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The Paranoid Strain

Nov 17, 2020

Finally, we come to the end of our epic political conspiracy series, taking on the legacy of the happy conspiracist, Ronald Reagan. Not only is his name nearly synonymous with America in the '80s, but he's also the figure who, more than anything, overcame his conspiracist leanings to develop a persona and reputation...


Nov 3, 2020

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We're back after only 1 week with some piping hot content for you to listen to in your interminable voter lines on this historic Tuesday. This one's a QUICK HIT about the conspiracies of the Trump era--and some of them weren't even promulgated by...


Oct 27, 2020

Must we already say goodbye to Nixon? Yes, alas. But we're sending him off with a barnburner of an episode. More Rick Perlstein! Less Barry Goldwater! More CREEP, Plumbers and infamous D.C. luxury hotels. Thanks as always for coming along for the journey. We'll be back in your ears sooner than you expect,...


Oct 13, 2020

Finally, we've reached the moment we've all been waiting for. Well, the moment that I've been waiting for: The Nixon portion of the proceedings. Here is where we begin sharing in earnest our interview with Rick Perlstein, preeminent chronicler of the rise of the conservative movement in the mid-20th century. We talk...


Sep 29, 2020

Back for round three, we're taking on three quick topics this time--the early nineteenth century's obsessions with the nefarious doings of the Masons, the mid-nineteenth century panic about Catholics overrunning our precious, lily-white Protestant republic, and the pre-WWII anti-semitic fervor that frankly couldn't...