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Dec 02, 2020 1 hr 43 min

When Congress Tried to Ban Video Games w/ Jackson Stewart | Case File #41

Mortal Kombat caused a chain reaction of parental fear in the 90s, so congress tried to ban video games. Video games fought back. In the early 90s, home video game consoles exploded in popularity. But with the newfound success came attention from concerned parents who didn't like seeing their kids exploding each others' heads in the violent fighting game, Mortal Kombat. This lead to a massively important congressional hearing in 1993 that would decide the fate of video games forever. This hearing would wind up changing the landscape of pop culture forever. On this episode of Deep Cuts, we delve into the story of the time that congress tried to censor video games. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com 00110100 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2020 1 hr 9 min

Mother Teresa, Saint of Lies and Death | Case File #40

She is the most well-known Saint of the modern era, but her true legacy is full of cruelty, torture, and death. Throughout the 1950s - 1990s, Mother Teresa rose to prominence as one of the most well-known and celebrated humanitarians in history. She ran hundreds of hospitals and clinics to help rehabilitate the poverty and disease-stricken poor out of the kindness of her heart, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and was officially granted Saint status by the Catholic Church. We literally use her name as shorthand for saying someone is kind of generous. However, in reality Mother Teresa had an ulterior motive for the humanitarian work that she did, and her clinics and hospitals were poorly-run, unsanitary death traps meant to trick poor people into getting baptized before they died so that the Catholic Church could claim as many souls as possible. On this episode of Deep Cuts, we explore the true, dark story behind the life and legacy of Mother Teresa. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com 00110101 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020 1 hr 35 min

Bigfoot Ruined These Men's Lives | Case File #39

Supposed footage of Bigfoot ruined these two men's lives, ended their friendship, and ushered in a new era of misinformation. In 1967, Bob Gimlin and Roger Patterson captured the legendary footage of Bigfoot walking through the woods in Northern California. You've seen the video, but did you know the full story behind it? The fact that Roger Patterson used the video to transform himself into a traveling conspiracy theory circus ringleader, or that it ruined the two men's friendship, or that nearly overnight the frenzy around this footage started a movement that could almost be considered a religion and still continues on to this day? On this episode of Deep Cuts, we explore the infamous Patterson-Gimlin film. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com Dadbeats http://bit.ly/FoodFightPod PSEUDOCIDE https://bit.ly/PSEUDOCIDE 01000011 01110010 01101001 01100011 01101011 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020 1 hr 36 min

The Card Game That Predicted 9/11 | Case File #38

"Illuminati" is a trading card game from 1994...that predicted the September 11th terror attacks? In the early 80s, Steve Jackson Games released a game called Illuminati. And then in the early 90s they came out with an expanded trading card game version of it to capitalize off of the popularity of Magic: The Gathering. It was a fun game about conspiracy theories that developed a cult following. But, years later, people started noticing that it was predicting major world event after major world event, and might have been designed to give us clues to the coming New World Order? Who is Steve Jackson? And how did he know that 9/11 and COVID-19 were going to happen? Check out the Kickstarter for "Illuminati Confirmed" now! https://bit.ly/inwovideogame --------- Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com PSEUDOCIDE https://bit.ly/PSEUDOCIDE --------- Additional Reference Materials: https://www.vice.com/el/article/nn44yz/did-the-illuminati-make-this-rpg https://www.cia.gov/library/abbottabad-compound/index_documents.html https://www.cuttingedge.org/index.html#aboutus https://www.cuttingedge.org/news/n1753.cfm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Illuminatus!_Trilogy http://sj.sjgames.com/sjbio.html http://www.sjgames.com/general/profiles/ http://www.sjgames.com/general/about-sjg.html http://sj.sjgames.com/#_ga=2.18043582.689970870.1604556452-1321064353.1603785059 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illuminati_(game) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illuminati:_New_World_Order https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jackson_Games https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jackson_(American_game_designer) https://www.eff.org/about/history https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_Frontier_Foundation https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jackson_Games,_Inc._v._United_States_Secret_Service#section_1 https://www.theweek.co.uk/odd-news/106131/card-game-from-the-1990s-predicted-coronavirus https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_Manifesto https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Sundevil http://www.sjgames.com/SS/ http://www.sjgames.com/SS/affidavit.html http://www.sjgames.com/SS/eff-creation.html http://www.sjgames.com/SS/complaint.html http://www.sjgames.com/SS/decision-text.html http://www.sjgames.com/SS/appeal-opinion.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBAjrTxrgEs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdwGgQakMk0 https://mralanc.blog/inwo-card-game-1-best-inwo-cards-in-hd/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AetqORzhiNQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlHHNCidd-k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnmyTKkhd-0 ------- 01100110 01101110 01101111 01110010 01100100 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2020 1 hr 32 min

Verhoeven's Toupee, Guide to Neo Fascism | Case File #37

Utopia. Dystopia. These are the two options we thought we had. But there's a third, and we're living in it. Andrew and Dave, your intrepid hosts, have been chipping away at a theory for basically the entire existence of Deep Cuts. It's all about how the year 2020 has revealed that we are living in neither a utopian or dystopian society, but rather a third and more surreal option. A concept that we've coined to describe the world we're currently live in where satire isn't any more absurd than what's happening in real life, and you're scared to go outside of your house but you can have KFC delivered to your door at the touch of a button. The day after the 2020 presidential election is as good a time as any to dive into our theory. On today's Deep Cuts we do something a little different and explore the terrifyingly bizarre concept of...The Verhoeven's Toupee. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com 01000100 01100001 01110010 01101011 00100000 01000011 01110101 01110100 01110011 00100000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01100010 01100001 01100011 01101011 00101100 00100000 01100010 01100001 01100010 01111001 01111001 01111001 01111001 01111001 01111001 01111001 01111001 01111001 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2020 46 min

Hillsmer's Halloween Special | Case File #36

Join Dave, Andrew, and Hillsmer on a very special Halloween episode of Deep Cuts. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives 01001000 01100001 01101001 01101100 00100000 01010011 01110000 01100001 01100011 01100101 00100000 01010011 01100001 01110100 01100001 01101110 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2020 1 hr 6 min

The Man With a Penis on His Arm | Case File #35

One day his penis just fell off. But doctors had an experimental new way to grow it back... 4 years ago, Malcolm MacDonald developed a rare blood infection. His outer extremities turned black - including his penis. However, unlike the rest of his limbs, one day Malcolm got out of bed and his penis fell off on the floor. He went through a period of shame, depression, and low confidence. That was until some doctors came to him with an experimental idea for how to restore his manhood. And it involved...growing it on his arm? On this episode of Deep Cuts, we explore the real-life trans-humanist body horror of Malcolm MacDonald - AKA Dickarm. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com 01101000 01110100 01110100 01110000 01110011 00111010 00101111 00101111 01110111 01110111 01110111 00101110 01100110 01100001 01100011 01100101 01100010 01101111 01101111 01101011 00101110 01100011 01101111 01101101 00101111 01110111 01100001 01110100 01100011 01101000 00101111 00111111 01110110 00111101 00110011 00110100 00110101 00110011 00110010 00110101 00110101 00110001 00110101 00110001 00110100 00110010 00110010 00110011 00111000 00110100 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020 1 hr 52 min

Flat Earth Pt. 2 w/ Mark Sargent | Case File #34

A weird, somewhat disturbing interview with the leader of the Flat Earth Movement, Mark Sargent. A few years ago, an idea started catching on that was exclusively perpetuated by social media algorithms on platforms like YouTube and Facebook. The idea was not a new one - in fact it was 100s of years old. It was the idea that our world is, in fact, not round but flat. More specifically, it's a flat disk covered by an impenetrable dome that was built by some kind of ancient celestial being that is keeping us encased in our dome prison. Throughout the years, this belief has gained a surprising amount of popularity. So what? It's just some looney conspiracy theory. However, in the age of social media, when fringe lunacy can create movements with real-world consequences, and we're pushed further and further away from a collectively agreed-upon objective truth, this movement is much more insidious than you might assume. On this episode of Deep Cuts, we follow up our deep dive on the Flat Earth Movement with a 2-hour interview with one of the leaders of the movement, Mark Sargent, so we could ask him about why he believes what he believes and how he thinks this movement was able to spread so fast in the age of social media. 01010111 01010100 01000110 00111111 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020 2 hr 22 min

Flat Earth Society, Death of Truth | Case File #33

They think the Earth is flat. Their looney beliefs are more dangerous to society than they seem. A few years ago, an idea started catching on that was exclusively perpetuated by social media algorithms on platforms like YouTube and Facebook. The idea was not a new one - in fact it was 100s of years old. It was the idea that our world is, in fact, not round but flat. More specifically, it's a flat disk covered by an impenetrable dome that was built by some kind of ancient celestial being that is keeping us encased in our dome prison. Throughout the years, this belief has gained a surprising amount of popularity. So what? It's just some looney conspiracy theory. However, in the age of social media, when fringe lunacy can create movements with real-world consequences, and we're pushed further and further away from a collectively agreed-upon objective truth, this movement is much more insidious than you might assume. On this episode of Deep Cuts, we dive into the Flat Earth Movement. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com Additional Materials: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1467-839X.00030 https://hbr.org/2017/01/the-neuroscience-of-trust https://www.popsci.com/article/science/strong-link-established-between-trust-and-intelligence/ https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140316133840.htm https://steemit.com/science/@kerriknox/this-is-the-single-best-proof-flat-earthers-have-and-it-still-proves-the-earth-is-a-sphere https://youtu.be/RK93TfSYeQU 01001001 01110100 00100111 01110011 00100000 01001011 01100001 01111001 01100110 01100001 01100010 01100101 00101110 00100000 01001010 01110101 01110011 01110100 00100000 01110111 01100001 01101001 01110100 00100000 01100110 01101111 01110010 00100000 01000110 01110010 01101001 01100100 01100001 01111001 00101110 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020 2 hr 27 min

Act of Killing, Genocide Community Theater | Case File #32

One filmmaker got men who committed a genocide to play themselves in a movie about the genocide. In the mid-60s, a fascist regime in Indonesia enlisted several paramilitary militias and two-bit gangsters to murder millions of innocent people labeled as communists. The event was re-written in their history books as heroic, and all the men responsible for the genocide are still in charge and walking free. Nobody knew the truth about what really happened until documentary filmmaker, Joshua Oppenheimer, decided to make a documentary about it. But instead of interviewing victims, he interviewed the actual murderers responsible, and he discovered they were more than willing to share the explicit details of their war crimes. They'd even...dress up in costumes and re-enact the murders in a movie about the genocide where they play themselves. And thus, The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence, twin documentaries, were made and changed the country of Indonesia forever. Additional incidental music credits: The Deadboy Detectives D.Catalano https://wekeepoddhours.bandcamp.com 01001001 01110100 00100111 01110011 00100000 01101101 01101111 01110010 01110011 01100101 00100000 01100011 01101111 01100100 01100101 00101110 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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