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United Kingdom

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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor.

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English

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07824376594


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Historicool Episode 22 - Cleopatra IV

8/14/2017
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humour. This episode is part four of our series on the enigmatic Pharoah-ess... Caesar has gone, brutally murdered, but how long will it take cheeky Cleo to move onto the next unsuspecting male target in her insatiable need for power, amongst...

Duration: 01:00:19


Historicool Episode 21 - Cleopatra III

7/18/2017
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humour. This episode is part three of our series on the milk moistened monarch... Caesar and Cleo thought that the world was their oyster. Toga-ther they could rule it! But how long would their dream last?

Duration: 00:40:05


Historicool Episode 20 - Cleopatra II

5/8/2017
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humour. This episode see part two of our series on the milk moistened monarch... Cleopatra VII Philopator (clever girl), known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her...

Duration: 00:39:41


Historicool episode 19 - Cleopatra

4/2/2017
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humour. This episode opens our series on the most milky of all the monarchs... the mysterious and powerful Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile. Despite ony being a 6 or 7 on the hot or not scale (just look at one of her coins) , Queen Cleo was still...

Duration: 00:49:04


Historicool Episode 18 - Heroes

1/22/2017
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humour. This episode is the first in our "Heroes" series. The history books are full of stories of warriors doing things so insanely hardcore that they make Rambo look like a blubbing pacifist. Some of these acts of valour and skill were so...

Duration: 00:52:17


Historicool episode 17 - Prohibition II

1/9/2017
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode sees us take are second shot at learning about the Prohibition period in early twentieth century America. The banning of alcohol was to give rise to a new form of organised crime - da gansta! as a certain Al Capone said -...

Duration: 00:38:07


Historicool Episode 16 - Prohibition

1/3/2017
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode makes you want to cry into your beer but denies you the beer to cry into as we look into the furore behind the Prohibition act in early twentieth century America. Can the prohibition of delicious drinkable substances which...

Duration: 00:57:31


Historicool Episode 15 - History of Medicine II

11/5/2016
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode brings us a second dose of how medicine has evolved throughout history. So hold onto your hats (and your breakfast) as we take a queasy trip to the disease riddled docs waiting room of the olden days...

Duration: 01:47:45


Historicool Episode 14 - History of Medicine

9/10/2016
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode begins a journey down the passage of medical history. Historical medicine largely consisted of doctors doing things that today would be considered psychopathic crimes. With treatments ranging from cheerily chowing down on...

Historicool Episode 13 - Nero Part Deux

8/20/2016
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode is part two of our look at the life and times or emperor Nero. What times he had! Let's just say his lifestyle could not really be described as "Vanilla". Nero has consolidated his power and now embraces his performing...

Historicool Episode 12 - Nero

7/16/2016
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. In this episode we meet another Roman emperor - one whose reign was lavish and tyrannical. He killed his mother, persecuted Christians and is said to have "fiddled while Rome burned"! Would you let a 16 year old run the biggest empire...

Historicool Episode 11 - Witchcraft

5/23/2016
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. In this episode we take a hesitant peek under the functional dress of those women of magic know as...witches! Were they knowledgable healers or barmy old cat loving crones?Or was there something more sinister and perhaps...occult...

Historicool Episode 10 - Billy the Kid

4/8/2016
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode looks at the life (and lives taken) and times of the famous fresh faced gunslinger - Billy the Kid.

Historicool Episode 9 - Ancient Special Forces 3

1/15/2016
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode concludes our three part series on Ancient Special Forces. We resume looking at those terrible (as in horrible or dangerous) units so loved by their beneficiaries and hated, nay, feared by their long suffering enemies. Do...

Historicool Episode 8 - Vlad the Impaler

11/1/2015
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode looks at the mysterious and terrible alter ego of Dracula himself, yea, for it is Vlad the Impaler. Tremble. Tremble! Tremble before the barbaric and bloodthirsty deeds of this malevolent monarch. Did this beast ever feel...

Historicool Episode 7 - Ancient Special Forces 2

9/25/2015
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode continues our analysis of ancient special forces units that used to cause mayhem and terror in the face of their foes... Were Byzantine divers tough frogmen or wet behind the ears? Were war elephants a devastating...

Historicool Episode 6 - Ancient Special Forces

7/8/2015
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. This episode begins an analysis of ancient special forces units that used to cause mayham and terror in tha face of their foes... Just how berserk was a Viking beserker? Why did the Germanic Ghost Warriors cause such fear in their...

Historicool Episode 5 - Battle of the Little Big Horn cont.

5/8/2015
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. In the second part of this two-part episode we continue to look at the fate of the dashing general Custer againt his wily foes (the native American tribes) during the period of westward expansion following the end of the civil war....

Historicool Episode 4 - Battle of the Little Big Horn

3/20/2015
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. In this two-part episode we look at the fate of the dashing general Custer and his wily foes (the native American tribes) during the period of westward expansion following the end of the civil war. So give us a Michegaaan yeeeeelllll...

Historicool Episode 3 - Caligula

1/4/2015
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Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor. In this episode we talk about a young Caesar (Emperor) who has a reputation of being the most infamous and unhinged Emperor of Rome - which is quite a statement. There are one or two others that might provide some stiff competition for...
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