THE BRACKET OF FAILS! (Epik Fails Season 3 Announcement)

E23.5 – THE BRACKET OF FAILS! (Season 3 Announcement)

“Who is the most Epic Fail in history? (Besides Hitler)”

On this mini-episode, Erik Slader and Justin Ache give a quick rundown of this season’s “Bracket of Fails” – where we’ll be pitting 32 of history’s biggest failures against one another in this single elimination bracket! Follow us on social media to vote for who YOU think is the worst of the worst! 

Stalin, Nero, Caligula, Leopold II, Qin Shi Huang, Genghis Khan, Pope Urban II, Vlad the Impaler, Gavrilo Princip, Andrew Johnson, Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Louis XVI, Ramses II, Francisco Pizarro, Hernán Cortés, Xerxes, Ivan the Terrible, Christopher Columbus, King John I, Andrew Jackson, Henry VIII, Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II, J. Bruce Ismay, Franklin Pierce, Benedict Arnold, Brutus, Guy Fawkes, Cleopatra VII, Ethelred the Unready, Erik Bloodaxe, and Stede Bonnet (the Gentleman Pirate)!

*Click here to vote on your predictions for the Bracket of Fails!*

Also be sure to listen to Episode 8 of The World is My Burrito – where Erik and Kory talk about “The Green Knight”!

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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 middle grade book series, including The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving Into History and The Race to Space: Countdown to Liftoff. His latest book, “2299” is a sci-fi / noir novella. Erik is also an editor on Podcasters Assemble and a co-host on 2 Young 4 This Trek, as well as a contributor to Geek to Geek Media and! He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, once managed a comic book shop, has a weakness for fancy coffee as well as retro video games, and currently lives in Green Cove Springs, Florida with too many cats.

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