Episodes
Welcome to episode 22 of The Toxcast. Let's talk a bit about DMT (dimethyltryptamine) and ayahuasca and chat with Tristan Brown about his experiences consuming ayahuasca in Peru.  Intro and outro music is T Morri's Psychedelic Mushrooms. DoseMakesThePoison.com.
Published 06/10/22
Welcome to episode 21 of the Toxcast. Synthetic cannabinoids and bleeding. Let's talk about it. Please check out MEL Science and their awesome science boxes. If you follow this link, you can get 60% off of the first monthly subscription box for MEL Science. I've checked them out myself and they are pretty awesome. Who doesn't like science experiments? I love them! I bet you will too! MEL Science: https://melscience.com/sBD6/ Promo code is Toxcast. This link and promo code will be active...
Published 01/27/22
Welcome to episode 20 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. In today's episode, I sit down for a chat with forensic toxicologist Dr. Justin Brower. We talk about careers, forensic science, postmortem toxicology, poisons, scopolamine, writing, chili peppers, and I even throw in some tox poetry. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri. Clip from Wolf of Wall Street is sourced from my legally purchased copy of the film. Website: https://www.dosemakesthepoison.com Want to...
Published 12/31/21
Welcome back to episode 19 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. Today, we briefly talk about mistletoe and its toxicity. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri. Threadless shop can be found at dosemakesthepoison.threadless.com. Website is dosemakesthepoison.com.
Published 12/16/21
Welcome to episode 18 of The Toxcast. It's our second ever quick bites episode where I talk about the age old question - is it venomous or poisonous? Intro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri. Run Away audio clip is from my personal copy of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. I do not own the licenses or copyright for it.
Published 09/23/21
Welcome to episode 17 of ToxCast. Today, we briefly talk cannabis and drug testing. We then approach the question - should cannabis be tested for in sports? My opinions are imminent and coming in hot! Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.
Published 07/12/21
Welcome to Episode 17 of The ToxCast. Let's talk about vape liquids and the potential for poisoning and death if they are misused. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.
Published 06/17/21
Welcome back to Dose Makes the Poison: The ToxCast. In today's episode, we look at the recent Kentucky Derby winning horse, Medina Spirit, and a positive drug test for the glucocorticoid Betamethasone.  Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri. Audio clips used in this podcast episode are meant for educational purposes.
Published 05/11/21
Welcome to a new season of The Toxcast. This is episode 14 - Carbon Monoxide: A Primer. Intro and outro music is a 15 second clip of Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri. Stay safe and warm, friends!
Published 02/19/21
Welcome to episode 13 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. In this episode, I talk about the myths surrounding drugs and poisons in halloween candy and set the record straight. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri. News clip audio was recorded from YouTube.
Published 10/14/20
Episode 12 of The Toxcast is here. And today, I'm talking about what in the Oleander is going on with the Benadryl Challenge? Oleander and Benadryl (DIphenhydramine) are the topic of this episode. Intro, segue, and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri. Clip of The Rock is from an old DVD of mine - I do not own the license. Clip of Oleander's I Walk Alone is from their album February Son (1999) - I legally purchased the CD, but do not own the licenses to the song. If you have...
Published 10/06/20
It's episode 11 of The Toxcast and I'm here to talk about a case of suspected animal poisoning in a new feature called Quick Bites (Of The Poisoned Apple). Enjoy! Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.
Published 07/18/20
Welcome to a very special toxisode of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. In episode 10, I talk about tear gas, pepper spray, chili peppers, and capsaicin. It's a quick one today. Give it a listen. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Published 06/08/20
Episode 9 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. Let's talk about Digitalis (digoxin, digitoxin) and Convallaria (convallatoxin) - what are these plants? What are these poisons? How do they work in the body? Have they been used for murder? Poisonings? Have they been referenced in pop culture? All audio clips are taken from Kevin Shanks' music and movie archives in which he personally purchased. He does not own any licenses to any of the sounds or music, but used them for discussion and...
Published 05/27/20
Episode 8. When Things Go Real Bad In The Lab. Two forensic toxicologists (Dr. Justin Brower and I) chat about the new Netflix documentary series, How To Fix A Drug Scandal - directed by Erin Lee Carr. Yes, this is a series about drug lab chemists, Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak. Give it a watch and then give us a listen! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Published 04/10/20
Welcome to episode 7 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. In today's episode, I talk about heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogs (fentalogs). What are these substances? How do they act in the body? Is passive exposure to police and emergency personnel in the field a real thing? Give it a listen. Find it here or on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Officer Collapses After Suspected Fentanyl Exposure Pensacola Police HQ Temporarily Locked Down After Officers Possible Exposed to Fentanyl ACMT /...
Published 03/15/20
Welcome to episode 6 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. Today's episode is a bit different. Remember McGruff the Crime Dog? Well, come with me as we hear him sing about drugs. Also, we'll talk about drugs in the news. Let's go! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Published 02/09/20
It's episode 5 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. And I wonder what's in this bottle? Well, I think it's time to talk cyanide. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T. Morri.
Published 01/13/20
Welcome to episode 4 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. In today's episode, I chat about the over the counter substance, tetrahydrozoline, and its use in urban legend, drug facilitated crimes, poisonings, and murder. Email: [email protected]
Published 12/30/19
It's episode 3 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. I love when I see forensic toxicology in film and tv. And today, the new murder mystery film, Knives Out, is on the menu. Let's talk about the intersection of forensic toxicology and Knives Out. There are spoilers in this episode - and I do give an explicit spoiler warning - but I'll warn you here again. Spoilers, baby. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T. Morri.
Published 12/09/19
Welcome to episode 2 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. A Brief Introduction to Forensic Toxicology Episode 2 is a quick discussion about what forensic toxicology is, what forensic toxicologist does, and what terms/phrases does a forensic toxicologist use.  Email: [email protected]
Published 12/05/19
Welcome to episode 1 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. The Background Episode 1 is an explainer about what this podcast is going to be, who I am, and what I want to get out of this show. Email: [email protected]
Published 12/05/19