May 1, 2020

Roadies For Nero: An Epilogue

A bonus episode concerning the Praetorian Guard's musical and murderous relationship with Rome's fabulous fifth Emperor, Nero. An…

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March 30, 2020

Kingbreakers: The Praetorian Guard

The story of Rome through the eyes of the infamous Praetorian Guard, feared bodyguards who wielded the power and leverage to make…

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March 1, 2020

Pax Mongolica: Genghis Khan & Kublai Khan

Genghis Khan and the Mongols killed millions, but were they actually woke AF? Let's tackle the surprisingly progressive (yet bloo…

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Jan. 26, 2020

Hate Thy Neighbor: Northern Ireland and the Troubles

Car bombs, hitmen, and hunger strikes. How "The Troubles" tore Northern Ireland apart.

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Nov. 26, 2019

The City Of Dreams: The Aztec Conquest Part 2

Wonder and warmth quickly turn to slaughter and horror as Hernan Cortes meets Emperor Moctezuma in the explosive conclusion of a …

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Nov. 23, 2019

The City Of Dreams: The Aztec Conquest Part 1

How a handful of mercenaries, explorers, and pirates destroyed the Aztec Empire and burnt its capital city to the ground. Two cul…

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Oct. 22, 2019

Forbidden Children: China's One-Child Policy

The story of China’s infamous One-Child Policy, the most ambitious (and catastrophic) social engineering project the modern world…

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Sept. 15, 2019

Six Days: The 1967 Six Day War

How a single week in 1967 changed the Middle East, and then the world, forever. This is the action-packed, heartbreaking origin s…

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Sept. 15, 2019

Wonder Women

African berserkers, graceful samurai, and deadly Soviet fighter pilots. A three-part, globe-trotting tour of remarkable female so…

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Sept. 15, 2019

They Saw Red

The Rated-R-for-Russian story of the Red Army’s horrific campaign of vengeance against Nazi Germany.

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Sept. 15, 2019

The Tiger and the Turtle: Samurai Invasion of Korea

Sea battles, tiger hunts, and a mountain of human noses. This is the Shakespearean saga that triggered centuries of bad blood bet…

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Sept. 15, 2019

This Is Sparta?

A myth-busting breakdown of history’s favorite fitness cult.

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Sept. 14, 2019

Conflicted - Welcome

A quick introduction to the concept behind the show and your host, Zach Cornwell.

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