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American Hysteria

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A weekly Conspiracy, Society and Culture podcast featuring Chelsey Weber-Smith
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American Hysteria explores how fantastical thinking has shaped our culture – moral panics, urban legends, hoaxes, crazes, fringe beliefs, and national misunderstandings. Poet-turned-podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith tells the strangest stories from American history and examines the forces that create the reality we share, and sometimes, the reality we don't.
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181 episodes
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Various Roles
23 episodes
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181 episodes
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1 episode
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1 episode
This podcast is well-written and concise. I really like the host, and the writing is good. However, I found that if I was familiar with the topic being covered, I didn't learn anything new about it. I listened to the first 10 episodes, and I al
Funny and informative. It's interesting to foreign listeners too because I guess all cultures have myths and beliefs sustained on panic and irrational fears.
This podcast is interesting and informative but the host speaks soooooo slowly. I changed the speed to about 1.5x and that made it much more pleasant to listen to.
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