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Author: Jeff Emtman and Bethany Denton

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A podcast about fear, curiosity and the unknown. Unusual audio documentaries produced by Jeff Emtman, Bethany Denton and other independent producers since 2012.
137 Episodes
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Black Tulsans record a rap album in a house that once belonged to a famous Klansman. 
HBM139: Acceptable Pains

HBM139: Acceptable Pains

2020-06-1017:432

Is volunteering for pain an unnecessary cruelty? Or is it a fundamental part of being human? 
New research suggests that Neanderthals did many of the things once thought to be exclusively “human.”
HBM137: Superhappiness

HBM137: Superhappiness

2020-05-1321:571

David Pearce wants to end all suffering.
Jacob Lemanski tries to write an unreadable book.
HBM135: Dying Well

HBM135: Dying Well

2020-04-1520:002

Amanda Provenzano says people are too afraid of death; that’s why she became a death doula.
Jeff makes blackout poetry with cassette tapes. 
HBM133: Prey of Worms

HBM133: Prey of Worms

2020-03-1831:461

Is your body more of a machine, or a garden?
If there’s a pill that makes people less racist, should cops be forced to take it?
The smell of gasoline imparts nausea and a heartfelt nostalgia on HBM producer Bethany Denton. 
New York City’s defender of maligned animals enacts “pigilante” justice while dressed as a nun. 
Legends of an underground people on a small Baltic island. 
HBM128: Seeing Auras

HBM128: Seeing Auras

2020-01-0821:542

A childhood loss leads Colby Richardson to meet a man who teaches him to see his dead mother’s aura. 
HBM127: QALYs

HBM127: QALYs

2019-12-2537:42

Would you trade a month of your life to give a decade to a stranger?  What if it were four strangers? Or thirty?
Most of the ocean floor has never been mapped in detail.  Some scientists are trying to change that, using sonar to see what satellites can’t. 
HBM125: Deepfaking Nixon

HBM125: Deepfaking Nixon

2019-11-2726:531

How to make the president say what he never said.
HBM124: Banana Softies

HBM124: Banana Softies

2019-11-1317:21

A cancer researcher grows tired of euthanizing monkeys.
HBM123: Water Witches

HBM123: Water Witches

2019-10-3048:422

What moves the rods of a water dowser? Is it magic, science or imagination? 
Producer Bethany Denton wants to know if her meat-eater’s guilt is justified. 
HBM121: True North

HBM121: True North

2019-10-0234:375

Here Be Monsters host Jeff Emtman climbs a tree, stops believing in God. 
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Comments (5)

April All Year

What a freak Nick was! :-0

Jun 12th
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WatchDawg

Yea, I'm gunna say I'm not going to eat meat. And man can this guy talk in circles.

Oct 23rd
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Miss Elle

I enjoyed his story. :)

Jun 19th
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Cosmocide

What Remains of Edith Finch vibes

Dec 18th
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Michelle

anyone else listen to this podcast? what's your favorite episode

Jun 27th
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