Ep. 138: Kidney for sale

Click here to listen everywhere! Thinking about urban legends got CoRri wondering about whether there are real life black markets for your internal organs and whether they look like waking up in a bathtub full of ice or something entirely different. Come find out. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark about Oklahoma girl scout murders[24:35] CoRriContinue reading “Ep. 138: Kidney for sale”

Ep. 137: The AIpocalypse

Click here to listen everywhere! We’ve been keeping our eye on AI since the start of this ‘cast, and now it seems like shit is hitting the fan pretty rapidly. This week we chat about whether AI dystopia is upon us, and if it is, what the fuck we do next. Highlights: [0:00] Marks tellsContinue reading “Ep. 137: The AIpocalypse”

Ep. 136: Frivolous killing

Click here to listen everywhere! It seems like every week there’s another story in the news of someone murdering someone else over something really fucking dumb. We explore some of these instances and try to figure out the mindset behind these murderous temper tantrums. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark the true story behind the mythContinue reading “Ep. 136: Frivolous killing”

Ep. 135: Celebrity death stories

Click here to listen everywhere! What is it about celebrity death stories that fascinate us so deeply? We try to work it out while discussing a few that have lodged themselves in our minds. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells CoRri about the Hinterkaifeck Killings[14:45] An update on the weekend’s coronation festivities[25:00] We need a theme forContinue reading “Ep. 135: Celebrity death stories”

Ep. 135: Definitely not a coronation special

Click here to listen everywhere! Totally unrelated to any current events, we’re chatting about some royal tragedies, dumb royal deaths, and an important royalty-related phrase to learn in many languages. Highlight: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark the story of Prince John, the Lost Prince of the United Kingdom[14:22] CoRri’s return from the UK was met withContinue reading “Ep. 135: Definitely not a coronation special”

Ep. 131: [Travel edition!] Self-sacrifice

Click here to listen everywhere! This week’s travel edition of Jack of All Graves includes reflections on a Jack the Ripper tour, as well a trip to a memorial to heroic self-sacrifice in a tiny London Park, which has us thinking: Is there anything we would die for? Highlights: [0:00] Some key takeaways from aContinue reading “Ep. 131: [Travel edition!] Self-sacrifice”

Ep. 130: [Travel Edition!] Deep, dark questions

Click here to listen everywhere! We’re beginning a month of special travel editions of Jack of All Graves! This week we discuss a ghost tour in Bath, some cultural differences (and similarities) between Brits and Americans, and some very dark questions. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark about an extremely historically inaccurate ghost tour[18:23] Mark asksContinue reading “Ep. 130: [Travel Edition!] Deep, dark questions”

Ep. 129: Parasocial pals

Click here to listen everywhere! This week we’re diving into the parasocial relationships we all have with the public figures we love… and times that those parasocial relationships have gone way too far. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells CoRri about the most painful conditions in the world[26:21] We recap an amazing book club, there’s a newContinue reading “Ep. 129: Parasocial pals”

Ep. 127: Let’s fight about Scream

Click here to listen everywhere! After a particularly gory story about a man and his mechanical corn harvester, we chat at length about some of the things we’ve been REALLY into watching lately, and then argue over the merits of the Scream franchise. No spoilers. Just debate. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells CoRri about Sampson ParkerContinue reading “Ep. 127: Let’s fight about Scream”