114 episodes

David Quintana has spent decades mastering the ins and outs of CA politics but politics isn’t his sole focus, and he knows it’s not yours either. Quintana looks outside the realm of politics for insightful and entertaining conversations about history, social justice, pop culture, business, music, and sports, with a dash of politics from time to time. Welcome to the show and enjoy!

The Quintana Show David Quintana

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

David Quintana has spent decades mastering the ins and outs of CA politics but politics isn’t his sole focus, and he knows it’s not yours either. Quintana looks outside the realm of politics for insightful and entertaining conversations about history, social justice, pop culture, business, music, and sports, with a dash of politics from time to time. Welcome to the show and enjoy!

    The Laughing Sickness of 1962 & Caesar's Deadly Humor with Pirates

    The Laughing Sickness of 1962 & Caesar's Deadly Humor with Pirates

    Go "WTF" on laughter-related topics throughout history. Q tells of a sinister event where over 1,000 schoolgirls fell prey to uncontrollable bouts of laughter in 1962, a mystery that remains unsolved. Mike then relates the story of how a young Julius Caesar befriended, joked, and laughed with his pirate kidnappers, but then returned with a not-so-funny surprise – as he promised.

    Welcome to the Quintana Show. Q has spent years in the political world so he knows how to ask questions. Watch as we bring you entertaining and insightful interviews from guests across the sports, music, entertainment, and news world. And we didn’t forget you either true crime fans!

    • 20 min
    Caesar's Most Gangster Warfare Feat & the Snail that Created an Empire

    Caesar's Most Gangster Warfare Feat & the Snail that Created an Empire

    Today Q and Mike discuss two WTFs of Rome and Carthage. Mike details Julius Caesar’s EPIC and almost unbelievable feats from the Battle of Alesia. Q discussed how control of an unassuming snail made the Phoenicians and the Carthaginians into an empire that dominated the Mediterranean.

    Welcome to the Quintana Show. Q has spent years in the political world so he knows how to ask questions. Watch as we bring you entertaining and insightful interviews from guests across the sports, music, entertainment, and news world. And we didn’t forget you either true crime fans!

    • 26 min
    Streaming Was 1 Vote Away From Being Banned & Common Tech Device Named After a Viking

    Streaming Was 1 Vote Away From Being Banned & Common Tech Device Named After a Viking

    Today the guys discuss WTF moments in the history of technology. Mike discusses how in 1984, the VCR (and the DVD, DVRs, and streaming) came within one vote of being banned. David discusses how tech firms worked a fascinating compromise to name Bluetooth after a Scandinavian king who was murdered while relieving himself.

    Welcome to the Quintana Show. Q has spent years in the political world so he knows how to ask questions. Watch as we bring you entertaining and insightful interviews from guests across the sports, music, entertainment, and news world. And we didn’t forget you either true crime fans!

    • 20 min
    Iconic Bass Line That No One Played Vs. Banned Christmas Classic

    Iconic Bass Line That No One Played Vs. Banned Christmas Classic

    In this episode of WTF History, Mike and David venture into two oddities of music history.

    Welcome to the Quintana Show. Q has spent years in the political world so he knows how to ask questions. Watch as we bring you entertaining and insightful interviews from guests across the sports, music, entertainment, and news world. And we didn’t forget you either true crime fans!

    • 11 min
    The Gonzo Life of Martin Van Buren & The Oh So Fertile Life of John Tyler…..

    The Gonzo Life of Martin Van Buren & The Oh So Fertile Life of John Tyler…..

    Join Q and Mike as they talk about the incredible lives of two U.S. presidents. Our 8th President Martin Van Buren's post-presidential life was anything but a quiet one, while our 10th President John Tyler has a surviving grandchild in 2024!
    Welcome to the Quintana Show. Q has spent years in the political world so he knows how to ask questions. Watch as we bring you entertaining and insightful interviews from guests across the sports, music, entertainment, and news world. And we didn’t forget you either true crime fans!
    -
    Watch and subscribe!

    • 15 min
    The Exploding Carcass of a King & Favors Not Forgotten for Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte

    The Exploding Carcass of a King & Favors Not Forgotten for Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte

    Join Q and Mike as they tell two fascinating stories about two kings of Europe: William the Conqueror and Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte. A painful death and exploding funeral for one of the most powerful kings of his age, while another is an unbelievable story of how a French son of a district attorney became the King of Sweden because of simple gestures of kindness, empathy, and respect that were remembered.

    Welcome to the Quintana Show. Q has spent years in the political world so he knows how to ask questions. Watch as we bring you entertaining and insightful interviews from guests across the sports, music, entertainment, and news world. And we didn’t forget you either true crime fans!
    -
    Watch and subscribe!

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture

iHeartPodcasts
Nick Viall
This American Life
Glennon Doyle and Audacy
Vox Media Podcast Network
KQED

You Might Also Like

KQED
SpyCast
The Last Podcast Network
The Ringer
Dan Cummins
Cool Zone Media