From the Desk of Glen

From the Desk of Glen

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A Less Dignified Look at the Events and People Who Have Shaped Our World
Transcontinental Railroad III: California, Here We Go!
Dec 30, 2018 • 24 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Transcontinental Railroad II - Call of the West
Dec 20, 2018 • 23 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Transcontinental Railroad I - I’m Going Southbound
Dec 9, 2018 • 24 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Waco Finale
Dec 2, 2018 • 14 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Waco Six: You Suckers Ain’t Gettin’ Nothin’
Nov 25, 2018 • 22 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Waco 5
Nov 22, 2018 • 24 min
We continue with the Waco, Texas series on the Branch Davidians! Glen reads some fascinating conversation transcripts and welcomes you to sit with him - at the desk of Glen!
Waco series, part 4
Nov 15, 2018 • 17 min
As we continue with the series, Glen asks some hard hitting questions, like - Why do we have organised religion? Why are some people happy when they hear the word “Apocalypse”? And who impregnated the 90 year old lady?
Waco series: part 3
Nov 15, 2018 • 20 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Waco Series 2 : Allegations and Scares
Oct 22, 2018 • 23 min
We continue our newest series on Waco, Texas and the Branch Davidians! This time - satanic panic and deprogramming, among the general mystery and darkness of religious sects and branches.
Branch Davidians
Oct 17, 2018 • 22 min
Welcome to the desk of Glen! We have a wild bouquet of goodies in this episode, including peeing in the sink, breaking the Seven Seals and raising the Army of God, and a battle of necromancers. Yes, indeed! Give it a listen and let us know what you think!
Beer O’ Clock!
Oct 8, 2018 • 20 min
Welcome back to the desk of Glen! This time we grab a pint and ponder on the value and implications of being right and what that meant for the survivors of the Standoff as we end our Ruby Ridge series! Bottoms up!
Ruby Ridge pt. V: Ruby Anatomy
Oct 1, 2018 • 22 min
Howdy, folks! In this episode of the Standoff Series we delve deeper into the tragic events from 1992 with some medical twists and hush hush details from the police side of view.
Ruby Ridge IV: They can shoot you
Sep 24, 2018 • 21 min
And they shot Vicky Weaver. That and more in tonight s Desk of Glen at 5!
Standoff Series: Ruby Ridge pt. III
Sep 10, 2018 • 21 min
Spoiler alert: The dog Dies.
Standoff Series: Ruby Ridge pt. II
Sep 4, 2018 • 23 min
Ladies and Gentlemen, we’re back with the Standoff Series! This time Glen reaches his inner old man and is nostalgic about the 80s and ninja weapons. Meanwhile, he opens up the timeline of the Ruby Ridge events that lead to the Standoff. What do you think…
Standoff Series: Ruby Ridge pt. I
Aug 26, 2018 • 21 min
Hey there, folks! Loneliness is a very special place - - and it can make you do crazy things. This episode starts a new series From the Desk of Glen where Glen looks at the Standoff at Ruby Ridge and the events surrounding it.
Battle of Marathon IV: Finale
Aug 23, 2018 • 17 min
Today on the Desk of Glen we have the finale of the Battle of Marathon series where Glen talks nasty gamer kids and bronze sculptures - all in one lovely bundle! Tune in next time for a new series! Hint: Ruby
The Battle of Marathon III (Light) - Kimmy, Kimmy, Kimmy
Aug 16, 2018 • 24 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Marathon Two : Run Pheidippides, Run!
Aug 6, 2018 • 21 min
How’s it goin’, guys and gals! This time Daddy Glen brings you some goodies from his desk , including food allergies, Spartans and “good Greek values” that we all need in our abiding citizen lives! Don’t forget to find us everywhere and stay tuned for new…
The Battle of Marathon Part I
Jul 30, 2018 • 19 min
Greetings and salutations, listeners! Today the Desk of Glen has an assortment of fine trinkets for you as we dive into a new series about the Battle of Marathon: How do people get old? Why did Herodotus make his stories so colorful and heroic? And what’s…
Who Made the Nazis?
Jul 22, 2018 • 25 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Man Cave
Jul 18, 2018 • 20 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Smiling Custodians
Jul 9, 2018 • 23 min
Welcome back to the Desk of Glen and the fourth part in the Nazi series! This time we tackle tiresome football coaches, eating bowls of blueberries and smiling custodians at Auschwitz. Join us!
Nazi Jokes
Jul 2, 2018 • 22 min
What’s up, folks, and welcome back to the Desk of Glen! Keeping up with the Nazis , let him take you down Freedom of Speech lane to ask but not always answer some important questions: What do we joke about? What can we make fun of? And, most importantly,…
Rock’ Nazi’ Roll
Jun 25, 2018 • 26 min
With the strum of a guitar and the kick of the bass drum, do you ever think the characters Rock’n’Rollers play are reflective of reality? Does it take much to become the hero or the villain while finding your freedom in music? Glen’s gears are turning as…
From the Desk of Glen: Who Makes the Nazis?
Jun 17, 2018 • 27 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
From the Desk of Glen: The Final Prom
Jun 3, 2018 • 23 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
A History of Deformity III - Early Modern!
Mar 31, 2018 • 71 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
A History of Deformity II - Medieval Times!
Mar 24, 2018 • 55 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
A History of Deformity I - The Ancient World
Mar 17, 2018 • 74 min
This week we begin the new series on the history of physical and mental deformities with THE ANCIENT WORLD!
Sealand: Underneath the Water
Mar 10, 2018 • 57 min
On this episode Bry and Glen discuss the world’s wackiest Micro-nation, Sealand!
The Norwegian Occupation II - Norway? WAY!
Mar 3, 2018 • 61 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Norwegian Campaign I - Noregs Vaapen
Feb 17, 2018 • 51 min
On this episode Glen & Bry discuss the table-setting for the German occupation of Norway! Spot the black metal references!
Goody, Goody Dumb-Shoes!
Feb 10, 2018 • 64 min
On this Wintry One-off Glen and Bry discuss their favorite stupid shoes throughout history!
From the Desk of Glen - Where Did Everybody Go?
Feb 8, 2018 • 25 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Jesuits in Japan IV - Free to be You & Meiji
Feb 3, 2018 • 69 min
The finale is here!
The Jesuits in Japan III - Captain EDO
Jan 27, 2018 • 68 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Jesuits in Japan II - Kirisuto, Wayward Son
Jan 20, 2018 • 67 min
The flourishing of Catholicism in Japan!
The Jesuits in Japan I - The Ko-Kami Code
Jan 14, 2018 • 53 min
This week Bry and Glen dive into a new series discussing the influence of Jesuit missionaries in Japan!
The Bry Takeover!
Dec 31, 2017 • 77 min
This week Bry and David dive deeply into their favorite underrated historical figures!
The Khalistan Movenment VI - Diaspora, My Darling
Dec 23, 2017 • 79 min
The finale of the history of the Sikh and the Khalistan Movement!
The Khalistan Movement V - Operation Blue Star
Dec 16, 2017 • 80 min
On this episode Bry and Glen discuss the darkest era for Pakistan.
The Khalistan Movement IV - Radcliffe, Eraser
Dec 9, 2017 • 71 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Khalistan Movement III - The Great British Mistake
Dec 2, 2017 • 71 min
This week Bry and Glen discuss a turning point in Sikh politics.
The Khalistan Movement II - Singhin’ in the Reign
Nov 25, 2017 • 85 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Khalistan Movement I - Mettle, Guru
Nov 18, 2017 • 96 min
On this episode Bry and Glen discuss the origins of the Sikh religion and the lives of the ten gurus!
Boner Pajama Party! - Demons
Nov 11, 2017 • 71 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Taiping Rebellion IV - Blowing Your Ward
Nov 4, 2017 • 91 min
The Finale of one of the bloodiest conflicts of Chinese History, The Taiping Rebellion!
Halloween Flashback - Ghost Stories!
Oct 28, 2017 • 86 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Taiping Rebellion III - The Gong Show
Oct 21, 2017 • 80 min
Prince Gong saves the day as Bry and Glen discuss the beginning of the end of the beginning of the end of the Taiping and Qing!
The Taiping Rebellion II - The Hong, Hong Trailers
Oct 14, 2017 • 70 min
Fans of Chinese History are in for a treat as we discuss both the origins of the Taiping Rebellion and the Opium Wars! We must be CRAZY! Our prices are so low!
The Taiping Rebellion I - Confucius is Sects
Oct 7, 2017 • 58 min
Join Glen and Bry as they take on China’s Taiping Rebellion!
Listener Request Month - The Creole Master Cycle
Sep 30, 2017 • 78 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Listener Request Month - Just Shake Your Rumps!
Sep 23, 2017 • 54 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Listener Request Month: KGC & the Sunshine Band
Sep 16, 2017 • 56 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Listener Request Month: Weimar? Well, why not?
Sep 9, 2017 • 69 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Listener Request Month: Oyo! Oyo! Oyo Empire!
Sep 2, 2017 • 68 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Yugoslavian Civil War VI - Slobo-done
Aug 26, 2017 • 73 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Yugoslavian Civil War V - The Siege of Sarajevo
Aug 19, 2017 • 54 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Yugoslavian War IV - How to Lose a “Y” in 10 Days
Aug 12, 2017 • 73 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Yugoslavian Civil War III - Yugo Your Way, I’llgo Mine
Jul 29, 2017 • 59 min
The Yugoslavian war continues! Even though it isn’t here yet!
The Lesser Bonus-Partes - You Got Serb’d
Jul 26, 2017 • 76 min
Bry and Glen discuss the between-war “Kingdom” period of Yugoslavia. And why it was a pretty bad idea!
The Yugoslavian Civil War II - Turan Turan
Jul 22, 2017 • 62 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Yugoslavian Civil War I - Kosovo, That’s Where We Wanna Go
Jul 15, 2017 • 69 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Yugoslavian Civil War Pre-Show with Barbara4u2c!
Jul 12, 2017 • 33 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Glonzo: Nationalism, Our Bodies, and Ourselves
Jul 8, 2017 • 31 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Who’s Down With P.O.P.E?
Jul 1, 2017 • 65 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty VIII - Not Richard, But Dick
Jun 24, 2017 • 79 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty VII - Eddie & the Crusaders
Jun 17, 2017 • 90 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty VI - Ed II, Brute
Jun 14, 2017 • 69 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty V - Edward Schism-hands
Jun 10, 2017 • 53 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Third Annual Boner Prom!
Jun 3, 2017 • 126 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty IV - The Red Barons
May 27, 2017 • 65 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty III - Dear John Letter
May 20, 2017 • 56 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty II: Richard & Sal
May 15, 2017 • 64 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Lesser Bonus-Partes!: Normans Fell
May 10, 2017 • 54 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Plantagenet Dynasty I - And then there’s Maude!
May 6, 2017 • 70 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Violent Femmes III - The Regan Administration
Apr 29, 2017 • 67 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Mossi Kingdoms IV - Cheers & Algiers
Apr 22, 2017 • 67 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Mossi Kingdoms III - Ride the Songhai Country
Apr 15, 2017 • 65 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Mossi Kingdoms II - The Moghos: We Got the Beat
Apr 8, 2017 • 74 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Mossi Kingdoms I - Tenkodogo Breakin’ My Heart
Apr 1, 2017 • 58 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Games, Workshopped
Mar 25, 2017 • 86 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Twentieth-Century Afghanistan VIII - Revolution #9
Mar 18, 2017 • 58 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Lesser Bonus-Partes - Afghan Legends!
Mar 15, 2017 • 53 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Twentieth-Century Afghanistan VI - Send Morrison-Knudsen
Mar 8, 2017 • 53 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Twentieth-Century Afghanistan V - Cargo 200
Mar 3, 2017 • 59 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Twentieth-Century Afghanistan IV - Uzbek, Sea Change
Mar 1, 2017 • 65 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Twentieth-Century Afghanistan III - Git Carter
Feb 25, 2017 • 33 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Twentieth-Century Afghanistan II - Khan Hardly Wait
Feb 22, 2017 • 70 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Twentieth-Century Afghanistan I - Rambo III
Feb 18, 2017 • 52 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
Common Scents
Feb 14, 2017 • 70 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Republic of Venice VI - The Style Council
Feb 12, 2017 • 71 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Republic of Venice V - Cretan Hop
Feb 4, 2017 • 78 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Republic of Venice IV - Leave it to Besieger
Jan 28, 2017 • 77 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Republic of Venice III - Partition at Ground Zero
Jan 20, 2017 • 64 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Republic of Venice II - Doge Houses, A.D.
Jan 14, 2017 • 65 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
The Republic of Venice I - Venice, If You Will
Jan 7, 2017 • 58 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.
La Revolucion Mexicana X - Diaz
Dec 31, 2016 • 38 min
From the Desk of Glen is a podcast by Glen Gibbs, formerly of The Lesser Bonapartes.