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What The Crown Gets Wrong About History

What The Crown Gets Wrong About History

Netflix’s The Crown will last for six seasons, spanning the entire public life of Queen Elizabeth II. The Crown’s crew takes pains to make it as accurate as possible, but there are some things they just make up. Here’s what The Crown gets wrong about history. The Crown deftly and cleverly explores both the professional …

The Biggest Scandals To Rock The Discovery Channel

The Discovery Channel was once a very dry but very earnest item in the basic cable lineup. In the ’80s and ’90s, the cable network ran educational shows, but since every other channel decided to get into reality television in the new millennium, Discovery pivoted to a reality-heavy rotation too. And with reality TV comes …

Idiot Mistakes That Changed The Course Of History

Idiot Mistakes That Changed The Course Of History

Mistakes happen. Sometimes, truly idiotic mistakes happen that result in awful consequences, like centuries of persecution and racial hatred. But other times, idiotic mistakes can be a force for good. Just be glad you didn’t cause these problems. The French Revolution was a bloody period in France’s past where lots of unrest led to lots …

Times The History Channel Lied To You

Times The History Channel Lied To You

Old timers might remember the History Channel as a stream of World War II documentaries, but a lot has changed since then. The new History is a cranky old conspiracy theorist who secretly binges reality shows. Here are some of the times the History Channel lied to you. In 1945, Adolf Hitler took his own …

Huge Scandals That Rocked The History Channel

Huge Scandals That Rocked The History Channel

In an era of fake news, it’s refreshing to be able to count on the proven facts of eras past. But while you might put your money on a network whose literal brand is bringing bygone times to life, let’s just say not everything on the History Channel, now known simply as History, is particularly …