Nerdonomy: Nerds on History
Summary: History is full amazing stories. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they explore the most inspirational, terrifying and hilarious events in history. Everything from the creation of the universe to the invention of Cheese in a Can and everything in between. Learn something new weekly by subscribing to the Nerd’s on History podcast.
Bryan reintroduces an old episode in time for Kwanzaa, and makes a very important announcement during listener feedback.
Bryan and Sarah discuss the commercialization of Christmas, and its deep ties to the holiday.
Bryan and Sarah give a short conclusion to the topic of Australia's history. Sorry for the static coming from Bryan's mic; we advise not using headphones. Also, please be advised, some graphic content is discussed.
Eric and Bryan begin a discussion about the history and culture of the aboriginal and Torre Strait peoples of Australia.
For their perfectly-timed Halloween episode, the gang discusses the evolution of ghost stories throughout history, and the real-life muse for the first American ghost story: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
The Nerds welcome back The Wheel of History to share some insight on past controversial elections, candidates and debates. Enjoy, and please, go out and vote!
Eric and Bryan get nostalgic while discussing the fascinating, and at times controversial, history of the most recognizable brand in the world: Coca-Cola.
Dave McGuire fills in, and takes a trip to Westeros with Bryan. SPOILER WARNING: We cover several major plot points in Game of Thrones. Enjoy!
Bryan discusses a brief history of the Olympic games, then spends the rest of the time drunkenly quizzing Sarah & Eric.
Bryan returns! And after the gang catches up, they into a wonderful discussion detailing the life of another one of history's greatest conquerors: Genghis Khan.
Eric and Sarah discuss the history of America's national parks.
Sarah shares some great feedback from our listeners, which includes some fun history facts and connections. Enjoy!
Sarah, Eric, & Bryan cover the fascinating story of the Jacobite risings. Enjoy!
In this episode, the gang talks about three major expeditions to climb Mount Everest during the 20th century.
After another funny appearance by the Pirates of the Internet, the gang continues the history of piracy, from the Caribbean to today.