Caustic Soda

The podcast of the weird, gross, and disturbing.

Back one last time.

In honor of Greg Bole

and care at BC Cancer

The podcasts are finished,
social media is dying,
but there’s still a 

Caustic Soda Discord Server

to hang out on!

Episode Archive

Running, Part 1 of 2

Dr. Katie Marshall is back with Joe, Toren, and Kevin to talk about the horrors of running. They compare human and animal running speeds, the horrors the running inflicts on your body (plus some benefits), the man vs. horse marathon, the beer mile, and the “Ride and Tie”.

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Season seven of Caustic Soda begins with pathogenic fungi, prototaxites, spelunker’s lung, fungal eye and yeast infections, magic mushrooms, the death suit, and cordyceps. Plus news and pop culture!

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New Year

Joe, Toren, and Kevin ring in the end of another season of Caustic Soda with a look at the arbitrary time of year we chose as the end. We’ll look at how calendars work, new year around the world and in history, plus the dangers of drunk walking and a cork injury PSA!

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Special Blend with Adam Pateman

Comedian Adam Pateman joins us to discuss diving accidents, dead whale carcasses, losing one’s sense of smell, cannibalism on the Franklin Expedition, a doomed expedition to Africa, plus which is the lesser of two evils – being sprayed with skunk water or being pelted with frozen paintballs?

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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Caustic Anatomy Class

Dr. Rob is back for for a Caustic Anatomy Class on kidneys! We’ll cover kidney disease, hear Toren’s own kidney stone story in full detail, the largest kidney stones ever reported, kidney stones in history, the effects of kidney-blows, plus news and pop culture!

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Vigiles, Sombra Negra, Jonathan Idema, Bernhard Goetz, The Lavender Panthers, the Fierce Missouri Bald Knobbers and Anonymous hacktivism, and more!

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Hurricanes, Part 2 of 2

Our caustic look at hurricanes concludes with hurricane hunters, Hurricane Katrina, Typhoon Haiyan, the insultingly nitpicky appearance of the 1970 Bhola Cyclone In The News, plus pop culture! Part 2 of 2.

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Hurricanes, Part 1 of 2

Kevin, Toren, and Joe are back to talk about Big Wind: hurricanes! We’ll cover the biggest and most destructive ever, including the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, plus a Public Service Announcement, the Great Hurricane of 1780, and Galveston, Texas in 1900. Part 1 of 2.

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Hippo attacks and how to avoid them, hippo castration, hippo ranching, hippo news and pop culture.

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Dr. Rob Tarzwell is back with Joe, Kevin, and Toren to discuss epilepsy. We’ll look at the science of the condition, what to do if you witness a seizure, notable epileptics in history, a seizure while falling 10,000 feet, plus news and pop culture!

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Author Don Debrandt joins Toren, Kevin, and Joe to discuss golems of all varieties in our 2015 Hallowe’en special.

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Time Travel, Live at VCON 40

While Toren and Kevin were at the HP Lovecraft Film Festival, Joe was at VCON 40 talking “Time Travel” with Eric Fell, Barbara Beall, Joe Haldeman and Mr. Dr. Greg Bole!

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