Adam Asks Chuck

by Adam Asks Chuck Podcast

Adam Asks Chuck
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 40
  • Last: 6 Mar 2018
Adam McShane has little understanding of how things work. Charlie Kojis has a lot of confidence in how things might work. Listen as Adam asks Chuck a different question every Monday.

Episodes (40)

  • #40 King Henry VIII
    #40 King Henry VIII
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 40:34
    Adam doesn't understand why the 8th Henry got top billing, and Charlie tudors him on how many dead wives is too many.
    Adam doesn't understand why the 8th Henry got top billing, and Charlie tudors him on how many dead wives is too many.

  • #39 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    #39 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 40:16
    Adam doesn't understand why Snow White was hanging out with those lil fellas, and Charlie tries to explain why that witch had an apple.
    Adam doesn't understand why Snow White was hanging out with those lil fellas, and Charlie tries to explain why that witch had an apple.

  • #38 Harry Houdini
    #38 Harry Houdini
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 36:32
    Adam asks "Who 'dini?", and Charlie explains the fascination with the slippery Appleton native.
    Adam asks "Who 'dini?", and Charlie explains the fascination with the slippery Appleton native.

  • #37 Correction: Al Capone & Prohibition with Ian Erickson
    #37 Correction: Al Capone & Prohibition with Ian Erickson
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 18:18
    In the first ever correction episode, Ian Erickson (@IaErickson) joins Adam and Chuck to revisit some of what the boys got wrong on Episode #16. For best listening experience, go back to episode 16 first!
    In the first ever correction episode, Ian Erickson (@IaErickson) joins Adam and Chuck to revisit some of what the boys got wrong on Episode #16. For best listening experience, go back to episode 16 first!

  • #36 The Wizard of Oz
    #36 The Wizard of Oz
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 44:50
    Adam goes to Charlie in search of a brain, and Charlie lies and tells him he's had a one all along.
    Adam goes to Charlie in search of a brain, and Charlie lies and tells him he's had a one all along.

  • #35 Salem Witch Trials
    #35 Salem Witch Trials
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    Published: 29 Jan 2018 Duration: 48:49
    Adam asks what those kooky gals were up to, and Charlie explains some theories on why they were acting that way.
    Adam asks what those kooky gals were up to, and Charlie explains some theories on why they were acting that way.

  • #34 Pearl Harbor
    #34 Pearl Harbor
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    Published: 15 Jan 2018 Duration: 40:02
    Adam asks about one of war's sneakiest moments, and Charlie draws from a shallow well of Hawaiian knowledge.
    Adam asks about one of war's sneakiest moments, and Charlie draws from a shallow well of Hawaiian knowledge.

  • #33 The Dust Bowl
    #33 The Dust Bowl
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 44:21
    Adam dusts up on what was happening during the Great Depression, as Charlie tells him that things weren't so Okie Dokie in the middle of the country.
    Adam dusts up on what was happening during the Great Depression, as Charlie tells him that things weren't so Okie Dokie in the middle of the country.

  • #32 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    #32 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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    Published: 2 Jan 2018 Duration: 41:59
    Adam never learned why the man with the candy hung out with those kids, and Charlie takes them on a sweet adventure through a literary classic.
    Adam never learned why the man with the candy hung out with those kids, and Charlie takes them on a sweet adventure through a literary classic.

  • #31 A Christmas Carol
    #31 A Christmas Carol
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    Published: 26 Dec 2017 Duration: 52:17
    Adam asks why nobody liked Scrooge, and Charlie gets in the Holiday spirit for the podcast's Christmas special.
    Adam asks why nobody liked Scrooge, and Charlie gets in the Holiday spirit for the podcast's Christmas special.

  • #30 The Crusades
    #30 The Crusades
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    Published: 18 Dec 2017 Duration: 49:07
    Adam is excited to learn about one of the rare pock marks on Catholicism, and Charlie has very little information to provide.
    Adam is excited to learn about one of the rare pock marks on Catholicism, and Charlie has very little information to provide.

  • #29 Johnny Cash
    #29 Johnny Cash
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 38:36
    Adam is a little fuzzy on who Johnny Cash was, and Charlie delves down a few octaves into the details of his life.
    Adam is a little fuzzy on who Johnny Cash was, and Charlie delves down a few octaves into the details of his life.

  • #28 The Boston Tea Party
    #28 The Boston Tea Party
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    Published: 3 Dec 2017 Duration: 45:55
    Adam asks why those guys in Boston got so mad, and Charlie uses the phrase "taxation without representation" too many times.
    Adam asks why those guys in Boston got so mad, and Charlie uses the phrase "taxation without representation" too many times.

  • #27 Arnold Schwarzenegger
    #27 Arnold Schwarzenegger
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    Published: 27 Nov 2017 Duration: 40:51
    Adam never got the whole story on the nation's strongest politician, and Charlie recalls a storied career.
    Adam never got the whole story on the nation's strongest politician, and Charlie recalls a storied career.

  • #26 The Amanda Knox Trial
    #26 The Amanda Knox Trial
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    Published: 20 Nov 2017 Duration: 43:55
    Adam wants to learn about a controversial semester abroad, and Charlie explains how being accused of murder is a bummer.
    Adam wants to learn about a controversial semester abroad, and Charlie explains how being accused of murder is a bummer.

  • #25 Barry Bonds & Steroids
    #25 Barry Bonds & Steroids
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    Published: 13 Nov 2017 Duration: 45:46
    Adam asks about the steroid scandal of the 90s, and Charlie gives a meandering history of sports.
    Adam asks about the steroid scandal of the 90s, and Charlie gives a meandering history of sports.

  • #24 Martha Stewart
    #24 Martha Stewart
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    Published: 6 Nov 2017 Duration: 46:41
    Adam asks what happened with one of America's craftiest dames, and Charlie gives his insider version of the story.
    Adam asks what happened with one of America's craftiest dames, and Charlie gives his insider version of the story.

  • #23 Abraham Lincoln
    #23 Abraham Lincoln
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    Published: 30 Oct 2017 Duration: 52:34
    Adam needs some points of clarification on Old Abe, and Charlie unpacks what he was actually hiding under that hat.
    Adam needs some points of clarification on Old Abe, and Charlie unpacks what he was actually hiding under that hat.

  • #22 The California Gold Rush
    #22 The California Gold Rush
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    Published: 23 Oct 2017 Duration: 51:39
    Adam inquires about the gold in dem dere hills, and Charlie discusses the new money out west.
    Adam inquires about the gold in dem dere hills, and Charlie discusses the new money out west.

  • #21 Moses
    #21 Moses
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    Published: 16 Oct 2017 Duration: 42:40
    Adam asks about the biggest celebrity in the Old Testament, and Charlie breaks down Moses's journey.
    Adam asks about the biggest celebrity in the Old Testament, and Charlie breaks down Moses's journey.