The Lightest Form of Flogging is a terrible podcast in which a casserole-loving baptist and a stodgy Presbyterian try to understand how they got to be the way they are.


The Lightest Form of Flogging

A podcast in which a stodgy Presbyterian and a casserole loving baptist discuss just how they got to be the way they are.

It’s not a theology podcast. It’s so much worse.



53: Pain Points


Remember back when we were funny? Neither do we. Remember back when we did more parody ads and fewer weird skits? Pepperidge Farm remembers. And so do we. That’s why we start things off with a weird skit and an old school parody ad. Because when it comes to schools, there are not schools which are like those which are old.

Anyway, David might be back with the show—in an engaged sort of manner. He has lots of follow up, which, oddly, Jim was excited about. Absence makes the heart grow forgetful. After a flood of follow up and some talk of socialism, we finally reach our main topic: all the stuff outside of you that affects your cognition and emotions, especially sleep. It’s a catchy title, no?

Mentioned Links

  • New York Times article on sleep

  • The book Jim read on sleep: Why We Sleep

  • The weird video about getting your brain cut in half from CG34aDtR4P Grey.

  • A picture of David’s sleeptime watch face.

  • Balmer Peak comic

David Mikucki