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Excessively Diverted Episode 6 – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Sammi and Beau are back to talk Zombies, Wickham, and period drama half-measures in this episode of Excessively Diverted. While this wasn’t close to the worst of the movies watched for the show, it was nowhere near a favorite. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was directed by Burr Steers and stars Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote,
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Excessively Diverted Episode 3 – Austenland

This week Sammi and Beau stray slightly away from their formula to discuss 2013’s ‘Austenland,’ in which Jane Seymour embraces her inner Lady Catherine and JJ Field makes us all swoon. Make no mistake, this is a very silly movie that nevertheless is a very clever poke at fan culture (particularly to all the Austen “purists” out
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This Seams Interesting: THE KUBA KINGDOM

Hello and Welcome, Fellow History Lovers. I hope all is well and your summer isn’t a boiling hellhole. This Seams Interesting is a regular column focused on overlooked, weird, and forgotten people and events throughout history. It’s no secret that I love African history (I have over 30 books specifically on it). I’ve already covered
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This Seams Interesting: OLYMPIC SPECIAL VOL. 2

Hello and Welcome, Fellow History Lovers. This Seams Interesting is a monthly column highlighting weird, overlooked, and ignored people and events throughout history. Every 4 years, the very best of the very best of the very best in the wide world of sports compete for the gold. Nearly every nation is represented in this titanic
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This Seams Interesting: LASKARINA BOUBOULINA

Hello and Welcome, Fellow History Lovers. This Seams Interesting is a column highlighting weird, overlooked, and ignored people and events throughout history.   When it comes to Greek history most people know about Aristotle, Homer, Alexander the Great (I know he was Macedonian but that’s a story for another day), and the Olympics. Arguably the
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