Suicide Buddies

52 EpisodesProduced by Starburns Audio

It’s half-laughing in the face of death and half-urging you to be good to yourself, because Dave and Hampton are alive, and they want you to stay alive, and they’re hoping a full hour of the world’s darkest jokes will help.

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51: Helen Palmer Geisel

October 25th, 2018

1:17:01

Helen Palmer Geisel was lifelong creative partner and wife of Dr. Seuss. She gets nearly no credit for creating all his best works right along side him, and tragically committed suicide after years of living with a …

50: Phil Ochs

October 18th, 2018

1:31:33

Phil Ochs was a folk singer, writer and activist in the 60s and 70s. He reached renown and fame both within the folk music community and for his …

49: Mental Health Awareness Day

October 11th, 2018

1:20:22

Dave and Hampton take this episode to hash out what's been going on in their own lives lately, and to share some words of wisdom about depression and mental health in general. At the end, they read some listener emails, …

48: Li Tobler

October 4th, 2018

1:03:42

Li Tobler was not made of chocolate, and neither was her life. One of the lesser known, members of the 27 Club, Hampton and Dave discuss her …

47: Attempts tr3́s!

September 27th, 2018

1:07:57

In this, the third installment of Hampton's Mind-Blowers, Dave truly blows Hampton's mind. Not like that second "Attempts" episode, in which Dave …

46: Jean Seberg

September 20th, 2018

1:15:14

The guys talk about Jean Seberg, an Iowa born actress, who went on the help define the look of French New Wave Cinema and was needlessly harassed and targeted by the FBI for some dumb shit.

45: William Arthur Gibbs

September 13th, 2018

1:18:51

William Arthur Gibbs tragically committed suicide at age 12 in 1877. Hampton and Dave discuss his short life, the tragedy of child suicide and National Suicide Prevention Week. Dave eats a PB&J.

44: Accidents

September 6th, 2018

1:08:13

It is never funny when someone leaves this earth, and it is never funny when someone commits suicide, and it is CERTAINLY never funny when someone accidentally commits suicide, and with that said, this is a bloopers …

43: Arthur Mondella

August 30th, 2018

55:27

This week, Hampton and Dave walk through the happy and successful life of Arthur Mondella, heir to the Dell’s Maraschino Cherry fortune. He was …

42: Kevin Carter

August 23rd, 2018

1:08:41

Kevin Carter, Pulitzer-prize-winning photographer, committed suicide in his car in his hometown of Johannesburg in 1994. Dave and Hampton discuss his …

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