Episode 81: The History of Prohibition

We bring back Friend of the Show Scott Spillman from the Colorado Encyclopedia and add in local prohibition expert and your favorite local cocktail artist Nate Windham from Lee Spirits. Listen in and get the interesting history of our country that brought about prohibition, and it’s eventual demise.  We go all the back to the…

Episode 68: How Much Is Your Vote Worth?

There is a lot of talk about the Electoral College these days. Will they vote Trump in as president? Should they? Do the people have any influence? We take a look at the history of the process and how it has influenced the presidential candidate since the 1800s. How much is your vote worth? Hint: It…

Everything You Need to Know About Standing Rock

I went down the rabbit hole. Day after day I watched tweets and live video. I scanned for news (there wasn’t much) and I tried to untangle what is happening at Standing Rock. (If you don’t think it is tangled, you aren’t paying attention.) I conversed with friends and strangers, I searched for my own…

Episode 46: History 301 – America’s Mountain

Our favorite history guy, Scott Spillman of Colorado Encyclopedia, comes in to talk about our favorite mountain, Pikes Peak! The anniversary of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (Official Site) are great reasons to listen! (If you needed one) Enjoy the show!