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Professor Buzzkill History Podcast
Professor Buzzkill History Podcast
Joe Coohill

Professor Buzzkill is an exciting podcast that explores history myths in an illuminating, entertaining, and humorous way.

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Hugh Thompson: Man Crush Monday

Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson stopped the My Lai Massacre from continuing and saved hundreds of civilian lives. A true hero... more

26 Sep 2022 · 16 minutes
The Roots of Johnny Cash

Long-time Buzzkiller, Dr. Colin Woodward, discusses his new book, Country Boy: the Roots of Johnny Cash. Woodward dispels many myths... more

20 Sep 2022 · 34 minutes
Martin Niemöller "First They Came..." Encore: Wisdom Wednesday!

Comedian Gary Gulman uses “empathy” as a theme in his new show “Born on Third Base.” Among other things, he... more

14 Sep 2022 · 14 minutes
Early Baseball: History and Myth

Professor Buzzkill gets schooled on the early history of baseball! Noted baseball historian, Richard Hershberger, corrects the mistakes that Professor... more

13 Sep 2022 · 37 minutes
Hatshepsut: the Female Egyptian Pharaoh. Woman Crush Wednesday Encore!

Egyptologists consider Hatshepsut, the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt, one of the most powerful pharaohs in Egyptian... more

07 Sep 2022 · 4 minutes
Heather Cox Richardson explains Lincoln’s “House Divided” Speech

Did Abraham Lincoln actually say “a house divided against itself cannot stand”? We place that quote in its historical context.... more

05 Sep 2022 · 11 minutes
Did Abner Doubleday Invent Baseball?

It's baseball season and time for a myth about the national pastime. Once again, a second- or third-hand story created... more

29 Aug 2022 · 3 minutes
Dog Poop and Social Order in Recent History

Dr. Tim Newburn explains how modern societies (especially Britain) have organized themselves since the 1970s. He uses the new practice... more

23 Aug 2022 · 31 minutes
Ronald Reagan and Ann Sheridan for the Lead Parts in Casablanca?

Warner Bros Studios pumped out this myth, Buzzkillers, before production had even started on the movie. Reagan was too genial... more

22 Aug 2022 · 2 minutes
Race and the US Supreme Court: Justice Deferred

Professor Vernon Burton joins us to explain the long and tortured history of the ways in which the United States... more

11 Aug 2022 · 49 minutes
Professor Buzzkill History Podcast
Hugh Thompson: Man Crush Monday
Professor Buzzkill History Podcast