The PodGOATs

The PodGOATs

The history of everything. A funny and informative walk through some of the most interesting topics in history. These guys are hysterical.... Show More

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October 28, 2020 34 min

She's probably the most recognized sex symbol in history, but she was actually much deeper than her image suggested. Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the life of an orphan who would transform herself into Marilyn Monroe.

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A housewife with two kids disappears into thin air. A businesswoman disappears...into the Matrix? And an inventor—and his invention—go missing. Phil and Campbell Valentine have some very strange vanishings in Part 3 of Disappearances. 

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October 21, 2020 19 min

It's an institution almost as old as humans. It takes on many different forms in many different cultures. It has evolved over time, and it wasn't always about love. Phil and Campbell Valentine look into the history of marriage.

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October 18, 2020 17 min

Dracula was the first vampire, right? Not hardly. Vampires have been around for thousands of years. The lore has evolved over time, but are they really real? Phil and Campbell Valentine take you into their dark, mysterious world.

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October 14, 2020 20 min

This mysterious civilization only lasted about 200 years. In that short span they were responsible for myriad inventions and innovations. They were barbaric yet advanced. What happened to the Aztecs? Phil and Campbell Valentine tell you.

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October 11, 2020 22 min

Even The PodGOATs are not immune from the coronavirus. Campbell got exposed, and he had to quarantine. So we present a best of PodGOATs Radio, some of the funnier moments from their radio show.

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October 7, 2020 21 min

Werewolves are fiction, right? Right? Is it possible for people to turn into wolves? Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the fascinating history of the werewolf and how this whole story got completely out of control.

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Do you really know how important our moon is? And is it really a moon at all? Scientists now believe it was actually a part of Earth for a brief moment in time. Phil and Campbell Valentine explain in this episode of the Moon.

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September 30, 2020 18 min

What do we really know about ninjas? Probably just what we've seen in the movies. There's much more to the story than the way Hollywood portrays them. Phil and Campbell Valentine delve into the mysterious history of the real ninjas.

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September 27, 2020 19 min

Perhaps the mother of all legends, Atlantis was this mythical civilization mentioned by Plato over 300 years before the birth of Christ. But was it actually real? Phil and Campbell Valentine go in search of the lost city of Atlantis.

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September 23, 2020 23 min

There are over a billion Catholics in the world, and the Pope is the leader of the Catholic Church. Some have been fantastic, others have been downright evil. Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the history of the Popes.

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September 20, 2020 18 min

We couldn't do an episode on dogs without following up with cats. These elusive and mysterious creatures were once treated as gods. Some still treat them that way. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the interesting history of cats.

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There may have been people with higher IQs, but there has never been someone who excelled in so many different areas like Leonardo da Vinci. From painter to sculptor to scientist he was one of a kind. Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the life of da Vinci.

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Ever wondered how fireflies light up? Ever wonder why Americans drive on the right side of the road? Ever wondered why the sky is blue? Wonder no more as Phil and Campbell Valentine answer some of the questions we've all wondered about.

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September 9, 2020 21 min

Dog is man's best friend, but how did they go from wolves to poodles? Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the history of the canine, and how they've evolved over the years into countless breeds.

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September 6, 2020 20 min

Sumer was the very first organized human civilization. It was located in what is now modern-day Iraq. How important is Sumer? It was the civilization that gave us mathematics, irrigation, and the wheel. Phil and Campbell Valentine explore ancient Sumer.

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Some say the Middle Ages never existed. Some say Queen Elizabeth was actually not a queen at all. Some say FDR was tipped off about the attack on Pearl Harbor, but allowed it to happen anyway. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk Conspiracies: Part 3.

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August 30, 2020 19 min

The name Einstein is synonymous with genius. How smart was he? Some of his theories are still debated today. He left an indelible mark on science. Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the interesting life of one of the few eggheads to become an international celebrity.

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August 26, 2020 23 min

Obviously the entire history of rock & roll is too much for one episode. Instead, Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the origins of rock & roll. Where'd it come from? How'd it start? Who was responsible? It's all here on this episode of The PodGOATs.

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The first one was so popular it demanded a part 2. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about some predictions made back in the 1960s of what life would be like now. They also make some predictions of their own for the next decade in Future Part 2.

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