No Better Death

No Better Death

The morbid history podcast that knows while you can die no better death than your own, that doesn’t mean we can’t look for the unusual, the noteworthy, and perhaps even the comical in the deaths of others. Each episode we’ll take an in-depth look at some out-of-the-ordinary deaths, fatal events, and the details surrounding them. Hosted by Sick Grayson.... Show More

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July 28, 2019 20 min

In this mini episode we take a look at the case of Bathsheba Ruggles Spooner, the first woman to be executed in the US. With a word from Just the Tip-sters.

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July 28, 2019 26 min

In this episode we look at the horrible tragedy on the set of The Twilight Zone movie that claimed the lives of 3 people, including 2 children. We also talk about what a massive shitbag John Landis is. Good times.

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In this episode, I give you the condensed version of the life and crimes of David Berkowitz, aka The Son of Sam aka The .44 Caliber Killer, before reading my collection of letters from the man himself.

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May 1, 2019 13 min

In this mini episode, we look at the first homicide, in all its dipshittyness, that ever took place at Disneyland California.

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May 1, 2019 62 min

In this first episode back from hiatus, we look at what it takes to be declared medically dead, the options for donating your body after death, and some odd-and-end science and medicine related deathy stuff.

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March 27, 2019 13 min

In this mini we discuss the Ramree Island Massacre, where up to 500 Japanese soldiers tried to take a shortcut through the swamp and were slaughtered, not by allied forces, but by crocodiles.

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March 26, 2019 21 min

In this first No Better Death mini episode we take a look at serial killer Rodney Alcala, known as the Dating Game Killer for his appearance, and win, on The Dating Game back in the 70s. His true body count is unknown to this day.

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March 18, 2019 60 min

The average person spends over 90 days of their lifetime in the bathroom, so it stands to reason that at some point someone was going to die in a bathroom. In fact, many have, and we take a look at just a few of those instances in this episode; British politician Christopher Shale, actor Robert Pastorelli, X Japan guitarist Hideto Matsumoto, French national treasure Claude Francois, and 40s movie icon Albert Dekker.

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March 6, 2019 58 min

Over 250 people have died taking selfies since 2011. In this episode we attempt to breach the subject by looking at just a few of these unnecessary and perhaps idiotic deaths. Falls, gunshots, electrocution, trains, animal attacks, and more!

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February 25, 2019 44 min

This week we look at killer authors as we dive into the stories of mystery author Juliet Hulme aka Anne Perry, children's author Richard Horne aka Harry Horse, and Liu Yongbiao-the Chinese writer with a body count of 4.

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This week we look at the life and suicide of Roger Allen Painter aka Rozz Williams, goth icon and frontman of Christian Death, Premature Ejaculation, Shadow Project, Heltir, and more.

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February 9, 2019 89 min

This week we take a look at the Alrosa Villa shooting that claimed the life of Dimebag Darrell and several others, the Station Night Club fire at a Great White show that left 100 people dead, and a stampede at a The Who concert that claimed 11 lives in Cincinnati.

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This week we take a look at the deaths of daredevils and stutmen rooftopper Yu Wongning, stuntman Jose Marco, tightrope walker Karl Wallenda, and human cannonball Matt Cranch.

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January 16, 2019 71 min

This week we take a look at deaths related to the US and Russian space programs, specifically Apollo 1, Challenger, Soyuz 11, and Columbia. With a word from Nature vs Narcissism.

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This week we take a look at the New England Vampire Panic and it's most famous postmortem victim, Mercy Brown. With music by oDDgOD and a word from Nature Vs Narcissism and Screen Of The Crime

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This week we take a look at the life, suicide, and legacy of Joy Division front-man Ian Curtis. With a word from 10ish and Keep It Weird.

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December 20, 2018 97 min

This week we take a look at the historical use of, and reasons behind, lethal dismemberment throughout the ages and across various cultures.

With a word from Keep It Weird, 10ish, Give Me Murder or Give Me Death, and That's Weird. Music by Cylence.

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December 11, 2018 60 min

On this episode we take a look at the deaths of blues musician Johnny Ace, Japanese serial killer Hiroaki Hadaka, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausecu, and civil rights leader Harry T. Moore, all of whom died in horrible ways on Christmas.

With a word from Give Me Murder or Give Me Death and That's Weird and music by Twisted Prophecy.

 

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December 4, 2018 62 min

This week we ditch the themes for a mix of random stories including an article about what mass shooters say may have stopped them, a serial killer's Amazon reviews, a free course on how to identify bodies, last words of famous people, and we close it out with a song from Revolution State-song title: The Departed, album: Viridian Resonance. Available on iTunes: Revolution State

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November 21, 2018 62 min

This week look at 4 murders that took place on Thanksgiving in the cases of Christopher Gattis, Paul Merhige, Joel Guy Jr, and Byron David Smith. This episode does include audio of 2 murders so if you don't want to hear that, make sure you skip ahead when I give you the heads up in the episode.

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