Ep. 33: Microcults

Today your hosts explore the exploits and madness of tiny cults: intensely insular groups of 50 members or less. From politics to pop culture, microcults can emerge in the most surprising places. From Ayn Rand’s Collective or Derek Gale’s “family” to the dark meat-scented details of the Final Fantasy House, microcults have plenty to teach us about the…

Ep. 32: Juggalos

  Are you down with the clown? We hope so, because today Jack and J. J. tackle Juggalos. We dive into the history of Insane Clown Posse, and explore how the clown-and-horror-themed rap duo inspired such a devoted following. We also cover their feud with Eminem, their epic fight in a WaffleHouse, and Juggalos’ designation…

Ep. 31: Nathaniel Bar-Jonah

Warning: This episode contains disturbing content. Today, Jack and J. J. cover the case of Nathaniel Bar-Jonah. A man who, despite a mountain of evidence, was never convicted for murder. Over the course of his life, he molested, raped, tortured, and cannibalized multiple children, usually young boys. In Bar-Jonah’s hoarded apartment, detectives found lists of names, encoded notebooks,…

Ep. 30: The Abduction of Antônio Vilas Boas

  Prepare yourself for clear jellies, red body hair, and diminutive aliens in the greatest abduction story ever told! Today your hosts recount the experience of an Brazilian farmer by the name of Antonio Vilas Boas. Internationally known as one of the most authentic cases of alien abduction, Jack and J.J. spill the kinky details. With…