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Books & Booze
Guests: Stefani Manard & Big Dev from the Shot of History podcast
Boozes: Bourbons: Elijah Craig, Jim Beam, and Bulleit
Main topics: Nazi’s & drugs, history, podcasting, reading recommendations, and Dr. John Harvey Kellogg’s views on sex, masturbation, and circumcision.
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Books/podcasts mentioned or recommended:
Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler
Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History podcast
The People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
The Comic Book Story of Beer: The World's Favorite Beverage from 7000 BC to Today's Craft Brewing Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey
HP Lovecraft: The Mysterious Man Behind the Darkness by Charlotte Montague
The Times Complete History of the World by Richard Overy
The Lessons of History by Will & Ariel Durant
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
0:00:00 - Introduction
0:03:35 - Bourbon choices and Shot of History Rothschild episode
0:05:57 - Blitzed (sponsored by Audible?) and how meth made the Blitzkrieg physically possible
0:17:05- Dev’s and Stef’s history backgrounds
0:18:27 - How do they choose topics for Shot of History episodes?
0:23:17 - What’s the best thing about having a podcast?
0:25:40 - Do you have any advice for new podcasters?
0:27:28 - Starting a podcast on a budget
0:32:40 - Nootropics and performance enhancing drugs
0:44:28 - The power of alcohol
0:46:57 - What are the most neglected parts of history? (Enlighten your shit, man!)
0:53:16 - Stef & Dev’s reading recommendations
01:02:21 - Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, circumcision/masturbation, dick jokes (coming up, as they do), and flying dildos.