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Doomsday is a history lesson that easily disguises itself as a horror story. We explore the most traumatic, bizarre and most awe-inspiring but largely unheard-of disasters from throughout human history and around the world including the science behind every disturbing detail. If you like shipwrecks, decapitations, things that melt, living blankets of insects and people screaming for their lives, Doomsday is the podcast for you.
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In this episode, homes and buildings will sadly be blown away and destroyed, and you’ll say “fireworks?” and I’ll say “it sure does”. On this episode: we look at the Netherlands pyrotechnic super boner; we explore the fact that a time bomb could be ticking away in your area without you knowing; and we’ll uncover one governments’ habit of sweeping d…
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The Cleveland Balloonfest Disaster of 1986 | Episode 69 Balloons often represent happiness, but if you’ve ever had to explain to a crying child why their balloon flew away and won’t be coming back, you know that balloons are monsters. On this new and much requested episode: you’ll learn the origin of the phrase, “it seemed like a good idea at the t…
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Hello all. Welcome to the very first Doomsday Automotive Review segment. I’ve never done one of these before, and most importantly, I shouldn’t have to, but here we are. It was originally released as part of bonus Patreon content, but I'm sharing it here with you now to buy me a few days to get the next episode together. Since we originally brought…
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Fun fact: Airplane accidents have a 95.7% survivability rate, according to the US National Transportation Safety Board. This story actually has a 99.02% survivability rate – but those that do die – you might want to limber your neck, because you’re going to be shaking your head. On this episode: you won’t learn to fly a plane but I will be able to …
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With apologies for the absense of new material, I'm a bit under it and overwhelmed - not much unlike the passengers of the OceanGate Titan Submersible just under a year ago! This is a piece of bonus content which I described as "a somewhat rushed minisode that once again turned out to be not so mini". It was based on the best evidence and understan…
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If you got something in your eye, you should rinse it with water or eye drops to try and wash it out. Fair warning: there is not enough over-the-counter eyedrops in the world that would help with today’s story. On this episode: we’ll learn all the ways your car wants to kill you, we’ll learn which member of the original Thanksgiving feast ended up …
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You ever wish you could just take all your worries and bury them away? Well have we got the episode for you… On this episode: we’ll see what the loudest possible way to wake up is; we’ll learn how rocks can actually work better than scissors; and we’ll learn the three most powerful ways to eradicate evidence of, well, anything. This is the first ep…
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What I’m about to tell you in this episode will sound like nonsense – shocking, highly flammable nonsense – unless you’re from California. On this episode: we’ll learn all about what it’s like to work at what I’m hoping is the worst utility company anywhere in the Americas, we’ll take a look at some of the most backwards and evil business accountin…
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We’re going back to Italy! But it’ll be hard to enjoy all the flavours and sites with your eyes and tongue swelling out of your head! On today’s episode: we’ll learn all about Russia’s almost cartoonish fascination with murder, we’ll learn the best way to get that full-body boil-look, and we’ll learn all the ways your cleaning products can make you…
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In this quick Hail Mary of an update, I'm going to convince each and every one of you to support this show through our shared love of history, and horror, and the comedy that is trauma + time. We'll recap all the tooth-loosening adventures we've shared over the past year, and take a look at a medley of content from the past few months of PATREON EX…
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What hops downstairs, alone or in pairs, enough to block out the sun? Nothing good, I promise. I hope you brought your appetite for destruction – because this episode is going to bug you. On this episode: you’ll learn the horror of insect biomass, we’ll learn that some problems can only be solved with a knife and a fork, and you’ll need them becaus…
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It’s been a while since we did an episode with such cartoonish levels of bloodshed and awful behaviour. No joke. This is next level inhumane nonsense here, folks. On today’s episode: We’ll see what happens to the body after spinning around an ocean-going paddle wheel, we’ll see how much woman and children were worth in a disaster before the 1900s, …
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This episode contains fart jokes about radiation victims. Viewer discretion is advised. On today’s episode: we’ll watch POWs compete for food in a House Hunters International style format, we’ll visit some of the more irradiated places in eastern Europe, and we’ll learn the difference between a burp and a fart explosion-wise. I’d also like to point…
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You’ve flown on planes that were late. You’ve flown on planes that experienced turbulence. You’ve even flown on planes with unruly passengers, but I’m willing to be you’ve never flown on a plane that melted. On today’s episode: we’ll do our best not to end up headless in prison, you’ll learn the most disturbing thing to ever unintentionally fall fr…
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By popular demand, we are staying in the Depression Era and doubling down on the disaster. We’ve done blended and mixed disasters before, but welcome to our very first two-fer plane and elevator episode. On today’s episode: you’ll hear about the highest stakes game of keep-away ever, the worst kind of airline fuel to use as shampoo, and you’ll hear…
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We’ve been a lot of places together. We’ve flown on rockets. We’ve sailed the ocean blue. We’ve even been to Kalamazoo –but the one place we’ve never been before? Prison! On this episode: you’ll hear the details of the most unusually botched execution ever, you’ll learn what it must feel like to share an outfit with multiple people, and we’re going…
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Contrary to what you may have heard from the grapevine or assumed based on simple observation, I have not died. This quick catch-up will explain my momentary absence from the microphone - followed a few teasers about upcoming episodes, mentions of a few giveaways, and a special shout-out to my Patreon supporters, without whom there would be no show…
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A lot of people say this is a podcast unlike any other. To them I say please enjoy an episode unlike any other. I proudly present a pivotal moment in the history of podcasting. The first ever fully experiential 4D interactive podcast! On this episode: we will revisit an apocalyptic series of historical events that befell Sicily, Italy all the way b…
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If you haven’t already seen the video of the first techno-demonic possession of a working laptop, it’s on all my socials, and it’s the reason for this special encore performance of our very first episode – unless you’re new to the show, in which case please see how far this show has come over the years. First you’ll have to hear about the controver…
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Magical isn’t a term we throw around loosely on this show, and I don’t think I’ve ever heard it used in a sentence about a campground, yet here we are. Gather around the campfire, fill up on tapas and sangria, listen to music under the stars and fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing in the background – and get one of the most devastating accid…
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People have asked, of all the disasters in history, if I could travel back in time to witness any disaster, which would I choose. I’ve never been able to answer the question – until this episode On this episode: there will be no death. There will be no dismemberment. And the only blood will be coming out of people’s ears. This is a one of a kind mi…
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Emerson once said “the Earth laughs in flowers”. Well in this episode, the ferocity of their attack will be compared by survivors and investigators to that of a terrorist incident. On this episode: you’ll learn about the cuddly fur baby with the strongest bite in the world, we’ll hear about an actual Doomsday cult with more resources than Al Qaeda,…
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There’s an old saying; Life is like a roller coaster. It has its ups and downs…but it's your choice to either enjoy the ride or die screaming yourself senseless. On today’s episode: we’ll settle a long-standing misconception about who parties harder: American teens vs British teens edition. We’ll see what happens when you put degenerates in charge …
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This episode stinks. And no spoiler here, but if it looks like a duck and smells like a duck and it’s highly flammable like a duck… Yes, it will seem obvious, but just wait and see. On this episode: we’ll investigate some smells that rank up there with putrefying corpse, we’ll talk about some limbs that act more like meat-filled wind socks, and we’…
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Please enjoy this special bonus crossover episode. If you already listen to the Ye Olde Crime Podcast and ever wondered what could possibly be their most disturbing episode – well we've thrown our hat in the ring with this one-of-a-kind crossover-hijacking episode. Hosts Lindsay Valenty and Madison Stangl and I explored the dehydratingly awful tale…
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The Most Disastrous Human of All Time | Doomsday Mailbag 7 Together we’ve seen an awful lot of $@!# across time and space and it’s only natural that you would have questions – so here is your chance hear them answered. Maybe learn something a little gross, maybe a little interesting. This is my chance to publicly answer some of the friendly, odd an…
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Once again I've joined Nick Emel from the Top 10ish Podcast to bring you another in an on-going series of gross-out and disaster episodes. Not just a 10ish Pod episode, but one brought painfully to life with a Doomsday makeover! We will discuss the 10 Most Painful Bodily Injuries... In this very special episode, there will be mention of various bon…
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Back with a Vengeance! It's been a minute since we've talked like this. This update episode spends about 10 seconds talking about distractions and the next few minutes talking about upcoming episodes! Including but not limited to a Crossover Extravaganza between Doomsday and the Top 10ish Podcast, available now on Patreon for one and all at Patreon…
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There’s a lot to hate about flying, and one of the biggest complaints has always been fellow passengers – but the biggest complaint in this episode will be passengers from a competing airline. On this very special 50th episode, we’ll be visiting America’s most homicidal National Park, you’ll learn the early forensic value of “carbonized smears of p…
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Crashing, Choking and Chaos: Doomsday Mailbag 6 Together we’ve seen an awful lot of $@!# across time and space and it’s only natural that you would have questions – so here is your chance hear them answered. Maybe learn something a little gross, maybe a little interesting. This is my chance to publicly answer some of the friendly, odd and occasiona…
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We’ve covered a lot of unusual and unexpected disaster on this show, and this will be a new one – and what makes this one stand out is how quickly it escalates. On this episode, you’ll unlock a brand new fear you didn’t know about before, we’ll talk about the most panic inducing cross-training exercise ever, and we’ll teach you the best way to not …
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Again? Because a lot of people didn't receive it in their feed. New Episode NEXT WEEK. You may hate your job. Your job may hate you. But does your job actively pour hate and death over your entire community? In this episode: you’ll learn how insurance companies and the courts use God to ruin your day, we’ll hear about a disaster you can recreate in…
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Hello and welcome to the Doomsday: History’s Most Dangerous Mailbag: Part 5 Together we’ve seen an awful lot of $@!# across time and space and it’s only natural that you would have questions – so here is your chance hear them answered. Maybe learn something a little gross, maybe a little interesting. This is my chance to publicly answer some of the…
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You may hate your job. Your job may hate you. But does your job actively pour hate and death over your entire community? In this episode: you’ll learn how insurance companies and the courts use God to ruin your day, we’ll hear about a disaster you can recreate in your own home using a washing machine and rocks, and you’ll see how you could use a ri…
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Hello and welcome to the Doomsday: History’s Most Dangerous Mailbag: Part IV. Together we’ve seen an awful lot of $@!# across time and space and it’s only natural that you would have questions – so here is your chance hear them answered. Maybe learn something a little gross, maybe a little interesting. This is my chance to publicly answer some of t…
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DOOMSDAY'S BACK NEXT WEEK! In the meantime, I dare you to try and like my gift to you. Not many podcasts would go out of their way to be boring, let alone brag about being the world’s most boring podcast. Welcome to Sleep Manuals: a how-to guide to sleep. Whether it’s a 2001 Mitsubishi VCR or a 1988 Whirlpool refrigerator, together we will learn mo…
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Hello and welcome to the Doomsday: History’s Most Dangerous Mailbag: The Threequel. Together we’ve seen an awful lot of $@!# across time and space and it’s only natural that you would have questions – so here is your chance hear them answered. Maybe learn something a little gross, maybe a little interesting. This is my chance to publicly answer som…
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When I say “sporting disaster” most immediately think of that time your team crapped the bed so hard. Well today, we’re going to make a new memory that’ll make your old memory feel more like a page out of your dream journal. On this episode, we’ll explore the blood smeared history of NCAA college football, you’ll learn the quickest way off a buildi…
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Hello and welcome to the Doomsday: History’s Most Dangerous Mailbag: The Sequel. That's right - a second episode in the books as promised. Together we’ve seen an awful lot of $@!# across time and space and it’s only natural that you would have questions – so here is your chance hear them answered. Maybe learn something a little gross, maybe a littl…
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No one loves work functions, but office booze cruises are worse because there’s no sneaking out early. But you’ve probably never been on a work cruise so bad it led to the death of 635,000 people? In this history changing episode: you’ll learn the death-cries of different presidents, we’ll learn how a cannon can have more than one business-end, and…
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Hello, and welcome to the very first in an on-going series, Doomsday: History’s Most Dangerous Mailbag! Together we’ve seen an awful lot of $@!# across time and space and it’s only natural that you would have questions – so here is your chance hear them answered. Maybe learn something a little gross, maybe a little interesting. This is my chance to…
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Florida deputies once pulled over a weaving driver. His excuse was he’d been drinking and then was this squirrel in his shirt that kept biting him. Oh, the things you’ll see on Florida’s roadways. Or won’t… In this very special 1980’s themed first-time-in-Florida episode, we’ll find out how seatbelts help prevent blood stains, we’ll see what happen…
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In this very special return episode, we’re going to discuss the concept of “what goes up must come down”. They’re never really specific about where or in how many pieces. On today’s episode: we’ll discuss the most blood-thirsty game of roulette ever. You’ll see what happens with 7,500 Dodge Caravans worth of fuel explodes within walking distance. A…
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We’re returning to the airwaves by heading back to Victorian England in this very special end-of-year Christmas minisode, so bring your hip waders, and your breathing apparatus – there will be feces. On this very special mini catch-up-sode, I’ll explain to you why this year earned a feces-themed minisode. I’ll do it while reminding you why Victoria…
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When you see All-purpose flour at the store, you know it can make everything from breads to cookies to cereals? Well did you also know it can make explosions? On this episode, you’ll discover how bloodthirsty the French are about their favourite food, you’ll see what happens when you ride through a machine Charlie Chaplin style and you’ll learn wha…
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On today’s very special episode, you will hear a tale of love and heroism unlike anything we’ve ever told. But at the same time, you’re going to hear about people riding over waterfalls in rubber balls and barrels and jet-skis. So yeah – it’s an emotional mixed bag of an episode. On this episode, we’ll discuss the blood thirstiest natural wonder in…
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If you hate the idea of horses being injured as I do, then let me say right off the bat that there will not be a single horse injured during this episode. I promise they are pretty much the only things NOT getting hurt in this episode. Welcome to the Happy Valley Race Course. The unhappiest happy valley in the world. On this episode, we’ll discuss …
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On today’s episode, we’re going to play the biggest game of the floor is lava in California history. But there won’t actually be a volcano in this story. That would make so much more sense. On this episode, we’ll discuss the difference between evacuating your home and evacuating your body, we’ll find out why you don’t mix crude oil with electricity…
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Depending where you live or grew up, there’s probably some dark moment of local historical injustice you’re not overly proud of. On this special bonus not-so-minisode, we’re going to check out mine! On today’s special extra not-so-minisode, you will finally learn why you hate clowns so much, you’ll find out why early Toronto had so many teeth on th…
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