Podcasts – Weird Things

by Andrew Mayne (andrew@andrewmayne.com) · · · · 43 subscribers

How would you fight a Yeti in hand to hand combat? Would you attempt to sell your soul to the devil in the interest of science? How can you prepare for a zombie apocalypse? Find out all of this and more every week on the Weird Things podcast, where your hosts, Andrew Mayne, Justin Robert Young and Brian Brushwood probe the most challenging questions about the paranormal, supernatural and fringe.

WT: Mammalian Asteroid March 22, 2022
The invasion of Ukraine has affected space! Is yellow really just yellow? Half of a giraffe makes an astral appearance. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Twitter lists Justin: Encanto Brian: Eye Wonder Bryce: F1TV Support Weird Things on Patreon Subscribe to the Weird Things …
WT: It Can Get Weirder! March 15, 2022
Blue Origin is ferrying a new celebrity to the edge of space while Elon handles the realities of being a celeb. You hear about this doors and wheels thing? An awful, awful prank. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: The Cuphead Show! Justin: Our Flag …
WT: Martian Buffet March 1, 2022
A new discovery on Mars reminds us of Sting. Our new favorite Twitter account! Smart birds make smart devices very dumb. Reflecting on the passing of The Amazing Johnathan. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Justin: Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy Bryce: Severance and The Righteous Gemstones …
WT: Big Pile of Rocks Feb. 22, 2022
A special dagger…alien Egyptians?! Pointy devices that probably aren't gambling dice. What is that big, red patty? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Justin: Raised By Wolves and Peacemaker Brian: Severance Bryce: Vampire Survivors Support Weird Things on Patreon Subscribe to the Weird Things podcast on …
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WT: Senator McOranges Feb. 15, 2022
Crypto thefts spur a reflection on the similar risks of coins, stocks, and gambling. Not financial advice, but amateur critical thoughts on a still- developing landscape. Starship will still launch, says Musk, despite threats from aerospace competitors who could be obsolete. The first manned Starship mission series is announced. Got …
WT: DeepFakes @ Home Feb. 8, 2022
Automation's coming-are we worried? Boba Fett uses deep-fake technology to de- age a character and that technology is closer to your fingertips than you think. Mild Book of Boba Fett spoilers around 8:00-9:20. The entire place is falling apart. A pair of rocket whoopsie-doodles! We are not a financial advice …
WT: Pelvic-Less Thrust Feb. 1, 2022
Voice synthesis could be a boon for audiobook services, but the platforms and rights-holders are wary of robots. How could high tech solutions for voice synthesis help listeners and boost the functionality of works from developing authors? SpaceX is targeting one rocket launch per week for 2022. Meta shows off …
WT: SpaceChode Jan. 25, 2022
The James Webb Telescope has reached its home. When will we get images back and what type of images will they wait to release? Can Brian and Justin transport 100 mad prisoners? Sorry kids, your hamsters uh…need to be accounted for. What would have been the value of a stronger …
WT: Hashing Asses Jan. 18, 2022
A previous Weird Things story has been SCRUBBED from the maps! Journalistic scrutiny in an all-online world where the documentation of history can digitally disappear. Andrew shares a fascinating Web3 idea of decentralized file storage using file hashes. An ancient butcher with a permanent tool, surely. Old-timey trophy asses. What …
Nobody knows anything and Andrew caught the thing! Tests and variants and how little we know. A China-shaped hole in the maps. Brian and Justin finally take their first airplane trip and it didn't go well! Denied! And you're fired! i can has starlink? The James Webb Telescope is almost …
WT: The Boon of Doggles? Dec. 27, 2021
Join Bryce, Justin, and Brian on a special holiday Weird Things! What's the D factor? The James Webb Space Telescope launched! 300 whats found in Bogota. After Things will return in the new year! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Justin: The Political Orphanage "A Rather …
WT: McWeird Dec. 21, 2021
Can the boys pack for an unknown adventure and what will they find deep in Yemen? An intriguiging find on a satellite map. New ways to play Pong and a new rationale for organic machines: power efficiency. The burger wars! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: …
WT: Haircut of the Year Dec. 14, 2021
Elon is named Time's Person of the Year and we dissect the whole affair including hair-dos. A scary new planet and we are seriously unsure of how big and heavy it is compared to other planets. What Star Wars movies are underrated? A new start-up wants to house the 1.5 …
WT: Lunar Chalupa Dec. 7, 2021
A Taco Bell on the moon? New images don't *disprove* the idea. A discussion on Earth's Black Box, an upcoming structure dedicated to preserving information about our planet in case of emergency. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Solitaire Stories Justin: Tiger King season 2 …
WT: Dagger Fever Nov. 30, 2021
No sideways rockets here-rocket launcher Astra has successfully reached orbit. Plus, hurling rockets at asteroids for a good reason and an update on Russia's space junk. Biases in algorithms: what do they represent? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Micro Men Justin: The Beatles: Get …
Crew members on the ISS have to take shelter after space junk enters the ISS's orbit. How do you clean up space junk and who should do it? Can we just yeet a rocket into space? SpinLaunch says "maybe!" Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: …
WT: Alien Movie Guy Nov. 9, 2021
Theories about the shape of Earth and existence. Why Will Smith turned down The Matrix. Neural implants mean typing with your mind! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." After Things will return next week! Picks: Andrew: Zero to One from Peter Thiel Brian: Woke Racism from John …
WT: Defraud = Reality Nov. 2, 2021
Facebook is now Meta and they wanna make a metaverse! What could a metaverse look like, what makes a "real" metaverse, and why crime may be a necessity. A natural gas surprise reminds us that the balloons will be fine. No After Things this week-it shall return next time! Got …
Tesla makes waves after a huge order makes national news. How do they still maintain a positive image among other EV cars? Blue Origin announces: The Office (In Space). Gyrocopters, dronecopters, bathtubs, oh my! Plus, a spoiler-y conversation about Dune: Part One from 35:30 to the end. Got something weird? …