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Ruin Your Day

Ruin Your Day

By Ruin Your Day
Ruin Your Day is a podcast about all the crazy, horrible things that happen around the world. Anna and Jordan take a deep dive each week into something horrible that has happened throughout history and infuse humor along the way. Join the girls as they make it their life's mission to ruin your day!
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The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping
This episode, the girls waste no time getting into the mysterious kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh Jr. They talk about the weird circumstance of the kidnapping, the stupid amount of ransom notes, and the baby’s sh!thead father. TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of violence against a child. 
01:04:42
March 02, 2022
The Dyatlov Pass Incident
We’ve got a wild episode here for you! The girls tackle coping mechanisms, therapy, pets, and smut…so pretty much a normal day. If you stick around that long, Anna then tells the story of the mysterious deaths that occured on the Dyatlov Pass, and Jordan gives her theories.
01:05:25
February 12, 2022
Richard Chase: The Dracula Killer
Jordan woke up and chose violence with this episode. The girls cling to their emotional support animals and poorly pronounce “Rocheli Patisserie” before diving head first into the heinous murders committed by the Dracula Killer, Richard Chase. TRIGGER WARNING: Graphic discussion of violence against children, rape, and animal abuse. 
44:28
January 27, 2022
The Mysterious Death of Kendrick Johnson
We are back and better than ever! After a small holiday break, the girls get back to business. Anna talks about the sus death of Kendrick Johnson while Jordan rages at gross police negligence. This episode is guaranteed to start off your year the right way - ruined.
01:07:52
January 11, 2022
The Longo Family Murders
It's another family annihilator covered this episode. Jordan tackles garbage personified, Christian Longo, and the heinous murder of his family.  TRIGGER WARNING Discussion of violence against children.
49:35
December 17, 2021
The Aggie Bonfire Collapse
The girls head deep into the heart of Texas this week with the tragic Aggie Bonfire Collapse. Jordan revisits her distaste for the cult and Anna admits she grew up in an Aggie home. The two also reminisce on intense college rivalries in the Lone Star State.
01:00:01
November 19, 2021
This Is Halloween!
On this very special episode, the girls tackle the origins of Spooky Season!
55:35
October 31, 2021
The Zodiac Killer Pt. II
After a lightning round of updates, the girls waste no time getting back into the mystique of the Zodiac Killer. Anna talks about the major suspects and dissects the new information that has emerged in recent weeks. Do you think the Zodiac Killer has been identified? Anna and Jordan aren’t so sure. All that and more this episode!
52:14
October 23, 2021
The Zodiac Killer Pt. I
With the recent news breaking event of possibly identifying the Zodiac Killer, the girls thought it would be a great idea to revisit the case! This will be another 2-parter because of the magnitude of this. Also up for discussion: the TAKS test, eating deer, watching Midnight Mass, and updating you on the status of the abortion bill in Texas.
01:00:20
October 15, 2021
The Manson Family Murders Pt. II
Part 2 is finally here! The girls start the episode talking about their love-hate relationship with horror films. Then they jump right into the trial of the Manson Family murders, and finally, Jordan lays out an alternative theory as to why these murders occured.  To learn more about this theory, check out “Hippie Cult Leader” by James Buddy Day.
50:15
October 02, 2021
The Manson Family Murders Pt. I
This episode, the girls tackle the infamous Manson family murders. They go through the key family members and the motive behind the murders. The girls and their special guest, Jessica, also discuss good southern food, going to work conferences, and the trials of being a Texas Tech football fan.
56:30
September 30, 2021
The Mountain Meadows Massacre
Welcome to the most manic episode of Ruin Your Day! This episode the girls talk about Ice Cream Museums, ladylike qualities, and why voting is important. Then Anna dives into the massacre of over 100 immigrants in Utah in 1857, while Jordan gives cheeky commentary about organized religion.
01:01:12
September 11, 2021
Hurricane Katrina
As much as the girls wish they were talking about the delicious drink, that’s not what this episode is about. Poor government response, insane weather formations, and real life experiences are all up for discussion on this episode. Also included: Vine references galore and a revelation about AirPods you won't see coming. As Hurricane Ida hits the Gulf Cost, please check out https://www.redcross.org/local/al-ms/about-us/our-work/hurricane-ida-red-cross-response.html to get pre & post-storm resources!
01:01:57
August 29, 2021
The Watts Family Murders
The girls continue their obsession with family annihilators with this week’s episode. Also on the agenda, talking in Texas accents, and why frockets are being phased out of shirt designs.  TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of violence against children.
01:04:45
August 13, 2021
The Murder of Judith Barsi
This week, the girls take a deeeeep dive into their issues with the Twilight Saga, and the PTSD they have from the outfits they wore inspired by the movie. They decide that they are now Team Carlisle and that Jacob and Edward are toxic. Once they get that out of their system, Jordan tells the horrific story of the murder of Judith Barsi, the voice of Ducky in 'The Land Before Time,' and Anna (sleepily) rages.
51:15
July 25, 2021
Richard Speck
We hope y'all have a strong stomach, because this episode, Anna thoroughly ruins the day with the story of mass murderer Richard Speck. Also up for discussion (in no particular order): partying in barns, cow eye dissections, and Mia the cat's chonky-ness. 
46:52
July 13, 2021
Gay Panic Defense
Happy Pride Month y’all! In this episode, Jordan creates chaos by introducing her boomer coworkers to WAP, and the girls figure out if they’ve met their sass match in Jordan’s 6-year-old cousin. Then the girls dive into the Gay Panic Defense - which is a legal defense that blames the victims sexual or gender orientation for the crimes committed against them by the defendent. If you want to put an end to the use of the “Gay Panic Defense”, call your state and federal representatives. To find out who that is use this link: https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials/
49:23
June 28, 2021
The Poltergeist Curse
They're heeeerrree! Things get spooky this week as Anna tells the story of The 'Poltergeist' Curse and all of the grim happenings surrounding the 1982 horror flick. 
01:16:53
June 04, 2021
Brown v. Board of Education
This week, the girls discuss the major landmark decision in the U.S. Supreme Court - refuting the “Separate but Equal” Doctrine in education. The Brown v. The Board of Education case sparked the Civil Rights Movement. While a lot has been done since that decision, there’s still more work to do!
48:34
May 17, 2021
Hindenburg
Do you like things catching on fire? Are you a dad studying for a WWII test he’ll never take? Then this episode is for you! Anna keeps it short and sweet this week and Jordan makes moose noises, all the while, both girls try not to have mental breakdowns.
41:11
May 06, 2021
Waco Raid: David Koresh and the Branch Davidians
It’s cult time y’all! In this episode, Jordan dives into the story of the Branch Davidians and David Koresh. Anna speaks about how law enforcement messed up which launches the girls into a timely discussion about police brutality and reform. If the politics aren’t enough to ruin your day, maybe the mention of child brides will!
01:02:18
April 19, 2021
The Death of Kurt Cobain
Anna retells the story of Kurt Cobain and his weird death. Jordan talks about her office being a meat locker. This episode is all about drugs, music, and conspiracy theories! Buckle up y'all, it’s sure to ruin your day
01:14:24
April 05, 2021
Texas Serial Killer: Kenneth McDuff
Buckle up y’all, because Jordan picks a doozy for her first murder story and shocks Anna to her very core. The girls take turns raging at a failed justice system and try to comprehend such violence. Trigger warning- the content discussed in this episode is graphic and gruesome in nature.
01:17:57
March 21, 2021
The Lululemon Murder
Anna does it again with another grisly murder, and Jordan rages at life. The girls talk about how cute Clyde is and how awful the Texas Snowmageddon was. To round it off nicely, Jordan admits she’s from a family of pyros, and Anna talks about being punished during high school athletics.
01:13:38
March 11, 2021
Battle of the Alamo
The girls reflect on their Texas pride as Jordan recounts the historic Battle of Alamo! 
54:38
February 24, 2021
Diane O'Dell: The Babies in the Boxes Murder Case
Anna ruins the day with a horrific story, and Jordan drinks for the first time in a month. Both take a page from the movie Seven and ask “what’s in the box?!” And if that wasn’t enough, they also talk about what it’s like watching TV and movie sex scenes with their families.
01:00:54
February 07, 2021
Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
This week on its 35th anniversary, Jordan tells the story of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster and Anna rages. They talk about NASA (or as Jordan likes to say “ass-a”), problems with solid rocket boosters, and their love of teachers. Finally they give each astronaut that was killed a spotlight and highlight what amazing people they were.
01:20:11
January 28, 2021
Prohibition & Ratifying the 18th Amendment
From Kuzco, to drinking in the 3rd grade, to the mafia, the girls cover it all this week! Join them as they discuss the cause of prohibition and how policies can sometimes backfire on you. Trust them, you'll need a drink after this!
01:08:01
January 16, 2021
King Tut: The Curse of the Pharaohs
The girls start 2021 off throwing caution to the wind to discuss King Tut and the Curse of the Pharaohs! Can people really be cursed? What would it be like to have a teenager running the country? And what were you doing at 9 years old? All of this and more in episode 1!
48:02
January 03, 2021
Introducing: Ruin Your Day
Do you like true crime? Do you like morbid history? If yes, join Anna and Jordan each episode as they dive into a grisly event in history. Episodes come out every other week on the day corresponding with the topic. For feedback or episode suggestions, email ruinyourdaypodcast@gmail.com.  
01:37
December 22, 2020