Ep. 92: The fuck this movie spectrum

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It’s been two weeks since we’ve had a chat, so we’ve got a lot to say. Mark tells a horrifying cave story, the Void speaks some wisdom to our audience, and the movie Dashcam drives us to question where we draw our ethical lines in the films we choose to support. No spoilers, so you don’t have to have watched the movie to listen to the conversation!

Highlights:

[0:00] Mark tells CoRri a horrendously claustrophobic incident at the Nutty Putty Cave in Utah
[23:50] Mark’s back from Crete with bug bites on his ass!
[34:00] Book club is coming on June 18th, and a double-feature watch-along on June 25th!
[36:35] We spin the wheel of justice and Mark connects to the Void and gets some bad advice for our Ko-Fi supporters
[59:10] What we watched!
[84:40] We talk about the movie Dashcam and where we draw an ethical line in deciding what we’ll watch

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Ep. 91: Meth Nazis & labor pains

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Mark is on holiday this week, so our dear comrade Richard Lambert joins Corrigan to talk about Nazi drug use, the fate of the British monarchy, the trouble with ghost movies, violent state responses to labor movements, and the horrors of capitalism! It’s action packed!

Highlights:

[0:00] Guest Richard Lambert tells CoRri about Nazi methamphetamine use
[21:00] We shoot the breeze about our week and have some cultural exchange about the British monarchy
[40:10} What we watched!
[76:48] We discuss the horrors of capitalism, specifically violent things done to people trying to push for labor rights

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Ep. 90: Stupid deaths revisited

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It’s been a terrible week in America and we’ve got to talk about it. This week we follow a cathartic discussion of American failures with some good natured bickering about science, an invitation to come hang out with us, and a little jaunt into one of our favorite topics, dumb ways to die.

Highlights:

[0:00] We talk about America’s mounting social problems and whether the country is headed toward utopia or dystopia

[26:20] We discuss the sizes of alcohol bottles and the queen’s platinum jubilee, and we bicker about whether or not human echolocation is real

[35:00] We want you to come hang out with us in Birmingham, UK on November 12th and 13th!

[47:20] What we watched!

[75:00] We revisit stupid ways people have died or caused major tragedies

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Ep. 89: From prophecy to mind control

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This week we look at some authors with an uncanny eye to the future, and some folks who want nothing more than to get inside your head. Is it possible? Only one way to find out.

Highlights:

[0:00] CoRri tells Mark about books that have predicted the future
[17:30] Mark invites you into the void, and tells an embarrassing story from his week
[29:00] CoRri continues to be bad at video games, but book club continues to be great
[38:10] What we watched!
[68:35] We talk about whether mind control is possible, and if so, if it’s ethical

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Ep. 88: When birthdays kill

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This week we have one of our classic JoAG therapy sessions discussing overthinking, executive dysfunction, running from problems, and living in a world that breaks our brains. BUT FIRST! You’ve got a good chance of dying on your birthday, Mark tries to help CoRri come to terms with Eurovision, we play some Evil Dead: The Game, and more!

Highlights:

[0:00] Mark tells CoRri about the odds of dying on your own birthday

[18:28] South Korea shows us birthdays aren’t real

[24:30] The queen’s platinum jubilee leads to some cultural exchange about opera singers

[34:58] CoRri took a PATH train and realized she’s not over her claustrophobia

[41:34] We bicker about the cultural footprint of Avatar

[54:40] Wheel of justice time! Subscribe to us on Ko-fi for Mark’s glorious rants!

[57:00] What we watched AND what we played!

[87:50] It’s JoAG therapy time. How does that make you feel?

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Ep. 88: Cinephiles

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Once upon a time we thought Jack of All Graves was gonna be a horror movie podcast. It is not. But sometimes we just have to go all in on talking about the thing that brought us together. After a lil’ chat about being buried alive, we deep dive into the best and worst things about TV and movies, with much Sam Raimi celebration. Lots of timestamps here to tailor your experience.

Highlights:

[0:00] CoRri talks about being buried alive. Not personally. But the concept.

[18:19] Mark’s in a good headspace, CoRri’s anxious, but CoRri has some anxiety-reducing tips for those prone to procrastination

[25:20] We’re gonna stream the Evil Dead videogame! Watch us on our YouTube on Saturday, May 14th! 2-4pm GMT, 9am-1pm EST, and then again at 8pm GMT, 3pm EST!

[28:44] We’re talking about movies and TV this week. Time stamps coming for each discussion!

[31:39] Mark finished Ozark, so we talk about how shows are made now and the obnoxious tendency to split up seasons

[36:20] CoRri explains why true crime drama and docuseries are getting tiresome

[50:24] We watched some noir-esque movies, which has us talking about why we love that style so much — even though other people don’t seem to agree.

[62:30] CoRri watched a couple classics for the first time: Duel and Sleepaway Camp.

[69:00] The House That Jack Built helps CoRri put words to her feelings about sexual violence in movies that she couldn’t quite articulate last week

[81:41] It’s Dr. Strange time!

[84:30] Spoilers abound!

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Ep. 86: Use my body

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We’ve been on two curiosity kicks lately it seems: The ethics of human experimentation and how to make our corpses useful once our meat suits cease to house our consciousness. Get your fill of both topics in this episode as we discuss the child torment that gave us cognitive behavioral therapy, several ways to make sure your dead body gets a little extra mileage, and much more.

Highlights:

[0:00] Marks tells CoRri the sad story of Little Albert and his torment at the hands of unethical behavior psychology experimentation

[18:50] We shoot the breeze and recap our amazing Jason-centric watch-along!

[28:20] What we watched!

[56:00] We discuss helpful uses for your corpse!

[85:00] Mark has proverbs from around the world for our Ko-fi subscribers. Make sure you become a member so you, too, can get yours next month!

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Ep. 85: The wrench that almost nuked Arkansas

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America’s nuclear weapons are often more of a danger to Americans than they are a danger to others, Mark makes the case that we should be using corpses for more things, and decades olds closure to former cold cases makes us think about the meaning of guilt.

Highlights:

[0:00] CoRri tells Mark about the time a guy dropped a wrench and nearly blew up Arkansas

[28:20] Being home alone drives CoRri to think she’s being followed.

[41:16] Mark is better after his bout with covid, we had an impromptu watch-along is his feature film debut, and have a watch-along coming up on April 30th

[48:50] What we watched!

[75:30] Mark thinks we should use corpses for more things

[83:30] Society is big on disabled people being “miracles” but not great at treating them like humans

[90:30] We talk about cold cases that were solved decades later and what it means to be guilty

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Ep. 84: Fucked around. Found out.

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Last week Mark boldly declared his immunity to covid. You’ll never guess what happened next! In this episode, we talk about some other people whose decisions caught up to them, but with fatal results.

Highlights:

[0:00] Mark just found out that American scientists have done a lot of terrible and unethical experiments on marginalized people, especially radiation-related ones.

[16:00] After last week’s stunning declaration that he was immune to covid, Mark has covid.

[21:30] Some announcements! We’re on Dead & Lovely, Mark’s in a movie he’s gonna watch on our Discord, we’ve got a watch-along coming

[37:19] In honor of Mark’s own hubris, CoRri tells him about some people who fucked around and found out

[52:20] What we watched!

[60:00] X Spoilers! We finally talk about X! Turn it off till you see the movie!

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Ep. 83: Zoonotic diseases

We’re finally getting around to talking about animal ailments that are a real bad time when transferred to humans! Plus, CoRri answers Mark’s tales of British censorship from last week with the story of America’s Hays Code.

Highlights:

[0:00] CoRri tells Mark how the film industry avoided government censorship in the early 20th century

[31:30] Mark is an outdoorsmen all of a sudden, which leads to a discussion of favorite movie sword fights

[44:50] Mark and CoRri respond differently to the threat of covid, book club is coming, and we’re gonna be on Dead & Lovely!

[53:59] Mark updates CoRri on a crime that occurred when she was in England

[58:00] A long chat about the Jimmy Savile documentary that hit Netflix last week

[68:30] What we watched!

[92:50] Zoonotic diseases!

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