If there is a heaven and afterlife, as countless Near-Death Experiences supposedly suggest, shouldn’t modern science be able to identify its existence? This is the central question with which historian Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts answers though the prism of scientific research on Near-Death Experiences.
Noted art historians Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts and Dr. Christopher Heath Brown take listeners on an immersive dive into the life, work, and psychology of infamous 20th century artist Salvador Dali. Together, they unlock the mysteries and meaning behind his most famous paintings like Persistence of Memory. We also discuss the historical, social, and political conditions that shaped Dalí's work, and present an unflinching view of the master's personal relationships.
Liza Rodman's chilling true tale of her charismatic childhood babysitter, Tony Costa, aka the serial killer Cape Cod Cannibal. Featured in her new book The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer with investigative journalist Jennifer Jordan, Liza fondly remembers Tony as the handsome handyman at the motel where her mother worked, and one of the few kind and understanding adults in her life. Liza recalls her special visits to his “secret garden” in the Truro woods, the very same place where he scattered the remains of his victims. Jennifer Jordan also explores Tony's pathology and the three missing persons cases they solved with their investigation into the case.
In a series of grisly discoveries known as the Dyatlov Pass Incident, the dead bodies of nine missing university students were found in confounding condition. What led the hikers to cut their tents from the inside of the middle of the night and trek into subzero conditions with no boots on? Svetlana Oss, Russian investigative journalist and leading commentator on the event since Moscow Times first sponsored her investigation, explains the mystery.
The psychedelic medicine revolution was born when the FDA gave Psilocybin the coveted ‘Breakthrough Therapy' label as a mental wellness treatment. David Nikzad of E.i. Ventures discusses the scientific research and development of psychedelic based treatments for mental health disorders, and the financial aspects behind the next possible green rush. David is the co-founder of Emotional Intelliengence Ventures, a life and plant sciences company focused on bringing botanical psychedelic therapies. like medicinal mushroom products to the market.
Brian Tuohy, game fixing expert, exposes the greedy collusion between professional sports leagues, TV networks, crooked referees, and coddled players. The sports entertainment complex generates 73 billion dollars per year for owners, players, investors, and advertisers. With that much money at stake, do you really think that the sports profiteers are leaving anything to chance?
Richard Heath decodes the sacred geometrical science hidden in megalithic monuments like the Great Pyramid in Egypt. We explore how ancient civilizations built mathematical monuments as reflections of generational cosmological observations.
The history of the Nobel Peace Prize is littered with genocidal maniacs and warmongers, nonwinners like Mahatma Gandhi who are left in the dark, and other dumbfounding choices. Author & Lawyer Unni Turrettini examines the most controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners. Featured in her book Betraying the Nobel: The Secrets and Corruption Behind the Nobel Peace Prize, Unni shares how the Nobel is awarded, and consequently upends what we thought we knew about the Peace Prize.
NYT bestselling author Eleanor Herman uncovers the bedroom secrets of America's presidents and leaders. Presented in her book Sex with Presidents: The Ins and Outs of Love and Lust in the White House, Elearnor shares the sex scandals from founding fathers like Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson to today's crop represented by Donald Trump and Bill Clinton. Herman delves into FDR & JFK's infamous sexcapades, and other horrifying stories of presidential rapists and mysterious deaths that rocked the nation.
Journalist & musician Paul Zollo shares stories from his conversations with Tom Petty. In the early 2000s, Petty authorized Zollo for a series of in-depth interviews about the musician's life, career, and songwriting. Zollo tells us about when Tom Petty met The King, played with The Beatles, backed the Man in Black, and many more stories. Featured in the book Conversations With Tom Petty, Paul breaks down the man responsible for some of the most memorable rock anthems.