It’s possible the general idea of ‘building camps to hold people who’ve done nothing wrong’ goes back many thousands of years. In Episode 9, Robert is joined by Jacquis Neal (Culture Kings Podcast) and they dive into the history of concentration camps.
Have you ever heard of a guy named Keith Raniere? You may have heard of his cult, 'NXIVM' which has been in the news a lot lately. In Episode 8, Robert is joined by writer/comedian Anna Salinas (badcomixbyanna, John Baxte) and they discuss Keith Raniere who describes himself as the 'conceptual founder of NXIVM, a group that focuses on the overarching philosophy of companies focusing on increasing joy and ethics in the world.' BUT we now know that is complete crap and NXIVM is actually a creepy sex cult that forced women to brand each other.
Have you ever heard of King Leopold II? In Episode 7, Robert is joined by Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist?) and they discuss the King of Belgium, who was the first world leader to be crappy in the true modern sense of the word. His life’s work was the blueprint for being the kind of terrible that we recognize in modern leaders like Dick Cheney or Vladimir Putin. He pioneered screwing over tens of millions of people for petty personal gain.
Griselda Blanco once called herself, “the baddest bitch to ever take a breath of life," and this episode confirms that to be very accurate. In Episode 6, Robert is joined by Dani Fernandez (Nerdificent) and they discuss the life of the cocaine godmother, her mass murders, and invented Motorcycle Assassins And Cocaine Lingerie.
This is Part Two of, 'It Takes a Village of Bastards to Make a Weinstein.' Robert is joined again by Anna Hossnieh (Ethnically Ambiguous Podcast) and they discuss the people who enabled Harvey Weinstein.
Harvey Weinstein is a dull, gross, boring little puddle of a man who sexually assaulted at least 85 women, but it took dozens, perhaps even hundreds of people to make his behavior possible. In episode 5, Robert is joined by Anna Hossnieh (Ethnically Ambiguous) and they discuss the evil acts of Harvey Weinstein and the people that were involved.
Who was Karl May? And why was Hitler so obsessed with him? In Episode 4, Robert is joined by Laci Mosley (@DivaLaci on IG) and they discuss Karl May's young adult novels which were the 19th century German equivalent of 'Harry Potter,' and how they influenced Hitler.