Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories
The truth is rarely the best story.

May 27 • 51 min
When a major earthquake hit the Caribbean in 2010, conspiracy theorists started studying the skies—noting peculiar low-frequency wavelengths. Between environmental catastrophes, a failed NASA mission, and government mind control technologies, HAARP’s…
May 20 • 52 min
After his sudden death in 1943, Nikola Tesla never saw his plans for an earth-shaking death ray to fruition. But in the late 1980s, it’s possible the government did. Switching hands from major gas corporations to U.S. Department of Defense teams, the High…
Introducing FAMOUS FATES: FALLS FROM GRACE, A Parcast Original Series!
May 14 • 15 min
Famous Fates is back with a brand new season, titled Falls From Grace! Join hosts Carter and Vanessa as they return to examine some of the most accomplished—and controversial—people to ever live. You’ll discover what drove these history-makers to be so…
The Business Plot Pt. 2
May 13 • 43 min
After General Butler’s claims were heard by the Special Committee on Un-American Activities in 1934, he was called a liar and a fraud. But others believed the respected General’s testimony was authentic, and the Committee may have been in on the fascist…
The Business Plot Pt. 1
May 6 • 44 min
In the 1930s, many felt that Franklin Delano Roosevelt’’s New Deal program erred too far on the side of socialism. A former U.S. General was subsequently roped into a plan to overthrow FDR in an attempt to establish a new fascist regime.
Adolf Hitler Pt. 2
Apr 29 • 46 min
Demonic possession, alien technology, and a secret base in Antarctica—it all seems like the stuff of science fiction. But for many, it’s the explanation for how Adolf Hitler rose to power…and how he might have survived World War II.
NEW: Adolf Hitler Pt. 1
Apr 22 • 42 min
We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Conspiracy Theories today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. Many have wondered how someone as evil as Adolf Hitler came to power. Between his…
Nibiru Pt. 2
Apr 15 • 46 min
After publishing his books in the 1970s, followers of Zecharia Sitchin began to search for clues that the inhabitants of Nibiru actually visited Earth. Some even claim that Nibiru was tied to the Mayan Apocalypse theory—and that future contact with the…
Nibiru Pt. 1
Apr 8 • 44 min
In the 1970s, author and researcher Zecharia Sitchin discovered the prospect of an additional planet in our solar system called Nibiru. After a close examination of ancient Sumerian texts, Sitchin wrote a series of books to prove that the ancient people…
Parcast Classic: Operation Paperclip Pt. 1
Apr 1 • 49 min
Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we’re excited to share one of our classic episodes…
Project MKUltra Pt. 2
Mar 25 • 52 min
Dr. Sidney Gottlieb ran the CIA’s mind control program up until the 1970s without the public’s knowledge. He may have even ordered hits on his employees to keep the project under wraps. But some still believe sub-projects under MKUltra’s heading may have…
Project MKUltra Pt. 1
Mar 18 • 54 min
During the height of the Cold War, the United States scrambled to compete with the Soviets. As paranoia over espionage and mind control festered, the C.I.A. decided to create their own “Special Interrogation” Program that inevitably led to testing…
The Technological Singularity Pt. 2
Mar 11 • 47 min
We’ve made enormous strides in the development of intelligent machines. But officially, the Technological Singularity is a long way off. Some computer scientists even think it will never happen. But some theories suggest that it could actually play out—or…
The Technological Singularity Pt. 1
Mar 4 • 44 min
Technologies exist today that could lay the groundwork for the development of fully conscious artificial intelligence. It begs the question: could our own technology replace us as the dominant intelligent species on Earth?
Bohemian Grove Pt. 2
Feb 26 • 46 min
Paganism. Human sacrifice. A “New World Order.” The Bohemian Club has been accused of plenty since its founding in 1872. But what’s really happening in the depths of Bohemian Grove? And why don’t they want the world to know?
Conspiracy Theories Rewind: Are Diamonds Really Rare? Pt. 1
Feb 23 • 46 min
On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Conspiracy Theories that you might have missed! Diamonds are considered one of the world’s most valuable gemstones. But what if their prices are high due to brilliant marketing…
Bohemian Grove Pt. 1
Feb 19 • 46 min
Deep in the heart of the redwood forests is a 2,700-acre plot of land called the Bohemian Grove, home to an exclusive, secret gentleman’s fraternity known as the “Bohemian Club.” Each July, the club hosts a two-week festival that could be described as a…
The Phantom Dark Age Pt. 2
Feb 12 • 46 min
In the late 1980s, historical revisionist, Heribert Illig recognized a massive discrepancy in our calendar. Illig began to construct his Phantom Time Hypothesis in an effort to prove that Otto III fabricated 297 years of history, therefore explaining why…
The Phantom Dark Age Pt. 1
Feb 5 • 46 min
In the year 1000 CE, Otto III and Pope Sylvester II met to discuss their plans on how to emulate the Second Coming of Christ. Their meeting may have resulted in a 297 year jump that immediately placed them in the new millennium…meaning we may not be…
The Great Airship Mystery Pt. 2
Jan 29 • 47 min
After thousands of witnesses reported mysterious airship sightings across the continental United States in the late 1890s, three major conspiracy theories arose—offering three very different explanations.
Conspiracy Theories Rewind: Reverse Engineering Pt. 1
Jan 26 • 43 min
On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Conspiracy Theories that you might have missed! It’s a conspiracy theory dating back to 1947, about the U.S. Government developing bits and pieces of technology from crashed…
The Great Airship Mystery Pt. 1
Jan 22 • 46 min
Between November 1896 and May 1897, thousands of mysterious flying objects were spotted across the continental U.S. All that remains of the official story are the newspaper articles. But were they part of the cover-up?
Government Poisoned Alcohol Pt. 2
Jan 15 • 52 min
By Christmas 1926, New York City hospitals were flooded with those suffering from alcohol poisoning. As medical examiners began to investigate the rising death toll, they deduced that the consumed moonshine contained poisonous ingredients that could only…
Government Poisoned Alcohol Pt. 1
Jan 8 • 52 min
Between 1920 and 1933, it was illegal to make, sell, or transport alcohol in the United States. Bootleggers and rum-runners, funded by gangsters, flooded the United States with alcohol. When the government still couldn’t get people to stop drinking…
Best of 2019: Watergate Pt. 2
Jan 1 • 54 min
Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: Richard Nixon resigned on August 9th, 1974, but Watergate was far from over. The scandal spawned a number of bizarre and mysterious conspiracy theories.
Best of 2019: Watergate Pt. 1
Dec 25, 2019 • 59 min
Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: On June 17th, 1972, five men were caught breaking into the offices of the DNC at the Watergate Complex in Washington D.C. Over the next two years, journalists and congressional investigators…
Dorothy Kilgallen Pt. 2
Dec 18, 2019 • 52 min
Did Dorothy Kilgallen really die from an accidental overdose? Or was the famous journalist murdered because of information she uncovered during her investigation into JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald’s assassinations?
Dorothy Kilgallen Pt. 1
Dec 11, 2019 • 47 min
She was an American journalist and T.V. personality who died while investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The official cause of death was a lethal combination of alcohol and barbiturates. Did Dorothy Kilgallen die from her own…
Remote Viewing Pt. 2
Dec 4, 2019 • 41 min
Not everyone is so convinced that the CIA terminated Stargate Project in 1995 because remote viewing wasn’t working. All of which posit that Stargate Project found out too much information—not too little.
Remote Viewing Pt. 1
Nov 27, 2019 • 42 min
Is the human mind capable of seeing far off places or objects without needing to be physically there? The CIA claims their scientific attempts to prove its existence failed. But not everybody agrees.
Flat Earth Pt. 2
Nov 20, 2019 • 51 min
In 1838, Samuel Birley Rowbotham waded into the shallow waters of England’s Old Bedford River to conduct an experiment. His findings would conclude, according to him, that the Earth was flat. His teachings have since sparked a movement of believers called…
Flat Earth Pt. 1
Nov 13, 2019 • 43 min
For as long as humans have believed the Earth was round, there have been skeptics. But could Aristotle, Magellan, NASA and over 2,000 years of historical beliefs all be wrong?
William Shakespeare Pt. 2
Nov 6, 2019 • 51 min
If William of Stratford never received a proper education, how could he have written such learned plays? Historians have their own ideas, providing possible explanations about the person—or people—behind the pen.
William Shakespeare Pt. 1
Oct 30, 2019 • 44 min
Many historians believe William Shakespeare is the greatest playwright who ever lived. Many don’t—citing theories of theft to explain his library of work.
Amelia Earhart Pt. 2
Oct 23, 2019 • 49 min
What would have been a historic global circumnavigation in 1937, turns into the disappearance of one of the world’s greatest pilots. But not everyone is convinced by the “facts” surrounding the crash.
Amelia Earhart Pt. 1
Oct 16, 2019 • 50 min
A record-breaking aviatrix who became a symbol for adventure vanishes in 1937. During an ambitious global circumnavigation, Amelia and her navigator fell prey to technical difficulties and crashed into the ocean. But not everyone is convinced that this…
Elvis Presley Pt. 2
Oct 9, 2019 • 50 min
Did the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll kick the bucket due to a drug overdose? Or did an out of shape—past his prime—lonely rockstar intentionally find his way out of the spotlight?
Elvis Presley
Oct 2, 2019 • 49 min
Elvis Presley was one of the most successful musicians of all time and was one of the most famous men on the planet at the time of his death in 1977, at the young age of 42. But some question the official story of his passing and claim instead that the…
The Georgia Guidestones Pt. 2
Sep 25, 2019 • 44 min
For nearly four decades, locals and tourists have wondered at the purpose behind the bizarre granite slabs that sit on a hill in Elbert County, Georgia. Though they may just be the passion project of an eccentric rich man, the instructions that are…
The Georgia Guidestones
Sep 18, 2019 • 46 min
A bizarre monument made of granite and bearing a list of instructions for humanity’s survival exists on a hill in Georgia. While these Guidestones may just be an eccentric project of an anonymous man with too much time and money, there has long been a…
Ancient Astronauts Pt. 2
Sep 11, 2019 • 53 min
The Great pyramid of Giza. The Nazca Lines. The Moai Statues of Easter Island. Long considered engineering feats of ancient civilizations, there are some theories that are still discussed today that these ancient monuments may be the work of…
Ancient Astronauts
Sep 4, 2019 • 49 min
The ancient world proved itself capable of remarkable feats of construction. Thousands of years later, historians and archeologists are still unsure of how such marvels were constructed. As our understanding of the capabilities of ancient empires as…
Watergate Pt. 2
Aug 28, 2019 • 54 min
Richard Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974, but Watergate was far from over. The scandal spawned a number of bizarre and mysterious conspiracy theories, linking the break-in and Nixon’s administration to the kidnapping of an attorney general’s wife, the…
Aug 21, 2019 • 59 min
On June 17th 1972, 5 men were caught breaking into the offices of the DNC at the Watergate Complex in Washington D.C. Over the next two years, journalists and congressional investigators worked to expose the White House’s involvement and cover-up of the…
Priory of Sion & The Holy Grail Pt. 2
Aug 14, 2019 • 51 min
In 1885, French priest Bérenger Saunière discovered a pair of ancient scrolls hidden in the altar of his church. Soon after, he became mysteriously wealthy. Could he have uncovered evidence of a secret church order known as the Priory of Sion and the Holy…
Priory of Sion & The Holy Grail
Aug 7, 2019 • 53 min
The early days of the Catholic church were plagued by dissent, infighting, and uncertainty. After centuries of arguments about the nature of Jesus Christ, a cohesive Christian Bible finally emerged. But was it really the word of God, and if not, could a…
Chappaquiddick & Senator Ted Kennedy Pt. 2
Jul 31, 2019 • 49 min
In the summer of 1969, Senator and Presidential hopeful Ted Kennedy crashed his car into a pond on Chappaquiddick Island and killed his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne. The fallout of the incident and Kennedy’s suspicious would haunt his political career for…
Chappaquiddick & Senator Ted Kennedy
Jul 24, 2019 • 49 min
On July 18th, 1969, Ted Kennedy, the youngest son of Joseph Kennedy Sr., drove his car off of a single lane bridge into a pond, resulting in the death of his female passenger. He wouldn’t report the accident for ten hours, and in doing so set the scene…
The Denver Airport Pt. 2
Jul 17, 2019 • 43 min
The Denver International Airport is the largest airport in the United States. Since it opened in 1995, the weird art and unanswered questions about the construction have led to all manner of conspiracies about secret bunkers, sinister societies, and…
The Denver Airport
Jul 10, 2019 • 42 min
In 1995, the Denver International Airport opened 16 months over schedule and nearly 2 billion dollars over budget. In the nearly 25 years since, all manner of conspiracies have plagued the airport, centered around the weird art, unusual architecture, and…
Operation Mockingbird Pt. 2
Jul 3, 2019 • 46 min
Officially, Operation Mockingbird was a brief wiretap of two journalists in the early 1960s. But there has long been a conspiracy that Mockingbird was really a much broader endeavor that involved some of the most prominent journalists of the 20th century.…
Operation Mockingbird
Jun 26, 2019 • 50 min
In the fallout of the Watergate scandal, a number of the CIA’s black ops operations were revealed to the public in the early 1950s. Among them was a decades old operation that saw CIA agents using journalists, both domestic and foreign, to gather…
The Crack Epidemic Pt. 2
Jun 19, 2019 • 61 min
Over the past three decades, more and more details about the US government’s involvement in cocaine trafficking have trickled into the public eye. With each new revelation, it starts to look less like the Reagan administration was merely complicit in the…
The Crack Epidemic
Jun 12, 2019 • 48 min
In the 1980s, a super-potent new form of cocaine swept through the streets of America, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. At the same time, the Reagan administration was doing business with drug traffickers all over Latin America, and turning a…
The North American Union Pt. 2
Jun 5, 2019 • 50 min
In 2007, a lone conspiracy theorist proposed that the greatest threat to American sovereignty wasn’t a foreign enemy, or even a rising dictator - it was the North American Union, a secret plot to unite the US, Canada, and Mexico into one super-country.…
The North American Union
May 29, 2019 • 43 min
In the mid-2000s, rumors began to circulate that President George W. Bush, Mexico’s President Vicente Fox, and Canada’s Prime Minister Paul Martin were conspiring to fuse their borders, currencies, and policies. The new super nation would be called the…
The Cancer Cure Pt. 2
May 22, 2019 • 51 min
If a cure for cancer was discovered, millions of lives would be saved - and billions of dollars would be lost by the pharmaceutical companies that manufacture chemotherapy drugs. How far would Big Pharma go to protect their profits? Sponsors! BetterHelp -…
The Cancer Cure
May 15, 2019 • 51 min
Since its founding in 1906, the Food & Drug Administration has been responsible for protecting the health and safety of American consumers. But some worry the FDA might be doing more harm than good, especially when it comes to one of the most fatal…
The Sinking of Atlantis Pt. 2
May 8, 2019 • 54 min
Atlantis has captivated scholars and theorists for generations. It’s potential existence presents an existential question for every modern society. Will advanced technology save us in the face of overwhelming peril? Finding Atlantis could be the key to…
The Sinking of Atlantis
May 1, 2019 • 51 min
A legend, used as a political allegory by the ancient philosopher Plato. But over the centuries, countless amateur historians and archaeologists have asserted that the lost island really existed - and one of them may have actually located it. Parcasters -…
The Lincoln Assassination Pt. 2
Apr 24, 2019 • 53 min
When Union troops cornered John Wilkes Booth in a remote barn after his assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, they were given strict orders to take him alive. However, Booth was shot to death, without provocation, dying before he could be…
The Lincoln Assassination
Apr 17, 2019 • 51 min
At the close of the Civil War in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was killed by a conspiracy of Confederate sympathizers led by actor John Wilkes Booth. But some contend that the conspiracy didn’t begin or end with Booth and his accomplices - someone much…
Operation Northwoods Pt. 2
Apr 10, 2019 • 50 min
In 1962, the CIA proposed staging a false flag operation to drum up public support for a war on Cuba. Officially, this plan never went into effect. But some believe a plan based on Operation Northwoods was carried out nearly 40 years later, on September…
Operation Northwoods
Apr 3, 2019 • 51 min
In April 1959, Fidel Castro visited the White House to meet with Vice President Richard Nixon. By the end of the meeting, Nixon knew they would never be friends, but he couldn’t have imagined how formidable an enemy Castro would become. Parcasters -…
The AIDS Epidemic Pt. 2
Mar 27, 2019 • 48 min
While thousands of previously healthy people were suddenly falling ill and dying throughout the ’80s and ’90s, everyone was looking for answers. Some of these answers might be found in the resume of Robert Gallo, a U.S. military contractor who developed…
The AIDS Epidemic
Mar 20, 2019 • 42 min
In the late ’70s, a mysterious disease cropped up in the U.S. where healthy young people were suddenly dying and doctors couldn’t explain why. By the early 1980s, nearly 1000 U.S. citizens had died from AIDS. Some wonder if the U.S. government was…
The Moon Landing Pt. 2
Mar 13, 2019 • 43 min
Low-resolution footage. Shadows that don’t quite line up. Visible prop markers on rocks. If the 1969 moon landing was staged, it wasn’t done meticulously. Questions remain about the discrepancies in the photos and videos taken aboard the Apollo 11…
The Moon Landing
Mar 6, 2019 • 49 min
Half a billion viewers around the world tuned in to watch Neil Armstrong take his first steps on the moon’s surface in 1969. It was one of the greatest television moments in history - and many suggest Stanley Kubrick should have received a Best Director…
The Fate of Rudolph Hess Pt. 2
Feb 27, 2019 • 53 min
When a 93-year-old Nazi war criminal was found dead in Spandau Prison in 1987, some refused to believe the official verdict of suicide by hanging. Doctors were baffled that the weak, elderly prisoner had the strength to hang himself. The timing of Rudolph…
The Fate of Rudolph Hess
Feb 20, 2019 • 44 min
War criminal and powerful Nazi, Rudolf Hess, was sentenced to 50 years in prison at the Nuremberg Trials. In 1987, official reports agreed he died from suicide by hanging himself inside the Spandau Prison. However, Hess’ son claims he was murdered by the…
Roswell Pt. 2
Feb 13, 2019 • 45 min
What many thought was a weather balloon turned out to be a top-secret surveillance craft being used to spy on the Soviets. Surviving witnesses have all given different and contradictory versions of what happened, some more sensational than others.…
Feb 6, 2019 • 46 min
One morning in 1947 a rancher discovered debris on his property in Roswell, New Mexico. The debris didn’t look recognizable and the army was quickly called to the scene to declare it as a crashed weather balloon… but that’s not the only story. Many…
The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Pt. 2
Jan 30, 2019 • 42 min
April 4th, 1968 marks the day one of the most powerful public speakers and civil rights activists was tragically murdered by James Earl Ray. Many people believe, including some of Martin Luther King Jr.’s very own children, that the “lone” gunman didn’t…
The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan 21, 2019 • 47 min
James Earl Ray, a 40-year-old escaped convict, pleaded guilty to the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. He was sentenced to 99 years in prison without trial. But years later, Ray claimed he didn’t act alone. He was a mere pawn at the center of a…
Are Cell Phones Safe? Pt. 2
Jan 16, 2019 • 46 min
Pretty much everyone in the United States owns a cell phone today. Yet, they might be detrimental to our health. Some believe they can even be weaponized in the form of lasers, heat rays, and particle beams. The only major health study conducted to this…
Are Cell Phones Safe?
Jan 9, 2019 • 44 min
Cell phones are a ubiquitous element of society today. We use them for just about everything. In many ways, they are beneficial to a person’s well being. We set alarms on our smartphones to wake us up, and fall asleep watching videos or texting with…
The Manhattan Project Pt. 2
Dec 19, 2018 • 53 min
After the U.S. military dropped the first atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, the world roared with questions: what long-term health risks could atomic weapons carry? How did the Soviet Union build their own bomb so quickly? And did the…
The Manhattan Project
Dec 12, 2018 • 54 min
After the U.S. military dropped the first atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world roared with questions: what long-term health risks could atomic weapons carry? How did the Soviet Union build their own bomb so quickly? And did the Manhattan…
FEMA Death Camps Pt. 2
Dec 5, 2018 • 51 min
Is the agency known for helping the United States rebuild after natural disasters, actually responsible for the deaths of millions of people? The fear of FEMA “death” camps have deep implications for the future of the United States and the agency.…
FEMA Death Camps
Nov 28, 2018 • 47 min
FEMA, The Federal Emergency Management Agency, helps millions of people recover after a natural disaster. However, some say FEMA might not be the solution to disasters, but the cause of them. FEMA is alleged to have established hidden “death” camps for…
John F. Kennedy Pt. 2
Nov 21, 2018 • 57 min
Most Americans don’t believe the theory that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in Dallas, Texas in 1963. He must have been working for the Cubans or possibly the Soviets. Or was it an accident? Or was the US Government behind the most examined assassination…
John F. Kennedy
Nov 14, 2018 • 53 min
Lee Harvey Oswald is the sole person responsible for Kennedy’s assassination. Or is he? Many Americans think the government’s official story is flawed and Oswald didn’t act alone. Is there someone else out there responsible for JFK’s death? Sponsors!…
Vaccines Pt. 2
Nov 7, 2018 • 52 min
Vaccines are universally accepted and overwhelmingly deemed safe and effective by medical professionals today. Yet, controversy remains about what’s inside of them, who’s controlling them, and for what purpose? Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to…
Oct 31, 2018 • 54 min
These injections provide long-term, sometimes lifelong protection against a disease, but are there side-effects we don’t know about? Sponsors! Parcast - Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to our new podcast Kingpins!
Reverse Engineering Pt. 2
Oct 24, 2018 • 50 min
The Human Genome Project allowed us to understand the genetic blueprint of a human being. What could the reverse engineering of UFOs teach us about life beyond our world? Subscribe now to our new podcast HOSTAGE, featuring the riveting story of Patty…
Reverse Engineering
Oct 17, 2018 • 43 min
Nations routinely advance themselves by creating schematics from stolen or recovered technology. Could we be doing the same thing by reverse engineering alien spacecraft? Subscribe to our new show - Hostage - today! Sponsors! Parcast - Sign up for the…
New World Order Pt. 2
Oct 10, 2018 • 49 min
Is this organization planning to dominate the world through a sudden coup and implementing martial law? Are they using mass surveillance to bring us into a Brave New World scenario? Or has the takeover been so gradual over generations that nobody is aware…
New World Order
Oct 3, 2018 • 46 min
Were organizations like the United Nations, NATO, and The Warsaw Pact truly designed to prevent another world war? Or were these the first steps in the consolidation of power by the New World Order? Sponsors! Parcast - Sign up for the Parcast Monthly…
“Black Sox Scandal” Pt. 2
Sep 26, 2018 • 55 min
In 1919, eight members of the Chicago White Sox, including Shoeless Joe Jackson, were accused of throwing the World Series. But new evidence casts doubt on Jackson’s involvement. Was Shoeless Joe Jackson framed by mobster Arnold Rothstein? Or was this all…
“Black Sox Scandal”
Sep 19, 2018 • 43 min
In 1919, America had two favorite pastimes: baseball and corruption. The two coincided in 1919, when eight members of the Chicago White Sox were accused of conspiring with gamblers to intentionally lose the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds…but did they…
Oklahoma City Bombing Pt. 2
Sep 12, 2018 • 54 min
The 1995 Oklahoma City bombing carried out by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols was the deadliest act of domestic terrorism ever carried out by American citizens on their own country’s soil. Were they secretly funded by a middle eastern terrorist cell? Or…
Oklahoma City Bombing
Sep 5, 2018 • 52 min
Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols met in army basic training during the 1980s. In 1995, they would kill 168 innocent people when a bomb they constructed detonated outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building in Oklahoma City. Was McVeigh angry at the…
Genetically Modified Organisms Pt. 2
Aug 29, 2018 • 53 min
GMOs include foods that have been genetically modified or grown in labs. Some people claim scientists are distorting facts to silence the discoveries of non-GMO activists. Others say biotech companies are allowing dangerous products to be released to the…
Genetically Modified Organisms
Aug 22, 2018 • 46 min
GMOs include foods that have been genetically modified or grown in labs. Opponents claim that GMOs cause health issues, and harm the environment. Advocates insist they help safely and cheaply increase food supply and are more environmentally conscious.…
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Aug 15, 2018 • 50 min
This is a crossover episode with the hosts of Conspiracy Theories and Unexplained Mysteries. Listen to part two right after this episode on the Unexplained Mysteries feed. Less than one hour into its flight, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared from…
Marilyn Monroe Pt. 2
Aug 8, 2018 • 79 min
Officially, Marilyn Monroe died of suicide on August 5th, 1962. But in the last weeks of her life, the CIA, the FBI, the Mafia, labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, and possibly 20th Century-Fox were all surveilling Marilyn Monroe’s house. At the 56th…
Marilyn Monroe
Aug 1, 2018 • 68 min
Norma Jeane Mortenson adopted the name and persona of Marilyn Monroe when she began modelling as a teenager in Hollywood. She would become one of the most recognizable movie actresses of her time, but also have affairs with very famous and powerful men.…
Are Diamonds Really Rare? Pt. 2
Jul 25, 2018 • 50 min
Diamonds are considered to be the rarest and most valuable gemstone. Is that really true? Or is making diamonds appear more valuable than they actually are and monopolizing the diamond trade the first step in consolidating power to form a New World Order?
Are Diamonds Really Rare?
Jul 18, 2018 • 46 min
Diamonds are considered one of the world’s most valuable gemstones. But what if their prices are high due to brilliant marketing and supply monopoly tactics, not because of their rarity? And if that’s the case, are diamonds just a run-of-the-mill gemstone?
Freemasons Pt. 2
Jul 11, 2018 • 64 min
The Freemasons are seen as a secretive and elusive fraternal organization. But with their secrecy comes questions and theories. Do their ubiquitous landmarks and symbols reflect a secret link to Devil Worshippers? Why do they only recruit powerful…
Jul 4, 2018 • 56 min
Officially established in the late 1300s, the Freemasons were initially an oversight committee for other stonemasons in Europe. Over the years, their requirements and mission changed. From Founding Fathers to various U.S. presidents, many of the country’s…
Saturated Fat vs. Sugar Pt. 2
Jun 27, 2018 • 55 min
We now know that sugar plays a large role in the risk of developing heart disease. But this wasn’t always the case. Did the government know that sugar was the culprit all along? Or did the sugar industry finance specious studies to blame heart disease on…
Saturated Fat vs. Sugar
Jun 20, 2018 • 47 min
In 1980, the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines recommended Americans restrict their saturated fat intake to reduce their risk of heart disease. Since then, America’s obesity rate - a risk factor for heart disease - has sky-rocketed. Did the…
Men In Black Pt. 2
Jun 13, 2018 • 56 min
Who are the Men in Black? Are they are part of a shadow government designed to conceal alien activity on earth? Or are they part of the alien race, living among us on earth to learn our secrets. Or are they something else entirely?
Men In Black
Jun 6, 2018 • 60 min
The Men in Black are a secret organization that are believed to cover up UFO sightings and alien encounters. The government denies its existence, yet many citizens claimed to have encounter them. Are these people lonely souls looking for attention? Or is…
Operation Paperclip Pt. 2
May 30, 2018 • 48 min
After World War II, the U.S. and Soviet Union raced to capture top German scientists in order to utilize the advanced technology the Nazis had used during the war. The U.S. called this Operation Paperclip. But was Operation Paperclip really organized by…
Operation Paperclip
May 23, 2018 • 49 min
Following WWII, a secret CIA mission was put in place to recruit Germany’s top scientific minds in an effort to help America’s space and defense program stay ahead of the Soviets during the Cold War. What is the legacy of these Nazis in America? Did the…
Prison Industrial Complex Pt. 2
May 16, 2018 • 49 min
Did the CIA create the crack epidemic by planting the drug in the inner cities? Was the War on Drugs actually a pretense to attack and weaken black communities? Why does the U.S. have the highest incarceration rate in the developed world? And are…
Prison Industrial Complex
May 9, 2018 • 58 min
Over the past two decades, private prisons have increased exponentially to accommodate the rising incarceration rate. But many people wonder: Were the number of private prisons built as a response to the rising incarceration rate…or were they the cause of…
The Murder of Chandra Levy Pt. 2
May 2, 2018 • 45 min
The body of Chandra Levy was found over a year after her disappearance. After numerous missteps by investigators during the homicide investigation, it remains unsolved. Were the investigators covering for somebody? What could this D.C. intern have learned…
The Murder of Chandra Levy
Apr 25, 2018 • 42 min
Chandra Levy was a graduate student from the University of Southern California working at an internship in Washington D.C., when her life was tragically cut short in 2001. After details of Levy’s affair with California congressman Gary Condit surfaced,…
Jonestown Massacre Pt. 2
Apr 18, 2018 • 59 min
With more than 900 people dead, the Jonestown Massacre has sparked many theories over the past 40 years. Did the government have a hand in these deaths? Could the cult have been connected to the mysterious MK-Ultra program? And was Jim Jones murdered, or…
Jonestown Massacre
Apr 11, 2018 • 62 min
At the command of Jim Jones, more than 900 followers of The Peoples Temple drank a beverage laced with cyanide in an act that Jones labeled “revolutionary suicide”. Jones himself was found dead from a shot to the head. But the details of this mass suicide…
The Death of Kurt Cobain Pt. 2
Apr 4, 2018 • 41 min
Kurt Cobain, the famed musician who influenced grunge music and voiced the emotions of thousands of people, was found dead at only 27 years old. Officially, he lost his battle with depression and drug addiction. But with several suspicious events…
The Death of Kurt Cobain
Mar 28, 2018 • 38 min
Kurt Cobain’s fame as the lead singer and guitarist of Nirvana, and his tumultuous marriage to Courtney Love, thrust him into the spotlight. But Kurt felt misunderstood by the media, and his drug addiction brought trouble for the young musician. When he…
Reefer Madness Pt. 2
Mar 21, 2018 • 55 min
Reefer Madness and the war on drugs swept the United States in the 1930s but was this war truly started to protect the public? Or did a few powerful men have more personal reasons to ignite this battle?
Reefer Madness
Mar 14, 2018 • 49 min
At the turn of the 20th century, pharmacies sold medicines containing cannabis regularly. There was no stigma surrounding it. But in the 1930s, a few powerful men stirred up fear about marijuana. The official story: in 1937 the government passed the…
Illuminati Pt. 2
Mar 7, 2018 • 60 min
The root of hundreds of conspiracy theories, the modern Illuminati is shrouded in mystery and secrecy. And at the top of the rumored group are the most illuminated ones, 12 ruling bloodlines that control every major event. We dive deep into the…
Feb 28, 2018 • 57 min
Please note that today’s episode is going to sound a little different than a typical episode of Conspiracy Theories. We felt it was important for us to share the founding and history of the Illuminati before diving into the conspiracy theories. The…
Chemtrails Pt. 2
Feb 21, 2018 • 55 min
In 1997, a viral email spread across the internet claiming chemicals were being released from planes. No one questioned the news — it was accepted as fact, and has grown since then to become one of the most popular conspiracy theories of our time. We…
Feb 14, 2018 • 44 min
We’ve all seen it: the long trailing cloud as a plane flies across the sky. These clouds, called aircraft contrails, are officially said to pose no threat to our health or environment. Contrails are reported to be water vapor from the aircraft’s…
Area 51 Pt. 2
Feb 7, 2018 • 50 min
For years, Area 51—and the conspiracy theories surrounding it—has inspired many movies, books and internet debates. Is the government developing incredibly advanced technology? Are they hiding evidence of extraterrestrial life? Did they fake the moon…
Area 51
Jan 31, 2018 • 44 min
From its founding in 1955 until 2013, Area 51 was completely top-secret. The CIA did everything to keep it this way, from denying its existence to trying to wipe images of the base off of every map. But how was Area 51 founded… and why?
Princess Diana Pt. 2
Jan 27, 2018 • 57 min
Two years after Princess Diana died in a car crash, the French authorities concluded the death was accidental. But people around the world weren’t so sure this is what really happened, and many believed she was killed. We investigate the theories about…
Princess Diana
Jan 27, 2018 • 50 min
In 1997, Princess Diana of Wales died in a car accident in Paris. The news shocked the world, and many people weren’t so sure this was an accident. In the first episode of two on Princess Diana, we explore her life…and perhaps her not-so-accidental death.
Welcome Trailer!
Jan 17, 2018 • 1 min
The truth is rarely the only story. Every Wednesday, we take a skeptical look at history’s most controversial events and cover-ups… What’s really at Area 51? How did Princess Diana die? Are the Illuminati controlling everything? Conspiracy Theories…