The Lesser Bonapartes
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

La Revoluion Mexicana IX - Parks and Wreck

Today we visit our glorious National Parks system and the downfall of Pancho Villa!

Direct download: mexnine.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

La Revolucion Mexicana VIII - +2 Constitution, -2 Charisma

On this, the eighth (?) episode of La Revolucion Mexicana, Glen discusses the break up of The Revolutionary Beatles by a revolutionary Yoko Ono. But there are no Yoko Onos. Just go with it.

Direct download: mexeight.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

La Revolucion Mexicana VII - Franz, I'll be there for You

On this first Wednesday episode of The Lesser Bonapartes Glen provides the epilogue to the man, the myth, the boozer Victoriano Huerta. It's a little on the short-side but so was his comeback!

Direct download: mexseven.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

La Revolucion Mexicana VI - Huerta Day, Gone Tomorrow

On this, the first solo-outing for Glen on The Lesser Bonapartes, we discuss the presidency of Victoriano Huerta. Go to bed old man!

Direct download: mexsix.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 11:42am EDT

The Pirate Flag

A special announcement from Glen

Direct download: glendesktwo.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT