Episode 25 – I Refuse to Elaborate on Yogurt Enemas (History of Cereal)

Today The Liberal Aren’ts tackles all the controversies. What’s the best cereal? With milk or without? Cheese on grits?? Has Rissa really never eaten oatmeal in her life???

Rissa talks manners for vikings, straight from Odin’s mouth. Science is not mispronouncing granola. Clio has a noise complaint.

Go listen to Best Forevers! https://www.bestforeverspod.com/podcast/

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Episode 24 – Hey Pope Urban II, You Missed (History of Turkey VII)

Kids these days. Putting off homework, obsessed with video games, debasing the currency…not like the good old days when Murad II was sultan, I tell you what. Come hear Clio talk about the Ottoman Empire!

Science makes a bad pun. Clio sums up all of human history twice. Rissa has high expectations.

Hear our interview with Alysa at Best Forevers: https://www.bestforeverspod.com/podcast/

Check out our friends at Good Taste! https://www.spreaker.com/show/good-taste

Episode 23 – Hollywood: The Ancient Curse (History of Silent Film)

Grab some popcorn, pull up a chair, and refill your sodas, everyone, because it’s time to talk silent films with our Very Special Guest, Kaitlyn Thompson! Who may or may not have stolen the entire podcast pleasesendhelp.

Science finds the unfindable. Clio watches Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds on mute. Kaitlyn throws shade at Thomas Edison. Rissa finishes a novel.

Episode 22 – It’s Fiction-ception! (Philosophy of Video Games II)

We’re bucking the trend! We’re breaking the pattern! We’re not talking about Turkey! It’s more philosophy with Rissa, plus some major announcements!

Science trashes George Lucas. Rissa disagrees with the experts. Clio sends dinosaur memes.

Go check out the amazing Alysa at Best Forevers! https://www.bestforeverspod.com/podcast/

Episode 21 – Release an Albatross At Your Wedding (Philosophy of Video Games I)

How many times can Rissa sneak Lara Croft and Commander Shepherd into a professional academic thesis? Find out in this episode where we finally hear why Oxford gave her a degree for playing video games.

Clio contacts a local beekeeper. Rissa defines EVERYTHING. Science falls asleep.

Special thanks to our friends Taylor and Jacob at Good Taste! Check them out here: https://www.spreaker.com/show/good-taste

 

Episode 20 – Guys, I’m a Coffee Plant (History and Science of Coffee)

What’s the worst way to make coffee? Imagine it now. Got it? You’re wrong, this is way worse. Today Science talks the history, culture, and science of coffee.

Rissa shushes middle schoolers. Science pronounces three names wrong and one name right! Clio needs a fish.

The book Science mentioned is Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed the World, by Mark Pendergrast. Check it out!

Episode 19 – DO Pay Attention to the Man Behind The Curtain! (History of Turkey VI)

I’ll tell you, folks, this was a hard episode to name. Other contenders included, “Spell It For Her In Greek,” “My New Favorite Science Man,” and “My Weight In Gold? Very Good.”

Science falls in love. Clio talks…science? Rissa has never been in a public school in her life.

Here’s the article that spurred Clio into action: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/on-this-indian-reservation-locals-are-in-survival-mode-during-the-winter_us_5a54ddd0e4b003133ecca7bb?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=main_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

And here’s Rissa’s Ragnarok playlist:

 

Mini Episode: I Thought Everyone Knew About the Emu Wars (Fun Facts Mega Episode)

Oops! All fun facts! Oops! This mini episode is not so mini! Enjoy expanding your brain with all our new knowledge!

Rissa falls down a Norse Wikipedia hole. Science acquires a new fun fact on accident. Clio roasts Texas.

Check out Stuff You Missed in History Class!
Oyster Wars: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/chesapeake-bay-oyster-wars.htm
Emu War: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/chesapeake-bay-oyster-wars.htm