MKUltra was a series of CIA experiments, mostly illegal, carried out on human subjects between the 1950s and 1970s. It formally began on the orders of CIA director Allen Dulles on April 13, 1953 and was headed by Sidney Gottlieb. The intent of the experiments was either to develop mind control techniques, better torture and […]

The Gentrification Wars

The Gentrification Wars

  Gentrification. Hoo boy. We are and have been seeing it all around the country, and it’s especially bad in California where Unpops has its home, and it’s pretty bad on most of the west coast overall–we even did a whole episode about Samantha’s home base, Portland, Oregon a while ago. So we’ve talked about […]

The Chicago Rippers

  On this episode, we delve into one of the weirdest and most brutal crimes of the ’80s…the Chicago Rippers. In a nearly 17-month span beginning in late May 1981, several women disappeared or were found murdered in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. On Saturday morning, May 15, 1982, real estate agent Donald Stibbe, arrived for […]