Episode 13 - Thaddeus "My Roundhouse Kick Can Break A Historian In Half" Russell
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- How the Huffington Post and lack of porn leads Daniele to meet Thad Russell
- Vs. conservative and vs. liberal histories
- Daniele's hot mom
- The twin pillars of the Protestant work ethic and the nuclear family
- There's a tiny Puritan running around inside Thad's mind
- The Tao of being a slacker
- If Paris Hilton finds herself in need of a lawyer, she should call Thad
- What if Puritans never defeated Thomas Morton? Drunken parties with Indians in the 1600s
- The Left in the 1960s: serious socialists vs. happy hippies
- Thad's Marxist colleague: vs. sex, pro-censorship and "women on campus dress like prostitutes"
- Politics and the lesser evil
- If you are a woman who walks in public without a male chaperon, you wear makeup, color your hair, own property, enjoy giving or receiving oral sex, wear red dresses or own a gun... thank a hooker!
- Among the first integrated places in the U.S.: brothels!
- The consequences of the crackdown on prostitutes
- Why Thad was fired from his academic job: "His work is inappropriate and dangerous"
- God forbid you should hire someone to teach who's actually liked by students. Hire someone with a PhD from an Ivy League school, because that's the only thing that means something.
- The joys of Muay Thai
- "I'm not as bad as you are, but I'm pretty bad"
- Most historians are scared of sex and hate popular culture
- Jazz, Levi's and Rock won the Cold War
- "What academics are trained to do is to suck the life out of any topic"
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