The most recent episodes of the DragonKing Dark Podcast are available for free at When It Was Cool.  It can also be heard on the Dark Matter Radio Network and Figure Four Online making it one of our most widely heard shows. Archived older episodes are available on our Patreon page at the $5 support level.  Thank you!

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DragonKing Darker Podcast is a spin-off of the popular DragonKing Dark podcast.  DragonKing Darker is an all original podcast only for Patreon supporters (at the $5 level) of the When It Was Cool website.



DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 109 - Never Surrender Japanese Solider and the Yeti

(04-15-2018) Life is weird sometimes... obviously. You are listening to a show on the Dark Matter Radio network so, of course, you know this. Following on the heels of two of our most popular shows ever we slow down this episode for a cautionary tale. A story about a man so dedicated to his job that he wasted a huge chunk of his life. Warning, this show also contains a Yeti. Yep.

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 108 - The Problem is You

(04-08-2018) Following on the heels of last weeks popular Contrarians Are Ruining Society episode, this show kicks it up a notch.  This show was previewed by several people who raved about it.  The show is titled "The Problem is You" and you will probably laugh, applaud, and you might even get angry but hopefully it will make you think.  The first step in solving the problems of our society is to do some self examination and that starts here.  DragonKing Dark Podcast 108

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 107 - Contrarians Are Ruining Society

(04-01-2018) If you haven't hopped aboard the DragonKing Dark express in a while, might I request that you give the next two episodes a listen.  Host Karl Stern has had enough with the "argumentative for the sake a argument" sect of society and let's it loose on them.  Over the next two episodes Karl discusses how, somehow, people who only serve the negative have hijacked the narrative to, well, everything and how that is destroying the very fabric of what makes the world work.  This episode and next week's climax "The Problem is You" episode may very well represent the pinnacle of what DragonKing Dark is all about. DragonKing Dark Podcast 107

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 106 - In the News

(03-25-2018) On this edition of the DragonKing Dark Podcast host Karl Stern once again catches up with the what's happening in the news of the odd, science, and the bizarre.   Topics include the death of Stephen Hawking and his works in science and thoughts on the topic of God.  Are violent video games causing children to become more violent? And, humans have cross bred in the distance past more than once and more on this edition of DragonKing Dark.  DragonKing Dark Podcast 106

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 105 - Time

(03-18-2018) This is a Patreon requested topic for this week's DragonKing Dark Podcast.  What is time?  Is it even real?  Is it a construct of the human mind only for measuring motion or is it a real testable part of the fabric of the Universe?  The answer isn't as clear as we would like for it to be.  Despite the fact that virtually every aspect of our lives is ruled by time we actually have very little understanding about what it is.  DragonKing Dark Podcast 105

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 104 - Satan in Pop Culture Continues & Aleister Crowley Speaks!

(03-11-2018) In this episode of the DragonKing Dark Podcast, we take a second look at the devil in rock music.  This time, not just fringe super hard core death metal, but in popular mainstream music.  Then, we play the only known voice recording of Aleister Crowley whom we talked about last episode as we continue our look at Satan in popular culture with host Karl Stern.  DragonKing Dark Podcast 104

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 103 - Satan in Pop Culture (Music)

(03-04-2018) This is the first of an on-going series of DragonKing Dark shows exploring the idea of Satan and the Devil in popular culture.  This week's show explores how Satan has been used both seriously and as a storytelling device in popular music over the years.  This topic will continue next week as well but this week we look at how groups like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, and others have used Satan as a story element in their music plus we will look at, possibly, some true believers as well.  Please support DragonKing Dark and get access to the entire back catalog of DragonKing Dark shows by joining us as a Patreon member. DragonKing Dark Podcast 103

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 102 - Where are the E.T.'s?

(02-25-2018) On this episode of DragonKing Dark, host Karl Stern takes a look at the news of the strange, weird, and odd and focuses on one particular article discussing the problem of why we haven't found extraterrestrial life yet.  If the universe is so vast, and thus should contain lots of life, why haven't we seen a single bit of evidence for it?  Shouldn't there at least be plant life in our own solar system outside Earth?  Why does it appear we are here alone? DragonKing Dark Podcast 102

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DragonKing Darker Podcast - Episode 012 - The Flu, Vaccines, and Government Distrust

(02-19-2018) On this Patreon only edition of the DragonKing Darker Podcast, host Karl Stern is joined by Tonya from When It Was Cool to discuss the recent killer flu outbreak in the United States and then discuss the distrust of the government for things like vaccines.  We will discuss the merits of that fear and distrust against the fear of a killer epidemic.  DragonKing Darker Podcast 012

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 101 - The Great Train Wreck Show

(02-18-2018) This edition of DragonKing Dark is something else.  The first half of the show is fine.  Host Karl Stern reads some listener emails and has a serious discussion about the line between life and death with listener feedback.  Then the second half of the show we do news of the weird and odd and that is when Karl breaks with the ridiculous quality of the news and then intentionally drives the show straight into the ground.  You will laugh, you will cry, and you might even cry laughing.

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 100 - What Have We Learned? Super Sized!

(02-11-2018) It's the epic 100th episode of DragonKing Dark! On this episode host Karl Stern (dragonkingkarl) looks back at the 100 episodes so far and addresses the question- Has my mind changed about any of this?  Does he now believe in Bigfoot? Are UFOs a real thing? Does he believe in ghosts now? Is he more or less convinced of the age of civilization?  Somethings have changed and some remain the same... kind of like life.  Jump on-board the grand anniversary celebration of DragonKing Dark episode 100! 

Free to listen to or download on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/posts/16935112

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 99 - Cloned Monkey

(02-04-2018) Yep. They did it.  The Chinese have now cloned our closest animal cousin and the whole world has flipped out thinking that we are next... we probably are.  In recent news a group of Chinese scientists have successfully cloned twin monkeys and on this edition of DragonKing Dark, host Karl Stern will discuss the fact, fiction, hype, and myth about the modern day mad science of cloning things and takes a look at the question on everyone's mind- are we next? 

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 98 - In the News (UFOs, Planet Nibiru, and new Bigfoot Video)

(01-28-2018) Host Karl Stern is back for this week's episode of the DragonKing Dark Podcast once again talking news and notes from recent weeks.  Karl continue to follow the story and fall out of the revelation of the Government's former UFO program with new commentary by scientists and why they, admittedly, don't care.  Then a news website claims that U.S. President Donald Trump has now been made aware of the mystery rouge planet Nibiru and some are afraid of him possessing this knowledge.  Finally, there is NEW Bigfoot footage.  This time from Canada where someone has filmed an alleged Bigfoot near a stream in the woodline.  We will discuss this footage and more on this week's DragonKing Dark Podcast!

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 97 - In the News (UFOs, Aztecs, and Russian Dog Experiments)

(01-21-2018) On this episode of the DragonKing Dark Podcast, host Karl Stern takes a look at weird and odd stories in the news.  This week we again seek out UFO sightings in the news, there is now evidence that a disease killed off the Aztecs, and if you enjoyed our episode on Russian experimentation on zombie dogs then you will be glad to hear that Russia is messing around with dogs again.  It's another bizarre news edition of the DragonKing Dark Podcast from When It Was Cool!

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 96 - In the News (Bigfoot, UFOs, & Ghost)

(01-14-2018) On this episode of DragonKing Dark Podcast, host Karl Stern takes the show back to it's origins with what's in the news? This week we have two UFO stories including a video from Mexico of a vertical UFO.  We discuss the recent video of the ghost of a hanged man in the UK and, finally, what states had the most Bigfoot sightings last year?  It's an "In the News" edition of DragonKing Dark.

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 95 - Mailbag Q & A!

(01-07-2018) On the first DragonKing Dark Podcast of 2018 host Karl Stern cleans out the mailbag which features a variety of topic requests for the new year and several questions and even accusations! We talk UFO's, Karl is accused of being a conspiracy theorist, how Skeptics have hijacked that name, and the one supernatural or unexplained event that has happened to Karl.

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 94 - Karl Rants on 2017 and 2018

(12-31-2017) It's the last day of the year! 2017 is gone and in the words of Yoda, "not short enough was it." 2017 will be long remembered as the year no one could get along with each other, every politician was evil, the world was on the brink of World War, and you hate me and I hate you... or so we were told. But what is the reality of it? And more importantly what is ahead for 2018? Karl loses his mind on social media, television news, politics, and poor Aunt Sally on Facebook gets a piece of his mind. 2017 goes out with a bang on DragonKing Dark part of the When It Was Cool Podcast Network.

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