The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

What was the Philadelphia Experiment?

The Philadelphia Experiment is a bad movie from the 1980s, and also the conspiracy theory that refuses to die, despite virtually zero evidence of its occurrence. Learn all about this strange non-event in today's show.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of articles, some of them really great. Here are the best of the bunch.

Stuff You Should Know at SXSW

It is getting to be that time of year, when the creatives roll into Austin, TX., and pretty much take over downtown for a few weeks during South by Southwest. Chuck and I are doing our part with a two-day stand, one an official SXSW event even.

Hey there, folks. Recently we did a live podcast at the SXSW Interactive Festival in lovely Austin, Texas. it was our first live gig so we decided to do something that most people probably find pretty fascinating -- UFOs. I made a remark that I believed that there is intelligent life somewhere else aside from planet Earth. Since then I've gotten a lot of guff in email and on the Facebook page from skeptics. They all generally send the same quotes from the same people with the familiar refrain that the burden of proof is on me, the believer.

Here's something that maybe not many of you might know -- there have been two presidents of the United States that have seen a UFO. True! It turns out that both Reagan and Carter claimed to have seen UFOs before they were in the Oval Office.