Ep. 113: Ball so hard (you die)

Click here to listen everywhere! This week Mark returns to his favorite topic: The brain! (The brain, the center of the chain!) And then on the advice of his son Owen, we talk about times that people have died on the field while playing sports. Or sport, if you’re British. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells CoRriContinue reading “Ep. 113: Ball so hard (you die)”

Ep. 112: Lead heads

Click here to listen everywhere! We’ve got existential dread up to our ears this week! We talk about the ways in which lead may have destroyed generations of brains, climate and covid anxiety, stupid deaths, and the things that caused our nightmares growing up. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri explains the lead-crime hypothesis to Mark[24:49] We chatContinue reading “Ep. 112: Lead heads”

Ep. 110: A bag o’ bodies

Click here to listen everywhere! If you live in a big city, you probably pass dozens of people every day hauling their luggage down the sidewalks and subway platforms. But have you ever stopped to wonder if there’s something more sinister in those valises than t-shirts and spare underwear? Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells CoRri aboutContinue reading “Ep. 110: A bag o’ bodies”

Ep. 109: Ghost science

Click here to listen everywhere! Nothing says Halloween like good old fashioned ghosts! This week we’re diving into the world of ghost hunting. Is there science to back up the existence of ghosts? Listen and find out! Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark why, if there were a hell, Ed and Lorraine Warren would most certainlyContinue reading “Ep. 109: Ghost science”

Ep. 108: When teens fly

Click here to listen everywhere! It’s back to the gruesome twosome this week after back to back episodes with excellent guests. In this episode, we discuss an intense story of survival in the Peruvian rainforest, check-in with a little JoAG therapy, and lay out some of our essential viewing and traditions for the Halloween season.Continue reading “Ep. 108: When teens fly”

Ep. 107: Games that go bump in the night

Click here to listen everywhere! This week we have the absolute pleasure of having Chris Porritt from the Helix Cloud Games network of podcasts with us to talk about the world of horror games and why they’re such fertile ground for innovation. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells the story of a man and his unlicensed zoo[16:49]Continue reading “Ep. 107: Games that go bump in the night”

Ep. 106: Forensic psychiatry

Click here to listen everywhere! It’s a VERY special JoAG this week as we’re joined by Dr. Ben Duffin-Jones, a forensic psychiatrist with years of experience working in the Welsh penal system. We learn the ins, outs, ups, and downs of working to understand what makes criminals tick, and why empathy is the most importantContinue reading “Ep. 106: Forensic psychiatry”

Ep. 105: Murphy’s law

Click here to listen everywhere! Oh boy. Right before recording this episode, our dear scheduled guest had an emergency and had to cancel, so… um… we talked about everything from bird migration to the genius of She-Hulk to what the Dahmer Netflix series can tell us about the true crime landscape. Highlights: [0:00] Mark introducesContinue reading “Ep. 105: Murphy’s law”

Ep. 104: Irregularity

Click here to listen everywhere! An article in GQ has CoRri hyperfixated on the gory procedure of surgical leg lengthening, we revisit the royal mourning period in the UK and get an EXTREMELY surprising revelation from Mark, and Mark takes us into the world of conjoined twins and other physical irregularities in the human form.Continue reading “Ep. 104: Irregularity”

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”