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How would you fight a Yeti in hand to hand combat? Would you attempt to sell your soul to the devil in the interest of science? How can you prepare for a zombie apocalypse? Find out all of this and more every week on the Weird Things podcast, where your hosts, Andrew Mayne, Justin Robert Young and Brian Brushwood probe the most challenging questions about the paranormal, supernatural and fringe.
 
When an unknown animal starts killing off settlers on a backwater planet run on coal and steam power, there’s only person who can help stop the slaughter; T.R. Westwood. A distinguished professor of biology and the galaxy’s greatest hunter, he’s the man to go to when the local wildlife needs to be reminded who is the galaxy’s top predator.
 
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Traffic and weather on the 9’s, did you see the storm watch? Oh, excuse me, the “geomagnetic storm watch?” Scenario: the case of the weird rock. Apex predator biting apex predator. Dee’s Black Mirrors! French astronaut Thomas Pesquet caught a rare phenomenon! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Justin: …
 
Finger-pointing and cloaks and daggers around the origin of COVID as new whistle-blower documents show earlier understanding (and possible cover-up) of COVID than we understood. We’re discovering a large variety of conflicts of interest in our pandemic response. Also, over-building has lead to bespoke ghost towns and demolitions around the world. W…
 
The longest gets longester! Penguins attacked by what? Jupiter caught one to the face and SpaceX did their own space tourism last week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Andrew: You Only Live Twice and Mustard on YouTube Justin: Heels Bryce: Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time Support Weird Things…
 
Fake Wal-Mart and litecoin rumors. Firefly Alpha launches a big, bright explosion machine. What’s in the latest Mars rock samples? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” After Things is off this week and will be back next week! Picks: Andrew: What If…? Justin: Anarchy, State, and Utopia Brian: Oathbringer Bryce: …
 
Listener Nick has a question: how do you set long-term goals? Breaking down big ideas and concepts into smaller, doable actions. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Get After Things before anyone else (now with early RSS!) by supporting Weird Things on Patreon! Subscribe to After Things via RSS and i…
 
We’re skeptical of a bandit and the reporting around it. Havana syndrome: if it’s real, what is the danger? Is it a new sonic weapon? Amid the star contract wars, Blue Origin is working on a new, impressive upper stage booster. What would happen if Blue Origin shacked up with another nation–and would that ever happen? Got something weird? Email nes…
 
How do you gauge how you should present yourself for different audiences? Code-switching, basically? The pressures of being “on.” Corporate versus casual environments. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Picks: Justin: Quiz Show Brian: Ted Lasso Bryce: Freedom From Anxious Thoughts and Feelings from …
 
NASA has paid SpaceX for the Human Landing System (HLS) and removed the stop-work order. SpaceX says we’ll get a human to the moon before its 2024 deadline. Do you want to buy a black site? Facebook redesigns the meeting in virtual reality. As we return to society, so too does wilderness. Tesla’s bot: a joke or a vision? Got something weird? Email …
 
Bad jobs! Everyone’s got stories, but what can we learn from them as employees and employers? Lynyrd Skynyrd corners, cougar feeding, and Keebler elves. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Picks: Andrew: Ripley’s Game Justin: Guardians of the Galaxy Brian: Free Guy Bryce: The Silence of the Lambs Get…
 
Everyday Astronaut got a first-hand tour with Elon Musk at the SpaceX Starship launchpad. How does three hours of seemingly-unfiltered conversation about space affect the public image of SpaceX and Musk? Mechazilla, a real UFO catcher shaped liked a friend. Boeing hits more snags and Blue Origin goes to court. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gma…
 
With a new wave of COVID and a new report on global warming, how do you cut through the noise and engage with critial thinking? How does clickbait overshadow real, nuanced public conversation? Then, how do you set up your day? Voice assistants: frustrating! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Picks: …
 
SpaceX’s Starship is fully assembled and it’s BIG. Remember when the ISS accidentally rotated? It may have been more than we thought! This German man got a huge fine…what did he do? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Andrew: The African Queen Brian: The Suicide Squad Bryce: The White Lotus Support Weir…
 
The ISS is NOT meant to spin, comrade! But also the Russians are still pretty good at space! Didn’t Bezos’s rocket look like a peen and how do we feel about rich-guy space tourism? The complicated history of rocketry. Can life live on a very small mountain on a neutron star? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”…
 
Brian talks about his experience leaving Dell in 199[8?] and going full-time as a magician plus a new experience of letting go for Brian. How can you let go? Bryce is supervising remote editors and is feeling a little unsure about how to…supervise! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Get After Things…
 
Scot cop spots spot, says “wot.” Troll physics leads to a $10,000 bet. The passing of Logan’s Run author William F. Nolan. Some lil’ crimes. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Justin: Loki Bryce: Hannibal Support Weird Things on Patreon Subscribe to the Weird Things podcast on iTunes Podcast RSS feed E…
 
Numbers for World’s Greatest Con! Brian and Justin share real numbers, day-one or not! What advice would they share for people making a project similar to World’s Greatest Con? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Picks: Andrew: GitHub Copilot Justin: Toast of London Brian: The Dark Tower book series …
 
Lightning round: a toilet in Austria. What will this monkey do when left to its own (cleaning) devices? Habit-forming in great apes. A dissertation on the causes of laughter and I Think You Should Leave season 2 (mild spoilers for season 2). Richard Branson takes off to space and we’re almost turned around with having options! Got something weird? …
 
A new ancient human fossil is discovered in Israel and it could be a new Homo off-shoot. A brief examination of simultaneous Homo species in just the past one million years. Has doing a consumer ancestral test affected your life? Crimes on YouTube–what’s fair game and over-the-line? Can we have a new type of compression beyond video compression? Go…
 
It’s the hottest show of the year: CSI 3,000 Years Ago (YEAHHHH). Wild birds won’t become overly dependant on your feeders. The government finally released its UAP report and we’ve been on this UFOs-aren’t-real tip for months! Our favorite VR game is getting an expansion and we blue-sky VR experiences. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, …
 
A military base in Japan is under attack! Plus, circus tricks. GTAV: GAN Andreas. A farmhouse with a surprise feature. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Andrew: Rick & Morty and A Quiet Place Part II Brian: Loki Bryce: Things app Support Weird Things on Patreon Subscribe to the Weird Things podcast on…
 
Bryce seeks guidance on what his next steps with LFG Marbles should be. Brian and Justin are launching their new scripted podcast, “World’s Greatest Con.” How did they figure out what voice they wanted and how was it changing their working relationship? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Get After T…
 
A bike that stands on its own! It might be hard to talk about medicinal plants. Smart bees or thirsty bees? The ozone layer says “hey, thanks for the pandemic!” Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: World’s Greatest Con email list World’s Greatest Con 6 minute preview Bryce: Kip Kinkel Is Ready To Speak S…
 
Jeff Bezos and his brother are being shot into space–who would you take with you? A new study says sighted and nonsighted people can learn functioning echolocation in less than 3 months. Lots of bird eggs, very few birds. With special guest Joe Diamond. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Justin: Mare o…
 
Andrew’s been scouring the behind-the-scenes features for The Hobbit. How do you make content that is engaging your audience and leaning into material that works. Brian wants to impart knowledge about creativity to his teenage daughter. How do you help someone fight the inevitable feeling of failure? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gma…
 
Andrew got the shot! The CDC says fully-vaccinated people do not need to wear a mask almost all the time. What would it look like IF (completely speculatively for realsies) COVID originated from a lab leak? A Canadian bike ride GONE WRONG. China lands on Mars and we believe them! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Thi…
 
Tower of Human Skulls – Super nova communication? – Capuchin Crypt – ‘Blueberries’ on Mars Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Andrew: The Hobbit (film series) Justin: Clone High Brian: The Mitchells vs the Machines Cory: THE STORMLIGHT ARCHIVE SERIES Support Weird Things on Patreon Subscribe to the Wei…
 
Copyright Scare. Cool stuff by me – Substack. Apple Paid Podcast. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Picks: Andrew: The Hobbit (film series) Justin: Fireside FM Brian: Invincible Get After Things before anyone else (now with early RSS!) by supporting Weird Things on Patreon! Subscribe to After Thing…
 
First Nighttime Splashdown With Astronauts Since 1968! U.F.O.s! Florida woman spotted ‘Baby Dinosaur’. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Andrew: Dark Matter: The Situation has Changed Justin: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Brian: Nobody Cory: Formula 1 Support Weird Things on Patreon Subscribe to t…
 
Crypto Discussion with Cory. The basics of crypto with some does and don’ts to consider. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Picks: Andrew: Scam Stuff Puzzle Box Justin: In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson Podcast Brian: The Quick Fix Book Cory: Coinbase Pro Get After Things before anyone else (now wit…
 
Helicopters on Mars! NASA and SpaceX to the Moon! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Andrew: PBS Space TimePBS Space Time Justin: Q: Into the Storm Brian: Ryan George Cory: Audius.co Support Weird Things on Patreon Subscribe to the Weird Things podcast on iTunes Podcast RSS feed Episode archive Follow …
 
Whoa, cool photo! The everyday impact of space dust. Snakes: how are we related to them? A very polite zoo-break. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” After Things is taking the week off! Picks: Justin: Toast of London Brian: The Manhattan Project Bryce: Swift Playgrounds and MacBook Air Support Weird Things on…
 
Alaska shoppers are bedeviled by ravens! NASA says we’re safe for 100 years (kinda). Bears: sickly friendly. Black holes, sharper than ever! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Justin: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (anti-pick) Brian: Invincible Bryce: Disco Elysium The Final Cut Support Weird Things…
 
Justin is moving to Austin soon: what advice can Brian and Bryce provide and where will Justin’s own studio space at home exist alongside Brian’s HQ studio space? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.” Get After Things before anyone else (now with early RSS!) by supporting Weird Things on Patreon! Subsc…
 
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 has been re-used a historic number of times. How much re-using a rocket would be acceptable? NFTs: what are they, what is their value, and what could you do with this technology? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.” Picks: Justin: Cobra Kai Brian: All Tomorrows Bryce: Yakuza: Like a Dragon Sup…
 
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