Season 2

Dec. 25, 2022

S2 E59: Santa Clause - Unraveling The Myth & Mysteries of St. Nichola…

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! We're so excited for you to listen to this episode, which is technically our Season Two finale, and we wanted to make extra special. So, we invited one of our favorite authors that you've heard us fanboy ov...

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Dec. 5, 2022

S2 E58 : The Worst Video Game of All Time - E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

Picture this: It's 1982. You're a young, hot-shot video game designer. You get a phone call from ATARI who just aquired the rights to Steven Spielberg's mega-hit "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" - and he hires you to design the ...

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Nov. 28, 2022

S2 BONUS EPISODE: Patreon Preview - A Look Down The Rabbit Trail

Here at That Would Be Rad we are still nursing the turkey hangover that comes after a long Thanksgiving weekend. We had a relaxing, but also busy holiday filled with being around family, hanging up Christmas lights (already?!...

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Nov. 21, 2022

S2 E56: The Vertical Plane: The Mysterious Dodleston Messages

In 1984 in Dodleston, England Ken Webster, a high school teacher living in an 18th century "fixer-upper", experienced something very strange. He and his two roommates returned home one evening from the local pub, as they appr...

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Nov. 14, 2022

S2 E55: Loab - The First A.I. Cryptid, Tulpa, or Terrifying Art Demon?

Every single day we all use the internet to find whatever it is that we are looking for at any given're doing that right this very second. You are reading these words thanks to the power of the internet. …

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Nov. 6, 2022

S2 E54: The Stranger Things Bible

This week we feel like Indiana Jones himself in the studio...that's because we unearthed a not-so-ancient artifact that we have become obsessed with. One that we believe deserves to be in a museum - so that all humankind can ...

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Oct. 31, 2022

S2 E53: The Bell Witch Halloween Special

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! This week we explore the terrifying tale of The Bell Witch - one of the most infamous haunting legends from the Southern United States. Beginning in 1817 in what is now known as Adams, Tennessee - the Bell …

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Oct. 24, 2022

S2 E52: America's Most Haunted House? The Hampton Lillibridge House

Here in Georgia we have a ton of interesting locations that are potential hotspots for hauntings. The first that come to mind are places like old historic cemeteries, or civil war battlegrounds - both of which could easily be...

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Oct. 17, 2022

S2 E51: The Stroudsburg Rain Man - The Devil & Don Decker

The mind is a powerful thing. There are certain memories that stick with you forever - sometimes triggered by a smell, or a sound, that will take you immediately back to a moment in time. Whether a fond memory, or …

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Oct. 10, 2022

S2 E50: After Hours - Ghosts, Werewolves, and Psycho Killers

We've all experienced something that terrified us to our very core - in some way or another. Whether it was something we watched on TV as a kid, a book we read, or something we experienced in real life ...we …

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Oct. 3, 2022

S2 E49: Mysterious Moving Coffins & Wandering Graves

Sometimes things happen that cannot be explained. Objects in your house for example - ending up in places other than where you remember leaving them. Your keys, your wallet, or something simple for example - which can easily ...

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Sept. 26, 2022

S2 E48: The Hexham Heads Episode

In late spring of 1971, two brothers Colin and Leslie Robson, were playing in their garden. As they played and looked for things to throw they began to dig in the dirt - and found something that seemed both interesting …

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Sept. 19, 2022

S2 E47: Shapeshifters - The Pooka, Changelings, and The Nix

Three simple words have been etched into our brains since we started this show. "FOLLOW THE FOLKLORE". It's simple, and 100% true. We continuously uncover a commonality as we navigate through the "rad strangeness" we end up r...

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Sept. 12, 2022

S2 E46: Tyler Finally Watches Dune

I wish that I could express just how bad I want to underline, enlarge, and make bold - the word "FINALLY" in this episode's title. In the 20+ years we've known each other I've been trying to convince Tyler to, …

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Sept. 5, 2022

S2 E45: Star Jelly, Angel Hair, & The Missing Thunderbird Photo

For literally thousands of years, accounts of strange things from above have been documented. Perhaps one of the earliest accounts occurs in the Book of Joshua in the Old Testament. Each year at the beginning of the rainy sea...

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Aug. 29, 2022

S2 E44: The Thunderbird Episode

The Chippewa (or Ojibwe) have a tradition - that in the time BEFORE time began - there existed a bird of supreme majesty that descended to earth...which was then only a vast expanse of water. The birds eyes were fire; …

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Aug. 22, 2022

S2 E43: Nope & Prey - GIANT-SIZE Patreon Preview

In this GIANT-SIZE episode we discuss two movies released in July that we've been wanting to talk about on our show since we watched them both. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't watched Nope, or Prey as of yet - you …

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Aug. 15, 2022

S2 E42: This Is Not a Mothman Episode

This is NOT a Mothman episode...but, we do end up mentioning the Mothman of Point Pleasant, West Virginia quite a bit... It was hard not to frankly, because this week on our show, we are focusing on two sightings of …

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Aug. 8, 2022

S2 E41: I Survived Camp Rad Strangeness '22

Well campers - summer camp is over. But, before you hop on the bus to head home it's time to end it with a bang. Join us this episode as we premier a true story sent to us by one …

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July 25, 2022

S2 E40: Yellowstone - The Unexplained & Unexpected

Think back to the days of old when territories of North America were still wild, unclaimed, and unseen. What on earth must have the explorers and frontiersmen have thought when they first encountered some of the natural and m...

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July 18, 2022

S2 E39: The Orb Episode - We Finally Made It

Our host Tyler has been hinting at telling his own personal ORB STORY nearly every episode since we started this podcast. At last - it's here. But, what exactly is an orb? We've all seen the photos online of what …

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July 4, 2022

S2 E38: Swamp Gas, Ball Lightning, and Foxfire

There is a core group of phenomenon that's often used as a universal explanation or place holder, if you like, for some of the otherworldly experiences people have had throughout history. This core group is more readily accep...

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June 27, 2022

S2 E37: The Salyut 7, Space Angels, & UFO's

This week on our show, we look up to the skies... That's right campers - there's no way that we could in good conscious call Camp Rad Strangeness the "best summer camp in any dimension" without diving into some really …

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June 20, 2022

S2 E36: Michigan Monsters & Mysteries

Ok ladies and gents - gather round, pack your gear, and kiss your moms and dads goodbye. It's time to hop on the bus and head to the 2nd annual CAMP RAD STRANGENESS. That's right campers - it is finally …

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June 13, 2022

S2 E35: Drowned God - Conspiracy of the Ages

A few weeks ago Woody began reminiscing about old computer games he played in middle school and high school. In the 90's computer games evolved from the more simplistic (like Oregon Trail) to the more complex (such as Wolfens...

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June 6, 2022

S2 E34: What Are Ghosts?

Almost one in five people from the United States say that they’ve seen or been in the presence of a ghost. Belief in ghosts is based on the ancient notion that a human spirit is separable from the body and …

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May 23, 2022

S2 E33: The Great American Road Trip

There's something about ROAD TRIPPING that instantly brings to mind your parents rusty station wagon, your little brother or sister crying next to you after getting a blow pop stuck in their hair, the soft foam of walkman hea...

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May 16, 2022

S2 E32: The Not Deer Episode

When you begin your journey into the world of cryptid creatures, or even if you have only the slightest interest in cryptozoology, you'll of course find ample material referencing the ALL-STAR cast of characters. There have b...

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May 9, 2022

S2 E31: The Watcher House

There is something really special about finding your "dream home". The moment you step inside you can quickly imagine your future inside it's rooms. The love that you will bring to the home, and potentially some of things you...

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May 2, 2022

S2 E30: Welcome Back Tyler

The prodigal son returns! This week we welcome back co-host Tyler Bence after a multi-week hiatus from the show because of the TOP SECRET project he has been working on. We dive into the project as much as we can …

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April 25, 2022

S2 E29: The Hand of Glory

When you begin to dig into our very own human history - it turns out that the truth can ABSOLUTELY be radder than fiction! This week we dive into the strange and the macabre as we explore an ancient item …

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April 18, 2022

S2 E28 - The Churinga Stone

Can objects hold supernatural power? Can they perhaps be the focus of paranormal activity? We've talked about some interesting objects before on our show like the Dybbuk Box (S2 E5), that seemingly wreaked havoc on whomever h...

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April 11, 2022

S2 E27: The Mysterious Mrs. Brown

This past week was spring break for us here in north Georgia where the That Would Be Rad headquarters is located. So, Woody packed up his kids, turned off his phone and headed out for some cryptid hunting, comic book …

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March 28, 2022

S2 E26: Ask Us Anything

Ever since we started this podcast we have received questions, comments, ideas, theories from listeners via comments on our social media channels, direct messages, or emails. Whether it's simply a message to thank us for wha...

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March 21, 2022

S2 E25: Paul Amadeus Dienach - Chronicles from The Future

In 1924, Paul Amadeus Dienach a German language teacher living in Greece, became gravely ill. He was dying of tuberculosis, and he wanted to return home, for one last time, to his country of origin Switzerland before he died....

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March 14, 2022

S2 E24: The Batman

In all honesty, this week we had an entirely different show researched, planned, and ready. BUT, after heading to the movie theater to watch the brand new released THE BATMAN...we had to turn on our mics and talk about this …

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March 7, 2022

S2 E23: The Coral Castle

There’s just something wonderful about packing up the ole family car and heading out of town on an All-American road trip… All across the “lower 48” you’ll see various types of sites, roadside attractions, and truthfully you ...

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Feb. 28, 2022

S2 E22: Max Headroom & The Mystery Soda Machine

It was Sunday night November 22, 1987 during a typical Chicago Bears highlights show when suddenly the broadcast signal was disrupted...the screen went black...and then a strange figure appeared on viewers television screens....

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Feb. 21, 2022

S2 E21: Chrissie Venn & the Ghosts of Allison Road

No matter where you grew up - chances are there were a handful of urban legends and mysteries that surrounded your town. Maybe it was an old abandoned house, a condemned factory, or perhaps even a haunted road… With origins …

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Feb. 14, 2022

S2 E20: Groundhog Day '93

Yes, we know it’s actually Valentines Day today - so, Happy Valentines Day! We thought we’d mix it up a little this year and instead of talking about flower bouquets and chalky candy hearts with tiny messages on them…we’re go...

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Feb. 7, 2022

S2 E19: Spring-Heeled Jack

Well before the streets of London were terrorized by the murderous "Jack the Ripper"...or even before the criminals of Gotham City were terrified of a winged figure lurking in the shadows...there existed a creature/being/assa...

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Jan. 31, 2022

S2 E18: The Mad Gasser of Mattoon

It was 1944...anxiety was at an all time high in most of the United States as World War II raged overseas. Rumors of spies and sleeper cells whispered across small towns. So many households were left with mothers caring for …

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Jan. 17, 2022

S2 E17: Spontaneous Human Combustion

It's a bird, it's a plane, neighbor burst into flames?? As if we didn't have enough to worry about in the world - why not add the strange and mysterious phenomenon of spontaneous human combustion to the list. On …

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Jan. 10, 2022

S2 E16: Welcome to the Future

After taking a nice holiday break where we unplugged, spent uninterrupted time with our families, and even vacationed from social media for the most part... We are rested, recharged, and ready to ROCK AND ROLL. Join us this w...

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Dec. 13, 2021

S2 E15: UFOs of the Land Down Under: Part 03

This week we put the finishing touches on our three-part series about UFOs in Australia by diving deeper into the infamous disappearance of Australian amateur pilot Frederick Valentich. 43 years ago at 6:19 PM local time, Fre...

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Dec. 6, 2021

S2 E14: UFOs of the Land Down Under: Part 02

This week is part two of our discussion on UFOs and all the crazy things people have seen in the skies of Australia. We begin our discussion by diving deeper into the story of the Knowles family's encounter and we …

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Nov. 29, 2021

S2 E13: UFOs of the Land Down Under: Part 01

In this week's episode - our super rad Australian friend and listener Matt tells us all about his own true UFO encounter he had as a kid just outside of Syndey, Australia. Matt (aka "Mattman") left us this voicemail on …

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Nov. 22, 2021

S2 E12: The Thanksgiving Special

Even though we both happen to be on opposite coasts of the USA and despite traveling during one of the busiest travel periods of the year... We put together our mobile studio set-up and play catch up with one another …

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Nov. 15, 2021

S2 E11: The Simulation Theory

Are we all living in the most realistic video game of all time? I’m not sure. While looking into the idea of reincarnation and having a conversation about past lives, our conversation continued, evolved, and was impossible to...

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Nov. 8, 2021

S2 E10: Reincarnation & Past Lives

Since we started this podcast, we’ve noticed that sometimes we just have to “give in” to whatever it is out there - in the universe - that may be steering us in a direction we hadn’t planned for, in regards …

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