Monthly Archives: August 2018

Episode 9 – Imelda Marcos on the Fast Lane

https://media.blubrry.com/retrospecticus/p/dl.dropbox.com/s/npbsg825bm9ry6d/ep009.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week on the show we discuss “Life on the Fast Lane”, an episode that sees Homer buy a bowling ball for himself as a Birthday present and Marge tempted by Jacques, a suave bowling coach with a French-ish accent. For the history we tell the story of Imelda… Read More »

Episode 8 – The Telltale Nicaraguan Election

https://media.blubrry.com/retrospecticus/p/dl.dropbox.com/s/r2fh4a778ewabci/ep008.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis episode we talk about “The Telltale Head”, a Simpsons morality tale featuring bullying, stealing, terrible life advice and decapitation. For this history bit, we tell the story of the 1990 Nicaraguan election, the background of which contains revolution, counter revolution, hostage taking, dodgy CIA arms dealings, a highly… Read More »