The Lesser Bonapartes (history)

On this episode, Glen is joined by Boner David to discuss Afghanistani culture and the early 20th century political. Catch it!

Direct download: afghantwo.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 11:05am EDT

Twentieth-Century Afghanistan I - Rambo III

On this, the first episode of our most ambitious series since the last one, we welcome back Kristaps of the Eastern Border podcast to discuss the causes and immediate aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan! Word War I on Wednesday

Direct download: afghanone.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

Common Scents

While we're prepping the next series Glen stops to do a little group therapy with himself. We also bring back Kristaps! This episode might be cathartic for you. It might piss you off. You might just not care. You can always skip it and wait until Saturday! Political punditry is just another scam.

Direct download: politicalshow.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 4:38pm EDT

The Republic of Venice VI - The Style Council

On this episode, we say goodbye to Daniel again for the first time and goodbye to Venice. Hello, Goodbye, Venice!

Direct download: venicesix.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 8:42am EDT

The Republic of Venice V - Cretan Hop

On this episode, Daniel and Glen discuss the decline(?) and fall(?) of two of the great superpowers of the early modern age. And we welcome the return of bad-ass "Pretend Time"! Something for everyone!

Direct download: venicefive.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

The Republic of Venice IV - Leave it to Besieger

On this episode of The Most Serene Podcast, Daniel and Glen discuss The Black Death, The Plague Doctor, and The Fall of Byzantium. No, that's not the line-up of The 2017 Maryland Death Fest.

Direct download: venicefour.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 9:03am EDT

The Republic of Venice III - Partition at Ground Zero

Daniel and Glen tiptoe carefully around the Fourth Crusade in order to discuss the events directly before and after. Constantinople, I hate you! I love you!

Direct download: venicethree.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 9:01pm EDT

The Republic of Venice II - Doge Houses, A.D.

On this episode of Our Most Serene Podcast Daniel and Glen explore the often-overlooked, and nigh-incomprehensible Doge election process! Then they look at the not-at-all overlooked First Crusade! Jolly Old Saint Nick makes an appearance!

Direct download: venicetwo.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

The Republic of Venice I - Venice, If You Will

On this, the triumphant guest-starring return of our beloved Daniel, our Boners take a deep dive into the history of Venice! What makes a Republic? Only Victor Mature's hairdresser knows for sure! 

Direct download: veniceone.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

The endish is here! Join Glen this week as he describes how the end of La Revolucion looks a lot like the end of "Casino"

Direct download: mexten.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT