They aren’t from here. But they came, and now it seems like they’ve taken over the whole place! They use up all the resources, trample on the existing cultures, then move on to the next unsuspecting unfortunates. We know you think we’re talking about Americans, but no! This week, the guys manifest a destiny wherein they learn about the hidden lives […]
Hey, sweetie. We’ve had a good run, but it’s not working out. It’s not you, it’s us. We want nothing but for you to be happy, so we have to let you be free. Free to live your life. Free to listen to other podcasts. Kidding! We’ll never leave you, though this week the guys are looking into the scary, […]
The clinical term for the fear of clowns is coulrophobia, but the rest of us know it as common sense. This week, the guys explore the (numerous!) clown panics of American history, often as a result of mass cultural anxiety. Of course, there’s nothing like a televised attempted coup to ratchet up the cultural anxiety level. So if the giant […]
Water, water everywhere, and what a spot to sink! This week, the guys probe the murky depths of The Michigan Triangle, a mysterious section of Lake Michigan which seems to swallow ships and planes much like its better-known cousin near Bermuda. Along the way, they find–well, not much. That’s kinda the nature of mysterious sections of lakes which swallow ships […]
Happy Holidays to all, and to all a good riddance to 2020! Our gift to you, in true 2020 fashion, is this rehashed episode from Christmas 2018. Please enjoy it and feel free to give it away to friends and loved ones, or just Carl, that creepy guy at work who just got creepier over Zoom.
The long, long lockdown months have now officially lasted all year, making us wonder just what pre-pandemic life even was. But the incredible news this week of the approval of two different vaccines has given us all hope, and turned our minds to what will come after. That’s why, this week, the guys are taking a penetrating look into the […]
The more one studies history, the more one discovers that absolutely everything has been done. Including, but not limited to, an Oregon town collectively deciding to detonate a beached whale. It goes exactly as well as you might think.
Every once in a while, a topic arrives on the Bright Side that makes one wonder, “How have they not done this episode yet?” This week is one of those times, as the guys explore some of the worst customer service experiences ever endured. Please press 1 to continue in English.
Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, fellowship, and, if you’re Kevin and Jason, exploring all the ways Thanksgiving can kill you.
This one is for all the lovers. Well, the criminally sick ones, anyway, which we’re assuming make up the majority of our listeners. In 1991, Ray and Faye Copeland became the oldest couple ever to be sentenced to death in the United States, having been convicted of murdering at least 5 men at their Missouri farm. If you’re looking for […]