Roast Mortem Cast

Dead men tell no tales. So we do it for them.

About the show

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.

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  • 8 - Swashbuckling Blackbeard

    December 21st, 2017  |  56 mins 39 secs
    blackbeard, cannon, comedy, drinking, edward teach, funny, history, humor, ocean, pirates, ship
  • 7 - Astronomer Tycho Brahe

    December 14th, 2017  |  54 mins 11 secs
    astronomy, comedy, dane, denmark, drinking, dual, enlightenment, history, money, podcast, science, solar system, space, sword fighting, universe
  • 6 - Chuck Berry

    December 7th, 2017  |  48 mins 49 secs
    chuck berry, comedy, drunk, history, roast, rock, rock and roll

    A rock and roll pioneer that will hit you with a special 'lick' that will leave you holding your nose.

  • 5 - 'Emperor' Joshua Norton

    November 30th, 2017  |  46 mins 6 secs
    comedy, crazy, death, drinks, drunk, emperor, funny, history, hobo, norton, roast, san francisco
  • Bonus Episode 1 - Thanksgiving & Squanto

    November 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 24 mins
    comedy, drunk, history, roast, thanksgiving
  • 3 - Yogi Berra

    November 16th, 2017  |  25 mins 3 secs
    baseball, comedy, drinking, dumb, history, sports, yankees
  • 4 - St. Brendan the Navigator

    November 16th, 2017  |  25 mins 39 secs
    america, catholicism, christian, comedy, drinking, greenland, history, ireland, myth, new world, religion, sailing, sea

    Who discovered America? A drunk Irishman in a leather boat with a strong affinity towards sheep.

  • 2 - Mad Jack Churchill

    November 8th, 2017  |  31 mins 49 secs
    comedy, drinking, history, jack churchill, roast mortem, war, ww2

    An English WW2 hero with deadly bravado.

  • 1 - Pliny The Elder

    October 30th, 2017  |  47 mins 23 secs
    beer, comedy, drinking, history, medicine, pliny, roman

    We've all had to do 'the cough' at the doctor's office? This Roman doctor had some pretty unconventional remedies, most of them involving testicles.