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Highkey Obsessed

Highkey Obsessed

By Thomas Boomhower
Join Thomas as he dives deep into movies, books, history, the paranormal and anything else obsessing him at the moment.
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Off the Jack: A Solo Pod
On this episode of Highkey Obsessed, Thomas improvises an episode and talks about jaguars being reintroduced to the U.S., the NBA Playoffs, the future of the show and his 2020 reading list. 100% better than it sounds because if it wasn't any good he was going to not release the episode and claim technical issues.  If you dig what you're hearing be sure to give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts. We welcome feedback on Instagram @highkey_obsessed_podcast and Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast. We also have a new website www.highkeyobsessed.com and an email highkeyobsessedpodcast@gmail.com, so pretty fancy stuff. Thanks for listening! Instagram: @highkey_obsessed_podcast Twitter: @HighkeyOPodcast.
34:44
June 15, 2021
Jeremy and Philip of Hail Reaper
On this episode of Highkey Obsessed, Thomas is joined by Jeremy and Philip of Hail Reaper a podcast dedicated to the Red Rising Saga by Pierce Brown. They get into some of Jeremy and Philip's favorite things outside of Red Rising, draft basketball teams made up of Red Rising characters, delve into the origins of their wonderful podcast, and even have their friendship put to the ultimate test in a newlywed game lightning round.  Minor spoilers for all of the Red Rising saga throughout! If you dig what you're hearing be sure to give us a rating and review wherever you get podcasts. We welcome feedback on Instagram @highkey_obsessed_podcast and Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast. We also have a new website www.highkeyobsessed.com and an email highkeyobsessedpodcast@gmail.com, so pretty fancy stuff. Thanks for listening! Instagram: @highkey_obsessed_podcast Twitter: @HighkeyOPodcast.
01:44:49
June 8, 2021
The Jersey Devil
In this episode Thomas is joined by Chris and Mike to discuss the Jersey Devil. They break down the potential origins of the myth featuring Ben Franklin and dive deep into the story.  Be sure to follow the pod on Instagram @highkey_obsessed_podcast And on Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast Also be sure to check out the website https://highkeyobsessed.com/ Sources:  https://pinelandsalliance.org/learn-about-the-pinelands/pinelands-history-and-culture/the-jersey-devil-and-folklore/ https://www.nj.gov/nj/about/famous/nj_devil.html https://www.nj.com/entertainment/2021/05/six-flags-great-adventure-give-sneak-preview-of-monster-jersey-devil-rollercoaster-with-test-runs.html https://weirdnj.com/stories/jersey-devil/ https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/new-jersey-devil-urban-legend-history
41:30
June 1, 2021
Season Two Trailer
Pod back? POD BACK! Season Two Trailer for Highkey Obsessed.  Plans are discussed, hints are made, little is revealed. Be sure to follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram for updates, memes, book reviews and more! Please rate and review and be sure to tell a friend to listen to the pod.  Website/Blog: http://highkeyobsessed.com/ Twitter: @HighkeyOPodcast Instagram:@highkey_obsessed_podcast
05:12
May 20, 2021
Episode 10: An Interview with Words and Whiskey
On this episode, Thomas is joined by the wonderful Kross and PJ of Words and Whiskey, a podcast dedicated to pairing great reads, with excellent drinks.  They discuss the origins of Words and Whiskey, the incredible Red Rising series, J.R.R Tolkien's philosophy, the problem with Game of Thrones, and much, MUCH, more.  If you dig what you're hearing be sure to give us a rating and review wherever you get podcasts. We welcome feedback on Instagram @highkey_obsessed_podcast and Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast. We also have a new website www.highkeyobsessed.com and an email highkeyobsessedpodcast@gmail.com, so pretty fancy stuff. Thanks for listening! Instagram: @highkey_obsessed_podcast Twitter: @HighkeyOPodcast.
01:59:50
February 22, 2021
Episode 9: The Shark Attacks of 1916
In this episode of Highkey Obsessed, Thomas discusses the slow death of his laptop, and how that has impacted his ability to record new episodes with Chris and Michael, as well as future plans for the show. From there he delves into the shark attacks of 1916, the attacks responsible for inspiring Jaws and our obsession with the deadly beasts.  If you dig what you're hearing be sure to get us a rating and review wherever you get podcasts. We welcome feedback on Instagram @highkey_obsessed_podcast and Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast. We also have a new website www.highkeyobsessed.com and an email highkeyobsessedpodcast@gmail.com, so pretty fancy stuff.  Thanks for listening! Instagram: @highkey_obsessed_podcast Twitter: @HighkeyOPodcast.
23:55
February 15, 2021
Episode 8: WandaVison and the Future of the MCU with JT Koonz
In this episode Thomas is joined by JT Koonz to talk the Infinity Saga, the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, recommend some of their favorite content for listeners to check out and much more.  Be sure to follow Highkey Obsessed on Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast and Instagram @Highkey_Obsessed_Podcast. 
01:31:41
January 14, 2021
Episode 7: Knives Out
In this spoiler heavy episode Chris, Michael and Thomas discuss Knives Out, the 2019 whodunit directed by Rian Johnson. They talk about their favorite scenes, quotes, characters, and much much more. 
01:34:18
December 14, 2020
Episode 6: Bigfoot
In this episode Thomas is joined by Chris and Michael to discuss the Bigfoot Phenomenon. The trio discusses evidence, the Patterson-Gimlin film, some famous reported encounters, and more. They also recommend some new music and a podcast for you to try out.  Follow Highkey Obsessed on Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast and on Instagram at Highkey_Obsessed_Podcast.
01:24:20
November 30, 2020
Episode 5: Mothman
In this episode Thomas talks about the Small Town Monsters documentary series and The Undead Week One before diving headfirst into tales of Mothman a monster reportedly seen throughout West Virginia in 1966 and 1967.  Follow Highkey Obsessed on Twitter @HighkeyOPodcast and on Instagram at Highkey_Obsessed_Podcast. 
29:01
November 2, 2020
Episode 4: Star Wars and The Mandalorian Season 2 with Josiah
This episode Thomas is joined by his good friend Josiah to discuss rumors surrounding Oscar Isaac being cast as Moon Knight on Disney+, all thing Star Wars, and wrapping up with a conversation about their hopes for season 2 of The Mandalorian. 
01:38:38
October 28, 2020
Podcasting 101: Introduction to Podcasting
The introductory episode of Highkey Obsessed, basically a long trailer.
03:25
October 19, 2020
Episode 3: HowlerPod
Warning: Explicit Content and Heavy Spoilers Abound! On this episode of Highkey Obsessed, Thomas is joined by very special guests Ben Reinert and Erin Ayers of HowlerPod to discuss the amazing Red Rising saga by Pierce Brown. Also discussed? JK Rowling, Blake Crouch, Henry Cavill and Tombstone. 
01:06:07
October 19, 2020
Episode 2: Some Thoughts with Chris and Michael
On this Episode of Highkey Obessed, Thomas is joined by his friends Chris and Michael to discuss everything from which former President could best aid the United States to the existence of Bigfoot.
01:18:58
October 19, 2020