Hysteria 51

Hysteria 51 is a weekly podcast that takes an every-man approach to the World of the Weird - UFOs, Aliens, Mysteries, Conspiracies, the Paranormal, the Unusual, and the Unexplained. Hosts Brent Hand, David Flora, and Conspiracy Bot (a cranky robot bent on world domination who also happens to be the show’s head researcher) examine a different topic each week and generally come to one conclusion…the truth is out there, but you won’t find it here.



episode 210: Mel's Hole | 210

Sometimes nature's rules don't apply. Paranormal phenomena defy physics. Living beings defy death. Substances and materials defy their own make-up. And sometimes random holes in the Pacific Northwest do all of the above! At least that's the story according to Mel Waters about his aptly named "Mel's Hole". Where exactly is the hole? Does it really contain supernatural powers? Can it bring creatures back from the dead? Is Gordon Freeman's story from Half-Life actually a true story? We tie a rope to our ankle and dive into Mel's Hole this week. Plus, Conspiracy Bot refuses to concede the election (no surprise), Kyle makes a valid and salient point during a discussion (that is a surprise), and he then promptly overheats and shuts down (there it is). All of that and more on the podcast that’s never brought an animal back to life by throwing it down a bottomless pit – we do it the old fashioned way, by burying it on old Indian burial grounds in New England - Hysteria 51.

Special thanks to this week’s research sources:
Research Assistant - Raymond Walden IV

Books and Transcripts
Transcripts of Mel Waters of "Mel's Hole" fame - http://www.nwlegendsmuseum.com/Mel_Hole_Transcripts.html

The Unsolved Mystery of Mel's Hole - https://youtu.be/pk2C-75Cwm0
Mel’s Hole - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDZN3qV0UQE

Mel's Hole Wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel%27s_Hole
NW Legends Museum - http://www.nwlegendsmuseum.com/MelsHole.html
Hideous Monster - http://hideousmonster.com/melshole.html
Daily Record News - https://www.dailyrecordnews.com/news/getting-to-the-bottom-of-mels-hole/article_d72b6a68-7ac2-11e1-b3ce-001a4bcf887a.html}
Mel’s Hole - https://melshole.org/
Knowledge Nuts - https://knowledgenuts.com/2014/01/30/mysterious-mel-and-the-hole-to-hell/
Skeptoid - https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4156
Coast top Coast AM - https://www.coasttocoastam.com/guest/waters-mel-5595/
Kola Superdeep Borehole - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kola_Superdeep_Borehole#:~:text=In%20terms%20of%20depth%20below,deepest%20artificial%20point%20on%20Earth.
History Daily - https://historydaily.org/mels-hole-a-sensational-urban-myth-of-a-mysterious-bottomless-pit

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