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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 ...
 
The Historical Blindness podcast is a podcast about history’s myths, mysteries, and forgotten truths. By examining cases of outrageous hoaxes, pernicious conspiracy theory, mass delusion, baffling mysteries and unreliable historiography, Historical Blindness searches for insights into modern religious belief and political culture.
 
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century. Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
Hi, my name is Nicholas! I love to learn about history, but not the boring facts and lessons you learn in school. I like the fun and crazy things that have happened in our past, and I want to share those historical moments with you! Like how a bear became a soldier in the Polish military, or when the CIA made a cyborg cat in the 60's! If you like history, or just want to hear some of the wacky stuff from our past, then this is the podcast for you! @HistHijinks www.historicalhijinks.com
 
Minute Women is a comedy-history podcast. Each week, Grace and Linnea investigate the untold stories behind the iconic Canadian Heritage Minutes and uncover the funny, weird, and terrifying stories left out of Canada’s national history. Follow us on Instagram @minutewomenpodcast and let us know what Heritage Minute you would like us to do an episode on!
 
The turbulent life of ancient Rome uniquely written from a woman's perspective. Pomponia Graecina uncovers and exposes conspiracy, intrigue, injustice and murder while aiming to give a voice to the oppressed. To check out the author and how to read the full book visit the publishers website: insideoutofthebox.com or direct to Amazon books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pomponias-Stylus-Turbulent-recorder-secrets-ebook/dp/B094DQJRYX/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=pomponia%27s+stylus&qid=1620635806&s ...
 
The Saving Delaware History podcast explores the fascinating facets of Delaware history. Each episode covers a location, project, or research by the HCA including origins of the endeavor, interviews with experts, and its largest impacts. Delaware’s Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs continues its mission of preserving and interpreting Delaware history by providing the staff and funding for this podcast.
 
Broadway stars, historical women, and family-friendly showstoppers. Musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella present a musical podcast focused on key, decision-making moments in the lives of history's greatest women. Through interactive storytelling and Broadway-style song, WWSDN keeps children searching for an answer, while ultimately learning a lesson in perseverance.
 
A weekly podcast that explores rich historic locations throughout the US that are kept alive by the communities that love them. We feature the sites history and some of the spirits that are reported to linger. Please Email us at spiritedhistory@gmail.com If you have a site you would like us to highlight on our show drop us a line!
 
If you love historic aviation, then The FlyPast Podcast is just what you need. Brought to you every week by the team behind FlyPast, the world's leading aviation magazine, The FlyPast Podcast is 30 minutes of chat, discussion and stories about incredible aeroplanes, the heroic pilots who flew them – and the people who still fly them today.
 
The unvarnished, non-boring history of the popes of the Roman Catholic Church – told in a way to remind us that the world and the Church’s problems today have happened plenty of times before. For early access and extra bonus stuff, check out patreon.com/thepopecast.
 
Eyre on Air is a period drama podcast...mostly. Every two weeks, Jenn, Joe, and Kelsey watch and review a movie or television show set in the past, make incredibly inane and inappropriate jokes, and try to give you as much historical background information as their collective degrees and internet sleuthing will allow. If you've got a boner for obscure facts about royals and get annoyed that there aren't enough POC in your period dramas, then we're the podcast for you!
 
Lit Wallflowers is an official, unofficial Historical Romance book review podcast presented by Toni Rose and Wendy Woo. Every week they take themes from a Historical Romance and relate it back to how it can be applied to life in modern times! Then they Pot-Tail with a whiskey of the series and discuss all things Bookstagram and Romance! For more content, giveaways, and bonus material follow @litwallflowerspodcast on Instagram and Facebook, and @Lit_Wallflowers on Twitter!
 
Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built. Historic Royal Pal ...
 
A true crime podcast with a different point of view. Every week, Alice and Brett bring their unique perspective as prosecutors to the most famous cold case mysteries of all time. Murder, mayhem, disappearances, you name it. If it's true crime, they're on the case. Custom case art by Hannah Hill. https://instagram.com/serious_moonlite?igshid=lhy8ijowoc9p
 
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Researching the Origins of Lesbian Myths, Legends, and SymbolsThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 201 with Heather Rose Jones In this episode we talk about: The process of investigating “popular history” about lesbian symbols and myths The following are only some of the sources mentioned in the podcast. If listeners have questions about an…
 
Rebecca D’Harlingue has studied Spanish literature, worked as a hospital administrator, and taught English as a Second Language to adults from all over the world. She shares her love of story both with preschoolers at a Head Start program and with the members of the book club she has belonged to for decades. She lives in Oakland, California with he…
 
The group explores the life of physicist Albert Einstein who redeemed himself somewhat by divorcing his cousin but ended up with a Russian spy named Margarita and the Gestapo burned his boat.Contact: HistoricHole@gmail.com On Instagram & Twitter @HistoricHole Disclaimer: History is not safe for work and neither is Historic Hole. This podcast is unc…
 
Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. The Thief of Blackfriar's Lane There’s Often a Fine Line Between a Criminal and a Saint Constable Jackson Forge intends to make the world safer, or at least the streets of Victorian London. But that’s Kit Turner’s dom…
 
In her new book Sick and Tired: An Intimate History of Fatigue, Emily K. Abel has written the first history of fatigue, one which also contains a memoir of her own experiences as a cancer survivor afflicted with fatigue. In this wide-ranging history, Abel shows how our view of fatigue is intimately connected with our view of work, and how "the Amer…
 
Out of the top 3 Serial killers in the UK, 2 are women. Mary Ann Cotton is Britains 3rd most prolific with a suspected 21 kills. Twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast email: thehistoricalcrimespodcast@yahoo.com ko-fi.com/historicalcrimespodcast www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/Mary_Ann_Cotton.html www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/history/who-…
 
In place of the full-length second part of my history of astronomical discovery, Hidden Bodies, which has been reserved exclusively for my patrons on Patreon, please enjoy this bonus Blind Spot about media hoaxes related to some of the erroneous astronomical observations discussed in the last episode. Patrons on Patreon had access to this minisode …
 
Welcome to the Inventions Part Two with special guests Plodding Through the Presidents Podcast! This week we kick it off with some weird inventions by Thomas Jefferson. Naturally this is followed by some rage because he's kind of the worst. Next, we dive into some of the earliest African American inventors in the United States that everyone should …
 
Today, we have civil-rights activist, apartheid activist, professor and author of the book Afropessimism joining us to talk about the paradigm of racial slavery and Afropessimism. People who approach racial slavery as just an event in the past will experience Frank Wilderson III’s book, Afropessimism, as a violation. In his own words, they will enc…
 
Sherlock Holmes is one of the rare literary characters who has achieved a kind of cultural immortality. As Bonnie MacBird notes in this interview, display an image of a deerstalker hat and a pipe almost anywhere in the world, and people can identify the great detective without a second thought. So is it any wonder that an entire industry is devoted…
 
Wayne Simmons had a dramatic 27-year career with the CIA taking down cartels and busting arms smugglers — or did he? The ex-CIA military analyst and cable news star stands accused of being a fraud. Hosted by the reporter who broke the story, Impostors follows the investigation into who Wayne Simmons really is… Hero, or conman? Impostors is a Spotif…
 
Since six years old, she knew she wanted a career in archaeology and paleontology; after almost two decades performing Section 106 reviews, she rose to the second-highest preservation post in Delaware. On the first day of National Historic Preservation Month, listen in to this talk with Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Gwen Davis about th…
 
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