How do zombies and science connect? Very tenuously. “Zombie Jesus” creator and zombie connoisseur Robin Thompson is our fourth man this week. We discuss zombie-creating recipes, alleged Haitian zombie cases, zombiewalks, Cotard’s syndrome, nanobot zombies, rage virus, brain-modifying parasites and more. Plus, would a zombie plague succeed in becoming an apocalypse, and what would be your favourite weapon? PART ONE OF TWO
RN Katie Scoular returns for the science and rather unpleasant history of that old Neapolitan bone-ache: syphilis. Plus news & pop culture.
Chris “Stewie” Stewart joins us for brain tapeworms, murder by testicle crushing, cannibal cook cultists and more in our latest grab-bag “Followup” episode! Plus: Which is the lesser of two evils – having your testicles crushed over a parking space, or brain tapeworms?
Dr. Jenna Capyk joins us to discuss the lighter and darker side of ebola. Spoiler alert: it’s mostly dark. Plus news and pop culture, plus Lesser of Two Evils: ebola versus serving on a slave ship.