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Two college professors discuss history, science, pop culture, and everything else!

007. Top 10 Most Influential Horror Movies

October 28th, 2019

Which horror movies have most influenced the horror genre?  Join Shannon and Jason as they discuss the Top 10 most influential horror movies as ranked by slapdash listeners.

Music from https://filmmusic.io 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

006. History of Michael Myers [Interview w/ Tony Moran]

October 21st, 2019

Join Shannon, Jason, and special guest, Tony Moran (aka Michael Myers) as they sit inside an abandoned hospital in West Virginia to discuss John Carpenter's Halloween (1978). 

Music from https://filmmusic.io 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

005. History of Stephen King

October 14th, 2019

How did Stephen King begin his career, and what lessons can be learned from his stories? Join Shannon and Jason as they discuss King's most famous works, including Carrie, Salem's Lot, The Shining, IT, Pet Sematary, and Children of the Corn.

Music from https://filmmusic.io 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

004. History of Halloween

October 7th, 2019

How did Halloween find its way into America? How much money does the candy industry make during Halloween? What's up with jack-o'-lanterns?

Shannon and Jason explore these questions and more in an episode dedicated to the Halloween season.

Music from https://filmmusic.io 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

003. History of The Cold War

September 30th, 2019

Why should you care about The Cold War? Join Shannon and Jason as they discuss the Berlin Blockade, the Space Race, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and even Rocky IV.

Music from https://filmmusic.io 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)

002. History of Nike & McDonald’s

September 23rd, 2019

What do Nike and McDonald's have in common? Join Shannon and Jason as they discuss the history of these two American giants. 

Music from https://filmmusic.io 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

001. History of Movies

September 16th, 2019

Ever wonder how movies came to be?  In this episode, Shannon and Jason discuss movies and the film industry from the late 1800's to modern day.

Music from https://filmmusic.io 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)