Podcasts – Weird Things

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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.

Podcast: Exotic meats Aug. 22, 2010
The trio discuss how polite you should be at a dinner part that goes horrifically awry. They then offer some practical advice in dealing with an impending mole people invasion. Subscribe to the Weird Things podcast on iTunes Podcast RSS feed Episode archi
Podcast: Gay for science July 30, 2010
Kidnapped by scientists who dress like Nazis, but aren't actually Nazis, the trio is pushed to try a radical new procedure that would make them temporarily gay. With the life of a young child on the line, they have to confront their own concept of s
Special guest Dr. Karen Stollznow helps the gang plan a heist for a sacred Yeti paw. Brian and Justin get enormous glee from watching Andrew get corrected. The ethics of eating canned whale meat is debated. We also find out how ready and willing we are to
Andrew, Brian and Justin lay out their brilliant plan for escaping the evil clutches of alien overlords. They then realize how easily a famous psychological experiment could have gone horribly wrong if the three of them had been selected. Brian also share
Justin Robert Young recounts his harrowing ordeal in the Forest with a Million Eyes. Brian, Andrew and Justin then step into the treacherous mental playground of a loyal listener and reveal their most deep-seated primal motivations when they are faced wit
Find out which of the three used to wear a Spider-Man costume under his clothes and which ones just wore ladies underwear. Listen to them describe their plans to capture a sea beast, fight alligators and find proof of Son of Hogzilla. Also, it becomes pai
The crew invents a new form of inter-species prejudice, declares their willingness to do stupid things in the name of science and then goes metaphysical. Subscribe to the Weird Things podcast on iTunes Podcast RSS feed Episode archive Download url: http:/
The brain trust make their case for ambivalence towards eating whales, primates and genocide in general. Subscribe to the Weird Things podcast on iTunes Podcast RSS feed Episode archive Download url: http://www.itricks.com/upload/WeirdThings032510.mp3
Andrew, Brian and Justin answer some listener scenarios. After revealing Brian's deep-seated desire that the world go pantless post apocalypse, we find out how shockingly willing Brian is to switch teams and genders without actually being asked to d
The trio determines what would force them to become vigilantes. Andrew describes his frightening superhero creation that involves deranged circus animals and human dismemberment. Brian tries to retcon the creation in a most horrific way. Subscribe to the
We explore the ethical implications of covering up your horrific crimes with science and have probably the most boring ideas about utopia ever. We then discuss our worst disaster scenarios. Finally we give unsolicited book and movie recommendations. Subsc
A tangent becomes a tangent when the hosts try to stretch their feeble minds around the global warming, the energy crisis and the singularity (again) after discussing clone sex. Link: Craig Venter at TED on creating synthetic life Link: Venter and Exxon e
In this episode Brian is forced to make a choice involving cannibalism and his family and utters the phrase that will haunt his children for years to come, "Cannibalism ain't as bad as it used to be". Andrew struggles to explain the Sing
In this episode the brain trust can't figure out a practical application for teleportation, has a heated debate over the ideal super fortress and almost comes to fisticuffs over the possibility that we've been visited by alien life. Subscribe
Welcome to the Weird Things podcast featuring Andrew Mayne, Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young. In this episode we discuss our entirely self-serving ideas on utilizing superpowers, how even Tyler Durden couldn't make us cool and argue over the
Welcome to the Weird Things podcast featuring Andrew Mayne, Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young. In this episode we discuss giant snakes, selling your soul to the devil, uploading your memory, a vampire named James Brown and Justin and Brian's w
Welcome to the first official episode of the Weird Things podcast featuring Andrew Mayne, Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young. In this episode we discuss krakens, killer sharks, Brian's policy on eugenics and Justin's homicidal sleepwalkin