275: This Week: Patty Hearst, Chaplin, Tolkien, Turn

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies and TV series: Patty Hearst, Chaplin, Tolkien, and Turn: Washington’s Spies. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story […]

257: This Week: Lizzie, The Hobbit, They Died with Their Boots On

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in Lizzie, The Hobbit, and They Died with Their Boots On. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions […]

199: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter with Dr. Brian Dirck

Dr. Brian Dirck is a Professor of History at Anderson University and author of multiple books on President Lincoln. He joins us today to chat about the real history behind the fantasy/horror movie¬†Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The Black Heavens: Abraham Lincoln and Death Lincoln and the Constitution Lincoln the Lawyer Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based […]

141: Tolkien with John Garth

John’s website Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth Tolkien at Exeter College Tolkien’s Worlds: The Places That Inspired the Writer’s Imagination Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through our links on this page. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! […]

129: The Return of the King

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99: The Two Towers

BOATS: The Fellowship of the Ring BOATS: The Return of the King Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) – Plot Summary – IMDb Amazon.com: The Lord of the Rings: One Volume eBook: J.R.R. Tolkien: Kindle Store Movie […]

46: The Fellowship of the Ring

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05: 300

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Frank Miller’s 300 comics 300 Spartans – The Real Story The 300 Spartans 300 [Blu-ray] Show Transcript http://classics.mit.edu/Herodotus/history.html”>Learn more about 300 Join the Based on a True Story Facebook page Support the show at Patreon Connect with me on Twitter […]