Thursday, August 21, 2014

Drunk History on Comedy Central

Drunk History is a show featuring historical reenactments by A-list comedy/acting talent, presented by Derek Waters and many inebriated history buff storytellers. (Based on the award-winning and wildly popular web series.)
9/2/2014First Ladies
Frances Cleveland becomes the youngest first lady ever, Edith Wilson runs the country after Woodrow Wilson's stroke and Dolley Madison saves several artifacts from destruction.
8/26/2014Sports Heroes
Jim Thorpe is named the greatest athlete of the 20th century, Babe Didrikson breaks down gender barriers in sports and Jim Abbott achieves prominence as a pitcher despite having only one hand.
Baron von Steuben helps train the Continental Army, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson campaign against each other to be President and Benedict Arnold betrays George Washington’s army.
British explorer Captain James Cook socializes with the natives in Hawaii; Future senator Daniel Inouye fights in World War II and Surfer Eddie Aikau earns a reputation for riding big waves.
Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" angers William Randolph Hearst, animator Ub Iwerks helps Walt Disney create "Mickey Mouse" and Nancy Reagan convinces her movie star husband to enter politics.

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