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There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

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There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

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English


Episodes

Part Two: Kellogg: The Great American Cum Doctor

4/8/2021
Robert is joined again by Miles Gray to continue to discuss John Harvey Kellogg. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:27:14

Part One: Kellogg: The Great American Cum Doctor

4/6/2021
Robert is joined by Miles Gray to discuss John Harvey Kellogg. FOOTNOTES: https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/health-nutrition-history-quackery/enigmatic-dr-kellogg https://medium.com/@dannykane97/john-harvey-kellogg-and-his-anti-masturbation-cereals-832440cd0f5b https://daily.jstor.org/the-strange-backstory-behind-your-breakfast-cereal/ https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/3105184.pdf?refreqid=excelsior%3A7e6d7b4730a69e610ae5fd831f204fd8...

Duration:01:17:37

Introducing: Operation Midnight Climax

4/2/2021
George White ran the CIA brothel. He watched from a hidden room while men were dosed with LSD — and he convinced himself the fate of the nation depended on it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:01:00

Part Two: India's Most Famous Con-Man

4/1/2021
Robert is joined again by Shereen Lani Younes to discuss the tale of Natwarlal, India's greatest con-man. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:41:13

Part One: The King of Con Artists, Victor Lustig

3/30/2021
Robert is joined by Shereen Lani Younes to discuss Victor Lustig. FOOTNOTES: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/man-who-sold-eiffel-tower-twice-180958370/#:~:text=%E2%80%9CCount%E2%80%9D%20Victor%20Lustig%2C%2046,%E2%80%94not%20once%2C%20but%20twice http://www.progetto.cz/victor-lustig-la-primula-rossa-boema/?lang=en https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-smoothest-con-man-that-ever-lived-29861908/ Maysh, Jeff. Handsome Devil (Kindle Single) (p. 16). Kindle Edition....

Duration:01:21:50

Part Two: The Family That Stole Malaysia

3/25/2021
Robert is joined again by Dr. Kaveh Hoda to continue to discuss the Brooke Family. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:23:36

Part One: The Family That Stole Malaysia

3/23/2021
Robert is joined by Dr. Kaveh Hoda to discuss the Brooke Family. FOOTNOTES: https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-british-family-that-ruled-in-borneo-as-white-rajahs http://content.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,763444-2,00.html http://factsanddetails.com/southeast-asia/Malaysia/sub5_4a/entry-3617.html https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-british-family-that-ruled-in-borneo-as-white-rajahs...

Duration:01:10:41

Part Two: RAM- Lifestyle Fascism

3/18/2021
Garrison Davis is joined again by Robert Evans to continue to discuss the Rise Above Movement. FOOTNOTES: https://www.bellingcat.com/news/2020/11/18/an-american-white-supremacists-new-home-in-serbia/ https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/nov/27/rams-revival-and-the-ongoing-struggle-against-mmas-far-right-fight-clubs https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/sep/11/far-right-fight-clubs-mma-white-nationalists...

Duration:01:25:50

Part One: RAM: Nazi Fight Club

3/16/2021
Garrison Davis is joined by Robert Evans to discuss Rise Above Movement. FOOTNOTES: https://www.adl.org/resources/backgrounders/rise-above-movement-ram https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/group/rise-above-movement https://www.propublica.org/article/white-hate-group-campaign-of-menace-rise-above-movement https://nocara.blackblogs.org/2017/07/06/diy-division/...

Duration:01:19:09

Part Two: The Rush Limbaugh Episodes with Paul F. Tompkins

3/12/2021
Robert is joined again by Paul F. Tompkins to continue to discuss Rush Limbaugh. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:40:55

Part One: The Rush Limbaugh Episodes with Paul F. Tompkins

3/9/2021
Robert is joined by Paul F. Tompkins to discuss Rush Limbaugh. FOOTNOTES: https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2006-apr-29-na-limbaugh29-story.html https://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/oct/11/usa.julianborger1 https://longreads.com/2019/03/15/how-the-shock-jock-became-the-outrage-jock/ https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2009/05/rush-limbaugh200905 https://newrepublic.com/article/161405/rush-limbaugh-racist-sexist-conservative-media-worse...

Duration:01:34:37

Part Two: How The U.S.A. Murdered Panama with Chelsea Manning

3/4/2021
Robert is joined again by Chelsea Manning to continue discussing the United States and Panama. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:26:05

Part One: How The U.S.A. Murdered Panama with Chelsea Manning

3/3/2021
Robert is joined by Chelsea Manning to discuss the bastardly history of United States and Panama. FOOTNOTES: 1. https://www.amazon.com/Emperors-Jungle-American-Encounters-Interactions/dp/0822330989 2. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1990-12-22-mn-6183-story.html 3. https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/manuel-noriega-a-thug-of-a-different-era 4. https://www.americanheritage.com/content/panama-holiday 5....

Duration:01:12:39

Introducing: Black Cowboys

2/26/2021
Zaron Burnett’s dad didn’t want slavery to be his son’s only image of Black people in American history. So every night, he filled Zaron’s dreams with these incredible stories of Black cowboys. Despite what Hollywood taught us, one-in-four cowboys were Black. Their stories tell a bigger, braver, more honest history of America. Find Black Cowboys on the iHeartRadio App, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:01:02

Part Two: A Live Investigation Into The Sigma Male Subculture

2/25/2021
Robert is joined again by Jamie Loftus for an online investigation and continued discussion on the sigma male. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:04:37

Part One: The Birth of the Manosphere

2/23/2021
Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss the sigma male. FOOTNOTES: 1. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/30/elliot-rodger-puahate-forever-alone-reddit-forums 2. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/04/mass-shooting-1989-montreal-14-women-killed 3. https://newrepublic.com/article/145097/hugh-hefners-incomplete-sexual-revolution 4. https://schoolshooters.info/sites/default/files/lepine_note_1.1.pdf 5. https://medium.com/@yaraticineo/what-is-sigma-male-b22bc154b3b9 6....

Duration:01:43:52

Part Two: The Man Who Invented The Military-Industrial Complex

2/18/2021
Robert is joined again by Alison Stevenson to continue to discuss Alfred Krupp. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:52:06

Part One: The Man Who Invented The Military-Industrial Complex

2/16/2021
Robert is joined by Alison Stevenson to discuss Alfred Krupp. Footnotes: https://www.amazon.com/Torpedo-Inventing-Military-Industrial-Complex-Britain/dp/0674725263/?tag=saloncom08-20 https://worldcrunch.com/world-affairs/egypt-where-colonialism-meets-military-industrial-complex https://www.jstor.org/stable/26061939?read-now=1&seq=11#page_scan_tab_contents https://www.dw.com/en/the-krupp-dynasty-glorified-and-vilified/a-15867835...

Duration:01:08:26

Episode 10: Uprising: A Guide From Portland: The End of Uprising

2/15/2021
In this episode we cover the struggle to save the Red House, and where things in Portland stand today. Host: Robert Evans Executive Producer: Sophie Lichterman Writers: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Robert Evans Narration: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Robert Evans Editor: Chris Szczech Music: Crooked Ways by Propaganda Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:53:26

The Class that made 200 Child Nazis

2/11/2021
Garrison Davis is joined by Robert Evans to discuss The Third Wave. FOOTNOTES: https://web.archive.org/web/20150202082041/http://www.thewavehome.com/1976_The-Third-Wave_story.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Jones_(teacher) https://web.archive.org/web/20110719004549/http://www.ronjoneswriter.com/wave.html https://www.27east.com/arts/ron-jones-talks-about-his-50-year-old-experiment-in-fascism-that-inspired-the-one-man-play-the-wave-at-bay-street-theater-2-1336315/...

Duration:01:25:28