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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 discussion of interesting and largely forgotten stories from our past, with a specific focus on demonstrating the inscrutability, the ineffability, and the unknowability of the past. By examining cases of outrageous hoaxes, mass delusion, baffling mysteries and unreliable historiography, we raise the question, “Can we trust history as we have received it?”
 
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.
 
A monumental, ongoing project to release mixtapes for every year of recorded sound, piecing together the entire history of sound from lampblack to shellac then vinyl and onward - part found audio project, part historical documentary, a listening experience that’s as pleasurable as it is educational.
 
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.
 
McGillicuddy and Murder’s Pawn Shop is set in 1921. Maude, the main character and narrator, gets a diary and begins to write in it. The only problem is, her life is boring. She types all day until her fingers are sore, and then comes home, sleeps, and does it all over again. She wishes her life was an adventure. And it isn’t. That is, until one day, when she discovers an unusual pawn shop. She finds a tiny fragment of china—with nothing on it but a bright blue eye. Maude takes the china eye ...
 
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 ...
 
Eyre on Air is a period drama podcast, without all the drama. Every couple weeks, your hosts Kelsey, Jenn, and Joe review and rate a new period drama for your entertainment. Sometimes they're good, sometimes they're bad, and sometimes they're worse than a bunch of chamber pots stacked on top of one another.
 
Stan Deaton is the Senior Historian and The Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian at the Georgia Historical Society, and the Emmy-winning writer and host of Today in Georgia History. The Off the Deaton Path podcast includes Stan's thoughts on books, sports, movies, people, beer, and more, especially as they relate to Georgia history.
 
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!
 
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.
 
10/23 S5: Holiday Mashup premieres! On Romance at a Glance, Bridget and Shani read a different genre of romance novel each season and interview some of romance’s biggest authors. They crack each other up while getting into the nitty-gritty of real-life romance, relationships, and sex. Expect spontaneous singing, funny anecdotes, life lessons, naughty language, and 1000% honest reviews. We’ve been called savage and we’re not mad about it.
 
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Follow each week as The Historical Natives tell bone-chilling stories from the indigenous peoples of North America. We're your hosts, Mackenzie & Josef and you're listening to The Historical Natives! If you have any creature suggestions, please feel free to reach out to us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehistoricalnatives Instagram: https://…
 
Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Unsolved Murders on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! In 1483, two princes got caught in the center of a bloody war for the throne of England — and became one of the biggest murder mysteries in British history.…
 
Welcome to 19th Century Outlaws/Criminals part two with special guests Leah and Rachel from Hashtag History! This week we dive into the wild murder trial of Lizzie Borden and get spooky with the hanging judge Isaac Parker! BLACK LIVES MATTER for ways to help, click here: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Join Patreon NOW to be entered in a drawin…
 
Book Appreciation - Sapphic Historic Fantasy in Asian SettingsThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 185 with Heather Rose Jones A tour through some sapphic historic fantasy in various Asian cultures by authors with roots in those cultures. Books mentioned The True Queen by Zen Cho Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust The Empress of Sa…
 
Dan Kovalik, author of No More War joins us to talk about the Human Rights Industrial Complex Show Notes: 00:30 - Uribe and the violence against union members 3:55 - What are Humanitarian interventions? In Venezuela the largely created the humanitarian intervention used to justify the overthrow the government. Dan Kovalik 5:00 - IMF denied loans to…
 
Based simply on the title, I never would have thought I would be recording a conversation with someone who wrote a book titled How to Think Like Shakespeare: Lessons from a Renaissance Education. It might sound like that book from a couple of decades book which encouraged readers to become like Leonardo—I have to […] The post Episode 186: Think Mor…
 
In today's episode I'm discussing my experiences attending three different virtual conference in October. I talk about online conference formats, recording and giving presentations, and interaction in online conference spaces. Mentioned in this episode: -Canadian Research Knowledge Network 2020 Conference -TESS Online 2020: Humanizing Learning -Ont…
 
In this post-election episode, written a week before the American presidential election, I look to contested elections in American history for some insight into what is happening today, with especial focus on the outmoded institution of the Electoral College of the United States and the elections of 1824 and 1876. Pledge on Patreon at patreon.com/h…
 
We conclude our investigation into the murders at Delphi. Who killed Abigail J. "Abby" Williams and Liberty Rose Lynn "Libby" German? Somebody out there has the answers. You can solve the case. These girls deserve justice. #delphi #murder #findhim @prosecutorspod prosecutorspodcast@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/prosecutorspod)…
 
There are countless stupid events, decisions, policies, and people in history, so it was a great surprise to see how easy it was to decide on the dumbest thing ever. It was, to put it bluntly, no contest. The Great Leap Forward had it all -- poor planning, poor execution, newspeak, happy talk, brutal repression, and tens of millions of deaths. And …
 
The anarchic and unforgettable second half of chapter 9 of Dream of the Red Chamber (Hong lou meng 紅樓夢)! We delve even more deeply into the question of the Rong private school, an institution entangled in sex, money, coercion, and homophobia. Tensions are rising, and soon no-holds-barred fighting (with weapons) engulfs the classroom!…
 
Peter is joined by writer, director, actress, and founder of HFC, Lauren Miller Rogen, and previous podcast guest and director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian, Dr. Richard Isaacson. In this episode, Lauren tells the heartbreaking story of watching members of her family succumb to Alzheimer’s …
 
Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Unsolved Murders on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! In 1483, two princes got caught in the center of a bloody war for the throne of England — and became one of the biggest murder mysteries in British history.…
 
This week, Wendy and Toni review “Tempted by Curiosity” by Angeleke Kaldis and interview our very own @the_lovely_bibliophile. A loving family helps our heroine, Marcella, do what she needs to do to go from country bumpkin to marriage-minded debutante in London and secure her family’s future. Staying with family friends during the season, she finds…
 
In his bid to reset the UK government's image, Boris Johnson announced a 10-point plan for a 'green recovery' costing billions of pounds. Will it do enough to tackle climate change and does it risk alienating Johnson's 'Red Wall' supporters? The prime minister has also pledged the biggest investment in defence since the end of the cold war. But is …
 
Poorly named episode because Ted’s only off to the slammer. He’d gone all king Donald saying England was totally great again when all we need to do is look out the window to see unhappy people rebelling. John Dudley can now have a go but changing leaders may not lead to happiness and free ice cream on Sundays. Here’s a picture of Ted.…
 
This book was deliciously sexy and quick to read. We had Tessa Bailey on the podcast on Tuesday, if you missed that interview make sure you check it out! This book was such a steamy read. Bridget was super happy to get Tessa Bailey back into season 5 of the podcast after Heat Stroke in season 3. And was not disappointed by the quality of the sexyti…
 
Thank you for listening! To experience more adventure and support the show: www.minervasweeneywren.com Follow @megmccauleyink on Instagram and Twitter Give a dollar and become magic: patreon.com/sweeneywren Visit the store: https://www.threadless.com/shop/@McGillicuddyandMurdersPawnShop Intro music by Darren Curtis: www.darrencurtismusic.com…
 
Thank you so much to the Escondido Library and librarian Jessica Buck for inviting us to participate in these fabulous chats. If you'd like to watch the videos from this series, check them out here! Thank you to Rosemary Wilhide and Tamsen Parker for joining us this week! Be sure to check out Rosemary's books here, and Tamsen's books here! Subscrib…
 
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