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 28, 2021

Barely Surviving the Virus and Should Social Media Censor the President?

We sit down with John Gibeau, who went through hell when he got the virus (you know..) John tells us about his horrible experience being in the hospital along with losing his father to the virus at the same time. We also get into social media censorship which has become a popular topic of discussion after Trump was removed from practically all social media. John is a popular guest on the podcast and always has a lot to talk about.

January 21, 2021

Dangers of Urban Exploring with Robb from RNK All Day

We sit down with Robb, an Urban Explorer known for his YouTube channel RNK All Day with 150,000 subscribers. Robb has traveled across the United States hitting some of the top abandoned locations and documenting it with his wife on their popular YouTube channel. Robb has some crazy stories from being falsely accused of sinking a WWII submarine to getting busted at the Rockefeller Estate in Upstate New York. We get into why Robb explores to how popular urban exploring has became over the years.

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!

January 7, 2021

Terry Rich. Busting the Largest Lottery Fraud Case in U.S. History

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!

December 31, 2020

Will Robots Take Over, Are We Always Being Recorded, and 2021 Technology

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.

December 3, 2020

Man Who Found the Monolith and Pentagon Admits it has UFO’s

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!

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 11, 2020

How to Spot a Liar, the Psychology Behind Casinos, Grocery Stores, & Social Media

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!

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 29, 2020

Interviewing the 2nd Coming of Jesus Christ

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!

October 22, 2020

Demon Boxes & Seeing Ghosts with Paranormal TV Producer Wesley Johnson

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!

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 16, 2020

Homelessness, Growing Up in Baltimore, and Tattooing

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! 

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.

September 3, 2020

How to Start Your Own Podcast and How We Started the Show

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!

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.

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.

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 9, 2020

Proof that Reality TV is NOT Reality…

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.

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 22, 2019

South Dakota on Meth, Ag-Terrorism in MN, and Millennials

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.

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!

October 31, 2019

Halloween Origins and Does Science Prove Ghosts are Real with Adrian Lee

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!

October 24, 2019

The Life of a Psychic with one of MN’s Best Psychics

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!

October 3, 2019

Why Do People Become Serial Killers? Psychology Behind Serial Killers

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!

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!

September 19, 2019

Hurricane Katrina, Road Trip Down South, and Gang Beatings in Minneapolis

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!

September 4, 2019

Flights Sold Out to Storm Area 51, First Alien Drawing, and MUFON

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.

August 22, 2019

Sex Hidden in Everything, Subliminal Messages, and Mind Control

Why do big companies like Disney, Pepsi, and Marlboro hide sex or other explicit things in their advertisements? It's called subliminal messaging and it shows up in most of what we listen to, look at, or watch. We break down some of the most popular examples of subliminal messages and dive into other topics like hypnosis, mind control, and a horrific crime scene. Big Episode 50 of the Podcast is an informative one!

August 15, 2019

Moon Landing was a Hoax? Jeffrey Epstein Conspiracy

Did we land on the Moon back in 1969? Did we have the technology to do so back in that day in age? Hear all of the conspiracies about the Moon Landing in this episode and more. We break down the most popular conspiracy theories and dive into some that you probably have never heard. Either way you're in for a treat with this conspiracy filled episode with the one and only Trenton Lacanne!

August 8, 2019

Demon Almost Kills Us. Investigating the Wilder Demon

We dive into one of the most popular stories from the show, The Wilder Demon. A local demon that flew down in front of my car and almost caused us to crash. We bring in evidence and conduct the start of an investigation into this creature. Many locals are coming forward saying they have seen this creature. We compare hair samples, look at maps, and dig deep to discover what this satanic being is doing tormenting the small town of Wilder, MN.

August 1, 2019

“Drinking the Kool-Aid”, Jonestown, and The Peoples Temple Cult

We sit down and discuss cults with Dane Nielsen. How could we discuss cults without discussing the most famous of them all, The Peoples Temple. Jim Jones and his followers moved to the middle of the jungle in Guyana. 900 plus members followed him out there and what happened next shocked the world. The largest mass suicide in modern history took place. We discuss how something like this could have happened and the crazy fact that cults are still around today.

July 25, 2019

Storming Area 51, Aliens Contact Us, and the Cammo Dudes

We discuss the current Facebook viral page, Storm Area 51. Almost 2 million people are "going" to storm Area 51 in September. What would happen if everyone were to show up and Naruto Run past the gate into the most top secret military base in the world. We get a couple mysterious phone calls from what seems to be Aliens. Did extraterrestrials get pissed we were talking about them and call in to the show to cuss us out? Tune in and find out!

July 11, 2019

Man Wanted by the Government, Cell Phone Tower Radiation, & Manipulating Weather

We sit down with a man who is forced to remain anonymous. He discovered something back in the day that is apparently not supposed to be public knowledge. He was visited by Men in Black and forced to keep this a secret. We dive into this secret and much more. Topics include Aliens, Government Spying, Cell Phone Tower Radiation, Manipulating Weather, and more! The Government may not want you to know this, but we're going through with it!

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!

June 27, 2019

Breaking Down School Shootings, Evolving Education, and Oversensitive Culture

We sit down with teacher and former principal, Eric Hanson. We discuss how modern technology has changed education and how Hanson teaches. We also break down school shootings and why we believe they seem to be so prominent in this day and age. A lot of other important topics are discussed in this episode including how people are so oversensitive nowadays.

June 20, 2019

Addicted to Pills, Trump/ North Korea Relations, and Fairlife Farms Undercover Video

We get political with guest, John Gibeau. Diving into a lot of controversial topics from mental health and addiction to pills to Trump and North Korea Relations. We also talk about the recent Fairlife Farms Undercover video that came out. This is an important podcast to promote an open dialogue between others whether you agree with them or not.

June 13, 2019

Low Budget Filmmaking, Dungeons and Dragons, and Playing Spoons

We sit down with Daryl Hrdlicka to talk about his acting career and low budget film making. We also talk about Dungeons and Dragons, strange instruments, the paranormal, and more. There's a lot more local film making going in in Minnesota than you think.

June 6, 2019

Making the Most of Your 20’s. The Most Important Decade of Your Life!

We sit down with Pastor Steve Dekok and Educator Dane Nielsen to discuss the most important decade of your life, your 20's. The 20's are when you will make some of the most important decisions of your life. We go over everything from finances to relationships to buying your first house. This is a super important podcast full of useful information.

May 30, 2019

The Mandela Effect, Samsung Deepfake Videos, and NASA Conspiracies

We discuss the mind blowing Mandela Effect, Samsung's new AI technology which is terrifying, and a variety of other topics like: How many employees does McDonald's and Walmart have? (You will never guess these numbers right) Flat Earth and Moon Landing Conspiracies, and more!

May 23, 2019

THE FUTURE, Microchipping Humans, and Self Driving Cars

We sit down with Jayesun Sherman to discuss THE FUTURE. What big technological advancements are going to change our everyday lives? We go over some amazing advancements in modern technology and predict how our world is going to change in the future.

May 16, 2019

Tobacco Age to 21, Legalizing Prostitution, and Bar Fights

Should the tobacco buying age be changed to 21? Should prostitution be legal? We sit down with Adam Farag, Luke Gilbertson, and Tylan Porath to talk about these topics. We cover a wide variety of topics in this episode. Full of serious topics and comedic stories alike.

May 2, 2019

Séances, Aliens are Paranormal, and Contacting the Dead with Adrian Lee

We sit down with Paranormal Investigator, Author, Speaker, and Radio Host Adrian Lee. On Adrians third time on the podcast we discuss contacting the dead, religion, and how aliens are paranormal. We dive deep into these topics and pull up videos and photos to go along with our conversation.

December 13, 2018

You are Being Scammed Everyday ft. Bottled Water, Beats, and Yeti

Scams are all around us. In part one of this two part series we discuss parts of society and culture you may not know are scams. Big businesses scam customers everyday as we discuss the illusion of choice and more. Quite possibly the biggest scam of all time is Bottled Water. Learn how big corporations trick you into paying 300 times more for water.

December 6, 2018

How to Gamble Better with David Schwartz

Gambling Expert, Author, Director of the Center for Gaming Research, and Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, David Schwartz joins us on the phone. We dive into his background and get some great tips on how to gamble better. We also dive into your odds of winning the most popular games such as Blackjack, Roulette, and Slots. Other topics discussed include winning the Powerball, Lottery, and the Monty Hall Problem.