A Strange Thing

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Join us each episode as we explore A Strange Thing. Together we will delve into strange events, reveal strange secrets, travel to strange places, and talk to strange people.

Episode Date
Yet Another Open Mike and Austin - E57

Often our best laid plans are foiled. In this episode Mike and Austin make lemonade out of lemons as Mike experiences the 2nd law of thermodynamics in a not-so-vital organ. Thwarted from an expedition to the underworld by a ruptured appendix, ASTP's hosts take a rapid fire journey through some drug impacted grey matter. This episode is a lot like life, it might not always make sense, but it's good.

May 26, 2023
A Flat Earth - E56

Is the round shape of the Earth a giant conspiracy? Join Austin and Mike as they try to take a serious look at the Flat Earth theory...or at least a semi-serious look at it. Whether round or flat, one thing is for certain, this planet is wonderfully strange. 

Apr 09, 2023
A Strange Earth - E55

The celestial ball upon which we are all hurdling through darkness is a very strange place. Not only is this world our captive abode, it also captivates our passions and imagination. Throughout recorded history humanity has endeavored to understand and tame this terrifyingly beautiful planet. We have created elaborate stories and theories in order to explain the mysteries that surround and envelop us, and yet, we've only managed to scratch the surface. There are countless mysteries still remaining both above and below. Join Mike and Austin as the take a lighthearted journey through this strange Earth and attempt to shine a little light in the darkness.

Mar 07, 2023
SLIders - E54

Have you ever fritzed out a streetlight by simply passing by? Do appliances and electronics misbehave in your presence? If so, you might be a SLIder! Join Mike and Austin as they discuss a strange phenomena known as S.L.I. It's a thing.

Jan 26, 2023
Tearing Down the Pyramid of Death - E53

Mike and Austin close out their 2-part series on the Healthy Food Pyramid by revealing why it's not "healthy" at all. In fact, it's one of the most deadly influencers in modern history. Be careful, falling under it's power could kill you.

Jan 11, 2023
E52 - A Strange Pyramid

Pyramids are scattered around the globe and are almost always associated with death. In the 1990's a different kind of pyramid was constructed in the U.S. This strange object has been restructured several times and variations can now be found throughout the world. Despite the mutations, the data sets contained within these pyramids are extremely devastating. Just as death surrounds the construction of ancient pyramids, this modern pyramid might be the most deadly of all. Join Mike and Austin as they discuss the nefarious impact of this man-made structure. Your life may depend on it.

Nov 17, 2022
E51 - Life in the Stranger Zone

Life, the ultimate Stranger Zone. In this episode Mike and Austin finally have the chance to share a few of their recent adventures. Join them as they talk about a broad range of topics including murder, racing trucks in Chocos, buffalo ball sacks, geysers, sasquatch, and a variety of creepy insects. What are you waiting for, jump into the Stranger Zone!

Oct 05, 2022
E50 - Another Open Mike and Austin

Another round of Covid-19 and a host of other unforeseen complications force Mike and Austin to ponder STRANGE things from not-so-strange locations. It's time for another Open Mike (& Austin)!

Jun 21, 2022
E49 - Water Babies

In this episode Mike and Austin talk about 2 of the most NON-scary things on the planet, babies and water. However, it turns out that disposing of babies by throwing them into the water can create quite the terrifying splash. Take the plunge with us as we dive into this very strange topic. 

May 08, 2022
Strange Easter - E48

No matter how you look at it, Easter is strange thing. Take a pinch of pagan, a fist full of fertility, and a dash of defeated death and you end up with ONE STRANGE HOLIDAY. Join us as we chat about this most wonderfully auspicious occasion.

Apr 17, 2022
Brain Food - E47

In this episode Mike and Austin talk about the downside of being a cannibal, eating brains, playing god, and boinking strange flesh. Join them as they bring their first extra-long season to a close and hack things up.

Mar 17, 2022
Life Is Good - E46

It can be hard to say goodbye to those we love. In this episode Mike, Austin, and special guest Connie (who was once probed by tiny aliens in itsy-bitsy black boots) talk about the passing of their patriarch and celebrate his life and legacy. As dad would say, "Life is Good".

Feb 24, 2022
Strange Brains - E45

In this episode Mike and Austin begin a journey to discover the potential nefarious beginnings for one of the most deadly and devastating maladies that continues to erode what it means to exist as a human. Join them as they reflect on their own personal encounters with this proteinaceous harbinger of misery. 

Jan 04, 2022
Open Mike and Austin - E44

While trying to catch the Spirit of the Holidays, Mike and Austin take a break from dead cows and brain maladies to ponder the season. Join them on a reflective ride towards more strange things to come.

Dec 24, 2021
More Strange Cattle Mutilations - E43

Two years ago Mike and Austin kicked off the A Strange Thing Podcast by talking about the really strange phenomena of cattle mutilation and the strangeness surrounding it. Since their initial podcast, the number of mutilated cattle has continued to pile up. Why are these things still happening and who or what could be behind them? Join Mike and Austin for a few laughs while they continue to look for answers.

Dec 15, 2021
Stranger UFO‘s - E42

The UFO phenomena is STRANGE. As UFO sightings have increased, how are we to contend with what these sightings might mean and how do they impact our view of reality? Explore these topics with Mike and Austin as they take an even stranger look at these encounters.

Nov 25, 2021
Strange UFO‘s - E41

We are all surrounded by people who have had their own uniquely strange experiences. In this episode Mike and Austin ponder the descriptions given by an 86 year old woman who, along with her husband, had a close encounter with a UFO in the early 1980's. It's a great story told by a great lady. Enjoy!

Nov 03, 2021
Strange Artifacts Part 3 - Episode 40

Mike and Austin are back to wrap up the Strange Artifacts series. Join them as they explore some STRANGE discoveries that shake up the accepted archeological theories of human origin and the age of the Earth.

Oct 05, 2021
Strange Artifacts Part 2 - E38

In this episode we take a closer look at a few strange artifacts that disrupt the status quo of geological time. How long has mankind been toiling on this celestial ball? The answer might not be as obvious as we have been taught to believe.

Aug 20, 2021
Strange Artifacts - E37

After a medical hiatus, Mike and Austin are finally back and once again pursuing the STRANGE. Join us as we explore some strange discoveries that throw a monkey wrench in our understanding of evolution, the age of the earth and man's history on the planet.

Aug 07, 2021
Strange Ghosts - E36

Ghosts, spirits, apparitions, demons, or departed souls, whatever name you want to give them, stories from beyond the grave have haunted mankind since the beginning of human history. Do these entities actually exist? Join us as we ponder these experiences and peer behind the veil of one of humanities age old questions: What happens to your essence after you die?

Jun 27, 2021
Strange Investigation at the Old State Pen

In this episode we join a team of paranormal investigators and search for strange encounters at the Old Idaho State Penitentiary. With lights out and recorders on, Big River Paranormal led the way through the maze of cold stone buildings in search of evidence from the other side. Join us as we talk about our chilling adventure through a location known for paranormal activity.

Jun 08, 2021
Spooky Things at the Old State Pen - E34

One of Idaho's most famous haunted locations is the Old Idaho State Penitentiary in Boise, Idaho. More than 130 individuals have died at the site including some of Idaho's most notorious criminals. Reportedly, some of the most nefarious criminal and murderous spirits have appeared to paranormal investigators over the years. Join us as we prepare for a paranormal investigation at the Old State Pen. 

May 13, 2021
Open Mike and Austin - E33

Welcome to a new, fun, and whimsical trim-level episode for the A Strange Thing Podcast, Open Mike & Austin!

Have you ever wanted to take back or add something to something you said in the past? Well, in this episode we take a few trips back in time to some things we wish we'd said differently as well as add some detail to a few things that we didn't think about at the time. It's a bit of a silly ride so hold on to your potato and have fun!

Apr 28, 2021
Strange gods - E32

In this episode we take a look at the "Cradle of Civilization" and discover that this ancient land in Mesopotamia, known as the land of Sumer and the Fertile Crescent, is also the "Cradle of the gods". Here we find the first written accounts of the gods and their exploits among mankind. Join as we wrap up our 5-part series on Strange Gods. It's a supernatural ride through the oddities of ancient myths, legends, faith, and futility.


Apr 14, 2021
Strange gods - E31

Ever wonder about Eastern and Western god symbiosis? If so, You're in luck! Strange gods aren't specific to a geographical land mass. They're everywhere.

Mar 18, 2021
Strange gods - E30-

Ancient Greek and Nordic gods had really weird mating habits! In this episode we'll talk about a few and barely scratch the surface (that's probably a good thing).

Mar 04, 2021
Strange gods - It's Greek to Me - E29

There are strange gods everywhere. In this episode we take look, albeit blushingly, at the seedy sex lives of a few prominent Greek gods. So, hold on to your pants and enjoy the ride.

Feb 25, 2021
Strange gods - E28

Humans have always placed their faith in something.  We all seek answers to things beyond our ability to understand and control. The chronicles of our troubled human history reveal that we have placed our faith in many strange things, including many STRANGE gods. Join us as we take a casual stroll through the sacredly strange and deviously divine.

Feb 18, 2021
Strange Valentine - E27

Have you ever wondered how Valentine's Day became a thing? In this episode we take a light-hearted stroll through time and shed some light on this holiday's strange and somewhat dark history.

Feb 04, 2021
Strange Quirks - E26

In this episode we talk about strange quirks, phobias, and behaviors. You might not be as strange as you think are.

Jan 27, 2021
Big Bros - Part 5

Join us as we close out our 5 part series featuring our favorite giant hairy bipedal cryptids! In this episode we'll tell a few stories, laugh, sip a beverage or two, and send bigfoot off in style.

Jan 19, 2021
A Strange Thing For The Holidays

We are taking a short hiatus from our series on Bigfoot and pondering the strangeness of the holidays. Join us as we talk about some VERY strange holiday traditions.

Dec 23, 2020
Big Bros - Part 4 Bigfoot

What class of Bigfoot encounter have you had? Join us as we talk about Close Encounter classifications. We'll also discuss some of the telltale signs that might mean you're in squatch territory.

Dec 09, 2020
Big Bros - Part 3 Bigfoot

We start out talking about the long history of Bigfoot type creatures in Native American history before falling deep into the rabbit hole of mythology, conspiracy, and the fabric of the universe itself. Flounder with us in the hairy yet blissful abyss of discovery and speculation. Taters!

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Nov 29, 2020
Big Bros - Part 2 Bigfoot

Who is this cryptid we call Bigfoot? In this episode we share a few unexpected stories of this mythical beast. It's all fun and games until someone gets taken.

Nov 08, 2020
Big Bros - Part 1 Bigfoot

Join us as we kick off our first in a series of episodes investigating the worldwide cryptozoological bipedal phenomena commonly known as BIGFOOT! It's giant subject and you can bet that things are going to get really hairy! 

Oct 06, 2020
Strange Rocks - Part 4b

Join us for our final episode surrounding strange markings on strange rocks scattered throughout the world and their possible connection to myths and legends as old as time itself.

Sep 16, 2020
Strange Rocks - Part 4a

As we approach the end of the Strange Rock series, things are going to the STRANGER ZONE! In this episode we break free from the rocks that held us down and explore the mythologies that have been written in stone. Rock On!

Sep 03, 2020
Strange Rocks - Part 3

In this episode we take a closer look at some common petroglyph motifs just before jumping on the Strange Train! All aboard for a freaky ride through the origins of legend.

Jul 29, 2020
Strange Rocks - Part 2

Join us as we continue to investigate the strange rocks known as petroglyphs. In this episode we'll talk about the possibility that these scratched and chiseled surfaces are much, much more than rock 'art'.

Jul 11, 2020
Strange Rocks - Part 1

For thousands of years, countless messages have been chiseled onto rocks throughout the globe. What are these ancient artifacts and what are they all about? What are the messages that the inscriptions are intended to convey and who are they being conveyed to? Join us as we explore the often overlooked strange relics known as petroglyphs. They're strange, and they're everywhere.

Jun 29, 2020
A Strange Dream - Part 4

In this, our final episode on the topic of dreams, we revisit each of our 8 dream categories and present examples for each. Join us as we come to grips with this most curious phenomena; Strange Dreams.

May 29, 2020
A Strange Dream - Part 3 - Pandemic Dreams

For this episode we derailed our planned program for a new phenomena that many are experiencing, Pandemic Dreams. Yes, there has been a HUGE uptick in lucid dreaming caused by Corona Virus and the fear and uncertainty that surrounds it. Join us as we explore this phenomena while recording remotely. 

Apr 26, 2020
A Strange Dream - Part 2

Join us as we continue our safari into the world of dreams. In this episode we will tiptoe through the various stages of sleep and tread quietly through the most common dream types. So close your eyes, unless you're driving, and fall with us into the strange world of dreams.

Mar 20, 2020
A Strange Dream - Part 1

Everyone dreams but not all dreams are remembered equally. Join us as we dive into the strange world of dreams. We'll explore the science, the symbolism, and the strangeness that dreams bring.

Mar 08, 2020
A Strange Act of Kindness

To celebrate our 10th episode we decided to do something a little different. In this episode we are talking about strange acts of kindness and as providence would have it, today February 17th, 2020 is Random Act of Kindness Day. How fitting!

Feb 18, 2020
A Spooky Thing in a Strange Place - (Part 5)

This is the last episode in our A Spooky Thing in a Strange Place series. Join us as we discuss ghost hunting technologies and jabber about spirits, ghosts, and paranormal experiences in general.

Jan 28, 2020
A Spooky Thing in a Strange Place - (Part 4)

Spooky things come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and textures. Join us as we dig a bit deeper into the types of spooky things people see, feel, and experience.

Jan 17, 2020
A Spooky Thing in a Strange Place - (Part 3)

In this episode we take a deeper dive into the spooky happenings surrounding the old Tuberculosis Hospital in Gooding Idaho where strange things tend to always be afoot! Join us as we delve into a strange period of history and modern day strange apparitions that have put this old building on the map for one of the most haunted locations in the Country.

Dec 29, 2019
A Spooky Thing in a Strange Place - (Part 2)

In this episode we dive a bit deeper into some of the spooky things that are happening at Milner's Gate including first hand encounters with Hatman and a whiskey loving apparition named James.

Dec 09, 2019
Spooky Things in A Strange Place - (Part 1)

Join us as we dive into some strange apparitions in strange locations! What are these things that are freaking people out? Spirits of the dead? Nefarious entities? Ghosts? Demons? Byproducts of overactive imaginations or bad mushrooms? Let's investigate together!

Nov 09, 2019
A Strange Thing in the Woods

Join us as we share some of our listener's stories about STRANGE THINGS encountered in the WOODS (or outdoors)!

Oct 23, 2019
Bovine Mootilations (Part 3)

Join us as we wrap up our investigation into the Strange phenomena of cattle mutilation.  In this episode we discuss the top four types of explanations for cattle mutes and then dive head first into the deep end with a couple of REALLY STRANGE not-so-common explanations

Oct 09, 2019
Bovine Mootilations (Part 2)

We continue our discussion about the Cattle Mutilation phenomena. Join us as we explore this Strange Thing. In this episode we talk about why we kicked off the investigation in Shoshone, Idaho and a few of the things we did there. We also do a deep dive into a wide variety of cattle mutilation mayhem.

Sep 25, 2019
Bovine Mootilations (Part 1)

Thousands of cows have been mutilated throughout the world in the strangest of ways. This is A Strange Thing.

Sep 11, 2019