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Season 1

BONUS EPISODE: The Men's Rights Lawyer Who Makes a Killing off a Technicality
April 4, 2022

BONUS EPISODE: The Men's Rights Lawyer Who Makes a Killing off a Tech…

Chicago improv's biggest hater KP returns to talk about men's rights (and men's wrongs). This men's rights lawyer has unleashed himself upon California to successfully sue people over ladies nights, lesbian gatherings, and Mother's Day baseball promotions. Why is Alfred …

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Six Flags: A Chaotic Retrospective
Feb. 21, 2022

Six Flags: A Chaotic Retrospective

Rollercoaster hater Peter Bucci joins the season finale to talk about Six Flags’ insane journey to becoming the world’s largest regional theme park chain. This episode has everything: bankruptcy, a hostile takeover, many gruesome rollercoaster deaths. Also, who knew the …

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ShotSpotter
Feb. 14, 2022

ShotSpotter

Rising star Deanna Ortiz joins to talk about something we spend a stupid amount of tax dollars on in Chicago: ShotSpotter! It’s a national company, but the City of Chicago makes up nearly a quarter of its revenue. What are …

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eBay
Feb. 7, 2022

eBay

How far would you go to protect your company’s reputation? Is it box-of-live-spiders far? Is it cross-country far? Is it re-enact-a-B-list-80s-movie far? Emily Lindsey joins for this very crime-y episode about the eBay corporate cyberstalking scandal that goes further than …

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The Ballad of Schwan's Frozen Pizza
Jan. 31, 2022

The Ballad of Schwan's Frozen Pizza

My girlfriend Sarah joins to talk about frozen food, a surprising amount of corporate espionage, and the private company that has a ~70% likelihood of supplying your public school's pizza: Schwan's! The school lunch contract biz is more intense than …

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iO Theater
Jan. 24, 2022

iO Theater

KP joins to talk about origins and dramatic sudden closure of iO theater. How can you make a sustainable business off of adults playing pretend? Turns out it’s pretty hard. This episode has everything: improv comedy, wage theft allegations, desecration …

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Johnson & Johnson's Transvaginal Mesh Thingy
Jan. 18, 2022

Johnson & Johnson's Transvaginal Mesh Thingy

My friend Bibi joins to talk about Johnson & Johnson’s transvaginal mesh implant that has been the center of class action lawsuits around the globe. Comedy podcast!! In this episode, we’ll dive into gruesome detail about how your organs sag …

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Johnson and Johnson's Transvaginal Mesh Thingy
Jan. 18, 2022

Johnson and Johnson's Transvaginal Mesh Thingy

My friend Bibi joins to talk about Johnson & Johnson’s transvaginal mesh implant that has been the center of class action lawsuits around the globe. Comedy podcast!! In this episode, we’ll dive into gruesome detail about how your organs sag …

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Kars4Kids
Jan. 10, 2022

Kars4Kids

Karsten Runquist joins for an overwhelmingly deep dive into Kars4Kids. When you donate your car, where does your money go? This question is what inspired me to start this entire podcast. If you like looking through public tax records, learning …

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Clothing Donation Bins / Tvind Teachers Group
Jan. 3, 2022

Clothing Donation Bins / Tvind Teachers Group

Jaxi Alegria joins to talk about commercial clothing donation bins, specifically the ones tied to an international political cult. Big swing for the first episode! We'll talk about troubled teen facilities, international fugitives known for tax evasion, fradulent charities, and …

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The Salvation Army's Labor Violations
Jan. 3, 2022

The Salvation Army's Labor Violations

Blender Bluid joins to talk about the Salvation Army. NOT THE GAY STUFF. This is about worker’s rights, weird Christians, incredibly lax laws around what counts as “rehab,” and resisting the urge to cry while reading court documents about labor …

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Adelphia
Jan. 3, 2022

Adelphia

Amy Do joins to talk about the meteoric rise and fall of a family cable empire from the 90s. It’s like if Succession took place in a rural company town, had less sexy actors, and added fradulently-funded lesbian arthouse films. …

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Busted Business Bureau Trailer!
Dec. 31, 2021

Busted Business Bureau Trailer!

Join Christian Borkey as she performs dissections (and vivisections!) on various busted business models. This research-based comedy podcast is for peeps who enjoy densely packed information, white collar true crime, and naturally funny people. :) Thanks for tuning in! Listen …

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