Monthly Archives: December 2013

Episode #127: Marc Morris

Marc Morris (“The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England”) joins the show. We discuss the most important event in English history.     Show Notes You can purchase The Norman Conquest wherever books are

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NFL Picks Week #17

Rory and Brad will select 5 games against the spread each week all NFL season.  Rory’s Picks Dolphins (-6.5) Cardinals (+1) Vikings (-3) Seahawks (-10.5) Bucs (+12.5) This Week: 1-4-0 Last Week: 3-2-0 Season to Date: 41-42-2 Brad’s Picks Steelers

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Episode #126: Michael Gerhardt

Michael Gerhardt (Professor of Constitutional Law and Director of the UNC Center on Law and Government,  “The Forgotten Presidents: Their Untold Constitutional Legacy”) joins the show. We discuss America’s  forgotten presidents, who often ended up providing a blueprint for how

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NFL Picks Week #16

Rory and Brad will select 5 games against the spread each week all NFL season. Rory’s Picks Dolphins (-2.5) Cowboys (-3) Jaguars (+5.5) Jets (-2.5) Pats (+2.5) This Week: 3-2-0 Last Week: 2-3-0 Season to Date: 40-38-2 Brad’s Picks Dolphins

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Episode #125: Dean King

Dean King (“The Feud: The Hatfields & McCoys The True Story”) joins the show. Despite the legendary feud’s long-lasting impact in American culture, King’s research has uncovered new information about the Hatfield and McCoys.     Show Notes You can

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NFL Picks Week #15

Rory and Brad will select 5 games against the spread each week all NFL season. Rory’s Picks Seahawks (-7) Chiefs (-4.5) Eagles (-5) Jaguars (+2.5) Bucs (+5.5) This Week: 2-3-0 Last Week: 4-1-0 Season to Date: 37-36-2 Brad’s Picks Seahawks

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Episode #124: John Thorn

John Thorn (“Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game”, Major League Baseball’s Official Historian) joins the show. We discuss the origins of baseball and the factors involved in shaping the game we know today.

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NFL Picks Week #14

Rory and Brad will select 5 games against the spread each week all NFL season. Rory’s Picks Saints (-3.5) Bucs (-2.5) Seahawks (+3) Steelers (-3) Broncos (-12) This Week: 4-1-0 Last Week: 4-1-0 Season to Date: 35-33-2 Brad’s Picks Saints

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Episode #123: Mark Cheathem

Mark Cheathem (Associate Professor of History at Cumberland University, “Andrew Jackson, Southerner”) joins the show. Andrew Jackson was an incredibly controversial and complex man. We discuss how Jackson’s southern identity has largely been ignored up to the present and what

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