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The PodGOATs

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The history of everything. Veteran award-winning broadcaster, Phil Valentine, and his millennial son, Campbell, take an interesting and often hilarious look at the history of everything from movies to mysteries to music. They explore the history of cars, pets, fads, fears, authors, and art. There's nothing they won't talk about. Come along for the ride. You will not be disappointed.
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Drugs didn't just come around during the '60s. They've been around almost since the beginning of human development, and they've had some major influences on history. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the history of drugs.
You and I make a mistake and it's generally just a mistake. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about people who made mistakes that turned into outright disasters.
We just can't get enough of pirates. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the history of pirates and some of the most daring, including a female pirate who ruled the Asian seas.
The GOATs are back with more fun conspiracy theories. The Vatican bank conspiracy and a ranch invaded by space aliens are just a couple that Phil and Campbell Valentine explore.
The very name evokes a magical feeling. People have flocked there to seek fame and fortune, but it started out with very humble beginnings. Phil and Campbell Valentine tell you the history of Hollywood.
A paradox is a statement that contradicts itself but may nonetheless be true. Philosophers have contemplated them down through history. Prepare yourself as Phil and Campbell Valentine put your brain through the wringer.
Cash: The Man in Black

Cash: The Man in Black

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The Man in Black was one of the first crossover acts in country music. His style was innovative. His lifestyle was controversial. Phil and Campbell Valentine take a look at the life of Johnny Cash.
Technology makes our lives easier. At least it's supposed to. Some technology advances humanity. Other technology just advances laziness. But some so-called modern tech is much older than you think. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about it.
If the Amazon basin were a country, it would be one of the largest on earth. Most of it has yet to be explored. And with good reason. All sorts of scary creatures live there, and Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about it all.
It's called the Red Planet. Why? Can it sustain life? Is it feasible to colonize it, and if we do, do we actually create a new species of humans? Phil and Campbell Valentine explore Mars.
He's called the greatest writer of all time, but did he really actually exist. Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the evidence, and trace the history of the man who's credited with giving the world of literature so much. Shakespeare.
It's not just superheroes who have superpowers. Mere mortals do as well. Some are even more amazing than the comic books. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about ordinary people with extraordinary powers, and Phil gives them their special superhero names.
We've not even begun to explore most of the oceans on our planet. Some very strange things lurk beneath the waves, things stranger than any planet we could explore. Phil and Campbell Valentine dive back into Oceans in Part 2.
How wild was the Wild West? Pretty wild. The novels, movies, and TV shows have exaggerated it beyond what it really was, but the old West was pretty wild. Phil and Campbell Valentine separate fact from fiction in the Wild West.
People go nuts over the NCAA tournament. It's one of the most watched sporting events in the country. How did it get its name, and how did it get to be so big? Phil and Campbell Valentine reveal the madness behind March Madness.
There are a lot of weird things that happen that we just can't explain. Like why we had no word for the color blue until relatively modern times. How Polynesians traveled 2,000 miles and found Hawaii. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about the Unexplained.
Is the universe expanding? And if it is, is it expanding at the same rate? Is there life on other planets? Is it even possible that there's life on other planets? Phil and Campbell Valentine explore these questions and more on Part  2 of Universe.
Yes, there's Judas and Benedict Arnold, but Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about some lesser-known betrayals. Some have had major consequences down through history.
Frank Sinatra pioneered the singing heartthrob, and then he was yesterday's news. World War II made him a star, and his career waned in its wake, until he reinvented himself. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk Sinatra.
People wait a lifetime for their inheritance, some only to be sadly disappointed. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about some unusual inheritances. Some of these rich folks waited until they were dead and buried to take their revenge.
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Dillan A

lmao the freaking episode art

Mar 1st
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Sissy Kirby Piper

Another great episode, makes me think of Alfred the Great. which bring to mind a episode topic....Books and their movie version. I am reading a series, The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell which has a Netflix series. As usual, they are so very different. like distant cousins or something. Keep the great episodes coming!!!!

Jan 29th
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Sissy Kirby Piper

I love your show!! I've listened (or tried to...) other podcasts and they just don't compare. I love fun unknown quirky history facts and think that would be a great topic to hear y'all's thoughts on.

Sep 3rd
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Cory W

You guys are a total HOOT! I gave podGOATS a listen after hearing Phil mention it on the radio and began binging shortly after. Campbell has got a real head on his shoulders. I'm seriously impressed... and Hooked. Still can't bring myself to buy those diamond gusset jeans just yet though. keep it up!

Apr 11th
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