Caustic Soda

The podcast of the weird, gross, and disturbing.

Back one last time.

In honor of Greg Bole

and care at BC Cancer

Episode Archive

Cruise Ships

Steven Schwartz returns to discuss all of the horrible things that happen on cruise ships, including fires, collisions, murders, sexual assaults (trigger warning!), suicides, medical malpractice, disease, and

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Megafauna

Can you clone a mammoth and have it build a pyramid? Baz Edmeades of megafauna.com joins us to talk about prehistoric elephants, hell pigs, terror

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Infanticide

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Caustic "Icide Guide"

Caustic “Icide Guide”Regicide, Part 1Regicide, Part 2PatricideInfanticideGenocide, Part 1 of 2Genocide, Part 2 of 2EcocideSuicideFratricideHospiticideRolling into flaming pits, roasting in bronze statues, or just leaving

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Space Hazards

From our live Space Disasters (in 3D!) event at at EXP Restaurant in Vancouver, B.C. where we were joined by Sneaky Dragon and One Minute Medical School! In

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Duels

Lisa Gemino joins us to talk judicial dueling, naked dueling, famous duelists like La Maupin and Lord Minimus, plus how dueling in a carriage and

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Acid

Adam Barlev joins Toren, Kevin, and Joe for a look at the caustic chemicals known as “acids”. Hydrofluoric, Sulfuric, Muriatic, and more. Toren reveals the

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The End of the Universe

AstronomyCast‘s Fraser Cain joins Toren, Joe and Kevin to talk about The End of All Things — the death of the entire Universe. Everything, everyone,

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Mining Disasters

The science and main causes of mining disasters, and a closer look at specific mining accidents, including the 1913 Senghenhydd Pit Disaster, the 1966 Aberfan

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Wasps and Hornets

Gavin Pitts is back with Joe, Kevin, and Toren to discuss wasps, from the world’s smallest of the amoeba-sized Fairy Fly to the Asian Giant

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Patricide

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Caustic "Icide Guide"

Caustic “Icide Guide”Regicide, Part 1Regicide, Part 2PatricideInfanticideGenocide, Part 1 of 2Genocide, Part 2 of 2EcocideSuicideFratricideHospiticideThis chapter of Caustic Soda’s “-icide guide” explores the psychological reasons

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The Caustic Soda Live EXPerience (May 12, 2013)

Live from the EXP Restaurant and Bar in Vancouver, BC, it’s The Caustic Soda Live EXPerience! Recorded May 12, 2013 in front of a packed-house, Joe, Toren, Kevin and follow-up aficionado Warren Banks cover a variety of stories, including squid spermatophores in disturbing places, a squid bomb, shitty radiation shielding for a trip to Mars, “blood facials”, self-cannibalism, and a special Lesser of Two Evils featuring a face-off between a story from this show and one chosen from Soda Jerk suggestions by our live audience!

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Ninja, Part 2 of 2

In the news: ninja festival and marijuana thieves. Pop culture includes: Snake Eyes, You Only Live Twice, Miami Connection, Shinobi No Mono, American Ninja, and

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