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Stuff To Blow Your Mind podcast

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

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.

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.

 

#1840

Listener Mail: Gates of Heck

Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail... See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

15 hrs Ago

24 MINS

24:14

15 hrs Ago


#1839

From the Vault: Phobos and Deimos, Part 1

The god of war does not march into battle alone. His sons, embodying panic and terror ride beside him. The same can be said of the planet Mars and its two moons: Phobos and Deimos. In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss the Martian moons as well as a bit of mythology. (originally published 4/20/2021) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

14 May 2022

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:28

14 May 2022


#1838

Weirdhouse Cinema: Jason Takes Manhattan

In celebration of Friday the 13, Rob and Joe dive into one of the sillier entries in the Jason Voorhees franchise with 1989's "Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan" on this week's Weirdhouse Cinema. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 May 2022

1 HR 38 MINS

1:38:41

13 May 2022


#1837

The Facsimile, Part 2

It’s easy to take document duplication for granted in our modern age, but our digital ease follows centuries of mechanical innovation and millennia of human specialization in the form of the scribe. In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert and Joe explore the history and invention of the facsimile. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

12 May 2022

52 MINS

52:21

12 May 2022


#1836

The Monstrefact: The Nuppeppo

In this episode of STBYM’s The Monstrefact, Robert discusses a ghoulish blob from the yokai tradition of Japan… See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 May 2022

03 MINS

03:22

11 May 2022


#1835

The Facsimile, Part 1

It’s easy to take document duplication for granted in our modern age, but our digital ease follows centuries of mechanical innovation and millennia of human specialization in the form of the scribe. In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert and Joe explore the history and invention of the facsimile. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 May 2022

49 MINS

49:41

10 May 2022


#1834

Listener Mail: Turtle of Enormous Girth

Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail... See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

09 May 2022

23 MINS

23:48

09 May 2022


#1833

From the Vault: The Machine Lords of Barnard 68, Part 2

Even as humans reach out into the void with robotic probes and turn to artificial intelligence to aid in the search for extraterrestrial life, we face the possibility that the life we find out there might be mechanical and governed by artificial intelligence as well. In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss alien AI and post-organic life. (originally published 4/1/2021) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

07 May 2022

54 MINS

54:58

07 May 2022


#1832

Weirdhouse Cinema: Planet of the Vampires

In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss Mario Bava's hypnotic 1965 sci-fi horror movie "Planet of the Vampires." It has all the style you could ask for, plus giant space skeletons. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 May 2022

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:38

06 May 2022


#1831

The Stargazer and the Well

Can you see the light of the stars from the bottom of a well? Did an astrologer once fall into a well because he was staring up at the stars? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss a couple of well-and-cosmos-related tales from antiquity. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

05 May 2022

54 MINS

54:35

05 May 2022


#1830

The Monstrefact: The Bog Octopus

In this episode of STBYM’s The Monstrefact, Robert discusses tentacled lurkers in the bog from the worlds of gaming, fantasy literature and industrial music… See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

04 May 2022

04 MINS

04:58

04 May 2022


#1829

Fire From the Rocks, Part 3

It might surprise you to learn that the oldest raging fires on Earth are actually underground. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss the world of eternal flames and coal seam fires. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 May 2022

40 MINS

40:03

03 May 2022


#1828

Listener Mail: Vegetable in Sheep's Clothing

Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail... See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

02 May 2022

29 MINS

29:33

02 May 2022


#1827

From the Vault: The Machine Lords of Barnard 68, Part 1

Even as humans reach out into the void with robotic probes and turn to artificial intelligence to aid in the search for extraterrestrial life, we face the possibility that the life we find out there might be mechanical and governed by artificial intelligence as well. In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss alien AI and post-organic life. (originally published 3/30/2021) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

30 Apr 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:39

30 Apr 2022


#1826

Weirdhouse Cinema: Atragon

The surface world fights back against undersea aggression! In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss Ishirô Honda’s 1963 Toho film “Atragon,” which features an armored submarine and the debut of the kaiju Manda! See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

29 Apr 2022

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:36

29 Apr 2022


#1825

Fire From the Rocks, Part 2

It might surprise you to learn that the oldest raging fires on Earth are actually underground. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss the world of eternal flames and coal seam fires. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Apr 2022

46 MINS

46:17

28 Apr 2022


#1824

The Monstrefact: Torterra, a Pokemon

In this episode of STBYM’s The Monstrefact, Robert discusses the Pokemon known as Torterra with a little help from Sebastian… See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

27 Apr 2022

05 MINS

05:46

27 Apr 2022


#1823

Fire From the Rocks, Part 1

It might surprise you to learn that the oldest raging fires on Earth are actually underground. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss the world of eternal flames and coal seam fires. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Apr 2022

42 MINS

42:08

26 Apr 2022


#1822

Listener Mail: Planta Haereticus

Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail... See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 Apr 2022

25 MINS

25:12

25 Apr 2022


#1821

From the Vault: Jupiter the Destroyer, Part 2

Did the planet Jupiter, like a reckless god, wreak havoc on a young solar system? Join Robert and Joe and they consider the red planet’s destructive powers on Stuff to Blow Your Mind. (originally published 3/25/2021) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 Apr 2022

51 MINS

51:11

23 Apr 2022