120 episodes

Frolic on precipice of discovery, rouse your curious mind, and expand self-awareness as Jason and Steve take you on an educational, yet hilarious journey through an explorative stew of mystical, historic, cultural and scientific. Prepare to laugh, learn, and enter into an introspective reverie as they ascertain topics that have always intrigued you whether you know it or not.

Grognostics - Where Craft Beer Meets the Unexplained Grognostics

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 17 Ratings

Frolic on precipice of discovery, rouse your curious mind, and expand self-awareness as Jason and Steve take you on an educational, yet hilarious journey through an explorative stew of mystical, historic, cultural and scientific. Prepare to laugh, learn, and enter into an introspective reverie as they ascertain topics that have always intrigued you whether you know it or not.

    Ep. 63 Sleeping Lucy

    Ep. 63 Sleeping Lucy

    Lucy Cooke aka "Sleeping Lucy" was a famous clairvoyant physician who would heal people while in trance. She is credited with healing hundreds of patients and also could recover lost items, and provide other mystical services. And on today's show she takes her skills to the best podcast in all the land - Serial Podcast. Kidding, she's on Grognostics! Well I mean not her personally -she's been dead for 120 years. We break down who she was, what she did and the controversy/intrigue around mystic healers in general. Each show starts out with a skit to put you in the shoes of the subject itself. Enjoy. 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep. 62 Atlantis

    Ep. 62 Atlantis

    The lost city of Atlantis has intrigued historians, dreamers, and well... me. Truth is many are obsessed. One Atlantis theorist described his pursuit of the potentially mythical land as a gambling addiction. And, whether you realize it or not, you are obsessed with it too. It's ingrained in our DNA. So what's it all about? Where was Atlantis? Have we found it? Who were these futuristic humans? Join us for our latest show to find out. As usual, every show starts with a skit. To fully comprehend it you need to either be on some sort of psychedelic root or know that Plato is by far the most important character in this multi-Millenial tale. Sit back and soak it all in. Enjoy. 

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Face the Music Earth Day 2021

    Face the Music Earth Day 2021

    Face The Music is a collective of creative activists utilizing performances to inspire individual action. With over 70 social justice artists across the US & Canada, many with large national followings, our artists utilize calls to actions developed by partner organizations because the expertise on how to best make a positive impact comes from groups with expertise for the cause. 
    They are putting on a FREE streaming concert to celebrate Earth Day on Aprill 22nd!  You can sign up for a ticket and learn more: Here 
    Former guest of Grognostics Evanne Jordan has a new philanthropic movement and is participating in the event. 
    our organizations are supporting the event with calls to actions: Music Declares Emergency (artists, music industry professionals and organisations standing together to declare a climate and ecological emergency), Outside the Box 925 (an education nonprofit focused on environmental issues),  Neto Community Network (a northern CA nonprofit that leads  people to act toward greater equity) and Field Team 6 (a voter registration organization). 

    • 2 min
    Vol VII - Irish Beer Sessions - St. Paddy's Edition

    Vol VII - Irish Beer Sessions - St. Paddy's Edition

    Ye there lads. Top of the morning to ya. It’s St. Patrick’s Day. Why aren’t you in an Irish pub throwing back a few of the black stuff? What’s that? There’s a pandemic? Oh. Well. Don’t worry. We’ve got you sorted.  We’ve brought the pub to you. On today’s show we sit down with Tam and Oisin, who have just the right accents for today’s holiday to educate listeners on the beer scene across the pond. What’s the fascination with stouts in Ireland? Guinness? What’s the craft beer scene like in Ireland? And more importantly how many expletives can a few Irishmen use in one episode? 255 is the answer to that by the way.
    Join us for another annual St. Patrick’s Day episode as Jason and Steve do blind tastings of six beers – (American Stouts from Highwater Brewing, Epic Brewing and Firestone as well as two types of Guinness and one beer we’d all like to forget). Give a listen and then go out and get yourself a cold one old St. Paddy himself would be proud of.  
    FYI THIS IS NOT THE SHOW FOR PEOPLE WHO DON’T ENJOY THE USE OF FOUR-LETTER WORDS…

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Ep. 61 Mother Nature has Super Powers

    Ep. 61 Mother Nature has Super Powers

    Miraculously bees know which flowers to land on to pollinate. Jellyfish are able to live essentially forever by constantly multiplying. Bears go to bed and know exactly when to wake up after months of slumber. And Jason? Well, Jason can drink a beer while standing on one leg. I mean, not all of mother nature's gifts are spectacular. Bears for example. Not that impressive. So if all these species of insects and animals possess magical superpowers why can't humans? Why can't we harness the ability to smell dangerous gases or toxic chemicals or sense the magnetic fields other species can? How about seeing or feeling radiation? Everything we need to thrive is here on this earth. We just have to find it. Today, you've found the best podcast on the planet. Thank you for that mother nature. 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    President's Day, Comedy Cavalcade of Presidential Obscurity

    President's Day, Comedy Cavalcade of Presidential Obscurity

    President's Day - a day to reflect on the leader's of our nation's past, or a day to stretch a drinking binge weekend into a fourth day of monumental debauchery. 
    Our country has been led by natural-born leaders, by individuals thrust into a leader role without warning or those who have thrusted their way into scandal. And everything in between.  On today's show we treat them all equally breaking down each of the 45 past presidents in one minute or less. Some information you may already know, while some, such as which presidents were fond of reptile intercourse for example you didn't. Or did you? You little... 
    As we educate we do this Drunk History style with a shot of beer for each president described. It gets silly. It gets unruly. It gets just perfectly divine. 
    Do try this at home. 

    • 2 hr 3 min

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17 Ratings

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