Oh No Ross and Carrie

By Ross and Carrie

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Description

Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie!, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life’s biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to. Every month we share a new investigation, along with occasional bonus interviews and updates.

Episode Date
Ross and Carrie Traverse Flat Earth (Part 6): The Salton Sea Test
01:29:31
While Carrie is out of town, Ross and his cohorts at the Independent Investigations Group set up a fair and simple test of earth's shape at the unusually flat Salton Sea. And they invite Mark Sargent, and a cadre of flat earthers to join them.
Jun 16, 2018
Ross and Carrie and Travis Make Running Harder: Elevation Training Mask Edition
01:02:45
Jun 08, 2018
Ross and Carrie In Spiritual Ecstasy: Crystal Skull Edition
01:23:54
Ross, Carrie and Drew head to the Hollywood Fringe Festival for Spiritual Ecstasy, a two-woman show featuring a crystal skull named Skully, another skull named Jesus, life advice for anyone's problems, and lots of musical instruments to put Carrie's migraine at ease.
 
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Jun 02, 2018
Ross and Carrie Haunt Chris Shelton: Electromagnetic Field of Dreams Edition
58:07

Ross and Carrie meet up with Chris Shelton to talk about their Arizona ghost hunting investigation. They share how Zachary's doing lately, and chat about faith, fear, and friendship. It's a friends-sit-and-chat show: something podcasting needs more of.

May 25, 2018
Ross and Carrie and Claire Get Straightened Out (Part 2): "What Was God Thinking?"
01:26:48

We return to Living Stones Ministries, a Christian group that believes God can "heal" homosexuality. Claire attends a talk about transgender issues, and Carrie and Claire attend a closing talk and Q&A, wherein they learn to surrender their wombs to God.

May 11, 2018
Ross and Carrie and Claire Get Straightened Out (Part 1): Ex-Gay Therapy Edition
01:20:43

When Ross is out of town during an ex-gay ministry event, Carrie convinces her best friend Claire to spend her own birthday being tortured by confusing and distressing talks about "the freedom to grow into heterosexuality." Warning: this one is tough.

May 04, 2018
Ross and Carrie Hunt for Ghosts: Arizona Haunted House Edition
01:26:38

Ross and Carrie pack up their ghost hunting gear (and a carbon monoxide detector) and head to Arizona, with their friend Chris, to visited a haunted house. What's haunting Zachary... a spirit, a gas leak, or an old relationship?

Apr 27, 2018
Ross and Carrie Meet The Owl Guy: The Mike Clelland Interview
01:16:06

Mike Clelland, "The Owl Guy" from our UFO investigation, joins us to chat about his information-gathering strategy, the interplay of science and personal experience, and, of course... owls. This episode brought to you by new/upgrading 2018 ONRAC donors!

Apr 20, 2018
Ross and Carrie Visit the Underworld: Hellevator Edition
41:46

We pull off a fun and silly experiment at MaxFun HQ, where we use an elevator to attempt to shoot straight to Hell. Will MaxFun staffers Kira and Danny get stuck in the underworld? Will Ross find the secret extra floor? Will Carrie have a heart attack?

Apr 13, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 13): Last Shoe Edition
01:08:29

We bring you our final thoughts on Rythmia. What happened after we got home? What does Gerry's book contain? And how did Rythmia attempt to stifle this series? Plus, a very sad story illuminates how promises of a "miracle" can come at a high cost.

Apr 13, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 12): Transformational Breathwork Edition
01:09:13

Carrie attends Paola's final talk, and Ross joins her for a breathwork session that is NOT AT ALL like holotropic breathwork, except in the ways that it is. Plus, Gerry sums up the week with a closing talk, and one attendee has a dramatic owl encounter.

Apr 11, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 11): The Dr. Jeff Interview
01:14:32

Ross and Carrie interview Rythmia's Dr. Jeff McNairy, to get his take on what happened to Ross, his perspective on "miracles," and what services exactly you can get at the Rythmia ICU.

Apr 07, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 10): The Gerry Powell Interview
54:09

Here it is: the much-awaited "lost audio" recording of our interview with Rythmia's Gerry Powell. Plus, find out [beat] what. Happened. To. The. SD. Card.

Apr 04, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 9): Ross in Peace Edition
01:28:44

Ross participates in his fourth and final ayahuasca ceremony, with frightening and dangerous results. Will Rythmia live up to its reputation as a "really safe environment" that is "very attentive to whatever it is you might need medically"? Find out.

Apr 03, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 8): Bob Nu-Heart Edition
01:01:32

The Rythmia guests wake up early to attend Gerry's "Nu-heart" talk, wherein he reveals what color our auras will soon be, explains what questions to ask of Mother Ayahuasca tonight, and tells everyone to ignore any suspicions that they're overdosing.

Mar 30, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 7): Ladies' Night Edition
01:07:39

Ross returns for his third ayahuasca ceremony at Rythmia. A group of female shamans and assistants sends him off on a quest to hang out with insects, meet a cartoon rodent, see inside his own brain, and dance with a poisonous animal. Suffer the illusion!

Mar 24, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 6): Amorous Yogurt Edition
01:12:50

It's Wednesday morning at Rythmia, and Ross and Carrie head off to find out what question they are the answer to, and to improve their relationships through love gardening. Plus, they ride bikes to the ocean and MEET DOGS!

Mar 16, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 5): Dancing With Orion Edition
59:48

Ross takes three cups of ayahuasca, the potent hallucinogen. After suffering the depths of disgust, solitude and confusion, he dances with the stars, meets an alien/human hybrid, and passes out in front of the bathroom. This and more in Rythmia part 5!

Mar 08, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 4): HemaLucent Edition
01:27:08

Ross and Carrie recover from their EQUALLY TAXING ayahuasca trips with good talks and great food. Ross gets his own butt cleanse, and attends a lecture about a very questionable medical procedure. Plus, Carrie learns which evil dictator invented fluoride.

Mar 02, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 3): Ayarossca Edition
01:25:17
Feb 23, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 2): Shit the Moon Said Edition
01:29:25

Ross and Carrie attend the MANDATORY introductory talk by founder Gerry Powell. They learn that the moon is female, can talk, and has a crucial message for everyone. Plus, Carrie does the most disgusting thing she's ever endured for this show.

Feb 18, 2018
Ross and Carrie Find Their Rythmia (Part 1): Plant Medicine Edition
56:48

Ross and Carrie accept an invitation to Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Costa Rica, where they will spend a week healing their hearts, reuniting with their souls, and learning what the moon yearns to teach humanity, all through the power of Ayahuasca.

Feb 08, 2018
Ross and Carrie Are Suppressive: Mike Rinder Interview Edition
01:05:58

Ross and Carrie invite ex-Scientology exec Mike Rinder on the show to discuss the history and future of the church, his personal experiences with L. Ron Hubbard, and the most pressing question on everyone's minds: Are Ross and Carrie suppressive or WHAT?

Feb 01, 2018
Ross and Carrie Do It Over (Part 2): Solved Mysteries Edition
45:49

Ross and Carrie share more memories and updates on their investigations over the years. They find out just how tainted Carrie’s Purium was, hear from Mad Mike Hughes about his rocket launch, and bring you up to speed on the Flex Belt, OTO, and more.

Jan 28, 2018
Ross and Carrie Do It Over (Part 1): Burnt Foot Edition
50:43

After almost seven years of the show, Ross and Carrie take a step back and look at tthe Mormons, Scientology, Tony Alamo, Laughter Yoga, firewalking, and more. Plus, they make amends with the late B.F. Skinner. Join us for a rare update episode!

Jan 20, 2018
Ross and Carrie Get Rich Slow(ly): Michael Schaffer Interview Edition
59:12

Podcaster and experienced real estate flipper Michael Schaffer discusses with us the ins and outs of ethical house flipping and examines what the Real Estate Wealth Expo presenters might be doing behind closed doors... er, internet tabs... er, you get it.

Jan 13, 2018
Ross and Carrie Get Rich Quick (Part 3): Sound of Love Edition
01:12:02

Ross and Carrie clap, shout, and massage their way into the next hour of Tony Robbins' motivational talk. They attempt to make the sound of falling in love, get to know their customers better than they know themselves, and try their luck at Heart Math.

Jan 05, 2018
Ross and Carrie Get Rich Quick (Part 2): Fake Clapping Edition
01:10:18

Ross and Carrie return to the Real Estate Wealth Expo. They learn that the best way to keep your wealth is to not-lose-money. Then, the moment we've all been waiting for: Tony Robbins appears in a blast of fire, and begins to change our lives.

Dec 22, 2017
Ross and Carrie Get Rich Quick (Part 1): Magic Tax Liens Edition
59:20

Ross and Carrie follow a slew of billboards to the Real Estate Wealth Expo, where they will hear, "hundreds of ways to make money!" They learn the art of buying tax liens, get wealth management lessons from Magic Johnson, and get ready to flip houses.

Dec 16, 2017
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 10): All Are Welcome
49:00

Ross and Carrie return to Scientology to watch a play authored by L. Ron Hubbard, and check out the largest Scientology church in North America: the less than a year old Church of Scientology of the Valley. Are Ross and Carrie SPs? Will there be quiche?!

Dec 08, 2017
Ross and Carrie Traverse Flat Earth (Part 5): The Mark Sargent Interview
01:34:56

Ross and Carrie are delighted to have Flat Earth theorist Mark Sargent on for a lively conversation about everything under the dome, including NASA's lies, how the firmament's projection system works, and some of his other "favorite" conspiracy theories.

Nov 30, 2017
Ross and Carrie Traverse Flat Earth (Part 4): Ahead of the Curve
01:12:36

We're back at the Flat Earth International Conference. Ross and Carrie learn that the sun is just a projection, The Truman Show is basically a true story, the Chicago skyline proves the earth is flat, and Islam is wrong. But this isn't a religious thing.

Nov 28, 2017
Ross and Carrie Traverse Flat Earth (Part 3): Flat Earth International Conference 2017
47:51

Ross and Carrie tune in for the first Flat Earth conference in 500 years and get served a huge helping of mashed potatoes from speakers D. Marble and Jeranism. Hear disclaimers that this is not a religious thing, alternated with religious proclamations.

Nov 20, 2017
Ross and Carrie Traverse Flat Earth (Part 2): Nasholes Edition
52:32

Back at the Flat Earth meetup, Ross and Carrie learn how the powers-that-be brainwash us into believing that the Earth is round, consider how tough it would be to make a train run around a globe, and hear about mind control at Disneyland.

Nov 11, 2017
Ross and Carrie Traverse Flat Earth (Part 1): Pizza-Shaped Earth Edition
01:05:51

Ross and Carrie join their local flat earth meetup group and learn why NASA has been lying all this time, which quick tests prove our "planet" is flat, and where Antarctica REALLY is.

Nov 07, 2017
Ross and Carrie High-perventilate (Part 2): Holotropic Breathwork Edition
51:59

This time it's Ross's turn to breath deeply and quickly until his mind, depleted of carbon dioxide, produces vivid visions of Carl Sagan, dead rabbits, a dancing saguaro cactus, and a trip around the solar system.

Oct 31, 2017
Ross and Carrie High-perventilate: Holotropic Breathwork Edition
01:00:43

Ross and Carrie learn a breathing technique that provokes spiritual visions (or mild hallucinations) within minutes. Hear what happens to Carrie when she "goes under," what Ross fears will happen during his session, and what death looks like.

Oct 21, 2017
Ross and Carrie Ring in the Apocalypse: Forerunner Ministries International Edition
01:19:43

Ross and Carrie are invited to a church that believes a major apocalypse event is coming September 23rd. They show up on September 22nd, sing and dance their hearts out, watch some very bad faith healing, and hear very little about the coming apocalypse.

Oct 16, 2017
Ross and Carrie Electrocute John Hodgman: Thync Edition
54:40

We electrocute John Hodgman with the Thync device, a transdermal electrical neurosignaling device that (supposedly) makes you really, really PUMPED or really, really zonked, depending on what settings you apply. This episode was recorded live in Chicago.

Oct 10, 2017
Ross and Carrie's Purium Transformation (Part 2): Before and After Edition
57:03

Ross and Carrie continue their Purium diets, losing confidence more quickly than pounds. Meanwhile, the staff nutritionist explains why everything going wrong is our fault. Plus, Carrie reads the founder's book, and we have a sample tested for lead.

Sep 30, 2017
Ross and Carrie's Purium Transformation (Part 1): Shakes and Pills Edition
59:07

Ross and Carrie try to lose a few surplus pounds with the help of a multi-level marketing company called Purium. Armed with shakes made of sea garbage, they go on a ten-day diet to purify their bodies and get rich quick.

Sep 22, 2017
Ross and Carrie Make Contact (Part 7): Reptilian Edition
01:22:55

Carrie and Ross examine an alien skeleton, hear an inexplicable story about Shirley MacLaine, and try to stump a professor (or maybe accidentally hit on him). Plus, crop circle expert Patty Greer finally shows up and BOY HOWDY does she make an impression.

Sep 17, 2017
Ross and Carrie Make Contact (Part 6): Alien Implants Edition
01:15:31

After hearing contactee stories of honey, hangers and Christ power, Ross listens to Senator Mike Gravel talk about everything except aliens while Carrie investigates Area 51, cold fusion, and alien implants. Plus, scammers sell us cell phone protectors!

Sep 10, 2017
Ross and Carrie Make Contact (Part 5): FAKE Edition
01:00:38

Carrie attends a talk called "Everything is Fake," about the falsity of GMOs, money, and more. Then your hosts head off to psychically connect with aliens and watch in horror and glee as the world's biggest bug crawls across the world's quietest singer.

Sep 02, 2017
Ross and Carrie Make Contact (Part 4): Ancient Aliens Edition
59:22

Join Ross and Carrie on their spacecraft to the interplanetary federation, where aliens experiment on 7th Day Adventists. What? Yes. Also, a panel of experts explains ancient aliens (the best aliens), and Giorgio Tsoukalos takes your questions.

Aug 26, 2017
Ross and Carrie Remember Sri Mrinalini Mata: SRF Memorial Edition
57:17

After two years away, Ross and Carrie return to the Self-Realization Fellowship for the memorial of late president Sri Mrinalini Mata. They have just one burning question... well, really just nine questions... they'd like answered.

Aug 19, 2017
Ross and Carrie Make Contact (Part 3): Disclosing Steven Greer
35:53

Ross attends a two-hour lecture by former physician, ufologist, and super buff guy Steven Greer. Greer explains scalar energy, MKUltra Babies, the government's adoption of alien technology, and why everyone at this conference is wrong except for him.

Aug 10, 2017
Ross and Carrie Make Contact (Part 2): Smoking That Wilcock Joint
01:05:24

On the 2nd day of Contact in the Desert, we hear about the Catholics' E.T. conversion plan, cattle mutilation, and more. Then, David Wilcock defends Pizzagate, explains what the "Cabal" really is, and teaches us how to be beamed to Heaven in 13 years.

Aug 04, 2017
Ross and Carrie Make Contact (Part 1): Blue Dwarves Edition
01:05:53

We attend Contact in the Desert, a massive UFO and metaphysical festival with a classic California hippy vibe. We hear about the Navy's Secret Space Program, meet one of the most famous abductees in the world, and learn the secrets of the pyramids.

Jul 27, 2017
Ross and Carrie Meet David Steward: Seventh Day Adventist Edition
01:02:05

A very special interview with Amazing Facts instructor David Steward, the most mild-mannered guy who ever warned you about the Antichrist. We discuss his seminars, Seventh Day Adventist theology, vegetarianism, and our approach to investigating religions.

Jul 20, 2017
Ross and Carrie March Against Vaccines (Part 2): The Sickest Generation
53:01

Ross and Carrie bake in the sun for three hours while listening to feminine mommas and masculine papas teach us that this generation is the sickest ever, pregnant women should get their silver fillings removed, and vaccines are full of aborted fetuses.

Jul 14, 2017
Ross and Carrie March Against Vaccines (Part 1): Parents Call the Shots!
53:03

Ross and Carrie attend the Children's March for Humanity, an anti-vaccine rally. Plus, what event would be complete without a chair that beams EMF radiation into your blood, an anti-vegetarianism table, and a very expensive juice cleanse?

Jul 06, 2017
Ross and Carrie and the Ozark UFOs (Part 5): Fire In The Sky
42:56

On our final day of the Ozark Mountain UFO Conference we hear from famous abductee Travis Walton and ask some of our own questions of the speakers. We also learn about the Battle of 1996 and how we're all 200 years older than we think we are.

Jun 29, 2017
Ross and Carrie and the Ozark UFOs (Part 4): Betty Hill and the Great Dick Drawing
45:15

Retired nuclear physicist Stanton Friedman lends extra scientific credibility to the Ozark Mountain UFO Conference. Then, presenter Grant Cameron tells us about Trump, dimensional portals, and disclosure. Plus, Ross goes searching for aliens (or owls).

Jun 23, 2017
Ross and Carrie and the Ozark UFOs (Part 3): OWL OWL OWL OWL
54:47

UFO Conference speaker Mike Clelland says owls are sometimes alien visitors in disguise. Then, David Marler speaks on the Battle of L.A., in which air raid wardens fired on what may have been a flying saucer... or a lost weather balloon.

Jun 15, 2017
Ross and Carrie and the Ozark UFOs (Part 2): Downloaded From Aliens
54:29

Hear about Linda Moulton Howe, who believes we all live in computer simulation; Grant Cameron, who says all your favorite art was made by angels or aliens; and Debra Kauble, who says she was abducted onto a flying saucer thirty-four years ago.

Jun 09, 2017
Ross and Carrie and the Ozark UFOs (Part 1): Arkansas Edition
56:09

We attend the Ozark Mountain UFO Conference, listen to a talk from a scientific investigator who analyzes strange sightings, and another from the niece of Betty and Barney Hill, the first alleged UFO abductees. Plus, a stop at the vendors for goodies.

Jun 01, 2017
Ross and Carrie Await the End Times (Part 5): The End Is Here
02:07:45

Our faithful teachers finally admit they're here to convert us to Seventh Day Adventism. Cringe along as Carrie, Ross, and their friend Jim awkwardly decline to join, then learn to stop wearing jewelry, eating meat, and watching Disney movies.

May 04, 2017
Ross and Carrie Await the End Times (Part 4): Mark of the Beast Edition
01:48:39

Join us as we round our fiftieth hour at Amazing Facts, learn about 19th-century prophetess Ellen White, get highly annoyed by a man in a gold suit, and finally, FINALLY find out what the Mark of the Beast is. Plus, Ross is moved to convert... his diet.

Apr 05, 2017
Ross and Carrie and the 2017 Stretch Goals
07:10

You guys blew us past our initial goal! With four days left in the 2017 MaxFunDrive, we announce four outstanding stretch goals for 3000, 3500, 4000, or even 5000 new and upgrading members. Plus, a bizarre promise from Carrie if a million people sign up.

Mar 27, 2017
Ross and Carrie Await the End Times (Part 3): When Is Hell Edition
01:22:55
Mar 21, 2017
Ross and Carrie and Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie
28:13

Ross and Carrie talk to Louis Theroux, filmmaker and journalist extraordinaire, about his new film: "My Scientology Movie." Learn about the Church's response, Louis' relationship with Marty Rathbun, and more in a dialog between Louis and his biggest fans.

Mar 12, 2017
Ross and Carrie Await the End Times (Part 2): Saturday Edition
01:36:21

The end of the world is still coming, and it's never been so tedious. Join us as we attend several more talks from Amazing Facts

Mar 05, 2017
Ross and Carrie Await the End Times (Part 1): Amazing Facts Edition
01:42:03

Sick of alternative facts? Good news! In this episode, Ross and Carrie respond to a junk-mail ad for an end times prophecy seminar, and show up to learn from the Bible, via a semi-mysterious group called Amazing Facts. Find out who the antichrist is!

Feb 03, 2017
Ross and Carrie Cure Cancer: Tijuana Edition
02:00:54

Ross and Carrie board a bus to Tijuana with cancer patients and their families to tour "alternative" cancer treatments that Mexico offers but the U.S. currently bans. Are they cures or cons? Find out in this bummer-but-important episode.

Jan 02, 2017
Ross and Carrie Audit Chris Shelton: It's Actually Xemu
01:32:15

Ross and Carrie talk with 17-year Sea Org veteran Chris Shelton about his time within Scientology, including over 3 years in the punishing Rehabilitation Project Force. Learn about upper OT levels and how we've been getting the name Xenu wrong all along.

Dec 16, 2016
Ross and Carrie Gaze at Braco: Say It's Not So!
01:33:10

Ross and Carrie go international to check out Braco, a Croatian man who heals his followers by "gazing" at them. Plus, hear the dark side of Braco's story: his bizarre theology, end-times prophecies, and the mysterious death of his beloved mentor.

Dec 01, 2016
Ross and Carrie and Pastor Melissa Scott (Part 2): Junk in the Trunk
01:30:57

Ross and Carrie continue their investigation of Pastor Melissa Scott and her late husband Gene by poring through hours of "Doc's" old sermons. Then they shove Carrie in Ross's trunk and go on a wild adventure. Plus, the devil keeps them out of church!

Nov 02, 2016
Ross And Carrie And Pastor Melissa Scott (Part 1): Enigmatic Evangelical Edition
01:14:56

Ross and Carrie go to a church run by the mysterious Pastor Melissa Scott: questionable Bible scholar, secretive profiteer, and former porn star. Learn how she inherited the ministry from her late husband, and what Ross and Carrie found when they arrived.

Oct 02, 2016
Ross and Carrie Vape Essential Oils: MONQ Edition
01:05:05

Essential oils may smell nice and cure clubfoot… but what if you atomize the oils and run them through your nasal passages? Ross and Carrie team up with Jesse and Jordan to see if vaping the MONQ makes them healthy, vibrant, happy, sleepy, and bashful.

Sep 01, 2016
Ross and Carrie Are Information: Dream Reality Cinema Edition
01:11:48

Ross and Carrie try "dream therapy," a treatment where they sit in a recliner in Beverly Hills and are put into a half-sleep state for an hour, while a guy (or gal) says vaguely scientific things in their ears. What's it supposed to do? Heck if we know.

Aug 03, 2016
Ross and Carrie Become Limitless: Nootropics Edition
59:47

Ross and Carrie try to enhance their brain power through nootropics. They down Neuro drinks, take Alpha Brain pills, and swallow L-Theanine, resulting in some very interesting findings. Will their IQs and memories improve?

Jul 03, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 9): Getting the Boot
01:52:41

Scientology leader David Miscavige and his team gently kick Ross out of a church rally, Carrie tries to go back to attend an anti-psychiatry event at the church, and one of them accidentally gets invited to L. Ron Hubbard's birthday party (and goes).

Jun 02, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 8): The Purification Rundown Rundown
01:37:57

Ross prepares for Scientology's hardcore detox program, in which he'll sweat out his toxins in a sauna and chug niacin until he's free of the harmful effects of... peas? Plus, when they're found out, will Ross and Carrie be kicked out of Scientology?

May 21, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 7): The Way to Happiness
01:13:08

Ross and Carrie review "The Way to Happiness," a 70-page booklet that is IN NO WAY affiliated with Scientology, other than being written by its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Hear about their visit to the group that distributes this life-changing tome.

May 03, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 6): The Celebrity Center
01:10:21

We can't think of a better way to spend a Sunday morning than to enjoy brunch at the Scientology Celebrity Center. Just try to avoid the breaking-into-the-industry course down the hall. Learn how Tom Hanks made it, and learn how to maximize your confront!

Apr 17, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 5): L. Ron Hubbard Life Exhibition
01:17:14

Ross and Carrie visit the L. Ron Hubbard Life Exhibition. Let your eyes widen as you hear the various questionable biographical details of the founder's life, from being the youngest-ever Eagle Scout to performing microbiological studies... by himself.

Apr 03, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 4): Dianetics and Volcanoes
02:18:46

The "fun" continues as Ross and Carrie get certified in Dianetics. The pair spend 22 hours at the Church over one weekend, learning how experiences are encoded in our cells, what an "engram" is, and how to audit your friends for neither fun, nor profit.

Mar 22, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 3): Create-Create-Create
01:28:34

Ross tells the story of being the only student in Scientology's "advanced" personal efficiency course.

Mar 09, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 2): We Stand Tall
01:25:03

Ross continues taking his Personal Efficiency course, and Carrie visits the semi-exclusive Scientology New Year's party. Who's accidentally sent into a Sea Org meeting? Who gets a free Church membership? What's an "upset"? And who the heck is Ross Blocker?

Feb 21, 2016
Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 1): Going Preclear
01:14:00

Ross and Carrie walk over to “Big Blue”, Scientology’s L.A. Ideal Org. They come for the free personality test, but stay for two additional tests and a sales pitch. Do they sign up for classes? Is this the investigation we’ve all been waiting for?

Feb 01, 2016
Ross and Carrie Inventory Their Personalities: Myers-Briggs Edition
01:13:44

Ross and Carrie take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to find out what makes them tick. Is personality testing an unscientific fad, or are there really 16 kinds of people? Is Carrie secretly introverted? Does Ross have commitment problems? Let's see!

Jan 02, 2016
Ross and Carrie and the Ouija Board: Cate Planchette Edition
55:43

Ross and Carrie unwrap a brand new Hasbro edition of the Ouija Board and invite their loved ones to consult with the local spirits. Do they make contact? Does the planchette even move? Does Drew have dandruff? Will Cara finally have that baby?

Dec 03, 2015
Ross and Carrie Get Gorgeouspil: Immortal Alex Chiu Edition
54:55

Ross and Carrie, sick of being moderately gorgeous, take Alex Chiu's reverse-aging products: Gorgeouspil, Immortality Foot Clamps, and Immortality Rings.

Nov 01, 2015
Justin and Sydnee Enter the Mystery Hole: Great Switcheroo Edition
44:58

Sydnee and Justin, the hosts of "Sawbones," take over our show for this rad episode as part of MaxFun's Great Switcheroo! What is the Mystery Hole? Why does water roll uphill there? Will Sydnee lose her lunch? How much will Justin spend at the gift shop?

Oct 13, 2015
Ross and Carrie and the Self-Realization Fellowship (Part 2): Overpaying For Silence
01:00:32

After months of anticipation, Ross and Carrie attend the Self Realization Fellowship Convocation, where they learn to meditate better, chant for hours at a time, try to get surly strangers to smile, and fight with oranges.

Oct 02, 2015
Ross and Carrie and the Self-Realization Fellowship (Part 1): Meditate, Meditate, Meditate
59:36

Ross and Carrie immerse themselves in the Self Realization Fellowship, an eastern-inspired religion that urges little eating, little sleeping, and lots of meditation. Can Carrie and Ross survive in a group where "restlessness of mind" is a cardinal sin?

Sep 01, 2015
Ross and Carrie Cure Clubfoot: Essential Oils Edition
01:04:36

By popular request, we delve into the smelly enterprise of essential oils. Listen as we use stinky goo to treat Carrie's headaches and broken arm, Ross's acne and sore shoulder, and elite special guest star and comedian Drew Spears's his cerebral palsy.

Aug 01, 2015
Ross and Carrie Freeze: Cryotherapy Edition
54:19

By popular demand: Ross and Carrie try out cryotherapy, the cold front that's taking the world by storm. Find out whether standing, naked and alone, in a -240 degree Fahrenheit room cures Ross's shoulder pain and Carrie's insomnia. Or kills them.

Jul 01, 2015
Ross and Carrie Subsist on Soylent: It's Not People Edition
48:54

Ross and Carrie drink the latest innovation in meal replacement technology: Soylent. And no, it's not people. And no, it's also not soy. Find out what's in there, what it tastes like, and just how much it can make you fart.

Jun 03, 2015
Ross and Carrie Visit Praagh: Non-European Edition
01:04:08

It's our first live episode, ever! Hear about our psychic kids workshop with famous medium James Van Praagh, who guides us in relaying messages from the dead and using our poop chutes. Special guest star: Ross's son, Andrew Blocher!

May 01, 2015
Ross and Carrie Get Ripped: Flex Belt Edition
01:01:59

Ross and Carrie try out the "Flex Belt," an Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) device, also known as a belt that shocks your ab muscles into flexing, thereby making you ripped, or so the theory goes. Will Ross and Carrie be the new American Gladiators?

Apr 02, 2015
Ross and Carrie Get Sick: Christian Science Part 2
56:21

Ross and Carrie get sick, turn to Christian Science for help, and learn more about the religion, like how Mary Baker Eddy, the discoverer and founder of Christian Science, kinda sorta maybe a little stole the whole thing. And MAXFUNWEEK pandemonium!

Mar 17, 2015
Ross and Carrie Study Christian Science: The Germ Delusion
01:22:15

Ross and Carrie visit a local Christian Science church, learn disease is all in your head, disability is an illusion, germs don't exist, and peeing on the floor is gross. Plus, hear about the discoverer and founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy!

Mar 01, 2015
Ross and Carrie Pick Up Strangers: Synthetic Pheromones Edition
55:50

Ross and Carrie douse themselves in artificial sex pheromones, head to the bars, and wait for strangers to approach them. Will sex juice make these nerds hot? Is bringing a 400-page book into a bar a good way to meet people? Find out!

Feb 01, 2015
Ross and Carrie Float: Isolation Tanks Edition
50:53

Ross and Carrie get enclosed in salt-water filled, pitch black pods and float for an hour, in an attempt to "find themselves." Learn how sensory deprivation tanks allegedly replace sleep, speed healing, remove toxins, and basically make you Mozart.

Jan 01, 2015
Ross and Carrie See Theresa Caputo: Greatest Living American Edition
01:06:35

Ross and Carrie attend the Long Island Medium's sold-out show, The Experience, where the famed psychic medium claims to channel ghosts and deliver messages to their surviving loved ones. And what they see leaves more questions than answers.

Dec 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie Bust a Gut: Laughter Yoga Edition
56:41

Ross and Carrie giggle for three days straight when they join the delightfully odd world of laughter yoga. Join them for a gibberish party, a laughter yoga phone meeting, and a laughter yoga concert. Extra points to anyone who doesn't giggle.

Nov 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie Meet Jon Ronson: Butt Edition
49:32

Carrie has a chat with bestselling author Jon Ronson. And by a chat, we mean they devise horribly accusatory questions and make each other take lie detector tests. It's all fun and games until Jon's butt gets brought up. Plus, Ross listens along with you!

Oct 21, 2014
Ross and Carrie Take the Voice Polygraph: Lying for Satan Edition
51:25

Has Ross lied on the podcast? Does he eat his boogers? Find out in our voice polygraph episode! Carrie asks Ross some very personal (and a few silly) questions, and an expert analyzes his voice to see if he's a truth-teller or a stinkin' liar.

Oct 07, 2014
Ross and Carrie Hunt Ghosts on the Queen Mary: EVP Mystery Edition
01:03:40

The Queen Mary might be the most haunted place in Southern California. Ross and Carrie join a seasoned paranormal investigator and a ragtag team of recruits on a five hour adventure, exploring the retired ship's secrets. EVP and EMF included!

Sep 09, 2014
Ross and Carrie Meet Paul and Oscar
01:30:44

Ross and Carrie sit down with Paul and Oscar, members of the Aetherius Society, for an insightful conversation about George King, rocks of attainment, and this show’s investigation methods. Find out what happens when four people all want to talk at once!

Aug 16, 2014
Ross and Carrie and The Aetherius Society (Part 2): Give Peace Some Chants
01:00:12

Ross and Carrie finish up their 5 months undercover in the alien-centered religion, The Aetherius Society. Join them as they climb a holy mountain and attempt to chant away climate change and war. Plus, an update on what the Aetherians thought of part 1!

Aug 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie and The Aetherius Society (Part 1): Batteries Included
58:15

Ross and Carrie spend five months undercover in a mysterious and delightful religious sect, where Jesus is an alien and global warming can be fixed by praying into a battery. It's all here in this episode about the UFO religion, the Atherius Society.

Jul 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie Try Oil Pulling: Swish and Spit Edition
49:01

Curious about the latest oral hygiene fad based on ancient Ayurvedic practice? The one predating tooth brushes and floss? By popular demand, Ross and Carrie spend a month swishing oil and looking for somewhere to spit. Find out if they still have teeth!

Jun 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie and the PIHOP Prayer Prophecy: Pizza Edition
59:49

Ross and Carrie enter the world of Christian prophecy, where lay ministers say they receive messages directly from God, and He has a message for YOU. Join us as we find out which of us makes God think of pizza, and who makes Him single "Jingle Bells."

May 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie Creep People Out: Reiki Test Edition
57:01

While the charming Lindsay Pavlas rattles off her ailments, Ross and Carrie each give her a reiki treatment, then make her guess which of them secretly got certified as a reiki healer. Can she tell the difference? Is the healing energy real? Who shot JR?

Apr 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie Remember Tony Alamo (Part Two): Unnecessary Walking and Talking Edition
01:05:02

In part 2 of this undercover investigation of Tony Alamo Ministries, Carrie and Ross roam the secret grounds of the church's California compound, learn more about the case that sent the pastor to prison, and ask to be baptized. Plus, fund drive fun!

Mar 18, 2014
Ross and Carrie Remember Tony Alamo (Part One): No Skirts Allowed
59:17

Ross and Carrie visit Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, a cult led by an imprisoned child sex offender and one-time denim jacket maker. They board a creepy van, learn why environmentalism is Satanic, and are told you can never get saved too many times!

Mar 02, 2014
Ross and Carrie Book It: Speed Reading Edition
59:45

Ross and Carrie take a speed reading class, where they learn to stop subvocalizing, and groupwordstogethersoyoureadthematthesametime. But will they actually comprehend what they read? 

Feb 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie Meet Fire Lyte!
38:18

We talk to our favorite pagan, Fire Lyte, about pendulums, prognostication and paganism. Plus, he sets us straight on some things we got wrong and shows us his downright insane mask collection. No one gets kidnapped.

Jan 17, 2014
Ross and Carrie Strike Water: Dowsing and Pendulum Edition
01:08:32

We join Los Angeles' biggest dowsing group, a coterie of colorful characters who believe that rods and pendulums can help tap into our inner wisdom to locate any item or substance, fix our solar plexuses, and most importantly help find... running water?

Jan 01, 2014
Ross and Carrie and the Christmas Miracle
25:25

Ho ho ho! Our Christmas present to you is an update episode, with exciting news from the Raelians, the Kabbalah Center, Carrie's documentary, and a very very exciting announcement about our new podasting family! It's all here, in the last episode of 2013!

Dec 28, 2013
Ross and Carrie Purify their Soles: Reflexology Edition
01:01:27

Reflexologists say the foot is a map of the body, and that pressing on certain points can have a dramatic impact on our health and wellness. But some scientists say it's just a glorified foot massage. Ross and Carrie try it out in this soleful episode!

Dec 02, 2013
Ross and Carrie Meet Taylor!
31:45

Ross and Carrie have received Mormon baptism and partaken in the OTO Gnostic Mass, but here’s someone who’s lived it! Meet Taylor, a practiced Thelemite raised in the LDS Church, and learn some surprising similarities between the two philosophies.

Nov 28, 2013
Ross and Carrie Go OTO (Part 2): You're Always Unwelcome Here
58:10

Carrie and Ross sit through a long meeting on the finer points of Thelema, learn that "Do What Thou Wilt" does not extend to reporting on the proceedings of the OTO, then are unceremoniously excommunicated from the order without so much as a hot drink.

Nov 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie Play Truther Dare: 9/11 Conspiracy Edition
01:00:53

Ross and Carrie covertly join LA's most prominent 9/11 “Truther” group, full of diverse characters who believe the September 11th attacks were planned by the US government. Plus, we steal a painting, witness anti-Semitism, and get yelled at about AIDS.

Oct 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie Get Drunk: Blowfish for Hangovers Edition
01:09:30

Ross and Carrie drink way too much rum, stumble through some listener questions and third grade math problems, and wake up with jackhammers in their skulls, all to test a new hangover remedy. Which of them will puke first, and who knows long division?

Sep 03, 2013
Ross and Carrie Go OTO (Part 1): Nudity and Dark Rituals Edition
01:04:48

Carrie and Ross join the dark fraternity of the Ordo Templi Orientis, a Masonic offshoot with a penchant toward mysterious rituals, naked priestesses, sperm-eating, and the spirit of independence. It's all in our latest episode.

Aug 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie On the Juice: Cleansing Toxins
55:21

We all like juice, right? Then what’s so bad about drinking nothing else for three days? Find out how bad Ross has to pee and how much Carrie’s head hurts when they try to rid themselves of toxins by chugging squeezed cucumber, kale, beet and celery.

Jul 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie Take A Sound Bath: The Integratron Experience
56:51

We know what you're thinking. Is that Robert Downey Jr. And Drew Barrymore at the alien-designed sound bath in the middle of the California desert? No, it's Ross and Carrie, healing themselves with sound. Miss this, and you'll lose a ton of negative ions.

Jun 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie At The Oxygen Bar: Paying to Breathe Air
39:13

Ross and Carrie travel to LA's finest (read: only?) oxygen bar to suck double the normal amount of oxygen into their noses. Or is it 4% more? No one seems to know. In any case, Ross inhales Sex on the Beach and Carrie asks what a toxin is... again!

May 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie Meet Meghan!
37:18

After our DNA tests said Carrie was Native American and Ross has Secret Restless Legs (TM), we thought we better see an expert. Meghan Gillespie, a geneticist, politely tells us all we got wrong, and why genotyping can be great... and also infuriating.

Apr 29, 2013
Ross and Carrie Genotype Their DNA: The Neanderthal Connection
44:25

Ross and Carrie swap spit with the fine folks at 23andMe and find out all kinds of interesting information about the diseases they will and won’t die from, as well as which celebrities and famous hominids they can call family.

Apr 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie and the Palmistry Mystery
51:35

Ross and Carrie travel to the heart of Los Angeles' psychic district to have their palms read. Is Carrie going to Hell? Is Ross a loving husband or a passionless bore? Plus, in a battle of charm, one of our psychics wins HANDILY over the other.

Mar 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie Get Saged: Reiking in the Dough Edition?
57:28

Carrie and Ross pay $240 to talk to a hot older woman about how great they are, have her vaguely wave her hands over them, and send them on their way. Just a hot date? Nope, it's actually the Reiki practitioner's solution to migraines and back pain!

Feb 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie Break Up: The Sedona and Bigfoot Edition
01:06:05

Carrie travels to Sedona, AZ, to see if it really contains four special energy 'vortexes' to send her into a euphoric tizzy and bring her in contact with her masculinity. Plus, join Ross at the Bigfoot Discovery Museum as he tries to spot the Sasquatch.

Jan 01, 2013
Ross and Carrie Get Some Exorcise: Teenage Exorcist Edition
59:44

Feeling rejected? Depressed? Been the victim of abuse? Well, you just may have a demon. Join Ross and Carrie as they meet Bob Larson and his team of teenage exorcists. They will shout, hit you with their Bibles and fix all your problems.

Dec 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Touch Themselves: Breast and Penis Enlargement Edition
55:15

EXTEND YOUR PODCAST ENJOYMENT GUARANTEED! Try this episode RISK-FREE and see the results YOU desire in minutes. Feel confident! Meet the new you! Join Ross and Carrie as they attempt to enlarge their naughty bits with creams, stretchers, pumps and more!

Nov 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Make Babies: The Pro-Life Pregnancy Clinic Investigation
57:22

Carrie and Ross pop into an anti-abortion counseling clinic, pretend Carrie is knocked up, ask questions about fetal pain, and cry. Plus, Carrie is forced to read the Sinner's Prayer.

Oct 02, 2012
Ross and Carrie Engage in Cupping: Our Skin Runneth Over
46:56

You know those days when you want to get all your back fat sucked into several small cups with FIRE, and then leave the cups there to bruise? In this episode, Ross and Carrie use the ancient art of cupping to try to ease their neck pain.

Sep 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Ask Astrologers: What's Your Sign?
01:00:36

This month, Leo and Cancer align to investigate the ancient practice of astrology and learn the function of a conjunction. With their star charts decoded, Carrie visits an astrologer to the stars while Ross looks for love in all the wrong places.

Aug 06, 2012
Ross and Carrie Colon-ize: Colon Cleansing and Hydrotherapy Edition
54:26

In this episode, Carrie endures the Master Cleanse lemonade/laxative fast and almost ends up in the hospital, and Ross lets a nice young woman insert a tube in his rectum, pump him full of water, and watch him poop into a tube. Now that's entertainment!

Jul 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Meet Spencer!
44:41

It's been 2.5 months since our Raelian baptism, and the dust is still settling. Join us as we we meet fellow Raelian investigator Spencer Marks, a four-year veteran of the alien movement. Plus, learn why the Raelians want us to stfu.

Jun 15, 2012
Ross and Carrie Go Raelian (Part 2): Keepin' It Rael
55:03

We attended their meetings, learned about our alien creators, and asked probing questions. Now join us as we transmit our DNA to extra terrestrials in this one-of-a-kind Raelian baptism episode! Plus, what happens when the Raelians listen to the show?

Jun 02, 2012
Ross and Carrie Go Raelian: Joining A World-Famous Alien Movement
01:12:17

1973: A French racecar driver is visited by an alien, and told the secret history of humanity. 1975: His religion gains thousands of sexually free followers. 2012: We don all-white clothes, hum vowels for 45 minutes, and officially become Raelians.

May 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Meet Eugenie!
46:20

You: I wish evolution had a superhero defender. Us: It does! She's all "Whoopshah!" with a whip made of evidence. Listen as we try to hold a candle to her wit and wisdom in this interview with the National Center for Science Education's Dr. Eugenie Scott.

Apr 16, 2012
Ross and Carrie Pet the Psychic: The Case of the Transgender Dog
43:45

You: I wish evolution had a superhero defender. Us: It does! She's all "Whoopshah!" with a whip made of evidence. Listen as we try to hold a candle to her wit and wisdom in this interview with the National Center for Science Education's Dr. Eugenie Scott.

Apr 01, 2012
Ross Meets Emery and Don
42:05

Find out what happens when Ross meets famed fossil expert Donald Prothero and notorious standup comic Emery Emery, to talk creation science, American education, and the silliest museums in the US. Subliminal messages and optimistism included.

Mar 15, 2012
Ross and Carrie Unearth Creationism: Eye Muscles Don't Think
48:16

Carrie and Ross show up at a creationist meeting and learn that evolution is bunk and beavers were made for fur coats. Then they proceed to a creationist museum, abounding with misspelled dinosaur names and fake fossils. As close to goat sperm as it gets!

Mar 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Meet Phil!
54:51

You: "Boy, I'm running low on funny, insightful conversations with religious experts." Us: "POW!" We show up at author, professor, sociologist, and goofball Phil Zuckerman's door, demand booze, and ask why he hates America. Miss it and you're dead to us.

Feb 15, 2012
Ross and Carrie are African: And So are You
40:55

Join our hosts as they haul their 700-page We Are All Africans book to a Pan-African meeting! Find out why Moses isn't all that, how the human brain is proof of God, how eager Ross is to share Yahweh stories, and just how small Carrie's bladder is.

Feb 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Meet Mark!
50:16

Ross and Carrie meet up with famous mentalist and author Mark Edward in his "blissfully creepy" Southern California home. Hear how Mark made a living as a "psychic"... all while not believing a word he said. Hot drinks included!

Jan 15, 2012
Ross and Carrie Try Tarot: Don't Let the Tarot-rists Win
58:31

What's in the cards for 2012? In this episode, Ross and Carrie visit four different tarot readers, asking what the future holds. Carrie learns she's not likely to die soon, and Ross gets a BIG surprise. Listen to this episode, or tarot-rism will win.

Jan 01, 2012
Ross and Carrie Review 2011: The Apocryphal Apocalypse
59:37

As 2011 slams the money down on the coffee table and tells us to get the hell outta here, we review this year’s investigations: hypnotherapy, ayurveda, the Mormons and more. Plus, questions from famous people, and you (yes, you!) the loyal listener.

Dec 01, 2011
Ross and Carrie and the Homeopathic Overdose: The Watered Down Edition
55:45

Ross and Carrie take 280 homeopathic pills live on the air, chase them with wine, and discuss their first visit to a combination homeopath and Ayurvedic practitioner. Will Ross and Carrie survive the overdose? Find out in this one-of-a-kind episode!

Nov 01, 2011
Ross and Carrie Are Getting Sleepy: Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
55:59

You're getting very sleepy. So wake up and listen as Ross and Carrie get hypnotized! Carrie gets her brain fixed for only $150 an hour, Ross learns that he is the ideal candidate for putting people to sleep, and to everyone's delight... free hot drinks!

Oct 01, 2011
Oh No, Ross and Carrie Meet Roger!
49:37

Roger Nygard has traveled the world asking people from myriad faiths, "Why do we exist?" and 84 more existential questions. Now, the director of The Nature of Existence talks to Ross and Carrie about his quest to find the meaning of life. With poop jokes.

Sep 15, 2011
Ross and Carrie Poke at Acupuncture: Multiple Penetration Edition
52:09

Ross and Carrie each pay a complete stranger to prod them with needles and then tell them to "relax." Will Carrie's chronic neck pain improve and Ross' running strains go away? Is it all the result of stagnant Chi? Find out in this deeply probing episode!

Sep 01, 2011
Ross and Carrie Meet Brian!
47:45

In this interview special, we probe Mr. Deity's Brian Keith Dalton about his Mormon upbringing, leaving the faith, and his life today as an atheist. Learn about Brian's special underwear, a top-secret handshake, and how he handles a bad hair day.

Aug 15, 2011
Ross and Carrie Go Mormon (Part 2): What, No Underwear?
54:09

After a six-month investigation, Ross and Carrie get baptized, take vows of chastity, swear off hot drinks, and become official members of the Mormon Church. And then… they tell their missionaries what brought them to church in the first place.

Aug 01, 2011
Ross and Carrie Go Mormon (Part 1): And it Came to Pass
54:28

Ross and Carrie ring the Mormons' doorbell, and spend five months taking the classes, attending the services, reading the scriptures, and even setting up their baptism, in this first part of a two-part groundbreaking investigation.

Jul 08, 2011
Ross and Carrie Seek the Sikhs: Warm Oatmeal Edition
38:49

Ross and Carrie enjoy free Indian food, a surprisingly good concert, and a lot of bowing. That’s right, it’s an episode about the Sikhs.

Jun 01, 2011
Ross and Carrie Get Ear Candled: Wax Springs Eternal
38:19

Ross goes in for an ear candling session while a concerned Carrie looks on. Alleged aura-cleansing, sinus-cleaning and wax removal make this episode a three-in-one!

Apr 11, 2011
Ross and Carrie Try Kabbalah: Did You Know The Sun is Green?
38:25

Ross and Carrie attend a lecture at the Kabbalah Center of Los Angeles, ask probing questions, and learn some curious things about the universe.

Mar 11, 2011