The Origins of Russian Roulette

We're talking about Russian Roulette, and other dangerous film stunts.

Nov. 30, 2022

In this episode we're re-watching the Deer Hunter, the first film made about the Vietnam War after it ended, which featured scenes of POWs (and paid participants in back-alley gambling houses) playing what we know as "Russian Roulette", in which two participants shoot a revolver at their own heads with a bullet randomly placed into one ...


Renting the Dead: Blackstone and the Mormon Church

How the Mormon church turned their practice of baptizing of the dead into a medical data empire, and managed to amass the world's largest genetic database, which was then sold to Blackstone for billions of dollars.

Nov. 27, 2022

What is Blackstone going to do with the largest archive of print newspapers, human genetic data, and vital records? Let's be honest, it's Blackrock/Blackstone, so it's probably not going to be good. This is a preview, if you like our content and would like to support us, become a patron ...


Putin's Rise to Power Part 2

In the second part of this series we discuss Putin's first years in office, in particular the Moscow apartment bombings and the Moscow theater hostage crisis. Both events were blamed on Chechen militants despite overwhelming evidence of state involvement.

Nov. 23, 2022

This episode picks up in Putin's first term as president, which almost immediately was overshadowed by the Moscow apartment bombings, which were blamed on Chechen terrorists despite all signs pointing to the KGB / FSB. The FSB had recently acquired large quantities of hexogen, an explosive found at the scene. Composite sketches of a su ...


Putin's Rise To Power Part 1

In the first of a two part series, we discuss Putin's assignment in Dresden to the KGB office that managed Soviet support of international leftist terrorists such as Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez, the PLO, and the RAF.

Nov. 16, 2022

Putin's time in the Stasi represents his formative years as a KGB administrator working with the East German intelligence police. Putin was tasked with two activities during this time that carry through to the rest of his political career. Please become a patron if you enjoy our c ...


The Shocking Submarine Murder of Journalist Kim Wall

A young journalist boarded the mini submarine UC3 Nautilus in Køge Bay, Denmark, in Aug 2017: she was there to interview the man who built the submarine, Peter Madsen. That was the last time she was seen alive.

Nov. 9, 2022

In this episode we discuss the horrific killing of Kim Wall and the investigation into the only submarine murder in history. This is a preview of a premium episode, if you like our content and would like to support us, please become a patron to get our public episodes ad-free. ...


Where Is Nancy? – The Attempted Assassination of Speaker Pelosi

Q Anon conspiracy theorist, former “hemp artist” and nudist David DePape tried to murder Paul Pelosi with a hammer, in a middle of the night violent attack.

Nov. 2, 2022

In this episode we try to understand how the assailant, David DePape, was radicalized by the Q Anon cult and when his break from reality started to manifest. We go over all the details of the vicious attack as we explain how conspiracy theories emerge. If you like our content please become a ...


The True Murder Story behind the HBO series True Detective

How the notorious Jennings, Louisiana sherriff's and police departments covered up the murders of 8 young women between 2005 and 2010.

Oct. 30, 2022

In this episode we're talking about the murders of 8 young women in southwest Louisiana, as reported in the great book and documentary television series "Murder in the Bayou" by Ethan Brown. The story is not only a true crime television series, but also very close in plot details to the first season of the fictional HBO series True De ...


Modern Vampires: The Ultra Rich, Young Blood Transfusions and Immortality

The concept of eternal life has fascinated humans for millennia, and now billionaires are investing in anti-aging research in the hopes of cheating death.

Oct. 26, 2022

This episode is about a modern medical take of the old school classics, Dracula and Frankenstein, but in this case the “bloodsuckers” are fancy Silicon Valley start-ups promising rejuvenation to seniors via young blood transfusions. If you like our content, please become a patron to two p ...


The Shocking Submarine Murder of Journalist Kim Wall

A young journalist boarded the mini submarine UC3 Nautilus in Køge Bay, Denmark, in Aug 2017: she was there to interview the man who built the submarine, Peter Madsen. That was the last time she was seen alive.

Oct. 22, 2022

In this episode we discuss the horrific killing of Kim Wall and the investigation into the only submarine murder in history. This is a preview of a premium episode, if you like our content, please become a patron to get more episodes like this one, as well as our public episodes ad-free. ...


The Kremlin Princess: Lana Peters, Stalin’s American Daughter

Svetlana Iosifovna Stalina, the most famous defector of the cold war, was born in luxury, in the Kremlin and led an extraordinary, tumultuous life. She died destitute at a care home in Wisconsin.

Oct. 19, 2022

In this episode we tell the incredible story of Stalin’s daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, born Stalina and later known as Lana Peters. If you like our content, please become a patron to receive our two exclusive premium episodes each month, as well as our public episodes ad-free. Bor ...