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I Read a Thing

I Read a Thing

By Co-hosts: Gem & Jolie

A deep dive podcast by Gem & Jolie. The subtle art of pointless immersion in a new, strange topic every other Friday and True Crime Tuesdays on alternating weeks.
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Chairman Mao's SUPER-FUN (& Mandatory) Party! (Pt. 1)

I Read a ThingApr 01, 2022

Chairman Mao's SUPER-FUN (& Mandatory) Party! (Pt. 1)
Apr 01, 202201:14:10
Dark Patterns: Stealing Babies & Tracking Locations
Mar 04, 202201:16:39
Andrew Wakefield, MMR Research & The Magic of Marketing
Dec 10, 202101:32:57
Without a Trace: The Disappearance of Lloyd L. Gaines
Dec 01, 202140:35
Renee Bach: Saving & Killing Needy Children
Nov 27, 202101:16:04
High Cries for Weird Times
Jun 11, 202101:08:52
Joseph Smith's Mormon Mafia, Pt. Deux
Apr 23, 202101:38:15
Joseph Smith's Mormon Mafia, Pt. 1
Mar 12, 202101:22:15
The Eerie Glow of the Living Dead Girls
Feb 05, 202158:29
Flat Earth Blood Cults and other Totally Normal Things (TM)
Jan 22, 202101:19:44
Jack the Ripper's Saucy World Tour
Dec 24, 202001:29:55
Lobotomies: A Cure for Mental Illness and Mouthy Wives
Dec 04, 202055:46
Muzak: The Art of Gentle Brainwashing
Nov 20, 202001:08:19
Paranormal Pals, EVPs, & Hot Dog Art
Oct 23, 202001:12:23
Spooky Season, Spooky Shit: The Spookening
Oct 09, 202001:00:06
Baby Ape-Men & the Self-Domestication Theory
Sep 25, 202051:20
Ghislaine Maxwell & the Island of Misfit Perverts
Sep 14, 202040:05
I Read a Thing - Podcast Trailer
Aug 09, 202001:17


America in the 1950s was a special time full of Elvis Presley, The Golden Age of Television, and LSD brainwashing initiatives covertly run by the CIA.  Join us on a deep dive of MK Ultra that will make you question any remaining American pride you may have.

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Opening and closing music:  "A Magical Journey Through Space" by Leonell Cassio, licensed under a  Creative Commons License.

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Pandemic Paranoia and the 5G Coronavirus
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NLP: Pseudoscience for Sociopaths
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The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel
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Gwyneth Paltrow: Yoni Destroyer
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