The early days of industry are fraught with negligence and death thanks to the lack of accountability on the barons of big business. Few industrial accidents match the scale and absurdity of the often overlooked Boston molasses flood of 1919.
We’ve all heard the name at some point, but just what was this place? Part dance club, part brothel, part hippie commune, the Moulin Rouge might be one of the most fascinating topics for the Geeked on History podcast yet!
What’s that? You say you’ve never heard the Anacreontic Song before? I’m willing to bet that you have! Learn the history of the song and why it’s important to both British and American culture in this brief Flash Edition podcast.
In the final part of the Andrew Jackson series we ask the question, has there ever been a president more into dueling? We round out our three part series on Andrew Jackson through an assassination attempt, and his death.
Hey, who’s that guy on the 20? In honor of President’s day 2014, this episode kicks off a 3 part series on one of the most masculine US presidents there ever was. Impress your girlfriend by trying your best to emulate him while walking around your house by dealing out some raw justice and being lippy to British commanding officers!
If Andrew Jackson had been an animal….scratch that….Andrew Jackson WAS an animal. He was a bear of a man, and if you don’t believe me then have a listen!
A lot has been said about the character of Nikita Khrushchev. Some people feel he continued the Soviet Union’s poor foreign and domestic policies into a new generation but politics aside, the fact that he had the guts to deliver such a damming attack on Stalin’s public and private character says a lot about Khrushchev: the man.