Whoring is dangerous. Just ask Jason T. Gaffney. Or ask any of the victims of Jack the Ripper, the first serial killer to go viral. This week, the guys delve into the deep cuts of Jack’s infamous, nightmarish murder spree of 1888, from the Canonical Five to various theories of who he really was. Speaking of nightmare fuel, Jack’s identity […]
Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov was, depending on your perspective, either a visionary biologist years ahead of his time, or a despicable monkey fucker. This week, the guys explore his gory attempts in the early 20th century to create a “Humanzee,” a theoretical creature that is the result of crossbreeding of humans and chimps. As you may imagine, it doesn’t go well […]
It’s Thanksgiving week, and we are grateful for you! Kevin and Jason are simply filled with gratitude for our listeners and for the chance to share our show with you! Don’t worry, though; we aren’t so thankful that we forgot to find something fucked-up for you this week. In fact, in honor of Thanksgiving, we are diving headfirst into the […]
Who doesn’t love a good sex cult? If you’re wondering where the right to bear arms meets the right to bare butts, this is the episode for you! This week, the guys peek under the robes to discover the hidden world of Rajneeshpuram, the Oregon cult of the 70s and 80s. This episode is insane, so be prepared for everything […]
Human. It’s what’s for dinner. This week, the guys head out on the trail with the Donner Party, the famously doomed pioneer wagon train of 1846. Join this migrant caravan as they break axles, get dysentery, and invent the original frozen dinner. Feel free to join the party! You’ll probably be able to snag some digits; just avoid the salsa.
Vampires are dicks. Even when you think they’re dead, there they go, escaping the grave at night to slowly suck the life from their relatives. That’s a dick move, vampires. This week, on a very special Halloween episode, the guys sink their teeth into the Vampire Panic of 19th-century New England. Along the way, you can learn a lot about […]
OK, OK. All your heroes are a lie. History is told by those who live the longest, and this week, most of the people in our story don’t live long enough to tell the tale. That’s OK, though, because Jason T. Gaffney is on the case, ably assisted by best-selling author Suzanne Brockmann, who also just happens to be Jason’s […]
Take me out to the ball game! Throw hot dogs at my head! Knife me and kiss me and scream at me. I won’t care, cuz the beer’s almost free! Yes, it’s Ten Cent Beer Night in Cleveland, Where thousands of fans broke the law; Its a nightmare for normal folks, But a dream for Kavanaugh!
There are millions of Deaf Americans. Tone deaf Americans, unfortunately, outnumber them massively. This week, the guys learn all about the 1988 Deaf President Now! movement within Gallaudet University, a school for the deaf in Washington, DC. It’s an inspiring story of peaceful protest, unity, and corndogs, a story which will leave you filled with the spirit of Les Mis, […]
The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! But first, a word from Colgate Toothpaste! This week, the guys scan the airwaves for the truth behind Orson Wells’ infamous “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast of 1938, which caused a nationwide panic, launched the career of a Hollywood legend, and led to the first recorded case of a lawsuit being […]