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The show is half laughing in the face of death and half urging you to be good to yourself, because Dave and Hampton are alive, and they want you to stay alive, and they're hoping a full hour of the world's darkest jokes will help. Join them as they analyze one suicide in history and share their own experiences with suicide and suicidal thoughts.

The show is half laughing in the face of death and half urging you to be good to yourself, because Dave and Hampton are alive, and they want you to stay alive, and they're hoping a full hour of the world's darkest jokes will help. Join them as they analyze one suicide in history and share their own experiences with suicide and suicidal thoughts.
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The show is half laughing in the face of death and half urging you to be good to yourself, because Dave and Hampton are alive, and they want you to stay alive, and they're hoping a full hour of the world's darkest jokes will help. Join them as they analyze one suicide in history and share their own experiences with suicide and suicidal thoughts.

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Episodes

Wendy O' Williams

12/13/2018
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Wendy O. Williams was the lead singer of Plasmatics, and a dancer, and an actor, and got arrested a lot, and knit bikinis, and tragically committed suicide in Connecticut. You would not believe how little trash Hampton and Dave talk about Connecticut. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:22:58

Ruan Lingyu: The Greta Garbo of China

12/6/2018
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Dave and Hampton try something different this time and talk about a suicide in history. We mix it in with the riffing like medicine for a dog Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:59

Charondas / Polemon of Laodicea

11/29/2018
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Dave and Hampton discuss suicide in antiquity this episode, centered around two prominent figures in Ancient Greek history. Charondas was a lawmaker who took his life as a result of his own law, and Polemon forced his family to bury him alive. Dave talked and Hampton didn’t listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:27:46

Faron Young

11/22/2018
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This week, Hampton and Dave travel through the life of country music star Faron Young, who sadly committed suicide after being diagnosed wig leukemia, and also after a life of drug use, and also after a life of constantly shooting a gun, and also after a life of depression, and you get it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:27

The Golden Gate Bridge

11/15/2018
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Since it was built in the 1930s, over 1700 people have jumped to their deaths from the Golden Gate Bridge. Dave and Hampton go through some brief histories of certain people who committed suicide there, as well as the history of suicide and suicide prevention at the bridge throughout the years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:40:43

Lord Castlereagh

11/8/2018
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Lord Castlereagh was responsible for arranging the defeat of Napoleon but you know who he couldn’t defeat? ...himself. It was himself you guys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:40

Wilhelm Rediess

11/1/2018
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Dave and Hampton discuss the life and prompt suicide of Nazi commander Wilhelm Rediess, and then proceed to list so, so, so, so, so many Nazis who committed suicide. Don't be a Nazi, dude. Don't do it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:38

Helen Palmer Geisel

10/25/2018
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Helen Palmer Geisel was lifelong creative partner and wife of Dr. Seuss. She gets nearly no credit for creating all his best works right along side him, and tragically committed suicide after years of living with a degenerative illness. Hampton and Dave discuss her, her life, Dr. Seuss, and how Dr. Seuss was probably like a huge dick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:03

Phil Ochs

10/18/2018
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Phil Ochs was a folk singer, writer and activist in the 60s and 70s. He reached renown and fame both within the folk music community and for his protests of the Vietnam War and more, and tragically committed suicide in 1976\. Hampton and Dave discuss his life, and also tear gas again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:31:07

Mental Health Awareness Day

10/11/2018
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Dave and Hampton take this episode to hash out what's been going on in their own lives lately, and to share some words of wisdom about depression and mental health in general. At the end, they read some listener emails, and talk about Guitar Hero way, way, way too much. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:19:57

Li Tobler

10/4/2018
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Li Tobler was not made of chocolate, and neither was her life. One of the lesser known, members of the 27 Club, Hampton and Dave discuss her tragically short life with depression, art, drugs, squalor and H.R. Giger. Dave won’t shut up about chocolate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:12

Attempts tr3́s!

9/27/2018
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In this, the third installment of Hampton's Mind-Blowers, Dave truly blows Hampton's mind. Not like that second "Attempts" episode, in which Dave fell flat on his dumb face and wasn't impressive at all. An actor, an athlete, a musician and a game show host all have their stories revealed in this third episode about famous people who attempted to commit suicide. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:27

Jean Seberg

9/20/2018
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The guys talk about Jean Seberg, an Iowa born actress, who went on the help define the look of French New Wave Cinema and was needlessly harassed and targeted by the FBI for some dumb shit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:50

William Arthur Gibbs

9/13/2018
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William Arthur Gibbs tragically committed suicide at age 12 in 1877\. Hampton and Dave discuss his short life, the tragedy of child suicide and National Suicide Prevention Week. Dave eats a PB&J. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:17:27

Accidents

9/6/2018
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It is never funny when someone leaves this earth, and it is never funny when someone commits suicide, and it is CERTAINLY never funny when someone accidentally commits suicide, and with that said, this is a bloopers episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:49

Arthur Mondella

8/30/2018
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This week, Hampton and Dave walk through the happy and successful life of Arthur Mondella, heir to the Dell’s Maraschino Cherry fortune. He was beloved by peers and employees alike, grew the family business exponentially, and killed himself tragically when he was found to be... HIDING THINGS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:04

Kevin Carter

8/23/2018
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Kevin Carter, Pulitzer-prize-winning photographer, committed suicide in his car in his hometown of Johannesburg in 1994\. Dave and Hampton discuss his storied life, and sing a blink-182 song for way too long. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:21

Jack Ryan

8/16/2018
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TOM CLANCY SUCKS BRO HELL YEAH. THIS IS NOT THAT JACK RYAN. THIS IS THE REAL JACK RYAN. This Jack Ryan is the co-creator of Barbie and also of orgies at his mansion. Dude had problems and he’s gone but wow, Barbie tho. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:03

Slobodan Praljak

8/9/2018
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Slobodan Praljak was a Croatian war criminal who killed himself during his trial in 2017\. I can't remember what else happens because we recorded a bunch at once. It's mostly about Russia? It's good. Don't commit war crimes and don't kill yourself. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:28:36

David Reimer with Steve Agee

8/2/2018
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A freak accident as a baby caused David Reimer to be raised as a girl and utterly reject it, which led to a world of problems and eventually suicide. Dave and Hampton discuss him, his life, how unbelieveably well he did with the hand he was dealt, and also talk to Steve Agee! Yes that's right, the guy that used to have the same job as Hampton is on the show, but now neither of them have that job, because that job sucked. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:11