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This is a podcast about reading and finding relationships between randomly paired books. The first season's episodes start with a book I'm currently reading, and then add a book that I read two years ago that is determined in a fairly random way, I see what there is to see in the matter between them. Sometimes it's amazing. Sometimes ... well, I get a laugh out of it, at least.
 
AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is "The Beta Version" of this podiobook. 7th Son: Descent is now available as a print novel from St. Martin's Press. During the editorial process, significant changes and improvements were made to Descent's print manuscript. Character names were changed, and events at the end of the print novel were modified in ways that will impact the rest of the print trilogy. The print novel represents an official reboot of the 7th Son series. Due to these changes, this "Beta Version" ...
 
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In the late summer of 1947 the United States Air Force set out to officially begin investigating UFOs. Under the leadership of Lt. General Nathan F. Twining the newly formed Project Sign was the precursor the famous Project Blue Book and Project Grudge. The United States began officially documenting accounts of UFOs. Soviet spy planes, meteors, and…
 
For almost as long as there's been stories of alien abductions, there's been stories of alien/human hybrids. Beings who blur the line between the human and alien existence. Abductees report having to socialize, feed, and even raise these beings on behalf of alien visitors. It is an extreme clash of opinions of the hosts in one of our longest episod…
 
Very few experiences in the paranormal come close to the horror that is alien abduction. People for years have come forward reporting being abduction by strange entities. Dozens of types have been involved from Greys, Reptilians, and even Mantis like beings. People report missing time and altered memories as they try to piece together exactly what …
 
Since the early 17th century farmers from across the world have reported finding dead live stock with certain organs missing. This phenomena has continued into the modern day with many local and federal investigations on what could be causing this strange phenomena of animal harvesting. Everything from aliens, strange cults, and even the government…
 
Since the early 1950s those who report seeing the strange and unusual have found themselves visited by odd men in black suits. These pale men in black suits driving black Cadillacs appear with a stern warning about keeping your story to yourself. Reports of these figures runs everything from simple government agents to inhuman beings performing biz…
 
On September 19, 1961 while driving down a road in Lancaster, New Hampshire Betty and Barny Hill observed a strange pancake shaped UFO in the sky. This UFO sighting would lead to what is understood as the first modern alien abduction story. The Hills abduction story sets the modern abduction story involving missing time, medical examination, and al…
 
Joining our hosts in the studio today is horror voice actor Tom Kirkbride, from the incredible YouTube channel Sleepless Readings. Tom joins Marcus and Vic to discuss the fascinating weather phenomena Blood Rains!!! Also known as red rains, this phenomena has been recorded in history for thousands of years. Accounts of blood rains first were report…
 
Thunder and lightning have fascinated people for thousands of years. This phenomena has been intertwined the paranormal since humans could first tell stories. This begs the question, does lighting have an effect on the paranormal? Our episode opens up discussing this topic and we are surprised the lack of attention to this particular aspect of the …
 
On March 3, 1876, in Bath County Kentucky it began raining what appeared to be chunks of raw red meat. People have speculated what caused it a flock of birds, a tornado, and yet no one is exactly sure what is to blame. Listen as our hosts Marcus and Vic spit fire ideas on the cause of this strange phenomena. Later in the episode Marcus continues to…
 
Sometimes even the weather itself can be paranormal! Like something straight out of the biblical tales of Egypt there have been actual reports of animals raining from the sky! Everything from worms, fish, and even a cow have been reported falling from the sky. Vic does his best to explain the science behind these events. Marcus gives up and investi…
 
Our hosts are joined by Casper Oliver, the voice of Dr. Jared Hel from the hit new audio drama Jar of Rebuke. Casper discusses the Midwestern folklore influences on his audio drama and the roots of his love of the paranormal. Our episode then turns to a discussion on how the Internet has effected the field of the paranormal. The digital age has bro…
 
Many of us grew up playing occult games such as "Bloody Mary" or "Light As A Feather Stiff As A Board". With the birth of the internet came a slew of new rituals or practices to create paranormal effects. Whether its getting a wish or summoning an entity the internet is full of these new rituals. Listen as our hosts joined by Ellie Whateley discuss…
 
Alright Shades you win, after years of requesting this topic it's finally here. Vic and Marcus discuss one of the most famous legends from the internet, Slenderman, However our hosts take it a step further in this riveting episode. Vic and Marcus examine the world of internet legends, how they spread, and the dark/terrible consequences of them. Che…
 
Vic and Marcus are joined by their resident art expert Ellie Whateley to discuss the 2020 Monoliths. After a 10 foot tall monolith in the Utah desert was discovered by scientists numerous other monoliths began popping up world wide. Who put them there? What do they mean? Our hosts open up some new explanations that people haven't considered yet suc…
 
This episode sees the return of Vic Whateley as our hosts break down the technology regarding immortality. They look at science of genetic manipulation coming out of China or the recent breakthrough in Israel with restorative oxygen therapy to keep us alive. They even look at the other direction involving technology. Can we download our consciousne…
 
Nicolas Flamel was a French scribe who lived in Paris, France during the 14th and 15th century. Our host Marcus Dee is joined in the studio today by guest host Frank Hessian to break down Flamel's alleged other profession...alchemist. Legend has it Nicolas Flamel created his own fabled Philosopher's Stone. Flamel was able to use this wonderous item…
 
How far would you go to achieve immortality? Joining host Marcus Dee in the studio today to answer this dark question is the host of Inquizative Minds Podcast Johnny Smith. The December theme of "Immortality" kicks off with a discussion over one of the darkest conspiracy theories on the internet...The Adrenochrome Conspiracy. For decades rumors hav…
 
Marcus and Vic our joined by paranormal investigator and demonologist Ricky Bruckman from Mount Vernon Paranormal to discuss demonology. Ricardo discusses his experience with demonic activity as a teenager as well as his experiences as a paranormal investigator. They discuss the do's and don't involving investigating demonic cases. They tackle the …
 
For as long as demons have haunted the darkest recesses of our fears and imagination there are those who work to cast them out. Exorcists come in all sorts across the world, not just Catholic priests hurling holy water and chanting sacred prayers. In this episode Vic discusses priests in India who cast demons out along the Ganges River and have a s…
 
In Jewish mythology a dybbuk is an evil possessing ghost that committed a sin so awful it was cursed to wander the Earth in torment. These entities possess people making them slowly succumb to their dark habits and then begin to take on the dybbuk's habits from life. Marcus and Vic discuss the interesting difference between Jewish vs Catholic exorc…
 
In 2012 a family in Gary, IN became under siege by a demonic presence so intense it gained the attention of paranormal investigators, the state government, and even the Catholic Church. Investigators came face to face with demonic voices, fits of violence, and even floating bodies that chilled most of these investigators to their very core. Psychic…
 
People living near the Santa Lucia Mountain Range in Central California have reported seeing large shadow entities looming over hikers on the mountains. Reported as being several feet tall, with wide brimmed hats, and canes these entities have frightened hikers since the first Spanish settlers came to the region. Vanishing as soon as they arrive th…
 
On April 21, 1977 three teenagers from Dover, Massachusetts encountered a strange cryptid they'd never forget. It had orange skin, tendril like fingers, and nothing on it's face except a pair of giant glow eyes. This story even attached the attention of world famous cryptozoologist Lauren Coleman. People claim these teenagers encounters are the cru…
 
Several people have been coming forward with tales of an encounter with any entity many are calling "The Flannel Man". People report being visited by an entity that looks like a middle aged man wearing a red and black flannel shirt. Although his face features vary from person to person, all the entities are wear that same red and black plaid shirt.…
 
On May 12, 2020 numerous videos show unidentified flying objects above the sky's of Mage, Brazil. Several witnesses report multiple possible UFOs crashing in the nearby forests. By morning witnesses reported strange smoke rising from a nearby military factory, gunshots, explosions, and eerie blue lights coming from the forest. The internet was set …
 
Marcus and Vic interview Marcus's good friend "Jimmy" who claims to have had a run in with a malevolent entity in his basement. Nothing is scarier than feeling unsafe in your own home. Irresponsible Ouija Board usage, disembodied voices, and even shadow people are just the beginning of disturbing Jimmy's tale. In the climax of the story Jimmy calls…
 
After a month of voting we finally reveal the fans choice for the name for our listeners! In this episode Marcus and Vic change it up with talking about mental health and the paranormal. We explore the stigma facing people reporting paranormal experiences. We discuss how witnesses with mental health concerns are frequently written off. Marcus talks…
 
The last few years have seen more and more people coming forward reporting encounters with strange faceless entities. Often described as looking like a department store mannequin these entities awkwardly stagger towards people once it realizes it's been seen. What are these entities? Could they be ghosts, robots, or aliens? Why are they here? Our h…
 
https://waxlyricalpodcom.files.wordpress.com/2020/08/waxlyrical.209.blurredlines.mp3 Ready to get angry? Fantastic. That’s definitely what podcasts are designed to do. This week Oly and Elliot jump into Robin Thicke’s controversial hit ‘Blurred Lines’. @waxlyricalpod @olyedkins @elliotmvaughan __ATA.cmd.push(function() { __ATA.initDynamicSlot({ id:…
 
Butler County Pennsylvania has seen numerous sightings of a strange winged cryptid that many have dubbed "The Butler Gargoyle". Described as being eight feet tall, with black clawed hands, and giant bat like wings this cryptid is a terrifying sight to behold. Reports of this cryptid allegedly occurred between 1993 and 2011, but they actually go as …
 
On November 5, 1975 Travis Walton was driving back from a day of logging with his co-workers when he saw a strange light in the sky. As he investigated the light Travis claims he saw a UFO. This UFO shoots of a bright light and when Travis wakes up he finds himself on a table surrounded by aliens. This story is the basis for the movie "Fire in The …
 
For over 18 months a UK computer hacker known as "Solo" remote accessed hundreds of computers from the US States Army, Navy, and even NASA. While snooping through classified files internet hacker Gary McKinnon stumbled upon some bizarrely titled files and even claimed to find secret NASA files of them photo shopping UFOs out of official NASA photos…
 
What horrors lurk within the deep that we haven't yet discovered? In 1948 a woman named Virginia Staples came face to face with what's known as "The Bremerton Horror". A creature that frightened her so much it caused her to pick up and leave her home that very day. What did this creature look like? Could it be a real creature we know of or could it…
 
https://waxlyricalpodcom.files.wordpress.com/2020/06/waxlyrical.206.callmemaybe.mp3 This weeks episode brings a mid-lyric revelation that changes EVERYTHING. What did you think this song was about? Young love!? @waxlyricalpod @olyedkins @elliotmvaughanBy Oly Edkins & Elliot Vaughan
 
Are Ya Ready Kids!? We Can't Hear You!? This episode explores some high strangeness on the high seas as Marcus and Vic explore the legend of The The SS Ourang Medan. When rescuers come to the aid of a bizarre S.O.S from this ship they find a horrifying mystery waiting for them, the entire crew dead and left in twisted positions. As historians try t…
 
https://waxlyricalpodcom.files.wordpress.com/2020/06/waxlyrical.205.greatballsoffire.mp3 This week Oly & Elliot discuss boogie woogie and one of the most bizarre song titles of the 50’s. @waxlyricalpod @olyedkins @elliotmvaughanBy Oly Edkins & Elliot Vaughan
 
In the early 90's rumors circulated of curse clown images that when you saw them would curse you to be attacked by malicious clown like entities. These clowns known as the "Solar Plexus Clown Gliders" would attack a person's 3rd chakra known as The Solar Plexus Chakra. Not only would seeing these images cause this, but even saying their name out lo…
 
Many people have heard of the legendary Sasquatch, but not many have heard of the more obscure cryptid known as "Batsquatch". With yellow eyes, a wolf-like muzzle, blue fur, flat teeth, and massive leathery bat-like wings that span over 10 feet this creature is something to behold. Sightings of Batsquatch began near Mount St. Helens in the 1980s an…
 
Every major culture has legends of small mischievous gnome creatures living in the wilderness waiting to pray upon unsuspecting humans. In 2008 a video known as the Argentina Gnomes began to circulate, bringing these creatures to the forefront of paranormal discussions. Known as "The Duende" in South America, listen as Marcus and Vic compare these …
 
After realizing Ellie drank all their beer, Marcus and Vic resort to drinking wine like some wild animals. In such dark times there is only one appropriate topic for this episode, The Gates of Hell. Whether it’s a natural formation or a man made structure many places have been believed to be the entrance to Hell itself. Listen as our hosts discuss …
 
For their 20th episode of the podcast Marcus and Vic have invited their good friend Charles into the studio to tell some of his personal experiences in the paranormal. Charles grew up on The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Describing the area as a "spiritual battleground" there is no wonder Charles and his family has had numerous enc…
 
https://waxlyricalpodcom.files.wordpress.com/2020/05/waxlyrica.s201.guccigang.mp3 The first episode where Elliot hasn’t even heard the song yet! We dive into the world of mumble rap and realise that we don’t want to be in the world of mumble rap. @waxlyricalpod @olyedkins @elliotmvaughanBy Oly Edkins & Elliot Vaughan
 
For several decades people have reported seeing strange "Black Stick Men" walking around in our world. Described as having thin stick like limbs and elongated bodies these entities look as if they leaped right out of a drawing. Not to be confused with shadow people these entities appear as 2-dimensional stick figures that almost disappear when they…
 
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