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Join Colin and Sierra in the basement as they blind-react to each other’s unbelievably unhinged stories from history and real life. Buckle up and hang on because this train moves fast and might secretly be a spaceship. New episodes release every Tuesday!

We're In a Basement We're In a Basement Podcast

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Join Colin and Sierra in the basement as they blind-react to each other’s unbelievably unhinged stories from history and real life. Buckle up and hang on because this train moves fast and might secretly be a spaceship. New episodes release every Tuesday!

    62 - Of Course It's Cyanide! - The Cuyahoga River

    62 - Of Course It's Cyanide! - The Cuyahoga River

    What's that phrase? Oil and water don't mix?

    This week, Colin puts Cleveland back on the basement map while Sierra explains conspiracy theories about the Big One. Join us as we discuss the cost of bridge infrastructure, the flammability of drywall, and the only good thing Richard Nixon has ever done.

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    • 48 min
    61 – Adam & Eve Had Bread – Bread and WWII

    61 – Adam & Eve Had Bread – Bread and WWII

    This episode is the best thing since sliced bread! Or that’s what we thought.

    This week, Sierra plugs in her brain worms to tell the story of sliced bread, while Colin tries to figure out when serrated knives were invented. Join us as we discuss why America was involved in World War II, who was responsible for the pronunciation of “Chillicothe,” and our newest restaurant idea that surprisingly has nothing to do with bread.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    60 - Tricky Dick(tators)

    60 - Tricky Dick(tators)

    Have you ever met someone that is so obsessed with themselves that they have to make sure everyone else is too? Well if you haven't, now is your chance.

    This week, Colin and Sierra add two more colorful characters to their ever-expanding deck of Weird People We Know About Trading Cards. Join us as we mispronounce everything, discuss the accounting-to-journalism pipeline, and the difference between hats and wigs.

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    • 1 hr 35 min
    59 - Lamp Lady - Florence Nightingale

    59 - Lamp Lady - Florence Nightingale

    1800s humans did a lot of hard things. They built bridges, fought wars with real guns, and even shipped entire buildings across the ocean. But basic hygeine? Ehhh . . .

    This week, Colin tells us about legendary nurse Florence Nightingale, while Sierra makes dining tables out of a new kind of wood. You'll hear about poop chutes, the trickle down effect, and how you can be a feminist and still be a racist! 

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    58 - School Sux, Chess Roolz - Bobby Fischer

    58 - School Sux, Chess Roolz - Bobby Fischer

    Everyone has a hobby. Some people spend their free time playing golf, other people knit scarves. Different strokes for different folks. But people that play chess? They're built different. Big time chess player and diva, Bobby Fischer, is a great example of this.

    This week on the pod, Sierra tries to classify classified ads while Colin mansplains Russia. You'll hear our thoughts on sexy Russians, watered-down versions of former U.S. Presidents, and fresh suggestions on how to cheat at the game of chess.

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    • 44 min
    57 – Billion Dollar Bulge – Eruption of Mount St. Helens

    57 – Billion Dollar Bulge – Eruption of Mount St. Helens

    Have you ever popped a pimple? Have you ever wanted to? Mother Nature sure did, and she made it everyone’s problem.

    This week, Sierra cosplays as an inanimate object (again) while Colin tells the story of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Join us as we discuss different types of bras, what it’s like evacuating from a potential natural disaster, and movies that will give you trauma.

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    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

meauh ,

Best show ever!!!

Tuesday’s are definitely my favorite part of the week because a new episode comes out and always makes me laugh and I always learn something new so it’s by far my favorite. Colin and Sierra do an amazing job keeping the audiences attention and it’s just a blast to listen too!!!