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EPISODE 30: Mad (Cool) Scientists

Nobel laureates totally dig the paranormal!! Ok maybe just a few of them do…but still. 

We talk about Francis Crick’s love of panspermia, Charles Richet’s devotion to extrasensory perception, and Ray Kurzweil’s tech predictions and commitment to immortality. Also we are going on vacation for two weeks, so don’t cry (too much).

As always, keep the emails coming!

stories@zeropercentscared.com

 

References:
Directed Panspermia

Missing Molybdenum

Speigleman’s monster

Venter institute

Planet Simulator

Charles Richet, Sarah’s psi hero

Ectoplasm

Ray Kurzweil on what the future holds next!

2029: Singularity Year – Neil DeGrasse Tyson & Ray Kurzweil

Ramez Naam Nexus Trilogy series

Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever

John Carreyrou, Bad Blood: Secrets of a Silicon Valley startup

 

 

EPISODE 29: Kristina Semos, Astrologer Extraordinaire

We have a real astrologer with us today, Kristina Semos! Kristina specializes in astrology and essential oils and schools us on the planets, the truth about daily horoscopes and getting all your energy shit “on sale”.

Note: Episode was recorded in July 2019, astrological comments may no longer apply!

Check more about her here  https://www.astrooils.com/

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EPISODE 26: Incompetent Floor Ghosts

Ever found a Jesus on your grilled cheese? Toast with your mom’s face on it? Well, these small-town Spaniards have faces popping up on their freaking floor! Just throw a rug on it people. Throw a rug on it.

Very special thanks for today’s topic suggestion to Michele W (paranormal investigator specializing in Chupacabras and Things That Go Bump In The Night).

Email us! stories@zeropercentscared.com

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EPISODE 25: Tinder for Vampires

We’ve talked about pop culture vamps, and old school vamps, but what about modern-day blood drinkers? Well, good old Stephen Kaplan delved into this back in the 1970s in his Vampire Research Center, which really just seemed like a vampire dating service.

Are you a vampire who found love through the VRC? Share your love story! Let’s make a rom com!

EPISODE 24: Rad Listener Stories

Today we talk about our favorite listener stories! Guys, you’re THE best. Keep sending us your scary and paranormal experiences and Kelly will keep ranking the best things to haunt. Dolls, dogs, footballs, doors, lamps.

EPISODE 23: Vampires, corpses, and our freaky AF circulatory system

Does anyone actually believe in vampires? No, right? Well if you do, don’t worry, eBay and goop have you covered with vampire hunting kits and anti-vamp elixir! Thanks Gwyneth! 

On this episode we discuss the insane vampire panics in Eastern Europe!

FYI this is the last episode released Monday mornings — we are moving to Thursday mornings! Keep it in mind and get pumped people.

References:
Vampire bats in Brazil

Vampire moths

Gwyneth’s dumb anti-vampire elixir

Vampire hunting equipment

Lillith was a weird vampire, or something?

Croatian Vampires!

Cemetery full of vampires!

Porphyria

Catalepsy

German Documentary about vampires (ugh)

Lore TB Episode

EPISODE 22: Buffy VS Twilight (answer: Buffy)

This went from a conversation about TV to a giant feminist rant so get excited people.

Main question for the listeners: Are straight women actually super into being stalked by pasty emo dudes? Please tell us, we want to understand you!

Reminder: We’re going to be changing our release schedule, from Monday mornings to Thursday morning.

Buffy top list: 
 
Kelly’s Faves: 
1. Tabula Rasa (S6 E8)
2. Once more with feeling (S6 E7)
3. Smashed (S6 E9)
4.  I only have eyes for you (S2 E19)
5. Halloween (S2 E6)
6. Dopplegangland (S3 E16)
7. The wish (S3 E9)
8. Hush (S4 E10)
 
Sarah’s Faves: 
1. Teachers pet (S1 E4)
2. Puppet show (S1 E9)
3. School hard (S2 E3)
4. Innocence (S2 E14)
5. Hush (S4 E10)
6. Out of mind, out of sight (S1 E11)
7. Chosen (S7 E22)
 
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