Episode 6

October 05, 2020


Ep. 6: Say cheese and die

Hosted by

Mark Lewis Corrigan Vaughan
Ep. 6: Say cheese and die
Jack of All Graves
Ep. 6: Say cheese and die

Oct 05 2020 | 01:06:04


Show Notes

This week we're delving into the haunting world of images taken before, during, and after tragic events. 


  • Mark has bad news for cat people: you probably have a brain parasite
  • We take a moment to mourn the loss of cinemagoing 
  • We discuss American Movie and 30 Days of Night
  • Topic of the week: Cursed images
  • Corri explains Dateline to Mark
  • We talk 9/11 & shared public experiences of events

Tell us all your thoughts and feelings on the twitter @jackofallgraves

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