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Suicide Buddies

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The show is 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. Join them as they a...Show More
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1:17:32 | Aug 29th

Dave and Hampton continue their conversation with Chris, this time about his time in a very specific and very famously manipulative rehab facility.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:04:38 | Aug 22nd

The much rumored, beloved by all, Chris Charpentier makes a visit and tells us his high school experience with LSD and suicide and it's a fucking blast. LIVE TOUR DATES: Sept 11th Brooklynn, Sept 28th Houston.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m...Show More

1:26:45 | Aug 15th

Jeffrey Epstein is in the news and you know why. Hampton and Dave talk about him and you know why.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:08:31 | Aug 8th

Hampton and Dave lament how common public shootings are.  They go through some thoughts on how to keep your head up through mental illness and depression in a time this dark.  And, of course, they promote themselves.Learn more about your ad choices. ...Show More

08:01 | Aug 7th

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1:45:34 | Aug 1st

Dave and Hampton are joined by the hilarious Eli Olsberg to talk about his new movie Stuber that he definitely wrote, directed, and starred in.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:13:00 | Jul 25th

Thats right, this week Dave & Hampton ketchup on how they've been feeling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:21:47 | Jul 18th

The boys talks about Hampton’s insane neighbors starting their own Street Fighter series  and they talk abut out Clay Allen Duke and his attempt at suicide by cop in front of a school board. Um, detention.You can see Dave & Hampton LIVE: Sept 11th at...Show More

1:51:00 | Jul 11th

You have definitely seen a photo of Thích Quảng Đức, sitting on the ground in Vietnam in 1963, on fire.  Hampton and Dave discuss his impressive life and the circumstances in the world that brought him to publicly take his life.Learn more about your ...Show More

1:27:20 | Jul 4th

Hampton and Dave talk to their old friend Jonah about how viciously fucked up the entertainment industry is lol nah it’s coolLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:22:52 | Jun 27th

Hampton and Dave teach y’all a little something about colonialismLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:10:10 | Jun 20th

Turns out there is a direct correlation between listening to country music and suicide.  Dave and Hampton discuss how insanely obvious that is, and then move through demographic statistics of suicide, and try desperately to stop the conversation from...Show More

1:22:54 | Jun 13th

This week Dave and Hampton talk to their good friend and fellow comedian Kyle Ayers about therapy, medication and dealing with a friend’s suicide early in life.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:19:42 | Jun 6th

Hampton and Dave take this week to talk out some things that have been helping them through depression lately.  Also, they were just on tour, and they loved that.  And they love you.  They love you so much.  This is a love episode.Learn more about yo...Show More

1:32:40 | May 23rd

Roger and Larry Troutman were famous musicians, not fish wearing suits.  As songwriter and frontman of the band Zapp, Roger had a big hand in the invention and perfection of funk music.  His brother Larry, his long time manager and bandmate, tragical...Show More

1:12:22 | May 16th

Terry Thompson committed suicide directly after letting a bunch of lions and tigers out of their cages, effectively changing Ohio forever.  Hampton and Dave discuss his insane life and also yell about abortion rights.Learn more about your ad choices....Show More

1:09:33 | May 9th

This week the boys talk to admitted sexual alpha Steve Hernandez (stand up/podcast host of Views from the Vista, Who’s Your God?) and have a hysterical conversation about abuse.Catch Dave and Hampton in Portland May 26th, 7pm and 9:30pm at The Siren ...Show More

59:42 | May 2nd

Hampton and Dave do everything in their power to not do a suicide podcast. THIS IS ANOTHER ACCIDENTS EPISODE Y’ALL.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:12:51 | Apr 25th

Montaug was known for being a doorman.  Literally.  He was history’s most famous doorman.  He much more than that too — a staple of the NYC club scene in every way — but tragically ended his life at a party he threw in 1991.  Hampton and Dave discuss...Show More

1:23:26 | Apr 18th

Hampton and Dave read through some listener emails once again this week, and Dave gets very excited about getting a compliment.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:22:43 | Apr 11th

Hampton and Dave talk about the life and memories of Richard Jeni, a comedian, just like Dave and Hampton. Wait hold on, is this episode about us???Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:24:25 | Apr 4th

Hampton and Dave sit down to talk mental anguish with living comedy legend Jackie Kashian. They got real and they got real stupid. Turns out Jackie gets angry, like real angry, and sometimes, it’s when you don’t love America.Learn more about your ad ...Show More

1:24:49 | Mar 28th

Margaux Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, took her life at age 42. Hampton and Dave discuss her life and the overwhelming amount of suicide and mental illness in her family.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:06:51 | Mar 21st

Hampton and Dave begin their journey through your emails this week, as it has begun to irk them that they have not read your emails on the podcast.  Thus, they read your emails on the podcast, emails you have sent.Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...Show More

1:26:41 | Mar 14th

Ashley Smith is a tragic character in Canadian history.  She took her life in prison at age 18, after being basically trapped in the corrections system for years.  Dave and Hampton discuss her, her life, and what’s UP with JAIL!!!!Learn more about yo...Show More

1:33:53 | Mar 7th

Dave catches up with his good friend Stefan Babcock, lead singer of the band PUP.  As it turns out, PUP's new record Morbid Stuff is all about laughing your way out of the darkness, which as you know, is the only thing Dave and Hampton talk about.Lea...Show More

1:12:32 | Feb 28th

Comedian Doodles Weaver shot himself twice in the chest in Burbank when he was 72.  Dave and Hampton talk about him, and sadness in comedy, and the recent loss of their friend.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:43:11 | Feb 21st

Get ready for some Bill Hicks/Alex Jones anti government anarchy. Dave and Hampton talk about Joe Stack who ended his life by flying a plane into an IRS building.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:09:44 | Feb 7th

In the year 1336, while defending the fort Pilėnai from attacking Teutonic knights, over 4000 Lithuanians committed suicide.  The reasons aren’t entirely known and the details are a bit fuzzy, but Hampton and Dave make up reasons and details because ...Show More

1:25:35 | Jan 31st

Dave and Hampton talk about life long con artist Sean Kirkham. Have you seen Party Monster? He worked with the Party Monster guy. Not Macaulay Culkin, like the actual guy. Drink some water and get ready to dance your dick offLearn more about your ad ...Show More

1:06:01 | Jan 24th

Dave and Hampton check in on their own mental health.  Dave is fine, and Hampton is finer, and they’re both fucked, and Dave wants a cigarette.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:00:13 | Jan 17th

Dave (the REAL host) is sick with butt flu and had to sit this one out. The nubile Hampton talks with Jake Weisman the creator of the absurdly dark and nihilistic comedy series “CORPORATE” which has a new season out now. LET’S DO THISLearn more about...Show More

1:21:00 | Jan 10th

Whitaker Wright was a turn of the century con man, the Bernie Madoff of his time, who died by suicide. Dave Ross and Hampton Yount are 2 dumbasses who talk about mental health and being good to yourself. This dude built an underwater BALLROOM with hi...Show More

1:06:54 | Jan 3rd

Abdullah Al-Asiri was a suicide bomber and member of al Qaeda, who failed miserably at murdering someone because he put the bomb in his butt.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:10:03 | Dec 27th, 2018

This 9/11 Christmas 420, Dave and Hampton celebrate by talking about the movie Marwen way too much.  They also talk about two of the 9/11 hijackers and how their life brought them to be a part of the attack, but really this is a Marwen episode.  Welc...Show More

1:23:10 | Dec 20th, 2018

We talk about Doug Kenney, one of the founders of The National Lampoon which you may know from Stifler or that pie that made Eugene Levy cry. It’s another action packed, suicide is wack, episode.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...Show More

1:23:57 | Dec 13th, 2018

Wendy O. Williams was the lead singer of Plasmatics, and a dancer, and an actor, and got arrested a lot, and knit bikinis, and tragically committed suicide in Connecticut.  You would not believe how little trash Hampton and Dave talk about Connecticu...Show More

1:11:34 | Dec 6th, 2018

Dave and Hampton try something different this time and talk about a suicide in history. We mix it in with the riffing like medicine for a dogLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:30:21 | Nov 29th, 2018

Dave and Hampton discuss suicide in antiquity this episode, centered around two prominent figures in Ancient Greek history.  Charondas was a lawmaker who took his life as a result of his own law, and Polemon forced his family to bury him alive.  Dave...Show More

1:10:29 | Nov 22nd, 2018

This week, Hampton and Dave travel through the life of country music star Faron Young, who sadly committed suicide after being diagnosed wig leukemia, and also after a life of drug use, and also after a life of constantly shooting a gun, and also aft...Show More

1:42:44 | Nov 15th, 2018

Since it was built in the 1930s, over 1700 people have jumped to their deaths from the Golden Gate Bridge.  Dave and Hampton go through some brief histories of certain people who committed suicide there, as well as the history of suicide and suicide ...Show More

1:10:57 | Nov 8th, 2018

Lord Castlereagh was responsible for arranging the defeat of Napoleon but you know who he couldn’t defeat? ...himself. It was himself you guys.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:17:04 | Nov 1st, 2018

Dave and Hampton discuss the life and prompt suicide of Nazi commander Wilhelm Rediess, and then proceed to list so, so, so, so, so many Nazis who committed suicide.  Don't be a Nazi, dude.  Don't do it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho...Show More

1:18:46 | Oct 25th, 2018

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 degenerative illness. Hampton and D...Show More

1:33:48 | Oct 18th, 2018

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 protests of the Vietnam War and more, and tragically committed suicide in 1976\. Hampton and Dave discuss...Show More

1:22:38 | Oct 11th, 2018

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, and talk about Guitar Hero way...Show More

1:05:58 | Oct 4th, 2018

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 tragically short life with depression, art, drugs, squalor and H.R. Giger. Dave won’t shut up about chocolate...Show More

1:10:42 | Sep 27th, 2018

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 fell flat on his dumb face and wasn't impressive at all. An actor, an athlete, a musician and a game sho...Show More

1:17:59 | Sep 20th, 2018

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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice...Show More

1:21:07 | Sep 13th, 2018

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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...Show More

1:10:58 | Sep 6th, 2018

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 episode.Learn more about your ad c...Show More

54:45 | Aug 30th, 2018

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 beloved by peers and employees alike, grew the family business exponentially, and killed himself tragicall...Show More

1:06:41 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Kevin Carter, Pulitzer-prize-winning photographer, committed suicide in his car in his hometown of Johannesburg in 1994\. Dave and Hampton discuss his storied life, and sing a blink-182 song for way too long.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit me...Show More

1:13:19 | Aug 16th, 2018

TOM CLANCY SUCKS BRO HELL YEAH. THIS IS NOT THAT JACK RYAN. THIS IS THE REAL JACK RYAN. This Jack Ryan is the co-creator of Barbie and also of orgies at his mansion. Dude had problems and he’s gone but wow, Barbie tho.Learn more about your ad choices...Show More

1:27:29 | Aug 9th, 2018

Slobodan Praljak was a Croatian war criminal who killed himself during his trial in 2017\. I can't remember what else happens because we recorded a bunch at once. It's mostly about Russia? It's good. Don't commit war crimes and don't kill yourself.Le...Show More

1:19:25 | Aug 2nd, 2018

A freak accident as a baby caused David Reimer to be raised as a girl and utterly reject it, which led to a world of problems and eventually suicide. Dave and Hampton discuss him, his life, how unbelieveably well he did with the hand he was dealt, an...Show More

1:12:05 | Jul 26th, 2018

Dave and Hampton talk suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts with the ever-hilarious Missy Martinez! Then, yet again, Dave lists for Hampton some celebrities who you never would think have attempted to commit suicide. It absolutely blows Hampton’s mi...Show More

1:22:02 | Jul 19th, 2018

Willard Hershberger was the first Major League Baseball player to commit suicide during the playoffs. He did so, his team went on to win the World Series, and Hampton and Dave have no idea what any of that means.Learn more about your ad choices. Visi...Show More

1:29:57 | Jul 12th, 2018

NOT the guy from Wing Commander. This episode is NOT about the guy from Wing Commander. It's about his dad, Freddie Prinze, wunderkind stand-up comedian who after drug-fueled downward spiral, committed suicide in front of his manager in 1977.Learn mo...Show More

1:26:23 | Jul 5th, 2018

Alan Turing defeated the nazis all by himself, not really but kinda, and Dave and Hampton have their own WORLD WAR 3Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:13:48 | Jun 28th, 2018

Know as the father of Italian adventure novels, Emilio Salgari lived a live of near poverty and committed suicide via seppuku in 1911\. Dave and Hampton discuss this, and his life, and his work, and Hampton makes the most dick jokes Dave has ever hea...Show More

1:26:22 | Jun 21st, 2018

Kiyoko Matsumoto jumped into a volcano in the 1930s, ending her own life and creating a phenom in Japan: suicide by volcano. Hampton and Dave explore her life and the aftermath of her decision to take her own life, which included volcano donkey tours...Show More

1:13:22 | Jun 14th, 2018

Hampton and Dave discuss the life and suicide of serial killer Jeanne Weber. More specifically, she was a serial child murderer, who got away with it by relying on people's disbelief that a mother could kill children. Any way, the episode is fun!Lear...Show More

1:23:10 | Jun 7th, 2018

Bernard Loiseau is recognized by 9/10 of people in France and is NOT Chef Boyardee, if you can believe it. We talk about chefs and the perilous world of critics they have to appease.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:35:14 | May 31st, 2018

Dave outlines a series of stories of failed suicide attempts in history and surprises Hampton with who they are. The episode is mostly Hampton saying, "Woah!" and Dave saying, "Yeahhhhhhhhhh."Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho...Show More

1:36:26 | May 24th, 2018

Dave and Hampton talk about Avicii being essentially killed by his management. This episode is amazing on ecstasyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:20:13 | May 17th, 2018

The Dave and Hampton talk about Paul Bern (not Blart) a producer in old Hollywood who killed himself OR might have been Michael Clayton'd.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:40:57 | May 10th, 2018

Dave and Hampton finally catch up from Dave’s tour of America. This is a friendship episode.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

19:13 | May 3rd, 2018

In this shorter episode of Suicide Buddies, Dave and Hampton check in while Dave is on tour to tease upcoming episodes and apologize profusely for not having a full episode this week. They thought they’d recorded enough to sustain while Dave was on t...Show More

1:18:33 | Apr 26th, 2018

Hampton gives a beautiful, informative, well thought-out outline of the life and death-by-poison/government of philospher Socrates, and Dave does everything he can to derail the discussion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic...Show More

1:17:39 | Apr 19th, 2018

Peg Entwistle committed suicide by jumping from the Hollywood sign. Dave and Hampton discuss her suicide and yell about ghost hunters. Why are you a ghost hunter seriously why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:25:23 | Apr 12th, 2018

Johnny Ringo, outlaw and character in the movie Tombstone, killed himself, and most people think he was shot by Doc Holiday. I mean what the hell bro. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:16:44 | Apr 5th, 2018

The lead singer of Joy Division, Ian Curtis, hanged himself after years of epilepsy when his band was on the cusp of stardom. Dave and Hampton talk about him, his life, and his crazy voice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic...Show More

1:11:54 | Mar 29th, 2018

Daniel V Jones committed suicide surrounded by police, live on tv, on an LA freeway. Dave and Hampton discuss the circumstances of his untimely death, and basically yell about how lame the news is, and everyone who works in news media. Learn more abo...Show More

1:23:46 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Hampton and Dave discuss the gunshot suicide of Lori Erica Ruff, the woman of a thousand names. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:25:37 | Mar 15th, 2018

John Noble tragically took his own life after being banned from the Vegas casino buffet at which he'd won lifelong free meals. There's much more to the story. Hampton and Dave think it's important you know that there's much more to the story. Learn m...Show More

1:24:28 | Mar 8th, 2018

Darby Crash, lead singer of 70s LA punk band the Germs, purposely overdosed on heroin the day before John Lennon died. Dave and Hampton discuss that, and the Germs, and punk rock at large. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice...Show More

1:23:43 | Mar 1st, 2018

This week, Dave and Hampton talk about... DAVE AND HAMPTON. They take the week off from doing a suicide in history to talk about what's been going on with them, and some of their tribulations in comedy. It's been messed up, dude. Oh damn it's been re...Show More

1:09:58 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Jonathan Brandis, of the movie Sidekicks (and in Dave's mind only the movie Sidekicks) tragically killed himself by hanging in his apartment. Hampton explains the life and death of Jonathan Brandis to Dave, and Dave talks a lot about Sidekicks. Learn...Show More

1:22:12 | Feb 15th, 2018

Hampton and Dave discuss the elaborate self-inflicted death of possible werewolf and confirmed Polish person Jan Potocki. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59:01 | Feb 8th, 2018

More like soul PAIN am I right????!?!???! Don Cornelius created Soul Train and much later in life, after suffering some awful health problems, shot himself in his home in Los Angeles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:36:39 | Feb 1st, 2018

The first televised suicide in history took place in Florida, and on the news. Somehow in this episode about tv news anchor Christine Chubbuck’s famed suicide, Hampton and Dave do not once make fun of Florida or the news. Learn more about your ad cho...Show More

1:24:08 | Jan 25th, 2018

Hampton and Dave discuss the tragic suicide of wildly influential comic book artist Jack Cole, and also how Led Zeppelin still sucks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:13:26 | Jan 18th, 2018

In the 90s, the lead singer of famed black metal band Mayhem committed suicide, and also every single other thing about that band is unbelievable. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:35:53 | Jan 11th, 2018

Dave and Hampton talk out the Chris Benoit murder/suicide, the painful life of a wrestler, and how absolutely insane it is that somehow every comedian loves wrestling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52:19 | Jan 4th, 2018

Annie Robinson survived the Titanic, but not HER OWN MIND. (Because of the Titanic.) Dave and Hampton discuss what drove her to suicide, and also the littany of other suicides that happened amongst Titanic survivors. Learn more about your ad choices....Show More

1:05:59 | Dec 28th, 2017

IT'S THE 9/11 CHRISTMAS 4/20 SPECTACULAR! Hampton gets high af and Dave makes 9/11 jokes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:10:03 | Dec 21st, 2017

The final chapter in the Plath trilogy. Assia Wevill was the mistress of Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath's husband. Dave and Hampton discuss the ins and outs of this frought love triangle, and also Amelia Airport. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg...Show More

1:07:22 | Dec 14th, 2017

In 2011, Kipp Rusty Walker committed suicide at an open mic. Dave and Hampton have BEEN THERE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:08:34 | Dec 7th, 2017

Sylvia Plath put her head in an oven, and Hampton and Dave put their heads over microphones and talk about that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:14:35 | Nov 30th, 2017

Hampton and Dave discuss the first televised suicide in history, that of R Budd Dwyer. Also, they discuss Filter. (Obviously.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:14:07 | Nov 24th, 2017

Nicholas Hughes, scientist and son of Sylvia Plath, committed suicide, just like his mom. This is a mom episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:01:38 | Nov 16th, 2017

Hampton and Dave get a little deep at first, then discuss the death of Hollywood’s first starlet, Florence Lawrence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:06:21 | Nov 9th, 2017

Hampton and Dave talk about their preferred methods of self-harm then discuss the tragic death of Yukio Mishima, Japanese author and revolutionary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17:27 | Nov 7th, 2017

Hampton and Dave introduce themselves and give a taste of what Suicide Buddies will be like. (They plead with you to stay alive and also make five million suicide jokes.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices