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Very Superstitious

Join us as we spill the tea (though hopefully not the salt) on some of the more well known superstitions and traditions which have become a part of our daily lives. From wishing on stars to fending off the devil, join us on this new episode of Crackpot Cocktail Hour.

References below the episode.

Story By: Lacey Ramse | Hosted by: Lacey Ramse & Alex Brenan

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https://www.bhg.com/holidays/st-patricks-day/traditions/fun-facts-about-four-leaf-clovers/
http://www.mirrorhistory.com/mirror-facts/broken-mirror/
https://people.howstuffworks.com/why-are-four-leaf-clovers-lucky1.htm

https://people.howstuffworks.com/open-umbrella-indoors.htm

https://people.howstuffworks.com/why-do-people-avoid-stepping-on-cracks.htm

https://people.howstuffworks.com/why-do-people-wish-on-eyelashes.htm

https://people.howstuffworks.com/why-is-it-bad-luck-to-break-mirror.htm

https://www.farmersalmanac.com/rabbit-rabbit-35150

http://www.jackiefreemanphotography.com/images/gallows2_000.jpg

https://www.thespruceeats.com/new-twists-on-the-old-fashioned-cocktail-4150544

https://historydaily.org/the-paradox-of-the-lucky-rabbits-foot-using-bad-omens-to-create-good-luck

https://www.seeker.com/do-bad-things-really-come-in-3s-1792581105.html

http://mentalfloss.com/article/52696/why-friday-13th-considered-unlucky

https://www.leonardodavinci.net/the-last-supper.jsp#prettyPhoto

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/heres-what-happens-all-coins-tossed-fountains-180959314/

https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/maple-old-fashioned/https://thetakeout.com/where-to-start-with-brandy-the-drink-of-aristocrats-an-1798255678

https://973thedawg.com/why-we-wish-on-shooting-stars-and-why-you-might-want-to-stop/

https://modernfarmer.com/2017/03/rabbits-foot-considered-good-luck-charm/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/59991/how-we-came-make-wishes-these-11-things

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/45988346/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/thirteen-common-silly-superstitions-savor/#.XbCxq-jYrnE

http://whiskyadvocate.com/the-whisky-lovers-guide-to-apple-brandy/

https://people.howstuffworks.com/wishbones-lucky.htm

https://people.howstuffworks.com/why-do-people-throw-salt-over-shoulders.htm

http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/is-it-a-myth-that-black-shelter-pets-are-less-likely-to-be-adopted

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/friday-the-13th-why-is-it-unlucky-superstition-history-bad-luck-last-supper-knights-templar-a8445241.html

http://mentalfloss.com/article/50079/why-do-we-knock-wood

https://osr.org/blog/kids/wish-upon-a-star/

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/01/us/rabbit-rabbit-first-day-of-the-month-good-luck-trnd/index.html

Audio Clips:

Dragula – Rob Zombie, Hocus Pocus, There Will Be Blood, Troy, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Sixteen Candles, Rabbit’s Foot – Looney Tunes, Changeling, George Carlin, Practical Magic