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.

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February 27, 2024 66 mins

Robert sits down with Miles Gray to talk about TB Joshua, a Nigerian pastor whose cult trapped people from all over the world in a literal physical hell of his own design.

(2 Part Series)

Sources:

https://www.thecitizen.co.tz/tanzania/news/africa/even-in-death-televangelist-tb-joshua-remains-controversial-3431478

https://www.ru.ac.za/perspective/2014archive/tbjoshuaafalseprophetmustcomeclean.html

https://www.bbc.com/news/world...

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Robert and Prop answer the final two great questions about Robert E. Lee: did he fuck that horse, and was he any good as a general?

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February 21, 2024 1 min

Hi, Behind the Bastards Fans! Take a listen to the trailer from Cool Zone Media's newest show - Better Offline. 

About the show: Better Offline is a weekly show exploring the tech industry’s influence and manipulation of society - and interrogating the growth-at-all-costs future that tech’s elite wants to build.

Combining narrative-form storytelling, one-on-one interviews and panel-based discussions, Better Offline cuts through t...

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Robert and Prop continue the story of Bobby Lee to the climax of his life: his decision to turn traitor and fight for the Confederacy.

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February 18, 2024 199 mins

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Robert and Prop discuss Robert E. Lee's career in the army, and his horrific violence towards the enslaved workers on his father-in-laws plantation.

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Robert sits down with Jason Petty aka Prop to begin the epic story of Robert E. Lee, prominent furry, slave owner and Confederate General.

(4 Part Series)

Sources:

  1. https://archive.org/stream/memoirsrobertel01wriggoog/memoirsrobertel01wriggoog_djvu.txt 
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-arlington-national-cemetery-came-to-be-145147007/
  2. https://www.history.com/news/how-the-cult-of-robert-e-lee-was-born 
  3. https:/...
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February 10, 2024 234 mins

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February 7, 2024 232 mins

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February 3, 2024 208 mins

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Robert tells Ify about the time tech weirdo's recreated Hell using AI and Robert pisses off a VP at Google. Plus: More cult shit!

(Adapted from his article in Rolling Stone: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/ai-companies-advocates-cult-1234954528/)

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Robert sits down with Ify Nwadiwe to talk about the weird cult that's formed around AI, and some of the most powerful people in Silicon Valley. (Adapted from his article in Rolling Stone: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/ai-companies-advocates-cult-1234954528/)

(2 Part Series)

Sources:

  1. What Makes a Cult a Cult? | The New Yorker
  2. The Wide Angle: Understanding TESCREAL — Silicon Valley’s Rightward Turn |...
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January 27, 2024 227 mins

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Now bereft of their children, the Finders slide into old age and irrelevance with one last attempt to freak out the normies.

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Were The Finders a CIA operation? The short answer is "maybe"! The long answer is... this episode.

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January 20, 2024 189 mins

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After almost twenty years of quiet growth the Finders explode into public awareness when they are accused of sex trafficking children, possibly for the CIA.

(Or the Devil.)

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Robert sits down with Jamie Loftus to tell the tale of Marion Petty, the man whose cult was accused of trafficking children and may have been part of a CIA op. Or not! It's very unclear!

(4 Part Series)

Sources:

  1. https://apnews.com/article/4c5cd8141e930159ea3e4f0492a41ade
  2. https://www.vice.com/en/article/7x53vg/the-finders-cult-from-the-80s-was-patient-zero-for-epsteinand-pizzagate-conspiracies
  3. https://washingtoncitypaper....
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January 13, 2024 225 mins

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