The movies are full of stories about mad scientists, but what about the real ones who inspired them? Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about some of the maddest of the real-life mad scientists.
We all have our obsessions, but when powerful people have them, it can sometimes change history. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about obsessions of the rich and powerful.
Man has been nomadic since the beginning, but we started out wandering for food. When did we become tourists? Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the early history of travel.
J.R.R. Tolkien has had a tremendous impact on not only literature, but storytelling in books and movies. It almost never happened were it not for a turn of tragic events. Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the incredible life of Tolkien.
Phil and Campbell Valentine bring you more great mysteries, some solved, some still unsolved. From amnesia to murders solved by dreams.
We think we had it bad with COVID, it was nothing like the Black Plague. Phil and Campbell Valentine retrace the trajectory of the disease and talk about why it took so long to figure it out.
Radio has had such an impact on politics and culture. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about that, as well as some of the more unusual experiences Phil has had on the radio.
Martin Luther King, Jr. changed not only America, but the world. His non-violent approach to civil rights transformed America by his sheer power of persuasion. Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the incredible life of MLK.
Phil and Campbell Valentine are back with another fascinating look at aliens. This episode they explore the Fermi Paradox and rank the chances of extraterrestrial life on a scale of one to ten.
Drugs didn't just come around during the '60s. They've been around almost since the beginning of human development, and they've had some major influences on history. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the history of drugs.