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Each week Kayle, Ben, Christian and Matt (plus the occasional guest) catch up to talk about someone who has had some pretty out there ideas and see how it turns out for them.

Each week Kayle, Ben, Christian and Matt (plus the occasional guest) catch up to talk about someone who has had some pretty out there ideas and see how it turns out for them.
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Australia

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Each week Kayle, Ben, Christian and Matt (plus the occasional guest) catch up to talk about someone who has had some pretty out there ideas and see how it turns out for them.

Language:

English


Episodes

60 - DB Cooper 2 - The theories

4/17/2019
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DB Cooper steals the plane, gets the cash and.....escapes? This week we wrap up the DB Cooper mystery. Come hear the theories and bullshit of what might have happened to the airline thief, DB Cooper.

Duration:01:00:27

59 - DB Cooper Part 1 - The Great Air Heist

3/28/2019
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This week the boys look at the media epithet DB Cooper, the man who pulled off an amazing in flight heist on a Boeing 727 in 1971. Come find out how he managed to pull it off and how the authorities managed to bungle the entire investigation.

Duration:00:32:31

58 - Bone Wars and The Great Dinosaur Rush

3/1/2019
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Edward Cope, a farmers son and classic underdog. Othniel Marsh, the intellectual, financially backed by Yale. Both men found themselves locked in an underhanded and often dangerous battle to find and discover the most Dinosaurs remains in the "Golden Age" of American history. Each of the two men attempting to outdo the other in the field, resorting to bribery, theft, and often, destruction of the bones they were trying to collect. Each scientist also sought to ruin his rival's reputation...

Duration:01:01:31

57 - Stanley Weyman, conning is way to the top

2/19/2019
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Stanley was a brilliant con-man in 1900s. He swindled ordinary Joes, military officials, statesmen....bloody President Harding! He threw lavish parties, ate fine foods and frequently lived like a king, all at the expense of others, "One man's life is a boring thing. I lived many lives. I'm never bored."

Duration:00:23:02

56 - Henry Paget, live above your means, marry a blood relative, YOLO

2/3/2019
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Henry Paget was the Earl of Uxbridge between 1880 and 1898, notable during his short life for squandering his inheritance on a lavish social life and accumulating massive debts. Ridiculous debt....like how could you?

Duration:00:16:51

55 - Mad Jack Churchill, stormin beaches with the bagpipe!

1/17/2019
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The boys are back from Christmas and talking about Mad Jack Churchill. Churchill gained his fame for his various escapades during WW2. Jack was a Commando....his weapons of choice, the longbow, the broadsword....and the bagpipe......in WW2...against machine-gun fire. Mild spoiler, he's nuts.

Duration:00:21:22

54 - The Norco Shootout, 101 bank heists with 0 prep and you!

12/18/2018
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This week the gang look at the Norco shootout and arguably the start of police militarisation in US.....Also some Storm-trooper levels of shooting, its just plain woeful.

Duration:00:29:02

53 - La Pasqualita the Corpse Bride

12/7/2018
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This week Tamara joins Ben and Kayle to discuss the corpse bride of Chihuahua Mexico. For 80 odd years she has graced the window of a bridal store in the town. Is she real or just fake news?

Duration:00:17:45

52 - Richard Brittain, The Countdown Champ

11/26/2018
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This week we check out Richard Brittain and how to not treat women! No really, he's awful.

Duration:00:51:53

51 - Nolan Bushnell, The Atari Kid

11/16/2018
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This week the lads look at Nolan Bushnell and the birth of Atari. Apparently hard drinking and drug abuse with your staff is exactly whats required to launch a 2 billion dollar business.

Duration:00:46:47

50 - John Hines, WW1's souvenir king

11/4/2018
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This week we look at John Hines, Australian soldier and all round one man army. Throughout the Great War he was know for his bravery and unflinching will in the face of insurmountable odds....Also for looting, heavy drinking and disregarding orders...so you know, standard mixed nuts stuff.

Duration:00:22:20

49 - The Great Balloons Disaster of 86

10/23/2018
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"Alright Gang, Disney released a million balloons as a stunt, got them in the Guinness Book of Records....the environmental disaster that followed?....Oh don't worry about that...Anyway, what if we beat their record? What if we released 2 million balloons?!?!?!"

Duration:00:26:34

48 - Kiwami Kilpatrick, fast times at the Manoogian Mansion

10/15/2018
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Kiwami Kilpatrick was the youngest serving Mayor of Detroit. He was also one of the worst! Millions in tax fraud, sex scandals and parties on the city dime. Come see how it all fell apart.

Duration:00:31:47

47 - Rajneesh and the free-love terrorists

10/1/2018
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This week the lads look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his free-love movement that took America by storm. Using his influence and power over his followers, Rajneesh headed a strange and violent sex cult in the US. At its peak the community was more like a small city, from which their violence could spill into the surrounding towns.

Duration:01:16:15

46 - Bob Filner, Mayor and serial pest

9/14/2018
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This week the lads look at US Congressman and Mayor Bob Filner. By the end of Filner's short reign as Mayor of San Diego he had assaulted upwards of 19 women in his staff and the community. Come see how he thought he'd get away with it, stay to see it all come crashing down.

Duration:00:29:31

45 - Street Fighter - The Movie, Cocaine, Van Damme and damage control.

8/31/2018
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This week the boys look at the one of the worst "video game" films ever made and the nightmare that was its production. Come for the constant meddling and rewrite demands from Capcom...stay for a Jean Claude Van Damme absolutely bug eyed on cocaine!

Duration:00:55:49

44 - Andrew Wakefield, shyster, anti-vaxxer...dickhead

8/21/2018
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This week the boys look at Andrew Wakefield and how he went from disgraced Doctor to King of the Rubes. Wakefield is responsible for the modern 'Anti-Vaccine" movement, come have a few laughs at his expense while we all watch the world burn around us.

Duration:01:24:57

43 - The Great Emu War and how we lost to a flightless bird.

8/14/2018
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After the Great War, many returned to Australia with the promise of a new start. They were given land and prospect of a bright future in farming.....then the Emu reared its sinister head, casting its devil gaze across the newly tilled soil. 20 000 Emu descended on the hapless farmers...The Australian Army rose to the challenge...or did they?

Duration:00:35:02

42 - Salim Mehejer, Sydney's youngest corrupt Mayor.

8/3/2018
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This week the lads look at Salim Mehejer, former Mayor of Auburn in Sydney Australia. Possibly the most brazenly corrupt moron to take office in the area. Fast cars, short marriages and under the table deals...its Salim's world baby!

Duration:00:39:54

41 - Mary Mallon, Typhoid and Toasties! Yum!

7/26/2018
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This week the Boys look at Mary Mallon, a cook in the early 1900s. Mary wasn't big on the whole, "was your hands after you use the bathroom" thing...which is a pretty bad habit for a cook....like an estimated 50 dead bad habit.

Duration:00:23:36