Behind the Bastards

Behind the Bastards

There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.... Show More

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January 23, 2020 52 min

Robert is joined again by Shereen Lani Younes to continue discussing the creator of Fascism, Gabriele D’Annunzio.

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January 21, 2020 88 min

Robert is joined by Shereen Lani Younes to discuss the creator of Fascism, Gabriele D’Annunzio.

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  • The Writer, Seducer, Aviator, Proto-Fascist, Megalomaniac Prince Who Shaped Modern Italy
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  • In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Sofiya Alexandra to continue discussing John Ronald Brown.

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    Robert is joined by Sofiya Alexandra to discuss John Ronald Brown, the world's worst surgeon.


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  • Robert is joined by Anna Hossnieh to discuss Qassem Soleimani, as well as the history of Iran and America's relationship.

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    Introducing the next installment in the Monster series, Monster: DC Sniper. Listen to the trailer now and don't forget to subscribe here so you never miss an episode!

    In the fall of 2002, an unidentified sniper began shooting random people in Maryland while they went about their everyday lives. From the creators of 'Atlanta Monster' and 'Mon... Read more

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    January 7, 2020 80 min

    Robert is joined by Courtney Kocak to discuss John C. Woods, the American tasked with executing the Nazi High Command.

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  • MEET THE LOUSY KANSAS HANGMAN WHO EXECUTED NAZIS
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  • Robert is joined by Billy Wayne Davis to discuss Woulter Basson, a chemical weapons engineer with a hard on for racial extermination. 

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    Happy Bastards Holiday Episode! Robert is joined in studio by Anderson's mom and executive producer, Sophie Lichterman to discuss John Brown.

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  • John Brown: America’s First Terrorist?
  • John Brown Trial (1859)
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    Robert is joined by Dan and Jordan from Knowledge Fight to continue the bastard who created WeWork.

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    Robert is joined by Dan and Jordan from Knowledge Fight to discuss the story of how one man made a billion dollars for no discernible reason at all.

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    December 12, 2019 86 min

    In episode 100, Robert is joined by Miles Gray to discuss a school made for child molesters.

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  • Odenwald school principal reveals horror abuse reports
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  • Robert is joined again by Sofiya Alexandra for our conclusion on Jerry Falwell.

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    Robert is joined again by Sofiya Alexandra to continue discussing Jerry Falwell.

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    In Episode 99, Robert is joined by Sofiya Alexandra to discuss Jerry Falwell.


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  • 200 Liberty students attend protest after new Falwell revelations
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  • In Episode 98, Robert is joined live in Portland by Billy Wayne Davis for an episode about sea monkeys.


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  • The Shocking True Tale Of The Mad Genius Who Invented Sea-Monkeys
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  • In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Jamie Loftus to continue discussing Kaiser Wilhelm.

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    In Episode 97, Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Kaiser Wilhelm.


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  • Kaiser Wilhelm
  • HOW KAISER WILHELM II CHANGED EUROPE FOREVER
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  • 8chan, the website at the center of an epidemic of mass shootings, is on the cusp of resurrection thanks to one man: Jim Watkins. Robert talks with with the site's reformed founder, Fredrick, about a modern bastard.


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  • FAQ - 8chan
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  • November 12, 2019 58 min

    In Episode 95, Robert is joined by Dan O'Brien for an update on the Jeffrey Epstein saga.

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