The Box of Oddities

A Comedy, True Crime and History podcast featuring
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Sometimes, life feels like a game. Is it? And then, he wanted to paint his cows and other strange things. Are we living inside a video game? And the eccentric life of Sir George Sitwell. BOX117 may be larger than it appears.
Were the Pilgrims visited by aliens? And just so you know, we're all going to die.  The earliest recorded UFO sightings in The U.S. and then an update on our sun exploding. 
The mysterious 1930 disappearance of two year old Mary Agnes Moroney and the strange circumstances surrounding it. And then, that time in 1869 when a couple of well-diggers unearthed a 10 foot tall petrified man in some guy's orchard. BOX190 is one more than BOX189.
Jethro tells us about a routine medical procedure conducted in 1966 that forever ruined the lives of twin brothers in living in Canada. Also, art and dead bodies. What do they have in common? Kat explains. BOX191 is vine ripened and table fresh.
Kat has researched the world's most bizarre towns and their unexpected and interesting histories. Then, Jethro describes the horrifying execution of William Wallace, the story that the movie Braveheart did not tell you. It's gross.
Can a 92 year old woman actually give birth? And who was that guy and what was he trying to sell me? A odd medical condition that causes very unusual births and a guy who made a million dollars selling stuff that everybody already had for free.
In the first episode back from the live tour, Jethro talks about some weird stuff they dug up in a vacant lot next to the old London Hospital and Kat talks about studies that suggest there is a very high likelihood that there is life on other planets.
It's a thin line between genius and madness. Sometimes there's a space in between. And then, need a new body part? Grow your own! The mysterious life of Granger Taylor and body part reconstruction in BOX123.
This guy loved his chair so much that he paid the ultimate price. Then, don't step on that pile of dismembered human remains! Thomas Busby's Death Chair & the gruesome ongoing story behind The Biological Resource Center. BOX144 should be opened carefully.
This elevator was a real downer. Then Kat's story is sort of like a Jeopardy category. A horrific elevator accident and odd presidential firsts. Box125 was lovingly handcrafted by local podcast artisans.
Ancient Romans were really gross. Also, some of the most horrific deaths in history. BOX114 is not an offer to sell securities. Apply only to affected area. 
I feel bad that I made you feel bad because I'm weird. Also, banging on the windshield of an airplane in flight.  The odd condition known as TKE and out of body experiences in this BOX.
BOX185 contains a fine selection of interesting topics that you can throw in during awkward moments at holiday parties. (or anytime, really) Jethro discusses the bizarre and interesting histories of common foods while Kat shows us how numbers can be weird.
He was a beloved but misunderstood legend of the freak show circuit. Also, they have been cut of from society since the dawn of time. And they like it that way. Schlitzy The Pinhead and the isolated tribe on North Sentinel Island in this BOX.
Treasures of immense value that were discovered accidentally and some of the most macabre museums in the world. BOX187 was lovingly handcrafted by a small group of podcast loving gnomes native to the northeast region of Scandinavia. 
These ladies literally glowed in the dark. And then, at four years old he disappeared for eight months. But when he returned, was it really him? The shocking story of "The Radium Girls" and the disappearance and mysterious reappearance of Bobby Dunbar.
OMG! An 18 foot crab! And later, murdered by an enraged mob of hat haters. Deep Sea Gigantism and a bizarre tour of history's strangest fashion trends. *Due to the gov. shutdown, Box088 has not undergone federal inspection. Listen at your own risk.
Jethro tells us about a most grisly death on a remote Indonesian Island. Then, Kat has the history and details of the last true ninjas left alive. It's all inside BOX212. Actual crash results may vary.OFFERS:Try Simple Health for free at or enter code BOX at checkout.
She was whacked in the head and woke up with a German accent. Also, a guy in the 1850's who crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope. But not the way you think. An exploration of Foreign Accent Syndrome and the white-knuckle story of The Great Blondine. 
How a pair of socks helped solve a decades old murder. And then, instant Karma's gonna get you! The Denise Sharron Kulb Murder and stories of people who got what they deserved.  
Kat tells us about the Incorruptibles. Saints whose bodies defy decomposition. Then, Jethro has the inside scoop on crop circles. Are they messages from our future? BOX180. Now available in easy to use single serving containers.
Decades of freak accidents and unexplained deaths in Georgia. And then, do they heal the sick with psychic powers? The curse of Lake Linear and psychic surgery is in this BOX.
She stole thousands of children and over 500 of them died in their care. Then, strange messages from the past.  Georgia Tann from The Tennessee Children's Home Society and cryptic messages left on tombstones. It's inside the box!
An amazing and mysterious discovery uncovered off the coast of Cuba and the story of 19 elderly assisted living residents abandoned at a condemned facility and how they survived. It's BOX136. May contain parts that could present a chocking hazard.
What can you do with a severed limb? And then "The Most Remarkable man Alive!".  An amputees very strange story and the amazing life of Johnny Eck. It's BOX111. Please rinse and return to its sterile case when finished.
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Feb 26th, 2018
Latest Episode
Aug 6th, 2020
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