History Guys

History Guys

History Guys

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Two historians discuss history, current events, movies and anything else they happen upon in an informed--often sardonic and inappropriate--way. Listen in, every Saturday at 5 PM Eastern, 2 PM Pacific!

On-Demand Episodes

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Dan and Alex devote most of the show to discussing Amity Shlaes' new biography of Calvin Coolidge, the thirtieth President of the United States. Perhaps a couple of other topics get in, perhaps not, you'll just have to listen!
01:54

Alex is travelling and Dan is sick. The guys challenge themselves to have an interesting conversation with minimal preparation and sparse news--you know, the same as every week.
02:01

This week the guys discuss Zombies, Will Durant's History of Civilization, a new report from the "Progressive" think tank Demos that suggests the rich are a pernicious cancer on the body politic, the government creating problems that... more
02:01

Dan and Alex devote the entire show to telling the fascinating and inspiring stories of four immigrants who contributed significantly to the American experience. While you may have heard of some of them before, chances are you haven't... more
02:00

Dan and Alex haven't done a real balls to the wall history show since discussing the adventures of Lord Kitchener in the Sudan. This week, they plot another foray into a real historical story that they will narrate in the coming week!
02:00

Dan and Alex resume, finally, live podcasting on events of the day and stories of the past!
02:00

Dan and Alex interview each other for the entirety of the show. Find out what makes them tick, why they are historians, and much much more!
01:30

Bonus episode! Recorded during a trip Dan recently took to lovely Las Vegas! Dan and Alex are together at last! Listen as the guys drink, talk, and show the world that you can play violent video games and yet fail miserably to ever kill a... more
02:00

We debrief Dan on his amazingly wrong NFL playoff predictions and explore new history stories in the news.
02:00

Dan and Alex get back to talking history, the news, and everything in between after last week's show, where a creepy racist called in and ruined everything.

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