Slapdash Podcast

Slapdash Podcast

Two college professors discuss history, art, science, and everything else!

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October 31, 2021 32 min

Stay up late, crank up your headphones, and never sleep again!  In this episode, we discuss why Freddy Krueger is perhaps the most terrifying movie villain ever.

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Some monsters just need a friend.  In this episode, we discuss our favorite "friendly" monsters throughout history.

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October 26, 2021 43 min

It's a full moon, and someone's bound to howl!  In this episode, we discuss the history of werewolves in film.

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October 11, 2021 36 min

What's the bogeyman hiding under there?  In this episode, we discuss iconic horror movie masks and why they terrify us.

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August 25, 2021 48 min

He's the man with a sixth sense for directing psychological thrillers!  In this episode, we discuss notable films by director M. Night Shyamalan.

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July 12, 2021 51 min

It's summertime in America!  Grab your swim gear, fire up the grill, and join us as we discuss what Americans love to do in the summer.

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This episode was first released on 07.02.20.

Let freedom ring!  In this episode, we discuss the events leading up to the American Revolution, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and the billion dollar fireworks industry.

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This episode was first released on 06.08.20.

You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Join us as we discuss the history of ... The Twilight Zone!

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April 19, 2021 38 min

Who is the greatest movie monster of them all? Listeners voted in three tournament rounds between monsters like Godzilla, King Kong, and the Staypuft Marshmallow Man to determine the winner of the Great Monster Slapdown!

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This episode was first released on 06.01.20.

Roosevelt, Ford, and Jackson were among the many U.S. presidents who were nearly killed by maniacs.  In this episode, we discuss several failed presidential assassinations and the individuals responsible.

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This episode was first released on 05.25.20.

In this episode, we discuss historical examples of society seeing things that aren't there, dancing uncontrollably, and collectively inciting mass hysteria.

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March 29, 2021 33 min

It's Women's History Month!  In this episode, we discuss important women throughout history, including those who have ruled civilizations, fought for civil rights, and advocated for peace.

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This episode was first released on 05.18.20.

In this episode, we take a trip inside the Disney vault to discuss the Top 20 Disney movies, as voted by listeners.

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March 15, 2021 45 min

What do Kermit, the Boston Celtics, and Leprechauns have in common?  In this episode, we discuss the history of things that are green.

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This episode was first released on 05.11.20.

Social unrest, assassination, and revolution!  In this episode, we discuss the fall of the Romanov dynasty and the rise of communism in Russia.

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February 22, 2021 40 min

What if your daily social interactions were evaluated by the government and rewarded or punished?  In this episode, we discuss the history and implications of China's proposed social credit system.

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January 25, 2021 39 min

This episode was first released on 05.07.20.

With thousands of dollars on the line, do all contestants play by the rules?  In this episode, we discuss the dark history of American game shows.

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January 18, 2021 37 min

Vehicles for hire!  In this episode, we discuss the history of Uber and DoorDash.

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January 11, 2021 42 min

This episode was first published on 04.27.20.

Grab a bowl, and pass the milk! In this episode, we share a list of the greatest cereals of all-time, as voted by listeners.

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This episode was first released on 04.20.20.

Each second, 4.3 people are born, and 2 people die. This means that the world's population increases by 2.3 people every second. Join us as we discuss the science and controversy of human population growth.

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