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Host of The Unemployed Historian web series, sparkly trouser wearer & drinker of tea.

Pilot Season: Ninja Turtles – The Next Mutation

Oh Shell, no! We worked up the will to watch this live action TMNT show that was brought to you by the people who brought us Power Rangers and disowned by the people who created TMNT.


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The “Irish Slaves” Meme

A questionable 2008 article has turned into an internet meme that puts forward the idea that Irish people were used as slaves in the Caribbean – But is that really the case?

For more information see the work of Liam Hogan whose work was instrumental in this videos production and from whom many of the screen-caps used in this video were sourced.

Pilot Season: Space Precinct

Let’s go to SPACE with Gerry Anderson (THUNDERBIRDS, CAPTAIN SCARLET, SPACE 1999) and his short lived series SPACE PRECINCT. Which caused Patrick to have an existential crisis because the main character has the same name as him.

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