Archive for the 'duel' Category

Here's a free trial you definitely don't want to sign up to... This week we're covering arcane laws, from trial by fire and water, to dealing with ancient arsonists. Tom kicks us o...

This week we're celebrating badass women through history. With a series of sources written by men, because history. Sigh. Tom's giving us a whistlestop tour of The Moralia, Greek/R...

Yes, the topic this week is the number 40. Yes, it's episode 41. What can we say. We're historians, not mathematicians.  Obvious stupidity and working ourselves into a corner asid...

It's badass week. From the good badass, to the bad badass, to the ugly badass. And yes, it's a rare triple billing as well, since Sam couldn't decide and bought two stories to the ...

I mean honestly, it's amazing it's taken us this long to tackle revenge. That's basically what history is all about. And we've no shortage of things to talk about. Tom kicks us off...

Say aah please, it's health week! From conspiracies to the Charleston, we've got it covered. Tom kicks us off with a look at the conspiracy theories surrounding the Pineal gland, ...

Subscribe and listen to us! Apple Music // Podbean // Overcast // Stitcher // TuneIn // Spotify Welcome to That Was Genius: Two blokes. A 12-hour time difference. An immature sen...

It's Japan week! So we've not exactly been short of fun things to talk about. First up, we've got special guest, That Was Genius fan and Japanese resident Stephanie, to talk about ...

Episode 30, can you believe it? And to celebrate, this week's episode is particularly silly. We've been looking at rivers. Tom dives right in with a (quite roundabout) look at the ...

Fasten your seatbelts and put up your tray tables, because this week we're talking all things plane crash. From the world's luckiest man to several very unlucky victims, we've been...