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Utah Famous

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A podcast about the people, places, and history that make Utah so unexpectedly awesome.

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United States

Description:

A podcast about the people, places, and history that make Utah so unexpectedly awesome.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Haunted Hallowed Halls

10/27/2022
This week, Sarah tells some spooky stories from four University Campuses in Utah. Scholars beware! But seriously, some of these are pretty creepy.

Duration:00:38:29

Utah Cookie Wars

8/11/2022
Have you heard the Utah cookie gossip? This week Jordan is bringing up the Crumbl vs Crave and Dirty Dough lawsuit and we are here to fill you in on the details (along with a side of our own opinions).

Duration:00:46:04

ZCMI Christmas Windows

12/21/2021
On this episode Jordan and Daniel dive into the fascinating history of the department store ZCMI.

Duration:00:53:50

Parley's Summit Wildlife Crossing

11/9/2021
This week, Sarah talks about the wildlife crossing bridge in Summit County that you maybe didn't know was there...but you'll be really glad it is.

Duration:00:15:36

Halloween Minisode 5: Hi-Fi Murders

10/26/2021
**DISCLAIMER: These minisodes are not for kids or those who scare easily.** The last in our Halloween series of minisodes about infamous Utah killers, this week Daniel Blaser joins us once again to talk about the Hi-Fi murders that happened in Ogden, UT in 1974.

Duration:00:26:30

Halloween Minisode 4: Arthur Gary Bishop

10/23/2021
**DISCLAIMER: These minisodes are not for kids or those who scare easily.** Continuing in our series of minisodes for the month of October about infamous killers from Utah, this week Jordan and our special guest Daniel Blaser are taking about Arthur Gary Bishop who committed his crimes in the late 1970s through the mid 1980s.

Duration:00:15:58

Halloween Minisode 3: Ervil LeBaron

10/19/2021
**DISCLAIMER: These minisodes are not for kids or those who scare easily.** In this episode of our Halloween Minisode series on infamous killers from Utah, we have special guest Daniel Blaser back filling us all in on Ervil LeBaron, the polygamist leader who orchestrated several murders in the 1970s.

Duration:00:19:43

Halloween Minisode 2: Gary Gilmore

10/16/2021
DISCLAIMER: These minisodes are not for kids or those who scare easily. For the month of October we're doing a series of minisodes about infamous killers from Utah with our special guest, Daniel Blaser. This next one is about Gary Gilmore, whose Utah County murders and later execution became something the whole nation talked about in the late 1970s.

Duration:00:15:00

Halloween Minisode 1: Charles Thiede

10/12/2021
DISCLAIMER: These minisodes are not for kids or those who scare easily. For the month of October we're doing a series of minisodes about infamous killers from Utah with our special guest, Daniel Blaser. This first one is a "mild" one about Charles Theide, the first person executed after Utah became a state. Stay tuned for more in this series and place bets on how many episodes Sarah can stand!

Duration:00:17:35

Utah Summer Recap

9/28/2021
We're back! In this return episode, Sarah and Jordan talk about 10 things that you might have missed (or that you might remember) from the summer of 2021 in Utah.

Duration:00:54:49

Utah Jazz for Dummies

5/25/2021
Joining us this week is Daniel Blaser to give us a condensed Utah Jazz history so if you were wanting to get on the Jazz bandwagon, here's your chance.

Duration:01:15:09

Trolley Square

4/13/2021
This week, Sarah give us the history and background of Trolley Square, one of Utah’s most unique malls. But of course, it wasn’t always a mall AND it wasn’t always for trolleys.

Duration:00:46:05

Mark Hofmann Tour of Salt Lake

3/12/2021
Like us, you've probably watched "Murder Among the Mormons" on Netflix and we curious where some of the locations are around Salt Lake City. In this episode we have special guest Daniel Blaser on to take us on a Dark Tour to the locations involved in the Mark Hofmann case and some locations from the documentary itself. We also have all the locations included right here for you to visit (please be respectful of residential locations!): https://www.google.com/maps/@/data=!3m1!4b1!4m3!11m2!2shkpi6ZqF2UREtM5DHxdw4e8ConQFXA!3e3?shorturl=1

Duration:01:04:37

Utah's Top Five

2/9/2021
This week, Sarah talks about Utah's top five...everything–--from Universities and high schools to largest cities and smallest towns. Do you have a favorite music venue, ski resort, donut place, hike, or National Park? See where it ranks on this incredibly random list of Utah's top five's.

Duration:00:49:55

Capitol Theatre

1/26/2021
Remember when we talked about the haunted happenings at the Capitol Theatre? Well, this week Jordan is taking us back to talk about the history of this classic theater from the beginning to present-day.

Duration:00:20:51

This is a Place Podcast

1/19/2021
This week's episode we recorded with Nate and Brandon for their podcast, This is a Place! We discussed why we started both our podcasts and, since they talk about places in Utah, we talked a little more about Allen Park/Hobbitville since we visited it after doing our initial episode. We hope you enjoy this episode and give a listen to This is a Place if you haven't already!

Duration:00:45:33

Hallmark Movies

12/22/2020
We couldn't get through the holidays without sneaking an episode in especially about something truly important: Hallmark Movies! There were a handful filmed in Utah this year and this week Sarah breaks down the stories and filming locations along with some formulas for a good Hallmark Movie. Merry Christmas!

Duration:00:57:58

Utah's First Thanksgiving

11/24/2020
We all know about the first Thanksgiving but do you know about Utah's first Thanksgiving? This week, Sarah tells the story followed by a discussion of Utah Thanksgiving side dishes. Hope you're hungry.

Duration:00:31:04

Hotel Utah

11/17/2020
Did you know that the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake used to be the world famous Hotel Utah? This week, Jordan will give us the history of this beautiful building and what once was including celebrity guests, clothing requirements, and why the Mormon's allowed a bar in the hotel.

Duration:00:37:57

Capitol Reef National Park

11/3/2020
This week, Sarah talks about Capitol Reef National Park including why it's called Capitol Reef and what you can do at this park that's kind of in the middle of all our National Parks.

Duration:00:42:04