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Cola Wars Pt. 1

Conspiracy Theories

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  • about 5 hours ago
  • 37:58

In 1886, an Atlanta-area pharmacist created an American institution: Coca-Cola. Seven years later, their rival, Pepsi, debuted. Since then, the soda giants have battled for market dominance. How far would they go to come out on top? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Frankenstein

Conspiracy Theories

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  • 5 days ago
  • 36:06

19th century author Mary Shelley is known for penning the classic horror novel, Frankenstein. But many contest her authorship. Were Mary and other female authors victims of a sexist industry? Or was there more going on behind the scenes? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Catcher in the Rye

Conspiracy Theories

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  • 7 days ago
  • 39:23

J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye has been held as a seminal book of required reading in America. But after multiple acts of violence were linked back to it, people wondered if the text could incite people to do malicious things… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A Bram Stoker Classic from Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

Conspiracy Theories

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  • 11 days ago
  • 31:27

Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes calling…  Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Every Thursday, find a new tale of terror from some of history’s greatest authors. Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Ron Brown Pt. 2

Conspiracy Theories

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  • 12 days ago
  • 40:14

On April 3rd, 1996, the weather in Croatia wasn't great — but it wasn't bad enough to explain why experienced Air Force pilots crashed into a mountain. Many suspect that Ron Brown's flight was sabotaged by a terrorist organization, the Croatian government, or maybe even by the Clintons themselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices