Caustic Soda: Film Fatale’s Graham Elwood joins Kevin, Joe, and Toren to talk about the perils of making motion pictures! We analyze horrific mishaps from The Crow, Fitzcarraldo, Wizard of Oz, The Conqueror, Twilight Zone: The Movie and more.

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  1. Caustic Soda: Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Allan Newell brings his firefighter expertise to discussions on notable car wrecks, risk compensation, the car industry’s built-in-hazards, the Mont Blanc tunnel fire, El Camino de la Muerte, collection fuel from crashed tankers, and what to expect when rescue responders have to cut you out of your crumpled Volkswagen. Plus: car crashes in movies.

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  2. Caustic Soda: Chemical Accidents

    Firefighter Allan Newell joins us to discuss the dirty details of toxic spills and other chemical accidents including the Seveso Disaster, the Binghamton State Office Building contamination, the Baia Mare cyanide spill, the Ajka alumina sludge spill and the Bhopal disaster. Plus news and pop culture.

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  3. Caustic Soda: Alchemy

    Joanna Gaskell of the Standard Action web series joins us to discuss the history and “science” of alchemy, including the philosopher’s stone and elixir of life, transmutation of elements, the universal solvent, homonculi, famous alchemists and frauds. Plus alchemy portrayed in film, comics, TV, literature, and video games.

    —Huffduffed by thickets 11 months ago