228: This Week: Mary Queen of Scots, The Pacific and Julia

For the week between February 6th to February 12th, we’ll be learning about historical events that were depicted in Mary Queen of Scots, The Pacific and Julia. 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 from qualifying […]

226: This Week: Steve Jobs, U-571 and The Challenger Disaster

For the week between January 23rd to January 29th, we’ll be learning about historical events that were depicted in Steve Jobs, U-571 and The Challenger Disaster. 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 from qualifying purchases […]

224: This Week: El Chapo, La Révolution française and Zulu

For the week between January 16th to January 22nd, we’ll be learning about historical events that were depicted in El Chapo, La Révolution française and Zulu. 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 from qualifying purchases […]

223: This Week: Roman Empire, Walk the Line and Sully

For the week between January 9th to January 15th, we’ll be learning about historical events that were depicted in Netflix’s Roman Empire, Walk the Line and Sully. 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 from qualifying […]

222: Introducing Based on a True Story This Week

Today we’re learning about the 1960 movie Spartacus that was directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier and Jean Simmons. We’ll learn about the real history from Barry Strauss, author of The Spartacus War, an authoritative account of the true story. Get The Spartacus War Did you enjoy this episode? Help support […]