Massospora

Massospora

John Derby and Travis Spencer explore the horrifying result of the amphetamine + psilocybin cocktail that the parasitic fungi massospora gives to its host, the cicada. Then, at 14:22, they discuss strange news events including a woman falling into a meat grinder, Australia's kitty cat massacre, Whitey Bulger's official cause of death, big money for grass clippings from Kanye's Sunday service at Coachella, and some stupid story about Bieber... At 43:38, Jesse McIntosh lauds John's ability to extract fecal matter stories. At 45:15, your Facebook World News Update and Massospora REMIX! At 47:59, Deb Loftis ties together John Lennon's tooth and the soup Nazi! Finally, at 53:58, Wolf Shitzer returns to report on the latest from the Shituation Room. #deadbutt

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Xenses

Xenses

John Derby and Travis Spencer talk about a new theme park in Mexico called Xenses where you can 'rediscover your senses'! Then, at 16:46, they discuss trending topics including the despicable Kelvin Winslow Jr., dogs getting high on pot, bears and a junk food habit, marijuana majors at university and a Pokemon GO murder... At 44:47, Jesse McIntosh agrees that 2019 has really sucked.  At 46:25, your Facebook World News Update.  At 47:17 the Beastie Boys vs Mantan Moreland REMIX! At 51:41, Deb Loftis has a new vision to become rich and famous... ASMR. Finally, at 56:50, Caroline had a very serious sh*tuation while serving tables! #Sh*tuationRoom

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Large Magellanic Cloud vs Milky Way

Large Magellanic Cloud vs Milky Way

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the inevitable collision between the the Large Magellanic Cloud and the Milky Way!  Then, at 15:28, they discuss news stories including an Iowa mayor getting busted with a ton of pot, Amazon vests for robots to see workers, unicorn armpit hair, a man injects semen into his arm and Larry Fitzgerald plays golf with the President. At 44:53, Jesse McIntosh, can't suspend his disbelief of one thing...the Flintstones.  At 46:22, your Facebook World News Update. At 47:19, the robots have become sentient, and phone scams are their chosen route to power.  At 50:45. Deb Loftis goes to Helsinki for Santa and snowmobiling! Finally, at 55:19, Bill Ryan returns to tell a story about hanging with Phil Collins' wife and Roger Waters during the LA riots. #HotCarlSagan

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World Population Clock

World Population Clock

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the rapidly increasing world population clock... aaaggghh! Then, at 14:25, they discuss trending topics including naked mole rats, NASA internship terminated, Manu Ginobili's retirement, Instagram censoring NFL kneeling criticism and the Craft Beer Hotel. At 42:03, Jesse McIntosh wants to hear more about sexbots. At 43:16, your Facebook World News Update. At 44:23, a overpopulation REMIX! At 46:23, Deb Loftis finds a letter from President William Clinton. Finally at, 54:45, a story about a racist and justice! #ManuGinobili

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Blink to Die

Blink to Die

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the new suicide machine, Sarco, that allows you to end it all with a blink.  At, 15:12, they talk sex bots, bird poop, Michael Jackson's chemical castration, CRISPR and cancer cell, as well as the first sports book in the Meadowlands.  At 49:01, Jesse McIntosh toasts the 'last great bartender'. At 50:47, your Facebook World News Update. At 51:51, a suicide remix... At 53:57, Deb Loftis has a Christmas card revolution! Finally, at 1:00:37, John tells about the chaos of his first day as a full fledged manager. #Sarco

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The Last Great Bartender

The Last Great Bartender

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the reality that the world will no longer have John Derby as a bar man to pour their drinks... Then, at 16:12, they discuss trending topics including the appearance of the 14th foot in Canada..., Trump's twitter blocking ruled unconstitutional, the Amphibian Apocalypse!!!, two words... Michael Rotondo, and Coca Cola getting in the booze selling game! At 50:22, Jesse McIntosh questions whether or not he is less evolved than most. At 52:06, your Facebook World News Update. At 53:07, the Last Great Bartender REMIX! At 55:14, Deb Loftis begins Operation Hurricane! Finally, at  1:01:03, an inside listen to how Deb gets the work stories and Yerba Mate! #Rotondo

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Heart Baskets of Aymara

Heart Baskets of Aymara

John Derby and Travis Spencer talk the incredible heart baskets that the women of Aymara are hand weaving! Then they discuss AI mind readers..., Trump tariff on whiskey, Fecal Matter in Texas, Jeff Bezos and the cat that saved a family. At, 47:15, Jesse McIntosh wants his money! At, 48:45 , your Facebook News World SPECIAL REPORT!  At, 50:24, a Mercury in Retrograde Remix! At, 52:33, Deb Loftis recounts her very first journal from college... #AbaloneButts. Finally, at, 59:26, Deb's crew tells a story of the relief that a co-worker is no longer working with them... #FranzFreudenthal

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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the pending vote to end net neutrality by the US government. Then, at 13:50, they discuss trending topics including DMX doing time, tattoo recognition software, a new heart patch, the Saudi A.I. citizen and Moms + Daughters bonding on hikes! At 41:50, Jesse McIntosh is excited to join the W.O.T.F. At 43:12, your Facebook World News Update. At 44:06, the Net Neutrality Remix.  At 15:13, Deb Loftis and 5 1/2 year old Marlow write poetry in a notebook together. Finally, at 53:46, Dan Sturges goes off in a meeting! #Manson

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Alliance of World Scientists

Alliance of World Scientists #PoopIsland

Alliance of World Scientists #PoopIsland

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the 25 year anniversary of the Union of Concerned Scientist's call to society to curtail environmental destruction. Then, at 9:20, they discuss trending topics including the 2nd letter from concerned scientists, the new church of artificial intelligence W.O.T.F., Da Vinci painting sells for record number, Amish genetics and Thanksgiving and politics. At, 42:11, Jesse McIntosh is the Wang of 86 Charles.  At 44:18, your Facebook World News Update. At 45:06, BL5000 reads the letter from the Alliance of World Sciences. At 49:13, Deb Loftis is not too thrilled with 2017. Finally, at 56:11, Jonathan Cowan returns to the pod to share a story he calls "deepthroat". #PoopIsland

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HEAVEN

HEAVEN

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the head transplant procedure HEAVEN aka Head Anastomosis Venture Project led by controversial neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero. Then at 14:06, they discuss trending topics including Californians putting sunscreen on their eyes to view the eclipse, Byron Leftwich future head coach?, Rent-a-Dad, toes on ancient horses and Justin Bieber's testes!  At 38:42, Jesse McIntosh tells of who he might switch lives with before Jake Plummer. At 40:50, your Facebook World News Update. At 41:41, the Mad Doctor Remix. At 44:52, Deb Loftis isn't having a wonderful day in the neighborhood. Finally, at 49:39, Bill Ryan tells a story of being butler/bartender to U2! #HeadAnastomosisVentureProject

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