Album Artwork for Who Put All These Palm Trees In SoCal?

This Episode

Who Put All These Palm Trees In SoCal?

about 1 year ago

Are the ubiquitous palms that line the boulevards of Los Angeles even from here? If not why, then why were Palm Trees chosen? Strider dives into the idea of what it means to be authentic.

Sources:, Installitdirect.comm,,, ‘Get To Know The Essential Redwood Tree’ by Steve Nix 2019

Other Episodes

'History's Greatest Rascal' Julie D'Aubigny


Julie D'Aubigny went by many names and had many lovers, which is legit. She lived life to the fullest! She went undefeated in numerous duels, was an opera star, an arsonist and that's just the tip of the blade. Also, the Space Needle is lame. Sources: by Jade...
Listen Now

Insane Engineering Of The Golden Gate Bridge


Who isn't fascinated by feats of Civil Engineers? Dating back to the ancient Pyramids of Egypt all the way up this past weekend's game of Wizard Sticks with the boys... it's undeniably awe inspiring! So were the ingenious designs and insane work conditions that combined to build the World's most...
Listen Now

George Lucas Is A Dumbass With Chad Kroeger


George Lucas just got lucky! Chad brings some examples of how this is so true, and much more. Aaron drops all sorts of film knowledge too. Forget hyperspace this ep is hyperDANK! Go to, And get 40% off your subscription or 20% off your first one time purchase with...
Listen Now

The Development Of Writing


Where did writing start and when? Strider finds the answer to this question and much more. Sources: ‘Where Did Writing Begin?” by Ewan Clayton,,,,,
Listen Now

The Sunken City Of Dwarka


The oceans are not only great for providing sick waves and dank views, they also hold many mysteries. In India there is believed to be an Ancient sunken city called Dwarka. If found, evidence of this submerged city would change modern archeologists' understanding of our ancient ancestors. And more! DADGRASS.COM/DANK...
Listen Now

The Permian Extinction


Strider Discusses the largest mass extinction event, or maybe events, known to planet Earth. That's right! The Permian extinction was prior to, and even more extreme than the asteroid impact on the Yucatan Peninsula 65 million years ago. Sources: ‘ The Permian Extinction - When Life Nearly Came...
Listen Now

Golden Horde


After Genghis Khan's death the Mongol Empire was divided into 4 appanages. The Golden Horde ruled over much of Eastern Europe for centuries leaving many lasting affects. Strider cruises through the Horde's early mounted conquests, its Empire building, then finally its downfall and assimilation. DADGRASS.COM/DANK for 20% off your first...
Listen Now

Sports Betting In The U.S.


With Fantasy Football season here this week, Strider explores the origins of sports betting in the United States. Download the DraftKings Sportsbook app NOW and use promo code DANK to get TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS in FREE bets INSTANTLY when you place a five-dollar bet this Sunday! Sources:,
Listen Now

Hogs, Dogs and Sausages With The Big Hog Legend Joe Marrese


The big hog legend himself, Joe Marrese, joins to discuss regional dogs across the U.S. and more. He and Strider rank the dankest dog, and explore the somewhat embattled etymology of the term, "hot dog." HAVERSUPPLY.COM code: DANK at checkout for 20% off! Sources:,,
Listen Now

Early Democracy And The Threat Of Tyranny With J.D. Lapinsky


J.D. who has researched multiple episodes joins Strider to discuss the double-edged sword that is freedom. Using Ancient Athens as the quintessential example of a pure democracy the bros discuss what it means to be a citizen of a democracy. Also, Gus shotguns multiple beverages, which is so sick! Go...
Listen Now

Send Us A Message