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This Podcast Doesn't Exist

140 EpisodesProduced by Shannon McCarthy and Emma Kiely-HampsonWebsite

Do aliens exist? Was that Elvis who officiated your Vegas wedding actually Elvis? What if Bigfoot is really a family of cave-dwelling humans from the dark ages? We're just two best friends with so many questions about the world. Join us as each week we tell each other the weirdest unsolved, unimagin… read more


Ep. 62: Giant Calamari: The Kraken

We have another short one for you to start off the new year, and we “Kraken” right into it. This week, Emma (somehow) scares Shannon with the legend of the Kraken and what it may actually be in the modern world, as the ocean is a very deep and scary place and researchers keep trying to see all of it. Turns out, neither of these hosts would like to see the bottom of the ocean. Emma also would like your poetry dissection papers to grade, please and thank you.


The Mother Source on the Kraken, the giant squid, Akkorokamui, and Lusca

Nature Article: “Kraken versus ichthyosaur: let battle commence

Cryptid Wiki on The Kraken


Tennyson’s poem “The Kraken”

The Conversation

Mental Floss

University of Washington News

Encyclopaedia Perthensis

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