Episode 85

April 25, 2022


Ep. 85: The wrench that almost nuked Arkansas

Hosted by

Mark Lewis Corrigan Vaughan
Ep. 85: The wrench that almost nuked Arkansas
Jack of All Graves
Ep. 85: The wrench that almost nuked Arkansas

Show Notes

America’s nuclear weapons are often more of a danger to Americans than they are a danger to others, Mark makes the case that we should be using corpses for more things, and decades olds closure to former cold cases makes us think about the meaning of guilt.


[0:00] CoRri tells Mark about the time a guy dropped a wrench and nearly blew up Arkansas

[28:20] Being home alone drives CoRri to think she’s being followed.

[41:16] Mark is better after his bout with covid, we had an impromptu watch-along is his feature film debut, and have a watch-along coming up on April 30th

[48:50] What we watched!

[75:30] Mark thinks we should use corpses for more things

[83:30] Society is big on disabled people being “miracles” but not great at treating them like humans

[90:30] We talk about cold cases that were solved decades later and what it means to be guilty

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