You Should Watch This Documentary

A podcast about documentaries you should watch, just as the title implies. Hosted by Adam Tod Brown, Jess McDonald and Monrok.

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Wild Wild Country
May 28, 2018
Adam, Monrok, and Jess discuss the Duplass Brothers documentary Wild Wild Country, which tells the story of an Oregon commune that either started as a murderous cult, or was forced into being that by unfriendly locals, depending on who you ask.




March 30, 2018
Is kidnapping an acceptable remedy when someone’s fallen into the hands of a cult? A lot of people seemed to think it was in the ’70s and ’80s, and they might have been right. Watch it!





The Push
March 13, 2018
Adam, Monrok and Jess discuss the controversial Netflix documentary The Push, which takes everyday ordinary people and tries to coax them into committing murder. In like an hour. It’s crazy. You should watch it!





February 10, 2018
Adam, MONROK and Jess discuss the 2017 documentary AlphaGo, which covers humanity’s struggle to create (and then defeat) an artificial intelligence program capable of playing the most complex board game in the world at the highest competitive level possible. Listen now!





Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond
January 20, 2018
The hosts discuss the Netflix documentary “Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond.” It’s about the making of the Andy Kaufman biopic Man On The Moon and how Jim Carrey made that production a living nightmare for everyone involved. Listen now!





Welcome To Leith
January 5, 2018
What happens when a white nationalist attempts to take over a sleepy North Dakota town with a population in the low double digits? “Welcome To Leith” answers that exact question. And we’re talking about it this week!





Tokyo Idols
November 22, 2017
On this episode, the team discusses the documentary “Tokyo Idol” which covers the strange Japanese trend where middle-aged men worship and financially support female pop singers known as “idols.” Listen now!





One Of Us
November 8, 2017
Adam, Monrok and Jess discuss the heartbreaking Netflix documentary “One Of Us” which profiles three people who attempt to escape the Hasidic Jewish communities that raised them. It gets dark. Watch it! Then listen to this episode!





The Confession Tapes (Pt. 2)
October 25, 2017
The conclusion of our two part series about the Netflix documentary “The Confession Tapes.” Adam, Jess, and MonRok mostly agree on all the cases this time. Mostly. Give it a listen!





The Confession Tapes (Pt. 1)
October 5, 2017
What’s your stance on the false confession phenomenon? Whatever it is, “The Confession Tapes” might alter it a bit. The first of a two part series!





Command And Control
September 20, 2017
Did you know a Titan II nuclear missile kind of sort of exploded in the United States in the 1980s? It’s true! The team discusses “Command and Control,” a documentary that covers that exact incident. Listen now!





My Scientology Movie
September 4, 2017
Adam, Jess and MonRok discuss the 2017 documentary “My Scientology Movie.” You should watch it! Then listen to this! Or listen to this first then watch it. The world is yours!





Nobody Speak: Trials Of the Free Press
August 21, 2017
Adam, Jess and MonRok discuss the 2017 Netflix documentary “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press.” It’s about the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker trial, and so much more. You should watch it! Then listen to us talk about it!





Chuck Norris vs. Communism
August 11, 2017
The 2015 documentary “Chuck Norris vs. Communism” is what we’re talking about this week. Well, that and the violent end to Communist rule in Romania. Fun stuff! Listen now!





Betting On Zero
July 28, 2017
Adam, Jess and comedian Mon Rok discuss the anti-Herbalife documentary “Betting On Zero.” Listen now!





The Red Pill
July 12, 2017
Adam and Jess welcome special guest comedian Mon Rok to discuss the Men’s Rights Activist documentary ‘The Red Pill’. The results may surprise you! Listen now!





Soaked In Bleach
July 11, 2017
Adam and Jess discuss the documentary ‘Soaked In Bleach’, which explores the theory that Kurt Cobain was murdered. Listen now!





Heroin Town
May 31, 2017
Adam and Jess take a trip to Jess’s hometown by way of the documentary Heroin Town. Listen now!





To Be A Miss
May 17, 2017
Adam and Jess discuss “To Be A Miss”, a documentary about the long and storied (and mostly horrifying) history of beauty pageants in Venezuela. Listen now!