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Condensed Histories bridges the gap between history and popular culture. In each episode of Condensed Histories our host, Jem Duducu, takes an item of popular culture and looks under the surface to find real history hiding inside. From shows on Netflix, Prime or Disney Plus, to the lastest blockbuster films, and even video games, songs, board games and food, Jem shows us how much history is lurking in our everyday entertainment. Wandavision, The Dig, Warhammer, Queen’s Gambit, Assassin’s Cre ...
 
NEON is a different way of sharing historical knowledge. NEON takes a pop culture phenomenon and turns it on its head by revealing lesser known facts, real-life events and history behind your favourite Netflix shows, movies or video games.From how the A-Team took inspiration from Vietnamese history and resistance leaders, to the Aryan purity and Harem breeding programs behind the Handmaid’s Tale. Even some of the most successful video games – Assassins Creed, God of War, and Fortnite – are s ...
 
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Jem looks into the history hidden around James Bond! Get your copy of his latest book, 'Slinkys and Snake Bombs' at https://www.amberley-books.com/slinkys-and-snake-bombs.html - or from wherever you buy your books, and connect with him on Twitter at @JemDuducu. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/condensed-histories. See acast.com/privacy …
 
Jem looks at both Warhammer 40000 and Warhammer Age of Sigma, and how death in the Warhammer world is mirrored in history! Get your copy of his latest book, 'Slinkys and Snake Bombs' at https://www.amberley-books.com/slinkys-and-snake-bombs.html - or from wherever you buy your books, and connect with him on Twitter at @JemDuducu. Support this show …
 
This week Jem talks about Dungeons and Dragons, hysteria and witch hunts! Keep in touch with Jem on twitter at @JemDuducu and on Facebook at History Gems and let him know which of the podcasts you are enjoying the most - this helps us to know which of the episodes to make more of! You can also find out about Greg, our magician behind the scenes (be…
 
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