In the time it takes you to read this, the city of Tangshan shook apart in 1976. Peter tells Leigh about one of the most devastating of Earth's ancient disasters, with a truly staggering death toll. Earthquakes, seismology, Richter, and toeing the party line...

 

Leigh's song pick:: Auf Wiedersehen by Cheap Trick
https://open.spotify.com/track/4lGF1MDPkeWbOSROAxXTFS

 

Peter's song pick:: Tarpit Carnivore by Torche
https://open.spotify.com/track/3kw1aKvgU4HE3dVMHeUmxn

 

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It usually takes a disaster to change regulations... case in point British Airtours Flight 28M and the Boeing 737.  Ultra-narrow aisles?  Armrests that don't raise up?  Seats in front of the emergency exits?  Yup, this all seems fine.  An inferno, design flaws, and Terminator is better than Robocop.

 

Peter's song pick:: Ohms by Deftones
https://open.spotify.com/track/6mfrK1kvsOjiiH64Ier962

 

Britney Spears - Toxic But It's Change (In the House of Flies) by Deftones
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13wwndvI1K4&ab_channel=WilliamMaranci

 

 

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What?  An episode on a Friday??  We come to you to talk Skittles and announce the winner of our first-ever draw!

 

Our sincerest thanks to everyone that participated, and we'll do more soon.

 

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Nuclear Norm comes back to finish what he started, this time telling us about why some people distrust science, and why they might never change their mind. Petitions, angry fictitious coal miners, reverse-cherry-picking data, and a whole lot of climate denial.

 

Norm's song pick:: The American Dream by Walls of Jericho
https://open.spotify.com/track/2H2gDrojHBPjq9sucp94rs

 

Leigh's song pick:: Greenhouse Effect by Testament
https://open.spotify.com/track/1vTUW5hxptfEp83z1Pl1O2

 

Peter's song pick:: Baba Yetu by Christopher Tin
https://open.spotify.com/track/5fYwf17qytSuyFEnBpsq5W

 

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It's all fun and games until Steven Spielberg brings you his precious property to turn into a video game.  In the early 1980s, Atari was unstoppable... but the little brown extraterrestrial did his best.  A crazy short development time, a waning interest in video games, and the worst game ever made (according to some).

 

Leigh's song pick:: The Working Hour by Tears for Fears
https://open.spotify.com/track/23DKn3AP0fpx1aAYth2Pax?si=NCHlKLgyT4a_AX1AMJi__w

 

 

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Our special guest drops by for a two-part series about the slow-burn disaster happening all around us.  What's a greenhouse gas?  Are we in an ice age?  Will the poles melt and send us spinning off into outer space?  You never know what could happen when Nuclear Norm is around...

 

Norm's song pick:: Backroads by Lonely The Brave

https://open.spotify.com/track/33dunxmWFO2n1a2sjD1wGD?si=FukIhYt9REmU_d_Xryfbww

Music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk2phEP7AWU

 

Leigh's song pick:: Journeys by Divination

 

Peter's song pick:: Ether by Mogwai
https://open.spotify.com/track/7rzjpFTtsDw5COMhHqq2oT

 

 

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In 1958, Los Alamos National Laboratory was buzzing with new and exciting ways to eradicate humanity and leave the Earth a desolate, radioactive wasteland. Turns out we've been nuking ourselves willingly for over a century... unless you're Cecil Kelley, in which case the radiation was far less voluntary. Plutonium, critical mass, and excursion event, and an alarmingly quick end...

 

Peter's song pick(s):: Down in the Park by Tubeway Army
https://open.spotify.com/track/2vmBGX73EXJIAAN6nesH6T?si=zVzWrajMTVmWLlCzjKoqWQ

 

Down in the Park by Foo Fighters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30DMi866ThM

 

Down in the Park by Marilyn Manson
https://open.spotify.com/track/0YCyOP5nkAp2aiowFSTqkE?si=TuVvzh-dTASAjS8tM0s_yA

 

 

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When you're known as the meanest tub-bassist around, you're bound to attract all kinds.  Sometimes it's a self-proclaimed Harmonica Jesus who stumbles into being the head of a cult.  Charles Manson made having a "family" a la mode, so maybe it was bound to happen?  Bank robbery, arguing hippies, blue grass music, and harmonica... so much harmonica...

 

Leigh's song pick:: Jug Band Music by Jim Kweskin

https://open.spotify.com/track/2CL8Rg2okXt0FFNNzwmzk3?si=jg7b2nCHQ1yJ7-9pgzIEYg

 

Peter's song pick:: Flowers on the Wall by The Statler Brothers
https://open.spotify.com/track/3uG4ygD1bIP3YspJm9N4KO?si=0ynWmexNQsSI1JJe3mSGxw

 

 

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In 1969, the Woodstock festival became the stuff of legends.  In 1999, the Woodstock festival became infamous.  In 2019, the Woodstock festival became... nothing.  With fifty years of colossal brand recognition, how could Woodstock 50 NOT be a massive success?  A master class in not paying your bills, and not getting the permit...

 

Leigh's song pick:: The Ground Below by Run The Jewels

https://open.spotify.com/track/4MHwb2IwcCmVP2QuFXrcXs

 

Peter's song pick:: Smile Like You Mean It by The Killers
https://open.spotify.com/track/1jUT2mNIfOYH1m5KLV2UbY

 

 

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What's so cool about Patreon anyway?  Here's a free bonus episode from our series of micro disasters that come out every two weeks!

 

What's the worst thing that has ever happened as a consequence of you flushing a toilet?  Peter brings you something to think about next time you think you're having a crappy day.

 

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