The Not Historians Podcast

Two dudes with big mouths and little knowledge of history take on pop history and the history of everyday things, places, people, and events. We are not historians, but we are curious. It’s so close to learning, you just might.

13: Machine Gun Kelly

June 21st, 2017

We are backing the gangsterisms in! doubling up with the man, the myth, the mostly legend, Machine Gun Kelly! A hardened expert machine gunner or a bootlegger in over his head with an ego and rep bigger than him? Find out!

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Sources for this show include:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machine_Gun_Kelly

https://vault.fbi.gov/machine-gun-kelly

http://www.biography.com/people/machine-gun-kelly-507610#synopsis

http://www.alcatrazhistory.com/mgk.htm

 

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History of Video Games 2: SEGA with Justin Stallings

June 14th, 2017

Join us on a trip down memory lane as learn the history SEGA and discuss some of our favor parts of their consoles, games, marketing, and history. All with our good friend and  the man who made our theme, Justin Stallings!

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12: Bugsy Siegel with Rhyme Artist

June 7th, 2017

Benny Blue Eyes. The man, the myth, the legend. The man that helped helm Murder Inc., the National Crime Syndicate, and brought the mob to Vegas. Join us as we take a look this larger than life character who met a tragic, but predictable end.

If you are interested in our guest then you can find his music on BandCamp.

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Sources for this show include:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugsy_Siegel
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder,_Inc.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bugs_and_Meyer_Mob
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_City_Conference
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flamingo_Las_Vegas
  6. http://www.biography.com/people/bugsy-siegel-9542063
  7. http://www.history.com/topics/bugsy-siegel
  8. https://vault.fbi.gov/Bugsy%20Siegel%20
  9. http://www.history.com/news/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-bugsy-siegel
  10. https://youtu.be/LYYQGhIEzTk
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Behind the Scenes Update 1: State of the Show Address

June 1st, 2017

Just a show update. This one is releasing for everyone, but in the future, they will drop for patrons a few weeks earlier and include extra content and more details. If you like the sound of that then you can click here and support us on Patreon.

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History of Video Games 1: Nintendo with Kris from Massive Score & Nerdtastic 4

May 31st, 2017

Welcome to a very special edition of the show. We decided that with all the violence, slavery, buttholes, and scams, that it would be nice to do something a little different and nice, so we present to you...The History of Nintendo and...our own discussion and history with Nintendo, fun for us, fun for you, fun for everyone. Regular show will still hit next week.

You can find Kris on Massive Score on YouTube, on Twitter, and with Desmon on the Nerdtastic 4.

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11: Grandfathered In & Sold Down the River

May 24th, 2017

Join us for an adventure through the history of two color phases of America. Grandfathered In and Sold Down the River. 

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica. “Grandfather Clause.” Encyclopedia Britannica, May 29, 2015. Web <https://www.britannica.com/topic/grandfather-clause>
  2. Farlex. “Grandfather Clause.” The Free Dictionary by Farlex. Retrieved: Dec 17, 2016. Web Article. <http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Grandfather+Clause>
  3. Brenc, Willie. The Grandfather Clause (1898-1915). Retrieved: Dec 17, 2016. Black Past. Web. <http://www.blackpast.org/aah/grandfather-clause-1898-1915>
  4. <http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/10/21/239081586/the-racial-history-of-the-grandfather-clause>
  5. Wikipedia. “Grandfather clause.” Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia. Web. Nov 18, 2016. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grandfather_clause>
  6. Merriam-Webster. “Grandfather Clause.” Online Dictionary. Retrieved: Dec 17, 2016. <https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grandfather%20clause >
  7. http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2014/01/27/265421504/what-does-sold-down-the-river-really-mean-the-answer-isnt-pretty
  8. http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/326500.html
  9. http://www.uapress.ua.edu/product/Sold-Down-the-River,5110.aspx
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SPECIAL EDITION: Operation Snow White with the TX Files

May 17th, 2017

This week Desmon and the Michaels from the TX Files Podcast take on the story of one of the largest infiltrations of the US government. Operation Snow White by members of the Church of Scientology. 

You can find the TX Files on Apple Podcasts and Twitter.

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10: Nucky Johnson

May 10th, 2017

Join us for a stroll down the boardwalk as we take a look at the Czar of the Ritz himself, Enoch 'Nucky' Johnson. The basis of one of the most iconic gangsters to ever hit TV, the real Nucky doesn't stretch fact too far from fiction wit his iron grip on AC.

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9: The Day the Music Died

April 26th, 2017

Join us as we take the Chevy to the levee and look a day that forever shaped not only rock n roll, but all of America. The plane crash that took the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, and their pilot.

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Sources include:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Day_the_Music_Died

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-day-the-music-died

http://www.biography.com/news/the-day-the-music-died--plane-crash#!

http://fiftiesweb.com/music/day-music-died/

http://fiftiesweb.com/music/coroner-report/

https://spectator.org/42196_day-music-died/

http://content.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1876542,00.html

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8: Charlie Birger

April 12th, 2017

This week we tackle one the tale of a man went to war with the law, the KKK, and his former bootlegging partners. He is the one, the only, the deadly Charlie Birger. Sorry for the lackluster audio, we had a technical glitch with our mics. All will be fixed by next show!

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Birger

http://carolyar.com/Illinois/Govern/Birger.htm

http://genealogytrails.com/ill/franklin/charlie.html

http://thesouthern.com/news/local/notorious-gangster-charlie-birger-hanged-years-ago/article_3e055ed8-033d-556c-bb05-36b8a195e240.html

http://www.heritech.com/soil/birger/birger.htm

 

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