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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

By Dan Carlin

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In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.

Customer Reviews

Just superb.

My family and friends are bored stupid by me recounting everything I have learned from hardcore histories.
You will be hooked.


Dan is an amazing orator and historian. His approach and journaling of WW1 is second to none. As an audible account of history it is untouchable.

Dan has such an amazing way of relating information and setting the scene that it gives you a perspective into history that before I would have never have achieved.

Amazing podcast. Amazing man. Amazing content.

If Carlsberg did engagement!

In an age of distraction, it is easy to find something else to listen to, to see, to do. Dan Carlin never fails to keep me engaged, listening for hour after hour with his style of delivery and his perspectives on historical data. History they say is written by the victor and Dan’s opinions on the story from all sides, for me provides that added value!