History Hyenas with Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas

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 Dec 20, 2019

Aric C
 Nov 20, 2019
Fast paced, full of quick wit and inside jokes forcing you to go back in time and cry in laughter as you catch up.

 Sep 9, 2019

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 Jul 24, 2018


Comedians Yannis Pappas and Chris Distefano go WILD for history and nature. Listen in as these two Hyenas teach all things historical and natural in a way that you never thought was possible cuzzie! We’re tyrants for history, bad! Also nature. RiotCast.com

Episode Date
West Coast Is WILD!

The cuzzies are in LA and make no mistake, Jesus does not love that place! But the cuzzies fit right in and go WILD at Bill Burrs All Things Comedy Studios,  plus a phone call where Chrissy takes an impromptu Kinsey test and some accidental guests who try to take over the poddy!

Jan 19, 2020
Shane Gillis is WILD!

Shane Gillis is here and ready to play! Nobody fits in with the cuzzies like the Young Bull! Shane gives us some insight on the screwed in and sometimes franks n beans adventures of one Thomas Francis Meagher of the Young Irelanders as well as his experience auditioning with SNL.

Jan 16, 2020
Iran Hostage Crisis is WILD!

With the current situation with Iran looking like it could go full Hot Pocket, the curzzies decide to have a look at the Hostage Crisis from 1979! Whats the FF moves that got us there, what made it so franks and beans, and howd we get out of it!

Jan 12, 2020
Mo Amer is Screwed In!

We have guest Mo Amer on to tell us what we've got wrong about Muslim culture! We're F&B FFs from the start, so we have a lot to learn! What's offensive, what's the deal with pork, and is it ok for Chrissy to be dressed like this!

Jan 09, 2020
102 - Al Jolson Was Wild!

We look into the life and impact of Al Jolson, both on the entertainment industry and everyday society.  

Jan 05, 2020
Neil Degrasse Tyson is Wild!

The cuzzies were picked to interview screwed in kid Neil deGrasse Tyson for Raw Dog Comedy on Sirius XM, and make no mistake he's got some wild takes on Christmas and and he's not afraid to give you a long day about em! Awesome guest and good hang!

Recorded at the Sirius XM studios

Jan 02, 2020
101 - The Calendar is WILD!

We end another year of History Hyenas talking about the tool that helps us track how long its been! Whatever, time is a construct, reality is a suggestion, whatever makes you comfy womfy! We get into the calendars' origins as well as a very special op-ed from Yannis! 


Dec 29, 2019
Andrew Santino is WILD!

The Cuzzies are joined by Andrew Santino from the Whiskey Ginger Podcast, talking East Coast vs West and why Al Capone was not as screwed in as we were taught! 

Dec 26, 2019
Dec 22, 2019
Getting WILD with Jeremiah Watkins!

Jeremiah Watkins is a hilarious comedian who resides in Los Angeles. He’s part of the Kill Tony Podcast. Kid knew a lot about Thomas Edison so the boys chop it up kinda about how much of a dick Tommy was.

Dec 21, 2019
99 - The Crusades Were WILD!

 The cuzzies talk crusades in this episode and all the totally insane and inconceivable dirtbag moves that made up the biggest rivalry to pre-date Yankees vs Red Sox in a race toe beat the clock before Yanni needs the nets!! 

Dec 15, 2019
Girls Gotta Eat are wild!

Girls Gotta Eat are wild!

Dec 13, 2019
98 - Harriet Tubman Is Wild!
Dec 08, 2019
Colin Quinn Is Wild!

The Hyenas sit down with the legend Colin Quinn!

Dec 05, 2019
97 - Charlemagne Was Wild!

The cuzzos come in loaded and locked and make their way to talk about Charlemagne! Sibling rivalry, screwed in for Christianity and overall tough kid!

Dec 01, 2019
Basement Yard Is Screwed In!

Joe Santagato and Danny LoPriore of the Basement Yard Podcast come up with the cuzzies and make no mistake, these are 2 SCREWED IN kids! We are face to face with our podcast dopplegangers and it gets WILD fast! 

Nov 27, 2019
96 - Dunkirk Was Wild!

The Cuzzies get into the Frank and Beans moves that lead to the Allies getting CRACKED open by the Huns at Dunkirk! The FF mistakes, the Germans screwed in steps, and lets not forget the Panzer Chocolate!


Nov 24, 2019
95 - Pocahontas Was A Piece!

The cuzzies go wild on the one and only Pocahantas! This piece save a white guy and got sent to England for her troubles. And make no mistake it did NOT end well! Plus we see how Chrissy is going to spend Thanksgiving and which Disney Princess he'd punch through!!

Nov 17, 2019
94 - Robert Moses Was Wild!

The Boys discuss Robert Moses! WILD!

Nov 10, 2019
93 - Kinsey was wild!

The hyenas discuss the Kinsey scale!

Nov 03, 2019
92 - Prohibition Was Wild!

The hyenas talk about prohibition!

Oct 29, 2019
Bonus Calls!

The boys are calling the Matriarchy!

Oct 25, 2019
Michael Kosta Is Wild!

The Hyenas talk it up With Michael Kosta!

Oct 20, 2019
91 - Bill Burr Is Wild!

The boys sit down with Bill Burr!

Oct 13, 2019
090 - Lenny Bruce Was Wild!

While Yannis is out so Sergio has come on to talk about comedy icon Lenny Bruce, 3rd Avenue Festival in Bay Ridge, almost street fights and Chris' amazing shirt!

Oct 06, 2019
Bonus Calls

An episode dedicated to calling the matriarchy plus some stuff in between!

Oct 04, 2019
089 - Rasputin Was Wild!

The cuzzies talk about the life and death of Rasputin (eventually)!

Sep 29, 2019
088 - Hyenas Experts Are Wild!

We talk with Arjune, a true blue Hyenas expert living in Germany!

Sep 22, 2019
087 - History of Yaaas!
The cuzzies do a lot of catching up and go over the brief history of the phrase “Yaaaas!”
Sep 15, 2019
086 - Weekends Are Wild!

The Hyenas get into how we got Saturdays off and the future of the American work week 

Sep 08, 2019
085 - Birthdays Are Wild!

Chris, Yannis and Mike 'Emoji Face' celebrate their birthdays and the return of Venetia!

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Sep 01, 2019
085 - Rachel Feinstein Is Wild!

The Hyenas sit down with Rachel Feinstein for a WILD conversation!

Aug 25, 2019
084 - Joey Is Wild!

The boys talk with Snooki's best friend Joey and Chris goes wild!

Aug 18, 2019
083 - Anxiety Is Wild!

The boys come to you from the road for this week's wild episode!

Aug 11, 2019
082 - Battle Of Brooklyn was Wild!

The boys discuss the battle of Brooklyn... possibly again WILD!

Aug 04, 2019
081 - Equal Pay is WILD

Sergio returns to discuss the recent soccer climate. Wild!

Jul 28, 2019
080 - Medger Evers was WILD!

Yannis and Serg Discuss Medgar Evers and get a surprise visit from Nora's Cupcake Company!

Jul 21, 2019
079 - Jake Lingle Was WILD!

The boys discuss Jake Lingle and things get wild!!

Jul 14, 2019
078 - Pearl Harbor Was WILD!

The boys go wild discussing Pearl Harbor!!!!

Jul 07, 2019
077 - Aliens are Wild!

Yannis talks about aliens with Sergio!

Jun 30, 2019
076 - Jack The Ripper Was WILD!

The boys talk about Jack The Ripper and all his WILD ways!

Jun 23, 2019
075 - Michelangelo was WILD!

In honor of Pride Month the Hyenas cover Michelangelo! WILD!

Jun 16, 2019
074 - Interns Are WILD!

The Hyenas interview their new intern! WILD!

Jun 09, 2019
073 - Chernobyl Is WILD!

The Heynas are back LIVE from Chernobyl, WILD!

Jun 02, 2019
071 - Jen's Return Is WILD!

Jen Bagakis is back for more cackling action!

May 26, 2019
072 - Jim Gaffigan Is WILD!

Jim Gaffigan is here for a WILD time!

May 26, 2019
070 - George Is WILD!

The Hyenas talk about the inventor of Pap Smears! Kind of... WILD!

May 19, 2019
069 - Reading PA Is WILD!

The boys go wild in this cackle fest of an episode!

May 12, 2019

Krystyna reveals all in this wild episode!

May 05, 2019
067 - Charlie Ross is WILD!

The Hyenas talk about the first kidnapping case ever WILD!

Apr 28, 2019
066 - Godfrey Is WILD!

The boys wait for Godfrey and boy is it worth the wait! WILD!

Apr 21, 2019
065 - The Hyenas are F*%&in WILD!

The hyenas are back and more wild than ever!

Apr 14, 2019
064 - Sergio is WILD!

Finally! Sergio is here to talk all about Cuba and Blizzy! WILD!

Apr 11, 2019
063 - The Dinkins Era was WILD!

The hyenas talk about the dinkins era and how wild it was! WILD!

Mar 31, 2019
062 - Spartacus was Wild!

The Hyenas talk about Spartacus the gladiator and his wild life!! WILD!

Mar 24, 2019
061 - Frank Rizzo Was WILD!!!

The Hyenas cover Frank Rizzo and all the wild things he use to say! WILD!

Mar 17, 2019
060 - Andrew Schulz is WILD!!!

The Boys are joined by Andrew Schulz (or Chris depending on which angle you are viewing from) to talk about ballet and the comedy business. WILD!

Mar 17, 2019
059 - Oheka Castle Is Wild!!

Chris D and a newly married Yannis talk about Oheka Castle where Yannis' just got WILD!

Mar 10, 2019
058 - Fredrick Douglas was WILD!

The hyenas go WILD covering one of Yanni Long Days favorite people Fredrick Douglas. Yannis' last episode before being a married hyena! WILD!

Mar 03, 2019
057 - James Armistead Lafayette was WILD!!!

The Hyenas talk about James Armistead Lafayette and his wild life. WILD!

Feb 24, 2019
056 - Jack Johnson Was WILD!

The Hyenas go over the history of boxing legend Jack Johnson! And catch up on some phone calss. WILD!

Feb 17, 2019
054 - Ari Shaffir is WILD!

The boys are joined by Ari to find out everything they have ever wanted about Jews! Wild

Feb 10, 2019
055 - Tim Dillon is WILD!

The boys are backdwith Tim Dillon to talk about the gilded age ! 

Feb 10, 2019
053 - Steel Pipe Chrissy is WILD!

Steel Pipe Chrissy and Yanni Long Days are back with another WILD episode!

Feb 08, 2019
052 - Queen Elizabeth The First was Wild!!!

The boys are back in the third week of Queen month and there talking about the WILD life of queen elizabeth the first!

Feb 03, 2019
051 - Chrissy's Apartment is Wild!!

Due to family issues Yannis and Chris are live from Chrissys apartment for a wild time!

Jan 27, 2019
050 - Cleopatra was WILD!!!

In our second week of Queen month we cover cleopatra and her wild ways! WILD!

Jan 20, 2019
049 - Queens are WILD!

We start our feminine month by covering queen mary stuart and of course get wild while do it!

Jan 13, 2019
048 - New Years is Wild!

The hyenas discuss the crazy history of new years

Jan 06, 2019
047 - Christmas is WILD!!!

Yannis and Chris explore the wild and a bit satanic history and origins of the MJ of holidays! WILD!

Dec 30, 2018
046 - The Hyenas go WILD!

Yannis and Chris go wild as they call there patrons and have a cackle fest!

Dec 23, 2018
045 - Leopold and Loeb were WILD!!!

Yannis and the Mad Dog step into the Hyena cackle and take on the subject of Leopold and Loeb! Chros calls in from youston and we announce our very first $500 dollar member of the Matriarch! WILD!

Dec 16, 2018

The History Hyenas talk about the cartel! We discuss there gruesome ways of killing how extensive there reach was and how they kill anyone who talks about them

Dec 09, 2018

The hyenas are back to talk about the LA Riots and how WILD they were! Get ready for a storm of Wei Zhong Xiongs!

Dec 02, 2018

Chris and Yannis discuss Jonestown and how WILD it was. The soundboard makes its return and we give our $25 dollar patreon members a call from the cackle! WILD!

Nov 25, 2018
041 - The Korean War was WILD!!!

The boys are back wit history in hand as they talk about the horena war and share a phone conversation with Yannis's father! WILD!

Nov 18, 2018
040 - This Show is Still Wild!!!

Yannis and Chris are back for another UNTAMED UNCUT hour of wild madness!!!! Next week we are back to history madness!! WILD!

Nov 11, 2018

The boys are back and more wild then ever in this unfiltered, untamed WILD episode!

Nov 04, 2018
038 - Chrissy the Hun is WILD!!!!

The hyenas are back with a WILD episode! We discuss Atilla The Hun and how WILD he was! Impaling people and more it ends with Chris getting the official nickname of Chrissy The Hun! WILD!

Oct 28, 2018
037 - Catholics VS Protestants Is Wild!!!

Yannis and Chris go wild and stumble upon an awesome topic of discussion! We find out the differences that seperate catholicism and protestants! It gets WILD!

Oct 21, 2018
036 - Germanic Tribes Were Wild!

Yannis and Chris close up the discussion of Germany by talking about the germanic tribes that formed into the numerous places we know today. And they fill us in on the new Patreon system and all the WILD new things you can get! WILD!

Oct 14, 2018
035 - Germany Was Wild!

The boys are back and wild as ever! This time we discuss yannis and chris's trip to Germany! Chris is off the wagon yannis is smoking, ITS WILD!

Oct 10, 2018
034 - History Hyenas are WILD!!!

Chris and Yannis were going to talk about Charleston.. but instead they go wild. WILD!

Sep 30, 2018
033 - Childbirth was WILD!

Yannis and Chris go over the WILD history of childbirth

Sep 23, 2018
032 - Nero Was WILD!!!

The Hyenas are back and this time they cover the emperor Nero. We cover everything from his uprising to the fire of rome and make no mistake it is WILD!

Sep 16, 2018
031 - Eunuchs Are Wild!!!

The Bay Ridge Boys are back and this time they tackle the history of eunuchs. We even go so far as to watch a live (boar) castration and you wont want to miss the story of sporus! WILD!

Sep 09, 2018
030 - Tobacco Is Wild!!!

Chris and Yannis go over the history of tobacco and how it reflects america itself. WILD!!!

Sep 02, 2018
029 - Pompeii was WILD!!!

Chris and Yannis are joined by Dan ST Germain to talk about Pompeii! Everything from the horrors of dying in the midst of a volcano, to what to do if you know the end is near. Wild!!!

Aug 26, 2018
028 - USS Indianapolis was WILD!!!

Yannis and chris go over the wild story of the uss indianapolis with comedian and former navy sailor KP! WILD!

Aug 19, 2018
027 - Sara Jeong is Wild!

Yannis and Chris record in Yannis' apartment and both rant it up! No History… no nature, just rants bad! WILD!

Aug 12, 2018
026 - Pedophiles are Wild!!

Yannis and Chris are together again as they take on the subject of Pedophiles. Yannis debunks a foolish ted talk and the episode is WILD!

Aug 05, 2018
025 - The Salem Witch Hunt Was Wild!

Chris is solo as Yannis still wanders the plains. Soul Joel joins us for a truly WILD episode!

Jul 29, 2018
024 - Millard Filmore Was Wild!!!

Yannis wanders the plains alone one more time searching for Chris and discussing the history of Millard Filmore and how wild he was!

Jul 22, 2018
023 - Homo Sapien Sapiens are WILD!

Yannis goes at it solo as trash monkey the hyena steps up to fill the empty seat as we discuss Homo sapien sapiens

Jul 15, 2018
022 - Dogs are WILD!!!

The History Hyenas Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas go over humans love for dogs and how far their relationship goes back!

Jul 08, 2018
021 - The History of History Hyenas Is WILD!!!

The Hyenas get WILD and discuss their friendship and what led to the team of Hyenas we know and love today!

Jul 01, 2018
020 - The Cold War Was Wild!!!

The Bay Ridge Boys recap the wild Cold War and a story recently released that reads like a movie! And of course we once again have the nature video of the week! WILD!!!

Jun 24, 2018
019 - The Haitian Revolution Was Wild!!!

Get ready for a WILD episode cuzzies! The studio is packed as our favorite PHD in training Jen returns! Wasp Bartow is also back with his intern Sam and Zak has changed professions! Join us as we talk about the Haitian revolution and introduce our new nature video of the week segment! WILD!

Jun 17, 2018
018 - Mark Twain Was Wild!!!

Chris and Yannis go wild and talk about everything on their minds, which all circles around to Mark Twain and how WILD he was. We watch a Sloth meet its fate at the hands (claws rather) of a puma and of course we get to hear how Yannis would take Chris' life. WILD!!!

Jun 10, 2018
017 - Memorial Day Is Wild!!!

Yannis and Chris discuss the crazy history of Memorial Day and how it came to be the holiday we know today. We meet Trash Monkey the new studio pet and also talk about Chris's life had he not pursued comedy. WILD!

Jun 03, 2018