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What If: World Without the US – Part 2

What If: World Without the US – Part 2

In our first episode of a world without the US we looked at the ways that the World War 2 and post War-era may have turned out if the US had simply refused to engage the world and remained isolationist. We discovered that there would be a near-certainty of a World War II that ended …

Frank Mitchell: Congresswoman Bolton

We used to work some pretty long hours. I mentioned getting up for Capitol Page School early. But then sometimes the sessions would go—drag on—into the evenings, into the night, sometimes almost all night. And the Pages would just be dragging about one, two, three o’clock in the morning. The phones weren’t ringing. The people …

Why War With China Will Get You Drafted

The date is July, 2019, and rumors of a military buildup of Chinese forces across the strait from Taiwan begin to leak to the international press. As the fourth of July is celebrated here at home, thousands of miles away Taiwan begins to move their command and control functions into hardened, nuclear-proof underground facilities. F-16s …

Worst Punishments In The History of Mankind (Even Worse Than Before)

Back by popular demand, we bring you another show on unimaginable punishments authorities have meted out on criminals and people deemed a threat to government, rulership, or even religion. While crushing people’s heads in medieval vices certainly doesn’t happen anymore, the world is still home to some barbaric punishments today. Even in the most developed …

DefunctTV: The History of Zoboomafoo

Funding for DefunctTV is provided by… Thousands of online courses that make learning easy and fun, and viewers like you. In the fall of 1970, the Public Broadcasting Service made its debut. Created by the government-funded, privately-owned, nonprofit: The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the network began providing programming to 199 channels throughout the United States. …

The Cruise Missile From Hell

The Cruise Missile From Hell

It’s 1955, and the United States and the Soviet Union are locked in the deadly embrace that’ll come to be known as the Cold War. Just five and a half years ago the Soviet Union shocked the world by detonating their own atomic bomb, a feat achieved by the infiltration of the American Manhattan Project …

The History of Dragon Ball Z on Toonami

The History of Dragon Ball Z on Toonami

So let’s be real the vast majority of the english-speaking Dragon Ball fandom in America discovered the series for the very first time while watching the Toonami block at five o’clock Eastern Every afternoon on Cartoon Network they all watched Dragon Ball Z and the vast majority of them who were still fans to this …