Deadwood South Dakota and Its Historical Wild West Characters

One of our favorite places to visit is Deadwood, South Dakota. Between the history and many things to do, we always enjoy our stay. In this episode of The Strange, we are joined by Darrel Nelson the Exhibits Director for Deadwood History, Inc. in Deadwood, South Dakota. We will talk about Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock, Al Swearingen and The Gem Saloon, Mr. Wu and Chinatown and more. Click player to listen to this eye-opening talk about the town’s real-life characters that were featured in HBO® Deadwood. Continue reading Deadwood South Dakota and Its Historical Wild West Characters

An Evening with TV Show Ghost Hunters Star Brandon Alvis

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 hospitals, prisons, military bases, well-known murder sites, cemeteries, and private homes. As well as famous sites such as Alcatraz, Preston Castle, and the South Pittsburgh Hospital. We spent the evening with Brandon, discussing investigations, his thoughts on the recent trends in paranormal investigations, and new tech in the ghost hunting field. Continue reading An Evening with TV Show Ghost Hunters Star Brandon Alvis

Lost Giant Cannibals of Lovelock Caves Nevada

For more than a century, a story has persisted about the skeletons 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. The Piute Native Americans are said to have trapped, then killing, the last of these red-haired giants inside lovelock cave. Continue reading Lost Giant Cannibals of Lovelock Caves Nevada

New England Vampire Lore & It’s Connection with Tuberculosis

New England Vampire Lore & It’s Connection with Tuberculosis. Archaeologists have found graves of bodies that have been disturbed by locals that believe in vampires. Thinking it would stop the spread of tuberculosis. Continue reading New England Vampire Lore & It’s Connection with Tuberculosis

Two Historical Stories About Washington

On this episode of The Strange podcast and Talk Show, we talk two different stories about Washington. First, we will talk about my own story of how I was across the street from the Pentagon on a fateful day. We will also talk about the British coming into Washington in 1814. And the strange theory that a huge freak storm drove them out of Washington. Were they the victims of The Little Ice Age? Continue reading Two Historical Stories About Washington

New York’s Abandoned Islands & Hospitals

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 … Continue reading New York’s Abandoned Islands & Hospitals

Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

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 a word that has recently entered many individual’s vocabulary. The word is “insurrection.” What does that word really mean? And why did President Biden use the word when he addressed the United States on January 6, 2021? Continue reading Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

The Strange Podcast

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. We love talking about hidden, strange and haunted history. The podcast that brings stories alive and to forefront in an intriguing and interesting matter. … Continue reading The Strange Podcast

Typhoid Mary – Her Story and Island Prison

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. Continue reading Typhoid Mary – Her Story and Island Prison