Unbuttoned History

From nomads to losers of colonial border disputes, to freedom fighters, today we speak about Stateless People: those distinct ethnicities, cultures and history of Peoples without a Nation.

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

Today the gang discovers that no matter the politics or ideologies Chinese and Russian People just don’t like each other. Listen as TWO communist nations’ incompetence nearly sends us spirally towards thermonuclear war.

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

For the last time in history, tax evasion is the key to vast personal wealth.

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

Listen to the Russians work out the principles of the enlightenment a couple hundred years too late and completely cock it up. Think of it as the rejected pilot of the Communist Revolution.

Direct download: UHFR1905.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 11:11pm EDT

We are governed by foolish men. Today we learn that  those sent to covertly protect us are actually dipshits and sociopaths. It’s CIA FuckUps.

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

From the Delhi Sultanate to the Ming Dynasty to modern day Indonesia, the gang explains why Islam is more FAR East than Middle East.

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

Much like the Tootsie Pop, how many revolutions does it take to free a country from Spain...One, Two, Threeeeeee--Crunch! Simon Bolivar: Monster or Mensch?

Direct download: UHBolivar.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:19pm EDT

Hey! Turns out genocide is not super funny. But listen to this anyway! The gang dissects the Armenian and Rwandan Genocides without ever referencing the Kardashians--oh goddamnit.

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

Punch your way to liberty, fuck your way to fame. The gang talks about the man who would have his head on Mount Rushmore 4 times if it were up to Caleb - Frederick Douglass!

Direct download: UHMBFrederickDouglass.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Take 1.2 million squares miles of arable land.


Add 1.2 billion human beings.


Season with armor plated war elephants and values of religious tolerance and learning.


Shake vigorously.


This is the how you make a great empire of India.


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