Robert Evans is a former editor at and author of the ridiculous book A Brief History of Vice. Over the course of his career, he’s reported from war zones in Iraq and Ukraine, experimented on his co-workers with strange ancient narcotics and interviewed hundreds of people about their baffling careers. Now he’s taking his voice, as smooth as warm molasses, and making a podcast for HowStuffWorks.
Recent episodes featuring Robert Evans
Part Two: How Winston Churchill and Frederick Lindemann Starved India
Behind the Bastards
In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Edgar Momplaisir to continue discussing Frederick Lindemann.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
Part One: Frederick Lindemann: The Deadliest Scientist Ever
Behind the Bastards
In Episode 85, Robert us joined by Edgar Momplaisir (Culture Kings) to discuss Frederick Lindemann: The Most Powerful Scientist In World History.Footnotes:1.  Churchill's policies to blame for 1943 Bengal famine: Study2. Frederick Lindemann: Churchill’s Eminence Grise?3. The Most Powerful Scientist Ever: Winston Churchill's Personal Technocrat4. Why ‘strategic’ bombing doesn’t seem to work5. A Failure of Intelligence6. Massacre by miscalculation: Britain's targeting of German cities was not only immoral, but a waste of bombs, says Tom Wilkie7. The Power to Persuade8. Radar Inventor Blasts Snow's Godkin Thesis On Tizard, Lindemann9. Science And Government( 1961)10. Great Contemporaries: Frederick Lindemann (“The Prof”)11. Tennis or war - he played to win12. LORD CHERWELL: CHURCHILL’S CONFIDENCE MAN13. Churchill's Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II  Learn more about your ad-choices at
Keith Raniere: The End of A Cult Leader
Behind the Bastards
Robert is joined by Anna Salinas for an update on Keith Raniere and NXIVM.FOOTNOTES:1. Leader of Alleged Sex Cult NXIVM Hit With Child Porn Charges2. NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Arrested Just Before Group Sex: Former ‘Slave’3. Keith Raniere's Nxivm sex cult trial: What we learned4. NXIVM Leader Held Woman Inside Bedroom for 2 Years, Ex-Lieutenant Testifies5. Allison Mack Kept Sex Slave Photos for Blackmail, Ex-NXIVM Member Testifies6. NXIVM ‘Sex Cult’ Leader Forced 3 Sisters to Get Abortions, Ex-Follower Testifies7. NXIVM Trial Opens: Feds Say Founder Keith Raniere Was ‘Crime Boss,’ Not Guru8. 6 weeks of testimony in Nxivm case reveal lurid details of alleged sex cult, including branding women and holding them captive9. Nxivm’s Keith Raniere Convicted in Trial Exposing Sex Cult’s Inner Workings Learn more about your ad-choices at
Tommy Robinson: The Fascist Grifter With An Addiction to Being Arrested
Behind the Bastards
In Episode 83, Robert is joined by Jake Hanrahan to discuss Tommy Robinson. Footnotes:1. Tommy Robinson boasts about scoring drugs and proclaims himself 'king of whole Islam race', in newly emerged video2. Tommy Robinson encouraged vigilante action, judges say3. Finsbury Park attacker turned violent by far-right posts from Tommy Robinson and Britain First, police say4. Tommy Robinson: The rancour, rhetoric and riches of brand Tommy5. We’re told 84% of grooming gangs are Asian. But where’s the evidence?6. Rotherham abuse: report finds 1,400 children were victims 7. Number of child sexual abuse victims in Rotherham raised to 1,5108. Book Review: Enemy of the State by Tommy Robinson9. Pegida UK supporters stage anti-Islam silent march in Birmingham10. Arrests after Yorkshire anti-racism gig stormed11. Attacks on Muslims: numbers in detail12. EDL leader Stephen Lennon convicted of assault13. EDL Leader Stephen Lennon, AKA Tommy Robinson, Jailed For 10 Months For False Passport14. EDL founder Stephen Lennon guilty over football brawl15. Eyewitness: EDL return to Luton16. The EDL: Britain’s ‘New Far Right’ social movement17. The BNP past of the EDL leader18. Man held for 1995 murder Learn more about your ad-choices at
Andy Ngo: The Next Generation of News Grifter
Behind the Bastards
Robert is joined again by Jack O'Brien to discuss news grifter,  Andy Ngo.Footnotes:1. What do the videos show of the brawl at Cider Riot? Take a look.2. Undercover in Patriot Prayer: Insights From a Vancouver Democrat Who's Been Working Against the Far-Right Group from the Inside3. Respectable Law Tweet 14. Respectable Law Tweet 25. New Evidence Shows Joey Gibson's Role in Planning May Day Attack at Cider Riot6. Andy Ngo Tweet7. I was the target of alt-right death threats across the internet – here's what happened next8. Andy Ngo on Tucker Carlson Tonight9. What happened when I wrote about Islam in Britain10. The assault on conservative journalist Andy Ngo, explained Learn more about your ad-choices at
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