Drunk History: World War II Season 5, Episode 8
The second half of the fifth season begins with stories about the WWII: the ghost army of inflatable tanks and sandbag troops to trick Nazi observation forces (John Lutz), Frank Emi and the civil disobedience at the Heart Mountain Japanese internment camp (Randall Park) and Hitler's nephew, who fought for the US (Lyric Lewis).
Drunk History: Drunk Mystery Season 5, Episode 7
It's mystery time! Alison Rich, Kyle Mooney, and Georgia Hardstark tell the story of the disappearance of Agatha Christie (Kirsten Dunst), D.B. Cooper (Taran Killam), perpetrator of America's only unsolved airplane hijacking, and the menacing phantom letters of Circleville. [more inside]
Drunk History: Underdogs Season 5, Episode 6
Derek Waters, Solomon Georgio, Jon Gabrus, and Jennie Pierson get together and raise a glass to the underdogs: Fred Rogers (Colin Hanks) and his quest for continued federal support for quality PBS childrens' programming, Ida Tarbell (Shannon Woodward), the journalist who helped take down the one of the largest monopolies in US history, John D. Rockefeller's (John Ennis) Standard Oil, and Maya Lin (Kimiko Glenn), the designer of the Vietnam War Memorial.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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]