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  • Show #022: For Whom the Dinner Bell Tolls November 15, 2018
    It's almost Thanksgiving- so time to stuff you with stories of chewy horror. Mark, J.E., and Shelby fill you in, and up, on true tales of cannibal Pilgrims (never, EVER order the "Jamestown Surprise", let us tell you!), historical man-munchers, modern mister masticators, aaaaand what it takes to partake in your own foot taco. To […]
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  • Minisode #021.5 - Supernatural 1-ON-1 November 7, 2018
    J.E. Petersen, Shelby Dollar, and Mark L. Groves share first-and-second-hand stories of experiences with the Supernatural. Not friend of a friend of a friend, but either "I felt this" or "my bro/sis/husband/wife/boy friend/girl friend/best friend/therapist/drug dealer/bidet inspector/monkey polisher" had this happen. Yup, they're either "the person", or directly know "the person." It's spooky story time, […]
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  • Show #021: Supernatural 101- Hitting the Books on Hunting the Spooks October 30, 2018
    Does ghost hunting give you an ectogasm? You'l want to check out Supernatural 101, where Shelby, J.E., and Mark lay down the lowdown on haint hunting. Shelby delves into the origin of the ouija board, J.E. talks about the shady side of shade hunting, and Mark sets up the origination of Spiritualism. These prerequisites prep […]
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  • Minisode #020.5: Horror Movies for the Neurodiverse (Totally Phobia, Yoh!) October 24, 2018
    Shelby, J.E., and Mark hash out some flicks that'll make you feel afraid...of tight places, of crowds, of sleeping, of waking, of living, of dying, and of being sewn to someone else's tuchas. It's phobias on philm, in Horror Movies for the Neurodiverse. Crawl or Die, Identity, Before I Wake, and then a quick-hit list […]
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  • Show #020: I Scream U Scream WE ALL SCREAM! - Why We're Fond of Fear October 16, 2018
    The Podenstein's Lab crew takes you on a trip with FEAR in the driver's seat. Find out how fear affects your body, what it does to your brain, and why the frig we LIKE it! Then, Mark, Shelby, and J.E. chat with Kansas City's Queen of Screams, Amber Arnett-Bequeaith. She's the Vice President of Full […]
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  • Minisode #019.5: CINEMADNESS - Asylum Horror Movies October 8, 2018
    Mark, Shelby, & J.E. go over their favorite horror movies set in asylums: Nightmare on Elm Street 3; Stonehearst Asylum; Chucky: The Cult of Chucky; Session 9; and then a quick hit-list of other fun rides down Institution Boulevard. It's Cinemadness, in this minicast from Podenstein's Lab.
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  • Minisode: Our Night at the Glore Psychiatric Museum 10/6/18 October 7, 2018
    J.E., Mark, and Shelby join an all-night ghost hunt at the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph, MO. We spent fun hours of history, mystery, evp's, emf's, crazy mf'ers, and 3/4 of the investigative team from Apex Supernatural. We even found out what it's like to be a body on a slab- firsthand. Recorded live […]
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  • Show #019: Glore-y Days for Asylum Seekers October 1, 2018
    It's the Glore-y Days for Asylum Seekers, in this round of Podenstein's Lab. J.E., Shelby, and Mark talk about sleep disorders that'll have you jumping out a window- literally; not-right rulers who sat in the throne of cray-cray; and former medical treatments that were totally mental- plus one that worked, but was built on a […]
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  • Show #018.5: Horror MOVIES Tied Up in Nazis! September 23, 2018
    J.E., Shelby, and Mark talk about their favorite horror movies that features the worst humans who ever lived, or who ever lived then died then lived, or who ever lived then died then lived while piloting armored airborne sharks. You know- NAZIS. Plus a list of other contenders to reich the wrongs in your movie […]
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  • Show #018: Horror Tied Up in Nazis September 15, 2018
    The ultimate bad guys. The worst of the worst. The nuclear option for insults. Nazis. The a-holes of the universe. They show up in horror, and in everyday conversation. Now they show up under the macabre microscope of Podenstein's Lab. where we expose the turd reich's weird side. From the fuhrer's fart attacks, to super […]
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  • Minisode #017.5: Favorite School Horror Movies September 7, 2018
    Oh yeah, it's back to school SPECIAL- with No Skool like Film Skool. J.E., Shelby, and Mark talk about their choices for horror movies that focus on being in a school, and that the school experience is a focus of the horror. "The Faculty," "Scream," and "Night of the Creeps" top the list, then they […]
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  • Show #017: Reading, Writing, ARRHYTHMIA! (Back to School Special) September 1, 2018
    It's our version of a Back to School Special- which means haunted school hallways, ghosts in dorms, Stephens College spirits, KU curses, and interview with actual live people! We talk to Jennifer Laughlin at Shawnee Indian Mission Historic Site in Fairway, KS, about their upcoming paranormal investigation of the site with Supernatural, Ink (yup, that's […]
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  • Minisode #016.5: Movies in HELL! August 24, 2018
    It's a hell of a list of HELL movies, in this minisode of Podenstein's Lab. Shelby, J.E., and Mark bring up their top choices for how hell looks on celluloid, from Constantine to Solomon Kane, from The Gate to Highway to Hell. The devil's in the trailer in Minisode #016.5!!
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  • Show #016: It's Hotter than HELL! August 17, 2018
    Talk about a hell of a show. Podenstein's Lab fires up the 2nd half of August with a full facial glimpse into Hell itself. We offer a cornucopia of pain with the worst punishments in several religions' Hells, plus how to get to Hell from at least 4 places in the U.S., and a quickie […]
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  • Show #015.5: Werewolf Movies for the Dog Days of the Damned August 8, 2018
    J.E., Shelby, and Mark talk about some fave werewolf movies as part of the Dog Days of the Damned. From a lycan battleground, to fighting the beasties with a kung-fu Mohican, to a cop who is both dirty AND hairy, find out your next furry film experience, in Minisode #015.5 of Podenstein's Lab.
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  • Show #015: Dog Days of the DAMNED! August 1, 2018
    We're into the dog days, which for three horror writers is a LOT more than the heat! In Show #015, Podenstein's Lab fetches the creepy with real trials for werewolves, Navajo skinwalkers, the Kansas Dogman, and more- plus a great interview with Linda Godfrey, author of 17 books on strange creatures, phenomena and people, including […]
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  • Show #014.5: Horror Musicals Minisode July 23, 2018
    Shelby, John, and Mark talk about musicals of madness, and the suprisingly LARGE list of Horror Musicals.
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  • Show #014 - Songs in the Key of AAAAAAGH!! July 13, 2018
    In Show #014, we check out a song that killed- and was banned by the BBC because of it, plus the 9th Symphony killer curse, and the cutting truth behind Sweeney Todd. Then- we have EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL live in studio before their show in Kansas City, with Nick Padgett of Padget Productions, Jeff […]
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  • Show #013.5 - Minisode: WAR HORROR MOVIES July 7, 2018
    In our minisode Show #013.5, we take a shot at War Horror Movies- our faves, and our foes. The Keep, Frankenstein's Army, The Devil's Rock, Planet Terror, and more! It's a barrage of titles you can watch when you're up for some hooo-rah horror.
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  • Show #013 Freaky Under Fire: Haunted Battlegrounds and Weird Stories of War July 1, 2018
    In honor of the 4th of July, Podenstein's Lab sings "Oh say DID YOU SEE THAT??" From a battle fought- in part- by angels, to WWI no-man's land crazed cannibals, to the Pea Ridge National Military Park in Arkansas, where the biggest Civil War battle west of the Mississippi was fought...aaaand where ghosts still fight […]
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