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Episode 22: World’s Edge, Where’s McCartney, and A Sight of Wonders


On this week’s episode of Young Nostalgia, Nolan and Ben decide to take another look at common conspiracy theories. Along with the theme of the previous installment, any well known individual or event seems to have a plethora of conspiracy theories associated them. The Flat Earth, Paul McCartney is Dead, and Stevie Wonder is Not Actually Blind theories, included in this episode, are all centered around prominent pop culture topics. 

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Episode 21: This Month in History - December


December is now upon us and that means it is once again time for This Month in History! The wide assortment of historical events in this week’s episode include several important dates in the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s as well breakthroughs in cardiovascular medicine. As in many other This Month episodes, Richard Nixon and his associates make yet another appearance with more controversial actions.

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Episode 20: The Good, The Bad, and the Future of Holiday Shopping


With Thanksgiving weekend now behind us, Young Nostalgia is taking a look at the history of Black Friday. For years, the Friday directly following Thanksgiving has brought both pain and pleasure to shoppers. Bargain prices and extremely large crowds are a perfect recipe for conflict and injury. Along with the bad, Nolan and Ben also talk about the good aspects and the future of holiday shopping.

Episode 19: Lizards, Lunar Landing, and Lee Harvey Oswald


This week Nolan and Ben are bringing a new topic to Young Nostalgia. There is hardly a historical event without a conspiracy theory and in this episode, the guys talk about some of the most common. These include lizard people controlling the human race, the moon landing being faked by the United States, and inconsistencies within reports regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.,28804,1860871_1860876_1861029,00.html 

Then and Now: Vol 2


The "Then and Now" series takes a look at notable actors, actresses, musicians, and other celebrities. Nolan and Ben discuss their early careers and how they gained notoriety, before transitioning into their accomplishments later in life.

Volume 2:

Jimmy Fallon

Johnny Carson

Walter Cronkite

Episode 18: This Month in History - November


Nolan and Ben are back with another “This Month in History!” As always, the guys take listeners through historical or otherwise interesting events that occurred in November. Highlights from this week’s show include a failed assassination of Hitler, the Gettysburg Address, and the death of Blackbeard the Pirate. 

Episode 17: The Brains and the Bronze


After an unscheduled off week, Nolan and Ben are back with the conclusion to the October Rat Pack Special. This week they cover two of the lesser known yet still influential members, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford. The guys talk about the personal lives, Rat Pack affiliations, and legacies of these two entertainers.


Episode 16: Mr. Showbusiness


Known as “Mr. Showbusiness,” Sammy Davis Jr. is the topic for the third installment of the October Rat Pack Special. Starting at an early age, Davis was involved with many facets of entertainment. This week Nolan and Ben talk about the struggles and successes of this legendary showman’s life. 

Episode 15: He Did it His Way


The second installment of the October Rat Pack Special is here! This week Ben and Nolan take on the Chairman of the Board, The Sultan of Swoon, Frank Sinatra. The guys talk about his early life and the beginning of his extended solo career. They then move on to Sinatra’s long lasting legacy and involvement with philanthropic work. 

Episode 14: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head


This week’s episode marks the first installment in a month long series over The Rat Pack! Today Nolan and Ben are taking an entire episode to talk about the King of Cool, Dean Martin. In addition to his legendary music, television, and movie careers, the guys dive into Dino’s personal life and beginnings with Jerry Lewis.