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Bourbon, The Boar's Nest, and Making Fun of Tessa (again)

12/5/2018
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BONUS EPISODE: We couldn't leave you high and dry until next season, so here's a mini episode to wet your whistle (pun intended). After a weekend getaway, the married idiots hung out with their family and recorded an impromptu segment about bourbon, bottled in bond, and hung out with one of their biggest fans (who is only 9)!

Duration:00:11:44

Episode 22: Ancient Mysteries and Lost Civilizations!

11/28/2018
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On this episode, we talk about some of history's mysteries as we discuss Roanoke, The Mississippians, The Voynich Manuscript and more! Also, this episode marks the end of season 1 for us! We'll be back in 2019 to begin Season 2!

Duration:00:26:00

Episode 21: Toys? A Tangent Becomes an Episode!

11/14/2018
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We're notorious for going on tangents, and this one happened to become an entire episode of it's own. Less history and more us reminiscing about the cool toys from our childhoods. This episode is very lightly edited to keep the fun intact. So please enjoy our sleep deprived stories!

Duration:00:31:38

Episode 20: Real Monsters... Cults and Murderers

10/31/2018
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On our special Halloween episode, we'll be talking about some of the real monsters of the world, cult leaders and murderers. We discuss Jonestown, Charles Manson, Gilles de Rais, and more. This episode is a bit more dark, so if that's not your thing, you might want to skip it. With that being said, Happy Halloween everyone!

Duration:00:43:49

Episode 19: Nobody Expects The Spanish Inquisiton... Torture Devices!

10/17/2018
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Disclaimer! This episode may be a little graphic. In the spirit of Halloween, we decided to take a look at the dark and gruesome history of torture devices! We cover a wide variety of different devices and methods from some of the darkest periods in history.

Duration:00:33:22

Episode 18: He's Not A Tame Lion... C.S. Lewis!

10/3/2018
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As a followup to the last episode, we're talking about a dear friend of Tolkien, none other than C.S. Lewis. We talk about his life and his works, including the famous Chronicles of Narnia!

Duration:00:30:02

Episode 17: In A Hole In The Ground...

9/19/2018
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On this episode, we talked about one of the greatest fiction writers ever, J. R. R. Tolkien! We discuss some of his background, his life, and his fascination with language that gave rise to some of the greatest pieces of fiction and the resurgence of the fantasy genre.

Duration:00:38:20

Episode 16: Food History and We Make Tessa Mad!

9/5/2018
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Josh, Tessa, and Tyrell talk about the history of some of their favorite foods! We have a very short message from Jordan and we make Tessa angry as well, so it's a good time as always.

Duration:00:35:29

Episode 15: Secret Codes & Ciphers!

8/22/2018
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We've got the whole crew! Jordan is back with us on this episode as we discuss some strange codes, the Zodiac Killer, and master code breaker Alan Turing! Sorry about the Whistle at the end...

Duration:00:32:17

Episode 14: Italia e Roma!

8/7/2018
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This episode is a listener request! We discuss some of Italy and Rome's history and about some strange facts of Italy and ancient Rome!

Duration:00:37:19

Episode 13: I'll Never Let Go, Jack... Titanic Facts!

7/25/2018
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Josh, Tessa, and Tyrell discuss some facts about the Titanic, also a couple of conspiracy theories! It's a rather scatterbrained episode with a surprise ending involving cops running up the street! Dude, we're really living up to the name...

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 12: The World Is a Frost Giant, Norse Mythology 101

7/11/2018
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We do our best to pronounce words as we talk about Norse Mythology! It's kinda crazy...

Duration:00:53:56

Episode 11: Fairy Tales To Read In The Dark (Part 1?)

7/4/2018
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We're back from a short hiatus with the original versions of you favorite fairy tales! They may not be what you would have expected them to be... We discuss the tales that were mad famous by the likes of The Brothers Grimm, Charles Perault, and more!

Duration:00:28:23

Episode 10: Salem Witch Trials And We Get Way Off Track

6/20/2018
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On this episode we talked about the events of the Salem witch trials and some of the effects of those events. Join us as we talk about the actual events, theories, and eventual influences on literature!

Duration:00:24:52

Episode 9: Nursery Rhyme Origins And Josh Yells At People

6/6/2018
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This week, we talked about all those nursery rhymes you learned as a kid and their messed up origins! From Bloody Mary to Viking attacks, listen to us turn your childhood upside down!

Duration:00:18:11

Episode 8: Women Fought in WW2? No Way...

5/30/2018
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We're a little riled up about this one. People are angry about a woman being on the cover of the new Battlefield game and we're here to burst their bubble. Josh, Tessa, and Tyrell talk about all of the feats, combat, non-combat, and civilian, performed by women during World War 2!

Duration:00:22:57

Episode 7: Disney and Warner Bros. Probably hate Each Other

5/23/2018
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We're talking about some of the biggest players in animation and film history! Josh, Tessa, and Tyrell talk about the start of animation and the evolution of two of the film industry's biggest companies, Disney and Warner Brothers!

Duration:00:33:38

Episode 6: Abandonment Issues

5/16/2018
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Great Smoky Mountain ghost towns and the original basis for the Silent Hill franchise! Josh, Tessa, and Tyrell talk about the abandoned town of Elkmont, the Wonderland resort, and the nearly abandoned Centralia, Pennsylvania!

Duration:00:30:47

Episode 5: Spicy Trivia!

5/2/2018
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So many mouth noises... Josh, Tessa, and Jordan all answer trivia questions about food! But if they answer wrong, the punishment is spicy chicken wings! Tyrell gets to sit back and watch his friends being tortured. Disclaimer: So many mouth noises...

Duration:00:16:13

Episode 4: Emus Try To Take Over The World

4/25/2018
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Josh, Jordan, Tessa, and Tyrell all talk about some of their favorite strange historical subjects! Tyrell begins with The Emu War of 1932. Josh Talks about the time Napoleon was attacked by fluffy bunnies. Jordan fills us in on Caligula and his battle against Neptune. Then finally, Tessa tells us the tale of The War of the Oaken Bucket.

Duration:00:22:43