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Phil Jerrod and Phil Lucas discuss the most famous disasters of all time, along with lots of other terrible calamities you may never have even heard about!

Every two weeks we'll take you through what went wrong, how it went wrong, and sort out whether it was Our Fault, or God's Fault.

It’s dark, funny, bleak and sometimes a little bit sad, but always entertaining.

If you’re tired of True Crime, but still want something a bit dark on your commute to work, you’ll love the CB Wallop Podcast.

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    • 4.9 • 35 Ratings

Phil Jerrod and Phil Lucas discuss the most famous disasters of all time, along with lots of other terrible calamities you may never have even heard about!

Every two weeks we'll take you through what went wrong, how it went wrong, and sort out whether it was Our Fault, or God's Fault.

It’s dark, funny, bleak and sometimes a little bit sad, but always entertaining.

If you’re tired of True Crime, but still want something a bit dark on your commute to work, you’ll love the CB Wallop Podcast.

    An Update

    An Update

    We thought that because we've been absolutely terrible at keeping everyone updated with how things are, we'd record a little update. It's not an episode, so sorry about that, and it's only Phil L on this one, so double sorry about that.

    • 8 min
    The Hartford Circus Fire - 1944

    The Hartford Circus Fire - 1944

    It’s 1944, it’s Hartford Connecticut and this may be the most horrible episode we’ve ever done. 




    In what grisled old circus types are already calling the Greatest Podcast on Earth, join Phil Jerrod and Phil Lucas as they discuss the truly terrible Hartford Circus Fire - the awesome conflagration that descended on the good people of Connecticut one beautiful summers day in July.




    Should they have used petrol to waterproof the tent. Nope. No. Absolutely not. 





    TRIGGER WARNING. This is a bad one, and it gave both of us a bit of a shock. Seriously, one of the worst. So proceed with caution. It involves children being burned alive. 




    Written by Phil Lucas
    Edited by Phil Jerrod
    Music by Steve Adam

    Sound clips

    [No Copyright Music] Retro 80's Funky Jazz-Hop Instrumental (Copyright Free) Music - Sundance Remix
    Music Credit: SUNDANCE
    Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)"
    Music By: SUNDANCE @ https://soundcloud.com/sundancemusic
    The SUNDANCE Official Website is HERE - http://lefthandmusic.fr/
    Follow SUNDANCE on BandCamp: https://sundancemusic.bandcamp.com/
    License for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...
    Music promoted by NCM https://goo.gl/fh3rEJ
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hbnMgHgZfs

    The Life of Reilly | 13 Hartford Circus Fire
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ-a4eCFMFc
    LifeOfReillyMovie
    744 subscribers
    http://CharlesNelsonReilly.com  This video is part 13 of The Life Of Reilly, starring Charles Nelson Reilly.   In this segment Charles explains a traumatizing moment from his childhood, as he recalls the day he witnessed a circus tent bun to the ground.

    Buy the film on Amazon:
    http://tinyurl.com/2cgzvhn

    Stars and Stripes Forever
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRxZBy3KAQI
    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises
    Stars and Stripes Forever · Sounds of the Circus South Shore Concert Band
    Sounds of the Circus - Volume 7
    ℗ 1993 Whitmarsh
    Released on: 1999-07-06




    Sources

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_circus_fire

    http://www.circusfire1944.com/

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/07/hartford-circus-fire-1944-bodies-exhumed

    https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/mystery-hartford-circus-fire-still-lingers-76-years-later/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Meln3N13OM

    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/74219/25-things-you-should-know-about-hartford-connecticut

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford,_Connecticut

    http://www.circusfire1944.com/

    https://connecticuthistory.org/the-hartford-circus-fire/

    https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hartford-circus-fire

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Flying_Wallendas

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_A._Haley

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Goldsboro B-52 Crash - 1961

    The Goldsboro B-52 Crash - 1961

    It’s 1961. It’s North Carolina USA and a Boeing B52 Stratofortress has just mislaid two 3.8 megaton Hydrogen Bombs somewhere in the sky above Goldsboro. 




    In what, despite the best efforts of Pentagon whitewashers, we now know to be the newly declassified 44th episode of the CB Wallop podcast, join Phil Lucas and Phil Jerrod as they discuss The Goldsboro B-52 Crash - the gigantic military plane that fell out of the sky, dumped two of the most dangerous pieces of equipment the world has ever seen into a tree and ended up creating the tensest picnic spot in North America. 




    Did the Pentagon keep it all secret? Well ... ****REDACTED ....REDACTED ....REDACTED****





    Trigger Warning: FIRE THE NUCLEAR WEAPONS! This episode is one of the closest shaves in the history of close shaves, but it’s all about what could have happened, rather than what ended up happening - so unless you’ve got a really vivid imagination, you should be fine. 




    Written by Phil Lucas

    Edited by Phil Jerrod

    Music by Steve Adam




    Audio clips




    ATOMIC ALERT. 1951 Cold War Classroom Film on Atom Bomb Attack.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IgNIt2lETY




    [No Copyright Music] Retro 80's Funky Jazz-Hop Instrumental (Copyright Free) Music - Sundance Remix

    Music Credit: SUNDANCE

    Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)"

    Music By: SUNDANCE @ https://soundcloud.com/sundancemusic


    The SUNDANCE Official Website is HERE - http://lefthandmusic.fr/


    Follow SUNDANCE on BandCamp: https://sundancemusic.bandcamp.com/


    License for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...

    Music promoted by NCM https://goo.gl/fh3rEJ


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hbnMgHgZfs




    Sources




    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_Goldsboro_B-52_crash

    http://large.stanford.edu/courses/2018/ph241/williams1/

    https://www.history.com/news/document-reveals-1961-nuclear-close-call-over-north-carolina

    https://www.businessinsider.com/nuclear-bomb-accident-goldsboro-nc-swamp-2017-5?r=US&IR=T

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/20/usaf-atomic-bomb-north-carolina-1961

    https://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/12/us/north-carolina-nuclear-bomb-drop/index.html

    https://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/

    https://worldwarwings.com/12-interesting-facts-about-the-b-52-bomber/

    https://www.uso.org/stories/2391-10-need-to-know-facts-about-the-b-52-bomber

    https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2015/05/18-things-you-never-knew-about-the-b-52-stratofotress/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsar_Bomba

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_39_nuclear_bomb

    • 58 min
    The Long Island Rhesus Monkey Escape - 1935

    The Long Island Rhesus Monkey Escape - 1935

    It’s 1935, it’s Long Island, New York and a group of extremely naughty monkeys are about to stage the easiest prison break since David Copperfield pretended to be locked in Alcatraz.

    In what hundreds of fast-talking New York monkeys are already throwing their excrement at, it's the 43rd episode of the CB Wallop podcast. Join Phil Jerrod and Phil Lucas as they discuss the The Long Island Rhesus Monkey Escape - the tiny plank-based blunder that unwittingly released over a hundred naughty monkeys into the metropolitan area, causing car crashes, electrocutions, and a whole load of general monkey-based mayhem.

    Should we have called this episode “Escape from Monkey Mountain”?  Yes, yes we should have. 

    Trigger Warning: MONKEYS! Nothing to worry about mate, this episode is just a load of monkeys having a right laugh for a couple of weeks in New York City. There is a tiny bit of discussion about animal cruelty (oiling elephants), electrocution (monkeys), space travel (again monkeys), and Rasputin's cock (Rasputin). 

    Written by Phil Jerrod
    Edited by Phil Jerrod
    Music by Steve Adam 

    Clips:

    Jungle Cavalcade (1941) | Full Movie | Frank Buck
    Classic Hollywood Movies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsP0_KPcbiY&t=4136s

    A Slice of Long Island history, part 1
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qnwe3V4dgD4&t=217s

    Superman - Jungle Drums
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2LUJQgfhcI&t=163s

    Wild monkeys attack family at Florida state park
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNc1NlUVqwo

    [No Copyright Music] Retro 80's Funky Jazz-Hop Instrumental (Copyright Free) Music - Sundance Remix
    Music Credit: SUNDANCE
    Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)"
    Music By: SUNDANCE @ https://soundcloud.com/sundancemusic
    The SUNDANCE Official Website is HERE - http://lefthandmusic.fr/
    Follow SUNDANCE on BandCamp: https://sundancemusic.bandcamp.com/
    License for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...
    Music promoted by NCM https://goo.gl/fh3rEJ
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hbnMgHgZfs


    Sources:

    https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19351029.2.34
    https://www.portablepress.com/blog/2014/03/long-island-monkey-escape/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Long_Island
    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/r/rhesus-macaque/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moving_Day_(New_York_City)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Buck_%28animal_collector%29
    http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2041628_2041646_2041735,00.html
    https://www.hofstra.edu/pdf/library/libspc-oe-lisi-frank-buck.pdf
    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=i4H8CQAAQBAJ&pg=PA67&lpg=PA67&dq=frank&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=frank&f=false
    https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/frank-buck/
    https://www.amityvillerecord.com/articles/bring-em-back-alive/
    https://www.1939nyworldsfair.com/worlds_fair/wf_tour/zone-7/jungle_land.htm
    https://slate.com/culture/2020/04/tiger-king-19th-century-private-zoos-carl-hagenbeck.html
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_of_Progress
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_of_Progress#Exhibits
    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/11/florida-rhesus-monkeys-herpes-running-wild-invasive-species/
    https://study.com/academy/lesson/rhesus-macaque-monkey-lifespan-behavior-facts.html
    https://thewebsiteofeverything.com/animals/mammals/Primates/Cercopithecidae/Macaca/Macaca-mulatta.html
    https://www.space.com/19505-space-monkeys-chimps-history.html#:~:text=The%20U.S.%20was%20the%20first,V2%20rocket%20in%20June%201948.
    http://stevenlehrer.com/index.htm
    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/11/florida-rhesus-monkeys-herpes-running-wild-invasive-species/

    • 53 min
    Aeroflot Flight 593 - 1994

    Aeroflot Flight 593 - 1994

    It’s 1994. It’s forty-thousand feet over the Siberian tundra and Captain Yaroslav Vladimirovich Kudrinsky is about to take part in the worst bring your child to work day since Daddy Day Care 3.

    In what panicking Russian pilots are already radioing in as the 42nd edition of the CB Wallop Podcast join Phil Jerrod and Phil Lucas as they discuss Aeroflot Flight 593 -  the quite frankly anus tightening, stomach crunching, thigh scarring, nightmare fueling, brain buggeringly terrifying story of what happens when you let your children fly an airliner. 

    Should they have let their kids in the cockpit?... I mean, I can’t believe i’m even having to say this - but no. no please God no.

    Trigger warning: Well, this one scared the absolute crap out of me - so I don’t know how you’ll deal with it. I mean it’s a plane that crashes into a Siberian mountain, what do you want from me? There are no survivors and it would be hard to imagine how the last few moments of the flight could have been any more terrifying. Other than that - walk in the park mate.

    Written by Phil Lucas
    Edited by Phil Jerrod
    Music by Steve Adam 

    Music clips
    Zero Hour - Aeroflot Flight 593 disaster (Kid In The Cockpit)
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5xbwqz

    Aeroflot Promo Spot - 1970
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x8kcT9r7yg&t=1s

    Aeroflot Flight 593 Crash Animation + CVR
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrttTR8e8-4
    Source: http://www.planecrashinfo.com/

    Sources
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeroflot_Flight_593
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airbus_A310#A310-300
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeroflot
    http://aviationknowledge.wikidot.com/asi:aeroflot-flight-593:child-in-the-cockpit
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pc50kWJBcx4
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1kPAWVI5UA
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5xbwqz
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheremetyevo_International_Airport
    https://www.tailstrike.com/230394.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/1994/09/28/world/tape-confirms-the-pilot-s-son-caused-crash-of-russian-jet.html
    https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19940323-0
    https://www.avgeekery.com/the-tragedy-of-aeroflot-593/
    https://reports.aviation-safety.net/1994/19940323-0_A310_F-OGQS.pdf
    https://apnews.com/3e6e36622501657b493bd942a13f1303
    https://steemit.com/science/@milekj/the-most-shocking-air-crashes-kid-in-command
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1kPAWVI5UA&t=660s
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pc50kWJBcx4&t=413s




       

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Carrie: The Musical - 1988

    Carrie: The Musical - 1988

    It's 1988. It's as close to Broadway as makes no odds and a load of luvvie theatre types are about to sit through the worst high school musical since High School Musical.

    In what puritanical religious mothers are already wringing their hands might be the 41st edition of the CB Wallop podcast, join Phil Jerrod and Phil Lucas as they discuss Carrie: The Musical. The gigantic Broadway flop that tried to make a big song and dance about periods, bullying, dirty pillows and pig murder, but ended up being more waterlogged barbecue than blazing telekinetic inferno.

    Should they have based the whole thing on Fame! No... No probably not.

    Trigger Warning: Nothing to worry about mate, this is just musical theatre. There is a bit more swearing than usual for some reason - maybe just because Phil Lucas hates musicals so much, and some lady’s hygiene chat, but mainly it’s just making fun of a terrible musical. If you don’t like it, don’t worry, we can burn it together and pray for forgiveness.

    Written by Phil Jerrod
    Edited by Phil Jerrod
    Music by Steve Adam

    Sound clips

    BAD REVIEW OF "CARRIE THE MUSICAL" - NYC TV NEWS - RARE !
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZRannDMsiQ&t=4s

    Rock Bottom Remainders at ALA 2012
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUQ2VE_PJrw


    CARRIE STRATFORD FULL SHOW 1988
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOTxiLYFF-Y&t=564s

    [No Copyright Music] Retro 80's Funky Jazz-Hop Instrumental (Copyright Free) Music - Sundance Remix
    Music Credit: SUNDANCE
    Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)"
    Music By: SUNDANCE @ https://soundcloud.com/sundancemusic
    The SUNDANCE Official Website is HERE - http://lefthandmusic.fr/
    Follow SUNDANCE on BandCamp: https://sundancemusic.bandcamp.com/
    License for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...
    Music promoted by NCM https://goo.gl/fh3rEJ
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hbnMgHgZfs

    Sources:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dollar_Baby#:~:text=The%20Dollar%20Baby%20(or%20Dollar,his%20short%20stories%20for%20%241.
    https://www.nme.com/news/stephen-king-shawshank-redemption-cheque-2423514#:~:text=It's%20been%20revealed%20that%20Stephen,Rita%20Hayworth%20and%20Shawshank%20Redemption.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_King
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_(musical)
    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/22813/10-terrific-facts-about-stephen-king
    https://www.thefactsite.com/interesting-facts-about-horror-author/
    https://www.tickld.com/wow/2162589/fbkda45-amazing-facts-about-stephen-king-most-people-havent-heard/
    https://smartblogger.com/stephen-king/#:~:text=Stephen%20King%20has%20published%2057,richest%20writers%20in%20the%20world.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_(novel)
    https://www.nytimes.com/1988/05/13/theater/review-theater-the-telekinetic-carrie-with-music.html
    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/is-carrie-the-worst-musical-of-all-time

    • 49 min

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I never seek out british podcasts, but they always end up so much better than American ones, at least in terms of comedy. These two are funny in a very tasteful way, being respectful to the victims while giving the controlling actors the derision they deserve (whether that be god or man)! Can't wait for new episodes to come out, i'm almost through all of them!

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