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The Ladies of Strange is a comedy podcast where we talk about everything from true crime, paranormal, conspiracy, and anything else we find questionable, odd, or eerie. Sit down with us every Thursday for a story presented by one of the hosts and learn with us that everyone has something they find strange, let us tell you why (sometimes) it’s not.
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Hello, Lovelies! Pretty much everyone has heard about MKUltra and the use of LSD by the CIA during the middle of the Cold War, but have you heard of Operation Midnight Climax? No? Well, this project, which was run by George White with the help of Sydney Gotleib, involved brothels, spikes cocktails, and secrecy. Join us this week as we have a lot of feelings over a subject that doesn't have necessarily have a reason for the events. (Yes, Tiffany and Ashley are still annoyed at Rebecca for telling them about this open ended subject).This week's drink break is brought to you by Fataliteas! Links to check out this podcast and notes about this weeks subject can be found on the blog: https://wp.me/paqGnY-ad
Hello, Lovelies! As you can tell by the title, this episode might be considered NSFW (depending on where you work). This week, Tiffany has more fun festivals to tell you about! The two festivals we cover are centered around the Kanayama Shrine, located within the grounds of Wakamiya Hachimangu Shrine in Kawasaki and the Harvest Festival (Hōnensai), both located in Japan. This episode the innuendos fly as Tiffany gets giddy over her episode while Rebecca wishes she has more to drink. There could be a more detailed episode description, but the title this week suffices.This week's drink break is brought to you by Kinkcast! Want to check out this podcast? Links can be found in our blog: https://wp.me/paqGnY-a9If you're interested in checking out our bonus content on Patreon, follow the link: https://www.patreon.com/theladiesofstrange
Hello, Lovelies! Ever heard of Mary Anning? Well, neither have we until Ashley introduced us to this incredible woman. Mary lived in Lyme Regis in Dorset England and enjoyed fossicking (also known as fossiling) on the cliffs near the seaside. One day, Mary and her brother found a skull after a storm had come through the area. After thinking about it, they realized if there was a skull there should also be the rest of the skeleton. Join us as we not only discuss the many discoveries that Mary found (such as the ichthyosaur, a plesiosaur, and others) but the patriarchy surrounding the field of paleontology in the late 1800s that she had to deal with. Suffice it to say, this episode rocks. (ba dum tss)This week's drink break is brought to ya'll by the awesome Deadtime Stories Podcast! Check out this week's blog post for links to their show and pictures and links of what we talked about: https://wp.me/paqGnY-a2If you're interested in checking out our bonus content on Patreon, follow the link: https://www.patreon.com/theladiesofstrange
Hello, Lovelies! Ever wonder what goes into ghost hunting and have no idea what it actually entails? (Sorda like Rebecca before she researched this topic?) Join us this week as we cover basic Ghost Hunting 101. We cover things like Pendulums for Beginners, E Stands for EMF, Loud Speaking Boxes and What They Do, and a couple other well known tools paranormal investigators use during investigations. As always, make sure to be respectful and to always say GOODBYE.This week's drink break is brought to you by the incredible Meet My Ghost Podcast! Check out this week's blog post to find links to this incredible show: https://wp.me/paqGnY-9T
Hello, Lovelies! Ever heard of the Gulabi Gang? Well they're our heroes now. Started by Sampat Pal in Uttar Pradesh, India, these women vigilantes are taking things into their own hands and working for justice and equal rights for women. Known by their signature pink saris (and bamboo sticks) these women rock and you need to learn about them. Join us this week as Tiffany teaches us about real life super heroes, Ashley gets emotional (again, but it's good this time!), and Rebecca wonders where she can get her own bamboo stick.This week's drink break is brought to you by Frigay the 13th! Make sure to check out this awesome podcast! Links can be found in this week's blog: https://wp.me/paqGnY-9L
Hello, Lovelies! Ever heard of spontaneous human combustion? (Ok, lets be real, who hasn't) This week, Ashley tells us the story of Mary Reeser and all the theories that are behind this strange phenomena. Join us as we discuss cases that has the FBI stumped, why pistachios are dangerous, and why suddenly Rebecca is skeptical of drinking wine.This week's drink break is brought to you by Coast to Ghost podcast! Check out this week's show notes to find links to their show: https://wp.me/paqGnY-9C
Hello, Lovelies! This week, Rebecca has a freaky episode planned for ya'll. Ever heard of P.T. Barnum? What about his famous acts? In this episode we discuss the history of these incredible people with incredible stories, ranging from some old favorites, like Cheng and Eng, to the original bearded lady, and people like Myrtle Corbin. Step on in to your ringside seats to what was formally known as The Greatest Show On Earth as the Ladies learn the history of some amazing people with questionable abilities.This week's drink break is brought to you by the amazing 3 Spooked Girls podcast! They're just some gal pals who love to talk about all things paranormal with a dash of true crime. Check out this week's blog post to find links to their podcast: https://wp.me/paqGnY-9t
Hello, Lovelies! Have you ever heard of Raëlianism? (a.k.a. Raelism) In 1973, Claude Vorilhon followed a sudden urge to visit a nearby, dormant volcano where he first met one of the "Elohim" who had traveled to earth in a bell-shaped spacecraft from a distant plant to give Claude a message. This message caused Claude to start the International Raelian Movement. It was at this point Claude changed his name to Raël. Weird? Rebecca thought so too. Join us this episode as Tiffany tells us about this group, what Raelians are doing today, and why Tiffany is interested in becoming a member now.This week's drink break is brought to you by the awesome ladies of Wine and Crime! Check them out by following the link in this week's show notes: https://wp.me/paqGnY-9o
Hello, Lovelies! Ever thought about what to do with your body after death? This week, Ashley presents you options! Could you be turned into a diamond? (Yes) What about pressed into vinyl? (Also yes) Can your cremains be placed into fireworks? (The answer is yes and Rebecca is WAY too excited about this fact) Ashley answers all of these questions while also giving you a plethora of options ranging from body farms to mushroom suits. Many of which are not only more ecologically friendly than a traditional burial, but cheaper too.This week's drink break is brought to you by the amazing podcast Histories, Mysteries, and Conspiracies! To find a link to Skye's show (and this week's show notes) follow the link to this week's show notes: https://wp.me/paqGnY-9f
Hello, Lovelies! In this short but sweet episode, we learn happens when over 2 millions gallons of molasses and faulty engineering collide. A tidal wave of Molasses that leveled Boston, Massachusetts's North End in January of 1919. Why did Boston have so much Molasses? How is this incident related to the Titanic? Can Rebecca pronounce names and correctly use pop culture references? (Absolutely not, unfortunately. Sorry guys, she tried.) Join us this week as we learn about this incredible but harrowing historical event that someone decided to write a musical about.This week's drink break is brought to you by the awesome Dirty Bits Podcast! Make sure to check out Tawny and her awesome show! Links can be found on this week's blog post: https://wp.me/paqGnY-95
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