Disneyland. The Happiest Place on Earth. Unless you’re a rat who can’t cook. This week, the guys go searching for the fabled Feral Cats of Disneyland, the storied rat-catchers that stalk the Magic Kingdom at night, yet are hardly ever seen during the day. Do they really exist? You’ll have to listen to the episode to find out! Actually, you […]
Ah, it’s a lovely day in Central Park in 1901. Take a stroll, ride the carousel, escape the heat in a shaded rocking chair. Now pay that gray-suited goon a nickel, or Mr. Spate will have you arrested for theft! Wait, what? This week, the guys uncover the unhinged story of the Rocking Chair Riots, wherein the little guy stood […]
Rain blobs keep falling on my head, And sadly, that means my eyes will soon be turning red, And they’ll start to bleed, ‘Cuz, these blobs are jellyfish or possibly aliens, Or space jelly. And they’re worrying me!
No, we already did an episode on the Fyre Festival. This is different. This week, the guys dig up the truth about the cicada horde that lies in wait, only to emerge from the ground every 17 years, impossibly horny and improbably loud. Along the way, they learn that there’s almost nothing that a month-long orgy can’t cure. Plus recipes!
It should be no surprise that the marketer and inventor behind Sea Monkeys was a charming, whimsical rake. What should surprise you, however, is that he was also a fucking Nazi and weapons manufacturer. Yes, this week the guys dredge up the history of Harold von Braunhut, the huckster and con artist behind such innovations as the Invisible Fish and […]
Say what you want about the Catholic Church, but at least they never exhumed a dead pope just to put him on trial. Wait, oops, nope, they totally did. Ok, just say what you want, then.
Everyone wants to win the lottery, but nobody thinks that the moment could curse their lives forever. Well, it could. In a classic “Be Careful What You Wish For” story, the guys this week scratch off the surface of the Curse of the Lottery Winner. Apologies for this week’s sub-par audio. It’s all Kevin’s fault and he’ll fix it for […]
It was a dark time for America. A time when our future was uncertain, and a great war was threatening the very foundation of our nation. A war which pitted brother against brother, which separated the men from the other men (because women aren’t dumb enough to engage in this). From our privileged vantage point now, it’s hard to remember […]
Avocado toast isn’t the first hipster craze in the City By The Bay, oh no! This week, Kevin and Jason whip up the scrambled story of the Egg War of 1863, wherein a boatload of mercenary Florentines made a hash of a completely avoidable egg shortage in young San Francisco. Omelet the guys take it from here.
This week, the guys fondly remember the brief time in the 80s when Pepsi was the sixth-largest military power in the world. Don’t worry, you read that correctly. Hear the wild tale as you enjoy this week’s episode. Maybe sit back and crack open a bottle of the most delicious soda, Coke.