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Ep. 88: White Mischief and a Monster with 21 Faces

9/12/2019
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In Episode 88, Mario briefly covers the infamous White Mischief murder, which involved the killing of Lord Erroll, a member of the hedonistic Happy Valley set in WWII-era Kenya. He was found dead on the morning of January 24th 1941 and no one was ever convicted of his killing. Chloe tells us about the confounding series of unsolved extortion schemes attributed only to the Monster with 21 Faces. She delves into the mystery surrounding the intentions of the unknown persons behind this series...

Duration:00:46:38

Ep. 87: Dangerous Sleepwalking and Another Mysterious Moon

9/5/2019
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In Episode 87, Chloe discusses the sometimes violent history of sleepwalking. Although it's been studied since at least the 19th century much about it remains mysterious. Mario digs into the question of life on Jupiter's moon Europa. Its subsurface worldwide ocean may harbor life and Mario describes how that could actually work and when we may find out. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:56:54

Ep. 86: A Mystery Lake and a Missing Jodi

8/29/2019
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In Episode 86, Mario describes the mysterious history of Roopkund Lake, aka Skeleton Lake, a macabre site in remote northern India strewn with the remains of hundreds of humans, some 1200 years old. Recent analysis has only deepened the mystery of what exactly happened to all of these people in the remote Himalayas. Chloe covers the tragic disappearance of Jodi Huisentruit, a local tv anchor who went missing on June 27th 1995. While some suspects have arisen over the years, the case remains...

Duration:00:57:10

Ep. 85: A Spirochetal Bacterium and an Amber Room

8/23/2019
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In Episode 85, Mario discusses the baffling, mysterious and infuriating situation surrounding Lyme disease and related illnesses in America. He covers some fundamental questions about the diagnosis and definition of Lyme disease and an intriguing theory as to why Lyme has become endemic in America. Chloe talks about the cryptic history of the Amber Room, an almost priceless series of amber panels created hundreds of years ago and lost after WWII. Thanks for listening y’all! We super...

Duration:00:53:47

Ep. 84: Treva Throneberry?, Part II and Two Dead in Springs

8/15/2019
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In Episode 84, Chloe completes her personal two-parter on the mysterious figure Treva Throneberry who has gone by many different names and whose intentions are very mysterious. Mario covers the many mysteries surrounding the murder of Robert and Jeanne-Cora Smit who were killed in their home in Springs, South Africa in 1977. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:58:43

Ep. 83: Treva Throneberry?, Part I and the Mysterious Life and Death of Johnny Roselli

8/8/2019
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In Episode 83, Mario covers some of the highlights from the mysterious and fascinating life of the man known as Johnny Roselli. He began life with a different name in Italy and ended up being mysteriously killed in 1976 after becoming one of the biggest mobsters in America. Chloe begins the very cryptic tale of Treva Throneberry and ends with a big cliffhanger. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:01:02:08

Ep. 82: Clouds and Coffins

8/1/2019
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In Episode 82, Mario discusses a mysterious radioactive cloud of Ruthenium 106 that drifted over Europe in the fall of 2017. It was determined that it posed no harm to people or the environment in Europe but it was never determined from where it came or what caused it. Chloe tells us about 17 cryptic coffins found in Scotland in the 19th century. She details some theories as to who made them and why. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:54:25

Ep. 81: Murder in Africa, Part II

7/25/2019
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In Episode 81, Mario and Chloe continue a two-parter of murder mystery on the African continent. Mario covers an unknown serial killer in South Africa and the killing of a gay and lesbian activist in Sierra Leone. Chloe covers a cryptic plane fire and crash that killed 159 people in 1987. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:01:06:50

Ep. 80: Murder in Africa, Part I and a Missing Graveyard

7/18/2019
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In Episode 80, Mario begins a two-parter on murder mysteries in Africa. In part I, he details two murder mysteries that are quite different except that they both involve single female victims: Eunice Olawale and Careen Chepchumba. Chloe tells us about the cryptic history of the Zion Cemetary in Tampa Bay, FL. Zion used to be an African-American cemetery but is now built over. Just what happened to all the bodies buried there in the early 20th century is very much mysterious. Thanks for...

Duration:01:03:46

Ep. 79: Another Locked Room Mystery and Holes in the Desert

7/11/2019
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In Episode 79, Chloe explores another locked room mystery - our first since our very first episode - the mysterious and grisly death of Ellen Greenberg in 2011, which was ruled a suicide but very well might have been a homicide. Mario digs into the Band of Holes, a series of almost 6000 man-made holes in the Pisco Valley of Peru. No one knows exactly why, when or by whom they were made. And they're very near the Nazca Lines. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario &...

Duration:00:49:29

Ep. 78: A Murdered George and a Cryptic Dr. Crippen

7/3/2019
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In Episode 78, Mario explores the fascinating life and mysterious death of George Musalas Colvocoresses who sailed all over the world as a member of the US Navy and was murdered in Bridgeport, CT in 1872. Chloe tells us about Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen whose conviction for the murder of his wife is somewhat mysterious. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:56:03

Ep. 77: A Mysterious Moe and a Missing Rico

6/26/2019
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In Episode 77, Mario digs into the mysterious figure of Moe Berg who was a longtime catcher in Major League Baseball but also a WWII era spy. Much about Moe remains mysterious, including what, exactly, he was doing for the last twenty years of his life. Chloe explores the cryptic disappearance of Rico Harris, a promising basketball prospect who led a tragic life and ended up disappearing in California in 2014. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:01:18:51

Ep. 76: A Murdered Bugsy and Who Was Ned Ludd?

6/19/2019
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In Episode 76, Chloe explores another mobster mystery with the mysterious murder of Bugsy Siegel in 1947 Hollywood. Mario talks about the mysterious figure Ned Ludd and the riotous 19th century history surrounding him and a couple of other mysterious characters. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:44:42

Ep. 75: A Black Cube and a White Witch

6/5/2019
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In Episode 75, Mario explores the shadowy world of Black Cube, a private intelligence service providing "business intelligence" and "litigation support services" to the people, companies and countries wealthy enough to afford them. Chloe tells us about the legend of the White Witch of Rose Hall. She unpacks the real and fantastical concerning the Jamaican plantation surrounding Rose Hall and it's famous 18th/19th century resident, Annie Palmer, who supposedly still haunts the...

Duration:00:51:32

Ep. 74: Our Mysterious Moon and a Dead Mr. Luna

5/29/2019
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In Episode 74, Mario digs into another astronomical mystery: the origin of the Moon. He focuses on a few modern hypotheses as to how our only natural satellite came to be. Chloe explores the mysterious death of Jonathan Luna, a lawyer who may have been killed in Lancaster County, PA in 2003. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:46:00

Ep. 73: A Dark Web and a Maritime Mystery

5/22/2019
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In Episode 73, Mario explores the mysterious figure behind a dark web hit man hoax web site and the intrepid internet demystifier who exposed him. Chloe tells us about the mysterious sinking of the Brillante Virtusoso, an oil tanker that went down in 2011 near the coast of Yemen. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:01:24:07

Ep. 72: A Mysterious Mine and What's Going on in Xinjiang?

5/15/2019
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In Episode 72, Chloe details the Bre-X scandal, which involves a gold mine in Busang, Indonesia and the mysterious death of Michael de Guzman in 1997. Mario explores the cryptic activities of the Chinese government in the northwest province of Xinjiang, which include, reportedly, the detention of as many as a million people in internment camps. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:01:21:28

Ep. 71: Mysteries in Space! and a Devil in Devon?

5/9/2019
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In Episode 71, Mario digs into three astronomical mysteries, focusing on a star, a planet and a possible planet. Chloe describes some cases of a weird phenomenon called the Devil's Footprints, which happened in the mid-19th century in Devon, England. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:01:07:29

Ep. 70: A Murdered Preacher and Dead Red Heads

5/2/2019
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In Episode 70, Mario details the mysterious killing of Henry Weston Smith, an early preacher in Deadwood, SD in the mid-19th century. Chloe details a possible serial killer who preyed mostly on woman with red hair for several decades including in Kentucky and Tennessee. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:42:51

Ep. 69: An Assassinated Vichea and a Mysterious Escape

4/25/2019
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In Episode 69, Mario discusses the tragic and mysterious assassination of union leader Chea Vichea in 2004 Cambodia. Chloe details the mysterious escape of three prisoners from the fabled Alcatraz prison in 1962. Thanks for listening y’all! We super appreciate it! Mario & Chloe Team Mystery

Duration:00:55:04