Looking for something to keep your mind off the tedium of everyday life? Need a story to share over a beer with a mate? Hosts Aaron and John share a new story each fortnight, with obscure, weird, and under appreciated stories from around the world, hopefully with a few laughs in between.
Tuesday Oct 12, 2021
We love to be topical on this podcast, which is why we've decided to do a podcast for the Olympics, which finished 2 months ago. While the Olympics today are a worldwide fascination, it wasn't always that way. The third Olympiad in 1904 were almost the last. Find out all the crazy details, including why the Marathon of 1904 was the epitome of the ridiculousness of these games. Music by ZenMan from Pixabay.
Tuesday Sep 28, 2021
1947, Roswell, New Mexico. Was this an encounter with Aliens? Or simply a diversion by the US Military to hide a more terrestrial mystery? This week, the boys investigate the Roswell incident, and the varying theories as to what exactly happened in that field outside Roswell. Music by Zen_Man, Christian Bodhi, and JuliusH from Pixabay.
Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Last week we heard what 'they' want you believe about the sinking of the Titanic. But what about what the enlightened minds of the internet? What alternative theories are there to the 'offical' story that's backed up by 'evidence' that the boys can delve in to this week? Music by ZenMan from Pixabay.
Tuesday Sep 14, 2021
Trans-Atlantic travel in the early 1900's was a far cry from what we know today, with Cruise Liners the only real way to get from England to the US. The most well known of these cruise liners was the infamous RMS Titanic. In the first part of this two part series, we delve into the depths of the history and single fateful voyage of the Titanic, focusing on the steps along the way that led to the dreadful sinking. Music by ZenMan from Pixabay.
Tuesday Aug 31, 2021
It's 2015 in London, and a gang has spent years preparing a heist from the comfort of a London pub. They plan to break into the Hatton Garden Safe Depository, which houses the stock of many of the jewellery stores in the area. The Easter long weekend affords a fantastic opportunity for their plan to unfold. What happened next, and the people reponsible, is the stuff of movies that Aaron would never see. Music by Zen Man from Pixabay.
Tuesday Aug 17, 2021
Tennis. Ever heard of it? Of course you have, so you probably know Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. In the early 2000's tennis scene, they were almost unstoppable, sitting at rank 1 and 2 respectively in the world rankings. But with Federer dominating on grass and Nadal on clay, there was always the question: Who really is the best player in the world? Find out how they tried to determine it on this weeks episode of Cheeky Tales. Music by Zen Man from Pixabay.
Tuesday Aug 03, 2021
The Pacific Ocean was a hotly contested battleground in World War 2. Japan and America had been trading blows since the attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941. Now, in June of 1942, Japan are preparing a sneak attack on a small, isolated base in the middle of the pacific, on a group of islands called Midway. Music by sscheidl from Pixabay.
Tuesday Jul 20, 2021
1986 - Cleveland. A local charity is looking to get some buzz going around their new fundraising campaign. What unfolds was an absolute calamity. Intro and Outro: Music by sscheidl from Pixabay Music: Synapse by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
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