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Head-scratchers: Things You Thought Couldn’t Possibly Be True

Head-scratchers: Things You Thought Couldn’t Possibly Be True

January 17, 2021

Get ready to have your mind blown. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about some facts that just can't possibly be true, but yet they are. Some absolutely astounding facts on this episode of The PodGOATs.

Sayings:The Origin of Expressions We Use

Sayings:The Origin of Expressions We Use

January 13, 2021

Sayings. Idioms. We use them all the time to express ourselves, but where do they come from? Campbell quizes Phil in this sort of game show version of The PodGOATs. And they don't beat around the bush.

Misconceptions Part 02: More Things You Thought Were True but Aren’t

Misconceptions Part 02: More Things You Thought Were True but Aren’t

January 10, 2021

Did you ever find out that something you thought you knew just wasn't true? There are a lot of common misconceptions out there. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about more you always thought were true, but it turns out they're not.

Ponderables: Questions That Have Stumped the Ages

Ponderables: Questions That Have Stumped the Ages

January 6, 2021

Are there some things that are just unknowable? Well, Phil and Campbell Valentine take a crack at some. Why do we sleep? What is consciousness? Will we ever achieve immortality? These questions and more on Ponderables.

Best of 2020: Highlights from The PodGOATs

Best of 2020: Highlights from The PodGOATs

January 3, 2021

A lot happened in 2020, and the PodGOATs podcast was no different. Phil and Campbell Valentine covered a lot of interesting topics over the year. This episode highlights some of the best moments and some of the funniest.

Twain: American Humorist

Twain: American Humorist

December 30, 2020

Mark Twain has few equals in American literature. His humor and his writings still hold up today. Twain's path to fame, however, was a circuitous one. Phil and Campbell Valentine tell you all about the man who literally invented a character and then became him.

Butterfly Effect: How Small Events Change the World

Butterfly Effect: How Small Events Change the World

December 27, 2020

What is the Butterfly Effect? Did you ever see 'It's a Wonderful Life'? If George Bailey hadn't been born, so many other lives would've been dramatically different. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk about single events that changed the course of history.

Star Wars: How it All Came to Be

Star Wars: How it All Came to Be

December 23, 2020

One of the first blockbusters was a movie that almost never got off the ground. It was plagued by delays and cost overruns. And it was George Lucas' wife who actually saved it. Phil and Campbell Valentine talk Star Wars.

Bond: James Bond

Bond: James Bond

December 20, 2020

It's one of the most successful film franchises of all time, but it started off as a series of novels that are still being written today. Ian Fleming created James Bond. Phil and Campbell Valentine tell you how this super spy came to be.

Ali: I Am The Greatest

Ali: I Am The Greatest

December 16, 2020

He claimed to be the greatest, and he backed it up. Most publications rank him as the best heavyweight boxer of all time. He was not without controversy. In fact, he thrived on it. Phil and Campbell Valentine look at the life of Muhammad Ali.

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