IDK History

IDK History

By Alex & RJ
Alex Vakili takes it on himself to teach the unknowing RJ about the good, the bad and the ugly of the History of the World. Taking him from World War II, to the Battle of Hastings and even to the establishment of Wales.
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The Big Fat Quiz of the Season
Alex gets even more excited to destroy RJ's hopes and dreams this season with an EVEN worse quiz. Enjoy RJ's misery. (with Alice and Tom as guests) See you next season. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
53:18
October 15, 2019
What did the Salem witches do?
Alex gets SPOOKY in this Halloween episode by teaching RJ all about the witches of Salem! This is the final lecture of Season Two. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
48:05
October 1, 2019
What was the Sengoku Period?
Alex and RJ travel back to the Sengoku Period to learn more about their culture, art, and wars of changing powers. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:13:27
September 22, 2019
What did the Vikings do?
Alex teaches RJ about the truth of the vikings. We all think they just pillaged and murdered, but history is often written by the victors. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
55:57
September 3, 2019
What was the Wild West?
Alex and RJ become cowboys by taking on the American Frontier and the Wild West. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:00:14
August 20, 2019
What happened in the American Revolution?
Alex teaches RJ about the American Revolution. There's a small venn diagram of history buffs, musical theatre lovers, and Hamilton fans. This podcast suits them. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:02:09
August 8, 2019
What was The Newport Chartist Rising?
Alex visits his hometown while telling RJ & Tom from 69 Movies about The Newport Chartist Rising Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
45:27
July 23, 2019
What were the roaring 20's?
This is my roaring, roaring 20s. Alex teaches RJ all about the big changes that the 1920's brought in America. From Jazz, Flappers, Hipsters, Automobiles to depression... Just like everyone's twenties. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:30:09
July 9, 2019
What caused the Video Game Crash of 1983?
This time, RJ teaches Alex all about the Video Game Crash of 1983 (Also known as the Atari Shock). Back during the Golden Age of Gaming, it was the Age of Arcades. Atari was king, Nintendo was struggling to break the U.S, and arcades were popular. With lots of players in the development scene, a crash was looming. The crash is well known by the ET: The Extra Terrestrial Game, but it didn't cause the crash. RJ talks about the lead up, and the outcome from the crash and what brought up to games consoles today. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:13:07
June 26, 2019
What happened in the Peloponnesian War?
Alex teaches RJ about Greek City States, Sparta, the Peloponnesian War, Greek Hegemonies and a lot more! Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:03:12
June 15, 2019
What happened in Ancient Greece?
Alex takes on the massive task of teaching RJ about Ancient Greece in this two part episode. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:12:50
May 28, 2019
A Summary of The Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution is a topic close to Alex and he spends this extra long episode teaching RJ about the history of the many phases of the revolution. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:30:39
May 14, 2019
When did Britain become a United Kingdom?
Alex teaches RJ about how the United Kingdom became a thing by forming the elements that are England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland. We also discuss how Wales got the short end of the stick. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:18:13
April 30, 2019
IDK History Returns with Season Two
Alex is back in the classroom and ready to teach. After RJ failed his exam, he has to take History again. New episodes every two weeks. IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
00:30
April 29, 2019
History 101: The BIG Quiz
Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
45:30
April 28, 2018
What happened in the Hundred Years' War?
Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:19:52
March 2, 2018
Who really discovered America?
Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
54:00
February 16, 2018
The confusing history of World War 1 | Part 2
Alex goes further into World War 1 discussing the deeper aspects of the war. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
49:30
January 26, 2018
The confusing history behind World War 1 | Part 1
Alex teaches RJ the confusing aspects of what started World War 1. Thanks for listening IDK History is a part of the Podmage Production Team. Podmage.com | A different kind of casting
1:03:49
January 6, 2018
What is the History of Christmas?
Alex gets Merry this time, teaching RJ about the history around Christmas like Noel else can.
1:00:16
December 17, 2017
What was the Cold War? Part 2
Alex continues the journey of the Cold War and reaching the Space Race.
1:04:14
December 1, 2017
What was the Cold War? Part 1
Alex takes RJ back to the more recent past with the Cold War, placing it over 2 episodes due to the amount of information on it.
55:11
November 17, 2017
Keeping Up with the Tudors
Alex teaches RJ about the Tudors and a deep dive into Henry VIII, his wives, his weight, his power. Along with Henry VII, Elizabeth I and lots more!
1:02:55
November 3, 2017
What was the American Civil War about?
Alex teaches RJ about the American Civil War and the ins outs and complexities. Trigger Warning: Slavery, Abuse, Death.
57:00
October 19, 2017
Who was the true King of Wales?
Alex goes through history to figure out who was closest to being the King of Wales.
56:50
October 6, 2017
The Battle of Hastings or Game of Thrones?
The Battle of Hastings 1066 | IDK History | Episode 02 Alex teaches RJ about the Battle of Hasting 1066 and its sounds like a season of Game of Thrones.
56:41
September 22, 2017
What were the Politics of World War II?
Alex teaches RJ the ins and outs of Politics during World War II. Touching on Pre-War Germany, the effects in the region, America's envolvement as well as Italy and Japan's influence. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
51:27
September 9, 2017