Archive for October 2018

Episode 8: Dead On Halloween Part 1

In this episode we take a look at the deaths of Ramon Novarro, Harry Houdini, and River Phoenix.

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Episode 7: Bad Medicine Part 2

We continue our look into bad medicine by exploring the 2012 New England Compound Center fungal meningitis outbreak, a batch of toxic cough syrup that hit Panama in 2007, HIV contaminated blood in 1985 Japan, and the thalidamide poisoning that swept across the world in the 50s and 60s.

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Episode 6: Bad Medicine Part 1

In this episode we take a look at when medicine goes wrong while discussing the Jim the Horse Tetanus Scandal of 1901, the 2008 Chinese Heparin Adulteration, and the Elixir Sulfanilamide Mass Poisoning of 1937.

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Episode 5. Isn’t it Ironic?

In this episode we take a look at the owner of the Segway company that died on a Segway, a man who fell out of a window trying to prove it wouldn't break, and more ironic deaths.

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