About This Show
A raunchy jaunt through the historical--and hysterical--elements of the English Renaissance. Get Liz Rodriguez and Nicole Keating's rude take on the best bits of history and literature, including William Shakespeare, courtly manners, sex, Elizabeth I, war, politics, Henry VIII, poetry, true crime, witches, astrology, theater, and much more. Perfect for the Ren faire enthusiast or the adventurous educator hoping to inject some edgy comedy into their history.
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Episode 74-Worst Year Ever
In this episode of Rude Tudors, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and nerdy laywoman Nicole Keating reflect upon another contender for the Worst Year Ever: 1347. Catastrophes in the East, like storms raining poisonous amphibians or smoke that turns people to stone, portended something bad for Europe. Spoiler alert: it was the plague. Find out the answers to: What kinds of events signal the worst of times in history? What role does the Middle East play in fantasies of the apocalypse? Can 2016 really lay claim to being the Worst Year Ever? Also, as a call to arms against the incoming Trump administration, an examination of Steve Bannon’s ill-fated, rappin’ Shakespeare adaptations. People with such bad taste have no place in politics. Other highlights include Nicole's rant against frogs, criticism of our Eurocentrism, and predictions about Carrie Fisher. Join this raunchy jaunt through the time of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and Shakespeare. Connect at 872-302-RUDE, RudeTudors,com, RudeTudors@gmail.com, Facebook, Twitter