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Big Lives. Little-known Facts. Great, unknown stories hide inside history—every other Wednesday, we dig up what you don't know about the icons you do know. Hosts Carter and Vanessa bring history to life, telling unexpected anecdotes, describing the real personalities behind big names, and examining each individual’s lasting impact on the world. A reboot of Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths. (iTunes “Best Debuts of 2016”) Historical Figures is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media P ...
 
Truth Be Told is a live 1-hour radio/webtv show with Tony Sweet and co-host Captain Ron. We seek answers from the world's leading experts in the field of UFO investigations, abductions, the Paranormal, secret societies, and historical moments and figures in history. We invite our listeners to learn and create their own truth based on each show’s content.
 
Aboutcast Strives To Cover Historical Figures And Leaders For Good Or For Bad, These Leaders Of History Can Be Influential And Powerful Forces Who Have Impacted The World In More Way Than One. Throughout The Episode We Will Rate The Leaders Of History On A Variety Of Traits That Made These Leaders Special.
 
Through interviews with leading figures in the world of fine and decorative arts, Curious Objects—a podcast from The Magazine Antiques—explores the hidden histories, the little-known facts, the intricacies, and the idiosyncrasies that breathe life and energy into historical works of craft and art.
 
The stories we tell about the past matter. But what happens when an entire category of changemakers is overlooked? Fierce, a new podcast from iHeartRadio and Tribeca Studios, will shed much-needed light on the fierce women that history has undervalued. In each episode, award-winning journalist and best-selling author Jo Piazza will tell the story of one historical figure's life while connecting her legacy to a modern woman standing on her formidable shoulders today.
 
The audio companion to DailyDad.com’s daily email meditations on fatherhood, read by Ryan Holiday. Each daily reading will help you find the wisdom, inner strength, and good humor you need in order to be a great dad. Learn from historical figures and contemporary fathers how to do your most important job. Find more at dailydad.com.
 
Co-hosts Henry Price and Joshua Stokes tackle the ins and outs of an eclectic assortment of historical figures, ranging from pious nuns to vicious pirates, from celebrated musicians to eccentric dictators. Combing through the tragedies and triumphs that occur over the subject’s lifetime, they dispense unique and insightful information while also poking fun at the utter insanity that surrounds the real lives of various notable persons, events and myths, all in around an hour.
 
Join husband Travis McElroy and wife Teresa McElroy every Friday and they'll improve your etiquette week by week! Perplexed by thank you notes? Baffled by black tie? Dismayed by dinner parties? Worry no more, Shmanners has your answers!
 
Sister duo Whitney & Lindsey Nelsen discuss prominent figures in history to research, argue, and debate which person is the hottest in this humorous and educational podcast. It's a little bit equal parts debate team, history lesson, sibling rivalry, sexy gossip, and joke time humor-fun, with new episodes every Wednesday!
 
In History Vs., a new podcast from Mental Floss and iHeartRadio, we’ll explore how larger-than-life historical figures faced off against their greatest foes. In this inaugural season, we’re looking at Theodore Roosevelt’s incredible life using a convention that he, as a boxer, would have appreciated. Each episode, we’ll analyze how Roosevelt took on a particular challenge, from his debilitating childhood asthma and conflict within his family to conquering the hours of the day and preserving ...
 
"Elton Reads A Book A Week", a comedy podcast that presents the results of Elton, reading a random book from his library/pile, then creating a radio play...thing about it. Sort of. An episode might involve: children, historical figures, probably time travel, a seance, taking cars, and much, much more, who knows maybe all of that at once! Check it out. Hey, share it too! Thank you.
 
Welcome to the Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival Podcast. Each episode presents a live, unscripted session that took place on Festival stages in 2018 and 2019. The lineup includes legendary editor Tina Brown, Pulitzer Prize winner David Blight, biographer Jung Chang, Shakespearean scholar Stephen Greenblatt, bestselling authors Bernard Cornwell, Madeline Miller, Margo Jefferson and Jeanette Winterson plus the matchless Joyce Carol Oates, and many more. You’ll hear about topics as di ...
 
Join Matt and Paul as they navigate the hobby arena and discuss all things hobby! Topics include painting, gaming, tactics, and the hobby as a whole! Matt and Paul are joined by guests from the industry and the hobby community for interviews, reviews and discussions. So, gather your brushes and paints and listen while you knock out those hobby projects!
 
Historicool is a podcast which delves into some of history's interesting figures and events. Your hosts, Matt Nelson and Wayne Bridgman will seek to bring these to life for you, the fascinated listener, with interesting facts and a dose of mischievous humor.
 
The podcast focuses on the lives and times of great historical figures that have mostly fallen through the cracks of our collective memories. We may have heard of these people, but they don't get the attention that some do. Here, they get their due. http://almostforgotten.squarespace.com on Twitter: @thealmostforgot
 
Southern Hollows is home to the dark side of southern history. These true stories, often little known, take you into historical moments and introduce you to historical figures that we ought never forget. Hear stories of the well-known United States history periods like Reconstruction, Jim Crow, Civil Rights, and Native American Removal, but also stories of the individuals who oppressed and disenfranchised -- and the historical settings that made it possible. If you love challenging stories f ...
 
For American journalist and humorist Edgar Wilson Nye who wrote under the pen name Bill Nye in the late 19th century, facts are not to be presented in their newborn, bare state. They should be properly draped and embellished before they can be presented before the public. Hence, in the Comic History of the United States published in 1894, he gives his readers the facts. But in a bid to make the historical figures more human he describes them as “people who ate and possibly drank, people who ...
 
What if you could text with anyone from history? Alex, a curious child, gets to do just that! In each episode, Alex interviews interesting historical figures and learns about strong people who fight for what is right. Adapted from Bobby Basil's book series "Texting with History." Get 3 of Bobby's books for free at www.bobbybasilwriter.com!
 
This sequel to Bangs' A House-Boat on the Styx continues the "thought-experiment" of bringing various historical and fictional figures together, detailing the adventures of the ladies of Hades after they are kidnapped by pirates and the attempts of the Associated Shades (led by Sherlock Holmes) to retrieve their house-boat. (Introduction by unfamiliar memory)
 
We're just two old college buddies living on opposite coasts who love theater, movies, TV, music, and all manner of culture. Following the lead of a long running inside joke, we've blasted off to Planet Hypothetical where we reconceive and cast the Next Greatest Show, Adaptation or Revival with anyone we damn well please- actors, crooners, politicians, historical figures, malcontents, scoundrels, and beings alive or dead. Everyone gets a callback and all are considered. Join us, won't you?
 
This weekly podcast will be hosted by Torie Clarke with co-hosts David Aldridge, Jeanne McManus and Michael Kornheiser. Each week, they'll have entertaining interviews with authors, plus lively discussions about what they are reading, what they love and what they hate! This show will be many things, but boring won't be one of them!
 
Listen Albany: the Capital City's Cultural Heritage Podcast, is a series of podcasts that offer just a glimpse into Albany's long, rich history. Albany, the oldest city in the United States operating under its original charter (1686), has known many famous faces over its centuries-long life, Its world-class architecture and stunning streetscapes have provided the perfect backdrop for these famous faces. Through this podcast, you will learn about the people and places that make Albany's herit ...
 
Refurbished from the 2006-07 SPEED Channel television series, Back In The Day is your NASCAR time machine that revisits auto racing’s milestone moments, influential figures, and historical highlights. Ron Lemasters and Steve Richard provide this boost of high-octane nostalgia, while NASCAR historian Buzz McKim answers questions submitted by passionate race fans via social media.
 
Dracula tells the tale of a sinister Transylvanian aristocrat who seeks to retain his youth and strength by feeding off human blood. The author, Bram Stoker, a young Victorian theater professional, was probably inspired by the strange epidemic of vampirism that occurred in remote parts of Eastern Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. These stories were recounted by travelers who later arrived in England and other parts of Western Europe. Stoker initially meant the tale to be written as a pl ...
 
Xan and Christine tell you why you're wrong about everything from online trends to historical figures. Tune in once a week for a ranty, laughter-filled episode from two chicks who don't know what the heck they're doing. Plus, listen to the girls talk about their own personal problems in We're Wrong Minisodes. Feel free to send comments, questions, and hate mail to yourwrongpodcast@gmail.com. Follow the instagram @yourewrongpodcast for updates and more content between episodes.
 
Do you live for the hunt? Do you eat, breathe, & sleep pop culture, fine art, & antiques – or do you just want to know more? Do comic books keep you up at night, do all those unloved antiques keep you tossing and turning, is that dusty old portrait or modern abstract flashing before you when you close your eyes? Is it because they might be worth something, or because they might be worthless… and you just don’t know? Whether collecting & selling as a career or a hobby, find out what’s hot and ...
 
Shavon Natè is a wife, mom, school psychologist and a self proclaimed geek. GO Magazine has teamed up with her to create this podcast series, "The Cheeky Geek with Shavon Natè", as she infuses both her quirky banter and probing questions in her interviews featuring topics like comic books, all things fandom related, queer historical figures and everything in between. @BluLadyGaymer
 
Our Island Story was first published in 1905 and became an instant classic. Beginning with the Romans and following the triumphs and foibles of the good, not so good and the downright despicable figures of history; we are treated to a dazzling montage of kings, queens, barons, knights, explorers, movers and shakers that have played a key role in the history of England. Marshall freely mixes folk tale with historical fact and in so doing paints a very vivid picture of the past in a style remi ...
 
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Listeners, we’re excited to bring you an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. Every Wednesday on Solved Murders, we explore the days, months, and even years leading up to the closure of a seemingly uncrackable case. This is part 1 of our episode on Helen Potts, a young girl who gets tangled up with a play…
 
Looking for signs of autism in characters from history and literature can offer insight into society’s changing perceptions through time — but it can also increase the risk of stigma against people with the condition.The post The perils of suggesting famous historical figures had autism appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News.…
 
Welcome back, Pac-12. On Thursday, the presidents and chancellors in the conference voted to allow hoops to return on the proper timetable so that all the teams will be playing with the rest of college basketball (save the Ivy League) when the season starts. The pod opens up with a discussion on that, then Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander split open…
 
On this week’s episode of Politics In Question, Julia, Lee, and James consider the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the fight to replace her on the Supreme Court. Coming just weeks before the presidential election, the debate over whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden should get to pick who will replace Ginsburg on the Supreme Court has injected new c…
 
"There are a few versions of history you can tell your kids. You can tell them the propaganda version—the fables, the self-serving myths, the lies that dictators or the jingoists like to traffic in. You can tell them the dark truth version, the almost-nihilist 'People’s History' version that is resurgent today—that everything is bad, was done with …
 
Jeremy is joined by ESPN Senior Writer Ryan McGee, who talks about his new book "Sidelines and Bloodlines: A Father, His Sons, and Our Life in College Football". Christopher Clarey of the NY Times joins the show to discuss the US Open, and former USC FB Sam Cunningham talks about the 50th anniversary of the USC/Alabama football game and the social …
 
In the year AD312 Rome is teetering on the brink of war and Constantine's army is on the move. On the Rhine frontier, a Germanic pagan joins the Roman army as a spy, while in Rome itself the pious daughter of a senator finds her self caught in anti-Christian politics. In this edition of Historical Fiction, Tristan Hughes talks to author Bryan Litfi…
 
Addressing the elephant in the room.. what happened to the Aboutcast cofounder you all know and love. Then we go through exactly what to do with vacation days and a plane ticket to northern Italy. Pic of Bellagio (Lake Como): https://images.app.goo.gl/QXPXMUQdyr3JUfPq6 Val Gardena: https://images.app.goo.gl/bLrYbBAKfaQYuoda7 Lago di Sorapiss: https…
 
Happy Tuesday, everybody. College hoops will have no shortage of news later this week, so be on the lookout for another podcast in a couple of days. But before that, we continue with our NBA Draft profiles, focusing on one-and-done UNC point guard Cole Anthony. His stock was in the top-five range a year ago. Now he's reasonably somewhere between No…
 
"My dad was an activist.“ RBG love flows on Chatter. David, Liz Clarke and Torie share favorite stories about Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Liz updates on the WFT. Torie gets her Steeltown girl on as Jim Rooney talks about his book “A Different Way to Win” that chronicles Dan Rooney’s life as NFL owner and diplomat.…
 
Travis, James and Kevin welcome in their teammate and Auction Coordinator Mary-Evelyn Christy about her unique path to the world of antiques and auctioneers. Mary is often referred to as the Swiss Army Knife of Bruneau and Co. and has become invaluable in setting up the auctions from start to finish. Learn more about how she spends her day, her emb…
 
In 1179, rebellion was brewing against King Henry II. The King’s son Richard earns his name ‘Lionheart’, crushing rebels in Aquitaine but treachery and betrayal lurk around every corner. In his new novel Lionheart, Ben Kane – best-selling author of fiction set in the Roman Empire – turns his attention to the Middle Ages. In this edition of Historic…
 
This week Matt and Paul sit down with Heath Aldrich from Hobby Time in the Murder Basement to have a conversation about the hobby and talk about his podcast. Topics include content creation, Para Bellum Conquest, Painting and Twitch.Check out Hobby Time in the Murder Basement HERESupport Heath on Patreon HERE We've started our first Group Hobby Cha…
 
Sidney Lascelles was one of the most accomplished swindlers and bigamists of the 19th century. So accomplished that when he died in Asheville, North Carolina in 1902, it would take years to track down someone who knew his true identity. See photos from this episode and sources in the show notes at southernmysteries.comSUPPORT THE SHOWWant more Sout…
 
What if your life was, literally, supposed to be different? What if you had a "guardian angel" that was real...and never aged? Dean Koontz can answer those questions and in this two-part episode, Elton gets into the life of Dean Koontz and his book "Lightning" to find those answers...and also find out why he's been jumping around in time himself. T…
 
In this week’s episode of Politics In Question, Julia, Lee, and James discuss the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns. Why do party conventions matter? Do they still have a place in our politics? What did the recent conventions tell us about the state of the Democratic and Republican parties? And what is this election really about? The…
 
"Maybe you’re an introvert and your daughter turned out to be an extrovert. Maybe you always hoped for a daughter and ended up with three sons. Maybe you wanted an athlete. Or you wanted someone to hand over the family business to. Maybe, sometimes in secret, you wish you had a kid who was easier. Who didn’t struggle as yours does. Who was closer—i…
 
Regina Marler, Sarah Milroy with Virginia Nicholson | Vanessa Bell was a pivotal figure in the 20th Century British art world. In this session, Regina Marler - editor of The Selected Letters of Vanessa Bell - and Sarah Milroy - curator of a recent Vanessa Bell exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, discussed the painter with her granddaug…
 
Frying Pan Tower was once the first light of the Cape Fear, serving as a light station 32 miles off the coast of Southeastern North Carolina to warn mariners of the dangers of Frying Pan Shoals. Today, it has been retired by the U.S. Coast Guard and is well past its prime, but a group of owners and volunteers are working against rust and time to pr…
 
On Wednesday, the NCAA's Division I Council approved a Nov. 25 start date. That's a good thing ... with some drawbacks. Good to have a date, bad for MTE events like the Maui Invitation which will now have to move around that date and create schedule chaos as a result. But there's a lot of positivity to get to! Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander have e…
 
In the aftermath of World War Two, Clara – once a Nazi icon and heiress to the Falkenberg Iron Works – finds herself on the run, accused of complicity in her father’s war crimes. When she returns to her hometown of Essen, Clara finds everything she once knew in ruins. To survive, Clara must hide who she is and face up to the truth of what she has d…
 
'All Things Covered' with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden' debuts on Tuesday, September 22nd with special guest Tyrann Mathieu. Download and subscribe now to get the first episode in your feed as soon as it is released! Patrick Peterson and Bryant McFadden have made a living for their coverage skills on the football field, and while it's a diffe…
 
"Especially in the early days, it can seem like being a dad is to assume the role of perpetual third wheel. You can’t nurse. You can’t magically comfort your baby. It’s not you they’re crying for in the middle of the night. So where can a dad contribute?" Find out a great way a dad can contribute to the household in today's Daily Dad Podcast. *** I…
 
This week, Adrian is joined by Somaiya Daud to discuss her new book, Court of Lions, the 2nd in the Mirage Duology (https://bookshop.org/a/1159/9781250126450). Somaiya and Adrian discuss genre mash-ups, body doubles, court politics, the legacy of French colonialism on Moroccan culture, the lack of beautiful dresses in the newest Star Wars trilogy, …
 
It’s Back-to-School for Chatter! Jamie joins Torie to talk Covid staycations, a book by him and what college freshmen are reading this fall. No, it’s not Station Eleven! First-generation Capricia Penavic Marshall shows us how international protocol can help every person, business and country with her book Protocol – The Power of Diplomacy and How t…
 
In 209 BC, as the most powerful empires in the world brawled over the spoils of a fading Greece, Philopoemen had a vision to stop the anarchy and endless wars. To preserve the homeland he loved, he raised an army to defend his countrymen from the powers of Sparta, Macedon and Rome. In this edition of Historical Fiction, Tristan Hughes talks to auth…
 
On this week’s episode of Politics In Question, Alexander C. Furnas joins Julia, Lee, and James to consider the importance of expertise and experience in making Congress work. Alexander is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center of Science and Innovation at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He studies the use of information, sc…
 
News: the NBA Draft's initial target date of Oct. 16 will be pushed back, with the new target being Nov. 18. That in mind, our Draft Profiles series continues with a player who could go as high as No. 4 or as low as No. 11: Auburn freshman Isaac Okoro. If you look at what Okoro does well right now and compare it to what Kawhi Leonard did well a dec…
 
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