Archive for the ' fatal' Category

In this episode we look at the horrible tragedy on the set of The Twilight Zone movie that claimed the lives of 3 people, including 2 children. We also talk about what a massive shitbag John Landis is. Good times.

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In this episode, I give you the condensed version of the life and crimes of David Berkowitz, aka The Son of Sam aka The .44 Caliber Killer, before reading my collection of letters from the man himself.

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Over 250 people have died taking selfies since 2011. In this episode we attempt to breach the subject by looking at just a few of these unnecessary and perhaps idiotic deaths. Falls, gunshots, electrocution, trains, animal attacks, and more!

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This week we take a look at the deaths of daredevils and stutmen rooftopper Yu Wongning, stuntman Jose Marco, tightrope walker Karl Wallenda, and human cannonball Matt Cranch.

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This week we take a look at the historical use of, and reasons behind, lethal dismemberment throughout the ages and across various cultures.

With a word from Keep It Weird, 10ish, Give Me Murder or Give Me Death, and That's Weird. Music by Cylence.

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Episode 10: Shop Til You Drop…Dead

This week we take a look at deaths that happened on, amid the chaos of, or were caused by, Black Friday. Shootings, tramplings, car wrecks, pepper spray and more!

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For this week's episode we take a look at non-celebrity deaths that occurred on Halloween, including the Trick-or-Treat murder of 1957, the murder of Katherine Lilian Armstrong, Taylor Van Diest, and more.

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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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Episode 4: Colorful Killarado

This week we show some love to the state of Colorado by taking a long look it's most prolific serial killer, Vincent Groves and the Colorado cannibal Alfred Packer.

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Episode 3. Down in the Park

This episode we look at the Six Flags New Jersey Haunted House Fire of 1984 and a few other amusement park disasters and Sick ruins a Gary Numan classic with his Yamaha.

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Episode 2. Catchin the Vapors

On this episode of No Better Death we take a look at the Bhopal India cyanate leak of 1984 and the Lake Nyos Cameroon CO2 disaster of 1986. Both involve gas clouds, both have death tolls in the thousands.

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Episode 1. F*cked Up Floods

In the premier episode of No Better Death we take a look at the London Beer Flood of 1814 and the Boston Molasses Disaster of 1919. Both with multiple fatalities, both due to corporate negligence.

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