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Caustic Soda takes gruesome, morbid & creepy topics and breaks them down with equal parts science, comedy and pop culture.

Caustic Soda takes gruesome, morbid & creepy topics and breaks them down with equal parts science, comedy and pop culture.
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Vancouver, BC

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Caustic Soda takes gruesome, morbid & creepy topics and breaks them down with equal parts science, comedy and pop culture.

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English


Episodes

Elephants, Part 2 of 2

3/21/2016
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The caustic look at elephants continues with elephant attacks, beehive fences, Jumbo, Topsy's execution, plus news and pop culture!

Duration:01:05:49


Elephants, Part 1 of 2

3/14/2016
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Yvonne Morrin joins Kevin, Toren, and Joe to talk elephants, starting with a mammoth pop-quiz and a ton of caustic elephacts: musth, the Phajaan ritual, and elephant artificial insemination. Part 1 of 2.

Duration:01:22:04


Droughts

3/7/2016
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Caustic Hosts Joe, Toren, and Kevin get thirsty discussing the causes and effects of droughts including tumblefirenados, the Syrian Civil War, Indian and Chinese famines, the California Water Wars, Lake Karachay, a super-dry extremophile, the horrors experienced in Virginia's Jamestown Colony, "shade ball" debunking, plus pop culture!

Duration:01:14:54


Killer Plants

2/29/2016
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Carnivorous plants, strangling kelp, giant hogweed, gympie-gympie, falling saguaros, manchineel trees, coconuts, and more!

Duration:01:14:06


Caligula, Part 1 of 2

2/15/2016
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Kevin, Toren, and Joe discuss Evil Dude in History Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, aka "Caligula". Part 1 of 2 -- the early years and rise to power.

Duration:01:03:47


Libraries

2/1/2016
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Joe, Toren, and Kevin "check out" the caustic side of libraries, including both Melvil Dewey's classification system and the man himself, the librarian who took over China, librarian sex habits, "for sex see librarian", the Brave Sage of Timbuktu, plus news and pop culture. Recorded at the Vancouver Public Library's Inspiration Lab!

Duration:01:21:04


Running, Part 1 of 2

1/11/2016
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Dr. Katie Marshall is back with Joe, Toren, and Kevin to talk about the horrors of running. They compare human and animal running speeds, the horrors the running inflicts on your body (plus some benefits), the man vs. horse marathon, the beer mile, and the "Ride and Tie".

Duration:00:57:54


Special Blend with Adam Pateman

12/21/2015
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Comedian Adam Pateman joins us to discuss diving accidents, dead whale carcasses, losing one's sense of smell, cannibalism on the Franklin Expedition, a doomed expedition to Africa, plus which is the lesser of two evils - being sprayed with skunk water or being pelted with frozen paintballs?

Duration:01:13:01


Vigilantes

12/8/2015
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Vigiles, Sombra Negra, Jonathan Idema, Bernhard Goetz, The Lavender Panthers, the Fierce Missouri Bald Knobbers and Anonymous hacktivism, and more!

Duration:01:24:30


Hurricanes, Part 2 of 2

11/30/2015
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Our caustic look at hurricanes concludes with hurricane hunters, Hurricane Katrina, Typhoon Haiyan, the insultingly nitpicky appearance of the 1970 Bhola Cyclone In The News, plus pop culture! Part 2 of 2.

Duration:01:09:25


Hurricanes, Part 1 of 2

11/23/2015
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Kevin, Toren, and Joe are back to talk about Big Wind: hurricanes! We'll cover the biggest and most destructive ever, including the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, plus a Public Service Announcement, the Great Hurricane of 1780, and Galveston, Texas in 1900. Part 1 of 2.

Duration:01:00:07


Hippos

11/16/2015
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Hippo attacks and how to avoid them, hippo castration, hippo ranching, hippo news and pop culture.

Duration:01:06:25


Epilepsy

11/9/2015
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Dr. Rob Tarzwell is back with Joe, Kevin, and Toren to discuss epilepsy. We'll look at the science of the condition, what to do if you witness a seizure, notable epileptics in history, a seizure while falling 10,000 feet, plus news and pop culture!

Duration:01:27:29


Golems

10/31/2015
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Author Don Debrandt joins Toren, Kevin, and Joe to discuss golems of all varieties in our 2015 Hallowe'en special.

Duration:01:22:37


Time Travel, Live at VCON 40

10/26/2015
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While Toren and Kevin were at the HP Lovecraft Film Festival, Joe was at VCON 40 talking "Time Travel" with Eric Fell, Barbara Beall, Joe Haldeman and Mr. Dr. Greg Bole!

Duration:01:10:23


Special Blend with Jeffrey Combs Live at HPL Film Festival

10/19/2015
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Celebrated actor Jeffrey (Re-Animator, Star Trek DS9) Combs joins Toren, Kevin and guest-host Warren Banks to talk bad books, space warfare, ghosts, film set accidents, plus a very special Lesser of Two Evils!

Duration:00:57:28


Science Denial

10/12/2015
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Joe, Kevin, and Toren discuss the denial of Galileo's look-for-yourself findings, Ebin Byers' "Radithor" addiction, "Deutsche Physik", yet another evil tobacco cover-up, AIDs denialist Christine Maggiore, the Flat Earth Society, climate denial and conspiracy theories.

Duration:01:28:45


Prisons, Part 2 of 2

10/5/2015
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Toren, Kevin, and Joe continue discussing Prisons with Riker's Island, Diyarbakir Prison, Gitarama Central Prison, Camp 22, The Shining Path, For-Profit Prisons and the Kids for Cash Scandal, plus news and pop culture! The post Prisons, Part 2 of 2 appeared first on Caustic Soda.

Duration:00:53:39


Prisons, Part 1 of 2

9/28/2015
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Toren, Joe, and Kevin lock themselves up in the studio to discuss locking people up in prisons, prison garb, panopticons, prison slang, a "So You're Going To Prison" PSA, the Prison Rape Elimination Act, The London Bridewell, Prison Hulks, The Separate System and the Stanford Prison Experiment. The post Prisons, Part 1 of 2 appeared first on Caustic Soda.

Duration:01:03:10


Josef Mengele, Part 2 of 2

9/21/2015
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Kevin, Toren and Joe continue their look at the Nazi doctor Josef "Angel of Death" Mengele with his post-war movement plus news (yes, news!) and pop culture. The post Josef Mengele, Part 2 of 2 appeared first on Caustic Soda.

Duration:00:55:48

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