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Welcome to Crackpot Cocktail Hour! We are a podcast for the strange and unusual. Every episode, we get together to sip on specially themed spirits & speculate about science, space, & scores of other seriously silly & spooky subjects. Listen in and drink along with us!
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TRIGGER WARNINGS: Discussion of Suicide, Physical and Emotional AbuseA teenage romance; an abuse victim looking for a way out and a young woman torn between the choices of life and death. In Part 1 of our series, we explore the star-crossed beginnings of the relationship of Conrad Roy and Michelle Carter in the year, months and weeks prior to his death.  Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Mr. Radiation Music By: https://freesound.org/people/Mativve/sounds/416778/
March of 2011, a 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami, topping at 14 meters (46 feet) high, and ignited fires across the country. As cities collapsed and entire villages washed away, the worst of the disaster was only beginning at the seaside Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Mr. Radiation Music By: https://freesound.org/people/Mativve/sounds/416778/
EVENT: The Demon Core

EVENT: The Demon Core

2020-04-1752:57

In the dawn of the Atomic Age, a prodigy scientist holds the heart of an Atomic Core in his hands. What happens next accelerates or understanding of radiation and hubris of science. ​(Please note, audio decay at the end of the episode. We're not nearly that drunk.)​Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Mr. Radiation Music By: https://freesound.org/people/Mativve/sounds/416778/  For more information please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com/ 
EXPLORE: The Nazca Lines

EXPLORE: The Nazca Lines

2020-03-0501:03:52

In the deserts of Peru are approximately 300 straight lines and glyphs of flora and fauna. Between 2,500 and 1,500 years old, these are the markers of the Nazca people. While Roman technology was at its height in Europe, the indigenous peoples of South America matched them in sophistication and arguably outdid them in artistic splendor.​But what are the meanings of the glyphs? How and why were they constructed? Join us as we explore The Nazca Lines! Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/  For more information please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com/ 
EXPLORE: Animal Mating

EXPLORE: Animal Mating

2020-02-1401:16:27

Wanna hear us dish on the truth of a clown fish? Did you know the way to a snail's heart includes a love dart? And what about ducks? Would you like to hear how they... well, you get the picture. Join us for our Valentine's Day Special as we explore the strange world of Animal Mating! Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/  For more information please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com/ 
 In the summer of 1982, British Airways Flight 9 is in peril over the Indian Ocean. Every action is met with escalating obstacles and inches the flight closer to disaster. Learn the truth and conclusion of The Jakarta Incident. Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/  For more information please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com/ 
Somewhere between man and myth lies the truth. Join us, and special guest Kendall Kantola as we dig through history and mystery in search of the legendary immortal. Special thanks to:https://freesound.org/people/thatdavecarter/In Search Of TV SeriesMusic Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Additional music by: https://freesound.org/people/lizziam/ For more information please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com/ 
What lies beyond the final border? Will angels meet you with open arms or will you tumble into torment? Does your life truly flash before your eyes?Learn what science has from those who have glimpsed that final frontier.Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Additional music by: https://freesound.org/people/lizziam/ For more information, please for to https://CrackpotCocktailHour.com
A story of love, tragedy and heroism, 9/11 survivor Tania Head's story seemed fit for the silver screen. But was she everything she appeared be? Join us as we explore the web of lies woven by Tania Head aka Alicia Esteve Head.Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Additional music by: https://freesound.org/people/lizziam/ For more information, please for to https://CrackpotCocktailHour.com
EXPLORE: Very Superstitious

EXPLORE: Very Superstitious

2019-11-1601:13:53

Join us as we spill the tea (though hopefully not the salt) on some of the more well-known superstitions and traditions which have become a part of our daily lives. From wishing on stars to fending off the devil, join us on this new episode of Crackpot Cocktail Hour.Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Additional music by: https://freesound.org/people/lizziam/ For more information, please for to https://CrackpotCocktailHour.com
In 2016, The Keepers documentary on Netflix ignited a media frenzy into the speculation of Who Killed Sister Cathy Cesnik? Nearly 3 years later and after new DNA testing, follow us down the rabbit hole as we explore what may have happened to the Sister that November night in 1969. Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/ Additional music by: https://freesound.org/people/lizziam/ For more information, please for to https://CrackpotCocktailHour.com 
Would you say the ache in your knees is worse in winter than in spring? Does the summer sun soothe your soreness? Does anyone know whether weather worsens or wanes the pains? Find out what SCIENCE has to say on this episode of Crackpot Cocktail Hour!For more information, please visit: CrackpotCocktailHour.comMusic Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/
When the New Age of Reason comes, where will you be? Better hope it's Georgia! Explore the history and mystery of Elberton, Georgia's enigmatic monument! For more information, please go to CrackpotCocktailHour.com Music Courtesy of SoundCloud.orgOutro By: https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/
LOST TAPES: AI-Liens

LOST TAPES: AI-Liens

2019-08-2953:47

There may not be life on Mars, but is there someone out there? If there is, can we even understand what they are? What if life beyond Earth has evolved beyond the biological?Join us this week as we uncover the Crackpots' first recording! Special guest and original host Kendall joins as we question the possibilities of A.I. and Aliens!! For more information, please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com
When you smell a flower, does the flower smell you back? If a tree falls in the forest, what does it tell its friends? It seems there's more to life than flesh and blood can understand. Join us as we explore Plant Communication! For more information, please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com
EXPLORE: Satanic Panic 2/2

EXPLORE: Satanic Panic 2/2

2019-08-0101:21:02

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Discussions of abuse involving children, Satanic Ritual Abuse, sexual abuse and animal crueltyAccusations and a court case shake the United States. The Satanic Panic takes stage not only in the media, but on the floor of congress. True crime and modern McCarthyism collide in our finale. ​TRIGGER WARNINGS: Discussions of abuse involving children, Satanic Ritual Abuse, sexual abuse and animal cruelty​For more information, please visit CrackpotCocktailHour.com
TRIGGER WARNINGS: Discussions of abuse involving children, Satanic Ritual Abuse, sexual abuse and animal crueltySome suspect the devil is in the details, or is there something more sinister at work? Join us in Part 1 of our 2 part series, and see the chaotic cascade of coincidence and terror which laid the foundation for the Satanic Panic.​For more information, please visit CrackpotCocktailhour.com 
Would you like to Buy the World a New Coke? Are you truly protected by a security company if you post your SSN publicly? What happens when a bottomless offer eats into the bottom line? Explore a history of Advertisements Gone Awry with us! For more information and sources, please visit us at CrackpotCocktailHour.com!
EVENT: Pepcon Disaster

EVENT: Pepcon Disaster

2019-07-1801:08:101

In this episode of Crackpot Cocktail Hour, Alex recounts the Pepcon Disaster in Southern Nevada, the largest domestic, non-nuclear explosion in modern history. Feel free to drink along with Lacey's Weekly Special Cocktail, or a beverage of your choice, and learn how one disaster led to another.  Special Thanks to:Channel 3 New in Las Vegas, Alex's mom Judy.  For more information including sources, photos and video, please visit CrackpotCocktailhour.com . 
EXPLORE: Human Perception

EXPLORE: Human Perception

2019-07-0401:13:11

In the pilot episode of Crackpot Cocktail Hour, Lacey and Alex take a booze fueled journey into our modern understanding of Human Perception. Grab a cocktail, sit back, and join us as we explore our senses, what is real, and how little we truly know about the world around us. Special Thanks to:TED Talks: Anil Seth: Your Brain Hallucinates Your Reality For more information, please visit CrackpotCocktailhour.com
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