Doomsday: History's Most Dangerous Podcast

Brad Choma

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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Happy Valley Race Disaster of 1926 | Episode 40
6d ago
Happy Valley Race Disaster of 1926 | Episode 40
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 Britain’s atrocious people kills, you’ll hear Occam’s Razor used as a verb, you’ll hear about people Tetrised into debris and what happens when your arms become a Halloween prop. 

This one took a while because I took a few sick days but I couldn’t and wouldn’t let that keep me from sharing this fresh new tale of whoa and hell with you. Most disasters result from a combination of factors all working in unison. Today’s disaster is almost more of a “whoa, that just happened” style disaster based on poor planning and potential sabotage.Don’t forget, as a special offer from Pecker Nectar; in helping men of great taste, taste great, use promo code: doomsday to save 20% on your first bottle of Pecker Nectar. Find out why thousands have added to their daily routine at peckernectar.comFind us on any of your favorite channelsApple : : : : : : : : : : : : : us on the socials for moreFacebook : www.facebook.com/doomsdaypodcastInstagram : www.instagram.com/doomsdaypodcastTwitter : www.twitter.com/doomsdaypodcastIf you like the idea of your podcast hosts wearing more than duct tape and bits of old Halloween costumes for clothes and can spare a buck or two, you can now buy me a coffee at www.buymeacoffee.com/doomsdayFuneral Kazoo HQ : www.funeralkazoo.com/doomsday
Happy Valley Race Disaster of 1926 | Episode 40
6d ago
Happy Valley Race Disaster of 1926 | Episode 40
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 Britain’s atrocious people kills, you’ll hear Occam’s Razor used as a verb, you’ll hear about people Tetrised into debris and what happens when your arms become a Halloween prop. 

This one took a while because I took a few sick days but I couldn’t and wouldn’t let that keep me from sharing this fresh new tale of whoa and hell with you. Most disasters result from a combination of factors all working in unison. Today’s disaster is almost more of a “whoa, that just happened” style disaster based on poor planning and potential sabotage.Don’t forget, as a special offer from Pecker Nectar; in helping men of great taste, taste great, use promo code: doomsday to save 20% on your first bottle of Pecker Nectar. Find out why thousands have added to their daily routine at peckernectar.comFind us on any of your favorite channelsApple : : : : : : : : : : : : : us on the socials for moreFacebook : www.facebook.com/doomsdaypodcastInstagram : www.instagram.com/doomsdaypodcastTwitter : www.twitter.com/doomsdaypodcastIf you like the idea of your podcast hosts wearing more than duct tape and bits of old Halloween costumes for clothes and can spare a buck or two, you can now buy me a coffee at www.buymeacoffee.com/doomsdayFuneral Kazoo HQ : www.funeralkazoo.com/doomsday
The Toronto Circus Riot of 1855 | Episode 38
Aug 8 2022
The Toronto Circus Riot of 1855 | Episode 38
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 the ground, and we’ll discuss fighting techniques included but not limited to: thumbing people’s eyeballs out, fish hooking the cheek, and biting people’s noses and ears off. 
If you asked any of the clowns or the firemen about their role in history, they would have been all “do what now?” – but the fact remains, and fellow Canadians, hear me – the most pivotal moment in the social evolution of our country was a brothel fight 
Don’t forget, as a special offer from Pecker Nectar; in helping men of great taste, taste great, use promo code: doomsday to save 20% on your first bottle of Pecker Nectar. Find out why thousands have added to their daily routine at peckernectar.comFind us on any of your favorite channelsApple : : : : : : : : : : : : : us on the socials for moreTikTok: : www.facebook.com/doomsdaypodcastInstagram : www.instagram.com/doomsdaypodcastTwitter : www.twitter.com/doomsdaypodcastIf you like the idea of your podcast hosts wearing more than duct tape and bits of old Halloween costumes for clothes and can spare a buck or two, you can now buy me a coffee at www.buymeacoffee.com/doomsdayFuneral Kazoo HQ : www.funeralkazoo.com/doomsday
The Dallas Fort Worth Microburst of 1985 | Episode 36
Jul 18 2022
The Dallas Fort Worth Microburst of 1985 | Episode 36
A lot of people have fears about flying: turbulence, engine failure, the sheer this-is-too-heavy-to-stay-in-the-air of it all, but we’re going to tell you a story about a whole new way to die in the air you didn’t even know about. 
On this episode, you’ll hear about people being reduced to burning tatters, you’ll learn why your $200 IPod Shuffle is more dangerous than lightning, and we’ll even maybe teach you the best seats for surviving a plane crash, sort of.This is one of those episodes that remind us that the only thing that makes it bearable is the evolution of safety developed in its wake. In this case, a lot of people had to die so you could land safely at airports without even thinking about it. 
Don’t forget, as a special offer from Pecker Nectar; in helping men of great taste, taste great, use promo code: doomsday to save 20% on your first bottle of Pecker Nectar. Find out why thousands have added to their daily routine at peckernectar.comFind us on any of your favorite channelsApple : : : : : : : : : : : : : us on the socials for moreTikTok: : www.facebook.com/doomsdaypodcastInstagram : www.instagram.com/doomsdaypodcastTwitter : www.twitter.com/doomsdaypodcastIf you like the idea of your podcast hosts wearing more than duct tape and bits of old Halloween costumes for clothes and can spare a buck or two, you can now buy me a coffee at www.buymeacoffee.com/doomsdayFuneral Kazoo HQ : www.funeralkazoo.com/doomsday
The Quebec Bridge Disaster of 1977 | Episode 35
Jun 27 2022
The Quebec Bridge Disaster of 1977 | Episode 35
We always say the only upside of a disaster is the legacy of safety from the lessons learned – but not today. I don’t want to spoil the surprise here, but I think you’ll find today’s story, most riveting 
On this episode, there will be your typical mutilations, manglings and scissorings. You can try to imagine being repeatedly cut in half but in three dimensions. And we’ll play a game of Would You Rather fall 150 feet onto rocks, or find yourself pressed into mud and suffocated. This is a good episode if you’re afraid of water, heights, industrial accidents - it’s a rich tapestry, and it pays homage to the ridiculously overly-popular TikTok about not getting water up your butt. Celebrity guest stars include French explorer Jacques Cartier, Prime Minister of Canada, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, celebrity engineer Theodore Cooper, Prince of Wales Edward the Eighth, and the Kahnawake Skywalkers.
Don’t forget, as a special offer from Pecker Nectar; in helping men of great taste, taste great, use promo code: doomsday to save 20% on your first bottle of Pecker Nectar. Find out why thousands have added to their daily routine at peckernectar.comFind us on any of your favorite channelsApple : : : : : : : : : : : : : us on the socials for moreTikTok: : www.facebook.com/doomsdaypodcastInstagram : www.instagram.com/doomsdaypodcastTwitter : www.twitter.com/doomsdaypodcastIf you like the idea of your podcast hosts wearing more than duct tape and bits of old Halloween costumes for clothes and can spare a buck or two, you can now buy me a coffee at www.buymeacoffee.com/doomsdayFuneral Kazoo HQ : www.funeralkazoo.com/doomsday
The Byford Dolphin Incident of 1983 | Episode 33
Apr 26 2022
The Byford Dolphin Incident of 1983 | Episode 33
Today, we’re going to make you afraid of water, and invertebrates, and working. We’ve covered a lot of Bad Day at Work episodes, but this is by far the worst one we’ve ever done, and we don’t mean just by blood volume. We mean by pure existential horror. Enjoy! 
On this episode, we’re going to explore a job so difficult, there are less than 400 people on the planet who can do it, you’re going to hear about the forced the expulsion of his thoracoabdominal cavity, and you’re going to hear the term meat balloon used contextually. This is hands down the most existentially horrifying episode we’ve done to date. It all takes place in a moment, and it looks like something out of that annual La Tomatina tomato-based street fight they hold in Spain. Celebrity guest stars include James Cameron, Jaques Picard, World Record holders Herbert Nitsch and Ahmed Gabr, and Nils Olav III the Penguin.Don’t forget, as a special offer from Pecker Nectar; in helping men of great taste, taste great, use promo code: doomsday to save 20% on your first bottle of Pecker Nectar. Find out why thousands have added to their daily routine at peckernectar.comFind us on any of your favorite channelsApple : : : : : : : : : : : : : us on the socials for moreFacebook : www.facebook.com/doomsdaypodcastInstagram : www.instagram.com/doomsdaypodcastTwitter : www.twitter.com/doomsdaypodcastIf you like the idea of your podcast hosts wearing more than duct tape and bits of old Halloween costumes for clothes and can spare a buck or two, you can now buy me a coffee at www.buymeacoffee.com/doomsdayFuneral Kazoo HQ : www.funeralkazoo.com/doomsday
The Armageddon Disaster Moviesode of 1998 | Episode 26
Jan 2 2022
The Armageddon Disaster Moviesode of 1998 | Episode 26
On today’s special holiday disastersode, we’re visiting a story so unbelievable, NASA actually uses it as a diagnostic to pre-screen test applicants. They study it for inaccuracies. The record so far is 168. Let’s see how we doOn today’s special Disaster Moviesode, we’re revisiting the cinematic spectacle of Michael Bay’s 1998 end-of-the-world Action Adventure Sci-Fi Thriller monster smash hit, Armaggedon. You will hear about people being ejected into space by their faces, and turned into paté by meteors, but not everything you hear today will necessarily gel with your understanding of how science or human behaviour I supposed to work.

You will however, learn your survival odds after being jettisoned into space. You’ll learn about your anus and urethra, and how space shuttles, asteroids and even simple geography do and do not work. Special guest stars include a urine soaked Alan Sheppard, John Glenn, Michael Clarke Duncan and Ben Affleck. 
Find us on any of your favorite channelsApple : : : : : : : : : : : : us on the socials for moreFacebook : www.facebook.com/doomsdaypodcastInstagram : www.instagram.com/doomsdaypodcastTwitter : www.twitter.com/doomsdaypodcastIf you like the idea of your podcast hosts wearing more than duct tape and bits of old Halloween costumes for clothes and can spare a buck or two, you can now buy me a coffee at www.buymeacoffee.com/doomsdayFuneral Kazoo HQ : www.funeralkazoo.com/doomsday