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Syndication

The Varangian Guard III - Dyrrhachium? Damn Near Killed 'Em!

In this episode Glen and Kristaps discuss the various types of varangian guards, the Battle of Stamford Bridge among others and going beserk on psychodelic mushrooms. For real. 

Direct download: The_Varangian_Guard_III_-_Dyrrhachium__Damn_Near_Killed_Em.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 10:41am EDT

The second part of the most metal series is here, where we discuss the Varangian guardsmen and the most well dressed man in history - Bolli, our patron saint.

Direct download: AGuardIsBorn.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 8:48am EDT

The Varangian Guard I - Livin' on a Praetor

Join our newest deep dive into our power metal series - the Varangian Guards! Remember to bring your Lesser Bingo punchcards, as we're touching all the basics.

Direct download: LesserBonapartesVarengianGuards.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:08am EDT

A History of Small Things - Jitomate

This is a rags-to-riches story, an ugly duckling story, a story about poison and cannibalism and pumpkins. This is the story of the world's most popular vegetable. This is the story of tomatoes"

Direct download: 002_jitomate.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 11:23pm EDT

Death Rides a Pale Ale

Cracked is Whack! This week the boys beat click-bait history at its own game by diving deep into their favorite historical deaths! Listen with your head in a bag!

Direct download: LB_BadassDeaths.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

From Rockets to Russia

This week the Lesser Bonapartes are joined by Critical Bro-ette Alise to discuss their favorite arts, crafts, and DIY projects throughout the ages! Turns out you can pickle anything! And you can pour a pint and paint with pickled people pigging out on pie! Say THAT three times fast!

Direct download: LBgrabbag.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

The British Raj VII - Raj Against the Machine

On this episode Kristaps and Glen conclude their longest series yet with a SUPER-SIZED entry! Thank you for your patience and support as we tackled our biggest and most complex topic yet! We're just getting started!

Direct download: TheMonstepisode.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:09am EDT

British Raj VI - The Bengals, Eternal Fame

On this episode Kristaps and Glen take the time to do some table-setting (table-setting? Table-setting) of the burgeoning Indian independence movement of the eve of The Great War. Along the way they introduce some new Critical Douches, some new Critical Bros, and a tantalizing new Pokemon! Catch it!

Direct download: rajsixfinal.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 6:52pm EDT

This week Glen and Kristaps Continue on this quest through the British Raj!  Glen nerds out about the the Sikh religion, Kristaps announces his crush on Queen Victoria, and India continues to suffer under British oppression!  Whats not to love?! Make sure to donate so we can send out salsa and other fun prizes!

Direct download: Raj_5_mixdown.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

A History of Small Things

In the first episode of Ana Laura's "A History of Small Things", we explore the nuances of something only humans do - enjoy being hurt by their food!

We hope you enjoy this new spin-off of The Lesser Bonapartes! Look for it on its own feed soon!

Direct download: anachili.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 1:29am EDT