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Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about time balls, a robbery lesson gone wrong, and hipsters to ring in the New Year! Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.history.com/news/how-times-square-became-the-home-of-new-years-eve https://www.huffpost.com/entry/subway-employee-robs-las-cruces_n_5df136fde4b0b75fb536aaf2 https://www.thethings.com/hipster-photo-proves-all-hipsters-look-alike/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by entertainment journalist Zoe Hewitt (@realzoehewitt) to talk about a 6-ton spud, a no-pants subway ride, a woman who was frozen and thawed, and the last civil war widow... and all the stuff we own.  Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://idahopotato.com/big-idaho-potato-hotel https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2021/01/07/No-Pants-Subway-Ride-canceled-for-2021-due-to-COVID-19/8181610043898/ https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/01/25/jean-hilliard-northern-minnesota-frozen-survived https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/missouri-woman-believed-civil-war-widow-dies-75116731 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/06/10/irene-triplett-last-civil-war-pensioner-73-monthly-dies/5333830002/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about gas on Venus, The Black Flash, and poop water wine... and jet pack man (a third time). Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles and other sources: https://abc7.com/jetpack-los-angeles-man-la/9044342/ https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/12/life-on-venus-the-debate-is-far-from-over/617331/ http://newenglandfolklore.blogspot.com/2017/06/ https://www.amazon.com/Passing-Strange-England-Hauntings-Horrors-ebook/dp/B007QUU6XS https://www.amazon.com/New-Englands-Mysterious-Collectible-Classics/dp/0916787036 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/rainsville-sewage-plant-illegal-winery_n_5fdcdfb3c5b61020098a0e6c --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the kid with no hunger, a famous trash cat, and a new ninth planet...and The Masked Singer...and Boaty McBoatface. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.medicaldaily.com/medical-mystery-boy-landon-jones-appetite-loss-challenges-doctors-why-doesnt-he-get-hungry-308138 http://www.realclear.com/living/2016/01/29/medical_mystery_12yearold_boy_may_be_first_in_history_with_this_illness_that_has_left_doctors_baffled_12764.html https://www.reuters.com/article/russia-animals-cat/saved-from-the-garbage-russian-cat-lands-on-its-feet-in-ministers-chair-idUSL8N2J41L3 https://www.inverse.com/science/planet-9-lurking-in-space --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about hibernating humans, a vanishing star, and a 1 in 100 chance of survival... and some New Years traditions from around the world... and "Gingerbread Caramel Smash" cookies. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/parenting/g25360543/new-year-traditions/ https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/dec/20/early-humans-may-have-survived-the-harsh-winters-by-hibernating https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/07/disappearing-star-supernova-galaxy/613699/ https://www.readersdigest.ca/culture/internal-decapitation/ https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/car-crash-survivor-is-penning-a-book-about-her-miraculous-recovery --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Mick Lambuth ( @micklambuth on Instagram ) to talk about the 28 fires of Odon, the Christmas koala, another monolith, and dirty space laundry... and Fugging. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://youtu.be/aXr1OxP_X4M https://www.rd.com/list/strangest-unsolved-mysteries-each-state/ https://medium.com/lessons-from-history/the-28-fires-of-odon-5314f8b62e28 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-03/adelaide-family-finds-koala-in-lounge-room-christmas-tree/12946548 https://www.ndtv.com/offbeat/days-after-us-desert-mystery-another-metal-monolith-found-in-romania-2332740 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2261057-nasa-cant-decide-whether-astronauts-should-wash-their-underwear/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a 100-year-old secret stash, another crazy garden find, and the 27 Club. Debra also read's Jesi's Amazon review of the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/25/us/whiskey-bottles-found-new-york-home-walls-trnd/index.html https://www.huffpost.com/entry/man-who-found-money-in-garden-dies_n_3574114 https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/wayne-sabaj-found-150k-garden/1958523/ https://www.nydailynews.com/ct-xpm-2013-07-12-chi-deal-splits-150k-found-in-garden-20130711-story.html https://www.biography.com/news/27-club-musicians https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/27_Club https://thefrisky.com/5-theories-about-the-27-club/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the bleeding house, a dark dinner date, and the queens of chess...and a foster child who grew up to do something wonderful. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://people.com/human-interest/ohio-foster-dad-who-adopted-5-siblings-celebrate-holidays-as-family/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bleeding_House https://news.yahoo.com/teeth-marks-human-leg-bone-164419354.html https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/arts-and-culture/film-and-tv/queens-gambit-true-story-inspiration-netflix-series-explained-and-was-beth-harmon-real-chess-player-3034146 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Lane https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judit_Polg%C3%A1r --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a man that was more than a husband, the mysterious Dyatlov Pass incident, and the mask painter of Rio de Janeiro...and a magic t-shirt. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://time.com/3099020/radio-globo-adriana-leandro-brother-husband/ https://www.rd.com/list/strangest-unsolved-mysteries/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-mask/brazil-artist-paints-masks-for-those-who-want-to-show-their-face-idUSKBN27R2RN --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Aaron Milus of the Created By podcast to talk about freaky festive food, crazy past predictions, a one-legged lifeguard, and a Thanksgiving Grandma...and the chocolate pudding fruit. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://littlethings.com/lifestyle/bad-thanksgiving-recipes/268774-6 https://bestlifeonline.com/2020-predictions/ https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/11/13/Lifeguard-drops-prosthetic-leg-to-rescue-driver-of-sinking-SUV/2881605295435/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/04/09/lonnie-dench-death-coronavirus/ https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/news/story/husband-woman-famous-thanksgiving-text-stranger-dies-coronavirus-70063264 https://www.ibtimes.com/lonnie-dench-remembered-accidental-thanksgiving-invite-meme-goes-viral-again-3059614 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana and Jesi talk about a grocery store squatter, a lonely lottery loser, and a man with some special pub pals...and National Button Day. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook (@sparkmyinterestpodcast), and instagram (@sparkmyinterestpodcast)! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://nationaltoday.com/national-button-day/ https://news.yahoo.com/man-found-living-rafters-nevada-205715877.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Christmas_Lottery https://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/01/world/europe/tiny-village-of-sodeto-wins-big-in-spains-lottery.html  https://cargocollective.com/CuandoToco/ABOUT https://deepenglish.com/lessons/the-unluckiest-man-in-the-luckiest-village/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/21/spain-el-gordo-lottery-sodeto-documentary https://metro.co.uk/2020/10/05/mans-pet-geese-come-with-him-to-the-pub-wearing-special-nappies-13375892/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Big Bird's lucky break, the heart of a city, and a Zoom hero...and the race for Mayor of 55th Street. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.history.com/news/big-bird-challenger-disaster-nasa-sesame-street https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-belgium-remains-heart-idUKKBN261251 https://www.insider.com/man-broke-into-student-house-remote-class-teacher-calls-911-2020-10 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a two-headed shark, the return of the jet pack man, and twinkies that turned...and an artificial heart transplant. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/10/09/man-receives-total-artificial-heart-tennessee-hospital/5934923002/ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/fisherman-catches-rare-two-headed-174147915.html https://www.npr.org/2020/10/15/924021344/person-flying-with-jetpack-spotted-near-los-angeles-international-airport-again https://www.npr.org/2020/10/15/923411578/a-disturbing-twinkie-that-has-so-far-defied-science --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Wayne from The Florida Men on Florida Man Podcast to talk about a not-so-wicked witch in history, The Legend of the Black Eyed Children, the murder of Sal Mineo, and Wayne's spooky experience...and puss caterpillars. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/before-salem-there-was-the-not-so-wicked-witch-of-the-hamptons-95603019/ https://rare.us/local/houston/halloween-may-be-over-but-beware-of-texas-black-eyed-children-who-will-haunt-your-dreams-forever/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-eyed_children https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/creepiest-urban-legend-in-every-state-american-folklore https://www.newsmax.com/thewire/sal-mineo-murder-lionel-williams-michael-gregg-michaud/2020/01/08/id/948930/ https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/actor-sal-mineo-is-killed-in-hollywood --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about twin deadbeat dads, a failed forgery, and pigloos...and profane parrots. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Sparkler Spot: Jeremiah from Wyoming https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/09/29/Profane-parrots-removed-from-zoo-display-for-rude-language/3601601405850/ Articles covered on the show: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-47794844 https://www.npr.org/2020/07/22/894145741/typos-spell-trouble-for-mans-alleged-attempt-to-fake-his-own-death https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/03/huge-feral-hogs-swine-spreading-through-north-canada/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a dog crate prison break, the lockdown Romeo and Juliet, and the woman in the cupboard...and a wanted man in a sailor suit. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: Correction: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/04/150407-brontosaurus-back-return-apatosaurus-sauropod-dinosaurs-fossils- Spark Me Up: paleontology/https://nypost.com/2019/11/01/man-surrenders-after-mugshot-edited-to-include-stranger-things-costume/ https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/10/toby-dorrs-great-escape/615487/ https://unbelievable-facts.com/2017/08/unbelievable-sounding-stories.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/09/24/italian-couple-romeo-juliet-met-their-balconies-during-lockdown-now-theyre-engaged/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about zombie cicadas, a TV man, and Stingy Jack. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/zombie-cicadas-infected-mind-controlling-fungus-west-virginia/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2019/08/14/someone-left-old-tvs-outside-homes-virginia-while-wearing-tv-his-head-no-one-knows-why/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will-o%27-the-wisp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stingy_Jack --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the Ig Nobel Prize, an accidental safe cracker, and a hiker who crashes a press conference... and a creepy cherry pie guy. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: http://www.weirldnews.com/article/831/man-hid-cherry-pies-under-womens-car-tires-to-see-them-bend-over/#:~:text=On%20Tuesday%2C%20August%207th%2C%2043,from%20a%20distance%20with%20binoculars. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ig-nobel-2020-winners_n_5f650bb4c5b6b9795b1045ae https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48477081 https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/09/09/Missing-hiker-crashes-press-conference-about-his-own-disappearance/3601599675326/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a young woman caught red-handed in an insurance scam, the Countess Bathory, and a fly swatter explosion...and the Bridegroom Tree. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54125770 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_B%C3%A1thory https://www.instagram.com/tv/CDzLxwbpQma/?hl=en https://news.sky.com/story/man-blows-up-part-of-house-in-france-while-trying-to-swat-fly-12065583 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about one last hurrah, swearing laws, and a Craigslist sleuth. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: http://www.the13thfloor.tv/2016/10/10/the-real-life-weekend-at-bernies-did-errol-flynn-steal-john-barrymores-corpse-to-party-with-it/ https://people.com/movies/drew-barrymore-grandfather-body-was-stolen-morgue-final-party/ https://www.npr.org/2020/02/19/807435310/centuries-old-law-against-cursing-in-public-repealed-by-virginia-legislators https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/craiglist-lost-car-metallica-concert-toronto/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about human cheese, a woman mistaken as dead, and pull-ups on a plane. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.diply.com/61140/human-cheese-exists-and-its-made-from-celebrities-armpit-bacteri https://apnews.com/95f9cfb633fb5cd54c820c5c8f627ca6 https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/08/25/beauchamp-feiger-declared-michigan-alive-southfield/3432262001/ https://barbend.com/american-airlines-pullups/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about Hawaii 2, a 1933 class ring, and a Jurassic green zone... and Dennis Quaid. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii_2 https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/08/11/Class-ring-from-1930s-found-in-car-about-to-be-crushed/6101597175654/ https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/13/business/media/coronavirus-jurassic-world-dominion.html --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about twins doing so much twinning, a hotel contest for best returned stolen item, and an antique vampire slaying kit. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://people.com/human-interest/identical-twin-sisters-who-married-identical-twin-brothers-announce-pregnancies/ https://www.cntraveler.com/story/the-roosevelt-new-orleans-giveback-sweepstakes https://www.hotel-online.com/press_releases/release/stolen-coffee-pot-wins-new-orleans-local-15000-roosevelt-hotel-stay/ https://www.livescience.com/vampire-slaying-kit-auction.html --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a cannibal volunteer, a employee hacker, and The Conch Republic. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/meiwes-armin.htm https://wonderfulengineering.com/software-engineer-hacks-former-company-in-a-desperate-attempt-to-get-rehired/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conch_Republic --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about a soccer player struck by lightning, a woman who thought she was a chicken, and a unicyclist saved from a double decker bus. Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter, facebook, and instagram! Email a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com and we might just discuss it on the show! Articles covered on the show: https://www.nbcnews.com/video/russian-teen-soccer-player-struck-by-lightning-during-training-88096325528 https://nypost.com/2020/07/28/depression-caused-a-woman-to-believe-she-was-a-chicken/ https://globalnews.ca/news/2025173/uk-pedestrians-band-together-to-lift-double-decker-bus-off-trapped-cyclist/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sparkmyinterest/support
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Podcast Details

Created by
Granevan Media
Podcast Status
Active
Started
May 5th, 2019
Latest Episode
Jan 18th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
85
Avg. Episode Length
32 minutes
Explicit
Yes
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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