They say that those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it. Don’t be a repeater! Watch Hindsight, the history podcast brought to you by resident Los Angeles drunks, er, history buffs Tom Berry and Matthew Leddy featuring lively discussions about some of history’s forgotten stories, bizarre happenings, and intriguing curiosities. Special guests will materialize from time to time to keep them honest as they venture back into the analects of human existence to uncover the tales your high school history teacher didn’t have the guts to tell you… all in hopes of better understanding the crazy world we live in.
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Tom and Matthew discuss the history of the lost Pacific Electric Railway system of Los Angeles and Southern California, the largest public transportation network ...Read More »
Tom and Matthew talk with Earth Sciences Professor and Environmental Scholar George Leddy about the history and evolution of American Environmentalism and how it relates ...Read More »
On July 3rd, 1776, John Adams wrote a letter from which the below statement has been excerpted: – The second day of July, 1776, will ...Read More »
What filmmaker was so obsessed with historical accuracy that he had NASA make special lenses in order to light the vast interiors of European palaces ...Read More »
Larry Harnisch, copy editor at The Los Angeles Times and ‘Black Dahlia’ expert joins Tom and Matthew to discuss the case, it’s role in Los ...Read More »
Today on HINDSIGHT, Tom and Matthew will talk and imbibe with resident Los Angeles barkeep D. Max Maxey of Cole’s in downtown Los Angeles (dating ...Read More »
A lively discussion about the infamous rivalry between titans of electricity Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, where it began, it’s culmination during the “Current Wars” ...Read More »
It was 1970, the Vietnam War was raging, The National Guard was shooting college kids, The Beatles were breaking up, Houston was “having a problem” ...Read More »
Tom and Matthew discuss several documented incidents of “real” vampirism in the Austrian Empire of the mid-18th century that contributed to decades of vampire hysteria ...Read More »
Tom and Matthew discuss rigged Monopoly games from World War II that helped allied POWs escape Germany, the Baltimore Plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln in ...Read More »