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Last Jedi - Part 3 "Battle Of Little Big Door"

5/20/2018
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The final installment of our Last Jedi series (we promise we’ll stop crying and move on after this) where we talk about heroic underdog battles from history. What do you do if your back is against the wall and you’re facing a numerically superior enemy? Turns out charging right at your enemy isn't always the best idea, and we’ll give historical examples to prove it. Also, learn why we all owe the Ewoks an apology. (Suggested drinking game: take a shot every time Kyle says the word "foe.")...

Duration:00:33:41

Last Jedi - Part 2 "Ramming Speed!"

5/20/2018
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The second of three episodes about Last Jedi, and the military intelligence (or lack thereof) displayed in the movie. Rainey and Warmack discuss the advantages and disadvantages of ramming your ship into your enemy. It worked for the Greeks, it worked for 19th century ironclads, and for the first time ever, it works for those slow-on-the-uptake Rebels in a galaxy far, far away. Hosts Kyle Warmack - https://twitter.com/warmackkylep Michael Rainey - https://twitter.com/raineymichaelv To see...

Duration:00:17:54

Last Jedi - Part 1 "Magnets and Mines"

5/20/2018
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What do you get when you mix pop culture, historical anecdotes, and a conversation that has more tangents than a high school math book? The first episode of History Did It Better! Join hosts Kyle Warmack and Michael Rainey as they discuss everything in the zeitgeist and give historical examples that make modern movies, games, and events seem downright dull by comparison. We start with a three part series on Last Jedi, beginning with the slowest bombing run ever. Hosts Kyle Warmack -...

Duration:00:33:41