Cathartic Yardstick

The random musings of two old guys

Podcasts

 

Episode: 38 They Fly!

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the recent release of a UAP report to Congress. We speculate about what this really means and wonder if we are not alone in the cosmos. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 37 Wheel of Mike

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts bring Professor Mike back to the podcast lounge. We bask in his wit and wisdom while hurling random questions at him. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 36 Weeping Souls

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts talk to two real paranormal investigators as we confront our fears and facination of things that go bump in the night. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 35 Talking Points

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts regroup after a long year of living with COVID by asking each other random questions. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 34 Twilight Zone

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts travel to the dark recesses of a little place known as the Twilight Zone to explore memories of favorite episodes. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 33 Klaatu

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts investigate the rise and fall of a Canadian band that had some people believing that the Beatles had reunited. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 32 Paul Is Dead?

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts investigate the urban ledged that Paul McCartney died in 1966 and was secretly replaced by a body double. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 31 SpaceX

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts reflect on childhood memories of the Space Race and react to the return of manned US space flight in the form of a private start-up company. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 30 Quiz Show

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts take some internet surveys to help pass the time in quarantine. They discover that they are old versions of Bones and Spock who are worth a million. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 29 One Per Customer

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the ever changing COVID-19 outbreak. Will society be changed forever, or will we be soon to forget the lessons that we have yet to learn? Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 28 Going Viral

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss COVID-19. Can a few dad jokes help get us through this crisis? Let's hope so. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 27 Lost Colony

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the enduring mystery of the lost colony of Roanoke Island. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 26 Octoberfest

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts sample some craft brews with their progeny and discuss the dubious history of nutmeggers. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 25 Time Travel

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts ponder the immutability of time and wonder if something can be done about it. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 24 Random Neural Activity

Dear listeners; in this episode, freshly back from a brief summer hiatus, your intrepid hosts record a podcast guided by no more than the random firing of neurons. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 23 Amelia Earhart

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the brilliant career and mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 22 Past Lives

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the development of theosophy and its impact on the belief in past lives in Western culture. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 21 Numbers Stations

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts tackle the interesting and mysterious subject of shortwave numbers stations. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 20 UFOs

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts tackle the subject of unexplained areal phenomena, a.k.a UFOs. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 19 Tesla

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the life and legacy of Nikola Tesla. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 18 Career Choices

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts take a career survey to find out if they made the right choices. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 17 Family Folklore

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss family legends, folklore, and foibles. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 16 Philadelphia Experiment

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the Philadelphia Experiment and the lure of conspiracy theories. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 15 Belief

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts are joined by Professor Mike in the Podcast Lounge for a discussion about belief. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 14 Sixty

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts tackle the subjects of aging and death with their usual grace and wit. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 13 Top 5s

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts list their top 5s in a number of subject areas as they approach life's penultimate stage. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 12 Dust Bunnies

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts react to an interview that went off the rails and go a little off the rails themselves. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 11 Scam Baiting

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts explore the world of Scam Baiting with varying levels of success. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 10 Predictions

Dear listeners; in this episode, Elise joins your intrepid hosts in the Podcast Lounge to make daring predictions for 2019. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 09 Duck and Cover

Dear listeners; in this episode, Mike joins us in the Podcast Lounge to talk about growing up with the constant threat nuclear annihilation - and other pleasantries. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 08 Sixties Music

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts talk about the Sixties music scene and British Invastion with Mike in the Podcast Lounge. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 07 Thanksgiving Leftovers

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts clean out the podcast fridge in search of some Thanksgiving leftovers. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 06 Deus Ex ?

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts are joined by Mike for the inaugural session in the podcast lounge. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 05 Jailin It.

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the lack of preperation for major life transitions. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 04 Celebrity Zeitgeist.

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts welcome our first guest, Elise, who breaks down the results of our Kardashian tests. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 03 Inner Kardashian.

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss current events, strange happenings, and get in touch with their inner Kardashians. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 02 Ghosts.

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss personal encounters with ghosts and speculate on their nature. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 01 French Canadians.

Dear listeners; in this episode, your intrepid hosts discuss the lack of a Canadian American identity. We also talk about a photo that took on a life of its own. Press play to stream, or download here.

 

Episode: 00 The Trailer.

Dear listeners; welcome to the maiden voyage of the yardstick. In this brief trailer, your intrepid hosts introduce themselves and the poscast. Press play to stream, or download here.