Oh No, Ross and Carrie

Religion & Spirituality

Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life's biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to.


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Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life's biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to.




Ross Boards the Ark (Part 7): Scoffers Gonna Scoff Edition

Ross tells Carrie about some of the educational themed environments throughout the Ark Encounter, a Christian roadside attraction in Kentucky. They watch two oddly similar Noah biopics; discuss pooping on the Ark; and learn about the evils of violence, polygamy, music, metalworking, and giants. Plus, Carrie has some concerns about Noah being a shipbuilder by trade, and Ross isn’t sure any of this actually happened. We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross Boards the Ark (Part 6): Small Animals in Cages Edition

After a brief disembarkation, Ross and Carrie re-board the Ark Encounter as Ross leads Carrie through a tour of the Kentucky creationist landmark. They walk past animal topiaries and carved monuments to begin a thorough inspection of the first deck in this “historical” vessel. Exhibits are discussed in detail, from animal storage to the one thing everyone wants to know: ARE THERE DINOSAURS ON THE ARK? The answer may shock you. (It also might not. There are only two options.) We have social...


Ross and Carrie Foresee 2023: Psychic Predictions Edition

Ross and Carrie review 2023 predictions from all manner of psychic sources around the globe, and add their own. Plus, they announce two winners of Best Predictor 2022! Is Ross or Carrie more psychic? And who had a greater prediction hit rate this year: Baba Vanga, Rose Smith, Athina Bailey, Gemma Lonsdale, John Cohan, Nicolas Aujula, Nostradamus, Lori Spagna, Linda Moulton Howe, or Teal Swan? We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross and Carrie Meet Sylvia Browne’s Son: 2107 Edition

Ross and Carrie receive phone consultations from psychic Chris Dufresne, son of famed psychic Sylvia Browne. One of them has rare psychic abilities and a psychic guide named Aaron, and the other is a healer who will bond with a cockatoo. They each discover what is in store for them in 2023, what happens when you die, and when and how the world is going to end. (It’s soon and it’s cinematic!) We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross and Carrie Remember James Randi: Semi-Santa Christmas Edition

Ho ho ho! Here is a holiday special that forgets it’s a holiday special within minutes! It’s about a magician named James Randi, who dedicated his life to exposing dishonesty among psychics, faith healers, and other paranormal purveyors. Carrie remembers the six months she worked with Randi, and Ross explains the related paranormal testing operation with which he volunteers. We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross Boards the Ark (Part 5): Teaching Critical Thinking

It’s another trip to the Ark Experience in Kentucky! This time, Ross learns the miraculous properties of water and how to responsibly light his friends on fire. Next, Carrie and Ross look critically at a homeschooling class on Teaching Critical Thinking. Does the Bible simply offer good advice, or is knowing the Bible itself critical thinking, which flows directly from the Godhead? The answer may not surprise you. Also, Ross takes what might be the most uniquely American photo. We have...


Ross Boards the Ark (Part 4): Bible In Motion Edition

Ross is back at the Ark Experience in Kentucky, where he joins a bunch of homeschooling mothers in the kitchen for the busy mom’s guide to romance, sees the full Armor of God in the flesh, and finally memorizes all the key events of the Old Testament using hand motions. Carrie is equally fascinated by chief busy mom Heidi St. John, but can she stay awake through the Bible lesson? It’s an adventure that is positively Ze-rubbable! We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross Boards the Ark (Part 3): Secrets of the Ark Edition

Ross checks out the gift shop before heading to his favorite event of his entire Ark Encounter: a tour led by Tim Chaffey, content manager for Answers in Genesis’s attractions division. As Ross passes through musically themed halls with a group of headphone-wearing homeschoolers, Tim details the math, analytics, and something you might call science that went into building the Ark Encounter. We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross Boards the Ark (Part 2): Virtual Reality Edition

Ross begins his journey around the Ark Encounter theme park, stopping first to board the Truth Traveler time machine that will take him all the way back to antediluvian times. But first (and this is gonna make you laugh), he must sign a waiver. Plus, a serious breakdown of gopher wood, cubits, pitch and Noah’s wife’s name. Meanwhile, Carrie is in paradise. We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross Boards the Ark (Part 1): NOT A BOAT Edition

While Carrie floats away on her pro-evolution Galapagos honeymoon, Ross boards a “life-size Noah’s Ark,” shipwrecked in rural Kentucky, to attend a homeschooling conference for frightened Christian parents. Right off the bat, he learns key doctrinal issues including: which 11 chapters of the Bible have all the answers; what separates a boat from a ship; and when and why you should marry your sister. We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Ross and Carrie Blow FoodMarble: Hydrogen Breath Testing Edition

Ross and Carrie experiment with FoodMarble, a “digestive breath testing device” that purports to use hydrogen levels to interpret fermentation and gut health. Plus, they drink entire glasses of isolated carbs to see which ones make them miserable. Fun! We have social media: Twitter! Facebook!


Carrie Takes Ivermectin: COVID Patient Zero Edition

Carrie, the first person to ever have COVID, tells Ross about her intractable symptoms, and get-well-fast scheme: a little-known medicine called Ivermectin (not the horse version). While some people (read: scientists) might consider it a parasite treatment with unproven efficacy for COVID, Carrie can’t resist something that might make her poop her pants. Will she?! Plus, they discuss public health policy, tolerating grey areas, and how we approach science at the edges. We have social...


Ross Meets Sanal Edamaruku: Indian Superstition Edition

Ross talks from across the globe with Sanal Edamaruku, Indian-born author, rationalist and free speech activist, about his investigations into tantric curses, weeping Jesus statues, moving Mary statues, spontaneous combustion, yogic flying, reincarnated millionaires, and much more. We also revisit previous ONRAC investigations such as Amma the hugging saint and the Self-Realization Fellowship for additional insights. And Carrie reminds everyone not to get COVID! We have social media:...


Ross and Carrie DIY Their Butts: Coffee Enema Edition

Ross and Carrie rectify their rectums by hand pumping old, weak coffee into their butts. The Implant-O-Rama is the new thing in colonic irrigation for the DIY type, and Ross and Carrie are nothing if not DIT. Will their gut flora improve? Will their toxins deplete? Does their productivity improve? Will Carrie’s IBS disappear? Will Ross hate coffee more in his mouth or up his butt? Plus, tips for hiding your coffee enema habit from your spouse. All this and more, in this painfully gross...


Ross and Carrie are Bulletproof: Hot Drinks Edition

Ross and Carrie spend a couple of weeks forgoing their normal morning routines in favor of Bulletproof Coffee, “the original keto coffee,” which promises to improve their energy, focus, fat-burning, productivity, and emotional stability. Keeping careful logs (you know they will), they chart their experience with this butter-and-oil-laden coffee and compare it to their usual output. Are they bulletproof now? Were they bulletproof before? Does this phrase have a meaning? Find out! We have...


Ross and Carrie Meet Alice Greczyn: Wayward Edition

Ross and Carrie welcome Alice Greczyn, an actress and author of the memoir Wayward: Spiritual Warfare and Sexual Purity. In this funny and painful retelling, a tide of evangelical Christianity sweeps over Alice’s working class family, convincing her parents that God has called them to a life of voluntary poverty. Now, years later in Los Angeles, she sits down with Ross and Carrie to talk about purity culture, revival “miracles,” and the psychological burdens of writing a memoir. We have...


Carrie Investigates Herschel Walker: Non-diagnostic Edition

Ross and Carrie listen to a talk by one Carrie Poppy, who examines Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker's debated mental health diagnosis. Then they discuss the thorny controversy around Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly Multiple Personality Disorder. Plus, a listener had a prediction for exactly today! For Carrie’s slides, follow us on Facebook!


Ross and Carrie Focus Calmly: Magic Mind Edition

Ross and Carrie imbibe Magic Mind, a special morning blend of nootropics and adaptogens (read: brain stuff and calm stuff) that will make them super-workers with tremendous output. For the low low price of way too much, they enjoy a beverage Carrie calls “better than pee” and measure their amazing* results. (*Depends how easily you are amazed.) See Carrie’s reaction video to Elvis’s “If I Can Dream” on YouTube. For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!


Ross and Carrie Scan for Satan: Mark of the Beast Edition

Carrie’s brand new husband got her a very good gift: a 1994 VHS about UPC bar codes ushering in the end of the world. She and Ross ponder Reverend John Shepherd’s stern warning that the end is coming any day now, and ask if 10,000 days is enough yet. Plus, one of their favorite movies is finally available for download, and Alex Jones is available for takedown. For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!


Rossing Over with John Edward (Part 3): VIP Edition

Back at John Edward’s psychic medium event, Ross and a third of the other attendees pay extra for highly specific, personal messages from the great beyond, plus an inexplicably-redundant Q and A session. Plus, Ross and Carrie wrap up their thoughts on psychic mediums by reflecting on the theft of one’s final experiences with a loved one. For pics and videos, follow us on Facebook!