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Strange Arrivals

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Welcome to Strange Arrivals, where host Toby Ball unravels history's most famous cases of extraterrestrial encounters. This season three, we look at UFO researchers who developed theories to explain the phenomenon and the consequences those theories had for people who believed they had experienced the paranormal.

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Welcome to Strange Arrivals, where host Toby Ball unravels history's most famous cases of extraterrestrial encounters. This season three, we look at UFO researchers who developed theories to explain the phenomenon and the consequences those theories had for people who believed they had experienced the paranormal.

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing: Consumed from Grim & Mild

1/31/2024
Hi, Strange Arrivals fans! iHeartPodcasts and Grim & Mild are excited to tell you about Consumed - a brand new fiction thriller that we think will... consume you! Don't believe us? Check out this trailer to see for yourself. When you're done, head on over to Consumed starting 1/31 for weekly episodes. Show Info: When struggling journalist Sarah Simmons finds herself stranded in an idyllic New Hampshire town, her unexpected visit turns into a nightmare. Steeped in history and filled with legends, the residents of Danville soon learn that the past is not always meant to be forgotten. Their lives will be forever changed, while the hope of a future without terror rests on the shoulders of a stranger who may hold the keys to the past. This is Consumed, a brand new story set in the same universe as the award-winning hit fiction podcast, Bridgewater. Listen to Consumed on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:02:48

Bonus Episode: Ben Zeller

6/28/2023
In the second of two bonus episodes about the Heaven's Gate UFO group, Toby talks with Lake Forest University professor, Ben Zeller. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:00

Bonus Episode: George Chryssides

6/21/2023
In the first of two bonus episodes about the Heaven's Gate UFO group, Toby talks with academic and researcher, George Chryssides. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:37

Bonus Episode: Sarah Krasnostein

6/14/2023
In this bonus episode, Toby chats with Sarah Krasnostein, author of The Believer. They discuss the Creation Museum, people who cleanse houses of annoying spirits, and the two most famous UFO cases in Australian history. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:44

Bonus Episode: Diana Pasulka

6/7/2023
In this bonus episode, Toby chats with University of North Carolina, Wilmington, professor Diana Pasulka about aerial phenomena in Catholic history, her book American Cosmic, and how institutionalized religion might be affected by Disclosure. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:41

Priests at the Ziggurat

5/31/2023
Historically, people have looked to religious authority figures to explain occurences that seem to exist outside normal human experience. A similar dynamic is at work in the UFO world where certain people claim to have knowledge unattainable by most people. Why do we listen? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:21

The Ranch

5/24/2023
The media has reported that the government has some level of interest in UFOs. But, while you might think that this would mean investigating physical crafts flying around in the sky, this is not exactly the case. What is happening is even stranger. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:04

Invasion of the Ultraterrestrials

5/17/2023
John Keel lived a weird and adventurous life. He brought UFOs and other strange phenomena to a larger audience through his compelling storytelling. And he had some wild theories about what all of these phenomena were, even if he didn't necessarily believe it himself. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:21

The Monster in the Igloos

5/10/2023
"What is battleship gray, five to seven feet tall, has a pair of red eyes two inches in diameter which blaze like two lasers, wings which extend to ten feet when spread and loves to chase automobiles?" It's 1966 and we're in West Virginia. The answer is: The Mothman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:39

The Case of Emma Woods, Pt. 3

5/3/2023
Emma Woods breaks off her contact with David Jacobs and tries to regain control over her life. David Jacobs responds to her allegations as she pushes Temple University to take action about his research conduct. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:43

The Case of Emma Woods, Pt. 2

4/26/2023
As Emma Woods continued to work with abduction researcher David Jacobs, her hypnosis sessions turned stranger and darker. Then, Jacobs introduced a conspiracy that he said put him and others in grave physical danger. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:59

The Case of Emma Woods, Pt. 1

4/19/2023
A New Zealand woman who goes by the pseudonym of Emma Woods worked closely with abduction researcher David Jacobs to try to understand the strange experiences she had been through. But her sessions with him would take a decidedly dark turn. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:45

Unseen Realms of the Infinite

4/12/2023
In 1992, an alien aduction conference was held on the grounds of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the goal of bringing the latest abduction research to the attention of interested scientists, therapists, and others. It exposed divisions between researchers on the nature of abductions and brought questions about the scientific validity of their endeavors. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:51

Long Road to Hacklebury

4/5/2023
Elizabeth Anglin has had paranormal experiences her entire life. Her work with Dr. John Mack helped her try to understand these experiences. Mack was one of the three leading alien abduction researchers whose conception of the phenomenon was decidedly sunnier than his colleagues. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:01

Puppets

3/29/2023
We are still in the early days of examining the events at the Ariel School in Ruwa, Zimbabwe. Alternative explanations are beginning to emerge, including a particularly fascinating take from a researcher named Gideon Reid. For more information on the puppet theory, visit Gideon Reid's blog at https://gideonreid.co.uk/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:23

Excited and Scared at the Same Time

3/22/2023
Outside for recess, more than 60 students at the Ariel School in Ruwa, Zimbabwe reported seeing an unknown craft and strange creatures in a thicket of trees beyond their playground. Soon, researchers would arrive and begin to record the children's testimony. Or were they also shaping it? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:36

Boianai

3/15/2023
Over three nights in 1959 at the remote Boianai Mission in Papua New Guinea, 38 people saw an unexplained craft hover over the ocean. Figures emerged from the craft and even waved to the witnesses. What happened? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:48

Strange Arrivals: Season Three Trailer

3/8/2023
This season on Strange Arrivals, we look at UFO researchers who developed theories to explain the phenomenon and the consequences those theories had for people who believed they had experienced the paranormal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:02:09

Introducing: Grim & Mild Presents

1/7/2022
Hi, Strange Arrivals fans! Aaron Mahnke kicks off the new year with a brand-new podcast we think you'll enjoy. Don't just take our word for it, though. Check out the trailer for Grim & Mild Presents to decide for yourself! About Grim & Mild Presents: An ongoing exploration of history’s most unusual and macabre themes. Each 13-episode season unpacks a new topic in a fresh format and style. Presented and executive produced by Aaron Mahnke. Listen to Grim & Mild Presents starting January 7th on...

Duration:00:01:48

INTERVIEW 5: Glen Morgan

9/7/2021
An interview with Glen Morgan, writer and producer for The X-Files. Glen talks about how he came to be involved in the series, the development of the X-Files mythology and how an episode is conceived. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:17