We play L. Ron Hubbard and take anchor text of literature from our classroom and turn it into a doctrine of a new religion. Patrick uses John Steinbeck’s Of Mice… Read more EP 142: Theologians of Senior Lit →
This week Patrick invites guest author, history professor, and podcaster, Aaron Gulyas on the show to discuss his book Conspiracy Theories: The Roots, Themes, and Propagation of Paranoid Political and… Read more EP 141: The Paranoid States of America →
Dennis and Patrick ponder how modern American succession of states and cities work?How would it work in a federal republic? Would Vermont become a free state? Would we three Californias? An… Read more EP 140: Modern Secession Scenarios →
Dennis and Patrick look at three different points of divergence and look at the political, social, and economic fallout if things changed very slightly on the hardwood, boxing ring, and… Read more EP 139: Sports Alt History →
Patrick sneaks out a special show with long time friend of the show and guest Mike Fallek from the Let’s Start a Cult Podcast. Mike is on the show to… Read more EP 138: The Red Wizard Returns →
Return engagement to 1914 and to create some wilder, wackier, and more improbable World War One scenarios. Britain never enters the war, Germany takes Middle East oil, and the Second Mexican American War.… Read more EP 137: WW1 Alt History Part Deux →
Patrick and Dennis read emails from listeners. Topics range from Kid Rock 2020, complaining about Bernie and Hillary, Alternative History of Huey Long and Knife Fights. O and we even talk NCAA realignment.
This week Dennis and Patrick explore how they teach 1984. Is it a true literary work of fiction or is it a science fiction masking a philosophical treatise? How well… Read more EP 135: Teaching 1984 in 2017 →