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Articles on the subject of history – one of my favorite topics – including follow-up content related to historical discussions on the podcast.

Trivializing History: Ignorance And Moronic Historical Comparisons Are Not A Partisan...

Winston Churchill (Disclosure: a political hero of mine) should have known better. Campaigning in 1945, he delivered a speech suggesting that an unchecked Labour...

The Promised Land: The Role of Religion in the Creation and...

Historically religion has been one of the defining characteristics of human society, one which...

Podcast: In Soviet Russia, Boredom Stimulates YOU!

Part 1 of 3: Discussion of the Eastern Front during WWII. This includes Operation Barbarossa, Hitler breaking the Non-Aggression Pact with Stalin and many interesting historical tid-bits relating to the invasion of the Soviet Union.

The Making of Red China: A Historiographical Analysis of the Chinese...

Throughout history civil war has been a catalyst for radical upheavals and major paradigm shifts in many societies. Civil wars are often the physical manifestations of...

Hitler Deeply Penetrates Stalin | The Eastern Front in WWII

In August of 2009, I sat down and recorded a 3 Part Series on the Eastern Front during WWII. Our story begins with Germany poised to invade Russia.

“I Voted” by Stimulated Boredom Listeners

Collection of Stimulated Boredom listeners from all over the country who submitted their "I Voted" pictures, proudly displaying their participation in the 2008 Presidential...

Review: The King’s Speech

Imagine if you will, standing before a microphone in which you will be addressing millions of anxiously awaiting people. For many, this will be their first time ever hearing your voice. You will be delivering momentous news, of which...

Podcast 372: And The Rocket’s Red Glare

For the ‘4th of July’ holiday, I am busting out an older segment (with an updated intro) that I had recorded back in July of 2008, in which I discussed the history of the “Declaration of Independence.”

Podcast: Stalin Deeply Penetrates Hitler

Part 3 of 3 of my series on the Eastern Front during WWII. In this discussion, I pick up where we left off at the Battle of Stalingrad, the Russian expulsion of the Nazis from their country and the Soviet march into Berlin as the war comes to a close.

A Little Ditty ‘Bout WWII (re: the Premiere of “The Pacific”...

Most of Europe has fallen to Hitler, leaving Britain as the last remaining European power resisting Nazi expansion...

Podcast: Hitler Deeply Penetrates Stalin

Part 2 of 3: The discussion picks up where it left off, with the historic Battle of Stalingrad - the bloodiest battle of the entire war and a turning point in the conflict - perhaps the "beginning of the end" for Hitler's Germany.

Book Review: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

"Unbroken" is the remarkable tale of Louis Silvie Zamperini, a world-class runner who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and who later became a WWII B-24 Bombardier in the Pacific Theater. In late May of 1943, Zamperini's plane - the "Green Hornet" - goes down...

Podcast: Head Like a Hole…

Ding Dong Bin Laden’s Dead! A special mid-week podcast and comprehensive discussion of bin Laden's death with guest, Patrick.

On Gay Marriage: A Step Forward & A Step Back…

On a day when the nation rose to take a major step forward as it pertains to race in this country, we still found a way to tell another segment of our population that they are less of a citizen...

Nation Interrupted: A Decade After September 11th

A decade after the September 11th attacks, I reflect on where I was when I heard the news and how our country has changed (for better or for worse) in the ensuing 10 years.

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