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UI #63 - Attack of the 50-Foot Garden Hose
Useless Information Podcast
Some mysterious force was bringing garden hoses all over the United States to life back in 1955.  Find out what they did and how one owner named George Di Peso put an end to all of the madness.  Also learn the original name of the Wheel of Fortune game show, how elephants helped clearing traffic in Berlin, where some missing hogs were hiding, and how a tortoise lost during World War II was ultimately found.  Retrosponsor: Aero-WaxLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
UI #34 - Death by Exploding Playing Cards
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William Kogut decided to end his life using a deck of ordinary playing cards.  Learn how he managed to do so in this fascinating true story.   Also find out which popular hair style was started by a woman named Barbara Terry, a doctor that dropped dead during surgery, the parking meter mystery, and why you should never request the personalized "NO PLATE" license plate.   Retrosponsor: Energine Shoe White.
UI #25 - Escape in a Homemade Submarine
Useless Information Podcast
Fascinating true story of three Milwaukee men that started bombing Milwaukee Sears stores in an effort to obtain $100,000 and escape in their homemade submarine.  Also learn what first the 1925 movie "The Lost World" accomplished, the parrot that committed suicide, death by seasickness, and a very unusual fishing catch.  Retrosponsor: Brylcreem.  
UI #11 - The Great Toilet Paper Shortage
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Learn about one of the most unusual shortages ever in US history - one that was all started by Tonight Show host Johnny Carson.  This podcast also features a discussion of the In A Gada Da Vida/Speed of Light conspiracy theory. 
UI #8 - Fight! - Shiloh Baptist Church Disaster
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The true story of the 1902 Shiloh Baptist Church Disaster, which explains why you should never scream the word "Fight!" in a crowded room.  Also find out the difference between a meteor, meteorite, and a meteoroid.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
UI #7 - Philo Farnsworth
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What were you doing when you were 14 years old?  At that very young age Philo Farnsworth invented something that would change the world forever.  There is a very good chance that you are using his invention right now, yet he is largely forgotten today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
UI #4 - Titanic - The Unsinkable Violet Jessop
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The incredible true story of the unsinkable Violet Jessop and her survival of the collisions of the three sister ships - Olympic, Titanic, Britannic.  The story that the movie should have been based on. 
UI #22 - The Fake Epidemic
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Incredible true story of two Polish doctors that used the microbe Proteus OX19 to create a pseudo typhus epidemic, which saved the lives of over 8,000 people.  Also learn which US president was first to appear on a circulating coin, the "doctor" who convinced women in NYC to disrobe before robbing them, the ashman that inherited a fortune, and two brothers that tried to teach in the same religious school.  Retrosponsor: Milk of Magnesia Facial Cremes. 
UI #21 - The Court Martial of Jackie Robinson
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Jackie Robinson is best remembered for being the first African American to play for one of the Major League baseball teams, but his 1944 court martial for his refusal to "go to the back of the bus" nearly derailed his career.  Also find out about the first UPC barcode, a trained squirrel, the world's longest beard, and twins marrying twins.  Listen to the first singing radio commercial - one that saved Wheaties from extinction.  
UI #20 - US Army Bicycle Corp
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The true, grueling story about the US Army's 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps that cycled their way across the country to demonstrate a unique method of troop transportation.   Also learn about Cecil Rhodes, notched wedding rings, a giant whale, and alligators in sewer pipes.  Also hear a classic commercial for Swan Soap from the Burns & Allen radio show.  
UI #15 - The Spirits of St. Louis - NBA's Most Profitable Team
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The long defunct Spirits of St. Louis basketball team may actually be one of the most profitable of all time, earning more annually than most likely any team in the NBA.  Listen to this fascinating story to find out why.  Also listen to the first radio commercial ever broadcast.  
22: Super Hero Speak
Grime Life Podcast
John & Dave from Super Hero Speak Podcast join us for a nerd out session about Marvel, DC, Video Games, Trailers, & more! www.superherospeak.com Twitter: @superherospeak Subscribe on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/super-hero-speak/id642456033?mt=2&ls=1 Follow us Twitter: @grimelifepcast IG: @grimelifepodcast Youtube Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music
19: Kitty Crystal Returns!
Grime Life Podcast
Kitty Crystal joins us again after tons of requests to have her back on! Listen to Kitty talk about her new show that is currently up on FunnyOrDie called "Drunken Yoga", her recent spot on Race Wars Podcast, and what appearances she'll be making in the near future. Drunken Yoga on FunnyOrDie http://www.funnyordie.com/drunkenyogashow Follow Kitty Crystal IG: @theofficialkittycrystal Twitter: @thekittycrystal Follow us IG: @grimelifepodcast Twitter: @grimelifepcast YouTube
50: We're alive...kinda
Grime Life Podcast
Life happened and now it's time to catch up a bit after our hiatus and get back into the swing of things.
51: Dave Brusca & Fernando Martinez - Film Form
Grime Life Podcast
Dave Brusca & Fernando Martinez are both film makers as well as on the Adorama content team. They host their own YouTube Channel called Film Form where they shoot a short film and then show you the entire process and behind the scenes from start to finish. Follow them: @filmfernando  www.filmfernando.com www.davebrusca.com  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6XbCDHvFuA
53: Stevie D - Musician
Grime Life Podcast
Stevie D. has been a part of the Long Island & NY music scene for the past 20 years ranging from Taking Back Sunday to various solo projects where he's played drums, guitar, & sang. Currently he's a full time drummer for the band Playing Dead. We catch up on old music, venues, record labels, the bands he's played in, and how it's not always about money...it's about the music. Playing Dead - Bandcamp
57: Ford - Just Ford
Grime Life Podcast
Ford is an CA born actress/model/director who was raised Mormon. She talks about her journey from deciding to leave the faith, moving to NYC to follow her dreams, the daily struggles trying to survive here, & meeting others from the faith in NYC which inspired her to gather their stories to create her own show in the near future. Follow Ford IG @fordalishus
60: Dominick Sivilli - Cinematographer
Grime Life Podcast
Dominick is a NYC based Cinematographer with a huge gamut of experience and a resume to prove it. We talk industry, past & current projects, social media as a tool to teach, as well as his Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Fan Film that went viral and had some unexpected surprises. Follow Dominick Sivilli IG @dsivilli Official Website
61: Robert Caplin - Photojournalist
Grime Life Podcast
Photojournalist Robert Caplin of The Photo Brigade Podcast joins Seth & returning guest Daniel Norton to talk in depth stories of his life in the field during his time working for such media outlets as the New York Times, Viacom, & many others. He's also done extensive traveling as a personal photographer for celebrities like Justin Bieber.  Check out The Photo Brigade
63: Rollin' through NYC
Grime Life Podcast
It's been a while since Seth & I had a while to do an episode together. So, we decided to get in the car and drive around NYC and record an episode to catch up with what's been going on with us, where we've been, and what's to come.
Family Under Attack – Man on Man Edition
Infants on Thrones
How is this new LDS policy impacting real lives of real people? Why would a gay couple even want their children to be involved in the Mormon church? And how does a gay person even have children in the first place? Scott conducts two interviews with men whose families are directly impacted by the LDS […]
Heavenly Mother and the Lady Priesthood
Infants on Thrones
Will lovely LDS ladies ever hold the priesthood? Have they ever held the priesthood? Is Heavenly Mother real, or just something made up by so-called feminists and lesbians? Who is actually earning Kolob Bucks and who needs to disco closer to that bale of hay? Scott leads the panel through a smackdown (and a snub-down) […]
Ep 215 – Carl the Casual Satanist: Episode 3 – Carl has a Visitor
Infants on Thrones
In the 3rd installment of the ongoing series, Carl gets an apologetic visitor to his new apartment. To listen to the first episode of Carl the Casual Satanist, click here: http://infantsonthrones.com/carl-the-casual-satanist-episode-1-carl-throws-a-party/ To listen to the second, click here: http://infantsonthrones.com/carl-the-casual-satanist-episode-2-the-wedding/
Church House Rock: Mormon Patriotism
Infants on Thrones
For anyone who wants to know the true history and destiny for the USofA.
Saturday’s Warrior Smackdown
Infants on Thrones
Join Randy, Matt, John and Glenn for an introspective and occasionally on-tune critique of the great Mormon classic Saturday’s Warrior. It is our very first sing-a-long Smackdown: A John Hamer production. Enjoy! (we did)