#57 – Show Us Your Pits!

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Welcome to the Pacific Northwest–home of Bigfoot, the Space Needle, and Mass Hysteria! This week, the guys take the scenic route through the Windshield Pitting Mystery of 1954, in which a complete non-event led to widespread public panic. The winding tale will lead us through several crazy pit stops (Get it!?), including angry rocks, self-pleasuring orcas, and a completely unconvincing […]

#56 – Get Yo’ Streak On!

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Ah, the joys of public nudity! Who among us has never had the urge to strip off and run frolicking through the streets or onto the field, celebrating the freedom of youth and revelling in body positivity? In other words, who among us has never been drunk? This week, the guys uncover the mostly zany, occasionally unhinged history of streaking, […]

#49 – Every Day Is Hump Day

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Arizona of the 1880s was hardscrabble enough without the Devil terrorizing the countryside on horseback. But that’s just what the citizens of post-Civil War Arizona Territory thought was happening when they were visited by the fabled Red Ghost of Arizona. This week, the guys learn the true identity of the Ghost (spoiler: it was Old Man Withers the whole time!), […]

#45 – This Little Piggy Went to War

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Empires, amirite? There’s nothing like an international pissing contest to stoke the fires of patriotism. There’s also nothing new about world powers finding it impossible to back down, even when the cause of conflict is completely stupid. This week, the guys jump whole hog back to┬áthe time that the US and Britain came to the brink of war over the […]

#44 – Christianity is a Drag

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Oh, the tangled web we weave…when we con millions of people out of their money, promising heavenly rewards to them while quietly enriching ourselves and avoiding taxes. Isn’t that how the saying goes? This week, the guys explore the glorious tragedy that was Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, two of the most successful (and corrupt) televangelists of all time. Have […]

#43 – Why Are the Pretty Ones Always Crazy? (Badass Women, Vol. 2)

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What would history be without a healthy dose of misogyny? Thanks to men, we will never know! Fortunately, some women have been such badasses that their stories cut through the static and inspire us even today. This week, the guys highlight one such heroine, the incomparable Nellie Bly–a journalist, activist, traveller and business magnate who shattered the glass ceiling in […]