The Strange

The Strange

The podcast by YouTubers Colorado Martini that finds strange and curious subjects you want to know more about. On The Strange Podcast, Colorado Martini brings subject matter experts to the table to discuss and find unusual and obscure destinations and subjects.

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May 17, 2021 57 min

Jennie Johnson from the podcast "The Ordinary, Extraordinary Cemetery" joins Colorado Martini in a discussion about the twin towns of Central City and Black Hawk, Colorado. We will discuss the history of the towns and their famous picturesque cemeteries. Jennie has done tons of research of the area and brings her expertise to the discussion. 

 

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We are joined by Darrel Nelson the Exhibits Director for Deadwood History, Inc. in Deadwood, South Dakota, which operates Deadwood's several history museums, including the Adams Museum. Darrel is an expert in Deadwood's wild west history and  talks to us about Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock, Al Swearingen and The Gem Saloon, Mr. Wu and Chinatown and more. Don't miss this eye-opening talk about the town...

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February 9, 2021 51 min

Brandon Alvis is a talented paranormal investigator and technician with a love for history and pursuer of truth. Brandon was the lead paranormal technician on the A&E T.V. show the “Ghost Hunters.” He also founded the American Paranormal Research Association (APRA). Brandon has investigated over 200 public and private locations with APRA, many of which bear historical significance. His many Investigations have included mental h...

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Today we will be talking about the red headed giants of the Lovelock Caves in the state of Nevada. For more than a century, a story has persisted about the skeletons of red-headed giants being found in the Lovelock Cave in northern Nevada. Famed Nevadan Piute Sarah Winnemucca first wrote an acclaimed book back in the late 1800’s. In this book she writes that the Paiutes waged a three-year war against a tribe of red-headed cannibals...

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You might have hear of Mercy Brown or Simon Whipple. Both thought to be vampires during the New England Vampire Panic. But did you know their cases have a tie with tuberculosis & vampires lore? More than 200 years after the hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials, another hysteria struck New England. It was the fear of vampires. During the 19th century, the spread of tuberculosis claimed the lives of entire families in Rhode Island,...

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Just off the northeastern shore of the Bronx and western edge of Long Island Sound, you can find Hart Island, New York. Hart Island is the home of approximately one-million people. But there is one catch. They are all dead. And the local government prefers you know nothing about it. Then there is the mysteriously abandoned North Brother Island that has its own alarming history that still haunts New York City today. In this episode ...

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On this episode of The Strange we talk about two different attacks on Washington D.C. First, we will talk about 911 and my traumatic story of how I was across the street from the Pentagon that faithful day. We will also talk about the British invasion of Washington D.C. in 1814. And the strange theory that a huge freak storm drove them out of Washington D.C. Were they the victims of The Little Ice Age?

In addition, we will define ...

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January 2, 2021 1946 min

The Strange Podcast and YouTube Talk Show starts the new year with the topic of Typhoid Mary and Cemetery Wandering as a hobby. We will talk with YouTuber Meg from U.S. Graves about her cemetery wandering and what she learned about Typhoid Mary. She will tell us where Mary Mallon (aka Typhoid Mary) is buried. And how she was quarantined for life on North Brother Island, New York for years.

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