Unbuttoned History

There are so many popes and they are all terrible.

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

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.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:04pm EST

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

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Smelly, mostly white people fight over poop.

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“Hey, Caleb, I found these golden discs in the trash. Let’s con some people.” - John Smith

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

Watch a man pull the living body of a nation state out of the rubble of an empire.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

In today's show Unbuttoned History tries to tackle the murky, complex and erratic history of the Black Panther Party.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:39pm EST

Journey down the misty waters of the Mekong River and see the city-sized temples of indescribably ornate masonry and refinement; the unparalleled landscaping, and artificial bodies of water;  and cities of millions in the 1100s. Have you entered a mythic land of gods? Or could Could it be, the Khmer Empire.

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

Oh gee, monotheism. Are they magicians? Are they fire-worshippers? Who are these Zoroastrians?!

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:04pm EST

Discover how a cripple got us out of a pickle!

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