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Squaring the Strange

Squaring the Strange brings evidence-based analysis and commentary to a wide variety of topics, ranging from the paranormal to the political.


Investigating ghosts. Debunking conspiracies. Dodging chupacabras.

If a claim seems strange, Ben and Pascual will try to square it with the facts.


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May 25, 2017

This week, Ben and Pascual explore corroboration bias and all the pitfalls that come with believing something "just because other people do".

Also, the boys dig into Boko Haram and audio technology!

May 18, 2017

This week, Ben and Pascual talk about the history of the infamous Roswell UFO crash of 1947. Ben is skeptical about an online "scare" while Pascual breaks down tattoos and audio science. 

May 11, 2017

This week, Ben and Pascual continue a two-part series on Jamaican folklore with a tale of Ben's investigation of "duppies" and the most fearsome duppy of all, the Rolling Calf!
Also in this episode, a critical analysis of a couple of current news items and a BONUS for Patreon supporters (while supplies last)!

May 4, 2017

This week, Pascual responds to a listener email, and Ben tells the tale of his research on the White Witch of Rose Hall, a very famous Jamaican ghost!
This is part 1 of a 2-part series on Jamaican folklore!