Introducing Leo Major - Canada's WW2 answer to Rambo - and Quintus Fabius Maximus Cunctator, or 'Quintus the Delayer', the Roman general who beat Hannibal by, well, sort of hiding from him. Historical figureheads (with a military twist) are the topic of this pilot episode!
Welcome to That Was Genius: A weekly podcast looking at the weirder side of history.
Two blokes. A 12-hour time difference. An immature sense of humour. And 10,000 years of human civilisation.
Join Sam Datta-Paulin (he likes history and lives in Britain) and Tom Berry (he also likes history but lives in New Zealand), for a weekly reflection on the bold, the brilliant... And the downright strange.
From bizarre events and stories to equally odd inventions, barely a day goes by without something incredible (or incredibly stupid) happening around the world.
We upload new episodes every Wednesday night (UK time).
That Was Genius is produced by Glorious Republic Broadcasting.