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How To Deal With a Breakup: Send Pubes

10/21/2018
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In this episode the gentlemen try to cheer up Tom by talking about the worst breakups in history. Sometimes you just have to take things in good humour and have a laugh!

Duration:01:08:40

The Brexiteer Swan With the Teardrop Tattoo

10/8/2018
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In this episode the gentlemen discuss some of the weirdest court cases in history. From swans to tomatoes, this episode is truly bizarre! Tom also makes a massive technical error, listen out to see if you notice what it is.

Duration:01:12:35

The Blind Man With the World's Deadliest Lute

9/30/2018
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In this episode the gentlemen discuss some of the most weird and wonderful failed assassination attempts. Some of these are absolutely bizarre. What a way to mark the 30th episode!

Duration:01:11:16

Announcement!

9/30/2018
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Announcement time. There's a lot more content for you to discover now!

Duration:00:06:30

First Rule of The Katipunan: You Do Not Talk About The Katipunan.

9/16/2018
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In this episode, James and Tom talk about some of the lesser know resistance movements in history. They range from all over the globe, and some are more significant than you would imagine! The gentlemen get progressively more and more drunk, so the longer you listen, the more ridiculous it gets.

Duration:01:18:18

Love Someone? Build Them Some Hanging Gardens at an Undisclosed Location

9/16/2018
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In honour of Tom's anniversary with his girlfriend (I know right, what a soppy bastard), James and Tom talk about some of the most romantic gestures in history. Although, the gentlemen believe that they are far more romantic than anyone mentioned! Let them know what you think...

Duration:01:15:42

The Wisest Fool in Christendom Swilling the Planters with Bumbo (feat. Nicola)

9/3/2018
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In this episode, the gentlemen discuss famous James's throughout history while being joined by their guest Nicola. How do the James's fair against the Thomas's? Let us know! (Disclaimer: we had an issue with the volume for the first couple of minutes, but don't worry it straightened itself out!)

Duration:01:22:10

PUB 3: A Swift Half and The History of Australia (feat. Jay)

8/21/2018
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In this episode, the gents talk about what Australia has given to the world. I know, right? Talk about scraping the historical barrel. We joke, we love you Australia! With a surprise guest.

Duration:01:02:14

The Name Lost for 1400 Years and The Temporary Postman (feat. another James)

8/10/2018
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In honour of Tom's birthday, the gentlemen discuss famous Thomas's throughout history! That being said, Tom was outnumbered two-to-one by James's! This is probably the funniest episode yet and we hope you enjoy listening as much as we did recording.

Duration:01:21:32

PUB 2: Looser Than a Packet of Sweets (feat. Jay)

8/1/2018
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This week the boys discuss famous phrases and where they come from, while recording in the Dry Dock pub in Leeds! It gets very messy indeed and James attempts to chat up a lovely lady from Hong Kong while a bit too drunk. We can only apologise for how incoherent it becomes towards the end...

Duration:01:10:29

PUB 1: The Drunken Duck and the Secret of Life (feat. The Mustard Pot)

7/21/2018
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On the first stop of their pub tour, James and Tom stop off at the Mustard Pot to discuss the history of British Pubs! Recorded live from within the pub, the authentic background sounds just make it all the better. Disclaimer: There is a point in this podcast where it sounds like James has eaten his microphone. Forgive him, he had a few pints and there wasn't a kebab in sight.

Duration:01:18:04

North Korea? Completed It Mate (feat. Jordan Keighley).

7/15/2018
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In this very special episode the gentleman talk to Jordan Keighley about his time in North Korea, and his work on the country's history. This episode is potentially the most fascinating yet, and answers all the important questions you would want to know - for example, what made Jordan literally shit himself? And how do North Korean women think we kiss? You're in for a treat.

Duration:01:29:36

'MURICA - The Star Spangled Condensed Milk

7/4/2018
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James and Tom get absolutely leathered and talk about what we owe to America. The gentleman delve into all the inventions and creations that have come out of America and have done so much for the world.

Duration:01:05:36

Catherine Howard? She Got Parred.

6/29/2018
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In this episode, James and Tom discuss some significant love stories throughout history. Much like Love Island, the stories are littered with drama and scandal!

Duration:01:21:17

Pack Your Dwarves, We're Heading Off to Poyais!

6/17/2018
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This week Tom and James discuss some of the most daring con men in history. We have tackled some big issues over the past couple of weeks, so this is a little more light-hearted. You won't believe some of the stuff they pulled off!

Duration:01:20:59

PRIDE! - Mark Ashton's Blue Plaque

6/8/2018
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In honour of Pride Month, James and Tom discuss some historical LGBT figures! Every single one of them deserve a pint on us.

Duration:01:22:35

Hold My Beer Ep #3: The Freedom to Disagree

6/3/2018
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In this episode James and Tom try to tackle the most controversial of topics - the freedom of speech. The lads first look at the history of our fundamental human right to say what we feel, and then discuss why it still remains so contentious today.

Duration:01:23:16

A Bit of Slap and Tickle...On the Feet, With a Fish.

5/27/2018
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James and Tom had to record this episode at 7am! So for this episode the lads swap pints for an inordinate amount of caffeine! In honour of the royal wedding, the gents discuss some of the weirdest wedding traditions throughout history.

Duration:00:52:25

It's What She Would have Wanted - To Go Out With a Bang!

5/18/2018
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In this episode James and Tom discuss the weird and wonderful ways in which people have died throughout history. Sounds morbid, but we guarantee you'll get some guilty laughs! Never has Moscow owed so much to spam text messages...

Duration:01:13:00

The Sexually Harassed Praetorian Guard in a Sea of Orgies

5/11/2018
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Tom is jetting off to Rome today, so in the honour of this historic city the lads will be discussing the worst Roman Emperors. If there's anything we've learned from this episode, it's that Romans love a good orgy!

Duration:01:11:46