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    • How George Washington Fleeced the Nation

    • …and Other Little Secrets Airbrushed from History
    • By: Phil Mason
    • Narrated by: David Heath
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    How George Washington Fleeced the Nation reveals the often hilarious, sometimes shocking, and always highly informative foibles of the great and the good. Einstein, the most brilliant man who lived, regularly forgot his shoes and never learned to drive. Hitler possibly has a Jewish ancestor. Picasso avoided paying restaurant bills by doodling on their napkins instead. Prepared to be shocked, amused, and outraged at what they didn’t teach you in high school.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Napoleon's Hemorrhoids…And Other Small Events That Changed History

    • By: Phil Mason
    • Narrated by: LJ Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    Hilarious, fascinating, and a roller coaster of dizzying, historical what-ifs, Napoleon's Hemorrhoids is a potpourri for serious historians and casual history buffs. In one of Phil Mason's many revelations, you'll learn that Communist jets were two minutes away from opening fire on American planes during the Cuban missile crisis, when they had to turn back as they were running out of fuel. You'll discover that before the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon's painful hemorrhoids prevented him from mounting his horse to survey the battlefield.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very,very,very Interesting!

    • By Jason on 03-21-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hitler's Secret Jewish Psychic

    • And Other Strange and Obscure History
    • By: Phil Mason
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 19 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Hitler’s Secret Jewish Psychic will cure you of two misconceptions: the first being that history is relentlessly boring and the second that significant historical events are caused by significant and great causes. Here you'll unearth a multitude of facts you never knew were true. You'll learn some unbelievable things about some of the most prominent figures in history.

    Regular price: $29.95