Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast

Show 61 - (Blitz) Painfotainment

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Pain is at the root of most drama and entertainment. When does it get too real? This very disturbing and graphic show looks into some case studies and asks some deep questions. WARNING Very intense subject matter.

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