The Paranoid Strain

The Paranoid Strain

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

Recent Episodes

New! Qanon: How we got here - Epstein, butterflies, and the return of the Unicorn

Sept. 19, 2023

She has returned to us! Oh, blessed day. Yes, it is with gratitude that we say goodbye to Elena Pegasus and hello to our very own mythical horse lady, freshly returned from her monthlong European summer sojurn. MUST BE NICE.…

New! Qanon: How we got here - Q invades Deutschland and Down Under

Sept. 6, 2023

One day later than you might have expected, due to the Labor Day holiday, we're wrapping up our Q world tour with a couple of scenic stops in Australia and Germany to learn how our favorite home-grown American nonsense has i…

New! Qanon: How we got here - Romana Didulo, The Q-ueen of Canada

Aug. 22, 2023

The terrifying reign of Elena Pegasus continues! Seriously, though, our guest co-host once again joins us to explore another truly bizarre story from the annals of Qanon. This one is Romana Didulo, the self-proclaimed Queen …

New! Qanon: How we got here - Elena Pegasus explains "Let's Go Brandon"

Aug. 8, 2023

Don't Panic! Our lovely Dana Unicorn is on monthlong European vacation (MUST BE NICE! I'm not bitter), and the wonderful Elena Pegasus, her cousin, has stepped into the breach as we detail the fallout of Russiagate, and how …

New! Qanon: How we got here - Maybe the "Russia Hoax" was...kind of fake news. Really.

July 25, 2023

This time, I'm maybe gonna hit some of you where it hurts. By "some of you", I mean "those of you who like me loathe Trump and want to believe every bad story about him, and have trouble admitting we may have been wrong abou…

New! Qanon: How we got here - Q, The Clinton Body Count, and the COVID Lab Leak

July 11, 2023

Hi everybody. This time, as promised, we actually get back to talking about the last few years of Qanon. But not until we reveal the cordwood stacks of bodies that Bill and Hillary supposedly left in their bloody path to pow…