We celebrate 100 episodes by going over some of the best memories from the show. Adam joins us to discuss the hilarious, scary, and memorable moments over the course of the past couple of years worth of episodes. From dozens of unique guests to many different locations we have done the podcast, there is a lot to go over. We reminisce at how far we have came since we started and our goals for the future of the show! Thanks for sticking with us for 100 episodes!
We sit down with Terry Rich, retired President & CEO of the Iowa Lottery. Terry helped bust the largest Lottery fraud case in U.S. history. He has started numerous successful businesses and given away a BILLION dollars through the lottery. Terry also tells the story of how his company helped start MTV and ESPN along with him being on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Terry is full of stories and great advice and there is something for everyone to learn here!
We sit down with Professor and Technologist, J Scott Christianson to discuss how far technology has came and where it is going. Scott breaks down how all sectors of work will change as robots and A.I. become more and more apart of our daily lives. Scott is an expert in Artificial Intelligence and what the future might look like. He also tells us how 2020 has pushed us forward a decade technology wise.
We sit down with Larry Forletta, a Highly Decorated former DEA Federal Special Agent, State Police Officer, and now Private Investigator. Larry has over 30 years of Law Enforcement Experience. Larry has worked in some of the most dangerous cities doing undercover drug stings and more. From Wire Tapping the Mafia and tracking Black Tar Heroin to doing surveillance of the cartels, Larry has truly seen it all. Larry has dozens of stories from years of dangerous law enforcement work.
We sit down with David Surber and Trent Wyczawski. David Surber is the first person to get to the Utah Monolith on foot. We ask him about getting to it and if he thinks Aliens are responsible. Trent has been on the Podcast before and is big into government conspiracy theories. We discuss the Pentagon admitting it possesses aircraft that were not made on this planet. We also get into dozens of other political conspiracies and secret government programs. Get your laptops out because we talk about a LOT!
We sit down with eVapor Industry Expert, Dimitris Agrafiotis, to discuss the differences between vaping and smoking. We also dive into many of the misconceptions about vaping and if it can kill you or not. Dimitris also talks about how he has gotten into many Twitter arguments with the United States Surgeon General on vaping. We break down why the government is trying to do whatever they can to suppress the vape industry even though it is saving millions of lives.
We sit down with Entrepreneur Logan Sendle to discuss a wide variety of topics from Politics to Credit Cards. We get into Education Reform and the problem with colleges and schools in the United States. We also talk about government programs and relying on the government. Logan also tells us about his travels around the United States and his love for National Parks.
We sit down with Psychologist, Dr. Emily Stark, to discuss the Psychology behind lying. We also dive into the Psychology behind Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Casinos, and Social Media. Every part of our lives is affected by Psychology. We also get into the Paranormal as Emily talks to us about how our brains can trick us into thinking we see ghosts. This episode will open your eyes on a lot of very interesting information!
We sit down with Explorer, Richard McGuire, to discuss his CRAZY adventures around the world. Richard made National News in 2020 when he hid from Police on Disney's Abandoned Discovery Island. He has come face to face with bears, lions, giant turtles, and hurricanes. He is a true explorer who is not afraid to get into dangerous situations and deadly encounters. He has narrowly avoided death 7 times! This is a Podcast where Part 2 is for sure in the future!
We sit down with Jesus Christ, formerly Patrick Matthew Cline to discuss a lot of different topics. Jesus is currently living in Hawaii trying to get his word out to the entire world. We discuss how he discovered he was Jesus, COVID, when the Earth was created, Science, religions, and more. Enjoy!
We sit down with Wesley Johnson, a Film Maker, Paranormal Investigator, and Composer. Wesley is currently working on a TV Show called Paranormal Fact or Fiction with Adrian Lee. Wesley has also written and worked on many films while also doing some composing for films. We get into his ghost stories, breaking down paranormal investigations, film making, and much more!
We sit down with Starf, a veteran Pizza Delivery Driver who has delivered in multiple cities and states for over 9 years. This past year he calculated every time he got stiffed and has the stats to prove it. We discuss how delivering pizza is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the United States. Pizza Delivery Drivers are shot, stabbed, and assaulted much more frequently than you might think. Starf also tells us about his new website PizzaClues.com.
We sit down with Jamin Leduc to discuss the real life events and killers that inspired movies like Halloween, Friday the 13th, Jeepers Creepers, and more. What we quickly realize is that reality is much scarier than fiction. We've been told our whole lives "it's just a movie". What you quickly realize is that the events that inspire horror films are much more gruesome than the films themselves.
We sit down with Jamin Leduc to discuss our recent road trip to St. Louis, running from the cops, current state of being a police officer in America, review of the 1st Presidential Debate, and more! We also discuss Devils Night in Detroit, solving the problem with inner city areas, and exploring a huge abandoned mall in St. Louis.
We sit down with Journalist, Fritz Busch, who has covered some seriously strange UFO sightings. From the time a guy faked a UFO sighting in Gulf Breeze, Florida which led to mass hysteria to the time a UFO crashed into cop car in Northern Minnesota. Fritz also brings in some hard to find photos of UFO's captured near St. George, Minnesota.
We sit down with Tattoo Artist, Trent Wyczawski, to discuss his life growing up in Baltimore, going to a predominantly black school, getting into tattooing, and moving back to Minnesota. We also discuss the homelessness problem in America and the rising crime rates in large cities. Trent is also interested in some conspiracy theories so we dive into that as well!
We sit down with Mankato City Council Member at Large, Mike Laven, to discuss the challenges of running a city during a world wide pandemic. Mike tells us how he got into politics and his process for making decisions. We also dive into some Mankato history, politics, and more.
We have people ask us all the time how we started our podcast and how they can start their own. This is the official unofficial guide to start your own podcast and video podcast. We go over how we got into podcasting and all of the equipment and software to start your own! We will be back with guests next week!
We sit down with Jaren Skarphol to discuss the recent events in Kenosha, his mob stories, and much more. Jacob Blake was shot 7 times by a police officer in Kenosha. It has caused thousands to come to the Wisconsin city to protest. This protesting has led to widespread rioting and looting. Some crazy stuff has been going on this past week. It is a lot to talk about, but we try our best to break it down and discuss it.
On this episode of the show we attempt to simplify some complex ideas such as the Butterfly Effect and the Many Worlds Theory. Have you ever thought how different life would be if an event in the past didn't happen? Have you ever thought there could be other parallel universes? We tackle these complex ideas and try to dumb them down. Because that's what we're good at.
You may have heard the conspiracy theories going around about the popular furniture website, Wayfair selling super expensive furniture named after missing kids. This led people to believe that Wayfair was trafficking children. We look into this theory and also discuss our recent trip to Area 51 along with the huge explosion that rocked Beirut.
The Show is Back! Adam and I sit down to discuss pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's partner, Ghislaine Maxwell. She is currently in prison and everyone is worried she is going to commit "suicide". We also talk about the problem with the U.S. education system and how it was formed.
We sit down with John G to discuss the Coronavirus. This has become the main topic of discussion in the states and around the world. It has changed the way we live, work, and play. We discuss the measures that have been taken and how much longer people can deal with this.
I sit down with my good friend and explorer, Max Power, to discuss his YouTube channel and his crazy adventures. We dive into some wild stories from sneaking onto an abandoned Disney Island to getting saved by a drone on an abandoned Casino ship. We also talk about the time he got arrested and some other run ins with the police. Check out Max's YouTube channel called Strange Places!
We lounge back for this episode and discuss some absurd conspiracy theories. From Stevie Wonder faking blindness to Hollow Earth. We jump around to review the strangest conspiracies out there. This will be a reoccurring episode format so let us know what future conspiracies you'd like to see covered.
Malls were the ultimate destination to shop and hang out with friends. They were packed with stores and more importantly packed with customers. We dive into why malls are closing and how they can remain open by evolving with the times. Malls still stand a chance, but they need to modernize and adapt to the modern consumer. We explore the nostalgia behind the American Mall and how to keep it living on!
We dive into the crazy story behind a Domino's Ad campaign that led a paranoid schizophrenic to hold Domino's employees hostage for 5 hours. The Noid was the name of a mysterious character created by Domino's who destroys pizzas. We discuss what drove a 22 year-old man to hold up a Domino's and other stories behind nostalgic fast food mascots. So avoid the noid and enjoy this episode of The Ethan Clerc Show.
From a creepy attic we dive into some scary stories that we lived through. Damon also whips up a recipe for pop that hasn't been drank since 1984. From the time the cops had to rescue us from a haunted house to the time we stumbled across a satanic cult room in an abandoned school, we have some stories to tell! Sit back, turn the lights out, and join us in the attic!
Out of the small town of Windom, Minnesota in the early 80's, Dave Mueller started his own brand of pop called Official. The company would expand out of Minnesota across the United States and was moving into Canada. But in 1984 something happened that stopped Official pop dead in its tracks. Since 1984 no one has gotten the full story of what actually happened and how this whole soda company came to be. That is until now. We spoke with founder, Dave Mueller and got stories and photos from the community to pull together this amazing story. This is the Official story of Official pop out of Windom, Minnesota.
After hundreds of years and thousands of deaths, we have came to a conclusion and solved one of the greatest mysteries. That mystery of course is the Bermuda Triangle. We bring in the evidence, view the photos, and hear all sides including the UFO and Atlantis theories. Our final conclusion is our best guess as to what is actually going on in this 500,000 square mile section of the Atlantic Ocean called the Bermuda Triangle. While solving this great mystery we also talk about primitive technology and Garfield Phones!
There is no doubt that we have a major drug problem in the United States. Cocaine, Heroin, and Meth are being brought over through the Southern Border in amounts so high you probably wouldn't believe it. What the media is portraying is that these drugs are getting brought in through remote areas where fencing and security is low. You may be very surprised to find out where most of the drugs are actually coming in through. We discuss this and more on the 70th episode of the podcast!
We talk about the infamous Weepy-Voiced Killer who killed in the Twin Cities in the 80's. This story is one of a kind and one of the scariest and most strange serial killers we have talked about. We also talk about the dangerous coronavirus and how fast it is spreading. The coronavirus has been sweeping the news waves all over the world and yet most people don't know a thing about it.
We talk about the tragic death of legendary basketball star, Kobe Bryant. News of his death sent shock waves across the United States and world. We dive into how media covered this story, the fact that an 8 year old boy predicted it, and more. We also talk about the recent officer who was shot in the head in Waseca. The Waseca hockey team had custom uniforms designed to honor the officer, but the MSHSL initially turned them down.
Ever wondered why apartment buildings & hotels don't have a 13th floor? We dive into some of the most well known superstitions to see where they originated and why they are still followed to this day by millions. We all are just a little superstitious because it is ingrained in American culture. So sit back, watch out for black cats, don't break any mirrors, knock on some wood, and enjoy the podcast!
There are a lot of crazy things that have happened in the history of this planet. We go over some of these facts that you will not believe are facts. Some are obviously more crazy than others, but they for sure will surprise you. From crazy historical time comparisons to the shortest commercial flight, you're in for a treat. Sit back and enjoy some hard to believe facts!
It is not surprising to anyone to hear that Reality TV is not all true, but what if we told you that shows you thought were 100% real are not. We dive into some hard evidence to prove that Reality TV is anything but real. Nevertheless we will always enjoy watching our favorite reality shows, but lets break them down and see how much is fake.
The 2010's... not as cool sounding as the 80's, but still a fun decade. A lot of stuff happened and I bet you forgot about a lot of it. Don't worry though; we have put together a podcast for you. We sit down and discuss our favorite (and not so favorite) parts of the decade from Gangnam Style and Planking to Kony 2012 and more. Sit back, grab your fidget spinner and your Harambe t-shirt and enjoy the first episode of 2020!
We break down the simple fact that Amazon Alexa and similar devices are always listening and are spying on you to gather information. They take this information and use it to market stuff you talk about to you. These devices come across as helpful, but as John Simpson from Consumer Watchdog said "Instead of charging you for these surveillance devices, Google and Amazon should be paying you to take one into your home". We also look at a 1999 video from Microsoft that shows what a home of the future would look like. It is wild how much they actually got right!
We have a theory... the 70's/80's are making a comeback and we have the facts to back it up. There is no denying that things that were super popular in the 70's/80's like Vinyl Records, Arcade Machines, the Sony Walkman, and the fashion of the 80's are all popular right now. We also look into the release of invisibility technology available and we feature a new segment!
We sit down with Nate and Craig from Scene Clean Inc. located in Osseo, MN. Nate and Craig have spent years cleaning up some of the most gruesome and horrific crime scenes in Minnesota. Their work has taken them all across the state cleaning up everything from suicides and homicides to out of control hoarders. We dive into the crazy stories and unbelievable things they have seen on the job. Some very nasty stuff is talked about on this episode!
We sit down with John Gibeau to talk about South Dakotas new anti meth campaign, local ag-terrorism in Southern Minnesota, and Millennials vs Baby Boomers. We also dive into the drug issue in Minnesota and how drugs make their way up to the Midwest. There are a lot of great topics in this episode and John always has a lot to add.
Collecting more than Dust. Mountain Lake Mayor, Mike Nelson shares his adventures, stories, tips on collecting antiques, and witnessing Boston Marathon Bombing. Mike is into collecting antiques such as signs, license plates, and Hot Wheelz. His collection is worth thousands of dollars. He gives us tips to find and resell antiques along with stories over the years. Mike was also at the Boston Marathon in 2013 when the bombing happened. He gives us his first hand account of being there. There is something here for everyone to learn so sit back and enjoy!
World-Renowned Paranormal Investigator, Author, & Radio Host, Adrian Lee, joins us for the Halloween Special. We dive into the origins of Halloween, the science behind the paranormal, how ghosts and UFO's are related, and much more. Adrian compliments the episode with photo, audio, and video evidence that we break down. There is a lot to discuss and not a lot of time so sit back and enjoy!
We sit down with one of Minnesota's top rated Psychics, Miki Orr. We go over how being psychic works and the skills she has and how she uses them. Topics include healing, readings, Reiki, and more. Whether you believe it or not, this is a great discussion!
We sit down with demon hunter, Tom Urban, to discuss all things demon related. We break down how to identify and cast a demon out of someone. Tom brings in some of his tools to show us how he performs an exorcism. Tom also breaks down how around Halloween every year there is a negative energy in the air. You will definitely learn something!
We sit down with Psychologist, Chad Peters, to discuss some of the most infamous serial killers like Ted Bundy, Ed Gein, and Jeffrey Dahmer. We break down the psychology behind these killers and what led them to the dark path of murder. A lot of evidence photos and stats from the FBI are brought in to try and dig deep into the brains of these killers!
We sit down with congressman elect, Jayesun Sherman, to discuss ancient civilizations, building the pyramids, giants, hidden trillion dollar treasure, and dinosaurs. The conversation is full of very interesting facts you probably never knew. Sherman always provides a lot of evidence and background to all of his stories. You're guaranteed to learn something knew in this episode of the podcast!
We sit down after our recent road trip down south and discuss Hurricane Katrina, experiences from our trip, and more. This episode is filled with information on the deadliest Hurricane to ever hit our country along with unbelievable photos taken during Katrina. We also discuss the recent rash of gang beatings in Minneapolis!
We sit down with magician, ventriloquist, juggler, and clown, Randy Christensen. Randy has been performing for almost 40 years now and has traveled all over the world with his acts. He has been featured on over 400 news stations including CNN to talk about clowning. We discuss a variety of topics from clowns in popular culture to miming and ventriloquism.
We sit down with Artist and UFO Enthusiast, Michael Cimino, to talk about the upcoming Storm Area 51 Event, the creation of the pop culture alien, his recent involvement in MUFON, and more. We also talk about how Cimino's art was recently vandalized in Mankato.