TANIS

TANIS

By: Public Radio Alliance

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4.5 (3156 ratings)

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Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur...

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In the first episode of Tanis, our host, Nic Silver, wonders if the Internet age might contain one last great mystery, an ancient myth known as “Tanis.” His exploration into the enigmatic Tanis begins by asking the seemingly simple question, what is it? The answers, he soon discovers, are far more complicated.

Episode 102: Radio, Radio

10/14/2015

41:18

As the search for Tanis continues, Nic tracks down the person who placed that strange Craigslist ad, and enlists “Meerkatnip,” an acerbic hacker, straight out of the pages of a Gibson or Stephenson novel, to help him try and make sense of a series of mysterious radio broadcasts.

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08/15/2018

41:55

The search for clues takes Nic from the dark world of his dreams to an abandoned underground laboratory, and MK uncovers information that may finally lead them to Veronika.

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Episode 409: Remote Control

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38:06

MK uncovers some very interesting items at a garage sale in Denver, the search for Veronika Pilman continues, and Nic’s sensory deprivation tank experience delivers another mysterious clue.      

MK delivers a strange recording, Karl has some advice, and Nic's struggle to find out what is actually happening in The Breach and choose between trusting Cameron Ellis or Paul continues as he confronts both sides to try and find the best way forward.

Nic digs deeper into what happened in the woods in those sensory deprivation tanks, gets some advice from Karl, and tries to decide if either Cameron Ellis or Paul from the Cult of Tanis can be trusted.

Nic looks further into the man in that convenience store surveillance footage, MK finds a recording that references some very familiar mythology, and a strange old book leads to a haunted hotel and a mysterious cult.

Episode 405: Ra Ra Rasputin

04/25/2018

47:27

Nic tries to find out exactly what happened during his float in the woods, and continues to dig into what happened in Russia with Grigori Rasputin. MK does her best to explain everything we know so far, about the Cult of Tanis.