135 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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    • Comedy
    • 4.8, 59 Ratings

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.

    131 - Walter Jackson Freeman II: Freestyle Lobotomy Smooth Brain

    131 - Walter Jackson Freeman II: Freestyle Lobotomy Smooth Brain

    William Jackson Freeman II came from a long line of brain surgeons. To live up to his lineage he 'perfected' the art of the Lobotomy. He got so good at it he was offering $25 lobotomies out of the back of a van in the 1960's. Ever wonder who scrambled the brain of that Kennedy girl... It was good ol' Walt!

    • 1 hr 56 min
    130 - Heinrich Schliemann: The Lost City of Troy & the Glory-seeking Archaeologist the 'Found' it.

    130 - Heinrich Schliemann: The Lost City of Troy & the Glory-seeking Archaeologist the 'Found' it.

    Arguably one of the most notable archaeologist in the field, Heinrich made history when he unearthed the lost city of Troy. Using his vast wealth, he then went about rewriting his own history and buying out anyone that questioned his sketch methods of excavation.

    • 2 hr 4 min
    129 - Idi Amin: Uganda's Big Dumb Dumpster Dictator

    129 - Idi Amin: Uganda's Big Dumb Dumpster Dictator

    Uganda had it bad when big fat dumb dumb Idi Amin took over the government by force. This disillusion dictator massacred his people, destroyed Uganda's economy and claimed the title of 'Lord of all Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in general and Uganda in particular'.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    128 - Charles Guiteau: Serial Masturbator to Presidential Assassin

    128 - Charles Guiteau: Serial Masturbator to Presidential Assassin

    Four times as the President of the United States been assassinated. But only once was it by a serial masturbator that was so strange he was kicked out of a religious, silverware-making sex cult.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    127 - Yoshie Shiratori: Expert Escape Artist and Soup Spitter.

    127 - Yoshie Shiratori: Expert Escape Artist and Soup Spitter.

    Yoshie Shiratori is the ultimate escape artist, busting out of any jail that the japanese authorities threw him in. The problem was once he was on the outside, he couldn't seem to not keep his mouth shut about his prison breaks, most of which involved spitting soup, chilling with bears and dislocating his own arms.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    126 - Joanna Southcott: Gross 64 y/o Pregnant Prophetess

    126 - Joanna Southcott: Gross 64 y/o Pregnant Prophetess

    Joanna Southcott was more than just your average crazy woman screaming about Revelations. She was the pregnant mother of the second coming of Christ at the ripe old age of 64. This religious freak show drove England and the World into complete madness.

    • 1 hr 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

GG Alan Jackson ,

Funny as hell

A really funny and well-researched podcast featuring a round table cast whose chemistry/dynamic never feels forced. Great stuff!

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Awesome

Love these guys! I listen to them while doing my job working with historical things!

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