117. Disco

In this episode we discuss the cultural phenomenon of disco music from various perspectives. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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86. Victorian Occultism (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss modern occultism, from its beginnings in the ashes of the hermetic traditions to its peak fervor under charismatic figures like Aleister Crowley, finally taming into Wicca and modern paganism on a path to the modern New Age movement. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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85. Victorian Occultism (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss spiritualism – a Christian-based belief system involving contact with the dead that spread across the United States and Europe as part of the same movement that gave rise to Mormonism. We also discuss the cultural reaction to spiritualism and the pervasive phenomenon of stage mediums and private seances. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest.   Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the […]

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The Hylian Civil War

In this episode we discuss the strong impact the Great Man theory of history has had on the Kingdom of Hyrule, and the power of symbolism and culture in the quest for power. Kevin Miller returns as guest.   Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, and Robyn Braid for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

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Notes: Episode 14, Napoleon (Part 2)

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.   2:47 – The bicorne didn’t normally fold down – it’s just the practical root of the hat design. It was normally molded and then pinned to stay up. The most distinctive thing Napoleon did for the hat was to wear it so that the two points […]

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14. Napoleon (Part 2)

In this episode, we cover the aspects of Napoleon’s tenure that aren’t directly tied to the timeline of his military and political narrative, such as law, culture, religion, and legacy. Colin Oliver returns as guest.

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