Ep. 55: Dumb ways to die

Click here to listen everywhere! Sometimes you just have to laugh at death and the chaotic and humiliating ways in which it strikes. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark about the Donner Party [22:45] We have some announcements, including book club on September 25th and a VERY special milestone episode on October 16th! [33:40] We discussContinue reading “Ep. 55: Dumb ways to die”

Ep. 54: Animal defenses

Click here to listen everywhere! As we’ve said time and time again, there’s no end to the horrors of nature. This week we’re delving into the wild ways members of the animal kingdom have evolved and learned to defend themselves against predators and unwanted advances. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tries to convince terrified-flyer CoRri that sometimesContinue reading “Ep. 54: Animal defenses”

Ep. 53: Floods & FrightFests

Click here to listen everywhere! It’s been a rough week as Tropical Storm Ida left CoRri swimming in her basement. We get into what it’s like to weather a natural disaster, and then we’re joined by Tara Court of The Killening podcast and horror/sci-fi author David Court to talk about FrightFest and the new moviesContinue reading “Ep. 53: Floods & FrightFests”

Ep. 52: The JoAGiversary

Click here to listen everywhere! Mark is drunk. CoRri is tired. This is our one year anniversary ramble about vacations, movies, why the world is a giant mess, and why we still need each other and the JoAg fam. Highlights: [0:00] The wild disarticulated feet of British Columbia [18:25] Mark pops some champagne to celebrateContinue reading “Ep. 52: The JoAGiversary”

Ep. 51: Hiking can be murder

Click here to listen everywhere! We’ve both been doing a lot of hiking lately, and given the kind of people we are, that obviously raises an important question: What are the various ways in which you can die while on a hike? Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark the story of the town that murdered aContinue reading “Ep. 51: Hiking can be murder”

Ep. 50: Nightmare Toys

Click here to listen everywhere! Some toys are horrifying because they’re simply unsettling; others are horrifying because they maim and even kill. We’re taking a look at some memorable offenders of both kinds. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri answer Mark’s question from several weeks ago: Is there a disorder that can make you fearless? [23:00] We jumpContinue reading “Ep. 50: Nightmare Toys”

Ep. 49: Dead tired

Click here to listen everywhere! 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. Highlights: [0:00] Am I a psychopath? AreContinue reading “Ep. 49: Dead tired”

Ep. 48: The EXvangelicals

Click here to listen everywhere! Mark’s on a camping trip, so the inimitable Kristin Latourelle joins Corrigan to discuss their shared evangelical past and the very, very thin — possibly non-existent — line between mainstream Christianity and a cult. It’s a long one, so, y’know, use the time stamps. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Kristin theContinue reading “Ep. 48: The EXvangelicals”

Ep. 47: Torture

Click here to listen everywhere! This week we’re diving into torture, whether state sanctioned or the work of criminal elements like cartels and serial killers. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri talks about the tragic and terrifying Lake Nyos disaster [16:40] Mark issues and episode content warning for descriptions of torture, we re-introduce our wonderful guest, Hollywood SteveContinue reading “Ep. 47: Torture”

Ep. 46: Sick, sad world

Click here to listen everywhere! This week we’ve been sending news headlines back and forth to each other, so we thought we’d share some of the world’s weirdness with you. Highlights: [0:00] Mark loves Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark [11:00] A listener witnessed someone actually getting stuck in quicksand! [18:00] We remind everyone we’re watchingContinue reading “Ep. 46: Sick, sad world”