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March 21, 2022
We’ve got cannibalism on one end and nuclear neuroses on the other. Come with us for some JoAG therapy as we work through why Mark can’t stop thinking about mutually assured destruction. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tells CoRri about Japanese cannibal Issei Sagawa [14:50] Just shooting the shit, y’know? [28:30] What we watched! No spoilers, don’t worry. [44:00] We talk about nuclear war: What would happen if it were to occur, how it’s depicted in pop culture, the effects of thinking too much about nuclear war on small children, and more! Stuff we referenced: The Day After: America Watches in Fear – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG-e52yAxfs Protect and Survive (Complete Nuclear Survival British Public Information Film) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yrv505R-0U How Growing Up With the Threat of Nuclear War Shapes Kids’ Psyches – https://www.thecut.com/article/how-the-threat-of-nuclear-war-shapes-kids-psyches.html ‘By 10, I knew all about the impact of a nuclear blast’: growing up in the shadow of the bomb – https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/mar/16/by-10-i-knew-all-about-the-impact-of-a-nuclear-blast-growing-up-in-the-shadow-of-the-bomb Fear of nuclear annihilation scarred children growing up in the Cold War, studies later showed- https://timeline.com/nuclear-war-child-psychology-d1ff491b5fe0 38 Essential ’80s Songs About Nuclear Anxiety – https://www.stereogum.com/1978060/38-essential-80s-songs-about-nuclear-anxiety/lists/ultimate-playlist/ How One Apocalyptic BBC Movie Scarred a Generation of U.K. Schoolchildren – https://www.kqed.org/arts/13867080/how-one-apocalyptic-bbc-movie-scarred-a-generation-of-u-k-schoolchildren Nuclear War Movies: A History of Total Annihilation on Film – https://www.denofgeek.com/movies/nuclear-war-movies-a-history-of-total-annihilation-on-film/ The Day After (1983) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iyy9n8r16hs ...
July 11, 2022
This week the UK is finally on the road to seeing the backside of Boris Johnson, but what does that even mean, and how did that doofus get into power in the first place? CoRri’s asking Mark the tough questions about the state of British society as a nice break from the horrors of America. Plus, a bonkers story of amnesia, a new pick from the wheel of justice, and a journey through the last words of people on death row. Highlights: [0:00] CoRri tells Mark about a strange case of amnesia[21:30] Mark’s odd exhortation leads to a discussion of Romeo + Juliet and The Sunscreen Song.[29:20] Mark met giraffes! We talk giraffe facts and rant about people who’s instinct when meeting such majestic creatures is to shoot them and hang them on their wall.[38:50] Time to spin the wheel of justice and find out Mark’s next video rant.[41:50] Mark shouts out our ko-fi subscribers with the last words of criminals before they were executed[67:30] What we watched![84:00] Mark does his best to explain British politics to CoRri in light of Boris Johnson’s semi-resignation as Prime Minister Stuff we referenced: Amnesia – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic Man With Amnesia Finds His Family After Searching for 11 Years – ABC News Do you know this man? | Health & wellbeing | The Guardian The Last Unknown Man | The New Republic Benjaman Kyle Asks: Who Am I? | Front Page | transylvaniatimes.com The Problem With Adventure Movies Today – YouTube ...
November 08, 2022
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 about the science of decomposition [16:50] In his own weird way, Mark offers some inspiration, and we talk about our “floating door” getting us through life. [21:40] Cultural exchange time! We discuss the 5th of November celebrations in the UK, and CoRri talks about her road trip through the South. [44:00] Should we delete Twitter? [60:00] What we watched! [93:00] We discuss people caught on CCTV carting corpses in suitcases Stuff we referenced: Expolicía que asesinó a una trabajadora sexual y la ocultó en una maleta es condenado a 35 años de cárcel Chilling CCTV of two men carrying bag ‘with woman’s body stuffed inside’ in street Landlord Charged With Murder of Couple Found Dismembered in Suitcases in TikTok Video Grace Millane’s killer caught on video carrying her body in suitcase Woman accused of beheading pensioner ‘caught on CCTV dragging suitcase with body in’ Odessa Carey: Review into Ashington death finds multiple failings ...