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Charles Ponzi

about 1 month ago

Who was the shmole and namesake of the infamous Ponzi Scheme. dadgrass.com/dank for 20% off your first order! patreon.com/striderwilson Sources: Wikipedia.org, Biography.com, Visualcapitalist.com ‘The Biggest Ponzi Schemes In Modern History’ by Marcus Lu, Internationalbanker.com, ‘The Intellectual Devotional’ by David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Cincinnati Sports With Luke Null

4/5/2022

Having been born and raised in Cincinnati, Luke Null (@luke_null) joins to share his expertise and personal experiences with the the ups and mainly downs of all the sports franchises in his home town. Plus, Strider isn't just some guy. He's been to the, "mistake by the lake," twice this...
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Spring Break

3/29/2022

Strider takes at look at the origin of Spring Break festivities. He also unveils the dark happenings behind the parties under the sun. BetterHelp.com/DANK for 10% off your first month! Sign up today at coinbase.com/DANKHISTORY for $10 in free Bitcoin! patreon.com/striderwilson Sources: Content.time.com ‘A Brief History of Spring Break’ by...
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Casimir Pulaski "Father Of The American Cavalry"

3/22/2022

General Pulaski is a Polish-American legend that few seem to have heard of outside of the Chicago Area. Why is that? Who is this guy? Where was he actually buried? And was he possibly Intersex? Strider seeks answers to these questions and more! dadgrass.com/dank for 20% off your first order...
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Ancient Timekeeping Methods

3/15/2022

Strider always gets stoked on a nice fat tip after parking a sick luxury whip. However, the one true currency is time. Our Ancient ancestors had very creative ways of keeping track of it. Today we still base our methods on theirs. One could say these ancient methods are... timeless...
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The Magnitsky Act

3/8/2022

As the situation develops in Ukraine, Strider looks back to 2012 when U.S. Congress passed the Magnitsky Act. In remembrance of the brave Sergei Magnitsky. patreon.com/striderwilson Sources: ‘Red Notice’ by Bill Browder 2015, ‘The Slavic Connexion: The Russian Opposition and the Legacy of Boris Nemtsov with Vladimir Kara-Murza’ The University...
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Battle Los Angeles

3/1/2022

It has been 80 years since the, "great raid of L.A." In that time there have been a multitude of theories as to what the United States coastal defenses actually open fired on. Was it aliens from space or just jitters among green soldiers in the wake of the attack...
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Jesse Owens At The 1936 Berlin Games

2/22/2022

The man responsible for the, "greatest 45 minutes ever in sports," is also responsible for the dankest 45 minutes in podcasting ever. This ep! patreon.com/striderwilson Sources: Wikipedia.org, Britannica.com, Nypl.org See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Mysteries Of The Valentine's Day Origin

2/15/2022

Hopefully everyone had a wonderful love filled Valentine's Day. Now what is going on, and why do we celebrate by sending poems, chocolate covered strawberries and flowers? Do other cultures do this, and if so for how long have they? Straight up... who is this dude Valentine? Striders seeks to...
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1917 And The Battle Of The Somme With Guest Christine Young

2/8/2022

The very talented writer, history enthusiast and all around legend Christine Young joins to discuss the film 1917. Before diving into the the films greatest moments Strider and Christine discuss Euphoria, Social Media and briefly touch on the Battle of the Somme all while weaving their way in and out...
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2/1/2022

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