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10 - Not Jack The Ripper

In this episode, Dr. Mildred Strange discusses the five Canonical victims of Jack the Ripper.  Who they were, what...

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07 - Burke & Hare

In this episode, Dr. Mildred Strange tells us about William Burke & William Hare, two Scottish men who would...

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06 - Reefer Madness

In light of the legalization of recreational marijuana in some of the States and in Canada, Dr. Mildred Strange...

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05 - The Great Binge

In this episode, Dr. Mildred Strange discusses the Great Binge; a period of time when the drugs that are illegal...

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04 - Alexander Augusta

In this episode, we discuss the story of Alexander Augusta.  A free-born African-American who just wanted to be a...

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02 - The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

In this episode, Dr. Mildred Strange discusses the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.  A disaster that took place in...

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Introduction

In this mini-episode you'll meet Dr. Mildred Strange and her buddy Lou as they discuss the structure of the show and...

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Cinema Series: Death Wish & Hardcore

We discuss the cultural significance of movies Death Wish (1974) and Hardcore (1979), starring Charles Bronson and...

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Death to the Fascist Insect, Decade of Rage Part Two

We continue our series on revolutionary groups of the period with a look into the Symbionese Liberation Army. Murder....

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Revolutionary Undergrounds, Decade of Rage Part One

This episode we start a three part mini-series covering radical revolutionary groups of the time period. We begin...

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Underground Comics and R. Crumb

This episode explores the outrageous explosion of intentionally offensive underground comics in the early 1970s,...

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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

We discuss Melvin van Peebles 1971 groundbreaking film about revolution and sticking it to The Man.

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Julian Jaynes and Bicameral Mind Theory

We explore Julian Jaynes' ideas about the origin of consciousness contained in his influential 1976 book The Origin...

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Important Albums of 1969 and 1983

We each pick five albums we think are important from 1969 and five from 1983, compare lists and discuss the...

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The 1968 Democratic National Convention -- Part Two

We close out the story of the 1968 Democratic National Convention and talk about some of the event's long term...

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The 1968 Democratic National Convention -- Part One

The chaos at the 1968 Democratic National Convention spelled the end of the optimistic Sixties for many, causing...

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The MPAA Rating System & Hollywood Renaissance

For almost forty years the Motion Picture Production Code censored mainstream American films and limited their...

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Steve & Brian Allen and The Love Family

The story of Steve Allen's son Brian joining a new religious group called The Love Family in Seattle, Wa. We talk...

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Making History -- The Long Seventies

This is a quick intro to the podcast, explaining the focus, time period, and the concept of The Long Seventies. We...

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021- "David Whitehead" Indoctrination/Historical Conditioning/Self Preservation

This week on the podcast is David Whitehead. David is an expert in esoteric knowledge, blogger, podcaster, public...

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