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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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
The Dive Down is a podcast focused on Magic: The Gathering's Modern, Pioneer, and Historic formats, with the casual spike in mind. Each week your hosts Dave, Shane, and Stanislav discuss decks, events, and level-up topics related to the latest non-rotating formats. Proudly sponsored by ManaTraders, the best Magic card rental service for both Magic Online and paper! Get 15% off your first 3 months of ManaTraders! https://www.manatraders.com/?medium=thedivedown and use code "thedivedown" Downl ...
 
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'd like us to do an episode on!
 
History's Most is a podcast that delves into interesting, under-reported and controversial topics in history and applies superlatives to them. We deep dive headfirst into a variety of topics, from history's most guilty man, to the most disasterous voyage, to complicated wars and confusing politicians.
 
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.
 
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
 
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!
 
Rereading the Stone is a weekly discussion of historical Chinese literature and philosophy, currently focusing on the Qing dynastic Classic novel Dream of the Red Chamber (Hong lou meng 紅樓夢) also known as Story of the Stone (Shitou ji 石頭記). Rereading the Stone emphasizes dynamic, self-referential, and psychoanalytical approaches to conceptualizing literature, philosophy, art, aesthetics, and history.
 
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Pope Francis calls for an end to extremism and violence in his opening address of the first-ever papal visit to Iraq. But why are Christians in Iraq being persecuted?Also in the programme: Czech Republic struggles to contain Covid-19; and China's new powers to control Hong Kong's democracy.(Picture: Pope Francis speaks during a meeting at the Catho…
 
This bonus episode is with Guy Raffa, last heard in Episode 183 discussing his book Dante's Bones: How a Poet Invented Italy. It was a great conversation about Italy, and the culture and idea of Italy. But then and since I've been wanting to talk about Dante's poetry, particularly about the Divine Comedy. This was my chance to not only do that, but…
 
Today we interview Alec Karakatsanis from the Civil Rights Corps to talk about his most recent book “Usual Cruelty.” Alec talks to us about the inhuman violations and degradations in the American prison system that occurs because of a blend of capitalism and a harsh “tough on crime” culture. The violations that Alec details are extremely egregious.…
 
The group explores the life of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin who was generally awful towards most everyone except for Hitler, if that tells you anything.Contact: HistoricHole@gmail.com On Instagram & Twitter @HistoricHole Disclaimer: History is not safe for work and neither is Historic Hole. This podcast is uncensored and contains explicit language.…
 
Listener suggestion episode! on this episode I talk about Fort Leavenworth KS. It is not only an important active US Army Base but it is also really haunted. Listen to the history of this base and the hauntings found all over the historical district. I also cover the strange story of "The Flatwoods Monster." I couldn't do this with out your amazing…
 
Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Jennifer Deibel is a middle school teacher and freelance writer. Her work has appeared on (in)courage, on The Better Mom, in Missions Mosaic Magazine, and others. With firsthand immersive experience abroad, Jennifer w…
 
In 1857 Londoners were treated to a Bizarre spectacle....a Tiger walking down a street with a crying boy in its jaws. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2537568/Harrods-pet-shop-sold-alligators-lions-baby-elephant-Ronald-Reagan-set-close-100-years.html www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1313816/The-p…
 
We are finally done with The Stand and this week we get to talk about the convention we just went to: Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, NC! We had a great time and actually sold stuff so go us! And we also introduced a new feature for ourselves; The Wheel of King! I mean, there […] The post Mad Monster Party and the Wheel of King appeared first on Su…
 
Welcome back to Extra AF where we dive into what happened this month in history and what happened this month that made history. And of course, we read your emails! We cover the ice storm and all the historical happenings of the month of February! Promo by Terrified and Tipsy Podcast! We have a P.O. Box now! We'd love to hear from you or see postcar…
 
Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes cal…
 
In part 2 of my series on the legend of the Lost Tribes, we see how this historical myth has evolved in different eras as the basis for numerous insidious theories of racial origin. Here again are many of the hallmarks of subjects I cover on the podcast: bad etymology, pseudo-archaeological hoaxes, outrageous interpretations of scriptures, and peop…
 
Madame de Murat: Author of Fairy Tales, Lover of WomenThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 195 with Heather Rose Jones In this episode we talk about: The social background of the French salons and court in late 17th century France Madame de Murat as author and gadfly De Murat’s personal and romantic entanglements The legal persecution of Ma…
 
Today I spoke with Max Gross about his book The Lost Shtetl (HarperCollins, 2020). Imagine a Jewish village hidden in the forests of Poland that somehow escapes the Holocaust. Eighty years later, a young woman divorces her husband and runs into the surrounding forest. The town sends a young man to find her. He’s an orphan and expendable because he’…
 
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