The Paranoid Strain

The Paranoid Strain

The podcast that explains why so many people believe ridiculous conspiracy theories.

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Jan. 30, 2024

New! Quick-ish hit! Paul is Dead? Part 2

And here's the second part of our rundown of the Paul is Dead musical conspiracy theory. In this episode, we consider the long-term implications of this brief mania, as well as the modern conspiracists who just won't let it …
Jan. 16, 2024

New! Quick-ish hit! Paul is Dead?

We're back! But we're not doing UFOs yet. First, we're doing a two-parter on one of the most famous music-related conspiracies in modern history--that is, the sudden mania that gripped The Beatles fandom, who for very confus…
Jan. 2, 2024

Archive: PKD Part 6

To keep you company while we work on new content, we're breaking apart one of our classic episodes into digestible chunks. Enjoy one of our personal favorite episodes, and we'll be back with you in the new year with great ne…
Dec. 26, 2023

Archive: PKD Part 5

To keep you company while we work on new content, we're breaking apart one of our classic episodes into digestible chunks. Enjoy one of our personal favorite episodes, and we'll be back with you in the new year with great ne…
Dec. 19, 2023

Archive: PKD Part 4

To keep you company while we work on new content, we're breaking apart one of our classic episodes into digestible chunks. Enjoy one of our personal favorite episodes, and we'll be back with you in the new year with great ne…