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

Special Blend with Richard Harmon

Actor Richard Harmon from “The 100” joins Kevin, Toren, and Joe for a special blend of caustic subjects: Killer robots, cockfighting vengeance, mascot murder, enslaved Thai fishermen, the youngest cryogenic subject ever, polar bear vs. dolphin, sourtoe cocktail, and sewer-water-beer!

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Mountain Misadventure, Part 1

Altitude sickness, frostbite, Ötzi the mummy, the Murder Wall, and other mountaineering deaths. Part one of two. Music: “Marching ‘Round the Mountain” by Pete Fountain Images

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Weird Wars, Part 2

Kevin, Toren, and Joe are back with part two of “weird wars!”. This episode features The Anglo-Zanzibar War, The War of the Golden Stool, The

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Weird Wars, Part 1

Kevin, Toren, and Joe take a look at history’s weirdest wars. Tales from the Third Mithridatic War, The Siege of Yongqiu, The War of the Bucket,

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HIV/Aids, Part 2

The history of HIV/AIDS, ‘slow puncture’ in South African prison gangs, possible cure and pop culture! Part 2 of 2 with special guest BJ Allan. Music: “Close

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HIV/AIDS, Part 1

BJ Allan joins us to talk about the science and history of HIV and AIDS. Music: “I’ll Never Be the Same Again” Billie Holiday with

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Bones

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Caustic Anatomy Class

Caustic Anatomy ClassThe BrainThe HeartBonesKidneysJoe, Kevin, and Toren are joined again by Dr. Rob Tarzwell for another Caustic Anatomy Class, this time on bones! We

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Wildfires

Allan Newell joins us to discuss the science and history of wildland fires including the Ash Wednesday bushfires, the Peshtigo Fire, The Big Burn, the Great Miramichi

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Special Blend with Barbara Beall

Actress, comedian, and former live-show guest Barbara Beall is finally in-studio with Joe, Toren, and Kevin to talk about a grab-bag of caustic topics including the Ortolan

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