A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
Alice Florence Orr • PodcastReview.org • Jan 4, 2023
"Mike Duncan delivers these complicated historical episodes with all the enthusiasm of your neighbor describing their new driveway paving — and, well, it works....This show rewards fans of steady pacing, nuance, and attention to detail..."
James Marriot • The Times UK • Mar 25, 2022
"...pretty remarkable given his podcast started nearly ten years ago...Nowadays, it’s a bit slick, professional and ad-driven. To Duncan’s fans, his almost uncanny ability to distil huge chunks of political, military, cultural and diplomatic history into witty, efficient half-hour episodes is not news. But it staggers me afresh each time. What an amazing public education service. I love it."
Simon Hill • Wired • Feb 20, 2022
"The writing is concise, the narration is engaging, and host Mike Duncan does a fantastic job contextualizing revolutionary events and characters."
Benjamin J. Dueholm • Christian Century • Aug 11, 2021
"Over seven years and more than 300 episodes of Duncan’s gripping and well-researched Revolutions podcast, he has seen off many crowned heads and erstwhile revolutionary leaders. These valedictory moments assess, with poignant but unsparing clarity..."
Marshall • Lost Laker • Jun 14, 2017
"You don’t need to be a History buff like George Costanza a keen interest helps for this one. The way Duncan has broken it up into seasons makes casually listening very easy. I would say it’s major strength, however, would be the variety of revolutions covered. ...this is a good podcast for casual History fans looking to expand their knowledge base, or learn about a region they are curious about."