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The Swerve Podcast is three random dudes on a mission to understand everything in the universe one obscure topic at a time.

The Swerve Podcast is three random dudes on a mission to understand everything in the universe one obscure topic at a time.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Swerve Podcast is three random dudes on a mission to understand everything in the universe one obscure topic at a time.

Language:

English


Episodes

48 - The Battle of Los Angeles – Did the US Military Attack a UFO?

5/5/2021
48 - The Battle of Los Angeles – Did the US Military Attack a UFO? “The Battle of Los Angeles” was a massive anti-aircraft barrage that lit the skies of Los Angeles, California with artillery fire from late February 24 to early February 25, 1942. - At the time, tensions were high in the United States due to a recent Japanese Navy's attack on Pearl Harbor and “the bombardment of Ellwood” one day prior near Santa Barbara. The city was prepared to defend against anything. - To date, no...

Duration:01:36:30

47 - The S.S. Cotopaxi – Alleged Bermuda Triangle Disappearance + Ghost Ship Reappearance...

4/21/2021
The S.S. Cotopaxi was associated with a mysterious disappearance near the Bermuda Triangle on route to Havana, Cuba in 1925. The Cotopaxi is also associated with an ALLEGED ghost ship reappearance near Cuba in 2015… - The S.S. Cotopaxi gained further popular attention due to the 1977 film, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, in which the ship was featured in the Gobi Desert, set there by extraterrestrials. - Due to the aforementioned mythos, the Cotopaxi has been categorized as being...

Duration:01:14:59

46.1 - The LAST Post-Swerve

4/16/2021
The last post-swerve. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :) - After much deliberation, we have decided to implement several changes to the podcast to enable all three of us to continue working on the project. Unfortunately, we will need to reduce the amount of content we typically release each week. Due to increasing demands...

Duration:00:46:28

46 - Charlie Zelenoff – Self-Proclaimed Greatest Boxer of All Time

4/14/2021
“Charlie Zelenoff” is the self-proclaimed greatest boxer of all time. He gained notoriety through viral internet“boxing” videos, in which Zelenoff would challenge random individuals in gyms or aerobics rooms to spar, then unexpectedly assault them with a series of swift sucker-punches. - In a nutshell, Charlie Zelenoff has basically been assaulting individuals at Planet Fitness for over a decade. - To date, Charlie Zelenoff claims he has a 331-0 boxing record, is the undefeated and...

Duration:01:59:17

45.1 - The Post-Swerve

4/9/2021
Envy outlines a novel strategy (Swerve-chug?) to increase subscribers. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:30:28

45 - Poltergeists – Mischievous Paranormal Phenomena

4/7/2021
Poltergeists are a type of paranormal event, usually associated with a feeling of mayhem or malevolence, a degree of anarchy, or mischievous in nature. - Typical occurrences during poltergeists can include (but are not limited to) events such as: (1) Physical disturbances, such as the movement of objects or destruction of items. (2) Electric disturbances, such as lights flickering, turning on and off of appliances, etc. (3) Attacks or acts of mischief towards individuals, such as sensations...

Duration:02:02:36

44.1 - The Post-Swerve

4/2/2021
Magnum has stopped sitting. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:39:02

44 - Denver Airport – Secret Bunker, Satanic Artwork, and Doors to Nowhere?

3/31/2021
The “Denver Airport” opened in 1995, sixteen-months behind schedule and approximately $2 billion dollars over budget. - Featuring unique architecture resembling the Rocky Mountains, the Denver airport has emerged at the heart of a variety of obscure claims and conspiracy theories. - The airport has been alleged to function as a secret underground military bunker or safe-house for global elites. It is also associated with several “secret societies”, including the Illuminati and the Free...

Duration:01:39:13

43.1 - The Post-Swerve

3/26/2021
We discuss why "becoming a really fast pig" is the goal of life. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:41:10

43 - Pine Gap – Australia’s Area 51 + Global Surveillance Base

3/24/2021
“Pine Gap” is a jointly operated Australian and American satellite surveillance base located in central Australia, near the town of Alice Springs. - The facility is crucial for the collection of signals intelligence, ballistic missile launch warnings, targeting nuclear weapons, and battlefield intelligence. Pine Gap can only be accessed through special clearance protocols and can only be viewed with via air (without clearance). - The base originated in 1966 and provided a solid location...

Duration:01:18:18

42.1 - The Post-Swerve

3/19/2021
One of us is extremely rude, inconsiderate, and immature (allegedly). Also, Magnum's mic is wrecked for this one, apologies for the audio quality! ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:42:24

42 - Wendigo – Malevolent Cryptid that Strictly Consumes Human Flesh

3/17/2021
The “Wendigo” is a monstrous, malevolent cryptid that pursues human flesh at all costs. Folklore, traditional knowledge, and even some alleged “modern-day” sightings of the Wendigo have caused people to speculate this creature could be more than mere myth. - This evil mythical creature is based in the northern forests of Nova Scotia, the East Coast of Canada, and the Great Lakes regions. Sightings are still reported to this day, especially near the “Cave of the Wendigo” near the town of...

Duration:01:14:19

41.1 - The Post-Swerve

3/12/2021
A YouTube comment stirs up controversy and upsets Dragon. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:55:17

41 - Simo Hayha – “White Death” Legendary Sniper Kills 500+

3/10/2021
“Simo Hayha” was a fearless Finnish military sniper known as the “White Death” during the 1939-40 Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union. - Estimations vary, but Simo Hayha has been attributed between 300-800 kills during a 100-day period, while fighting on the frontlines in the harsh, frozen (-20 to -40 Celsius), Finnish terrain. - Simo Hayha NEVER used a scope when sniping (wtf!?) and employed a set of unique battle techniques and mindsets in order to maximize his ability to...

Duration:01:29:23

40.1 - The Post-Swerve

3/5/2021
Envy's wedding is "cancelled" and the wrath of his former moustache remerges. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:45:57

40 - Alex Jones – Who is he? Why is he Yelling? And Why is it Awesome?

3/3/2021
“Alex Jones” hosts The Alex Jones Show and is a well-known conspiracy theorist. He also is associated with several prominent websites including Infowars, NewsWars, and PrisonPlanet. - Over the years, Jones has been at the heart of a plethora of controversial claims associated with the Oklahoma City bombings, the 1969 Moon landings, September 11th attacks, Bohemian Grove, and Sandy Hook (among others). - Jones’ unique presentation style distinguishes him from other radio show hosts. His...

Duration:01:26:32

39.6 - The Post-Swerve

2/26/2021
Magnum's eye froze shut walking the streets of Canada. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:31:46

39.5 - Rebecca Zahau – Murder or Suicide at Spreckels Mansion

2/24/2021
“Rebecca Zahau” was found hanging – her hands and feet bound by red rope, mouth gagged, and completely nude – over a balcony at Spreckels Mansion in Coronado California on July 13, 2011. - Her case is nuanced, complex, and full of unanswered questions. - Two days before her bizarre death, Max Shacknai (Rebecca’s boyfriend’s son) suffered a serious accident under Zahau’s care, and later passed away on July 16, 2011. Max was not biologically related to Rebecca, but was the 6-year old child of...

Duration:02:08:33

39.1 - The Post-Swerve

2/19/2021
Envy's moustache complains about things for most of the episode. ______________ "The Post-Swerve" IS A BONUS SEGMENT each week full of disappointment and free-flow conversations about whatever seems relevant at the time. Please listen to our topic episodes first :)

Duration:00:47:56

39 - Philadelphia Experiment – Invisibility, Teleportation, Time-Travel, and Fused Bodies

2/17/2021
The “Philadelphia Experiment” was allegedly a military project involving the USS Eldridge DE-173 destroyer, in which invisibility cloaking, teleportation of the vessel, and other uncanny events occurred. - In 1955, Morris K. Jessup (an author, astronomer, and ufologist) received letters from Carlos M. Allen, who claimed he witnessed bizarre secret military operations during WWII at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. These claims were not corroborated at the time, but the plot thickened in...

Duration:01:17:44