Archive for the 'dynasty' Category

Order! Listen in the name of the law! We're discussing all things legal this week. Sam kicks us off with a follow on from last week's Papacy special with a look at all the times G...

Bless you my child, it's Popes week! And we've avoided almost all the obvious jokes! Tom's been learning about the Malleus Maleficarum or 'Hammer of Witches', a hideous medieval t...

We've got a new and exciting side project! Welcome to That Was Genius' "the Other Genius", a little side-hustle in which we catch up with other history creators and fanatics and ta...

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 ...

Ey up, it's Northern week on That Was Genius! This week we're discussing all things North of the Border. Sam discovers what the Ancient Greek's thought lay beyond the grumpy horse ...

Talk about a historical epic: Episode 17 is all about events which should have been made into films, but aren't! Sam discusses the battle for Itter Schloss (the only time the Germa...

Yarr, it's pirate week on That Was Genius. Tom discusses French Buccaneer, privateer and all-round nasty guy Francois L'ollonois, who is definitely not one to cross if you happen t...

Artifact's is this week's topic. Sam discusses the Shang Oracle Bones - a priceless gateway to a lost civilization that was almost eaten out of existence. Meanwhile Tom looks at th...