136. The Video Game Crash Of 1983

In this episode we discuss the collapse of the video game industry through four different lenses – individual business decisions, the technological history of consumer electronics, the social attitudes toward video games at the time, and the overall global economic situation. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please […]

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135. Early Aviation

In this episode we discuss the history of early aviation, beginning with the earliest attempts at human flight and continuing through to the success of the Wright Brothers. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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134. The Greco-Persian Wars

In this episode we explore the background of the Achaemenid Empire and how it came into conflict with the Greek world, as well as the impacts of the wars on Greek society. Seraph Downey returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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133. The Red River Rebellions (Re-Release)

In this episode we examine the Metis conflicts with newly confederated Canada through the lens of Canada-Indigenous relations and the treaty system. Originally released in two parts in February 2019. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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132. Writing

In this episode we discuss writing, with the dual focuses of writing as a technology and writing as the basis of the discipline of history. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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131. The Negro Leagues

In this episode we discuss the various professional baseball leagues created by and for Black players during the Jim Crow era. Paul McGeown returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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130. Spartacus

In this episode we discuss the Third Servile War. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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129. Fascism Q&A

In this episode we answer listener questions about fascism as a wrap-up to the extended series. Phil Downey and Ethan Bleskie join as guests. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, Rafael Rodriguez, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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Fascism Q&A Request

We’re doing a Q&A on fascism!

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Notes: Episode 128, Fascism (Part 3)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information. 6:31 – Wilhlem II was indeed exiled in the Netherlands for the rest of his life, which lasted until June 4, 1941 – not quite as long as I thought, but longer than I suspect many realize. I also mentioned that Wilhelm didn’t like Hitler, and while […]

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