It Could Be Worse helps you feel better about your problems by describing the tragic lives of history’s most unlucky people. This darkly comedic podcast is created in association with WTBU Radio. Visitwtburadio.orgfor more.
Today Anna and Cat (and Layla) discuss powerful laxatives, belts o' skin, wooden chests, the pus of life, and a man's journey to become the hungriest, stinkiest, stretchiest human of all time.
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Today Anna and Cat discuss the dangers of dress up, Sandals Beach Resorts, finger infections, what it takes to get your sea legs, and one woman's career as an ocean liner stewardess that was a failure of Titanic proportions.
Sources: Titanic Survivor by John Maxtone-Graham
Anna and Cat are back! 'Cause everyone wanted to know...Today they discuss the original sausage party, unknown birthdates, stuff getting touched, and one man's failed quest to start a colony in America.
Planes, Franes, trains, and automobiles! What are the chances of landing in a haystack? Can one singe off their own hair? Which came first? The chicken or the egg? What does it mean to be doused in hot oil? Join Anna and Cat as they embark on another epic journey through the intense bad luck of Frane Selak.
Wherein Anna and Cat suck you into the wormhole of intense bad luck via Adolphe Sax. Were his parents trying to kill him for insurance money? Was it herpes or cancer? Anna does not know that Brussels is a city and Cat realizes that stairs were around in the 1800s! People drink milk out of bowls! Sax show us it could be worse...
The Saxophone by Stephen Cottrell