A podcast of fascinating facts! What do extraterrestrial radio signals and a mushroom from Texas have in common? What is a “number station“ and why is it so spine-tinglingly creepy? Join comedians Shane Rogers and Duncan MacEwan for an entertaining and hilarious deep-dive into obscure facts from science, history and pop culture. A new topic each week!

March 17, 2022

Sieges: Epic Bombardments and Standoffs

Gather your supplies and settle in for a wall-crushing, bunker-busting, fire-raining episode of MFFI as the boys explore the most brutal sieges in history.


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In this episode:  

  • Complete Investment
  • Circumvallation
  • Trebuchets, Catapults, Siege Towers, Mangonels
  • The Siege of Stirling Castle
  • Alexander the Great and The Siege of Tyre
  • The Siege of Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) 
  • The Siege of Ceuta 
  • The Siege of Saguntum
  • The Siege of Tenochtitlan


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