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History is full amazing stories. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they explore the most inspirational, terrifying and hilarious events in history, and learn something new at the same time.

History is full amazing stories. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they explore the most inspirational, terrifying and hilarious events in history, and learn something new at the same time.
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History is full amazing stories. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they explore the most inspirational, terrifying and hilarious events in history, and learn something new at the same time.

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English


Episodes

Goodbye, For Now

2/21/2017
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Eric, Bryan and Sarah recap the highs and lows of their time together, share the topics they wish they covered, and where their journeys are taking them from here. You might want to have tissues ready for this one. Until we meet again, STAY NERDY. Click here to download the podcast file.

Duration:01:28:19

Older Than Kwanzaa: Redux

12/26/2016
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Bryan reintroduces an old episode in time for Kwanzaa, and makes a very important announcement during listener feedback.

Ye Olde Pinterest

12/12/2016
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Bryan and Sarah discuss the commercialization of Christmas, and it's deep ties to the holiday.

Duration:01:03:46

That’s Where the Death Creatures Live Pt. II

11/28/2016
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Bryan and Sarah give a short conclusion to the topic of Australia's history. Sorry for the staticky sounds coming from Bryan's mic; we recommend not using headphones. Also, please be advised, some graphic content is discussed.

Duration:00:44:55

That’s Where the Death Creatures Live

11/14/2016
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Eric and Bryan begin a discussion about the history and culture of the aboriginal and Torre Strait peoples of Australia.

Duration:01:29:00

A Corpse is a Corpse, of Course, of Course

10/31/2016
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How many times do we actually get to release a new Halloween episode ON Halloween?! Almost never. Okay, once every 6 years, thanks to Leap Days. So, this year we decided to talk about the cultural evolution of ghost stories throughout history, as well as story, and inspiration behind the first truly American ghost story: […]

Duration:01:06:41

Hail to the Wheel

10/17/2016
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With all of the commotion happening around the 2016 presidential election, Eric, Sarah and Bryan decided to have some fun in their cold open with a spoof of the debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Afterwards, the Nerds welcome back The Wheel of History to share some insight on past controversial elections, candidates and debates. […]

Duration:01:25:06

Your Coke Machine Is Spying On You

9/5/2016
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Eric and Bryan get nostalgic while discussing the fascinating, and at times controversial, history of the most recognizable brand in the world: Coca-Cola.

Duration:01:21:15

Crossbows & Prostitutes

8/22/2016
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This episode, Eric and Sarah’s schedules were a bit too full to be able to record this episode. Nerdonomy co-founder Dave McGuire sat in with Bryan, and they discussed some of the numerous historical parallels between characters and events in Game of Thrones. This will be a fun episode, that it LOADED with spoilers, so you’ve […]

Duration:01:22:06

Stupid Table Tennis!

8/8/2016
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Bryan discusses a brief history of the Olympic games, then spends the rest of the time drunkenly quizzing Sarah & Eric.

Duration:00:54:03

Bring That Booty Back

7/25/2016
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Bryan returns! And after the gang catches up, they into a wonderful discussion detailing the life of another one of history's greatest conquerors: Genghis Khan.

Duration:01:26:06

Eric’s Life as a Tree

7/11/2016
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Eric and Sarah discuss the history of America's national parks

Duration:01:25:47

Sarah’s Solo Feedback Spectacular

6/27/2016
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Due to some scheduling issues, we were unable to record a full episode for this week. However, Sarah was able to share some great feedback from our listeners, which includes some fun history facts and connections.

Duration:00:30:46

Jacobites! Part of a Rebellious, Balanced Breakfast

6/13/2016
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Sarah, Eric, & Bryan cover the fascinating story of the Jacobite risings. Enjoy!

Duration:01:14:31

Tupac Died on Everest

5/30/2016
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In this episode, the gang talks about three major expeditions to climb Mount Everest: the Mallory voyage of 1924, the famous Hillary trek of 1953, and sadly, the tragedy of 1996. Enjoy this fascinating discussion about nature’s greatest obstacle. Click here to download the podcast file.

Duration:01:02:22

Salt-N-Peppa Beard

5/16/2016
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After another funny appearance by the Pirates of the Internet, the gang continues the history of piracy, talking about some of the most well-known (and some not so well-known) Pirates to sail the Seas, as well as an insightful education on the nature of contemporary piracy. Click here to download the podcast file.

Duration:01:04:28

The Evil Pirate Cruella De Vil

5/2/2016
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After warding off The Pirates of the Internet in their cold open, Eric, Bryan and Sarah launch into part 1 of a 2-parter discussion on the history of Piracy. In this first part, we start with Piracy’s ancient beginnings, discuss the root of the word and build up through the middle ages. PHOTO CREDIT: Ancient […]

Duration:00:56:05

It’s All Relative

4/18/2016
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After another punny cold open light-bulb joke, Eric, Sarah, & Bryan continue their science theme for the month with a discussion into the fascinating personal life and scientific contributions of the one and only: Albert Einstein. Click here to download the podcast file. PHOTO CREDIT: Famous photograph of Albert Einstein, digitally colorized by Zuzahin.

Duration:01:25:14

Figs and Cake: The Isaac Newton Story

4/4/2016
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Eric, Bryan and Sarah explore the life, achievements, and lesser-known facts of the Forefather of Physics.

Duration:01:12:10

The Wheel Gets to the Point

3/21/2016
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Eric Bryan & Sarah welcome back a far more physically hazardous form of the Wheel of History as they discuss interesting facts around pointy objects. Click Here to download the podcast file. PHOTO CREDIT: Space Needle with skyline and Mount Rainier at sunset, 2000, Seattle Municipal Archives

Duration:01:11:59