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23 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Mad Scientists: The Ones Who Inspired Fiction
The movies are full of stories about mad scientists, but what about the real ones who inspired them? Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about some of the maddest of the real-life mad scientists.
18 minutes | Jun 6, 2021
Obsession: Fascinations and Fetishes of the Famous
We all have our obsessions, but when powerful people have them, it can sometimes change history. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about obsessions of the rich and powerful.
21 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Travel: How We Became Tourists
Man has been nomadic since the beginning, but we started out wandering for food. When did we become tourists? Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the early history of travel.
25 minutes | May 30, 2021
Tolkien: Hard Hobbit to Break
J.R.R. Tolkien has had a tremendous impact on not only literature, but storytelling in books and movies. It almost never happened were it not for a turn of tragic events. Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the incredible life of Tolkien.
21 minutes | May 26, 2021
Mysteries Part 04: Amnesia and Murders Solved by Dreams
Phil and Campbell Valentine bring you more great mysteries, some solved, some still unsolved. From amnesia to murders solved by dreams.
21 minutes | May 23, 2021
Black Plague: The Mother of All Pandemics
We think we had it bad with COVID, it was nothing like the Black Plague. Phil and Campbell Valentine retrace the trajectory of the disease and talk about why it took so long to figure it out.
23 minutes | May 19, 2021
Radio Part 02: Phil's Radio War Stories
Radio has had such an impact on politics and culture. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about that, as well as some of the more unusual experiences Phil has had on the radio.
28 minutes | May 16, 2021
MLK: The Dream Comes True
Martin Luther King, Jr. changed not only America, but the world. His non-violent approach to civil rights transformed America by his sheer power of persuasion. Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the incredible life of MLK.
23 minutes | May 12, 2021
Aliens Part 03: The Fermi Paradox
Phil and Campbell Valentine are back with another fascinating look at aliens. This episode they explore the Fermi Paradox and rank the chances of extraterrestrial life on a scale of one to ten.
19 minutes | May 9, 2021
Drugs: How They Influenced History
Drugs didn't just come around during the '60s. They've been around almost since the beginning of human development, and they've had some major influences on history. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the history of drugs.
17 minutes | May 5, 2021
Mistakes Part 02: The Biggest Blunders in History
You and I make a mistake and it's generally just a mistake. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about people who made mistakes that turned into outright disasters.
21 minutes | May 2, 2021
Pirates Part 02: Yes, There Were Lady Pirates
We just can't get enough of pirates. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the history of pirates and some of the most daring, including a female pirate who ruled the Asian seas.
27 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Conspiracies Part 04: From the Vatican Bank to Hollow Earth
The GOATs are back with more fun conspiracy theories. The Vatican bank conspiracy and a ranch invaded by space aliens are just a couple that Phil and Campbell Valentine explore.
26 minutes | Apr 25, 2021
Hollywood: History of the Movie Mecca
The very name evokes a magical feeling. People have flocked there to seek fame and fortune, but it started out with very humble beginnings. Phil and Campbell Valentine tell you the history of Hollywood.
5 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Paradox: Things That Are Impossibly True
A paradox is a statement that contradicts itself but may nonetheless be true. Philosophers have contemplated them down through history. Prepare yourself as Phil and Campbell Valentine put your brain through the wringer.
30 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
Cash: The Man in Black
The Man in Black was one of the first crossover acts in country music. His style was innovative. His lifestyle was controversial. Phil and Campbell Valentine take a look at the life of Johnny Cash.
31 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Technology Part 02: From the Wheel to Facebook
Technology makes our lives easier. At least it's supposed to. Some technology advances humanity. Other technology just advances laziness. But some so-called modern tech is much older than you think. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about it.
21 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
Amazon: Last Unexplored on Earth
If the Amazon basin were a country, it would be one of the largest on earth. Most of it has yet to be explored. And with good reason. All sorts of scary creatures live there, and Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about it all.
21 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Mars: Is it Mankind's Future?
It's called the Red Planet. Why? Can it sustain life? Is it feasible to colonize it, and if we do, do we actually create a new species of humans? Phil and Campbell Valentine explore Mars.
25 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
Shakespeare: Much Ado About Something
He's called the greatest writer of all time, but did he really actually exist. Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the evidence, and trace the history of the man who's credited with giving the world of literature so much. Shakespeare.
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