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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Political Scandals

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. What's up everyone. Paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date dating fowler. Everybody was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no know which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation shifts. Welcome to the show lila. All right thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar listen carefully because all want some answers from u2 absolute this all right let's jump right in what's your stance on open relationships kendra. I will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that i've ever experienced before. I don't how comfortable i would be with. Data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food. Do not do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfishness. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest theirself. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl great question. Well let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that throw mandic god. That's that's actually adorable. That's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night once so we went late night. Drive to malibu. And coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times. And we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence way yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La big one obviously didn't work out the way i expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for seven months again. Extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of a pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Okay sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options and a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I love i just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both sound sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think of lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Are you excited. Yeah this is really cool just to meet someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. I don't really type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku. Say anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah yeah i mean. I just put on today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay. Well you can see in an oversized toady. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. 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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Not Guilty

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Everyone paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone. I could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and buddy was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no know which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation shifts. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar listen carefully because all want some answers from u2 absolute this all right let's jump right in what's your stance on open relationships kendra. I will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that. I've ever experienced before the darker. How comfortable i would be with data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. I think i would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. You're my. I said what always ends up happening every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. O- gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra. What about you big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfishness. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest theirself. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl great question. Well let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that i throw mandic so sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Let's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night one so we went late night drive to malibu and coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times and we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited to bit more the time that we have you well. Then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of Pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options in a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I love i just sort of say. Please take offense. I have to choose but you both sound sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think go with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before are big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident of choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Paul are you excited. Yeah this is really cool. Just to make someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. I don't really type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku. Say anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type and black hair and seems to dress well which is nice so yeah i'm excited. Yeah he had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah yeah. I mean i just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay. Well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and they end up looking like it's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so. I tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week. For a new romance ori total rejection blinding executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Cults

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Up everyone paula. I am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals from carly. Fostering kittens and i've been single for a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and fowler body was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no know which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Under and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation shifts. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get real deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar. Listen carefully because all want some answers from you to absolute this all right. Let's jump right in. What's your stance on open relationships. Kendra i will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that. I've ever experienced before the darker. How comfortable i would be with data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfish nece. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest their self. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl great question. Wow let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that throw mandic my god. That's that's actually adorable. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night one so we went late night drive to malibu and coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times and we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence way yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. 'wow very draw so there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie. actually okay. So congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of a pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Okay sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options and a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both settled sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances. I think i'm gonna go with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before are big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her. Do you have any regrets of nor live my life with regrets so i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Are you excited. Yeah this is really cool just to meet someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. I don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku. Say anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah yeah i mean. I just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay. Well you can see in an oversized toady. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Natural Disasters

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Everyone paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone. I could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and fowler body was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no know which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation shifts. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get real deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar listen carefully because all want some answers from u2 absolute all right let's jump right in what's your stance on open relationships kendra. I will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that. I've ever experienced before the darker. How comfortable i would be with data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like oh never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfish nece. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest theirself. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl great question. Wow let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that throw mandic so sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Let's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night once so we went late night. Drive to malibu. And coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times. And we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of Pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Okay sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options and a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. Gosh i love. I just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both sound sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think gonna go with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Are you excited. Yeah this is really cool just to meet someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. I don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku. Say anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes here. Yeah i mean. I just put on today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week. For a new romance ori total rejection blinding executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Secret Societies

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Everyone paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and fowler. Everybody was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no other which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation ships. Welcome to the show lila. Right thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get deep real fast kendra lila. I'm going to ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar. Listen carefully because all want some answers from you to absolute all right. Let's jump right in. What's your stance on open relationships. Kendra i will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that i've ever experienced before know how comfortable i would be with. Data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfish nece. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest theirself. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl great question. Wow let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that romantic so sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night one so we went late night drive to malibu and coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times and we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence way yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing. Moving things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of Pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Okay sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options and a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I love i just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both settled sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think go with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say show and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Paul are you excited. Yeah this is really cool. Just to make someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want to chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. Yeah i don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku. Say anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type and black hair and seems to dress well which is nice so yeah i'm excited. Yeah he had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah yeah. I mean i just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay. Well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's a final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Tales

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. What's up everyone. Paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and fowler. Everybody was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no other which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation ships. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar listen carefully because all want some answers from u2 absolute this all right let's jump right in what's your stance on open relationships kendra. I will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that i've ever experienced before. I don't how comfortable i would be with. Data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfish nece. Yes selfish people. Not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest their self. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl. Great question. well let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that i throw mandic so sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Let's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night once so we went late night. Drive to malibu. And coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times. And we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving. Holler getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is well. Those are all tough to choose frommatt because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us your truth and ally okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of a pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Okay sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options and a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. Oh gosh i love. I just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both sound sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think go with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say though and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you kind of sorta for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Are you excited. Yeah this is really cool just to meet someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. Yeah i don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila for a minute. Kuku say anything bad about me. Haleiwa high so tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah yeah i mean. I just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay. Well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's a final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Mythology

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Everyone paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and fowler Everybody was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no know which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation ships. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me too. I think it just comes with being in l. a. or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia it's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me. So i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get real deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar listen carefully because all want some answers from u2 absolute this all right let's jump right in what's your stance on open relationships kendra. I will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that i've ever experienced before. I darker how comfortable i would be with data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra. What about you big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfish nece. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest theirself. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl great question. Well let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that throw mandic so sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Let's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night one so we went late night drive to malibu and coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times and we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us your truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of Pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options in a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both settled sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think of with lyla. Okay do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident of choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Paul are you excited. Yeah this is really cool. Just to make someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want to chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. Yeah i don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me okay. Cool we'll paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku saying anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes here. Yeah i mean. I just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Assassinations

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels. Once the cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to. Podcasts up everyone. Paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and fowler was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no other which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation ships. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully yeah well. Welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get real deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar. Listen carefully because all want some answers from you to absolute this all right. Let's jump right in. What's your stance on open relationships. Kendra i will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that i've ever experienced before. I darker how comfortable i would be with data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food. Do not do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfishness. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest their self. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl. Great question. well let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that i throw mandic so sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Let's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night one so we went late night drive to malibu and coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times and we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La big one obviously didn't work out the way i expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your teachers ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of Pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with polish permanent. Sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options in a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I love i just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both sound sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think of with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Are you excited. Yeah this is really cool. Just to make someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. I don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me okay. Cool we'll paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila for a minute. Kuku say anything bad about me. Haleiwa high so tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah i mean. I just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and with the end up looking like it's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so. I tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. 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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. What's up. Everyone paula an from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and buddy was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no other which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation ships. Welcome to the show lila. All right thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me because i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get real deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar listen carefully because all want some answers from u2 absolute this all right let's jump right in what's your stance on open relationships kendra. I will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that i've ever experienced before. I darker how comfortable i would be with data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfishness. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest their self. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl. Great question. well let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that i throw mandic so sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night one so we went late night drive to malibu and coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times and we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of Pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with paul permanent. Okay sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options in a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both sound sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think of with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her. Do you have any regrets of nor live my life with regrets so i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Are you excited. Yeah this is really cool just to meet someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. I don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku. Say anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes here. Yeah i mean. I just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff. And alex trick. Dr blind dating stars me. Tear michelle thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

Dictators

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. What's up everyone. Paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone. I could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind. Dating follower was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no other which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation ships. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think i think it just comes with being in l. a. or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully yeah well. Welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get real deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar. Listen carefully because all want some answers from you to absolute all right. Let's jump right in. What's your stance on open relationships. Kendra i will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that. I've ever experienced before the darker. How comfortable i would be with the data. It just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like oh never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfish nece. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest self. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl great question. Wow let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that throw mandic. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Let's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night once so we went late night. Drive to malibu. And coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times. And we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic kind of guy. I this example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila gonna put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of a pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with polish permanent. Sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options in a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. Gosh i i just sort of say. Please take any offense. I have to choose but you both settled sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances i think go with lyla okay kendra. Do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say hello and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Are you excited. Yeah this is really cool. Just to make someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. I don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me. Okay cool well paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila kuku. Say anything bad about me. haleiwa high. So tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah yeah i mean. I just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay. Well you can see in an oversized toady. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and they end up looking like it's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so. I tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but sounded disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose this is the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. Follow blind dating free on spotify. or wherever. You get your podcasts.

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Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

The Dark Side Of

20:23 min | 8 months ago

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

"Hi podcasters it's kate. When it comes to finding love people say it's what's on the inside that matters but do they really mean that. Well this hit spotify. Original from podcast is putting that theory to the test. Every wednesday blind dating host terry michelle introduces one hopeful single to strangers in a voice only call through a series of games and questions. They get to know each other without the distraction of appearances is personality enough for these strangers to fall head over heels or once. The cameras are turned on. Will they head for the hills. Find out right now in the latest episode of blind dating. If you love it be sure to follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you listen to. Podcasts up everyone. Paula am from sydney australia. I'm thirty three years old. And now i live in la. I've been out here for about five years. Now here's a professional dancer. But i love live music. I am dj. Also and i love animals. I'm currently fostering kittens. And i've been single for about a year. I just would love to meet someone who vibe with really easily. I think that's important a nice connection but also just someone could have fun with but also balance it out with someone. I could just kick with on the couch and just chill. That's always really nice to they say love can find you anywhere. Parties offices grocery stores hellscape. That is tinder but no one has ever found love on a podcast in a virtual hang out until now i'm your host tear michelle and welcome to blind dating a spotify original from podcast. Today we're helping polar a thirty three year old dating app virgin find his perfect match. Welcome to blind date and fowler. Buddy was going on as i am aversion to dating out. You haven't been exposed to the tortures yet okay. So here's how the show works. You're about to meet two strangers. You'll have to get to know them as quickly as possible. But there's a twist you'll only be able to hear them throughout the show and you won't see who your potential love interests are until after you've made your choice so with all that being said you feel ready to meet the matches. Yeah definitely all about energy and vibes so. I think it's really cool that we don't get to see each other. I voyage no know which is very important. It's definitely key okay. So let's meet match number one kendra. She's an independent twenty-seven-year-old who always falls for the good mama's boy. Welcome to the show kendra. Thank you for having me. Thank you for being here. Let's hear a little bit about yourself. I am twenty seven years old. Originally from oregon. I'm a creative agency. Her and soon to be health coach. I enjoy cooking. I have been a few serious relationships with guys who have unfortunately turned out to be extremely emotionally immature so now at twenty seven. I'm looking for a man who knows what he wants and wants to be in a committed relationship but most importantly someone who has a strong faith and stands up for what he believes in. Hopefully polar has some emotional stability here to match. What you're looking for. My fingers are crossed and now polar. Let's meet and match to lila. She's eight twenty nine year old self proclaimed queen of situation shifts. Welcome to the show lila. Thanks for having me as exciting. Yeah thanks for being here. Let's hear a little bit about your backstory Twenty nine born and raised in los angeles california. I like to paint in my spare time. Bob ross style stuff. My past dating relationships are like i said situation ships mostly seems like there's nothing on my forehead that says six ten months and then the end so i would like to extend the ten months which would be very very nice. I'm with you extending past the ten months. Sounds like a good place to start simple. Let's wipe that off your forehead and let's move forward here okay. Polar are there any first impressions based on what you just heard things in boxes. And actually i love the fact that kendra loves to cook and loves food and also into health as well. I'm very active person in my lifestyle being identified. Try look off to myself and try to keep fit. The situation ship is really interesting to me. I think it just comes with being in l. a. Or maybe being born and raised in la. Perhaps being in australia. It's not as common of a thing. The dating scene out there on not to my knowledge. anyway. I've only been in long-term relationship so it's a very new experience to me so i'm kind of interested to hear more about that too. Hopefully welcome to los angeles city of situation ships very much so now that we've exchanged pleasantries and made our first impressions. Things are about to get personal. We're gonna get deep real fast kendra lila. I'm gonna ask you a few questions to give polar a chance to get to know you a little bit more and see how well you all match up polar listen carefully because all want some answers from u2 absolute this all right let's jump right in what's your stance on open relationships kendra. I will let you answer this. I oh i'm gonna definitely say. I'm not a fan of open relationships. I'm all for it if you're for it but i probably just won't date you personally. It's just not something. That i'm looking for lila. What do you think. I was technically in one already in the past and it was an experience that i will never do again learned right. Yes lived learn and polar. What's your stance on open relationships. I can't say that i've ever experienced before. Don't know how comfortable i would be with. Data it just the thought of a right now like maybe not. Maybe that's not for me. So i think we're all on the same page here. Yeah i think. I would just be too jealous. It'd be like. I don't want someone else spending time with you. you're my. I said what always ends up happening. Every thinks that lake. We're fine and then. I've been to those parties. A couple is not fine off tells me that just trying to make the other person happy and then yeah i think that's what it is. That's definitely where. I came from doing it and then it was like. Oh no never mind. This was stupid for me anyway. That's nice of you gave it a shot actually though moving on. What's your biggest turnoff lila. Oh gosh i think just people without manners. I grew up very hardcore. What pleases and thank you and do not treat people in food like rudeness. I worked in food. Do not do it. So that's a big thing for me. That's a really good. Actually i like that kendra big turnoff off and would definitely have to agree with lila and selfishness. Yes yes selfish. People not for us. No and polar of course. What is your biggest turnoff. Yeah i would say dishonesty towards other people but also themselves. I just feel like if a person is dishonest with themselves in the first place than it's going to extend out to the other person as well so i think it's lots from within and i've had bad experiences before and just fan. Yeah understandably if you're dishonest there self. I don't even know how you can be honest with anyone else. If you're not looking at your reality exactly kendra. What's the most romantic thing that you've ever done for someone as a girl. Great question. well let's see. I know i totally put on the right girl and going through my memory to. I'm like no. I'm not a huge like hopeless romantic. I did gift somebody a pet kitten once that they were totally surprised by he really wanted one so maybe that throw mandic sweet. Oh my god. That's that's actually adorable. Let's the greatest gift. I think anyone could ever get so. That's good okay lila. You had time to prep this one. So what's the most romantic thing you've ever done for someone. Somebody that didn't appreciate it. But i like to do road trips like even just late night once so we went late night. Drive to malibu. And coincidentally that night it was full moon and bioluminescence sand along the beach so there was like frolicking and like fun and nice times. And we stayed there 'til dawn and it was wonderful and then we broke up a couple months later. Oh at least you got a cool experience. Though i've been dying to see the bioluminescence wave yeah go near zuma beach during spring and polar. What is the most romantic thing. You've ever done for someone i would say. I'm a pretty big romantic. Kind of guy. I don't know if it's example is a good one. I moved countries for someone before. That's why i'm in. La pretty big. One obviously didn't work out the way. I expected but also good reasons. Definitely everything works out the way that it's meant to and with that energy towards someone else to give i would say that's pretty romantic moving to a different country for someone not so bad. Did you learn anything surprise. You either matches really cool getting to know each of you. I think we both sound like lovely people excited bit more the time that we have you. Well then let's learn some more. Let's keep this thing moving holler. Things are getting serious. So now it's time to turn up the heat for your one on one with each data you're going to be playing truths and ally and each match will present to truths and one lie about their past dating history. You only have one guest to pick the lie so choose. Wisely taller we're going to start with lila's kendra. We're going to put you into the waiting room and we'll bring you back when it's your turn. Okay sounds good. All right lila. Let's hear your truth ally. So i used to be swingers one. I once had an ex boyfriend. Tuck and roll out of my car during an argument. Everything's fine. But yes. And then i broke off an engagement about a week. After getting the rink those are juicy. Oh my god polar good luck. Which one do you think is. Wow those are all tough to choose frommatt. Because they're also using. It's been a wild ride. I hope that the second one is not true. Just for the sake of your ex boyfriend safety of jumping out of a car. I wish i could tell you. It wasn't true but it is. Yeah it's fine. he's fine. It was in the middle of the night. Nobody was on the road. He's just really drama. Wow very draw. So there's two options left which one is actually the lie. The engagement is the lie actually. Okay so congratulations on being swing. Thanks great time that was during the open relationship ordeal. That was the only relationship i actually was in and it was opened in with other people. So that's interesting All right lila. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room. Now and bring you back in a little bit cool. Welcome back kendra. It's your turn for your one on one so if you want to go ahead and give us the truth and a lie okay. My ex broke up with me when i was on a cruise with his family. My ex gifted me a puppy. And then i never heard from him again and i ended the perfect date because he had a foot fetish. Wow okay polar take your shot. Which one is the lie. Oh my goodness sorry. If any of those they will happen to you. I'm sorry well one's ally. So i hope pick the right one. I hope that the one on the cruise ship is alive. Because that's really not cool. That's serving which one is. You are right okay. Thank goodness well. I'm glad do you still have the puppy i still. I still a puppy. He's been the best little companion to something. Good came out of that. that's great absolutely. Can i ask how that happened. Actually like how did he give you a puppy and then just disappear. you know. it's as bad as it sounds. I had vaguely mentioned that. I wanted like a cute little white dog and we had been dating for about seven months again extremely emotionally maybe unstable bit so i think it was just his way of like giving me kind of a pity gift so he didn't have to break up with me in person. I honestly i don't know well. Good riddance i'm happy. You have the puppy because everyone loves a poppy. Honestly treat you better anyway. He has for sure. I'm happy to hear that. Thank you okay kendra. We're actually going to put you into the waiting room just for a second so i can chat with polish permanent. Sounds good paula. what did you think of. Everyone's answers was history. Sounds really interesting. It's just definitely a great conversation. Starters and kendrick experiences as saturday is like something good came out of each of them which was great options in a good place. She sounds like she is which also well as we like to say. Romance is in the air. Love is on the line and it. All boils down to our bachelor's vic decision. Welcome back everybody. All right pollard. Now that we have our matches back the time has come. You have to really great girls here. So i know it's going to be a tough decision for you. But with all that being said who is it gonna be kendra or lila. I love i just sort of say. Please take it easy offense. Choose but you both sound sore lovely. I would love to meet both of you. But given the circumstances. I think i'm gonna go with lyla. Okay kendra do you mind turning your camera on for us just so we can say go and thank you for coming on the show. Thank you for having me. Hi paula debate. You guys nice to meet you. Kind of sorta thank you so much for being here kendra. It was so great. Getting to know you and i wish you the best of luck awesome. Thank you so much. We're gonna have lila go into the waiting room. Before our big reveal go power. Tell me about kendra. What did she look like after seeing her face. Finally i feel like she definitely looks how she sounds but she sounded very polite and she the asian woman with dark hair really great skin. Great kind smile. But yeah i think what was behind was just a blank wall so i can really tell much of a character a living situation so i'm curious if that she was doing that on purpose in trying to hide something what she what you expected based off of her voice. Oh my gosh. It's hard to put a face to what someone sounds like. But no i wasn't second mad at all. Yeah it's so fun to try and put that image to the voice absolutely now that you've seen her do you have any regrets Nor live my life with regrets. So i try not to anyway. I'm pretty confident in my choice. So we're gonna bring back into the room so you guys can meet face to face. Welcome back lila. Pry and now the moment we've all been waiting for. It's time for you to turn your cameras on so you can see each other for the first time do mystery to. It's so cool. How are you guys feeling right now. Paul are you excited. Yeah this is really cool. Just to make someone only through the stories and their voice first of all and then to put a face to the voice at the end of it. It's just such a cool experience right lila. How are you feeling you have to agree. It's always interesting to meet somebody their voice in their experiences. First lilo actually gonna put you back into the waiting room. I'm so sorry. I just want to chat with polar one more time for everyone listening along at home. Tell me what lila looks like. Gosh she's beautiful. She has dark skinned dark hair. Beautiful complexion really beautiful is great smile kind of looks. Like dissolves saldana. I don't know if i said that right but yeah she looks great and it's really nice to see a face for the first time absolutely beautiful comment to to be compared to her and is she your typical type. Yeah i don't really have type. I've appreciated her vibe. And that's what i was attracted to from the beginning. I think that's important to me okay. Cool we'll paul. We're going to have you hop into the waiting room now. And i'm going to chat with lila for a minute. Kuku say anything bad about me. Haleiwa high so tell us for everyone listening at home. What pallor looked like he a really handsome face. It's a boyish. which is actually what. I'm really seems to be my my standard so your typical type person and black hair and seems to dress. Well which is nice so yeah. I'm excited yeah. He had that cute little button up with the stripes. Yeah yeah i mean. I just put on disorder today so i feel like i should have put on something nice. But it's okay. Well you can see in an oversized hoodie. So you're doing better than i am. So based off of his voice is he what you expect it. I don't know. I'm so bad with voices and what they end up looking like. It's kind of like when you listen to a radio show host and then it's like i'm not sure so i tried to keep that out of the way when i was doing the whole thing but telecom disappointed. Yeah of course. I mean with australian accent. What's not to like yet. I've been there before too so that'll be fun to talk about. Oh there you go. That's a fun point. Let's bring power back in now. I guess now that we've got you both back in the room. There's one final decision that has to be made but this time the power lies in lila's hands lila. You can choose to go on an amazing socially distanced date with polar and live happily ever after. Or you can choose to go on a future episode of blind dating where we'll set you up with two new matches. Obviously this is a very tough call but the choice is yours. So what's it gonna be. Oh gosh that's so much pressure because it sounds like him rejecting him. Oh yeah why. Not as socially distanced data. I suppose the answer. I always love to hear when. I give people this option. I'm so happy for you guys. Thank you both so much for coming on the show and we will definitely be needing a follow up to hear how your date goes. Ercole show will let you die. Thanks for listening to blind dating. Don't forget to check us out on facebook and instagram at podcast and on twitter at podcast network for more episodes of blind dating. Follow us on spotify and check out other. Podcast shows all available on spotify or anywhere. You listen to podcasts. I'm tara michelle tune in next week for a new romance ori total rejection blinding is executive produced by max cutler in his a spotify original from podcast it was created by john. Cohen sound design by kristen associated with associate sound designed by jamie ryan is associated produced by jonathan ratliff and alex trick for blind dating stars. Me tear michelle. Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoyed this episode of blind dating. Remember new episodes air weekly every wednesday. 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Gaining a higher perspective and making the impossible possible with Terry & Michelle

Biz4Good Show

55:14 min | 2 years ago

Gaining a higher perspective and making the impossible possible with Terry & Michelle

"Welcome to the Biz for good show where we highlight misfits outcasts and renegades for that being good at doing good movement we spotlight people that are changing the world by having integrity and honesty and creating an environment of connection the showing the true secrets is excess and creating a life of greater impact so come on board and create your own phys for good life. Well do well to your host body Bobby James Along with Roy Bill Ladies and Gentlemen Right House. I'm I'm on fire today. We just got up are jumping episode. I'm on fire. I'm an entrepreneur. No is that legal. Can I even say that don't entrepreneur on we'll pay on fire and then I was running around. You would have to say dude. He's an entrepreneur off by Iraq. That's True Ryan. Tell us the show yeah buckle up and joined the ride when for another exciting episode Meles's out after it apparently I can't say episode not at this moment his wearing of assigning mode but join us for this great awesome sit down with some amazing awesome people go with his for good show and <hes> episode Captain House captain since we all in with he's going to go with it. This is great. We're not doing we lost guard. We're we're not doing a number but captain because we're not sure we decided to boat cares. What number is on cares cares. We've been doing this forever three three years so it's like our hundred thousand evidence any okay we have totally these ladies are going. Oh my gosh. These guys have no idea what they're doing well. They're they're in the studio making it up. That's right. We're run episode. Captain Egos Captain Eos episode gaining a higher perspective in making the impossible possible with -Tarian Michelle. Shell tell us a little bit about show we had. This is my favorite all right. Gerry Murphy is a chairperson of the artery burr fees. Sorry terrible never make your past. Terry aw I won't do it again. Have that website do Terry. Murphy Dot Co pays awesome okay. I'm sorry right right. You're terrible. You are on fire. I will let you on fire ch go ahead so apparently she is the chairperson of the Ogden Valley hot air balloon loon festival apparently she. It's twenty is twenty for sure going on twenty years and it's an it's a five oh one C. brand by the one C three three three the nonprofit and it's a multiple philanthropy endeavor philanthropic. Thank you really say that word traffic. I didn't even know it was a word and so she said it really philanthropic. You've never heard them news anytime you hear about it okay awesome. Michelle Michelle back and speaking Michelle Michelle Robinson's most recently claim to fame aiming Forbes with digital currency and is helping bring awareness and also with the world's first balloon festival in digital currency symposium zip by that really it's Forbes. Do that's a big deal so you know I'm supposed to go world claim to fame with full four. That's why Forbes magazine. We've just we've already been having so much fun but these guys that I think we it's kind of bled over and now they're all quiet it so much fun and now they're all sitting there nice agreement with ask. US questions well. We're doing the GONNA to do business all right. That's right. We got business right business okay. She's also an ambassador for bitcoin digital currency share major major producer of the World Crypto con in Vegas yes right right here last year and she does consultant work for Bitcoin and just think tank and the world with blocks. You're right yeah got out. That was all right very good. We will get to get really well. It's been a blast already so <hes> they're already good friends. We've we've known best going boating right now. Actually we're GONNA yeah yeah after we did the all right now on the boat. It doesn't take it away. Yes Sir yes Sir Ladies and gentlemen. No Not Ladies and gentlemen you out there in podcast podcast land you. That's right you guys land. The best frigate show is a fun and powerful podcast experience sharing stories of hope passion and the true. Oh secret to success the connections we make by loving that's right. I said loving and being good. There is so much bad noise in the world. It is time to rise against the noise and flooded with the good. The bids for good show is not just a podcast. It is a move thing. Follow us on all your favorite media things twitter twists in this instance. Feis facees Book Fate Nazis Book but that's a different one. We just had we had lighting issues is. God was bobby's on the show. That's bad. Don't stay here all right. It's time it truly on the Biz. Forget show you can ask the first question you would overall with him and I was out. It'll be so much fun. You ask the question. Well okay. We're GONNA go into the Internet interview section so so is this is a fun show today because you guys are you guys. Are I asked Ryan to ask the question now taking over yeah. That's sorry give you permission here. We we have two different folks that are doing different things but doing it together so that's why you guys are on the show together and it's really kind of interesting. I love it when we first started talking. Hogmanay like Balloon Festival bitcoin yeah <hes> CRYPTO currency blockchain balloon festival. I love it that these two are together other just because it's so rain not normal. It's not it's never. GonNa pop. Blockchain is going to change the world. We know that and we get a different perspective when we fly up in the air absolutely when we're <hes> in a hot air balloon and year rising up there and you're looking down on the world. I seriously you get a whole different perspective. <hes> your mind looks at things from a different point of view and as you're looking gene at things from a higher place you get better oversight and when when he would form incorrect. I went to this think tank that Michelle is putting on because I was really trying to figure out blockchain what is blockchain whenever I mentioned that my friends would glaze over so I thought okay have to learn more about this uh-huh and I kind of saw Michelle's brilliance and then I saw we went to lunch and within twenty minutes. We decided we're doing this. This is just no no-brainer. I have the event that has it's free people can come to this event. They don't pay for parking. They don't pay for the shuttle. They don't pay to get in how many folks we usually have their shuttle. There's a shuttle bus. I'm their powder. Mountain is one of my sponsors and they bring down shuttle buses and we have different parking. Lots of people drive up to the valley beautiful scenic valley. They park in a parking lot. The shuttle bus comes by picks them up. Take some right to the event and and how many thirteen thousand that's what you're expecting this year or maybe more it gets a little bit scary when it gets more but facebook says the balloons up facebook says we can possibly have over thirty thousand but all linked callaway that might be a little crazy h that's going to be really greatly yeah so I wanNA know how does blockchain and the the balloon festival connect and and how did you guys connect. I'm curious. It's either of you have. It's the perfect Petri dish for this experiment so basically what we decided as I have attendees and I have vendors and my attendees are spending money with the vendors all the time they're exchanging in different ways credit cards checks cash trade however however so why not introduce them to another form of exchange so we brought on a sponsor. Calla is an <hes> upcoming cryptocurrency that said hey guess what we'll do. We're going to give you free crypto currency for your attendees and we're going to give you free carefully cryptocurrency for are your vendors. We want them to exchange so it's the perfect area for people to come up and learn how to do exchange with cryptocurrency and it's a a utility coins so they're not buying the cryptocurrency they're just creating the wallet getting the Free Cryptocurrency and then they're going to the vendors that have created the the coupons and making an exchange so whoa you know when you take a look at that when we I wondered how this was working yes so literally I mean seriously blockchain is something that is so unknown when you mentioned it to people they they have no idea what it is so imagine this have a blockchain event and see how many people show up understanding what blockchain releases infelicity fats yeah understanding yeah where we can actually take people and educate them res Michelle. This is okay okay. I saw Michelle stunningly brilliant idea here okay and I went okay. This has got to happen so like I said we went out. We got some sponsors that bitter specific in the cryptocurrency rolled along with beakers from some museum along with all of my other sponsors said actually make this event happen happen and I'm. I'm GonNa take a quick second just to give them a shout out because again. Just kidding can okay 'cause we <hes> ramp. If you will crypto sure yeah okay cramp my ramp grant. If you live in the Weaver County you know that <hes> every dollar spent in the tourist industry a portion of that goes back into the community for the arts. They give us a nice chunk of money to put this event on Ogden regional bless you of Jose of they wrote me a ten thousand dollar. Check in the first time we without even knowing me now. We've continued this relationship in they have grown with the event and they've allowed the the event to grow <hes> powder mountain. I couldn't do this without them. They provide the shuttle buses in the parking. <hes> mountain luxury is also <music> a really nice real estate agency up there that also helps promotes this event and then we're also doing some other really cool things with the event like a we're getting rid of plastic bottles. I guess so water wellness is bringing in pure alkaline water all the time. I guess other one of my sponsors and so this is the cool part about this okay so for the balloon fest you know I have to jump into this cryptocurrency world you know I you know you gotta. Watch your talk right if I'm going to do this. I'm going to do this so so water. Wellness is providing us with the water now I.. I'm trying to eliminate plastic bottles right. We know what they do the ocean we know what they did yeah okay so my goal for the the balloon fence was to reduce getting rid of that. I saw my mic glow for the balloon. Fest was to reduce news or petroleum intake. Okay so plastic bottles was one of them so water. Wellness is bringing in the water and then the Autumn Valley Balloon Fest has was purchased religious. Go under the tap and you just suck the TAT now. It's better than that okay so it's better than that much better know. That sounds kind of fun so the kicker on this one is the balloon festival purchase water bottles that you can purchase using cryptocurrency okay so if you want a momentum something special from the event you can actually get a callow wallet. You can purchase the water bottle with your cryptocurrency. CRYPTOCURRENCY so basically you're who'll this is cool. We're stunningly brilliant here. You know we got up because because I ever since bitcoin has been out. It's been that I've been aware of it for the last three years for years. Whatever it's been I keep going well. How do we how do we get get awareness because nobody understands what to do here. Okay keep hearing about this bitcoin thing. But what do I do with it. You Save it you you experience experience. It and that's what it is is his right now. We're definitely in a saving mode yeah fifth but with the utility quite like what we're using. You're you're actually getting the experience of exactly what you would do with bitcoin but you're not buying the bitcoin. You're using a utility point so you're getting the wallet. You're getting being the free. Crypto your coupon. You're making the exchange okay so <hes> and we were. GonNa have <hes> buse at the event. Ain't that are actually going to be there. Educating Michelle has a great lineup of people that are gonNA come in to present the so that's how Michelle and I came together <music> but the actual balloon fest is it's huge we have yeah. We started you thirty thousand well. We start Friday morning running with seventeen hundred balloons being launched and one of the other sponsors that I have is remax coat. My goal with this event was making it so that everybody could attend without financial worry so we actually have a tethered balloon that comes in and everybody can ride that tether balloon for free. Aw Yes no no listen. We have twenty bucks to get free books. We get a free shuttle. We have free entrance. They have free music. Okay and the lines going to send the supposed seems free. Yes it's free so they'll be there. Be Square were the only time you'll spend money at this event is when you go to the vendors and you really find something really cool and you want to buy it or have really a big philanthropic endeavor okay so food dodd and rescue mission runs a drug. Rehab Program Okay and they actually Ashley come in with a whole team of people and they put on a community breakfast now that all of your money's going in to support the Ogden rescue mission and we do not touch a dime of that but we we support the event we provide them with the space we provide them with some of the things that they need to make this happen and so when we take a look at the philanthropic endeavor in the three days this mission makes over ten thousand dollars and that funds a good portion of their drug sure agree how programs for down the Fed and come by food because that goes right back into the community and it goes right back into helping others so you know when we take a look at doing business. That's good for everyone. You know. This event has so many good philly things behind it that the sponsors love it and they want everybody to attend. That's why it's free. It's free you know you're going to. You're going suspend your gas to get up there. I mean I would say throw. Fifteen people in the car strapped onto the roof drive up there. It's a wish we haven't heard from Sir. Let let's say let's up. So how does how. Where are you at connected with that example and I'm. I'm just curious how this is put together from on your end yeah absolutely so. I've been wanting to do something like this for a while like I so I'm pretty involved with at the blockchain community here in Utah and I've been to several conferences. <hes> elsewhere deal very very soft well. I've been working out. She needs a bigger ego bigger. We set forms you can you can own it us a little bit <hes> so my you know what I've wanted to do. I love doing events and creating experiences for people <hes> and so I really wanted to <hes> do something like this but I didn't want to start from the ground up so that it's been about since I've been in the crypto space which has been about two years. I've been wanting to do something similar to this and <hes> but I didn't. I knew I didn't need it to be. I didn't need to make it from the ground up right so this was perfect perfect to just have something that we've that's already been created and then we just kind of like infiltrate into it and make it happen so last year we actually did something similar with with a cryptocurrency called Dash. It was a small a smaller event here in Salt Lake and it worked really well. We have a couple of food trucks. That were accepting dash and dash thing do you were you there. Did you know I remember hearing all right. Yeah Yeah so <hes> so you know full circle. We were showing. Maybe that's what I was thinking so. Dash is actually a type of crypto. Yeah exactly yeah decentralized yeah so <hes> so it worked really well. We're really swimmingly so why not keep it going and so putting in the the speakers of of you know making it <hes> as as basic as possible as far as you know. I've really tailored the subject matter so that <hes> <hes> you know it's for easily understood for the general public and showing full like okay what's going on with like a lot of the fear of of losing crypto what if it gets hacked or what if the Internet you know shuts down and things like that so really trying to say okay well. These are things that you do to to prevent those things like you. You really should be keeping your wallet on your person or in your paper. Don't keep it on an exchange things like that so I she probably go run home and take your teaching so there's a lot going on. There's <hes> I also really passionate about <hes> you know finding people that aren't even involved or even have heard of Bitcoin that you know they might have problems in their industry with what they do this and that they're geniuses in their industry and all they need is just to be educated on how this technology is helpful for them. The industry survey interrupt you. How did you get this <hes>. Wouldn't it the passion for this bitcoin start with yours for good question junior <hes> so it's pretty common that you know we say we fall down the rabbit hole and there's there's always like inception layers of like oh my minds blown. Oh now I get it. Now I get I think one of the biggest ones for me was <hes> just understanding the decentralized nature of <hes> Bitcoin and it's <hes> it's not going anywhere as much as you say decentralized. Could you explain that to because I get it. I understand where you're going going at but yeah you lost me well. It's the coolest. Slow your mind right now. It is the coolest part. This is the coolest. This is what makes bitcoin or crypto currency so cool. Yeah Bank doesn't control it country yeah so basically if I can put the simple terms of we have several million <hes> servers that <hes> that work together to make bitcoin happen <hes> and it's open source and open source meaning. Anybody and everybody can do it if they want yeah so. That's what we call a fork. <hes> we can go into your uh-huh anyway. You may be going to know what you're GONNA go. That's fine but there's others that will I don't know what the hell no worries <hes> so <hes> it just means that it's controlled by people that that make it happen. <hes> you know so oh by the people for the people yeah and <hes> it's. Kinda the same idea like you know. I hear a lot of people. Ask Me what you know what happens if if the Internet get something happens to the Internet and it's going to have to worry about a lot more than what I say. That's what I always say is your. We've got bigger problems so much screwed and it's all know. Abbas yeah so does that help to. I think so yeah yeah absolutely different ways to kind of explain. What made you think Oh my gosh. This is good for the world <hes> well well. You know okay so we can get into like the the you know a lot of controversy with banks and let's go go go. Do this okay so you know. It's just really relax. It's really bank works. You'll know that yeah so and truthfully. The funniest thing is banks have been doing you know crypto currency in a form for one hundred years. I mean they as paper anyway. It's it's funny than we talk like. This is a new thing but the the technology is new but the concept is not a concept is many millions old so oh a cleaner exchange now any more balanced now too. I think that <hes> there's there's like a distribution of <hes> you know it. We we have an opportunity to kind of take control back because the banks rage against the machine's the banks are Kinda like the House wins wins right kind of like the casino when it comes to make Jones and stuff like that they they don't do things that don't work in their favor and that's she just works instead of what what's the best for everybody or if we all are kind of <hes> watching each other <hes> <music> people that don't really understand this bitcoin thing. That aren't aren't there yet. They just need people like you guys. It's a good thing I wanNA throw a weird question yeah part in my head. What's up the dark web darkwa in conjunction with Bitcoin the dark web <unk> dibble dabbled well. I mean so you could compare the dark web and it's you know everybody's always taste bad. It's it's made for bad things and it's like well so was other currencies in history like same thing with cash like when people will do bad things. Don't they usually pay for it in cash. What exactly they say currency. You can't keep track of it. You can't keep travel money either pay. It's I guess what I'm trying to secure. Wi security honoring dark web secure well. That's the beauty of the the blockchain well. That's the thing is you know. There's there's different. I don't have an answer for that. Sure 'cause I mean because there's so many hard core sign my hail for the dark web no you can't you can't stop. I mean there's got to be. It's just like the name we're GonNa have good things. We're going to have bad things things like that so you know as far as security goes. You know we're working. You know there are companies that are working on infrastructure security different and things like that a lot of things like that. Since since we've already went there we went completely off track because this is so fricking interesting and and you mentioned the dark web. I'm going to mention the dark web facebook. What's going on. What's going on with. Iran can't avoid keeps going up because isn't like Chase Jason. Everybody else connected with that <hes> well I.. I don't know to be completely honest. I don't I mean I've kind of been keeping up on a a little bit of the libra thing but completely honest to be completely honest. It's just it's not bitcoin it so I don't. I don't keep that was what whatever's going on with that drama to be honest. I should but I the movement at all or because talk. There's a lot of there's kind of you know. There's some people that believe that will it will kind of like help to at least gain the awareness fairness and Kinda give us a push in to what's going on but then the way that it is structured is definitely nothing like bitcoin force take control of it well well they <hes> they still have like a <hes> open source <hes> association and so but but in order to be a part of like a node or someone that's important in this association. You have to pay into it so that's typically yeah so. That's kind of what we're kind and like. It's all about the mood yeah so then. We kind of end up. Are we going to be in the same situation as before with just like a banks trip currency. Lindsay stamp on it. I don't know so go to Forbes. They wrote up a great article about it. What do you look for that. We should put that on facebook and stuff look. I'll have to simply yeah. That's cool. Let's do that. This is this is this is deep. I mean we don't usually get this deep yeah. This is cool man because I'm a bitcoin fan. I'm a blockchain fan. I've read up on so much stuff. I <hes> I been doing it. Since you know the guy put out what's his name wasn't in the Japanese guy. Oh A and yes. She told she yes the Tofu yeah and and I've I've watched been curious about it. Forever had buddy that had thousands and thousands of because he was mining back in the day and he was giving it to a charity. Oh he added going straight to a charity because he was cool he was just doing it was thousands and thou- that's charity must be pretty well right now. How did anything with it anyway what you should ask him what you're anyway. We're going to <hes> turn. The Boat Captain Eos to question number one. We not we roundabout. Lee Did question number number one. I mean you see both of them are talking about the good in the world and why you're doing it right while the question so there are no in perspective. Edward Okay go ahead go ahead to Ryan keeps us on track as much much better when I mean it's definitely the Biz for good good. Do Good Realm right now so I'm totally billing yes. You said you had a good story. Oh Yeah <hes> when when I I did this event with the balloon fest. People don't realize it's a huge endeavor to to put on a lot of work on little teeny. Events kills me for two weeks. We didn't Utah podcast festival. There was two hundred people there and it was a frigging awesome but yeah it's great right. UTAH podcast summit not festival but anyway. We totally disrupted you again. No problem no problem. I see we kind of have like a gunshot. Yes yes a shotgun approach listener. We'll get something in between all of the craziness so the the I mean the first time I remember doing something good. <hes> it was a long time ago. It's always been my desire that anytime I encounter with somebody or sure. I do some sort of exchange that there's a expansion that there's something that really benefits everybody in the process so when I take a look at the balloon fest the first time I did this. I was exhausted. I actually ended up in hospital after my first event with a kidney stone because dehydrated myself and I didn't know if I ever wanted to do this again and I was twenty years ago now. I've I've only been the chair for six years but I've been in involved with the event for twenty years but you know it had a hiatus for six years. We didn't have an event and I talked to sponsor into Nordic Valley. <hes> God bless you <hes> they wrote the first big check to bring the event back and I had never ran an event this big so I'm I'm like looking at this kind of gone. Okay cool here we go. Let's leap into the darkness and just do it and that's what happened and so <hes> nobody nobody really had a lot of information on a lot of the event and I dug through a lot of things and I figured out how to recreate the event and bring it back and it was a totally eighty per phase but <hes> really what made the difference for me is when I saw the people that we helped <hes> you know this is a nonprofit so oh it's not like I'm making millions of dollars doing this waiver go but the people that benefit from this you know they really they benefit it from this you know and it's it's more than just the Ogden rescue mission. There's so many things linked to this event and it just has such a feel-good event. You know we also work with young artists and performers musicians and artists and <hes> we have a small stage where we bring in New People that are just just learning to perform in front of people and giving them a really nice little performance area for them to actually see what it's like to perform in front of twenty thirty people then we have the big stage. It's forty five feet and oh it's massive. I love this. It's like it's like this trailer that just comes in and just pops up and <hes> so then we take again other performers have performed more but they're really ready to just jump out into the world and we put him on that stage h so the event does a lot besides just the hundred and one hundred balloons or the drop. How often do you get a chance to actually go up in touch hutter Berlin especially when it looks like an hour oh the our once great or even you know if if you wanted to volunteer and this is really cool because we get about got seventy five volunteers to come up and help crew the balloons so when you crew the balloon you get yeah. It's not like about the out so when you get to be a hot air balloon crew you actually help inflate the balloon and get the balloon up then you chase the balloon you hold onto the rope. Ah let me tell you on the ground that you can do that for the balloon gloves yeah oh the holding onto the rope is the balloon is coming up looking excellent idea. It's like okay. That sounds like it was does. She love your leg. Okay perfect so let me float away Ryan. Doing good is slow down exactly what this event does everything. You know that we do what we're talking about. You know we have at the end of the event. We have the good bad and ugly list okay everything of the event gets measured by the the good bad and ugly and I go back to my sponsors and I have to own my uglies okay and we've we've had though yeah also yeah and so we try to really strive each year to have a lot of goods you know like <hes> one example. We have these dance performers performers. They're amazing they dance they perform on Saturday night and they're all the performers are on the stage and the first time they did this. They scared me okay because they're all there dancing a lot of sun performance or coming off the stage and grabbing kids and taking them up on the stage the next thing I know the stage has been taken taken over by the audience and all the performers are the dancers for in the audience and this. I've you know as we were done. I was getting ready to walk. Walk up to the stage to make announcements and this young little autistic grow came up and hugged me and just said this was the best day ever and I went okay. That's it. That's why Oy I do this. That's why put myself through this is so that we can have young children perform on a stage. That would never have a chance to do it and it's just it's such an crate event and now we've got Michelle Dillon. You know something that's so leading edge just going to blow people's minds Tom. So when win on away tells the story well well. I you know I think I'm going to shift a little bit. I I really WANNA. Tell people people because you know I'm a connector. That's something that I enjoy. I feel like I do good with that and you know I do. I don't know yeah <hes> but that part. You gotta be really feel like I should talk about the think tank <hes>. It's something that we just started <hes> about five months on S- ago or something like that so we have once a month and we just meet up and we it's. It's a more engaging environment. We right you you know different ideas on the board and things like that and then we just go into just really fun brainstorming. It's Possum I love it. I love it. I love it so much and and you know we've had a couple people that have have come and they actually have projects that they're working on and things like that and we actually have solved problems for them. You know so much like and we go all over the place like you're you should come sometime. I think you really really enjoy as a matter of fact. Give a really cool even to do a podcast like. I figured it'd be fascinating. We're there because we like. We have so many different every month the same time it's the third Tuesday of the month and then you know <hes> we we usually capita about we usually have about fifteen people there Max and so I make sure <hes> evening around yeah we we start at six thirty and it's just it's fascinating fascinating and the only thing that I ask is that it has something to do with disruptive technology or some tile like so we got you know we talk about aliens or a the I this and that and it's just so much fun that that to me is you know von sits really cool next mind expanding yeah but we know I mean you don't have to whisper land. Lynn Lynn Lynn Co Burn Ladies and gentlemen is the think think-tank is a higher perspective. The first time I went I walked out of there and just oh these are really brilliant thoughts you know and some of the solutions that they were coming up with it was like Oh wow I one of my favorites actually was <hes> so it's <hes> <hes> so in the blockchain we have what's called a seven twenty. One else sits a non fungible token basically what it means is. It's <hes> a way to write contracts wchs and and put it on the blockchain. Okay so it with me. I guess you can't go there. I'm kind of their contracts. Drink not quite the same as the contract with the lawyer but it's similar it could be it could be could be so very good <hes> so we came up with an idea to do like like a donation base where where <hes> like for example one of the things that I thought of after we had the think tank was because I ran into this lady that does <hes> <hes> coral reef restoration or you know she helps with the coral reefs and so I thought Oh that would be brilliant to have you know an adoption a AH blockchain adoption <hes> system or protocol where somebody can adopt a coral reef and then we just <hes> keep people updated through the <HES> <hes> through the contract and then that way we can see the growth of the of the <hes> coral reef anyway anyway. I know it's really it's really really really fun so that's that was. I think that is the that is the essence of this. Show is taking the technology that we have in making it for a better. Eh that is used for a better world beautiful yen betterman signing up for the world yeah you guys definitely social weaponary and when when we have the next one sure absolutely it's August Twentieth Twentieth August twentieth. Were there were there Ryan. We got market down the calendar impact hub no <hes> sumner. I don't think so sumner sumner don't know is that that's like a name linked prince right okay. Let's get this is so fun. We're kind of running out of time. <hes> let's just jump straight to what's a what's something you could give our listeners to that. They can take take away and do or an action items in something that our listeners can our listener listener the peop-. The person that is listening out there that needs to hear what you're fixing to tell them weeks for that really work on we started out with the topic you know gaining perspective and making the impossible possible and and so I think a lot of people are really asking how do you make the impossible possible right and so I was in this yoga class and that's exactly what it was. Yes <hes> do those. Yoga instructor sat me down and said listen. You'RE NOT GONNA do it all at once. You'RE GONNA take small small steps and you're going to practice and you're going to have a discipline and each day. You're going to get closer and closer to making. And what was impossible today possible in several months and so when we take a look at you know it was impossible at one time time for this balloon festival comeback. Nobody thought we would ever have this event back in the valley and we made it possible and you know it was just really getting kidding really clear about what division was and what my hurdles were and to go through each hurdle and you say okay. Here's the hurdle and you don't do it alone. You do it with the team and that team is so strong that you have no choice but to succeed so you build a team around you and can you make the impossible possible. I love it. I love it love it that is so cool and going with the thing with balloons I I lived in Albuquerque for a little bit albuquerque small little bitty by farm right and <hes> one morning I woke up and I heard there was like ten balloons fried chest like it. Oh Yeah you're pretty good do that next to see what it does so anyways my window what does that and there's this blue Bam acid rain on my window and it was just amazing so and I I had a chance to go on a balloon was little tied or tethered and I was grateful for that because of ways though okay anyways so the experience is it you're you're providing is amazing is really all inspired by the balloon so frazier L. It is there's just nothing like it again. I just love this connection. Connection of Youtube is this disruptive new technology and taking something so unique and different from that world and meshing them mm together for awareness that you guys I'm telling you it's pure genius thank you that is amazing. It's cool. I thank you I love it. Can can you tell them excited thinking so cool here thinking for years. How do we get this out? There haven't had people to see that. It's not really that hard hard to do it. It's not that hard now. You're the have your bitcoin on a piece of paper. People don't realize it it can be a little piece of paper is the anyway we don't want him but it's about education and awareness you know. Where do they get the education? Where did they get the awareness? Where do they get the the knowledge of how so so why not make it real life? Yes exactly coolest part of what your mission is to make it more. You know I just want people to be more comfortable with it. Being around you know and it's you know it's not going anywhere so I think to answer the all answer the question <hes> real quick to <hes> so that not in the way. I'll sorry we're having some lighting leading issues yeah all right so I think that might my challenge for the listener would be <hes> you know have an open mind <hes> like I said you know things are changing quickly. This isn't going anywhere. BITCOIN already been around for ten years <hes> it's been through thick and thin and <hes> it's also worldwide and we're actually a little okay especially here in Utah. Were really really far behind. <hes> Zoli Yeah I saw behind well. Technology was well. I mean yeah well yeah and that's the thing that I'm always like why are we you know <hes> so again. That's I believe that we can kind of work nation. Yeah Yeah Knowledge Yeah exactly <hes> you know people in other parts of the world I mean when you talk about <hes> banking the bank I mean there's so many different different subjects that are just profound in this world in the space of so have an open mind you know if if I come up to you if your food truck who were your retail owner and I say hey do you accept bitcoin because I do ask that very often <hes> cow and Tuesday yes most of the time people say no or are they what surprised when they say you have. Have you ever been surprised <hes>. I think you know not necessarily surprised because I do know. I actually happen to know that there's like. I already cut coffee but you know if if someone I wanna ask you that question at least to say you know what I mean I know people are already asking what is that <hes> but you know there are a lot of people that I think are kind kind of mad at Bitcoin the Nike for multiple reasons. I'm sure but jog about it falls. This isn't even the biggest fall. That's the funny part yeah yeah but it wasn't as much money. Twenty fourteen seventeen was the biggest fall well yeah we can start podcast bitcoin. Come back <hes> and yet you know but also questioned so one of my biggest things too is questioned value in how value works exp because you know I I tend to yeah. I tend to believe that some things are kind of skewed education. You know money in itself this and that there's failure even failure can be valuable and we there's all these different things yeah so you know the question kind of have different perspective on things and be open minded so I think that's my take. I'd I love it. It's perfect. It's absolutely perfect and if you need if you have an old like we have you know plenty of resources here. If you WANNA reach out we're going to put a lot of links on on on the show show show nonsense and stuff so we'll get out there okay. You guys are awesome. You're off our houses right here. You guys are amazing an amazing thing in the world how token there you contact them if they want more information bobby yeah how can we what can you give us some leaks stuff on the show and then we'll put it on the Autumn Valley Balloon Festival Festival website has <hes> on my homepage on the homepage which your homepage Valet Balloon Festival dot COM DOT Com Valley falloon balloon festival. That's a different thing. I think it's dancing ballooning. She said it's wonderfully valley balloon the Balloon Festival dot yes so on my website. We already have doc yes Jon Allen. We have Michelle's link on the homepage now <hes> starting next week. We're going to be promoting how you can get free crypto currency so so that will happen through facebook. It's called it's cal- it's called- coin. It's a CALICO cat new no CALICO California coin. No It's actually a Utah Coin. It was created here. That's a local Utah Hunter you a newt so they have Indian corn have their own ecosystem American. They have have their own ecosystem that you can actually utilize the coin aunt so <hes> starting next week. If you go to my facebook okay follow start start to follow us on facebook Autumn Valley Balloon Festival Balloon Festival on facebook watch for for <hes> are up and coming post on the the the merchant series that were doing is. You're going to be an APP. Is it going to be an <hes> probably not this year. We're going to work on more things develop more for next year. Yeah we talked about. We talked about doing that. <hes> the resources resources and timeframe. We'll make it NAB. We'd like to make it happen next year with a will so you know have if there's somebody out there listening name that says hey I know how to make an APP okay my email address and it goes to the adamant is O.. V. B. F. as as an Auden Val Ogden VALLEY BALLOON FEST BE F- AT OUTLOOK DOT com so calm if you want to to ride on a hot air balloon if you want more information if you want <hes> to volunteer if you want more information on the the the presenters the merchants series is in the crypto the Cala all of it that goes that's the best way to reach us because we tried right putting my phone number out there good idea idea I have somebody that's very specifically tasked of just dealing with the the email so <hes> yeah it's it's a much cleaner system. It might take a day or two for them to respond because you know they they live in Seattle so so do balloons and Seattle they do but this is rained on Ray Assistant I have she she lives in Seattle. You get a good one and you have to keep them no matter where they live absolutely for myself <hes> you can go to M._S.. Robinson dot rocks again. That's DOT DOT rocks R. O.. C. K. as IMOs Robinson dot rocks yes exactly and K S and then for my email. It's Michelle shall am. I C. H.. E. L. L. E. AT M.. S. Robinson dot rocks again. It's not dot com. It's rocks rocks. Just thought that's cool cool. Did we gotta have rock email. We've got we'RE GONNA. I'm GonNa have arrangement dude. That's awesome. We learn something new. Every this is why we love doing the show because we knew from you guys also the Forbes article. We'll put that on a a link I'm assuming with the resources and everything right absolutely you give it to us and we will you give us we will you put all over the place. Kill an awesome Okay Ryan. Thank you so much guys. You're awesome amazing. Thank you so much for being on show so good. Thank thanks for coming in and run over here being in the studio so so good yeah. It's been fun. It's really been fun. It's really process like an interesting waiting for us. I takes those our A and B yeah. We don't know their whole twenty minutes that we talked before on because it was so good right and you're gonNA take us out again. Thank you for being on the show. I've been enlightened and we will be at the balloon fest and my wife will be Mike in hand in hand. I guess August Seventeenth Eighteenth symposiums on the seventeenth K. in the middle is at a Friday that Saturday so August sixteenth seventeenth seventeenth eighteenth. It's at Eden Park Park is Eden and yes. It is just like the garden of Eden. It's beautiful. There is no stop out lights. It's no stop lights nest cars. No fast food chain stores no Wifi Specific Wifi Company. 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Satanic Panic Pt. 1: Origins

Serial Killers

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Satanic Panic Pt. 1: Origins

"Due to the graphic nature of this episode listener discretion is advised. This episode features discussions of Abuse Murder Sexual. Assault and child sexual assault that some people may find disturbing. We advise extreme caution for listeners under thirteen. In the nineteen eighties, a wave of anxiety surged across the United States worries about the economy military conflicts and religious turmoil seemed to dominate public discourse and too many. It felt like the nation was losing its way looking to cast blame some pointed the finger at inept governments and amorphous foreign threats from beyond the country's borders. But others suspected there was a more insidious threat something evil in the biblical sense and this fear wasn't wholly unfounded fueled by highly sensationalized crimes. The rise of occult imagery pop culture, and the growth of Evangelical Churches Paranoia ran rampant. There was some invisible malevolent force corrupting the youth of America and tainting the moral fabric of society. Every shadow hit a monster. There was no safe harbor. And in the face of such overwhelming evil, some people reason there could only be one entity to blame Satan himself. People were convinced nate uncovered the truth about an all encompassing evil conspiracy to end life as we know it, and from that first spark of insanity the flame spread rapidly allegations emerged the devil worshippers were carrying out disturbing occult rituals all over the country in homes businesses even schools and daycares people claim to see Lucifer's influence in movies music, and on the backs of shampoo bottles in the midst of the panic, a new religious right rose up using the news media as a megaphone they stoke the flames compounding the situation in. A misguided bid to destroy Lucifer at all costs. It wasn't long before wild conspiracies, half truths and phony first person accounts of satanism blended together horrific stories that young children were being kidnapped, sexually abused and murdered by Colts Spread like Hellfire overzealous law enforcement and psychologists pursued the claims coaxing children into corroborating be outrageous allegations based on these dubious testimonies scores of daycare center employees and parents. stood trial families were torn apart businesses left in ruin reputations reduced to tatters, and when the dust settled some still didn't know what to believe. That was the satanic panic misinformation paranoia and fear ignited a firestorm across North America and the implications of this modern day witch hunt still ripple even today. Hi I'm Greg Poulsen. First episode of five part special on the satanic panic part of a crossover event between serial killers and colds. Over the next four weeks we're taking a deep dive into what sparked this modern day mass panic in America I'm here with my co host Vanessa, Richardson? Hi Everyone. You can find episodes of serial killers, cults, and all other spotify originals from podcast for free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts with several decades worth of distance. It's easy to pass judgment on those who were swept up in the madness of the satanic panic, but we're going to examine exactly how. It took hold from nineteen sixties, popular culture and the rise of evangelical. Christianity to serial killers and murderers. Colts were delving into the facts that fed the falsehoods. Today were charting the origins of the satanic panic tracing its roots back to the highly publicized crimes of cults and serial murderers in the nineteen sixties and Seventies. We'll also look at how sensational reporting led to an unprecedented explosion of paranoia as the nineteen eighties rolled around next time, we'll cover the murderous rampages of three iconic serial killers who terrified their communities and look at how these criminals impacted the atmosphere of the satanic panic. We have all that and more coming up stay with us. This episode is brought to you by the National Highway, Traffic Safety Administration Forty eight states banned texting and driving. So if you do it, you're not only putting people at risk you're breaking the law remember you drive you text you pay. Detective Bob Perez could feel all the hairs on the back of his neck standing on end. It wasn't sure if it was the chill in the air or his horror over the task at hand for the last several weeks, he'd been investigating one of the most horrific abuse cases. He'd ever seen his ten year old foster daughter Donna revealed that sheep been sexually molested by nearly every adult in her life. Every time he talked to her Donna revealed more and more abusers but she didn't always know their names. She called them things like a bald guy with glasses or a fat mother with black hair detective Peres needed more information so that morning March Thirteenth Nineteen Ninety five, he drove down around the streets of Wenatchee Washington to see if she could point out the homes of her molesters, the places. where she and other children had been passed around like party favors according to Donna it was all arranged by an elaborate underground sex ring the hidden underbelly of this sleepy Pacific Northwest town as Perez turned down street after Street Donna pointed at more and more of the front doors by the end of the drive she identified twenty two houses and buildings throughout the town including a local pentecostal church. Perez was stunned. The cult of abusers was wider than he could have possibly imagined. Started to. Call them the. Circle? But Peres didn't truly appreciate the diameter of the circle not yet when he finally saw the whole picture, he'd helped bring charges against forty three adults accused of raping or molesting sixty children at least twenty, nine, thousand, seven, hundred, twenty, six times except none of it actually happened. Scenarios like the one in Wenatchee played out over and over again during the satanic panic in towns across America in the nineteen eighties and nineties, it was a time of nearly unprecedented paranoia a period where the darkest most outrageous accusations were taken seriously even by educated otherwise reasonable adults in short, it was a moral panic. And to fully grasp these events, we need to understand exactly what that means. Sociologist and criminologist Stanley Cohen writes that moral panics occur when a person or group of persons emerges to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests next warnings about the threat must be passed on by worried citizens this can happen through any number of ways but in the modern era, panic most commonly spreads through mass media according to Cohen if newscasters community leaders or other public officials can condense. The danger into a digestible easily recognized simple. It's much more likely to incite public outcry and to Christian Middle America. There is no simple more terrifying than Satan himself. Once a threat has been signified regardless of whether the panic is justified or rational authorities are pressured to do something about it. Any dissent is considered suspicious at best at worst it's a clear sign of guilt at the height of the Satanic. Panic many took disagreement as a sign of collusion with evil because no one wanted to be ostracized by their community people encouraged and embellished rumours wanting to avoid casting suspicion on themselves too many. There were only two choices guilty or innocent to believers defeating Lucifer was a caused. That was an absolute good cloaking themselves in sanctimony parents pointed to the encroaching threat of Satanism as justification for stamping out whatever offended. Them, after all the fate of their children's souls were at stake eventually, moral panics can grow powerful enough to affect actual social change and when they do. This only reinforces the original concern after law enforcement and psychologists started looking into the satanic accusations circular logic in sued for skeptics and believers. Alike, the very fact of an investigation served as evidence that the threat was real. Why else would those in power act? This process showcases the emotional minefield that surrounds any widespread moral panic or conspiracy. To those who feared that satanic cultists were invading their neighborhood but devil was the ultimate evil and his victims young children were the ultimate innocence. In this way, the collective voices of the Satanic Panic believers grew until they drowned out any reasonable debate with each additional person who bought in the threat started to seem more legitimate to those on the outside. Eventually, the masses took even the most outrageous claims seriously with life altering consequences and the bigger the scandal, the more captivating the headlines. Satanic, panics read through mass media and was influenced by modern popular culture. It followed a similar course as previous moral hysteria throughout history. From the Salem witch trials to the red scare vicious rumors and the dark side of human nature have always driven people to violence masquerading as righteous justice. Even the disturbing accusations of satanic ritual abuse have their origins in the ancient and often bloody crusades of the past stories about children being kidnapped and murdered to appease the devil can trace their roots back millennia ironically, some of the earliest of these stories targeted Christians rather than Satan as the perpetrators of evil in ancient Rome. Christians were accused of kidnapping and cannibalizing children as a relatively new religious minority. They were blamed for everything from economic hardship, two destructive fires, but as Christianity spread and became more socially. By the Middle Ages, the midst were co opted and used to advance the church's Interests Florence H. Ridley. A literary scholar found that stories of child sacrifice circulated as early as the fifth century in her article a tale told too often ridley attributes. One of these tales to socrates of Constantinople, a Christian historian not to be confused with the Greek philosopher. She writes socrates spun a tale of how it inmates star in Syria, a group of Jews tortured and murdered a Christian Child in mockery of Christ, and ever since that remo time similar stories have continued to appear in various forms in the folklore of Western Europe and eventually in America this pattern continued. As the years went on throughout the medieval period stories of innocent children who were kidnapped and tortured by smaller religious groups ran rampant in the modern era. Similar tropes were used by the Third Reich as antisemitic propaganda to indoctrinate the Hitler youth in Nazi Germany in the United States tales like these were used from the country's inception as a way to malign black people for more than a century stories of black men attacking torturing and killing white children circulated throughout the country at one time they served as excuses to justify evils like slavery. After the civil war, they were used to enact and expand Jim Crow laws that kept black people subjugated and oppressed. No matter what else changed this kind of baseless fearmongering reinforced racist policies and institutions. Though. It ratio of these vile stories differed in their particulars for over a thousand years they've demonized Volna rebel groups by using innocent children as sympathetic victims because society generally agrees across the board that crimes targeting children are senseless despicable. It's so outrageous. We don't even questioned whether these accusations are true by manipulating emotions. These stories twist the protective instincts parents into a tool for prejudice and violence. The specific group targeted by these myths always depends on the social environment of the time as the sixties turned into the seventies, a new group emerged as the target of collective fear and distrust unlike in the past the motivation for these fears seemed less rooted in hate and more anchored in a mystical paranoia. Conservative adults were frightened as they felt American culture changing and ultimately slipping out of their control. In those uncertain times they invented an enemy big enough to justify drastic action and reassert their dominance over the country. This time they blamed Satan himself. Up next the seeds of the Satanic, panic take. Root. Listeners I, ever surprising nutrient for you. You know you can find love and a bar or on an APP why not a podcast in blind dating the new spotify original from podcast we're expanding the places you can meet your match with a twist you'll never see coming. 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The one thousand nine, hundred, eighty s the satanic panic shook the United States to its core when accusations of the ritual sexual abuse of children flew in every direction. But the paranoia that spawned these claims began much earlier. The first time many Californians heard the term satanist may have been in one, thousand, nine, hundred, sixty, six when Anton levay founded the Church of Satan in San Francisco. But though his movement had a controversial name, it didn't inspire much outrage at first he only had a few hours most considered levay to be nothing more than a harmless crank for the rest of the country. Their first frightening introduction to Satanism came two years later in nineteen, sixty eight when the horror movie Rosemary's baby was released to critical and popular acclaim. Originally, a novel Rosemary's baby told the story of a secret group of cultists who arranged for an innocent woman to be impregnated with Satan's child. The next year in nineteen, sixty, nine levay published the Satanic Bible for him. Satan was not a physical creature with A. PITCHFORK and horns instead, he was a symbol of liberty and rebellion against a prudish controlling establishment in the first part of the book called Book of Satan levay wrote in this arid wilderness of steel and stone I raise up my voice that you may here to the east and to the West I, beckon to the north and to the south I show a sign proclaiming death to the weakling wealth to the strong. But the Satanic Bible wasn't as revolutionary or controversial as it pretended to be Lavar attacked the concepts of good and evil as well as organized religion, but his critiques weren't very original or shocking the book also. The philosophy of church which borrowed from or even plagiarized concepts from social darwinism along with the writings of Ragner redbeard in line Rand Levin also argued for a hedonistic lifestyle believing that it was human nature to give into lust greed and the individual ego hardly a shocking concept at the time indeed the only thing in the book that went beyond recycled philosophy was the final section there lasvegasmoneyresource instructions for various magic spells and invocations to the devil which looked a lot more frightening and impressive than they were because Levay did not actually believe in the supernatural these were meant to read as performance art pieces. Overall much if not all of the Satanic Bible. Was Derivative of other philosophies and debunked works of alleged black magic. Some purchase. The book has a novelty, but few gave it. Any credence for now levey was largely ignored, but it wasn't long before public interest in the occult grew beyond just a money making opportunity for Authors and movie studios. In August of nineteen, sixty, nine, the same year the Satanic Bible was published stories about depraved cults became gruesome reality that month Charles Manson and his Mahim Ian followers brutally. Murdered seven people in Los. Angeles, among the victims actress, Sharon Tate who was eight and a half months pregnant at the time of her death. Immediately, the Manson murders were sensational news around the country. All of a sudden reality was more terrifying than the bloodiest horror film and at the center of it. All was Charles. Manson. Almost overnight he became one of the world's most notorious villains evil in it. He was a genuine cult leader, a man who commanded his followers to murder innocent victims including an unborn baby in the service of. Dark mystical plan. His crimes were modern proof of the ancient horror stories about satanic child murderers. Tales of the attacks were further sensationalized morbidly fascinating the nation for years to come, and in many ways Manson's family played specifically to the paranoia of white suburban Americans that an evil force was coming to take their innocent children is violent cult was composed primarily of young middle class women who were drawn in by the hippie movement of the time. Every night, the news reported more about how the women were plied with LSD and Mesmerized by bizarre evil ideology following the murders. The truth about the cult emerged Manson told his followers that there was a secret coded message hidden in the Beatles white album according to him the lyrics of helter skelter foretold an upcoming apocalyptic race war for which he and his followers had to prepare. Soon, Manson wasn't described as a horrific isolated case his violence was conflated with anything and everything the news could link him to. In this environment of rising dread things like the Satanic Bible no longer seemed like harmless novelties instead of bit of spurious hedonistic nonsense depraved devil-worship suddenly seem like a real possibility. Charles Manson made America fear a new dimension of evil and everything he was associated with from rock music to the rise of hallucinogenic drug use were all loosely lumped under the same counterculture umbrella that led directly to Satan's doorstep. The Amorphous counterculture movement had been a favorite boogeyman of conservative adults for years. Young people throughout the country sought new experimental, more tolerant lifestyles. They also fiercely criticised the establishment and the ideal of the American dream this trend combined with the burgeoning civil rights and antiwar movements in the US. Made many feel that the country was under attack after years of worry the changing nation proved to them that their fears weren't unfounded. They were very real threats in the ice of these frightened parents they're growing children were poisoned by immorality and shortsightedness. There were plenty of potential scapegoats but after the Manson family murders, a huge portion of the blame fell on the era's popular music. In a fit of bizarre hypocrisy many into Manson's claims that satanic messages really were hiding on rock albums though they decried the cult leader as an evil liar, they cherry picked his claims that supported their fears into kind of dress rehearsal for the later satanic panic accusations. Baseless rumors were repeated ad nauseam until a sizable number of people in the US gave them. Credence people started playing albums backwards searching for hidden infernal messages in reality bands like the Beatles were experimenting with. Hiding Easter eggs in their music. For example, using back masking a technique in which sound is recorded backward onto a track. The Beatles had inserted a reverse lyric in their song rain. It just wasn't satanic though there were some legitimate instances of back masking not every rumor about it rang true when people found something they thought was demonic. They played it for their friends with ample encouragement. Even skeptics could be convinced that there were devilish words hidden in the meaningless reversed sounds. As it turns out the human mind has a natural tendency to search for patterns, images, and distinct words even where none exist this psychological phenomenon is known as Peres Dalia. Looking into the sky and comparing clouds to animals or spotting gnarled faces and tree trunks are examples of visual Parrado. But this can influence our perception when listening to music as well. We don't always simply here what has played to us instead, we hear what we want to psychologists Diana Deutsch discovered that by broadcasting the same sounds through two speakers at slightly different rhythms. Listeners could be tricked into believing that phantom words or phrases were being played. She also found that the words people heard depended greatly on their mindset and thoughts at the time of the experiment. However, most people trust their senses implicitly and don't know to expect psychological tricks of the mind so in. The nineteen seventies when fearful parents heard, what they thought were demonic voices in the music, their children listen to they panicked, and for those who lead the messages were there. It wasn't a stretch to assume that the backwards words were actually corrupting their children swaying them to the side of evil part of this paranoia can be explained by a long held misunderstanding about so-called subliminal messages starting in the nineteen forties and fifties. Companies tried inserting single frame advertisements in the midst of otherwise unrelated cartoons and movies even though the conscious mind couldn't proceed the brief. Flashes advertises hope that the unconscious would be persuaded to act on the ADS. Subsequent psychological studies have largely discredited the original theories behind subliminal messages in nineteen seventy five researchers determined that flashing the words Hershey's chocolate during a student lecture did not lead to a sudden craving for chocolate for example, even when chocolate samples were readily available, that isn't to say that subliminal messages are entirely mythical. However more recent research has suggested that they can impact a person's choices though the effect is more subtle than once believed either way the idea that backwards infernal slogans. Can infect a child's mind is completely unsubstantiated. Nevertheless, it was still a theory in the early nineteen seventies and into the eighties at the time, some social psychologists and doctors argued that the brain could unconsciously perceive and internalize the secret recordings but their statements were completely baseless. Even these learned researchers have been hoodwinked by their own fears and biases. Ultimately, the truth of the claims didn't matter to concerned parents they heard what they wanted to, and for a multitude of reasons they were already looking for an excuse to declare the counterculture movement tainted or immoral. Hysteria around subliminal messages shocking books like say Tannock Bible and horrific colts like Manson's justified prejudices that parents already held but more significantly, the rumors unified a number of disparate groups. Suddenly religious groups, conservatives who resisted the social change at the time and adults who were simply wary of drug use all had common ground. The evil behind the curtain was at last revealed and too many it. All made complete sense. The youth were just rebellious and there was nothing innocent about the shifting tide of popular culture. Everything was orchestrated by a single entity who pulled the strings in the darkness. Every moral failing could be attributed to Satan and only a strident unified moral police could stop him. To, some he was influencing the music that children listened to the films they watched or possibly encouraging the use of drugs like LSD others saw that the devil was drawing young people away from Christian churches or fueling the spread of eastern religions like Buddhism. Meanwhile, for those who feared cults and serial killers like Manson Satan was violent being who craved debauchery blood and human sacrifice to those who opposed the rising tide of political and social change. Satan was instead an insidious cultural force. A seductive whisper threatened the hegemony of White middle-class Christians in the United States. No matter what. A concerned parents biggest fear chances were it could be traced back to the counterculture and bus. Lucifer. The Devil was a vague enough concept that it accommodated Christians of all stripes and it provided paranoid suburbanites. The perfect excuse to interfere wherever they liked as Anton levay wrote in the nine satanic statements of the Satanic Bible Satan has been the best friend. The Church has ever had as he has kept it in business all these years, and even after millennia the dark Lord was still giving the fears about satanic messages. Infiltrating media soon spawned a cottage industry of Christian approved paraphernalia. As rhetoric about the dangers of the devil in popular music and media multiplied churches eagerly stepped in to fill the vacuum as Satan's eternal enemy many concerned citizens felt only their pastors could. Be trusted since people still needed entertainment they turn to their religion for a safe alternatives. Contemporary Christian music was born in the late sixties and seventies as artists worked to create songs of worship with instrumentation and melody that resembled the popular music of the time. It was giving the churches stamp of approval something that was safe for children of all ages meanwhile born again, Christians wrote inspirational books about their religious journeys and as the nineteen eighties dawned, Christian television shows aimed at children dominated the airwaves but even with the explosion of Christian media, some stood out from the pack like the work of. Cartoonist Jack Chick. By the nineteen seventies, chick published a slew of short comic strips designed to inform children about the devils devious ways, and to inoculate their young minds against unholy temptations. The comics were quick and easily digestible with expressive art and heavy-handed Christian themes. They were eventually translated into over one hundred languages making them a handy tool for missionaries seeking to proselytize overseas. But as his repertoire expanded into dozens and eventually hundreds of comics, the dark side of chicks Christianity reared its head chick promoted a literal interpretation of the Bible and didn't shy away from attacking those. He saw as enemies of Christ. His comics included racist sexist homophobic, and Anti Catholic tries that born satanic conspiracies and threatened his critics with the terminal damnation despite or perhaps because of their aggressive and bigoted language, the sales of chick comics flourished during the seventies they found a fertile audience among the rising numbers of conservative Christians in the US and abroad. Though they were ultimately just comic strips. They nonetheless captured the essence of many Christian churches at the time and it wasn't a message of love peace but rather a warning against evil and a call to arms chick spelled it out loud and clear Satan was responsible for corrupting every aspect of modern life and anyone who refuse to rise up against him was doomed to spend eternity in a lake of fire while chick spread the word that only aggressive Christianity. and moral policing could stand in the way of Satan popular media at the time continued to fuel the public's paranoia more and more people came to genuinely believed that the devil really was on their doorstep the news scared them their churches scared them even comic books spread the fear by the mid Nineteen Seventies. People had been bombarded with warnings about Satan for so long that they were just waiting for him to stick his flaming pitch for through our mail slot. They were on the edge of hysteria and all it would take to set them off. Was One little spark. 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It seemed like people were more willing than ever to believe in baseless gossip and conspiracy theories especially if they played into their outlandish fears. So in Nineteen, seventy, five when a new crop of bizarre rumors spread across the nation people bought in. Dozens of mid Western rancher started reporting there. Cattle were being murdered and mutilated people suspected the devil worshippers were responsible. The cows were covered in small cuts which looked to be the work of a scalpel, a knife, or possibly some kind of ritualistic dagger cases of dead bovines popped up in Kansas Montana, and throughout the West and Midwest. Some of the animals had been mysteriously drained of their blood fueling wild conspiracy theories. It seemed like there had to be a paranormal explanation what else could account for. The fact that there were no animal tracks or footprints to be found around the animals corpses Shirley. An evil force was behind the deaths while some people blamed you up bows, government experiments or publicity hungry pranksters. The Satanic cult theory got most of the press armed citizen militias started guarding herds of Cadillac night and statewide scientific studies searched for the origin of the attacks but the results of. The investigations were what anyone expected. It turned out that most of the animals simply died of disease and other natural causes. Then small insects and other animals devoured their organs. The blood hadn't actually been drained at all. It just coagulated and thus didn't spill out of the tiny cuts made by the insects in the end ranchers were forced to confront the truth that these kinds of deaths. Have been occurring for years for decades dead Cadillac. These were considered normal casualties in fact, nothing about the incident was out of the ordinary and nothing had actually changed. But instead of accepting the truth, it spawned an even grander conspiracy now, not only did they believe that satanic cultists were slaughtering and drinking the blood of cows across the Midwest they wondered if evil people were covering it up. As, is often the case with conspiracy theories. The sensational press was aided by cynical profiteers clamoring to cash in on the drama. So, called cult experts and former Satan emerged from the woodwork eager to testify about the nature of demonic sacrifices. Even after multiple investigations failed to detect any foul play cranks and conman appeared on local news to spread misinformation about the cattle deaths, they fabricated elaborate and contradictory stories about how the supposed rituals were carried out and the profane tools. The cultists used to suck out the blood of the animals. These bogus cult experts didn't look for spots on the evening news. They also targeted churches and superstitious civilian watchdog organizations. All were eager to go into detail about their sorted satanic pasts and to warn the youth about the ever present Arcus for a price but the rumors about cultists ritually. Slaughtering cattle were just fueled by smooth-talking Synnex. They were spread by average people desperate to make sense of confusing world and there were certainly evil lurking in America at the time serial killers and even a few genuine depraved cults who committed a slew of horrific acts during the seventies and eighties. This mixture of sensationalize truth genuine mysteries misunderstood psychology and misleading conspiracy theories was difficult to sort through in some ways. It was similar to believe that a single overarching evil like the devil was deliberately pulling the strings unfortunately blaming Satan for all the world's problems allowed some bad actors to go overlooked. It also unjustly victimized innocent targets as time went on and militias stories multiplied they became even more outlandish. During the nineteen eighties the amorphous mob of conspiracy theorist, turn their sights toward one of the largest corporations in the US proctor and gamble best known for their head and shoulders. Shampoo proctor and gamble started receiving mounds of threatening letters from Anti. Satanists the messages claimed that procter and gamble's logo was the work of the Devil at the time the insignia consisted of a man's face in a moon next to thirteen stars, the stars were actually meant to represent the thirteen original American colonies but critics believed they were evidence that the company. itself with the Prince of darkness, the myth was based on a verse from the Bible Revelation Chapter Twelve verse one states, and there appeared a great wonder in heaven a woman clothed with the sun and the moon under her feet and upon her head, a crown of twelve stars. The letter writers alleged that the logo made a mockery of that verse and was thus Satanic. They also claimed that the devils. Number six, six, six could be made if you drew lines between the stars according to conspirists that meant that proctor and gamble had signed a pact with Satan some even alleged that the company sent money to the Church of Satan, the allegations were primarily spread by a pamphlets passed out by Evangelical Churches in shopping center parking lots concerned citizens inform their neighbors that they were washing their hair with the devil shampoo. As absurd as the story was, it resulted in a genuine headache for proctor and gamble some retailers caped public pressure and stopped carrying their products in one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty, two, the company received more than three thousand letters a week complaining about Satanic Imagery. So they hired four full time employees who were solely devoted to answering every message every year it seemed the rumors became wilder finally in nineteen, eighty, five proctor and gamble changed their logo to quell the outrage once and for all though it may have stopped some of the criticisms moves. Like these only legitimized the absurd accusations in the minds of conspiracy theorists and the more anti satanist felt that their claims were validated the more they loaded the powder keg for the future panic. Later, our satanic panic special will explore exactly what happened when it did. But for now, remember people have been flooded with propaganda from all sides about the contrived threat of Satanism for years it was an environment were extremely vocal group of people legitimately believed they were fighting an eternal war with the devil there were no rules, but there would be casualties. 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Satanic Panic Pt. 1: Origins

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Satanic Panic Pt. 1: Origins

"Due to the graphic nature of this episode, listener discretion is advised. This episode features discussions of abuse, murder, sexual, assault, and child sexual assault that some people may find disturbing. We advise extreme caution for listeners under thirteen. In the nineteen eighties, a wave of anxiety surged across the United States worries about the economy military conflicts and religious turmoil seemed to dominate public discourse and too many. It felt like the nation was losing its way looking to cast blame some pointed the finger at inept governments and amorphous foreign threats from beyond the country's borders. But others suspected there was a more insidious threat something evil in the biblical sense and this fear wasn't wholly unfounded fueled by highly sensationalized crimes the rise of occult imagery pop culture, and the growth of Evangelical Churches Paranoia ran rampant. There was some invisible malevolent force corrupting the youth of America and tainting the moral fabric of society. Every shadow hit a monster. There was no safe harbor. And in the face of such overwhelming evil, some people reason there could only be one entity to blame Satan himself. People were convinced nate uncovered the truth about an all encompassing evil conspiracy to end life as we know it, and from that first spark of insanity the flame spread rapidly allegations emerged the devil worshippers were carrying out disturbing occult rituals all over the country in homes businesses even schools and daycares people claim to see Lucifer's influence in movies music, and on the backs of shampoo bottles in the midst of the panic, a new religious right rose up using the news media as a megaphone they stoke the flames compounding the situation in. A, misguided bid to destroy Lucifer at all costs, it wasn't long before wild conspiracies, half truths and phony first person accounts of satanism blended together horrific stories that young children were being kidnapped sexually abused and murdered by Evil Cults Spread Like Hellfire overzealous law enforcement and psychologists pursued the claims coaxing children into corroborating be outrageous allegations based on these dubious testimonies scores of daycare center employees and parents. stood trial families were torn apart businesses left in ruin reputations reduced to tatters, and when the dust settled some still didn't know what to believe. That was the satanic panic misinformation paranoia and fear ignited a firestorm across north. America and the implications of this modern day witch hunt still ripple even today. Hi I'm Greg Poulsen. Welcome to the first episode of five part special on the satanic panic part of a crossover event between serial killers and colds. Over the next four weeks, we're taking a deep dive into what sparked this modern day mass panic in America. I'm here with my co host Vanessa Richardson. Hi, everyone, you can find episodes of serial killers, cults and all other spotify originals from podcast for free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts with several decades worth of distance. It's easy to pass judgment on those who were swept up in the madness of the satanic panic, but we're going. To examine exactly how it took hold from nineteen sixties, popular culture and the rise of Evangelical Christianity to serial killers and murderers. Colts were delving into the facts that fed the falsehoods. Today were charting the origins of the satanic panic tracing its roots back to the highly publicized of cults and serial murderers in the nineteen sixties and Seventies. We'll also look at how sensational reporting led to an unprecedented explosion of paranoia as the nineteen eighties rolled around next time, we'll cover the murderous rampages of three iconic serial killers who terrified their communities and look at how these criminals impacted the atmosphere of the satanic panic. We have all that and more coming up stay with us. This episode is brought to you by Siemens USA, learn how to engage in practical actionable ways to improve society by listening to the optimistic outlook a new podcast from Siemens USA. You'll hear from their CEO. Barbara Hampton. She takes a fresh look at the technology. We can use to advance a more sustainable future for everyone subscribe on spotify too optimistic outlook. Detective Bob. Perez could feel all the hairs on the back of his neck standing on end. He wasn't sure if it was the chill in the air or his horror over the task at hand for the last several weeks, he'd been investigating one of the most horrific abuse cases. He'd ever seen his ten year old foster daughter Donna revealed that she'd been sexually molested by nearly every adult in her life every time he talked to. Her Donna revealed more and more abusers but she didn't always know their names. She called them things like a bald guy with glasses or a fat mother with black hair detective. Peres needed more information so that morning March Thirteenth Nineteen Ninety Five, he drove down around the streets of Wenatchee Washington to see if she could point out the homes of her molesters, the places where she and other children had been passed around like party favors. To. It was all arranged by an elaborate underground sex ring, the hidden underbelly of this sleepy Pacific Northwest town as Perez turned down street after street. Donna pointed at more and more of the front doors. By the end of the drive she identified twenty two houses and buildings throughout the town including a local pentecostal church. Perez was stunned. The cult of abusers was wider than he could have possibly imagined. Started to call them the circle. But Peres, didn't truly appreciate the diameter of the circle not yet when he finally saw the whole picture, he'd helped bring charges against forty three adults accused of raping or molesting sixty children at least twenty, nine, thousand, seven, hundred, twenty, six times except none of it actually happened. Scenarios like the one in Wenatchee played out over and over again during satanic panic in towns across America in the nineteen eighties and nineties. It was a time of nearly unprecedented paranoia a period where the darkest most outrageous accusations were taken seriously even by educated otherwise reasonable adults in short, it was a moral panic. And to fully grasp these events, we need to understand exactly what that means. Sociologist and criminologist. Stanley. Cohen writes that moral panics occur when a person or group of persons emerges to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests next warnings about the threat must be passed on by worried citizens, this can happen through any number of ways but in the modern era, panic most commonly spreads through mass media according to Cohen if newscasters community leaders or other public officials can. Condense the danger into digestible easily recognized simple. It's much more likely to incite public outcry and to Christian Middle America, there is no simple more terrifying than Satan himself. Once a threat has been signified regardless of whether the panic is justified or rational authorities are pressured to do something about it. Any dissent is considered suspicious at best at worst. It's a clear sign of guilt at the height of the. Satanic. Panic many took disagreement as a sign of collusion with evil because no one wanted to be ostracized by their community people encouraged and embellished rumors wanting to avoid casting suspicion on themselves too many. There were only two choices guilty or innocent to believers defeating Lucifer was a caused. That was an absolute good cloaking themselves in sanctimony parents pointed to the encroaching threat of Satanism as justification for stamping out whatever offended. Them after all the fate of their children's souls were at stake. Eventually, moral panics can grow powerful enough to affect actual social change and when they do this only reinforces the original concern after law enforcement and psychologists started looking into this satanic accusations circular logic ensued for skeptics and believers. Alike, the very fact of an investigation served as evidence that the threat was real. Why else would those in power act? This process showcases the emotional minefield that surrounds any widespread moral panic or conspiracy. To, those who feared that satanic cultists were invading their neighborhood but devil was the ultimate evil and his victims young children were the ultimate innocence. In this way, the collective voices of the Satanic Panic believers grew until they drowned out any reasonable debate with each additional person who bought in the threat started to seem more legitimate to those on the outside eventually the masses even the most outrageous claims seriously with life altering consequences and the bigger the scandal, the more captivating the headlines though the satanic panic spread through mass media and was influenced by modern popular culture. It followed a similar course as previous moral hysteria throughout history. From the Salem witch trials to the red scare vicious rumors and the site of human nature have always driven people to violence masquerading as righteous justice. Even the disturbing accusations of satanic ritual abuse have their origins in the ancient and often bloody crusades of the past stories about children being kidnapped and murdered to appease the devil can trace their roots back millennia. Ironically, some of the earliest of these stories targeted Christians rather than Satan as the perpetrators of evil in ancient Rome Christians were accused. Of Kidnapping and cannibalizing children as a relatively new religious minority they were blamed for everything from economic hardship, two destructive fires. But as Christianity spread and became more socially acceptable by the Middle Ages, the myths were co opted and used to advance the church's interests Florence H Ridley. A literary scholar found that stories of child sacrifice circulated as early as the fifth century in her article a tale told too often ridley attributes. One of these tales to socrates of Constantinople a Christian historian not to. Be Confused with the Greek philosopher. She writes socrates spun a tale of Howitt Inm star in Syria, a group of Jews tortured and murdered a Christian Child in mockery of Christ and ever since that remote time similar stories have continued to appear in various forms in the folklore of Western Europe and eventually in America. This pattern continued as the years went on throughout the medieval period stories of innocent children who were kidnapped and tortured by smaller religious groups ran rampant in the modern era similar. tropes were used by the Third Reich as antisemitic propaganda to indoctrinate the Hitler youth in Nazi Germany in the United States tales like these were used from the country's inception as a way to malign black people for more than a century stories of black men attacking torturing and killing white children circulated throughout the country at one time, they served as excuses to justify evils like slavery. After the civil war, they were used to enact and expand Jim Crow laws that kept black people subjugated and oppressed. No matter. What else changed this kind of baseless fearmongering reinforced racist policies and institutions. Though each iteration, these vile stories differed in their particulars for over thousand years they've demonized Volna, rebel groups by using innocent children as sympathetic victims because society generally agrees across the board that crimes targeting children are senseless and despicable. It's so outrageous. We don't even question whether these accusations are true by manipulating emotions. These stories twist the protective instincts parents into a tool for prejudice and violence. The specific group targeted by these myths always depends on the social environment of the time as the sixties turned into the seventies, a new group emerged as the target of collective fear and distrust unlike in the past the motivation for these fears seemed less rooted in hate and more anchored in mystical paranoia? Conservative adults were frightened as they felt American culture changing and ultimately slipping out of their control. In those uncertain times, they invented an enemy big enough to justify drastic action and reassert their dominance over the country. This time they blamed Satan himself. Up. Next the seeds of the satanic panic take root. Listeners. I have a surprising nutrient for you. You know you can find love in a bar or on an APP why not a podcast in blind dating the new spotify original from podcast we're expanding the places you can meet your match with a twist you'll never see coming. 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The first time many Californians heard the term satanist may have been in nineteen sixty six when Anton levay founded the Church of Satan in San Francisco. But though his movement had a controversial name, it didn't inspire much outrage at first. He only had a few hours most considered levay to be nothing more than a harmless crank for the rest of the country. Their first frightening introduction to Satanism came two years later in nineteen sixty eight when the horror movie Rosemary's baby was released to critical and popular. Acclaim originally, a novel Rosemary's baby told the story of a secret group of cultists who arranged for an innocent woman to be impregnated with Satan's child the next year in nineteen, sixty, nine, they publish the Satanic Bible for Him Satan was not a physical creature with a pitchfork and horns instead he was a symbol of liberty and rebellion against prudish controlling establishment. In the first part of the book called the Book of Satan levay wrote in this arid wilderness of steel and stone I raise up my voice that you may here to the east and to the West I, beckon to the north and to the south I show a sign proclaiming death to the weakling wealth to the strong. But. The Satanic Bible wasn't as revolutionary or controversial as it pretended to be Levin attacked the concepts of good and evil. Well as organized religion, but his critiques weren't very original or shocking. The book also outlined the philosophy of his church which borrowed from or even plagiarized concepts from social darwinism along with the writings of Radnor redbeard in Ayn. Rand Lavale also argued for a hedonistic lifestyle believing that it was human nature to give into lust greed and the individual ego hardly. A shocking concept at the time. Indeed the only thing in the book that went beyond recycled philosophy was the final section. There Lavalin gave dubious instructions for various magic spells and invocations to the devil which looked a lot more frightening and impressive than they were because they did not actually believe in the supernatural these were meant to read as performance art pieces. Overall much if not, all of the Satanic Bible was derivative of other philosophies and debunked works of alleged black magic. Some purchase the book has a novelty but few gave it. Any credence for now levey was largely ignored but it wasn't long before public interest in the occult grew beyond just a money making opportunity for Authors and movie studios in August of Nineteen, sixty nine, the same year the Tanic Bible was published stories about depraved colts became gruesome reality that month Charles Manson and his Bohemian followers brutally. Murdered seven people in Los Angeles among the victims was actress Sharon Tate who was eight and a half months pregnant at the time of her death. Immediately, the Manson murders were sensational news around the country. All of a sudden reality was more terrifying than the bloodiest film at the center of it. All was Charles Manson almost overnight he became one of the world's most notorious villains evil in carnet. He was a genuine cult leader, a man who commanded his followers to murder innocent victims including an unborn baby in the service of a dark medical plan. Is Crimes were modern proof of the ancient stories about satanic child murderers. Tales of the attacks were further sensationalized morbidly fascinating the nation for years to come, and in many ways, Manson's family played specifically to the paranoia of white suburban Americans that an evil force was coming to take their innocent children is violent cult was composed primarily of young middle-class women who were drawn in by the hippie movement of the time. Every night, the news reported more about how the women were plied with LSD and Mesmerized by bizarre evil ideology following the murders the truth about the cult emerged Manson told his followers that there was a secret coded message hidden in the Beatles white album according to him the lyrics of helter skelter four told an upcoming apocalyptic race war for which he and his followers had to prepare. Soon, Manson wasn't described as a horrific isolated case is violence was conflicted with anything and everything the news could link him to. In this environment of rising dread things like the Satanic Bible no longer seemed like harmless novelties instead of a bit of spurious hedonistic nonsense depraved devil worship suddenly seemed like a real possibility. Charles Manson made America fear a new dimension of evil and everything he was associated with from rock music to the rise of hallucinogenic drug use were all loosely lumped under the same counterculture umbrella that led directly to Satan's doorstep. The Amorphous counterculture movement had been a favorite boogeyman conservative adults for years young people throughout the country sought new experimental, more tolerant lifestyles. They also fiercely criticised the establishment and the ideal of the American dream this trend combined with the burgeoning civil rights and antiwar movements in the US made many feel that the country was under attack after years of worry the changing nation prove to them that their fears weren't unfounded. They were very real threats in the eyes of these frightened parents they're growing children were poisoned by immorality an shortsightedness. There were plenty of potential scapegoats but after the Manson family murders, a huge portion of the blame felony era's popular music. In a bizarre hypocrisy many. But into Manson's claims that satanic messages really were hiding on rock albums though they decried the cult leader as an evil liar, they cherry picked his claims that supported their fears into kind of dress rehearsal for the later satanic panic accusations. Baseless rumors were repeated ad nauseam until a sizable number of people in the US gave them. Credence people started playing albums backwards searching for hidden infernal messages in reality bands like the Beatles were experimenting with. Hiding Easter eggs in their music. For example, using back masking a technique in which a sound is recorded backward onto a track, the Beatles had inserted a reverse lyric in their song rain. It just wasn't satanic though there were some legitimate instances of back masking not every rumor about it rang true when people found something they thought was demonic they played for their friends with ample encouragement. Even skeptics could be convinced that there were devilish words hidden in the meaningless reverse sounds. As it turns out the human mind has a natural tendency to search for patterns, images and distinct. Even, where none exist this psychological phenomenon is known as Peres DOLLAH. Looking into the sky and comparing clouds to animals or spotting gnarled faces and tree trunks are examples of visual Peres Dalia but this can influence our perception when listening to music as well. We don't always simply here what is played to us instead, we hear what we want to psychologists. Diana Deutsch discovered that by broadcasting the same sounds through two speakers at slightly different rhythms. Listeners could be tricked into believing that phantom words or phrases were being played. She also found that the words people heard depended greatly on their mindset and thoughts at the time of the experiment. However, most people trust their senses implicitly and don't know to expect psychological tricks of the mind. So in the nineteen seventies when parents heard what they thought were demonic voices in the music, their children listen to they panicked, and for those who believe the messages were there it wasn't a stretch to assume that the backwards words were actually corrupting their children swaying them to the site of evil part of this. Paranoia can be explained by a long held misunderstanding about so called subliminal messages starting in the nineteen forties and fifties companies tried inserting single frame advertisements in the midst of otherwise unrelated cartoons and movies even though the conscious mind couldn't proceed the brief flashes advertisers hoped that the unconscious would be persuaded to act on the ads. Subsequent psychological studies have largely discredited the original theories behind subliminal messages in one thousand nine. Hundred seventy five researchers determined that flashing the words Hershey's chocolate during a student lecture did not lead to a sudden craving for chocolate for example, even when chocolate samples were readily available, that isn't to say that subliminal messages are entirely mythical. However more recent research has suggested that they can impact a person's choices though the effect is more subtle than once believed either way the idea that backwards infernal slogans can infect. A child's mind is completely unsubstantiated. Nevertheless, it was still a theory in the early nineteen seventies and into the eighties at the time, some social psychologists doctors argued that the brain could unconsciously perceive and internalized the secret recordings but their statements were completely baseless. Even these learned researchers had been hoodwinked by their own fears and biases. Ultimately, the truth of the claims didn't matter to concerned parents they heard what they wanted. And for a multitude of reasons, they were already looking for an excuse to declare the counterculture movement tainted or immoral. Hysteria around subliminal messages shocking books like the. Bible and horrific cults like Manson's justified prejudices that parents already held but more significantly, the rumors unified a number of disparate groups. Suddenly religious groups, conservatives who resisted the social change at the time and adults who were simply wary of drug use all had common ground. The evil behind the curtain was at last revealed and too many it. All made complete sense. The youth were just rebellious and there was nothing innocent about the shifting tide of popular culture everything was orchestrated by a single entity who pulled the strings in the darkness. Every moral failing could be attributed to Satan and only a strident unified moral police could stop him. To some influencing the music that children listened to the films they watched or possibly encouraging the use of drugs like LSD. Saw that the devil was drawing young people away from Christian churches or fueling the spread of eastern religions, like Buddhism, meanwhile, for those who feared cults and serial killers like Manson Satan was violent being who craig debauchery blood and human sacrifice to those who opposed the rising tide of political and social change. Satan was instead an insidious cultural force a seductive whisper that threatened the hegemony of White middle-class Christians in the United States no matter what a concern parents biggest fear chances were could be traced back. To The counterculture and bus Lucifer, the devil was vague enough concept that it accommodated Christians of all stripes and provided paranoid suburbanites. The perfect excuse to interfere wherever they liked as Anton Levy road in the nine satanic statements of the Satanic Bible Satan has been the best friend. The Church has ever had as he has kept it in business all these years, and even after millennia the dark Lord was still giving the fears about satanic messages infiltrating media soon, spawned a cottage industry of Christian approved paraphernalia. As rhetoric about the dangers of the devil and. Music and media multiplied churches eagerly stepped in to fill the vacuum as Satan's eternal enemy. Many concerned citizens felt only their pastors could truly be trusted since people still needed entertainment they turn to their religion for a safe alternatives. Contemporary Christian music was born in the late sixties and early seventies as artists work to create songs of worship with instrumentation and melody that resembled the popular music of the time it was giving the churches stamp of approval something that was safe for children of all agents meanwhile born again Christians wrote inspirational books about their religious journeys and as the nineteen eighties dawned Christian television shows aimed at. Children. Dominated the airwaves but even with the explosion of Christian media some stood out from the pack like the work of cartoonist Jack Chick but the nineteen seventies chick published a slew of short comic strips designed to inform children about the devils devious ways, and to inoculate their young minds against unholy temptations. The comics were quick and easily digestible with expressive art and heavy-handed Christian themes that were eventually translated into over one hundred languages making them a handy tool for missionaries seeking proselytize overseas. But as his repertoire expanded into dozens and eventually hundreds of comics, the side of chicks Christianity reared its head chick promoted a literal interpretation of the. And didn't shy away from attacking those he saw as enemies of Christ. His comics included racist sexist homophobic and anti-catholic died tries that warned of satanic conspiracies and threatened his critics with the Turner Damnation despite or perhaps because of their aggressive and bigoted language the sales of chick comics flourished during the seventies they found a fertile audience among the rising numbers of conservative Christians in the US and abroad. Though they were ultimately just comic strips they nonetheless captured the essence of many Christian churches at the time, and it wasn't a message of love or piece, but rather a warning against evil and a call to arms chick spelled it out loud and clear Satan was responsible for corrupting every aspect of modern life and anyone who refused to rise up against him was doomed to spend eternity in a lake of fire while chick spread the word that only aggressive. Christianity and moral policing could stand in the way of Satan popular media at the time continued to fuel the public's paranoia more and more people came to genuinely believed that the devil really was on their doorstep the news scared them. Their churches scared them even comic books spread the fear by the mid Nineteen Seventies. People had been bombarded with warnings about Satan for so long that they were just waiting for him to stick his flaming pitchfork through the mail slot. 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On best means, I'm never bored download best fiends free today on the apple APP store or Google play. That's friends without the our best means now back to the story. During the nineteen seventies the United States was gripped by widespread fear about demonic possession and the growing influence of the devil, a rising tide of moral outrage over satanic imagery pop culture, as well as the highly publicized crimes of cults like the Manson Palley created a culture of paranoia. It seemed like people were more willing than ever to believe in baseless gossip and conspiracy theories especially if they played into their outlandish fears. So in Nineteen, seventy, five when a new crop of bizarre rumors spread across the nation people bought in after dozens of midwestern ranchers started reporting there cattle were being murdered and mutilated people suspected the devil worshippers were responsible. The cows were covered in small cuts which looked to be the work of a scalpel, a knife, or possibly some kind of ritualistic dagger cases of dead bovines popped up in Kansas Montana, and throughout the West and Midwest some of the animals had been mysteriously drained of their blood fueling wild conspiracy theories. It seemed like there had to be a paranormal explanation what else could account. For the fact that there were no animal tracks or footprints to be found around the animal's corpse says surely an evil force was behind the deaths while some people blame you oppose government experiments or publicity pranksters, the satanic cult, the gut most of the press armed citizen militias started guarding herds of Cadillac night and statewide scientific studies searched for the origin of the attacks but the results. Of the investigations were at what anyone expected, it turned out that most of the animals simply died of disease and other natural causes. Then small insects and other animals devoured their organs blood hadn't actually been drained at all. It just coagulated and thus didn't spill out of the tiny cuts made by the insects in the end ranchers were forced to confront the truth that these kinds of. Deaths have been occurring for years for decades, dead. Cadillac. These were considered normal casualties in fact, nothing about the incident was out of the ordinary and nothing had actually changed. But instead of accepting the truth, it spawned even grander conspiracy now not only did they believe that satanic cultists were slaughtering and drinking the blood of cows across the Midwest they wondered if people were covering it up. As is often the case with conspiracy theories. The sensational press was aided by cynical profiteers clamoring to cash in the drama. so-called cult experts and former Satanists emerged from the woodwork eager to testify about the nature of demonic sacrifices even after multiple investigations to detect any foul play cranks and conmen appeared on local news to spread misinformation about the cattle deaths, they fabricated elaborate and contradictory stories about how the supposed rituals were carried out and the profane tools. The cultists used to suck out the blood of the animals. These bogus cult experts didn't just look for spots on the evening news. They also targeted churches and superstitious civilian watchdog organizations. All were eager to go into detail about their sorted, satanic passed and to warn the youth about the ever present darkness for a price. But the rumors about cultists ritually slaughtering cattle, we're just fueled by smooth-talking Synnex. They were spread by average people desperate to make sense of a confusing world, and there were certainly evil lurking in America at the time serial killers and even a few genuine depraved colts who committed a slew of horrific. Acts during the seventies and eighties. This mixture of sensationalized truth genuine mysteries misunderstood psychology and misleading conspiracy theories was difficult to sort through in some ways. It was similar to believe that a single overarching evil like the devil was deliberately pulling the strings unfortunately, blaming Satan for all the world's problems allowed some bad actors to go overlooked. It also unjustly victimized innocent targets as time went on and militias stories multiplied they became even more outlandish. During the nineteen eighties, the Amorphous of precede theorist turn their sights toward one of the largest corporations in the US proctor and gamble best known for their head and shoulders. Shampoo proctor and gamble started receiving mounds of threatening letters from Anti Satanists. The messages claimed that procter and gamble's logo was the work of the Devil at the time. The insignia consisted of a man's face in a moon next to thirteen stars, the stars were actually meant to represent the thirteen original American colonies but critics believed they were evidence that the company allied itself. With the Prince of darkness the myth was based on a verse from the Bible Revelation Chapter Twelve verse one states and there appeared a. Great Wonder in heaven a woman clothed with the sun and the moon under her feet and upon her head, a crown of twelve stars. The letter writers alleged that the logo made a mockery of that verse and was thus Satanic. They also claimed that the devils number six six six could be made if you drew lines between the stars according to conspirists that meant that proctor and gamble had signed a pact with Satan some even alleged that the company sent money to the Church of Satan. The allegations were primarily spread by a pamphlets passed out by evangelical churches. In shopping center parking lots concerned citizens informed their neighbors that they were washing their hair with the devil shampoo. As. Absurd. As the story was, it resulted in a genuine headache for proctor and gamble some retailers Cape to public pressure and stopped carrying their products in nineteen eighty two, the company received more than three thousand letters a week complaining about Satanic Imagery. So they hired four full time employees who were solely devoted to answering every message every year it seemed the rumors became wilder finally in Nineteen eighty-five proctor and gamble changed their logo to quell the outrage once and for all though it may have stopped some of the criticisms moves like these. Only, legitimized the absurd accusations in the minds of conspiracy theorists and the more anti satanist felt that their claims were validated the more they loaded the powder keg for the future panic later in our satanic panic special, we'll explore exactly what happened when it did. But for now, remember people have been flooded with propaganda from all sides about the contrived threat of Satanism. For years it was an environment where an extremely vocal group of people legitimately believed they were fighting an eternal war with the devil there were no rules, but there would be casualties. Her. 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Order of the Nine Angles Pt. 1

Secret Societies

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Order of the Nine Angles Pt. 1

"Due to the graphic nature of this secret societies rituals listener discretion is advised. This episode contains descriptions of Murder Abuse Racist Ideology and sexual acts that some people may find offensive. We advise extreme caution for children under thirteen something else to note all of the groups covered on this show operate in secret the details included in this episode are based on extensive research, but ultimately can never be one hundred percent verified except by society members themselves. In. Two thousand one journalist Nick Lulls walked into a pub in Shropshire. England, he was there to meet David Miot one of the country's most notorious neo Nazis. Looking around the pub lows spotted miot in a corner booth. It look more like a college professor than an armed right wing extremist he had a thick. Beard and wore John Lennon. Beneath a tweed newsboy cap. Without hesitation laws walked to my it's booth and sat down across from him. He had only one thing on his agenda for the meeting to get my it to admit that he was Anton. Long the mysterious leader of the satanist group, the order of nine angles however, despite lulls best efforts might adamantly denied it claiming he had no direct association with the Satanic Group. Finally, the journalists gathered his things to leave. But just as he stood up. It slid an envelope across the table. It had lows name typed across the front curious lows back down and opened it. Inside was a sheet of cream-colored stationery bearing a neatly typed note, the letter accused Lulls of spreading lies and at the very end miot challenged him to a duel. lulls looked up in shock to see that my it had opened his jacket inside was a silver dagger embossed with the insignia of the Nazi ss then. Leaned in and said in a quiet voice, I've been involved in two previous duels and one them both. Hi I'm Vanessa Richardson. I'm Greg Poulsen, and this is secret societies of spotify original from podcast. Every Thursday. We examine history's most exclusive organizations from around the world and try to shine a light on these mysterious groups from the aluminum to the order of nine angles will explore how much impact each secret society actually had on the world around them. This is our first episode on the order of Nine Angles a prominent occult group based in the United Kingdom Mixing Traditional Satanism with Neo, nazism and witchcraft. The group is rumored to have outposts in Europe North America and other continents. This week will look at the origins of the order of nine angles and explore their bizarre beliefs and practices will also investigate their leader a mysterious Anton Long. Next. Week will delve into the organizations legacy around the world will discuss some of the group's members who have been accused of planning terrorist activities and committing murders. Finally, we'll look at how the group has reinvented itself in the age of social media. We have all that and more coming up stay with us. The order of nine angles also called the Owen. A was founded in the nineteen sixties when three neo pagan covens combined in England. Little is known about these groups except that their members worshipped a malevolent goddess and answered to an enigmatic grand mistress. Then at some point in the early seventies, this mysterious woman left the area and moved to Australia paving the way for a new leader to emerge. However many the story surrounding these early days of the Owen a have the ring of mythology. In truth, it's possible. Maybe even likely that the grand mistress and her covens never existed as many sources don't even mention her. Instead researchers suggest that a man known as Anton Long may have actually started the order of nine angles. Some sources state that long fathered a child with the grand mistress of the order before she decamped to. Australia. Whether long founded the O A or was simply an early member by the nineteen seventies heat emerged as the group's leader. Unfortunately, that's where specific details about long Peter out is exact identity remains unknown. Some people believe that long was simply a pseudonym that was used by various Owen a leaders over the years. Others assert that he was the alter ego of well-known British Neo Nazi and occultist David Miot. Miot has steadfastly denied being Anton long even to the point of threatening violence but an analysis of his philosophy and an understanding of his history has led many academics to conclude that long and my it are one in the same for the purposes of this episode will assume that they're right. David Maya was born in one, thousand, nine, hundred fifty and grew up in the Modern Day African nation of Tanzania where his father was a civil servant. Miami also spent part of his Childhood in Singapore there he studied mysticism and martial arts in addition to these varied subjects might loved history especially stories about ancient Sparta. He liked learning about the civilizations, warriors and their regimented disciplined lives coming of age during the early years of manned spaceflight might also developed an interest in physics and astronomy. He came to believe that humanity's destiny lay in colonizing the stars. By his teenage years, Miot had begun to mix all of his various interests together. If there was any hope for humanity to establish the Galactic Empire he dreamed of, he believed that people had to return to the noble austere lifestyle of warriors like the ancient spartans he admired in other words, Miot thought that human beings needed to evolve beyond their present status as pampered weaklings. My, it wasn't done adding to his diverse brew of influences either in nineteen sixty seven, he travelled to England to finish his schooling. Their Maya developed an interest in Alchemy the occult finding them compatible with his ideas about strengthening human consciousness. In pursuit of this Maya join several secret groups that practiced ritual magic hoping this would teach him how to summon demons and other dark forces. It was during this time that might discover the writings of the nineteenth century German philosopher Friedrich. Nietzsche. Nietzsche was well known for his theory of the Uber Mench a superhuman state that he believed all people should aspire to among other things Nietzsche talk that an Uber Manche would move beyond the need for religion by finding meaning in the everyday world. In the nineteen thirties, his ideas were co opted by the Nazi party in Germany as a model for the ideal. Arianne. This racist interpretation of Nietzsche's Uber Mench drew my its interest the most. In nineteen, sixty nine, he witnessed a street fight between skinheads and left-wing protesters watching the violence play out my it immediately felt an affinity with the skinheads viewing them as Noble Nici and warriors fighting against powerful establishment enemies. Inspired Maya joined to Neo Nazi crew called the British Movement of this club. He would later state to me Adolf Hitler and his movement seemed to embody some of the ideals I believed. Magic should achieve. They seem to represent a satanic spirit in urge to conquer. Perhaps, in pursuit of this urge to conquer, it became more politically involved in the early seventies. He wrote treatises attended protests and gave political speeches on behalf of the British movement, and then for his own far right hate group the National Democratic Freedom Movement in addition he continued his exploration of Magic and the occult according to some scholars. This is how miot I stumbled across the order of nine angles. According to its own legends the Owen emerged in an area of western England, known as the Welsh marches in the prehistoric past it was populated by native Britons whose ancestors came to England during the Ice Age. In the intervening Millennia, however, several tribes carved out their own territories and set up altars to worship there many disparate God's. One of these deities was a violent and sinister goddess after Christianity began to replace the ancient pagan religions of the native Britons. A members believed that worship of this unnamed deity continued in secret with devotees passing her rituals down through the generations at some point in these years, the order of nine angles allegedly sprang out of this tradition. In nineteen seventy-three Miot met the woman who is leading Owen A and was initiated into the group soon, after might was writing for the order under the pseudonym Anton. Long. He might have chosen this monitor because of its similarity to the name of the most infamous satanist in the World Anton Louet. Anton Levay was an American who headed the Church of Satan his organization regarded the devil as a metaphor for anti-establishment behaviour as an atheist he dismissed theism all forms as well as any sort of afterlife instead levay promoted. Satanism. As a form of rational thought that focused on improving the self. However love as brand of satanism would soon take on more sinister associations in the wake of the nineteen sixty-nine Manson family murders many associated the violence with the Church of Satan Jay sebring who was killed alongside Sharon tate was said to have been a member of the group and one of the Manson family killers Susan Atkins had participated in a theatrical ritual with Llovei though Levine himself never claimed to be connected to the grisly murders. Outsiders found it easy to believe that his black magic infused religion inspired them. It's no surprise. Then that everyday people found Levin distressing my on the other hand seemed to find him both mainstream and shallow. He didn't accept the Bays metaphorical conception of Satanism, and he was dissatisfied with the other occult groups he had found. According to historian, Nicholas Good Rick Clark Miot was looking for something more exciting, dangerous, and truly evil. My also likely rejected LE`veon's brand of satanism because Levine was ethnically Jewish. Since my it was a neo Nazi, he would have naturally dismissed the group Levin founded as a Jewish absurdity. Then in his alter ego as Anton long might set about creating an alternative in his group Satan be some sort of metaphorical simple they would. Worship the dark lord as a Deity Miot believe that this would allow them to tap into the evil forces that promoted individual growth and strength. As the leader of the order of nine angles might also established a set of doctrines and training regiments for new recruits. He developed rituals, unpublished news books and pamphlets to draw in converts. It's unclear if he had success expanding the group's membership, some sources suggests that the order consisted mainly of Maya ten a few dedicated disciples until the nineteen nineties. Owen as magazines in the eighties and nineties had several hundred readers. Others argue that my it oversaw the establishment of several Owen, a temples throughout England during this period. What is certain however is that during these years, the Owen a functioned as the esoteric wing at the broader Neo Nazi movement in England. Miot knew that some people who were tracked into Magic and the occult were also sympathetic to radical political philosophies. So he likely used the Owen A to indoctrinate followers with his neo Nazi worldview. To that end much of the Owen as early literature and rituals centered around not system and the sanctification of out of Hitler. Wants a church service might devised called. The massive heresy even included an alter that contained swastikas a photograph of Hitler and a copy of his book Mein Calm. During the ceremony adherence chanted, we believe Adolf Hitler was sent by our Gods to guide us to greatness we believe in the inequality of the races and in the rights of the Arians to live according to the laws of the folk. This was only the beginning in combining Neo Nazi precepts with Satanism Maya created a religion of such evil that it went beyond the bizarre into the outright criminal. Coming up will witness the ONA's terrifying ceremony of recalling. Listeners I have a surprising new trick for you. You know you can find love and a bar or on an APP why not a podcast in blind dating the new spotify original from podcast we're expanding the places you can meet your match with a twist he'll never see coming. Every Wednesday youtuber and host Terry Michelle introduces one hopeful single to two strangers in a voice only call. Through a series of illuminating games in questions the trio finds all the sweet this and awkwardness of for state minus the distraction of appearances. But once are hopeful single chooses their match. The cameras are turned on and it's either butterflies or goodbye. 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Head to SIMPLISAFE DOT COM slash secret to get a free HD camera that simply safe dot com slash secret to make sure they know that our show sent you. Now. Back to the story. In the late nineteen, sixty s or early nineteen seventies neo Nazi organizer David Miot founded the order of nine angles under the pseudonym Anton Long. Under my it stewardship, the group Combined Satanism with Neo Nazi ideologies, which might called National Socialism. Then they publish documents to attract more followers. These new members were taught. The ONA's core ideology that the world was divided between two distinct realms. The I was the causal realm or the natural world. We all inhabit where the laws of physics prevailed and reality could be observed and tested. The. Second World that might taught about was the causal realm as the name implied it was the dark opposite of the real world, a supernatural place where the laws of science were meaningless and sinister chaotic forces ruled. An. Practitioners goal was to become president in this a causal realm in order to harness its energy according to my it the a causal plane could then be used to effect change in the real world. This is where magic and sorcery came into play. A literature stated that there were three kinds of magic. The first external magic is what most people think of when they envisioned sorcery. It requires ceremonial rituals done by groups of magicians and include spells for specific purposes. The second form of magic was an internal version of the first, which could be performed alone or with one other practitioner as religious studies. Professor Connell Monette stated this form focused on the transformation of the sorcerer from something human to something alien. In other words, it allowed the practitioner to attain the Nichii an Uber, Manche ideal of self mastery and godlike wisdom and to become possessed by non-human for says. The final form of Owen, a magic called jahic magic attempted to use sorcery to create social change. This was a demonic version of societal disruption and transformation much like what the Nazis attempted, but with the addition of magic rituals, supposedly only the highest ranking members of the order were powerful enough practice this. Might combining magic with real world actions such as terrorism, assault, and political provocation. The ONA sought to disrupt society from within lay believe that this guerilla form of warfare would be much more difficult to stamp out. To that end beginner adherents were encouraged to commit crimes and wreak havoc as for Owen as advanced practitioners. They were busy trying to use dark magic to unleash the a causal realms sinister forces. It was this task that largely occupied David Miot he worked hard to develop a specific system to teach adherents how to harness the console realms power to bring about change in the natural world. My it called this method, the sevenfold sinister way. Owen a members at the first level were called neophytes. This stage was mostly about reading group materials and learning about the basics of Owen beliefs and practice. The second Owen a level was the stage of the initiate in addition to studying magic initiates were also required to complete a demanding physical task. One option involved walking thirty two miles in hilly terrain in less than seven hours. Lastly, in this year, it's required, find a partner, introduce them to the dark arts and then complete sexual rituals with them according to own a literature. The purpose of this stage was to awaken the darker sinister aspects of the psyche to increase a person's capacity for evil. The next level on the win a hierarchy involved becoming an external adept. At this point, the practitioner had to create a local chapter which the Owen a called a next John to recruit new members. In order to be considered legitimate, the external adept news after had to remain active for at least six months. In this time, they were required to perform regular rituals one of which was called the ceremony of recalling details about the specific gathering were written down in an Owen, a text known as the grim war of bath met. In the Early Fourteenth Century, the Knights Templar were accused of worshiping Batum at a dark. God. who was frequently depicted as a goat headed creature and thought to symbolize Satan. The Owen a however taught bathroom. It was a goddess both the mother and bride of Satan they described her as a violent entity to whom human sacrifices should be made. However in order to make a bloody offering, Tabatha Matt Owen a members I needed to summon the goddess into the every day causal realm. The best way they could do this was by performing the ceremony of the recalling. If, you were an a practitioner attending this ritual. It would be an experience you would never forget. You're standing at a small group of your brothers and sisters and a large wooded area. There are torches all around their light making up for the fating. Day. Ahead you can see a series of carefully placed stones. Wonder. At the significance of their strategic placement, you see people walking through the woods towards you and your brethren. Immediately that the first person is the Guardian. He wears the characteristic black robe of the role with a white mask covering his face in his ceremonial white robe the priest follows obediently behind him. The priestess rounds out the procession. She has on a red robe with a white sash across the middle. Suddenly she speeds up and you notice she has a blindfold in her hand as you watch the priestess carefully play-set around the priests is. With his vision restricted the priestess leads him to each congregation member for the ceremonial kiss. When it's your turn, you lean forward and peck the priest on each cheek noting how cold his skin is despite the warm evening error. Then you watch as the priestess leads the Priest into the circle of stones where the master and mistress of the temple are waiting. On being beckoned you and the rest of the Tannock congregation follow. You all slow down at the site of a large wooden altar. It sits at the head of the circle line by rows of red candles you watch as the black robed master moves to stand in front of the priest you're moved as you listened him chant several magical words repeating each invocation three times. At the conclusion of these incantations you in the congregation step forward to surround the blindfolded priest. Then you all walk slowly counterclockwise intoning the Latin words of the Diablo loose a black mass ritual chant. As your chanting escalates in volume the Guardian as the priests on the altar between the flickering red candles you watch the mistress carefully removes the priests garment then taking a flask filled with oil she pours it over his naked body anointing him when she's finished, she removes his blindfold. Now you and your fellow initiate step forward and chant the Diab loose again moving counterclockwise around the circle of stones you watch as the priests is shot and his breaths become slow and deep. As you continue walking around the circle, the mistress and the priestess, each removed their robes. Then the priestess begins performing oral sex on the priest when she finishes the Guardian List the priest and places him on his knees in front of the priestess. At the same time, the master kneels before the mistress. Then, the master and priests speak in tandem saying I, put my kisses at your feet and kneel before you who crushes your enemies. The mistress and the Priestess respond kiss me and I shall make you as an eagle to its prey touch me and I shall make you as a strong sword that severs stains my earth with blood. Moved by the power of the moment you and the rest of the congregation continued to circulate and chant all the While you watch as the priest, the priestess, the master, and the mistress begin having sex in front of the altar. With the ritual act is over the guarding approaches the priest and carefully places a hood over his head. Then he binds priests, ankles and wrists and lays on the altar once again. Though you're chanting and walking caught up in the moment you watch as the master takes the sacred knife then he waits for a signal from the mistress. When she gives it, you stare unflinching as the master presses the blade into the priests neck and slice it open with a swift practiced movement killing him. As the blood runs over the altar, her the master catches some of it. In the Empty Chalice, you know that he will save the priest blood for use in the sacred wheat cakes that the congregation will eat at the next new moon. For now you and the rest of the members gather in front of the altar watching as the Guardian drags the priest's body away. In his absence, the mistress picks up the sacred knife and pointed at the master saying so you have sown and from your seating gifts may come over. He the words I speak. Then she dips the end of the knife in the chalice and taps it against each congregants forehead. When the Blade touches your head, you feel the smear of the prese warm blood against your skin. After the anointing the mistress speaks again. I know you and all the thoughts within your hearts yet not one of you is as hateful or as loving as I with a glance, I can strike you dead. Then again, she goes to each member of the congregation and his them on the lips but this time she also removes their robes stripping them naked after she takes off your clothes she offers you the second chalice full of red wine. You feel a surge go through your body during the ritual slaying she channeled her deeply honed skill of sinister empathy. This allowed her to summon the dark goddess, and now by giving you the wine she is signifying that she is chosen you to be the vessel that will carry bathroom at spirit. You are honored to be the Chosen One. You take a sip of the wine and then hand it back to the mistress. She passes it around to each of the other members after one final invocation you and the mistress consummate the ceremony by having sex. When you finish the Guardian passes more wind around, and then finally the ceremony ends with an alcohol and marijuana. Ritual Orgy. Smaller chapters of the order of nine angles are said to have performed truncated version of this ceremony. Those abridged rituals didn't include a human sacrifice however according to Owen a documents the larger chapters ritualistically kill one of their willing members. Fortunately, this gruesome ceremony was only performed. Once every seventeen years, its purpose was to summon the power bath met with her might the believed could create chaos in the real world and even spark wars. The ceremony of recalling had one more disturbing feature. If an NA chapter after failed to find a member who was willing to be ritualistically sacrificed, they were encouraged to find an unwilling person from the general public to kill this sinister practice was called calling. Coming up, we'll explore this dark and disturbing tradition. This episode is brought to you by go daddy. As we reopen. 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The order of nine angles followed a theology that broke the world into two distinct planes, the causal realm of ordinary experience and the a causal realm of dark supernatural for says. The goal of the Owen, a was to harness the power of the a causal realm so that they could affect change in the real world. The Way to achieve that objective was to follow the sevenfold sinister way which included practicing acts of violence, endurance and ritual sacrifice. Beginning at the stage of external adept practitioners of Owen, a had to learn the art of sacrificial murder to that end they were tasked with choosing victims called offers from among the general population. In a treatise titled Concerning calling as an Art David Miot in his guys Anton Long wrote some humans by nature by character are rotten worthless and when this rotten character is revealed by their deeds, it is beneficial to remove them to call them. For, my a rotten person was a weakling who lacked honor, this was an overly broad definition meaning that lists politicians or even a member of another satanist organization could qualify as targets. However Owen a practitioners didn't call people at random instead the group's literature dictated to ways to choose victim. The first way involved masters and mistresses. Eating entire groups of people as being acceptable for calling their choice was usually discriminatory based on ethnic cultural racial or religious grounds. Once a group was given opera status. Any member of it could be murdered without further question of this Miot wrote it is legitimate and indeed a satanic duty to call an individual or many individuals from such a group. In. The case of choosing individual obverse weren't part of a condemned group. Owen a members had developed tests to determine if target was sufficiently rotten. Such trial involved sending a female member to flirt with a male target. If he succumbed to her advances and ask for a date, then she would suggest time and place to meet preferably in a relatively deserted area. At the appointed time, she would approach the man ensuring that he saw her coming. Then right before she got to him to male ONA members would jump out of a car and attack her pretending to be muggers rapists. The targets reaction would determine whether or not. He passed the test if he ran to her rescue physically intervening and showing his bravery than he was safe however, if he fled or didn't help her, he proved himself a coward. However, the Owen often gave the potential opt for a second test to verify if his weakness warranted calling. It was only if he failed the second trial that he was deemed suitable for human sacrifice. And that point own a members could make one of three choices. They could simply kill the opt for disguising his death as a run of the mill accident or they could perform a ceremony called the death ritual. In this right Oh na, members use magic to place a fatal curse on the offer thus eventually ending his life despite the unlikeliness of this scenario Owen, a writings claimed that a journalist who was cursed in the nineteen seventies developed a terminal illness and died. The last way uppers were called based on what we can assume from documents was my forcing them to participate in the ceremony of recalling in these situations that chosen victim would be kidnapped made to stand in for the priest and then be ritualistically sacrificed. Culling served at least two main purposes for the O. N. A. I. It was a vital part of the sevenfold sinister way helping members connect with and learn to harness the causal realms evil? Energy. Second served as an essential function in the real world my eliminating weaklings. The ultimate question though is whether the O. N. A. Actually followed through with any of these teachings. The groups, many writings if the ceremony of recalling took place, there's no evidence that any real sacrifice ever occurred. Of course that didn't mean it didn't happen people disappear all the time. It's entirely possible that a long forgotten missing person case could be explained by an Owen a calling. Still went scholar Connell Monette interviewed several members for his. Book Mysticism in the twenty first century all of them insisted that they never carried out a human sacrifice ritual. However in personal correspondence with Monette Miot writing his Anton long contradicted that stating some traditional next John's known to me do practice ritualized culling some only every seventeen years or so and others called victims in their own individual non ritualized manner. What my it called a non ritualized manner might have been a different and more terrifying form of sacrifice. According, to Monette some Owen members joined the police or the military to carry out legalized killings as a form of calling the unworthy. Whatever the real truth is mastering. The Art of culling was a requirement for third stage of the sevenfold sinister way once that was achieved, the external adept was ready to graduate to the next stage and become an. Adept This fourth level typically lasted anywhere from five to eleven years it involves more intensive study into sorcery and self mastery. In addition at this stage, more extreme physical demands were required pushing the Owen a practitioner towards maximum levels of fitness. The. Internal adept was also required to spend at least one season in total isolation honing their connection to the interior world and showing their independence from society. After completing all the tasks of the fourth stage the internal adept became a master or mistress moving onto the fifth stage. At this level a master or mistress had to lead a chapter of the Owen. A guiding members along the sevenfold, way. They also allegedly used sorcery especially eon magic to summon dark forces from the Causal Realm to bring about societal change. Few people ever reached the fifth stage and even fewer moved beyond it. For that reason n a literature claimed that only one or two people per century reached the sixth stage that of the grand master or grand mistress. Own Publications don't give information about expectations at this level. However, from what we understand about the Croup, we can surmise that grant masters or mistresses were likely in charge of the entire organization. David Miot in says Anton long was probably considered a grandmaster however, not even he reached the final level of the sevenfold way. The last stage was called the path of the immortal since it's unlikely. Anyone ever reached it information about this level is scarce. However, the name seems to suggest that ONA practitioners who achieved this stage would become gods. This was the end game the longed for motive behind all the as mystical feats practitioners hope that their rituals, ceremonies and adherence to the Sevenfold Bay would help them pursue their goal of Aryan supremacy. According to David Miot every human age destiny driven by a unique kind of a causal energy. He believed a nazi-inspired society was the future of Western civilization. However, my it taught that forces which he called Nazarene or Meiji and energies sought to halt the rise of this. Satanic. Rain. In short miot preached that Judeo Christian beliefs, democracy humanism man capitalism threatened the ultimate satanic destiny of Western civilization. For that reason, he argued that the rise of Fascism in the nineteen thirties was a good thing stating Nazi Germany was an expression of satanic spirit. It was a burst of Loucif fury in light of Zest and power. Though Fascism was ultimately defeated might believed it opened a gateway to the a causal world allowing for the emergence of Satanic Power. He taught his followers that practitioners of the sevenfold sinister way could harness that power and by performing their rituals and sorcery miot preach that ONA members could magically usher in a new version of Hitler's Third Reich. According to Owen Literature, it was at this point that a messiah like figure called vendex would appear on earth. After, his arrival ve index would usher in a series long period of Aryan rule power and prestige that he called the imperium at the end of this era of prosperity and progress he would lead humanity of planet earth and help them to colonize the solar system. For the members of the order of nine angles, intergalactic domination represented the final and dramatic triumph of Evil Satanic. Virtue. However, as they waited for indexes arrival miot encouraged. Initiates to prepare for this final era by committing grievous crimes judging by the violence instigated by Owen extremis over the last decade members are taking miot suggestion very seriously indeed. Thanks again for tuning into secret societies, we'll be back on Thursday with part two where we'll continue our investigation of the order of nine angles examined the way some of the group's members have attempted to put their violent philosophy into practice. You can find all episodes of secret societies and all other podcast originals for free on spotify. Not, only to spotify all ready have all of your favorite music. But now spotify is making it easy for you to enjoy all of your favorite podcast originals like secret societies for free from your phone desktop or smart speaker. To Stream secret societies on spotify, just open the APP and type secret societies in the. Search. Bar. We'll see you next time. 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The Mad Gasser Pt. 1

Unexplained Mysteries

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The Mad Gasser Pt. 1

"It was a warm august night in one thousand nine hundred forty four. The united states had joined in the fray of world war two and a seemingly endless battle was being waged in the pacific but in the quiet town of matutuine illinois. A sense of peace persisted that evening mr urban raef and his wife whom will call. Harriet left their bedroom window. Open to welcome in occasional breeze the cool air and chirping crickets lulled them both into a restful deep sleep but in the early hours of the morning urban woke with a start. Something wasn't right. A pungent smell sweet and suffocating had filled the bedroom. He couldn't identify the odor but it made his stomach. Churn turned to wake up his wife as soon as our eyes opened. Harriet immediately gagged. She wondered if perhaps she'd left the gas stove on in told urban that she checked the kitchen but when she tried to sit up. Her shoulders didn't leave the bed. She strained to lift your head off the pillow to no avail in fact according to some reports she couldn't move at all. Harriet had suddenly and without explanation become paralyzed. Panic and terror willed up inside urban. He reached forward to help his wife but a wave of nausea or him. What was happening. They never know for certain. The race nightmarish. Evening was the first recorded incident involving the mad gasser for two weeks as sinister an elusive figure attack the people of matutuine gassing them through open windows nobody knows how or why they did it because even today the mysterious figure has never been identified. Meaning they got away and may still the at large. Welcome to unexplained mysteries a spotify original from podcast. I'm your host molly. And i'm your host richard in life. There's so much we don't know but in this show we don't take we don't no for an answer. Every tuesday and thursday. We investigate the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth. You can find episodes of unexplained mysteries and all other spotify originals from par cast for free on spotify. or wherever. You listen to podcasts. This is our first episode on the mad gasser of matutuine also known as the phantom anesthetist for two weeks in nineteen forty four. The elusive individual terrorize the small mid western town of matutuine illinois. Today will examine the details of the mad. Gasser is rain and hear testimony from some of the roughly thirty victims the attacks lift them violently ill and often partially paralyzed next time. We'll try to determine who or what caused these bizarre attacks and identify the mysterious guests. They may have used will also examine the political and social climate in matutuine and allies. How that may have played a role in the panic. We have all that and more coming up. Stay with us before this episode some news for all the believers out there about the return of special other world lesar. 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Saving national annual average auto insurance savings by new customers surveyed in two thousand nineteen. Potential savings will vary Early in the morning of august thirty first nineteen forty four. The race woke to a real life nightmare. Harriet and urban raef smelled a strange room immediately. Urban got sick too sick to help his wife. He watched in horror as she struggled to free herself from the bed. Her paralysis slowly crept up. Her legs rooting her to the spot. All the while the fume seemingly continued to pour into their room invisible but overwhelmingly potent neither could imagine what they were. dealing with. urban 's nausea turned into vomiting then. The foul stench was in his throat. A burning sensation made his eyes water and his lips swell but he was desperate to get help. He didn't know if the assistance would come from within the household or outside the race weren't home alone that night. Two guests were sleeping in another room but urban had no way to tell if they were sick too so he decided to reach out directly to the authorities fighting a wave of nausea. He made his way to the phone to call for help however as soon as he reached the phone urban felt a little better he noticed that his nausea was subsiding. And the sweet smelling. Smoke seemed to have dissipated as quickly as it had first appeared. The attack was over by the time the dawn arrived the couple had recovered. Harriet even climbed out of bed able to walk again. She and her husband were shaken but otherwise healthy when police later investigated the incident. They were bewildered. There was no sign of foul play or forced entry skeptical. They searched for clues but came up empty handed. What was even more confusing. The two guests hadn't smelled the gas at all. But strangest of all when doctors heard about the couple's symptoms they couldn't account for the temporary paralysis or the race one. Lingering side effect a painful burning sensation in the back of their throats ultimately. It was thought that they might have suffered from food poisoning harry. It wasn't convinced but she was ready to put the incident behind her. They'd had hot dogs for dinner the night before so she resolved not to buy that brand again and then drop the matter and as the hot summer days stretched on the race to their best to forget the nightmarish attack from the night before maybe they could put it behind them forever. If a similar incident didn't occur the following night less than twenty four hours after the race attack sisters martha reedy and align carney's sat together at the kitchen table elise husband. Burt was a cab driver and he wouldn't be home until much later. But the women still felt safe propping. The front door and windows open moon was a small town considered extremely safe and neither had heard of the race experience the previous night and besides the women needed relief the day's heat as night fell a lean. Put her three year old daughter to bet but shortly after tucking her in a lean noticed a pungent sickly sweet smell wafting into the bedroom. At first she thought it must be the jasmine flowers blooming right outside her window and ignored it but seconds later she felt a tingling in her legs a leans throat when dry and her lips felt like they were on fire. That's when she realized she wasn't smelling jasmine. It must have been a chemical. She screamed for help and martha dashed inside just in time to find her sister writhing in agony thankfully her daughters seemed to only experience a mild and temporary nausea even so a lien told her sister to take the child out of the house to find fresh air and help. Martha didn't need to be told twice. She took her niece by the hand and ran to the neighbors leaving a lean to fend for herself all alone. Her symptoms grew steadily worse. The numb feeling of paralysis crept up her legs and into her lower body. She was rooted to the spot pinned to the bed by an oppressive heaviness. She couldn't even bring herself to sit up when she vomited. All she could do was lie there staring at the window and tried to make sense of what was happening to her. And that's when a lean saw something strange a shadow as though someone were standing just outside. But she couldn't do anything about the prowler. She couldn't do anything at all but lie there and wait. Defenseless meanwhile orleans husband bird finally returned home from work. He just pulled into the drive when he saw dark figures standing outside his daughter's bedroom window in a flash. He was out of his car and through the garden gate. He couldn't make out the figures features because they warhead to toe black clothing and a that obscured their face. Worst of all the stranger bert approaching and fled. Burt gave chase but the prowler was fast. In minutes they disappeared down. An unlit alleyway unaware of the continued danger. Burt returned home to break the news. That a peeping. Tom was now in madison. He pushed open the door to reveal a grisly sight. His wife in the midst of seemingly painful wrenching movements. Luckily the police had also just arrived along with martha. Burt wasted. No time in telling them all about the figure outside a lean started to recover while her husband told his tail as she regained the ability to move. Burt helped her to the sofa. So the officers could take her testimony though the cops hadn't been summoned to the race house the night before when word got out about the incident at the karni home urban inherit rafe came forward with their story. Almost immediately some police force believe the attacks had to be related. Unfortunately not everyone was convinced when the officers shared their theory with the chief of police. The commanding officer seem skeptical. This was a not war torn europe. Why would anyone attack a pair of married couples with a chemical weapon in spite of the disbelief. The officers returned to the carney's house the following morning to sweep for evidence as news spread throughout the neighborhood. A small civilian search party joined the police in their effort but they found nothing. The lack of evidence didn't do much to bolster the cereal gas-attack theory but even though some people doubted the police officers hypothesis they still had good reason to worry at the very least a peeping. Tom had disturbed the carney's and mike target other local families. But who could have been. No one was prepared to believe that one of their own could be responsible for something so sinister. 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They assume their experience was insignificant until the events of the next night became known the day after a lean. Carney suffered her attack. Two more families came forward with eerily similar stories that had taken place on the night of september. first one account came from mrs rider. A mother of two around midnight for children's suddenly and mysteriously fell ill while mrs rider took care of them. She noticed a strange smell in their bedroom immediately. She felt a burning sensation in her throat. Although her symptoms were minor she still filed a police report the next day an anonymous woman just a few blocks away reported that she felt severely nauseous around one in the morning. Her symptoms persisted for several hours afterward. The officers took each woman's testimony with trepidation. The reports showed an obvious pattern. The sweet smell could no longer be overlooked but luckily the police quickly formulated a theory. Perhaps all the victims had fallen prey to chloroform. Chloroform is a naturally occurring clear liquid with a slightly sweet chemical smell. Similar to that of industrial cleaning products. Exposure can knock a person unconscious. You've probably seen movies or tv. Shows where people dropped to the floor after inhaling from a chloroform soaked rag however. That trope is a bit of hollywood exaggeration. In reality it takes about five minutes for chloroform to knock someone out. If the dose is correct if the attacker uses too much the chemical can be lethal conversely. The moon police knew that small amounts of chloroform could lead to feelings of weakness and lethargy just like what all the victims had reported it could even cause paralysis although it targets the respiratory system rather than the legs. Unfortunately chloroform evaporates quickly when exposed to air so. The police couldn't find any tangible evidence to confirm whether or not it was eased. The good news was chloroform. Was dangerous and difficult to get a hold of the gasser would have had to buy it. From an authorized merchant which meant the police should be able to find the records of the sale and that could lead them directly to the culprit. There was just one problem. Mrs rider knew what chloroform smelled like and she insisted it wasn't the aroma that had wafted into her bedroom. Our research doesn't say how seriously the police took mrs riders protests but there isn't any indication that they identified anyone who purchased chloroform so they either took her at her word or they conducted their own dead end investigation without any tangible evidence or suspects to interrogate the matutuine. Police were at a loss since they couldn't take practical steps to find the gas her the authorities resolved to try to keep the reports contained until they knew more about what they were dealing with. They didn't want to start a panic but word inevitably reached the local newspaper. The strange events made the following morning edition of the moon journal. Gazette the headline read anesthetic. Prowler on loops. The article only covered the carney incident because the other victims hadn't connected with the press yet but it was enough to terrify readers. The town could talk of little else but the shadowy figure which the news called the mad gasser. But then saturday night passed without a single disturbance. Then sunday and monday no calls about gas leaks no sightings of anything or anyone out of the usual by tuesday. It seemed like the mad gasser had called it quits or moved on if they'd ever existed at all five days after the first attack on the raves. The town's stopped holding its breath for the gasser to strike again. Most people wrote the incidents off as freak accidents but then something unusual happened on tuesday night. Beulah cordis and her husband. Karl returned home from a night out to find an unfamiliar wet rag on their porch. Beulah picked it up and without thinking sniffed it something that felt like an electric current tore her body. An immediate sense of weakness spread up from her legs in beulah collapsed. Carl helped his wife inside as she began to spit up blood terrified. Carl called a while his wife slips swelled and blistered before his eyes but just as quickly as the sim set in they began to fade. By the time the physician arrived at the court house. Beulah could walk again. Her throat and lips were burning but she was going to be. Okay acting police chief. C e cole sent the rag to the illinois state police laboratory for analysis with luck. They positively identified the chemicals used and the gasser secret weapon would be exposed from there. It should be easy to find the criminal. They had another break through the next morning. When a skeleton key and a tube of lipstick were found in the cordis's yard neither belong to carl or beulah. The lipstick was an unexpected. Twist in the mad gasser equation. Originally officials had assumed that the suspect was a male peeping tom but perhaps the prowler was a woman. The skeleton key proved to be equally baffling. Police tried it in. The court is his home but it didn't work in any of their doors from there. They expanded their search throughout the neighborhood and may have even tested locks in the other victims. Houses the choruses weren't the only ones. The mad gasser visited that night. There have been at least one other victim. Gasser had gone to the house of another matutuine housewife. After hearing someone outside her bedroom window the unnamed victim was hit by the sudden smell of gas which was then followed by a mild paralysis in her legs. And the phantom anesthetist was escalating their twisted game. And just like that. The citywide paranoia reached a fever pitch again. The citizens of the tune demanded an arrest and it didn't take long for police to produce a suspect the same night that beulah had discovered the cloth. The police had apprehended an unfamiliar man. Strolling down an alley near the courtesans home. He claimed to be lost. But the officers didn't buy his explanation so they brought him to the station for further questioning however he didn't give any indication that he knew anything about the gasser. And nobody could produce a shred of concrete evidence linking him to the attacks. The police detained him for as long as they legally could but eventually they had to release him the strange man simply the authorities. He'd been lost chief of police. Cold didn't buy the story. He'd spent his childhood in the small community and couldn't imagine someone suddenly losing their way. Naturally the mystery drugged up attention on friday. September eighth nine days after the attacks began the accounts about the mad. Gasser became a matter of national interest. The story struck an uncomfortable nerve with america's involvement in world war two some feared. It wouldn't be long before the axis. Powers launched an attack on the continental. Us rumors spread like wildfire. That hitler was manufacturing new. Previously unknown chemical agents. Too many people have lost husbands brothers and fathers to chemical warfare overseas but no one had expected the battle to reach american soil. Quite so soon matutuine was living out many worst fears. I gas tank on the home front in the midst of a world war bolstered by the national spotlight. The townspeople of matutuine were adamant they wanted more security more patrol cars and more aggressive action. Some newspapers wrote about rumored city council meetings. Where the mayor allegedly offered a reward for the elusive prowlers capture as the investigation continued police. Commissioner thomas right requested assistance from the illinois department of public safety. The state sent them attune police department ten out of town officers and five new squad cars. A rumor even began to circulate that the fbi had gotten involved. Several agents were on their way or perhaps it already arrived to stake out the streets but many locals weren't ready to trust the officials the week of september fifth. The city was even quieter than usual. Children weren't allowed out to play unsupervised and the streets were empty by nightfall windows that had been left open. All summer were closed and locked. But despite new measures the night of september sixth took a turn for the worse a record seven attacks occurred one featured a restaurant manager who closed up for the night before returning to her apartment in the back of the building. She left her windows open and immediately noticed a pungent smell like cheap perfume and old flowers. Within seconds the chemical took effect. She was on the floor and sick before she could reach the phone then nearby the parents of a similarly ill eleven year old girl spotted a prowler lurking outside their daughters window. The figure was tall and dressed head to toe in black clothing report after report rolled in but no matter how hard they tried. The police couldn't find any evidence but the matutuine locals were tired of excuses. They thought the officials should have apprehended. The gasser by now and if the prowler was still at large than the problem was the police the following saturday the locals organized a mass protest to put more pressure on law enforcement to bring the mad gasser to justice meanwhile community leaders and local business owners formed a militia by september eighth they were patrolling the streets. If they're police department couldn't ensure their safety they do it themselves. It had only been a week since the race. 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Investigators officially ruled it out but they were operating under an assumption that the gasser hadn't changed tactics and that friday night on september eighth. They realized how wrong that conclusion might be that evening. A cloud of the noxious gas descended on a group of people gathered in the town. Square an estimated seventy people in total including several reporters from out of town experienced the now textbook symptoms. That were the mad gasser calling card. When asked to comment on the event superintendent richard piper from the illinois department of public safety speculated on the culprits mental health. He said the prowler was mentally unbalanced. But also intelligent possibly brilliant. The man is a nut. His unfounded conclusions did little to comfort. The people of matutuine concerned citizens called for police. Chief e kohl's resignation in position became even more tenuous when he received the lab results from the soaked rag. Beulah korda's had found on her porch. They were inconclusive. The evidence bag had been shelved for over sixty hours before testing any chemical that had once been on. The material had apparently evaporated before analysis. Their primary clue proved useless and while police scrambled for any new information. The gasser only became bolder on the night of september tenth. Many moons citizens gathered at the movie theater desperate for something to get their mind off of recent events but something was amiss in the middle of the feature. A woman smelled something sweet and perfume like fearing the worst. Her pulse began to quicken and her breath caught in her chest. The gasser had struck a crowded town square. Why wouldn't they attempt to fool theater. They were sitting ducks. She raised the alarm. The movie goers panicked and fled in a stampede. it was pandemonium. The womanhood smelled the gas checked into the hospital for treatment but the doctors noticed something odd. Her symptoms didn't match those of other victims after an examination. They diagnosed her with an anxiety attack. The records didn't say if anybody else had to be hospitalized but either way the alleged theater gassing was easy to explain away the woman may have smelled a strong perfume assumed a worst and understandably panicked and the cio probably inspired chief. coal finely the tools to stem. The town's growing panic the day after the theater incident. Chief cole that the police wouldn't take anymore reports relating to the mad gasser. At least not unless the victim. I consented to a medical exam. They'd have to prove their symptoms. Were real and convinced the doctor. They weren't having a quote hysterical episode. Anyone who didn't agree to a physician's assessment could potentially face a night in jail to chief kohl's immense satisfaction the number of calls relating to the phantom anesthetist drastically decreased. The woman who cried gasser in the theater was publicly. Shamed in no one wanted to follow in her footsteps. Whatever sounds or smells seemed suspicious in the dead of night. They couldn't be worth a forced examination or a night in jail. The matutuine police were satisfied with kohl's declaration their inability to catch the prowler wasn't a sign of their incompetence. It was evidence that the mad gasser had never existed to begin with but is convenient as chief. Cool suggestion of mass hysteria was it failed to account for the multiple sightings of the shadowy black clad figure it dismissed the mysterious cloth on the kortesis porch and the fact that so many early reports were so similar even before the mad. Gasser made the news so in spite of their stance that the attacks were imaginary. The police continued to investigate at one point. They allegedly detained two suspects overnight but released them. A home was guest that same evening again. The testimony seemed too detailed to be all in the victims heads but town officials maintain their stance that the mad gasser wasn't real their insistence didn't persuade the locals. Though and the attacks continued late one evening violet driscoll and her daughter ramona woke up to the sounds of someone just outside their window attempting to remove the storm sash a sickly sweet odor wafted in seconds later violet cremona they rushed to the front porch to get fresh air and call for help but in the second set took to leave their bedroom. Ramona inhaled enough of the fumes to induce vomiting nearby. The smith sisters had just turned in for the night when they noticed a strange perfume smell lingering in their apartment within minutes they were violently ill with flu like symptoms. Unfortunately we don't know if the smiths or the driscoll's submitted to a medical exam but even if the police disregarded their accounts they couldn't deny the sheer number of reports that had come in something was going on on september eleventh nineteen forty. Four officers responded to a call from mrs bertha. Benz bertha woke up in the middle of the night to the terrible realization that she left her bedroom window ajar. And the gasser had taken full advantage feeling the full range of symptoms from paralysis to nausea. She couldn't move from her bed. She called desperately for help waking up her son's in the next room they ran outside to find the culprit and saw a short heavyset person. Sprinting away from their mothers window. Unfortunately the prowler escaped before they could get a good look at them. The next morning the bence brothers found several pairs of footprints in the flower bed outside their mother's window the perfect imprint of a woman's high heeled shoe. The style was popular at the time. Among women in the workforce that didn't narrow the search down by much but the footprint coupled with the lipstick from before once more suggested. The gasser was a woman in an interview with the chicago. Paper called the herald american bertha benz claimed. She'd spotted the prowler before she got sick and she alleged that the attacker was a woman dressed in men's clothing. It's hard to explain. Why a woman dressed as a man would still wear her high heeled shoes but then again it's unlikely bertha would have seen the gasser his feet through the window either way. It seemed like the break the police needed but the next day. Chief cole issued a statement to the tune journal gazette and he contradicted bertha's testimony entirely. He pinned the gas attacks on fumes from a local factory. Cole said we have found that. Large quantities of carbon tetra chloride are used in the war. Work done at the atlas imperial diesel engine company plant and that it has an odor which could be carried to all parts of the city as the wind shifts. The plant manager denied cole's claims he even procured a note from a city health official. Which said that kohl's theory was laughably. Impossible they had safety measures in place to prevent the carbon tetra chloride gas from escaping the factory and there was no evidence they'd ever had a leak plus even if some fumes had seeped out. They disperse harmlessly into the air. There was no way a toxic concentration could have reached town without the factory employs noticing in short kohl's claims didn't hold up to scrutiny. Like the false arrests from her and the mass hysteria claims it seemed like mma tunes officials had no idea of what was going on and were desperate to find a scapegoat. It was only a matter of time before the next series of attacks would exonerate imperial diesel engine company except there was no next series of attacks. The mad gasser reign of terror ended as abruptly as it had begun strangely. It doesn't seem that the people of matutuine did anything to stop the incidents. The police never arrested a serious culprit. The atlas diesel plant didn't stop rations. The phenomenon ceased without any apparent because although they didn't have any hard evidence or leading theories the police closed the case of the phantom anesthetist soon after grateful that there nightmare was over. The town slipped once again into cultural anonymity but questions were left unanswered in many locals. Still demanded answers thirty. Three people had reported gas attacks over the course of twelve days. The police had questioned multiple suspects but never gathered enough clues to implicate any of them. In fact many were exonerated when gassings happened during their incarceration most of the questions about the mad gasser remain unanswered even today. Nobody knows what chemical they used or how they managed to strike so many homes in the short time period. Nor do we know why they stopped after about two weeks. Assuming the mad gasser is real at all next time. We'll delve more into the atlas diesel plant explanation and explore whether pollution could have caused the string of illnesses and we'll look at historic mass hysteria outbreaks including a so called dancing plague from sixteenth century euro. Perhaps there's a benign explanation for the two-week outbreak. Maybe a now elderly. Cereal gasser is still at large with goals and motives that remain inscrutable on the upside. They haven't struck in over seven decades. So you can rest easy. Entrusts that you're safe for now. Thanks again for tuning into unexplained mysteries. 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Urban Legends: Sesame Seed Beauty Regimen

Haunted Places

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Urban Legends: Sesame Seed Beauty Regimen

"Due to the graphic nature of this urban legend listener discretion is advised this episode includes Gore drowning body dismore few and descriptions that may be triggering for people with Claustrophobia or trip a phobia. We advise extreme caution for children under thirteen. both things a girl does for beauty but your skin care routine is for you and no one else all ten steps. oil-based cleanser water-based cleanser toner essence and Pule Serum mask eye cream moisturizer sunscreen, and every now, and then a little treat for you. Bath Bom and the best exfoliating you can buy on sale at Marshall's. This sesame seed bath is the strangest thing you've heard of you've never particularly wanted to be a Bagel, but if it works, it works. The water's warm and soothing. You barely notice the seeds. then. You're skin begins to each and burn. You pull yourself out of the water. You don't recognize yourself when you reach the mirror. Shot full of holes isn't understatement. The seeds have stuck to your skin creating pattern somewhere between Gothic polkadot Tin Cheetah. It's creepy, but it will wash off won't it? Nothing works my seller water whites good. Old fashioned water. The seeds only stick closer together. You try going seed by seed, but each poll hurts more and more you tug and tear. Finally ripping one away but tiny seat is covered in blood your pores obliterated. And there are thousands more. To Go. Welcome to haunted places are cast original I'm Greg pulsing today's episode is part of our Legend series every Tuesday we explore those chilling stories, you hear secondhand the kind that seem made up but contain a kernel of truth urban legends is only on spotify. So keep listening here to never miss an episode, but don't get to come back each Thursday for a classic episode haunted places covering yet another ghost filled locale. You can find episodes, appointed places and all of the podcast originals for free on spotify to stream haunted places for free on spotify just open the APP and type taunted places in the search bar. Today. We examine an urban legend about the intersection between tradition and dermatology. The sesame see beauty regimen is a horror story with just enough skin science to feel true. And if it is, it would. Really. Really hurt. Up. Next. We learn a new folk remedy. This episode is brought to you by bull and branch incredibly soft sheets crafted with organic cotton. So comfortable, even three former US presidents have slept on them only at B. O. L. L. Andbranch DOT COM. Hi haunted places listeners. Did you enjoy last year as daily urban legend series that we have good news urban legends has been running as a weekly bonus series exclusively on spotify check the haunted places feed for new urban legends episode. Every Tuesday. Hitch a ride on a haunted bus unravel the ribbon tied around a mysterious woman and be sure to follow haunted places on spotify to get all new urban legends episodes every week. If you take part in beauty and makeup culture, you've probably heard about the ten step Korean Skin Care Regimen Trend experts around the world often cite South Korea as being seven years ahead of other markets when it comes to new products. The Korean language even has its own idioms to refer to dermatological health including club with skin to refer to a bright and clear complexion. It's no surprise then that Korean cultures equivalent of the fatal hairdo urban legend centers on a skincare folk remedy gone horribly wrong. Kio knew she couldn't escape the hands of time forever. Sure. She was seventeen and had the so coveted cloudless skin now but she could see the wrinkles coming. She would catch the faint lines on her forehead and your her is when she smiled or laughed. She hated them. Her mother told her not to worry all skin bore the mark of time eventually, and she took good care of it. She would age gracefully. But keough wouldn't be consoled. She avoided the Sun as diligently as she could fearing classmates comments about the shade of your skin. She had managed to keep yourself several shades lighter than her father. But. There was never enough sunscreen look clock was ticking. Kills. Mother. Insisted that she was beautiful. No matter what she band lightening creams and other skin care treatments from their house over coz desperate objections. She was convinced they weren't safe. Didn't WANNA listen she didn't care if they damage turn the long run she was already suffering. No one looked at her the way they looked at the other girls. Killed try not to cry when a classmate comparative to the girl in howls moving castle a young woman trapped in a wizened body, her friend Hey told her. She needed to stop drinking coffee everyone knew that coffee was bad for your skin. But cutting coffee wasn't enough. She couldn't deal with taunts them little reminders of how she didn't measure up. She didn't want to be scrutinized over the shade of her skin or the number of wrinkles she had. She wasn't sure how much more she could take. Hey, looked left and then right before whispering a solution and cozier. There was a little shop in Seoul's Junk district nestled among the skyscrapers and historic sites. It had been there. It was said since the occupation. Before then it belonged to a woman who was only spoken of in whispers. Or work seemed to be more magic than science. But the results couldn't beat denied. Each and every one of her customers ended up looking flawless. Chio at thought she could get by with stolen bottles of whitening cream and heavy moisturizing. She was wrong. It was time to pay this mysterious woman of visit. The shop was small blink. You'd miss it kill step through the curved wooden door and was immediately taken by the warm wet smell of high. Wafting every corner. Those brilliant flowers usually auden charmed give. Today however there vibrant color reminded her of freshly spilled blood. A reedy voice came from somewhere farther in the shop. Asking, Kio what she wanted. Keogh, said, she wanted to be beautiful. A woman's head peeked through a pair of curtains. She had no wrinkles. Her hair was a soft silver like moonlight. She released the curtains and stepped out. She was tall and thin gliding across the room as though the floor was a flowing stream. You'll felt a Pang of jealousy. This woman was so perfectly preserved. But she reminded herself that any woman who could look as lovely as her after all these years must know how to help Kyo. The woman introduced yourself as Gwang. She stroked kill skin softly studying it with heavy-lidded Brown is. Cute. Didn't know what to do with their hands while the woman examined tear. She was afraid to speak. In, Guam's cocoon the world special. In this world, her goals were attainable and real kill didn't want to break that feeling. After a long moment of silence Guang turned in back behind the curtains. Keough asked if anything was wrong. Guan, poked her head out to say she had a solution. The problem may seem to agree was self evident. Guang slipped back into the room with a vial of glittering black liquid or at least it appeared to be liquid at first. As Kill peered closer, she realized the tiny bottle was filled with sesame seeds. Guang explained that it was an old remedy Keokuk Google. It see all the Collagen effects but what mattered was it worked Q. Wasn't sure if it was her eyes or the dim lighting, but Guan looked even younger now than she had only moments ago. Her silver hair was now hampered with black strands. Kill thank Gwang returned home. Under her own bathroom lights keeled looked worse than she remembered. Her skin was almost sallow. Somehow, more wrinkles had appeared between here in Guam Shaw. There was a collection of them at the corners of her eyes and just a few above her lip. She was seventeen. This wasn't normal. She was lucky that Guang had given her away to overcome her genetic curse. Keyarena bath in her parents deep and luxurious soaking tub. She spilled the vial of tiny black teardrop shaped sesame seeds into the water and swirl them around with her hand. She could see the water take on a slightly oily sheen just as Guang had promised it. She climbed in slowly. Warm water felt so nice. Tired Skin. She curved her neck and slid entirely beneath the surface to enjoy the quiet and let the seeds do their work. After a few moments, soaking kill began to lift your head out of the water. But. There was something blocking her way the viscous wait she couldn't recognize or define. She opened her eyes slowly. But she couldn't see much of anything. Provision was shrouded in a glowing darkness. She was squinting trying to understand when she realized but darkness was moving. It wasn't a single entity. It was hundreds of smaller ones. Large massive dark seeds congealed together forming a Gelatin Mike Layer on the top of the water. For lungs burned with Anita breeze. Kia Clot her hands through the surface searching for a break large enough to feed her head through. Every time she managed to claw few gaps into the layer, but dark shapes pushed in to block the holes. The world was starting to shift around her maybe your eyes were deceiving her but it looked as though the seeds for growing into long tendrils above her blocking out light and escape. Her arms were sore from trying to fight the immovable mass. Her eyes burn her heartbeat loudly in her ears she could feel herself starting to lose energy. Keough didn't know how much fight she had left in her. The water was starting to turn cold body was shivering underneath the blanket of seeds she was so tired. It would be easy just to go to sleep. Her corpse would be pretty enough that would have to do. She thought s eyelids drifted closed. Even, the painful training prolongs began to fade as her vision closed in. She gave into to the strange syrupy way to the seeds in the water. And let her body go still. Up Next, kiyo learns the not so healing properties of her new regimen. Listeners I have a surprising nutrient for you. You know you can find love and a bar or on an APP why not a podcast in blind dating the new spotify original from podcast we're expanding the places you can meet your match with a twist you'll never see coming. Every Wednesday youtuber and host. Terry Michelle introduces one hopeful single to two strangers in a voice only call. 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It's about reimagining away forward to create a society that's more equitable, resilient, and sustainable. You'll hear how to engage in practical actionable ways to help bring these powerful ideals into reality and discover new digital innovations that can help progress the 'cause. Subscribe on spotify to the optimistic outlook. Now, back to the story. Bolkiah wanted was to look beautiful forever and always. She thought that if she worked hard enough, she could have the skin she always dreamed of. She followed her friend's advice in saw Guang stunning and successful healer who shop deep in central Seoul. The Remedy Guang had given her seemed legitimate. The positive effects of sesame oil on skin and hair was well documented. But this was seeds not the oil. The seeds had expanded in the hot water preventing kill from racing your head through the oiling layer. She want as hard as she could, but it wasn't enough. She went still on the bottom of the soaking tub ready to admit defeat. But something shook her awake. Keough's is opened. She could have sworn that a pair of hands touched her. But she couldn't focus on that. She had to turn all her attention on using the last of her strength to find air for her drowning lungs to get out. She found purchase her hands on the edge of the TUB and surged upwards. The layer of seeds felt thick against your skin. She could feel them sliding down her body as she forced herself through the surface. Keough sucked in a massive breath of air as she sat up in the TUB. The water was cloudy cold. The unexpected central high biscuits lay thick around the room. She looked down to risk skin. And screamed. The sesame seeds no longer clung to the water. Now, they were clinging to her skin. She could feel the small hair like vines burrowing into her flash each one widening underneath the surface. Loud knock startled Keough from her horror. Her mother's voice came from the other side. She was worried about how much time keough spent bathtub. Keough bitter lip until it bled holding in sound for pain as she stood up. When she caught her reflection in the large bathroom mirror. She nearly fell back into the TUB. Every inch of her skin was dotted with a tiny black seeds. Tiny webs of pink flesh could be seen between them. But that only made the patchwork more unnerving. It looks like she'd become a nest for a million tiny insects. Her mother couldn't see her like this. Keel, yelled out a few words of reassurance to her mother. She hoped that the sound of water sloshing enough to drown out the panic in her voice. Her mother kept knocking. keells mind was racing. She needed to fix this. Her left hand went to her right arm. She pulled that one of the sesame seeds. But it wouldn't move. It felt almost like a scab. But more resilient. She worked her fingernail beneath the seed, but she couldn't find a way to get all the way under. The seeds had embedded themselves into every one of pours. Keough needed to be more aggressive. She took a deep breath and yanked on the small seat as hard as she could it's stung and pinched. She let out a short quick braff trying to push the pain away. For, fingers slipped against the smooth surface tears and snot were starting to drip down into the sink. She wanted this nightmare to be over. killed tried to pull again. The surrounding skin started to lift with the seed. They were one and the same now. Her mother pounded on the door demanding to be let in. Keough didn't know what to do. There hadn't been that many seats in the vile. It was supposed to make her younger. Instead she could see a spiderweb of veins popping out in between the hulls stretched to the limit by her obstructed pours. As their skin began to dry, she could feel it growing tighter more solid. She wondered if she would make a clicking sound as she walked all the tiny glossy seeds scraping together beneath her skin and on top of it. She needed to drink something anything. Keough, look down at her skin again. Her veins weren't the soft blue and bright red that she expected. They were Brown. Belong trails of Brown spreading from the seeds. She felt lightheaded. This had to be a hallucination. The seeds couldn't growing her body. Her mother banged on the door again she asked Kyo needed help. Kills Heart clenched. She could hear the concern that her mother's voice. She should open the door she should let her mother into helper even if it demonstrated, she broken every single rule. But another look in the mirror told her, she couldn't open the door. She didn't look like a person anymore. The seeds were expanding across her body bleaching everything from her keough could feel her thoughts slowing down. Everything was starting to turn hazy. There was a slow pounding insider nerves starting at the base of her spine and moving upwards. She just knew that the brown roots were encroaching on her skull. She could feel them twisting and snaking. Upward. The roots and vines were eating away at her insights. To build something that had nothing to do with her. When it finished devouring her What would be left? Would it keep her corpse as its own strange skin or hatch a new monster from her used up Husk. Where would it go? Would it hurt her family? Cues mother threatened to break the DOOR DOWN Hugh tried to scream at her mother to trust her and just stay back. But her tongue rolled uselessly in her mouth. Keogh was running out. Of Time. Her limbs weren't responding to her commands anymore only twitching the vines and roots cruel motion. She couldn't let her mother find her like this it would destroy her. There are no windows in the bathroom she couldn't leave. The wooden door was pushing in on itself. Her mother would be through soon. Another spasm sent Keough to the cold wet floor. Every part of her that touched a surface. And every part that didn't. Come. She begged her legs to bend. So she could curl up into a ball, but it offered her no comfort. Stinging salt drip from her is. Laughter filter. Ears. Laughter that wasn't her home. She looked at the door, but it wasn't coming from there. It was coming from deep inside her body. The reedy sound of it gave her away. On. The old woman whispered a word of thanks and Keough sears. Realization dawned on her? The woman was a Leech draining youth from people like her. Cute, tried to speak again. But her tongue was nothing but one long root now. She was disappearing she can feel it. Cute as hard as she could trying to tell her mother, she loved her her mother's screamed for Keough to hold on just a little bit longer. Keel felt yourself ripping apart her mind and body struggling to retain their shape? There was no fighting it. Gwang if that was her real name. was stronger than she would ever be. Kyo Shrink deeper and deeper within herself. The door pounded against. It's small frame. Finally, it flew open. Kilos mother stepped into an empty bathroom. All she found was a pilot sesame seeds on the floor. The sesame seed beauty regimen sits at the intersection of Korean Skin Care Practices and Western beauty horn legends such as the fatal Hairdo. K. beauty products including gradients that sound like they would fit in in any witches brew. These include donkey milk and snail slime, which is often harvested by electrocuting the little mollusc to amp up at secretions but the scientists, right the slime does provide healing and greater collagen production. The sesame seed beauty regimen relies on similarly scientific dermatological concepts like snail slime, sesame seed, oil help skin produce more Collagen, and increase elasticity. But the legend is about unprocessed seeds, not the oil. The supposed dangers of seeds rest on the most commonly known rule of skin care hot water opens pores cold water closes them. So the theory goes if your pores opened wide enough they could suck in the tiny seeds and constrict holding them in place. But there's an obvious flaw of this theory. Porous can't expand enough to accommodate the size of even the smallest sesame seed even if they did warm water would loosen the tension on the scene so it could fall away naturally. The supposed science here frankly doesn't work to make things even more confusing. There seems to be no specific event or anecdote that started the legend circulation. So, why does it processed the sesame seed beauty regimen legends popularity, and even possibly its creation lies on a phobia of fear of repetitive clusters of small holes says one might find in honeycomb responses. The. Phobia isn't officially recognized by the mental health diagnostic manuals and the name itself was actually coined by read it in two, thousand five. But Dr Jeff Cole a cognitive scientist estimates that as much as eighteen percent of the population may have trip a phobia. The worst sufferers can experience nausea or full on panic attacks when faced with clusters of high contrast holds. These. Visual patterns are commonly found in the markings of dangerous creatures like the Blue Ring Doctor Puss and poison dart frogs. The running theory is not the brain is king into old self protective instincts and misfiring in the process. The thought of thousands of sesame seeds embedded in the skin to produce a whole like appearance can invoke this fear. And when such a deeply disturbing possibility occurs to us. We cannot help but pass it on. It's the human impulse responsible for almost all urban legends. The South Korean beauty industry takes in the equivalent of eleven point five million US dollars per year several Korean celebrities grew up with a family facialists dermatological specialist tasked with making them look perfect even as toddlers. Color ISM and general-anzeiger surrounding beauty standards could certainly drive someone to seek out ill advised skin care treatments. This particular legend about clogged pores may not hold water, but there's always a new product on the way. And you just wouldn't believe the results. Thanks again for tuning into haunted places, we'll be back on Thursday with the new episode and don't forget to come back on Tuesday for our urban legend series available only on spotify you can find more episodes, haunted places, and although the park has originals for free on spotify, not only to spotify already have all of your favorite music. 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Satanic Panic Pt. 2: Serial Killers

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Satanic Panic Pt. 2: Serial Killers

"Hey. Due to the graphic nature of this episode listener discretion is advised. This episode contains discussions of Murder Sexual assault, and child abuse that some listeners may find disturbing extreme caution is advised for listeners under thirteen. Twenty, one year old Erica Ingram set frozen in front of the television screen she could hardly breath but her heart pounding in her chest everything she was hearing Geraldo. Rivera say felt familiar this special called devil worship exposing Satan's underground detailed the wave of satanism and ritual abuse currently plaguing America dozens of former devil worshippers spoke out about their practices like drinking blood and sacrificing animals horrified police officers laid out is recruiting tactics explaining how the dark religion managed to ensnare. So many youths traumatized parents recounted how they uncovered their own children's abuse warning other parents not to ignore the signs. The more Erica watched the more she was convinced this had all happened to her to. She'd been raped dozens if not hundreds of times by men in robes chanting in tongues, and one of the men was her own father it had to be true. This was what the woman from Church warned her about. She told Erica that her father had been tricked by the Devil Satan had infiltrated her father's soul and convinced him to do unspeakable things. Then the devil erased his memory. So he didn't even know the sins he'd committed but Erica new she remembered the more she remembered the more horrified she was she'd been subjected to beatings, rapes and mutilations. She remembered her father forcing her to have an abortion in the backyard. Then he eight pieces of the flesh. Erica's father might not remember what he did, but he was certainly going to be punished for it. Hi I'm Greg Paulson welcome to the second episode of five part special on tannock panic part of a crossover event between serial killers and colts. Over the next four weeks we're taking a deep dive into what sparked this modern day mass panic in America. You can find the final three episodes of satanic panic lucidly on cults new episodes, air every Tuesday I'm here with my co host Minister Richardson. Hi. Everyone you can find episodes of serial killers, colts, and all other spotify originals from podcast for free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts with several decades. Worth. Of Distance, it's easy to pass judgment on those who were swept up in the madness of the satanic panic. But we're examining exactly how it took hold from nineteen sixties, popular culture and the rise of Evangelical Christianity to serial killers and murderous cults were delving into the facts that fed the falsehoods. Today we're taking a closer look three serial killers whose terrifying crimes to feed the fear of growing satanic influence in the United States. Next time we're diving into the horrific crimes of satanic cults whose bloody murder seem conjured right from the nightmares of parents across. North. America. We've all that and more coming up stay with us. This Halloween kill time with killer content with queries quick bites a fright. Quimby is a new streaming service with fresh original stories that unfolded minutes get your daily dose of dread. October long with over one hundred new episodes of their spookiest shows visit the APP store download qube that's qube spelled Q. U. Ibi. By the latter half of the Twentieth Century Christianity was losing its influence on the United States music books films all were corrupted by the taint of the occult. In the eyes of believers, church and state were well and truly severed horrified. Christians. Watched on as the once Godly nation embraced growing wave of a called practices. One only had to turn on the evening news, open a paper or go to the movies to be met with an onslaught of evil worshipers, psychics, witches, and pagans with the smell of brimstone in the air. It was only a matter of time before the Prince of darkness invaded the homes of everyday suburbanites. Eventually, the fears of encroaching Biblical evil led to now infamous accusations of satanic ritual abuse. Children spoke about sexual abuse suffered at the hands of their parents and caregivers. Adults recovered memories of the same horrors from their own childhood, rape animal and human sacrifice blood rituals all in the name of Satan or at least that's what righteous accusers would have. You believe in reality none of it happened, but the truth was lost in the clamor for justice. These stomach churning accusations of child sacrifice sent the country into a hysterical death spiral, the likes of which it hadn't seen since the famed Salem witch hunts of the Sixteen Ninety S. But before we get there, we want to take a closer look at what factors contributed to this divorced from reality. Eventually thousands would be accused of sacrificing children in service of some demonic pact with the devil. And the American public swallowed than idea. So readily you would think they'd seen that kind of thing before and to be fair in the nineteen seventies and eighties, the US was certainly exposed to some of history's more Satan centric criminals, several serial killers whose crimes captivated. The Nation surely contributed to the rising fear of the occult for these killers, demonic possession and ritual sacrifice was. Part and parcel of their sickening crimes. But none of them would have ever guessed at the wider implications their crimes would have indeed it's likely any killers with a satanic mythos around them ever intended to spread the word of the dark Lord, they only wanted to spread chaotic fear and that's exactly the state. New York City was in during the spring of nineteen seventy seven. There was a serial shooter on the loose in New York. City? He seemed to strike at random targeting people sitting in parked cars. Police were completely at a loss for motive until the forty four caliber killer claimed his fourth and fifth victims on April seventeenth this time he left behind a note and it was a development that would change everything. The letter was addressed to Joe Borelli one of the lead investigators on the forty four caliber task force. The confusing chilling note outlined the motives behind the murders and no one could have predicted the reasoning. The killer claimed that he was acting on the orders of his father and reference bodies drained of blood blood his father used to stay young. Whatever that meant, it clearly smacked of ritual behavior something everyone was anxious about at the time. Over the next few weeks Jimmy Breslin of the New York Daily News teased out the contents of the letter drawing New Yorkers deeper into the mystery. He tantalise readers with glimpses into the madness of the slayer and at the end of May his continued coverage of the case was rewarded. The killer sent another chilling letter addressed directly to Breslin. It described as thirsty kill and promised that he wasn't done again he blamed the murders on a desire to please his father and described himself like a spirit roaming the night and he signed it son of Sam, almost immediately fear of the killer increased. If at first, it seemed that the forty four caliber slayer was just your average crazed killer with a gun this chilling new moniker and fresh insight into his twisted mind proved the son of Sam was a new kind of monster altogether. Son of Sam was the first to admit he was a monster in the rambling missive the killer referred to himself as an outsider who lived life on a different wavelength than others he was be Alpha he wrote and he lived for the hunt for the next few months. New York was captivated by the spectral son of SAM. He attacked twice more killing one person and injuring three others all the while he sent letters. To police and journalists, he taunted the officers who hunted him, but also seemed to beg for everything to end. He insisted that if they wanted to stop him, police would have to kill him. But in the end, it didn't come to that after what was touted as the single largest manhunt. In New York history, a tip led investigators right to son of SAM's door. When they pulled back the curtain, they found twenty four year. Old Worker David Berkowitz. He freely admitted to the crimes and went quietly during police interviews. He elaborated on the disturbing character of SAM. Who gave him his orders it turned out that Sam wasn't Berkowitz's biological father but a six thousand year old demon who possessed his neighbors black. Labrador through the dog, the Demon Sam ordered Berkowitz to kill and what choice did he have but to obey simply following those orders Berkowitz killed six People and injured another seven despite Berkowitz's claims that the shootings were in service of a demon, there wasn't anything traditionally ritualistic about them. Typically when we think about someone killing in the name of Satan, it calls to mind images of Pentagram drinking blood. But in this case, the shootings were rather banal so although he terrorized New York for a year, it seems like David Berkowitz the forty four caliber killer should have faded into obscurity. So, why didn't he? In this case, it's all about the storytelling news outlets gleefully ran headlines like Sam. told me to do it. Sam Is the devil, the accompanying articles then into the madness that spurred Berkowitz on before long all anyone remembered about the son of Sam killings were the flashiest details demonic dog the chilling letters and the iconic name as the years passed Berkowitz languished in prison sentenced to six. Consecutive life terms behind bars view noticed money announced that his early story of the possessed dog was a fabrication. He admitted that he killed out of a deep seated loathing for women not because of demonic possession. However, that wasn't the final word in the son of Sam case for years. Rumors persisted that Berkowitz didn't act alone. Some people believed he was part of a satanic cult called the. Twenty Two disciples of Hell. The idea was first popularized by investigative reporter, Maury Terry and remained a point of contention for decades whether there was any truth behind the story was of little consequence. The public was so convinced that the twenty two disciples of Hell were related to the forty four caliber shootings that twenty years after the summer of Sam the Yonkers Police Department officially reopened the. Case, the case was quietly closed some time later with no additional charges ever laid in relation to the attacks but for a while it seems police found the idea of satanic involvement at least somewhat credible. That makes sense when considering how the world changed the two decades following Berkowitz's murder spree serial killer seemed to surge in the nineteen eighty s with some two hundred operating at one time. The seeming explosion in serial killers only fed concern over violence, satanic? Crime. So the son of SAM murders had no cult elements labor thrown onto the growing pile of satanic cases but it's tenuous tether when considering the killers who came after David Berkowitz, the men who readily claim to serve Satan and killed in his name. 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Between Nineteen, seventy, six and nineteen seventy seven David Berkowitz terrorized New York City in what is often referred to as the summer of Sam. Claiming to receive orders from a six thousand year old Daemon he murdered six people even more chilling. He gleefully sent letters about his crimes to police and the media. It's mostly these letters that made the son of Sam murders legendary in his rambling missives. He made fantastical claims that a demon possessed dog ordered him to kill and no matter the veracity behind Berkowitz's letters they contributed to the rising fear of Satanic forces at work in the United States, but less than a decade. Later, a new killer emerged to haunt the nightmares of God, fearing Americans, and unlike Berkowitz. This guy wasn't just a minion of a demon he was the devil incarnate. That much was clear on the morning of June twenty eighth nineteen. eighty-four when seventy nine year old Jenny. was found dead in her Los Angeles apartment Jenny's home was in disarray when her son Jack found her body Jenny's killer had raped her and then cut her throat. So deeply that she was almost beheaded initially, the investigation into Jenny's murder went cold but the killer struck again beginning his terrifying rampage in February of nineteen eighty five on the twenty-first February fifty, eight year. Old Christina Caldwell enter seventy year old sister. Mary were found dead in their San Francisco home. The women died of dozens of stab wounds which sprayed every surface of the room with blood. One of the sisters was found stabbed in the throat as if the killer was silencing her cry for help all over the home blood was smeared with shoeprints handprints police felt sure. Would lead to an arrest but after careful investigation, they realized the prince all came from concerned neighbors who found the bodies. So with contaminated crime scene and no obvious motive for the brutal murders, the case went cold less than a month later on March seventeenth, the killer struck again back in Los Angeles once more he shot roommates Dayle Okazaki and Maria Hernandez Maria Twenty. Two survived and called for help Dale thirty four died in the CONDO. She just purchased less than an hour. Later, the killer stopped a car pooling thirty year old silane you from the driver's seat he shot silence several times and fled leaving her there to die as investigators tried to put together the pieces of this seemingly random puzzle the killer moved onto his next target. On March, twenty seven, he broke into the home of Vincent and maxine. Dara. Sixty, four year old vincent onto pizza parlor and maxine was a successful lawyer. Their bodies were discovered a couple of days later, both shot through the head. Leaving Vinson to die on a couch the killer executed maxine then mutilated her body. She was covered with stab wounds including curious t shaped carving under her breast. horrifically her eyes were gouged out as well. It was a stomach churning detail that elevated the double murder from newsworthy to infamous investigators and family members puzzled over a motive for the attack wondering perhaps it was a mob hit and all the while the killer went on discovered. Then in May the killer crawled in through an window in the Monterey Park home of William and Lillian Doi. Shot Sixty five year old William in the head then turned to assault Lillian. But before he died William managed to dial nine one one alerting police to the break in. With authorities on the way, the attacker fled leaving Lillian alive. It's difficult to work out when but investigators eventually linked the long string of Los. Angeles attacks to the same perpetrator given that he took advantage of unlocked doors. In the San Fernando Valley, the press dubbed the assailant the walk in killer and the valley intruder. The intruder surviving victims described a Latino man with long curly hair reminiscent of Rockstar. He had crooked rotting teeth and startling bulging eyes it was. A terrifying picture of a man police weren't even close to apprehending the killers bloody spree through the city continued through the summer of Nineteen, eighty-five prompting southern California locals to lock their doors bar their windows invest in guns and sleep with the lights on the attacks were brutal, random and terrifying. The killer emerged from the shadows finished off his victims and disappeared into the darkness just like son of Sam a decade earlier, he took on the terrifying mythos of the boogeyman. The Los Angeles Herald Examiner printed an editorial renaming the killer the night stalker it caught on fast. By all of that year, the night stalker had claimed the lives of fourteen people each attack was different but most followed a similar pattern. Any men in the homes were quickly dispatched followed by the woman whose body the night stalker then mutilated in various ways. On one of his victims, the night stalker left a Pentagram drawn in lipstick. He also daubed one on the same woman's bedroom wall though not technically in a cult symbol, the Pentagram has long stood as a sign of devil worship or witchcraft after months of the random terrifying murders, people were desperate for answers any kind of insight into why this was happening the Lipstick Pentagram gave them their answer. Shirley. It was the work of the Devil by itself the Pentagram might have. been a quirk random graffiti from the sadistic cocky murderer. But in August of nineteen, eighty, five, the night stalker broke into the apartment of twenty nine year old Bill Kearns, he shot bill three times in the head then bill's girlfriend twenty, nine year old Inez. Erickson while raping the woman the Night Stalker with his gap toothed smile and mess of dark curls ordered Ns to swear her love for Satan. It was confirmation of everyone's building suspicion demonic forces at play in. Sunny, California? Afterwards the killer ransacked the apartment then fled with a handful of cash Inez managed to take note of the car, the man escaped in and gave a description to police with help from another witness police track down the car and managed to pull a single usable fingerprint after hours carefully combing through the database investigators finally had a name for their night. Stalker. Richard Ramirez. Police released Ramirez name and photograph to the media. Hoping to increase the odds he'd be recognized and turned in it worked thousands of Angelenos were deputized in the hunt on the lookout for the gaunt face and distinctive teeth within days. Twenty five year. Old Ramirez was in police custody lifting the state of fear that had settled over the city. Though he terrorized millions for months, the legend of the night stalker was only just beginning in court Ramirez, drew a Pentagram on his palm, holding it up for all to see and screamed Hail Satan as he was escorted out of the courtroom and those were the headlines people most remembered in the coming years the confessed Satan worshiper who disrupted court with his anti Christ outbursts like son of Sam before him, the night stalker paralyzed an entire city and like David Berkowitz Richard, Ramirez reputation boiled down to the spookiest most memorable parts of him, and perhaps there's a reason for that crime reporter. James. Hoare. Compares Tales of serial killers to the campfire stories were told his children hearing them feels like a fairy tale for grown ups. He says, there's something in our psyche where we have this need to tell stories about being pursued by monsters. So when we learn horrific details of a serial killer's rampage, it brings a perverse thrill. Serial killers already offer society a fascinating subject for study and discussion we want to know what drives them their motives and methods, but criminals like Ramirez and Berkowitz capture the imagination on another level with worldly motivations and dinners. They invite speculation into what's going on behind their frightening is. So it's easy to point to their satanic connections however tenuous and dust off her hands. We've solved the case that explains things. Having, an explanation for a traumatic event even one that didn't affect you personally makes it easier to distance yourself from the moment a two thousand three study on how memory helps form identity suggests that distancing oneself from undesirable behavior helps put it firmly in the past social psychologists and Wilson and Michael Ross conducted. Focus on the autobiographical elements of memory but psychologists is. believes their theories can also be applied to processing collective trauma in other words, designating the crimes of Richard Ramirez, the accident about Satanist who was clearly motivated to serve the devil through murder makes the story easier to digest. It's the adult version of an evil stepmother or Godmother, and now that we've figured it out, we as a society can move on but although Richard Ramirez did express an obsessive admiration for Satan. It's unlikely that it was the driving factor in his crimes Ramirez is murderous rampage was more likely brought on by his traumatic childhood in particular his relationship with his older cousin Miguel. When Ramirez was twelve Miguel returned from active duty in the Vietnam War and took his young cousin under his wing. They smoked weed together as they grew closer Miguel shared a dark secret with Ramirez. He pulled up photographs of women in Vietnam. He raped tortured and killed. Then when Ramirez was thirteen, Miguel, shot his wife in the face killing her his young cousin witnessed the murder this early exposure to. Horrific violence at the hands of a role model might have indelibly linked violence with manhood according to forensic psychologist, Catherine Ramsland, who was familiar with the murder spree this troubling relationship with his cousin could have influenced the developing fantasies of a young Ramirez. It seems likely that his traumatic childhood influenced Ramirez murderous rampage. It's less likely. That is fleeting references to Satanism were the root cause of his bloody spree. His lifelong drug use also stands as a likely contributing factor. Indeed both childhood trauma and substance abuse have shown links to acts of violence later in life. The connection from devil worship to serial murder is less robust and yet his story had an indelible mark on our society despite the fact that his crimes had no concrete grounding in satanic ritual abuse, they undoubtedly contributed to the rising fear of Satanism in the US by the time, Ramirez went to trial in July of nineteen, eighty eight the satanic panic was just hitting its stride just a few months later, journalist and TV, host Geraldo Rivera aired a two hour pseudo documentary called devil worship exposing Satan's underground. Millions tuned in to watch the program eager to how Satanic Forces were taking over the American way of life. In prime time Rivera gleefully urged parents to usher children from the room, the gruesome crimes and Satanic deeds about to be discussed were not for innocent tears. The program featured a panel of so-called experts on Satanism and ritual abuse among them was musician. Ozzy. Osbourne who appeared in an effort to convince the audience that his music had no genuine satanic sentiments offering a markedly different perspective was a teenage satanist and death row inmate who insisted his crimes were solely motivated by a love for and worship of Satan Unlike Ramirez this killer publicly turned away from his satanic past he foisted the blame onto anyone who peddled a topsy turvy world view were good was evil and evil was. In a moment, how an innocent boy was corrupted by Satan and dungeons and dragons. This episode of cults is brought to you by simply safe. 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It's been a while since I've told you about best means but fun and Challenging Match Three Puzzle Game I love playing. It's a casual game that anybody can play I'm very proud because I've made it all the way up to level six, hundred, seventy even past. Vanessa. I'm GONNA catch you. We'll see about that while best fiends has a simple concept behind it involves a lot of strategies. Some of the levels are easy than others seem impossible but I, really like how they systematically add extra chances after many failed attempts at conquering a difficult puzzle. I often play when I need to decompress or while I wait in line at the grocery store, I usually sneak in a game during a recording break the bottom line is with over five thousand puzzles on best scenes I'm never bored download best fiends free today on the apple APP store or Google play that's friends without the our best fiends now back to the story In, the nineteen eighties, Satan's influence was spreading across the United States with alarming speed. If you were paying attention, you're likely afraid especially if you were a parent once the devil got its claws into someone, they were on an immovable path to evil and by the time apparent realized their child was in Satan's clutches. It was too late. Then there was no telling what could happen as a young boy sean sellers was somewhat interested in the occult and reportedly discovered the role playing game dungeons and dragons when he was twelve. According to an article from People magazine, the game fueled his darkening fantasies and it was around then that the once bright and gauging boy slid into the. ROLE OF MOODY Sullen Teen. But though he seemed to withdraw from his family, Sean wasn't completely alone. He made friends with a boy named Richard Howard who also enjoyed dungeons and dragons when Sean parents moved him away from Oklahoma in nineteen hundred three he drifted even further away the boy he'd once been and after his girlfriend from Church camp dumped him it was. The final nail in the coffin mad at God he craved power the power of the supernatural and so perhaps taking his cue from what he'd seen in the News Sean devoted himself to Satanism. He drank alcohol and studied demon -nology in his spare time on one occasion. He and a friend performed a satanic baptism for a third boy, the new satanist was made to. Strip by candlelight then the other boys used a sword to cut him so they could drink his blood what they didn't drink. They used to write a dedication to Satan. It was troubling behavior to be sure but resembled the other rebellious teenagers dabbling in satanism around the country at the time. If his parents were worried, they might have taken comfort believing it was. Just a phase but when Sean and his parents returned to Oklahoma City in Nineteen eighty-four, his fascination with satanism only intensified reunited with his old friend Richard Howard Sean introduced him to his new religion and gathered other like-minded teens around him. It was around this time that publicity around the mcmartin preschool ritual abuse accusations grew to a national level catapulting satanism into greater prominence. With his new group of Friends Sean started using an abandoned farmhouse as a makeshift place of worship Sean. Later recalled, we were always cutting each other and drinking the blood. I was like a vampire like all good vampires. Sean. Kept busy at night. But because he wasn't actually une dead, he took amphetamines to fuel his nocturnal lifestyle keeping himself awake while he studied satanism at night to even things out he self medicated with alcohol and marijuana looking back on reported that he started blacking out for periods of time and revealed that during these periods body was taken over by a demonic alter ego named as serait whether or not he was possessed by Ezzor it the night of September. Eighth. Nineteen eighty-five it would prove to be a turning point in life that evening Richard stole his grandfather's three, fifty seven magnum and gave it to Sean then the two teams drove to a convenience store looking to settle a score a clerk once refused to sell them beer and it was an insult the boys couldn't abide Roger Bower was working alone that night. So there was no one to help him when the two teenage Satanists walked into the store minutes after they entered Sean aimed the gun and squeezed the trigger. With first murder under his belt, Sean fled the scene leaving few clues to tie him to the crime. And for months, his life was remarkable though his relationship with his parents remained increasingly fractious. He had other things to distract him. He was in love while working at a teenage nightclub Sean met and fell in love with a fifteen year old girl named angel actually he only fell in love with angel after the Demon. ezzor developed a sexual desire for her sixteen year old Sean saw beyond her sex appeal and claimed to love Angel for who she was. They were like a biblical Romeo and Juliet the angel and the Satanist. But like all good star-crossed lovers they were kept apart. Shawn's parents didn't approve of the relationship and forbade sean to see angel he tried running away but quickly caught up to him and brought him back home. He tried to move in with his biological father but the plans fell through he was stuck by nineteen eighty-six Sean was fed up is felt like the only good thing in his life was satanism in February of that year he wrote that it made him a better person and allowed him to quote kill without remorse. On march fifth, he was getting ready to test that theory once more he arrived home from work that night changed into black underwear and a cape and performed a blood ritual. When he was done, he found his stepfather's gun crept to his parents room and took aim while they slept. He shot his mother and stepfather in the head. The next morning Sean feigned shock when he discovered the bodies but few were fooled by his act and the sixteen year old was promptly charged with a double murder to those closest to him. The revelation of Shawn's murderous nature came as little surprise but to the outside world, his transformation from once friendly and outgoing young kid to Satan worshipping parent Anaya later was terrifying warning of the dangers of the occult journalists latched onto Shawn's love of dungeons and dragons and wrote lengthy descriptions of his black wardrobe dark nail Polish and penchant for blood rituals. The story fed into every parent's worst nightmare. Servant of Satan or not Sean could see he was backed into a corner. He eventually confessed to the murder of Roger Bauer and was handed the death penalty for his crimes. As he languished on death row, he came to terms with his punishment converted to Christianity and spent his time preaching against Satanism from behind bars sean had a huge influence on the growing satanic panic of the late nineteen eighties. Famously, he appeared on Geraldo Rivera show speaking from his prison cell about the evils of Satanism he blamed his crimes on his fascination with satanism and deliverable interpretation of Anton as Satanic Bible. Like much of the sensationalist reporting surrounding this a panic. Sean offered a tantalizing glimpse into an alien world that shocked and horrified by sharing his tail. Sean provided valuable insight for worried parents and boosted ratings for Geraldo Rivera. Shaun story was different from that of David Berkowitz and Richard Ramirez. The son of Sam and night stalker were painted as crazed men with an unhealthy or passing association with the Devil while they. were influenced by colts, symbolism and jargon. They didn't have the same involvement in the movement that Sean dead to those who heard his story sean sellers was a teen with limitless potential. But who was ruined by the Devil's own hand his was a cautionary tale something parents to as terrifying reminder of just how close their own kits were to coming under Satan's spell. At the time of the murders they each committed, there's no way. These three killers could have guessed how much influence they would have on America at large the son of Sam and night stalker murders caused widespread panic on opposite coasts and Sean sellers exemplified the dangers of an impressionable young mind corrupted. But despite the genuine disquiet caused by these depraved crimes, they were the acts of singular killers loan disturbed man who wanted to inflict pain. Upon, the world but they weren't the only man whose crimes through outsized shadows, what about those deranged killers who assembled like minded followers to do their bloody bidding men who craved power and were certain that killing in the name of Satan was the only way to get it criminal groups who relish the feeling of blood on their hands these killer colts drew strength from murder because they believe they worked for a higher power who demanded sacrifice. They didn't fear any consequences because the devil but protect them for doing his bidding and so whatever Satan asked for they delivered. No matter what. Our. Thanks again for tuning into our satanic panic special, you can find the final three episodes exclusively on cults a new episode airs every Tuesday. Next week were diving into the murderous cult sues infamous slayings took devil worship to a whole new level. You can find more episodes of serial killers, cults, and all other spotify originals from podcast for free on spotify not only to spotify already have all your favorite music but now spotify is making it easy for you to enjoy all of your favorite originals from podcast like serial killers and cults for free from your phone in desktop or smart speaker. See You. Next time serial killers and cults were created by Max Cutler and our podcast studios originals, executive producers include Max and Ron other sound designed by Russell Nash With Production Assistance by Ron Shapiro Carly Madden and Charles Schwab. Kern. This episode was written by Joel. Callen the writing assistance by Abigail Cannon and stars, Greg Poulsen and Vanessa Richardson. 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Maple Hill Park

"To the graphic nature of this haunted place listener discretion is advised. This episode includes dramatization of harm to minors and infant mortality. We'd vise extreme caution for children under thirteen. A man trudges through the Kudzu in the dogwoods spectacles on his eyes and a bags lung over his back. He looks like a strange Father Christmas but no snow falls on this Alabama's cemetery simmering in the dead of summer. The man stocks through the graveyard in search of a way to dispose of his sax bloody contents. A freshly dug grave is too simple. He wants a place with significance, a place of meaning. Playground seems fitting. Return them to the soil, the bad children and the good. They'll have play fellows again, swings to use and things to climb on. He begins to dig hands calloused from practice. He ignores the baby cry that blts on the win. It, his dreams that inconsolable wail. It reminds him of all been terrible things he's done. So he speeds up his work shirt sticking to his skin as the whole world seems to sweat. Finally. All that's left is a little girl. She's the youngest he's never killed. He buries her head at the end of the slide and slips away into the darkness. But still. The baby's cry. Follows him. Welcome to haunted places Apar- cast original I'm Greg Poulsen. Every Thursday. I take to the scariest serious most haunted. Places on Earth. You can find all episodes of haunted places for free on spotify and Tuesday make sure to check out urban legends. These special episodes of haunted places are available exclusively on spotify this week join me on a supernatural journey to Maple Hill. Park in Huntsville Alabama, a recreation area that sits beside one Alabama's oldest and largest cemeteries and discover why to this day. It's haunted. We'll get on the swings in the dead children's playground after this. High, haunted places listeners did you enjoy last year's Daily Urban Legend series than we have good news urban legends has been running a weekly bonus series exclusively on spotify check the haunted places feed for a new urban legends episode every Tuesday. Hitch a ride on a haunted bus unravel the ribbon tied around a mysterious woman and be sure to follow haunted places on spotify to get all new urban legends episodes every week. Thumbed it in eighteen five by revolutionary war veteran John Hunt Huntsville is one of the oldest towns in the state of Alabama. The city owes its long history to the big spring, a large freshwater source that sits at the center of downtown Huntsville. Less than two miles from the source of Huntsville's. You'll find its primary handling of death but Maple Hill Cemetery. Maple Hill was a mere to Lakers when it was established in eighteen eighteen. But it stands at nearly one hundred acres. Today then contains the remains of over eighty thousand people. The deceased include five governors of Alabama, fifteen members of Congress and six confederate leaders including Leroy, Pope Walker the confederacies I secretary of war in fact, the land that Maple Hill was built on actually belong to Walker's family his mother's side before it was seated to Huntsville. Of the northeast side of the burial crowned is Maple Hill Park it has a picnic pavilion and a playground where dead children. Are said to fronting. Only. Take never pictured himself as a single father, but he had to admit he was doing a pretty great job. All things considered. Bryn. was four and there had been no major accidents since tate's husband passed away almost a year ago. Keep dealt with Britain's quirks admirably, and she was getting better at opening up to him. They spent their weekends at the beach or at the Marshall Space Flight Center Brin loved science just like Tate. Lately however, she was much more interested in nature than space. There were plenty of scenic views on the outskirts of Huntsville but tate was tired. He'd had a long week at work and didn't have the stamina for long drive. Luckily Maple Hill Park was close to their house. His husband Scott used to take bring there but now tate avoid the place he missed Scott too much and he didn't want to paper over the few memories Brin had of him with new trips desperate times however called for a change of plans. They'd spend a little time the park, and then head home. It wasn't until tate part that remembered the neighboring cemetery was visible from the lot. They'll Scott's ashes were scattered far away in the Gulf. Tate still worried about exposing Brinda, such a stark reminder of death. But if Britain's SABA gravestones, she didn't appear to care at all. She was more drawn to the playground and beg for the chance to use the slide. Tape glance back at the cemetery in relieve. Then let bring out of the car. His daughters small hand pulled to the playground. It used to be a quarry which was evident from the stone walls that kept the area cut off from the outside world. Though the Rusted Jungle Gym was far less fancy than the one her school Bryn didn't mind. She just ran off anxious to play. There was so much joy packed into. Britain's tiny body. She's zoomed around the playground for a few minutes figuring out what to play on I. People told Tate that these were the little moments he needed to hold onto. He did his best to try. He took a seat on a patch. There was no one else around which seemed strange parks were supposed to be filled with kids but he supposed it was nearly dinnertime. As he looked around, he caught another glimpse of the cemetery. He didn't need any reminders of death either so he pulled out his phone. Tape was buried in work emails when he heard a scream. He dropped his phone and swallowed the curse words on the tip of this talk. After scooping the phone, he bolted from the bench to find grin she was on the swing Senate flinging your legs into the air and laughing. Take tried to calm his thundering heart. She was just having fun. The swing set must have had a few screws loose however. Because the seat next to Bryn was wising and falling in the same rhythm. As he stared at the swing set. He swore it almost looked like there was some a next bran pushing the second swing back and forth. Back, and forth A. Tape his is. He needed to get more sleep. Tape walked swings and asked her brand needed a push. She told him that she and Natalie that covered already. Tate book to his left and right confused. No one else was there. Brin- never been the sort of kid to have imaginary friends. But perhaps this was a new aspect for her to morning. Tate reminded himself that this was normal and secretly relieved that at least she wasn't saying she could see Scott the therapist had warned him that sometimes happen. The swing next Brin continued to match her pace as it's one back to our tate, he grabbed the handles. The metal was so cold. It Stung. It would be unusual under the best of circumstances, but it was high summer in northern Alabama, the peak of humidity. Bryn, jumped out of her swing and threw herself against him. Hands balled into fists. She said he was hurting Natalie. Armed take trump the swings chains. A splash of leaves kicked up into the air of feet away from the swings. Rinse started to run over to it but tate helter pack. Whatever it was hiding the leaves didn't want daughter going near it brin fought against his grip. Tape told her to calm down but she started to scream take pulled his hand away. If Brennan was going to be this dramatic, he might as well. Let her have this one win but it didn't feel like a win as she took off running and crying. Tape. Ran A hand through his hair. Scott would have known what to do. He didn't have any clue how to handle something like this. Bryn threw herself into the pile of leaves screaming that tate had killed. Natalie. Tape froze. Pete handover hurt her role. But Brin set again. He reached for his daughter but she flinched away from his touch. Really didn't understand she never done anything like this in the past. Brin sat up and hugged the air in front of her. Head Bob still weeping against an invisible shoulder. It tore it tastes heart but he didn't know how we could fix it. Britain told him to leave because she didn't want a dad that killed people. Take bluewater frustrated breath in the calmest boise could manage. He told her that he didn't kill Natalie. He couldn't see Natalie, how could he heard her? Britain looked between him and the air in front of her. He saw her odd, but she still hadn't seen fit to say a word to him. She kissed the air gently than skip to the Quarry Wall at the back of the playground. was torn. He wanted to follow her but for some reason, the scientists needed to reassure himself of what should been empirical reality. Crouched the ground where Brennan Ben and Doug around in the leaves. There is something unnervingly solid in the emptiness. Couldn't see it. But when tate press fingers against the air he felt something like skin. He pulled his hand away and looked up regardless of whether something was there are not he hadn't killed anyone. Like she could hear his thoughts Brin, yell that she would prove that he killed Natalie. The empty. Sweden started to move through the air at a frantic pace. The endless creeks combined with prince high pitched voice maintains head hurt. Then he realized though we could hear his daughter. Couldn't see her. It didn't make sense. The playground was mostly enclosed and there was nowhere for her to hide. Unless she scampered off to the cemetery across the road. Panic seized him. He called his daughter begging her not to disappear. He promised that would ever happen to Natalie, it wasn't his fault. After a few moments of unbearable tension. Is Daughter emerged from behind a tree. Dirt smudged and teary eyed. Tate, took two steps toward her, but she put up on her hands to stop him. Take did stop. was. To settled not to. Bring held up a small fever bone in her other hand. It was part of Natalie she said. Take this. But he couldn't help it ask where the restive Natalie was. All around them Brin replied. Pieces of Natalie. We're all around. If you ask. Huntsville local where Maple Hill playground is, they'll look at you very strangely most know it as dead children's playground. Hopping the fence to spend the night on the swing set is a teenage rite of passage and rumors swirl about disembodied children's laughter and footsteps. Some say they see all apparitions of children who jumped from the swings and run off into nothingness. Though the playground itself was only built in nineteen eighty five local legend says that an unknown serial killer prowled Phil beginning the nineteen sixties. He is said to have dismembered his school age victims, bearing them pieces around the quarry that would later become the playground. It Maple Hill par. Up Next we return to the killer and his sack and the source of the ghostly cry that haunts him. Listeners I have a surprising new treat for you. You know you can find love and a bar or on an APP why not a podcast in blind dating the new spotify original from podcast we're expanding the places you can meet your match with a twist you'll never see coming. Every Wednesday youtuber and host Terry Michelle introduces one hopeful single to two strangers in a voice only call. Through a series of illuminating games in questions, the trio finds all the sweetness and awkwardness of a first date minus the distraction of appearances. But once are hopeful. Single chooses their match. The cameras are turned on and it's either butterflies or goodbye. Blind dating airs weekly with new episodes every Wednesday, you can find and follow blind dating free on spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. This episode of haunted places is brought to you by simply safe everybody wants to feel safe in their home. The best way to get that sense of security is with simply safe it was designed to be easy to use. So protecting your whole home twenty, four seven has never been simpler. You can order it online with the click of a button. The directions are very. Clear and easy to follow. Once I placed the sensors plugged in and connected it to my Wifi the was up and running I didn't have to wait around for an electrician or sign any two year contracts once I set everything up by check it out the motion camera is crystal clear at all hours of the simply safe out, which is also really amazing and user friendly. Simply, safe really did a great job with this there twenty, four, seven, professional monitoring and emergency dispatch starts at only fifty cents a day I definitely see why simply safe was named best overall home security of twenty twenty by US News and World Report head to simply safe dot com slash haunted and get a free hd camera that simplisafe dot com slash haunted to make sure they know that our show sent you. Now back to the story. It is said that Maple Hill cemetery has been accepting the dead since long before it was formally established in eighteen eighteen. In. Huntsville the land was simply known as the burying place until the town leadership gave it a name. Northern Alabama was still mostly frontier then and grounds keeping wasn't exactly a priority. The oldest legible grave in Maple Hill actually dates from September eighteen twenty. Game was Mary Francis. Atwood. She hadn't made it to her first birthday. Mary remembered very little about her short live. It was snatches of sense rather than meaning the warmth of her mother's skin the earthy smell of her father's hair and the faraway laughter of her siblings. She didn't remember her death either. Only. That she was there one moment and here the next. The absence of senses rather than the overwhelming wash them. Mary died before she could truly listen let alone speak. Birds, were just sounds a mystery of those far older and larger than her. She had no concept of mortality when she was ripped from the world. So her afterlife was very strange indeed. She felt her mother praying for her. It was push at her back urging a retold might boy, she couldn't understand. And because she did not understand how to go. Mary stayed in the burying place. After years and years she stopped feeling the poll of her mother's prayers. To pass the time Mary wandered she didn't have his hands to steady her but now she didn't need them. She carried herself on the breeze pushing her pudgy fingers. The great stone says she floated giggling all the while she was playing like this when he first appeared. A white haired man with strange square spectacles heavier than the ones who father at war. The men's hair was well kept his shirt starched white against the moon. He carried a bag on his back like her father's when he went hunting for game. But this man had a different prey. Mary built their sorrow I. There were children like her in that bag. Little ones lost in the darkness unable to get home. Mary wanted to tear the man's bag in too but she was too small and weak to free the children. So she did the only thing she knew how to do the only power. He ever had a chance to use her brief life. Her voice. Merry screen. She way old. She cried with the anguish of someone who had just discovered the quality of the world. And finally. He heard it. The men pumped his head confused he looked left and right then nearly fell over. He scrambled through the cemetery quickly scurrying between the craves Mary Fallen screaming talking demanding King let the children. Gone. The man broke into our run stumbling out of the cemetery. Mary. Reached for gas but she discovered she could go no further. She cried and stretched tiny arms out over the small cement divider. But it was no use a strange invisible wall stretched up before her she watched the man catches breath and head into the park with a sack tearing the children away from her. She. Cried for different reason now. She was alone again and the other children were too. She had lost. The man with the bag came back to the cemetery again and again a chorus of ghostly whimpers echoing from his bag as he passed. Each time he did very tried to get him to drop the bag and run. She refused to stop she reviews to tire. She had new France to save in his sack friends who might make her existence a little less lonely. Every time Mary smashed against the boundary. It hurt a little less. She grew a little stronger and her voice grew louder. The night was more and the moon was full when Mary burst broke through. The boundary. As she had done so many times she chased the man clawing at his back and trying to get him to stop hurting other children. He retreated to the edge of the cemetery but she kept pushing. And for the first time she realized she was out at the cemetery. She moved forward searching for the voices. She'd heard so many times before. She knew this was where the man with the sack took them. She stumbled over open grass to cove enclosed by a towering wall of rock. They're strange structures in the clearing. Of winding pipe like a snake occurred sheet of metal glinting in the moonlight. She didn't understand where she was, but the cries came from here that she knew. Mary cried out into the. But at herself. All quiet. She combat again, promising not to hurt the children. And one by one. The children came. Mary hadn't seen many children in her life or her afterlife. But. She knew something was wrong with these ones. She remembered having two arms and two legs when she was alive. She remembered her pudgy neck and ticklish stomach. Many of these children were missing what Mary had. Some had no arms legs. Others were only disembodied heads. Was this how they fit in the sack. Had the man broken them apart like branches before burying them in the playground? Mary was unsettled but eager. She floated to the swing set. Hope in her little highs. She'd never grown big enough to play there. Perhaps, they could teach her. The other children came in close glassy eyes examining her with still dark pupils. Mary. Felt chill gone through her. She suddenly realized how long she was. She. Didn't know if she could escape back through the barrier at all. But. Then wanted them took her hand and let her over to the bucket swings. He helped her on. Mary held tight to the glittering chains that extended down from the frame. And began to. Mary giggled and shrieked at the momentum. It felt even more magical than floating. The legless boy smile as a girl's severed head laughed beside him. They played every night after that and soon the other children doing. The playground bugged with activity and happiness. Then Mary forgot all about the man but the classes. Until. He came back. Mary was on the playground, the France when she heard footsteps moving to the leaves. She froze confused. And realized the only other children were suddenly gone. The man appeared again. With a shovel lunches sack of horrors. He brushed the leaves away near the stonewall and began to dig. Mary called the other children telling them not to be afraid, but they wouldn't reveal themselves. She could feel the whole playground tremble with fear. So she crept up beside the map opens her mouth. And screen. Stumbled and fell into the. Mary pointed. To. Show them. He was just a mad. He could be scared. He could be harmed. Elijah came out I the boy who had taught her how to swing. He walked to the man has he staggered to his feet and whispered in his ear. The man's eyes went wide behind his square glasses another child joined them. Then another the man wheeled around trying to understand the sounds that seem to becoming from nowhere and everywhere. The children's screamed and fear and raised letting their pain wash over the tormentor. They screamed they couldn't anymore. The man, we burden fear and Mary suddenly realized how small. How silly? He. Exploited her friends because they were alone invulnerable long but. They were together. They return it he was. So she laughed. Ben Alawi. Then Sita and Martin and Joey. Natalie to. They giggled pointed. The man thought he controlled them. He was mistaken. The Matt's dump crawling his hands and knees the children's surrounded him still wracked by fits of laughter the man covered xeres curling up like a child. Still the children laughed and laughed. giggled until. His. Body spasm. And Wet. Still. Then they went back to pushing. Mary. On the Spain. Mary. Francis at would died on September seventeenth eighteen twenty and whether by luck or devoted care, her gravestone still survives to this very day. Mary's brief time on earth is remembered. The rumored child victims of the mysterious serial killer were not so lucky. For their remains have never been found. Coming up a Maple Hill visitors graveyard picnic is rudely interrupted. This episode is brought to you by Casper. You're most life changing sleep is about what's underneath? This is a casper mattress. Inside precisely one, thousand, five, hundred and one perforations create a cooling system. So effective, you won't be awake to notice. Only, Casper mattresses are made with eighty six supportive Gel pods to align your spine, eliminate aches and pains. It's the. Cooling Supportive Comfort you need for the most refreshed feeling every morning only on a casper mattress only at Casper Dot Com. Now back to the story. Maple Hill Park is best known for its so called dead children's playground a seemingly run-of-the-mill swing set whose proximity to Huntsville Alabama oldest cemetery has made it a hot spot for a school age supernatural activity. But Maple Hill Cemetery provides far more adult terrors. Mysterious Women in black have been seen by the graves and dark angel appears above the mausoleum, a magnate who killed himself. But the cemeteries most impressive ghost offers even more pomp and circumstance. It or rather they move and built chase you to Mabel Hill Park until you're very last breath. Land was reading ghost stories in the graveyard can she'd started the tradition after learning that Mary Shelley used to picnic at the grave of her mother but now she valued the practice beyond its initial gothic appeal. There is a soothing presence to the burial ground. The part couldn't replicate. She couldn't lay on a picnic blanket in one of the oldest parts of the cemetery and lift her paperback, Hind the air to block out the sun. It was perfect. Blend like the dead they were quiet. She didn't have to acknowledge them like characters in her books. She could make up whatever story she wanted about them. In truth they were more than a few people buried there that she wished had never lived. But at least these bigots were six feet under and had been for hundreds of years. They be shocked to see a Southeast Asian American girl lounging on the grass beside their ornate graves once bedecked with confederate regalia. But they were were food now. It was lance time to have her place in the sun and she'd enjoy it. Land pulled up a playlist under phone and let the music fill silence around her. She kept her eyes on her book losing herself in the story. Soon, the sound of hooves came through the speakers. It didn't fit at all with the setting of lands book. So she put her thumb in between the pages and turned her head to look at her phone. She knew Taylor swift was experimenting with their sound but the hood sounded a little too country for her current style. So where were the hoof beats coming from? Occasionally people did take courses out in the park and land waited for the pounding of hooves to be accompanied by a winnie or Nay. But there was nothing but those hoods clopping against some plot of ground that she couldn't see. landside Turner Musica Ben be rated herself or not burn ear pods to the park. She settled back down to read, but she couldn't find her book. It had literally been in her hands only a second ago. Now it was gone. Land, searched the grass, but there was nobody else around here. Maybe someone had robbed her and run off to the parking lot. But she couldn't understand why they'd taken her two dollar used book and not her phone using her hand as a shield from the sun land squinted into the distance. There was a small rectangular shape and a gravestone a few rows over she was too far away to tell it was her book, but she grabbed her own and went to investigate. As she reached the main path the hoops got louder and the ground started to shake. Land paused. She slowly turned around. And that's when she saw them. Four dark horses were hooked together by a set of reins and trailing behind them was the sleek black carriage. There was no writer to lead them, but the animals didn't seem to care their coats were glistening black and they had no is. As the carriage approached. Took in the ornate carvings on the exterior. The of the carriage remained a mystery but the curbed edges of the Polish dark wood reminded land of coffin. Outside of the carriage was a velvet seat that a driver should have occupied. But no one was holding the reins. They just hovered in mid air cracking to urge the horses on land was so stunned by the strange image that she only just now realized the horses did not intend to stop. In fact, as she turned in the opposite direction, she had the distinct feeling that the vehicle was trying to run her down. Land ran across the green the horses were gaining on her moving so fast that she could almost feel their breath against her back. If they caught up with her, there would be no way for her to escape the hoods they would press down against her bones and cracker ribcage open she started off to a row of graves on her left where surely the carriage couldn't navigate around the tombstones. There wasn't enough space. Land rested against a large slate stone sucking in gulps of air. She wasn't used to this much physical activity and she needed a break. The horses apparently did not. In fact they ran full speed through the snowman's. They disappeared just before slamming into them only to reappear a little further head. It was unlike anything land had seen. Whatever these things were they weren't alive anymore. Were they ever alive? Blend new she should stop geeking out about ghost horse, metaphysics and get moving. But. She couldn't help. But wonder if they could pass through objects would they just pass through her? Did. Sleepy hollow rules apply Land didn't know but if her horror novel addiction had taught or anything, it was not the ghost carriage wouldn't be able to follow her out of the cemetery. Bland sprinted back onto the path out of the cemetery and into the park. There was no wrought iron gate or other historical indicator of the spiritual boundary. Only a foot of cement indicated any division between the Necropolis and Park. Land looked back and was stunned to see the carriage sailed through the barrier still headed for her she stifled cry and washed forward running on instinct until she stumbled and fell right by the swings of dead children's. Her Ankle throbbed in pain and she knew she wasn't going anywhere quickly. Land, struggled to get up but the carriage was already on her she screwed her I. Shot Bracing for impact. But then. The carriage stopped. Lamb felt the horses breath and spittle against your face. They flap their lips and need so loud that it sounded like a train whistle being pulled next to her ear. Somebody cleared their throat. Land Open One I. A Slim Pale man stood in front of her Auburn Curls held tightly in place on top of his head mutton chops ran from his hairline to his chin. He looked down at her but didn't speak a word. He swept his hand outward in a grand gesture pointing to the interior of the carriage. There on the glittering back seat set her dime store novel. Land shook her head vigorously. She really didn't need her book back. The Matt advanced on her land braced for the worst but then. She heard a child's giggle. The man's head snapped to the side and fear. Suddenly it seemed like he was the scared one and is confusion gave land the chance she needed. She limped through his translucent frame feeling a chill breakthrough the hot Alabama air. She didn't look back as she barreled to her car dove into the front seat and duck down to watch from behind the dashboard. As the ghostly child's laughter faded away the Pale man climbed into the carriage and shook his head. Like he was disappointed he sat down and just as he cracked open the warned spine of Lance book to take a look inside. The ground opened up and swallowed the horses and carriage whole. Land took it deep breath bracing for the inevitable emotional aftermath of this great side trauma. But then that breath became a laugh and then another soon, the young horror fan realized she was smiling from ear to ear. That was. Awesome. A. Maple Hill Cemeteries most dramatic story is tied to one of its oldest and most prestigious plots that of Alabama Second Governor Thomas bibb Bib served as Alabama's executive in eighteen twenty the same year that in terms in the cemetery began to pick up. Bits only served for one year, but he ultimately succeeded in his goal of establishing State Bank for Alabama. He was buried in Maple Hill cemetery in eighteen, thirty nine but he doesn't appear loss his interest in the markers of status. It said but if you stand his grave at dusk on a warm night, you'll see his carriage led by four black horses. bibs sits inside watching. You know said funders forward into nothingness. Maple Hill cemetery has its fair share of goats, but the dead children's playground is generally described as the most active part of the Maple Hill area. It's an image that's both strange answering all those bacterial children play. It's sad to think of so much youth taken too soon. But at least they have a place to gather that's solely belongs to them. So keep that in mind if you use the playground because you may be outnumbered and who knows if the spirit beside you. Ever learn. How to share. Thanks again, for tuning into haunted places will be back on Thursday, but the new episode and don't forget to come back on Tuesday poor, our urban legend series available only on spotify you can find more episodes of haunted places and all of the podcast originals for free on spotify. Not only to spotify already all your favorite music. But now spotify's making it easy for you to enjoy all of your favorite podcast originals like haunted places for free from your phone desktop or smart speaker. Just, stream haunted places on spotify just the APP tap browse and type haunted places in the search bar. I'll see next time. 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Camorra Pt. 2

Secret Societies

36:04 min | 10 months ago

Camorra Pt. 2

"A warning to our listeners this episode contains descriptions of violence. Discretion is advised especially for listeners under thirteen something to note all of the groups covered on this show operate in secret the details included in this episode are based on extensive research, but ultimately can never be one hundred percent verified except by society members themselves. It was bright morning in October eighteen sixty and many in Naples Italy were desperate for a job a long line of neopolitan snake down the cobblestones in front of the government offices. Suddenly a man with scars on his face push to the head of the line though the unhappy crowd had been there for hours. No one said a word the man's clothes jewelry and facial scars told them. He was a member of the camera. In other words he could go wherever he wanted as the man pushed open the door to the office of bureaucrats annoyed voice rang out. Please wait your turn. The bureaucrat stopped himself mid sentence. Then he waved away the unemployed. Neopolitan. Woman at his desk once he and the Com-? ARISTA. Were alone the official politely asked how can I help you sir the com- arista grinned, he said he had some friends who needed work and he was wondering if the employment ministers could accommodate them the bureaucrat nodded obligingly he told the scarred man that. His friends could start training with the customs official tomorrow but the commerce does shook his head explained that his friends didn't need training as long as their wages came every week. Then they didn't even need to burden the customs official with their presence. The official hesitated this man wanted his friends on the payroll for jobs they would never work, but he was Kamara helpless bureaucrat muttered. Very well, Del received their first wages within the week. Hi I'm Vanessa Richardson, Greg Poulsen, and this is secret societies apar- cast original. Every Thursday we examined history's most exclusive organizations from around the world and try to shine a light on these mysterious groups from the alumina body to the order of the nine angles will explore how much impact each secret society actually had on the world around them. This is our second episode on the Comoro, a criminal organization which originated in the prisons. Of Naples Italy last week, we explored the strange beginnings and brutal initiation rituals of the group we learned about their improbable journey as they transformed from underground prisoners into respected members of Naples police force. This week will cover how the `Camorra drastically overextended themselves when they meddled with Italy's newly unified government. Then we'll learn about their last days in power and went ultimately became of their members. We have all that and more coming up. In, the summer of eighteen sixty pro Italian demonstrations filled the streets of Naples though the Bourbon regime has governed the city for centuries they grew afraid as they watched their Power Ping in real time the impending arrival of General Giuseppe Garibaldi and his revolutionary forces only served to turn up the heat. Garibaldi was coming for Naples next and the regime worried that their days were numbered. Things divulge further when the city's entire police force was scared off the streets by the mobs. Instead of acting decisively, the Bourbon regime charged one of their ministers with handling this issue that minister was Liborio Romano, a statesman and former Italian patriot to resolve the fallout from what had happened with the police Bramante made an odd decision. He put the Kamara in charge of policing the city. Brahmana claimed he gave the Secret Society Job so that they had the opportunity to redeem themselves whether this was true or not the public accepted. His explanation change was everywhere in Naples at the time and the sentiment was that the Kamara should have the chance to remake themselves. But Romano's reasoning could have been ally one possible theory for his flexibility with the Comoro involves a secret society connection of his own according to Historian and author John Dickie Romano was a freemason. Freemasonry is an order focused on both secret ceremonial rituals and community focused acts of charity. If Romano was a freemason than the Secret Society of the camera might have reminded him of his own group. Ramana would've known about the society's rituals and codes, and while the Comores traditions were quite different from those of the freemasons perhaps Ramada thought he could mold the group into a more civic minded society whatever his intentions Ramana was unsuccessful in changing the `Camorra for the better the minute he made them police officers endowing them with the power of the state. The COMRIE ST began breaking the very laws they've been hired to uphold. I they used their status to broaden their extortion rings. It was already difficult for Neapolitans to being down by the comrie St in the past. But now that the extortionists were police, uniforms, refusing their demands was impossible despite the increased funds the Comoro wanted more. So they used their new powers to turn Naples location on the Mediterranean into gold. Usually when crates of clothes and spices arrived on the waterfront customs, officials would go through it and Levy a tax on imports. But when the Comoro were the ones receiving the import officials weren't allowed to collect taxes. The camera even prevented them from inspecting the cargo itself. Their new powers made for a very profitable summer for the `Camorra and very ruinous summer for the government's customs revenue. But a bigger change was at hand when General Garibaldi arrived in. Naples on September seventh eighteen, sixty terrified bourbon royal family fled their palace. This allowed Garibaldi to take temporary control over Naples without resorting to violence citizens paraded through the streets in celebration and the `Camorra held their breath wondering what Garibaldi is rule would mean for them. They needn't have worried while Garibaldi built in new government for the people of Naples. He allowed the Camara to remain as police officers. This was in part due to Liborio Romano at first he was kept on as part of Garibaldi cabinet and despite the Comoros many crimes Romanos still apparently viewed the society as reformed so it only seemed natural to keep them on as. Of the law meanwhile the Comoro continued masquerading as law enforcing police officers while gleefully extending their corruption behind the scenes and as Garibaldi government began restructuring neopolitan politics the Comoro discovered even more opportunities to enrich themselves in the wake of Garibaldi takeover a coalition of politicians governed the Kingdom of Italy. They believed that the right to vote should only go to men who owned property and so participation in politics became a privilege of the elite since the Cameras D. sought to align themselves with people in power, the society's bosses realized that they should influence as many politicians and elite voters as they could. Politicians quickly realised that the Comoro had the power to sway elections their way as a result, they started promising protections for the Secret Society in exchange for votes. It was a vow. The society was happy to uphold sometimes come wristy even doled out beatings to voters who didn't support their chosen candidates. This would be disruptive enough in any voting system, but the `Camorra didn't stop there when the society favored a member of parliament to they felt could be manipulated. They watched his every political move. If he did something, they found threatening such as making a speech that hinted he might crackdown on their power. They followed him home there they whistled eerily outside his windows. This was their warning and it was all they had to do to remind their favourite politician to stay in line while tactics like these made the Comoro of force. In Italian parliament, it also earned them an enormous amount of unwanted attention that increased scrutiny would ultimately hinder their schemes. Up. Next one man makes it his duty to stop out the camera forever. Listeners I have a surprising nutrient for you. You know you can find love and a bar or on an APP. 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Under General Garibaldi the sensing an opening the Comoro, use the historic moment to their advantage, intimidating politicians and manipulating votes in their favor but in doing so they unwittingly garnered more scrutiny than ever before Silvio Pavane Nto was the chief of police for the new government. Witnessing the Comores blatant abuse of their position he fought back up against the secret society like Romanos Pavane two was an Italian patriot who was once imprisoned by the Bourbons for his ideals he to encountered the camera in the prison dungeons. But unlike Romanos prevented did not harbour any sympathy for commerce. After his release. On the contrary, he absolutely hated them S- Pavane to had a strong moral compass and his ideals were inflexible when it came to the unscrupulous mob that openly manipulated politicians for personal gain. Furthermore, Spanta was obsessed with figuring out where the Kamara came from. He refused to believe they had cropped up organically neopolitan prisons. So he sent his agents on a wild goose chase to locate the. Society's true origins in this spur vein toe was misguided. The Comoro was a homegrown Italian secret society and all of his theories them back to Spain turned out to be false. Regardless veto was determined to rid Italy of this secret society that was in his is damaging the fatherland and come the fall of eighteen sixty. He made it his mission to destroy the Kamara once and for hall. On November sixteenth eighteen sixty Salvatori Day crescenzo. One of the Comores primary pauses was having an excellent day. The close he wanted from France had arrived in crates on the waterfront in their police uniforms his commerce st pressured the customs inspectors to let the boxes go without so much as glance inside day Crescenzo was trying on one of his new French linen shirts. When he suddenly heard a commotion downstairs, it sounded like a brawl in the courtyard day Chris Shane's looked outside his window. He immediately withdrew when he saw that men in uniform were arresting his `Camorra subordinates the mob boss could hear his men protesting that they were the police around these parts in uniform, no less but it. Did no good. All Day Chris does men were rounded up and arrested for a moment day Chris Shane. So thought he had escaped capture then someone slam their fists on his apartment door a muffled voice told him that he was under Arrest Day Christians O- didn't respond. He was too busy priming his rifle suddenly door was kicked down and National Guard swarmed into his apartment before day Crescenzo could raise his rifle. They surrounded him and repeated that he was under arrest along with all the other crime bosses of the `Camorra as the officers began leading Christine's out. He stopped them short asking to whom do I owe the honor of this needless arrest the answer was quick Silvio spoo- vein. By the end of the night, it was clear that. Had organized a coordinated mass arrest of many Komo members. What's more? They had seized scores of cop uniforms and weapons over the next few days day Crescenzo stewed in his cell he vowed to get back. It's Pavane. Tau. But first, he needed to get out of jail to that end he sent word to his men on the outside. A few days later on a foggy. November evening a group of Commerce St descended on the station where day Crescenzo and there are other bosses were kept shouting and making threats they tried to break down the doors of the station to no avail as the commotion Rose Citizens Stepped Out of their homes to investigate all of the scrutiny made the Comrie St, feel exposed Silvio's Bovina was still victorious for now. So the imprisoned camera boxes decided to try a different approach a few months after their failed jailbreak on April twenty-sixth eighteen, sixty one, a mob pushed their way into the ministry building, which housed Sylvia's Pavane Tas office. The angry crowd was largely made up of Comoran members disguised as a regular citizens they blew past the guards with shouts of death to Spain time. Then they confronted the ministers secretaries demanding to see. Him Butts Pavane to had already escaped by a secret passage the mob of Commerce St refused to leave empty handed. Instead, they went to savannahs house and broke in as citizens watched from the street below a man appeared on spectators balcony with a long bloody knife in his hand he shouted that he had just killed the minister with it. This wasn't true. Spur veto was long gone. The demonstration was nothing. More than a florid piece of political theater. The next day in an effort to show that he wasn't afraid Spanta went to a public lunch at a well-known Neopolitan cafe. Then he attended a production of Norma an opera by Vincenzo Bellini spill vein to sat in a visible place and left by the large main theater staircase and no one laid a finger on him. It was his brand of a theatrical response. But the ministers victory in the war of public opinion wouldn't last a few months. Later, a murder occurred in broad daylight on a Naples street it was a revenge killing of a man named to Ferdinando Malay a more police officer. He'd been stabbed in the head and left to die another Comrie st named Salvatore Day Mata was apprehended day Mata confessed that he killed melee that same afternoon the confession itself wasn't shocking. What they might have had to say next however stunned the NEOPOLITAN public. The murder mentioned that one of his associates was Silvio S- pavane. D'Amato claimed Pavane had given him a position in the local post office but that he never showed up for the job and yet he was paid a regular wage. What's more day? Mata had received this favor because he and his brother were Savannah's personal bodyguards. This confession provided a clear and stark example of corruption from the supposedly Incorruptible Police Commissioner Spanta asa result SPA veto was forced to resign in disgrace and just like that the cameras main foe had eliminated himself. Unfortunately for the society, their days were numbered more enemies would arise from within the NEOPOLITAN. Hunting, the Comoro with ferocity never seen before in the early eighteen sixties. One of the methods the new government employed was called enforced residents. This was putatively practice that banished criminal offenders to offshore penal colonies without a trial. These prisoners were often members of the camera in the eyes of the authorities enforced residents would help too slowly rid Nabil's from the Kamara however, the policy turned out to have the opposite effect. The Comoro was born in the dungeon prisons of Naples, restricting them to a penal community simply played off of their original strength allowing them to thrive. On their offshore islands, the Komo invited even more members, and as those prisoners were released back into society, the ranks of Naples come st grew. Up next a murder trial that garnered worldwide attention. This episode is brought to you by go daddy. As we reopen don't you want your pocket of America to feel like its own where small businesses are finding new ways online and in person to be there for you? A small town feeling where your friends instead of that chain recommend their guy. So, when you WANNA. Bring your idea to everyone. 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In the eighteen sixties, the Comoro were still a formidable force in Italian politics so far authorities in Naples had been unable to stop the powerful society, but they wouldn't give up trying one of these methods they used was called enforced residents beginning in eighteen, sixty, three comrie St prisoners were shipped off to islands and other remote parts of Italy where they could do no harm. Unfortunately, this only played to their strengths allowing the Kamara to induct more members in prison before these same men were released back into Italian society. Meanwhile, a public backlash against the camera was brewing by the time of the eighteen, seventy, six elections. The overall sentiment in Italy was that economic equality and organized crime. We're getting worse as a result, Italy was taken over by more left leaning politicians. These new government officials understood that they were expected to reign in the camera, and soon they came up with a plan in September of the following year telling authorities orchestrated a coordinated arrest in what Naples major marketplaces they rounded up fifty seven communisty in dramatic fashion. But the society survived and their crimes in Naples continued according to one politician at the time not a single public works project could happen in the city without the Comoros consent. That's how rooted in civic life they were a change finally came at the turn of the century when the Comoro were involved in a bloody and sensational murder. On June sixth nineteen, O six, Maria Kootenai. Former sex worker was found stabbed to death in the Naples apartment she shared with her husband Jay Neuro Q. Colo- it was a brutal murder couldn't Ailey had a total of thirteen knife wounds all over her body at first police suspected her husband was the perpetrator. But later that morning, they found his body ten miles away. He too had been stabbed to death and his head had been smashed. The Club Cupola was already known by the police. He essentially ran his own burglary operation and while he wasn't currently. A Camaraderie Sta q glow was a known associate of the Secret Society as a result the police believed the camera had to be involved. Authorities tried for months to pin it on the society's boss at the time. Enrico. Alfano. Better. Known as big emory but the police couldn't find anyone who would name big entry as an accomplice. The case went unsolved for nearly a year. Then in early nineteen, O seven, the Carabinieri, the military police finally got a break when j Naro about a Maggio came forward with a confession. Ave maggio was a communist but over the years, he had become disenchanted with the groups criminal practices and he wanted out what had pushed him to finally break his oath of silence was his involvement in Kyalo double homicide Albertine Maggio said, he'd been working as a sort of `Camorra, errand boy in the run-up to the murders. He was there when the commerce divided the loot taken from cucolo making him complicit at which point obtain Maggio made the decision to become an. Informant. With hopes of earning a lighter sentence opportune maggio pointed to big entry as behind the Kyalo murders and within weeks the Comoro boss fled Naples reportedly, he jumped ship to New York City by posing as a worker in the engine room meanwhile, Obata Maggio became a minor celebrity. No Commerce to had publicly broken their oath before such a betrayal typically meant death but obtain Maggio. Was In jail when he made his confession and there he remained protected by the police from. His former comrades despite the confession years passed before a trial for the double homicide got underway. There were a few reasons for this but Italy's disorganized law enforcement was at the top of the list at the time Naples and the region around it had two different peacekeeping agencies. There was the conventional neopolitan police department and there were the Carabinieri Italy's military police. The CARBONARI were supposed to keep peace and order in the countryside around Naples while the Neapolitan police tended to cities. And towns, but in reality things weren't always. So neatly divided and given that this murder case had victims in two locations one of which wasn't a Naples proper both the police and the Carbonari were involved things got messy as both agencies pursued different investigations without sharing evidence the police foiled repeatedly by the CARBONARI had to restart their investigation more than once for months. It seemed as though no, one would build a convincing case and then the Italian authorities managed one significant victory. Of few months after fleeing Italy and Rico Alfono or big. Had settled into his new home in New York City. He was safe now in a little apartment that one. Oh, eight Mulberry Street. On the night of April Seventeenth Nineteen, thousand, seven big Henry was resting at home. He didn't Miss Naples at all and it wasn't just because there were handcuffs waiting for him. If he ever returned, he could see promise in the young. Italians he was meeting in America the Comoro market dying out at. Naples. But big really believed that the group could take root in New York City he was startled a few hours later by a banging on his door through the window he heard two officers from the NYPD say they were there. To arrest any Italians who were rumored to have concealed weapons. Big Enery instinctively knew that this wasn't the typical shakedown up New York's Italian immigrants no the police were there for him. Their reason for breaking in was only an excuse desperate to elude capture he burst out of bed and ran downstairs. But before he could escape the door to his apartment splintered inwards, the authorities rushed big entry making a quick arrest. American authorities immediately notified the Italian government and thus after only a few months in the new world, big entry was unceremoniously extradited. Two years later. Petro, Zeno his arresting officer was assassinated in Palermo Petra. Zeno had been there to investigated different criminal society known as the black hand on behalf of a secret branch of the New York City police at the time of Petra. Xenos death, there was rampant speculation about his murderer's identity but no one was ever arrested or charged regardless. It was believed that big end re might have had something to do with Petra Xenos murder. This was never proven, but it was yet another twist in a years long run up to the CUCOLO double homicide trial. Two years later in March nineteen eleven, the trial began, it quickly became a subject of international interest. There were even articles chronicling its developments in the New York Times of the many salacious details. The public was mainly fascinated by the trial's jury. This was because it was difficult for the Italian court to find jurors willing to show up given how scared everyday citizens were of the camera. They were right to be afraid by that point thirty, four Commerce St. had been arrested in connection with a cupola murder at the trial. Every single one of them was placed inside a large iron cage that had been specifically welded to hold them across from that group of season, Comrie Sti such a narrow obtain macho the informant he was in a smaller iron cage of his own purportedly for his own protection from there he held forth about his former secret society album Maggio decried the Comores, criminal actions railing against their penchant. For murdering and maiming people often for petty amounts of money. He made it clear to the jury that he was ready to put his criminal past behind him. That's why he was testifying. He was recently married and love had changed him. It gave him something else to live for after making the case for himself as a sympathetic and motivated witness up potato gio then went onto describe his knowledge of the CUCOLO murders. This was the information, the whole world. had been waiting for according to obey Maggio. Big, Henry was the driving force behind the slayings because of a complicated rivalry between other Comoro thieves and Cucolo in collaboration with several other high ranking, communisty, big Henry had planned and was responsible for the murders for big entry. There had been only one thing to do he ordered that Cucolo and his wife be killed as Ometepe. Maggio. Related these sordid details to the jury big Henry glared at him from his cage. After, his confession, the defense tried to Corner Ave maggio during cross examination unfortunately for them he always responded quickly never mixing up his facts. In fact, obtain module was such a fond of information that the defendant started calling him the gramophone as a pejorative nickname when obey Maggio finished big Henry took the stand he spoke to the members of the jury calmly telling. Them that he was merely a horse trader who was the victim of Carbonari conspiracy despite these claims, big entries testimony didn't sway the jury one way or another on July Eighth Nineteen, twelve big injury and nine of his fellow defendants were found guilty of involvement in the cucolo murders in addition, all twenty three remaining defendants were declared guilty of lesser crimes done on behalf. Of Their Comoro Bosses J. Neuro Obata Gio, the turncoat was hailed as a hero by the international press. His former compatriots meanwhile were vilified big Henry was imprisoned along with the other defendants and with that, the society began to break down the Comoro was born in prison and died in a courtroom Albertine Maggio for his part continued to seek adventure after the trial. Around Nineteen Sixteen, he enlisted in Italy's armed forces as a private then fought in World War One he earned promotion for bravery in nineteen seventeen, an event which was reported internationally due to his already modest fame appetite. Maggio was even quoted as saying that he volunteered for the army in order to redeem himself but his most dramatic statement of all was still to come. A decade later in May nineteen twenty seven after his marriage had fallen apart and he had embraced fascism octane Maggio made a shocking statement through a lawyer. He claimed his confession in the Cucolo trial was ally a ruse concocted with the Carbonari to bring down the `Camorra and ever since Obata Gio had been filled with guilt, it isn't known whether this second confession was true. But if so it meant that big re had in fact been telling the truth during the trial he had been framed by the Carbon Yari the uncertainty surrounding would actually happened forced the release of all the Comrie st who were imprisoned after the trial including big entry they had been imprisoned for fifteen years. We can speculate endlessly about Alberto Maggio's motivation in making this confession despite the possible danger to himself. But we'll have to take him at his word. He simply felt guilty in any case, the former mobster faded away from history shortly after his recantation and yet his initial confession continued to bear fruit even after their leaders released from prison, the camera never regained its former prominence. However, some of the groups criminal practices lived on in other organizations after. The trial many more members went to the United States where they battled with other Italian criminal organizations on American soil. At some point, the surviving camera and their practices were absorbed by the American mafia which embraced the tactic of protection rackets in other words while the Comoro has largely faded away in Naples organized crime around the world still features a ruthlessness that the group inspired and given how the society was born. No, one can promise it won't reemerge. Thanks again, for tuning into secret societies, we'll be back on Thursday with a new episode, you can find all episodes of secret societies and all other podcast originals for free on spotify not only to spotify already have all of your favorite music but now spotify is making it easy for you to enjoy all of your favorite podcast originals like secret societies for free from your phone desktop or smart speaker to stream secret societies. On spotify, just open the APP and type secret societies in the search bar. We'll see you next time. Secret societies was created by Max Cutler and is a podcast studios original. 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