Weird Brunch

Starfish Prime, Giant of Kandahar, Gregor MacGregor

Show Notes

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Whitney launches into Starfish Prime and the race to nuclear bombs in space.

Lisa tracks the infamous Kandahar Giant that was purportedly taken down by U.S. special forces in Afghanistan in 2002.

Hayly encounters Gregor MacGregor, a Scottish conman who defrauded hundreds while creating 1822's own Fyre Fest, aka Poyais.

What is Weird Brunch?

Whitney LeMond, Lisa Friedrich, and Carina Magyar get together, get tipsy, and tell each other the craziest stories they can find.

Artwork by Grace Svoboda. Theme music by Arielle LaGuette.