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

Sexism, Part 2

Who’s taking the red pill? Debunking sexist evolutionary psychology, sexism in science, menstruation, sexual assault victim blaming, women in refrigerators, the Bechdel test plus Star

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Sexism, Part 1

Dr Jenna Moccia returns with special hosts Jarrah Hodge and Deanna Ogle for a particularly hysterical look at sexism. Part 1 of 2. Music: “Sobbin’

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Ivan the Terrible, Part 2

The Caustic look at Ivan the Terrible continues with the Massacre of Novgorod, swollen cods, and the Time of Troubles, plus news and pop culture,

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Ivan the Terrible, Part 1

This entry is part 10 of 14 in the series Evil Dudes In History

Evil Dudes In HistoryJack The RipperHitlerRobespierreTed BundyRasputinVlad the ImpalerStalin, Part 1 of 2Stalin, Part 2 of 2Dennis “BTK” RaderIvan the Terrible, Part 1Josef Mengele, Part

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Rob joins Joe, Toren and Kevin to look at Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. We look at dementia through history, how shockingly recently we’ve understood that this

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Fearsome Fish

Gavin Pitts returns to discuss the Goonch catfish, needlefish, sailfish, swordfish, moray eel, pacu, barracuda, anglerfish, snakehead, stingrays and the not-so-dreaded candiru! Music: “Three Little Fishies” by Glenn

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Heroin, Part 2

Our look at heroin continues with trafficking, the Golden Triangle, a public service announcement, the “North London Turk”, GG Allin, plus a selection of pop culture

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Heroin, Part 1

Kevin, Joe, and Toren take an extended look at the drug known as  junk, dope, smack, shot, shit, and h: Heroin. In part one we

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Garbage

Landfills, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, crap on Mount Everest, Smokey Mountain, garbage around the world and trashy history. Plus pop culture! Music: “I’m Waiting for the Junkman”

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Turtles

Mr. Dr. Greg joins Joe, Toren, and Kevin to discuss the shell out of turtles. We’ve got a pop quiz, information about neck-folding, butt-based breathing,

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The Heart

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Caustic Anatomy Class

Caustic Anatomy ClassThe BrainThe HeartBonesKidneysDr. Rob Tarzwell is back with Joe, Toren, and Kevin to get to the heart of the matter of… the heart. We’ll discuss

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