Wandering the Road - Dec 11, 2021
Seriah hosts Saxon AKA super_inframan, and Taylor Bell of the Green Lion Podcast for a free-wheeling discussion. Topics include the "Last Exit For The Lost" radio show, heavy music of various types, the goth esthetic, "Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base" by Annie Jacobsen, non-alien Roswell theories, nuclear-powered aircraft, Stanton Friedman, Douglas Dietrich, the SR-71 Blackbird, after-effects of nuclear testing, activities people engaged in before the dangers of radiation were known, secret projects hidden by private corporations, Skunkworks, insects at extremely high altitudes, Wernher von Braun's reaction to the atomic bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer, a bizarre true story of Norwegian art restorationist Gerhard Gotaas and a mural of demons, the discovery of "superionic" hot black ice, extremophile lifeforms, panspermia, tardigrades, possible life elsewhere in this solar system, a strange 1891 "meteor" strike in Kansas, director Guillermo del Toro and a possible film adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's "At The Mountains Of Madness", the movie "Pacific Rim" and its sequel, Kaiju films, the symbolic meanings of Godzilla, nuclear bomb issues in Japanese culture, hypnosis and cognitive flexibility, the hypnotic experiment on "Hellier", a study on the reversal of false memory, the nature of memory itself, the ethics of memory manipulation, different perceptions in different cultures around the world and over time, ghoti/fish, Tarot decks, 6degreesofJohnKeel, and more! This is thoroughly enjoyable eclectic discussion!
- Recap by Vincent Treewell
Outro Music is The Huntress in the Armchair from Fox 45