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Night Classy

A tipsy night class teaching the oddities and curiosities you never learned in school. Powered by a thirst for knowledge and boxed wine, best friends Kat and Hayley cover the most fascinating lessons in History, Science, True Crime, Pop Culture, and the Paranormal. Let’s go on a learny journey!

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208. Elagabalus and Bannerman Castle
Kat covers the teenage Roman Emperor Elagabalus and how he was hated in his time (but also ahead of his time.) If you carry around a meteor that you worship as space rock God, this lesson is for you! Then Hayley follows it up by covering the eccentric little business boy who built an American Castle on Pollepel Island. It involves a two-seater out-house and EXPLOSIONS! Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
74:24 4/18/24
207. Platypus and Nostradamus
This week Hayley covers one of the five egg-laying mammal species: the duck-billed platypus! Then Kat follows it up by covering Michel de Nostredame AKA Nostradamus, a Renaissance man who potentially prophesied WW2 and 9/11. Link to “Fairy Feet” pic: https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/10zcsyw/til_foals_are_born_with_fairy_fingers_on_their/ Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
64:46 4/11/24
206. Human Growth Hormone and Snoop Dogg
Kat covers the dark history of how corpses were farmed for HGH and the unintended consequences of that method. Then Hayley takes us to Long Beach, California for the birth and life of Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. AKA Snoop Dogg. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
77:14 4/4/24
205. Fibonacci Sequence and Jellyfish
The Golden Ratio: do unto others as Fibonacci would do to himself. That’s right, this week Hayley is covering Fibbie AKA Nacci AKA Leonardo da Pisa and his swirl in a box. Then Kat covers the gelatinous creatures of the sea: Jellyfish. Yes, there will be milking. Yes, there will be a mouth-anus. Yes, there will be IMMORTALITY?!?! Still got a thirst for knowledge? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
64:15 3/28/24
204. Bog Bodies and Charles Hatfield
This week the darkness called Kat to cover dead bodies. Specifically the really old ones pickled in bog juice. Then Hayley makes it rain with her lesson on Charles Hatfield, a rainmaker who also made it rain chemicals that smelled of cheese. Still got a thirst for knowledge? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
71:41 3/21/24
PATREON LEAK: Collyer Brothers, America’s First UFO Sighting, and Robert Llimós
We had some major technical difficulties this week so we are opening the Night Classy Patreon vault to give those on the outside a glimpse inside. Hayley covers two brothers who were record setting HOARDERS. Then Kat takes us back to 1639 where John Winthrop reported unusual phenomena in the skies of Massachusetts Bay Colony. Lastly, Alec covers a Spanish artist who paints and sculpts the aliens who visited him. Google Drive of Alec's reference images: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Cul5-P66YKeig6U_FwWOKwojL1rEvgw-?usp=sharing Robert Llimos video we watch: https://fb.watch/qqajHptWjc/ Follow Robert Llimos on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robertllimos/ English Lady UFO witness video we watched: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpt_Ang9qyQ   Alec's SOURCES: https://www.robertllimos.es/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=73:conexion-pintura&catid=77:obras&Itemid=569&lang=es https://paradigmresearchgroup.org/2018/07/04/the-extraordinary-contact-of-robert-llimos/ If you dug this Patreon bonus, then you'll love everything else we do over there! Come join us: https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
100:55 3/14/24
203. Münster Rebellion and Tsavo Man-Eaters
Are those human cages hanging from a cathedral? Why yes, they are! Because this week Hayley takes us to Münster, Germany where things started to get culty in the 1500s. Then Kat covers the equally disturbing events of a railroad construction in 1890s Africa that turned into a blood bath. Let’s just say the railroad workers were begging for some of those human cages…. for protection.   Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
77:35 3/6/24
202. Robbers Cave Experiment and Sam Patch
Are you conflict avoidant? Well, don’t avoid this one! Hayley covers a psychological experiment on group conflict, also known as Realistic Conflict Theory. Then Kat covers America’s first daredevil, Sam Patch (who definitely had “live, laugh, jump” in his kitchen.) Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
60:52 2/29/24
201. Chincoteague Ponies and Albert Einstein's Brain
Kat has a horse girl lesson for those who were also obsessed with the novel “Misty of Chincoteague.” But don’t worry if that excludes you, we also rewind 56 million years to the feral/wild “Dawn Horse” that everyone can relate to. Then Hayley follows it up with a lesson on our favorite Nobel Prize winner to stick his tongue out: Einstein. But more specifically his brain and how it was stolen. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Albert Einstein's Brain Sources:  https://www.cbc.ca/arts/the-man-who-stole-einstein-s-brain-hot-docs-interview-carolyn-abraham-michelle-shephard-1.6831222 https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/the-strange-story-of-einsteins-brain# https://newspapers.ushmm.org/events/albert-einstein-quits-germany-renounces-citizenship https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ga-nA7mPsk https://www.goldenstepsaba.com/resources/did-albert-einstein-have-autism https://www.appliedbehavioranalysisedu.org/was-albert-einstein-autistic/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/einstein-facts-science-genius?loggedin=true&rnd=1708454135397 https://www.discovery.com/science/Story-Behind-That-Wacky-Einstein-Tongue-Photo https://www.businessinsider.com/story-behind-einstein-famous-tongue-photo-2023-3 https://www.science.org/content/article/closer-look-einsteins-brain https://www.livescience.com/where-is-albert-einstein-brain#:~:text=Today%2C%20170%20of%20those%20blocks,of%20medical%20history%20in%20Philadelphia. Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
81:08 2/22/24
200. Bessie Blount Griffin and Conch Republic
Happy 200th episode Night Classmates! This week Hayley covers an ambidextrous inventor, nurse, and Black History month icon: Bessie Blount Griffin. Then, Kat covers the American city that failed trying to secede from the Union. (hint… it’s in Florida.) Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Bessie Blount Griffin Sources:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessie_Blount_Griffin https://lemelson.mit.edu/resources/bessie-blount https://www.thoughtco.com/bessie-blount-physical-therapist-1991361 https://www.findlaw.com/education/student-conduct-and-discipline/school-discipline-history.html https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/bessie-blount-griffin-1914-2009/ https://allthatsinteresting.com/bessie-blount-griffin https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/27/obituaries/bessie-blount-overlooked.html Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
82:38 2/15/24
199. Charles Robert Jenkins and Lucia de Berk Case
The Prison Episode! Kat takes us to North Korea where an American man made a very bad decision and ended up being their prisoner for 40 years. Then Hayley takes us on a witch-hunt of sorts covering the true crime legal drama of pediatric nurse, and tarot card reader, Lucia de Berk. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Lucia de Berk Case Sources:  https://jessesingal.substack.com/p/why-everyone-should-know-the-story https://murderpedia.org/female.B/b/berk-lucia-de.htm https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/statistical-conviction-lucia-de-berk-story-suresh-babu http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/2263484.stm https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/statistical-conviction-lucia-de-berk-story-suresh-babu https://www.science.org/content/article/unlucky-numbers-fighting-murder-convictions-rest-shoddy-stats Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
70:34 2/8/24
198. Jack Parsons (Part 2) and Portlock, Alaska
Hayley covers the explosive finale to the Jack Parsons lesson. Kat follows it up with a town that was fully abandoned in the 1940s supposedly because of “Nantiinaq” lurking in the woods. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Jack Parsons Sources: https://daily.jstor.org/sex-cult-rocket-man/ https://www.thehumanexception.com/l/jack-parsons/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Parsons Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
67:58 2/1/24
197. Cabbage Patch Kids and Jack Parsons (Part 1)
Kat takes us to “Baby Land General Hospital” to cover the strange lore behind the popular toy of the 1980s: Cabbage Patch dolls. Then Hayley follows it up with part one of a lesson on THE sex-cult rocket man… and no, it isn’t Elton John. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Jack Parsons Sources:  https://daily.jstor.org/sex-cult-rocket-man/ https://www.thehumanexception.com/l/jack-parsons/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Parsons Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
89:53 1/25/24
196. Tokyo Rose and Bondo Mystery Apes
Hayley covers the World War II story of a Iva Toguri and how she was wrongfully convicted of treason. Then, Kat follows it up with a lesson on a mysterious creature in the Congo that caused a bit of a feud between two scientists. Kat’s Etsy Shop for Friendship Bracelets: https://severaslays.etsy.com Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Tokyo Rose Sources:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH9MT7OcWiQ https://www.history.com/news/how-tokyo-rose-became-wwiis-most-notorious-propagandist https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iva_Toguri_D%27Aquino https://www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/iva-toguri-daquino-and-tokyo-rose Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
80:09 1/18/24
195. Transportation Security Administration and C-Sections / Dr. James Barry
Kat missed a flight recently and decided to ask the question: TSA… are they necessary? Then Hayley follows it up with a lesson that birthed a rabbit hole into c-section history. (TW for birth stuff.) Kat’s Etsy Shop for Friendship Bracelets: https://severaslays.etsy.com Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree C-Sections / Dr. James Barry Sources:  https://www.history.com/news/the-extraordinary-secret-life-of-dr-james-barry https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/cesarean/part2.html https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17893840/#:~:text=In%20fact%2C%20historians%20are%20certain,through%20her%20son%27s%20adult%20life. https://www.verifythis.com/article/news/verify/health-verify/african-healers-midwives-performed-cesarean-c-section-birth-in-uganda-robert-felkin/536-7f7e5d0d-4dd2-4d24-821f-935858174e15 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Barry_(surgeon) https://hekint.org/2020/04/03/a-surgeon-and-a-gentleman-the-life-of-james-barry/ Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2024
93:34 1/11/24
194. Egg Nog Riot and Torches of Freedom
Hayley teaches us about something that West Point's command historian Sherman Fleek said "Hardly anyone knows about it. If pooled among 4,400 cadets, 3,000 federal employees, 1,500 military staff and faculty, I doubt 30 people will know a thing about it.” Kat follows it up by teaching about how suffragettes were conned by the cigarette industry. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Egg Nog Riot Sources:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggnog_riot#:~:text=The%20eggnog%20riot%2C%20sometimes%20known,north%20barracks%20of%20the%20academy. https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/the-eggnog-riot-of-1826/ https://www.history.com/news/when-eggnog-sparked-a-riot-at-west-point#   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
83:29 12/21/23
193. Reindeer and The Great Stink
Kat covers the time congress dumped a bunch of money into reindeer and why they carry santa's sleigh. Then Hayley follows it up with a shitty situation that smelled so bad it got it's own name. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree The Great Stink Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Stink https://www.history.co.uk/articles/the-great-stink-londons-unbearable-summer-of-1858 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au_Ut95-MIo https://www.history.co.uk/articles/the-great-stink-londons-unbearable-summer-of-1858 Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
87:38 12/14/23
192. Mercury Poisoning and Katherine Knight
Hayley covers the "fluid silver" poison and Kat follows it up with her most graphic lesson yet.   Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Mercury Poisoning Sources: https://youtu.be/SeYxT7SxZBg?feature=shared https://chem.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Inorganic_Chemistry/Chemistry_of_the_Main_Group_Elements_(Barron)/05%3A_Group_12/5.05%3A_The_Myth_Reality_and_History_of_Mercury_Toxicity https://www.cdc.gov/std/syphilis/stdfact-syphilis.htm https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/tp46-c5.pdf https://mercurypolicy.scripts.mit.edu/blog/?p=367 https://www.verywellhealth.com/minamata-disease-2860856 https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/10/1103842 https://nature.berkeley.edu/classes/eps2/wisc/hg.html#:~:text=In%20many%20civilizations%20mercury%20was,used%20it%20as%20a%20medicine. https://sites.dartmouth.edu/toxmetal/mercury/mercury-element-of-the-ancients/ https://www.frontiersin.org/news/2022/09/23/frontiers-environmental-science-maya-cities-polluted-with-ancient-mercury/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamata_disease   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
79:48 12/7/23
191. Screaming Mummies of Guanajuato and Betty Broderick
Kat covers a collection of well preserved corpses of people that died from cholera in 1833. Then Hayley follows it up with a true crime prodcuer-pick: the story of Betty Broderick and her victims. Link to “masturbating mummies” pic: https://images.app.goo.gl/p9ZJG8o6y7ojh3Hp9 Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Betty Broderick Sources:  https://youtu.be/ieR0CZpzNyQ https://www.oprahdaily.com/entertainment/a32479974/betty-broderick-divorce-dirty-john-true-story/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDOElSESkPQ https://thetab.com/uk/2020/08/18/netflix-dirty-john-real-life-171496 https://www.oprahdaily.com/entertainment/a32654700/betty-broderick-children-today/ https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/film-tv/a32660065/dirty-john-season-2-true-story-timeline/   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
115:30 11/30/23
Matchbook Flashback - Episodes 1, 2, & 3!
Hey Night Classmates! We have the week off for Thanksgiving so we thought this would be a great time for you to hear the first three episodes of Alec’s new podcast Matchbook Flashback. In these episodes you’ll hear firsthand stores of unusual phenomena like UFOs, Near Death Experiences, and yes, Dogman! If you like it, give Matchbook Flashback a follow on Spotify or wherever you listen to pods. By the time you’re hearing this, there will be a Thanksgiving Sasquatch encounter on the Matchbook Flashback feed. So if you’re hungry for more, you know where to go!   Matchbook Flashback Linktree   Episode 1: A financial broker encounters a UFO on his way to choir practice in the early 80s. Episode 2:  A group of 14-year-olds encounter a cryptid while digging an underground clubhouse in 1983. Episode 3: Two Near Death Experiences. The first one is Kat's Aunt, the second is Alec's Aunt. It's an Aunt epiosde!   If you have an unusual story you'd like to share on the show, please email alec@parasaur.co Created by Alec Ogg Parasaur Studios © 2023      
100:02 11/23/23
190. Rollercoasters and Old Leatherman
Hayley covers the evolution of an internationally loved, yet DEADLY, source of entertainment and thrill. Kat follows it up with a true story that seems fake of a human crpytid. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Rollercoasters Sources: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/coney-century-screams/#:~:text=The%20roller%20coaster%20has%20its,with%20wheels%20for%20summer%20use. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_roller_coaster https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/626458/coney-island-deadly-rough-rider-roller-coaster https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/14-crazy-amusement-park-accidents-that-resulted-in-death.htm Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
96:08 11/16/23
189. Mushroom Priestess and Arsinoe
Kat covers one lady that really got the ball rollin' for psychadelic tours in Mexico, the high preistess of mushrooms María Sabina. Hayley follows it up with an ancient sibling rivialry between Arsinoe IV and Cleopatra. Add your songs to the Night Classy "Cry Songs" playlist: https://spotify.link/7RptYUn3xEb Do you have an unusual story to share with producer Alec for his new show Matchbook Flashback ? Email him! alec@parasaur.co Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Arsinoe Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ab4rYDR0yY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_ZPL6IDiok https://hookofabook.wordpress.com/2017/04/06/women-in-history-arsinoe-cleopatras-treacherous-sister/ Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
101:53 11/9/23
188. Organ Transplants and Tide Pod Panic
Hayley covers a most fascinating medical procedure and Kat covers the moral panic of TIDE PODS! Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Organ Transplants Sources: https://youtu.be/rkfRU4MDsX8?si=7ykMEdBM5K_sZjPj https://www.life-source.org/latest/how-are-organs-transported-for-transplant/#:~:text=Each%20organ%20is%20 carefully%20 preserved,each%20organ%20is%20labeled%20appropriately. https://www.organdonor.gov/learn/what-can-be-donated https://www.organdonor.gov/learn/history#7 https://unos.org/transplant/how-we-match-organs/ https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-blog/2022/september/an-unexpected-tale-of-friendship-amid-paired-organ-donation https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000815.htm#:~:text=General%20discomfort%2C%20uneasiness%2C%20or%20ill,cough%2C%20and%20shortness%20of%20breath https://health.ucsd.edu/care/transplant-programs/quality/ https://www.dmu.edu/wp-content/uploads/Shelley-History-of-Organ-Transplantation.pdf Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
103:53 11/2/23
187. Restricted and Wych Elm Bella
Happy Halloween! This week we have a creepy true crime double feature. Hayley covers the case of “Who put Bella down the Wych Elm?” and Kat covers the Kuykendall Family Phone-Stalker also known as “Restricted.” Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Wych Elm Bella Sources: Who Put Bella In the Witch Elm? By Meg Van Huygen Who put Bella in the Wych Elm? On Wikipedia  Revealed after 75 years: The face of Bella in the Wych Elm Who put Bella in the wych elm? On The History Press Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm?: Espionage, Witchcraft, and other Theories On Carious Archive   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
94:20 10/26/23
186. Robert the Doll and Fukushi Masaichi
Kat covers a haunted doll in Key West and Hayley covers a doctor who collected one of Hayley's favorite things. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Fukushi Masaichi Sources: https://youtu.be/SuoYcGGnfm4?si=ETgqlRrOQAbxxu0_ https://www.vice.com/en/article/mvxgpx/the-art-of-preserving-tattooed-skin-after-death-629 https://spectrumnews1.com/oh/columbus/news/2023/08/10/how-one-ohio-company-is-preserving-human-tattoos-#:~:text=“These%20tattoos%20are%20from%20loved,the%20world%20to%20do%20this. https://www.wearethemighty.com/history/fukushi-masaichi-macabre-tattoo-collection-destroyed-in-world-war-ii/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9F1BmiTS1I Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
90:05 10/19/23
185. Whisper Estate and Anneliese Michel
Hayley covers a scary story about a scary house and Kat follows it up with a scary story that inspired the 2005 movie The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Back the Dice Planner kickstarter: http://kck.st/44U4BZ3 Night Classy | Linktree Whisper Estate Sources: https://www.southernindiana.org/2020/11/02/haunted-history-in-southern-indiana/ https://www.bumpinthenight.net/night-at-whispers-estate https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B0B8Q8T1SH/ref=atv_dl_rdr?deepLinkingRedirect=1&autoplay=1 https://whispersestate.godaddysites.com/house-history https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V89BEHbFJhQ   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
118:58 10/12/23
184. Owls and Cat Ladies
Kat kicks off spooky season with a spooky animal that is sometimes a cryptid: OWLS! Next up Hayley covers the cat ladies of history, including the Patron Saint of Cats: Miss Gertrude of Nivelles. Support producer Alec's Kickstarter for the Dice Planner: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/517722467/dice-planner-for-adhd Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree Cat Ladies Sources: https://www.catgenie.com/blogs/catgazette/saint-gertrude-of-nivelles-patron-saint-of-cats https://uscatholic.org/articles/202003/how-st-gertrude-of-nivelles-became-the-cat-lady-of-the-catholic-church/ https://www.kqed.org/arts/13891913/how-the-crazy-cat-lady-became-one-of-pop-cultures-most-enduring-sexist-tropes https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/61818/8-historys-greatest-cat-ladies Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
77:12 10/5/23
183. Illuminati and Frankenstein Castle
It’s time for our annual Oktoberfest episode! (AKA the loosely German-themed episode.) So, lace up those dirndls as Hayley takes us to Bavaria to learn about Adam Weishaupt the founder of a real secret society that some people think is fake. Then buckle up your lederhosen, as Kat covers a creepy little castle with a macabre history.   Support the Dice Planner kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/517722467/dice-planner-for-adhd   Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy   Night Classy | Linktree Illuminati Sources: https://allthatsinteresting.com/adam-weishaupt https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Weishaupt https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illuminati https://www.vox.com/2015/5/19/8624675/what-is-illuminati-meaning-conspiracy-beyonce https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/11/the-history-of-the-illuminati/142001 https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20171127-the-birthplace-of-the-illuminati   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
95:48 9/28/23
182. Peace Project / Sex Raft and SCP Foundation
Kat covers the Acali Expedition (aka sex raft) a 1973 social experiment that aimed to investigate interpersonal relationships in conditions of limited space and social isolation. Hayley covers (A PATREON PICK!) the SCP, the fictional secret organization documented by the collaborative-writing wiki project of the same name. Producer Alec's Dice Planner for ADHD Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/517722467/dice-planner-for-adhd Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy SCP Foundation Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCP_Foundation https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/ https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-4146  https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-4146 Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023  
80:14 9/21/23
181. Sawney Bean and Motorcycle Gangs
Hayley covers the bio of a great Scott (who was also murderous and cannibalistic.) Then, Kat dives into how World War 2 created motorcycle gangs in the USA. Still got a thirst for knowledge and parasaocial camaraderie? You’re in luck! We release bonus shows every week on our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/nightclassy Night Classy | Linktree   Produced by Parasaur Studios © 2023
85:15 9/14/23

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