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The History of Disgust with Dr. Richard Sugg

Listen as Jess and Beth settle in to chat with Dr. Richard Sugg about his delightfully disgusting work, everything from brain pâté to being mad for mummy purses. Go grab the new edition of the book Mummies, Cannibals, and Vampires: The History of Corpse Medicine from the Middle Ages to Falun Gong.

MGTOW IS A CULT

Join us this week for a special episode as we sit down with Mike Fallek and talk about hashtag cults, his amazing podcast #Hashtag Cult, and MGTOW.

The Mary Francis: It's Made of People

Join Jessica and Bethany as they talk Ann Saunders, the Francis Mary, and prove the Donner Party would have been way more metal at sea.

Backwards Body Count: Hyatt Regency Collapse

It is a backwards Body Count week! Bethany tells Jessica the story of the Hyatt Regency Collapse.

If Fu-Go, I Go

Join us as we talk all things Fu-Go, the most metal balloons of the 20th century. Spoiler alert: It’s the Japanese balloon bomb. Check out the show notes for additional information.

Backwards Body Count: Killer Toys

Want to play with uranium or roofie your children? Find out how with our host (this week) Bethany Skelton.

Sink the Bismarck

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton talk the who, what, when, where, and why of the sinking of the Bismarck.

Criminal Subculture in the Gulag: Dr. Mark Vincent

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton are joined by Dr. Mark Vincent to chat about his new book and prisoner society in the Stalinist Labour Camps, 1924-53.

Winston Churchill: A Life in the News with Richard Toye

This week host Jessica Manor is all business as she chats with Richard Toye about his upcoming book, Winston Churchill: A Life in the News.

Backwards Body Count Tri-State Tornado: It's Going Green

We switch it up this week with a Backwards Body Count. Co-host Bethany Skelton tells host Jessica Manor and guest Stephanie Andrews the story of the Tri-State Tornado

Henry Gunther: Not First

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton discuss the last casualty of WWI and get sidetracked by postal censorship. It’s business as usual.

Peter the Great Part IV: Little Peters

This is it. We are out. Done. Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton conclude our exploration of Peter the Great.

Peter the Great III: Karl Number 12

Russia has yet to disappoint. Host Jessica Manor, co-host Bethany Skelton, and their guest Stephanie Andrews continue their exploration of Peter the Great.

Peter the Great Part II: Russian Blackout Curtains

Host Jessica Manor, co-host Bethany Skelton, and their guest Stephanie Andrews continue their exploration of Peter the Great. As always, Russian history delivers on the metal scale.

Peter the Great: You Stay Sober

Join host Jessica Manor, co-host Bethany Skelton, and guest Stephanie Andrews to run down the early days of Peter the Great.

Cher Ami: Hero Bird

This week Host Jessica Manor and Co-host Bethany Skelton dish about The Lost Battalion and Cher Ami.

Rasputin: Historical Forensic Files

We're quarantined, we're bored AF, and what was supposed to be short and sweet turned into a conspiracy theory that just won't die. Host Jessica Manor and Co-host Bethany Skelton get weird about Rasputin. All autopsies, hearsay, and the British, oh my.

Backwards Body Count Iroquois Theatre Fire: Backdraft 2

It’s a Backwards Body Count as Bethany sits in the host chair this week and educates Jessica. Join us for the Iroquois Theatre Fire.

Churchill, Islam, and Dr. Warren Dockter Part IV: Big Finish

Host Jessica Manor and Co-host Bethany Skelton are once again joined by Dr. Warren Dockter to finish our discussion on Churchill and Islam... and Dr. Dockter’s book of course. It’s Dr. Dockter and his book Churchill and the Islamic World: Orientalism, Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East available on Amazon.

Tsutomu Yamaguchi: Luck Was NOT a Lady, Twice

Host Jessica Manor and Co-host Bethany Skelton talk atomic bombs and tell the story of Tsutomu Yamaguchi... who survived not one, but BOTH atomic bombs.

George Mallory: Possibly There and Never Back Again

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton count just one body this week as they cover George Mallory and the extraordinary adventure to recover him.

Churchill, Islam, and Dr. Warren Dockter Part III: #BigDeal

Host Jessica Manor and Co-host Bethany Skelton are once again joined by Dr. Warren Dockter to further discuss Churchill and Islam... and Dr. Dockter’s book of course. It’s Dr. Dockter and his book Churchill and the Islamic World: Orientalism, Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East available on Amazon. Hey, we even make it to WWII. We think.

Hitler's Drug Use Part II: Read a Book

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton are joined by friend James to discuss a contributing factor to one of the biggest Body Counts of all time: Hitler's copious drug use.

Hitler's Drug Use Part I: The Berghof's Fart Room

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton are joined by friend James to discuss a contributing factor to one of the biggest Body Counts of all time: Hitler's copious drug use.

Churchill, The Islamic World, and Dr. Warren Dockter Part II: On German Bondage

Host Jessica Manor and Co-host Bethany Skelton are once again joined by Dr. Warren Dockter to further discuss Churchill and Islam... and Dr. Dockter’s book of course. It’s Dr. Dockter and his book Churchill and the Islamic World: Orientalism, Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East available on Amazon.

Churchill and The Islamic World: Dr. Warren Dockter

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton are joined by Dr. Warren Dockter to discuss his book Churchill and the Islamic World: Orientalism, Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East available on Amazon. Check out the show notes for a link.

Black Friday: Bad Tidings, Zero Comfort or Joy

Jessica and Bethany take a brief break from their Early Romanovs series to get into the holiday spirit. It's a brief history of Black Friday and a collection of Black Friday related death and disaster with Body Count.

The Early Romanovs Part V: Finally Just Beheading

Jessica and Bethany finish up with Ivan, Sophia, and Peter and rap about the death of a few thousand more people... history business as usual.

The Early Romanovs Part IV: About a Girl

Jessica and Bethany continue to explore the Early Romanovs. We’re so close to the end... and yet it is just beginning. Russia is on the weird road to empire.

The Early Ramonovs Part III: What Strange Won't Change

Jessica and Bethany continue their exploration of the Early Romanovs with Aleksey Mikhailovich a.k.a. Alexis I of Russia. Rules are changed, religion gets weird, children are eaten... it's history business as usual for Body Count

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