Episode 24 – On the latest episode, Erik, Justin, and Chris talk about the history of Rome – from Republic to Empire, the numerous factors that lead to it’s downfall, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, gladiator games, ancient architecture, Constantinople (Istanbul), and the absolute worst Roman Emperors of all time: Commodus, Caligula, and Nero!
Also on this episode:
- Stolen Ancient Gilgamesh Tablet Confiscated from Hobby Lobby?!
- *‘Dating Through the Ages’ (Cleopatra skit from 2015)*
- Epik Wins of History: Ada Lovelace and Hedy Lamarr
- The Bracket of Fails: Benedict Arnold vs Brutus / J. Bruce Ismay vs Gavrilo Princip
- “You’ve Got Hate Mail”
Audio Clips: “Gladiator” (2000) – directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix; HBO’s “ROME” (2005-2007)
*You can watch our Cleopatra skit on You Tube! (starring: Caroline Crawford, Devon Seymour, Jimmy Lester, Justin Ache, and Chris Carroll – narrated by Devin Clark, written and directed by Erik Slader)*
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