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From the Webby Award-winning creators of The Box Of Oddities Podcast comes The Shallow End with Schnebly and Toth. Friends since childhood, Lindsay Schnebly and Jethro Gilligan Toth have always shared a love for stories of people doing ridiculously dumb things. They found it wildly amusing as young boys. They still do today. This is your invitation to pour a strong drink and join them for true stories that are tragically hilarious.
 
You know the feeling… that sense that there's something more. It beckons you, catching you by surprise in a quiet moment, when the clatter and clang of the day fades, and you can almost hear a deeper music stirring. It's the whisper of a promise that aches, it's so beautiful. That's a place that we all have. We've hidden it. Hidden from it. In our pain. In our fear. And hoped in our secret hearts that its promise is true. It's scary. We all know intuitively that it will crumble the construct ...
 
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The title for the world's stupidest bank robber is a very competitive division. However, Lindsay may have found a leading contender. Then, Jethro tells us about a bugler who just can't get a break. Attention! If an emergency occurs while listening to episode 27, an oxygen mask will drop down from the compartment above your head. See Privacy Policy …
 
It's No More Whoppers, the holiday gourd of podcasts! This time around: a rousing start with all the bad things that happened; our pivot to video; mini Geneses and phantastic stars; revisiting Village; and basically a lot more video game talk because it's comforting and we need it right now! And the Scatman. This podcast needs to be extremely hardc…
 
Sometimes Karma is not so instant. Sometimes it takes decades. JG has the details. And then, Lindsay regales us with what is possibly the most hilarious accident report ever filed. Caution! Listening to episode 26 is an inherently dangerous undertaking. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.c…
 
Jethro has a surprisingly hilarious story involving a propane torch and a pail of gasoline. And then Lindsay reminds us to never underestimate our senior citizens. Especially those that are heavily armed. Warning! Episode 25 should never be listened to near an open flame. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice…
 
What do three hapless middle school janitors have in common with Bill Murray's character from the movie Caddyshack? JG has the story of a very resilient gopher who gets the last laugh. Then Lindsay warns us of the dangers involved when you're not a very good smuggler. Warning! Episode 24 is for external use only. See Privacy Policy at https://art19…
 
Lindsay has the best "pull my finger" story ever while Jethro explains why a burglar with a gambling addiction is a dangerous combination. Warning! Do not puncture, incinerate, or store episode 23 above 120 degrees Fahrenheit. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-i…
 
Jethro has a story of a drunk Canadian who made bad choices and the police officer that punked him. And then, a guy caused quite a scene on the Interstate all because he didn't want to pay for an Uber. Hardhat and safety goggles are not required but are recommended when listening to Episode 22 of The Shallow End. See Privacy Policy at https://art19…
 
October, the tenthest month of the year! In tonight's episode, Ray gets boosted even further; evangelizing the Bokuverse; return to Eataly; developments in The Great Seinfeld Rewatch; deep within the clutches of move depression; regrets and reminiscence; The Super Mario Brothers Computer Graphics Feature Film; Twitter derangement syndrome; Butt Phu…
 
Jumping out of a perfectly good airplane can have bad end results. Lindsay has the story. Then, Jethro tells us of a murderer who jumped bail and was on the lam for over three decades. Don't worry. He gets his in a most delightful way. Episode 22 is freshest if listened to before date on carton. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and C…
 
Don't you love it when a horrible person gets their comeuppance in the end? Jethro has the story. And then, Lindsay has details on why it's not a good idea to cut corners when constructing a major dam. Warning! While listening to Episode 20, avoid contact with mucous membranes. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy …
 
Jethro reports on a terrible mishap in the meat section at an Arizona Walmart. And then Lindsay gives us pointers on how not to burgle a store. WARNING! Do not puncture, incinerate, or store episode 19 above 120 degrees Fahrenheit. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell…
 
They say, "pride comes before the fall." Lindsay has a perfect example of this when one man decides his thievin' skills made him invincible. Then, Jethro reminds us that you can't learn everything from a Youtube video and that some things are best left to the professionals. Warning! Contents of Episode 18 may have settled during shipment. See Priva…
 
Some people will do anything for delicious fresh baked goods. Jethro has a story of a guy who takes it to a whole different level. And then Lindsay has our very first listener-submitted story involving what would become an awesome display of pyrotechnics. Our 17th episode ontains a substantial amount of non-tobacco ingredients. See Privacy Policy a…
 
You'll just have to accept it: there's another new episode of No More Whoppers. On the docket this time: electric cars; VERY high-speed DSL; your favorite website; the latest baby bloopers; the yearly KFC binge; Doom is like Picross; Alex is a car model (not that kind), and ninja turtle-based social anxiety. This podcast supports adding widgets lik…
 
Jethro has the story of a bank robber with extremely poor decision-making skills. Arresting police officers were bewildered. And then, who hasn't had luggage lost or damaged by a baggage handler? One guy exacted the ultimate revenge after his guitar was destroyed by a major airline. Lindsay has the details. It's episode 16! Actual crash results may…
 
Things we learned this week in The Shallow End. Don't wear flip-flops when climbing Mount Fuji. Also, nobody likes a pantsless Batman. Lindsay has the details of an ill-advised live streamed event and Jethro talks about sexual escapades gone horribly wrong. Warning! Listening to The Shallow End does not enable you to fly. See Privacy Policy at http…
 
Lindsay has a story of a treasure hunt that went badly. Very, very badly. And then, can a time change be deadly? You bet it can! Jethro has all the details. It's episode 14! Now available without a prescription! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
Jethro has the ultimate story of instant karma involving a metal toilet. And then Lindsay delves into the dangers of lawnchair aeronautics. The little part of episode 13 which suffocates when the sharp part which gets hurt is swallowed is contained generously. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://…
 
Ever mistakenly throw away over a half billion dollars? Well, one guy did. Lindsay has the details. And then Jethro has a difficult time deciding which story of stupid decisions to share. So he shares several. Warning! Reheating episode 12 may cause it to warp. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https:/…
 
It was a very embarrassing day for this particular would-be home invader. Jethro has the details. Then Lindsay reports on a volcano selfie attempt that goes off the rails in a hurry. The best safeguard, second only to abstinence, is listening to Episode 11. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art…
 
Lindsay has a story of high-altitude Hijinx at 41,00 feet. It doesn't end well. And then, an all-you-can-eat Sushi promotion that goes bad before its freshness date. The slight variations in color and texture enhance the tenth episode's individual character and beauty and in no way are to be considered flaws or defects. See Privacy Policy at https:…
 
Jethro tells the story of what could possibly be the most embarrassing trip to the emergency room. Then, what not to do when the power goes out. Lindsay has the details. Insurance regulations prohibit recipients from listening to Episode 9 without an escort. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://ar…
 
JG reports on the hilarious sinking of a WW II Nazi U-Boat. And then, can you coach a team to the Little League World Series and still have the time to rob 13 banks? Lindsay has the answer. If any defects in Episode 8 are discovered, do not attempt to repair them yourself, but return to an authorized Shallow End service center. See Privacy Policy a…
 
Like a rally car navigator, we're telling you this is a very long easy ep! Maybe! Talked about this time: tiny people; stress headaches; plenty on la pizza and la pasta; Al's new adventures in remote voice work AND trying to find the perfect audio equipment; Resident Evil for what; bona fide bar celebs, and a delicious throwback to episode 1. This …
 
Some people can get extremely creative when it comes to breaking and entering. But if it's an alcohol-fueled idea, it rarely ends well. Lindsay has the details. And then JG has a story of serious courtroom failures that prove that there are few limits to some people's stupidity. Episode 7 of The Shallow End is not a savings account and is not insur…
 
Can a messy house kill you? Yes. Yes, it can. Lindsay has the unbelievable details. And then, Jethro discovers that a little confidence can carry a person a long way. In this case, right to prison. Episode six of The Shallow End is not intended for use as a dental drill. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice …
 
Lindsay tells us about a wacky party trick on the 24th floor of a highrise that went horribly wrong. Jethro follows that with a light-hearted tale involving vault toilets and dog leashes. The contents of this episode of The Shallow End should not be fed to fish. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https:…
 
Lindsay has a cautionary tale for would-be poachers wearing quality pants. Then, Jethro investigates a story about a car with a bad odor that nearly turned deadly. For comfortable and safe use of The Shallow End, please read the Safety & Comfort Guide. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.co…
 
JG tells us about an extremely bizarre circus act that left many traumatized. Others, however, found it hilarious. And then, a Facebook fail that led to prison time. Lindsay has all the ridiculous details. Episode 3 of TSE is not to be combined with radioisotopes except under the advice of a physician. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privac…
 
It takes bravery and careful planning to become a professional stuntman. Unfortunately, William didn't have the latter. Then we hear the story of a very bitter man whose puttering in the garage turned deadly. Neither the seller nor the manufacturer will be liable for any brain damage arising from listening to The Shallow End. See Privacy Policy at …
 
It's the very first episode of TSE! Lindsay tells us about a guy with a love for buffets and shotguns but hatred for cactus. Then, Jethro discovers a story of a man who will do anything for wine fresh from a tanker truck. TSE001 was assembled in the United States from U.S. and Japanese components. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and…
 
We're lean, mean, and full of bream! This month, the mystery of Soundplant; Osaka and the chamber of sound editing; Ray's Math Munchers; good grief, yet another health check; Tonari no Subtitles; XI turns XX and XIV turns savage; Japan gives Covid to specially selected tourists; 0-factor authentication; the new version of a game called SaGa; video'…
 
It's us two ones for this three twos! This ep: hiding the thunder; dudes are *so* dumb; you can't spell "health" without "Al" and more medical follies; staring down real estate hell in Japan; Ray's got a date with your Playdate; Al just cannot stop thinking, and voicemail about our new cohost! This podcast is taking on 100% of the legal and financi…
 
We've launched our patrons-only bonus show, but not without giving you a tantalizing taste! If you'd like to join the upper echelons of Whopperdom, subscribe to our Patreon at the $5 level! Or don't, we know how the economy is! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/nomorewhoppers Film clips discussed in this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k4N…
 
April GHOULS! This month, streams are back, baby; who owns whom; digging into the E3 swag bin; Alex: Origins; the ornery Switch; FFVII talk; Alex's booster concerns; a visit from the Australian contingent; poking our heads into the pantheon of Kemco garbage; childhood sports; the open world sweet spot; the quirks of sobriety; Patman the weeb; updat…
 
Celebrating a decade of delight! This year, Ray runs down the ins and outs of home ownership; marking ten whole years with Drink Booze Copy; Alex's empathy curse; the mystery of the ocarina; bitten by radioactive spoilers for Spiderman: No Way Home; putting the personal computer to bed; savage eye strain and the search for static; Alex & The Secret…
 
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