A podcast of fascinating facts! What do extraterrestrial radio signals and a mushroom from Texas have in common? What is a “number station“ and why is it so spine-tinglingly creepy? Join comedians Shane Rogers and Duncan MacEwan for an entertaining and hilarious deep-dive into obscure facts from science, history and pop culture. A new topic each week!

September 10, 2020

Weird and Terrifying Animals

Ask and you shall receive! Listeners have been requesting an episode about weird and scary animals, and MFFI finally delivered. Be careful what you wish for...


In this episode:

  • Star-nosed Mole
  • Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko 
  • Black Dragonfish
  • Deep Sea Isopod
  • Tapeworm
  • Duck-billed Platypus
  • Box Jellyfish
  • Japanese Spider Crab
  • Poison Dart Frog
  • Giant Centipede
  • ...and more


Join the Midnight Masses!

Become an Insomniac by dropping a review, adding us on social media, and contacting us with episode ideas. 

And we now have Midnight Merch! Show your Insomniac pride and pick up a tee shirt or coffee mug to spread the word!



Leave a voicemail or shoot us a text with comments, suggestions, or feedback:

+1 (408) 596-4603

Email with topic suggestions etc:



Shane's Comedy Schedule and Info:


MFFI Website:


Episode Transcript:



More episodes

Load more

Play this podcast on Podbean App