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A deep dive podcast by Emma & Jolie. The subtle art of pointless immersion in a new, strange topic every other Friday.

A deep dive podcast by Emma & Jolie. The subtle art of pointless immersion in a new, strange topic every other Friday.

Location:

United States

Description:

A deep dive podcast by Emma & Jolie. The subtle art of pointless immersion in a new, strange topic every other Friday.

Twitter:

@ireadathing

Language:

English


Episodes

Flat Earth Blood Cults and other Totally Normal Things (TM)

1/22/2021
Have you ever looked at a Flat Earther and thought "how could they level up this craziness?" WELCOME TO BLOOD OVER INTENT, MOTHER-TRUCKERS! In this deep dive, we talk about the CLEARLY NOT A MURDER CULT starting up in Oregon, James Cameron as God, Covid in the Matrix, and the Reptilian overlords hiding the truth about the Garden of Eden. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us...

Duration:01:19:43

The Destructive Power of Cute

1/8/2021
Have you ever looked at a baby, puppy, or object and thought "YOU'RE SO CUTE I'M GONNA BASH YOUR HEAD IN"? No? Just us? Moving right along. In today's deep dive we cover the evolutionary purpose behind cuteness aggression and why it (probably) won't make you literally eat a baby. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us...

Duration:01:09:51

Jack the Ripper's Saucy World Tour

12/24/2020
Saucy Jack loved three things in life: long walks, vulnerable women, and world domination. Join us on a deep dive of some of the most insane (and plausible) theories on the identity of Jack the Ripper, the psychological impact of murder mysteries, and the depressing anti-vice history of Whitechapel that brought worldwide notoriety to this serial killer. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to...

Duration:01:29:55

Lobotomies: A Cure for Mental Illness and Mouthy Wives

12/4/2020
In a world where mentally ill people demanded bodily autonomy and women had opinions about things, one man dared to dream. In this deep dive we'll discuss the storied history of the men who thought taking out frontal lobes was a good solution to everything from schizophrenia to toddler tantrums. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe...

Duration:00:55:45

Muzak: The Art of Gentle Brainwashing

11/20/2020
From the man who brought you tree-phones, the OG Spotify, and started the first Air Force AS A SIDE HUSTLE just to make you feel lazy...make way for Muzak. The company that became a genre and ruffled a lot of feathers with their made-to-ignore bland creations. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook,...

Duration:01:08:19

Paranormal Pals, EVPs, & Hot Dog Art

10/23/2020
Do you believe the spirits of the dead can speak to you through white noise? Do you want to find a special Paranormal Pal? In this deep dive episode, we listen to spooky EVPs (Electronic Voice Phenomena) and try to figure out if Jolie's house is haunted. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook, Twitter,...

Duration:01:12:23

Spooky Season, Spooky Shit: The Spookening

10/9/2020
It's Spooky Season, bitches! In honor of Halloween we decided to use this episode to fuck around, errrr, record some true scary stories including everything from witches hating Muzak executives to EVPs that will make your butt clench up. WELCOME TO SEASON TWO!!! Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook,...

Duration:01:00:06

Baby Ape-Men & the Self-Domestication Theory

9/25/2020
Domestication Syndrome is not what happens when you move in with your new partner and stop shaving your legs. Join us for a shallow dive into the basics of domestication including why we can't ride zebras and how some people think we humans domesticated ourselves. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook,...

Duration:00:51:19

Ghislaine Maxwell & the Island of Misfit Perverts

9/14/2020
This one took forever to release because of extreme technical f@!kery, but here it is. Let's do a super shallow dive on Ghislaine Maxwell, notorious partner of Jeffrey Epstein, who famously had a super secret island where he'd "hire" underaged "massage therapists" for himself and his famous friends. We will also discuss why aluminum foil won't hide your cell phone, Karen. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions...

Duration:00:40:04

I Read a Thing - Podcast Trailer

8/9/2020
Just a little teaser trailer...or a warning. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. Music: "A Magical Journey Through Space" by Leonell Cassio, licensed under a Creative Commons License. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ireadathing/message

Duration:00:01:17

MK Ultra & PURE AMERICAN PRIDE

8/7/2020
America in the 1950s was a special time full of Elvis Presley, The Golden Age of Television, and LSD brainwashing initiatives covertly run by the CIA. Join us on a deep dive of MK Ultra that will make you question any remaining American pride you may have. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook, Twitter,...

Duration:01:03:38

Family Vloggers & Instagrammable Child Labor

7/24/2020
When Myka and Jim Stauffer "rehomed" their adopted son, the world got a first hand look at the shady business of family vlogging. On this deep dive, we'll tackle the sick, sad world of reality television, child abuse, and having babies for ad revenue. Bonus! We actually released a video with this episode so you can see our big dumb heads making the noises that communicate the words that make up the podcast. View on our Facebook or YouTube. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream...

Duration:01:07:08

NASA & The Space Poop Problem

7/10/2020
You would think after this many years of space exploration, we'd have the small issue of how to poop in space under control. Let's take a deep dive into the problematic world of space toilets, astronaut penises, and DIAPERS. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Leonell Cassio - A...

Duration:01:05:04

Sex, Lies, & Theosophy: The Helena Blavatsky Story

7/3/2020
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky had it all, aristocratic lineage, intelligence, and enough imagination to rewrite her story when things didn't go her way. Join us on a deep dive into the world of the godmother of the New Age Movement, mental illness, Russian folklore, white people whitin' around, and more lies than you can shake several sticks at. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or...

Duration:01:10:44

Psychic Vultures & Miss Cleo's Wild Ride

6/26/2020
Join us on a deep dive into the wild world of the Psychic Friends Network, Miss Cleo, fraud, fake cancers, bad acting, shady business practices, and keeping people on the hook for $4.99/minute. CALL ME NOW FOR AN EXPENSIVE READING. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Leonell...

Duration:01:04:49

Pandemic Paranoia and the 5G Coronavirus

6/19/2020
What does the Black Plague, Russian Flu, Spanish Flu, and Coronavirus have in common (besides the obvious)? Join us on a deep dive into pandemic PTSD, mass hysteria, conspiracy theories, and humans generally acting foolish. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Leonell Cassio - A...

Duration:01:15:28

NLP: Pseudoscience for Sociopaths

6/12/2020
Neuro-linguistic programming is the brainchild of two nerds, one a raging sociopath who tried to kill his dad and definitely probably allegedly killed his friend's girlfriend. Join us on a deep dive into pseudoscience, questionable ethics, murder, and pickup artists. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook,...

Duration:01:11:33

BLACK LIVES MATTER

6/5/2020
We felt it was inappropriate to distract from the larger issues at hand for our nation. We have created a resource list (https://www.ireadathing.com/black-lives-matter/) for non-black allies to educate themselves as well as resources for activists and protestors to take steps in (hopefully) ensuring they have access to what they need if they are detained or assaulted by police or the military. You can also find a list of places to donate to bail funds as well as to the families dealing with...

Duration:00:02:08

The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel

5/29/2020
The Exorcist, The Exorcism of Emily Rose...and the (literally) true story people don't want to hear. Join us on a deep dive into demon possession, exorcisms, mental illness, The Catholic Church, and negligent homicide. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and message us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Leonell Cassio - A...

Duration:01:15:36

Gwyneth Paltrow: Yoni Destroyer

5/22/2020
Gwyneth Paltrow and her woo-peddling empire, Goop, are making money by punishing vaginas for existing. Join us on a deep dive into the world of vaginal steaming, what you shouldn't put in your vagina, and the history of misogyny with a super special guest Elle Stanger (@stripperwriter). Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary...we want them all! Email questions, comments, and topic suggestions to info@ireadathing.com or visit us at ireadathing.com. You can also subscribe and...

Duration:01:02:46