56 episodes

An American girl and a Welsh guy bond over a shared love of the terrifying, tragic, bloody, morbid, anxiety-inducing, and horrific -- a joyful and therapeutic exploration of very dark things.

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    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

An American girl and a Welsh guy bond over a shared love of the terrifying, tragic, bloody, morbid, anxiety-inducing, and horrific -- a joyful and therapeutic exploration of very dark things.

    Ep. 55: Dumb ways to die

    Ep. 55: Dumb ways to die

    Sometimes you just have to laugh at death and the chaotic and humiliating ways in which it strikes.
    Highlights:[0:00] CoRri tells Mark about the Donner Party
    [22:45] We have some announcements, including book club on September 25th and a VERY special milestone episode on October 16th!
    [33:40] We discuss the wild week in movies we’ve just had
    [54:00] We talk about the poetry of a stupid death, and share some of our favorites

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Ep. 54: Animal defenses

    Ep. 54: Animal defenses

    As we’ve said time and time again, there’s no end to the horrors of nature. This week we’re delving into the wild ways members of the animal kingdom have evolved and learned to defend themselves against predators and unwanted advances.
    Highlights:[0:00] Mark tries to convince terrified-flyer CoRri that sometimes plane crashes can be funny
    [12:55] Mark’s got a new positive character arc for season 2 of JoAG, and CoRri’s basement is still garbage. But hey! Go write us a review on Apple podcasts! US store | UK store
    [23:30] We get into the movies we’ve watched this week
    [43:00] There are a lot of bonkers way animals defend themselves in the wild, and we want to talk about them
    Don’t forget to check out the info on our book club on our website! We’re meeting September 25th to talk about A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep. 53: Floods & FrightFests

    Ep. 53: Floods & FrightFests

    It’s been a rough week as Tropical Storm Ida left CoRri swimming in her basement. We get into what it’s like to weather a natural disaster, and then we’re joined by Tara Court of The Killening podcast and horror/sci-fi author David Court to talk about FrightFest and the new movies you should be looking out for.
    [0:00] CoRri forgot to research a cold open because her house flooded in Tropical Storm Ida
    [16:56] We recap our watch-along and ask for your questions for our favorite boffin
    [26:30] We discuss what we’ve watched this week
    [36:00] We’re joined by podcaster/radio host Tara Court and author David Court to discuss Frightfest
    [1hr17] Do movies have to be seen in the theater to be enjoyed properly?

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Ep. 52: The JoAGiversary

    Ep. 52: The JoAGiversary

    Mark is drunk. CoRri is tired. This is our one year anniversary ramble about vacations, movies, why the world is a giant mess, and why we still need each other and the JoAg fam.
    [0:00] The wild disarticulated feet of British Columbia
    [18:25] Mark pops some champagne to celebrate one year of JoAG
    [23:00] We discuss our respective trips to Knoxvillle, TN and the Isle of Wight
    [36:20] We get into what we’ve watched this week
    [1hr3] Mark has a book rec, we have a book club, and our next watch-along is Saturday!
    [1hr7] We reflect on the state of our world and why we still need JoAG

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Ep. 51: Hiking can be murder

    Ep. 51: Hiking can be murder

    We’ve both been doing a lot of hiking lately, and given the kind of people we are, that obviously raises an important question: What are the various ways in which you can die while on a hike?
    Highlights:[0:00] CoRri tells Mark the story of the town that murdered a man
    [18:30] CoRri is causing mass psychogenic illness and we don’t know if there are giraffes in Sri Lanka
    [25:30] State of the Pod: We talk about exploitative true crime podcasts and whether we actually are one
    [35:30] We discuss blackface and the limits of punching up in media
    [43:20] Check out our book club and don’t forget to get your hands on a copy of Blood Vessel for our September 4th watch-along
    [47:30] We watched Till Death this week. It prompts a conversation about the no-cell-phone trope in movies
    [56:00] We talk about the many ways you can die while hiking, from serial killers to carbon monoxide

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Ep. 50: Nightmare toys

    Ep. 50: Nightmare toys

    Some toys are horrifying because they’re simply unsettling; others are horrifying because they maim and even kill. We’re taking a look at some memorable offenders of both kinds.
    [0:00] CoRri answer Mark’s question from several weeks ago: Is there a disorder that can make you fearless?
    [23:00] We jump straight into some JoAG therapy. We’re having a hard time, friends, but we’re doing our best.
    [29:15] To top off our own personal issues, we discuss some terrible news from the UK about a mass shooting and terrible news from the earth about
    [37:50] We haven’t watched much this week, but one of those things was Robocop and we take a little bit to rave about it, as well as chat a bit about SurrealEstate and a good monster-of-the-week story.
    [52:48] We talk about nightmare toys.

    • 1 hr 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Richardpjlambert ,

Two brilliant friends talking about the maddest stuff imaginable

This podcast absolutely makes my week and Mondays don’t feel right without these two delving into the weirdest, most wonderfully bizarre things possible. Sacred and profane, JoAG had covered so many topics in an informative, sensitive and progressive way that I’ve cried with laughter and …the sad way (?)too. Instantly likeable, can’t recommend it enough

TheDarkJudge ,

Good dirty fun

These two are great hosts. They are still learning and it’s great to see them evolve from episode 1 to date…

I love a podcast with personality which the two hosts have, a wide range of topics are covered and equally they someone’s go off topic which is also a lot of fun.

If you need something entertaining to listen to for an hour you can’t really go wrong here!

💀💀💀💀💀 / 5

Rosa Elliott ,

Great stuff

Really enjoyable and pro podcast. Engaging presenters and new interesting topics.

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