E26.75 – The ‘Bracket of Fails’ continues! #WeStandWithUkraine

Episode 26 and 3/4?! – Epik Fails of History is finally back after a long absence! (see previous mini-episode: “Murphy’s Law and Dis-Order”) Erik Slader and Justin Ache team up once again as Season 3 continues, picking up where we left off with the Bracket of Fails! Also on this mini-episode – a 2022 Current Events Recap:  the latest on former President Trump’s numerous criminal investigations (long heavy sigh), a new King of England, and the valiant resistance led by Zelenskyy against Putin’s Russian forces in Ukraine… 

The Bracket of Fails – Round 1 Results: 

  • Brutus vs Benedict Arnold
  • J. Bruce Ismay vs Gavrilo Princip
  • Louis XVI (France) vs Cleopatra VII (Egypt)
  • Emperor Nero vs Caligula
  • Erik Bloodaxe (the Viking) vs Stede Bonnet (The Gentleman Pirate)
  • Xerxes vs Ramses II

Up Next on the Bracket of Fails: 

  • King John vs Henry VIII
  • President Franklin Pierce vs President Andrew Johnson

Epic Win of the Week: Doris Miller – Naval Hero of Pearl Harbor (WWII) 

Music Clips: The Ukrainian National Anthem

Next Episode: The Mongol Invasion(s) of Japan! 

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Erik Slader

Erik Slader is an author, podcaster, and full-time nerd. He’s the co-author of the “Epic Fails” book series (The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving Into History, The Age of Exploration: Totally Getting Lost, etc) and the creator of Epik Fails of History, a podcast and blog about the most epic fails… of history. He’s also a co-host on 2 Young 4 This Trek: A Star Trek Podcast, and an editor / frequent contributor on Podcasters Assemble – where this season they’re counting down to “Godzilla vs Kong”!

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