Unbuttoned History (society & culture)

Badass Bitches is back with American Legend Sojourner "Ain't I a Woman" Truth. This week a totally not sick Caleb is joined by a clearly not sicker Rebecca and a Healthy Julia who is back by popular demand.

Direct download: UHBBSojournerTruth.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:08pm EDT

Caleb and Mike are joined by Rebecca to talk about the time a Prime Minister got drunk and called an election to prove a point--only for it to blow up in his face. The gang decides to drink heavily in honor of the infamous PM Robert Muldoon, only to have this episode blow up in their face.

Direct download: UHSchnauppselection.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:10pm EDT

What is nothing? How can something be nothing? And why is understanding the concept of zero so important? Today special guest Rebecca Bishop joins us to find out how something we take for granted was conceived in Gupta India and broadcast to the world.

Direct download: UHZero.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

We talk about the Prime Minister of Sweden who was killed by either Reagan and Thatcher, South African Spies, Kurdish Separatists, the nation of Yugoslavia, IKEA or just some guy by accident. 

Direct download: UHOlafPalme.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

Today we discover that all the problems of the world can be blamed on the British...again.

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

2 African Communists fight in the desert--also featuring an in-depth look at Communist sweetheart Leonid Brezhnev’s eyebrows.

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

There are so many popes and they are all terrible.

Direct download: UHPOPES2.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

The roof is on fire, the roof is on fire, we don’t need no water--though we could use some water as the Philly PD has dropped an actual bomb on us.

Direct download: UHMOVE.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:04pm EDT

The gang digs up the rotting corpse of Niccolò Machiavelli in order to learn a thing or two about being a power-hungry douchebag.

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

Smelly, mostly white people fight over poop.

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