Garbled Twistory: A US History Podcast told through elections!

Garbled Twistory: A US History Podcast told through elections!

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May 17, 2020

After multiple months of examining the many, many candidates for the Iron Throne, they finally collide in the fateful 1824 Presidential Election! And if you thought the 2-way tie was crazy back in Tommy J's time, then you're gonna wanna pop some EXTRA...

John Quincy Adams: King of the North!
May 10, 2020

This is the final Presidential Candidate we're lookin' at for the year of 1824! And in the brief time we've had since his last candidacy, the man's taken actions that impact the US approach international diplomacy TO THIS VERY DAY! So yeah, this is a...

Andrew Jackson: Somehow He's Even Angrier Now??
May 03, 2020

As we begin to wind down on our 1824 Prezzy Wezzy Candidates, we revisit the insane story of Andrew Jackson and add some more insane information now that he is a candidate again. This is a REBROADCAST where the NEW INFO can be found at the 31:58 mark!

William Crawford: Keep it Chill, Keep it Sneaky!
April 26, 2020

This next 1824 presidential candidate is another man who happens to be throwing his hat in the ring again! But the thing is: he's throwing in this hat in the most casually clandestine way of all the candidates. Who said you needed to stir the pot to...

Henry Clay: NaNaNaNaaa NaNaaa Naaaa! He's Gonna Start a Fight!
April 19, 2020

As we enter cruise control for the Presidential Candidates of 1824, it's looking like someone is gonna stir up some Big Trouble in Little Paradise. And that someone? Henry Clay! But I mean, isn't it ALWAYS Henry Clay who's stirring the pot? This is a...

Smith Thompson: Why Are You Running? WHY Are You Running?!
April 12, 2020

Man who married his mentor's best friend's daughter after taking his job and randomly gives Bibles to sailors thinks he can win the 1824 presidency somehow? Half of the VP candidates are more qualified. I don't understand.

John C. Calhoun: He's a Nerd and He's Mean and Everybody Respects Him Begrudgingly
April 05, 2020

This is a story of an 1824 Vice Presidential Candidate who is very lucky to be such a geek, cuz if he wasn't, nobody would have had any reason to pay attention to him.

Nathan Sanford: The N stands for New York. The S stands for Basic.
March 29, 2020

Here we are! The second-to-last Vice Prezzy Wezzy Candidate for 1824! And it couldn't be a more typical, boring rich New Yorker. But hey, maybe that's part of the appeal!

Nathaniel Macon: A Squid that Fights like a Kraken!
March 22, 2020

As we begin our descent from the Vice Presidential Candidates for the 1824 election, we encounter the most CURMUDGEONY man in South Carolina! I know. That's REALLY saying something. If you want to see how the Democratic-Republican Party is going to...

Martin Van Buren: More Like, Mafia Van Overworker!
March 15, 2020

This next 1824 Vice Presidential candidate is GOIN' PLACES! He knows it. You know it. I know it. If you even THINK about STEPPING FOOT on the streets of New York, you're gonna have to go through Martin!