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American Hysteria is a podcast exploring our moral panics, urban legends, and conspiracy theories, how they shape our psychology and culture, and why we end up believing them. Host Chelsey Weber-Smith explores the sometimes hilarious, sometimes distressing stories of modern and historical American freak-outs, why we fear the wrong things, and what these bizarre panics might be covering up. Subscribe now on Apple, Google, Spotify, or where ever you get your podcasts.
||Clean4: Satanic Panic: Part One||This episode is part one of our two-part series on perhaps the most mystifying moral panic in US history, the 1980s and early 90s 'Satanic Panic.' For this episode, Chelsey covers the rise of organized Satanism beginning in the late 60s, as well as the.||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: AH The Calm Down: Hidden Anti-Semitism in Conspiracy Thought and Getting to Know Satan||The Calm Down is a mini episode of American Hysteria coming every other week. Today we’re following up on last week’s show about the illuminati, please listen to that episode first. My guest is Mark Gunnery, a queer Jewish journalist who produces th||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: The Illuminati||For this episode, we'll explore the mother-of-all conspiracy theories, the Illuminati, an alleged secret society and their evil world domination plan known as the New World Order. Chelsey takes a stroll down memory lane with friend Austin Smith, to a t.||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2: AH The Calm Down: Needles & Strangers & the Illuminati, Oh My!||Every other week host Chelsey Weber-Smith will sit down with a guest to breakdown the previous episode, reveal all the stuff that was left out, as well as chat about the next week’s topic. This week, Chelsey and long time friend Jake Weholt, who you..||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Poisoned Halloween Candy||This episode takes a look at our history with candy, the desire and the panic, and explains why sweets have always been a source of fear for parents. Starting with the strange 1800s religious beliefs of Dr. Harvey Kellogg, about candy leading to sexual.||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Stranger Danger||This episode explores the evolution of American's bogeyman, the Stranger, and reveals how rare these types of kidnappings really are. Through looking at the sensational child snatching crimes that have shaped our culture from the 1800s to the 1980s, an.||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Introducing American Hysteria||Skylark Media presents American Hysteria, a brand new podcast exploring our moral panics, urban legends, and conspiracy theories, how they shape our psychology and culture, and why we end up believing them. Host Chelsey Weber-Smith will attempt to unde.||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Looking forward to more
Seems like a great start.
Just FYI: you don’t pronounce either S on Des Moines, Iowa. Never have.
Love the premise of this podcast but the execution is just dull.
Loving the show
You are doing a great job, Chelsey....really enjoying the show!