satanicpanic-featured Satanic Panic

What are we to make of alleged ritual satanic abuse and the moral panic that spread in the 1980s and 90s? Christian Sager joins Robert for an exploration of religion, fear and demons of the mind.

grimoire-featured Grimoire: Occult Books and the Magic of Writing

We’re all familiar with such fictional grimoires as “The Necronomicon,” but what about the rich legacy of occult books and cryptic tomes that preceded its invention? Robert and guest host Christian Sager investigate and maybe summon a demon or two.

meanworld-featured Mean World Syndrome

Is there more violence in the world today, or have we just been watching too many CSI shows? In this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast, Julie and Robert explore cultivation theory and the idea that we live in a mean, mean world.

bigsnake-feature What’s the largest snake that has ever existed?

Everyone loves a giant snake tale, but what's really the largest serpent on the planet? Hunt for the answer across space and time in this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast.

shamestocks-feature The Power of Shame

Shame is a powerful emotion that, depending on the way you frame it, can be a force for either good or evil. Find out what the difference is between embarrassment, guilt and shame. Do dogs feel shame? And have you ever suffered from second-hand embarrassment?

raceknot-feature The Gordian Knot of Race

To "see no color" is to gloss over the deep-seated racial issues that exist today. Find out about how something so abstract – like unconscious racial biases – can have real-world implications in this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast.

school2prision-feature The School to Prison Pipeline

No one ever says they want to be a convict when they grow up. Julie and Robert look at the School-to-Prison pipeline and the variables that form this insidious system in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind.

termiteimage-feature Send in the Exploding Termites

Enter a world where toxic ants and termites explode at will to stave off murderous invasions – a world of highly-evolved chemical weapons an ruthless guerrilla tactics. It’s all in this bombastic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind.

optout-feature Optimal Inattention

It may not always be polite but optimal inattention, aka willful ignoring, someone or something is a necessity. Let's explore with a study on hands and feet, not to mention our wildly distracted eyes in this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast.

lep Leprechaun Hallucinations

It's Saint Patrick’s Day, so our minds inevitably turn to the little people of Irish folklore. But diminutive fairy folk pop up in folk traditions around the world. Listen in for a celebration of the myth and science behind those Leprechaun encounters in this classic STBYM podcast episode.

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