Ross and Carrie Meet Paul and Oscar

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Ross and Carrie sit down with Paul and Oscar, two members of the Aetherius Society, for a long and insightful conversation about George King, rocks of attainment, and this podcast's investigation methods. Find out what happens when four people all want to talk at once!

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Ross and Carrie and The Aetherius Society (Part 2): Give Peace Some Chants

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Ross and Carrie finish up their five months undercover in The Aetherius Society, a small religious movement that started when aliens spoke to a yoga master in his kitchen. Join them as they climb up a holy mountain and attempt to chant away climate change and war. Plus, an update on what the Aetherians thought of Part One!

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Ross and Carrie and The Aetherius Society (Part 1): Batteries Included

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Ross and Carrie spend five months undercover in a mysterious and delightful religious sect, where Jesus is an alien, purple robes are the outfit of choice, and global warming can be fixed by praying into a battery. Plus, learn why everyone should blow their nose before connecting to God. It's all here in this episode about the UFO religion, the Atherius Society.

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Ross and Carrie Try Oil Pulling: Swish and Spit Edition

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Curious about the latest oral hygiene fad based on an ancient Ayurvedic practice? You know, the one that predates the invention of tooth brushes and floss? By popular demand, Ross and Carrie spend more than a month swishing oil and looking for somewhere to spit. Do they still have teeth? You decide.

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Ross and Carrie and the PIHOP Prayer Prophecy: Pizza Edition

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Fortune telling may seem like the purview of new age bookstores and store front psychics, until you enter the hidden world of Christian prophecy, where church-going Christians say they receive messages directly from God, and He has a message for you. Or for Ross and Carrie, as the case may be. Join us as we find out what God has in store for each of us, who makes God sing "Jingle Bells," and which of us strikes jealousy into the hearts of all we meet.

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Ross and Carrie Creep People Out: Reiki Test Edition

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In this special in-studio test episode, we meet the charming and hilarious Lindsay Pavlas of Maximum Fun fame. While Lindsay rattles off her ailments, Ross and Carrie each give her a reiki treatment and then make her guess which of them secretly got certified as a reiki healer. Can she tell the difference? Is the healing energy real? Who shot JR? Find out most of these things in this very special episode!

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Ross and Carrie Remember Tony Alamo (Part Two): Unnecessary Walking and Talking Edition

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You listened to them go undercover in an evangelical cult led by imprisoned child sex abuser, Tony Alamo. In this part 2, Carrie and Ross roam the secret grounds of the church's California compound, learn more about the case that sent the pastor to prison, ask to be baptized, and pay homage to Rosa Parks (and Claudette Colvin,if you want to exact). Plus, NEWS NEWS NEWS about our very exciting MaxFunDrive this week! Become a member and get amaaaaaazing perks like a calendar featuring Ross and Carrie as cats!

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Ross and Carrie Remember Tony Alamo (Part One): No Skirts Allowed

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New episode! Ross and Carrie go undercover in Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, a cult led by an imprisoned child sex abuser and one-time denim jacket manufacturer. Join them as they board a creepy unmarked van and head into rural southern California to learn about why environmentalism is Satanic, girls can get married when they are as young as six, and you can never get saved too many times!

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Ross and Carrie Book It: Speed Reading Edition

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If it took you more than three seconds to read this sentence, you're doing it wrong. At least, that's what Ross and Carrie learned at their speed reading class, where they stopped subvocalizing, and learned to groupwordstogethersoyoureadthematthesametime. But will they actually comprehend what they read? We're not gonna tell you! Listen and find out!

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Ross and Carrie Meet Fire Lyte!

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New episode! We talk to our favorite pagan, Fire Lyte, about pendulums, prognostication, paganism and the Paleo Diet (one of those things was a lie). Plus, he sets us straight on some things we got wrong and shows us his downright insane mask collection. No one gets kidnapped.

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Ross and Carrie Strike Water: Dowsing and Pendulum Edition

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Happy new year, everyone! Howsabout a new episode? Ross and Carrie join Los Angeles' biggest dowsing group, a coterie of colorful characters who believe that metal rods and pendulums can help us tap into our inner wisdom to locate any item or substance. We fix our solar plexuses, ask a pendulum what drinks to drink, and use rods to find... running water? Plus, we get a special visit from Jesse Thorn, from Maximum Fun!

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Babbling Reporter Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ4shANmIN8

Teleportation Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfZmR2w_uf0

IIG Test of Dowser Lewis Rees: http://iighq.org/index.php/challenge/lewis-rees

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Ross and Carrie Purify their Soles: Reflexology Edition

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Reflexologists say the foot is a map to the rest of the body, and that pressing on certain points can have a dramatic impact on our health and wellness. But some scientists say it's just a glorified foot massage. Ross and Carrie get their toes tickled and their heels hammered in this soleful episode all about reflexology!

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