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Episodes 8 and 9: THE CIVIL WAR – A War Between Brothers (2 Parter)

Epik Fails Episode 8 - The Civil War

“A War Between Brothers” (Part One)

In the latest episode, its brother versus brother as Chris and Brad Carroll go head to head in an intense game of “drunk trivia” over their knowledge of the American Civil War! General Lee vs Grant, Albert Sidney Johnston, Pickett’s Charge, Rutherford B. Hayes, and the Clash of the Ironclads…

Also in this episode: a random tangent about Star Wars?!

Music Clips: “The Imperial March” (Metallica cover)

*Ironclad Sound Effects used from the movie “Sahara” (2005)

Episode 9 - Civil War Part 2

“A War Between Brothers” (Part Two)

The sibling rivalry continues – Chris and Brad once again steal the show as they discuss the Civil War! (Not to be confused with the Marvel comics storyline.) Confederate military blunders, Union prison camps, weird facts about Lincoln, Andrew Johnson’s drinking problem, the complete and utter failure of reconstruction, and of course Civil War era amputations…

Music clip: “Captain America: Civil War” theme by Henry Jackman

Audio clip: “Independence Day” (1996)

Erik Slader
Erik Slader
Erik Slader is the creator of “Epik Fails of History” a blog (and podcast) about the most epic fails… of history. With Ben Thompson, Erik is the co-author of the Epic Fails book series. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, once managed a comic book shop, has a weakness for fancy coffee and currently lives in Green Cove Springs, Florida with too many cats.

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