Comedy

6: LADY CULTS: The Brahma Kumaris plus Gwen Shambin Lara’s weight-loss cult

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast, hosts Geordie & Michelle look at two cults started by women… When Eavesdropper Linda wrote in telling us about how her father had changed his will to leave the lion’s share of his money and property to the Brahma Kumaris in the last days of his life, Geordie got…

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4: TANGLED & TRAGIC: What happened to Elliott Smith? Plus the death of Michael Hutchence and his missing millions

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast, hosts Geordie & Michelle look at two rock’n’roll tragedies … Anyone growing up in the 1990s will remember the beautifully talented yet maudlin musician Elliott Smith. Rising to fame and even being nominated for an Oscar for his song Miss Misery, which featured in the film Good Will Hunting,…

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52: LA STORIES: One-hit wonder Flame Fortune, the Trailside Killer & more!

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast, we go to LA! But not before a little New Year’s toast to all our listeners. Happy 2024! This week, hosts Geordie & Michelle look back at the year that was and chat about some of 2023’s earlier episodes. We certainly love a cult… And then onto our New…

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51: STOCKING STUFFERS: Murder, ghost sex, scrunchies, vomit trees & penis theft

Ho ho ho… This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast, it’s the Christams Stocking Stuffer episode! Hosts Geordie & Michelle unwrap some Christmas treats, starting with chat about a viral video on TikTok that claims to have found a ‘new’ way to decorate your Christmas tree with tinsel – gorgeous or Christmas vomit? You decide… Plus…

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49: ANIMAL FRENZY: Travis the chimp & the film Nope, plus the death of Grizzly Man’s Timothy Treadwell

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast… when animals attack!! When host Geordie watched the Jordan Peele film Nope, she wondered: was the hard-to-watch on-screen chimp plotline based on a real-life incident? With a little digging, Geordie uncovered the origin story of that disturbing scene… In February 2009, American chimp owner Sandra Herold had her best…

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48: REAL OR HOAX: The Valensole UFO incident, Men In Black, naughty aliens and more!

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast: France’s highest-profile alien-visitation case and Men In Black… In 1965, a farmer called Maurice Massey from Valensole in France witnessed aliens in his lavender fields and a small UFO. Or did he…? Listen to find out! Geordie then looks at Men In Black – are they real? Are they…

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47: CATCH MY DISEASE: Mad Cow, Ebola, brain-eating amoebas and more!

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast… If we said Mad Cow, would you think it was an insult? Or would you know that it’s a reference to a 1990s disease that could turn your brain into a sponge? Geordie investigates Mad Cow Disease – what it is, how it spread, whether it was a cover-up…

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46: TIME WARP: Ideas about ideas, Hilma af Klint, time slips and more!

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast… Where do ideas come from? Can you ‘catch’ an idea? Are our brightest thinkers receiving ideas from a higher source? Or do ideas come from within us? Michelle investigates with a look at Swedish abstract artist Hilma af Klint, Paul McCartney, Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian Mccullough and more!…

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44: CHOMP CHOMP: Incorrupted bodies, auto-cannibalism, BIID and more!

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast… Michelle gets the ick as Geordie discusses Incorrupted Bodies, ie, dead bodies that are buried but never decay! Why does this happen only to saints? And how come they never decompose or get eaten by worms? Listen to find out! Michelle then looks at auto-cannibalism and Body Integrity Identity…

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43: ANGELS & ORGANS: Nurses who kill, organ trafficking & the forced organ-harvesting trade in China

This week on Eavesdroppin’ comedy podcast… Michelle gets dark as she looks at serial killers known as Angels of Death, aka, nurses who kill… Starting with children’s nurse, Lucy Letby, who made headlines earlier this year when she was charged with 22 counts of murder or attempted murder. Michelle then looks at the case of…

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