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Behind the Bastards

There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

Part Two: The Holy Rollers Sex Cult

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Sophie has never been wrong about a single thing in her life. Matt Lieb guests and Robert is also there.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Part One: The Holy Rollers Sex Cult

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Robert sits down with Matt Lieb to talk about Oregon's first sex cult: the Holy Rollers. (2 Part Series)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

CZM Rewind: Part Two: King Leopold II: The First Modern Bastard

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Original Air Date: June 14th, 2018 Robert is joined again by Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist?) and they continue discuss the evil actions of King Leopold II of Belgium. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

CZM Rewind: Part One: King Leopold II: The First Modern Bastard

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Original Air Date: June 12th, 2018 Have you ever heard of King Leopold II? In Episode 7, Robert is joined by Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist?) and they discuss the King of Belgium, who was the first world leader to be crappy in the true modern sense of the word. His life’s work was the blueprint for being the kind of terrible that we recognize in modern leaders like Dick Cheney or Vladimir Putin. He pioneered screwing over tens of millions of people for petty personal gainSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Part Two: Lord Aspinall: The Gambling King of London

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Robert and Ed continue the story of Lord Aspinall, who trades in his gambling house for the deadliest zoo in history. Bonus: murder! Sources: https://www.amazon.com/Gamblers-Aspinall-James-Goldsmith-murder/dp/1844132056 https://archive.org/details/passionofjohnasp0000mast/page/32/mode/2up https://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/may/04/abuse-britain-private-schools-personal-memoir https://sci-hub.hkvisa.net/10.2307/367195 http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/41310278.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2000/jul/02/lynnbarber.theobserver https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2005/jan/09/politics.past http://www.gambling-stories.com/2015/02/john-aspinall-bio.html?m=1 https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/news/2000/jun/30/guardianobituaries?bshm=rimc/2 https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/uk/2000/jun/30/keithperry?bshm=rimc/2 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Part One: Lord Aspinall: The Gambling King of London

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Robert sits down with Ed Zitron to talk about Lord Aspinall and his gambling buddies, who ruled London high society with an iron fist and also did a murder.   (2 part series)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

It Could Happen Here Weekly 106

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All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file You can now listen to all Cool Zone Media shows, 100% ad-free through the Cooler Zone Media subscription, available exclusively on Apple Podcasts. So, open your Apple Podcasts app, search for “Cooler Zone Media” and subscribe today! http://apple.co/coolerzone See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.