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Cult or Just Weird

Apr 6, 2021

Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors.

In the first episode of CoJW's third season, Chris sets up the science and history behind a movement that has been in the global conversation lately.


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Science/Pseudoscience; Anthropological; Destructive; Conspiracy Theory; Alt Medicine



Jan 2, 2021

It is because of hope that we suffer. It is through hope that we change things.

In the fifth and final CoJW-does-QAnon episode, Chris and Kayla cover a few things they haven't yet, tie up some loose ends, and (hopefully) plant a small seed of hope.


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Anthropological; Internet culture; Common...

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 now 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 game designer Adrian Hon ( for sitting down with Chris this episode and...

Nov 10, 2020

Are you awake yet?

In part two of CoJW's four (or maybe 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!