Astonishing Legends

Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess

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Scott and Forrest have been called the 'Click and Clack of esoterica' by their listeners. Their mission is to take a look at legendary strange and unusual events from throughout history and interview people who've had close encounters with the unexpl...Show More
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47:35 | Nov 14th, 2014

Background: Amelia Earhart is one of the most famous aviators in the world and she flew into the history books in July of 1937 when she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, took off from Lae, Papua New ...Show More

darsynia recommended:

This is the definitive Earhart podcast--until Scott's collaboration comes out later this year! Bone up (no pun intended) on it here!

1:18:09 | Sep 12th, 2015

Background: On January 27, 1959, a group of outdoor enthusiasts, known as 'tourists' in Russia, consisting of seven men and two women, mostly students and graduates of the Ural Polytechnical Instit...Show More

ddtbagbabe recommended:

I read the book “Dead Mountain” so this was really just a recap. They did a nice job covering it though.

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2:02:23 | Nov 27th, 2014

Legend: Did Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan live short lives as castaways, or were they lost at sea after running out of fuel and ditching their Lockheed Electra 10E? Maybe they were taken prisoner, i...Show More

1:10:25 | Aug 29th, 2015

Background: While having lunch near the Los Alamos National Laboratory one day with the likes of Edward Teller, "father of the nuclear bomb" Nobel Prize winning physicist Enrico Fermi wondered out ...Show More

ddtbagbabe recommended:

I tried to listen to this, but when it comes to science I think I need to read it more than listen tonit

1:15:18 | Jul 7th, 2015

Legend: Pirate treasure?  English, French or Spanish military plunder? The secret Rosicrucian works of Sir Francis Bacon and therefore also the possible original missing folios of Shakespeare?  Or ...Show More

ddtbagbabe recommended:

I love Oak Island but after watching every episode of “the curse of oak island” I don’t feel like there is anything new here. I’m skipping t...Show More

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