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16: The Kray Twins Part 2 - A Few More Murders

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45: Motley Crue Part 2 - The Reasons We Drink
Cody and Greg FINALLY finish the series on Motley Crue. In this episode, the boys discuss the band's rise to fame, their sudden downfall, and all of the dirty, depraved, and depressing things in-between. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:38:57
October 8, 2021
Revision: The Murder of James Bulger (Graphic)
On the first Revision episode, Cody and Greg revise their episode on the murder of James Bulger. The boys cover the murderers, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, as well as the events on the day, including the awful murder. Listener discretion is advised as this episode is graphic. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a free month of Audible: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:08:12
September 22, 2021
44: Motley Crue Part 1 - Born Rad...I Mean, Bad
Cody and Greg dive into one of the most notorious bands from the 1980s, Motley Crue. In this first part of the series, the boys cover the early lives of all four members: Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:30:58
September 4, 2021
History Quickie: The War in Afghanistan
On the very first History Quickie (kinda quickie?), Cody and Greg discuss the War in Afghanistan. The boys go into detail on how the Taliban formed along with al-Qaeda and how the war developed. They also touch on one of the conspiracy theories involving Dick Cheney and George W. Bush. This episode contains opinions on the war (GASP!), so you have been warned. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
47:03
August 20, 2021
43: War on Drugs Part 2 - Torn From Life Violently
Cody and Greg continue their deep dive into the War on Drugs. In part two, the boys cover the tragic life of Billie Holiday and her fight against Harry Anslinger. They also cover how the war spread worldwide and what it means for us today. Learn more about Billie Holiday and explore her music on her official website: https://billieholiday.com Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:56:23
August 10, 2021
42: War on Drugs Part 1 - Harry was a Cuckold
Cody and Greg do a deep dive into the War on Drugs. On this part one, the boys cover the ultimate douchebag, Harry Anslinger, and how he almost single-handedly started the war. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:21:04
July 26, 2021
Gregisode I: Billy Collins Jr - Fists Like Cement
Greg and Cody discuss the life and tragic death of boxer Billy Collins Jr in this very first Gregisode. The boys discuss Billy's final fight and his spiral into depression, as well as the seedy underbelly of the boxing world. Watch Billy's final fight here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEVdywAtk50. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
42:03
July 15, 2021
41: Tragedies of London - Smog and Tidal Waves of Beer
Cody and Greg discuss two tragedies from London's history: The Great Smog of 1952 and the London Beer Flood. The Great Smog disrupted life in London for five days, killing thousands. The London Beer Flood destroyed an entire Irish neighbourhood and ended the lives of 8 women and children. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
55:36
July 15, 2021
Special: Q&A 2021
Cody and Greg do a special Q&A with listeners (because they didn't have time to do a normal episode, the lazy pricks). The boys cover some of the burning questions you listeners have, along with some important show updates. Get a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:17:47
June 26, 2021
40: The Rape of Nanking - You Know, Justin Trudeau (Graphic)
Cody and Greg do a deep dive into the history of Chinese/Japanese relations by covering the lead up to and the horrific events of the Rape of Nanking (Nanjing). The boys cover what led to this awful moment in history, what occurred during the massacre, and the aftermath. Listener discretion is advised (as are headphones). Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:16:15
June 12, 2021
39: The Cock Lane Ghost - The Cockening
In a cold January in 1762, London was gripped with the story of the Cock Lane Ghost. Everyone from royalty to peasants flocked to Cock Lane to catch a glimpse of this spirit. But it was soon discovered that this ghost was on a mission...a mission to expose its murderer. Warning: This episode contains several "Cock Lane" puns (obviously). Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:14:31
May 29, 2021
38: Batavia's Graveyard - Chiseled Off (Graphic)
On today's episode, Cody and Greg discuss the awful shipwreck of the Batavia, as well as the murderous and brutal aftermath. Some of the details of this episode are not suitable for some audiences, so listener discretion is advised. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:00:17
May 15, 2021
37: Princesses - The Mad, the Sad, and the Sex-Crazed
On today's episode, Cody and Greg discuss three unfortunate, murderous, and sex-crazed princesses from history. The boys cover Olga of Kiev, Sophia Dorothea, and Pauline Bonaparte. Quick warning: these stories do not contain fairy tale endings. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:18:32
April 17, 2021
36: Charles Bronson Part 2 - Betrayal & Canine Lungs
In the conclusion to our series on Charlie Bronson, Cody and Greg discuss Bronson's time out of prison and his inevitable return. The boys also discuss a couple of the hostage situations Bronson caused while in prison. Some of the details in this episode are explicit, so listener discretion is advised. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:09:16
April 3, 2021
35: Charles Bronson Part 1 - Tore out his own Testicle
Cody and Greg do a deep dive into the life of the infamous British prisoner, Charles Bronson. In the first part of the series, the boys discuss Bronson's early life, his first stint in prison and mental institutions, and a few of his more violent acts. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:27:51
March 22, 2021
34: Unfortunate Pirates - Love Triangles and Losers
In this sea shanty of an episode, Cody and Greg discuss two pirate topics: women pirates and pirates who sucked at being pirates. The boys discuss a total of four pirates in this episode: Calico Jack, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and the very unsuccessful Captain Kidd. Get ready for some swashbuckling and cross-dressing, mateys! Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
57:11
March 6, 2021
33: The Tulsa Race Massacre - Everything Burns
On the night of May 31, 1921, the town of Tulsa, Oklahoma was the site of a gruesome and intense racial extermination. Cody and Greg discuss how and why this tragedy happened. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
54:43
February 20, 2021
32: The Great Fire of London - Torn Limb From Limb
Cody and Greg discuss the Great Fire of London. In 1666, London was decimated by an incredibly large blaze that destroyed the majority of the city. You may think you know this story, but there's a lot you probably didn't learn in school. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
44:24
February 6, 2021
31: Poisoning Rome - That's one Scary Giraffe
On a more relaxed episode, Cody and Greg discuss two related topics: The Ancient Roman Poison Ring and Locusta. Both topics occurred in Ancient Rome and both have to do with poison, so drink up! (There's also a pretty intense Giraffe scene.) Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
37:43
January 30, 2021
30: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Cody and Greg discuss the tragic assassination of Abraham Lincoln. They cover the build up to the event and what drove John Wilkes Booth to shoot Lincoln in the head (spoiler, it was racism). Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
46:04
January 16, 2021
29: Frank Serpico - Taking on the NYPD
Cody and Greg discuss the incredible NYPD detective Frank Serpico. Serpico was instrumental in fighting corruption in the NYPD during the 60s and 70s until one of his drug busts went terribly wrong. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
54:13
January 2, 2021
28: 1953 Iranian Coup - The British Stole the Booty
Cody and Greg discuss the 1953 Iranian coup that destabilised the entire country of Iran. The boys discuss the reasons for it, how it happened, and the effects it had on the country and the world at large. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
55:07
December 12, 2020
27: Irish Potato Famine - A Tragic Lack of Lumpers
On a more relaxed episode, Cody and Sam discuss the Irish Potato Famine and its long-lasting effects on Ireland. Big shout out to all the lumper lovers our there! Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
42:02
November 28, 2020
26: Alan Turing - The Evil Queen, and her Poison Apple
Cody and Greg discuss the life of Alan Turing, including his absolutely tragic death. Turing was instrumental in winning WWII until he was completely betrayed by his own people. If you've ever wondered how the boys feel about homosexuality, you're about to find out. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
46:00
November 14, 2020
25: The Atrocities of Unit 731 (Graphic)
In this Halloween episode Cody and Greg dive into the awful and depraved acts committed by Unit 731, a Japanese research and experimentation facility during WWII. Some of the acts discussed are brutal, so listener discretion is advised. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
48:07
October 31, 2020
24: Plagues - Black Fingers and Rectal Bleeding
Cody and Greg discuss different plagues and pandemics from history. (No, not Covid-19.) This episode covers four of some of the more intense plagues from history, including the Great Plague of London and one particularly bad measles outbreak. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
50:33
October 24, 2020
23: Liver Eating Johnson - Just Kill Me
Cody and Greg discuss the over-the-top antics of one of the most intense mountain men you've probably ever heard of. Liver-Eating Johnson was the epitome of a mountain man, although not all mountain men are cannibals. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory  PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
54:07
October 17, 2020
22: Julius Caesar - Blinded by Blood
Cody and Greg are back (finally). In this episode, the guys cover the life of Julius Caesar. Caesar was an incredible general with some pretty lofty goals for Rome. The guys cover his birth up to the point of his severely pointy demise. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
59:51
October 10, 2020
21: Unfortunate Hollywood - Superman was a Murderer
Cody and Sam discuss some of the more unfortunate moments in Hollywood history (although there are many). The guys talk about everything including poltergeists, Jesus, and Superman (same thing, right?). Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
43:56
August 31, 2020
20: Sammy Davis Jr. - The Honorary Warlock
Cody and Greg discuss the incredibly interesting life of Sammy Davis Jr. From "dancing midgets", run-ins with the mob, and the Church of Satan, Sammy Davis Jr's life is one of the most amazing stories in music history. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:08:50
August 26, 2020
19: Viking Torture - Inventive, To say the Least
Cody and Greg discuss three forms of viking torture: the Hung Meat, the Fatal Walk, and the Blood Eagle. This episode is slightly more graphic than an average episode, although it was not graphic enough to need our graphic warning intro. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
46:39
August 24, 2020
18: Delphine LaLaurie - The Stirring of Brains (Graphic)
GRAPHIC WARNING - Cody and Sam discuss the awful killer Delphine LaLaurie. Delphine was a Creole socialite in New Orleans who allegedly murdered hundreds of African American slaves. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
55:22
August 10, 2020
17: Mike "the Durable" Malloy - He. Just. Won't. Die.
On today's episode, Cody and Greg discuss the incredible Michael Malloy: the man that just wouldn't die. The guys talk about Malloy's invincibility and the men who decided to test it. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
46:25
August 4, 2020
16: The Kray Twins Part 2 - A Few More Murders
Cody and Greg discuss the downfall of The Kray Twins. In this last episode on the series, the guys cover Reggie's relationship with his wife Frances as well as the "murders" of Frank "the Mad Axeman" Mitchell and Jack "The Hat" McVitie. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
49:44
July 27, 2020
15: The Kray Twins Part 1 - Let's Get Kray Kray
On today's episode, Cody and Greg discuss the identical twin crime bosses, Ronnie and Reggie Kray. This first part of the series covers the twin's upbringing and Ronnie Kray's descent into insanity. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
51:27
July 20, 2020
14: The Great Emu War of Australia - So Much Blood
Cody and Greg discuss The Great Emu War of Australia, the war that rocked Western Australia in 1932 and left thousands (of emus) dead. They discuss why the war was fought, how the war was fought, and who actually won the war. Special thanks to Rohan Windle for this episode's outro song. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
40:57
July 13, 2020
13: Captain Morgan Part 2 - Torture Tactics & Politics
On the conclusion of our Captain Morgan series, Cody and Sam discuss a few more of Captain Morgan's famous attacks and the torture tactics he used on his victims. They then finish the series discussing Morgan's later life, political career, and death. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
59:55
July 6, 2020
12: Captain Morgan Part 1 - The Pirate, Not the Rum
On today's first pirate episode, Cody and Sam Brown discuss the incredible life of Captain Henry Morgan. They discuss his early life and some of his infamous attacks in the Caribbean. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
58:12
June 30, 2020
11: Digby Tatham Warter - The Umbrella Soldier
Major Digby Tatham Warter was an umbrella-wielding commander during the Battle of Arnhem that occurred during World War II. Cody and Greg discuss Major Digby and his insanely British antics before, during, and after the battle. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
40:33
June 19, 2020
10: Lorena Bobbitt - Yanked it Right Off
Cody and Greg discuss Lorena Bobbitt and her knife wielding skills. This story caused the world to take a hard look at domestic violence, and also caused a flurry of jokes on nearly every talk show around the world. Sorry in advance for all the laughing. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
49:01
June 13, 2020
9: Twilight Zone Accident - Dead in the Water
Cody and Greg discuss a fatal accident that occurred during the filming of the Twilight Zone movie. They discuss the accident itself, and also the legal fallout it caused in the filmmaking industry. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
25:02
June 10, 2020
8: The Murder of Emmett Till (Graphic)
GRAPHIC WARNING - 14-year-old African American Emmett Till was brutally murdered on 28 August 1955. The details of his murder are infuriating, as are the reasons why it occurred. But even more infuriating were the punishments handed out to the child's murderers. His murder galvanized civil rights activists throughout America, assisting in the fight for equality for African Americans. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
45:41
June 4, 2020
7: Billy the Kid Part 2 - Dying in Your Socks
Today's episode is the conclusion to our Billy the Kid series. Cody and Greg discuss the Kid's downfall leading up to his untimely and unfortunate death. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:00:38
May 30, 2020
6: Billy the Kid Part 1 - Brains and Blood
Cody and Greg discuss one of the Wild West's most infamous criminals, Billy the Kid. This episode covers Billy's early life and some of the crazy parts of his childhood that turned him into a ruthless fighter and killer. You'll learn about some of his crazy run-ins with the Apache Indians, like when he defended a wagon train from 14 Apache warriors. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
53:45
May 24, 2020
5: Tsutomu Yamaguchi - Surviving Hell
Cody and Greg discuss Tsutomu Yamaguchi, a man that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during WW2. They discuss the atomic bombs and the actual events of the day leading up to the bombing and its aftermath. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
36:50
May 20, 2020
4: The Murder of James Bulger (Graphic)
GRAPHIC WARNING - Cody and Greg discuss the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger and his 10-year-old murderers, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables. They cover the day of the murder and the years following, including where Thompson and Venables are now. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:07:40
May 16, 2020
3: Lord Timothy Dexter - The Strangest Man of All
Cody Pennington and Sam Brown discuss "Lord" Timothy Dexter, arguably one of the luckiest men in history. Dexter was a true eccentric of history, and his life is an unbelievable tale. We discuss the crazy life he led only to be accepted by the upper-class...who never actually liked him. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible  Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory  PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
57:20
May 1, 2020
2: Tarrare - The French Cannibal
On today's episode, Cody is joined by Sam Brown to discuss the strange life of Tarrare. Tarrare was a French cannibal during the French Revolution who is described as having an abnormally insatiable appetite. This is a truly strange tale of espionage, cannibalism, and, possibly, murder. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory  PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
50:28
April 25, 2020
1: Robert Liston - The Testicle Wrangler (Pilot Episode)
In our very first episode EVER we discuss Robert Liston, an incredibly talented surgeon born at the turn of the 19th century. Liston was most known for his speed and dexterity when performing gruesome surgeries prior to the invention of anaesthesia. Learn more about this and other Unfortunate History topics with a FREE month of Audible!: https://biolink.fyi/audible Join our FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unfortunatehistory PeriTune (peritune.com) | Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
01:00:38
April 2, 2020