Category: Society & Culture

A Weekly Podcast on Society & Culture. Each week a new guest comes on to discuss conspiracies, strange history, current events, crazy stories, and more.

January 14, 2021

Episode 100! Best Moments from the Show

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!

November 19, 2020

Can We Rely on the Government, How to Fix the Education System, & Getting a Credit Card

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.  

November 5, 2020

Hiding from Cops on Disney’s Abandoned Island, Shot at by Gang, & Avoiding Death

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!

October 15, 2020

The Pizza Delivery Man: Avoiding Danger One Pizza at a Time

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.

October 8, 2020

The Real Life Killers That Inspired Classic Slasher Films

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.

October 1, 2020

Running from the Cops in St. Louis & Why We Explore Dangerous Neighborhoods

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.

September 10, 2020

Running a City During COVID & Getting Into Politics with Mike Laven

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.

August 27, 2020

Chaos in Kenosha, New York Mob Stories, & Back to School with COVID

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.

July 23, 2020

The Problem with U.S. Schools & Ghislaine Maxwell Better Stay Alive

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.

April 23, 2020

COVID-19. How Much Longer will this go on?

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.

April 2, 2020

Reviewing Absurd Conspiracy Theories (Stevie Wonder Faking Blindness & Hollow Earth)

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.

March 26, 2020

The Rise & Fall of American Malls

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!

March 19, 2020

Avoid The Noid. Domino’s Hostage Story & Creepy Fast Food Mascots

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.

March 12, 2020

Police Rescue Us from Haunted House. Tales from the Attic

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!

March 5, 2020

The Untold Story of Official Pop. A Minnesota Mystery

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.

February 27, 2020

Bermuda Triangle Mystery Solved! (Well Kind Of)

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!

February 5, 2020

Serial Killer in St. Paul & How to Avoid the Coronavirus

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.

January 16, 2020

Facts You Will Not Believe are Facts

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!

January 3, 2020

Everything You Forgot that Happened in the 2010’s!

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!

December 19, 2019

How Amazon Alexa is Spying on You!

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!

December 12, 2019

The 80’s are Making a Comeback and Invisibility Cloak Revealed!

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!

November 7, 2019

Antiques Worth $1,000’s and 1st Hand Account of Boston Marathon Bombing

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!

September 26, 2019

Giants Built the Pyramids, Trillion Dollar Hidden Treasure, and Dinosaurs

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!

July 3, 2019

Time Travel, Mars Transportation, and Talking to a Man from the Past

We sit down and discuss Time Travel and even get the chance to talk with a self-proclaimed time traveler from 1962. We break down some reported time travel evidence and discuss a man who claims to have traveled as far back as the time of Jesus. There's a lot to talk about here so sit down, grab a beer, and enjoy!