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16 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Colin Dickey. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Colin Dickey, often where they are interviewed.

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16 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Colin Dickey. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Colin Dickey, often where they are interviewed.

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Our Obsession with the Unknown - Colin Dickey - 090920

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Cultural Historian Colin Dickey explores the phenomenon that drives our curiosities. Bigfoot, UFO, odd local legends all inspire the answer-seekers among us to explore the fringe. Colin's new book - The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters and Our Obsession with the Unexplained - offers the tales of many of these curiosities.

Books - www.amazon.com/shop/jvjtaps

Host - JV Johnson - www.facebook.com/jvjparanormal 

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Sep 10 2020 · 1hr 19mins
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Our Historical Obsession with the Unexplained with Colin Dickey

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In a world where rational, scientific explanations are more available than ever, belief in the unprovable and irrational – in fringe – is on the rise: from Atlantis to aliens, from Flat Earth to the Loch Ness monster, the list goes on.

Enter Colin Dickey, Cultural Historian and Tour Guide of the Weird.

With the same curiosity and insight that made Ghostland a hit with readers and critics, Colin looks at what all fringe beliefs have in common, explaining that today's Illuminati is yesterday's Flat Earth: the attempt to find meaning in a world stripped of wonder.

On this week’s PreserveCast things are about to get weird as we enter The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession with the Unexplained.

Sep 08 2020 · 37mins
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Write On! Radio — Colin Dickey / Quan Barry

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Josh digs into fringe beliefs and conspiracy theories with Colin Dickey, author of The Unidentified.

Then, Annie is joined by Quan Barry discuss women’s sports, the eighties, comedic novels, and coming-of-age while celebrating Barry’s new novel, We Ride Upon Sticks.

Aug 21 2020 ·
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Colin Dickey, "THE UNIDENTIFIED" w/ Molly Lambert, Tess Lynch, & Emily Yoshida

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In a world where rational, scientific explanations are more available than ever, belief in the unprovable and irrational–in fringe–is on the rise: from Atlantis to aliens, from Flat Earth to the Loch Ness monster, the list goes on. It seems the more our maps of the known world get filled in, the more we crave mysterious locations full of strange creatures.Enter Colin Dickey, Cultural Historian and Tour Guide of the Weird. With the same curiosity and insight that made Ghostland a hit with readers and critics, Colin looks at what all fringe beliefs have in common, explaining that today’s Illuminati is yesterday’s Flat Earth: the attempt to find meaning in a world stripped of wonder. Dickey visits the wacky sites of America’s wildest fringe beliefs–from the famed Mount Shasta where the ancient race (or extra-terrestrials, or possibly both, depending on who you ask) called Lemurians are said to roam, to the museum containing the last remaining “evidence” of the great Kentucky Meat Shower–investigating how these theories come about, why they take hold, and why as Americans we keep inventing and re-inventing them decade after decade. The Unidentified is Colin Dickey at his best: curious, wry, brilliant in his analysis, yet eminently readable.

Dickey is joined in conversation by writers Molly Lambert, Tess Lynch, and Emily Yoshida.

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Produced by Maddie Gobbo & Michael Kowaleski

Theme: "I Love All My Friends," a new, unreleased demo by Fragile Gang.

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Aug 18 2020 · 1hr 5mins
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Transmissions :: Colin Dickey’s The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession With The Unexplained

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Our guest this week is Colin Dickey, author of The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession With The UnexplainedBigfoot, UFOs, the Loch Ness Monster, phantom islands like Atlantis and Lemuria…the paranormal haunts our collective imagination. In his new book, Dickey smartly explores the lore woven into these topics, and along the way, he describes the way occult literature, pulp magazines, pop culture, and media myth-making influences and shapes our perception of these damned subjects. 

It’s a book packed with ideas, but easy to read, thoughtful, good humored, and sharp. Dickey determinedly engages with the currents of nationalism, colonialism, hucksterism or outright ill-intent, and racism that often accompanies these topics. This stuff is no longer confined only to the fringes. With the weirdness of our age getting ever weirder, the need to know how to navigate the strangeness is clear and present. Colin Dickey steps up to the task with your host, Jason P. Woodbury, this week on Transmissions. 

Aug 12 2020 · 1hr 1min
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Colin Dickey On Our Obsession With The Unexplained

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In a world fully mapped and explored, a world where rational, scientific answers can be made for basically everything, some people are left disenchanted.
Aug 07 2020 · 48mins
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Darkness Radio vs. The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and the Unexplained with guest Colin Dickey

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Darkness Radio vs. The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and the Unexplained with guest Colin Dickey

In a world where rational, scientific explanations are more available than ever, belief in the unprovable and irrational--in fringe--is on the rise: from Atlantis to aliens, from Flat Earth to the Loch Ness monster, the list goes on. It seems the more our maps of the known world get filled in, the more we crave mysterious locations full of strange creatures.

Get Colin's book here: https://amzn.to/30Iydtp

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Jul 26 2020 · 1hr 34mins
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07 22 20 Admiral James Stavridis Marcia Argust Colin Dickey

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Are we in a new Cold War with China? A talk with ADM James Stavridis * The Great American Outdoors Act will be voted on by the House today * Colin Dickey on why so many people believe unprovable stuff
Jul 22 2020 · 2hr 10mins
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The Tradition of Telling Ghost Stories at Christmas - Colin Dickey - 122419

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As the Andy Williams song goes "...there'll be scary ghost stories, and tales of the glories of Chistmases long, long ago..." but who actually tells ghost stories as part of their Christmas tradition? Truth is, at one point in our history it was common place. Perhaps the most famous ghost story of all is a Christmas story, and vice versa - Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol. JV Johnson talks with author/speaker Colin Dickey about this tradition - its origins, its meaning & its fate. 12/24/2019 - Beyond Reality Paranormal.

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Dec 24 2019 · 54mins
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The Leaves, They Never Stop Falling: A Reading by Colin Dickey

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Colin Dickey remembers a departed friend and a tree that won’t die.

This episode is a production of Longreads and Charts & Leisure, produced by Jason Oberholtzer, with help from Sari Botton. Hosted by Catherine Cusick.

Mixed and scored with original music by Jason Oberholtzer and Michael Simonelli.

Clips include:

  • Siegfried, Fritz Lang
  • Passacaglia in D Minor, Dieterich Buxtehude; performed by Mattias Eisenberg on the Silbermann Organ at St. Georgenkirche, Röthe (1994)
  • Chaiyya Chaiyyam, A. R. Rahman; performing with the Berklee Indian Ensemble, October 24, 2014
  • Die Winterreise No 5 Der Lindenbaum, Franz Schubert; performed by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Jul 23 2019 · 26mins
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