While Mark might be quick to point out that 1, 2, Freddy’s coming for you, turns out there are all kinds of other things to fear about sleeping besides guys with knife hands — from sleep paralysis demons to insomnia that literally kills.
[0:00] Am I a psychopath? Are you? Mark has one (bullshit) question to help you find out
[11:45] Welcoming Mark back from vacation causes us to spiral into talking about the nightmare of living in America
[21:30] We have a bit of cultural exchange about cheese, tacos, and how to pronounce “Anthony”
[26:18] CoRri hasn’t been sleeping and Mark doesn’t understand insomnia
[32:00] We have a book club coming! Join us Saturday, ,August 14th, 2021 @ 8pm GMT, 3pm EST, noon PDT to discuss The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires. Follow our socials for the Zoom link to come!
[35:30] Time to discuss what we’ve watched. Spoiler alert: We really love James Gunn.
[54:00] We get into some really terrible sleep disorders we’re super glad we don’t seem to have…yet.
[1hr25] Mark circles back to the questions from the cold open.
Stuff we referenced:
- 5 Strange and Terrifying Sleep Disorders – https://www.alaskasleep.com/blog/5-strange-and-terrifying-sleep-disorders
- The tragic fate of the people who stop sleeping – https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20160118-the-tragic-fate-of-the-people-who-stop-sleeping
- Fatal Familial Insomnia: The Disease That Kills By Stealing Sleep – https://www.discovermagazine.com/mind/fatal-familial-insomnia-the-disease-that-kills-by-stealing-sleep
- What Explains Sleep Paralysis and Visions of a Demon on Your Chest? – https://www.discovermagazine.com/mind/what-explains-sleep-paralysis-and-visions-of-a-demon-on-your-chest
- Can this one question test reveal if you’re a psychopath? – https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/reports/news/a42413/one-question-psychopath-test-is-it-real/