Disappearance of Harold Holt

On December 17, 1967 Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt waded into the ocean for a swim while the rest of his party watched from the beach. He disappeared in the waves and was never seen again. Was it an accident, murder, suicide, or a well executed defection?

Some of Our Research:
The story
The National Archives of Australia’s great resources
Gary Simmon’s claims

This episode sponsored by:
Hunt A Killer

Promo code: SIDEWAYS

Blue Apron

The disappearance of Asha Degree

February 14, 2000, Asha Degree’s packed a bag and left the house, seemingly of her own free will, never to return home. Did Asha really leave on her own? Did she run away or was she compelled by someone? And what happened to her?

Some of Our Research:
Asha’s story
Vanished episode
New witness information

The Nutcracker

Each year those decorative wooden soldiers are put on display during the holiday season but never seem to get used. All they do is sit there looking dusty and creepy. In this special holiday episode Team Sideways discusses their individual theories about the origin of these rarely used decorations.