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Where did Halloween Come From?

Where did Halloween Come From?

In this episode, we explore, “Where did Halloween come from?” What a broad question that is. Regardless, we tackle something we should have done 3 Octobermonths ago: The history of Halloween. We also have 5 classic Halloween traditions to provide the origin stories to. It’s not really spooky, but it is a fun time. Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and…

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A PG Look at X Rated Movies (NSFW)

A PG Look at X Rated Movies (NSFW)

In this episode, we explore, “a PG look at X-rated movies.” If you’re a young listener, I would steer clear of this episode. We keep it clean as much as we can, but the subject material still won’t be for all ages. With that out of the way, we’ll go through the history of adult films, how they get made, and why people are so squeamish about the industry. Will Nick be able to avoid all of the accidental innuendos?…

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Where do Memes Come From? (w/ Jacorey and Arthur)

Where do Memes Come From? (w/ Jacorey and Arthur)

In this episode, we explore, “Where do memes come from?” Please welcome back Jacorey and Arthur back to the show for the THIRD TIME! Little known fact: Arthur is actually a memelord. Yes, we were able to snag a bonafide memelord for our show. So why not learn about the history of memes and how to make a successful meme? Join us in learning and laugh along the way! Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never…

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Turn the Radio Off?

Turn the Radio Off?

listen on iTunes In this episode, we explore some of the questions our listeners asked us about the world of radio. We’ll skip through a quick history of radio, and move right on to how it works in the world today. Jon’s our quasi-expert on this subject matter, will he finally contribute valuable information to an episode?! Join us in finding out and laughing along the way! Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to…

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Where did Scary Stories Come From?

Where did Scary Stories Come From?

In this episode, we explore the question “Where did scary stories come from?” We explore the evolution of those stories that make you afraid of the dark. We talk about the very first documented ghost story and some how connect it to the creepypastas of today! It’s also a surprisingly musical episode, I guess we were just feeling the Halloween spirit… Join us in learning about what goes bump in the night and laughing along the way! Every week on…

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Why is the Levi Blue?

Why is the Levi Blue?

In this episode, we explore the question “Why is the Levi blue?” We explore the surprisingly rich history of blue jeans. A new redundant phrase like “ATM Machine” is introduced. What color were Levi Strauss’s jeans originally? Listen and find out! Learn about those blue things on your legs while laughing along the way! Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and…

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