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Really! This Week In History

Really! This Week In History

By Daniel Price
A weekly current events podcast that puts an historical perspective on the news of the day by focusing on historical comparisons and prognostication from expert guests. Rarely will the focus be on the BIGGEST news of the day, rather this podcast will set its gaze on stories that may get lost in the 24-hour news cycle shuffle.

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RTWI History Episode 4 - Elias Ahonen on Tesla’s Bitcoin Play

Really! This Week In History

RTWI History Episode 4 - Elias Ahonen on Tesla’s Bitcoin Play

Really! This Week In History

RTWI History Episode 7 - Dr. Martin Louis Johnson on the American theater in a post-COVID world.
This week, Disney CEO Bob Chapek said there is no “going back” to previous state of the American theater after the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Martin Louis Johnson, author of "Main Street Movies: The History of Local Film in the United States," visits to discuss the several scares in the past that caused similar hysteria and where the American theater (and film making) is headed in a post-COVID world.  Get "Main Street Movies" at
March 06, 2021
RTWI History Episode 6 - Dr. Ronald A. Smith on Notre Dame saying “no thanks” to EA Sports
Daniel speaks with Dr. Ronald A. Smith, author of “The Myth of the Amateur: A History of College Athletic Scholarships,” (available May 4, 2021) about Notre Dame’s and Northwestern’s decisions to NOT be in the upcoming college football video game by EA Sports. Dr. Smith delves deep into the history of college athletics and the “amateur” title that he says is neither important nor deserved. The Myth of the Amateur: A History of College Athletic Scholarships
February 27, 2021
RTWI History Episode 5 - Dan Albert on Jaguar’s 2025 all-electric target
Automotive enthusiast and author Dan Albert (“Are We There Yet? American Automobile Past, Present and Driverless”) discusses Jaguar’s announcement of its transition to an all-electric lineup by 2025.
February 20, 2021
RTWI History Episode 4 - Elias Ahonen on Tesla’s Bitcoin Play
Elias Ahonen, author of “Blockland: 21 Stories of Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency,” joins Daniel for an in-depth conversation around Elon Musk and Tesla’s $1.5 billion investment in Bitcoin. DISCLAIMER: This episode delves into speculation of cryptocurrencies. Any projection of value is for discussion’s sake only and IS NOT intended to be, nor does it claim to be, investment advice.
February 19, 2021
RTWI History Episode 3 - Dr. David Courtwright On Oregon Drug Legalization
Support this episode by sharing on social media and contributing at . This week Daniel speaks with Dr. David Courtwright, Presidential Professor Emeritus at The University of North Florida and author of “The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business.” Daniel and Dr. Courtwright discuss the historical precedence of the legalization of hard drugs in Oregon and what it might lead to in the future.
February 06, 2021
RTWI History Episode 2 - Jim Bell On Private Space Exploration
Daniel discusses Axiom Space's announcement of its first all-private crew and its upcoming trip to the International Space Station with Jim Bell, author, astronomer and planetary scientist at The School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University.
January 30, 2021
RTWI History Episode 1 - Tim Crothers On Brady-Mahomes SB LV
Daniel and Time Crothers discuss Super Bowl LV and the potential of GOAT-to-GOAT torch passing.
January 25, 2021