121 episodes

We've all been taught to venerate the dead. Where's the fun in that?! No one can take all their rotten secrets to the grave. Humans are just trash monsters that make mistakes, rub together and make more humans. So, let's grab some beers, bury inhibitions and dig up some dirt on history's most iconic departed.

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We've all been taught to venerate the dead. Where's the fun in that?! No one can take all their rotten secrets to the grave. Humans are just trash monsters that make mistakes, rub together and make more humans. So, let's grab some beers, bury inhibitions and dig up some dirt on history's most iconic departed.

    117 - Father Amorth: Make Exorcisms Great Again

    117 - Father Amorth: Make Exorcisms Great Again

    Like the 1973 film The Exorcist? So did this geriatric, Italian priest. So much so that he used it as an inspiration to make exorcisms cool again during the 1980s & 1990s. Was Father Amorth really battling demons from the fiery depths of Hell or just yelling at mentally handicapped children? Have a listen and decide for yourself.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    116 - Henry Beecher: Founder of the 'Megachurch Backroom Special'

    116 - Henry Beecher: Founder of the 'Megachurch Backroom Special'

    What happens when you mix religious fame, a skilled smooth talker and a bunch of sheltered, horny 19th century chicks. One of the biggest sex scandals in American history! Henry Beecher, brother of the famous Harriet Beecher Stowe (Uncle Tom's Cabin), became the first American Preacher to become a media sensation. His lessons in chastity, temperance, women's suffrage and abolition, became overshadowed by his 40 years of seducing and scamming women and children in the backrooms of his churches.

    • 2 hrs 2 min
    115 - Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texan Meth-head with Saucy Licks

    115 - Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texan Meth-head with Saucy Licks

    Stevie Ray Vaughan knew how to play the Blues! Unfortunately he didn't know how to pay bills, hold a stable relationship or manage his uppers. Although extremely talented this mooch of a man, bumbled his way through life sapping the skin oils off his bandmates, fans and strangers. Confused? So are we!

    • 1 hr 28 min
    114 - Leopold II of Belgium: Crimes Against The Congo & Condangs

    114 - Leopold II of Belgium: Crimes Against The Congo & Condangs

    Which tyrant of history caused the first ever Roast Mortem mid-roll, “bad vibes” break? Leopold II of Belgium!


    He brutally and systematically culled the population of the Congo in the early 20th century. But don't worry, this episode isnt all doom and gloom, this smooth brained monarch didn't know which hole to shove his Belgian waffle PP into.

    • 2 hrs 3 min
    113 - Jakob Fugger: History's Richest Idiot

    113 - Jakob Fugger: History's Richest Idiot

    Want to get rich quick? Like 4 times richer than Jeff Bezos? Listen to how this 16th century german scheiße pretzel became history's richest man by scamming the the inbred Hapsburgs, a few popes and millions of german peasants. Oh and he started a beef with the hemorrhoid-scratcher Martin Luther.

    • 1 hr 55 min
    112 - Rob Ford: Toronto's Rotund Crackhead Mayor

    112 - Rob Ford: Toronto's Rotund Crackhead Mayor

    Rob Ford and his family, or the Canadian Kennedys, partied their way to the top. This train wreck of a lineage blew, guzzled, injected and smoked their way into the national spotlight all while dominating Ontario politics. Rob's partying and the rise of camera phones gave the world a wonderful glimpse into his crack-fueled late nights with the Canadian chapter of the Bloods.

    • 1 hr 39 min

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