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Garbled Twistory is a podcast that’s primary objective is to humanize history, through humorizing history. It re-tells history in a way that places special emphasis on the most unusual elements and indiscriminately injects F.U.N by the bucketload!

The first season’s focus is US History: as told by all of its presidential elections and all of its presidential election candidates! There will be biographical episodes for every presidential candidate, episodes for every election, and episodes for the years in between them! Get Excited!

Expect a new episode to pop up here every Sunday! You can listen on iTunes, Stitcher, many a place! We also have a Facebook Page!

Garbled Twistory: A US History Podcast told through elections! Rafiq Taylor

    • History
    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

Garbled Twistory is a podcast that’s primary objective is to humanize history, through humorizing history. It re-tells history in a way that places special emphasis on the most unusual elements and indiscriminately injects F.U.N by the bucketload!

The first season’s focus is US History: as told by all of its presidential elections and all of its presidential election candidates! There will be biographical episodes for every presidential candidate, episodes for every election, and episodes for the years in between them! Get Excited!

Expect a new episode to pop up here every Sunday! You can listen on iTunes, Stitcher, many a place! We also have a Facebook Page!

    1825: Knock Knock

    1825: Knock Knock

    It's been a while hasn't it? Since the last time we did one of these in-between-election episodes? Well, let's start this off with a Bible, wait, I mean a pamphlet containing obscure free-form poetry based on the Bible. Wait... what?
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    • 4 min
    ELECTION #10!

    ELECTION #10!

    After multiple months of examining the many, many candidates for the Iron Throne, they finally collide in the fateful 1824 Presidential Election! And if you thought the 2-way tie was crazy back in Tommy J's time, then you're gonna wanna pop some EXTRA popcorn for this one!
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    • 11 min
    John Quincy Adams: King of the North!

    John Quincy Adams: King of the North!

    This is the final Presidential Candidate we're lookin' at for the year of 1824! And in the brief time we've had since his last candidacy, the man's taken actions that impact the US approach international diplomacy TO THIS VERY DAY!
    So yeah, this is a REBROADCAST you don't wanna miss with the NEW INFO at the 22:53 mark!
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    • 29 min
    Andrew Jackson: Somehow He's Even Angrier Now??

    Andrew Jackson: Somehow He's Even Angrier Now??

    As we begin to wind down on our 1824 Prezzy Wezzy Candidates, we revisit the insane story of Andrew Jackson and add some more insane information now that he is a candidate again.
    This is a REBROADCAST where the NEW INFO can be found at the 31:58 mark!
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    • 37 min
    William Crawford: Keep it Chill, Keep it Sneaky!

    William Crawford: Keep it Chill, Keep it Sneaky!

    This next 1824 presidential candidate is another man who happens to be throwing his hat in the ring again! But the thing is: he's throwing in this hat in the most casually clandestine way of all the candidates. Who said you needed to stir the pot to win elections?
    This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO at the 4:59 mark!
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    • 7 min
    Henry Clay: NaNaNaNaaa NaNaaa Naaaa! He's Gonna Start a Fight!

    Henry Clay: NaNaNaNaaa NaNaaa Naaaa! He's Gonna Start a Fight!

    As we enter cruise control for the Presidential Candidates of 1824, it's looking like someone is gonna stir up some Big Trouble in Little Paradise. And that someone? Henry Clay! But I mean, isn't it ALWAYS Henry Clay who's stirring the pot?
    This is a REBROADCAST with the NEW INFO starting at the 17:02 mark!
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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

The Creative Impostor ,

I'm in LOVE!

Just met Rafiq at a podcaster's meetup and subscribed to this show. I have listened to 6 episodes in the last 12 hours and I cannot wait to shair this podcast with my high school students --- comedy, history, quality production quality and CLEAN content --- it's perfect!

MAndersonComedy ,

great stuff

Good stuff, knowledgeable Host. 5 stars!

HeyFrase ,

Host rafiq is hilarious

Host Rafiq is hilarious. I found myself totally sucked into this show and wanted more. Even if you’re not a fan of history this show is so good you will love it!

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