Comedy

A podcast of fascinating facts! What do extraterrestrial radio signals and a mushroom from Texas have in common? What is a “number station“ and why is it so spine-tinglingly creepy? Join comedians Shane Rogers and Duncan MacEwan for an entertaining and hilarious deep-dive into obscure facts from science, history and pop culture. A new topic each week!

November 5, 2020

Spectacular Failures: From New Coke to Segway

Not just your garden-variety screwups; these were epic, painful misfires that everyone should have seen coming. (We’re lookin' at you, Quibi.) 

In this episode:

  • Microsoft BOB
  • New Coke
  • Nintendo Virtual Boy
  • Olestra (Olean)
  • Subprime Mortgages 
  • The Pontiac Aztec
  • The Segway 
  • The No-Phone
  • Toilet Golf

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Episode Transcript:

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