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I debated a lot internally about whether to post this to this blog or my personal blog, in the end this blog won out because both of us are dismayed about the sad state of what has become of the History Channel and it’s spin off, History 2 (or as it was formerly known History International).
Recent programming over the last several years has become less about history and more about popular culture. Examples of programming that rub us both in the wrong way is abundant: Pawn Stars, The History of the World in Two Hours, Ice Road Truckers, Ax Men, and Ancient Aliens are just a few examples. These programs are either blatant reality programming or so compacts history that it completely ignores important facts which are inconvenient to the theory being discussed or can’t fit into a two hour commercial television program.
As infuriating, or laughable, as these…
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