The Lesser Bonapartes (history)
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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

This week Glen and Kristaps continue their long march though the Indian subcontinent to get to the British Raj!  Will they ever reach it?  WHO KNOWS?!  But listen to the Lesser Bonapartes to find out!  Find out what happens when you let a few guys die in a dungeon and how the people of India react to all these white people running around!

Direct download: Raj_3_mixdown.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

This week Glen and Kristaps continue their never ending adventure into the world of India and European conquest, talking about everything from proxy wars and intense rivalries!  What's new?  Remember this is our pledge drive summer so go to Patreon to get a chance to be on the Lesser Bonapartes!

Direct download: Raj2_mixdown.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 4:44pm EST