Jerusalem Surrenders – Bolsheviks Consolidate Control I THE GREAT WAR Week 177

Jerusalem Surrenders – Bolsheviks Consolidate Control I THE GREAT WAR Week 177

It’s a Holy City for three religions, and really is one of the most important cities in our world history. As such, it is a big prize during this world war, and this week, Jerusalem surrenders to the British. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the …

No Peace For The Wicked I THE GREAT WAR Week 129

No Peace For The Wicked I THE GREAT WAR Week 129

Food shortages, strikes, assassinations, covert attempts to end the war, covert attempts to expand the war, the situation in Russia by now was dangerously unstable. It wouldn’t get any better this week, though as there was yet another political shakeup in Petrograd. I’m Indy Neidell; …

The French Counter Attack At Matz I THE GREAT WAR Week 203

The French Counter Attack At Matz I THE GREAT WAR Week 203

I start every episode with a hook, right? Something that hasn’t happened before in the war, or some really big news or event. Well, this week, it’s definitely something that hasn’t happened so far during the war – this week two of the Central Powers …

Oxford: “Music at University: Rule Britannia, National Identity and Meaning in Music” (Part 1)

Oxford: “Music at University: Rule Britannia, National Identity and Meaning in Music”  (Part 1)

sometimes I wonder where music can take me in the world because for me music es un Voyage in this episode I met Peter who is a master student at Oxford University he kindly invited me to his home and he introduced me to the …

In Dire Straits – Russia on Austro-Hungary’s Doorstep I THE GREAT WAR Week 24

A few months ago we saw the devastation that followed when the war in both the east and the west became bogged down in the muds of the autumn, and this week, as the new year gets going, we see the new challenges and above …

Revolution in Germany – Armistice in Austria I THE GREAT WAR Week 224

Revolution in Germany – Armistice in Austria I THE GREAT WAR Week 224

What happens this week? Well, Austria-Hungary signs an armistice with the Allies, leaving Germany alone in the fight. If you think that was bad enough for Germany, this week also sees… revolution in Germany! I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week the …

The Insane Cambridge Analytica Election Interference Revelations in The Great Hack

The Insane Cambridge Analytica Election Interference Revelations in The Great Hack

[Nix] …we seek to do as a firm. We are a behavior change agency. The holy grail of communications is when you can start to change behavior. Uh, Trinidad. This is a great, interesting case history of how we look at problems. [folk music playing] …

Harvard student with progressive illness strives in life

Harvard student with progressive illness strives in life

Because I grew up sick I spent most of my time at home often in bed. Sci-fi and fantasy and fiction it just became like, my own little escape world. Having cystic fibrosis can be a bit of a lonely experience. It’s really hard to …

Cyclops: The Origin Story of this Terrifying One-Eyed Giant

Cyclops: The Origin Story of this Terrifying One-Eyed Giant

The one-eyed giant you know and love has dominated popular imagination for thousands of years. The Cyclops combines two monstrous elements into one: a humanoid of massive stature and a physical malformation that only rarely occurs in real life. The most famous Cyclops, the cannibalistic …