It's time to strap on those safety goggles again, Weirdos, because we're doing SCIENCE MAGIC again this week with more ALCHEMY!
This time around Lauren and Ashley are going back through time and highlighting some famous (and not so famous) alchemists who changed the world... for better or for worse.
Ashley brings us Mr Gravity himself Sir Isaac Newton- a secret alchemist and occultist who used this mysterious magical science in a lot of his research that helped him develop theories we STILL use today. Along with honorable mentions Doctor Sex Magic Aleister Crowley and even, believe it or not, Joseph Smith- the founder of the LDS church.
Lauren is all about the ladies, taking it back to ancient Egypt and studying the works of Mary the Jewess and her student Cleopatra the Alchemist (not to be confused with the other Cleopatra) and how without them our skin would be awfully saggy and happy hours would be awfully boring.
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We've discovered a new obsession! A fascinating and sometimes SEXY spiritual science called ALCHEMY!!
This is part one of our alchemy series and like the thousands of female alchemists before us we are rushing for those test tubes.
Ashley starts us off with an introduction to alchemy. What is it? Where did it start? How did it go from an attempt to turn metals into better metals to a spiritual journey of trying to turn yourself into a better person? To live eternally?? What does sex have to do with any of it?
Lauren is teaching us all about the coveted Philosopher's Stone! Was it a stone? Why does everyone want it? Has anyone ever actually found it? What does Harry Potter have to do with any of this?
We explore the humble beginnings of The Great Work and marvel over the many, MANY amazing discoveries and inventions that we have today thanks to the pursuit of this wacky magical pasttime.
Next week in part two we are going to be discussing several KEY PLAYERS throughout the history of alchemy, their contributions and whether they achieved their Magnum Opus.
Consequences, ok? This episode is all about consequences.
Hi Weirdos! Welcome to another HELTER SKELTER- the episodes with no theme or topic in sight. This was SUPPOSED to be a paranormal investigation but SOMEBODY didn't show up. (The ghosts. The ghosts didn't show up)
In our Helter Skelter episodes we each bring a handful of strange things/happenings/and goings on in the world to scream, cry and laugh about.
This week Ashley is bringing a few short clips from the paranormal investigation episode that never was, a brand new conspiracy theory and a handful of TV, Movie and documentary recommendations for fellow weird lovers.
Lauren is bringing us a story about an animal attack that actually may shed some light on a very famous true crime case and a new PSA from our lovely friends at the National Park Services.
So sit back, relax and put your strange shoes on because we're heading out into the weird wide world!