Nathan Isaac, The Penny Royal Podcast

Ep 258: Nathan Isaac, The Penny Royal Podcast

Flora is joined by Nathan Isaac, host and writer of the Penny Royal Podcast for a fascinating discussion of oddities in Pulaski Co., Kentucky. Somerset, KY resident Nathan Isaac has been researching strange phenomena in and around Pulaski Co. on the Penny Royal Podcast for years. While some places might have some weird stories, Somerset […]

Anomalistic Psychology

Ep 251: Anomalistic Psychology with Prof. Chris French

Flora is joined by Professor Christopher French for an interview all about Anomalistic Psychology! Head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London, Prof. French discusses the ins and outs of his field of expertise. David asks what the definition of Anomalistic Psychology is, how people think about the paranormal, and what […]

Digital Folklore

Ep 249: Digital Folklore with Dr. Lynne McNeill

David is joined by folklorist Dr. Lynne McNeill to discuss Digital Folklore! A topic that spans culture, anthropology, sociology, and modern legends, Digital Folklore is a growing and evolving phenomenon happening right in front of us. Dr. McNeill, professor at Utah State University, is an expert on folklore and folklore in an online context in […]

Hoodoo

Ep 244: Unexpected Consequences of Hoodoo

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson returns with a handful of stories on unexpected consequences of hoodoo! That old adage, “be careful what you wish for,” is in full effect in these real stories of unexpected consequences of hoodoo. Dr. Anderson tells several accounts of folk magic gone wrong. If you’re familiar with the W. W. Jacobs short […]

Conspiracy Theory Handbook

Ep 242: The Conspiracy Theory Handbook

Flora invited the authors of The Conspiracy Theory Handbook, Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky and Dr. John Cook, on the podcast to discuss their recent work. A powerful little tool breaking down the ins and outs of conspiratorial thinking, The Conspiracy Theory Handbook seeks to inform on how to better engage in critical thinking. David has a large handful […]