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Join Carmyn 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.

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

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Join Carmyn 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.

    85 - All Aboard Sierra's Wild West Express - Crash at Crush

    85 - All Aboard Sierra's Wild West Express - Crash at Crush

    From Buster Hymen, to Owney the Rail Mail dog, there's nothing we love more than a story about a train. Join us as we embark on one more journey by rail. In this episode, Sierra tells the story of yet another train freak, while Carmyn daydreams of union busting. You'll learn how train whistles work, hear about a tiny town named Beyonce, and discover how overrated the Gold Rush was.Check Out Our Blog!

    • 41 min
    84 - Jesus Christ, Jr. - What's Inside the Earth?

    84 - Jesus Christ, Jr. - What's Inside the Earth?

    Welcome to America—where we watch M*A*S*H, marry our in-laws, and we've got jeans sitting in the front yard. Join us as we find out what's hiding beneath earth's surface! In episode 84, Carmyn announces she's a girl while screaming about printers, and Sierra dreams of a bowling alley. You'll hear about closet atheists, pistol whipping, and St. Louis's new marketing campaign—all while on a journey to the center of the earth. Check Out Our Blog!

    • 59 min
    83 - Baseball Batman - Rube Waddell

    83 - Baseball Batman - Rube Waddell

    What do waterfowl jumping rope, firefighting, and the number 53 have in common?One man: Rube Waddell. This week on the podcast, Sierra tells the story of Rube Waddell, a baseball player with a couple extra hobbies, while Colin speculates on the length of his legs. Join us to hear what Mr. Clean, Pitbull, and Howie Mandel have in common, baseball bingo, and yet another ostrich farm.Check Out Our Blog!

    • 51 min
    82 - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - Sugata Mitra's Hole In the Wall

    82 - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - Sugata Mitra's Hole In the Wall

    In episode 82, Colin takes us on an early aughts adventure with education theorist Sugata Mitra. We learn about Sugata's Hole in the Wall project, while Sierra blasts "Every Breath You Take" by The Police. Tune in to hear about the trickle down effect of education, a wizard that smells like binary, and our new favorite game: "Father, Son, & Holy Spirit."Check Out Our Blog!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    81 - Bar Rescue (1890) - Carrie Nation

    81 - Bar Rescue (1890) - Carrie Nation

    Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer says "People don't go to uncool bars." Well, Carrie Nation visits them anyway. In episode 81, Sierra spins the story of an axe wielding prohibitionist, while Colin dreams of an alternate life as a fighter pilot. You'll hear about asinine airplanes, a young pirate's eyepatch, and our debates about glass.Check Out Our Blog!

    • 42 min
    80 - The Jakeover - Maniacal Military Tales

    80 - The Jakeover - Maniacal Military Tales

    The military: everyone has one! And some of them are real silly. This week, the basement is taken hostage by our friend Jake, as he shares wild military stories while we speculate on Leo DiCaprio's combat methods. Join us while we talk about a kid with a fish, potato grenades, and why the Australian military pisses in tin cans. Check Out Our Blog!

    • 1 hr 9 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!!!

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