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.

Part One: The Most Evil Company In History

September 4, 201871 min
No matter who you are, or what personal stance you happen to have on capitalism, there is probably a corporation you regard as “evil”. In Episode 20 Robert is joined by the hilarious Michael Swaim to discuss one of the most terrible companies to ever exist.  Learn more about your ad-choices at