On this second last episode of CCIA, the boys take a spooky step back in time and review the life and career of Ed and Lorraine Warren. 

With upwards of ten thousand investigations under their belt, Ed and Lorraine Warren paved the way in the paranormal investigative field and tackled some of the most popular hauntings in history!  The events of which have been fueling Hollywood with movie plots for nearly 40 years!

So sit back and get ready to get your Hallowe'en fix in this second last spook-tastic episode!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_149_The_Warrens.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 7:47pm EST
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So to finish off September, here's Ricky's pick for his beloved episode just in time for the start of October: Ghost Stories 2!  The boys put a lot of work into this one and it turned out great, enjoy!

Bryan and Ricky once again break from format and bring you a collection of scary stories from friends, returning contributers and listeners like you!  So lock your doors, turn down the lights and enjoy this spook-tacular Ghost Story special!

(A huge thanks goes out to everyone that contributed and helped us in the recording of this episode!)

 

 

Direct download: CCIA_Ghost_Stories_2_RERUN.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:04pm EST
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After a long and restful summer Ricky and Bryan have been released from their cryogenic chambers to come back with a brand-spanking new episode for you fine listeners!

The Guys discuss mysterious humanoid shaped creatures and monsters that’ve been seen by people from all over the world from Werewolves to Owlmen to Frog People and even a Spring Heeled Jack for good measure they discuss a whole lot of weird beings!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_147_Humanoid_Cryptids.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:15pm EST
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It's the 5th Monday of the month so we're airing a fan favorite episode from our back catalogue... Our Crash Course in Shadow People!

Have you ever seen, out of the corner of your eye, a shadowy figure dart out of view?  Or maybe you’ve woken up in the middle of the night and seen a dark figure standing over you…?  If this sounds familiar you may have seen a SHADOW PERSON!
Ricky and Bryan delve into this strange, age-old topic and give you a run down of people’s encounters, possible explanations and even some personal stories!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_137_Shadow_People_Rerun.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:00pm EST
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This week Bryan and Ricky bring you a two-for-one North American creature feature! Learn about the history of the antler-headed Jackalope of the Wild West and also the lore behind the terrifying Native American cannibal creature The Wendigo!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_136_Jackalope_Wendigo2.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:32pm EST
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This week Bryan and Ricky dive deep into the world of Mermaids (and Mermen of course)!  From the earliest appearances in myths and legends to alleged sightings throughout history and even into some possible scientific explanations for Merfolk the guys cover it all! 

(And oh so many POP culture references!)

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_134_Mermaids.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:32pm EST
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Have you ever felt that weird sensation that what you're saying or doing has happened identically once before?  Well then you're in luck because this week the guys scratch their heads at a phenomena that pretty much everyone has felt; Deja Vu!  So tune in to hear all the different scientific and crazy theories to explain this sensation, as well as tons more info in this mind melting episode!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_132_DejaVu.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 7:53pm EST
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The boys are back in 2014 and to start things off right they’ve got an episode all about not only the mythical Yeti, but a list of other large hairy Bigfoot like creatures from around the world!  From the Skunk Ape to the De Loys Ape, the Yeren and the Yowie Bryan and Ricky bring you stories of reported sightings as well as possible explanations for these famous Cryptids! 

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_128_Yeti_and_Hairy_Hominids.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 6:30pm EST
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Just in time for New Years the guys bring you the second Holiday Rerun episode of the year: Crash Course in Slender Man!
Ricky and Bryan delve into the mysterious entity known as The Slender Man!  From his seemingly harmless origins on the internet to how he’s seeped into pop culture and become a modern Boogeyman, they cover it all!  So lock yourself in somewhere safe, turn up the volume and enjoy the episode before he comes for  you!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_127_Holiday_Rerun_Slenderman.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 6:43pm EST
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Continuing with Hallowe'en Month the boys bring you a third instalment of real life ghost stories from friends and listeners like you!  These episodes are a break from our regular format but they are always fun and spooky, so sit back and get ready to sleep with the lights on!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_119_Ghost_Stories3.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:04pm EST
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For the second week of our Hallowe'en Month we bring you Bryan and Ricky's investigation of an actual Haunted House!  Back in May the guys were invited by Canadian Paranormal Investigators The Searcher Group to accompany them on a full investigation of a real-deal Haunted House just outside of Toronto.  Listen in as the guys learn the tricks and tools of the trade as well as experience a whole bunch of ghostly encounters that leave them utterly convinced of the existence of Spirits and Ghosts!

A huge thanks to Peter Roe and James McCulloch for showing us the ropes in Paranormal Investigations and to Searcher Group Leader Richard Palmisano for founding the whole thing!  To find about more about The Searcher Group check them out over at www.thesearchergroup.ca

Direct download: CCIA_EP_118_Ghost_Investigation.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:31pm EST
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The boys are back from their summer break in this ALL NEW episode of CCIA!!  Since the school season is upon us once again, the guys thought it'd be fun and comforting to give you wonderful listeners some added dread in returning to school with some spooky haunted campus stories!  The fellas dug around the internet and found 6 spooky Colleges that are bursting with haunting tales of terror! So sit back in your quiet, probably safe dorm.. and enjoy!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_114_Haunted_Schools.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:33pm EST
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This week the boys take a wrong turn and end up in the mystery riddled Bermuda Triangle!  From some of the mysterious disappearance cases to scientific and out there theories, the boys delve deep into this mysterious section of ocean!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_108_BERMUDA_TRI.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:13pm EST
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Join Bryan and Ricky as they descend into the inky black depths of the oceans to talk about legendary monsters like the Kraken but also more modern oceanic mysteries from the Montauk Monsters to The Bloop and even the illusive Giant Squid!   

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_106_Kraken_Mysteries_Deep.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:00pm EST
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Bryan and Ricky tackle a topic they weren't too sure about at first... Unicorns!  From their first appearances in history up to their modern majestic version as well as actual reported sightings and even man-made unicorns the guys cover it all!  So saddle up and listen in to this surprisingly fun episode!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_103_Unicorns.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:19pm EST
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Bryan and Ricky burst into flames discussing the strange and still unexplained phenomenon of Spontaneous Human Combustion!  They cover the earliest cases all the way up to today as well as explain the rational and out there theories as to why this mysterious and disturbing end to many people's lives might be occuring! 

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_102_SHC.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:03pm EST
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Ricky and Bryan delve into the mysterious entity known as The Slender Man!  From his seemingly harmless origins on the internet to how he's seeped into pop culture and become a modern Boogeyman they cover it all!  So lock yourself in somewhere safe, turn up the volume and enjoy the episode before he comes for you!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_098_Slenderman.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:24pm EST
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This week Bryan and Ricky put on their conspiracy hats and give you a crash course in one of the most wide spread, possibly paranormal, phenomenon out there; Crop Circles! Join the guys as they go over the history, theories, and some of the more popular formations in this EXTRAterrestrial-ly packed episode!

Direct download: CCIA_EP_095_Crop_Circles.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:54pm EST
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This week Bryan and Ricky break from the usual and give you a fan "grab-bag" full of your very own requests!  The guys tackle 3 topics: Catatumbo Lightning, The Argentina Gnome, and Feral Children; all requested by you lovely fans, ENJOY!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_093_FAN_GRAB_BAG.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:46pm EST
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Ricky and Bryan give you guys a Toofer of Cryptozoology today with an episode dedicated to both the Mythical North American Thunderbird and the terrifying Mongolian Death Worm!  What are these giant beasts said to look and act like, what's their history and how do they fit into the world of unknown creatures?  Tune in to find out!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_090_ThunderBird_DeathWorm.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 7:24pm EST
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Ricky and Bryan continue their brief vacation over the holidays and so there's one last rerun of a favorite episode from 2012 posted here for you in their absence!  Have an awesome New Years and see you all in 2013!

Bryan and Ricky get extra spooky as they give you a Crash Course in some real life haunted places from around the world!  The boys picked some really creepy ones so be sure to turn off all your lights and listen to this episode right before bed, just to be safe!  Now tune in and prepare to creep yourself out!


Direct download: CCIA_Holiday_Rerun_CC_in_Haunted_Places.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:00pm EST
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This week the guys discuss the strange and tragic case of Benjaman Kyle.  Seemingly left for dead, Benjaman was found unconscious behind a Georgia Burger King in 2004 and awoke to have Retrograde Amnesia, having no memories of who he was or where he was from.  To this day no one has any idea about Benjaman's origins and Bryan and Ricky try to help by telling his story, talking a bit about Amnesia itself and also speculate some of their own more 'out there' theories about where this man may have come from!
So give this episode a listen, look at his picture and help spread the word about this man and maybe we all can help him reclaim his identity! 
And better yet, if you think you know who Benjaman is contact him at tips@whoisbenjamankyle.com or on his facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BenjamanKyle

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_080_Benjaman_Kyle.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:32pm EST
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This week is a first for Crash Course in Awesome; the guys break out of their shells and do their very first interview!  Hope you listeners weren't sick of Halloween-type paranormal episodes because the guys got a chance to sit down and chat with Richard Palmisano and Peter Roe of "The Searcher Group" one of Canada's oldest Paranormal Investigation groups.  So sit back and learn how these guys got started and hear some of their creepy stories and EVPs(electronic voice phenomenon), all of this and more in this extra long episode!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_079_SearcherGroup_Interview.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:16am EST
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For the 3rd week of our Hallowe'en Month Bryan and Ricky once again break from format and bring you a collection of scary stories from friends, returning contributers and listeners like you!  So lock your doors, turn down the lights and enjoy this spook-tacular Ghost Story special!
(A huge thanks goes out to everyone that contributed and helped us in the recording of this episode!)

Direct download: CCIA_EP_076_Ghost_Stories_2.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:56pm EST
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For week 2 of Hallowe'en month, Bryan and Ricky get extra spooky as they give you a Crash Course in some real life haunted places from around the world! The boys picked some really creepy ones so be sure to turn off all your lights and listen to this episode right before bed, just to be safe. Now tune in and prepare to creep yourself out!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_075_Haunted_Places.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:52pm EST
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It's October and that means it's an entire month of episodes dedicated to the strange, spooky and down right terrifying!  In this first episode Bryan and Ricky delve into the tragic and horrific events of the Dyatlov Pass incident where nine trained campers met horrible unexplained fates on a snowy mountain side in Soviet Russia in 1959.  What were they doing up there?  How did they die and what do people believe caused their mysterious deaths...?  Tune in and find out!

Direct download: CCIA_EP_074_Dyatlov_Pass_Event.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:04am EST
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Well it was going to happen eventually; this week the guys were hit with the perfect storm of scheduling problems and illness and were unable to record a new episode, so in lieu of just not posting anything at all we're posting an old favorite from the early days of the show all about the mysterious Minnesota Iceman!  Listen in as the guys discuss a strange hairy humanoid creature frozen in a block of ice that made the rounds of circus side shows in the 1960's and some possible theories about what this thing could have been or where it came from! And hang on till the end, as this time there's new ending featuring a long overdue list of thank you's to you the fans!  

Enjoy this old gem and seeya next week for another new episode!

Direct download: CCIA_EP_069_Minnestoa_Iceman_Rerun.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:30pm EST
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Have you ever seen, out of the corner of your eye, a figure dart out of view?  Or maybe you've woken up and seen a dark figure standing over you beside your bed...?  If this sounds familiar you may have seen a SHADOW PERSON! Ricky and Bryan delve into this strange, and age-old topic and give you a run down of people's encounters, possible explainations and even some personal stories! 

Direct download: CCIA_EP_068_Shadow_People.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:45pm EST
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Pile into your canoes and meet Bryan and Ricky in a remote African river bend as they explore the legends and evidence of the creature known as 'Mokele Mbembe' a creature believed to be a living Dinosaur that has somehow survived into the present day!  From the earliest reported sightings to the most recent expeditions around the Congo River Basin, the guys cover it all!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_65_Mokele_Mbembe.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 9:25pm EST
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This week Bryan and Ricky give you a Crash Course in a pretty controversial paranormal phenomenon known as Stigmata; the rare event where a person suffers from the wounds that were said to have been inflicted on Jesus Christ during his crucifixion.  We assure you the episode is not as serious as this description of it!  Tune in!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_062_Stigmata.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:54pm EST
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Set sail with Bryan and Ricky to a tropical isle whose massive stone inhabitants have long stood, shrouded in mystery.

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_060_Easter_Island.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:56pm EST
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This week Bryan and Ricky "travel" deep into the Pine Barrens of Southern New Jersey, to explore the legend of a terrifying creature that has been terrorizing its residents for the last 200 years... The Jersey Devil!   

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_057_Jersey_Devil.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:15am EST
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This week's episode is all about the Travis Walton incident; one of the most famous alien abduction cases in history and the plot of which the film "Fire in the Sky" was based on.  Could it be that we're not alone in the universe?  Beam this episode into your ears and you be the judge!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_055_Travis_Walton.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 1:21am EST
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This week Bryan and Ricky give you a Crash Course in myths and legends surrounding certain movies and songs in pop culture!  So take a listen if you want to hear about a ghost spotted in a movie, a crime being recorded in a song or simply a time traveling old lady caught on film!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_052_POP_MYTHS.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 1:28am EST
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Take shelter (with Bryan and Ricky) from the hundreds of animals falling from the sky as they talk about the strange phenomenon of when flightless animals fall down from the heavens!  From early historical accounts of frogs and fish plumeting down to possible explainations as to why this keeps happening through the ages, the guys cover it all! 

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_051_Raining_Animals.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:16pm EST
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This week 'los niños' give you a Crash Course in the cryptid that's been sucking the blood of farm animals in South, Central and North America for the better part of 20 years! So lock up your goats and watch out for glowing red eyes in the night as you get a Crash Course in El Chupacabra!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_047_CHUPACABRA.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:44pm EST
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Fresh off the tiny heels of last week's episode about little mythical creatures Bryan and Ricky go the opposite way and give you an episode all about Giants!  From the giants of myth and history to absolutely huge human skeletons to giants living in our world today it's all covered in this week's episode!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_046_Giants.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:58pm EST
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Do you smell corned beef and cabbage? It's probably because this week's a special St. Patty's day episode! So crack open a green beer and listen while the boys give you a Crash Course in some of the more interesting and lesser known Irish mythical creatures. *HICCUP*

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_045_Irish_Myth_2.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:42pm EST
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Prepare to be 'probed' with information, as the fellas give you an 'out of this world' Crash Course in U.F.O.s and The Roswell Incident!  Puns are FUN!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_040_UFO_ROSWELL.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:05pm EST
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Swim up out of the murky depths of the Loch and join Bryan and Ricky as they explain what the whole deal with The Loch Ness Monster is!  From the earliest sightings of the beast to what's been done in modern times to try and prove its existance find out about the giant aquatic creature that people believe lives in the mysterious Loch!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_039_Loch_Ness_Monster.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:20pm EST
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Sit back, grab your favourite chalice and prepare to 'drink it in' as the fellas give you a Crash Course in The Legend of The Holy Grail! Hope you're thirsty... for AWESOME!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_038_HOLY_GRAIL.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:04am EST
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This week the boys explore the conspiracies behind HAARP; a facility located in Alaska that claims to be studying the atmosphere... but is it simply a research tool, or a weapon?! Tune in to learn more!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_036_HAARP.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:06am EST
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The guys go over a tricky topic this week, the Aquatic Ape Theory, which is a fringe sciencey idea that humans evolved from, at some point, an ape that lived in and around water.  It's an interesting theory, whether it's accurate or not, so give'er a listen!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_032_Aquatic_Ape_Theory.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 1:03am EST
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Way back in 1908 there was an absolutely GIGANTIC explosion (1000 times bigger than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima) in the middle of Siberia and no one is totally sure what caused it!  Join Ricky and Bryan as they go over what happened, what the effects were and discuss what in the world (or from out of this world...?) this event was caused by! 

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_030_Tunguska.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:00am EST
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The boys bop their 'mop-tops' to The Beatles as they give you a Crash Course in the urban legend that claims the real Paul McCartney died in a horrific car accident in 1966.

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_027_Paul_is_deadMP3.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:13pm EST
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We take a special break from the usual format as Ricky and Bryan invite some friends to join them in telling their own personal ghost stories (from real life!)  Hallowe'en month comes to a close and the guys hope you enjoyed it!  Special thanks to Mark, Michelle and Logan for telling their spooky tales!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_026_Ghost_Stories.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:35pm EST
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The boys creep each other out as they give you a Crash Course in 'The Mothman'; a creature which plagued the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia over a 13 month period from 1966-1967. So turn off the lights, let your guard down and take a listen!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_23_Mothman.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:18pm EST
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AAAAWOOOOOOOOOOO.....*cough. This week the fellas take you on a Crash Course on the hairy side with an episode dedicated to Werewolves! So tune in to hear all about the myth, fact, and movie magic behind these lovable beasts!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_13_Werewolves.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:02am EST
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This week the boys give you a crash course in the urban legend: Bloody Mary.  You may want to listen with the lights on...muwhahah...or not.

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_012_BloodyMary.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 12:14am EST
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Crash Course in Rods

More specifically the phenomenon known as "Rods" or "Roswell Rods". Listen to Ricky and Bryan discuss theories, leading experts, and ultimately reveal what the heck these things are!

Also don't forget to check out our facebook page for more photos!!!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_011_ROSWELL_RODS.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:36pm EST
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This week you're in for a treat!  The following podcast is the first official recording of Crash Course in Awesome, so listen to these greenhorns give you a Crash Course in the history of Ouija Boards as well as some accounts they've experienced themselves! SPOOKY!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_008_OuijaBoards.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 10:30pm EST
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This week the fellas talk about The Minnesota Iceman, a creature frozen in ice touring the carnival circuit!!

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_005_Minesota_Iceman.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 11:08pm EST
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The guys give you 2 Crash Courses for the Price of 1! (both are free)

Direct download: CCIA_Ep_002_Crypto_Bigfoot.mp3
Category:Crash Course in the Unexplained -- posted at: 8:54pm EST
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