Mad Roman Emperors

Ep 195: Mad Roman Emperors

Lace up your sandals and sharpen your gladius, David and Dave are taking you on a crazy whirlwind history lesson all about mad Roman emperors! Drinking, fornicating, spending, killing, and Jupiter-knows what else, are hallmarks of the mad Roman emperors, but were they as bad as history says? The boys take an closer look at […]

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BullStone 29: Monsters Among Us, July 2017

BullStone 29: Monsters Among Us, July 2017

Flora and Stecco welcome the host of the Monsters Among Us podcast, Derek Hayes, to talk crazy July news! Monsters Among Us showcases cryptid encounters from witnesses, and host Derek Hayes joins with some strange scuttlebutt from July. Cool archaeology, wacky paranormal furniture, and potential pest solutions abound in this month’s articles. Plus potential Gobekli […]

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Baalbek

Ep 185: Baalbek

Time to grab every crane you can find as Dave and David tackle the ancient megalithic stone structures of Baalbek! An ancient site dating back maybe to pre-history, Baalbek is a Lebanese temple complex with ruins that some say are built on an alien ship port. The boys go over the action-packed history of the […]

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Pliny the Elder

Ep 167: Pliny the Elder

The time has come for the Roman showman himself, Pliny the Elder! A moderately-known figure from Roman history, Pliny the Elder led a fascinating life and often comes up in Forteana because of his writings. The boys of Blurry Photos go over his life and accomplishments, including his most famous work, Natural History. Was he […]

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Mithra

Episode 108: Mithra

Dave and David dive into the current hot theological debate about the mysterious figure of Mithra in this episode. An ancient god whose origins can be traced to Persia, Mithra has been called the precursor to Jesus, and in some instances the exact model for him. How could a Persian god have anything to do […]

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Druids

Episode 105: Druids

Season 4 of Blurry Photos is here! Flora and Stecco don their robes and beards to talk about Druids in the kickoff episode. An ancient order of learned folks, Druids have a storied and harsh history, and the current fantastical perception of them does no favors. The boys discuss their past, the belief system and […]

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