Generation Gaps— Truths and Stereotypes of Millenials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers

    
In this episode, Michael, Andrew and Corey compiled a list of thirteen rare and bizarre experiments, to honor their favorite holiday, Halloween! The experiments range from Russian Sleep Studies to Spiders on Drugs, even to real-life Zombie Dogs! In a ranking system never before used on Unpopular Culture, a Master list guides the discussion from the 13th to the first and MOST BIZARRE experiments of all time. 

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MOB MENTALITY— with Dr. Kirk Honda of "Psychology in Seattle"

 

Just in time for Black Friday, Michael is joined by fellow psychotherapist, Dr. Kirk Honda of the Psychology in Seattle Podcast to talk about the horrific nature behind group-think and the notorious "mob mentality" that happens in so many different situations. The psychology is shocking and the group's power over us as individuals. Stay tuned for a bonus Friday episode on Black Friday where we talk about one of the biggest internet mysteries of all time!

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[RANKING] The Top 13 Most Bizzare Experiments of All Time

In this shocking episode of Unpopular Culture, Michael dives deep into a disturbing case of Stockholm Syndrome (or so it seems). Patty Hearst was an American heiress born in the 1950's, whose actions following her own kidnapping left most of America confused and horrified. Many did not believe her eventual claims of being brainwashed and tortured for almost 60 days by the SLA, because of the videos released of her spewing her captor's propaganda messages like "Death to America" and even ROBBING A BANK with her captors in 1974 in the Sunset District of San Francisco. In this episode: licensed psychotherapist, Michael Drane, discuss how being brainwashed works, and how to avoid letting it turn you into a blindly-obedient minion. 

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Brainwashing Loopholes & Election PTSD

Friday, November 18th— Send in your questions: hello@upcpodcast.com
Questions: 
1. Wouldn't the move be - in the case of both Daryl Dixon on TWD and Patty Hearst - to have played along with the captors? Say your name is Neegan?
2. Could Patty Hearst's conditioning from when she was brainwashed resurface later in her life?
3. Why did you do a political show when none of UPC's other content is political?
Because we put so much into our main show that releases on Tuesday morning, we decided to contrast that by pulling back the curtain for this round-table, informal, unedited forum where we answer your questions! UPC UNPLUGGED is live on Fridays to answer the questions YOU send in to hello@upcpodcast.com ! We're excited to hear what you have to say and read your questions on this unedited Friday show! 

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Beware the Bystander

The Bystander Effect is a social phenomenon that causes people to be less likely to take action if there are more people around because everyone thinks someone else will take care of it, a psychological tendency in our society called diffusion of responsibility.

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