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Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.

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Drunk History: Civil Rights  Season 5, Episode 5

Derek Waters has a drink with Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Crissle West,and Suzi Barrett to talk about Civil Rights. Emmeline Pankhurst (Tatiana Maslany) and Edith Garrud (Maria Blasucci) leading the Sufragettes literal fight to vote in England, the Birmingham Children's March with Gwendolyn Sanders (Eris Baker) and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Sheaun McKinney), and Dr. Frank Bowe (Sean Berdy) and the Section 504 sit-in led by Judy Heumann (Ali Stroker).
posted by lmfsilva on Feb 21 at 10:08 AM - 2 comments

Drunk History: Sex  Season 5, Episode 4

Right on time to Valentine's Day, Derek Waters takes a page from the Salt-N-Pepa playbook and talks about sex with Alison Rich, Gabe Liedman, and Katie Nolan. Topics are the creation of Planned Parenthood by Margaret Sanger (Amber Tamblyn) leading to the creation of the pill by Dr. Gregory Pincus (Jason Mantzoukas), sexologist Alfred and Clara Kinsey (Josh Charles and Jillian Bell), and Gloria Steinem's (Abbi Jacobson) undercover investigation and exposé on Playboy Clubs.
posted by lmfsilva on Feb 14 at 9:47 AM - 0 comments

Drunk History: Game changers  Season 5, Episode 3

This week, Derek Waters joins Questlove to talk about Turntablism (with O'shea Jackson Jr., Method Man and Miles Brown), Carl Tart tells the story of Motown Records founder Berry Gordon (Bryan Tyree Henry) and Diana Ross (Tymberlee Hill), and Ashley Nicole Black explains how Nichelle Nichols (Raven Symoné) went on from almost quitting Star Trek only to continue at Dr. Martin Luther King's (Jaleel White) plea to star in the first interracial kiss on TV and volunteering with a NASA diversity program.
posted by lmfsilva on Feb 7 at 10:55 AM - 5 comments

Drunk History: Dangerous Minds   Season 5, Episode 2

Derek Waters has a drink or twenty with Chris Romano to talk about Russian mystic Rasputin (Jerry O'Connell), Doug Jones about Oxford English Dictionary contributor W.C. Minor (Bob Odenkirk), and Duncan Trussell about early rocket engineer and Thelemite occultist Jack Parsons (Taran Killam).
posted by lmfsilva on Jan 31 at 11:05 AM - 1 comment

Drunk History: Heroines  Season 5, Episode 1

Paget Brewster tells the story of Deborah Sampson (Evan Rachel Wood), the first woman to take a bullet for America, Tiffany Haddish goes with Rose Valland (Busy Philipps), a museum curator who recorded the whereabouts of art plundered by the Nazis in Vichy France and Amber Ruffin selects Clara Barton (Mandy Moore), founder of the American Red Cross.
posted by lmfsilva on Jan 23 at 9:11 AM - 14 comments

Drunk History: Hamilton  Season 4, Episode 9

Lin-Manuel Miranda brings us a couple of stories from a little play you might have heard of, a couple of stories that didn't make it into the play, a guest spot via video chat with ?uestlove, and the revelation that he likes the Monkees more than the Beatles. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 30, 2016 at 7:17 AM - 21 comments