Why One Horrible Sound Haunts Reality TV. Plus, Is That Bug Threatening Me?
September 17th, 2018
Who put the tension in reality TV? ELT tracks down the source of the nail biting-sound you can’t unhear. Plus, cicada killer wasps — a backyard horror story, turned intervention.
Guests: sonic puppetmaster Rick …
The Cha Cha Slide: How One Uncle Changed Weddings Forever
September 3rd, 2018
DJ Casper tells us the origin story of the Cha Cha Slide. Plus, The Nod’
s Brittany Luse is astonished by the unreleased Cha Cha Slide Pt. 1.
Guests: The Nod
’s host, Brittany Luse
; Willie Perry Jr. (aka DJ Casper aka Mr. …
Who Invented the Bloomin’ Onion? Plus, Biology’s Best Butt
August 27th, 2018
ELT goes down under, to expose one of the most impressive butts in the animal kingdom. Plus, the multi-layered origin story of the Bloomin' Onion.
What Do Dogs Say When They Bark?
August 13th, 2018
Is it possible to interpret what dogs are saying when they bark? We have the tools to help you do some ruff decoding. Plus, listeners share their …
WTF Do the ⏹ 🔼 ⏺ on My 👕 Tag Mean?
August 6th, 2018
Plus, koala fingerprints, lobster pee and other hot facts.
There are mysterious symbols inside your tee-shirt -- do you know what they mean? ELT …
How to Spot a Spy
July 16th, 2018
Does that person sitting next to you on the airplane REALLY work in IT? Plus, a tribute to the bedazzled sausage of the desert southwest, and more …
The Genius of Birds: Live From the Aspen Ideas Festival
July 9th, 2018
Some birds can fashion tools and create tiny works of art, so why do we always underestimate their bird brains? In this panel discussion, recorded at …
Do Scarecrows Scare Crows?
July 2nd, 2018
ELT goes into the mind of a crow to find out if scarecrows work. Plus, a look at how clowns protect their clown IP with fact buddy Prashanth Venkat
ARRRRR Pirate Peg Legs Really A Thing?
June 25th, 2018
Pirate historian Laura Sook Duncombe tells us about the golden age of pirates. Plus, a tunnel follow up with Dr. Mole: where do the emergency exits …
Are Babies Born With Tails?
June 11th, 2018
Hello, we are Every Little Thing
April 11th, 2017
Turn over the rock, peek through the keyhole, go down the rabbit hole. There's always more to it. A new show from Gimlet Media, hosted by Flora …