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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In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Jamie Loftus to continue discussing Kaiser Wilhelm. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In Episode 97, Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Kaiser Wilhelm. FOOTNOTES: Kaiser Wilhelm HOW KAISER WILHELM II CHANGED EUROPE FOREVER The Kaiser and the First World War What Happens When a Bad-Tempered, Distractible Doofus Runs an Empire? Kaiser Wilhelm Ii: A Concise Life Kaiser Wilhelm II: Germany's Last Emperor  The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914  Learn more about your ad-choices at https:... Read more

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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. FOOTNOTES: FAQ - 8chan Full transcript: Ars interviews 8chan founder Fredrick Brennan THE MANILA TIMES | FEBRUARY 18, 2019 Absolutely everything you need to know to understand 4chan, the Internet’s own bogeyman... Read more

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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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In part two, Robert is joined again by Daniel Van Kirk to continue discussing Walter Freeman. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In Episode 94, Robert is joined by Daniel Van Kirk to discuss Walter Freeman, the father of lobotomies. FOOTNOTES: The Lobotomist Walter Freeman: The Father of the Lobotomy Rosemary Kennedy: the sad life of President Kennedy's younger sister Rosemary Kennedy: Telling the story of a forgotten daughter Inside Rosemary Kennedy's Disastrous Lobotomy – And How Her Father Chose Her Doctor Walter Freeman: The Father of the ... Read more

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In Episode 93, Robert is joined by Emily Yoshida (Night Call Podcast) to discuss Ma Barker, the notorious leader of the Barker Gang. FOOTNOTES: Barker/Karpis Gang The day 'Ma' Barker was slain in Florida TOWN WHERE MA BARKER DIED SURE THAT ALLIGATOR DID HER IN O'Connor Layover Agreement Crooks’ haven: The gangster era in St. Paul ‘Pretty Boy’ Falls Pretty Boy Floyd's Life, Crimes Retold Ma Barker: America... Read more

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October 30, 2019 68 min

Special Bonus Minisode: The collected unedited audio of the interviews from 'The World is Burning.' Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In Episode 92, Robert gives listeners a guide to the uprisings all over the world right now. FOOTNOTES: Catalonia's bid for independence from Spain explained Hong Kong is exporting its protest techniques around the world Wildfires blaze through Lebanon while emergency aircraft remain grounded Why are Lebanon's firefighting helicopters grounded? Lebanon protests: Huge crowds on streets as government acts Lebanon’s gove... Read more

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In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Billy Wayne Davis to continue discussing Samuel Hahnemann and homeopathy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In Episode 91, Robert is joined by Billy Wayne Davis, to discuss the baby-killing horror of homeopathy. FOOTNOTES: Hundreds of Babies Harmed by Homeopathic Remedies, Families Say Penelope Dingle's letters to Francine Scrayen Cancer victim Penelope Dingle 'in awe of homeopath' - husband Belief in Homeopathy Results in the Death of a 7-Year-Old Italian Child Antibiotic overprescribing: Still a major concern. Anticho... Read more

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In Episode 90, Robert is joined by Katy Stoll and Cody Johnston to discuss the war on clowns.  FOOTNOTES: Apu Apustaja Clown faces fine for protesting neo-Nazi march Virginia Man Using Accordion-Playing Clowns To Get Revenge On White Supremacist Swedish neo-Nazis met by clown activists Clowns Attack KKK Rally in Charlotte, NC with Humor Clowns Kicked KKK Asses Producers, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) Springtime For Hitler The ... Read more

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In Episode 89, Robert is joined by Eric Lampaert to discuss Bjorn Lomborg. FOOTNOTES: 1. Bjorn Lomborg’s lukewarmer misinformation about climate change and poverty 2. BJORN LOMBORG: PERFORMANCE ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE 3, Bjorn Lomborg Bibliography 4. Hot, It’s Not 5. On Bjorn Lomborg and extinction 6. The Skeptical Environmentalist: A Case Study In The Manufacture Of News 7. Bjørn Lomborg: the dissenting climate change voice who cha... Read more

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In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Jamie Loftus to continue discussing Ragnar Redbeard.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 88, Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Ragnar Redbeard, the socialist turned Proto-Nazi who inspired a mass shooting. FOOTNOTES: 1. Festival shooter Santino Legan wore tactical gear, sunglasses and a ballcap. He 'seemed confident in his use of the gun.' 2. Desmond, Arthur (1859–1926) 3. Ragnar Redbeard’s Might Is Right or the Survival of the Fittest 4. Babylon the Great 5. Anton Lavey's Satanic Philo... Read more

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Robert is joined by Qanon Anonymous for a crossover episode! FOOTNOTES: 1. Why this Charlottean is getting retweeted by Donald Trump 2. How Bill Mitchell Owned The Liberal Media 3. Trump Pundit Bill Mitchell Burns His Life Down With Pepe Tweet 4. FiveThirtyHate: Meet The Trump Movement's Post-Truth, Post-Math Anti-Nate Silver 5. Why liberals love Bill Mitchell, Twitter’s most absurd Trump supporter 6. Michael Flynn and George P... Read more

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October 1, 2019 82 min

In Episode 87, Robert is joined by Billy Wayne Davis to discuss fertility doctors. FOOTNOTES: 1. Lack of oversight and regulations may lead to IVF mishaps 2. Fertility clinic got woman pregnant with someone else's babies, lawsuit claims 3. British man 'fathered 600 children' at own fertility clinic 4. 'Fertility fraud': At-home DNA tests are revealing physicians who replaced donor sperm with their own 5. Their ... Read more

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In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Chris Crofton to continue discussing Rudolf Steiner. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In Episode 86, Robert is joined by Chris Crofton to discuss Rudolf Steiner. Footnotes: 1. A Reflection on the Anthroposophical Path of Schooling 2. 'Isms & 'Ologies: All the movements, ideologies and doctrines that have shaped our world 3. Biodynamic farming is on the rise – but how effective is this alternative agricultural practice? 4. Twitter Thread 5. Head Archivist, Archives at the Goeheanum Dornach, Switzerland. ... Read more

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September 12, 2019 57 min

Robert is joined by Anna Salinas for an update on Keith Raniere and NXIVM. FOOTNOTES: 1. Leader of Alleged Sex Cult NXIVM Hit With Child Porn Charges 2. NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Arrested Just Before Group Sex: Former ‘Slave’ 3. Keith Raniere's Nxivm sex cult trial: What we learned 4. NXIVM Leader Held Woman Inside Bedroom for 2 Years, Ex-Lieutenant Testifies 5. Allison Mack Kept Sex Slave Photos for Blackmail, Ex-NXIVM Membe... Read more

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