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Cult or Just Weird

Dec 8, 2020

People are hurting.

In the fourth installment of Cult or Just Weird's QAnon deep dive, we hear from real people whose lives and loved ones have been affected by the grip of the online conspiracy.

Content warning for this episode: emotional/interpersonal trauma.

Special thanks to reddit community members from...

Nov 24, 2020

This Is Not A Game.

In part three of the five part COJW series on QAnon, Chris takes a hard look at the human psychology behind game mechanics, and what makes QAnon research so engaging.

Special thanks to ARG game designer & Zombies Run! creator Adrian Hon ( for sitting down with Chris this...

Nov 10, 2020

Are you awake yet?

In part two of CoJW's five part series on QAnon, Kayla gets into the nitty gritty mechanics of how it got going and where it's at now.

Special thanks to conspiracy researcher Mike Rothschild ( for sharing his insights with CoJW this episode!



Oct 27, 2020

Do you know how long this has been going on?

In part one of a five part series, Kayla and Chris tackle a zeitgeisty topic that they've been ruminating on for a while.


*Search Categories*

Anthropological; Internet culture; Common interest / Fandom; Destructive; Conspiracy Theory


*Topic Spoiler*

QAnon, pt1: history...

Oct 13, 2020

Teach the controversy.

Chris foolishly dives headfirst into the most controversial debate of the internet age.


*Search Categories*

Anthropological; Internet culture


*Topic Spoiler*

The war on how to pronounce GIF


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