Kat & Jethro Gilligan Toth bring their irreverent brand of humor and unique chemistry to an exploration of the strange, the bizarre and the unexpected. With over eight million downloads since it’s 2018 launch, The Box of Oddities has become one of the fastest growing comedy podcasts in the United States. JIMMY KIMMEL, ABC-TV says, "Should you be the type who has interest in weird stuff, this is a fun thing to allow in your head!" “Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Box of Oddities is th ...
A newspaper review so scathing it led to a lawsuit which led to a dance off. Then, what animal oddity has venom and glows? JG and Kat explore the stage career of The Cherry Sisters and the magnificent platypus in BOX281. SNAP INTO IT!
She crashed 25 stories down the side of a cliff and lived to talk about it. And are the pyramids on Orion’s Belt? Orion’s Belt pyramid theorists say “yes”! BAB Angela Hernandez and the Orion Correlation Theory on this episode of BoO! It’s BOX280: and it’s ribbed for your pleasure.
She looks great for being 2500 years old! And don’t sniff those flowers - they’ll kill you. JG and Kat discuss the discovery of the Ice Maiden and the development of the Poison Garden. Beat the morbs with BOX279!
Remember when you didn’t need a license to make/prescribe medicine? Good times! Then some super sketchy stories to make you question reality with Jethro. Louis Dufilho Jr and “glitches in the matrix”. It’s BOX278: it’s more fun than Carter’s got little liver pills.
The line between collector and hoarder is fine. Princess Caraboo chose to wine and dine on someone else’s dime. If it’s for stories you pine, listen to these, JG’s and mine. If you’re looking for a sign, here are nine (really it’s just one, but nine rhymes). It’s BOX277 and rhyming is hard.
Should we fly a balloon over the North Pole? And where did the most people live throughout history? The mystery of the lost Andre Expedition and the evolution of human geography! It’s BOX276 : Always wear your seatbelt.
Did we evolve because our ancestors got stoned a bunch? And why are the townies throwing tubers at that monster? JG and Kat discuss the Stoned Ape theory and the Jarramplas Festival. It’s Box275 : it does whatever a spider-pig does.
The Freak Family shares their real life encounters with the unexplained. And then we are joined by legendary, spooky podcaster Jim Harold. He has listened to 15 years worth of ghost stories and shares with us his favorite!
I vant to suck your blaud! For real though, JG tells us about clinical vampirism. Kat explores the unexplained phenomena that led to the death of Estefanía Gutierrez Lázaro in the Vallecas Case.
Jethro tells us of the weird goings on in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Hauntings and werewolves and vampires, oh crap! Kat shares just a few of the many Australian Cryptids - it gets spooky down under! BOX272: like oatmeal, but louder.
JG tells us of what is said to be the first instance of a house haunting in the US. Then, Kat does a 180 and talks about the house said to be the MOST HAUNTED in the US. I’m really sorry if you’re not into house hauntings, but, these are good, spooky fun. It’s BOX271 - remove wax before consuming.
A corpse island is bound to have ghosts, right? And then, the capture of the Russian Granny Ripper. Kat & JG cover the Island of Poveglia and Tamara Samsonova in BOX270... it brings all the boys to the yard.
When a country runs out of toilet paper, it’s bad. When a country runs out of butter, it’s downright dangerous. Then, past future predictors and their predictions about the past and/or future. It’s BOX269 and it’s weird, but a good weird.
Jethro culls real life ghost stories from the darkest corners of the internet. Then, Kat tells us about the remarkable after-death journey of The lady In The Clock. BOX268 is made from 100% genuine Arabica beans for a smoother, full bodied taste.
Kat tells the sordid tale of 17th century Parisian fortune teller to the stars, La Voisin. Then the many twists and turn in the story of Cheeseman park. Hint: there are corpses. BOX267: You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll hurl.
Amazing facts about our universe and inventions that will change everything! Alternate titles for Box266 were ‘I Don’t Call People’, ‘We’re All Wearing Edgar Suits’ and ‘We Need a New Fridge’.
Treasuredillos. Sweetadillos. Armacuties. Whatever you call them, Kat calls them the focus of this episode. Then, subjected to torture and “scientific experiments” Jethro talks about the victims and horrifying deeds of Madame LaLaurie. Box265 : Apply only to affected area.
Here’s what’s on the docket for today: vending machines and murder then the story of a con you won’t believe. It’s Box264 and its scent is reminiscent of raspberries warmed by the sun. Also tires.
The lovely, helpful skeuomorph takes center stage! And then, some things you may not have known about the Heaven’s Gate cult. It’s Box263 : contents under pressure, but working on delegating responsibilities.
Jethro tells us the story of a not-so-typical Ed and Lorraine Warren investigation. Kat tells the terrible tale of "the soap-maker of Correggio." And I think it's fly when girls stop by for Box262, for Box262.
Kat celebrates the woman solved her own decades old kidnapping case. Then, how does a Malian tribe explain having knowledge of the Sirius system long before the rest of us? The fish aliens, obviously. Warning: do not let this podcast talk you into taking unlabeled pickle juice from that civil war reenactor.…
Who has been tootling all over England leaving little hoof-prints? Could it be Satan? Jethro tells us all about it. And then the art of the dicker with Kat. It’s Box 260 : do not feed after midnight.
The legend of a mountain tavern that was the last stop for many travelers. Then, he was so competitive he continued fighting in a war that had ended over 20 years before. Schaumboch's Tavern and Hiroo Onoda in this, the 259th Box. Contains zero wire hangers.
Jethro discusses claims that a towering woman who lived in 19th Century Russia - and appeared to be 'half human, half ape' - could have been yeti. And Kat shares some of the many child-centric traditions in Kazakhstan. It’s Box258: Where the kisses are hers and hers and his.
Batmen and moon beavers and Edgar Allan Poe, oh my! Then some of the strangest museum exhibits worldwide. It’s Box257 : A lively wing-ding.