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A look at the man behind the myth. The fascinating real life, inventions, and legacy of Nikola Tesla, told in a twice-monthly podcast.

Jan 11, 2021

It's the endgame of the War of the Currents! After their betrayal by the Cataract Construction Company, Tesla and Westinghouse finally secure the contract to harness Niagara Falls. They won the war and changed the world.

Dec 1, 2020

No one wanted to harness Niagara Falls for hydroelectric power longer than Tesla himself. But he and Westinghouse faced liars, cheats, and thieves as they fought to win the final battle of the War of the Currents. Hail hydro!

Oct 5, 2020

Tesla, at the height of his fame, hobnobs with the Gilded Age's 1%. He hosts exclusive events after-hours in his lab, gets up to unusual experiments with Mark Twain, and reveals himself a consummate trickster...

Sep 8, 2020

Tesla reputation as a leading man of electrical science grows, and publications and accolades come his way by the handful, thanks in no small part to the help of T.C. Martin, his friend, editor, and hype man.

Aug 3, 2020

What happens when a rebooted MacGyver and a John Turturro-lookalike as Tesla meet up deep in MacGyver's subconscious? Is MacGyver's mom evil? Was Telsa's hair ever that slick? It's the latest episode of our sub-podcast, "Tesla Goes to the Movies"!