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Lizard People: Comedy and Conspiracy Theories

Feb 22, 2019

This darn president. Some people love hate him, some people love him, but pretty much everyone can agree that he wishes he could ride a horse shirtless with Vladimir Putin. But is Trump’s close relationship with Russia more than it seems? Are those hotel interests just fronts for an even creepier and more treasonous tie?

Feb 15, 2019

If only Tupac has lived to today. The brilliant rapper, writer, actor, and activist was killed in a Las Vegas shooting in 1996, depriving the world of a whole bunch of great music and poetry and smartness. But there are some who believe that we don’t know the whole story behind Tupac’s death. People like comedian...

Feb 8, 2019

She’s a pop star. She’s a model. She’s a nihilist YouTube influencer. She’s a robot. She’s… the product of a manipulative narcissistic madman? Y’all who the HECK is Poppy? Comedian and podcaster Max Lasser stopped by to try to get to the bottom of this internet mystery.

Feb 1, 2019

Ready to get your brain squished up and shoved through a pasta press? Because this episode is gonna cook your noodle. Lee Rubenstein, writer and teacher and very smart dude, is here to explain the theory of Roko’s Basilisk. A basilisk, obvs, is a mythical creature that kills you if you look at it. And Roko’s version...