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Laughing in the Face of History

A somewhat humorous look at history and current events from a middle school perspective.

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Episode 15-Fantasy Presidential Draft and Other Things

It's a huge epsiode as we get Mr. Scholl to join the podcast and we draft our Fantasty lineups of President's! Who goes in the 1st round? Who gets snubbed? You'll have to listen to find out. We also are joined by sound engineer Joe to talk responsible gun rights.


13 Apr 2018

Rank #1

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Episode 13-Ryan and Mr. Felty Don't Fight and Other Things

Well then, Episode 13 was bound to have some hiccups. We put together a nice segment where Ryan and I don't fight about Gun Control, a solid segment with Trevor, Braeden, and Jacob talking cell phones, and we have a hot mess recording of a current events with Nate, Chance, and the other Ryan. Thanks for sticking with us listeners! We'll be on our A-game next week.


30 Mar 2018

Rank #2

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Episode 9-Middle School Life and Other Things

This week we take a look at the frutrations and stresses of life in the middle school, we also discuss the Brodway hit Hamilton, and get into a pretty heated debate on gun control.

1hr 11mins

23 Feb 2018

Rank #3

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Episode 8-Influenza and Other Things

On an extra large episode this week we discuss some Modern Tech, Fantasy Chip Draft, Influenza and Flu Shots with special guest Mr. Galipeau, some Video Game Chat, and wrap it all up with Current Events. Follow @mrjfelty on twitter to vote for the Chip Draft winner!

1hr 16mins

16 Feb 2018

Rank #4

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Episode 3-Oprah 2020 and Other Things

On this week's episode we discuss Oprah and her political possibilities, What's Up With..., News from the Consumer Electronics Show, Net Neutrality, and other current events.


12 Jan 2018

Rank #5

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Sorry for the lack of content lately. As we prepare for the NPR podcast challenge we've been lagging on new "stuff." So here's a mishmash episode of green tea, climate change, horses, and the first of many podcast reunions. Enjoy our weirdness!

1hr 17mins

13 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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S2E3-Trump's Election Holidays

This week we discuss the midterm elections and Connecticut's gubernatorial (what a fun word) results, Trump's wacky press conference, and we power rank the holidays. Also, many thanks to our veterans for their dedication to our country and the beliefs and ideals it was founded on.


10 Nov 2018

Rank #7

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S2E2-Do You Even LAX Bro?

We talk lacrosse, past, present, and future, as well as a rambling segment of strange news and Ed Sheeran.


7 Nov 2018

Rank #8

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S2E1-School's in Session

And we're back! New students, new segments, same old Mr. Felty. On this week's episode we welcome on board some new hosts, talk Trump's tweets, and discuss the proposed State Gun Rnage coming to Griswold. 


4 Oct 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 21-Civil War and Other Things

We say goodbye to Season 1 with some reflection on the year that was, look ahead to what could come next, and wrap it up with special guest Kevin Doyle and some Civil War talk. We'll be around this summer in some capacity, so keep us in your queue!


20 Jun 2018

Rank #10