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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

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    • 4.7 • 40 Ratings

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

    Weirdhouse Cinema: Shock Waves

    Weirdhouse Cinema: Shock Waves

    In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe complete their trilogy of 70s Florida Movies with 1977’s “Shock Waves,” featuring Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams and a whole squad of aquatic zombies amid the Florida ruins.
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Reconsider the Bean, Part 2

    Reconsider the Bean, Part 2

    What are beans? Do they contain the souls of the dead? Can they be used to drive demons from the household? How important are they in the human diet? In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert and Joe discuss a variety of magical ideas and scientific facts associated with legumes.
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Artifact: The Toad Vomit Miracle

    The Artifact: The Toad Vomit Miracle

    In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Joe discusses amphibian vomit as failed technology and natural wonder.
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    • 8 min
    Reconsider the Bean, Part 1

    Reconsider the Bean, Part 1

    What are beans? Do they contain the souls of the dead? Can they be used to drive demons from the household? How important are they in the human diet? In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert and Joe discuss a variety of magical ideas and scientific facts associated with legumes.
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    • 48 min
    Listener Mail: The Quickening

    Listener Mail: The Quickening

    Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail...
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    • 30 min
    From the Vault: Invention of the Book, Part 1

    From the Vault: Invention of the Book, Part 1

    Books are one of humanity’s greatest inventions, but where do they come from? In this classic Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert and Joe explore the history of book technology, from ancient clay tablets and papyrus scrolls to the codex and beyond. (Originally published 5/26/2020)
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    • 53 min

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40 Ratings

40 Ratings

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Can’t get enough

I have been following this podcast for about a year and a half now, and it is still my number 1 podcast. Thanks, Robert and Joe for making my commute entertaining and full of knowledge!

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Love the podcast!

The End of the World especially is wonderfully made and such a captivating listen.

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Awesome topics

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