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

Smuggling

Sorry we’re late. We had trouble getting this episode over the border! This week involves animals, drugs, and even drugs in animals! Kevin, Toren, and

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Mormonism

Brigham Young University faculty member Stuart Parker helps us discern Mormon doctrine from folklore as we discuss Joseph Smith’s assassination, the Mountain Meadows massacre, retroactive

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Bubonic Plague

Joe, Toren and Kevin are joined by Dr. Jenna to talk about not just the bubonic, but all things yersinia pestis-y: Bubonic, septicemic, and pneumonic

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Followups 9

Follow ups, listener mail and updates on spina bifida, screech, cannibalism, running amok, cyclopea, parasitic barnacles, snake venom party drug, mesoamerican shrunken heads, drunk driving

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Booby Traps

Panji, door, spike, tiger, and whip traps, military applications and those more… “personal”. From Vietnam to Hollywood to video games, Kevin, Toren, and Joe take

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Body Snatchers

Mortsafes, Chinese Corpse Brides, and stealing corpses for profit — Kevin, Toren, and Joe look at the creepy world of the body snatcher! Music: “All

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Psychosis

Dr Rob returns to explain post-partum psychosis, Capgras delusion, Fregoli delusion, alien hand syndrome, wendigo psychosis, koro syndrome, Paris syndrome, reduplicative paramnesia, Alice in Wonderland

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Feral Children

Toren, Joe and Kevin discuss Leopard Boy, “Baby Hospital”, Peter The Wild Boy, the Wild Child of Champagne, Tarzan and more children raised by animals

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Countess Elizabeth Bathory

Our first entry in the “Evil Dames in History” series has the hosts separating mact from fyth on the supposed “blood countess” Elizabeth Bathory. Includes star kicking and other tortures she inflicted on her servants, plus her trial, death and legacy!

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Sibling Rivalry

Mister Doctor Greg Bole – B.Sc. (Biology) and Ph.D. (Evolution and Ecology) – joins us to talk about sibling rivalry in the animal kingdom, which

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