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Nerdonomy: Nerds on History

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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.

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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.

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Learn and laugh

By FMGM81 - Apr 20 2017
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Every episode I learn more from the nerds. They keep it fun and informative.

One of the best out there

By chris's atic mummy - Oct 12 2016
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Keep up the good work and thank you for being you. Great one!!!!!!!!!!

iTunes Ratings

153 Ratings
Average Ratings
110
22
8
6
7

Learn and laugh

By FMGM81 - Apr 20 2017
Read more
Every episode I learn more from the nerds. They keep it fun and informative.

One of the best out there

By chris's atic mummy - Oct 12 2016
Read more
Keep up the good work and thank you for being you. Great one!!!!!!!!!!

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Nerdonomy: Nerds on History

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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.

Rank #1: The Thing About Napoleon – Part I

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As the holidays wind down,  Eric, Bryan, and Sarah begin discussing the life of one of history’s most eminent conquerors. Click here to download the podcast file.

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Dec 28 2015

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Rank #2: Jacobites! Part of a Rebellious, Balanced Breakfast

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Sarah, Eric, & Bryan cover the fascinating story of the Jacobite risings. Enjoy!

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Jun 13 2016

1hr 14mins

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Rank #3: A Corpse is a Corpse, of Course, of Course

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How many times do we actually get to release a new Halloween episode ON Halloween?!  Almost never.  Okay, once every 6 years, thanks to Leap Days. So, this year we decided to talk about the cultural evolution of ghost stories throughout history, as well as story, and inspiration behind the first truly American ghost story: […]

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Oct 31 2016

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Rank #4: HYSTERIAAAAA!!!! Part I

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Eric and Bryan wrap up their month of topics based on User Feedback with a two-parter featuring ten of histories “craziest” monarchs. Click Here if the Audio Player isn’t loading Photo Credit:  cropped Portrait of King Christian VII of Denmark, Alexander Roslin, c. 1772

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May 19 2014

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Rank #5: Tupac Died on Everest

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In this episode,  the gang talks about three major expeditions to climb Mount Everest: the Mallory voyage of 1924,  the famous Hillary trek of 1953, and sadly, the tragedy of 1996.  Enjoy this fascinating discussion about nature’s greatest obstacle. Click here to download the podcast file.

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May 30 2016

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Rank #6: The Seven Wonders of the Ancient-ish World Part II

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Eric and Bryan finish their revised list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient-ish World, and Bryan nearly gets consumed by flesh eating bacteria.  Enjoy! Click here if the media player doesn’t load. Photo Credit: Angkor Wat, by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen, courtesy of Wikimedia Foundation.

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Feb 03 2014

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Rank #7: Nobody Knows Where King Tut’s Junk Is

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In a not-so-shocking turn of events,  Eric goes back to Egypt and discusses all things related to the most famous pharaoh in history: Tutankamun. Click here to download the podcast file. PHOTO CREDIT: Steve Evans

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Nov 16 2015

1hr 21mins

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Rank #8: Indy’s Not a Superhero?

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Stories of heroes have inspired mankind for thousands of years. In this episode, we explore the impact of heroes, from Hercules to Batman on humanity. Download, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @Nerdonomy! WARNING: This episode contains adult language and sexual references.

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Sep 17 2012

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Rank #9: Darth Vader Is a Samurai!

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Eric and Bryan are back this week with an episode all about Ninja and Samurai that is filled with references of Über-Nerd proportions. Click here if the media player below has trouble loading. Photo Credit:  Kushi Tan

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Apr 28 2014

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Rank #10: That’s a Law?

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In this week’s episode, we discuss laughable legislation from across the United States, and the rest of the world, and circumstances around them. Listen, subscribe, and follow us on Facebook, or Twitter @Nerdonomy!

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Oct 01 2012

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Rank #11: Salt-N-Peppa Beard

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After another funny appearance by the Pirates of the Internet, the gang continues the history of piracy, talking about some of the most well-known (and some not so well-known) Pirates to sail the Seas, as well as an insightful education on the nature of contemporary piracy. Click here to download the podcast file.

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May 16 2016

1hr 4mins

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Rank #12: Mayflower 2: Cruise Control

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With Thanksgiving approaching, Eric Bryan and Sarah thought it would be nice to explore the Mayflower expedition and talk about several of its common misconceptions.  Enjoy! Click here to download the podcast file. PHOTO CREDIT: “Mayflower II” by Paul Keleher

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Nov 02 2015

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Rank #13: The Thing About Napoleon – Part II

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Sarah and Bryan chime in while Eric leads and concludes their discussion about The Little Corporal. Click here to download the podcast file.

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Jan 11 2016

1hr 24mins

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Rank #14: Ghosts and a little bit of Demons, but Mostly Ghosts

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This week, Eric and Bryan share more feedback, and wrap up October 2013 with the most ancient of symbols to be associated with Halloween and the like.  Listen as they take different viewpoints on the subject of the paranormal, and as always, offer their unique perspectives. Click Here if the player above doesn’t load!

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Oct 28 2013

1hr 17mins

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Rank #15: We’re All In – Part I

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With it’s 100th anniversary looming, Eric and Bryan begin to tackle what is certainly a pivotal moment in not just American, but World History: the start of World War I. Click here if the media player below has trouble loading. Photo: British Soldiers in a Captured British Trench, public domain, Wikimedia

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Jul 21 2014

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Rank #16: Eric’s Life as a Tree

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Eric and Sarah discuss the history of America's national parks

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Jul 11 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #17: LAWS: THE REVENGE

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For their 100th episode, Eric and Bryan revisit one of their earliest episode topics: dumb laws that have been made throughout history.  Enjoy! Click here if the media player below has trouble loading. Photo Credit:  An excerpt from the Organic Laws of Oregon.  Play close attention to Article 4, as it is especially stupid.  And […]

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Sep 01 2014

1hr 18mins

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Rank #18: Hail to the Wheel

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With all of the commotion happening around the 2016 presidential election,  Eric, Sarah and Bryan decided to have some fun in their cold open with a spoof of the debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  Afterwards, the Nerds welcome back The Wheel of History to share some insight on past controversial elections, candidates and debates. […]

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Oct 17 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #19: Bigfoot’s a Martian

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One thing that we have in common with our ancestors is that at some point, we looked up at the stars in awe. In this episode, we discuss the recent Curiosity probe, and our historical perception of Mars. Listen, subscribe, and follow us on Facebook, or Twitter @Nerdonomy!

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Sep 23 2012

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Rank #20: The Platypus of Languages

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Sarah Ashley joins Eric to discuss the history of the English language. Click here if you’re having trouble listening!

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May 13 2013

1hr 28mins

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