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Guest Bios

Beau Breslin

Dr. Beau Breslin (link to CV) holds the Joseph C. Palamountain Jr. Chair as Government Professor at Skidmore College. He is the author of From Words to Worlds (2009), The Communitarian Constitution (2004, 2006), and A Constitution for the Living (2021).

Brody Burton

Host of Imagine IfLink to bio on podcast website.

Ken Cole

Ken is retired postal worker with an avid knowledge of history and passionate baseball fan.  He spends his days now as a an active grandfather and golfer.

Ryan Cole

Ryan was born and raised in Houston, Texas.  He graduated high school in 2004, and obtained a Bachelor of Music from Houston Baptist University in 2009 and a Master of Arts in music in 2012.  Ryan worked as a public school teacher from 2012-2017, and, at various and sometime overlapping periods, has also worked as a private music instructor, telemarketer, barista, school bus driver, journalist, church pianist, and college professor.  He has been an Astros fan since boyhood, and a general baseball fan for the last several years.  Ryan is currently serving as Music Director at Woodforest Presbyterian Church and working at civil engineering company Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. while completing a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering degree at the University of Houston.

Brant Frost

Brant, a native son of Georgia, is an avid student of history and an amateur historian with an interest in all areas of history with a special interest in the political history of the US, Britain, and the American Civil War.

Andrew Pierini

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andrew is the host of the Alternate History Class podcast.He discovered a knack for and love of history in the sixth grade that led to his discovery and love of alternate history in tenth grade. His other interests include baseball, football, grand strategy games, and board games.

Ros Radley

Ros is a professional music instructor with a degree from the University of Texas and provides private instruction through the private music studio that he owns in Houston, Texas (

Ros is an avid lover of all types of music and has a passion for sharing that love.

Dean Rogers

Dean is a high-school teacher and amateur historian with an interest in history that began in the 1970s after he was introduced to mythology and explored Civil War battlefields in the Eastern US.  He is a self-proclaimed lover of discovering untold stories of the past and an unapologetic conspiracy theorist.

Sam Smith

Sam is a Texan who has a varied background that includes radio broadcasting and meteorology.  Sam's interests include baseball, tabletop wargaming, and history.  He is a member of the World War II museum in New Orleans and a volunteer in support of the Battleship Texas.

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