E23 – THE *first* FRENCH REVOLUTION! (w/Kory Torjussen)

“Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” – Marilyn Monroe

Episode 23 – After a long absence, Erik and Chris kick off Season 3 with Justin Ache (triumphantly returning from Episode 3) *AND*Kory Torjussen (host of “The World is My Burrito”) as we celebrate Bastille Day! Travel back to France in the 1790’s as we talk guillotines, brioche, Versailles, and the Reign of Terror!? (Stay tuned to the very end of the episode to hear Justin’s rendition of “You’ll be back” from the hit Broadway play, ‘Hamilton’!) Vive La France!

Also on this episode: 

  • Mao Zedong’s “Great Leap Forward” (Kory)
  • Chris’s Conspiracy Corner: “Q Anon” and “Birds Aren’t Real”
  • Epik Wins of History: Bessie Coleman
  • Mongols vs Vikings

*Click here to vote on your predictions for the Bracket of Fails!*

Music and Audio Clips: “Viva La Vida” – Coldplay (2008), Mel Brooks in “History of the World, Part 1” (1981), “Les Misérables” (2012), The Simpsons, Family Guy, etc

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Erik Slader

Erik Slader is the creator of “Epik Fails of History” a blog (and podcast) about the most epic fails… of history. With Ben Thompson, Erik is the co-author of the Epic Fails middle grade book series, including The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving Into History and The Race to Space: Countdown to Liftoff. His latest book, “2299” is a sci-fi / noir novella. Erik is also an editor on Podcasters Assemble and a co-host on 2 Young 4 This Trek, as well as a contributor to Geek to Geek Media and ComicZombie.net! He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, once managed a comic book shop, has a weakness for fancy coffee as well as retro video games, and currently lives in Green Cove Springs, Florida with too many cats.

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