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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

It Could Happen Here Weekly 35

5/21/2022
All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:03:11:21

Part Two: The Twilight Zone Movie

5/19/2022
Robert is joined again by Caitlin Durante to continue to discuss The Twilight Zone Movie. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:01

Part One: The Twilight Zone Movie

5/17/2022
Robert sits down with Caitlin Durante to discuss one of the greatest disasters in film history. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:28

It Could Happen Here Weekly 34

5/14/2022
All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:58:41

Part Two: A Terrible Story About The Internet

5/12/2022
Part Two with guest, Margaret Killjoy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:35

Part One: A Terrible Story About The Internet

5/10/2022
Just listen. Guest Margaret Killjoy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:46

It Could Happen Here Weekly 33

5/7/2022
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Duration:04:41:07

Reading: Unintended Consequences

5/5/2022
Robert is joined by Karl from InRange TV for a discussion and reading of the book, Unintended Consequences. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:14:44

Part Three: John Wayne: A Dude Who Sucked

5/3/2022
Robert is joined by Francesca Fiorentini for the final part our three part series on John Wayne. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:32:20

Introducing: Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff

5/2/2022
Hi, Behind the Bastards fans! Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff is a weekly podcast exploring all the complex stories of resistance that offer inspiration for us today--all the Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff. About Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff: This weekly podcast dives into history to drag up the wildest rebels, the most beautiful revolts, and all the people who long to be—and fight to be—free. It explores complex stories of resistance that offer lessons and inspiration for us today,...

Duration:00:03:11

It Could Happen Here Weekly 32

4/30/2022
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Duration:04:32:40

Part Two: John Wayne: A Dude Who Sucked

4/28/2022
Robert is joined again by Francesca Fiorentini for part two of our three part series on John Wayne. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:38:14

Part One: John Wayne: A Dude Who Sucked

4/26/2022
Robert is joined by Francesca Fiorentini to discuss John Wayne. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:35:16

Introducing: Ghost Church by Jamie Loftus

4/25/2022
Hi, Behind The Bastards fans! Ghost Church is a weekly podcast hosted by Jamie Loftus, where she investigates American spiritualism, a tradition of communing with the dead that takes place in camps full of mediums across the country. About Ghost Church: In this limited series, Jamie Loftus investigates and interrogates American spiritualism, a century-old tradition of communing with the dead that takes place in camps full of mediums across the country. Who is drawn to these camps, how did...

Duration:00:04:35

It Could Happen Here Weekly 31

4/23/2022
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Duration:03:45:42

The Audubon Guy Was A Monster

4/21/2022
Robert sits down with David Bell to discuss John Audubon, namesake for the birdwatching society, naturalist and racist monster See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:21:22

Part Three: That Time Britain Did A Genocide in Ireland

4/19/2022
Robert is joined by Prop for part three of our series on the Great Hunger. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:04:44

It Could Happen Here Weekly 30

4/16/2022
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Duration:03:33:32

Part Two: That Time Britain Did A Genocide in Ireland

4/14/2022
Robert is joined again by Prop to for two of three on the Great Hunger. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:12:37

Part One: That Time Britain Did A Genocide in Ireland

4/12/2022
Robert is joined by Prop to discuss the bastards of the Great Hunger. FOOTNOTES: https://www.rte.ie/history/the-great-irish-famine/2020/0902/1162846-the-truth-about-trevelyan/ https://scalar.usc.edu/works/star-of-the-sea-a-postcolonialpostmodern-voyage-into-the-irish-famine/charles-trevelyan https://archive.ph/njzu5#selection-3517.0-3537.162 https://12ft.io/proxy?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.independent.co.uk%2Farts-entertainment%2Fhistorical-notes-god-and-england-made-the-irish-famine-1188828.html...

Duration:01:43:47