The very popular history specialist Sascha Cohen returns to the program to discuss what lead to the Great Depression, World War II, and nostalgia for the 1950’s. We also talk about the Vietnam War, how television changed the outlook on war, and Sascha’s love of the 80‘s. Plus, Kyle tells us a story about texting with his niece and Del LaRue makes an appearance!
The United Stats of America staring the Sklar Brothers premieres on History Channel next Tuesday. Bring the calming shores to the UFO-littered shores.
Randy and Jason Sklar were born a statistic: They’re identical twins and stand-up comedians who also just happen to have an obsession with numbers and an amazing knack for finding the incredible stories behind the stats. The wisecracking brothers are the hosts of United Stats of America, which reveals the stories behind the most interesting and surprising statistics in American history—stories that tell us more about who we are as individuals and as a nation. Randy and Jason bring their irreverent brand of humor to locations across the country, uncovering hidden facts about America and Americans while engaging in stunts and experiments that help them uncover the story behind the stats. The Sklars will also utilize cutting-edge computer technology and visually stunning infographics to help bring these numbers to life.