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

Ninja

Nels “Mark of the Ninja” Anderson joins us to discuss facts and controversy surrounding history, technology, and countermeasures of shinobi no mono! Part 1 of 2. Music: “Oh

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Falling

Joe, Toren, and Kevin take a look at plummeting to your death (and other outcomes) from heights both great and ridiculously small. We go from history’s

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Alchemy

Joanna Gaskell of the Standard Action web series joins us to discuss the history and “science” of alchemy, including the philosopher’s stone and elixir of

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Regicide, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Caustic "Icide Guide"

Caustic “Icide Guide”Regicide, Part 1Regicide, Part 2PatricideInfanticideGenocide, Part 1 of 2Genocide, Part 2 of 2EcocideSuicideFratricideHospiticideRegicide continues — surprisingly — in the news with the Nepalese

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Regicide, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Caustic "Icide Guide"

Caustic “Icide Guide”Regicide, Part 1Regicide, Part 2PatricideInfanticideGenocide, Part 1 of 2Genocide, Part 2 of 2EcocideSuicideFratricideHospiticideGreen Ronin Publishing’s Chris Pramas joins Kevin, Toren, and Joe to

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Bed Bugs

Entomophile Andrew Scott joins us to talk about Cimex lectularius including a science quiz, traumatic extravaginal insemination, old timey bed bug treatments, plus news, pop

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Marijuana

Joe, Kevin, and Toren discuss marijuana’s many odd nicknames, effects, history of use, and some of the outrageous anti-marijuana propaganda of the 20th Century. After

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Ilse Koch

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Evil Dames In History

Evil Dames In HistoryCountess Elizabeth BathoryIlse KochGriselda BlancoBelle GunnessThe second in our ongoing Evil Dames in History series features “The Beast of Buchenwald”, Ilse Koch.

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Malaria

Dr. Jenna joins Joe, Kevin, and Toren to look at the mosquito-borne peril of malaria. We discuss the life cycle of the this protist parasite

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