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It Could Be Worse

Catherine Kinkead, Anna Spier

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It Could Be Worse

It Could Be Worse

Catherine Kinkead, Anna Spier

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It Could Be Worse helps you feel better about your problems by describing the tragic lives of history’s most unlucky people. This darkly comedic podcast is created in association with WTBU Radio. Visit wtburadio.orgfor more.

Latest Episodes

Episode 1: Adolphe Sax

Wherein Anna and Cat suck you into the wormhole of intense bad luck via Adolphe Sax. Were his parents trying to kill him for insurance money? Was it herpes or cancer? Anna does not know that Brussels is a city and Cat realizes that stairs were around in the 1800s! People drink milk out of bowls! Sax show us it could be worse... - - - Sources: The Saxophone by Stephen Cottrell https://heavy.com/news/2015/11/adolphe-sax-google-doodle-201st-birthday-photos-saxophone-inventor-bio-history-almost-died-near-death-wine-facts-age-death-family-sons/ http://www.dinant.be/en/inheritance/adolphe-sax https://www.pri.org/stories/2013-12-03/meet-dangerous-belgian-who-invented-sax --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

21 min6 d ago
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Episode 1: Adolphe Sax

Important Update!

In this update Cat and Anna discuss a worst case scenario, rawr XD, being more like Lisa, refrigerator noises, and how current events will effect the podcast. Toodles bitches.

1 minMAR 21
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Important Update!

Episode 11: Charles II of Spain

In this episode , Anna and Cat discuss inbreeding, jawlines, appendicitis, science in the 1600s, erotic donuts, and the man who ended the reign of the Hapsburg dynasty by no fault of his own. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

23 minFEB 27
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Episode 11: Charles II of Spain

Episode 9: The Plague

EToday Anna and Cat discuss pus and blood part 2, Axe body spray, kink shaming, fleas, rats, and a disease indifferent to who it wiped out.

23 min2019 NOV 27
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Episode 9: The Plague

Episode 8: Tarrare

EToday Anna and Cat (and Layla) discuss powerful laxatives, belts o' skin, wooden chests, the pus of life, and a man's journey to become the hungriest, stinkiest, stretchiest human of all time. Sources: London Medical Physical Journal. "Polyphagism." Eclectic Repertory and Analytical Review, Medical and Philosophical (1810-1820) 10.1 (1820): 136. Web. Good, John Mason. The Study of Medicine. 4th American Ed., Reprinted from the Last London Ed., Greatly Improved and Enl.. ed. Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1826. Web. All That's Interesting: https://allthatsinteresting.com/tarrare --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

39 min2019 NOV 13
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Episode 8: Tarrare

Episode 7: Salem Witch Trials

EToday Anna and Cat discuss Kool Aid, doing simple math, boredom in the 17th century, and an unlucky set of circumstances that led to the SECOND biggest witch hunt in North American history. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

34 min2019 NOV 2
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Episode 7: Salem Witch Trials

Episode 6: Violet Jessop

EToday Anna and Cat discuss the dangers of dress up, Sandals Beach Resorts, finger infections, what it takes to get your sea legs, and one woman's career as an ocean liner stewardess that was a failure of Titanic proportions. Sources: Titanic Survivor by John Maxtone-Graham --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

38 min2019 OCT 23
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Episode 6: Violet Jessop

Episode 5: The Donner Party

Today Anna and Cat discuss carseats, human flesh, what it takes to get to the West Coast, banishment, and collarbone stabbings. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

30 min2019 OCT 9
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Episode 5: The Donner Party

Episode 4: John White and The Lost Colony

Anna and Cat are back! 'Cause everyone wanted to know...Today they discuss the original sausage party, unknown birthdates, stuff getting touched, and one man's failed quest to start a colony in America. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

29 min2019 OCT 9
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Episode 4: John White and The Lost Colony

Episode 3: Frane Selak

Planes, Franes, trains, and automobiles! What are the chances of landing in a haystack? Can one singe off their own hair? Which came first? The chicken or the egg? What does it mean to be doused in hot oil? Join Anna and Cat as they embark on another epic journey through the intense bad luck of Frane Selak. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

19 min2019 MAY 2
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Episode 3: Frane Selak

Latest Episodes

Episode 1: Adolphe Sax

Wherein Anna and Cat suck you into the wormhole of intense bad luck via Adolphe Sax. Were his parents trying to kill him for insurance money? Was it herpes or cancer? Anna does not know that Brussels is a city and Cat realizes that stairs were around in the 1800s! People drink milk out of bowls! Sax show us it could be worse... - - - Sources: The Saxophone by Stephen Cottrell https://heavy.com/news/2015/11/adolphe-sax-google-doodle-201st-birthday-photos-saxophone-inventor-bio-history-almost-died-near-death-wine-facts-age-death-family-sons/ http://www.dinant.be/en/inheritance/adolphe-sax https://www.pri.org/stories/2013-12-03/meet-dangerous-belgian-who-invented-sax --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

21 min6 d ago
Comments
Episode 1: Adolphe Sax

Important Update!

In this update Cat and Anna discuss a worst case scenario, rawr XD, being more like Lisa, refrigerator noises, and how current events will effect the podcast. Toodles bitches.

1 minMAR 21
Comments
Important Update!

Episode 11: Charles II of Spain

In this episode , Anna and Cat discuss inbreeding, jawlines, appendicitis, science in the 1600s, erotic donuts, and the man who ended the reign of the Hapsburg dynasty by no fault of his own. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

23 minFEB 27
Comments
Episode 11: Charles II of Spain

Episode 9: The Plague

EToday Anna and Cat discuss pus and blood part 2, Axe body spray, kink shaming, fleas, rats, and a disease indifferent to who it wiped out.

23 min2019 NOV 27
Comments
Episode 9: The Plague

Episode 8: Tarrare

EToday Anna and Cat (and Layla) discuss powerful laxatives, belts o' skin, wooden chests, the pus of life, and a man's journey to become the hungriest, stinkiest, stretchiest human of all time. Sources: London Medical Physical Journal. "Polyphagism." Eclectic Repertory and Analytical Review, Medical and Philosophical (1810-1820) 10.1 (1820): 136. Web. Good, John Mason. The Study of Medicine. 4th American Ed., Reprinted from the Last London Ed., Greatly Improved and Enl.. ed. Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1826. Web. All That's Interesting: https://allthatsinteresting.com/tarrare --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

39 min2019 NOV 13
Comments
Episode 8: Tarrare

Episode 7: Salem Witch Trials

EToday Anna and Cat discuss Kool Aid, doing simple math, boredom in the 17th century, and an unlucky set of circumstances that led to the SECOND biggest witch hunt in North American history. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

34 min2019 NOV 2
Comments
Episode 7: Salem Witch Trials

Episode 6: Violet Jessop

EToday Anna and Cat discuss the dangers of dress up, Sandals Beach Resorts, finger infections, what it takes to get your sea legs, and one woman's career as an ocean liner stewardess that was a failure of Titanic proportions. Sources: Titanic Survivor by John Maxtone-Graham --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

38 min2019 OCT 23
Comments
Episode 6: Violet Jessop

Episode 5: The Donner Party

Today Anna and Cat discuss carseats, human flesh, what it takes to get to the West Coast, banishment, and collarbone stabbings. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

30 min2019 OCT 9
Comments
Episode 5: The Donner Party

Episode 4: John White and The Lost Colony

Anna and Cat are back! 'Cause everyone wanted to know...Today they discuss the original sausage party, unknown birthdates, stuff getting touched, and one man's failed quest to start a colony in America. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

29 min2019 OCT 9
Comments
Episode 4: John White and The Lost Colony

Episode 3: Frane Selak

Planes, Franes, trains, and automobiles! What are the chances of landing in a haystack? Can one singe off their own hair? Which came first? The chicken or the egg? What does it mean to be doused in hot oil? Join Anna and Cat as they embark on another epic journey through the intense bad luck of Frane Selak. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

19 min2019 MAY 2
Comments
Episode 3: Frane Selak
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