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Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 47 - Wrath of the Khans V

Succession issues weaken the Mongol Empire as the grandchildren of Genghis Khan fight over their imperial inheritance. This doesn't stop them from dealing out pain, suffering, and ironically good governance while doing so.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 10, 2015 - 0 comments

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 46 - Wrath of the Khans IV

The death of Genghis Khan, the founder of the Mongol Empire, should have slowed the momentum of Mongol conquests, but instead it accelerated it. This time though, all of Europe is on the Mongol hit list. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 2, 2015 - 0 comments

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 45 - Wrath of the Khans III

The expansion of Genghis Khan's conquests continue, with locations as far apart as Europe and China feeling the bloody effects of Mongol warfare and retribution. Can anything halt the carnage?
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jan 26, 2015 - 0 comments

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 44 - Wrath of the Khans II

The Mongol leader Genghis Khan displays an unmatched level of strategic genius while moving against both Northern China and the Eastern Islamic world. Both civilizations are left stunned and millions are slaughtered. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jan 19, 2015 - 1 comment

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 43 - Wrath of the Khans I

In one of the most violent outbursts in history a little-known tribe of Eurasian nomads breaks upon the great societies of the Old World like a human tsunami. It may have ushered in the modern era, but at what cost? [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jan 12, 2015 - 4 comments

Marco Polo: The Heavenly And Primal  Season 1, Ep 10

Kublai has a disagreement. A bloody egg. Fire lances and trebuchets. A bit of a dust up at Xiangyang. An exquisitely jokey scene to end it all. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 26, 2014 - 1 comment

Marco Polo: Prisoners  Season 1, Ep 9

AAAHHHHHHHHH! A cute mini-cannon. Impotence rears it’s ugly head. We spend a lot of time preparing for an execution. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 22, 2014 - 5 comments

Marco Polo: Rendering  Season 1, Ep 8

An engagement. A revengeful murder. AhLin develops further. Sword dancing. Bone dice are played with. Grisly pots get stirred. Kokachion comes under Marco's protection. Marco gets sucked in. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 22, 2014 - 2 comments

Marco Polo: The Scholar's Pen  Season 1, Ep 7

We learn about Sidao and Mei Lin’s history. There are missions for Marco and Hundred Eyes. Khutulun goes stone cold. Preparations for war. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 22, 2014 - 1 comment

Marco Polo: White Moon  Season 1, Ep 6

Marco goes all Columbo with Byamba. Khutulun makes a welcome reappearance. We find out who the Blue Princess really is. Hey! let's have another orgy. Sidao takes a hit. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 22, 2014 - 2 comments

Star Trek: Space Seed  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 23

Captain Kirk and his crew find and inadvertently revive a genetically augmented world conqueror (Ricardo Montalbán as KHAN!!!!) and his compatriots from Earth's 20th century. [more inside]
posted by Benway on Dec 20, 2014 - 8 comments

Marco Polo: Hashshashin  Season 1, Ep 5

Introduction of the assassins and related intrigue - nicely done. Bromance blossoms on the trail. Red kaleidoscope sex scene. Really? I'm lost for words.
posted by unliteral on Dec 20, 2014 - 4 comments

Marco Polo: The Fourth Step  Season 1, Ep 4

Marco has daddy issues. The Blue Princess is back on. Jia is really cruel. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 18, 2014 - 2 comments

Marco Polo: Feast  Season 1, Ep 3

The Cricket Master gets badass. Jingim is made to wriggle. Blue Princess is out, Khutulun is in. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 17, 2014 - 2 comments

Marco Polo: The Wolf And The Deer  Season 1, Ep 2

Marco learns more about the Mongol culture, checks out the spices and is schooled in combat. Mei Lin gets badass. Kublai Khan gets badass. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 16, 2014 - 6 comments

Marco Polo: The Wayfarer  Season 1, Ep 1

In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century China. [IMDB] [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Dec 15, 2014 - 10 comments

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