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Strange Country

Beth and Kelly, librarians and storytellers


Welcome to Strange Country, a podcast devoted to bizarre, surreal and extraordinary stories that make America the weird place it is. Co-hosts Kelly and Beth are former newspaper reporters turned school librarians who have always had a soft spot for a...Show More


1:03:16 | Mar 29th, 2018

They were told it was safe. They were told it put a bloom their cheeks as these young teens and women dipped their radium-coated paintbrushes into their mouths to get the point just right on the watch...Show More

1:05:28 | May 21st

In the 1950s, in an attempt to stay ahead of the Soviets, the CIA led mind-control experiments to see if we could break someone's brain. Who knew that only a coronavirus and a reality-tv-host-turned-p...Show More
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1:03:50 | May 7th

This week we will scare the shit out of you. Ah Dash Hounds, if our stories of strange, ghostly things never made your shoulder hair stand up, how about the idea that vaccines can take a really long t...Show More

50:47 | Apr 30th

Don't drink bleach. That seems obvious like along the lines of don't go swimming when there's lightning or run for president when you have no interest in governing. But yet countless cleaning products...Show More

59:39 | Apr 23rd

America's "doctors" don't seem to be dispensing the best advice during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Oz says opening up schools is appetizing. Dr. Phil says more people die crashing cars into swimming...Show More
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