120 minutes | Apr 3, 2020

#06 - Enduring Mock Funerals

a journey through the myth, the legend, the phenomenon Travel Channel tv show and Ghost Bro hunter sanctum Ghost Adventures featuring special guest Ian Williams. in an extra long episode (that took years to edit...) Ian and I talk about ghosts, the Pro Wrestling-like appeal of Ghost Adventures, Zak Bagans as the classic American confidence man, the American fascination with ghost hunting, and the good and bad about Ghost Adventures as a cultural phenomenon and... whether or not Zak Bagans actually wants to fuck a ghost you can read the "Proton Packs and Teddy Bears" article i mention towards the end of the podcast here: https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/a23563/ghost-hunting-gadgets/ Ian's tabletop RPG ACTION MOVIE WORLD: First Blood is available here: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/157229/ACTION-MOVIE-WORLD-First-Blood Ian's Jacobin article "You Can Sleep Here All Night" about videogames and labor is here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2013/11/video-game-industry/ you can follow Ian on twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/Brock_Toon outro music is "Ghost" by Neutral Milk Hotel from In The Aeroplane, Over The Sea: https://neutralmilkhotel.bandcamp.com/album/in-the-aeroplane-over-the-sea intro music, as always, is "Museum of Agony" by Norio Hanzawa from the Stretch Panic OST
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