Hidden History Happy Hour with Alex & Bryan

Hidden History Happy Hour with Alex & Bryan


Latest Episodes

Our Saddest Story…and Fútbol
December 01, 2022

Alex returns to the chair and tells the saddest story across all of his work, but it does have a hero. And a zany, remarkable but true Fútbol story to ...

“Die Hard(s)”: It’s Not Just for Christmas Anymore
November 10, 2022

As we anxiously await Alex Deanes Return to the Hidden History Happy Hour, fan favorite Myke Cole returns to provide an actual historians assessment of Alexs Lessons From History Chapter ...

Hark! The Three Harolds: The First Battle of Stamford Bridge – With Myke Cole
November 03, 2022

Bryan and Special Guest Co-Host Myke Cole discuss the decisive pre-Battle of Hastings. And an update on Bryans Not-Yet-Read Book Club October 2022 selection. Back to the shows roots, Bryans ...

Tales from Down Under
October 20, 2022

Alex tells the story of the Duumvirate, Gough Whitlams groundbreaking Labor government of 1972 and then tells some rude jokes. Sources: Lessons From History: Hidden heroes and villains of ...

Risking Armageddon in Ukraine, ½ a Dead Sheep, Alex & Bryan’s Acting Debut, and Bryan’s New Book Club
October 13, 2022

Two new H4 features in a long but well-worth-it episode as the guys provide a sober(ish) assessment of the current nuclear war risks in Ukraine. Lightening up the ...

The Importance of Irrationality
October 06, 2022

Two stories in this episode, in which Alex is flying solo. First, a cautionary tale from the Punic Wars about ignoring irrationality, and paying attention to chickens. Second, a pub ...

Hypnotism, Death Rays, & Chess – Oh My!
September 22, 2022

Back on the air after taking a respectful pause for the mourning and funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Alex Deane & Bryan Cunningham discuss one of the ...

A Tale of Two Bushes (one you’ll guess, one you won’t)
September 01, 2022

Alex and Bryan each have a George Bush story: first about one of the most qualified and decent modern US Presidents and then about an early Washington State ...

It Could Have Happened That Way (Part 1)
August 25, 2022

The guys launch a new H4 Feature in which they discuss known history stories but speculate on potential alternative explanations. First up: A little known fact about the infamous Lord ...

Flying Saucers, Foo Fighters, and You
August 18, 2022

In the first of many live Twitter Spaces episodes, the guys talk Bryans personal experience with flying saucers and (the OG) Foo Fighters and, for the first time, chat live ...