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 ...
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.
Jethro examines the mysterious disappearance of a sausage maker’s wife. Kat talks about a medical oddity so rare, only one woman has been reported as afflicted. Both stories are pretty upsetting. Enjoy! It’s Box256 : discontinue use if oily stool increases.
Kat shares the details of a museum bound to make a big splash and JG blows Kat’s mind with the story of Frank Lloyd Wright’s family tragedy. Join us for Box255 : An adventure 65 million years in the making.
JG regales Kat with tales of animals saving humans. Join us for all the warm fuzzies! Then, Kat talks about malicious sinkholes. Are there any other kind? No. Box254. Do not bend, fold, mutilate or spindle.
First: Jack of all trades, master of ...corpse bride? Then: We’re being carried out feet first as we explore Victorian death practices! It’s Box253, warranty does not cover sonic boom vibrations.
Why did so many people know that JFK was going to be assassinated? Why wasn’t anything done about it? Then, we go back to the Philippines and explore the hanging coffins of Echo Valley. Box252 is not meant to be used as a squirrel deterrent.
Kat terrorizes Jethro with a story that he refused to do. Jethro retaliates by informing Kat that our early human ancestors had spikes on the penises. Robert the haunted doll and weird stuff we've discovered about our ancestors through DNA research. Never leave BOX251 unattended while in use.
Jethro talks about how you can smell like shipwrecked booty and Kat tells the tale of a civil war soldier who lived to talk about being shot between the eyes. The perfume of the Mary Celestia and Jacob Miller in Box250! Call before you dig.