Truelove's Show

Truelove's Show

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Truelove’s Show is hosted by Josh Truelove, a historian of comedy and United States popular culture, and features conversations with historians, scholars, and other interesting people. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joshua-truelove/support


#20 - Rodney Dangerfield vs Whoopi Goldberg (Greatest Comedian of All Time (GCOAT) Bracket - Round 1)
Sep 28 • 19 min
Josh sits down with historians Kortney Arnold and Caleb Pennington to decide the winner of the first round matchup of the Greatest Comedian of All Time (GCOAT) bracket between Rodney Dangerfield and Whoopi Goldberg. Jessica Truelove also weighs in on the…
#19 Game of Thrones Emmy Preview
Sep 19 • 52 min
Josh sits down with historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, and Caleb Pennington to discuss the 31 Emmy nominations for Game of Thrones, and offer their opinions on the controversial eighth and final season. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
#18 - Preview: Greatest Comedian of All Time Bracket
Aug 18 • 10 min
Josh previews an upcoming series on the podcast where he and guests will decide who the greatest comedian of all time is. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
#17 - Comic-Con TV/Movie News and Trailers Reaction
Jul 22 • 84 min
Josh sits down with historians Kortney Arnold and Michael Bailey to discuss their opinions on the latest television and movie news/trailers out of San Diego Comic-Con, such as: Stranger Things 3, IT: Chapter 2, Rambo: Last Blood, Top Gun: Maverick,…
#16 - Kristina Hill
Jul 18 • 39 min
Josh talks with Kristina Hill about her theory of Cultural Infiltration, Pan-Africanism, Afro-Futurism, Representation/Diversity in popular culture, Black Panther, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and how long we think Chadwick Boseman will continue to play…
#15 - Dr. Alane Presswood
Jul 9 • 47 min
Josh talks with Dr. Alane Presswood about her research on Utopian Apocalypses, particularly in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They also discuss their favorite MCU moments, why they’re both #TeamTony, the Game of Thrones finale, and Dr. Presswood’s…
#14 - Democratic Primary Debate and NBA Free Agency Reactions
Jul 1 • 100 min
Josh sits down with historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, and Caleb Pennington to give their reactions to the first Democratic Primary Debates. They talk about their favorite moments, the biggest weirdo on stage, the most cringeworthy moments, who…
#13 - Movie Star Debate
Jun 24 • 87 min
Josh sits down with English Ph.D. Sharon Wofford and Historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, Caleb Pennington, and Elizabeth Petretti to answer the question: Who is the biggest movie star of all time? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
#12 - Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz @mediastudied
Jun 11 • 84 min
Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz @mediastudied is a professor of communications and international studies. He is the chair of the Communications department at Boston College Josh sits down with Matt Sienkiewicz to discuss teaching comedy, the most famous comedy…
Episode 11: Star Wars Episode IX Trailer Reaction
Jun 4 • 75 min
Josh sits down with historian Kortney Arnold and English Ph.D. Sharon Wofford to discuss their reactions to the Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Episode 10: Trae Wisecarver @OutlawHistorian
Jun 1 • 52 min
Josh talks with Trae Wisecarver @OutlawHistorian about his Civil War work, his viral video, and their love for professional wrestling. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Stop Being Boring - Episode 9: Game of Thrones Reactions and Predictions
Apr 28 • 49 min
Josh sits down with fellow historians Kortney Arnold, Elizabeth Petretti, Michael Bailey, and Dominic Ferrara to discuss their thoughts and predictions for how Game of Thrones will end. Warning: Spoilers ahead. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
Stop Being Boring - Episode 8: Cryptozoology
Apr 15 • 53 min
Josh sits down with fellow historians Kortney Arnold, Kyle Madsen, Caleb Pennington, Michael Bailey, and Benjamin Bertrand to discuss Cryptozoology and its role in History, Science, and life in general. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Stop Being Boring - Episode 7: Dr. Matthew Warshauer
Apr 9 • 64 min
Dr. Matthew Warshauer is history professor at Central Connecticut State University. Josh sits down with Dr. Warshauer to discuss American Studies, teaching 9/11, his upcoming book and documentary on 9/11, writing for a popular audience vs an academic…
Stop Being Boring - Episode 6: “The Joker” Trailer Reaction
Apr 4 • 44 min
Josh sits down with fellow historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, and Kyle Madsen to discuss their opinions on the trailer for the new film “The Joker.” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
Stop Being Boring - Episode 5: Ben Alba
Mar 31 • 66 min
Josh sits down with DePaul University College of Law Professor Ben Alba to discuss Comedy, Steve Allen, The Tonight Show, Writing, Teaching, and a hilarious encounter with Sid Caesar! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Stop Being Boring - Episode 4: Jason Herbert #HATM
Mar 11 • 67 min
Stop Being Boring - Episode 4: Jason Herbert #HATM by Josh Truelove —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joshua-truelove/support
Stop Being Boring - Episode 3: Dr. Michael Green
Feb 25 • 50 min
Stop Being Boring - Episode 3: Dr. Michael Green by Josh Truelove —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joshua-truelove/support
Stop Being Boring - Episode 2: Dr. dann j. Broyld
Feb 17 • 49 min
Stop Being Boring - Episode 2: Dr. dann j. Broyld by Josh Truelove —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joshua-truelove/support
Stop Being Boring Episode 1: Dr. Heather Cox Richardson
Feb 8 • 49 min
Stop Being Boring Episode 1: Dr. Heather Cox Richardson by Josh Truelove —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joshua-truelove/support