Monthly Archives: July 2016

Podcast 17: Dirty Harry, Trump, and American Fascism

It’s been hot, baby, and it’s that time of year when people start acting especially crazy. So why not talk politics? A recent, not-for-the-first-time watching of Dirty Harry leads to a discussion of how fascism continues to be a major … Continue reading

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Podcast 16: Baseball

In this episode, Colin talks about his earliest obsession: baseball. He explores why he’s a devoted Red Sox fan, how the game has changed (and how not so much), and why 1994 was when baseball started to go bad, got better, … Continue reading

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Podcast 15: Ed Ayers and Gary Gallagher

            Ed Ayers and Gary Gallagher are two of the best southern historians working today. Ed Ayers is from Tennessee, taught at UVA, and is now president emeritus and professor at the University of Richmond. … Continue reading

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Podcast 14: Nelson Lankford

Nelson Lankford is the author of several books about the Civil War, including Richmond Burning and Cry Havoc!: The Crooked Road to Civil War, 1861. A Virginia native who received his Ph.D. at Indiana, he was the editor of the … Continue reading

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