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This Podcast Doesn't Exist

139 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. 8: IKEA Aliens WITH SPECIAL GUEST!: The Abduction of Betty and Barney Hill

Our very first guest, Liam, (little brother!) joins us as Emma tells Shannon the story of the 1961 abduction of Betty and Barney Hill. The Hills were a New Hampshire couple who truly believed that aliens had taken and returned them; there's even a historical marker in the spot! We all figure out that IKEA is the modern alien's abduction site and that if we get tattoos, Betty's star map may just be the inspiration.  


The Mother Source: 

The Exhibition of Betty and Barney Hill at the University of New Hampshire: 

The collection: 

Boston Globe “Why Alien Abductions are Down”: 

The Death of Betty Hill, covered by the New York Times: 

Betty and Barney’s story by the Concord Monitor: 

The Truth about the Star Map: 

An overview of the incident: T

he Basement Office overview of the incident:

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