The Strange Sessions

The Strange Sessions

Podcasting the Strange to the World

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February 18, 2024 136 mins
It’s FINALLY the Season 8 premiere!!!  This episode features the topic that won the poll on The Strangers Facebook page…tunnels!! There is FAR more going on below our feet than anyone realizes. What’s all down there? What are they used for? What are some of the conspiracy theories around them? And are they haunted? In this episode, Krista and Kurt gear up and head down the topic of tunnels! And, as always, a taste-test and listener...
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We know it's been a while since you folks heard from us, so here is a special Skype end-of-season wrap-up episode for you!

We are looking back at the past season and looking ahead to things we would like to do in the next season. Also, Kurt looks into whether or not The Simpsons are predicting the future, and Krista looks into the story of who the mysterious biggest purchaser of glitter is. 

See you in a few weeks for Season 8!!!

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In this Christmas episode, Krista and Kurt are once again joined by special guest co-host Kory Konecny!

In this episode, Krista looks at the pagan origins of Christmas, Kory looks into the fascinating story of The Oakville Blobs, and Kurt looks into the story of the haunted Raynham Hall and its famous ghost photograph.

And, as always, a taste-test and listener questions!

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In the Season 7 finale, Krista and Kurt are once again joined by special guest co-host Kory Konecny!  

Kory and Kurt tackle the bizarre internet mystery of Lake City Quiet Pills and its rabbit hole of sketchy websites, mercenaries, hidden messages, and possible assassinations. And Krista looks at the Khamar Daban Incident, the mysterious deaths of a group of Russian hikers.

And, as alw...

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*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 24:15. In September of 2014, 38-year-old Aaron Hedges went hunting with two friends in the Crazy Mountains of Montana. Aaron became separated from his friends, and despite having a cell phone and a radio for communication, no word was heard from Aaron. Two years later, his remains were found in a location close to a ranch. In this “Missing 411 Spotlight” episode, Krista and Kurt look into the...
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*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 19:00. It’s another Listener Suggestions episode!  In this one, we look at the strange tales of the Nahanni Valley of Canada (better known as The Valley of Headless Men), weirdness around Huntland, Tennessee, and the series of bizarre phone calls placed to Gary Sudbrink in the 90’s.  And, as always, a taste-test and we answer listener questions!

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October 22, 2023 156 mins
*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 24:50. Throughout their long history, dolls have been perpetually linked with the paranormal and magic. In this episode, Krista and Kurt look at dolls and their attachment to the paranormal, and dive into the stories of some of the most famous haunted dolls from around the world. And, as always, a taste test and listener questions!
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NOTE - The topic discussion starts at 16:45. In the conclusion of last week's episode, Krista, Kurt, and guest co-hosts Mark and Rhonda Zahn discuss their 2005 investigation at JFK Prep and talk about their evidence, including over 20 possible EVPs that were captured.  There *may* have also been an EVP captured while we were recording this episode! See if you can hear it. Also, a taste-test and we answer an intriguing listener ques...

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*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 14:53. Nestled inland a few miles from the western coast of Lake Michigan lies the small, quaint village of St. Nazianz, Wisconsin.  Passing through the small community, a person might not even know that they are in what is said to be one of the most haunted towns in the Midwest!  Stories abound of the town being founded by a mystical cult, of the curse that supposedly follows the town, and o...

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*NOTE* - This is a Side Sessions preview! It was recorded last year and was previously only available for our Ko-Fi subscribers. Krista and Kurt will be back in two weeks with a new episode!   One of the biggest movie hits of 1981 was a star-studded action/adventure/comedy called "The Cannonball Run", about an illegal road race from New York to California for a million dollar prize. What some people don't know is that the movie was...

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September 10, 2023 124 mins

*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 15:15. It’s another Strange Stories episode! In this episode, Krista and Kurt read tons of spooky/weird true stories from Reddit and other sites! Are they 100% true? Who knows. But they’re awesome. And there are a lot of “Nopes”. And, as always, a taste-test and listener questions! 

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On June 30, 1908, something exploded over the forests near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Siberia, flattening an estimated 80 million trees over an area of 830 square miles. And in August of 1590, John White sailed back from England to the family and friends he had left behind at Roanoke, only to find no trace of the colony or its inhabitants.  In this episode, Krista and Kurt look ...

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*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 22:55. It’s another Listener Suggestions episode, looking at three stories that listeners have asked about. This time we are looking at the strange tale of Doveland, Wisconsin, a town that supposedly vanished, the mysterious circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Joanna Lopez in Chicago in the 1980s, and the bizarre tale of Arizona’s Stardust Ranch! And, as always, a taste-test and we...
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July 30, 2023 147 mins
It’s this season’s Listener Stories episode! Holy cow, you guys really came through! We have 13 stories and 6 voicemails full of ghosts, creatures, synchronicities, premonitions, and all sorts of strangeness. And as always, there’s a taste-test and we answer listener questions.
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July 16, 2023 133 mins
It’s another My Favorite Mini-Mystery! In this episode, Krista and Kurt are joined by first-time guest co-host Aaron. Kurt and Aaron discuss and play on-site audio from their visit to Holy Hill, Wisconsin! Ghosts, Goatman, Bear-Wolves, haunted cemeteries, and a haunted pub…it’s all here! And, as always, a taste-test and listener questions!
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It’s another Missing 411 spotlight episode! On November 15, 2015, 82-year old Tom Messick went out hunting with some friends and family. When the time came for the group to meet up and head home, Tom never showed up. Despite numerous searches, and Tom having an extensive background in survival and hunter safety, not a single trace of Tom or his equipment has ever been found. Also, a deep-dive into the bizarre tale of a lost boy and...
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*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 20:52 Throughout history, there have been reports of people who see their surroundings change for a brief moment into that of the past or the future, and there have been reports of people who stop at a diner or gas station, only to go back to the location and discover that it never existed.  In this episode, Krista and Kurt look at the fascinating topic of time slips and phantom diners!  And,...

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*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 16:27. It’s grown in leaps and bounds over the last few years, it’s all over the news right now, and people can’t decide whether it’s going to save the world or destroy it.  In this episode, Krista and Kurt look at artificial intelligence, it’s history, it’s problems, and A.I.’s place in the paranormal world. 

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*NOTE* - The topic discussion starts at 19:23 It’s another My Favorite Mini-Mystery episode!! In this episode, Krista and Kurt look at some cool local hauntings. Krista looks at Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel, and Kurt looks at a few locations around Fond du Lac.  Also, a fun Strange Sessions first!!!!  And, as always, a taste-test and listener questions!!! 

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It’s another Strange States episode!  This time, Krista and Kurt are looking at creatures and hauntings from The Lone Star State, Texas! It’s all here, from weird donkey-ladies to ghostly pep rallies to eyeball-forking caramel killers.  And, as always, a taste-test and listener questions! 

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