Grognostics - Where craft beer meets the unexplained
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Frolic on precipice of discovery, rouse your curious mind, and expand self-awareness as Jason and Steve take you on an educational, yet hilarious journey through an explorative stew of mystical, historic, cultural and scientific. Prepare to laugh, learn, and enter into an introspective reverie as they ascertain topics that have always intrigued you whether you know it or not.
||CleanThe Richmond Vampire||Sometimes the deepest, gut-wrenching, breath-stopping things we fear the most are the ones the least tangible. Join us for a frightening tale as we take our usual 60-minute topic and crunch it down to a bite-sized listen. Written by Grognostics....||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 31 Mediums & Psychics Part II||At last! The final installment of our medium & psychic series. You can all sleep at night now. On this show we finally dive into Steve’s deepest inner-workings and come to the realization he’s pretty much just a big dumb animal with little...||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransvestite Apparitions & The Ghost at Lake Eerie||On our final Halloween episode of the spooky season we are regaled by friend of the show, Amanda Karr. Growing up near Lake Eerie, Amanda led a fairly normal life in an Illinois suburb except for one thing – she shared a room with a ghost. No big...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitResurrection Mary - A Ghost Story||Fire up your jack-o-lantern, gorge yourself with candy corn and listen to an eerie tale about a girl named Mary. Mary is from Chicago, loves deep dish pizza, enjoys the company of a man who is in touch with his feminine side and – oh there is one...||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 30 Mediums & Psychics - Part I||Take a trip down the spiritually magical road of mediums & physics with your favorite hosts Jason & Steve with special guest Kelly Stravers from our previous Reincarnation show. We discuss different types of mediums, why believe, why not to...||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOktoberfest Beer Show||Well, the fans have spoken. Okay, so a fan. “Why don’t you guys do just a beer show?” “We do a beer show,” we responded. “No, I mean like the whole thing is about beer; no topic or anything.” “Why would we do that?" ...||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMediums & Psychics - The Prologue||Mediums and psychics put their pants on one leg at a time just like everybody else; except when they do it, they’re able to tell you whether or not your great uncle Tony actually loved you or not. It’s science. Actually, no; it’s totally not....||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFall Lineup Preview||We'll be back with regular episodes very soon folks. In the meantime, give a listen to what's baking in the Grognostics fall lineup oven. A familiar friend calls in even. Don't forget to check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook....||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 29 - The Cosmic Unknown - Part II||There's a saying; you give a man information about black holes, he'll learn for a day. If you put him inside a black hole, it will slow his time down to a stop which we would see forever. That... sort of sucks. What we're getting at here is, this...||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 28 - The Cosmic Unknown - Part I||We’ve all gazed up at the stars and wondered - what exactly is out there? The infiniteness of space is downright unfathomable. Then there’s those pesky black holes, believed to suck up everything in their path. And dark matter? Escape Velocity?...||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrewery Field Trip Vol. 2 - St. Florian's Brewery||Join us for our next installment of “Brewery Field Trip,” where Steve and Jason traverse the country in search of the best brews and taprooms around. Get an insider's look at the great folks and stories behind your favorite beers. On this edition...||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"The Jonas Richter Show" - A Grognostics Bonus Skit||There are regular skits. Then there are bonus skits. Take a listen to the skit we did just for fun on our last show, Foreign Accent Syndrome. Sometimes though, the uglier sister who didn't make the cut is way more fun, and not so ugly after all. Give...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 27 - Foreign Accent Syndrome||An accent is a completely normal part of humanity’s linguistics. We go about our day-to-day never thinking about how we sound. Well, imagine going to sleep with the accent you have now only to wake up with an entirely different one. Perhaps one from..||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDr. Adeline Eleanor Pinkerton & Friends||The theater had Shakespeare. The ocean depths had Jacques Cousteu. Math had Einstein. The world of discovery however, belongs to the 2017 Archipelago Archeologist of the year award winner, if this award actually existed, Dr. Adeline Eleanor Pinkerton...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 26 Do You Believe? Ufos & Extraterrestrials - Part II||We don’t care if your plasma-alcohol level is above the legal space limit. We say, hop aboard the Grog rocket ship for the next installment of our extraterrestrial duet. On today’s show we hear from two alien experiencers who regale us with...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 25 Do You Believe? UFOs & Extraterrestrials - Part I||When the Grognostic forefathers built this podcast it was created with adjectives that would encapsulate most topics- Esoteric. Paranormal. Unexplained. For thousands of years, whether depicted on ancient scrolls, or the plot of a Hollywood film in...||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBrewery Field Trip Vol.1 - 101 North Brewery||Join us for the first-ever Grognostic Brewery Field Trip, where craft beer meets…well craft beer. On our inaugural episode, we sit down with the co-founder of 101 North Brewery in Petaluma, for an inside look on what it takes to operate a successful..||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit"What's the Craic?" A Grognostic's St. Paddy's Show||Everyone has heard of the patron saint Patrick who chased menacing, reptilian beasts out of Ireland and into the sea. But few have heard of the not-even-close-to-patron saint, but all-around-awesome Irish beer-reviewer, Oisin. On today's show, to...||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Mic - Who is Sir Matthew Exactly?||Our daring, our brave, our nonsensical correspondent in the field is a man of mystery, exploring the depths of this planet most can only dream of. But behind his rugged, adventurous shell is a caring family man, uncle to an adoring niece, and...||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 24 - Immortality - Part II||Anti-aging expert, biogenetic thought leader, and overall super human Ira Pastor is back to regale us with more tips on living forever. Stay a little while as we chat health advancements, biology and technology, then stay even longer on good ole’...||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 23 - Immortality - Part I||patreon.com/grognostics - donate to the show audible.com/grog - start free audible trial today For a human living in 5,000 B.C. living to the ripe age of 60 may have felt like immortality. Today most expect to live into their 80’s. What happens in...||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 22 - Harlaa: The Lost City of Giants||patreon.com/grognostics - donate to the show audible.com/grog - start free audible trial today Imagine a city where the gaze of the citizens spanned the treetops. A place where 2,000 pound stones were moved with ease. A land known today as...||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOh... Hello... Didn't See You There 2018||To our listeners, our followers, our friends. The Grognostics staff is excited for the upcoming year. We've been busy back at our podcast shop crafting up new episodes with our shiny new sound mixer to bring you tantalizing intrigue in the new year....||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 21 - One Grog-gy Christmas||https://www.patreon.com/grognostics Exactly how much do you know about that jolly man who miraculously slithers his plump frame down your chimney every December 24th? Is he a figment of your imagination? A capitalistic ploy conjured up in a department..||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit"Roanoke" - A Grognostic's Story||Edward dreams of a fresh new life, free from the shackles of his past when he steps onto a boat headed for the new world in 1587. However, shortly after arrival when colonists start vanishing one by one, he and the rest of the settlement realize that...||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 20 - The Lost Colony of Roanoke||430 years ago, 88 men 17 women and 11 children left the only life they’d ever known in England to forge a new one in the new world. They were promised bounties, riches and a place in history. They got one, sort of. Soon after arrival, a colonist is...||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Open Letter to Our Veterans||None of the usual. All of the necessary. Grognostics says thank you to our Veterans. Veteran's Day 11.10.17||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 19 - Haunted Places & Ghost Stories - Part III||Take a spooky journey with the MoJo sisters, a white witch and the two most haunted places in America. The lads throw it all in the cauldron, rattle the skeletons, and give a goodnight kiss to the ghouls, goblins, and spiders crawling on...||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 18 - Haunted Places & Ghost Stories - Part II||Take another journey down the creepy rabbit hole with us on part 2/3 of our Halloween Special. We count down more of the top 10 Haunted Places in America, visit a local haunted eatery, Sir Matthew corresponds in the field (36 min) and have beer review..||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 17 - Haunted Places & Ghost Stories - Part I||Welcome to Spookgnostics - a special trilogy of episodes brewed with horror, spooky knowledge and hair-raising hilarity. The lads will count down the Top 10 Haunted Places in America. There are ghost stories told first-hand by guests. Sir Matthew is...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 16 Virtual Reality||The Virtual Reality craze is taking off. VR is no longer just about teleporting yourself inside a video game to battle ferocious monsters and diabolic villains. In the not-so-distant future you might be able to take vacations, walk a day inside...||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 15 - Sex in the Ancient World||On this show the lads drift down a path of historical, social, and absolute inappropriateness. Believe it or not humans have been sick, twisted, and ripe with odd sexual proclivities since the beginning of time - you just don’t hear about it on the...||9/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 14 - The Leftovers||At the same moment on October 14th, one out of every fifty people on Earth vanished. Shockingly plucked by death’s talons, all depart without a trace. This is the premise of HBO’s fictional hit show, “The Leftovers” which recently...||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 13 - Reincarnation Part II||Woven out of a precocious cloth of militaristic acclaim, Matt possessed a combat blueprint very few humans did. That in itself wasn't the intrigue. Many decorated militants have achieved mastery in specific battles. There was, however, one...||8/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12 - Reincarnation - Part I||How much do you know about your past lives? Were you a young settler on the Oregon Trail, an octopus, or an award-winning-bowling-alley-employee during your last time on Earth? Did you know that birthmarks indicate how you died in your last life?...||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 11 - The Bonus Episode I||This 11th show puts the cast back in podcast as the Grognostic lads are joined by some of their closest friends for two parts hilarity, three parts nonsensical and ninety-nine parts schizophrenic. There’s a blooper reel, a a trivia gameshow, beer,...||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 10 - The Mandela Effect - Part II||First came Godfather II. Alien(s). Terminator 2. All were blockbuster sequels that crushed their predecessor. Today, another breaches the paranormal surface – Mandela Effect Part II. The producer and Amie are back for a sequel...||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 9 - The Mandela Effect - Part I||How much do you really know about the reality you live in? Can you be certain this reality is the same one you grew up in? The one you were in last month? Yesterday? On this episode, the lads examine a reality where the Producer didn’t get enough...||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 8 - The Sumerians||The Sumerians developed writing, invented the wheel, redirected rivers, partied with aliens, wrote secret scrolls, and basically accomplished more in five minutes of existence than the hosts of the show have accomplished in 40 years. Archeologists,...||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 7 - Karma||Disclaimer: You will be rewarded karmically by listening to this podcast. Ah, that Karma - she’s an unforgiving lassie. Some might even say karma’s a b__ch. Help an old lady across the street, grab a couple cold ones, then journey on an auditory...||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 6 - Ancient Tomb Curses||On this hilariously tantalizing episode, the Grognostic lads grab the sarcophagus by the esophagus and exhume their way inside ancient Egypt’s most sinister intrigue - tomb curses. Are they real, mere coincidences, or just something Brendan Frazier...||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 5 - Crop Circles||Ever had the feeling you’ve been abducted and probed by beings from another world? If so it just means that your roommate is getting friendlier than you’d probably like. On this episode Jason and Steve teeter on the edge of paranormal and prank...||4/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4 - Skara Brae||What do balls of stone, magically delicious inhabitants, and sexual escapades with an iconic, iron tower in France have to do with the most advanced neolithic society to walk the planet? Absolutely nothing, but we figured we’d talk about them...||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3 - Easter Island||80-ton statues walking on their own. Magical spirit essence raining down from the heavens. A thriving island population mysteriously turning to cannibalism. A birdman cult. The remains of the Easter Bunny pristinely preserved in a shallow grave. Four...||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2 - The Human Simulation||The red pill, the blue pill, and pints of frosty beer - which will you choose? How much do you think you know about your own species? Can you prove you're not a sequence of binary 1s and 0s programmed by some futuristic...||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.1 - Cellular Memory||Organs with Memories, A Prophet Who Likes to Party & Deadringers. It's All Science. We Think.||3/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's This Show All About?||Let's Dive Right in Shall We?||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
This podcast is smart, funny, and talks about beer - a rare triple threat. These guys do a great job of informing and entertaining, which is not easy to do. Do yourself a favor and put them on your playlist ASAP.
Engaging & Delightful!
This podcast is both engaging and delightful! The host’s are witty, passionate, and a pleasure to listen to! I highly recommend this podcast!
Highly Educational & a Great Listen!
This podcast is funny, witty, educational, and delightful! The host's are passionate and clearly know what they are talking about! Well worth a listen!