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Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

Parcast Network

The truth is rarely the best story. And when it’s not the only story, the truth deserves another look. Every Wednesday, we tell the complicated stories behind the world’s most controversial events and possible cover-ups. Conspiracy? Maybe. Coincidence? Maybe. Complicated? Absolutely. Conspiracy Theories is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

294 - NBA Conspiracies: Frozen Envelope Draft
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  • 294 - NBA Conspiracies: Frozen Envelope Draft

    Was the 1985 NBA draft lottery rigged? Facing disillusioned fans and dwindling TV viewers, NBA commissioner David Stern changed how the draft was done. Goodbye coin toss, hello televised lottery. But some fans think he did more than change the rules — he bent them.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mon, 14 Jun 2021
  • 293 - Introducing Devious Dads

    Revisit ten of the worst fathers in true crime history in this special collection from Parcast Network. From the father who turned his son into a spy, to the dad whose long business trips turned out to be mafia hits, these dads will definitely not be getting any Father’s Day gifts this year. Devious Dads is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Listen free on Spotify! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thu, 10 Jun 2021
  • 292 - Psychology of Conspiracy Theories Pt. 2

    When do conspiracy theories stop being theories? Today’s episode visits real accounts of deadly misconduct committed at scale by governments and businesses. Poisoned alcohol, contaminated medicine, mind control experiments — in every case, the truth came out… eventually.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Wed, 09 Jun 2021
  • 291 - Psychology of Conspiracy Theories Pt. 1

    Reptile overlords. Pizzagate. QAnon. What makes conspiracy theories so alluring, and why are some more unshakeable than others? Today’s episode breaks down the driving forces behind false narratives, and what happens when true believers take extreme actions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mon, 07 Jun 2021
  • 290 - Bigfoot Pt. 2

    Even expert primatologists can’t agree on whether Bigfoot exists. Is it all a hoax, or is the creature more intelligent — or cosmic — than we give it credit for? Maybe there really is undeniable evidence that could lay the sasquatch question to rest… but it’s being squashed by government agencies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Wed, 02 Jun 2021
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