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Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Biggest Frenemies  Season 1, Ep 3

In his new stupid TV show, Craig Ferguson, invites Michael Ian Black, Dan Soder and Courteney Cox to discuss history's biggest frenemies (a term coined in the 50s because the US and the Soviet Union weren't dropping nuclear bombs one each other, but really wanted to) - Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, John Lennon and Angela Lansbury , Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, or Letterman and Leno.
posted by lmfsilva on Feb 26, 2016 - 1 comment

Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Biggest Political Blunder  Season 1, Ep 1

Craig Ferguson returns to TV (to History Channel. I know!), with a 30 minute panel show where he and three guests discuss hard-hitting history topics. In this first episode, Craig invites PR expert Howard Bragman, comedian Jen D'Angelo and former late night rival Jimmy Kimmel to pick History's Biggest Political Blunder, between Rod Blagojevich, Herman Cain, Eliot Spitzer, Larry Craig, Christine O'Donnell and Dick Cheney.
posted by lmfsilva on Feb 19, 2016 - 16 comments

History channel's Alone --- any interest?

Anyone else following History Channel's Alone? I just started watching it and I am definitely interested in talking about how this is all playing out so far. If you're not familiar, it's a reality show which drops 10 self-proclaimed survivalists onto an island filled with cougars, bears, wolves and rain and sees how long they can last. [more inside]
posted by Diablevert on Sep 22, 2015 - 2 comments

Vikings: Born Again  Season 3, Ep 6

Planning for the attack on Paris is underway, and Aethelstan meets Ragnar's original source of information concerning the lands to the West. In Wessex, Lady Judith gives birth to a son named Alfred, whom King Ecbert believes may have special importance. Meanwhile, Aethelstan has a religious experience and declares himself a born again Christian, which leads to problems among the rest of the viking community, particularly Floki.
posted by Atreides on Mar 30, 2015 - 11 comments

Vikings: The Usurper  Season 3, Ep 5

The Vikings return from England to discover a surprising death and news of the visit by the Wanderer. Lagertha learns of her usurpation by Kalf and demands Ragnar take action to remove the traitor from her place of power. Back in Wessex, Aethelwulf discovers his wife has been unfaithful, while King Ecbert puts yet another plan into motion concerning the Viking settlement.
posted by Atreides on Mar 30, 2015 - 5 comments

Vikings: Scarred  Season 3, Ep 4

Ragnar and his warriors return to King Ecbert's court with the Princess Kwenthrith and her brother, leaving one battlefield for another. Ecbert requests both Athelstan and Lagertha to remain in Wessex, while Ragnar sets his eyes for home. Back in Kattegat, the Wanderer and Queen Aslaug increasingly spend more time togther, while Siggy watches with growing disapproval.
posted by Atreides on Mar 13, 2015 - 4 comments

Houdini: Part 1 & 2  Season 1, Ep 1

Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 15, 2014 - 6 comments

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