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Ep 6 – Curse of the Willy Dee and the Great Emu War of 1932! (with Devin Clark)

Epik Fails podcast Ep 6

The Curse of the Willy Dee… and the Great Emu War of 1932!
(with Devin Clark)

Devin Clark (host of the ‘Pretend Radio’ podcast and bassist for the punk band, ‘The Wastedist’) joins the show to discuss a random assortment of historical fails: The Curse of the ‘Willy Dee’ (the USS William D. Porter), the Corned-Beef Sandwich Incident, a Ramen Noodle Heist, and… the Great Emu War of 1932?!


Music Clips: “Tonight, tonight” – Smashing Pumpkins (1996), “Ride of the Valkyries” – Richard Wagner (1854), “Carmina Burana” – Carl Orff (1936)

“EPIC FAILS: The Wright Brothers – Nose-Diving Into History”, “EPIC FAILS: The Race to Space – Countdown to Liftoff” and “EPIC FAILS: Not-So-Great Presidents – Commanders in Chief” are available now wherever books are sold!

*Also be sure to check out the original article on! (2016)

Erik Slader
Erik Slader
Erik Slader is the creator of “Epik Fails of History” a blog (and podcast) about the most epic fails… of history. With Ben Thompson, Erik is the co-author of the Epic Fails book series. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, once managed a comic book shop, has a weakness for fancy coffee and currently lives in Green Cove Springs, Florida with too many cats.

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