In the first of our weekly “grab-bag” podcasts we discuss a cornucopia of contemporary curiosities, including:
No, really. Someone captured footage of an apparent ritual sacrifice in the courtyard outside the Large Hadron Collider. We are not making this up. Hoax? Joke? Desperate attempt to forestall the apocalypse? You decide.
Okay, Earth-like – in the sense that it’s a planet (presumably). That phrase brings up visions of oceans, trees, antelope roaming the countryside. In reality we don’t even know if this (presumed) rock (presumably) orbiting Proxima Centauri even has an atmosphere. Why do they do this to us?
How do you remember it? BerenSTAIN or BerenSTEIN? Adam remembers BerenSTAIN. John remembers BerenSTEIN. Adam is old money from the Prime Universe. John’s a downtrodden immigrant from a backwater dimension off the coast of Universe Z.
Here we thought we’d made a major discovery, but – naturally – we weren’t the first. Our “firstie” status was about as legit as Christopher Columbus’s. So there you go, one of the many articles out there drawing connections between the current Netflix phenomenon and the REAL story of government-sponsored interdimensional child-abduction mind control monster experiments.
Yes, it’s Cracked Magazine. But it’s still better journalism than you’ll get from CNN.