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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 deaths related to the US and Russian space programs, specifically Apollo 1, Challenger, Soyuz 11, and Columbia. With a word from Nature vs Narcissism.

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This week we take a look at the New England Vampire Panic and it's most famous postmortem victim, Mercy Brown. With music by oDDgOD and a word from Nature Vs Narcissism and Screen Of The Crime

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On this episode we take a look at the deaths of blues musician Johnny Ace, Japanese serial killer Hiroaki Hadaka, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausecu, and civil rights leader Harry T. Moore, all of whom died in horrible ways on Christmas.

With a word from Give Me Murder or Give Me Death and That's Weird and music by Twisted Prophecy.

 

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This week we ditch the themes for a mix of random stories including an article about what mass shooters say may have stopped them, a serial killer's Amazon reviews, a free course on how to identify bodies, last words of famous people, and we close it out with a song from Revolution State-song title: The Departed, album: Viridian Resonance. Available on iTunes: Revolution State

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Episode 11: No Thanks Given

This week look at 4 murders that took place on Thanksgiving in the cases of Christopher Gattis, Paul Merhige, Joel Guy Jr, and Byron David Smith. This episode does include audio of 2 murders so if you don't want to hear that, make sure you skip ahead when I give you the heads up in the episode.

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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 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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