This week, we’ve got a special episode for you from the new season of Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. It's a 4-part mini-series that tells the true story of Bass Reeves—a sharp-shooting deputy marshal in the Wild West.
It’s a story with all the classic action—pistols, outlaws, undercover take downs. But it’s also the Wild West like you’ve never heard it before. Because Bass Reeves… is a Black deputy, and he earned his badge after fleeing slavery.
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis played the best game of his career while tripping on acid. On June 12, 1970, Ellis pitched a no-hitter. Simone tells the story of his trip and what it can teach us about psychedelic drugs and performance anxiety.
This week on Not Past It, we have big news. And we are processing it the only way we know how: with trivia about the past, of course! Podcasting superstars, close friends, and bitter rivals Saidu Tejan Thomas and Emmanuel Dzotsi join us for a trivia battle to mark an important new era in Not Past It history. Follow @simonepolanen for updates on the future of Not Past It.