Fascism, the USSR, Iran, Afghanistan, El Salvador and Vampires.
Most of the time I restrain myself and keep the discussion in this blog focused on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Grappling, and MMA.
But sometimes I just have to go outside the reservation…
Like many people, I’m a huge fan of Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History show. No matter what I’m involved in, whenever one of those exquisitely crafted podcasts comes out I drop everything and immerse myself in the Mongol conquests, or the origins of World War 1, or comparisons of Alexander the Great to Hitler. It’s amazing stuff.
But Dan Carlin also does a political commentary podcast called Common Sense.
And he hits it out of the park in his latest Common Sense podcast called Vampiric Memories.
The Vampiric Memories episode ties together themes of government corruption, military intervention, regime destabilisation, gothic horror novels, and how current foreign policy increases the danger of future terrorist attacks.
Here’s the direct link to check it out:
*Begins slow clap*