Tag: history

Ramblings Episode 1191: Bohemian Rhapsody

The wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this somewhat accurate biopic of Freddy Mercury’s life as the lead singer of Queen.  Run time: 17:21 To listen use the player widget above, subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, or download the episode here

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Ramblings Episode 1151: Iron Coffins

This WWII history told by the former commander of a German U-Boat chronicles the rise and fall of their superiority of the Atlantic Ocean. Run time: 17:20 To listen use the player widget above, subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, or download

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Ramblings Episode 1130: Twilight of the Gods

I discovered I had several WWII books on my To Read list, including this memoir of a Swedish soldier in Hitler’s Waffen-SS.  Run time: 11:19 To listen use the player widget above, subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, or download the episode here

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Ramblings Episode 1029: Shadow Divers

An interesting non-fiction book about a World War II German U-Boat being unexpectedly found off the coast of New Jersey.  Run time: 12:24 To listen use the player widget above, subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, or download the episode here by right

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Ramblings Episode 1000: 1K

A major milestone is reached, and I forgo the expected song-and-dance routine for a retrospective.  Run time: 12:20 To listen use the player widget above, subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target

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Ramblings Episode 910: The Klondike Fever

A comprehensive account of the last great gold rush in America, and Canada. Run time: 12:10 To listen use the player widget above, subscribe via iTunes or Stitcher, or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”

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Ramblings Episode 902: On This Day

Lots of great things happened on October 25th. Run time: 4:55 To listen use the player widget above, subscribe via iTunes or Stitcher, or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”

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Ramblings Episode 832: Secrets of Great British Castles

Learning UK history, one stone edifice at a time. Run time: 8:47 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”

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Ramblings Episode 750: Ripper

My thoughts on Patricia Cornwell’s book on the secret life of Walter Sickert. Run time: 17:14 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”

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