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Investigative Humorist Codex Melcher invites funny friends over to talk about really bizarre, bad, and buckwild books.

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155. ‘If I Did It' w/ Peter-john Byrnes

ECodex is joined bycomedian Peter-john Byrnesto burn it all to the ground (hypothetically).You can find the book online and at the local Bronco dealership. If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer by OJ Simpson Get the full story in O.J. Simpson’s own words! On July 31, 2007 Federal Court Judge A. Jay Cristol awarded the Goldman family the rights toIf I Did It.Thus began one of the strangest odysseys in publishing history. The book, called “one of the most chilling things I have ever read” by Barbara Walters, skyrocketed up bestseller lists across the country in fall 2007 as the national media relentlessly covered O.J. Simpson’s dramatic Las Vegas arrest for armed robbery and kidnapping. Originally written by O.J. Simpson, this edition includes essays by the Goldmans and a member of the Goldman family legal team that reveal the fascinating story behind the bankruptcy case, the book’s publication and the looming court proceedings, that would eventually lead to his conviction. In 19...

88 min2019 AUG 1
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155. ‘If I Did It' w/ Peter-john Byrnes

154. '50 Shades of Grey' w/ Amy Sumpter & Alexandra Tsarpalas

ECodex is joined bycomedian, rapper, podcaster Amy Sumpter andbon vivantAlexandra Tsarpalasto talk about sexy sexy contract negotiations.You can find the book online and in your aunt’s nightstand. 50 Shades of Grey by E L James Now in hardcover, with a silk ribbon marker and printed endpapers, the first volume of theNew York Times#1 bestselling trilogy. When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms. Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and ...

77 min2019 JUL 29
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154. '50 Shades of Grey' w/ Amy Sumpter & Alexandra Tsarpalas

153. ’The Way to Happiness’ w/ Jackson Bird

ECodex is joined by writer andYouTuber Jackson Birdto find their own… way to happiness.You can find the book in Glendale or Canada. The Way to Happiness by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard SYNOPSIS: The choice of actions and decisions requires skill and wisdom, not just self-interest or just group interest. Containing 21 precepts, The Way to Happiness helps guide one in those choices encountered in life. This might be the first nonreligious moral code based wholly on common sense. FULL DESCRIPTION: True joy and happiness are valuable. If one does not survive, no joy and no happiness are obtainable. Trying to survive in a chaotic, dishonest and generally immoral society is difficult. Any individual or group seeks to obtain from life what pleasure and freedom from pain that they can. Your own survival can be threatened by the bad actions of others around you. Your own happiness can be turned to tragedy and sorrow by the dishonesty and misconduct of others. I am sure you can think of instances...

90 min2019 JUL 22
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153. ’The Way to Happiness’ w/ Jackson Bird

152. ’The Big Lie’ w/ Trish Roberts-Miller

ECodex is joined by Professor Trish Roberts-Millerto *breathes into paper bag*.You can find the book in, honestly, way too many places. The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left by Dinesh D'Souza "Of course, everything [D'Souza] says here is accurate... But it's not going to sit well with people on the American left who, of course, are portraying themselves as the exact opposite of all of this." —RUSH LIMBAUGH The explosive new book from Dinesh D'Souza, author of the #1New York TimesbestsellersHillary's America,America, andObama's America. What is "the big lie" of the Democratic Party? That conservatives—and President Donald Trump in particular—are fascists. Nazis, even. In a typical comment, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow says the Trump era is reminiscent of "what it was like when Hitler first became chancellor." But in fact, this audacious lie is a complete inversion of the truth. Yes, there is a fascist threat in America—but that threat is from the Left and the Democ...

80 min2019 JUN 23
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152. ’The Big Lie’ w/ Trish Roberts-Miller

151. ’The NIV Bible’ w/ Gwynn Fulcher

ECodex is joined by writer and performer Gwynn Fulcherto get so much hate mail.You can find the book online and unlikely elsewhere, it’s a pretty rare book. NIV Study Bible by Zondervan Bibles This best-loved NIV Study Bible features a stunning four-color interior with full-color photographs, maps, charts, and illustrations. Since its first release in 1985, the Gold Medallion Award-winning NIV Study Bible has become the treasured and trusted companion of over nine million Bible readers. The in-depth notes are coded to highlight notes of special interest in the areas of character study, archaeology, and personal application. Full-color photos, maps, and illustrations make this study Bible accessible and friendly. Referred to daily by millions of pastors, students, church leaders, and other Bible readers around the world, the over-20,000 NIV Study Bible notes are the handiwork of the same translation team that produced this Bible’s text. The very best evangelical scholarship that bro...

80 min2019 JUN 3
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151. ’The NIV Bible’ w/ Gwynn Fulcher

150. ’Chariots of the Gods’ w/ Ian Belknap

ECodex is joined by Chicago writer and founder of Write Club Ian Belknapto get to the future of the past of ANCIENT ALIENS.You can find the book online and at a fairly successful convention in Pasadena. Chariots of the Gods by Erich von Däniken (Author), Michael Heron (Translator) THE SEVEN MILLION COPY BESTSELLER The groundbreaking classic that introduced the theory that ancient Earth established contact with aliens. Immediately recognized as a work of monumental importance, Chariots of the Gods endures as proof that Earth has been visited repeatedly by advanced aliens from other worlds. Here, Erich von Däniken examines ancient ruins, lost cities, spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history. Most incredible of all, however, is von Däniken's theory that we are the descendants of these galactic pioneers—and he reveals the archeological discoveries that prove it... The dramatic discoveries and irrefutable evidence: ...

64 min2019 MAY 21
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150. ’Chariots of the Gods’ w/ Ian Belknap

149. ’On the Jews and Their Lies’ w/ Tommy Maranges

ECodex is joined by game designer and former Philosophy BroTommy Marangesto HOOOOOO BOI.You can find your copy of whatever the fuck this is… uhm… just don’t. On the Jews and Their Lies by Martin Luther The Jews and Their Lies by Luther, Martin. Published by Liberty Bell Publications,2004, Binding: Paperback What shall we Christians do with this rejected and condemned people, the Jews? Since they live among us, we dare not tolerate their conduct, now that we are aware of their lying and reviling and blaspheming. If we do, we become sharers in their lies, cursing and blasphemy. Thus we cannot extinguish the unquenchable fire of divine wrath, of which the prophets speak, nor can we convert the Jews. With prayer and the fear of God we must practice a sharp mercy to see whether we might save at least a few from the glowing flames. We dare not avenge ourselves. Vengeance a thousand times worse than we could wish them already has them by the throat. I shall give you my sincere advice: SH...

71 min2019 MAY 6
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149. ’On the Jews and Their Lies’ w/ Tommy Maranges

148. "On the Art of the Cinema" w/ Bobby Reichle

ECodex is joined by comedian, designer, and multitoolBobby Reichle to learn how to be true masters of the revolution and construction… of movies.You can find your copy of the manifesto online but you should probably spoof your IP. On the Art of the Cinema / The Cinema and Directing by Kim Jong Il In his preface the author states: The cinema is now one of the main objects on which efforts should be concentrated in order to conduct the revolution in art and literature. The cinema occupies an important place in the overall development of art and literature. As such it is a powerful ideological weapon for the revolution and construction. Therefore, concentrating efforts on the cinema, making breakthroughs and following up success in all areas of art and literature is the basic principle that we must adhere to in revolutionizing art and literature. Kim Jong Il (1942- ) is leader of North Korea (1994- ). Kim Jong Il succeeded his father, Kim Il Sung, who had ruled North Korea since 1948. ...

64 min2019 APR 25
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148. "On the Art of the Cinema" w/ Bobby Reichle

147. ’The Unabomber Manifesto’ w/ Tom Harrison

ECodex is joined by writer, GM, and podcasterTom Harrison to try to unpack YET ANOTHER manifesto.You can find your copy of the manifesto online and as a red flag in that guy from work’s backpack. Industrial Society and Its Future by Ted Kaczynski In 1971 Dr. Theodore Kaczynski rejected modern society and moved to a primitive cabin in the woods of Montana. There, he began building bombs, which he sent to professors and executives to express his disdain for modern society, and to work on his magnum opus, Industrial Society and Its Future, forever known to the world as the Unabomber Manifesto. Responsible for three deaths and more than twenty casualties over two decades, he was finally identified and apprehended when his brother recognized his writing style while reading the 'Unabomber Manifesto.' The piece, written under the pseudonym FC (Freedom Club) was published in the New York Times after his promise to cease the bombing if a major publication printed it in its entirety. SHOW NOT...

73 min2019 APR 8
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147. ’The Unabomber Manifesto’ w/ Tom Harrison

146. ’The Emoji Movie’ w/ Tamara Lynn Chambers

ECodex is joined by comedian, bestie, YouTuber, actorTamara Lynn Chambers for THE SWEETEST REVENGE!!!!!You can find your copy of the book online and on fire in a trashcan in Glendale, CA. The Emoji Movie Junior Novelization by Tracey West & Style Guide Discover the world hidden inside your smartphone in this retelling ofThe Emoji Movie, featuring an eight-page color insert with images from the film! The Emoji Moviepops into theaters on July 28, 2017! The Emoji Movieunlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite Emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone’s user. In this world, each Emoji has only one facial expression—except for Gene, an exuberant Emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become “normal” like the other Emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious rebel Emoji Jailbreak. To...

71 min2019 MAR 25
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146. ’The Emoji Movie’ w/ Tamara Lynn Chambers

Latest Episodes

155. ‘If I Did It' w/ Peter-john Byrnes

ECodex is joined bycomedian Peter-john Byrnesto burn it all to the ground (hypothetically).You can find the book online and at the local Bronco dealership. If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer by OJ Simpson Get the full story in O.J. Simpson’s own words! On July 31, 2007 Federal Court Judge A. Jay Cristol awarded the Goldman family the rights toIf I Did It.Thus began one of the strangest odysseys in publishing history. The book, called “one of the most chilling things I have ever read” by Barbara Walters, skyrocketed up bestseller lists across the country in fall 2007 as the national media relentlessly covered O.J. Simpson’s dramatic Las Vegas arrest for armed robbery and kidnapping. Originally written by O.J. Simpson, this edition includes essays by the Goldmans and a member of the Goldman family legal team that reveal the fascinating story behind the bankruptcy case, the book’s publication and the looming court proceedings, that would eventually lead to his conviction. In 19...

88 min2019 AUG 1
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155. ‘If I Did It' w/ Peter-john Byrnes

154. '50 Shades of Grey' w/ Amy Sumpter & Alexandra Tsarpalas

ECodex is joined bycomedian, rapper, podcaster Amy Sumpter andbon vivantAlexandra Tsarpalasto talk about sexy sexy contract negotiations.You can find the book online and in your aunt’s nightstand. 50 Shades of Grey by E L James Now in hardcover, with a silk ribbon marker and printed endpapers, the first volume of theNew York Times#1 bestselling trilogy. When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms. Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and ...

77 min2019 JUL 29
Comments
154. '50 Shades of Grey' w/ Amy Sumpter & Alexandra Tsarpalas

153. ’The Way to Happiness’ w/ Jackson Bird

ECodex is joined by writer andYouTuber Jackson Birdto find their own… way to happiness.You can find the book in Glendale or Canada. The Way to Happiness by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard SYNOPSIS: The choice of actions and decisions requires skill and wisdom, not just self-interest or just group interest. Containing 21 precepts, The Way to Happiness helps guide one in those choices encountered in life. This might be the first nonreligious moral code based wholly on common sense. FULL DESCRIPTION: True joy and happiness are valuable. If one does not survive, no joy and no happiness are obtainable. Trying to survive in a chaotic, dishonest and generally immoral society is difficult. Any individual or group seeks to obtain from life what pleasure and freedom from pain that they can. Your own survival can be threatened by the bad actions of others around you. Your own happiness can be turned to tragedy and sorrow by the dishonesty and misconduct of others. I am sure you can think of instances...

90 min2019 JUL 22
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153. ’The Way to Happiness’ w/ Jackson Bird

152. ’The Big Lie’ w/ Trish Roberts-Miller

ECodex is joined by Professor Trish Roberts-Millerto *breathes into paper bag*.You can find the book in, honestly, way too many places. The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left by Dinesh D'Souza "Of course, everything [D'Souza] says here is accurate... But it's not going to sit well with people on the American left who, of course, are portraying themselves as the exact opposite of all of this." —RUSH LIMBAUGH The explosive new book from Dinesh D'Souza, author of the #1New York TimesbestsellersHillary's America,America, andObama's America. What is "the big lie" of the Democratic Party? That conservatives—and President Donald Trump in particular—are fascists. Nazis, even. In a typical comment, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow says the Trump era is reminiscent of "what it was like when Hitler first became chancellor." But in fact, this audacious lie is a complete inversion of the truth. Yes, there is a fascist threat in America—but that threat is from the Left and the Democ...

80 min2019 JUN 23
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152. ’The Big Lie’ w/ Trish Roberts-Miller

151. ’The NIV Bible’ w/ Gwynn Fulcher

ECodex is joined by writer and performer Gwynn Fulcherto get so much hate mail.You can find the book online and unlikely elsewhere, it’s a pretty rare book. NIV Study Bible by Zondervan Bibles This best-loved NIV Study Bible features a stunning four-color interior with full-color photographs, maps, charts, and illustrations. Since its first release in 1985, the Gold Medallion Award-winning NIV Study Bible has become the treasured and trusted companion of over nine million Bible readers. The in-depth notes are coded to highlight notes of special interest in the areas of character study, archaeology, and personal application. Full-color photos, maps, and illustrations make this study Bible accessible and friendly. Referred to daily by millions of pastors, students, church leaders, and other Bible readers around the world, the over-20,000 NIV Study Bible notes are the handiwork of the same translation team that produced this Bible’s text. The very best evangelical scholarship that bro...

80 min2019 JUN 3
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151. ’The NIV Bible’ w/ Gwynn Fulcher

150. ’Chariots of the Gods’ w/ Ian Belknap

ECodex is joined by Chicago writer and founder of Write Club Ian Belknapto get to the future of the past of ANCIENT ALIENS.You can find the book online and at a fairly successful convention in Pasadena. Chariots of the Gods by Erich von Däniken (Author), Michael Heron (Translator) THE SEVEN MILLION COPY BESTSELLER The groundbreaking classic that introduced the theory that ancient Earth established contact with aliens. Immediately recognized as a work of monumental importance, Chariots of the Gods endures as proof that Earth has been visited repeatedly by advanced aliens from other worlds. Here, Erich von Däniken examines ancient ruins, lost cities, spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history. Most incredible of all, however, is von Däniken's theory that we are the descendants of these galactic pioneers—and he reveals the archeological discoveries that prove it... The dramatic discoveries and irrefutable evidence: ...

64 min2019 MAY 21
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150. ’Chariots of the Gods’ w/ Ian Belknap

149. ’On the Jews and Their Lies’ w/ Tommy Maranges

ECodex is joined by game designer and former Philosophy BroTommy Marangesto HOOOOOO BOI.You can find your copy of whatever the fuck this is… uhm… just don’t. On the Jews and Their Lies by Martin Luther The Jews and Their Lies by Luther, Martin. Published by Liberty Bell Publications,2004, Binding: Paperback What shall we Christians do with this rejected and condemned people, the Jews? Since they live among us, we dare not tolerate their conduct, now that we are aware of their lying and reviling and blaspheming. If we do, we become sharers in their lies, cursing and blasphemy. Thus we cannot extinguish the unquenchable fire of divine wrath, of which the prophets speak, nor can we convert the Jews. With prayer and the fear of God we must practice a sharp mercy to see whether we might save at least a few from the glowing flames. We dare not avenge ourselves. Vengeance a thousand times worse than we could wish them already has them by the throat. I shall give you my sincere advice: SH...

71 min2019 MAY 6
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149. ’On the Jews and Their Lies’ w/ Tommy Maranges

148. "On the Art of the Cinema" w/ Bobby Reichle

ECodex is joined by comedian, designer, and multitoolBobby Reichle to learn how to be true masters of the revolution and construction… of movies.You can find your copy of the manifesto online but you should probably spoof your IP. On the Art of the Cinema / The Cinema and Directing by Kim Jong Il In his preface the author states: The cinema is now one of the main objects on which efforts should be concentrated in order to conduct the revolution in art and literature. The cinema occupies an important place in the overall development of art and literature. As such it is a powerful ideological weapon for the revolution and construction. Therefore, concentrating efforts on the cinema, making breakthroughs and following up success in all areas of art and literature is the basic principle that we must adhere to in revolutionizing art and literature. Kim Jong Il (1942- ) is leader of North Korea (1994- ). Kim Jong Il succeeded his father, Kim Il Sung, who had ruled North Korea since 1948. ...

64 min2019 APR 25
Comments
148. "On the Art of the Cinema" w/ Bobby Reichle

147. ’The Unabomber Manifesto’ w/ Tom Harrison

ECodex is joined by writer, GM, and podcasterTom Harrison to try to unpack YET ANOTHER manifesto.You can find your copy of the manifesto online and as a red flag in that guy from work’s backpack. Industrial Society and Its Future by Ted Kaczynski In 1971 Dr. Theodore Kaczynski rejected modern society and moved to a primitive cabin in the woods of Montana. There, he began building bombs, which he sent to professors and executives to express his disdain for modern society, and to work on his magnum opus, Industrial Society and Its Future, forever known to the world as the Unabomber Manifesto. Responsible for three deaths and more than twenty casualties over two decades, he was finally identified and apprehended when his brother recognized his writing style while reading the 'Unabomber Manifesto.' The piece, written under the pseudonym FC (Freedom Club) was published in the New York Times after his promise to cease the bombing if a major publication printed it in its entirety. SHOW NOT...

73 min2019 APR 8
Comments
147. ’The Unabomber Manifesto’ w/ Tom Harrison

146. ’The Emoji Movie’ w/ Tamara Lynn Chambers

ECodex is joined by comedian, bestie, YouTuber, actorTamara Lynn Chambers for THE SWEETEST REVENGE!!!!!You can find your copy of the book online and on fire in a trashcan in Glendale, CA. The Emoji Movie Junior Novelization by Tracey West & Style Guide Discover the world hidden inside your smartphone in this retelling ofThe Emoji Movie, featuring an eight-page color insert with images from the film! The Emoji Moviepops into theaters on July 28, 2017! The Emoji Movieunlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite Emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone’s user. In this world, each Emoji has only one facial expression—except for Gene, an exuberant Emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become “normal” like the other Emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious rebel Emoji Jailbreak. To...

71 min2019 MAR 25
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146. ’The Emoji Movie’ w/ Tamara Lynn Chambers
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