Season 2 Episode 13 - Inspired by the Expired
Season 2, Ep. 13
Podenstein's Lab takes an in-depth look at the history-and mystery-of famous St. Louis native Pearl Lenore Curran, AKA "Patience Worth," a writer who picked up the pen 263 years after she died. Plus we'll lend an ear to the music made by Rosemary Brown, whose compositions, or is that, DEcompositions, came from the spirits of Liszt, Debussey, and many more. It's ideas from the dead, in Season Two, Episode Thirteen, "Inspired by the Expired," from Podenstein's Lab!
Season 2 Episode 12: Who's Your Mummy?!
Season 2, Ep. 12
Yeah yeah, we all know about the smooshy, extreme-nose-picking way Egyptians once mummified the dead. But did you know about people mummifying themselves- while still alive? Or the red-headed mummy that should say "y'all?" Or creative uses for a mummy that fits to a "tea?" J.E., Shelby, and Mark take a look at some true wrap stars, the ones you never hear about. Join us as we Tut their horn, in Season 2 Episode 12, "Who's Your Mummy?!", of Podenstein's Lab!
Season 2 Episode 11: Steamboats are SCREAMBOATS
Season 2, Ep. 11
In the 1970's you were rollin', rollin', rollin' on the riiiiiiveeeerrrrr...but in THE 1870's and earlier, you were EXPLODING on the river. Season 2 Episode 11 of Podenstein's Lab shows how steamboats were SCREAMboats. Mark fills you in on two disasters- one near Kansas City, and one that is the biggest Maritime disaster in the United States- even beating the Titanic. J.E. tells you about a huge riverboat on the Mississippi that disappeared into mystery. Shelby takes us for a ride on a floating haunted experience - its real history of mayhem, along with it's modern take on being a Beelzebarge. Plus Mark, J.E., and Shelby chat about the Steamboat Arabia Museum in Kansas City, booze they're drinking, and plenty more- all here in Podenstein's Lab!
Putting the EWWWW in Museums
Season 2, Ep. 10
Roadtrip time! Summer fun means some're freaky, for Shelby, J.E. and Mark. They introduce (re-introduce?) you to some of the creepiest museums they think are worth the price of admission, permission, submission, and/or decomposition. These are NOT your father's Smithsonian. You may need a bucket for this bucket list of Mewwwwseums, in Season 2 Episode 10 of Podenstein's Lab!
Season 2 Episode 9: Mass Disappearances
Season 2, Ep. 9
Shelby, J.E., and Mark share the facts and go-figures about three mass disappearances in history: the Anasazi, the village at Angikuni Lake, and the entire civilization of the Indus Valley. Plus we try three different boozes beforehand and give you our take on these dranks. Let's get our talk on before we disappear too- on Podenstein's Lab!
Season 2 Show 8.5: Horror Movies In Space
Season 2, Ep. 8.5
Shelby, J.E., and Mark make their space face one more time, and list off their favorite horror sci-fi films, and their least likeable ones. From interstellar outlaws to robots with boners, from planets with surprises to scripts with no surprises at all, we put it in warped drive as we travel between the light and the dark, in Season 2 Show 8.5.
Season 2 Show 8: Strangeness Among the Stars
Season 2, Ep. 8
With the recent news about black holes, Podenstein's Lab eats light and spits out facts as it takes on space in disgrace. This is the WRONG stuff here- from the grossness of closeness when you're stuck in a module, to how well sex DOESN'T work, plus the multitude of possible ensuing genetic oh-no's for that star spawn. And have you ever seen someone ejected into space in a movie? Sorry, no sploopy explosions or frost-bite faces. It could be much worse. Find out why Houston has a problem in Episode 8 of Podenstein's Lab!
Season 2 Show 07: Spooky Spotlight on Belvoir Winery
Season 2, Ep. 7
Just outside of Liberty, MO, you'll find Belvoir Winery, with it's tasty vintages, delightful b&b, and George- a real skeleton in a coffin. It's a former International Order of Odd Fellows orphanage, old folks home, and meeting place. Not only does it come with old buildings and a rich history- it comes with a morgue, a huge graveyard, and ghosts.Shelby, J.E., and Mark look at the history of the site, the ghosts that have been seen- and talk with Jesse Leimkuehler, CEO/Operations Manager, about the ghosts he's personally scene, and all the other fun events at Belvoir: paranormal investigations, murder mystery dinner theaters, and a haunted prom. It's all here in Season 2 Episode 7 of Podenstein's Lab.
Season 2 Show 6: When Something So Wrong Feels So Rite
Season 2, Ep. 6
Ballet. So classy. So elegant. Sooooo insults and fisticuffs and dueling invitations and police arrests. Who knew Stravinsky could raise hell in 1913 Paris? Find out about the worst audience participation ever, plus why Stravinsky's Rite of Spring was so shocking at the time. Ballets about human sacrifice? Let's see Disney put THAT on ice. Get ready for a spring fling like a boxing ring, in this episode of Podenstein's Lab!