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Let Them Fight: A Comedy History Podcast

Jun 11, 2019

This week we're talking about Ruben Cavazos, the man who almost singlehandedly ruined the Mongols motorcycle club, and Billy Sing, a half-Chinese Australian sniper that put in work during World War 1. We got strip club gun fights, more garbage nicknames than you could make up in a lifetime, and Ottoman headshots for days!

Jun 4, 2019

This week we have a happy coincidence of racism throughout history as Tim talks about Henry Johnson, a black American soldier in WW1 who got kinda stabby, and Jacob talks about Bass Reeves, a black US Marshal who worked the Oklahoma Territory in the wild west. These two men lived incredible lives full of boxed...

May 28, 2019

This week we are joined by fellow comedian/person whose equipment we steal every week, Matt Cole. He tells us all about Paul "The Worst Nickname Ever" Ricca, the greatest mob boss you've never heard of. Then Tim covers the life of Tibor Rubin, a man who survived a German concentration camp and a Chinese one, just...

May 21, 2019

This week we're talking about Robert Allison, a bloodthirsty Confederate soldier turned equally bloodthirsty cowboy/gunslinger and Hayreddin Barbarossa, a man best described as a genie pirate. Come get your weekly dose of grindhouse history and enjoy the wild west shenanigans, curly shoes and poofy hats, and...

May 14, 2019

This week listen to Jacob and Tim butcher the pronunciation of Japanese names while discussing Uesugi Kenshin, the celibate samurai. Then learn that not all Canadians are pacifist hockey lovers living in fear of their moose overlords, as evidenced by sniper Rob Furlong.