Timesuck with Dan Cummins

by Dan Cummins

Timesuck with Dan Cummins
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 94
  • Last: 5 Mar 2018
Each week, Dan Cummins takes fascinating listener suggested topics and enthusiastically dives into time sucks about everything from Charles Manson to the Lizard Illuminati, absurdly and sarcastically sharing the best of what he uncovers with you. Time to get curious! Time for Timesuck.

Episodes (94)

  • 77 - Norse Gods
    77 - Norse Gods
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:34:22
    What in the shit are we talking about this week? Norse Gods! Turns out they’re still being worshipped today. Who knew? Well, our own Timesuck editor Jesse Dobner for one, who is a practicing Asatruar.  Apparently a lot of people in Iceland ... Read more →
    What in the shit are we talking about this week? Norse Gods! Turns out they’re still being worshipped today. Who knew? Well, our own Timesuck editor Jesse Dobner for one, who is a practicing Asatruar.  Apparently a lot of people in Iceland ... Read more →

  • 76 - Tupac & Biggie: Fame, Money, & Murder
    76 - Tupac & Biggie: Fame, Money, & Murder
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:43:31
    Tupac and Biggie - two of the biggest hip hop stars of all time. And neither of them would see the age of 26. Their West Coast/East Coast rap feud helped sell millions of records, helped launch the career of Puff Daddy. It cemented Death Ro... Read more →
    Tupac and Biggie - two of the biggest hip hop stars of all time. And neither of them would see the age of 26. Their West Coast/East Coast rap feud helped sell millions of records, helped launch the career of Puff Daddy. It cemented Death Ro... Read more →

  • 75 - Guns and God: David Koresh's Waco Siege
    75 - Guns and God: David Koresh's Waco Siege
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:52:18
    Feb. 28th, 2018 will mark the 25th anniversary of the ATF raiding the Branch Davidian Compound in Waco Texas, setting off a 51 day armed standoff between federal agents and militant Christian fanatics. Over 80 people would die, most in the ... Read more →
    Feb. 28th, 2018 will mark the 25th anniversary of the ATF raiding the Branch Davidian Compound in Waco Texas, setting off a 51 day armed standoff between federal agents and militant Christian fanatics. Over 80 people would die, most in the ... Read more →

  • BONUS 17 - Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield
    BONUS 17 - Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield
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    Published: 16 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:43:35
    When murder investigators entered the rural farm house of loner Ed Gein just outside the tiny town of Plainfield, Wisconsin on November 16th, 1957, they found a scene like nothing any American investigator had ever seen before. A scene of o... Read more →
    When murder investigators entered the rural farm house of loner Ed Gein just outside the tiny town of Plainfield, Wisconsin on November 16th, 1957, they found a scene like nothing any American investigator had ever seen before. A scene of o... Read more →

  • 74 - The IRA: Freedom FIghters or Terrorists?
    74 - The IRA: Freedom FIghters or Terrorists?
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:43:46
    The Irish Republican Army. Guys and gals who have, since their inception, been viewed as a liberation force by some and a terrorist group by others. They fight for the liberation of Northern Ireland from whom they view as British oppressors... Read more →
    The Irish Republican Army. Guys and gals who have, since their inception, been viewed as a liberation force by some and a terrorist group by others. They fight for the liberation of Northern Ireland from whom they view as British oppressors... Read more →

  • 73 - Digital Immortality
    73 - Digital Immortality
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:33:22
    I recently watched the new 4th season of Black Mirror on Netflix, and, if this season has a theme, I’d say it’s the concept of digital immortality. Can human consciousness be transferred into digital form? And, if so, is this digital versio... Read more →
    I recently watched the new 4th season of Black Mirror on Netflix, and, if this season has a theme, I’d say it’s the concept of digital immortality. Can human consciousness be transferred into digital form? And, if so, is this digital versio... Read more →

  • 72 - The Colonial Devastation of Africa
    72 - The Colonial Devastation of Africa
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    Published: 29 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:45:44
    Before this week I knew very little about Africa’s history. It’s a continent of many nations, nations whose boundaries and governments are near constantly in some state of transition. It’s a beautiful continent rich in wildlife, natural res... Read more →
    Before this week I knew very little about Africa’s history. It’s a continent of many nations, nations whose boundaries and governments are near constantly in some state of transition. It’s a beautiful continent rich in wildlife, natural res... Read more →

  • BONUS 16 - Doc Holliday
    BONUS 16 - Doc Holliday
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    Published: 26 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:46:24
    "I'm your huckleberry." Did the real Doc Holliday actually say that? Or was that some Hollywood dramatization added to Tombstone? Turns out he did tell Johnny Ringo he was a huckleberry when he tried to step in for Wyatt Earp in a showdown.... Read more →
    "I'm your huckleberry." Did the real Doc Holliday actually say that? Or was that some Hollywood dramatization added to Tombstone? Turns out he did tell Johnny Ringo he was a huckleberry when he tried to step in for Wyatt Earp in a showdown.... Read more →

  • 71 - Stalin: Russia's Ruthless Man of Steel
    71 - Stalin: Russia's Ruthless Man of Steel
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    Published: 22 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:58:06
    Joseph Stalin. Icon of the 20th century. Personification of Soviet might. Catalyst of the Cold War. Hero to some, monster to many. The Man of Steel who brought the Soviet Union to the world stage and helped end WWII while simultaneously ter... Read more →
    Joseph Stalin. Icon of the 20th century. Personification of Soviet might. Catalyst of the Cold War. Hero to some, monster to many. The Man of Steel who brought the Soviet Union to the world stage and helped end WWII while simultaneously ter... Read more →

  • 70 - The Jersey Devil
    70 - The Jersey Devil
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    Published: 15 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:39:43
    The Jersey Devil. Is it a kangaroo-like creature with the head of a goat, horse, or dog? Most agree that it has wings, hooves, horns, and a tail. Where does it come from? Many describe a dragon-like creature. Or does it walk on two legs lik... Read more →
    The Jersey Devil. Is it a kangaroo-like creature with the head of a goat, horse, or dog? Most agree that it has wings, hooves, horns, and a tail. Where does it come from? Many describe a dragon-like creature. Or does it walk on two legs lik... Read more →

  • 69 - Freemasons 2 of 2: Are Freemasons the Illuminati?
    69 - Freemasons 2 of 2: Are Freemasons the Illuminati?
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:29:33
    Do the Freemasons work hand in hand with the illuminati? Are the Freemasons and the Illuminati one and the same? Is Alex Jones a Freemason? Was Jack the Ripper a Freemason? Did George Washington, definitely a Freemason, build the Washington... Read more →
    Do the Freemasons work hand in hand with the illuminati? Are the Freemasons and the Illuminati one and the same? Is Alex Jones a Freemason? Was Jack the Ripper a Freemason? Did George Washington, definitely a Freemason, build the Washington... Read more →

  • BONUS 15 - Freemasons 1 of 2: Original Cult of the Curious?
    BONUS 15 - Freemasons 1 of 2: Original Cult of the Curious?
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    Published: 5 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:32:36
    Who are the Freemasons? An ancient, Satanic organization who are part of the illuminati and intent of destroying Christianity and ruling the world? A harmless fraternal organization that gives its members a sense of community and encourages... Read more →
    Who are the Freemasons? An ancient, Satanic organization who are part of the illuminati and intent of destroying Christianity and ruling the world? A harmless fraternal organization that gives its members a sense of community and encourages... Read more →

  • 68 - John Wayne Gacy: Chicago's Serial Killing Clown
    68 - John Wayne Gacy: Chicago's Serial Killing Clown
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    Published: 1 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:39:06
    John Wayne Gacy aka Pogo the clown aka Patches the clown aka the Devil himself. This outgoing member of his Chicago community, this Democratic Party volunteer, high ranking member of the Jaycees, parade organizer, and successful contractor ... Read more →
    John Wayne Gacy aka Pogo the clown aka Patches the clown aka the Devil himself. This outgoing member of his Chicago community, this Democratic Party volunteer, high ranking member of the Jaycees, parade organizer, and successful contractor ... Read more →

  • 67 - Einstein: A Complicated Genius
    67 - Einstein: A Complicated Genius
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    Published: 25 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:48:07
    Einstein! Theoretical physicist. Nobel Prize winning mathematician. Guy who made his name synonymous with genius. Man who changed the world’s understanding of space and time. Guy who Flat Earthers and Conspiracy nuts think is a fraud. A man... Read more →
    Einstein! Theoretical physicist. Nobel Prize winning mathematician. Guy who made his name synonymous with genius. Man who changed the world’s understanding of space and time. Guy who Flat Earthers and Conspiracy nuts think is a fraud. A man... Read more →

  • 66 - Eleanor MF'n Roosevelt
    66 - Eleanor MF'n Roosevelt
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    Published: 18 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:31:56
    Who was Eleanor Roosevelt? She was the niece of Theodore Roosevelt. The wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt. So much Roosevelt! She was also a bad MF'er. She revolutionized the role of First Lady in American Politics. She didn’t just plan partie... Read more →
    Who was Eleanor Roosevelt? She was the niece of Theodore Roosevelt. The wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt. So much Roosevelt! She was also a bad MF'er. She revolutionized the role of First Lady in American Politics. She didn’t just plan partie... Read more →

  • Bonus 14 - Oak Island Mystery!
    Bonus 14 - Oak Island Mystery!
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:44:40
    What is the Oak Island Mystery? Why have been teams of people been digging hundreds of feet into the ground for over 200 years there? Is there buried pirate treasure? Aztec gold? Secrets of the Knights Templar? Bojangles’ missing leg? His m... Read more →
    What is the Oak Island Mystery? Why have been teams of people been digging hundreds of feet into the ground for over 200 years there? Is there buried pirate treasure? Aztec gold? Secrets of the Knights Templar? Bojangles’ missing leg? His m... Read more →

  • 65 - Griselda "The Godmother" Blanco: Cocaine Queenpin
    65 - Griselda "The Godmother" Blanco: Cocaine Queenpin
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:41:26
    Griselda Blanco. The Godmother. La Madrina. The Black Widow. The Columbian drug lord who came BEFORE the Medellin Cartel. Before Pablo Escobar. The woman who helped turn 1980s Miami into one of the world's most dangerous cities. Let’s get ... Read more →
    Griselda Blanco. The Godmother. La Madrina. The Black Widow. The Columbian drug lord who came BEFORE the Medellin Cartel. Before Pablo Escobar. The woman who helped turn 1980s Miami into one of the world's most dangerous cities. Let’s get ... Read more →

  • 64 - Pizzagate: How to make lies sound like truth
    64 - Pizzagate: How to make lies sound like truth
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    Published: 4 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:40:39
    What the Hell is Pizzagate? It’s a detailed conspiracy theory claiming that a pedophile ring - a Satanic pedophile ring was being run out of a Hillary Clinton-linked Washington D.C. pizzeria called Comet Ping Pong. Seriously. Edgar Maddiso... Read more →
    What the Hell is Pizzagate? It’s a detailed conspiracy theory claiming that a pedophile ring - a Satanic pedophile ring was being run out of a Hillary Clinton-linked Washington D.C. pizzeria called Comet Ping Pong. Seriously. Edgar Maddiso... Read more →

  • 63 - BTK Killer: Bind. Torture. Kill.
    63 - BTK Killer: Bind. Torture. Kill.
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    Published: 27 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:41:17
    BTK. Bind. Torture. Kill. The name Wichita Serial Killer Dennis Rader gave to himself in the 1970s in letters he sent to the Wichita press where he would flaunt his crimes and taunt the police. He bound, tortured, and killed various residen... Read more →
    BTK. Bind. Torture. Kill. The name Wichita Serial Killer Dennis Rader gave to himself in the 1970s in letters he sent to the Wichita press where he would flaunt his crimes and taunt the police. He bound, tortured, and killed various residen... Read more →

  • BONUS 13 - Unit 731: Japan's Evil Experiments
    BONUS 13 - Unit 731: Japan's Evil Experiments
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    Published: 24 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:39:17
    What is Unit 731? It was one of Japan's WWII era medical research centers where doctors performed horrific experiments on prisoners, gruesomely torturing and killing human lab rats in order to improve biological, gas, chemical, and other we... Read more →
    What is Unit 731? It was one of Japan's WWII era medical research centers where doctors performed horrific experiments on prisoners, gruesomely torturing and killing human lab rats in order to improve biological, gas, chemical, and other we... Read more →