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”

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?”

Ep. 44: Mid-Week Movie Madness Special

Click here to listen everywhere! Somehow Mark got it into his head that we could do a 10-15 minute mini-sode in which we discussed the movies we watched this week, but you’ve all listened to this podcast, so it’ll come as no surprise to you that we spent an hour on it. Highlights: [0:00] WeContinue reading “Ep. 44: Mid-Week Movie Madness Special”

Ep. 43 : Horror is the fear vaccine

Click here to listen everywhere! CoRri’s been thinking lately about what fear is, and why some things break through the fear callous we’ve built up over the years and send us running to pull the covers over our heads, so we discuss our biggest fears and what our brains are doing when they hit us.Continue reading “Ep. 43 : Horror is the fear vaccine”