What a Hell of a Way to Die

What a Hell of a Way to Die is a left-wing military and veteran podcast hosted by Nate and Francis, two extremely online combat veterans. Join us to hear discussion of veterans issues, defense news, and military culture — all from a lefty perspective.


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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 10 hours 37 minutes


Dad Chat: Minions Expanded Universe

This week, Nate and Francis do that thing where old Soldiers talk about old soldier things. Then Francis introduces Nate to the Simon and Garfunkle song Cecilia as done by the Minions. Finally, the two discuss graphic novels then and now and the...


 2022-11-03  47m

33rd County Halloween Spooktacular

Shocks and Tom are at it again with tales of Irish folklore and some stories from the Hell of a Way to Die Discord (which you can join by joining the Patreon at any level) For this week's bonus, Tom and Shocks review the 2011 Irish buddy cop film THE...


 2022-10-31  1h25m

General Donahoe, Fired 4 Truth feat. Haley Britzky

This week, Francis speaks with Task & Purpose reporter Haley Britzky () about the recent Army public-relations disaster, in which a Major General defended women soldiers from Tucker Carlson and was… punished for doing so… by the Army. Sounds...


 2022-10-27  46m

DadChat: Return to America

This is a full episode of DadChat! This week, Nate and Francis discuss all-in-one breakfast makers, American drip coffee, huge trucks, the relative insanities of Indiana versus Missouri, and Nate’s recent trip back to the United States. For this...


 2022-10-20  56m

*UNLOCKED* The 33rd County: The Town

We've finally gotten Shocks his own show, and we're calling it the 33rd County. It's a show discussing what it means to be Irish, and Irish-American, by virtue of putting one of each together and forcing them to experience the cultural products of...


 2022-10-13  51m

America’s Human Trafficking Governor feat. Ken Klippenstein

This week, Francis speaks with investigative reporter and friend of the show Ken Klippenstein about a recent story that he’s covered: the fact that the governor of Florida duped a bunch of migrants with a promise of job skills training and instead...


 2022-10-06  47m

Black Mold Is A Character Flaw feat. Steve Beynon

For this week's free episode, Francis speaks with Military.com reporter Steve Beynon discusses a new program that lets soldiers pick their duty stations as enlistment incentives. They also talk about terrible conditions in Army barracks, the fact that...


 2022-09-29  48m

DadChat: Military Songs Edition

This is an entire episode of DadChat! Just in case you’re wondering when we get to the point. This week, Nate and Francis talk about the Space Force’s official new song, the tendency of the military to require singing at formation in general, and...


 2022-09-22  1h9m

No More Free Chest Candy feat. Davis Winkie

For years, the Army has issued everyone who enlists with a medal for ostensible service in the Global War on Terror. Now, that war isn’t technically over–we still have troops deployed to Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere in the Middle East, North Africa,...


 2022-09-15  47m

We Seem to Have Misplaced Fat Leonard

This week, Francis and Nate discuss the recent disappearance of Fat Leonard, a comedic figure of Navy bribery and corruption who managed to skip bail 3 weeks before he was due for sentencing. Which was easy, since he was living in a mansion while...


 2022-09-08  51m