The History of Grob

Joel Stickley


Grob – the only nation never to discover the wheel, even after it was shown to them by outsiders and patiently explained. The only nation in World War II to declare war on the Swiss and no one else. The only nation to decide it didn’t like its indust...Show More

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The History of Grob BONUS EPISODE

10:06 | Apr 8th, 2013

BONUS EPISODE! As featured on BBC Radio 3's The Verb with Ian McMillan. Baroque literature in 18th century Grob; meat pies; bad writing.

The History of Grob #04

10:03 | Feb 27th, 2013

Episode 4: The Line of Succession. The legacy of King Magnificent the First; the question of succession; the short reign of King Snake I; the longer reign of King Susan the Woman; the rivalry of Hugo and David. For more information, visit soundcloud....Show More

The History of Grob #03

10:41 | Dec 12th, 2012

Episode 3: Bring Forth A Sharp Sword. The king's justice; becoming Magnificent; religion and the law; the origins of Grobian Orthodox Heresy. For more information, visit

The History of Grob #02

10:31 | Nov 25th, 2012

Episode 2: The Building Blocks of Buildings. Early construction technology; the foundation of Smeldung; naming traditions; the Grobian language; Grobian sonnets. For more information, visit

The History of Grob #01

10:10 | Nov 13th, 2012

Episode 1: Hunting And, Preferably, Gathering. The tribes of Grob; small wooden toys and life on the Grobian veldt; from hunting to gathering; the battle of the lumpy bit of rock near the river. For more information, visit More