Garbled Twistory is a podcast that’s primary objective is to humanize history, through humorizing history. It re-tells history in a way that places special emphasis on the most unusual elements and indiscriminately injects F.U.N by the bucketload! The first season’s focus is US History: as told by all of its presidential elections and all of its presidential election candidates! There will be biographical episodes for every presidential candidate, episodes for every election, and episodes fo ...
We have arrived! The 1848 US Iron Throne election is upon us indeed! And the first candidate for VP? He seems to have come from nowhere and done nothing super consequential so far. Nonetheless, he is still a nominee! So let's take a quick peek anyway! Become a Patron!
For this final bout in this in-between-election episode series, I don't have another harrowing, lengthy historical tale to tell for 1847. No sir! I'm gonna finish it off with a tasty little footnote this time! Become a Patron!
In this in-between-election episode for the year 1846, I present an EPIC saga. An EPIC one! Irrefutable PROOF that some destinies were never meant to manifest!! Become a Patron!
We are starting this series of in-between-election episodes with a real bang! Why? Because apparently, somebody randomly decided it was time to summon Iblis: The Flames of Destruction. Hey, I don't make the rules, okay? Become a Patron
Hurrah! We have made our way to the 1844 US Presidential Election! My goodness! This one is gonna be HUGELY consequential as far as the course of US History is concerned. Why? Well, it's all thanks to a big fat area that starts with a big fat letter T! Become a Patron!
We're looking at our final prezzy wezzy candidate for this turbulent 1844 US election! While we may have discussed this man before, the turn of events that caused him to even be a presidential candidate this time is so utterly wild and specific, it's like we're talking about a different person! But fascinatingly, we aren't, and this is a REBROADCAS…
As we continue examining the presidential candidates for 1844, an old flame comes charging back into the fray! He's been around this whole time, influencing all the events with vigor! It's a major life update from a man who's always ready for a good race! This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 33:44 mark!…
Now that we have finished looking at the small gaggle of VP candidates for 1844, it's time to move on to the Presidential contenders in this US Electional climate! We will start by revisiting an old friend who is building an international movement, piece by methodical piece! Since this is an old friend, this will be a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO …
The final VP candidate for the year 1844 has lived quite the globetrotting life! Whether he found that life a satisfying one is, surprisingly, up for debate! Become a Patron!
The second VP candidate we are taking a close look at for the year 1844 is a man who goes by many names. Okay, not actually. But in the discourse between underpaid substitute teachers who have to take attendance, he goes by many, many names! Become a Patron!
We are back to our regularly scheduled election programming! And how are we kicking off 1844? With a VP candidate that believes in genuinely following through on Tommy J's philosophies in the most radical way imaginable! Become a Patron!
In the final in-between-election episode for the year of 1843, we have a funny little fable about the perils of idealism in the absence of effort! Become a Patron!
In this next In-Between-Election episode, we're going to Philly! Why? Well, things are getting quite spicy over there and I just wanna see what all the hubbub is about! Become a Patron!
We have arrived at the first in-between-election episode! And it looks like one of our favorite celebrities has dropped a bombshell, drama-defining short story in this year of 1841! I think we oughta give it a once-over, don't you? Become a Patron!
Here we are! We have made it to the next critical juncture in our perpetual, Presidential Games Thrones Bonanza! It's the election of 1840, and it looks like some major wardrobe changes are in order this time! Become a Patron!
Here we are, looking at the final Prezzy Wezzy Candidate for the election year of 1840! And, to be honest, over the past four years since this man was last at-bat, he hasn't really made any big waves. Could this work to his advantage? This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 24:39 mark! Become a Patron!…
The second-to-last Prezzy Wezzy Candidate just so happens to be an old, sneaky friend of ours. And my goodness, this man has had to deal with every potential peril of the presidential job the universe could imagine throwing at him in this exact moment. Yes, this is a wild REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 32:32 mark! Become a Patron!…
Okay! We are here now! Yes, we're talking about the Iron Throne candidates for 1840! And we're kicking this off with a new and oddly inspirational origin story. The mindsets are a-changin' indeed. Become a Patron!
The final VP candidate we're taking a gander at has indeed been at this juncture before... But the story of how things have changed for him and how much of a change he's looking for is well... Kinda uncertain, to be honest. This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 20:21 mark! Become a Patron!
The second-to-last VP Candidate we're looking at for 1840 just so happens to be that legendary war hero guy we talked about last election! However, it's four years later now, and his story as VP is um... Very Different. This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 41:40 mark! Become a Patron!
The next VP candidate for 1840 seems to have quite the fascinating name! But the real question is: Does he live up to its grandiosity? Become a Patron!
In today's episode, we're looking at the third potential VP that could arise from this 1840 election. This is sure to be a wild ride, cuz this man has connections on top of connections! Become a Patron!
Here we are! We have arrived once again at Election Time! Yes, it's 1840, so that means we gotta start looking at VP contenders. And this first one? Oh, man, he really put his neck out and took one for the team. This election's gonna be real interesting indeed! Become a Patron!
For our final in-between-election episode discussing the year 1839, statisticians rejoice! There's a new afterschool club for you, and only the cool kids get to join! Become a Patron!
In the second in-between-election episode of this series, I'm taking a real close look at a fancy rock! Is the alphabet real? Or is it just lines? The answer is yes. Become a Patron!
Here we are, at the beginning of the next set of in-between-election episodes! Where are we going for 1837? Japan! Japan? Aren't they on their isolationist kick right now? Oh dear, this could get real dangerous... Become a Patron!
Here we are! We have arrived at the fateful 1836 election! A whole buncha people are wearing wigs all of the sudden now, but are the wigs stylish enough to win a presidency? We shall see... Become a Patron!
The final presidential potential that occupies the 1836 space is a man who has carefully calculated every single political move up to this point. And this time around, it sure looks like these machinations will bear the biggest of fruits! This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 27:04 mark! Become a Patron!…
The second-to-last prezzy wezzy candidate that we're looking at for 1836 has a story so riddled with casual violence and plunder that the 1800s elites are starting to treat this man like a world wonder. Become a Patron!
The presidential candidate for 1836 that we're looking at today has a very um, familiar story... He practices very um, familiar politics. And yet, he switched political parties because, well, he's petty like that. Things are getting real weird. Become a Patron!
This candidate for the 1836 Iron Throne most definitely has an iron will... And don't get me started about that iron tongue. It's sharper than cheddar! Become a Patron!
The first prezzy wezzy candidate for 1836 seems to be a little wet behind the ears when it comes to years as a US Senator. Like he literally just got here! Nonetheless, I see no harm and seeing what the man's got, even if it's not much. Become a Patron!
The final VP Candidate we are going over has lived definitely one of the craziest lives we've experienced since Andrew Jackson. No, Seriously. Like, What is the DEAL with Kentucky?? Become a Patron!
This next VP candidate for 1836 is indeed the son of a man we have spoken of before. And yes, Connecticut politicians seem to have been out of fashion for the last decade and a half. But he's here, so we gotta give him a shout-out. Become a Patron!
The next VP candidate for this 1836 election is so aggressively from Virginia that even Nancy Drew Jackson is going to have his share of problems with the man. Indeed, we have a power-playing power-player on our hands! Become a Patron!
We are back to our regularly scheduled election biography programming for 1836, and as we begin to look at the roster, I think I need to strongly urge the 1800s electors to please stop protest voting for vice presidential candidates that don't even know they're getting votes and might as well be retired. *sigh* This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW IN…
The year is 1835 and there are bat people on the moon and it's Edgar Allen Poe's fault. Become a Patron!
For this second in-between-election episode, we venture forth to experience the wonder that is the Garbled Twistory Coin Depository! Become a Patron!
In this first episode of the in-between-election-stream, we're introduced to a truly odd and bewildering instance of crime and punishment that comes out of nowhere! A short, true story proving definitely that in New Jersey, one must tread lightly. Become a Patron!
Here we are! The 1832 US Election is upon us! Once again, we have many factions with many issues, but the population density has changed quite dramatically! There are some new problems on the horizon, and new battles beginning to be fought. Become a Patron!
Here we are, checking in on our FINAL Prezzy Wezzy candidate for the 1832 US Election. And as usual, the angry man who suddenly descended from an unknown place in the mountains is causing a ruckus wherever he goes! This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 39:35 mark! Become a Patron!
We're getting the newest, biggest scoop on our old friend Mr. Playdough! Since he is an old friend of ours, this episode will be a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 21:11 mark, alright? Become a Patron!
This next Prezzy Wezzy Potential for 1832 is a man who only wanted ONE THING. And then he never got it. And then he worked hard for other things. And he never got them. Whatever happened to being a doctor, John? Become a Patron!
This week we're looking at the first potential prezzy wezzy candidate for this truly fascinating 1832 election! As it turns out, he talks real good too. Become a Patron!
The final VP candidate for 1832 is perhaps the most terrifying to be reckoned with on the political stage right now. Why, because he wants to literally tear the country apart and he knows exactly how to do it. If you wanted a House of Cards story, you're in luck... This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 12:15 mark! Become a Patron!…
The second to last VP candidate for 1832 is yet another newcomer to this grand political stage. And once again, he seems pretty average... Well, except the Yu-Gi-Oh thing. Become a Patron!
Here we have another VP Candidate for the upcoming 1832 election. His story is a typical one! Except for maybe the canals thing? Yeah, I don't get the canals thing. Become a Patron!
The next 1832 VP Candidate we're looking at is doing it all for the money and nothing else. Anything for the money. Become a Patron!
In this episode of Garbled Twistory, we're getting back to the business of elections for 1832 and as usual, we start with a mostly unremarkable man who thinks he can be a good vice-principal for one reason and one reason only! Become a Patron!
In the final in-between-election episode of this series, we're checking in on the whole slavery situation because something crazy just happened in the Hamptons that's gonna change EVERYTHING about the enslavement discourse! Become a Patron!