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History Guys with Alex and Dan


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Two professional historical analyzing history and current events, often with a dry and humorous bent and a little splash of classical liberalism.

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The guys discuss The Four Feathers (1902 novel and1939 film), do their 30 second historical epic movie pitches, and ruminate over the holidays and other current events.

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 and Alex are in Nawlins, LIVE! One night only!

It's been a whole year since our first show aired and we're still here--still with no sponsors and over 50,000 listens, what the hell!? Join us as we review our work over the last year and talk about what is to come in the future, aside... more

Dan and Alex actually review, as previously promised, Geoffrey Wawro's "The Franco-Prussian War."

Dan and Alex discuss recent news and history stories--while trying to keep things light and humorous. Perhaps they will fail or succeed, but you can be sure they will laugh. 39 episodes? What the hell? How did that happen?!

Dan and Alex talk about some interesting recent stories and experiences and how history is still very much alive.

Dan and Alex discuss going to graduate school, the pits and falls, and how they both survived and thrived during the experience.

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!

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