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Let Them Fight: A Comedy History Podcast

Nov 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving, dear listeners. Now our person today doesn't have anything to do with the holiday, but he was a lot of crazy good fun that should brighten up the holiday, whether or not you celebrate it. Frederic Ives Lord got off to a rough start with his piloting career, but man did he make up for it quickly. He...


Nov 22, 2022

Today we have the ultimate example of one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. Michael Collins loved his country, Ireland, with a burning passion and wanted to see it free from English rule. So he went to work with both a rifle and a pen and fought to make that happen. Making him a hero to a lot of...


Nov 17, 2022

Well, dear listeners, we got a real scumbag for you today. Lonnie Franklin ran all around Los Angeles, but mostly the poorer areas, and killed a whole bunch of women. More than we'll ever know actually. Also his nickname was The Grim Sleeper, which is something an 8 year old would find cool. And to the surprise...


Nov 15, 2022

Today we're returning to one of Tim's favorite time periods, the Civil War, to talk about Benjamin Grierson. This dude was fucking dope. He conquered his fear of horses to become one of the baddest cavalrymen of the whole damn war. The stuff he managed to accomplish is legitimately bonkers, and the fact that I...


Nov 10, 2022

Well, dear listeners, with the moratorium officially lifted, Tim has decided to bring you yet another Nazi shitbag. This time it's Otto Skorzeny, who has what I like to call resting Nazi face. Even out of uniform this guy couldn't look like anything else. Sorry Germans and Austrians, you can't have facial scars and look...