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Top 100 History Podcasts

Jul 16, 2024

The Best History Podcasts from millions of podcasts available on the Goodpods platform and ranked by listens, ratings, comments, subscriptions and shares.

The Stupid History Minute
Top 10 Best The Stupid History Minute Episodes

740 Episodes

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Avg Length 2m

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Latest episode 19 hours ago

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The Stupid History Minute - The most binge-able Podcast in the World - offers intriguing insights into the forgotten origins and surprising stories behind everyday items and pop culture throughout history. All in about a minute!
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-stupid-history-minute--4965707/support.

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You're Wrong About

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You're Wrong About
Top 10 Best You're Wrong About Episodes

227 Episodes

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Avg Length 64m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Sarah is a journalist obsessed with the past. Every week she reconsiders a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.

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The Art of Crime

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The Art of Crime
Top 10 Best The Art of Crime Episodes

55 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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The Art of Crime is a history podcast about the unlikely collisions between true crime and the arts. New theme each season.

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Maintenance Phase

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Maintenance Phase
Top 10 Best Maintenance Phase Episodes

80 Episodes

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Avg Length 60m

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Latest episode 14 days ago

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Debunking the junk science behind health fads, wellness scams and nonsensical nutrition advice.

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Ye Olde Crime

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Ye Olde Crime
Top 10 Best Ye Olde Crime Episodes

317 Episodes

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Avg Length 43m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Join sisters Lindsay & Madison every Wednesday as we discuss the funny, strange, and obscure crimes of yesteryear. Proud member of the OSSA and Cultiv8 Networks.
American History Tellers
Top 10 Best American History Tellers Episodes

423 Episodes

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Avg Length 34m

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Latest episode 2 hours ago

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The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life - the words you speak, the ideas you share - can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We'll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we'll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind American Scandal, Tides of History, American Innovations and more.

Listen to American History Tellers on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. Experience all episodes ad-free and be the first to binge the newest season. Unlock exclusive early access by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App, Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Start your free trial today by visiting wondery.com/links/american-history-tellers/ now.

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Business Wars

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Business Wars
Top 10 Best Business Wars Episodes

624 Episodes

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Avg Length 26m

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Latest episode 18 hours ago

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Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live.

Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or to ruin. Hosted by David Brown, former anchor of Marketplace. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John and American History Tellers.

Listen to Business Wars on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. Experience all episodes ad-free and be the first to binge the newest season. Unlock exclusive early access by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App or on Apple Podcasts. Start your free trial today by visiting wondery.com/links/business-wars/ now.

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Revisionist History

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Revisionist History
Top 10 Best Revisionist History Episodes

188 Episodes

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.

To get early access to ad-free episodes and extra content, subscribe to Pushkin+ in Apple Podcasts are pushkin.fm/pus.

iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.

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Lore

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Lore
Top 10 Best Lore Episodes

366 Episodes

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Avg Length 27m

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Latest episode 22 hours ago

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The award-winning podcast (also a TV show & book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.

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Behind the Bastards

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Behind the Bastards
Top 10 Best Behind the Bastards Episodes

862 Episodes

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Avg Length 92m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

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Horrifying History

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Horrifying History
Top 10 Best Horrifying History Episodes

279 Episodes

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Avg Length 30m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Welcome to Horrifying History where you are about to hear about the unexplained, paranormal, and supernatural happenings that has stained the pages of history.
A Few Minutes of History
Top 10 Best A Few Minutes of History Episodes

52 Episodes

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 7 days ago

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A history themed podcast featuring episodes with Historians , Veterans and more.
I am also have a YouTube Channel that has a variety of separate content -https://youtube.com/@afewminutesofhistory
Email me at - [email protected]
Twitter - @afewminshistory
If you’d like me to chat about anything, just drop me a message on these platforms.

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Throughline

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Throughline
Top 10 Best Throughline Episodes

304 Episodes

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Avg Length 47m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Throughline is a time machine. Each episode, we travel beyond the headlines to answer the question, "How did we get here?" We use sound and stories to bring history to life and put you into the middle of it. From ancient civilizations to forgotten figures, we take you directly to the moments that shaped our world. Throughline is hosted by Peabody Award-winning journalists Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei.
Subscribe to Throughline+. You'll be supporting the history-reframing, perspective-shifting, time-warping stories you can't get enough of - and you'll unlock access bonus episodes and sponsor-free listening. Learn more at plus.npr.org/throughline
Super Familiar with The Wilsons
Top 10 Best Super Familiar with The Wilsons Episodes

235 Episodes

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Avg Length 37m

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Latest episode 12 days ago

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Amanda and Josh on marriage, family, relationships, and connecting with new friends and interesting people. New Episodes every Wednesday.
Familiar Wilsons Media produces content to bring people together. We are curious, hopeful, and try not to take ourselves too seriously - admittedly, with varying degrees of success.

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The Secret Sits

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The Secret Sits
Top 10 Best The Secret Sits Episodes

123 Episodes

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 4 months ago

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In the world of true crime podcasts, The Secret Sits takes you on a captivating journey into the depths of mysterious true crimes. As Robert Frost once said, 'We dance round in a ring and suppose, but The Secret Sits in the middle and knows.' Join your host, John W Dodson, as he guides you through a labyrinth of captivating stories, revealing untold angles and hidden insights at the core of the world's most perplexing crimes.

Every Thursday, The Secret Sits unveils a new chapter, whether it's delving into the Lucie Blackman case from the fascinating landscapes of Japan, dissecting infamous cases like The Turpin Family, or unearthing the haunting unsolved mysteries of cases like The Disappearance of Misty Copsey. We do not just recount stories; we provide a fresh perspective that leaves you questioning what you thought you knew.

Step into the world of The Secret Sits, where every episode is an invitation to dance with secrets but rest assured, we are here to reveal the mysteries at the center. Subscribe today, and let the secrets unfold.

Florida Men on Florida Man
Top 10 Best Florida Men on Florida Man Episodes

352 Episodes

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Avg Length 46m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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The Florida Men on Florida Man podcast features crazy but TRUE stories from the sunshine state. FMOFM goes past the insane headlines and focuses on Florida’s history. From the nation’s wealthiest mobster to legendary heroes of the frontier, there’s one thing they all have in common, Florida. If you love Florida News and Florida History, this show is for you! New episodes air every Wednesday and are available on every major platform!
Today We Laughed...and Learned!
Top 10 Best Today We Laughed...and Learned! Episodes

92 Episodes

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Avg Length 72m

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Latest episode 4 months ago

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If you're anything like Kris and Deb, then you are fascinated by pretty much, well, EVERYTHING, but can't seem to find the time-or attention span-to grow your knowledge. Our reasons behind wanting to learn range from pure interest and nourishing our brains to being able to carry on an intelligent conversation in social settings. The thing is, we get overwhelmed by all the information out there and find bite sized bits of information easier to digest than whole meals. Oh, and we like to laugh...A LOT. So, welcome to Today We Laughed...and Learned. Let's learn a new nugget of info together! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/todaywelaughedandlearned/support

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Weird Distractions

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Weird Distractions
Top 10 Best Weird Distractions Episodes

237 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 4 months ago

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Weird Distractions was a weekly show where host Alex rotated discussing topics such as true crime cases, conspiracy theories, paranormal stories and more to provide what most would consider a 'weird' distraction from everyday life. Ending in February of 2024, please enjoy the back log of this show or check out the other amazing shows through the Cultiv8 Podcast Network.
All Hallows’ Eve Podcast
Top 10 Best All Hallows’ Eve Podcast Episodes

91 Episodes

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Avg Length 65m

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Latest episode 9 months ago

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A podcast for the fan of Halloween, horror and true crime. We want to share our love of the macabre with you and possibly some laughs too! We hope you enjoy it as much as we did making it. New episodes released every Monday! In addition, make sure to check out our website: www.allhallowsevepodcast.com
~~~ Stay spooky my friends!!

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One Mic Black History

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One Mic Black History
Top 10 Best One Mic Black History Episodes

102 Episodes

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Avg Length 18m

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Latest episode 1 month ago

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Join us as we dive deep into the lesser-known aspects of Black History. This podcast is your compass to navigate the intricacies of African American History and its relationship American History.
So, if you're passionate about gaining a broader perspective on African American History, don't miss an episode.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/one-mic-black-history--4557850/support.
Beyond the Rainbow Podcast
Top 10 Best Beyond the Rainbow Podcast Episodes

257 Episodes

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Avg Length 31m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Beyond the Rainbow Podcast a.k.a. Rainbow Crimes is a show about crimes committed by and against the LGBTQ plus community. Join host C.J. for an array of true crime stories from all over the world, especially lesser known cases. Remember, it's not a crime to be gay...unless you're a murderer...
The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Top 10 Best The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) Episodes

1725 Episodes

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Avg Length 23m

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Latest episode 19 hours ago

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In The Bible in a Year podcast, Fr. Mike Schmitz walks you through the entire Bible in 365 episodes, providing commentary, reflection, and prayer along the way. Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year podcast follows a reading plan inspired by The Great Adventure Bible Timeline, a ground-breaking approach to understanding salvation history developed by renowned Catholic Bible scholar Jeff Cavins. For each period in the timeline, Jeff will join Fr. Mike for a special episode that will help you understand the context of each reading. With this podcast, you won’t just read the Bible in a year ... you’ll finally understand how all the pieces of the Bible fit together to tell an amazing story that continues in your life today! Listen and... Read the ENTIRE Bible Feel more confident about your understanding of Scripture Experience the transformative power of God’s Word in your daily life Start seeing the world through the lens of Scripture Each 20-25 minute episode includes: Two to three scripture readings A reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz A guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in his Word The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.
Everything Everywhere Daily
Top 10 Best Everything Everywhere Daily Episodes

1734 Episodes

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Avg Length 12m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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Learn something new every day! Everything Everywhere Daily is a daily podcast for Intellectually Curious People. Host Gary Arndt tells the stories of interesting people, places, and things from around the world and throughout history. Gary is an accomplished world traveler, travel photographer, and polymath. Topics covered include history, science, mathematics, anthropology, archeology, geography, and culture. Past history episodes have dealt with ancient Rome, Phoenicia, Persia, Greece, China, Egypt, and India. as well as historical leaders such as Julius Caesar, Emperor Augustus, Sparticus, and the Carthaginian general Hannibal. Geography episodes have covered Malta, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Monaco, Luxembourg, Vatican City, the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, the Isle of Man, san marino, Namibia, the Golden Gate Bridge, Montenegro, and Greenland. Technology episodes have covered nanotechnology, aluminum, fingerprints, longitude, qwerty keyboards, morse code, the telegraph, radio, television, computer gaming, Episodes explaining the origin of holidays include Memorial Day, April Fool’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, May Day, Christmas, Ramadan, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Canada Day, the Fourth of July, Famous people in history covered in the podcast include Salvador Dali, Jim Thorpe, Ada Lovelace, Jessie Owens, Robert Oppenheimer, Picasso, Isaac Newton, Attila the Hun, Lady Jane Grey, Cleopatra, Sun Yat Sen, Houdini, Tokyo Rose, William Shakespeare, Queen Boudica, Empress Livia, Marie Antoinette, the Queen of Sheba, Ramanujan, and Zheng He.

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Slow Burn

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Slow Burn
Top 10 Best Slow Burn Episodes

159 Episodes

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Avg Length 40m

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Latest episode 19 hours ago

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In 1978, state Sen. John Briggs put a bold proposition on the California ballot. If it passed, the Briggs Initiative would ban gays and lesbians from working in public schools—and fuel a growing backlash against LGBTQ+ people in all corners of American life. In the ninth season of Slate’s Slow Burn, host Christina Cauterucci explores one of the most consequential civil rights battles in American history: the first-ever statewide vote on gay rights. With that fight looming, young gay activists formed a sprawling, infighting, joyous opposition; confronted the smear that they were indoctrinating kids; and came out en masse to show Briggs—and their own communities—who they really were. And when an unthinkable act of violence shocked them all, they showed the world what gay power looked like. Want more Slow Burn? Join Slate Plus to immediately access all past seasons and episodes of Slow Burn (and your other favorite Slate podcasts) completely ad-free. Plus, you’ll unlock subscriber-exclusive bonus episodes that bring you behind-the-scenes on the making of the show. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts by clicking “Subscribe” at the top of our show page. Or, visit slate.com/slowburnplus to get access wherever you listen. Season 8: Becoming Justice Thomas Where Clarence Thomas came from, how he rose to power, and how he’s brought the rest of us along with him, whether we like it or not. Winner of the Podcast of the Year at the 2024 Ambies Awards. Season 7: Roe v. Wade The women who fought for legal abortion, the activists who pushed back, and the justices who thought they could solve the issue for good. Winner of Apple Podcasts Show of the Year in 2022. Season 6: The L.A. Riots How decades of police brutality, a broken justice system, and a video tape set off six days of unrest in Los Angeles. Season 5: The Road to the Iraq War Eighteen months after 9/11, the United States invaded a country that had nothing to do with the attacks. Who’s to blame? And was there any way to stop it? Season 4: David Duke America’s most famous white supremacist came within a runoff of controlling Louisiana. How did David Duke rise to power? And what did it take to stop him? Season 3: Biggie and Tupac How is it that two of the most famous performers in the world were murdered within a year of each other—and their killings were never solved? Season 2: The Clinton Impeachment A reexamination of the scandals that nearly destroyed the 42nd president and forever changed the life of a former White House intern. Season 1: Watergate What did it feel like to live through the scandal that brought down President Nixon?
Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine
Top 10 Best Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine Episodes

504 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Join Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy for a tour of all the dumb, bad, gross, weird and wrong ways we've tried to fix people.
Worlds True Crime Podcast
Top 10 Best Worlds True Crime Podcast Episodes

114 Episodes

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Avg Length 48m

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Latest episode 4 months ago

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Hello, we are Brad and Denise, a Canadian couple who enjoy talking about True Crime. As a truck driver, I have listened to a ton of podcasts. Most cases I listen to, are only in North America. I wanted to teach Denise about True Crime as well as expand and learn about new cultures and laws by traveling around the world. We release every second Wednesday, taking turns on who reads them.

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Gigglemugs

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Gigglemugs
Top 10 Best Gigglemugs Episodes

52 Episodes

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Avg Length 62m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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Two best friends who live on opposite sides of the world spend their weekly catch-ups putting their Gigglemugs together about any interesting topic under the sun, and having a right old chuckle.

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You're Dead to Me

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You're Dead to Me
Top 10 Best You're Dead to Me Episodes

181 Episodes

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Avg Length 42m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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The comedy podcast that takes history seriously. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
Top 10 Best Dan Carlin's Hardcore History Episodes

16 Episodes

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Avg Length 290m

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Latest episode 1 month ago

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In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.
Stuff You Missed in History Class
Top 10 Best Stuff You Missed in History Class Episodes

2398 Episodes

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Avg Length 29m

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Latest episode 13 hours ago

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.

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Castles & Cryptids

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Castles & Cryptids
Top 10 Best Castles & Cryptids Episodes

174 Episodes

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Avg Length 112m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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Welcome to Castles & Cryptids, a paranormal podcast hosted by a couple of Canadian chickies! Follow Alanna and Kelsey down the rabbit hole as we explore lore and legends, murder and mysteries, the unsolved and the unexplained. Where the castles are haunted and the cryptids are cryptic AF!

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The Rest Is History

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The Rest Is History
Top 10 Best The Rest Is History Episodes

503 Episodes

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Avg Length 53m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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The world’s most popular history podcast, with Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook. Join The Rest Is History Club (www.therestishistory.com) for ad-free listening to the full archive, weekly bonus episodes, live streamed shows and access to an exclusive chatroom community. Here are some of our favourite episodes to get you started: WATERGATE/NIXON apple.co/3JrVl5h ALEXANDER THE GREAT apple.co/3Q4FaNk HARDCORE HISTORY'S DAN CARLIN apple.co/3vqkGa3 PUTIN & RUSSIA apple.co/3zMtLfX

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Those Conspiracy Guys

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Those Conspiracy Guys
Top 10 Best Those Conspiracy Guys Episodes

210 Episodes

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Avg Length 191m

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Latest episode 5 months ago

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Those Conspiracy Guys is a history, comedy and true crime podcast from Ireland produced and presented by Gordon Rochford and the topics discussed are varied and wide-ranging; from the speculations on the out-there conspiracy theories like aliens, time travel, and ancient civilisations to researched discussions on the more grounded, historical and provable conspiracies like political and financial corruption, scientific chicanery and secret government agency shenanigans. In long-form group discussions; interviews with authors and experts; live stage shows and streams with an eager audience; and collaborations with other conspiracy creators; Gordo examines all the wildest notions and most unbelievable theories in the ever broadening genre of 'conspiracy'. From the high-concept topics like inter-dimensional lizard men, complicated assassination plots and potential future technologies like alternative simulated universes; to the much more tangible topics like discussing serial killers and mysterious true crime cases; exploring the history of religions and cult leaders; and historically profiling the lives and times of some of the most influential people to have lived, and died. Those Conspiracy Guys brings you on a light hearted and hilarious exploration of these fantastic stories through thoroughly researched and painstakingly contmeplated production; making it easy and fun for these sometimes heavy and complicated topics to be digested, with lashings of good old irreverend Irish craic from host Gordon Rochford and a cavalcade of hilarious comedians, committed creators and fabulously interesting guests.
Campfire: Tales of the Strange and Unsettling
Top 10 Best Campfire: Tales of the Strange and Unsettling Episodes

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Avg Length 66m

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The study of the paranormal has a long, fascinating, and controversial history. Best friends and hosts Ryan and Jordan explore the depths of metaphysical phenomena, ufology, cryptozoology, and all manor of unsolved mysteries through a time-honored tradition: the campfire story. If you’re fascinated by all things Fortean; if you love stories of ghosts, UFOs, cryptids, and the occult this show is for you.

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Concerts That Made Us

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Concerts That Made Us
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226 Episodes

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Avg Length 59m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Is everybody in?

The show is about to begin!

Music is an important part of life and everybody remembers their first concert.

Every week Brian will be interviewing musicians, music industry professionals and podcasters, exploring their music and concert experiences. Let's get those nostalgia juices flowing..


Now without further adieu Let's get on with the shooooow!!!


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Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/concerts-that-made-us.



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Conspiracy Outpost

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124 Episodes

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Avg Length 83m

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Welcome to the Conspiracy Outpost consisting of friends who drink too much beer, smoke too much weed, and talk about conspiracies. Tune in with your hosts Casey, Mike, Joseph, Matthew, and Nate Nasty. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/conspiracy-outpost/support

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HISTORY This Week

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HISTORY This Week
Top 10 Best HISTORY This Week Episodes

209 Episodes

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Avg Length 29m

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Latest episode 11 months ago

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This week, something momentous happened. Whether or not it made the textbooks, it most certainly made history. Join HISTORY This Week as we turn back the clock to meet the people, visit the places and witness the moments that led us to where we are today. To get in touch with story ideas or feedback, email us at [email protected], or leave us a voicemail at 212-351-0410.
Who Arted: Weekly Art History for All Ages
Top 10 Best Who Arted: Weekly Art History for All Ages Episodes

483 Episodes

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Avg Length 18m

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Latest episode 19 hours ago

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Who Arted is art history and art education for everyone. While most art history podcasts focus on the traditional "fine art" we see in museums around the world, Who ARTed celebrates art in all of its forms and in terms anyone can understand. Each episode tells the story of a different artist and artwork including the traditional big names like Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol along with lesser-known artists working in such diverse media as video game design, dance, the culinary arts, and more. Who Arted is written and produced by an art teacher with the goal of creating a classroom resource that makes art history fun and accessible to everyone. Whether you are cramming for your AP Art History exam, trying to learn a few facts so you can sound smart at fashionable dinner parties, or just looking to hear something with a more positive tone, we’ve got you covered with episodes every Monday and Friday.
The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
Top 10 Best The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds Episodes

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Avg Length 74m

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Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds picks a subject from history and examine it.

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American Scandal

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American Scandal
Top 10 Best American Scandal Episodes

360 Episodes

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Avg Length 34m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage.

Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.

Listen to American Scandal on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. Experience all episodes ad-free and be the first to binge the newest season. Unlock exclusive early access by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App, Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Start your free trial today by visiting wondery.com/links/american-scandal/ now.

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Switch The Envelope

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Switch The Envelope
Top 10 Best Switch The Envelope Episodes

126 Episodes

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Avg Length 42m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Switch The Envelope is the podcast about movies, because...movies! Join hosts Jeff, Cory, and their computer companion Al, as they set out to put right what Oscar got wrong, discover the greatest Cinnovations in filmmaking, share their love of cinema, and indulge in some of Al’s Useless Hollywood Facts.

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History Daily

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History Daily
Top 10 Best History Daily Episodes

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Avg Length 21m

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Latest episode 19 hours ago

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On History Daily, we do history, daily. Every weekday, host Lindsay Graham (American Scandal, American History Tellers) takes you back in time to explore a momentous event that happened ‘on this day’ in history. Whether it’s to remember the tragedy of December 7th, 1941, the day “that will live in infamy,” or to celebrate that 20th day in July, 1969, when mankind reached the moon, History Daily is there to tell you the true stories of the people and events that shaped our world—one day at a time. So if you’re stuck in traffic, bored at work—wherever you are, listen to History Daily to remind yourself that something incredible happened to make that day historic.

Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford
Top 10 Best Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford Episodes

146 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 10 days ago

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We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday.

Pineapple Pizza Podcast
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Pineapple Pizza Podcast is hosted by three friends who share a love of discovery, culture and the unknown. Stop on by, every week, for a fresh slice of mythology, cryptozoology and urban legends. Each month features regional specials from around the world. Come for the flavor, stay for the laughs.

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The Experiment

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Each week, we tell the story of what happens when individual people confront deeply held American ideals in their own lives. We're interested in the cultural and political contradictions that reveal who we are.

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Yore Town

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Yore Town Podcast is a podcast that features your town's dark, wild, unbelievable past that will have you thinking there is no way that really happened here. Matt, Megh, and Zac dust off the books, and hit the streets and an occasional nursing home to unveil Yore Town’s past. From small towns to where we live to big cities before they were what they are today. This is Yore Town, Yore Stories

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Noble Blood

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Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.

Scary Savannah and Beyond
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Scary Savannah and Beyond is a podcast featuring paranormal, true crime, and stories of oddities from Savannah, Georgia and beyond. Podcasting from the most haunted city in America!

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1619

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In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, it is time to tell the story. “1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast.

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History Extra podcast

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The History Extra podcast brings you gripping stories from the past and fascinating historical conversations with the world's leading historical experts. Produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine, History Extra is a free history podcast, with episodes released six times a week. Subscribe now for the real stories behind your favourite films, TV shows and period dramas, as well as compelling insights into lesser-known aspects of the past. We delve into global history stories spanning the ancient world right up to the modern day. You’ll hear deep dives into the lives of famous historical figures like Cleopatra, Anne Boleyn and Winston Churchill, and explorations of intriguing events from the past, such as the Salem witch trials, the battle of Waterloo and D-Day. Expect fresh takes on history, helping you get to grips with the latest research, as we explore everything from ancient Roman archaeology and Viking mythology to Renaissance royals and Tudor kings and queens. Our episodes touch on a wide range of historical eras – from the Normans and Saxons to the Stuarts, Victorians and the Regency period. We cover the most popular historical subjects, from the medieval world to the Second World War, but you’ll also hear conversations on lesser-known parts of our past, including black history and women’s history. Looking at the history behind today’s headlines, we consider the forces that have shaped today’s world, from the imposing empires that dominated continents, to the revolutions that brought them crashing down. We also examine the impact of conflict across the centuries, from the crusades of the Middle Ages and the battles of the ancient Egyptians to World War One, World War Two and the Cold War. Plus, we uncover the real history behind myths, legends and conspiracy theories, from the medieval murder mystery of the Princes in the Tower, to the assassination of JFK. Featuring interviews with notable historians including Mary Beard, Tracy Borman, James Holland and Dan Jones, we cover a range of social, political and military history, with the aim to start conversations about some of the most fascinating areas of the past. Unlock full access to HistoryExtra.com for 6 months for just 99p https://www.historyextra.com/join/

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The Story of...

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Each week my co-hosts and friends Bill, Joe, Camp, and Mike will join me, Smith, to take you on a journey through some crazy topics. We choose a topic, research it independently, meet back up, and discuss what we've found to tell you...The Story of

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Revolutions

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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
Rachel Maddow Presents: Ultra
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As a new authoritarian movement rises in American politics, stoked by one of the country’s most outrageous demagogues, there is an all-out international manhunt for an American traitor. The U.S. Army’s Nazi war crimes trials in Germany have been infiltrated by a spy -- a mole for the other side. A gruesome foreign influence operation unfolds in Washington. A blackmail plot turns deadly in the U.S. Senate. A Hail Mary scheme to stop the counting of the Electoral College votes rattles democracy’s cage. With the line between the violent ultra-right and mainstream American politics fraying beyond recognition, with the FBI always one step behind their quarry, Americans of all stripes step up to confront a seemingly unstoppable, ascendant, anti-democratic force. Join Rachel Maddow for Episode One, launching June 10, 2024, and follow now. You can also subscribe to MSNBC Premium on Apple Podcasts for early access to every episode the Friday before it drops, and ad-free listening to all episodes in Ultra seasons one and two.

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On the Media

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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.
Fascinating People Fascinating Places
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”Welcome to ’Fascinating People, Fascinating Places,’ the engaging bi-weekly documentary podcast that takes you on an immersive journey through the realms of news, history, politics, religion, and social justice. Join us as we delve into the depths of these critical subjects with leading experts and celebrity guests who bring their unique insights to the table. If you’re passionate about history, news, or social consciousness, this podcast is your essential guide. Discover moving stories and hear firsthand accounts from eyewitnesses to historic events that have shaped our world. We’re dedicated to unearthing the untold narratives and shedding light on vital issues such as history, social justice, and politics. Subscribe now to ’Fascinating People, Fascinating Places’ and be part of our mission to educate, inspire, and empower.”

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Ridiculous History

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History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by iHeartRadio.

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Bag Man

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Is it possible for an American Vice President to carry out a criminal enterprise inside the White House and have nobody remember? To have one of the most brazen political bribery scandals in American history play out before the country while nobody’s paying attention? In her first original podcast, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow goes back 45 years to dig into a story that got overshadowed in its day. There’s intrigue. Corruption. Envelopes of cash delivered to the White House. It’s a story that’s not well known, but it probably should be. Especially today. Bag Man. A Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC. Listen to the Peabody Award-nominated series now.
Jim Cornette Experience
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The Jim Cornette Experience features Jim and his co-host The Great Brian Last discussing–and often dissecting–topics ranging from classic and current pro wrestling to politics, food and whatever is pissing Jim off! It’s freewheeling discussion that goes wherever JC takes it!

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Dan Snow's History Hit

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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet. Powerful kings, warrior queens, nomads, empires and expeditions. Historian Dan Snow and his expert guests bring all these stories to life and more in a daily dose of history. Join Dan as he digs into the past to make sense of the headlines and get up close to the biggest discoveries being made around the world today, as they happen.


If you want to get in touch with the podcast, you can email us at [email protected], we'd love to hear from you!

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Decoder Ring

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Decoder Ring is the show about cracking cultural mysteries. In each episode, host Willa Paskin takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it means and why it matters.

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The Flaky Foodie

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The Flaky Foodie is all about the stories, history and science behind amazing food. Come along for the ride as Jess discusses notable people and fun facts in food, and listen as she chats with food experts, chefs and other gurus to learn more about the origin of our favorite dishes and eateries. The Flaky Foodie is the only show where the discussion is delicious and there's chatter to chew on.
Jim Cornette’s Drive-Thru
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On Jim Cornette’s Drive-Thru, The Great Brian Last turns the tables and hosts the show, with Jim in the expert’s seat answering a multitude of questions on an array of topics, all sent in by the listeners in the Cult of Cornette! The Drive-Thru also features big event reviews, fan-submitted songs and a variety of frivolity!

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In Our Time

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.

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EconTalk

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EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness, and more. EconTalk has been taking the Monday out of Mondays since 2006. All 900+ episodes are available in the archive. Go to EconTalk.org for transcripts, related resources, and comments.

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Unexplained Mysteries

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Life can take unexpected turns. Some are easily defined. Others... require further investigation. Every Tuesday, collect the pieces of a seemingly unsolvable puzzle — events in history which have eluded so many for so long, but deserve a deeper look. Unexplained Mysteries is a Spotify Original.
Hush Hush Society Conspiracy Hour
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Join the preceptors; Mystery Mike, Declassified Dave and Slick Fronk Sanders as they journey into a world of conspiratorial mysteries, dark truths, cryptids, cults, secret societies, the paranormal and much more! Debriefings are held on Mondays! Grab your cloaks and become a Hushling

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Canadian SPIRIT

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Your host Kelly of the Supernatural/Paranormal Investigations and Research Institute (SPIRIT) examines Canada's most famous and forgotten paranormal mysteries of the Great White North with an unhinged sense of humor.
The Fantastic History Of Food
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Stories of the fun, bizarre and often ridiculous, history of food.
Join me as we explore The Fantastic History of Food.
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Timesuck with Dan Cummins
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Each week, Dan Cummins enthusiastically deep dives into everything from cults to killers to conspiracies, absurdly and sarcastically sharing the best of what he uncovers with you. Join the Cult of the Curious!
The British History Podcast
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The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the scope of this island at the edge of the world. And some of those desires are downright scandalous.

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Astonishing Legends

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The world is more mysterious than most people are comfortable imagining. We cross paths with the mystical from time to time and may not even notice it. If we do, we quickly return to our usually mundane daily existence. But what if we not only acknowledged the unknown, we investigated it and spoke with those in the know? That’s what co-hosts Scott & Forrest, and their producer Tess Pfeifle do at Astonishing Legends. Over 100 million downloads and hundreds of thousands of listeners have shown that exploring and embracing the wonders of our world can be not only enlightening but exciting. Welcome to Astonishing Legends!

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Grappling With Canada

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Welcome to Grappling With Canada! Each month Andy "The Taxman" is joined by various guests to take a deep dive into the past of some of Canada's most influential, infamous and impressive Wrestling exports! Not a Canadian? Don't worry, no passport needed! The international connections of wrestling with and to Canada will surprise you!

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Obscure History

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Obscure History brings you strange and interesting stories from the past that you've never heard before.
For fans of story driven, narrative, history!

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Myth Monsters

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A bite sized look into the monsters of global folklore, cryptozoology and mythology with your host, Erin. Jump in and learn about your favourite monsters from Gorgons to Kelpies, to Wendigos to Bigfoot. Stay spooky every Thursday with a new episode with a new monster from another culture. Get in touch on Twitter at @mythmonsterspod

True Crime with Kendall Rae
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Kendall Rae is a true-crime content creator on YouTube who has used her platform to spread awareness for victims and their families. Now she is bringing episodes of her YouTube true-crime series to podcast format, to hopefully create even more awareness around the cases she covers. Kendall's approach to true-crime content is empathetic and always approached with victims in mind first. Join Kendall in her journey to spread awareness and bring justice to those who need it most!

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Jocko Podcast

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Retired Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink and Director, Echo Charles discuss discipline and leadership in business, war, relationships and everyday life.

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One Nation Under Crime

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One Nation Under Crime is a historical chronological true crime podcast. Join Kayla and Leah each week as they discuss true crime cases and history from each year starting with the first recorded murder trial of the United States in 1800. Reminding everyone, there isn’t always liberty and justice for all.

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
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What started as a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span has evolved into enlightening conversations for the not-so-short attention span. Whether it’s a short mystery, a long conversation, or an audio book, The Way I Heard It is a veritable box of chocolates for the ears, because you never know what you’re going to get.

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What'sHerName

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What’sHerName puts the women back into world history. Hosts (and sisters!) Olivia Meikle and Dr. Katie Nelson are professors by day, podcasters by night. Weaving interviews with experts into vivid, nuanced biographies, What'sHerName tells the stories of fascinating women you’ve never heard of (but should have). Fascinating and funny, thought-provoking and insightful. New episodes biweekly Wednesdays.
The Rabbit Hole: Conspiracy Theories
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All about conspiracy theories, follow me down the rabbit hole. This show will test your beliefs and give you new perspectives. Whether you know the conspiracy theory, or you're just now learning about them, we will cover all the angles so you are never left in the dark.
Take On the World Podcast
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Get ready to Take On the World! Join John and Mike D along with other hosts Deb Doughtery, Lexi, and Nathan Blaze for an exciting podcast that covers conventional historical topics as well as the unique and odd ones. From cryptids to true crime, serial killers to pop culture, Take On the World has something for everyone. Plus, add in personal stories, some fun and a little bit of beer, booze and brevity – you won't want to miss out on this weekly adventure! Check out our TOTW Podcast Side Projects! With four unique options, Nerdcast, Beer Reviews, Lock Up, and Knife and Gear Reviews Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/takeontheworld/support
87.9 WKMU: What Keeps Me Up
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We interrupt your programming for strange and wonderful news and history. Told by open minded and witty people. Images by Meta

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Still Loading Podcast

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A show about video games, video game culture and video game history. New episodes every Sunday at 7PM EST.

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Dark Histories

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Fortnightly narratives on the unsolved and the unexplained, mysteries, historical true crime, touches of the paranormal and cultural peculiarities.

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Myths and Legends

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Jason Weiser and Carissa Weiser tell stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

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Nice Try!

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Nice Try's second season, Interior, is all about the lifestyle products that have been sold to us over and over, and the promises of domestic self improvement they have made, kept and broken. From Curbed, New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Ministry Misfits

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More and more we are hearing about pastors and ministry leaders that feel like they just don’t fit the mold of what American Church culture expects them to be, expects them to look like, preach like, and even think like. We wanted to make a podcast for ministers dealing with the current social and cultural issues here in the US and the Church. We will look at these things through CSRM’s 3 tier paradigm of Theological Truths, Philosophical Principles, and Methodological Models. Hopefully, to help us all regain perspective and regain some sanity. Support this podcast: www.patreon.com/ministrymisfits

HILF: History I'd Like to F**k
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Host, comedian Dawn Brodey, takes you through the annals of history with a special guest and history subject each episode. From Dillinger to Frankenstein, from The Crusades to Freak Shows - Dawn brings her history degree and unfiltered sense of humor to deliver well-researched deep-dives that strip history naked and serve it up raw.
Bad Women: The Blackout Ripper
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The streets of wartime London are pitch black and the darkness offers cover to a murderer every bit as terrible as Jack the Ripper. During one awful week in February 1942 he viciously attacks women night after night. But the victims of the so-called Blackout Ripper are now all but forgotten.

In this season of Bad Women, historian Hallie Rubenhold and criminologist Alice Fiennes share new details from the archives to tell the extraordinary and moving stories of the women who died and why their deaths were swept from view.

And don't miss season one of Bad Women about a cold case like no other. In the fall of 1888, five women were brutally murdered in the slums of London. But everything you think you know about Jack the Ripper and those murdered women is wrong. Hallie reconstructs the lives of the five victims - revealing the appalling treatment they faced as women in the 1880s, and completely overturning the accepted Ripper story.

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Civics & Coffee

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The people, events and topics of United States history, shared in the time it takes to enjoy a cup of coffee. Come hang with me as I nerd out a little on America's history.

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MMN Talks

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Aurora and Angelina focus on missing persons, survivor stories, solved cases, and cases that could use more attention from the community, with a focus on marginalized communities. Join us each Thursday as we detangle another twisted tale from true crime history

Plodding Through The Presidents
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Join history blogger Howard Dorre and his wife Jessica Dorre for a deep irreverent dive into lesser-known stories of the early American presidents. They dig into the myths, mysteries, scandals, and drama of the founders and their families, with a dash of marital banter.

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Ridiculous Crime

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True Crime is more than blood, guts, mayhem, and murder. Zaron Burnett and Elizabeth Dutton share outlandish tales of capers, heists, and cons that shine a light on the absurd and outrageous side of criminality. Always 99% murder-free and 100% ridiculous, this is Ridiculous Crime, a podcast by iHeartRadio.
Horrendous: A Best Friends Podcast
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Do you like true crime? Are you interested in the weird or darker parts of history? Love the paranormal and mysterious? Horrendous: A Best Friends Podcast covers everything from true crime to history to the spooky and everything in between. Hosted by life long best friends, Callie and Elizabeth, each week the Horrendous Best Friends discuss the weird, the scary, the historical, the awful, and the horrendous.

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Trace Evidence

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264 Episodes

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Avg Length 71m

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Trace Evidence is a weekly true crime podcast that focuses on unsolved cases, from chilling murders to missing persons. Join host Steven Pacheco as he examines each case, diving deep into the evidence and exploring the theories which revolve around them. For each unsolved case, there are the victims and their families, who want answers and the abductors and murders who hide the truth.
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The Victorian Variety Show
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58 Episodes

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Avg Length 25m

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If you always believed the myths that the Victorians were “prudish” and “repressed,” this podcast may inspire you to reconsider! In each episode, host Marisa D discusses a not-so-well-known aspect of life during the Victorian Era (1837 - 1901) that will intrigue and surprise you.

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Morning Cup of Murder

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Top 10 Best Morning Cup of Murder Episodes

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Avg Length 9m

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Latest episode 19 hours ago

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Ever wonder what crime took place on today's date in true crime history? If so, sit back and grab a cup of coffee as you enjoy your daily dose of True Crime. Your host, Korina Biemesderfer, guides you through a dark history lesson, with tales of murder, abduction, serial killers, cults, and more in this short-form DAILY true crime podcast, that has been downloaded over 30 Million times. Remember, stay safe.
The History of American Food
Top 10 Best The History of American Food Episodes

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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Starting with the first English settlements in the 17th Century, this podcasts traces how we went from barrels of salted meat & peas to Korean bbq tacos and the largest grocery store selections ever seen anywhere in the world. We'll go everywhere - and it is full of surprises.
Show Notes: https://thehistoryofamericanfood.blogspot.com/
Email: [email protected]
Internets: @THoAFood

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Bloody Pasta

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It is time to drag you in to a new obsession...Italian True Crime! Every 15 days we will travel to different Italian city and Valentina will tell you all about a new case.

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The world’s most controversial events, and the complex beliefs behind them. From Bigfoot sightings to bitcoin takeovers, alien landings to assassinations, who’s shaping the narrative — and why? Conspiracy Theories is a Spotify Podcast. New episodes Wednesdays.

History Podcasts

Whoever said being a history buff is all about dusty books clearly hasn't heard of podcasts. With a sudden surge in popularity a few years back, history podcasts have made history more accessible and dare we say it, even cooler!

Ah, the timeless adage: those who don't study the past are doomed to repeat it. And let's be real, in this current political climate, it feels like we could all use a history lesson or two. But why stop there? History has so much more to offer than just politics - sports, culture, and crime, to name a few.

And lucky for us podcast listeners, there's no shortage of options for those who want to brush up on their historical knowledge during their next long road trip or Sunday chores. Trust us, you'll be the smartest person in the room after binging on some of these worthy podcasts.

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With so much content out there, we understand it can be overwhelming. Our listeners have taken the liberty of rating the top history podcasts for you. Of course, this list only scratches the surface and focuses mainly on the history of English-speaking countries, as well as some broader world history. From civil wars to political history, we've got you covered.

What's the best history podcast right now in 2024?

Goodpods aggregates the best history podcasts people are listening to right now. From historical fan-favorites to new releases, these shows are guaranteed to be entertaining and informative. Check out the top-rated history podcasts in 2024 according to Goodpods listeners. Explore popular categories like Military PodcastsMilitary History Podcasts, and Revolution History Podcasts.

Frequently Asked Questions Best History Podcasts

What are history podcasts?

History podcasts are audio programs that focus on exploring and discussing various aspects of history. They cover a wide range of topics, including specific historical events, figures, eras, and cultural movements. History podcasts aim to educate and entertain listeners by presenting historical information, analysis, and storytelling in an engaging audio format.

How do history podcasts differ from other genres of podcasts?

History podcasts differ from other genres in that they specifically focus on historical subjects. While other podcasts may cover a wide range of topics, history podcasts are dedicated to examining and contextualizing the past. They often involve extensive research, drawing from primary and secondary sources to provide accurate historical information and analysis.

Are history podcasts based on accurate historical research?

Many history podcasts strive to be based on accurate historical research. Reputable history podcasters conduct thorough research, consulting scholarly works, primary sources, and expert opinions to ensure the factual integrity of their content. However, it's important for listeners to be discerning and consider multiple sources to verify the accuracy and interpretation of the historical information presented.

Can you recommend some popular history podcasts?

Certainly! Here are a few popular history podcasts on Goodpods. "Hardcore History," "The History of Rome," "Revolutions," "The British History Podcast," "The History of England," "Stuff You Missed in History Class," and "The History of Byzantium."

What are the different types of history podcasts available?

History podcasts come in various formats and styles. Some focus on specific historical events, such as wars or revolutions, while others explore the life stories of notable historical figures. There are also podcasts that cover broader historical periods or themes, including social, cultural, or economic history. Additionally, some history podcasts adopt a narrative storytelling approach, making the past come alive through vivid storytelling techniques.

Can history podcasts contribute to historical research and scholarship?

While history podcasts primarily aim to educate and entertain listeners, they can contribute to historical research and scholarship. By presenting historical information and analysis in an accessible and engaging manner, history podcasts can inspire curiosity and interest in the subject. They may introduce listeners to lesser-known historical events or figures, prompting further exploration and investigation. Additionally, history podcasters often engage with academic historians, bringing their expertise and insights into the podcast episodes, thereby contributing to broader historical discussions.

Can you recommend any history podcasts for beginners?

Certainly! Here are a few history podcasts that are beginner-friendly. "The History of Rome," "Hardcore History," "Revolutions," "Stuff You Missed in History Class," and "The British History Podcast." These podcasts provide engaging and accessible introductions to historical topics while maintaining a high standard of research and storytelling.

Do history podcasts cover controversial or lesser-known historical events?

Yes, history podcasts often cover controversial or lesser-known historical events. One of the advantages of the podcasting medium is its ability to explore niche or overlooked topics that may not receive extensive coverage in mainstream historical narratives. Many history podcasters strive to shed light on lesser-known events, figures, or perspectives that challenge conventional historical narratives. These podcasts provide an opportunity to delve into controversial topics, such as controversial leaders, political movements, or historical debates. By doing so, history podcasts contribute to a more comprehensive understanding of the past and encourage critical thinking and exploration beyond commonly discussed historical events.