One of the top experts in the world of numismatics, Jeff Garrett sold more than 25 million dollars worth of rare coins and precious metals, he authored books like "100 Greatest U.S. Coins" and "United States Coinage: A Study By Type" and is the former president of ANA. During our very interesting talk, he told us fascinating stories about his 3+ million dollar purchase of a 1913 Liberty Head V nickel, how he started collecting coins and what is the most expensive piece he sold, and is there room for conspiracy in the infamous Denver's mint 1964 Peace dollar? Mr. Garrett explained the art behind the incredible work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens on the Double Eagle coin and President Theodore Roosevelt's involvement in it. We got to know why is he proudest of his role with the Smithsonian museum and his influence in opening a permanent gallery of numismatics in the American Museum of Natural History. We discuss the connection between currency and national pride, the importance to plant numismatics seeds, and what the future holds for the hobby. We even talked about Pawn Stars and his involvement in the series, and also the only Montenegrin national currency - perper. Numismatics is interesting!
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How Anime Conquered The World
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25:56From 1907 and Katsudo Shashin, world of anime grew into boundless universe of TV broadcasting, cinema, merchandise and more, captivating and influencing minds and hearts of millions across the globe. Anime became synonym for the cultural ambassador of generation. Anime is more than storytelling and visual spectacles, for many it is way of life and it found its way to more than a third of the world population. In this episode we discussed which features made an impact on us and audience around the world, how will industry adapt to the global demands and what is the future of medium. Enjoy!
OVERTIME: WWE's Night Of Champions 2023 Predictions
14:56WWE attempts to close May in style as it returns to Saudi Arabia with a stacked card fetching title bouts all night long! AJ Styles and Seth Freakin' Rollins will clash for a recently revealed new World Heavyweight Championship in a potential match-of-the-year candidate to determine who will carry the new title and RAW on his back. Tribal Chief Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa will seek to return Undisputed Tag Team gold back to Bloodline’s hands from Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens while both have to keep their eyes on The Usos, while Cody Rhodes attempts to defy the odds once again and hunt down The Beast brock Lesnar second time in a row. Does Mustafa Ali have what it takes to take down Gunther and Imperium, can Becky Lynch come around to defeat her childhood idol Trish Stratus, will Rhea Ripley stomp Natalya, and will Bianca Belair remain EST of WWE or will Asuka become the new RAW Women's Champion. Hear out our predictions for WWE's Night Of Champions 2023!
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Unscripted With Philip Currie
54:46In this thrilling episode, we embark on an exhilarating journey through time with esteemed paleontologist Dr. Philip Currie. Join us as we delve deep into the fascinating world of dinosaurs, uncovering the mysteries that lie beneath the Earth's surface, with everything starting out with a box of cereals. Our conversation begins with Dr. Currie's, at the time, 'controversial' theory of feathered dinosaurs, and awe-inspiring experiences in Mongolia, a land brimming with thousands of fossils just waiting to be discovered. Discover how this remote region became a paleontological goldmine, offering unprecedented insights into prehistoric life and evolution, and dinosaurs' journeys etched in the very rocks we study today. The conversation takes an exciting turn as we dive into the wonders of the Alberta Dinosaur Provincial Park. We discover the unique dinosaur behaviors and unexpected findings that have captivated researchers and visitors alike, challenging our preconceived notions of dinosaur behavior. As our discussion unfolds, we delve into the burning questions that keep Dr. Currie awake at night. Are there aspects of dinosaur behavior that still elude us? What untapped mysteries lie within the fossil record, waiting to be unlocked, and ponder the mysterious aspects of dinosaur behavior that continue to inspire Dr. Currie's research? We conclude this remarkable episode by contemplating what it would be like to journey back in time to the era of the dinosaurs and explore Dr. Currie's undying passion for paleontological fieldwork and excavating dinosaur bones.
Unscripted With Janine Di Giovanni
52:24"There is no justice and injustice in history, there are only weak and strong." In this episode we had the honor of talking to the author, journalist and war correspondent, Janine Di Giovanni, about her experiences on the frontlines of some of the biggest military conflicts of our time, including Bosnia, Syria, Rwanda, Iraq and more. We discussed the nature of war; how it affects people and countries on the long term, morality of NATO's intervention in Kosovo, similarities between Bosnia and Ukraine as well as how we can hope to prevent future conflicts. Enjoy!
V for Vendetta: Unmasking the Symbol
26:48"Beneath this mask, there is an idea... and ideas are bulletproof." In this episode we look into the philosophy behind one the Alan Moore`s most famous work. From the real world inspirations of 80s British politics and Gunpowder Plot, to the examination of anarchism and makings of the surveillance state, we discussed the influence of the story today, phenomenal portrayal of the character by Hugo Weaving, ideas Moore explored and do we need a "V" in real life to start a revolution. Enjoy!
OVERTIME: WWE's Backlash 2023 Predictions
12:00Debts are due, and it's time for WWE's Backlash! Creative worked OVERTIME to tame The American Nightmare and The Beast Incarnate and keep them from one another until they clash tonight, who will stand out as the potential candidate to become an inaugural champion before this month ends? Will Seth Freakin' Rollins stomp The Nigerian Giant on his cham[pionship campaign, will Bad Bunny make a statement in his homeland, will Rhea Ripley tear the house down and will Bianca Belair manage to make a statement? Will we see the end of Austin Theory and Bobby Lashley's adventure, will The Bloodline take back the reins of SmackDown, how will The Tribal Chief - Roman Reigns react if they lose and can we see Logan Paul again?
Constantine The Great: Saint or Sinner?
25:20"In this sign, thou shalt conquer" or will you? The story of Constantine the Great comes with a vision, and Milvian Bridge brought him glory and immortality. Of many Roman Emperors throughout history, few impacted our present-day world like Constantine the Great. In a decaying Roman Empire was the rising population of Christians a grasp of hope or a political tool? With more facts uncovered daily, people became more uncertain if the Edict of Milan was an act of divine intervention or political marriage between religion and power. How did the devoted pagan become the first Roman emperor to embrace Christianity, where does Constantine's triumphal arch lay in this puzzle and what answers does it provide? How much Constantine changed the original Christian religion, did he think of him as the Flavian, 13th Apostle, or maybe even better Jesus, why did he commission 50 copies of the Bible, what happened after his death, and many more controversies and theories, as we try to dissect if Constantine The Great and answer if he was saint or sinner.
Unscripted With Chris Impey
33:29In this episode we are talking about “the greatest story ever told” - the story of stardust with Dr. Christopher Impey, an astronomer and professor at Arizona State University. Dr. Impey has spent his career studying the universe, from the Milky Way to the most distant galaxies, and he's here to share his insights with us. With Dr. Impey's we dive into the research on the formation and evolution of galaxies, as well as his work on the search for extraterrestrial life. We also discuss the latest discoveries in astronomy, including the recent observation of gravitational waves and the potential implications for our understanding of the universe, and can how our fundamental knowledge of the universe and physics may be challenged. Dr. Impey also shares his thoughts on the future of space exploration, including the possibilities and challenges of human missions to the nearest exoplanets and beyond. Dr. Impey explains how much we know about dark matter and dark energy, the general conception of what they are, Black Holes’ information paradox, how we may detect life on distant planets, and many more.
Sparta: Rise and Fall of the Warrior Society
24:39Are you ready to set your mind on a trip to ancient Sparta? In this episode, we'll explore, the city-state's rise and fall, the legendary military prowess of its warriors, and the role of women in Spartan society. We'll discuss the Spartan ideal of producing strong and healthy children and the extreme measures taken to achieve this goal and examine the unique role of women in Spartan society, as mothers. Moving on, we'll explore the rise of Sparta as a dominant power in ancient Greece, including its victory over Athens in the Peloponnesian War and the famous Battle of Thermopylae, where King Leonidas and his 300 Spartan warriors held off a massive Persian army, and answer were they really just 300? We'll also delve into the leadership of King Lysander, who played a pivotal role in Sparta's rise to power. Finally, we'll examine the decline of Sparta and the factors that led to its eventual fall. We'll explore the impact of the city-state's rigid social structure and political turmoil.
Unscripted With Dan Severn
1:26:26You heard it from The Beast first! In this episode, we have a very special guest joining us, a legend in both the MMA and pro-wrestling world, a true pioneer of mixed martial arts, with a career that spans over 30 years and a record of 101-19-7 in professional fights. He is a former UFC Superfight Champion, UFC Hall of Famer, NWA Champion, and the one and only Dan Severn! We relived Mr. Severn's career from his first international wrestling experience and crazy Turkey story, his pursuit of the Olympic dream, and how he felt when he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. We got to hear about his experience with the industry's greatest, bringing UFC and NWA belts to WWF, how he lost respect for Jeff Jarrett and why he didn't join TNA, how he met Don Frye, and how their's Toxic Masculinity podcast is going. Scrapped ideas for the first days of UFC, why he joined, and discussed his toughest and most memorable fights and wins.