The Good Friends of Jackson Elias

The Good Friends of Jackson Elias


Latest Episodes

Special: Secret Societies and Cults part 2
November 02, 2020

Special episode: Secret Societies and Cults with Robert Howells (part 2)

The Whisperer in Darkness part 1
October 27, 2020

We’re back and we’re heading up into the hills of Vermont. A folklorist friend told us that the nice creatures that live there might make us some surprising offers. There’s a risk that we could...

Special: Secret Societies and Cults part 1
October 20, 2020

Special episode: Secret Societies and Cults with Robert Howells (part 1)

Three Views of the Weird West part 2
October 13, 2020

We’re back and we’re heading down darker trails. We really hope that those are tumbleweeds rolling towards us. That rustling in the sagebrush is making us jumpy too — we’re pretty sure that sagebrush doesn’t...

Special: Conspiracy Theories and Cults part 2
October 06, 2020

This is the second part of our discussion with our good friend Bence Szlamka about the murky grey area between cults and conspiracy theories. Those of you on our Discord server will know Bence as...

Three Views of the Weird West part 1
September 29, 2020

We’re back and we’re saddling up our shantaks, filling our waterskins with space mead and heading out to where the land is weird. For a long time, we thought that “weird west” just meant Austin,...

Special: Conspiracy Theories and Cults part 1
September 22, 2020

In our recent episodes about cults, we mentioned how social media has blurred the line between cults and conspiracy theories. Phenomena like QAnon display many cult-like attributes but lack formal leadership. We thought it would...

Mythos Deities: Nodens
September 15, 2020

We’re back and we’re poking around this here abyss. Someone told us we could find Nodens down here. It’s not pleasant work looking for him, however. The cold has left us quite hoary and there...

Sound of My Voice
September 01, 2020

We’re back and we’re joining a cult. It’s OK — we’re just doing so to get some background on Sound of My Voice. We’re not so gullible as to let any cult leader talk us...

Unusual Places
August 18, 2020

We’re back and we’re going on our summer holidays. Of course, all this lockdown stuff means that we’re all somewhat limited in our options. With this in mind, we thought we’d take you on an...