We've all been taught to venerate the dead. Where's the fun in that?! No one can take all their rotten secrets to the grave. Humans are just trash monsters that make mistakes, rub together and make more humans. So, let's grab some beers, bury inhibitions and dig up some dirt on history's most iconic departed.
July 29th, 2021 | 1 hr 25 mins
comedy, drinking, emperor, history, orgy, podcast, roman history, rome, scandal, sex
Will from Heavy Hole joins us as we roast the sadistic, incestuous Roman Emperor Nero.
Nero's short reign was filled with not stop debauchery, murder and rich boi excess. From banging his own mom to castrating a boy he named 'Cum' to look like his dead wife, Nero's infamy when so far that he formed the archetype for the Bible's Anti-Christ!
July 22nd, 2021 | 2 hrs 34 mins
america history, battle, civil war, comedy, drinking, history, military history, podcast, rebellion, warfare
Avery from Battles and Banter podcast joins us as we roast three of the Confederacy's biggest scumbags. From generals, to guerilla hillbillies, to dimwitted grey-coat saboteurs we plow through Dixie Land's worst like General Sherman's trip to the Waffle House.
July 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 18 mins
alchemist, alchemy occultist, biography, cadaver, comedy, dippel's oil, drinks, dye, elixir, experiments, history, prussian blue, soul transference
This 17th century German occultist sought eternal life and infinite wealth. What he ended up with is is foul smelling hoof soups and a morbid reputation which inspired Frankenstein.
July 8th, 2021 | 1 hr 33 mins
biography, comedy, conservative, drinks, gop, history, host, limbaugh, personality, radio, republican, right wing, rush, show, talk
Rush Limbaugh was a politically charged right wing talk show personality. He spewed biased inaccuracies and incited controversy on a regular basis.
July 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 31 mins
#stopasaianhate, biography, china, chinese, comedy, confucianism, drinks, history, philosopher, sage, teachings, tutor
Confucius was the foundation of Chinese philosophy dating back to 500 BCE. Though his wisdom is world renowned, his teachings focus on rigid hierachy and "trad" values.
June 24th, 2021 | 1 hr 39 mins
biography, cheap, cheapskate, comedy, drinks, frugal, history, miser, pennypincher, pennypinching, scrooge
Daniel Dancer is the paragon of penny-pinchers, He wore scavenged rags and home-made shoes. He ate crow-pecked sheep and stray dogs' bones. He refused to call a doctor when his sister fell ill, then squabbled over inheritance when she died.
June 17th, 2021 | 1 hr 47 mins
biography, candy, chocolate, comedy, dictator, drinks, hershey, history, tycoon
Milton S. Hershey was caramel / chocolate entrepreneur whose employees saw him as a dictator. He controlled his own town and its candy factories with corporate power in lieu of governments. He also thought it was a good idea to introduce a bitterant to his chocolate candies.
June 10th, 2021 | 1 hr 52 mins
america, biography, comedy, drinks, forgetable, history, john tyler, politician, president
John Tyler is America's very mediocre 10th president. He suffered from irritable bowels, owned slaves, and was known as a political walking-accident.
June 3rd, 2021 | 1 hr 29 mins
bi-polar, biography, brooklyn, chameleon, comedy, confidence, drinks, faker, history, imposter, pretender
Stanley Clifford Weyman was an impulsive and driven imposter who impersonated, doctors, diplomats, and military officers. He wasn't in it for the financial gain, but the sport of the deception.
May 27th, 2021 | 1 hr 50 mins
biography, burned at the stake, capture, comedy, convict, drinks, english, executed, french, history, hundred years war, miracle, saint, war
Joan of Arc was an angsty teenager that paved the French's way to victory during the Hundred Year's War. Along the way, she purportedly chatted with the god-bro, but only pulled off mediocre miracles. Live fast. Die crispy.
May 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 32 mins
america, biography, comedy, drinks, fugitive, guns, gunslinger, history, kill, killer, lawless, wild west
John Wesley Hardin was a rough and tumble gunslinger of the American wild west. Because he had no issue shooting one in the back of the head, Hardin amassed a considerable kill count believing some vermin simply "just needed killing."
May 13th, 2021 | 1 hr 45 mins
1919 world series, betting, bookie, corupt, fixer, gambler, gangster, mafia, mob, new york, rich, scam, wager
Arnold Rothstein was the go-to gambler and fixer of organized crime. He fixed the 1919 World Series by bribing the Black Sox into throwing games. He brought alcohol and heroine into America during prohibition. He was the kingpin of dirty money, contraband, and dubious wagers.
May 6th, 2021 | 1 hr 48 mins
billions, biography, comedy, crook, drinks, embezzlement, hedge fund manager, history, money, ponzi scheme, scam, steal, stocks, theif, wall street, white collar
Bernie Madoff is responsible for the largest case of "skimming of the top" carried out by a single individual. He siphoned billions of dollars from friends, family and strangers alike. Strategic deception and a good sales pitch can go a long way... that is, until the bubble ultimately pops.
April 29th, 2021 | 2 hrs 9 mins
anna nicole smith, attention, biography, blonde, celebrity, centerfold, drinks, drugs, exotic dancer, gold digger, jokes, medication, model, money, playboy, sugar daddy
Anna Nicole Smith was the very embodiment of dangerous mixtures. Doing almost anything for attention or money, this plus-sized bombshell lived fast, fierce, and famously. Resident Anna Nicole Smith aficionado, Rem Dickman of The Rich Dickman Show joins us as a special guest.
April 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 6 mins
biography, bully, comedy, drinks, firearm, gun, murder, music, producer, record, urine, wall of sound
Due to psychological trauma from childhood bullying and being peed on, Phil Spector brought a handgun to his studio recording sessions to manipulate and strong-arm talent. When a mentally unstable producer haphazardly waves a loaded firearm about- What could possibly go wrong? (Spoilers: Second degree murder)
April 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 42 mins
author, biograpghy, bipartisan, declaration of independence, drinks, hypocrite, president, slavery, thomas jefferson
Join in the roast of the "turd" president of the USA, Thomas Jefferson. He was Chief author of the Declaration of Independence, closeted Francophile, and the father of the cripplingly slow bipartisan system. Not to mention he fathered mixed-race family in slavery and refused to liberate them, even after death.