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.
Carrie Cures Ross: Crystal Healing Edition
47:17Newly minted crystal diplomat Carrie Poppy sees her first client, one “Ross” in her office, where she assesses his aura and adjusts his chakras, then delivers highly specialized advice for his urgent medical and spiritual conditions. Then, she tells her friend Ross – same name, just a coincidence – about her recent graduation from the Center of Excellence, with a Crystal Healing Diploma, and what the course entails.For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Ross and Carrie Meet Carol Tavris: Anger Edition
1:28:53Ross and Carrie follow up their rage room experience with a discussion on anger featuring social psychologist Dr. Carol Tavris, author of Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion. Is anger meant to be released, best to keep bottled up, or is the truth far more subtle and situation-dependent than what can fit on a bumper sticker? Dr. Tavris shares the research, along with relevant examples.For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Ross and Carrie Are So Mad: Rage Room Edition
1:20:34Ross and Carrie head to downtown Los Angeles, seize their weapons, and give vent to their colossal RAGE. Their targets: about a dozen votive candle holders, a crate of leftover glass bottles, and an old car. Will their towering fury finally abate as they wail on an Impala at a rage room? Or will they discover they’d rather read a book and take a walk?For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Ross and Carrie and the Cult Leader Talk: How to Start Your Own Cult Edition
1:10:22Looking for a shortcut to fame, wealth, sex and - most importantly - influence? Ross shares all the tips and tricks you’ll need to create your own cult, including how to claim divine authority, a connection to source, lots of important-sounding catch phrases, a trove of testimonials, and a dash of miracles… in this talk delivered at SkeptiCal 2021.For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!You can add our RSS feed here.
Ross and Carrie Detect Lies: Nuance Meter Edition
1:09:52Inspired by some all-too-serious videos on Tik Tok, Ross and Carrie buy a popular lie-detecting toy and put each other in the hot seat. Will either of them suffer the genuine, battery-powered electric shock reserved for only the most hardened liars? Will they learn who among them is a Truth Teller and who bears false witness? Or will they discover that this $16 toy is, in fact, a toy? It’s hard to say. OR IS IT? For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Ross and Carrie Recackle: Laughter Yoga Reboot Edition
1:08:14In honor of Maximum Fun’s Block Party, Ross and Carrie welcome new listeners with a return to one of their favorite investigations: laughter yoga! In 2014, they attended a handful of events put on by organizers of the movement to laugh for no reason. Now, they invite listeners new and old to time travel with them as they revisit this enduring, classic investigation. Plus, they make plans to laugh with you in 2021! Listen to the end!For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Carrie and Marsh Talk About Tactics: Reporting on Anti-vaxxers Edition
1:08:34NEW EPISODE! Carrie speaks with UK journalist, organizer, host, and long-time friend of the show, Michael Marshall. “Marsh” recently wrote a three-part series of articles in which he revealed the results of his systematic lurking within one online anti-vaccine group. The White Rose Movement has been stickering lampposts around the world with their mysterious, “The media is the virus” message, among others. What Marsh discovered was an underworld of fear and paranoia; and a gateway to something even more dire. Plus, compare strategies for tough conversations, and speak about Marsh’s Be Reasonable podcast, in which he directly engages with fringe believers.For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Ross Stings Susan and Mark: Operation Onion Ring Edition
1:40:00Ross meets up with former guests Susan Gerbic and Mark Edward to get the juicy details on their latest sting operation centered on the “Seatbelt Psychic” Thomas John. Can they stop him from holding a workshop aimed at children ages 5-12? Will they have to pretend to be kids themselves? How does one join a Zoom call without anyone noticing? It’s an investigation full of twists and turns, but right turns only.For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Ross and Carrie Get A Shakti The System: Acupressure Mat Edition
1:25:57Ross and Carrie try the Shakti Mat, a foam pad studded with ABS plastic discs wielding thousands of sharp, stabby points. Will this modern spin on the classic bed of nails improve sleep, relax muscles, ease recovery from headaches, and increase circulation? And just how long can [Americans!] Ross and Carrie stand on the mat in their bare feet?For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!
Ross and Carrie Channel Pyramid Power (Part 3): Megan Bell Interview Edition
1:32:06Ross and Carrie connect with Pyradyne proprietor Megan Bell. Megan is the daughter of the late Fred Bell, inventor of the famous “pyradome” and other creations. In this refreshing conversation, Megan honors her father’s memory, while facing head-on Ross and Carrie’s concerns about the Pyradyne product line, their marketing materials, and Fred Bell’s extraordinary biography. Plus, she surprises them with a very generous offer.For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!