Dictators, serial killers, corporate proxy wars, actual wars, anything nitty and gritty that has a bloody history, we will talk about it. Many companies and counties have dark pasts you may not know about but always wanted to. Give us a listen, you’ll be entertained I promise
How are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Hopefully having some drinks like we are. Grab a cold one and join the RB crew while we discuss the real reason May 5th is a holiday!
Lets see Steve Harvey solve this one! SURVEY SAYS..........NO!!! Join the Gruesome Twosome of the Reigning Blood podcast as we dive into the most famous blood feud in US history!?
Ever thought about where the old saying "Don't mess with Texas" comes from? Join the RB crew for a little dip into some good ole Texan history. Where a bunch of rebel Texans fought off one of Mexico's most successful generals, to gain their independence.
You read that right. The War of Jenkin's Ear. Join the RB crew as we discuss a 9-year war kicked off by some dude's ear. This little known war had some major casualties and even contained a theater in the United States. We hope you enjoy this installment of Wacky Wars.
Ashes, ashes, what the hell? Join us as the RB crew ruins your favorite childhood nursery rhymes. Listen as we break down dark theories that allegedly spurred the rhymes and songs read to you as you fell asleep.
Join the RB crew as we shine the spotlight on the cult of Aum Shinrikyo. This Japanese doomsday cult was responsible for one of the worst terror attacks in Japanese history. Go grab your beers and buckle in. Listen to how Aum Shinrikyo went from bumbling cultist to terrorist.
Join the RB crew as we discuss one of the most famous murder cases in the UK. This episode will have you questioning how badly those that kill a 2 year old boy should be punished. James Patrick Bulger was abducted from a mall and later brutally murdered in a railway station. Grab a beer and give us a listen to learn more about this case!
Join the RB crew as we take a deeper dive into the murder of Matt Silliman. This case garnered national news and happened while we were in high school with the victim and two of the killers. We briefly covered the case in our original Killer Classmates episode,but felt we needed to do the Silliman case justice by using real names and accounts from the trial! So grab a beer and have a listen to our most twisted high school story!
Join the RB crew for round 3 in our Head 4 Head series. These two dictators go at it to see who was the worst! It's an all Africa showdown! Who do you think is more evil? Deranged head of state or cold-blooded warmonger! Grab a beer, have a listen, and make your decision!
Abusive childhood? Check. Thinly veiled mommy issues? Check. Luchadors? Double check!!! Join the RB crew as we head south of the border to discuss Juana Barazza, The Silent Lady. Grab a beer or three and have a listen to the story of the killer luchadora!
Join the RB crew for our final installment of our inaugural Black History Month Series. We discuss the horrific act of the Wilmington Massacre of 1898. Which also happens to be the only successful insurrection in US history. Although we grew up in North Carolina, we weren't taught about this in school. So drink a beer with us and learn about one of NC's most violent events.
Episode 53: Black History Month Series: In West Philadelphia Bombed and Razed!: The MOVE Bombing of 1985
This story from West Philadelphia is nothing like the Fresh Prince! Come have a drink with the RB crew as we delve into the story of the 1985 MOVE Bombing. This little known event takes place in the city of Philadelphia, where the mayor used explosives on his own citizens. Bet you've never had a noise complaint that escalated this much!
Come and join the RB crew as we discuss the First Italo-Ethiopian War. Ethiopia maintained its independence during the colonization of Africa by defeating the invading Italians. So come have a beer and enjoy the "underdog' story of Ethiopia's fight for freedom! Cheers!
Join the RB crew as we kick off our Black History Month Series with the Haitian Revolution. The first and only successful slave revolt history. Come have a beer with us as we celebrate this historic revolution.
Join the RB crew as we cover the shortest war in recorded history. Seriously. We had lunch periods in school longer than this conflict. This podcast is actually LONGER than the war. So come on and have a beer and enjoy show.
Join the RB crew for a dive into the El Mozote Massacre. Taking place during the Salvadoran Civil War, a conflict with a plethora of massacres, El Mozote is famous for being the worst. Go grab a drink for this one.
Join the RB crew as we discuss the brutality of medieval weapons. Ranging from battlefield weaponry and siege engines to the barbaric torture of prisoners; the RB crew paints a bloody picture. We are joined by friend of the pod, Keegan, who's knowledge of historic warfare comes quite handy! Come and have a listen!
Join the RB crew as we delve into the history of the largest armed uprising in the U.S. since the Civil War. Bet you never hated work to point of hijacking a train.
Join the RB crew as we discuss these murder cases involving the Amish. Only 3 Amish people have been convicted of murder in 250 years. Have a listen and we hope you enjoy!
Have yourself a bloody little Christmas! Come have a jolly time with RB crew as we cover some of the bloodier events on Christmas through the years! Y'all be good...or not!
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