TRIGGER WARNING: Some of the images and videos below are GRAPHIC, and of course the episode deals with suicide entirely.
Dr. Rob joins Kevin, Toren, and Joe to talk about the act of taking your own life: suicide. We’ll discuss the Werther effect, suicide statistics, methods and their consequences, Cato the Minor’s intestinal fortitude, seppuku, Budd Dwyer’s on-air suicide, Dr. Kevorkian’s “Thanatron”, the “Deliverance Machine”, plus news and pop culture.
Music: “Gloomy Sunday” by Billie Holiday
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- Reddit’s r/suicidewatch
- Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory