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#296: Steve Jackson

32 minutes

He’s a founder and namesake of one of the most influential gaming companies in the world. From GURPS to Car Wars to Munchkin to Illuminati. This week we have a very special conversation with the founder of Austin’s own Steve Jackson Games, Mr. Steve Jackson!


#295: U-Boats in the Gulf of Mexico

19 minutes

They prowled the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, looking for targets headed for Europe: oil tankers, merchant ships, and passenger ships. As odd as it sounds, we’re talking about Nazi U-boats patrolling the waters off of Galveston Island.


#294: Jane Long

24 minutes

She spent a terrible winter practically alone in an isolated fort on the Texas coast. She was starving, sick, fought off Indian attacks, and even had a baby. Along the way, she became renowned as the Mother of Texas.


#293: Top Texan 2019: The Aftermath

56 minutes

In celebration of Texas History month, the Texas General Land Office ran a ‘March Madness’ style tournament to determine the ‘greatest’ Texan. This week we have a special discussion with the man responsible for that tournament, James Harkins, the Director of Public Services of the Texas General Land Office.


#292: Top Texan 2019: Round Three

17 minutes

In celebration of Texas History month, the Texas General Land Office is running a March Madness style tournament to determine the ‘greatest’ Texan. We take a look at the brackets and inform you about some of these impressive Texans of history.


#291: Top Texan 2019: Round Two

18 minutes

In celebration of Texas History month, the Texas General Land Office is running a March Madness style tournament to determine the ‘greatest’ Texan. We take a look at the brackets and inform you about some of these impressive Texans of history.


#290: Top Texan 2019: Round One

51 minutes

In celebration of Texas History month, the Texas General Land Office is running a March Madness style tournament to determine the ‘greatest’ Texan. We take a look at the brackets and inform you about some of these impressive Texans of history.


#289: CATI Watches: True Stories

40 minutes

Its a 1986 film about small town Texas set during the sesquicentennial directed by the lead singer of one of the seminal avant garde rock bands. This week we are talking about the movie True Stories.


#288: Don Henley and the Eagles: Part Two

29 minutes

He was a member of one of the most iconic rock bands in American history and a successful solo artist. The country roots he developed in his small East Texas hometown shine through in all his music. Today, we continue our discussion of Don Henley.


#287: Don Henley and the Eagles: Part One

30 minutes

He was a member of one of the most iconic rock bands in American history and a successful solo artist. The country roots he developed in his small East Texas hometown shine through in all his music. Today, we’re talking about Don Henley.

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