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WDF examines how wars broke out, how they were concluded, and their consequences. Expect juicy diplomacy, sneaky intrigue, fascinating characters, and incredible drama. By Dr Zack Twamley, qualified history nerd. Current Series: The July Crisis Patreon Series: The Age of Bismarck Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Whether by myself or with one of my friends, each episode I will look at some aspect of pop culture in the 20th Century. This may be looking at the history involved or just reviewing a film, comic or book was important or we just like.
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Big tech is transforming every aspect of our world. But how, and at what cost? This season of Land of the Giants – The Disney Dilemma – focuses on Disney’s ability to weather the ups and downs of the business cycle and changing tastes and explores what has kept it successful for over 100 years. The entertainment giant has leveraged nostalgia and its intellectual property to build a beloved brand, but after an acquisition spree that included Marvel, Lucasfilm, and 20th Century Fox, can it sus ...
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Best Daily Podcast (British Podcast Awards 2023 nominee). Ten minute daily episodes bringing you curious moments from this day in history, with Olly Mann, Rebecca Messina and Arion McNicoll: The Retrospectors. It's history, but not as you know it! New eps Mon-Wed; reruns Thurs/Fri; Sunday exclusives at Patreon.com/Retrospectors and for Apple Subscribers.
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On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday.
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Death of an Artist

Pushkin Industries

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You’ve heard of Jackson Pollock but you may have never heard of Lee Krasner. Krasner was an artist, Pollock’s wife, and the woman who made him famous. She also changed everything about the landscape of modern art. This is a story about love, power, alcoholism and an ill-timed death. Hosted by curator, author, and broadcaster Katy Hessel, this 6-episode series, offers an inside look into two of the greatest artists of the 20th century, and how their vision impacts ours. And listen back to sea ...
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Done & Dunne

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A podcast exploring writer Dominick Dunne's quest for justice amidst his incisive commentary of the high society set. Alicia (Trashy Divorces) leads a far ranging romp through the novels and Vanity Fair columns of one of the 20th century’s most unforgettable literary contributors. Covering courthouses and country clubs, Dunne’s voice was one for the ages, and Done & Dunne ensures that voice can continue to resonate with audiences today.
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We explore the oral histories of World War II veterans from interviews conducted by your hosts Tony Lupo and Ryan Fairfield. We play selected clips from these veteran interviews to explore their experiences in their own words with the hosts providing compelling commentary and historical context. Be ready to get some mud on your boots!
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Sam Simmons brings you a weekly deep dive into various niche subjects such as Perms, Googly eyes, Seances, shamans, early 20th century crumpet manufacturing AND MUCH MUCH MORE.
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The conversations you wish you were having about the stuff no one else cares about. My name is Radio Mike. Welcome to the inside of my mind. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Radio Mike came to prominence as the bumbling, head-dieting button pusher for The Luke & Lewis radio show, before working on Wil Anderson's WILOSOPHY Podcast, as well as The Hamish & Andy Show, where he joins the boys for their spin-off podcast, The Rememb ...
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Season One of ‘The Presidents & Prime Ministers brought to life all 55 of Britain's Prime Ministers through interviews with the authors of all 55 essays in Iain Dale’s book The Prime Ministers: Three Hundred Years of History. From the obscure 18th-century figures like the Earl of Shelburne and Henry Pelham to 20th-century titans like Churchill and Thatcher, these podcasts provide a much-needed reminder about their motivations, failures and achievements. Season Two, gives the same treatment t ...
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A weekly podcast that reads out ghost stories, horror stories, and weird tales every week. Classic stories from the pens of the masters Occasionally, we feature living authors, but the majority are dead. Some perhaps are undead. We go from cosy Edwardian ghost stories (E. F. Benson, Walter De La Mare) to Victorian supernatural mysteries (M. R. James, Elizabeth Gaskell, Bram Stoker, and Charles Dickens) to 20th-century Weird Tales (Robert Aickman, Fritz Lieber, Clark Ashton-Smith, and H. P. L ...
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Welcome fellow SLEAZOIDS!!! Come along as hosts Josh Lewis and Jamie Miller (and, occasionally, guests) go down the rabbit hole of 20th century genre fare from the most influential canon classics to the the trashiest exploitation films we can get our hands on. Each week is a double feature—grindhouse style—where we discuss two films loosely related by subject, genre, actor, filmmaker or franchise and at the end of each episode, along with our HONORARY SLEAZOIDS (click on over to our patreon ...
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Let us tell you the story of the 20th Century, by tracing each event back to the original decisions that shaped it. You'll quickly find out that everybody and everything is connected. If you thought you understood the 20th Century, you're in for a treat. Tracing the Path is inspired by storytellers like Paul Harvey, Charles Kuralt, and Andy Rooney.
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SUDDENLY... exploring the 20th century from a trans, queer & radical Australian perspective through the legacy of Frank Sinatra. Catgirl noir, ring a ding ding, etc. Join us as we deep dive into Sinatra's work and the nuances of history in abstract & creative ways, with episodes structured around Sinatra's albums, songs, films and radio appearances. Hosted by Rabia & Felix in Melbourne, and Henry Giardina in Los Angeles. Check out our website: suddenlypod.gay. Contact: suddenlypod at gmail d ...
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A weekly podcast from Premier Unbelievable? with Professor Alister McGrath exploring C.S. Lewis’ thought, theology and teaching. C.S. Lewis is one of the most influential voices in modern Christianity. The 20th Century British writer and lay theologian has profoundly impacted Christians around the world and brought many atheists and agnostics to faith in Jesus. One person whose faith was greatly encouraged by the writings of C.S. Lewis is Professor Alister McGrath. Both men were raised in No ...
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It's February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was murdered in his home last night. The investigation will shine a light on some of Hollywood's most scandalous affairs, backroom deals, and underground drug dens. This real life Murder Mystery is one of the most iconic "whodunnit" cases of the 20th century that will leave you guessing and second guessing who killed William Desmond Taylor for weeks t ...
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BROADWAY NATION

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A lively and opinionated cultural history of the Broadway Musical that tells the extraordinary story of how Immigrants, Jews, Queers, African-Americans and other outcasts invented the Broadway Musical, and how they changed America in the process.In Season One, host David Armstrong traces the evolution of American Musical Theater from its birth at the dawn of the 20th Century, through its mid-century “Golden Age”, and right up to its current 21st Century renaissance; and also explore how musi ...
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Hello, and welcome to ‘bominable ‘bominations, a podcast where I’ll serialise some of the classics of turn-of-the-20th-century horror, and who knows what else the future may hold. I’m Tuomas, a voice-actor and aficionado of the weird and terrifying, and I’m delighted to have you join me for this week’s episode.
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The House Of Hammer Podcast - A Definitive Guide Of The Films, The Figures & The Folklore Of One Of The 20th Century’s Greatest Cinematic Legacies Brought to you by Adam Roche, Ben Taylorson, Cev Moore and Smokey
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Welcome to ”History in Slow German” the podcast that delves into significant events of world history, all presented in slow, clear German. If you’re learning German and want to explore both the language and historical narratives, this is the perfect podcast for you! In this podcast series, we explore key moments and pivotal turning points that have left a lasting impact on the world we know today. From dramatic events in ancient history to the political upheavals of the 20th century, we take ...
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Congrats, you are one chat away from treasure! 🤩 We're Gwen and Mimi, two avid readers. After a few months discussing books and suggesting reads to each other, we realised that the books we both loved were written in the 20th century. This is how we created the only conversational podcast focusing on books of the 20th century, famous or awaiting world-wide recognition. Because not all the great books are official classics, and because we take a personal approach to reading. We believe that e ...
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The Dumb Cool Weird Podcast

Wes Walker and Nick Zervas

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It is a podcast that covers old movies from the 20th century that are funny and ridiculous. We cover what is dumb, cool, and weird about each movie. We are raw and don't show mercy!! 🎙️ To Check Us Out and Support US Go Here: https://linktr.ee/retroradfilms
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Your new favorite weekly indie music show, an hour full of tracks with only a tiny bit of banter on the top. Music from the late 70s until today, heavy rotation of the peak college radio era of the late 20th Century. You like Gang of Four? My Bloody Valentine? Interpol? And all the bands that might go on tour with them? I got you.
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The game we know as Contract Bridge departed from 'whist' with the creation of 'Biritch' (or Russian Whist) in the 19th century, and evolved through the late 19th and early 20th centuries to form the present game. The Bridge Zone is a radio show and podcast encouraging fellow Bridge players to share the passion that enthusiasts have in playing this challenging game.
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Sober Onions

Crystal Morrell

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A Sobriety podcast hosted by Crystal Morrell. Crystal is forty two year old woman and mother who shares about her alcohol abuse and road to recovery. Join her as she discusses the hardships and benefits of being sober. She discusses her detox, rehab and recovery stories. Join her journey of change through relationships, mental health, medications, meetings and more! This podcast is about sobriety accountability and goals, and will highlight interviews with guest sharing the same walk of life ...
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The Explaining History Podcast has been exploring the 20th Century in weekly chapters for the past 10 years, helping students and enthusiasts engage with the past. With the help of expert guests, your host Nick Shepley navigates competing debates around the key events and processes of the past century. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/explaininghistory. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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The Incomparable Radio Theater is a series of original radio shows that pays homage to classic mid-20th century radio while also giving a nod to modern pop culture. It’s produced by the people who bring you The Incomparable podcast network.
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In 1931 On a night cold enough to freeze your bones, a larger than life prospector, in search of a legendary lost gold mine in the wilderness of British Columbia, disappears without a trace. Known for his solid gold teeth and team of black stallions, he was a force of nature. So was he murdered? Did he fake his own death? Or was he the latest victim of a curse? 40 years earlier Slumach was accused of murder and from the gallows it is said that set a curse on anyone who searched for his hidde ...
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You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
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Thanks to Metro Comic Con, Producer Pat was able to nab a 5 minute interview with Patrick Warburton. Patrick is well known for his voice acting roles as Joe Swanson on Family Guy, as well as his iconic role as Kronk in The Emperor's New Groove. He also appeared in Seinfeld as David Puddy. SUPPORT MY WORK!Support me on Patreon → www.patreon.com/radi…
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Join us for the finale episode of our Lost Generation series as we dive into F. Scott Fitzgerald's poignant masterpiece, Tender is the Night. Discover the opulent yet tragic world of Dick and Nicole Diver as we discuss the themes of love, ambition, and disillusionment that mirror Fitzgerald's own tumultuous life. Tune in to discover why this novel …
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My guest again this week is author Andrew Erdman, whose captivating new book is Beautiful—The Story of Julian Eltinge, America's Greatest Female Impersonator. In this episode, Andrew continues the story of Julian Eltinge’s rise to the absolute highest realms of show business — and we especially focus on three musicals that were created especially f…
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Rerun: Before the Ballot Act of 18th July, 1872, the British electorate were expected to declare their preferred candidate publicly at hustings, often under pressure from their employers and landlords, and plied with alcohol supplied by the politicians standing for election, in a process known as ‘soaking’. Over the years, alternatives had been put…
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These days the Walt Disney Company is mostly a theme parks company. About 70 percent of its operating income comes from its parks and other experiences like Disney Cruises. But the parks do something else: they help the company attach itself to our emotions, memories, and identities. How can Disney continue to strengthen this relationship in an era…
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Among all the controversies of the July Crisis, perhaps few compare to Germany's decision to provide Austria-Hungary with a 'blank cheque' for whatever policy it intended to adopt towards Serbia. In fact, word from Berlin suggested that the German government was impatient, and wanted Austria to strike Serbia as soon as possible. But, did this repre…
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Punch Magazine published its first edition on 17th July, 1841. Subtitled ‘the London Charivari’, the weekly periodical aimed to carve a niche in the market with less crude and bawdy satire compared to its contemporaries. Its early days were challenging, with poor circulation and financial troubles. But, as it gained in popularity and influence, it …
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Jack Black is being cancelled in Australia with his band, Tenacious D over some comments made on stage in Sydney about the Donald Trump assassination attempt. SUPPORT MY WORK!Support me on Patreon → www.patreon.com/radiomikeFollow me on Instagram → www.instagram.com/radiomikeFollow me on TikTok → www.tiktok.com/@radio.mikeFollow me on Twitter → www…
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The world’s first parking meter was installed in Oklahoma City on July 16th, 1935. Park-O-Meter No. 1 was the brainchild Carl C. Magee, who’d moved to Oklahoma after being acquitted of manslaughter in New Mexico. Indignant opponents of his system considered paying for parking to be un-American, as it forced drivers to pay what amounted to a tax on …
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Volcanic Brown vanished without a trace - but how? Why? Was he murdered? Did he fake his own death? Did he slip into another dimension? Articles have mentioned there have been at least 20 others who have also disappeared in search of Slumach’s lost gold mine. What could explain these mysterious disappearances? In this episode we get insight from su…
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Can pain ever be good for us? What about children with cancer? How do we account for animal suffering? Will our pets be in heaven? Does our theology of heaven impact our thoughts around suffering? Dr Philip Tallon, Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of The School of Christian Thought at Houston Christian University, shares his thoughts about …
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Wes and Nick take on the third movie the Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Series. Ever wondered what happens when Hercules goes on a quest to restore fire to the world and ends up in the company of a back-flipping little girl working for Zeus? Brace yourselves for a rollercoaster of hilarity and nostalgia as we unravel the quirky and downright biza…
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The adventure continues as Cev takes you around the house to the room with the least looked after door, Smokey becomes a bit of a legal eagle while Ben takes a look at some legless lizards and Adam leads the "Lee Love In". The Two Faces Of Dr. Jekyll received a bashing from the BBFC, the Legion of Decency and the critics alike. What got them in suc…
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Now that Vienna had decided to use war against its Serbian neighbour, the mission became one of guaranteeing German support. As we discuss in this episode, in Austria's estimation it was far from certain that Berlin would give this support. The record of diplomatic crises and cooperation in recent years suggested that Germany might even try to cont…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. In this series we explore the extensive research conducted by Jan Douma, son of Filips Douma who was a police officer during WW2 in NAZI-occupied Netherlands Jan provides a vivid account of what his father endured after he was apprehended helping the Dutch resistance in the summer of 1944 and sent to …
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Send us a Text Message. In this series we explore the extensive research conducted by Jan Douma, son of Filips Douma who was a police officer during WW2 in NAZI-occupied Netherlands Jan provides a vivid account of what his father endured after he was apprehended helping the Dutch resistance in the summer of 1944 and sent to a series of concentratio…
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In this episode of Done and Dunne, we take our man Nick to London in 2002 to report in on the trial of Paul Burrell, the royal butler who knows all Diana’s secrets. The Diana in question is, of course, Princess of Wales. Dunne reports in on this trial of the most loyal servant ever, which is halted after 11 days, right before Paul’s appearance on t…
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The ‘Great Stink’ - when the stench of untreated human and industrial waste was amplified by a particularly hot Summer - reached a peak on 15th July, 1858, when members of Parliament lead by Benjamin Disraeli rushed through an emergency cleanup bill, kickstarting a transformative revamp of London’s sewage system. Prior to this, waste from factories…
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Send us a Text Message. We discuss the video of the Mike Knott tribute concert that just dropped on YouTube. Matt listens to Starflyer 59 for the first time ever. We take a survey of secular songs that were co-opted by Christians for their own purposes. Matt describes his teenage initiation into the Cult of R.E.M. We take a deep dive into the semin…
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Dive into the shadowy corners of Victorian London with Herbert Stephen’s “No. 11 Welham Square,” a chilling tale that intertwines family secrets with ghostly encounters. When Edward, newly appointed at the British Museum, revisits his ancestral home, he unravels a haunting mystery that has plagued his lineage for generations. Amidst creaking floorb…
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Hosts Josh and Jamie and special guest film critics Willow Catelyn Maclay & Caden Mark Gardner discuss a double feature of movies starring Italian transgender actress Eva Robin's inspired by their new book on the history transness in cinema 'Corpses, Fools and Monsters': Antonio D’Agostino's softcore sexploitation hangout crime/superhero (??) movie…
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Stereolab- "John Cage Bubblegum" - Little Pieces of Stereolab (A SwitchedOn Sampler) FEET - "Better Than Last" - Make It Up The Bug Club- "Lonsdale Slipons" - On the Intricate Inner Workings of the System Worldwide The Silver Lines- "Tame" - Single Teleforme- "Little Victories (Live)" - Concrete Living (Live at St. Marks Church) Bug Seance- "I can …
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With the shots heard round the world, how would Austro-Hungarian statesmen react to the news that the heir to their throne had been murdered in Sarajevo? In fact, as we see here, Austrian patience towards Serbia had been so exhausted by 1914 that a violent, warlike response was virtually inevitable. At least, Habsburg Foreign Minister Count Berchto…
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Rerun: ‘Disco Demolition Night’, the brainchild of 24 year-old shock jock Steve Dahl, caused mass hysteria at Comiskey Park, Chicago on 12th July, 1979 - causing a pitch invasion that lead to 39 arrests. Intended as a promotional event for a Tigers vs White Sox doubleheader, attendees were lured with discounted admission if they turned up to the ga…
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My guest on this episode is Andrew L. Erdman, who is the author of the new book: Beautiful — The Story of Julian Eltinge, America's Greatest Female Impersonator. In the late 19th and early 20th Century — long before the fierce television Drag stars of today — a specific style of drag performance known as Female Impersonation was wildly popular on s…
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Send us a Text Message. Welcome to another Air Raid Edition of the Warrior Next Door Podcast. This episode we feature Nick Devaux and Lars McKie of The Logbook Project Podcast as they discuss their unique effort to gain signatories of WWII veterans from around the world to Nick's fathers WWII RCAF Logbook. They have launched their accompanying podc…
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Rerun: China’s greatest naval explorer, Zheng He, set sail on the first of seven epic voyages on 11th July, 1405. He led a fleet of 255 ships, with an estimated 28,000 people on board. A eunuch, and a Muslim, he had risen through the ranks to become a right-hand man of the Emperor, and his prowess at sea vastly bettered the likes of his European co…
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On 28 June 1914, Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb terrorist. What followed was the July Crisis, as Austria-Hungary attempted to gain a measure of justice, or even revenge. No story of the July Crisis is complete without beginning here, but considering its infamy, what is there left to learn about this assassinatio…
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When you think about Disney, your first thought isn’t “cable television giant.” But Disney’s broadcast and cable television holdings, especially ESPN, helped turbocharge Disney’s growth over the last 30 years. It was a formula that worked extremely well – until now. As more and more consumers cut the cable cord, Disney must reckon with declining as…
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In this episode we are looking back at the discovery of a game changing treatment for the male libido and the marketing strategy that made it the fastest selling prescription drug in history. This is the story of Viagra. SHOW INFO: Instagram: @that90spodcast TikTok: @90spodcast Email: 90s@curiouscast.ca Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap…
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The Scopes Monkey Trial - one of the most famous show trials in U.S. history - began in Dayton, Tennessee on 10th July, 1925. Though it centred on John T. Scopes - a high school teacher put on trial for teaching evolution - he was actually a substitute teacher who may never have really taught the textbook concerned, and had put himself in the frame…
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