The Swerve Podcast

The Swerve Podcast

The Swerve Podcast is three random dudes on a mission to understand everything in the universe one obscure topic at a time.

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May 5, 2021 107 min

“The Battle of Los Angeles” was a massive anti-aircraft barrage that lit the skies of Los Angeles, California with artillery fire from late February 24 to early February 25, 1942.

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At the time, tensions were high in the United States due to a recent Japanese Navy's attack on Pearl Harbor and “the bombardment of Ellwood” one day prior near Santa Barbara. The city was prepared to defend against anything.

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To date, no threat...

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The S.S. Cotopaxi was associated with a mysterious disappearance near the Bermuda Triangle on route to Havana, Cuba in 1925. The Cotopaxi is also associated with an ALLEGED ghost ship reappearance near Cuba in 2015…

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The S.S. Cotopaxi gained further popular attention due to the 1977 film, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, in which the ship was featured in the Gobi Desert, set there by extraterrestrials.

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Due to the aforem...

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April 16, 2021 53 min

The last post-swerve.

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"The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

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After much deliberation, we have decided to implement several changes to the podcast to enable all three of us to continue working on the project. Unfortunately, we will need to reduce the amount of...

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“Charlie Zelenoff” is the self-proclaimed greatest boxer of all time. He gained notoriety through viral internet“boxing” videos, in which Zelenoff would challenge random individuals in gyms or aerobics rooms to spar, then unexpectedly assault them with a series of swift sucker-punches.

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In a nutshell, Charlie Zelenoff has basically been assaulting individuals at Planet Fitness for over a decade.

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To date, Charlie Zelenoff cla...

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April 9, 2021 34 min

Envy outlines a novel strategy (Swerve-chug?) to increase subscribers.

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Poltergeists are a type of paranormal event, usually associated with a feeling of mayhem or malevolence, a degree of anarchy, or mischievous in nature. - Typical occurrences during poltergeists can include (but are not limited to) events such as: (1) Physical disturbances, such as the movement of objects or destruction of items. (2) Electric disturbances, such as lights flickering, turning on and off of appliances, etc. (...
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April 2, 2021 43 min

Magnum has stopped sitting.

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The “Denver Airport” opened in 1995, sixteen-months behind schedule and approximately $2 billion dollars over budget. - Featuring unique architecture resembling the Rocky Mountains, the Denver airport has emerged at the heart of a variety of obscure claims and conspiracy theories. - The airport has been alleged to function as a secret underground military bunker or safe-house for global elites. It is also associated with se...
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March 26, 2021 46 min

We discuss why "becoming a really fast pig" is the goal of life.

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“Pine Gap” is a jointly operated Australian and American satellite surveillance base located in central Australia, near the town of Alice Springs.

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The facility is crucial for the collection of signals intelligence, ballistic missile launch warnings, targeting nuclear weapons, and battlefield intelligence. Pine Gap can only be accessed through special clearance protocols and can only be viewed with via air (without clearance).

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March 19, 2021 47 min

One of us is extremely rude, inconsiderate, and immature (allegedly). Also, Magnum's mic is wrecked for this one, apologies for the audio quality!

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The “Wendigo” is a monstrous, malevolent cryptid that pursues human flesh at all costs. Folklore, traditional knowledge, and even some alleged “modern-day” sightings of the Wendigo have caused people to speculate this creature could be more than mere myth. - This evil mythical creature is based in the northern forests of Nova Scotia, the East Coast of Canada, and the Great Lakes regions. Sightings are still reported to this day...
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March 12, 2021 62 min

A YouTube comment stirs up controversy and upsets Dragon.

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“Simo Hayha” was a fearless Finnish military sniper known as the “White Death” during the 1939-40 Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union. - Estimations vary, but Simo Hayha has been attributed between 300-800 kills during a 100-day period, while fighting on the frontlines in the harsh, frozen (-20 to -40 Celsius), Finnish terrain. - Simo Hayha NEVER used a scope when sniping (wtf!?) and employed a set of unique bat...
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March 5, 2021 55 min

Envy's wedding is "cancelled" and the wrath of his former moustache remerges. 

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“Alex Jones” hosts The Alex Jones Show and is a well-known conspiracy theorist. He also is associated with several prominent websites including Infowars, NewsWars, and PrisonPlanet.

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Over the years, Jones has been at the heart of a plethora of controversial claims associated with the Oklahoma City bombings, the 1969 Moon landings, September 11th attacks, Bohemian Grove, and Sandy Hook (among others).

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Jones’ unique presentati...

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February 26, 2021 35 min

Magnum's eye froze shut walking the streets of Canada.

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“Rebecca Zahau” was found hanging – her hands and feet bound by red rope, mouth gagged, and completely nude – over a balcony at Spreckels Mansion in Coronado California on July 13, 2011. - Her case is nuanced, complex, and full of unanswered questions. - Two days before her bizarre death, Max Shacknai (Rebecca’s boyfriend’s son) suffered a serious accident under Zahau’s care, and later passed away on July 16, 2011. Max was ...
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February 19, 2021 44 min

Envy's moustache complains about things for most of the episode.

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The “Philadelphia Experiment” was allegedly a military project involving the USS Eldridge DE-173 destroyer, in which invisibility cloaking, teleportation of the vessel, and other uncanny events occurred.

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In 1955, Morris K. Jessup (an author, astronomer, and ufologist) received letters from Carlos M. Allen, who claimed he witnessed bizarre secret military operations during WWII at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. These claims we...

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