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Sidebar: Have yourself a weird and wacky Christmas

In Sidebar's season finale, we explore whether the truth about UFOs is really out there with a visit to the University of Colorado Boulder's UFO library. Then we close the episode — and the year — with a roundtable discussion on some crazy stories our reporters have covered.

Welcome to the season finale! We culminate 11 episodes with a look into UFOs with the experts who study them and seek to know more about if there really is life out there. What does science say, and what can we expect our government to tell us about these unidentified objects?

Then, we break down the oddest, wildest cases and news events that the podcast team has covered. From monkey selfies and Lil Nas X's Satan shoes to Utah's near-ban on porn and a Halal chicken story that just doesn't quit, some stories are enough to make us scratch our heads and stifle a laugh.

Special guests:

Sidebar tackles the top stories you need to know from the legal world. Join reporters Bianca Bruno, Nicholas Iovino, Amanda Pampuro and Nina Pullano as they take you in and out of courtrooms in the U.S. and beyond and break down developments to help you understand how they affect your day-to-day life.

This episode was produced by Kirk McDaniel. Music by The Dead Pens, Artificial.Music, Aviators, Dar Golan, Umbrtone and Middream. A transcript of this episode is available.

Editorial staff is Bill Dotinga, Sean Duffy and Jamie Ross. 

For more on the weird and wacky:

-- Nike Sues Over Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’ Containing Human Blood

-- Ninth Circuit Rejects ‘Monkey Selfie’ Copyright Claim

-- ‘Incremental’ Utah Porn Block Raises Questions Over Governmental Overreach

-- KFC Franchisee Loses Fight to Market Chicken as Muslim-Friendly

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