April 2019

Quote or No Quote: “The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword”

By | April 9th, 2019|Myths|

Ah, I’m a Romantic at heart. And, apart from seeing the sunlight glinting through Lady Buzzkill’s golden tresses, the thing I like best in this world is hearing from you, dear listeners. And I’ve certainly [...]

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March 2019

February 2019

Encore Episode: Green Book – Travelling While Black

By | February 26th, 2019|Myths|

20th century automobile travel was supposed to represent freedom, but what else did it represent? Professor Cotten Siler joins us to discuss the difficulties and hazards faced by African-American motorists in the 20th Century [...]

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“Nazi” “Socialist”: What’s in a Name?

By | February 20th, 2019|Myths|

Why was Hitler’s fascist party named the “National-Socialist German Workers' Party”? “Socialist” and “Fascist” usually have totally different, indeed opposite, meanings. How did they get combined and what did the “National Socialist” label mean in [...]

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