ghost of Maules, and a space hotel... and holding your breath.  Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show!  Articles and other sources: https://www.vice.com/en/article/4admym/scientists-achieve-real-time-communication-with-lucid-dreamers-in-breakthrough  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2417685/Police-hunt-mysterious-figure-walked-Swiss-woods-day-wearing-gas-mask-boiler-suit-cloak-TEN-YEARS.html  https://www.astonishinglegends.com/astonishing-legends/2020/9/2/le-loyon  https://spacecoastdaily.com/2021/02/watch-orbital-assembly-corp-hits-1m-fundraising-goal-aims-to-have-luxury-space-hotel-open-in-2027/
25:49
March 15, 2021
92. A Witches' Brew of Retail
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about animals that found a better life, the Limping Lady of WWII, and a terrifyingly limp blimp... and irrational fears. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.aberdeennews.com/farm_forum/baarack-a-sheep-rescued-in-australia-with-over-75-pounds-of-wool-is-getting-more/article_083484d6-7790-11eb-920d-bbe1671063ca.html  https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-28/indian-rooster-kills-owner-with-cockfight-blade/13200676 https://modernmrsdarcy.com/fascinating-true-untold-stories-didnt-learn-history-class/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Hall https://www.historicmysteries.com/l-8-blimp-mystery/
33:37
March 08, 2021
91. When Nature Prank Calls (Special Guest Catherine Lidstone)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by actor-writer-producer and singer-songwriter Catherine Lidstone (@catherinelidstone, catherinelidstone.com) to talk about a mystery pooper, the Bennington Triangle, a hollow earth expedition, and an unexpected outhouse visitor... and the most stolen book. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://canoe.com/news/world/odds-and-ends-car-pooper-and-other-offbeat-offerings/wcm/556eec8d-4f9e-4df7-b9af-10137d34fa86 https://allthatsinteresting.com/bennington-triangle https://youtu.be/D9SCT0Y492o https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bennington_Triangle https://io9.gizmodo.com/which-president-greenlit-a-trip-to-the-center-of-the-ea-1702733458 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_Earth https://www.stltoday.com/news/weird/alaska-woman-using-outhouse-attacked-by-bear-from-below-and-more-of-this-weeks-weirdest/collection_8c7e52b9-12b7-5823-8dfc-47ea90b1f0cd.html#1
45:01
March 01, 2021
90. It's All Muscle, Girl
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about The Paul O'Sullivan Band, a mystery signal from space, and The Lucky 15... and a real immortal animal. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turritopsis_dohrnii https://www.cbsnews.com/news/four-strangers-all-named-paul-osullivan-form-a-band-despite-living-in-different-cities-around-the-world/  https://www.livescience.com/proxima-centauri-mystery-radio-beam.html https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2019/05/the-strange-miracle-of-nebraskas-lucky-15/
27:46
February 22, 2021
89. Yay! Platonic Friends! (A Valentine's Day Special)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by their husbands David, Jeff, and Nathan to talk about a bloody valentine, a heart as tough as Jason Statham, and the Kansas City Scouts... and some terrible candy hearts. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/national/convicted-sex-offender-accused-killing-daughter-boyfriend-marrying-daughter/kKTnEMs7aACfvNQzWBpkyK/ https://allthatsinteresting.com/heart-transplant-helicopter-crash https://theathletic.com/2326351/2021/01/21/new-jersey-devils-kansas-city-scouts-nhl-expansion/
29:41
February 15, 2021
88. Good Idea, Bad Idea
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a sudden onset of genius, The Witch of Wall Street, and a badly themed café... and a peanut butter mouse. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20190411-the-violent-attack-that-turned-a-man-into-a-maths-genius https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/hetty-green-witch-of-wall-street-or-feminine-finance-icon/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hetty_Green#:~:text=Hetty%20Green%20(November%2021%2C%201834,America%22%20during%20the%20Gilded%20Age. https://torontosun.com/news/weird/stalin-themed-cafe-in-moscow-closed-after-public-outcry
31:23
February 08, 2021
87. Oregon's Finest
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a decent car thief, the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, and Adam Mattocks of Operation Chrome Dome... and a man who was caught one-handed by Oregon's finest. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/man-meth-fights-cops-masturbating-police-article-1.1557876 https://abc7.com/oregon-car-thief-woman-leaves-child-in-man-tries-to-steal-with-inside-theif-beaverton-meat-market/9791931/ https://www.britannica.com/event/Saint-Valentines-Day-Massacre https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Valentine%27s_Day_Massacre https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2021/01/remembering-night-two-atomic-bombs-dropped-on-north-carolina/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Chrome_Dome
28:09
February 01, 2021
86. Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about polar stratospheric clouds, a possible alien visit to our solar system, and a patient zero... and a breathing forest. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://youtu.be/0v-xH3YfpIk https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polar_stratospheric_cloud https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/02/160203-nacreous-clouds-scottland-england-uk-rainbow-clouds-polar-stratospheric/ https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/318783-harvard-astronomer-still-believes-interstellar-object-was-alien-technology https://medium.com/@michaelmoran/the-sad-and-mysterious-case-of-the-first-known-american-aids-victim-6dfe2975b1f6
24:19
January 25, 2021
85. Pants Off to the Potato (Special Guest Zoe Hewitt)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by entertainment journalist Zoe Hewitt (@realzoehewitt) to talk about a 6-ton spud, a no-pants subway ride, a woman who was frozen and thawed, and the last civil war widow... and all the stuff we own.  Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://idahopotato.com/big-idaho-potato-hotel https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2021/01/07/No-Pants-Subway-Ride-canceled-for-2021-due-to-COVID-19/8181610043898/ https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/01/25/jean-hilliard-northern-minnesota-frozen-survived https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/missouri-woman-believed-civil-war-widow-dies-75116731 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/06/10/irene-triplett-last-civil-war-pensioner-73-monthly-dies/5333830002/
30:18
January 18, 2021
84. The Black Flash
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about gas on Venus, The Black Flash, and poop water wine... and jet pack man (a third time). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://abc7.com/jetpack-los-angeles-man-la/9044342/ https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/12/life-on-venus-the-debate-is-far-from-over/617331/ http://newenglandfolklore.blogspot.com/2017/06/ https://www.amazon.com/Passing-Strange-England-Hauntings-Horrors-ebook/dp/B007QUU6XS https://www.amazon.com/New-Englands-Mysterious-Collectible-Classics/dp/0916787036 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/rainsville-sewage-plant-illegal-winery_n_5fdcdfb3c5b61020098a0e6c
25:26
January 11, 2021
83. Boaty McBoatface
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the kid with no hunger, a famous trash cat, and a new ninth planet...and The Masked Singer...and Boaty McBoatface. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.medicaldaily.com/medical-mystery-boy-landon-jones-appetite-loss-challenges-doctors-why-doesnt-he-get-hungry-308138 http://www.realclear.com/living/2016/01/29/medical_mystery_12yearold_boy_may_be_first_in_history_with_this_illness_that_has_left_doctors_baffled_12764.html https://www.reuters.com/article/russia-animals-cat/saved-from-the-garbage-russian-cat-lands-on-its-feet-in-ministers-chair-idUSL8N2J41L3 https://www.inverse.com/science/planet-9-lurking-in-space
26:20
January 04, 2021
82. Fish Only Move in One Direction
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about hibernating humans, a vanishing star, and a 1 in 100 chance of survival... and some New Years traditions from around the world... and "Gingerbread Caramel Smash" cookies. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/parenting/g25360543/new-year-traditions/ https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/dec/20/early-humans-may-have-survived-the-harsh-winters-by-hibernating https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/07/disappearing-star-supernova-galaxy/613699/ https://www.readersdigest.ca/culture/internal-decapitation/ https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/car-crash-survivor-is-penning-a-book-about-her-miraculous-recovery
33:37
December 28, 2020
81. Merry Fugging Christmas (Special Guest Mick Lambuth)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Mick Lambuth ( @micklambuth on Instagram ) to talk about the 28 fires of Odon, the Christmas koala, another monolith, and dirty space laundry... and Fugging. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://youtu.be/aXr1OxP_X4M https://www.rd.com/list/strangest-unsolved-mysteries-each-state/ https://medium.com/lessons-from-history/the-28-fires-of-odon-5314f8b62e28 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-03/adelaide-family-finds-koala-in-lounge-room-christmas-tree/12946548 https://www.ndtv.com/offbeat/days-after-us-desert-mystery-another-metal-monolith-found-in-romania-2332740 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2261057-nasa-cant-decide-whether-astronauts-should-wash-their-underwear/
31:10
December 21, 2020
80. The Saturn Return
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a 100-year-old secret stash, another crazy garden find, and the 27 Club. Debra also read's Jesi's Amazon review of the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/25/us/whiskey-bottles-found-new-york-home-walls-trnd/index.html https://www.huffpost.com/entry/man-who-found-money-in-garden-dies_n_3574114 https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/wayne-sabaj-found-150k-garden/1958523/ https://www.nydailynews.com/ct-xpm-2013-07-12-chi-deal-splits-150k-found-in-garden-20130711-story.html https://www.biography.com/news/27-club-musicians https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/27_Club https://thefrisky.com/5-theories-about-the-27-club/
37:13
December 14, 2020
79. A Draw
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the bleeding house, a dark dinner date, and the queens of chess...and a foster child who grew up to do something wonderful. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://people.com/human-interest/ohio-foster-dad-who-adopted-5-siblings-celebrate-holidays-as-family/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bleeding_House https://news.yahoo.com/teeth-marks-human-leg-bone-164419354.html https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/arts-and-culture/film-and-tv/queens-gambit-true-story-inspiration-netflix-series-explained-and-was-beth-harmon-real-chess-player-3034146 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Lane https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judit_Polg%C3%A1r
30:07
December 07, 2020
78. You're Doin' It For Me
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a man that was more than a husband, the mysterious Dyatlov Pass incident, and the mask painter of Rio de Janeiro...and a magic t-shirt. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://time.com/3099020/radio-globo-adriana-leandro-brother-husband/ https://www.rd.com/list/strangest-unsolved-mysteries/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-mask/brazil-artist-paints-masks-for-those-who-want-to-show-their-face-idUSKBN27R2RN
27:25
November 30, 2020
77. A T-Gives Episode Spectacular! (Special Guest Aaron Milus)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Aaron Milus of the Created By podcast to talk about freaky festive food, crazy past predictions, a one-legged lifeguard, and a Thanksgiving Grandma...and the chocolate pudding fruit. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://littlethings.com/lifestyle/bad-thanksgiving-recipes/268774-6 https://bestlifeonline.com/2020-predictions/ https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/11/13/Lifeguard-drops-prosthetic-leg-to-rescue-driver-of-sinking-SUV/2881605295435/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/04/09/lonnie-dench-death-coronavirus/ https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/news/story/husband-woman-famous-thanksgiving-text-stranger-dies-coronavirus-70063264 https://www.ibtimes.com/lonnie-dench-remembered-accidental-thanksgiving-invite-meme-goes-viral-again-3059614
36:49
November 23, 2020
76. All But One
Debra, Diana and Jesi talk about a grocery store squatter, a lonely lottery loser, and a man with some special pub pals...and National Button Day. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://nationaltoday.com/national-button-day/ https://news.yahoo.com/man-found-living-rafters-nevada-205715877.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Christmas_Lottery https://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/01/world/europe/tiny-village-of-sodeto-wins-big-in-spains-lottery.html  https://cargocollective.com/CuandoToco/ABOUT https://deepenglish.com/lessons/the-unluckiest-man-in-the-luckiest-village/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/21/spain-el-gordo-lottery-sodeto-documentary https://metro.co.uk/2020/10/05/mans-pet-geese-come-with-him-to-the-pub-wearing-special-nappies-13375892/
27:31
November 16, 2020
75. Mayor of 55th Street
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Big Bird's lucky break, the heart of a city, and a Zoom hero...and the race for Mayor of 55th Street. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.history.com/news/big-bird-challenger-disaster-nasa-sesame-street https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-belgium-remains-heart-idUKKBN261251 https://www.insider.com/man-broke-into-student-house-remote-class-teacher-calls-911-2020-10
22:37
November 09, 2020
74. Twinkies Don't Last Forever
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a two-headed shark, the return of the jet pack man, and twinkies that turned...and an artificial heart transplant. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/10/09/man-receives-total-artificial-heart-tennessee-hospital/5934923002/ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/fisherman-catches-rare-two-headed-174147915.html https://www.npr.org/2020/10/15/924021344/person-flying-with-jetpack-spotted-near-los-angeles-international-airport-again https://www.npr.org/2020/10/15/923411578/a-disturbing-twinkie-that-has-so-far-defied-science
27:13
November 02, 2020
73. Witches, Legends, Murder and Wayne
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Wayne from The Florida Men on Florida Man Podcast to talk about a not-so-wicked witch in history, The Legend of the Black Eyed Children, the murder of Sal Mineo, and Wayne's spooky experience...and puss caterpillars. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/before-salem-there-was-the-not-so-wicked-witch-of-the-hamptons-95603019/ https://rare.us/local/houston/halloween-may-be-over-but-beware-of-texas-black-eyed-children-who-will-haunt-your-dreams-forever/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-eyed_children https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/creepiest-urban-legend-in-every-state-american-folklore https://www.newsmax.com/thewire/sal-mineo-murder-lionel-williams-michael-gregg-michaud/2020/01/08/id/948930/ https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/actor-sal-mineo-is-killed-in-hollywood
54:30
October 26, 2020
72. My Two Deadbeats
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about twin deadbeat dads, a failed forgery, and pigloos...and profane parrots. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Sparkler Spot: Jeremiah from Wyoming https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/09/29/Profane-parrots-removed-from-zoo-display-for-rude-language/3601601405850/ Articles covered on the show: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-47794844 https://www.npr.org/2020/07/22/894145741/typos-spell-trouble-for-mans-alleged-attempt-to-fake-his-own-death https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/03/huge-feral-hogs-swine-spreading-through-north-canada/
24:38
October 19, 2020
71. Ahoy!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a dog crate prison break, the lockdown Romeo and Juliet, and the woman in the cupboard...and a wanted man in a sailor suit. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: Correction: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/04/150407-brontosaurus-back-return-apatosaurus-sauropod-dinosaurs-fossils- Spark Me Up: paleontology/https://nypost.com/2019/11/01/man-surrenders-after-mugshot-edited-to-include-stranger-things-costume/ https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/10/toby-dorrs-great-escape/615487/ https://unbelievable-facts.com/2017/08/unbelievable-sounding-stories.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/09/24/italian-couple-romeo-juliet-met-their-balconies-during-lockdown-now-theyre-engaged/
33:28
October 12, 2020
70. Will-o-the-wisp
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about zombie cicadas, a TV man, and Stingy Jack. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/zombie-cicadas-infected-mind-controlling-fungus-west-virginia/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2019/08/14/someone-left-old-tvs-outside-homes-virginia-while-wearing-tv-his-head-no-one-knows-why/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will-o%27-the-wisp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stingy_Jack
24:30
October 05, 2020
69. Your Math Teacher's What?!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the Ig Nobel Prize, an accidental safe cracker, and a hiker who crashes a press conference... and a creepy cherry pie guy. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: http://www.weirldnews.com/article/831/man-hid-cherry-pies-under-womens-car-tires-to-see-them-bend-over/#:~:text=On%20Tuesday%2C%20August%207th%2C%2043,from%20a%20distance%20with%20binoculars. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ig-nobel-2020-winners_n_5f650bb4c5b6b9795b1045ae https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48477081 https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/09/09/Missing-hiker-crashes-press-conference-about-his-own-disappearance/3601599675326/
31:43
September 28, 2020
68. A Hands-Off Fraud
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a young woman caught red-handed in an insurance scam, the Countess Bathory, and a fly swatter explosion...and the Bridegroom Tree. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54125770 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_B%C3%A1thory https://www.instagram.com/tv/CDzLxwbpQma/?hl=en https://news.sky.com/story/man-blows-up-part-of-house-in-france-while-trying-to-swat-fly-12065583
28:35
September 21, 2020
67. Weekend at Barrymore's
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about one last hurrah, swearing laws, and a Craigslist sleuth. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: http://www.the13thfloor.tv/2016/10/10/the-real-life-weekend-at-bernies-did-errol-flynn-steal-john-barrymores-corpse-to-party-with-it/ https://people.com/movies/drew-barrymore-grandfather-body-was-stolen-morgue-final-party/ https://www.npr.org/2020/02/19/807435310/centuries-old-law-against-cursing-in-public-repealed-by-virginia-legislators https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/craiglist-lost-car-metallica-concert-toronto/
28:18
September 14, 2020
66. Too Many Toes in this One
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about human cheese, a woman mistaken as dead, and pull-ups on a plane. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.diply.com/61140/human-cheese-exists-and-its-made-from-celebrities-armpit-bacteri https://apnews.com/95f9cfb633fb5cd54c820c5c8f627ca6 https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/08/25/beauchamp-feiger-declared-michigan-alive-southfield/3432262001/ https://barbend.com/american-airlines-pullups/
30:13
September 07, 2020
65. Saving Dennis Quaid
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Hawaii 2, a 1933 class ring, and a Jurassic green zone... and Dennis Quaid. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii_2 https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/08/11/Class-ring-from-1930s-found-in-car-about-to-be-crushed/6101597175654/ https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/13/business/media/coronavirus-jurassic-world-dominion.html
19:36
August 31, 2020
64. Twins in a Twin Bed
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about twins doing so much twinning, a hotel contest for best returned stolen item, and an antique vampire slaying kit. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://people.com/human-interest/identical-twin-sisters-who-married-identical-twin-brothers-announce-pregnancies/ https://www.cntraveler.com/story/the-roosevelt-new-orleans-giveback-sweepstakes https://www.hotel-online.com/press_releases/release/stolen-coffee-pot-wins-new-orleans-local-15000-roosevelt-hotel-stay/ https://www.livescience.com/vampire-slaying-kit-auction.html
28:14
August 24, 2020
63. Jenny Jenny
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a cannibal volunteer, a employee hacker, and The Conch Republic. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/meiwes-armin.htm https://wonderfulengineering.com/software-engineer-hacks-former-company-in-a-desperate-attempt-to-get-rehired/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conch_Republic
28:46
August 17, 2020
62. The Power of People
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a soccer player struck by lightning, a woman who thought she was a chicken, and a unicyclist saved from a double decker bus. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.nbcnews.com/video/russian-teen-soccer-player-struck-by-lightning-during-training-88096325528 https://nypost.com/2020/07/28/depression-caused-a-woman-to-believe-she-was-a-chicken/ https://globalnews.ca/news/2025173/uk-pedestrians-band-together-to-lift-double-decker-bus-off-trapped-cyclist/
27:07
August 10, 2020
61. The Year of Good Fortune
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about hidden treasures in a dog's stomach, a tale of two uteruses, and a hero pigeon. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://abcnews.go.com/US/dog-coughs-missing-wedding-ring-lost-years-ago/story?id=24363981 https://www.livescience.com/65104-woman-gives-birth-twice-double-uterus.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cher_Ami
23:40
August 03, 2020
60. Cherries in the Snow
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about some lucky lottery numbers, captive sharks, and a dog drop domino effect...and sleep paralysis. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.cnn.com/2005/US/05/12/fortune.cookies/ https://www.rd.com/article/aquariums-dont-have-great-white-sharks/ http://www.bestoftruecrime.com/2020/05/death-by-poodle-dog-kills-three-in-fall.html
32:23
July 27, 2020
59. Can We Get a Turkey?
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a Tik Tok fish tank prank, a child becoming the patron saint of the internet, and a magnet fishing treasure. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/man-arrested-fish-tank-swim_n_5efa23f3c5b612083c51358a https://www.nbcnews.com/news/religion/italian-teen-moves-closer-becoming-patron-saint-internet-miracle-recognized-n1232085 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/knox-brewer-fishing-safe_n_5ec6f547c5b6a9c3c77e88f9
24:24
July 20, 2020
58. Quiet Heroism
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the Old Cinicinnati Library, mysterious food deliveries, and the man with the golden arm...and pizza. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.messynessychic.com/2014/06/17/seriously-though-how-did-the-most-beautiful-library-in-america-get-demolished/ https://www.foodandwine.com/news/pizza-delivery-prank-9-years-belgium https://www.brusselstimes.com/all-news/belgium-all-news/114806/belgian-man-has-been-receiving-pizzas-he-never-ordered-for-years/ https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/11/health/james-harrison-blood-donor-retires-trnd/index.html
26:50
July 13, 2020
57. Johnson's Pass (featuring Florida Men on Florida Man podcast)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Josh from Florida Men on Florida Man podcast to talk about Reggie the alligator, strange California laws, the Winchester Mystery House, and 10-year-old-heroes... and the weirdest things that have happened to us while on vacation. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/reggie-the-alligator https://coverhound.com/insurance-learning-center/20-strange-laws-in-the-golden-state https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winchester_Mystery_House https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/10/06/california-junior-detectives-find-missing-97-year-old-woman/3891994002/
52:31
July 06, 2020
56. You Had a Bad Day (Listeners Special)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about titanic messages, a man who shot his "pants", and the Sodder Family...and the 4th of July. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.livescience.com/titanic-shipwreck-telegraph-machine-recovery.html https://www.telegraphlocal.com/2020/03/17/worlds-dumbest-criminals-gun-used-to-rob-far-south-side-hot-dog-stand-misfires-hitting-robber/ https://thoughtcatalog.com/emily-madriga/2018/03/35-puzzling-facts-about-the-sodder-children-disappearance/
25:53
June 29, 2020
55. Meaty Earth
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about rain mushrooms, a gorilla CT scan, and history's hungriest man...and Father's Day. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0140407 https://news.sky.com/story/33-stone-gorilla-is-given-ct-scan-with-help-of-five-lifters-12002664 https://allthatsinteresting.com/tarrare
28:16
June 22, 2020
54. Untamed (Special Guests Vida Ghaffari and Nadia Davari)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by actress Vida Ghaffari and entertainment lawyer Nadia Davari to discuss the reopening of Hollywood, the unexpected source of an eyelid lump, the Greenwich Time Lady, a teddy bear coaster, and a marriage to a ghost. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://deadline.com/2020/05/los-angeles-county-film-tv-theme-park-reopening-guidelines-tuesday-1202946877/ https://globalnews.ca/news/4388966/contact-lens-stuck-in-eye-28-years/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Belville https://www.huffpost.com/entry/roller-coaster-teddy-bears_n_5ed0c35fc5b6d7d25853f62b https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7646893/Woman-45-married-ghost-300-year-old-Johnny-Depp-lookalike-pirate-sells-portrait.html
36:50
June 15, 2020
53. Stockholm Syndrome: The Musical
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about beaming into deep space, a wrong fantasy address, and a series of unfortunate events. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/12/science/space/12earth.html https://www.huffpost.com/entry/terrence-leroy-roleplay-arrest_n_5ecfd8c1c5b64f77077216a9 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/n-carolina-couple-who-vanished-mid-april-were-driving-over-n1210206 Music used on the show: "jazz piano intro.wav" by Piotr123 of Freesound.org "Comedic Whistle, B.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
27:14
June 08, 2020
52. Oh Canada (Anniversary Special)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a cat pajama jam party, the history of anniversary gifts, and a different kind of backyard barbecue. They also recount their first year of podcasting with a quiz and some favorite moments. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/us-embassy-apologizes-for-accidental-mass-mailing-of-invitation-for-cat-pajama-jam-party/ https://time.com/4771179/history-anniversary-gifts-paper-silver-gold/ https://nypost.com/2019/10/22/brazilian-man-blows-up-garden-while-trying-to-get-rid-of-cockroaches/ Music used on the show: "Flying Kerfuffle" by Kevin MacLeod  https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/music.html "Four Of A Kind (Loop 03)" by Pierre Gerwig Langer  https://www.sounddogs.com/
45:08
June 01, 2020
51. Simply Tabooooooo
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a heroic groom, a murderous murder-mystery author, and The Battle of Los Angles. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/reports/a12473683/groom-saves-child-during-wedding-day-photo-shoot/ https://www.npr.org/2018/09/12/647113406/novelist-who-penned-how-to-murder-your-husband-essay-charged-with-husband-s-murd https://www.thedailybeast.com/nancy-crampton-brophy-murdered-husband-for-dollar15m-payout-oregon-court-docs-say https://www.history.com/news/world-war-iis-bizarre-battle-of-los-angeles
32:13
May 25, 2020
50. One Bullet; Two Bodies
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a life-changing clerical error, a strange double death, and a curator battle. They also tell some jokes. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.riverfronttimes.com/stlouis/an-oversight-allowed-a-convicted-man-to-walk-free-for-thirteen-years-now-the-justice-system-wants-to-restart-the-clock/Content?oid=2506702 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8271591/New-York-couple-thought-died-murder-suicide-DRUNK-accidentally-killed.html https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/museums-worldwide-enter-curatorbattle
21:58
May 18, 2020
49. Rekindling a Nightmare
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about drunk animals, spontaneous human combustion, and the "murder hornet" - and Mother's Day. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/why-mammals-elephants-armadillos-might-get-drunk-easily https://allthatsinteresting.com/mary-reeser https://www.huffpost.com/entry/giant-murder-hornet_n_5ea322a7c5b6d376358f1b26
27:42
May 11, 2020
48. Bleep, Bleep, Bleeeeeeeep!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a Viking highway, frozen lovers, and a restaurant squatter...and lewd city names. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/world/europe/norway-viking-artifacts.html https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/21/chris-pratt-claims-dead-bodies-found-set-tomorrow-war-local-police-disagree-12281089/ https://static2.businessinsider.com/man-arrested-breaking-restaurant-pandemic-new-haven-ct-2020-4
21:18
May 04, 2020
47. Wipe the Floor with that Idea
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a bad model mother, a beachcombing boomer, and a cake that sells like toilet paper. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.thedailybeast.com/texas-model-heather-inks-found-six-years-after-allegedly-going-on-the-lam-with-daughter-penelope https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-florida-woman-finds-rusty-plate-that-turns-out-to-be-a-land-mine-20200110-ors3dl63nnhjbgwzlz2wgnfbka-story.html https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-finland-cake/novelty-toilet-roll-cakes-keep-finnish-baker-in-business-idUSKCN21Q2DO
24:37
April 27, 2020
46. Playing the Field
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by the creators of Playing the Field, the dating and social networking app for sports fans. They talk about a basement under a basement, a strange find below a garden, dating in quarantine, and cardboard fans. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://scribol.com/anthropology-and-history/history/woman-found-secret-hidden-room-beneath-basement-underground-railroad/ https://sports.yahoo.com/coronavirus-lockdown-dad-garden-car-105747052.html https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/24/how-singles-are-meeting-up-on-dating-apps-during-the-coronavirus.html https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-mannequins-and-cardboard-cutouts-replace-fans-as-taiwan-baseball-season-launches-11972366
25:37
April 20, 2020
45. It Is Short
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about protein logic gates, a jealous man with scissors, and a corpse stain. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://newsroom.uw.edu/news/turning-cells-computers-protein-logic-gates https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/florida-man-allegedly-used-scissors-cut-penis-wife-s-lover-n1030576 https://www.insider.com/blood-seeps-into-mans-apartment-in-winnipeg-canada-2020-2
30:58
April 13, 2020
44. Spreading the Word
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about recovered wedding photos, a nonagenarian masturbation icon, and a killer clown...and Love is Blind. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/stunned-couple-reunited-with-wedding-photos-stolen-35-years-ago/ https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/26/style/self-care/betty-dodson-masturbation.html https://www.cracked.com/blog/5-surreal-coincidences-in-recent-news-stories/
31:30
April 06, 2020
43. 39 Going on 13
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about an open brain violinist, a supercentenarian fraud, and a girl forced to dance. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.kch.nhs.uk/news/public/news/view/31290 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/02/17/was-jeanne-calment-the-oldest-person-who-ever-lived-or-a-fraud https://www.today.com/parents/sixth-grader-utah-couldn-t-say-no-when-asked-dance-t174793
32:26
March 30, 2020
42. Rants and Raves (Special Guests Dana Powell and Jessica Young)
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Dana Powell and Jessica Young of The Rants and Raves Podcast for a special hour-long episode. They talk about sheep-surfing rabbits, gum lashes, a repo baby, turtle sex dolls, and woman who broke her vagina. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/rabbits-surfing-sheeps-backs-photograph-floodwaters-rising-new-zealand-farmer-rain-a7860806.html https://www.odditycentral.com/tag/hair-in-mouth https://www.autoblog.com/2020/02/13/repossessed-car-had-baby-inside/ https://allthatsinteresting.com/northern-map-turtle https://vt.co/lifestyle/health/woman-breaks-vagina-after-using-vibrator-six-times-a-day/
01:03:25
March 23, 2020
41. Saint Patrick's Day: A Coronavirus Holiday!
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about leprechauns, a mysterious motorcycle murder, and a bladder brewery.  Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leprechaun https://www.wishtv.com/news/the-murder-of-shawn-greene-was-no-accident/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/02/25/auto-brewery-syndrome-woman-didnt-drink-but-urine-full-alcohol/4866137002/
26:34
March 16, 2020
40. The German Perfume Cloud
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about highly aged Egyptian cheese, an aromatic police chase, and a murderous kid... and Stonehenge. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-45233347 https://www.counton2.com/news/weird-news/perfume-cloud-helps-german-police-sniff-out-drunk-driver/ https://apnews.com/162b20dba7a189bf58ecfe340695c8e9
26:28
March 09, 2020
39. The Sleep Swallower
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about some Antarctic underwear, a sleep swallower, and a madly mating marsupial. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.insider.com/colin-obrady-solo-antarctic-trek-1-pair-of-dirty-underwear-2020-2 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weird-news/california-woman-dreamed-about-eating-engagement-ring-woke-find-she-n1054626 https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2020-02-12/antechinus-yellow-footed-climate-change/11949802
31:44
March 04, 2020
38. Machu Poocchu (Special Guest Jessica Ryan)
Special guest Jessica Ryan from the Take Me To Coffee podcast joins Debra, Diana, and Jesi to talk about a dump on history, bath water for sale, the wrong kid, and a found mixtape. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Links mentioned on the podcast: Broadway Unlocked The Giveback Concert Articles covered on the show: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/g5xqpw/tourists-got-arrested-for-allegedly-pooping-in-machu-picchu-sacred-temple https://www.thecut.com/2019/10/belle-delphine-bath-water.html https://www.insider.com/dc-elementary-school-gave-wrong-student-to-child-welfare-agency-2020-2 https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/14/woman-lost-mixtape-holiday-finds-26-years-later-art-exhibition-12240925/
36:50
February 24, 2020