Sep 18, 2017

Ep 237 The Pendle Witches with Mary Sharratt

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This week we are joined by author Mary Sharratt to talk about the history of The Pendle Witches and the witch trials of 1612, We also discuss attitudes about witchcraft in that time period, King James the 1st and his obsession with demonology and paranoia of witches , What the difference between a cunning woman and a witch was and how their magic worked. “Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live” - Exodus 22:18

 Visit Marry's Website at :

http://www.marysharratt.com/

 Mary SharrattMary Sharratt is an American writer who lives with her Belgian husband in the Pendle region of Lancashire, England, the setting for her acclaimed 2010 novel, DAUGHTERS OF THE WITCHING HILL, which recasts the Pendle Witches of 1612 in their historical context as cunning folk and healers.

Sep 12, 2017

Ep 236 The Future Of Sextech

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Warning: mature content incoming! Roejen is flying solo this week and welcomes returning guest James McDonald and his wife Adrianne McDonald. James and Adrianne hosted a panel at this year's DragonCon about Sextech and I jumped at the chance to have them on the show. We cover a lot of ground this week from next Gen sex toys that gather data via "The Internet of Things", custom made furniture, Internet porn addiction in kids, Sexbots with advanced Artificial Intelligence and empathy, and where everything is going next.

Sep 3, 2017

EP-235 Weird Mother Nature , When Nature Attacks!

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This week we stick with the ramble cast format. We take a look at odd and stupid news surrounding the eclipse and Hurricane Harvey. From there we move on to strange things that have fallen from the sky. Mostly meat products, You know, Cows, Pork, Sharks, Meat showers, Human or horse lungs and some Nondairy creamer and a few other odds and ends (like frozen poop).