Traditional Christmas Food

This year for the holidays, Afternoonified is serving up a buffet of some international Christmas foods! We have festive treats from Mexico, France, Italy, Germany, England, and Norway, and even stop by Wisconsin to see what those weirdos are up to. Come for the food and stay because we're as loud as your conservative uncles but way easier to listen to.

We forgot how to do a podcast so sources are available on request, just know that Wikipedia was very high on the list for this one.

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Our Worst Nightmares

This week Sara and Emily thought long and hard about the many things that terrify them and picked the ones that really stood out. Sara gets into the super secretive Russian Space Program and how two Italian nerds got involved with that and Emily remembers why crawl spaces are the work of the devil.

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Mini: Thor Love & Anger Management

During an investigation into two animal friends from a certain Marvel movie that just came out, Emily stumbled upon a story of Thor making a Frost Giant-sized ass of himself and getting REAL mad about it. This is that story.

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Geoglyphs

Before we had TV, video games, major league sports, books...pretty much anything fun, humans had to do something with their time. For whatever reason, they opted to carve intricate lines into the earth that resembled things such as snakes, horses, and, big naked guys. We're not sure why, but the real fun is guessing, isn't it?

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Mini: We've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconut Crabs

If you've never wondered about what the relationship between one of the greatest American aviators and a bunch of horrific crustaceans could possibly be, now might be the time. Was Amelia Earhart really the victim of yet another one of god's nautical mistakes or do we just not have any other good answers for her disappearence?

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The Loudun Posessions

After countless stories of fun women being burned at the stake for being witches, we thought it was time to cover a similar story involving a man. As it turns out, it's actually pretty easy to have a powerful member of the clergy tried and executed for witchcraft so long as you have a vindictive Cardinal, a convent full of bored nuns, and a victim who actually is kind of a dick. Needless to say, father Urbaine Grandier was screwed from the very start.

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Hosts Emily and Sara attempt to understand the weirder aspects of science, history, and the paranormal using their best coping mechanism...comedy