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History. Rated R.

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    The Panama Canal

    7 JUN 2024 · This week! An even bigger ditch than before! Some would say it was a real sonuvab*tch! Here the chaotic story of creating the Panama Canal.
    Played 53m 37s
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    The Suez Canal

    24 MAY 2024 · Bet you didn't know cutting a big ditch could be so exciting, did you? But the story of the Suez Canal is fascinating and saved boats 5,000 some odd miles off their trips, alleviating the need to go around Africa. Some ideas in history are good ones!
    Played 46m 54s
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    Making History with Congressman Robert Garcia

    10 MAY 2024 · Craig and Will are joined by former Mayor of Long Beach and Congressman representing California's 42nd District in the House of Representatives, Robert Garcia. Garcia discusses the ways he's made and continues to help make history in office and what some of today's current political challenges mean for the future of our country.
    Played 59m 25s
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    History of the Mormons Part 2

    26 APR 2024 · They're back and better than ever, this time with some hot gos and controversty. Brigham Young was one scintilating guy...who liked his ladies...and his money. Read (hear) all about it!
    Played 41m 57s
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    History of the Mormons Part 1

    12 APR 2024 · You may know them from their hit Broadway Musical...or as a major world's the Mormons! That's right, Craig dives into the history of the Church of Jesus Christ...of Latter Day Saints.
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    Cole Porter

    29 MAR 2024 · One of the great American songwriters and contributors to, "The Great American Songbook," Cole Porter was an incredibly prolific composer and musician. Hear about his ups and downs and crazy f*cking parties in France and his RENT PRICES?? Plus, he was gay! Here at HRR, we're all about some rainbow history.
    Played 53m 49s
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Queer Cinema History Movie Club

    15 MAR 2024 · Let's do the time warp again! It's everyone's favorite cult hit, The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Hear about its production and importance as a piece of queer and LGBTQIA+ progressive media. It's been in release for 48 years! That's a big deal!
    Played 49m 35s
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    #BookTok aka Book Talk: Fame by Misadventure and Professor Gregg

    1 MAR 2024 · Will and Craig spend a special episode chatting about their recently released novels, Will's "Fame by Misadventure" and Craig's "Professor Gregg." Hear the inspiration behind the stories, the work involved, and the desire to be on the banned book list!
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    Bach and Beethoven

    16 FEB 2024 · Two of the three classical music B's (Brahms being the third), today we deep dive Bach and Beethoven, of which Craig DEFINITELY has a favorite. Hear which one he spends a lot more time on!
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    Rebel Without a Cause and Sal Mineo - Queer Cinema History Movie Club

    2 FEB 2024 · Rebel Without a Cause is arguably one of the most famous gay films of the 1950's. But did people really know what they were seeing? Both its male stars, James Dean and Sal Mineo, were bisexual. And their chemistry on screen is unmistakeable.
    Played 45m 56s

Let's be honest. History is full of f*cked up sh*t. But what are we gonna do, pretend like it never happened? Have a drink with your host, actor and writer...

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Let's be honest. History is full of f*cked up sh*t. But what are we gonna do, pretend like it never happened? Have a drink with your host, actor and writer Will Sterling, and his more qualified former Presidential Speechwriting co-host, Dr. Craig Smith. They unpack the silly, salacious, scandalous, and serious stuff in history. If we don't learn from the past, we're doomed to repeat it. So let's at least try to do it with honesty and, wherever possible, a laugh.
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