Episodes

Compilations Holidays

That Eagle Has COVID: Fireworks Incidents

July 7, 2020

This week, Melanie bites off more fireworks than she can chew, fireworks warehouses detonate, a hot dog is replaced with TNT, a fire department takes one look and peaces out, an obituary tells it like it is, a Gaston actor m…

Compilations Pop Culture

He Was Wearing His Finest Pajama Pants: Pokemon Go Incidents

June 29, 2020

This week, newlywed Melanie lives in a city with lawless drive-thru daiquiri shacks, we unpack the etymology of a gross old-timey phrase, Melanie plays Pokemon Go while she delivers a baby and railroads another kid into choo…

Compilations Elevator/Escalators

A Bad Dream I Wouldn't Have Even Thought to Have: Elevator Accidents

June 23, 2020

This week, Brianne has to make her own daiquiri at great personal risk, Melanie plans a meeting in Japan, a welfare clerk, some gold miners, a surgery resident, and a high school student meet horrific fates, elevators operat…

Mining Disasters

A Bunch of F***ing Useless Meatloafs: The Monongah Mine Disaster

June 16, 2020

Melanie unbuttons it, we educate the public and ourselves about chicken testicles, Melanie gets the gift of goat murder for her wedding, a mining company is evil, a mine explodes, a train plunges, and Father's Day is born. S…

Amusement Parks Compilations

This Shambling Corpse of a Rollercoaster: Amusement Park Disasters Part 2

June 9, 2020

This week, Brianne offers a charcuterie board of amusement park accidents, a wholesome dad saves the day, we clarify that water is wet, teenage lifeguards have too much work ethic, Hagrid's Care of Magical Creatures class ge…

Air Disasters

I Don't Know Why, I Had to Look: The Arkansas B-47 Crash

June 2, 2020

This week, we have a delightful guest speaker, Melanie does math, Marked Safe is a hostile work environment, we make Melanie's aunts join our Patreon to find out who's the favorite aunt, Melanie invents morbid optimism, a pl…

Amusement Parks Compilations

Maybe We're All Just Horrible Ghouls: Amusement Park Disasters Part I

May 26, 2020

This week, a security guard deserves a raise, Busch Gardens leans into some horrifying PR, Brianne ventures into the underbelly of the internet for research, the phrase "funny hop" ruins our lives forever, a group of roller-…

Building Collapses

Relax, Have a Beignet, Stop Being So Modern: Hard Rock Hotel Collapse

May 26, 2020

This week, Brianne has a haunted attic, audio was still finding its sea legs, gentrification ruins everything, a building collapses, and developers drop the ball. SHOW NOTES Content warnings: Building collapse, loss of spous…

Music Disasters Pop Culture

A Big Creaky Danger Machine: Indiana State Fair Collapse

May 26, 2020

This week, we start a podcast, Melanie fingers her soil, some mom groups implode, shortcuts are taken, a prayer circle saves some celebrities but no one else, 43 lawsuits get filed, LGBTQ survivor benefits get an historic wi…