Case File #28: Fury, Favouritism, and Floods

December 12, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, join Myia and Alex as they look at several great flood stories throughout mythology and history. Try not to get wet!

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Case File #27: A Plague On Egypt’s House

December 5, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, join Alex and Myia as they kick off Bible Month with a classic Bible tale! Unearth the potential explanations for what exactly happened when Moses called down the ten plagues on Egypt!

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Case File #26: The Fate of MH370

November 28, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Myia and Alex take a look at one of the most baffling aerial incidents of the past decade. Where is Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

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Case File #25: Kicking the JFK Anthill

November 21, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, join Alex and Myia as they get in over their heads discussing the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Have your tinfoil hats handy, folks, this one is a wild ride.

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Case File #24: Ghosts of Great Battles

November 14, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Myia, Alex, and special guest host Dan take a look at some of the greatest battles in history, as well as their ghosts that linger. Hope you're ready to remember!

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Case File #23: The Man, the Moth, the Legend

November 7, 2018

The Spoop Files returns this week with Season 2! Everything is all shiny and new, we've actually given the show a bit of a budget and some extra TLC, and things in general are (hopefully) of somewhat higher quality. This week, join Alex and Myia as they discuss Mothman, the classic American folk harbinger of doom.

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Case File #22: How Our Ween Became Hallowed

October 31, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Myia and Alex take a look at some of the holiday traditions celebrated this time of the year. 'Tis the season for spoop, after all!

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History

https://www.onthisday.com/events/october/31

https://www.onthisday.com/events/november/1

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/november1st.html

https://www.onthisday.com/events/november/2

Samhain

https://www.newgrange.com/samhain.htm - A tourism page about Samhain that is very thorough

https://www.circlesanctuary.org/index.php/celebrating-the-seasons/celebrating-samhain - Wiccans just can’t get holidays right, exhibit A

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Samhain - Encyclopedia Britannica entry on Samhain

https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/samhain - History Channel entry on Samhain

https://www.gaia.com/article/modern-paganism-13-rituals-celebrate-samhain - Wiccans just can’t get holidays right, exhibit B

https://www.knowth.com/hill-of-ward.htm - All about Tlachtga, the Hill of Ward

http://mentalfloss.com/article/87401/10-historic-things-happened-halloween

All Saint’s Day

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/holydays/allsaints_1.shtml

http://catholicstraightanswers.com/what-are-the-origins-of-all-saints-day-and-all-souls-day-are-these-linked-with-paganism-and-halloween/

https://www.britannica.com/topic/All-Saints-Day

https://www.catholic.org/saints/allsaints/

Dia De Los Muertos

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/north-america/mexico/top-ten-day-of-dead-mexico/ - Ten Things You Should Know About Dia de los Muertos

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/dia-de-los-muertos/ - Basic Dia de los Muertos fact sheet

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/what-s-el-d-de-los-muertos-it-s-not-n815966 - NBC Report on Dia de los Muertos

https://www.mexicansugarskull.com/support/dodhistory.html - History of Dia de los Muertos and specifically the sugar skull

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/dia-de-los-muertos_n_4184636 - Huffpost article about Dia de los Muertos

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Case File #21-D: Bigfoot’s Baffling Beginnings

October 24, 2018

Over the course of the past few weeks, Alex and Myia have led viewers on an exploration into the nature of Bigfoot. This week on The Spoop Files, we examine his origins. Because who doesn't love a good origin story?

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Supplementary Files

https://www.reddit.com/r/bigfoot/comments/8d46gx/bigfoot_timeline_major_events_in_the_world_of/ Bigfoot Timeline - a history of major events related to the bigfoot phenomenon

Interdimensional Origins

https://www.gaia.com/article/ufos-bigfoot-evidence-interdimensional-connection - A Gaia article. Did you know they’re more than just Online?

https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/07/bigfoot-as-an-interdimensional-interloper/ - One of two Mysterious Universe articles, this one being more in-depth

https://www.cbc.ca/arts/we-found-the-sasquatch-and-he-s-a-melancholy-interdimensional-environmentalist-1.4686193 - An article about a gent who painted an interdimensional sasquatch

https://www.weekinweird.com/2016/12/08/bigfoot-is-a-ghost-interdimensional-sasquatch-tulpas-green-flash/ - An article that argues all bigfoot creatures are interdimensional ghosts

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everyday_Chemistry - The article about Everyday Chemistry, a tape supposedly recovered from an alternate Earth where the Beatles never broke up (Gods I wish the original website wasn’t broken…)

https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/column.php?id=252985 - Ken Korzcak, a call-back to episode 1!

Bigfoot As An Ancient Alien

https://exemplore.com/cryptids/Was-Bigfoot-Put-on-Earth-by-Ancient-Aliens - An article examining the Bigfoot-Ancient Alien theory

https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/10/americans-believe-in-ghosts-and-ancient-aliens-not-bigfoot/ - Turns out you kids probably don’t believe in Bigfoot…

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-franklin-ruehl-phd/is-bigfoot-possibly-an-alien_b_1578844.html - A Huffington Post article referring to the most likely evidence of Bigfoot/UFO coincidental sightings

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-idiocy-fabrications-and-lies-of-ancient-aliens-86294030/ - Just a blog post ripping Ancient Aliens apart. Oh, soo much catharsis…

https://www.masslive.com/news/worcester/index.ssf/2015/10/is_bigfoot_an_extraterrestrial.html - An article detailing the “portal belief” amongst Bigfoot hunters

SOME BIGFOOT VIDEOS FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT!

https://www.reddit.com/r/bigfoot/comments/9py0jo/bigfoot_sighting_on_michigan_live_eagle_cam/ a live eagle came with a… mysterious figure? Myia thinks Human. What do you think? Tweet us and let us know!

https://www.reddit.com/r/bigfoot/comments/9oupg6/bigfoot_shot_by_airforce_captain_1960/ a video about the “Minnesota Iceman”, and the unique circumstances surrounding some Bigfoot sightings; see Infrasound

https://www.reddit.com/r/bigfoot/comments/9jsv49/new_bigfoot_sighting_in_oregon_thinkerthunker/ an analysis of a sighting in Oregon: An analysis of the walking pattern of humans vs Bigfoots in multiple examples (Independence Day video vs Patternson Gimlin Video, vs Bob H and Shaq…. As well as others.)

https://www.postandcourier.com/news/agencies-advise-on-possible-lizard-man-bigfoot-sightings-in-south/article_2388dc18-7d26-11e7-8ad8-33c9facf5e5f.html bigfoot sightings (as well as Lizard (REPTILIANS!)) during the Solar Eclipse.

https://www.reddit.com/r/MapPorn/comments/9o71pb/weirddatasciencenet_density_of_bigfoot_sightings/ Bigfoot Sightings Density Map

https://downthechupacabrahole.com/2018/04/15/living-among-bigfoot-an-interview-with-tom-lyons/

I just like the name of this website the best.

https://www.reddit.com/r/bigfoot/comments/9icmg0/navajo_nation_policemen_talk_about_their_bigfoot/ Navajo bigfoot investigations

https://www.reddit.com/r/bigfoot/comments/7u7ws9/state_of_california_is_being_sued_for_recognition/

Bigfoot’s Occult Connections

https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/08/bigfoot-mysterious-men-and-the-occult/ The Men In Black Phenomena, Bigfoot sightings. This is by the same author who wrote the Bullshit encyclopedia I talked about in the previous episodes. He’s ALL OVER this part of conspiracy theory, apparently.

http://www.jasoncolavito.com/blog/bigfoot-the-nephilim-and-freemasonrys-evil-enoch

This somehow links bigfoot, biblical/ancient giants, the nephilim (angels), supernatural phenomena, the End Times, the Great Pyramid, and the Freemasons. It’s a rather short adventure, but jeeze it gets your brain a-ponderin’.

https://www.reddit.com/r/bigfoot/comments/9nxplk/interestingfrom_the_government/ “from the government”.... Interesting.

ConSPiraCY!

https://www.reddit.com/r/conspiracy/comments/8iwpea/american_paranormal_beliefs_ancient_advanced/ a percentage of believers in common conspiracies (photo/chart)

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35411684 the study of conspiracy and how long it would take a TRUE conspiracy to unravel at the seams…

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Case File #21-C: The Abdominal Snowman

October 17, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Alex wants to believe and Myia wants to leave.

 

Supplementary Files

 

The Legend

https://www.livescience.com/25072-yeti-abominable-snowman.html - Ahh, LiveScience…

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150630-is-there-such-a-thing-as-a-yeti - You gotta BBC this!

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/yeti-dna-tested-1.4417918 - CBC this time, same joke applies

The Sightings

https://www.thoughtco.com/yeti-legend-755946 - Several sightings, all in a row…

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/yeti-abominable-snowman-bear-daniel-taylor/ - One Yeti hunter with years to show...

The Science

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/11/so-much-abominable-snowman-study-finds-yeti-dna-belongs-bears don’t go breaking my heart… but it’s true! Bears might be the culprit, not a hominid!

https://phys.org/news/2013-10-mythical-yeti-descended-ancient-polar.html an article about Sykes’ original analysis

http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/281/1789/20140161 Syke’s controversial paper

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4298200/ another way to access Syke’s paper

https://theconversation.com/dna-evidence-for-himalayan-yetis-doesnt-bear-scrutiny-19350 debunking Syke’s paper

https://io9.gizmodo.com/no-the-yeti-legend-was-not-inspired-by-a-prehistoric-b-1691670357 more debunkery

The Follow up Studies and the Scientific Debunking and Support of Sykes’ research:

https://relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/2017/11/yeti-legends-real-animals-dna-bears-himalaya-science the follow up article on Sykes’ work.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/10/131021-yeti-abominable-snowman-bigfoot-polar-bear-cryptozoology/ is the abominable snowman a bear? An article linked in the previous article regarding Syke’s findings and his theory on Yeti and Bears

https://relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/science/2018/08/cave-bears-ancient-dna-paleogenomics-extinction the article about the Cave Bear DNA (the most recent follow up to Sykes’ research into ancient bear DNA).

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-018-0654-8 The study cited in the above article.

https://sciencing.com/yeti-investigation-reveals-new-info-on-himalayan-tibetan-bears-13710356.html more on Tibetan and Himalayan Brown bears

The Hoax

http://sasquatchgenomeproject.org/ Dr Melba Ketchum’s apparent Bigfoot DNA project, which has never born fruit, foot, or even a properly peer-reviewed article.

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Case File #21-B: The Hunt for Hominids

October 10, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Alex and Myia discuss various Bigfoot hunters from around the world, as well as Bigfoot hunting in general.

 

...Oh, and they were also really bad and didn't record their sources! If you'd like them, ask.

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