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A good cackle can go a long way even when times get tough and the painkillers aren’t exactly working.


“What Had Happened Was” host Amelia Robinson laughed it out (A LOT) with Kristen Wicker and Dayton Daily News food contributor Alexis Larsen, her co-conspirators in Cackle, a laughing club. 

The trio has called on the power that is laughter in so many good times and some pretty bad ones.

Amelia Robinson, Kristen Wicker and Alexis Larsen credited Cackle, a laughing club.(Source: Kristen Wicker)

Source: Kristen Wicker

What’s funnier than getting a port put in for cancer treatment? Joking that you are at the hospital to be turned into a straight-up Borg from “Star Trek.” 

>> The gift of cancer: Why I’ve never felt luckier

What’s funnier than being diagnosed with 70 fibroid tumors? Being teased for not making it to 80.   

>> Why it’s not OK to ask someone if they’re having kids

In good times and bad, cackle it out and wear costumes. 


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“What Had Happened Was” is a podcast for Dayton, powered by Dayton.com. You won’t believe the stories that come from right here. Host Amelia Robinson shares the best tales from the Gem City, Land of Funk and Birthplace of Aviation: Dayton, Ohio. 

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EPISODE 8: Dead in Dayton — a mayor trapped in a brothel, a former slave claps back, and a gypsy queen cliffhanger


EPISODE 7: Tusks, Fireball and belly shirts with the magical McKibben Brothers

EPISODE 6: Sweet sticky things with John “Turk” Logan

EPISODE 5:  Watch for 10,000 ‘leprechauns’

EPISODE 4: The Yellow Springs vagina tree’s knobby side


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