Dan Carlin is American political commentator and amateur historian. He is a host of two extremely popular independent podcasts: historical podcast Hardcore Historyand political show called Common Sense. As an ex-radio host he explains his transition from radio to podcasting and describes his passion for history. He admits that latest episodes about WWI were difficult to put together, but those who listened will agree that they came out as masterpiece. He talks about what history can teach us and comments on the lack of quality historical shows on today’s TV channels. Dan is not a Wikipedia fan.