I Read a Thing

I Read a Thing

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A deep dive podcast by Emma & Jolie. The subtle art of pointless immersion in a new, strange topic every Friday.


NASA & The Space Poop Problem
Jul 10 • 65 min
You would think after this many years of space exploration, we’d have the small issue of how to poop in space under control. Let’s take a deep dive into the problematic world of space toilets, astronaut penises, and DIAPERS. Fan mail, hate mail, entries…
Sex, Lies, & Theosophy: The Helena Blavatsky Story
Jul 3 • 70 min
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky had it all, aristocratic lineage, intelligence, and enough imagination to rewrite her story when things didn’t go her way. Join us on a deep dive into the world of the godmother of the New Age Movement, mental illness, Russian…
Psychic Vultures & Miss Cleo’s Wild Ride
Jun 26 • 64 min
Join us on a deep dive into the wild world of the Psychic Friends Network, Miss Cleo, fraud, fake cancers, bad acting, shady business practices, and keeping people on the hook for $4.99/minute. CALL ME NOW FOR AN EXPENSIVE READING. Fan mail, hate mail,…
Pandemic Paranoia and the 5G Coronavirus
Jun 19 • 75 min
What does the Black Plague, Russian Flu, Spanish Flu, and Coronavirus have in common (besides the obvious)? Join us on a deep dive into pandemic PTSD, mass hysteria, conspiracy theories, and humans generally acting foolish. Fan mail, hate mail, entries…
NLP: Pseudoscience for Sociopaths
Jun 12 • 71 min
Neuro-linguistic programming is the brainchild of two nerds, one a raging sociopath who tried to kill his dad and definitely probably allegedly killed his friend’s girlfriend. Join us on a deep dive into pseudoscience, questionable ethics, murder, and…
BLACK LIVES MATTER
Jun 5 • 2 min
We felt it was inappropriate to distract from the larger issues at hand for our nation. We have created a resource list (https://www.ireadathing.com/black-lives-matter/) for non-black allies to educate themselves as well as resources for activists and…
The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel
May 29 • 75 min
The Exorcist, The Exorcism of Emily Rose…and the (literally) true story people don’t want to hear. Join us on a deep dive into demon possession, exorcisms, mental illness, The Catholic Church, and negligent homicide. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your…
Gwyneth Paltrow: Yoni Destroyer
May 22 • 62 min
Gwyneth Paltrow and her woo-peddling empire, Goop, are making money by punishing vaginas for existing. Join us on a deep dive into the world of vaginal steaming, what you shouldn’t put in your vagina, and the history of misogyny with a super special guest…
Are Aliens Abducting You or Do You Just Need Sleep?
May 15 • 68 min
We all know about aliens and how they repeatedly abduct people, have space babes mate with them, and then do butt stuff to them. Join us on a deep dive into the psychology of alien beliefs, the people that directly contributed to the lore of alien…
Human Design, Baby Raves, & Telepathic Podcasting
May 8 • 68 min
In the future we will communicate through telepathy, have baby raves, and re-enact the hit Hollywood movie “The Craft” in the weirdest way possible. Join us on a deep dive into the confusing world of Human Design, neutrinos, evolution, strange prophecies,…
Breatharians: New Age Anorexia & Fake Gurus
May 1 • 73 min
Listen, Breatharians don’t have to eat, they just REALLY WANT TO. Join us on a deep dive of Inedia, Sungazing, the 5th dimension, Reptilian Overlords, and how Breatharians are able to safely enjoy McDonald’s Quarter Pounders. Fan mail, hate mail, entries…
Cults & Coronavirus: Religions in the Pandemic
Apr 24 • 70 min
How one church (that is really a cult) in South Korea helped spread COVID-19 better than their own gospel. Join us on a deep dive into the wild world of cult practices, multiple people who claim to be Jesus, and mass gatherings turning into mass…
Ghosts & Hauntings: Your Brain is Wild
Apr 17 • 76 min
Ghosts aren’t real but that doesn’t stop us from seeing them. Join us on a deep dive of what actually causes paranormal events, hauntings, ghostly apparitions, and why you can’t trust your brain because it’s trying to freak you out. Fan mail, hate mail,…
Empaths: Sippin’ the Crystal Juice & Feeling EVERYTHING
Apr 10 • 69 min
Empaths are real, but not in the way Buzzfeed empath tests describe. Join us on a deep dive of mirror neurons, highly sensitive people, empaths, and becoming one with a garbage truck. Fan mail, hate mail, entries from your dream diary…we want them all!…
Indigo Children: Out of Therapy and into the 4th Dimension
Apr 3 • 71 min
Are Indigo Children sensitive and intuitive evolved beings or undiagnosed and unparented tyrants? Join us on a deep dive into the weird New Age phenomenon of the Indigo culture, alien possession, human evolution, and undiagnosed learning disabilities. Fan…
David Icke and the SUPER REAL Reptilian Agenda
Mar 27 • 60 min
David Icke took a hard pivot in his career and is now educating the masses on conspiracy theories, The Illuminati, alien reality tv, holograms, the fake moon, and the bloodsucking royals in England. This deep dive is not appropriate for reptilians. Fan…
The Atlantis Story: White People Whitin’ Around
Mar 20 • 76 min
Lots of people believe Plato’s account of Atlantis is real, or, at least, based on a real place. Join us on a deep dive into the weird conspiracy theories, fringe beliefs, and complete misunderstandings of the Atlantis story. *Due to Coronavirus, this…
Nazi Werewolves: Occult Beliefs of the Third Reich
Mar 13 • 54 min
The Nazi party had it all: Adolf Hitler’s obsession with occult practices, Astrology, Theozoology, and the opportunity to become a werewolf!!! . Join us on a deep dive of the Third Reich. Man, these dudes were crazy. **Audio is a little funky on this one,…
King James and His Witchcraft Obsession
Mar 6 • 55 min
King James is generally well-loved but we want to go on a deep dive of his dangerous obsession with witches, witchcraft, the devil, and how he directly impacted the torture and execution of innocent people all over the world for centuries. Fan mail, hate…