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Have you ever learned something cool and wondered "Hey, why haven't they made this into a movie yet?" Well, so have we! This podcast that delves deep into the facts of history in search of interesting and fun topics. Then we take those topics and go over how they would make interesting movies.

Have you ever learned something cool and wondered "Hey, why haven't they made this into a movie yet?" Well, so have we! This podcast that delves deep into the facts of history in search of interesting and fun topics. Then we take those topics and go over how they would make interesting movies.
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Have you ever learned something cool and wondered "Hey, why haven't they made this into a movie yet?" Well, so have we! This podcast that delves deep into the facts of history in search of interesting and fun topics. Then we take those topics and go over how they would make interesting movies.

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English


Episodes

Why does Daryl Davis have all those KKK robes?!

8/24/2017
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In a remarkable story about understanding and culture, Daryl Davis brings men out of the Klu Klux Klan with the power of friendship. Follow on twitter: @hownotamovie1 email: hownotamovie@yahoo.com Music by Bensound https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUHl3D2oqiY

Duration:00:19:55

Bank Robbing 101: What Public Enemies got right... and wrong

7/31/2017
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So Alex and I are comparing the historical accuracy and inaccuracies of Michal Mann's Public Enemies, in which Johnny Depp plays the dashing John Dillinger, notorious bank robber of the 1930s. You know every bank robbery movie? Well, John Dillinger did it better. Listen and find out what the movie got right and wrong! Follow on twitter! @hownotamoive1 Music can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGF9PxjmWjw

Duration:00:27:37

How Mr. Rogers saved the Neighborhood

6/20/2017
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Alex is back! Fresh off his trip down under, Alex joins me in the Courtroom to discuss Fred Rogers and his magnificent testimony to Congress in 1969. Funding for PBS was about to be cut by one of the stingiest men in Congress and it was up to everyone's favorite neighbor to save the station. Listen to find out how that went, though I'm guessing you can figure it out on your own, given PBS is still around. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher or where ever you get your podcasts, write...

Duration:00:28:30

A Rogue Nazi Scientist? What do you think this is, a bad spy movie?

5/7/2017
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The enemy of my enemy... is still my enemy but at least they can help me out for a bit. That was the attitude the Israelis had when they asked an ex-Nazi intelligence officer to help them out in the early 60s. In an adventure that reads more like a spy novel than a history book, Otto Skorzeny teamed up with the Mossad to stop a threat that would shift the balance of power in the Middle East. (Totally feel like I'm writing a blurb on the back of a spy thriller right now) Special thanks to...

Duration:00:25:03

Blackbeard ain't got nothing on this Pirate Queen.

2/28/2017
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Would you ever have thought that the most successful pirate in history was a 25 year old woman in China in the beginning of the 1800s? At the height of her power, Pirate Queen Ching Shih had more than 600 ships and over 50,000 pirates under her command. How did she come to power? How did she control so many pirates, who don't exactly have a sparkling reputation of discipline? What happened to her? Who would play her in the movie? Join us for an adventure of Epic scale as we explore the...

Duration:00:27:46

The Craziest Shootout you've never heard of!

12/24/2016
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I feel like I should start this description with something cliche like "Howdy Partner" but you'll find today's episode full of cliches. Elfago Baca, the most badass cowboy you've never head of fights off an 80 man army by himself in todays How is this not a movie yet, so strap on your six gun and enjoy! Special thanks to Gunnar Johnsén for composing the music used in this podcast! If you would like to contact us, please write us at hownotamovie@yahoo.com

Duration:00:26:48