What it's about
The goal of the Dangerous History Podcast is to help you learn the past so that you can better understand the present and prepare for the future.
The Dangerous History Podcast takes CJ’s countless hours spent as a Professional History Dork and boils all the most interesting and/or important stuff he has learned into podcast episodes, combining education with entertainment with the ultimate goal of empowerment.
This is the history the Establishment would rather you not know.
Vintage DHP Ep. 0027: The Collapse of Bronze Age Civilizations, Part 1
April 3, 2020 at 9:05 am
[Note: This episode was originally produced in September 2014, normally resides in the 'Vintage DHP' collection available only to show supporters, but is being shared -- along with the rest of this mini-series -- on the pubic podcast feed for a limited time.] Over a thousand years before Christ, an even more dramatic collapse hit multiple Bronze Age civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean […]
Ep. 0199: 36 Documentary Films to Watch During TEOTWAWKI, Part 1
March 30, 2020 at 2:08 pm
Now that we all have a LOT more time to watch streaming videos than we normally would, CJ thought it would be helpful to put out a list of three dozen interesting documentary films that he highly recommends for the DHP audience's viewing pleasure. This will be done in 3 parts, with a dozen films each. (Parts 1 & 2 will be available to gen-pop, but part 3 will be for supporters of the DHP on […]
Ep. 0198: Fµ©!≤ Daylight Savings! (The DHP vs DST)
March 9, 2020 at 5:02 pm
Subtitle: "Daylight Savings as a Rebellion Against Nature." Join CJ as he discusses: Where the idea of biannual time changes & Daylight Savings Time (DST) came from historically. (Hint: As is often the case, Woodrow Wilson bears some of the blame.) Some of the problems, costs, and even dangers of DST The origin of standardized time zones (which originated more in the private sector) as a […]
Ep. 0197: DHP Villains: Woodrow Wilson, Part 4
February 26, 2020 at 2:48 pm
In this fourth installment in the epic DHP Villains Woodrow Wilson series, we're detail-stripping what CJ considers to be perhaps the single most important piece of writing in Woodrow Wilson's career, the essay "The Study of Administration," which was published in the July 1887 issue of Political Science Quarterly, when Wilson was only 30 years old and just 2 years into his professional academic […]
Ep. 0196: Agents Unknown, w/John Murphy & Michael Reiter
February 15, 2020 at 1:42 pm
In this DHP episode, CJ is joined by John Murphy and Michael Reiter, who are, respectively, the star and director of the extremely interesting documentary film Agents Unknown: A Vietnam War Intelligence Officer's Story, which tells the story of John's experience as a military intelligence officer in the Vietnam War. Join CJ, John, & Mike as they discuss John's experiences in Vietnam and […]