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There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

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There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

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CZM Rewind: Joe Pyne: The Man Who Invented Right Wing Talk Radio

5/21/2024
Robert is joined by Tom Reimann to discuss Joe Pyne. https://gofund.me/75c79974 FOOTNOTES: https://timeline.com/hot-seat-wally-george-edccf13491cfhttps://www.ocweekly.com/remembering-the-time-ocs-wacky-conservative-talk-show-host-wally-george-stood-up-to-white-supremacists/https://joeleisenberg.medium.com/exposed-donald-trump-is-wally-george-bcb2f2040c0fhttps://web.archive.org/web/20200226051215/https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1992-07-11-ca-1344-story.htmlhttps://variety.com/2003/scene/people-news/wally-george-1117893638/https://www.ocweekly.com/here-lies-wally-george-6428079/https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/21/why-were-all-just-living-in-morton-downey-jr-s-talk-show-slime/?request-id=76a6a7b6-5e2f-4120-8982-74c4046cbff4&pml=1https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/ct-morton-downey-jr-documentary-20150817-story.htmlhttps://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/story?id=108365&page=1https://www.cnn.com/2015/08/12/opinions/smerconish-morton-downey-era/index.htmlhttps://archive.is/mKfyB#selection-343.0-351.321https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/joe-pyne-first-shock-jock-180963237/https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.saturdayeveningpost.com/uploads/reprints/Hate_Hour/index.html?X-Amz-Content-Sha256=UNSIGNED-PAYLOAD&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAI3QGKNAHC7QBOIAA%2F20210921%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20210921T071203Z&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Expires=300&X-Amz-Signature=871e048df2cb9da18c7eaae72514a8270428fd10ce5f4d0846d270d1ad1a7ffdhttps://www.thebdr.net/joe-pyne-talk-radio-pioneer/https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-media-controversy-ignites-over-the-case-of-tawana-brawleyhttps://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2013/08/05/209194252/15-years-later-tawana-brawley-has-paid-1-percent-of-penaltyhttps://www.kanw.com/post/racial-backdrop-tawana-brawley-case See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:04:00

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It Could Happen Here Weekly 131

5/18/2024
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Duration:03:33:11

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Part Two: The Darkest Episode We Will Ever Do

5/16/2024
Robert and Margaret conclude the story of Helmut Kentler's pedophile foster program, and discuss how the German left was infiltrated and co-opted by pedophile activists to disastrous ends. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:05

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Part One: The Darkest Episode We Will Ever Do

5/14/2024
Robert weaves a hideous story for Margaret, about how post-war Germans started out trying to make Nazism impossible and wound up harming generations of poor children. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:06:10

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It Could Happen Here Weekly 130

5/11/2024
All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file. You can now listen to all Cool Zone Media shows, 100% ad-free through the Cooler Zone Media subscription, available exclusively on Apple Podcasts. So, open your Apple Podcasts app, search for “Cooler Zone Media” and subscribe today! http://apple.co/coolerzone See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:30:53

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Part Two: The Parenting Gurus of Nazi Germany

5/9/2024
This week Robert introduces Margaret and the audience to Johanna Harer, the chief Momfluencer of Nazi Germany, whose pop science parenting book was endorsed by Hitler himself. During what historians refer to as his "Oprah period". Sources: https://archive.is/Bvxcshttps://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/germany-s-secret-paedophiliaexperiment-1.2897942https://www.dw.com/en/germany-allowed-pedophiles-to-foster-children/a-53839291https://walled-in-berlin.com/j-elke-ertle/moritz-schreber-versus-benjamin-spock/https://www.nybooks.com/articles/1994/11/03/soul-murder/https://www.jstor.org/stable/40546694?read-now=1&seq=2#page_scan_tab_contentshttps://sci-hub.st/https://www.jstor.org/stable/40546694?read-now=1&seq=2#page_scan_tab_contentshttps://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/the-sexual-revolution-and-children-how-the-left-tookthings-too-far-a-702679.htmlhttps://newrepublic.com/article/120379/german-green-party-pedophilia-scandalhttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/harsh-nazi-parenting-guidelines-may-still-affect-german-children-of-today1/https://archive.is/2S1hb#selection-3955.0-4041.48https://archive.is/6Fcev#selection-1981.0-1995.1https://bigthink.com/neuropsych/nazi-parenting-guidelines-persist-today-haarer/https://www.amazon.com/dp/0691130396?psc=1&language=en_USSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:16:09

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Introducing: Sixteenth Minute (of Fame)

5/8/2024
Hi Behind the Bastards Fans! Take a listen to the trailer of our newest show Sixteenth Minute (of Fame). About the show: Sixteenth Minute (of Fame) is a weekly show from Jamie Loftus that takes a closer look at the internet’s main characters – one part reported, one part interviews, and one part Jamie collapsing her permanently internet-damaged brain. Whether it’s an enduring meme or a dreaded Character of the Day distinction, it’s the kind of notoriety that often results in little money, unwarranted attention, and a confusing blurred line of consent. What do you do when you get more attention and judgement than any one person is built to handle? The Sixteenth Minute of Fame is the place where we figure that out, putting people in the context of the moment they've been frozen inside of. Listen here and subscribe to Sixteenth Minute (of Fame) on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:03:55

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Part One: The Parenting Gurus of Nazi Germany

5/7/2024
Robert sits down with Margaret killjoy to talk about Moritz Schreber, the pseudo scientific parenting guru who strapped children into torture devices and helped prepare Germany for the Nazis. (4 Part Series) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:04

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It Could Happen Here Weekly 129

5/4/2024
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Duration:02:37:00

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CZM Rewind: Part Two: Savitri Devi The Woman Who Turned Nazism into a Religion

5/2/2024
Robert is joined again by Jamie Loftus to continue discussing Savitri Devi. Jamie’s new Cool Zone Media show Sixteenth Minute launches on May 7th! Every week, she gets to know one of the internet’s most notorious main characters, and how the algorithm delivering them to you changes their brain and yours. Up first: Antoine Dodson, the dress, and Boston slide cop! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:50

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CZM Rewind: Part One: Savitri Devi The Woman Who Turned Nazism into a Religion

4/30/2024
Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Hitler's Priestess, Savitri Devi. Jamie’s new Cool Zone Media show Sixteenth Minute launches on May 7th! Every week, she gets to know one of the internet’s most notorious main characters, and how the algorithm delivering them to you changes their brain and yours. Up first: Antoine Dodson, the dress, and Boston slide cop! Sources: Hitler's PriestessTwitter PhotoSavitri Devi: The strange story of how a Hindu Hitler worshipper became an alt-right iconWhy white supremacists and Hindu nationalists are so alikeThe Man Who Brought the Swastika to Germany, and How the Nazis Stole ItRitualistic Cat Torture Was Once a Form of Town FunThe Great Cat Massacre: French History Revealed by the AmericansSavitri Devi: The mystical fascist being resurrected by the alt-rightHitler is Homeless in ViennaTHE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CULT EXPERIENCEHINDUISM AND NATIONAL SOCIALISMPriestess of Hitlerism: Savitri DeviThe Death of Adolf HitlerSavitri Devi WikiSavitri DeviFrom Christchurch to India: How India’s RSS Inspires White Nationalist ViolenceFeuerkrieg Division (FKD)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:22:08

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It Could Happen Here Weekly 128

4/27/2024
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Duration:02:29:19

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Part Two: The Bastards of Forensic Science

4/25/2024
Robert is joined again by Dr. Kaveh Hoda to continue to discuss why Forensic Science really doesn't work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:23:07

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Part One: The Bastards of Forensic Science

4/23/2024
Forensic Science is supposed to provide perfect certainty in the most serious criminal cases. What if it's all a bunch of bullshit? Robert sits down with Dr. Kaveh Hoda to talk about all the myriad cons in forensic "science.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:13:38

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It Could Happen Here Weekly 127

4/20/2024
All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file. You can now listen to all Cool Zone Media shows, 100% ad-free through the Cooler Zone Media subscription, available exclusively on Apple Podcasts. So, open your Apple Podcasts app, search for “Cooler Zone Media” and subscribe today! http://apple.co/coolerzone See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:03:35:46

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Part Four: Beria: Stalin's Pedophile Cop & the Soviet Oppenheimer

4/18/2024
Beria? I hardly know'ya. Anyway, this is the last episode of the series. Goodbye. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:24:36

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Part Three: Beria: Stalin's Pedophile Cop & the Soviet Oppenheimer

4/16/2024
Robert and Joe get into the meat of the Beria story: the invasion of Poland and start of World War 2. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:32

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It Could Happen Here Weekly 126

4/13/2024
All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file. You can now listen to all Cool Zone Media shows, 100% ad-free through the Cooler Zone Media subscription, available exclusively on Apple Podcasts. So, open your Apple Podcasts app, search for “Cooler Zone Media” and subscribe today! http://apple.co/coolerzone See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:45:24

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Part Two: Beria: Stalin's Pedophile Cop & the Soviet Oppenheimer

4/11/2024
In part two, Robert continues with Joe Kassabian to tell the sordid tale of Lavrentiy Beria, the head of Stalin's secret police, prolific sex criminal and ethnic cleanser, and nuclear weapon entrepreneur. https://gofund.me/e815d59e See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:18:29

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Part One: Beria: Stalin's Pedophile Cop & the Soviet Oppenheimer

4/9/2024
Robert sits down with Joe Kassabian to tell the sordid tale of Lavrentiy Beria, the head of Stalin's secret police, prolific sex criminal and ethnic cleanser, and nuclear weapon entrepreneur. https://gofund.me/e815d59e Sources https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=O-CKDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA3&lpg=PA3&dq=beria+planet&source=bl&ots=jMc6z53_-K&sig=ACfU3U0xFZvDPSae5clBjjfMT99GQhBThg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjNm9fq0cb5AhXLiVwKHaqYDaEQ6AF6BAg4EAM#v=onepage&q=beria%20planet&f=falsehttps://www.amazon.com/dp/1541600061?psc=1&language=en_UShttps://www.amazon.com/Stalins-Team-Living-Dangerously-Politics/dp/0691175772/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&sr=1-1https://www.amazon.com/Beria-Stalins-Lieutenant-Amy-Knight/dp/0691032572/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&sr=1-1https://web.archive.org/web/20240319033536/https://ahf.nuclearmuseum.org/ahf/profile/lavrentiy-p-beria/https://www.history.co.uk/article/historys-forgotten-people-lavrentiy-beriahttps://archive.is/GjzYIhttps://web.archive.org/web/20240319033536/https://ahf.nuclearmuseum.org/ahf/profile/lavrentiy-p-beria/https://sci-hub.se/https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-1331.1999.tb00004.xhttps://web.archive.org/web/20150315203304/http://nucleardiner.com/2015/03/13/a-soviet-coup-the-fall-of-lavrenty-beria/https://csc.asu.edu/2015/03/19/rofer-on-the-fall-of-beria-and-putins-vanishing-act/https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/letter-lavrentiy-beria-georgii-malenkov-reflecting-events-spring-1953-excerptSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:13:43