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Subscurity

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Join Brenna and Jordan weekly as they take an entertaining deep dive into unique, surprising, and obscure subcultures. New episodes Wednesdays.

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Episode 55: Plane Spotters

May 25th, 2022

46:36

Jordan discusses the increasingly popular pastime of observing and tracking planes. Brenna expresses disdain for Elon Musk.

This week's drinking …

Episode 54: Twins Day Festival

May 18th, 2022

42:59

Brenna details the world's largest gathering of twins (and multiples), which happens annually in Twinsburg, OH. Jordan wonders if the two podcast …

Episode 53: Dumbphones

May 11th, 2022

Jordan explains how our societal dependence on smartphones has pushed some people back to an earlier, simpler time. Brenna recommends a book she …

Episode 52: Fart Fetishists

May 4th, 2022

44:02

Brenna realizes that it's been almost a year since we covered a fetish, so she takes us down the path of understanding eproctophilia, otherwise …

Episode 51: Book Ban Busters

April 27th, 2022

52:15

Jordan - the person, not the country - discusses the small but increasing war being waged on books in the U.S. Brenna practices her Spanish language …

Episode 50: Tablescaping

April 20th, 2022

59:37

Brenna recounts, in detail, her recent and enthralling viewing of the documentary, "Set!" Jordan asks Brenna about her experience in sensory …

Episode 49: Cyborgs

April 13th, 2022

50:39

Jordan takes his interest in biohacking to a whole new level, discussing the group of people who have implanted RFID chips into their bodies all in …

Episode 48: Reddit Mods

April 6th, 2022

55:09

Brenna dives into the world of volunteers who control what you do - or don't - see, on the "Front Page of the Internet." Jordan rants about Russian …

Episode 47: Conlangers

March 30th, 2022

50:04

Jordan narrates the history of fabricated - or constructed - languages. Brenna parle francais un peu.

This week's drinking game:

  • A word you don't …

Episode 46: WitchTok

March 23rd, 2022

45:29

Brenna demistifies the mystical world of online witches, a growing community on TikTok. An appendix-less Jordan surpsingly doesn't cast doubt on …

Episode 45: Sole Survivors

March 16th, 2022

40:16

Jordan inexplicably chooses to discuss the group of 14 people who have the distinct honor of being sole survivors from commercial plane crashes. …

Episode 44: Disney Adults

March 9th, 2022

53:40

Brenna uncovers the magical world of adults whose identities revolve almost entirely around Disney. Jordan recounts a past relationship.

This week's …

Episode 43: Interview Proxies

March 2nd, 2022

51:29

Jordan explains his fascination with people who will hire someone else to do their interviews. Brenna says that this job - surprisingly - is …

Episode 42: Elite Professional Matchmakers

February 23rd, 2022

1:00:03

Brenna delves into the careers of people who find love for others - as long as they can pay a price. Jordan describes Brenna's ideal life partner.

Episode 41: Ice Cream Trucks

February 16th, 2022

48:17

Jordan describes the evolution of ice cream, ice cream trucks, and how they haven't always been used JUST to sell sweet treats. Brenna discusses …

Episode 40: Electromagnetic Resisters

February 9th, 2022

46:17

Brenna gives a brief explainer on how WiFi works, and how some people say they're extra sensitive to its signals. Jordan... disagrees.

This week's …

Episode 39: Card Counters

February 2nd, 2022

47:02

Jordan covers the origins and modern day applications of card counting. Brenna thinks she can master the skill in under a week.

This week's drinking …

Episode 38: Extreme Ironing

January 26th, 2022

44:39

Brenna examines how a mundane household chore exploded into a somewhat mainstream sport. Jordan wants to compete, but he jut has to learn how to …

Episode 37: Obscure Dating Sites

January 19th, 2022

59:59

Jordan details just some of the unique and niche dating sites on which you can find love. Brenna is willing to try some of them, if any listener out …

Episode 36: Mukbang

January 12th, 2022

41:06

Brenna discusses the rising phenomenon of on-camera eating for pleasure and views. Jordan describes his ideal last meal.

This week's drinking game:

Episode 35: Sea Shanties

January 5th, 2022

38:23

Jordan explains the history of sailors' songs at sea, which has evolved into a modern TikTok trend. Brenna blesses listeners with her singing.

This …

Episode 34: Cuddle Therapy

December 29th, 2021

42:03

Brenna goes behind the scenes of a new form of human connection, otherwise known as cuddle therapy. Jordan condemns toxic masculinity.

This week's …

Episode 33: Jelle's Marble Runs

December 22nd, 2021

34:04

Jordan describes the elaborate production of competitive marble racing, created by two Dutch brothers. Brenna provides the color commentary.

This …

Episode 32: Celebrity Ghostwriters

December 15th, 2021

47:51

Brenna highlights the secret world of writers who write speeches and books on behalf of celebrities, politicians, CEO's, and more. Jordan shares his …

Episode 31: DipConners

December 8th, 2021

44:14

Jordan discusses the community of people who love the game Diplomacy, so much so that they compete internationally. Brenna explains why she would …

Episode 30: Professional Mourners

December 1st, 2021

40:16

Brenna details both the ancient and modern traditions of professional funeral mourners. Jordan sobs uncontrollably at the thought of life without …

Episode 29: Jewish Mall Santas

November 24th, 2021

38:56

Jordan shares stories from the extremely niche group of Jewish mall santas. Brenna gives a history of Jordan and Brenna's safeword, which is not …

Episode 28: Dissectologists

November 17th, 2021

54:47

Brenna paints a (metaphorical) picture of people who take jigsaw puzzles to extreme lengths. Jordan confesses his true feelings about puzzles.

This …

Episode 27: Sacred Mushroom Cults

November 10th, 2021

52:05

Jordan tells the story of the historical Indigenous peoples whose sacred ritual involves what is now known as magic mushrooms, a drug that Brenna …

Episode 26: Haunt Actors

November 3rd, 2021

45:55

Brenna shares a behind-the-scenes look of the people who do the scaring at haunted houses. Jordan reveals his preference to be scared by existential …

Episode 25: Micronations

October 27th, 2021

52:21

Jordan recounts the history of people who declare themselves a sovereign nation. Brenna shares her firsthand tales from the front lines of CHAZ/CHOP.

Episode 24: Mermaiding

October 20th, 2021

40:53

Brenna meruses the group of mersons who are called to a life underwater. Jordan is merturbed.

This week's drinking game:

  • Brenna or Jordan makes a …

Episode 23: Fanfiction

October 13th, 2021

48:53

Jordan tracks the history of fanfiction from early copyright law to 50 Shades of Gray. Brenna reads her favorite Rob Gronkowski fanfiction.

This …

Episode 22: The Overemployed

October 6th, 2021

50:09

Brenna reveals the secret work-lives of people doubling up on white collar jobs. Jordan regrets not trying it.

Do you have an obscure subculture we …

Episode 21: Lottery Winners

September 29th, 2021

54:36

Jordan explains all the reasons why you might not actually want to win the lottery. Brenna begs for money.

Do you have an obscure subculture we …

Episode 20: Competitive Endurance Tickling

September 22nd, 2021

40:37

Brenna explains the surprisingly dark industry of competitive tickling. Jordan reveals that he has little in common with Tickle-Me-Elmo.

Do you have …

Episode 19: Bad Sex Writers

September 15th, 2021

39:11

Jordan does a literary deep dive into a not-so-coveted award for bad sex scenes. Brenna offers to do private readings for money.

Do you have an …

Episode 18: Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp

September 8th, 2021

38:41

Brenna discusses the community that has come to be known as the Psychic Capital of the World. Jordan gets the color of his aura interpreted.

Do you …

Episode 17: Air Budders

September 1st, 2021

44:00

Jordan explores the people who have exploited laws to the point the laws needed to be changed or amended. Brenna recounts her tales of crossing the …

Episode 16: Professional Bridesmaids

August 25th, 2021

44:00

Brenna considers a career change as she learns about the clandestine world of professional bridesmaids. Jordan shows vulnerability.

Do you have an …

Episode 15: Seattle Teriyaki

August 18th, 2021

48:20

Inspired by a recent lunch, Jordan delves into the history of teriyaki within Seattle. Brenna reveals yet another well-known movie she still hasn't …

Episode 14: Cannabis Churches

August 11th, 2021

44:03

Brenna prepares for this episode the best way she knows how - by getting stoned. Jordan recites the ten commandments... or is it twelve?

Do you have …

Episode 13: Spite Houses

August 4th, 2021

52:14

Jordan details the trend of people trying to get back at their neighbors in the most passive aggressive way possible. Brenna recounts tales of troublesome neighbors, and of being the troublesome neighbor at one point.

Episode 12: Bigfoot Hunters

July 28th, 2021

52:09

Brenna examines the group of people who dedicate their life to finding the mythical creature otherwise known as Bigfoot. Jordan tries his hardest to …

Episode 11: Raggare

July 21st, 2021

47:19

Jordan discusses the rather large community of people in Sweden who happen to be obsessed with American nostalgia. Brenna tries hard to feign …

Episode 10: Mormon Mommy Bloggers

July 14th, 2021

49:05

Brenna explains her fascination with the disproportionate amount of lifestyle bloggers and influencers who happen to be Mormon. Jordan laments his …

Episode 9: Retconners

July 7th, 2021

49:30

Jordan reveals the intriguing world of people who believe we are more or less living in the Matrix... a movie Brenna still hasn't seen.

Do you have …

Episode 8: Noodling

June 30th, 2021

36:11

Brenna investigates the people who blindly stick their arms in holes... to catch catfish. Jordan insists that there's no way this isn't sexual, …

Episode 7: Wikipedians

June 23rd, 2021

51:22

Jordan researches the world of people who, well, research just about everything. Brenna says they're the backbone of society. Unrelatedly, does …

Episode 6: Antinatalists

June 16th, 2021

49:03

Brenna discusses people who have a unique philosophical take on life itself, and Jordan takes a hard stance against it.

Do you have an obscure …

Episode 5: DIY Fecal Transplanters

June 9th, 2021

46:44

Jordan explains how far some people will go in order to feel better. Brenna wonders about the smell.

Do you have an obscure subculture we should …

Episode 4: Poultry People

June 2nd, 2021

47:37

Brenna dives deep into the world of competitive poultry shows, in which Jordan would like to be a judge.

Do you have an obscure subculture we should …

Episode 3: Spartan Madballers

May 26th, 2021

46:19

Jordan discovers a collegiate sport in which there are only three rules: The game lasts until three goals, three major injuries, or one death …

Episode 2: Looners

May 19th, 2021

48:19

Brenna explores how a group of people use balloons in very... non-traditional ways. Jordan reveals that he would get into this subculture for less …

Episode 1: The Law of One

May 12th, 2021

42:09

Jordan explains how a community of people received psychic communications from extraterrestrials explaining that we are actually all one being, and Brenna reveals her first encounter with alien life.

Do you have an …

Coming Soon - Subscurity

April 30th, 2021

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Coming soon - Subscurity

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