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Jakob Burrows

King Arthur (2004) | Dark Age Britain (410 CE)

In episode 4 of Season 4 we’re diving into the 2004 film adaptation of King Arthur, marketed as the epitome of historical accuracy but leaving much to be desired. With a star-studded cast led by Clive Owen and Keira Knightley, the film aimed to elevate the Arthurian legend to new heights but ultimately stumbled in…

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Bonus Episode: The Rasputin Special

This is a Patreon preview – find the full Rasputin Special at patreon.com/reelhistorypodcast We delve deep into the world of Grigori Rasputin, the Siberian mystic whose influence over the last Tsar of Russia and his family altered the course of history. Adding onto our Anastasia episode on the main feed, the Rasputin Special takes you…

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Anastasia (1997) | Fall of the House of Romanov (1917)

This is our PATREON’S CHOICE of Season 4 – a vote was put to our Patrons and Anastasia was the top pick! If you want to influence future topic selection, and get a Fabergé egg’s worth of bonus episodes for a mere 3 rubels, head to patreon.com/reelhistorypodcast Step into the fantastical world of animated royalty…

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Bonus Episode: The Discovery of Troy

Welcome to another Reel History Patreon Preview! You can find the full 1 hour bonus show at patreon.com/reelhistorypodcast, along with a dozen additional bonus shows, all available for merely 3 drachmas per month! This time we’re exploring the rediscovery of the ancient city of Troy by amateur archeologist/dynamite enthusiast Heinrich Schliemann. Forget about your modern-day…

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Troy (2004) | The Rage of Achilles (1175 BCE)

What awaits you on this episode? GLORY! TAKE IT! ITS YOURS! Yes, we are paraphrasing the awful dialogue delivered haplessly by Brad Pitt in the 2004 Wolfgang Petersen epic, Troy. Loosely (very loosely) based on the Homeric poem, the Iliad, the movie explores the legendary Trojan War, a conflict sparked by the love affair between…

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Bonus Episode: Pirate Mythbusting!

Parrots, peg legs, jolly rogers and rum! Join us for a Patreon Preview that explains which of these tropes have a basis in reality and which are utter parrot’s guano. This is a preview and you can find the full bonus episode at patreon.com/reelhistorypodcast Our Patreon has bonus episodes to go along with our main…

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Pirates of the Caribbean (2003) | Golden Age of Piracy (1650–1730)

Ahoy and welcome to the highly anticipated Season 4 premiere of Reel History! We’re back with another 10-episode season, releasing biweekly on Thursdays. Beyond our usual eps you’ll find bonus discussions delving deeper into these topics on the Reel History Patreon – thank you to our Patrons for bringing this season to life! Join now…

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I Am All In with Scott Patterson – The Podcast About The Podcasts About Television

On episode 6 of “The Podcast About the Podcasts About Television,” prepare for a unique perspective on the beloved series Gilmore Girls. We’re bringing you a special review of “I’m All In with Scott Patterson,” where the main character himself, Scott Patterson (aka Luke Danes), dives into the world of Stars Hollow for the very…

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Avatar: Braving the Elements – The Podcast About The Podcasts About Television

Long ago, the podcasters and actors lived in harmony… But everything changed when the actors attacked! In episode 4 of “The Podcast About the Podcasts About Television” we delve, for the first time, into a podcast that one of us actually listens to on a semi-regular basis. After last week’s Made Women/Gangster Goddess debacle we…

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Feed Drop: The Podcast About the Podcasts About Television

Hey history fans! My name is Jakob Burrows and, as you know, I don’t know anything about history, but I do know that production on Season 4 is in full swing and until it we’re able to launch it you’ll be able to find additional episodes at patreon.com/reelhistorypodcast where we’ve most recently been putting out…

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