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    • Guts & Glory: World War II

    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: Aaron Landon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the difference in this jaw-dropping guide to the biggest war the world has ever seen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awsome

    • By memc on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Guts & Glory: The American Revolution

    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: Will Collyer, John Glouchevitch, Dan Woren
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    From George Washington crossing the icy Delaware to Molly Pitcher fearlessly firing her cannon, the people of the American Revolution were some of the bravest and most inspiring of all time. Jump into a riot in the streets of Boston, join the Culper Spy Ring as they steal secrets in the dead of night, and watch the signing of the Declaration of Independence in this accessible guide to the birth of the United States.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging history story

    • By yummytummy71 on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

    • By: Ben Thompson, C. M. Butzer (Illustrator)
    • Narrated by: Will Collyer, Brian Delaney
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    From female spies fighting for the Rebel cause to daring cavalry rides deep into enemy territory, Civil War history is filled with fearless figures and incredible events. This invigorating overview for kids uses exciting art, illustrated maps, and colorful facts to entertain listeners with stories of the legendary heroes and unlikely but totally true events that make up one of America's most fascinating conflicts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exactly what you'd expect

    • By SAMA on 09-06-17

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Badass

    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 155

    Throughout history - from the bone-crushing age of antiquity to the sack-tearing modern era - there have been larger-than-life ass-kickers with a natural talent for unleashing their epic bloodlust on anyone who crossed them. They built empires, smashed armies, and ravaged civilizations for wealth, glory, and ultimate supremacy. Sometimes villains, sometimes heroes, sometimes criminally insane, they had one thing in common: They were all Badass!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The name says it all

    • By Scott on 12-07-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Badass: The Birth of a Legend

    • Spine-Crushing Tales of the Most Merciless Gods, Monsters, Heroes, Villains, and Mythical Creatures Ever Envisioned
    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: Darren Todd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    From sex-crazed gods to ravenous monsters, Ben Thompson brings legendary titans to life in tales of adventure, bloodlust, and unrelenting badassitude. Since the beginning of human history people have created myths, tall tales, superheroes, and arch-villains - men and women who embarked on insane adventures, performed extraordinary feats of unparalleled awesomeness, and overcame all odds to violently smite their foes into bloody pulp.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious

    • By SAMA on 01-07-14
    • Spine-Crushing Tales of the Most Merciless Gods, Monsters, Heroes, Villains, and Mythical Creatures Ever Envisioned
    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: Darren Todd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 09-12-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 49 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Guts & Glory: The Vikings

    • Guts & Glory, Book 2
    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: Will Collyer, Matt Wolf
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Ferocious raids, heroic battles, larger-than-life leaders, and courageous explorers that changed the course of human history. From battle-ax-wielding tribes plundering the greatest cities of Europe to powerful kings and queens ruling their dominions with iron fists, the Vikings were some of the most feared and fearless figures in European history. Find the bravest heroes, the most menacing villains, and unbelievably awesome facts and myths inside this action-packed overview.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ben Thompson going fishing

    • By SAMA on 11-26-17

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Badass: Ultimate Deathmatch

    • Skull-Crushing True Stories of the Most Hardcore Duels, Showdowns, Fistfights, Last Stands, and Military Engagements of All Time
    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Unstoppable true stories of the most hardcore showdowns, last stands, and military engagements of all time! When only one can live, it's an ultimate deathmatch! This ain't no table tennis. You're not here to skip rope with your niece. You're here to witness the catastrophically awesome exploits of history's greatest badasses. Not only that, you're here to see what happens when badasses collide, when glory and doom hang in the balance, when two men enter one man leaves.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good idea, Poor execution

    • By Matthew Edward White on 03-24-14
    • Skull-Crushing True Stories of the Most Hardcore Duels, Showdowns, Fistfights, Last Stands, and Military Engagements of All Time
    • By: Ben Thompson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 03-12-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 49 ratings

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Saturday Live, Volume 2

    • By: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Ben Elton, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Based on the format of the American TV show Saturday Night Live, this home-grown comedy production was an enormous success and bought recognition and fame to a great many performers, many of whom are now household names.

    Regular price: $10.67