This week, we’re looking at four teenagers who caused a lot of problems—Charlie Brandt, Brenda Spencer, Daniel LaPlante, and Josh Phillips.
157 – Serial Killer Sampler #5: Ridgway, Gaskins & Brudos
This week it’s the 5th edition of our Serial Killer Sampler series. This time we’re looking at a collection of killers who all had bad mothers. It’s the stories of Gary Ridgway, Donald Henry Gaskins, and Jerry Brudos.
156 – Liquid Lunacy
This week is all about historical events involving liquids! We’re looking at the Portland Rum Riot, the Liberties Whiskey Fire, and the Boston Molasses Incident.
155 – Weird Fun Bag #4: Satan, Meth, and a Frozen Dead Guy
It’s the 4th edition of our Weird Fun Bag series, and this week we’re talking about the McMartin Preschool trial; a meth guerilla; and Nederland, Colorado’s, fascination with Bredo Morstøl’s frozen body.
154 – Serial Killer Sampler #4- Haigh, Nilsen & Albright
It’s the 4th edition of our Serial Killer Sampler. This week we’re covering the stories of John Haigh, Dennis Nilsen, and Charles Albright.
153 – The Wild West Part 2!
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.