Unbuttoned History

The Unbuttoned cast celebrates a huge milestone with some old friends of the show, Terry Torres, Julia Scherer-Hoock and Rebecca Bishop and discuss two very important questions: "Why is history important to you?" and "Why is history important to humankind?" 

Frivolity ensues.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

This week we learn about the one time a super left wing major city decided to make itself it's own country--and how poorly it went. We cover the Paris Commune, Zoo animal Cuisine, Ridiculous Calendars, Red Flags and all the things you shouldn't do when you try to rise up against your national government.

Direct download: UHParisCommune.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:35pm EDT

Game of Thrones is wrapping up their penultimate season, and the topic of Royal Incest as abounded. But what of when this happened in our world? This week we talk about the strange practice of Royalty marrying and having children with their own families. From the horrific birth defects of King Tut, to the ravages of having everyone be a Hapsburg.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

A new series begins as we take a look at the horrific natural disaster that shaped San Francisco as we know it: the Massive Earthquake and subsequent fires. Here how the city and some very unlikely inhabitants were able build new, bigger and better after their whole city was wiped off the map.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT

It's vacation time at our satellite studio at the Bishop wharf, we have friend of the show Julia Scherer-Hoock on to talk about Witches, European and American. 

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT

That's right, folks. After a two eyer absence, Terry is back to guest on this episode looking at the differences between written and unwritten constitutions.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

In this week's episode we bring back the beloved Atrocity deathmatch series, find out how easy it is to trick Blind Mike, and how bad Original Mike's memory and reading comprehension is.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

In this week's episode we learn about how the British being routinely embarrassed pushes them to invent the concentration camp.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Finally we get around to Shaka and the Zulu people in this weeks episode. Learn about the things they don't tell you about Shaka himself, how the desire for making South Africa into Canada nearly destroyed it and how sometime syou can get carried away during the fun of the roads.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Take a hit of vicarious righteousness as you learn about the deeds of some of the bravest freedom fighters who ever lived and briefly imagine that you could be a sixteenth as awesome as they were before the bleak memory of your mediocre cowardice returns. This week we’re talking about the failed revolution at Harpers Ferry, Virginia.

Direct download: UHHarpersFerry.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT