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Unexplained

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Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

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Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

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Always a great listen!

By Maj sass - Dec 02 2019
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I always look forward to listening to the episodes! Great stories, great research.

Spookily unique

By Wet Works - Nov 24 2019
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Great, well researched and presented shows. Love the background music.

iTunes Ratings

4477 Ratings
Average Ratings
3680
464
162
74
97

Always a great listen!

By Maj sass - Dec 02 2019
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I always look forward to listening to the episodes! Great stories, great research.

Spookily unique

By Wet Works - Nov 24 2019
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Great, well researched and presented shows. Love the background music.

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Unexplained

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Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

E10 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 10)

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EPISODE 10 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2)

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S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2)

At the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons in the shadow of the Pen y Fan peak, sits a large stone house. Named Heol Fanog, or Road to the Peaks, for one couple who moved there in 1989 the house was everything they had ever dreamed of. Little did they know that, in truth, it would soon become the place of their worst nightmares.

Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.

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Jan 11 2019

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S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being (Pt. 1 of 2)

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In January 1974, in a quiet port town in Iceland, one teenager’s mysterious and tragic disappearance proves just the beginning in a devastating chain of events that will forever haunt the nation. 

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 11 2019

34mins

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S03 Episode 1: We Are The Witchcraft (Pt. 1 of 3)

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John Maynard Keynes described Isaac Newton as the last of the magicians; the last person of science for whom the gnostic mysteries still held some sway.In 1914 another scientist and magician was born. Jack Parsons would go on to help establish NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab developing a rocket fuel that will put the human race on the moon.In 1946, Parsons would also attempt a complicated magic ritual in the hope of manifesting the divine goddess Babalon. Some say he did it too.In 1952 Parsons was killed in a catastrophic explosion at his house in what many believe to be mysterious circumstances that to this day remain unexplained...Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Mar 20 2018

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S01 Episode 3: Do You See What I See

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The stories we tell can often be said to reveal certain truths about ourselves, and yet, the notion of truth is the most elusive of things.
For the residents located near Howden Moor in the North East of England, the strange events that occurred on one spring night in 1997 would test their credulity to the limit…
They say the truth is out there, but does it even exist?
Featuring the extraordinary story of The Howden Moor Incident.
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Feb 25 2016

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S04 Episode 10: The Creeping

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In 1878 in a small cottage in the town of Amherst, Nova Scotia a series of peculiar events took place. What is known today as the The Great Amherst Mystery is considered by some to be the most terrifying and convincing incidence of a poltergeist haunting in Canadian history.

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Jun 14 2019

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S04 Episode 7: Called to the Forest (Pt. 1 of 2)

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In February 1978, five men from the Yuba-Sutter Area in Northern California, took a short trip to watch their favourite basketball team play in a local derby. The heartbreaking story of how the men never returned home is not in doubt. What exactly happened to them however, remains to this day, unexplained...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Apr 19 2019

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S02 Episode 4: When the Snow Melts pt.1

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On Friday January 23rd 1959, a story begins from out of the foothills of the Ural Mountains. A story that is perhaps the most extraordinary of all the stories featured on this show so far. A chilling and profound mystery that remains to this day Unexplained…
Find out more at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and @unexplainedpod

Apr 12 2017

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S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis (Pt. 1 of 2)

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Part 1 of S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis(Warning: contains scenes of a distressing nature)A 2014 study concluded that over 4% of people sentenced to death in the United States of America, have been convicted for crimes they did not commit;Some might consider this little more than an unfortunate consequence of en essential system. Others however, might think twice given how often support for capital punishment stems largely from that old maxim of an eye for an eye. After all, as some might say, just because those innocent people are now dead, it doesn’t mean they won’t still be seeking retribution... Lex Talionis tells the strange and tragic story of Johnny Frank Garrett, who some believe was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. Others, think he may have had his revenge too.Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Apr 24 2018

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S03 Episode 9: Come Talk to Me

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In the summer of 1958 in Mölnbo, Sweden, EVP pioneer Friedrich Jürgenson was attempting to record the sound of birdsong in his garden. What he captured instead would change his life forever.Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Aug 07 2018

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S03 Episode 8: REPEAT INPUT UNTIL END

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In the autumn of 1984, in the village of Dodleston on the border of England and Cymru, something peculiar is occurring. When Ken Webster brings a computer home as a favour for a friend, little did he know he would soon be communicating with an apparent farmer, living at the same location 450 years in the past...Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Jul 24 2018

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S01 Episode 8: When the Light Fades

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Of all the unexplained mysteries I have come across there is one that has for me left the most indelible impression. As far as mysteries go you couldn’t invent a better story. A story that has over time led to some of the most extraordinary of speculations and has since evolved a folklore all of its own.
This is that story...
Featuring the mystery of the Eilean Mòr Lighthouse Keepers
More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod

May 05 2016

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S01 Episode 10: The Spaces that Linger

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The world of horror is littered with unnerving locations, places that both draw from and have in turn seeped into the public imagination.
For many there is one place in particular that continues to fascinate like no other in the UK. For its combination of mystery, intrigue and atmospheric location you couldn’t concoct a better setting, the place: Boleskine House.
More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod

Jun 16 2016

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S03 Episode 7: Shadowplay

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The 2017 film Verónica, directed by Paco Plaza, tells the story of a teenage girl from a suburb in Madrid, who dies in terrifying circumstances after fooling around with a Ouija board. Many may have seen the film, but did you know it was based on a deeply unsettling true story? Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Jul 10 2018

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S04 Episode 3: I See You

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On June 4th 2014 Derek and Maria Broaddus bought a $1.3 millon mansion in the affluent town of Westfield, NJ. Then a sinister letter arrived in the post. Their purchase hadn't gone unnoticed and The Watcher was keeping tabs...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.

Thank you for listening

Feb 15 2019

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S02 Episode 5: Roads to Knowhere

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The A616 is a road in England running from the town of Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire to Huddersfield in West Yorkshire.
In 1987 building began on a small stretch of the road that would later become known as the Stocksbridge Bypass, a stretch of road now generally regarded as one of the most haunted in the whole of the UK...
Find out more at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and @unexplainedpod

Jun 17 2017

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S04 Episode 4: Always Already (Pt.1 of 2)

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In 1969, National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre travelled deep into the Amazon in search of the Mayoruna tribe who were said to maintain no contact with the outside world. What happened next left him wondering for the rest of his life whether it had really occurred or not.

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.

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Mar 01 2019

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S03 Episode 4: From Eternity to Here

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It's 1922 and two men are on the hunt for something so incredible, if they were to find it, it would likely be considered the greatest archeological find the world had ever known. But at what price?S03 Episode 4: From Eternity to Here tells the extraordinary story of Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvan and their hunt for the tomb of Tutankhamun.Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

May 29 2018

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S03 Episode 5: Banggerreng

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In January 1998 a curious set of events besieged the tenants of 90 Mcminns Drive in Humpty Doo, Northern Australia. It has been described as one of the country's most compelling and terrifying cases of a poltergeist haunt.Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Jun 12 2018

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S03 Episode 6: Shores of the Unknown

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1977, in the village of Broad Haven in Wales, a bizarre episode at the local primary school sets off an extraordinary series of events, unparalleled in the history of the British UFO experience; a series of events that remain to this day, very much unexplained...Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Jun 26 2018

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S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming (Pt. 2 of 2)

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Part Two of S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming 

Travis Walton has been missing for five days after his six co-workers claim to have seen him being attacked by a UFO.  And now, Travis has returned...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Dec 06 2019

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S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming (Pt. 1 of 2)

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Part One of S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming 

In November 1975 seven forestry workers headed into Arizona's Apache-Sitgreaves national forest for a routine day's work.  Only six of them would return that night, with one hell of a story to tell...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Nov 29 2019

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S04 Episode 19 Extra: Touching from a Distance

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In the early hours of March 14th 1928, below deck of an ocean liner just off the coast of West Africa, former RAF pilot Colonel George Henderson reportedly experienced a 'crisis apparition' of his friend and fellow pilot, Captain Raymond Hinchcliffe saying he was lost and in great danger.

What Henderson is said not to have known at the time, is that Hinchcliffe, and his co-pilot, Elsie Mackay were 3000 thousands miles away, high in the clouds, and fated never to be seen again...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Nov 22 2019

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S04 Episode 19: A View from a Hill

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For any regular listener of this show, as you may have gathered, Unexplained is rather fond of a good old haunted house story.  

The story of the Cooneen ghost house of Ireland is just one such tale,  often regarded as one of the most compelling supposed true-life hauntings of all time... 

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Nov 15 2019

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S04 Episode 18 Extra: Buried Under Brambles

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Whatever your thoughts on supposed occult groups conducting rituals in England's west Sussex countryside, for whatever reason, it's fair to say the region has certainly had its fair share of weirdness. 

In fact, only last year, yet another peculiar story emerged from out of the shadows of the Sussex Downs, as compelling as any other that had previously come to light... Featuring the story of Anthea Ring.

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Nov 08 2019

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S04 Episode 18: The Dark Ascending

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Chanctonbury Ring, an ancient and unusual landmark located in Sussex, England, and the surrounding countryside has long been considered by some to be a hotbed of strange and peculiar activity. In the 1970s, one local resident set out to dig a little deeper into the mystery only to find a little more than he bargained for...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Nov 01 2019

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E10 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 10)

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EPISODE 10 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E09 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 09)

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EPISODE 09 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E08 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 08)

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EPISODE 08 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E07 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 07)

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EPISODE 07 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E06 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 06)

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EPISODE 06 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E05 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 05)

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EPISODE 05 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E04 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 04)

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EPISODE 04 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E03 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 03)

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EPISODE 03 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E02 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 02)

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EPISODE 02 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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E01 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 01)

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EPISODE 01 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure

WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised

Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 31 2019

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S04 Episode 17 Extra: Reid Me My Rights

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Despite it first being formerly recognised by psychologist Hugo Münsterberg in 1906, only today are we really getting to grips with understanding the phenomenon of false confessions. In this episode we take a closer look at the worrying way in which false confessions continue to contribute to wrongful convictions.

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 25 2019

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S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being (Pt.2 of 2)

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Part Two of S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being

In January 1974, in a quiet port town in Iceland, one teenager’s mysterious and tragic disappearance proves just the beginning in a devastating chain of events that will forever haunt the nation. 

In part two, as investigators push Erla to think harder about the night that Guðmundur Einarsson disappeared, her grip on reality begins to loosen...

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 18 2019

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S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being (Pt. 1 of 2)

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In January 1974, in a quiet port town in Iceland, one teenager’s mysterious and tragic disappearance proves just the beginning in a devastating chain of events that will forever haunt the nation. 

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 11 2019

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S04 Episode 16 Extra: Sanity and Other Irrationalities

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The notion that it is possible to exist in one state of awareness and perpetrate terrible acts without even realising it, represents a very singular type of horror. This week's Extra, with a little help from Euripides, takes a closer look at the idea.

Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Oct 04 2019

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