The Q Files

File Room: Mother’s Murder Day

Welcome to the file room, where we keep all prior episodes of The Q Files. You may have heard this episode previously, but it’s worth another listen. This week we’re taking a twisted turn on Mother’s Day by diving into the murderous true crime tale of Ethel Geller Yeldem. Ethel’s story is one of a…

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The Ten Deadly Plagues…Plated

The Ten Deadly Plagues of Egypt are a paranormal allegory of power, redemption, and faith. An adventure, born deeply within the notion of resistance. Join us on a culinary tour through the plagues as we explain that this powerful tale is more than just a story, and may in fact be rooted in real life,…

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Ghosts of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most haunted place on earth. Located at the liminal edge of our maps. A place where there is one endless day of light, and one endless day of dark – both 6 months long. It’s the only continent whose land is without a creation myth, because it never had an indigenous population….

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Lake Erie Monster

It’s our 50th episode and this time we’re covering The Lake Erie Monster, also known as Lem or Lemmy (acronymically derived from Lake Erie Monster), and perhaps most popularly, as Bessie. Bessie has been described as snake-like, 30-40 feet long, over a foot around. Her colour has been reported as grey, copper, and silver. Some say…

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Perchance to Dream

This episode won’t put you to sleep, but it may make you want to – in “Perchance to Dream,” we will examine the scientific and mystical elements of sleep or more accurately…the lack of such. Humans are the only animal species in the world that purposely stays awake and research clearly shows that Mother Nature…

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Paschal Beverly Randolph, Occultist

Paschal Beverly Randolph was a grand master occultist. He was a black man that was a close confidant of Abraham Lincoln, arguably the largest cannabis importer of his time, a sex magician, and possibly the inspiration behind Marvel’s Dr. Strange. He is notable as the first person to introduce the principles of erotic alchemy to…

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Birds Aren’t Real

Birds Aren’t Real and pigeons are liars – wake up sheeple! In this episode, we’ll dive into what makes a conspiracy theory and we’ll also get you up to date on the latest big conspiracy theory – Birds Aren’t Real. The Birds Aren’t Real movement, is a parody conspiracy theory with a purpose. In our…

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A Brave Little Soldier

In belated honor of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurs on November 20th, we offer this tale of Irish-born immigrant, Albert DJ Cashier, a Union private who served during the Civil War.  And as we mark this season of remembrance, it is indeed  a cruel irony that Albert himself, in the end, due to…

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The Final Conversation – Lizbeth Borden

Our final conversation on Lizbeth (Lizzie) Borden. After concluding our 3 part series, we felt there was still so much to cover, that would further explain the life of Lizzie Borden. So, we turned to our friend Leigh of the “History Is Gay” podcast to dive into the society and culture of Lizbeth Borden’s world….

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