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What the HELL Were You Thinking?

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What the Hell Were You Thinking is a podcast where Host Dave Bledsoe invites you to explore your deep-seated grievances with life in the 21st century. Journey with us through infernal circles of absurdist politics, inexplicable pop culture, conspiracy theories, not-so-theoretical conspiracies, generational ouroboroi, Bigfoot erotica, Satanism, and evil clowns—all via rants based on some sincerely compelling (and surprisingly accurate!) history. No, there won’t be a quiz, but you’ll likely learn some new things you can be really pissed off about. So join your slightly-snockered host and a browbeaten, possibly imaginary producer, Gavin, while we ask the world a simple question--WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING?

What the Hell Were You Thinking is a podcast where Host Dave Bledsoe invites you to explore your deep-seated grievances with life in the 21st century. Journey with us through infernal circles of absurdist politics, inexplicable pop culture, conspiracy theories, not-so-theoretical conspiracies, generational ouroboroi, Bigfoot erotica, Satanism, and evil clowns—all via rants based on some sincerely compelling (and surprisingly accurate!) history. No, there won’t be a quiz, but you’ll likely learn some new things you can be really pissed off about. So join your slightly-snockered host and a browbeaten, possibly imaginary producer, Gavin, while we ask the world a simple question--WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING?

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United States

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What the Hell Were You Thinking is a podcast where Host Dave Bledsoe invites you to explore your deep-seated grievances with life in the 21st century. Journey with us through infernal circles of absurdist politics, inexplicable pop culture, conspiracy theories, not-so-theoretical conspiracies, generational ouroboroi, Bigfoot erotica, Satanism, and evil clowns—all via rants based on some sincerely compelling (and surprisingly accurate!) history. No, there won’t be a quiz, but you’ll likely learn some new things you can be really pissed off about. So join your slightly-snockered host and a browbeaten, possibly imaginary producer, Gavin, while we ask the world a simple question--WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING?

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English

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Episodes

Episode 302: Fly the Friendly Skyjackers Part 1: Golden Years

3/1/2021
Show Notes Episode 302: “Fly the Friendly Skyjackers Part 1: The Golden Years” This week Host Dave Bledsoe gets hammered on Cuba Libres and demands a Cuban Sandwich! (Only to pass out before DoorDash arrives) On the show this week we head back to the heyday of airline travel, when the seats were roomy and a lot of your flights unexpectedly arrived in Havana! Along the way we discover how astonishingly bad Dave was (and probably IS) at geography. From there we dive right into stories of...

Duration:00:27:58

Episode 301: Woo Hoo Hoo, It's All Been Done Before

2/22/2021
Show Notes Episode 301: “(Woo Hoo Hoo) It’s All Been Done Before” This week Host Dave Bledsoe reveals a plot by big bar owners to overthrow his right to rack up bar tabs like a True American! (Even the evidence is overwhelming, no one actually cares...so you know, just like real life!) Along the way we learn that Dave only carried around Infinite Jest because he thought it made him look smart, but never actually read it. (Which is exactly why EVERY man carried around Infinite Jest.) From...

Duration:00:27:12

Episode 300: Three Hundred Pods of Heavenly Joy

2/15/2021
Show Notes Episode 300: 300 Pods of Heavenly Joy This week Host Dave Bledsoe tries to explain how expecting him to pay these bar tabs as an emissary to the Emperor is MADNESS, only to be kicked unceremoniously into a dumpster. (Again) On the show this week, we celebrate our 300th episode of this podcast by asking, you know, what the hell were you thinking? Along the way we learn the sad, sad story of a pathetic man and his struggles to even remotely resemble an adult human being. (Jesus,...

Duration:00:34:23

Episode 299: Good Love Is Hard to Find

2/8/2021
Show Notes Episode 299: “Good Love Is Hard to Find” This week Host Dave Bledsoe is a little lonely, so he decided to try his luck finding someone who will love him as much as he loves whiskey, only to find that whiskey was there for him all along. (Awww, sweet!) On the show week we head back to 1978 looking for love only to find the Dating Game Killer, Rodney Alcala! (All the good ones are either taken or are in the middle of a cross country murder spree!) Along the way we learn some...

Duration:00:28:18

Episode 298: Big Bucks, No Whammies, STOP!

2/1/2021
Show Notes Episode 298: Big Bucks, No Whammies, STOP! This week Host Dave Bledsoe welcomes back our returning champion, a bottle of whiskey. To date, whiskey has won over $35,000 dollars from the show and shows no signs of stopping! (It really is like taking candy from a baby!) On the show this week, we talk about the day the Whammies Died on Press Your Luck! Along the way we experience what the average day was like for the children or the 1980’s (and the unemployed!) as we take a tour...

Duration:00:28:27

Episode 297: I've Got Friends In Q Places

1/25/2021
Show Notes Episode 297: I’ve Got Friends In Q Places This week Host Dave Bledsoe goes through the liquor cabinets to clean out the remaining topics left over from the Bad Old Days, mixes them into one big glass and drinks them in one gulp. He called it the Freedom Special. (We called it alcohol poisoning) On the show this week,we checked in with our old friends in the QAnon World to see how they are coping with reality. (Turns out, not well!) Along the way we dip into Dave’s Childhood Memory...

Duration:00:28:04

Special Edition 11: Our Latest Long National Nightmare Is OVER

1/20/2021
Show Notes Special Edition 11: Our Latest Long National Nightmare Is Over BUH BYE DONNY! Show Theme: https://www.jamendo.com/track/421668/prelude-to-common-sense The Show on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheHell_Podcast The Show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whatthehellpodcast/ www.whatthehellpodcast.com Give us your money on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/Whatthehellpodcast The Show Line: 347 687 9601 Closing Music:https://youtu.be/dDtVqOZHEss We are a proud member of the Seltzer...

Duration:00:10:22

Episode 296: Little Myth Can't Be Wrong

1/18/2021
Episode 296: Little Myth Can’t Be Wrong This week Host Dave Bledsoe insists he is not required to pay this bar tab because it is God Given Right as an AMERICAN to drink for free! (He was tossed out after being forced to pay up) On the show this week we come to grips with what happened in Washington DC by examining the foundational myth of America! (You know, that shining city shit!) Along the way we examine that other Big Myth causing some problems (how the South didn’t REALLY get its ass...

Duration:00:26:31

Episode 295: Big Lizards In Our Backyards!

1/11/2021
Show Notes Episode 295: Big Lizards In Our Backyards! This week Host Dave Bledsoe attempts to discover if Reptilian Aliens have taken over the Seltzer Kings Podcast Network when they refuse to fund his “research materials” (He means liquor) On the show this week we talk about the REAL Reptilians, the ones controlling EVERYTHING including your local Burger King! Along the way we learn about why Dave is still afraid of Sleestaks (It’s the vinyl of their costumes, very squeaky) Then we dive in...

Duration:00:34:24

Episode 294: I'm Drinking 2020 Goodbye

12/31/2020
Episode 294: I’m Drinking 2020 Goodbye This week Host Dave Bledsoe looks back at what he’s done to his body and soul this long and painful year and decides to get drunk. (Again.) On the show this week we look at everything that happened in 2020 and what Dave drank to get through it. (If you are looking for deep insights on the year, this ain’t it.) Along the way we learn about Chicago's cute little prank it likes to pull visitors by making them drink battery acid with a sprig of catnip in...

Duration:00:34:29

Episode 293: This Is the Last Worthless Christmas That You'll Have to Spend

12/24/2020
Episode 293: This Is the Last Worthless Christmas That You’ll Have to Spend This week Host Dave Bledsoe goes on his annual Christmas Bender, so Producer Gavin St. James FINALLY gets his big shot at the microphone! (By which we mean we are doing a clip show but Gavin comments on the clips.) Along the way we learn about why Gavin can’t go home for Christmas this year. (The perfidy of the French) Then we dig into the clips from previous years episodes carefully curated by Gavin randomly...

Duration:00:19:49

Episode 292: Finger Licking Good Time

12/21/2020
Show Notes Episode 292: Finger Licking Good Times This week Host Dave Bledsoe has his rejection to be named an Honorary Kentucky Colonel due to his love of bourbon rejected with prejudice. (Again.) On the show this week honoring the 40th Anniversary of the passing of an American legend (And notorious fuckboi) we talk about the life and times of Colonel Harland Sanders. (Dude was HORN-EE!) Along the way we discover the secret of raising children in the 1980’s. (McDonald's six nights a week,...

Duration:00:31:40

Episode 291: The Ruror Furor

12/11/2020
Show Notes Episode 291: The Ruror Furor This week Host Dave Bledsoe tries to recreate his Grandpa’s White Lightening recipe only to get arrested by the NYPD for trying to set up a still in Central Park. (Again) On the show this week are talking about the Rural Purge, which has nothing to do with the myriad election lawsuits and everything to do with Beverly Hillbillies. (You are welcome!) Along the way we learn what the early pioneers of television dreamed of their new creation being and how...

Duration:00:29:27

Episode 290: That Loser Who Shot John Lennon

12/7/2020
Show Notes Episode 290: That Loser Who Shot John Lennon This week Host Dave Bledsoe runs into what he thought was a crazed fan trying to kill him only to discover it was just an angry bar owner trying to collect on a bar tab. (That happens a lot) On the show this week we mine the 40th anniversary of John Lennon’s death for all the clicks and downloads we can with the backstory of the fat stupid loser that killed him. Along the way we learn that Dave’s Mom would totally fuck Elvis, and...

Duration:00:30:54

Episode 289: Reverend Jones, You Better Watch Your Speed (Part 2 of Jim Jones)

11/30/2020
Show Notes Episode 289: Reverend Jones, You Better Watch Your Speed Part Two of the Early Life of Reverend Jim Jones This week Host Dave Bledsoe mixes up a mean punch of Flavor Aid and Everclear calling it the Jonestown Surprise and gets kicked out of Friendsgiving. (again) On the show this week we wrap up with part two of Jim Jones the early years much to our surprise. (We really thought he would run a best of show this week! But again, IS there really such a thing?) Along the way we track...

Duration:00:33:35

Thanksgiving Bonus Episode 35: Jesus, Uncle Dave Is Already Drunk

11/25/2020
Holiday Bonus: Episode 35 Jesus, Uncle Dave Is Already Drunk (Redux) This week the show is “enjoying” a socially distant Thanksgiving, meaning Dave is alone in the studio naked from the waist down rubbing his bare ass on Gavin’s microphone. (So, pretty much a regular week for him, and Gavin.) Don’t worry, the regular show will be in your feed Monday morning! We are breaking out this bonus edition for you Thanksgiving listening from November 2015. It is re-recorded because our first year...

Duration:00:12:40

Episode 288: Pass Me A Bottle, Reverend Jones

11/23/2020
Show Notes Episode 288: Pass Me A Bottle, Reverend Jones This week Host Dave Bledsoe feels the power of the spirit move him as he finishes off a bottle of grain alcohol and passes out on the street in front of his building. (again) On the show this week we mark the 42nd Anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre with our trademark brand of good taste and compassion. (Meaning very little of either) Along the way we look back to the childhood of the biggest mass murderer in American history and...

Duration:00:32:46

Episode 287: The Witch of November

11/13/2020
Episode 287: The Witch of November This week, Host Dave Bledsoe lies when he tries to convince the bartender he was a sailor on the Edmund Fitzgeral and should not pay this bartab, only to learn the 23 year old NYC bartender has no idea who this “Edmund Fitzwhatever” is. On the show this week, we mark the 45th anniversary of the loss of the Pride of the American Side with a whole new theory on what happened to The Fitz. (Hint: corporations=bad) Along the way we learn that a young Dave was...

Duration:00:31:18

Episode 286: One Toke Over the State Line, Sweet Jesus

11/9/2020
Episode 286: One Toke Over the State Line, Sweet Jesus This week Host Dave Bledsoe tries to remember if he has any friends who live in New Jersey only to discover he doesn’t have FRIENDS that live in New York. (He is a sad, sad man) On the show this week we talk about the BIG news from the election, New Jersey has legalized weed! (Everybody meet up at the Bada Bong!) Along the way we discuss the history of da kine bud in America, from Washington’s Sweet Brown Downtown to Roosevelt’s Rough...

Duration:00:26:48

Episode 285: Rendlesham Part Two Bentwaters Boogaloo (Spooktacular 2020)

11/2/2020
Show Notes Episode 285: Rendlesham Part Two Bentwaters Boogaloo (Spooktacular 2020) This week Host Dave Bledsoe admits nothing, denies everything, demands proof and makes counter accusations regarding this bar tab you expect him to pay! On the show this week we wrap up Spooktacular 2020 with Part Two of the Rendlesham Forest UFO Incident with some hard truths about the Defenders of the Force. (If you can trust Dave, which you cannot.) Along the way we examine each piece of evidence presented...

Duration:00:35:15