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* {{Tulpa}}: In the "Men in Black" series, one theory mentioned is that the modern day incarnation of the Men in Black are tulpas formed by the unconscious mind if the man who first claimed to encounter then in the early twentieth century. In the second episode, it becomes a RunningGag that Ben repeatedly proclaims he knows what a tulpa is, regardless of the actual topic. In episode three, Ben tries to suggest that [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Kruger]] is a tulpa. After some back and forth, Marcus acknowledges that Ben is probably right about that, at least regarding ''Film/WesCravensNewNightmare''

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* {{Tulpa}}: In the "Men in Black" series, one theory mentioned is that the modern day incarnation of the Men in Black are tulpas formed by the unconscious mind if of Albert Bender, the man who known for first claimed to encounter then describing them in the early twentieth century.fifties. In the second episode, it becomes a RunningGag that Ben repeatedly proclaims he knows what a tulpa is, regardless of the actual topic. In episode three, Ben tries to suggest that [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Kruger]] is a tulpa. After some back and forth, Marcus acknowledges that Ben is probably right about that, at least regarding ''Film/WesCravensNewNightmare''


* {{Tulpa}}: In the "Men in Black" series, one theory mentioned is that the modern day incarnation of the Men in Black are tulpas formed by the unconscious mind if the man who first claimed to encounter then in the early twentieth century. In the second episode, it becomes a RunningGag that Ben repeatedly proclaims he knows what a tulpa is, regardless of the actual topic. In episode three, Ben tries to suggest that [[Franchise/NightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Kruger]] is a tulpa. After some back and forth, Marcus acknowledges that Ben is probably right about that, at least regarding ''Film/WesCravensNewNightmare''

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* {{Tulpa}}: In the "Men in Black" series, one theory mentioned is that the modern day incarnation of the Men in Black are tulpas formed by the unconscious mind if the man who first claimed to encounter then in the early twentieth century. In the second episode, it becomes a RunningGag that Ben repeatedly proclaims he knows what a tulpa is, regardless of the actual topic. In episode three, Ben tries to suggest that [[Franchise/NightmareOnElmStreet [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Kruger]] is a tulpa. After some back and forth, Marcus acknowledges that Ben is probably right about that, at least regarding ''Film/WesCravensNewNightmare''


* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: At the end of the Jim Jones series, Marcus delivers a blistering one aimed at Jones himself, albeit posthumously:
--> "So in the end, Jim Jones only got half of what he wanted. He wanted to die, and he wanted to take people with him and he got that, but he didn't get the legacy. He wanted a grand revolutionary gesture that would inspire others; that would make people see him as a great man. What he got was a joke and a bad one at that. He got pundits and politicians and writers smirking as they casually shrink this tragedy down to one stupid, thoughtless phrase which has become Jim Jones' biggest contribution to the world: 'Don't drink the Kool-Aid'."



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: At the end of the Jim Jones series, Marcus delivers a blistering one aimed at Jones himself, albeit posthumously:
--> "''So in the end, Jim Jones only got half of what he wanted. He wanted to die, and he wanted to take people with him and he got that, but he didn't get the legacy. He wanted a grand revolutionary gesture that would inspire others; that would make people see him as a great man. What he got was a joke and a bad one at that. He got pundits and politicians and writers smirking as they casually shrink this tragedy down to one stupid, thoughtless phrase which has become Jim Jones' biggest contribution to the world: "Don't drink the Kool-Aid."''"

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: At {{Tulpa}}: In the end of the Jim Jones "Men in Black" series, one theory mentioned is that the modern day incarnation of the Men in Black are tulpas formed by the unconscious mind if the man who first claimed to encounter then in the early twentieth century. In the second episode, it becomes a RunningGag that Ben repeatedly proclaims he knows what a tulpa is, regardless of the actual topic. In episode three, Ben tries to suggest that [[Franchise/NightmareOnElmStreet Freddy Kruger]] is a tulpa. After some back and forth, Marcus delivers a blistering one aimed at Jones himself, albeit posthumously:
--> "''So in the end, Jim Jones only got half of what he wanted. He wanted to die, and he wanted to take people with him and he got
acknowledges that Ben is probably right about that, but he didn't get the legacy. He wanted a grand revolutionary gesture that would inspire others; that would make people see him as a great man. What he got was a joke and a bad one at that. He got pundits and politicians and writers smirking as they casually shrink this tragedy down to one stupid, thoughtless phrase which has become Jim Jones' biggest contribution to the world: "Don't drink the Kool-Aid."''"least regarding ''Film/WesCravensNewNightmare''


*** In the same vein, "Sounds kinda fun!" or some variant. "Kinda Fun" was actually made into a t-shirt.

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*** **** In the same vein, "Sounds kinda fun!" or some variant.variant, often in response to a particularly colorful or campy detail of an otherwise gruesome story. "Kinda Fun" was actually made into a t-shirt.



** "What about Barb?" "What ''about'' Barb?"

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** **** "What about Barb?" "What ''about'' Barb?"

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**** In the same vein, "Sounds kinda fun!" or some variant. "Kinda Fun" was actually made into a t-shirt.


** The hosts often note times when police ineffectiveness is a major factor in how long a serial killer goes without getting caught. For example, in the Dean Coril series, they note the Houston police were underfunded and understaffed so much that, as a result, they actively avoided investigating things like homicides and shut down a victim's family when they provided a letter written by their missing son that they suspect was faked, but which Missing Persons took as evidence he was no longer missing.

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** The hosts often note times when police ineffectiveness is a major factor in how long a serial killer goes without getting caught. For example, in the Dean Coril Corll series, they note the Houston police were underfunded and understaffed so much that, as a result, they actively avoided investigating things like homicides and shut down a victim's family when they provided a letter written by their missing son that they suspect was faked, but which Missing Persons took as evidence he was no longer missing.


** While discussing Dennis Nilsen, Marcus understandably gives one while mentioning that Nilsen at one point burned the carpet wrapped bodies of his victims in a bonfire in his backyard, in broad daylight while playing ''freaking [[Film/TheExorcist Tubular Bells]] on a loop'' on his speakers for everyone to hear.

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** While discussing Dennis Nilsen, Marcus understandably gives one while mentioning that Nilsen at one point burned the carpet wrapped bodies of his victims in a bonfire in his backyard, in broad daylight while playing ''freaking [[Film/TheExorcist Tubular Bells]] Music/TubularBells (i.e. '''Film/TheExorcist Theme''') on a loop'' on his speakers for everyone to hear. And ''getting away with it''.

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** While discussing Dennis Nilsen, Marcus understandably gives one while mentioning that Nilsen at one point burned the carpet wrapped bodies of his victims in a bonfire in his backyard, in broad daylight while playing ''freaking [[Film/TheExorcist Tubular Bells]] on a loop'' on his speakers for everyone to hear.

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* BookDumb: While it's not uncommon for serial killers to be school dropouts, Pee-Wee Gaskins earns special mention here as his book, ''Final Truth'', is described by Marcus as having surprising insight into the psychosis of serial killers despite Gaskins dropping out at age ''eleven'', being more classifiable as a "mass murderer" than "serial killer", and such studies not yet being part of the common public consciousness.


* GagPenis: Rasputin's member is so large and so prominent in his story that one of the last Rasputin myths Marcus has to dispel is that Rasputin's cock, currently on display in a big, ''big'' jar of fromaldihyde, is more likely a well-disguised horse cock. This prompts Henry to want to meet the painter who did the disguising.

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* GagPenis: Rasputin's member is so large and so prominent in his story that one of the last Rasputin myths Marcus has to dispel is that Rasputin's cock, currently on display in a big, ''big'' jar of fromaldihyde, fromaldihyde in St. Petersburg, is more likely a well-disguised horse cock. This prompts Henry to want to meet the painter who did the disguising. When referring to the animated ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'', they describe Rasputin's lantern as a giant green dildo.

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** Marcus describes the lead-up to Rasputin's assassination in precise and dramatic detail, going so far as to include a sample of the music that was playing at the time... which turns out to be ''Yankee Doodle Dandy''.

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* GagPenis: Rasputin's member is so large and so prominent in his story that one of the last Rasputin myths Marcus has to dispel is that Rasputin's cock, currently on display in a big, ''big'' jar of fromaldihyde, is more likely a well-disguised horse cock. This prompts Henry to want to meet the painter who did the disguising.


* {{Expy}}: Henry's impression of Jerry Brudos is essentially [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Eric Cartman]].

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* {{Expy}}: While Ben compares Henry's impression of Jerry Brudos is to his impression of Charles Ng, Henry later acknowledges that he's consciously doing it as essentially [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Eric Cartman]].


-->'''Ben:'''(deadpan) ...I think you guys are ''really'' good at that.

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-->'''Ben:'''(deadpan) ...--->'''Ben:'''(deadpan) ...I think you guys are ''really'' good at that.


*** -->'''Ben:'''(deadpan) ...I think you guys are ''really'' good at that.

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*** -->'''Ben:'''(deadpan) ...I think you guys are ''really'' good at that.

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