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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

Author: Dan Carlin

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In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.
13 Episodes
Comments (316)

Justin Cavanagh

Hi Dan. I'm CAV from down under . I look forward to buying your box set . I work in the tunnels of Sydney. I have 12 hours a day or night , depending what shift . But 12 hours the same , without coverage for fm ect. But cut my crap short , you make my long shifts of hell seem enjoyable. I ain't pissing in ya boots . Out of all the pod cast I listen too , yours is my favorite by far . I do like histroy on fire , he cool . But I like yours , I learn and enjoy heaps . You make my jar drop a lot in a good histroy way . But cause histroy is so dam cruel and serious. I can count the 4 times you made me laugh . Rasputin qouet, he was like a freaking zombie ha ha ha ha ha ha , love your work mate . I'll be looking forward to your oust front , forgive poor spelling , for I'm just a poor earthmover . good luck and best of wishes regards Justin Cavanagh

Oct 5th

steve dooley

Love Dans show and love his take, there is a great podcast called the irish history podcast. Also a good listen

Oct 1st

Asm 826

you said that the European countries hadn't beheaded people since the 1600s. you need to correct that. consider France. Thousands beheaded during the French Revolution. beheading was the normal method of execution, last used in 1977, same year as Star Wars came out. not justifying the barbarism of the Japanese in WWII, just pointing out the error.

Sep 29th

Jonathan Llibre

Great Podcast!!!!!!

Sep 28th

Derriff Moncrieffe

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Sep 27th

Troy Turner


Sep 26th

Skywolf Jeremy Fleming

Thank you so much for all your work.

Sep 26th

Rodman Blythe

thanks again and

Sep 22nd

Errin Mahnken

Dan love the way you bring the listener into the past with you.

Sep 20th

Miha Mihomir


Sep 18th

Santiago Arbelaez Valencia

The best episode ever.

Sep 17th

Sahil Sharma


Sep 15th


Great podcast!

Sep 12th

Michelle We l ls

Armageddon is Gina's be a hard war to beat

Sep 9th

Harry B8

when is part 2 ?

Aug 30th

Dallin Warner

so... why does it start at show 50? I really want to listen to those first 50 episodes.

Aug 28th

Ali Tariq

Where are the episodes before show 50?

Aug 26th

Razvan Mihai Gherghina

At some point you wrongly mention that countries had to choose between Ussr and USA. This is false since those countries were forced in the Ussr influence. It was not by their choosing.

Aug 25th

Damien Miller

Razvan Mihai Gherghina Don't forget some countries such as Chile were also forced into being under American influence. The Soviets were generally more heavy handed but America was far from innocent in violating sovereignty

Sep 2nd

Michael Clark

this is the single best episode of any podcast I have listened to. amazing

Aug 23rd

shaun th

what a man ...he has me transfixed to his history telling

Aug 22nd
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