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Profiles In Eccentricity

A show about weirdos. Hosted by comedians John Fahy, Aaron Pita, and Matt Brousseau, each episode tells a tale about someone who lives afoul of the rules most of us live by.

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Jack Parsons

Sex! Drugs! Rocketry! We flip the script this week as Aaron performs his first profile on the magickal, perverse and cameo-laden life of renegade rocket scientist Jack Parsons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

1 Nov 2017

Rank #1

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Sophie Scholl: Nazi Resistance Leader

John tells the story of a 21 year old woman that fought Nazis in Germany at the height of the Second World War. Plus! Matt gives a history of piss in music! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 14mins

25 Apr 2018

Rank #2

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Malcolm McLaren and The Pedophilic Post-Punk Prank

John weaves a tale of Sex Pistols manager, artist, impresario and provocateur Malcolm McLaren and his loftiest aspirations to destroy pop music with a prank centered around the fetishization of children! Matt shares a funny porn clip! We announce the Patreon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 11mins

18 Apr 2018

Rank #3

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The Marquis de Sade: Pain, Pleasure, Perversion

Aaron Pita, in his most challenging profile yet, takes on the original hypervert: The Marquis! Hear Matt and John squirm though the descriptions of the French psycho's real and imagined depictions of depravity and Aaron's careful comparison to modern taboo literature. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 16mins

17 Jan 2019

Rank #4

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John Holmes and Eddie Nash: The Wonderland Murders

This week John tells the saga of porn star John Holmes and his huge cock, cocaine addiction, and crime world affiliations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 56mins

18 Sep 2019

Rank #5

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The Earth Is Concave: The Koreshan Unity Cult

This episode Matt shares the tale of the cult that believed the world was round, but inside out! Before that, Aaron shares the story of Ignaz Semmelweis, the doctor who popularized washing your fucking hands!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 57mins

27 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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Vladimir Putin's Greatest Hits

Special guest Adam Tod Brown talks about Vladimir Putin's secretly disturbing rise to power and the insane and sometimes (uncomfortably) hilarious things he does to expand that power. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 23mins

9 May 2018

Rank #7

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Gotham Gangs: From Bowery Boys and Dead Rabbits To Lucky Luciano and Al Capone

This week John tells the boys about the 19th and 20th century gangs that caused mayhem and bloodshed in the slums of New York and created the foundation for organized crime in the next century. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 39mins

1 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Hollywood’s Underground Sex Network: The Scotty Bowers Story

This episode John takes the lads into the world of the WW2 veteran turned Hollywood matchmaker for secretly gay, straight, and bisexual encounters between celebrities and prostitutes - while accepting, “no money?” From the Royal family to Katherine Hepburn, from Iwo Jima to a threesome with Lana Turner and Ava Gardner, there is no life like that of Scotty Bowers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 8mins

21 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 100 Christmas Creeptacular ft. Stu Ungar and the Bear Test Pilots

This holiday season the boys bring a feast of media clips to devour and in between they pause to give two of our favorite guests time to get into some mini-profiles. First up our adorable bussy boss Joe Kaye brings us the tale of the bears the US military drugged and ejected from fighter jets. Then returning hero David Sharpe tells of another gambling legend, Stu Ungar, the card player who loved chopping’ it up. Extra giant-sized edition! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 42mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #10

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Neo Nazi Hot Tub Party

This episode John shares the story of a neo-nazi biker gang whose members were half undercover ATF agents, the story of a WW2 SS unit that committed such heinous atrocities that even the Nazi leadership was appalled, and the Norwegian phenomenon of preceding doppelgängers that show up before their real life counterpart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 53mins

10 Apr 2019

Rank #11

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John McAfee: Computer Anti-Virus Pioneer Genius Turns Paranoid Peculiar Pervert!

John McAfee gets the profile treatment from Aaron in this episode and it is a wild, scary, fascinating and dirty ride! This is a hell of a story, folks, so get tucked in! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

2 May 2018

Rank #12

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The Unlikely Champion: "Pistol" Pete Maravich

This episode Aaron drops the poignant tale of basketball prodigy Pete Maravich, whose obsession with the game would lead him to create never beefore seen maneuvers and a mountain of career records, but who suffered when his staggering success left him searching for more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 34mins

3 Oct 2018

Rank #13

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Pervert Potluck: 3 Strange Tales

This week on Profiles each lad once again brings a wee bit for a 3 way love fest! Aaron tells of a 19th century prostitute who used steak creatively. John meditates on cosmonaut tragedy and sacrifice and Matt brings us to the island that cocaine changed dramatically! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 28mins

15 May 2019

Rank #14

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The Spectacular Live On-Air Suicide Of Christine Chubbuck

John brings the bizarre lonely saga of a fed up newscaster that shocked home audiences by abruptly shooting herself in the head on live television. Aaron talks about cool eels that do blow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 20mins

8 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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The Battle Of North Hollywood

This episode John gets all amped up about the armed and armored bank robbers and the shootout with law enforcement that would lead to police carrying semi-automatic weapons. Plus Matt unveils the furniture King Edward VII had made for sex after he let himself go and his body became disgusting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

28 Aug 2019

Rank #16

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The Prince Of Porn

Filmmaker Brian O'Hara joins John and Aaron to discuss the strange life and career of porn legend Philip Prince. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr

16 Oct 2017

Rank #17

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Humans With Goat Testicles: John R. Brinkley Part One

This episode Matt kicks off another two part Profile with the story of faux doctor swindler John R. Brinkley, who convinced early 20th century cucks that the answer to their impotence was goat balls placed within their own balls surgically. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 47mins

29 May 2019

Rank #18

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Richard Nixon Part 1: I Am Not A Cuck

Episode 50 sees John share the first half of the story of Richard Milhous Nixon! Poverty, hard work, a little cucky courtship, and a touching friendship with and fondness for another president are just a few of the little known details of the story of the oddball POTUS! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 19mins

5 Dec 2018

Rank #19

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Carl Panzram

John and Aaron discuss the insanely brutal life and times of notorious serial killer Carl Panzram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

9 Nov 2017

Rank #20