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Episode 21: You’re Going to Stick that Where?! The Life and Times of Vlad Dracula
Trigger Warning: This episode contains graphic depictions of people being put to death in gruesome ways. If this kind of thing bothers you, please do not listen.
This week, the boys dive into the life and times of Vlad Dracula. Aka Vlad the Impaler; Vlad III, Vlad Tepes, and Vlad the Butch. Known as a Christian crusader against the encroaching Ottoman empire, this historical figure used guerrilla warfare and gruesome practices to strike fear in his enemies. Though his reign was short, his reputation stretched across Europe and across the centuries to influence Bram Stoker as he crafted his most famous novel.
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