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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.

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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English


Episodes

After the Revolution: Chapters Six, Seven, & Eight

6/19/2021
This week's chapters from Robert's fiction podcast, "After the Revolution." Podcast Feed: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-after-the-revolution-82966686/ Book Website: https://atrbook.com/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:18:17

Part Two: The Ballad of Bill Gates

6/17/2021
Robert is joined again by Andrew Ti to continue to discuss Bill Gates. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:26:10

Introducing: Q Clearance Season 2

6/16/2021
When an angry crowd of MAGA supporters were seen storming the Capitol Building on January 6th, the whole world was suddenly forced to reckon with the power of the QAnon conspiracy theory. Quickly though, after Trump lost the election, the QAnon reporting was dropped from the news cycle. Many presumed that QAnon was finished. After all, Q himself has vanished, none of their predictions came true, and Trump is out. Surely they’d lose steam? Sadly, no. QAnon has gone underground and the...

Duration:00:03:08

Part One: The Ballad of Bill Gates

6/15/2021
Robert is joined by Andrew Ti to discuss Bill Gates. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:15:53

After the Revolution: Chapters Three, Four, & Five

6/12/2021
This week's chapters from Robert's fiction podcast, "After the Revolution." Podcast Feed: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-after-the-revolution-82966686/ Book Website: https://atrbook.com/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:06:02

Part Two: The Well Hung Warlord Who Tried to Conquer China

6/10/2021
Christopher Wong is joined again by Robert Evans to continue to discuss Zhang Zongchang. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:16:00

Part One: The Well Hung Warlord Who Tried to Conquer China

6/8/2021
Christopher Wong is joined by Robert Evans to discuss Zhang Zongchang. FOOTNOTES: China in Disintegration: The Republican Era in Chinese History, 1912—1949 by James E. Sheridan https://1lib.us/book/6061335/d193d2 Shanghai on Strike: The Politics of Chinese Labor by Elizabeth Perry https://libcom.org/blog/perry-shanghai-on-strike From War to Nationalism: China’s Turning Point, 1925-125 by Arthur Waldron https://1lib.us/book/3499805/d42a27 War and Geopolitics in Interwar Manchuria: Zhang...

Duration:01:18:41

After the Revolution: Chapters One & Two

6/5/2021
This week's chapters from Robert's fiction podcast, "After the Revolution." Podcast Feed: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-after-the-revolution-82966686/ Book Website: https://atrbook.com/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:46:19

Introducing: After the Revolution

6/4/2021
Hey, Behind the Bastards fans! We know you enjoy history, so we think you'll love After the Revolution. Check out the trailer and see for yourself! About After the Revolution: A fiction podcast, based on the new novel 'After the Revolution' by Robert Evans. After The Revolution is set fifty years in the future, in a Texas wracked by civil war. We follow three characters: a "fixer" named Manny who leads reporters through the warzone, a young extremist named Sasha determined to join a militia...

Duration:00:08:46

Ben Shapiro's Godawful Book: The Final Episode

6/3/2021
Robert is joined by Katy Stoll and Cody Johnston for the last reading of Ben Shapiro's terrible novel. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:14:05

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

6/1/2021
Robert is joined by Propaganda to discuss the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Footnotes: https://www.osha.gov/aboutosha/40-years/trianglefactoryfireaccount https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/uncovering-the-history-of-the-triangle-shirtwaist-fire-124701842/ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/how-the-triangle-shirtwaist-factory-fire-transformed-labor-laws-and-protected-workers-health https://www.famous-trials.com/trianglefire/971-trianglecodes...

Duration:01:52:54

Part Two: What the Netanyahu Family Did To Palestine

5/27/2021
Robert is joined by Dana El Kurd to continue to discuss the Netanyahu Family. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:29:55

Introducing: Ridiculous Romance

5/26/2021
Throughout time and across the globe, from the Stone Age to the Digital Age, people have been having weird, wonderful, and downright absurd relationships. Real-life spouses Diana and Eli are here to cover them all in a podcast that’s part history, part comedy, and all ridiculous. Hook up with some of the wildest and most interesting romantic partners to ever fall in love! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:02:53

Part One: What the Netanyahu Family Did To Palestine

5/25/2021
Robert is joined by Dana El Kurd to discuss the Netanyahu Family, Zionism and Palestine. FOOTNOTES: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-18008697net https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/benjamin-quot-bibi-quot-netanyahu https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/04/opinion/incitement-movie.html https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/31/assassination-yitzhak-rabin-never-knew-his-people-shot-him-in-back https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1990-06-22-mn-431-story.html...

Duration:01:17:09

Part Three: How The Dulles Brothers Created The CIA And Destroyed Everything Else

5/20/2021
Part Three of our episodes on the Dulles Brothers with guest, Jason Pargin. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:35:46

Part Two: How The Dulles Brothers Created The CIA And Destroyed Everything Else

5/19/2021
Part Two of Three of our episodes on the Dulles Brothers with guest, Jason Pargin. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:14:42

Part One: How The Dulles Brothers Created The CIA And Destroyed Everything Else

5/18/2021
Robert is joined by Jason Pargin to discuss the Dulles Brothers. FOOTNOTES: https://medium.com/dan-sanchez/the-dulles-brothers-and-their-legacy-of-perpetual-war-94191c41a653 https://www.thedailybeast.com/did-cia-director-allen-dulles-order-the-hit-on-jfk https://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/04/opinion/04schlesinger.html https://tnsr.org/2019/11/the-collapse-narrative-the-united-states-mohammed-mossadegh-and-the-coup-decision-of-1953/...

Duration:01:18:31

Part Two: Dr. Phil Is Even Worse Than You Think And You Probably Think He Sucks

5/13/2021
Robert is joined again by Jamie Loftus to continue to discuss Dr, Phil. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:04:06

Introducing Hood Politics with Prop

5/12/2021
Join rapper and author Propaganda as he uses his hood-knowledge to break down the political scene on the podcast Hood Politics. All the jokes. All the political tea. All the hoodness. If you like what you heard, make sure to find Hood politics with Prop in your podcast player. Subscribe and follow so you don't miss an episode! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:05:19

Part One: Dr. Phil Is Even Worse Than You Think And You Probably Think He Sucks

5/11/2021
Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Dr, Phil. FOOTNOTES: https://www.statnews.com/2017/12/28/dr-phil-guests-say-show-risks-health-of-some-addicts/ https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/scaachikoul/dr-phil-mcgraw-mental-health-danielle-bregoli https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/analyze-this-6395801 https://www.drphil.com/about-dr-phil/ https://www.recordnet.com/article/20021017/a_life/310179982 https://grantland.com/features/dr-phil-wild-houston-tulsa-college-football-game/...

Duration:01:06:36