September 26th, 2023 | Season 6 | 37 mins 14 secs
cold war, culture, film, immigration, media, post-soviet
On this episode, Misha and Taylor speak with Lada Egorova, a Russian filmmaker in Los Angeles who has an ambitious and timely project, creating a TV comedy series about Slavic culture and people in the United States, specifically LA. Thanks for listening!
September 17th, 2023 | Season 6 | 39 mins 32 secs
business, china, conflict, international relations, politics, ukraine russia war
On this episode, Mark McNamee, political, economic, and intelligence analyst, talks with host Nick about a range of topics pertaining to Russia's War in Ukraine: from the late Prizoghin's mutiny to China's and Russia's relationship rooted largely in an anti-Western agenda and what this means for the continuing conflict. Thanks for listening!
September 2nd, 2023 | Season 6 | 38 mins 28 secs
culture, history, literature, nationalism
On this episode, historian Dr. David Cooper from the University of Illinois shares the surprising true story of the forgery and dramatic discovery of two Czech manuscripts in the early 19th century which shaped the Czech cultural revival during "Medieval mania" in Europe. Thanks for listening!