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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.
||Explicit46: Jean Seberg||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 s**t.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit45: William Arthur Gibbs||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.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit44: Accidents||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.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit43: Arthur Mondella||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 tragically||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit42: Kevin Carter||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.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit41: Jack Ryan||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.||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit40: Slobodan Praljak||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.||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit39: David Reimer with Steve Agee||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, and .||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit38: Second Attempts! with Missy Martinez||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 min||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit37: Willard Hershberger||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.||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit36: Freddie Prinze||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.||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit35: Alan Turing||Alan Turing defeated the nazis all by himself, not really but kinda, and Dave and Hampton have their own WORLD WAR 3||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit34: Emilio Salgari||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 heard.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit33: Kiyoko Matsumoto||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, .||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit32: Jeanne Weber||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!||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit31: Chef Bernard Loiseau||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.||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit30: Attempts!||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."||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit29: Avicii||Dave and Hampton talk about Avicii being essentially killed by his management. This episode is amazing on ecstasy||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit28: Paul Bern||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.||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit27: The Dave's are Back in Town||Dave and Hampton finally catch up from Dave’s tour of America. This is a friendship episode.||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit26: Short Buddies||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 th||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean25: Socrates||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.||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPeg Entwistle with Matt Ingebretson||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.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohnny Ringo, The Deadliest Gunfighter in Tombstone||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.||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIan Curtis||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.||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaniel V Jones||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.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLori Erica Ruff||Hampton and Dave discuss the gunshot suicide of Lori Erica Ruff, the woman of a thousand names.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Noble||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.||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDarby Crash||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.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2 Hosts 2 Furious||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 .||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJonathan Brandis with Jake Weisman||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.||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJan Potocki||Hampton and Dave discuss the elaborate self-inflicted death of possible werewolf and confirmed Polish person Jan Potocki.||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDon Cornelius||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.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristine Chubbuck||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.||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJack Cole creator of “Plastic Man”||Hampton and Dave discuss the tragic suicide of wildly influential comic book artist Jack Cole, and also how Led Zeppelin still sucks.||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPelle "Dead" Ohlin||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.||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChris Benoit||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.||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnnie Robinson and The Titanic||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.||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9/11||IT'S THE 9/11 CHRISTMAS 4/20 SPECTACULAR! Hampton gets high af and Dave makes 9/11 jokes.||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAssia Wevill||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.||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKipp Rusty Walker||In 2011, Kipp Rusty Walker committed suicide at an open mic. Dave and Hampton have BEEN THERE.||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSylvia Plath||Sylvia Plath put her head in an oven, and Hampton and Dave put their heads over microphones and talk about that.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanR Budd Dwyer||Hampton and Dave discuss the first televised suicide in history, that of R Budd Dwyer. Also, they discuss Filter. (Obviously.)||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNicholas Hughes||Nicholas Hughes, scientist and son of Sylvia Plath, committed suicide, just like his mom. This is a mom episode.||11/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlorence Lawrence||Hampton and Dave get a little deep at first, then discuss the death of Hollywood’s first starlet, Florence Lawrence.||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYukio Mishima||Hampton and Dave talk about their preferred methods of self-harm then discuss the tragic death of Yukio Mishima, Japanese author and revolutionary.||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Introduction||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.)||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Important and Funny!
As a comedian and someone who runs a mental health nonprofit, these guys are doing an important thing. Can’t wait to listen to future episodes.
I'm so happy this exists. I'm yelling at everyone about it. It's hilarious, engrossing, and important. Thanks for doing this! Can't wait to make this part of my weekly listening.
Suicide has never been funnier.
As someone who has attempted suicide, and think about it daily, this podcast is completely right up my alley. I am all for finding the humor in dark places and thoughts. Thank you for bringing this subject more to light in a humorous and relatable way. I can’t wait for more episodes.