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Ghoul on Ghoul


Sep 2, 2021

Amanda and Sarah talk parasites and headless prospectors for this episode. Sarah reveals the fascinatingly freaky side of nature with a look at zombies ants, toxoplasmosis, and the Braconid wasp. Amanda heads north to Canada for a look at the terrifying history of the Nahanni Valley. Other subjects covered include chain restaurant rankings, stripper wells, and vodka sodas.

Recommendations:

Amanda recommends the films Let's Scare Jessica to Death and The Boys From Brazil

Sources: 

  • The Atlantic (How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy/Do Cats Control My Mind/How the Zombie Fungus Takes Over Ants' Bodies)
  • Live Science (Can a cat parasite control your mind?)
  • Galveston County Master Gardeners (Braconid wasp)
  • Fodor's Travel (The Haunting History of This Canadian National Park)
  • Maclean's (Valley of Mystery, March 15, 1947)
  • Wikipedia/Nahanni National Park Reserve
  • CBC (Families call for case of mysterious 2005 deaths to be reopened)
  • TIME (Canada: NORTHWEST TERRITORIES: Home of Devils?,
  • Ten Rivers: Adventure Stories from the Arctic b
  • There is Something in the Valley - Bedtime Stories (Youtube)