Tea’s Weird Week
Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep09: Season 5 Finale

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep09: Season 5 Finale

September 6, 2022

Tea and Heidi discuss weird news about planets in retrograde, a world record breaking pumpkin boat ride, again with Uri Geller, robot news, and phantom clowns. Plus trivia answers and we close out with a track by The Grovelers, "Rock Bottom." 

That's it for this season!

Show Notes

The Grovelers: https://thegrovelers1.bandcamp.com/ 
Read Tea's column and find an archive of old TWW episodes at: www.teakrulos.com 

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep08: Talkin’ Twisted Dreams

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep08: Talkin’ Twisted Dreams

August 20, 2022

Tea talks to Christopher House about the upcoming Twisted Dreams Film Festival, a horror showcase here in Milwaukee. Then Tea and Heidi talk weird news about J.R.R. Tolkien, Predator vs Children of the Corn, "de-extinction" of the Tasmanian Tiger, a Jesus Christ simulator game, and QAnon's latest cancer-curing contraption. Plus trivia and a closing track by The Unitaskers, "Philodendron."

Show Notes

-Twisted Dreams: www.twisteddreamsff.com 
-The Unitaskers: www.theunitaskers.bandcamp.com 
-Here's Tea's article on the "J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript" for Milwaukee Magazine: www.milwaukeemag.com/a-massive-collection-of-j-r-r-tolikens-manuscripts-is-in-milwaukee/ 
-Here's the Vice article that cracked Heidi up so much: www.vice.com/en/article/jgpe54/i-am-jesus-christ-video-game-simulator 
-Daily Beast's article on the QAnon cure-all contraption: www.thedailybeast.com/qanon-conspiracy-theorists-have-a-new-cure-all-dollar120000-tvs 

 

Tea’s Weird Week, S5ep07: Weird Beers

Tea’s Weird Week, S5ep07: Weird Beers

August 6, 2022

In this episode, Tea talks to Milwaukee Magazine managing editor and "Beer Baron" columnist Chris Drosner about strange flavors and what a 20-year-old beer tastes like. 
Tea and Heidi discuss weird news about what words smell and feel like, the courtroom circus of Alex Jones, Fancy Feast for humans, and more. Plus weird trivia and a new track from Rum Revere, "League Play."

Show Notes
Milwaukee Magazine: www.milwaukeemag,com 
Rum Revere: www.rumrevere.bandcamp.com 

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep 06: Art Magick with Molly Roberts

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep 06: Art Magick with Molly Roberts

July 30, 2022

Tea talks with author and musician Molly Roberts about her new book, Art Magick: How to Become an Art Witch and Unlock Your Creative Power, a beautiful workbook filled with creative and magickal projects. 

Tea and Heidi discuss weird news about the Loch Ness Monster, prairie madness, necrobotics, and more. Plus trivia answers from Miss Information and we close out with an appropriate and rockin' track from Molly's band, Tigernite, "Witch." 

Show Notes

Molly's website: www.mollyrobertsmagick.com
Tigernite: www'tigernite.bandcamp.com 
Here's the article on prairie madness Tea and Heidi discussed: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/prairie-madness-study-silence-great-plains 

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep05: Amberrose Hammond’s Mysterious Michigan

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep05: Amberrose Hammond’s Mysterious Michigan

July 23, 2022

Tea talks to Michigan researcher and author Amberrose Hammond about her upcoming book Mysterious Michigan, which explores legends of lore of the Mitten State. They talked about haunted hotspots, the devilish imp known as the Nain Rouge, and the urban legend of the Melonheads. 

Tea and Heidi talk weird news about Russia's claim that Ukraine has Ukranian Mutant Ninja Troopers and other stories, new trivia from Miss Information, and we close with a track off Sunspot's brand new album The Strangest Frequency, "We'll Be Seeing You Again." 

Notes
-Check out Amberrose Hammond's site, where you can buy her books: www.amberrosehammond.com 
-Sunspot: www.sunspotmusic.com 
-Here's our episode from last season where we discussed war legends, including contemporary ones from Ukraine: https://teasweirdweek.podbean.com/e/tea-s-weird-week-s4-ep07-baba-roga/ 

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep04: Paranormal Road Trip (and Bigfoot news)

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep04: Paranormal Road Trip (and Bigfoot news)

July 15, 2022

Tea talks to Jenny Sanchez, travel writer and Tea's co-author of project called Paranormal Road Trip. Jenny shares her recent travels to Idaho and St. Louis to paranormal hotspots and quirky attractions like the Idaho Potato Museum. Tea and Heidi talk about some squatchy Bigfoot news plus trivia and a closing track by Pretty Frankenstein, "In Mirrors." 

Notes
Jenny's site: Long Days Travel
Pretty Frankenstein: prettyfrankenstein.bandcamp.com 
That Coyote Peterson video: (220) Bigfoot Skull Found in Canada? - YouTube

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep03: Butterfly Sanctuary Conspiracy Attack

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep03: Butterfly Sanctuary Conspiracy Attack

July 8, 2022

The National Butterfly Center is a beautiful nature sanctuary in Mission, Texas, near the Mexican border. Who would be demented enough to accuse them of harboring drug dealers, pedophiles, and murderers? Oh right, QAnon. Sadly, they've shown up at the center to harass its employees. Eric and Kim Hayden, producers of the American Madness documentary, talk about their recent trip to the National Butterfly Center to conduct interviews. 

Tea and Heidi talk about the Georgia Guidestones, the CERN Large Hadron Collider and the Mandela Effect. Tea remembers his friend Jann Goldberg, trivia from Miss Information, and we close out with a track by Mini Meltdowns, "Super Blue." 

Notes
-You can support the National Butterfly Center with a donation here: www.nationalbutterflycenter.com
-Check out Mini Meltdown at: www.minimeltdowns.bandcamp.com 
-Latest TWW column: Tea’s Weird Week: My Favorite Jann Goldberg Quotes | (teakrulos.com)
-Tea's book American Madness: American Madness | (teakrulos.com)
-Tea's book Monster Hunters: Monster Hunters | (teakrulos.com)

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep02: Talking with Sinisterhood

Tea’s Weird Week, S5 ep02: Talking with Sinisterhood

July 1, 2022

Sinisterhood is a podcast that focuses on true crime, cults, and the paranormal (a few of our favorite things!) The show is hosted by Dallas-based comedians and friends Christie Wallace and Heather McKinney. They’re currently on the road recording podcast episodes in front of a live audience and will be stopping in our hometown, Milwaukee, on July 1 to discuss the ghost stories of the famously haunted Pfister Hotel. Tea talked to Sinisterhood about their tour, weird Dallas, and their inspirations. 

In the TWW News segment, Tea and Heidi talk more on the Pfister, human tasting burgers, CIA cafeteria woes, bird vomit, and more. Plus trivia from Miss Information, and the dance track of the summer "Juice Demon" by Lavish Waste. 

Notes
Check out Sinisterhood here: www.sinisterhood.com 
Lavish Waste: www.lavishwaste.bandcamp.com 
Here's Tea's article on the Pfister Hotel for Milwaukee Record: https://milwaukeerecord.com/sports/pfister-hotel-all-star-ghost-team/ 

Tea’s Weird Week S5 ep01: The Wise Owl and the Monster in Human Skin (an AI fable)

Tea’s Weird Week S5 ep01: The Wise Owl and the Monster in Human Skin (an AI fable)

June 24, 2022

Tea's Weird Week is back ! Tea talks about some recent TWW columns, Tea and Heidi talk about weird news, including sexy Swedish garbage cans, Sarah Palin vs Santa Claus and recent news of sentient AI developed at Google named LaMDA. Plus new trivia from Miss Information and our sound engineer FlatlineAudio138 shares a new track, "Alien Overdose." 

Notes
FlatlineAudio138: flatlineaudio138.com
TWW column: "You are Geraldo Rivera, high on ecstasy, looking at a UFO in the Bahamas"
TWW column: "Who said it-- Marjorie Taylor Greene or Phantom Patriot?"
More on LaMDA: "The Google engineer who sees company's AI as 'sentient' thinks a chabot has a soul," NPR
Send your trivia answers to: teasweirdweek@gmail.com 

Tea’s Weird Week S4 ep10: The Big French Fry Perfume Beaver Fever Tiger Nuggets Corpse DJ Oregon Trail Charles Darwin Diary Mystery Finale

Tea’s Weird Week S4 ep10: The Big French Fry Perfume Beaver Fever Tiger Nuggets Corpse DJ Oregon Trail Charles Darwin Diary Mystery Finale

April 8, 2022

The Season 4 finales features Heidi and Tea discussing weird news, trivia answers, and a closing track by The LOL, "Six Feet Under the Dance Floor." Fun times. 

Show Notes
-Tea's latest column on Primus and the Phantom Patriot is here: https://teakrulos.com/2022/04/08/teas-weird-week-phantom-patriot-featured-in-new-primus-conspiranoia-video/ 

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