Unbuttoned History

Slavery--not just for black people anymore. Join your favorite pseudo-historians as they uncover the experience of Chinese Immigrants in the West.

Direct download: HLChineseWest.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:04pm EDT

Mike and Caleb speak to the greatest saint who ever lived.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Following a fan’s suggestion, the boys take a whirlwind tour around the globe in 1491. Spoiler Alert: Columbus didn’t discover shit.

 
Direct download: HL1491.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

This week picks up right from our cliffhanger ending. Why did the Ghostphone turn itself on? Who was James Sokolove warning us about? What is the Armenkamp Foundation, really? All this and more in our exciting new Minisode.

Direct download: HLArmenkampLives.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

The boys tackle the history of Islam and solve the whole Middle East thing.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Mike is in the studio alone with show intern, Tucker Ramses. Friend of the show James Sokolove drops by to talk about his new legal social network, Sokolaw, and to give the boys a celestial warning. Guest starring Joe Ruscio.

Direct download: HLSokolaw.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Insane Violent crime levels, Actor Presidents, Shoulder Pads, and Live Aid all this and more on our dissection of the 80's.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Discover the true and bloody meaning behind this seemingly innocuous holiday. Employer versus Employee! Historians of the world, unite!

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

With the help of the Ghost Phone, Caleb and Mike call up gothic fictionist Edgar Allen Poe. We also introduce a new member of the History Lessons team! Guest starring Joe Ruscio.

Direct download: HLCapone.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Using the Ghost Phone, Mike and Terry reach out to one of America’s most historic duos – the Wright Brothers! Meanwhile, Caleb screams in an endless tunnel of fire and wind. Guest starring Joe Ruscio.

Direct download: HLLewisnClark.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT