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A Fork In Time: The Alternate History Podcast

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Explore the realm of alternate histories as we explore the "what ifs" that can flow from history's most pivotal moments. Each episode will focus on a specific moment in time--the fork--where history could have taken a different path. A Fork In Time encourages contributions and participation by our community of listeners who have become an integral and vital part of the show.

Explore the realm of alternate histories as we explore the "what ifs" that can flow from history's most pivotal moments. Each episode will focus on a specific moment in time--the fork--where history could have taken a different path. A Fork In Time encourages contributions and participation by our community of listeners who have become an integral and vital part of the show.

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United States

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Explore the realm of alternate histories as we explore the "what ifs" that can flow from history's most pivotal moments. Each episode will focus on a specific moment in time--the fork--where history could have taken a different path. A Fork In Time encourages contributions and participation by our community of listeners who have become an integral and vital part of the show.

Language:

English


Episodes

Relaunch Update--July 2022

7/2/2022
An update on the chaos from the past few months and how things are getting going again. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime ....or, make a one-time donation via Podfan to A Fork In Time or The Room Where It...

Duration:00:04:22

Episode 0147—Manchurian Leg

5/27/2022
Chris C. and Eric B. take on the third leg of the ramifications of a different version of an early 20th Century Russia. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime ....or, make a one-time donation via Podfan to A Fork...

Duration:00:52:31

Episode 0146—Mickalograd Vacation

5/22/2022
Episode 0146—Mickalograd Vacation Chris C. and Eric B. continue their excellent adventure with part two of their exploration of a different Russia at the turn of the 20th century. Referenced YouTube Link: Dividing the Middle East - The Great Loot - Extra History - #1 The "pregame" for this and Episode 145 are exclusively available to our Patrons on Patreon. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest:...

Duration:01:03:05

Episode 0145—National Harpoon's Japanese Vacation

5/15/2022
Chris C. and Eric B. gave us the first episode in series of a few about a different Russia in the 20th century. If you want to hear the "pre-game", join us as a patron and get exclusive access to the episode prep, which was also recorded. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help...

Duration:01:03:12

Episode 0143—May The Fork Be With You

5/2/2022
Taking a little break from serious history, we take a look at alternative casting that could have been for Star Wars. Referenced Links: Kurt Russell's Star Wars Audition Various Princess Leia Auditions A Fork in Time, Episode 15: Lose The Force The Star Wars' Holiday Special (YouTube) You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want...

Duration:01:14:08

Episode 0144—Wed Like An Egyptian

5/2/2022
The team returns to tackle another variant of English history around Henry VIII. What might have happened if Henry had not survived his January 1536 jousting accident and a decidedly different course of succession had come to be including a wedding among half-siblings, a Catholic England, and the influence on not only England by the interaction of continental Europe and the whole world? Two hours that could have changed centuries? You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook:...

Duration:01:16:28

Listener Update—We're Back

5/2/2022
The last month has been a very stressful time for our family and the podcast has taken an appropriate pause to focus on real-world priorities. We appreciate your continued support as we are able to return to show production. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us...

Duration:00:04:23

Episode 0142—Wait A Minute, Mr. Postman

3/27/2022
In August 1939, Albert Einstein sent a now-famous letter to President Frankin D. Roosevelt to advise on the potential of nuclear weapons. What if the letter and its reception had been different? Background Links Einstein-Szilard Letter Text of the Letter You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you...

Duration:01:10:36

Episode 0141—Tex-Mex Combination, Part 2

3/18/2022
In part two of this episode, Robert and Chris talk about the effect of the annexation of Mexico on US history. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime ....or, make a one-time donation via Podfan to A Fork In Time...

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 0140—Tex-Mex Combination, Part 1

3/11/2022
In this episode, Robert and Chris talk about the possibilities of the expansion of Texas continuing south... You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime ....or, make a one-time donation via Podfan to A Fork In Time or...

Duration:00:37:24

Episode 0139—Out-Flu-Enza

3/4/2022
In this episode, Eric Rush and Chris Coppola discuss how a tiny virus could have had a huge effect on the 20th century. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime ....or, make a one-time donation via Podfan to A Fork...

Duration:01:02:48

Episode 0138—Wedding Wishes and A Remembrance

2/25/2022
In honor of Alexis' wedding, here is a special republish of our first episode together--the second A Fork In Time ever--"No Round Tables". If you want to share a special wish or thought with Alexis on this special day, please visit the Forum on our website. You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you...

Duration:00:38:17

Episode 0137—Old Kindling (Part 2)

2/20/2022
In the conclusion of this two-part episode arc, Eric Bond finishes the exploration of an alternate William Henry Harrison and shows off some musical talent along the way. Guest Host: Eric Bond You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon:...

Duration:00:38:12

Episode 0136—Old Kindling (Part 1)

2/12/2022
In Part 1 of this two-part episode arc, we explore What if William Henry Harrison, the US president with the shortest term of office, isn't...Or is it he? Guest Host: Eric Bond You can follow A Fork In Time on…. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintime Twitter: @AFITPodcast Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintime Our YouTube Channel If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon:...

Duration:00:31:48

Episode 0135—Changing the CONSTANTine (Part 2)

2/4/2022
Part 2 of 2 In October 312, Roman Emperors Constantine I and Maxentius clashed at the Battle of Milvian Bridge to decide who would become the sole ruler of the Roman Empire. Prior to the battle, Constantine reportedly has a vision of a Christian symbol and the message "under this sign conquer". Eventually, Constantine would make Christianity the "official" religion of the Empire. How would things have differed if Constantine had not led this change? You can follow A Fork In Time...

Duration:01:07:49

Episode 0134—Changing the CONSTANTine (Part 1)

1/28/2022
Part 1 of 2 In October 312, Roman Emperors Constantine I and Maxentius clashed at the Battle of Milvian Bridge to decide who would become the sole ruler of the Roman Empire. Prior to the battle, Constantine reportedly has a vision of a Christian symbol and the message "under this sign conquer". Eventually, Constantine would make Christianity the "official" religion of the Empire. How would things have differed if Constantine had not led this change? You can follow A Fork In Time...

Duration:00:52:25

Episode 0133—Four (or Two) for Texas

1/22/2022
Texas today is a large geographic place. However, the size and shape of "Texas" has been different and disputed over its history as a Mexican province, independent republic, and later part of the United States. How would things be different if Texas had been drawn or divided differently? First of several episodes in the coming months on this and related topics to a different geography for Texas. Helpful Web-Links 1845 Texas Territorial Map Texas Annexation Related A Fork In Time...

Duration:01:32:29

Episode 0132—Cleitus-Scope

1/14/2022
In May of 334 BCE, the first of three major battles were fought by the invading army of Alexander the Greece of Macedon against the Persians at the Granicus River. The victory by Alexander was very early in the campaign that would see Alexander go on to successfully conquer Asia Minor, Egypt, and Persia. Alexander could have died on the field that day were it not for the intervention of Cleitus the Black, one of his commanders, at a critical moment on the heat of the battle. How would...

Duration:01:31:30

Listener Updates & Announcements--January 2022

1/8/2022
Happy New Year 2022 from your friends at A Fork In Time. A quick update on the podcast and some of the changes that you will notice in 2022 and how you can help support the show in a little more detail. Help with How to Rate and Review the Show If you enjoy the podcast and want to support it financially, you can help by: Supporting us monthly via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime ....or, make a one-time donation via Podfan to A Fork In Time or The Room Where It Happened You...

Duration:00:12:12

Episode 0131—Little MAC (Move After Christmas)

1/7/2022
From March to July in 1862, the Union army under the command of Gen. George B. McClellan launched the "Peninsula Campaign" as a major offensive and came very near to capturing the Confederate capital of Richmond. In the real historical timeline, the nearly-defeated Confederate forces came under the command of Gen. Robert E. Lee and eventually achieved the Union army's withdrawal. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peninsula_campaign) What if the outcome had been different not only for the...

Duration:01:28:11