Tag Archives: paranormal

SFR 512: Down Memory Lane

–Bobby’s found a surprise and Jason has to “keep going!” so he can prepare it for the great unveiling. It’s a real blast from our ghost hunting past! Strap yourself in, because this could go on for a while. –NBA … Continue reading

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SFR 469: Unwanted Advances

–Jason is back in-studio for the second week in a row. It’s always a better show when the boys are together. However, Jason can’t find his microphone’s pop filter, but Bobby found where the cat drug it just before we … Continue reading

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SFR 421: One For the Road

–It’s a summer Saturday evening, and what’s on our mind? Fidget spinners, apparently. Jason doesn’t understand the hype, but Bobby just happens to have about five of them in his pocket to show off. –We went to the bookstore before … Continue reading

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SFR 329: Sad Madison Productions

–We watched the Diane Sawyer interview of Bruce Jenner, and it got us talking about a variety of issues involving transgender people. –Dr. Oz is responding to his critics by saying they are trying to silence him, and that his … Continue reading

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SFR 328: An Afternoon of Public Shaming

–We open the show by talking about the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, and how it led us to interests in fringe subcultures, and conspiracy theories. –A two-year old child starved to death because his ultra-religious parents believed … Continue reading

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SFR 325: Something Else

–Baby update: still no baby. —Pastor Dollar asks his flock, and other supporters, to fund his dream of buying a top of the line $60 million jet. –Mexican wrestler Perro Aguayo Jr. dies after in-ring accident involving Rey Mysterio Jr. … Continue reading

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SFR 324: Haunted By Stupidity

–Bobby baby update:  there is no baby yet. –With Friday the 13th being this past weekend, we talk about how we celebrated by reminiscing about the Friday the 13th game for Nintendo, as well as watching our favorite Friday the … Continue reading

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SFR 319: Paranormal Pajamarama

–The mayor of our hometown, D. Michael Collins, passes away after suffering cardiac arrest last Sunday.  We use this news to plead with folks to learn CPR. –Recounting an incident at the bookstore Saturday night, where we came across some … Continue reading

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SFR 317: Chewing the Rag

–We kick off the show talking about the issues of the week by sipping on tea brewed with moth poop sent in by SFR listener Brian Atherton.  Strange frequencies indeed! –Chris Kyle, Mr. American Sniper himself, has been quite a … Continue reading

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SFR 309: Catching Up With Cosby

–A self-inflicted stabbing at the Villisca Ax Murder House has ghost hunters and skeptics alike wondering what in the heck happened. Was this a careless accident? Perhaps “provoking” gone too far? None of the above? –Did a case of “mother’s … Continue reading

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SFR 308: Why We Love Serial Killers

–New programming chief of Syfy calls shows like Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Witness “derivative filler,” signaling a coming shift in the paranormal reality television landscape. –No, Pope Francis isn’t backing science over religion in the issues of evolution and the … Continue reading

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SFR 307: The Weird, the Whacky, and the Woo

–True Crime lovers went bananas a few weeks back when, despite pleas for skepticism, they thought the Jack the Ripper case was solved.  Now comes word from experts that the case against suspect Aaron Kosminski is fraught with errors and … Continue reading

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SFR 306: A Cornucopia of Clickbait

–All the talk of Ebola, coupled with the nurse who tested positive after flying to the Cleveland area, has Bobby very concerned. Do we need a skeptical intervention? —A Vatican document which includes some softer language regarding gay people has … Continue reading

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SFR 305: From Christian to Atheist

Our names are Jason Korbus and Bobby Nelson.  We are atheists.  We do not hold belief in any Gods.  But, we weren’t always nonbelievers.  In fact, we were both Christians at one point.  So, how did we go from Christian … Continue reading

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SFR 304: Language Myths, Mysteries and Magic

**We had some technical difficulties on this show, which will result in some audio imperfections in the first hour.  Stick with it.  It DOES get better.** –Ebola has hit the United States and people are freaking out.  Best we can … Continue reading

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SFR 303: Jesus in the No-Spin Zone

–Uri Geller, the long-age debunked charlatan, pops up to claim that reports of iPhone 6 Plus bending is due to psychic energy.  We analyze his argument, and also delve into which smartphone held up best in a recent Consumer Reports … Continue reading

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SFR 302: A Disaster Waiting To Happen

–An amateur sleuth claims to have solved the Jack the Ripper mystery with the help of a molecular biologist.  Though many have celebrated the news, we think there are plenty of good reasons to stay skeptical for now. –Philadelphia Eagle … Continue reading

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SFR 301: Burzynski Beaten Down By Blaskiewicz

—A big shakeup at the James Randi Educational Foundation leaves their Los Angeles office closed, and President D.J. Grothe out of his position.  What in hell is going on? –A hacking scandal involving nude photos of celebrities hits the internet, … Continue reading

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SFR 300: EVP Listening Party 3!

Today, for our 300th episode, we take an abbreviated look at the “World of the Weird,” then dive right into clip after clip of alleged ghost voices.  Along the way we ask ourselves, “Are we deaf?  Or do all ghosts … Continue reading

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SFR 299: The Science of Tallywacker Size

–Richard Dawkins is in hot water again for comments he made on Twitter about aborting fetuses with Down Syndrome. We try to give some context to the comments, and ask what each other would do if we were carrying babies … Continue reading

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SFR 297: A Bipedal Bear Does The Macarena

–Brian Dunning, host of the popular Skeptoid podcast, and a prominent leader in the skeptical community, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in a wire fraud scam. –A new video of a bipedal bear shows … Continue reading

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SFR 296: Don’t Drink the Water!

–Toledo Ohio, our hometown, is under a State of Emergency due to a toxic water supply.  We give the scoop on what happened, and what is being done. —Ryan Buell and PRS facing increasing heat, now from investigative reporters, over … Continue reading

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SFR 295: The Philosophy of Pseudoscience

–Police indicate that self-proclaimed UFO contactee Stan Romanek faked assault against himself in wake of child pornography charges. –New Age nutter JZ Knight, famous for “channeling” 35,000 year old warrior spirit Ramtha, is suing her ex-students for leaking video of … Continue reading

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SFR 294: The Cry of a Hungry Baby

–The Ryan Buell/PRS ripoff story just took a very interesting turn.  PRS members are resigning and Michelle Belanger has released a very powerful statement. –A photo of Steven Spielberg posing with a dead triceratops causes some people on the internet … Continue reading

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SFR 293: A Triumphant Return!

Welcome back! On today’s episode, we chat about our hiatus, including what kept us busy in the weeks we were away.  Plus, we dug into some great stories that have been bubbling up during our absence.  Included: –The Sykes Yeti … Continue reading

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SFR 292: How the Planet Will Kill Us All w/ guest Sharon Hill

–An update on the recent problems listeners have experienced when attempting to download SFR through iTunes or the website. –Bobby relates a case of “Christian vandalism” to his vehicle. —Two 12yo girls are being charged as adults with attempted homicide … Continue reading

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SFR 289: Anomalistic Psychology with Christopher French

–What do reports of sexual encounters with ghosts reveal about human psychology and our desires?  What are the more rational explanations for these stories? –German scientists claim to induce lucid dreaming in test subjects. Have you ever had experiences with … Continue reading

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SFR 287: Freaky Flying Humanoids!

–The racist tirade of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is recapped, and we explain why, yet again, that things like this are NOT Freedom of Speech issues which require First Amendment protection. –Oklahoma kind of botches an execution, leading … Continue reading

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SFR 275: From Believer to Skeptic

For a long time, friends and listeners have asked us how we made the transition from a couple of ghost hunting paranormalists to podcast hosts who actively promote a skeptical viewpoint.  I mean, how the heck do you go from … Continue reading

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Episode 229 – David Pakman on Gun Control

–The Melba Ketchum Bigfoot DNA paper contains references related to an April Fool’s Day hoax. –Former governor, presidential candidate and pastor Mike Huckabee compares people with illnesses to totaled cars and burned down houses. –Did Seth MacFarlane cross the line … Continue reading

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Episode 228 – Strange Frequencies Radio: After Dark

This late-night special was so big that a guest was not required.  First, is it true we finally have an RSS feed and are back on iTunes?  Yes!  Check us out!  Then, after a few other quick announcements about how … Continue reading

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Episode 227 – Dirk Manning on Creating Comics

Absolutely stacked first hour today so we jumped right into it.   “The Week in Weird” found us talking about Melba Ketchum’s problematic Bigfoot DNA paper and Russian meteor “truthers.”  Also, we tackled the sensationalism over the manhunt and death of … Continue reading

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Episode 226 – Dr. Scott Bonn on State Crime and the Media

Big show today with much to talk about! The “Week in Weird” featured us finding out about Yoga for Dogs for the first time, and talking about yoga and chiropractic for babies. Also, some good news in the world of … Continue reading

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Episode 225 – Bigfoot and UFOs with Stan Gordon

Though it wasn’t a big week for paranormal stories in the news, but still we had plenty of stuff to talk about. Bobby gave an update on the legalities of “Ghost Mine” via his recent chat with star Patrick Doyle. … Continue reading

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Episode 224 – A conversation with Vince Wilson

While we don’t review paranormal “reality” shows much any more, we just had to say a few words about “Ghost Mine,” the new series starring Patrick Doyle, our friend and a guy who has been on SFR a variety of … Continue reading

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Episode 219 – Brian Laythe on Science and the Paranormal

In the wake of Friday’s mass murder of children in Newtown, CT we again touch on the topic of gun control, but also expand the conversation to include elements of how mental disorders play into this story, as well as … Continue reading

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Episode 215 – SFR’s 4yr Anniversary!!!

And they said we wouldn’t last… It’s been a wild 4 years.  Friends, fans, and even co-hosts have come and gone, but we still enjoy doing the live show.  What can we say?  I guess we are attention whores. We … Continue reading

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Episode #210 – Carolyn’s Creepy Corner

We did something we haven’t done in a while this week in the first hour of the show and had a live EVP listening party.  While we don’t believe EVPs are “voices of the dead” anymore, we still like listening … Continue reading

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Episode 201 – We talk about how paranormalists and skeptics can better communicate with each other w/ guest Tiffany Hnatiuk of PRS Radio

Episode #201 – PRS Radio’s Tiffany Hnatiuk The road to episode #300 began by expressing our thoughts about the times Real Life interferes in both the paranormal world and our leisure time.  While the news is months old, it’s really … Continue reading

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Episode 192 – We talk about how Bobby met a Bible Thumper named Chad, gay marriage, star gazing, Bible Prophecies vs. Bible Contradictions and we welcome Ryan Buell to the show

Episode #192 – Ryan Buell Today during our extended free talk period, we discussed how Bobby met a Bible thumper named Chad recently on Right Left Turn Radio and ended up inviting him to appear on today’s show to continue … Continue reading

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