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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!

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In this episode, Alex and Dan gripe about current events, try to figure out the history of President Obama's recent praise of American muslims, and much more.

Dan and Alex recap their recent trip and its historical highlights and preview their upcoming trip to Philadelphia and Washington D.C.

Alex finally reviews Jared Orsi's Zebulon Pike biography Citizen Explorer. The Guys then recap current news stories while talking about an upcoming baseball vacation and trip to William Tecumseh Sherman's home in Lancaster, Ohio.

Dan and Alex return for an episode about current events--and Alex's never-ending wait for OUP to get their shit together.

Dan reviews a book about Richard and Pat Nixon's personal lives, Alex reviews "The Book Thief," and the guys discuss other issues of history in the news.

Dan and Alex schedule an impromptu show to discuss Lee Daniels' The Butler, the woes of Ukraine engaging in a real life game of Risk, and whatever else makes it into the show.

Dan and Alex fail to prepare properly for their weekend show, so they record a drunken bout of impromptu historical top five lists. Enjoy!

Dan reviews a number of books he has read lately. Alex promises to read a book on Zebulon Pike for next weeks show while announcing some career news. The guys also discuss new vs. old Robocop and a number of other topics grand and... more

Dan and Alex discuss the Netflix documentary, Mitt, and the issues surrounding video as historical evidence. They also tackle GOP Presidential primary polls for 2016 and a range of other topics as they go.