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The Sofa King Podcast is a weekly podcast dedicated to popular culture, recent events, and whatever shit the hosts find interesting. From conspiracy theories and technology to the mass media and the future, this podcast explores two major issues per week in way that is simultaneously informative, critical, and humorous. The podcast hosts have big ideas, big opinions, big mouths, and give their take on weekly topics in a way that is both cynical and educational. Adult content, themes, and language.

The Sofa King Podcast is a weekly podcast dedicated to popular culture, recent events, and whatever shit the hosts find interesting. From conspiracy theories and technology to the mass media and the future, this podcast explores two major issues per week in way that is simultaneously informative, critical, and humorous. The podcast hosts have big ideas, big opinions, big mouths, and give their take on weekly topics in a way that is both cynical and educational. Adult content, themes, and language.
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The Sofa King Podcast is a weekly podcast dedicated to popular culture, recent events, and whatever shit the hosts find interesting. From conspiracy theories and technology to the mass media and the future, this podcast explores two major issues per week in way that is simultaneously informative, critical, and humorous. The podcast hosts have big ideas, big opinions, big mouths, and give their take on weekly topics in a way that is both cynical and educational. Adult content, themes, and language.

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English


Episodes

Andy Kaufman: The Ultimate Comedy Prankster

1/16/2018
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we look at the life, hijinks, stunts, comedy, and influence of the immortal (or maybe still alive at least?) Andy Kaufman. Kaufman is considered a legend of comedy, though many people consider him a performance artist as much as a comic due to the crazy and wild stunts he pulled throughout his career. Most comedians play for the room, but Andy Kaufman seemed to play for the god of comedy or for future generations to marvel at. What did he do? Well,...

Duration: 01:31:37


Episode 264: MS13: The World’s Most Dangerous Gang

1/12/2018
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we look at the history, evolution, crimes, and culture of what some experts consider the most dangerous gang in the world, MS13. Mara Salvatrucha, known simply as MS13 is a transnational street gang that started in Los Angeles in the 1970s. It was the result of thousands of refugees fleeing the civil war in El Salvador. They moved into Latino neighborhoods in LA, and eventually, street gangs started to form out of this population. At first, they were...

Duration: 01:28:53


Bonus Episode: How Much Wood Could a Woodchuck…

1/11/2018
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This is a bonus episode of the world famous Sofa King Podcast. In our normal podcast episodes, we do research on key topics that listeners vote on, and we give our takes on the information we dig up. In other words, you squawk, and we talk. The topics range from serial killers to conspiracy theories to abuses of power and cults. This is a bonus episode of the world famous Sofa King Podcast. In our normal podcast episodes, we do research on key topics that listeners vote on, and we give our...

Duration: 00:49:54


Episode 263: Crop Circles: Global Hoax or Supernatural Phenom?

1/9/2018
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we look at the global phenomenon of Crop Circles. Also called “The Devil’s Circles,” these often massive shapes appear in crops all over the world, most commonly in Southern England. They range from simple circles in the crops to multiple circles inside of circles and even massive mathematical equations rendered in the fields of unwitting farmers. They are enormous arrangements, sometimes hundreds of feet wide, and the way the stalks of the crops are...

Duration: 01:30:19


Episode 262: Mark Chopper Read: The Ultimate Aussie Criminal

1/5/2018
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On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we talk about the most famous prisoner in all of Australia, Mark “Chopper” Read. Chopper Read had claimed to have killed 19 people at his height, and he had done everything from kidnap a judge to cutting the toes off of heroin dealers. He ran a street gang and a prison gang, was involved with the mob, and lived with a strange sense of honor that saw him only killing and harming drug dealers, mobsters, and scumbags. Ultimately, he became a...

Duration: 01:25:35


Episode 261: SHC: Spontaneous Human Combustion

1/2/2018
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we talk about the allegedly supernatural phenomenon of Spontaneous Human Combustion. Called SHC, Spontaneous Human Combustion has occurred for hundreds of years, with the earliest examples coming from the 1400s with a drunken Italian knight, and then many more cases coming up in the 1600s through modern day. In these cases, certain patterns emerge. The victims are found burnt alive with a very high heat. Their limbs and extremities are the only...

Duration: 01:24:27


Leftovers, Part Three: Who Are You Mr. Smith?

12/29/2017
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This is a very unusual episode of the Sofa King Podcast. First off, it is being posted on Christmas week, and we didn't want to leave everyone without their beloved baby punching, pigeon loving, orange nether regioned hosts. However, there was a newborn baby thrown into the mix along with laryngitis, both belonging to Dave and Erica (well, the laryngitis isn't Erica's, but you understand). So, while a full episode wasn't in the works this week, we wanted to leave you with something. It is...

Duration: 00:30:44


Leftovers, Part Two: All Humanity Is Lost

12/28/2017
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This is a very unusual episode of the Sofa King Podcast. First off, it is being posted on Christmas week, and we didn't want to leave everyone without their beloved baby punching, pigeon loving, orange nether regioned hosts. However, there was a newborn baby thrown into the mix along with laryngitis, both belonging to Dave and Erica (well, the laryngitis isn't Erica's, but you understand). So, while a full episode wasn't in the works this week, we wanted to leave you with something. It is...

Duration: 00:33:59


Leftovers, Part One

12/26/2017
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This is a very unusual episode of the Sofa King Podcast. First off, it is being posted on Christmas week, and we didn't want to leave everyone without their beloved baby punching, pigeon loving, orange nether regioned hosts. However, there was a newborn baby thrown into the mix along with laryngitis, both belonging to Dave and Erica (well, the laryngitis isn't Erica's, but you understand). So, while a full episode wasn't in the works this week, we wanted to leave you with something. It is...

Duration: 00:26:54


Episode 260: Feral Children: Raised by Lions Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

12/22/2017
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we explore the phenomenon of feral children. Feral children have been found in all societies throughout human history, the most famous being Remus and Romulus of Greek Lore. In the modern day, however, feral children are still discovered. They are typically kids who were abandoned by parents, mistreated, isolated, or ran away and had to fend for themselves. From lock-in cases who never left their bedrooms through their entire childhood to kids who...

Duration: 01:24:31


Bonus Episode: Chicago, Christmas, and Questions

12/21/2017
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This is a bonus episode of the world famous Sofa King Podcast. In our normal podcast episodes, we do research on key topics that listeners vote on, and we give our takes on the information we dig up. In other words, you squawk, and we talk. The topics range from serial killers to conspiracy theories to abuses of power and cults. In this episode, however, we do different stuff. First, we open some Christmas presents from some listeners (thank you, thank you, thank you!), and then we share...

Duration: 00:57:12


Episode 259: Hatfield and McCoy: The Ultimate Family Feud

12/19/2017
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On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we look back to the old west and examine the infamous feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families. This feud was so famous that in America, the term Hatfield and McCoy is synonymous with the idea of two families fighting. Their fight lasted for almost two decades, and it cost the lives of almost two dozen family members and friends, extending between multiple states and eventually making it all the way to the Supreme Court and coming close to...

Duration: 01:19:13


Episode 258: Atlantis: Plato, Space Aliens, and Firestones

12/15/2017
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we look at one of the greatest myths and mysteries of all time: The Lost Civilization of Atlantis. Atlantis was first described in some of Plato’s writing in ancient Greece, circa 360 BCE. In these writing, he tells the story of a great island civilization with perfect weather and amazing crops. It was a civilization that started highly moral and wealthy, using a strange red metal as their currency. However, as they grew, so did their army, and...

Duration: 01:19:35


Episode 257: Miyamoto Musashi : Japan’s Samurai Sword Saint

12/12/2017
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I8 I8On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we travel back in time and discuss the life of the ultimate Japanese samurai sword master, Miyamoto Musashi. Though many people don’t know about this genuine badass, he is the author of the classic book on war and strategy, The Book of Five Rings. He is also the most renowned sword master in all of Japanese history, an artist, author, and painter. He was a bit of a rogue, and he was considered a wild man because he never bathed (he’d have to...

Duration: 01:18:38


Episode 256: Ancient Rome: Sex, War, and Water

12/8/2017
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we take a look back in time and explore the world of the Ancient Roman Empire. Though this was not the largest empire in history of the Earth, it is undoubtedly the most important one to Western civilization. The inventions that were dreamed up in ancient Rome are the basis for most of the technology that runs our society today: running water, sophisticated architecture, highways, literature, advanced laws, and advanced medicine. Some of the...

Duration: 01:21:31


Bonus Episode: Why did the chicken cross the road?

12/7/2017
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This is a bonus episode of the world famous Sofa King Podcast. In our normal podcast episodes, we do research on key topics that listeners vote on, and we give our takes on the information we dig up. In other words, you squawk, and we talk. The topics range from serial killers to conspiracy theories to abuses of power and cults. In this episode, however, we turn to Facebook and ask listeners for questions they want us to answer. What types of questions? Good question! We answer several...

Duration: 00:56:50


Episode 255: Biggie Smalls: Legend to Rivalry

12/5/2017
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On this episode of The Sofa King Podcast, we look at another musical figure who was key in the West Coast/East Coast feud, the Notorious B.I.G. Biggie Smalls was born as Christopher Wallace in 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the child of two immigrant parents from Jamaica. When his mom was abandoned by his father, she worked overtime shifts at two jobs to provide for Biggie and send him to great private schools. One of them was a who’s who of East Side rappers, including DMX, Jay-Z and...

Duration: 01:32:46


Episode 254: Osama bin Laden: Nuff Said!

12/1/2017
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On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we look at the life, lies, and legacy of terrorist number one, Osama bin Laden. He was born on March 10, 1957, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His father was a billionaire who earned his fortune through doing construction for the royal family, and his mother was wife number ten! Osama was the seventh of the fifty children born to his father; however, he was the only child of his mother. Osama bin Laden was raised in a strict, religious household where...

Duration: 01:27:09


Bonus Episode: Forty Minutes of Funk!

11/30/2017
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This is a bonus episode of the world famous Sofa King Podcast. In our normal podcast episodes, we do research on key topics that listeners vote on, and we give our takes on the information we dig up. In other words, you squawk, and we talk. The topics range from serial killers to conspiracy theories to abuses of power and cults. In this episode, however, we turn to Facebook and ask listeners for questions they want us to answer. What types of questions? Good question! We answer several...

Duration: 00:49:17


Episode 253: Oslo Massacre: Norwegian far-right terrorism

11/28/2017
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On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we cover the worst terrorist mass shooting in the history of Norway—The Oslo Massacre. On July 22, 2011, at 3:30 p.m., a 2,090-pound fertilizer bomb planted in a motor vehicle detonated in Norway's capital, Oslo. The target was the government building that held the offices of the ruling Labor Party as well as the finance and oil ministries of the country. The bomb was reminiscent of the Oklahoma City bombing, and it blew out windows of the...

Duration: 01:27:09

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