February 28, 2022
Welcome back to Season 3 of the Weird Internet Podcast, it's been a full year since the Weird Internet Explorers decided to start a podcast, so what better way to kick things off then to revisit one of the first episodes: VC/Tech Twitter.
In this episode, Chris, Jandro, and Jorrel come back to tech twitter only to find it filled to the brim with NFTs, rugpulls, cryptoschills, and a whole lot of rabois. It's always fun in the twitterverse, as we're all bitconnected.
December 8, 2021
Some people believe in an all-knowing deity with big balls and an uncountable number of noodly appendages. Others believe that if we are truly good in our lives, we will achieve eternal happiness in the afterlife. But if you're truly enlightened, then you believe that Severus Snape can astrally project himself into our universe, and there are a select few who can channel his energy and enact his will onto the masses. We're gonna be talking about the third group.
Join your resident internet explorers as they explore the odd, yet deeply fascinating community that is Snape Wives!
November 17, 2021
Real heroes don't wear capes. They wear colanders. In season 2, episode 6 of the Weird Internet Podcast, Jandro, Jorrel, and Chris dive headfirst into Pastafarianism and the Church of the Flying Spaghetti monster! How do Pastafarians reason about the world around them? Why do Pastafarians worship pirates? Are you forced to walk the plank if you wanna join the church? How can we be more like the noble Octopus in our everyday lives? Tune in to this episode as the gang tackles these questions and more!
October 29, 2021
In this episode, Jorrel and Jandro journey into the scary stories of Creepypastas. They explained the origin of creepypastas and read the stories of the most popular Creepypastas. The story of the Slenderman, Jeff the Killer, Lavender Town Syndrome and, Rusian Sleep Experiment. Join them this week to find out what truly scares us and how to survive the most terrifying and bone-chilling stories of the internet!
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October 12, 2021
Jorrel, Chris and Jandro journey into the wizarding world of Harry Potter. On the surface, this may seem pretty mainstream, but they do manage to talk about some of the weirder sides to the Potter community. They read some fan fiction, talk a little furry, and play a game that tests their knowledge of the popular book series.
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September 28, 2021
The guys uncover the fascination with real life murder and the ones who commit it. Why do people love talking about people who died so much? Are there really groups of vigilante crime solvers made up of people who met over the internet? Why do so many serial killer names sound like WWE wrestlers? Are Jandro, Jorrel, and Chris members of this weird online community of people obsessed with all things true crime? Stay tuned to hear their answers to these questions and more.
- What is true crime?
- Timeline of popularity
- What Chris enjoys about the genre
- Psychology of True Crime
- Vigilante Crime Solvers
- Serial Killer OR Wrestling Star?
- Columbia is good a serial killing
September 14, 2021
In this episode, Jandro, Jorrel, and Chris go virtual. The Internet Explorers tackle the world of virtual Youtube, also known as VTube. Jorrel will take you through how you can become a VTuber, Chris creates a virtual persona called Fish-topher, and Jandro contemplates the future impact this community will have on the world. How much does it cost to become a VTuber and what ethical questions should we be asking about this crazy new platform? Hear the guys get into the similarities with Japanese Idols, the fictional characters they’d like to watch via Vtube, and what would happen if Disney tapped into this widely popular market. Is this the most mainstream topic yet? Listen here to find out.
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August 31, 2021
Welcome back to the Weird Internet Podcast! In this season two opener, the Internet Explorers jump into their desired realities. Jandro, Chris, and Jorrel attempt to shift from their current reality to new desired realities with genies, uncomfortable kissing scenarios, and anime through the practice of reality shifting. This community is all about leaving your old life behind and sending your consciousness to a different reality, one where anything is possible…or just a basic reality like going Hogwarts. Listen in as they talk about the wizarding world, unlimited boba, and pillaging other people’s desired realities!
May 13, 2021
In this episode of Weird Internet Interviews, Jandro and Jorrel interview an expert Funko Pop trader, buyer, seller, Jon. During the interview, the two internet explorers learn a whole bunch about valuations, what makes Funko Pops special (brand loyalty??), and how to navigate this collectibles subculture. It's Freddy Funko's world, we're just living in it.
May 11, 2021
Welcome to the season finale of the Weird Internet Podcast Season 1! In this episode, your resident internet explorers dive into the intricacies and philosophies of the Funko Fanatics community. As with all of our communities, we go in thinking that Funko Pops are one thing, but come out scratching our oddly shaped heads for another reason. Come join Jorrel, Jandro, and Chris as the navigate Funko Pops and cap of the season with a reflection!