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Fauxthentic History

Hosted by Holly Frey (Stuff You Missed in History Class) and Bryan Young (Full of Sith) Fauxthentic History is your most reliable source of fictional history inside the many, varied worlds of popular culture, mythology, and nerddom. From Star Wars and Star Trek to Disney films and Lord of the Rings, your hosts will take you through the finer details of your favorite stories in ways you never imagined.
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Aug 5, 2018

While many people have heard of Jookiba’s Experiment 626, fewer know about his beginnings as an evil genius scientist. His work prior to 626 included a vast array of unique efforts at creating new life, and has, unbeknownst to most of the planet’s inhabitants, threatened to cause havoc on Earth repeatedly.

Jul 8, 2018

The Star Wars Galaxy is full of thousands of star systems. Bryan and Holly take a look at planets ranging from Coruscant, Naboo, and Tatooine to Vandor and Mimban. 

Jun 25, 2018

Quidditch is, perhaps, the most popular wizarding sport in the world. In this episode, we break down the history and evolution of the game, discuss the rules and their evolution, and talk about modern Quidditch. We also cover, briefly, the importance of the final game of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup.

Jun 11, 2018

Throughout the long, ongoing conflict between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance, there were a number of times when people fighting as Imperials realized they couldn’t continue to do so for ideological reasons. Today, we’re going to delve into the stories of three pilots who each found themselves needing to switch their allegiances.

May 21, 2018

Famous alley cat Thomas O’Malley lived with style and joie de vivre, traveling the world and playing with Scat Cat’s jazz band. But once he met a pampered cat named Duchess outside of Paris, it changed the course of his life.

Apr 29, 2018

Maul was a prominent figure in the galaxy, from the Naboo Crisis, through the Clone Wars, and even into the Galactic Civil War. This episode will take you the tragic story of his life and death. 

 

 

Apr 15, 2018

Bryan and Holly got their hands on a copy of Ford Pines' Third Journal and bring you a brief history of the history of Gravity Falls and the creatures that are frequently encountered in that region of Oregon.

Apr 2, 2018

The Imperial Navy was a formidable entity, and as such, it merits a great deal of examination. This episode offers a quick glance at the basic structure and ideology of the Navy, some of the ships in the fleet, and a few prominent names in Imperial Naval history.

Mar 18, 2018

There was once an anomaly in the natural timeline that enabled people to visit a place that was stuck on the same day in the 1930s. That place was the Adventurers Club, and it was filled with wonders.

Kungaloosh!

Mar 5, 2018

Part two covers the rest of the Jedi Council, including Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Grand Master Yoda, as well as the final destruction of the Jedi.

Feb 18, 2018

The Jedi Order served the galaxy for over a thousand generations and we've cobbled together everything we know about the body that led the order in its waning days. In this episode, we cover how the Jedi Council worked and some of the personalities that served on that body and how they met their ends.

Feb 4, 2018

One of the most devastating battles that the United Federation of Planets fought in. With the Borg invasion imminent, the Federation set up a desperate last stand at Wolf 359. This Star Trek episode covers the Enterprise's first contact with the Borg, the preparation for the invasion, and the aftermath of Wolf 359. 

Jan 1, 2018

The Alliance to Restore the Republic had many flight squadrons during its tenure, but none might have been more storied than Red Squadron. They flew in everything from the Battle of Scariff to the Battle of Endor and all points in between. This episode delves into the men and women of Red Squadron and their storied history. 

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