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Getting Weird with Oki's Weird Stories

The brutal story of Jack Idema, con artist/torturer for the American war effort

Oki is a Canadian documentarian with a keen eye for unusual subject matter. We spoke to him back in January when he infiltrated a cabal of conspiracy theorists who use hypnosis to "prove" that there is a secret space program operating throughout the universe. His latest doc, The King of Stolen Valor, is a must-see. It is the story of Jonathan "Jack" Idema, a former U.S. Army non-commissioned officer who was found guilty of running a private prison in Afghanistan and torturing Afghan citizens. Idema was posing as a US government-sponsored special forces officer at the time. The US government claims no knowledge of his operations. After spending three years in an Afghan prison, he traveled to Mexico, where he died of AIDS in 2012.

Watch Joseph L. Flatley, J.G. Michael, and Oki get down to it live tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. here.

Oki's latest doc, The King of Stolen Valor is available now on YouTube:

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