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Quote Or No Quote #23 – Oscar Wilde | Be Yourself. Everyone Else is Already Taken

Ah, Buzzkillers, good old Oscar Wilde, the author of so many excellent plays, novels, and poems. Dripping with epigrams, Oscar entertained literary circles in London, Paris and Dublin with his …

Professor Buzzkill #102 – The Age of Charisma

Professor Jeremy Young joins us to discuss the Age of Charisma (1870-1940). It was an exciting period in US history: industrialization was in high gear; railroads and telegraph lines were …

Quote or No Quote #22 – Eleanor Roosevelt | It’s Better to Light a Candle Than Curse the Darkness

We all love, and should live by the sentiment expressed in “It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” But did Eleanor Roosevelt say it? Was it Confucius …

Professor Buzzkill #101 – JFK: The Presidency

Professor Nash joins us to discuss the misconceptions and the realities of JFK’s presidency, its successes, its failures, and its legacies. We look specifically at the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, …

Professor Buzzkill – Special Episode – Eco-Soap Bank CNN Hero 2017

Samir Lakhani, the founder of Eco-Soap Bank (one of our Buzzkill partners) has been named a CNN Hero for 2017. We interview him about the project and how the CNN …

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