Nerds on History

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When you ask someone what their least favorite subject was in school, what do you think they’ll say? They will usually tell you it was History class. Ok, maybe it was Math. But that’s not the point! Let’s say, for the most part those people said “History”. They are thinking, for instance, “why do we care about ‘boring’ dead people”? But we’re here to tell you that it’s not the people you didn’t care about, it was the boring way it was taught to you!

If you want to re-learn history, but don’t have the patience for an online course, then we have the history podcast for you!

In short, history is a story; it’s even in the word. The truth is…History is full of amazing stories.  And we want to share them with you.

Featured twice on the new “New and Noteworthy” section of Apple Podcasts, Nerds on History takes the history you know, and livens it up with humor, bad impressions, and insightful discussion. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they make their way through the most inspirational, terrifying, & funniest stories from history.

Wheeling It Back In

Bryan returns after a brief break, and the Nerds welcome back the Wheel on History to focus on status symbols.

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Photo Credit: H.H. Pope Shenouda III of Alexandra wearing an Eastern Rite version of the bishop’s mitre, taken by Michael Sleman of Hope Pictures LLC, 2007.

Probe Trek II: The Wrath of Bricmont

Eric and Sarah conclude the discussion of Space Probes while Bryan makes stupid jokes on the side.  Be sure to listen PAST the Outro this time, nerds!  Enjoy!

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Photo Credit: The Mars rover Curiosity, NASA, Public Domain

Ooey Gooey Creampuff Jesus

Bryan and Sarah wrap up March with a brief history of Easter.  Listen as we explore the holiday from both Christian and Pagan traditions, and learn that Sarah is afraid of her shadow.  Enjoy!

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Photo Credit:  “Easter Eggs from the Czech Republic,” Jan Kameníček, Public Domain