This week we’re headed back to the Wild West for the first time since episode #7 with the stories of John “Liver Eating” Johnston, Boone Helm, the Bloody Benders, and the Red Ghost.
152 – Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple
Happy Valentines Day! This week we’re celebrating with one of the most famous cult stories of all time. You know how the story of the Peoples Temple ends, but everything before it is even crazier.
151 – Weird Fun Bag #3: A Lobster, a Rainbow, and an Indestructible Man
This week it’s another weird fun bag as we look at the stories of Lobster Boy, Rollen Stewart (The Rainbow Man) and the indestructible Michael Malloy.
150 – Serial Killer Sampler #3: Jesperson, Sells & Panzram
This week we’re looking at a couple of serial killers from history: Carl Panzram, Tommy Lynn Sells, and Keith Hunter Jesperson. These stories are wild, so strap in!
149 – Aliens! Part 3! (Encounters and Abductions)
This week, we’re going back to the paranormal world to discuss some more alien encounters. We’re looking at the stories of George Adamski, Gordon Cooper, and Robert Taylor. Did they really encounter aliens? Or is a more logical explanation out there?
148 – Charles Whitman and Randy Weaver
This week, we’re covering two stories from two different crazy people. Learn about the lives of Charles Whitman and Randy Weaver.
147 – Lesser Known School Disasters
Fun fact: School shootings aren’t a new thing! This week, we’re looking at the stories of the Bath School Disaster, Walter Seifert, Cokeville Elementary School, and the Beslan School Siege.
146 – Weird Fun Bag #2- A Circus Act, A Meat Shower, and a Pair of Exploding Pants
The weird fun bag returns this week with 3 really silly stories. We’re looking at Oofty Goofty, the Kentucky Meat Shower, and New Zealand’s exploding trousers. Are they all Urban Dictionary sex positions, or real events? Find out!
145 – Ted Bundy
This week we’re covering arguably America’s most famous serial killer, Ted Bundy. I also go off on his deliriously obliviously stupid girlfriends. It’s a fun way to end 2022.
144 – Race Riots
Who’s ready to feel bad about being white? This week we’re looking at the Colfax Massacre, the Elaine Massacre, the Omaha Riot, and the Tulsa Riot…all of which involve black people needlessly dying at the hands of racist white people. Yay history.
143 – The Donner Party
One of the more famous stories from American history during the time of the Oregon Trail. Most people know how it ended but many don’t know all of the colossally dumb mistakes that were made that led to that point.
142 – Weird Fun Bag #1: The LP, a Mystery Man, and a Long Fight
This week, we’re starting a new series where we cover three random stories from history. We’re looking at the stories of Jeffrey Hudson, Jerome of Sandy Cove, and the 19-year duel…and also how sodomy can make you taller?
141 – Unusual Uprisings
This week, we’re talking about three insane events from history you almost certainly have never heard of before. We’re looking at the stories of Murder Island, the Jayuya Uprising, and the Hanafi Siege.
140 – Whacky Wars, Part 3! (More Dumb Wars)
In a follow up to an episode we did a LONG time ago, we’re covering some more silly wars from history. Learn about the Watermelon War, the Brooks-Baxter War, the Oyster War, and the Red River Bridge War.
139 – More German Killers
This week, we’re going back to Germany to tell the stories of three more infamous serial killers from that country’s history. We’re looking at Fritz Haarmann, Adolf Seefeldt, and Rudolf Pleil. German accent included!