Evil Twin Podcast

Skeptical, even of skepticism, The Evil Twin Podcast takes on a variety of topics from very unexpected angles. In this podcast you ride shotgun while twin brothers Brad and Thad explore the strange underbelly of "belief" and what it means to identify with those beliefs.

Episode 058 : Serah Eley

In this episode we have a chat with the Invisible Pink Unicorn herself, Serah Eley. On August 21, 2015, Steve Eley announced he was becoming a woman on the writers blog space medium.com. Since then, Steve has been known as Serah Eley. Serah is an American speculative fiction author and former podcaster. She edited and produced Escape Pod, a science fiction podcast, and produced Pseudopod, a horror podcast, and PodCastle, a fantasy fiction podcast that debuted on April 1, 2008. In 1994–95 Eley was one of a group of students who produced a manifesto about the Invisible Pink Unicorn on alt.atheism.

Episode 057 : Dr. Bruce Damer

In this episode we talk to the brilliant Dr. Bruce Damer. Dr. Damer is an associate researcher in the Department of Biomolecular Engineering, University of California at Santa Cruz where he collaborated with Prof. David Deamer to develop the Coupled Phases model for the origin of life. From 1999 to 2009 Dr. Damer's company, DigitalSpace Corporation, was awarded contracts by NASA to build an open source 3D modeling platform for the simulation and design of space missions. He has recently completed a 30-year effort to design a concept spacecraft capable of harvesting resources from asteroids. In the late 1990s, Dr. Damer met the American philosopher and storyteller Terence McKenna and formed a collaboration investigating the connection between computer virtual worlds and the inner worlds experienced through alternative states of consciousness. Dr. Damer's design portfolio ranges from early software user interfaces, avatar virtual world for learning and events, spacecraft concepts, and chemical models for the origin of life. At the end of the program we present "Fire in the Sky" a spoken word piece performed by Dr. Damer and set to music by DJ DISSOLV. The piece was performed on the Temple Stage at the Lightning in a Bottle Festival near Bradley CA with artist Android Jones projecting live art.

Episode 056 : Dr. Samuel Conway

In this episode we attend a Furry convention in Portland Oregon and have a fun discussion with Dr. Samuel Conway (AKA Uncle Kage). Dr. Conway is an American researcher in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and agrochemical fields of organic chemistry and the chairman and chief organizer of Anthrocon, the largest furry convention in the world.

Episode 055 : Partha Sarathy

In this episode we speak with Partha Sarathy, founder of the Los Angeles chapter of the Dinkan religion. Dinkan is a fictional anthropomorphic superhero mouse who appears in an eponymous Malayalam comic story series in children's magazine Balamangalam. Dinkoism has emerged as a parody religion on social networks organized by independent social welfare groups in Kerala, India. This religion celebrates Dinkan as their God in an attempt to bring awareness of the fallacies and practices of traditional religions.

Episode 053 : Dr. Noah Charney

In this episode we have a conversation with one of Brad's favorite authors, Dr. Noah Charney. Dr. Charney is an Art Historian, Novelist and founder of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art.

Episode 052 : Richard Hatch

In this episode we have a chat with Richard Hatch, winner of Survivor season one, and participant in numerous other reality TV shows. Richard's life experience is unique and his perspective on the nature of our existence is rooted in authenticity. Listen and ask yourself, "What s a villain?"

Episode 051 : Michael W. Dean

In this episode we have a conversation with Michael W. Dean, freedom-feen and self described anarcho-capitalist, he is also a film maker and radio host. We talk about his rebellious childhood, his upbringing and eventual path to becoming a libertarian self-help author.

Episode 050 : New Beginning

In this, the 50th episode of the Evil Twin Podcast, we reboot things a bit. With a new intro, new logo, fresh merch store and new approach we are ready to begin the next phase in this adventure. Stick with us while we take on new adventures and interview guests we never thought would give us the time of day.

Episode 047 : Fight with Myself

In this episode Thad takes his trip down to L.A. to compete in the PAN games, one of the worlds largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments. As a BJJ white belt he's jumping into the deep end of the pool in his first competition. Enjoy this audio diary of his trip.

Episode 045 : Historical Jesus, Part 1

In this episode we have Dr. Jennifer G. Bird back in the studio. As our resident theologian, she's here to discuss the subject of "Historical Jesus" and offer up some great analysis on Paul's contributions to early teachings about the enigmatic figure who came to be known as "Savior."

Episode 044 : Anarchy

In this episode we have a conversation with John Zerzan, anti-civilization theorist, writer and speaker. We discuss how he went from rural Oregonian to the epicenter of the 60's psychedelic revolution. Then we talk about his experience as an anarchist philosopher, participant in the "Battle for Seattle", confidant of Ted Kaczynski and host of a weekly Anarchy focused radio show Anarchy Radio.

Episode 043 : Jediism, Part 2

In this episode we talk to Daniel Jones, founder of the Church of Jediism in the UK. We discuss his background with Star Wars, his interest in founding a new religion, his experiences with the media, and this conflict he's having with the Temple of the Jedi Order. In this follow up conversation to last weeks call with Br. John of TTotJO, we get Daniel to agree to a three-way call with Br. John to bring balance to the Force. Stay tuned to see what happens.

Episode 042 : Jediism, Part 1

In this episode we talk about Jediism with the founder of the Temple of the Jedi Order, Br. John Henry Phelan. We talk about his history with Star Wars, the creation of his church, and the issues he has with another branch of Jediism called The Church of Jediism. Stay tuned for Part 2 of this series next week with Daniel Jones, founder of the Church of Jediism.

Episode 041 : Self-Belief

In this episode we discuss "Self-Belief" and how that translates to accomplishment. Then we have a conversation with Drew Marinelli, American Ninja Warrior hopeful, about his experience on the show and his preparation for the coming season.

Episode 040 : Uncle Chuck

In this episode we introduce you to our older brother Chuck Duncan aka Uncle Chuck. We have a long conversation about a dozen topics while we take a look back over the past year and many of the adventures we have had. This is a long rambling stoner conversation that you just might find interesting. So grab a pipe, a joint, a vape pen or whatever you have and enjoy!

Episode 039 : DMT, Part 1 of 3

In this episode we talk about DMT, our own experiences with 5-MeO DMT, and we are joined by Dr. Rick Strassman for a deeper discussion. He gives us a DMT 101 overview and then goes deeper into the experience and his new book DMT and the Soul of Prophecy. We also have our first Evil Twin News report from Jerry Estiban and our first "Muck with Chuck" with Chuck Duncan in the studio.