‘Last Podcast on the Left’ Voyages Into the Unknown
Three longtime friends explore creepy weirdness and more with a touch of humor.
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Murder, mayhem, and monsters — all are just part of a typical episode for Last Podcast on the Left. Take a relaxing day trip into that dark country when hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks, and Henry Zebrowski investigate the world of horror, both fact and fiction, with meticulous insight and grim humor. Expect in-depth conversations about anything and everything chilling from true crime — like the dining habits of Jeffrey Dahmer — to historical maybe-not-so-true crimes — like accounts of werewolf attacks in 17th-century France.
Want to learn more about the government’s weirdest experiments? Or about how medieval inquisitors invented the concept of the witch’s Sabbath? Or just about how L. Ron Hubbard got an idea to tell people that his head-mounted colanders could remove bad brain waves and turned it into a worldwide religion? Last Podcast on the Left re-creates the feel of driving down a deserted highway at 2 a.m., the crackling sound of conspiracy theory AM radio your only companion on a thrilling, chilling voyage into the unknown. Hold on tight: The evening is going to get weird. Thursday, July 18, 8 p.m., $25-$50, Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, TheFoxOakland.com.