Ep. 21: Your asshole brain and you

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Our brains are our besties, regulating every thought we experience and function we perform, but they betray us in the harshest of ways. In this episode, we’re chatting about compulsions, addictions, disorders, and other cruel tricks of the mind. We’re really revealing ourselves in this one, so settle in, folks. It’s JoAG therapy.

[0:00] CoRri tells Mark about the 17th century bestiality panic in Colonial America

[12:50] The seeming endlessness of the covidtimes is driving us to insanity. Meanwhile, listeners in our facebook group are trying to find a collective name to call themselves. Join them! https://www.facebook.com/groups/jackofallgraves

And don’t forget to join us for Evil Dead 2 on our Discord on February 6th!

[22:20] We talk about compulsions — intrusive thoughts, anxieties, eating disorders, hoarding

[63:50] We talk movie recs, “loopcore,” James Badge Dale, and the videogame CoRri is obsessed with right now, Spiritfarer.

Stuff We Referenced:

The Case of the Piglet’s Paternity: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2015/09/new-haven-colony-bestiality-trial-the-twisted-puritan-origins-of-our-modern-justice-system.html 

The Curious Case of Thomas Hogg: https://www.theawl.com/2017/08/the-curious-case-of-thomas-hogg/ 

“Puritan Sex: The Surprising History of Puritans and Sexual Practices,” Dig: A History Podcast: https://digpodcast.org/2017/09/10/puritans-sex/ 

Chinese piglet born with one eye and a ‘penis’ on its head: https://expressdigest.com/chinese-piglet-born-with-one-eye-and-a-penis-on-its-head/

Stuff We Watched(/Played):

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