Ep. 101: Mormon

Click here to listen everywhere! Mark is still away on his Caribbean dream vacay, so CoRri is joined by Dead and Lovely’s Hollywood Steve this week to talk about his journey from atheist to Mormon to atheist again, with some fascinating history and theology thrown in. If you didn’t think Big Foot featured into MormonContinue reading “Ep. 101: Mormon”

Ep. 95: Superhumans

Click here to listen everywhere! A few weeks ago, Mark insisted Corrigan was a giant mark for believing in human echolocation, so this week we’re revisiting the topic, as well as other seemingly superhuman powers that exist in the world! Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark about the gruesome shark attacks that inspired Peter Benchley’s Jaws[18:19]Continue reading “Ep. 95: Superhumans”

Ep. 93: Gotta get Gowron Friday

Click here to listen everywhere! Since Mark is seeing Nine Inch Nails and CoRri is seeing Midnight Oil this weekend, we’re doing a Friday party-sode! We’re sipping on some suds and talking about CoRri’s disability, how racism ruined swimming in America, our irrational celebrity hatreds, Star Trek, actor accents, Nightmare on Elm Street’s enduring legacy,Continue reading “Ep. 93: Gotta get Gowron Friday”

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]Continue reading “Ep. 83: Zoonotic diseases”

Ep. 82: Vital information for your everyday life

Click here to listen everywhere! We’re getting educational this week, JoAG fam! We’re delving into the history of Britain’s video nasties and we’re taking a journey through some fascinating facts of no importance to keep your water cooler conversations flowing and your Tinder dates awkward! Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells CoRri about Britain’s “video nasties” andContinue reading “Ep. 82: Vital information for your everyday life”

Ep. 75: Why don’t we kill god

Click here to listen everywhere! From a discussion of the time that Hawaiians ganked British explorer Captain James Cook, to trying to grapple with whether it makes any sense at all for a good god to allow horrific suffering to exist in the world, today on JoAG we’re in the business of destroying gods. Highlights:Continue reading “Ep. 75: Why don’t we kill god”

Ep. 70: Flappy leg nubbins

Click here to listen everywhere! Inspired by a photo from last week’s conversation about Thalidomide, we’re discussing the wild world of prosthetics throughout history, what disability means, and better living through body augmentation. Highlights: [0:00] Mark gives a very affecting lesson on why you shouldn’t keep wild animals as pets [17:10] CoRri is kind ofContinue reading “Ep. 70: Flappy leg nubbins”

Ep. 45: No pain, no gain?

Mark wondered about the connection between suffering/oppression and innovation/progress, so we explore whether these things are inherently connected. Click here to listen everywhere! Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark about the phenomenon of mass psychogenic illness, and it turns out Mark has experienced it [22:50] Not to harp on this soccer thing, but boy does itContinue reading “Ep. 45: No pain, no gain?”