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Episode 2.8 - Where the Footprints End

Episode 2.8 - Where the Footprints End

November 18, 2021

Bigfoot is a bit more than just a hairy hominid roaming the remote wilderness. Accounts report that he can swim, disappear, phase through solid objects, and sometimes...possess people? Find out more as I am joined by Steven Hawk and Jimmy Kho of the Cosmic Sponge Podcast!

 

Where the Footprints End: https://tinyurl.com/sh3fmjr5

 

Cosmic Sponge: http://www.cosmicsponge.com

 

 

Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56

 

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Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.8 - 16th Century Black Mirror, Football Sorcery, and Ancient Dick Temples

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.8 - 16th Century Black Mirror, Football Sorcery, and Ancient Dick Temples

November 4, 2021

 

 

I think the title is teaser enough! Let's jump right in!

 

Runes Found on Seventh-Century Cow Bone Could Change Slavic History”, by David Kindy: https://tinyurl.com/emcx9ya5

 

Muti, Juju & 'Witchcraft' in African football – Goalpedia“, by Shina Oludare: https://tinyurl.com/2f46jzcu

 

Parliament must pass laws against witchcraft accusations – Researcher” by ghanaweb.com: https://tinyurl.com/pxy6ms3s

 

Team takes steps toward historic United Nations Resolution to stamp out witchcraft atrocities”, by Lancaster University: https://tinyurl.com/9wj9t759

 

The oldest known tattoo tools were found at an ancient Tennessee site”, by Bruce Bower: https://tinyurl.com/3cnjcxmu

 

Scientists Have Found the Earliest Evidence of Leather Clothes”, by Hakim Bishara: https://tinyurl.com/ed9832fa

 

John Dee’s spirit mirror has Aztec origins”, by Heritage Daily: https://tinyurl.com/xwd6rhyx

 

In tree rings and radioactive carbon, signs of the Vikings in North America”, by Tom Metcalfe: https://tinyurl.com/5ek657rz

 

Rich medieval hipster was buried with his fancy beard comb”, by Mindy Weisberger: https://tinyurl.com/hbt637pf

 

Human head carvings and phallus-shaped pillars discovered at 11,000-year-old site in Turkey”, by Owen Jarus: https://tinyurl.com/h3azj2a

 

Scientists convert plastic waste into vanilla flavoring”, by Yasemin Saplakoglu: https://tinyurl.com/2ve423ra

 

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Episode 2.7 - Sex and Rockets

Episode 2.7 - Sex and Rockets

October 20, 2021

The 60s brought us Sex, Drugs, and Rock N Roll, but the 30s brought us Sex, Black Magic, and Rocket Ships! Learn about the man who was at the forefront of this weird time in California history in “Sex and Rockets: the Occult World of Jack Parsons” by John Carter.

 

Sex and Rockets: the Occult World of Jack Parsons: https://tinyurl.com/ptf2fu57

 

 

Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56

 

If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/ or on Bandcamp at https://hellojune.bandcamp.com/

 

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Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.7 - Ghost Tracks, Opalised Amber, and Snake-Venom Bandages

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.7 - Ghost Tracks, Opalised Amber, and Snake-Venom Bandages

October 6, 2021

On this edition of the Esoteric News Briefs we look at archaeology, paleontology, and some stuff that's just plain weird!

 

New fossils of giant rhinos — the largest land mammals ever — are found in China”: https://tinyurl.com/4fm9nsa

Gigantic 'shark-toothed' dinosaur discovered in Uzbekistan”: https://tinyurl.com/ym8dx58z

Fossilized Insect Discovered Not in Amber, But in Opal”: https://tinyurl.com/4xrdyvff

Girl buried with finch in her mouth puzzles archaeologists”: https://tinyurl.com/52catyfp

Fossil footprints show humans in North America more than 21,000 years ago”: https://tinyurl.com/wenkuwbm

Ice age kids squished hands in mud. Are fossilized prints some of worlds oldest art?”: https://tinyurl.com/usfu6uzs

Life-Sized Camel Sculptures in Saudi Arabia Are Older Than Stonhenge, Pyramids of Giza”: https://tinyurl.com/2yxpuhsw

Mexican Archaeologists Forced to Bury an Unusual Discovery Made in Old Aztec Capital.”: https://tinyurl.com/28d78mxe

This Weirdly Smart, Creeping Slime is Redefining Our Understanding of Intelligence”: https://tinyurl.com/49rcvj6k

Bizarre Deep-Sea Creature Bristling with Teeth is 'Totally Unique', Scientist says”: https://tinyurl.com/h89jyfm8

Police Break up Exorcism at Pa. Home Depot”: https://tinyurl.com/2s56565x

Mysterious Mineral Only Ever Seen in Meteorites Inexplicably Found by the Dead Sea”: https://tinyurl.com/74xfzwtf

Snake-Venom 'Super Glue' Can Stop Wounds Bleeding in Seconds with a Flash of Light”: https://tinyurl.com/38fvmv9b

 

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Episode 2.6 - 365 Days of Hoodoo

Episode 2.6 - 365 Days of Hoodoo

September 20, 2021

Have you ever wanted to learn about the magical tradition known as Hoodoo, but had no idea where to start? This book will set you on the right path!

 

365 Days of Hoodoo: https://tinyurl.com/cshjevvs

 

Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56

 

If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/ or on Bandcamp at https://hellojune.bandcamp.com/

 

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Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.6 - Interview with Les O‘Dell

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.6 - Interview with Les O‘Dell

September 7, 2021

     This episode I talk with cryptid investigator and fledgling author Les O'Dell. His group, West Virginia Cryptids and Strange Encounters is hosting an event on October 9th, 2021 at the Cheat Lake Firehall in Monongalia County, West Virginia. He joins us tonight to talk about some of his recent investigations, his first book, and upcoming events.

 

 

Resources

 

West Virginia Cryptids, a Visual Travel Guide to Traversing the Mountain State: https://tinyurl.com/m2shbtc

 

West Virginia Cryptids and Strange Encounters: https://tinyurl.com/uevmva9m

 

WV Case Paranormal Expo 2021: https://tinyurl.com/3bt88akm

 

 

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Extra Music:
On Hold For You by Kevin MacLeod

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Episode 2.5 - The Zoologists Guide to the Galaxy

Episode 2.5 - The Zoologists Guide to the Galaxy

August 22, 2021

What can we expect from our first encounters with aliens? The easiest way to anticipate that is to look at how life has developed on our own planet.

 

The Zoologists Guide to the Galaxy: https://tinyurl.com/s6u8h3cd

 

Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56

 

If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/ or on Bandcamp at https://hellojune.bandcamp.com/

 

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Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.5 - The Not Deer
Episode 2.4 - The Eighth Tower

Episode 2.4 - The Eighth Tower

July 24, 2021

Is there a singular force that is the source for all of the paranormal? What would this force look like and can it be used by mankind? I'll go into a bit more detail in my review of The Eighth Tower by John Keel.

 

The Eighth Tower by John Keel: https://tinyurl.com/zmha4a4y

 

Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56

 

If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/ or on Bandcamp at https://hellojune.bandcamp.com/

 

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Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.4 - Interview with Cat Heath

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.4 - Interview with Cat Heath

July 10, 2021

This episode I am joined by the author of Elves, Witches & Gods, Cat Heath! We talk about her background and her various interests in the fields of Heathenry and Magic!

 

Cat's Website: www.Seohelrune.com

Elves, Witches & Gods: https://tinyurl.com/tm6cpwac

 

 

Articles and Books (In alphabetical order by title)

 

A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru: https://tinyurl.com/7tfvrwnf

Connecting Threads”: https://tinyurl.com/52fuscaz

Heathen Soul Lore”: https://heathensoullore.net/

Loki and Sigyn: https://tinyurl.com/vpb3jh95

Long Branches: Runes of the Younger Futhark: https://tinyurl.com/b8dmubrp

Pantheon: The Norse: https://tinyurl.com/c9wrn8bn

The Troth: https://thetroth.org/

 

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