Ep #14: The Western Schism vs. The Crying Boy Painting Show Notes

Welcome back to the show notes of Wanna Match Podcast! It’s a podcast where two best friends, Sydney and Emily, come together, match, and try to explain a topic that we previously researched. This episode is about The Western Schism vs. The Crying Boy Painting!

The Western Schism

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The hierarchy of people in the Catholic church

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Location of Avignon in France

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Location of Rome in Italy

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Location of Pisa in Italy

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A great diagram of all the Popes going on in their respective area (drawn by Syd)

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The Crying Boy Painting

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“The Crying Boy Painting” though it definitely looked different throughout time and by different artists

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A photo of someone trying to burn The Crying Boy Painting

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Ep #11: Winnie the Pooh Conspiracies vs. Flannan Isle Disappearances Show Notes

Welcome back to another episode show notes of Wanna Match Podcast! It’s a podcast where two best friends, Emily and Sydney, come together, match, and try to explain topics that we previously researched! This week we’re back with newest member of the family, Lily who makes some sneezing & gymnastic appearances in the studio. This is also a special one because it’s Ep 11 going up on 11/11 at 11:11 pm! FUN! Sit back (or stand or do whatever you’ve gotta do!) and listen to us talk about the Winnie the Pooh Conspiracies vs. the Flannan Isle Dissapearances!

Winnie the Pooh Conspiracies

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The Winnie the Pooh characters and their mental illnesses that have been theorized

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The DSM-5 that includes the Winnie the Pooh characters that a mental health professional would use to diagnose them if they were real

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The most straight forward example is Eyeore, whose hopelessness that can be lined to depression is hard to miss

Winnie the Pooh Conspiracy Show Notes

Flannen Isle Disappearances

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Location of Flannan Isle

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The lighthouse that was not lit, inspected, and abandoned by the three men

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James Ducat, Thomas Marshall, William MacArthur – the three lightkeepers supposed to be at the Flannan lighthouse in December of 1900

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Telegram that Captain Harvey sent to alert the northern lighthouse board of the disappearance of the menĀ 

Flannan Isle Disappearances Show Notes:

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Ep #10: Flat Earth vs. ATMs Show Notes

Welcome back to another episode of Wanna Match Podcast! It’s a podcast where two best friends, Emily and Sydney, come together, match, and try to describe a topic we previously researched. This week, we introduce the newest member of our little podcast family, Lily! Lily is Sydney’s 12 week old kitten! You’ll hear her throughout the episode as we chat about Flat Earth theories and ATMs.

Flat Earth

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Charles K. Johnson

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Proposed flat earth map

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The proposed “dome” flat earth theory

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ATMs

The first ATMs were withdrawal only, kind of like a cash register

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Some have resorted to destroying ATMs to get the money inside

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As ATMs have gotten more advanced, so is the process of stealing from them. Some people do what’s called “phishing” where they steal the data off someone’s magnetic stripe of their card

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Ep #9: Slenderman vs. Mischief Night Show Notes

Welcome to the episode 9 show notes of Wanna Match Podcast! It’s a podcast where two best friends, Emily and Sydney, come together, match, and try to explain a topic we previously researched. This week, we take a deeper dive into how the dark web with Slenderman. We lighten it up with Mischief Night & the fun little pranks it has to do with! Do you know either of these?

Slenderman

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The image of Slenderman that we as a society imagine

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One of the images made for the original Photoshop thread

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Images from the Waukesha Wisconsin Slenderman Stabbing

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“Slenderman” that was caught on surveillance in South Carolina

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Mischief Night

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Mischief Night is marked with some harmless pranks like TPing houses – have you ever done it?

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Some people call it “Cabbage Night”

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What people call October 30th based on their location in the US

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Mischief Night Citation:

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Ep #8: Zombie Snails vs. Jack o Lantern Show Notes

Welcome to the episode 8 show notes of Wanna Match Podcast! A podcast where two best friends, Emily and Sydney, come together, match, and try to explain a topic they previously researched. This week, we talk all things creepy crawly and fall-related! Sydney makes soup, the gang visits a pumpkin patch, and Emily gets ring worm? Try and understand zombie snails and jack o lanterns with us!

Zombie Snails

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A cartoon image of the process of snails obtaining their eventual killers.

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The two broodsacs that pulse in order to attract birds

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Jack o Lantern

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The density of pumpkin growth in America

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The lore behind the Jack o Lantern is based on “Jack” who walked around with a turnip lantern for all eternity

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Some crazy submissions for pumpkin carving contests and fall art festivals all over!

Just for Fun Photo!

Here are OUR Jack o’ Lanterns that we created with our friends. We tagged everyone on the IG – go check out who the artist is behind each pumpkin creation!

Jack o Lantern Show Notes

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Ep #7: Trick or Treating vs. The Exorcist Show Notes

Welcome to another episode of ,Wanna Match Podcast – it’s a podcast where two best friends, Emily and Sydney, come together, match, and try to explain a topic that we previously researched! We have a plant in progress update!! That’s right before we jump into Trick or Treating vs. The Exorcist!

Trick or Treating

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“soul cakes” given to the poor people in around 1000 AD

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Trick or Treating as a family affair in the 1970s

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Trunk or Treats and Trick or Treating as community outreach events

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The edibles that were confiscated as part of a “drug-laced Halloween candy” investigation. The owner even admitted that they were going to be for personal, recreational use.

Trick or Treating Citations

The Exorcist

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Amazing actors from the film!

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Face put into random frame of the movie to add subconscious fear

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Linda Blair as Reagan McKnight… creepy AF

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Opening scene of the movie was actually shot in the Middle East where there were some delays!

The Exorcist Show Notes

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Ep #6: Crop Circles vs. Fall Astrology Show Notes

Welcome back to another episode of Wanna Match Podcast! It’s a podcast where two best friends, Emily and Sydney, come together, match, and try to explain a topic that they previously researched. This week we chat about Crop Circles and Fall Astrology (and kind of astronomy).

Crop Circles

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A crop circle with an intricate design

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A bunch of crop circles are found here, suspiciously

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The biggest crop circle ever found

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Scientist, Terence Meaden, a leading force behind the wind causing the crop circles theory

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Little cuties that got intoxicated and made their own crop circles in New Zealand

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The Ley Lines which happen to cross where crop circles are more frequent

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An old newspaper clipping talking about crop circles

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The guys behind most of the known crop circles. Pranksters!!! HA!

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Fall Astrology

It’s unclear whether Emily knows the difference between astrology and astronomy. We definitely find ourselves in the tornado after the match. Nevertheless, we get into it!

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Harvest Moon festival (left) and Higan (right)

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Some notable Virgos! Including our friend, Katie, of course!

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Some notable Libras, including our friend Olivia!

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Scorpios you might know and our favorite Scorpio, Nick!

Fall Astrology Citations

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Ep #5: Dr. William Frankland vs. Vampire Bats Show Notes

We’re back with another fall-themed podcast of Wanna Match Podcast! This week, we cover Dr. William Frankland, an allergist from God above. After having a close call with some bats in our neighborhood, Sydney tells us all about vampire bats. They’re scary.

Dr. William Frankland

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A young William Frankland and the medical school he attended

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The pollen farm that Dr. Wlliam Frankland started and learned a lot from. It would eventually lead to the pollen chart. The pollen chart that I showed Sydney of our era.

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Fleming and the development of penicillin

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The many awards and dedications to Dr.William Frankland and his work in the allergy field!

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Vampire Bats

Photo 1: It’s the fingers for us!

Bats with their fingers and the folds in their wings. Again, scary.

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Sometimes, they get ice stuck to their little bodies like this.

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Bats can be absolutely giant…like this.

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They can also be really small and fit on one finger. It’s kinda cute.

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Types of vampire bats

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Distribution of vampire bats in Latin America and South America

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The skeleton of a vampire bat that shows the claws they use to move themselves when they’re not flying.

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Ep #4: Lost Colony of Roanoke vs. The Pendle Witch Trials

The first of many fall episodes of Wanna Match Podcast is officially here! This week, we tackle some big (and infamous) topics of The Lost Colony of Roanoke and The Pendle Witch Trials! Emily is clearly a skeptic the whole time, but what else is knew?!

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The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Syd kicks off this episode with the mysterious tale of the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Emily can’t be convinced that it was a real thing. So, what really happened to Roanoke? Is Emily right to be skeptical?

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Trees found (now recreated) in the area where Roanoke was believed to have once been.

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Raleigh (left) and John White (right)

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A map of where Roanoke was believed to be and where John White was constantly trying to get back to

Lost Colony of Roanoke Citation

The Pendle Witch Trials

We knew you’d be expecting the Salem Witch Trials. Who are we if not extra?! Emily kicks off the second half of the episode with a deep dive into the Pendle Witch Trials – the UK counterpart that we need to know about!

Photo 1: The Area

Pendle Hill in Lancashire

Photo 2: Family Tree

The family trees of the two families mainly involved in the Pendle Witch Trials. You might want to keep this one on you while you listen. Why are they all named the same thing?!

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Locations of the two trials

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The tourist industry that has really blossomed since the Pendle Witch Trials in the area

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The graveyard where Old Chattox was said to be seen desecrating graves in search of bones

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400 years later, a 1612 was made on Pendle Hill as well as people dressed as witches climbing to the top in effort to break a record!

Pendle Witch Trials Citation

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Ep #2: Cheating in Sports vs. Dodgeball Show Notes

Welcome back to Wanna Match Podcast! It’s a podcast where two best friends get together, match, and then try to understand an obscure topic that we recently researched. In this episode, we chat about a chopstick in a plant, what “the tornado” is, and give you a little singing action! That’s before we even get into our topics of Cheating in Sports and Dodgeball!

Cheating in Sports

Sydney kicks off the episode with a deep dive into “Cheating in Sports”. You know what they say, “Cheaters never winner.”

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Ben Johnson (1981)

Photo 2: Thick Thighs Save Lives!!

Ben Johnson (1988)

Photo 3: He’s a runner, he’s a track star.

100 Meter dash Final in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea

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1919 Black Sox with the players involved in losing the World Series

Cheating in Sports Citations

Dodgeball

Emily takes the baton (see what I did there??) for her topic of dodgeball. We chat about how we started this weird sport all of us love to play in gym class.

Photo 1: Dodge a wrench and a ball!

The Dodgeball we know and love that came out in 2004

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James H. Carlisle, the missionary who moved dodgeball from Africa to England. Specifically, he brought it to St. Mary’s college in 1884.

Photo 3: The Court

The official Court dimensions for Elite Dodgeball game!

Photo 4: Guiness World Record

Largest recorded game of dodgeball was played at UC California by over 6,000.

Dodgeball Citations

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