Best histories podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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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 Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
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 ...
 
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 histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
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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 HowStuffWorks.
 
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The History Hour
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An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
 
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Unbuttoned History
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Informative, casual, and a little bit sexy, Unbuttoned History is the raucous history podcast for people who want to learn a bit about yesteryear, but with silly voices and swearing. Hosts Mike, a second Mike and Caleb guide you through time immemorial and play a few ridiculous games along the way.
 
A regular podcast telling the story of England with warmth and wit and enthusiasm. The story of the great names and the events that made England the mosaic it is today; the daily lives of the people who made it so. We take a chronological approach, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day – when we get there! Along the way we follow the major highways of history, and some of the side roads too – what it was like to live in the Middle Ages, why the dif ...
 
A weekly podcast tracing the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
 
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The History of China
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An audio journey through the 5000 year history of one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations.
 
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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History on Fire
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Where history and epic collide--"History on Fire" is a podcast by author and university professor Daniele Bolelli.
 
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Reflecting History
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Reflecting History is an educational history podcast that explores significant historical events and themes without losing track of the ordinary people involved. Covering a wide variety of topics, it is a narrative driven podcast that delves into the connection between history, psychology, and philosophy on a personal level.
 
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History of Japan
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A weekly podcast on Japanese history, covering everything from prehistory to the modern era. Additional information available at the podcast blog, at www.historyofjapan.wordpress.com
 
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Join the conversation on twitter: @HistoryHit Producer: Natt Tapl ...
 
History is full amazing stories. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they explore the most inspirational, terrifying and hilarious events in history. Everything from the creation of the universe to the invention of Cheese in a Can and everything in between. Learn something new weekly by subscribing to the Nerd’s on History podcast.
 
A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453. www.thehistoryofbyzantium.com
 
Laszlo Montgomery presents topics covering 5,000 years of Chinese history and culture.
 
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Making History
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Popular history series where the past connects with the present.
 
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The History Chicks
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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
 
The Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through Ireland's fascinating past. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling account of Ireland's history, looking at daily life through the ages. The show is currently focused on the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s (see below), while the archive contains the stories of Ireland's ancient High Kings, Viking raiders and the Norman Invasion of the Middle Ages. The story of the Great Famine has proved the most popular to date,Between 184 ...
 
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Lectures in History
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Join students in college classrooms to hear lectures on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
 
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Our Fake History
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Historical Myths Relished and Ruined!
 
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Unarchived History
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Dan and Micha are on a mission. To share with you the inspirational stories from history which are sitting on your doorstep. Every day we pass by history without a second glance. Listen to this duo as they uncover some of London's hidden past.
 
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Tides of History
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Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
Hosted by Holly Frey (Stuff You Missed in History Class) and Bryan Young (Full of Sith) Fauxthentic History is your most reliable source of fictional history inside the many, varied worlds of popular culture, mythology, and nerddom. From Star Wars and Star Trek to Disney films and Lord of the Rings, your hosts will take you through the finer details of your favorite stories in ways you never imagined.
 
Over 900 years ago, thousands of Christians invaded the Middle East, intent on taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. The following 200 years were marked by a series of military campaigns known as the Crusades.Join us to follow the history of the Crusades from 1095 onwards. Castles, battles, religious clashes, Richard the Lionheart, the Assassins, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Saladin, the Knights Templar - all will feature as we examine one of the most interesting periods in history.
 
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Spirited History
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A weekly podcast that explores rich historic locations throughout the US that are kept alive by the communities that love them. We feature the sites history and some of the spirits that are reported to linger.Please Email us at spiritedhistory@gmail.com If you have a site you would like us to highlight on our show drop us a line!
 
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 Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.
 
My name is Abu Ibrahim Ismail and I'm an Islamic history nerd who goes deep into some of history's most entertaining and amazing stories as it relates to Islam and Muslims. You're going to hear Islamic history like you've never heard it before. From Prophet Noah to Queen Bilqis. From the Ottoman Empire to the Islamic Caliphate. If it's about Muslims and it happened in the past, Inshallah, you're going to get it here.
 
Interviews with Historians about their New Books
 
Podcast by Ottoman History Podcast
 
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The History Network
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The military history podcast specialists, looking at all aspects of war through the ages.
 
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15 Minute History
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A podcast for educators, students, and history buffs
 
The History of Egypt, as the ancients described it. A tale of pyramids, pharaohs, gods and mysteries, told through the eyes of the ancients themselves. A member of the Agora Podcast Network
 
The Spoken History of a Global Language
 
The Maritime History Podcast is a chronological look at maritime history and its numerous facets. Beginning with ancient history, the podcast looks at trade, exploration, boat and ship-building, economics, and the relationship between the ocean and the development of society and culture throughout history. Learn more about the podcast at http://maritimehistorypodcast.com.
 
American History Untucked is a podcast conversation with American Historians, hosted by Dr. David Silkenat
 
Recordings from the popular public lecture series on intellectual history in all its forms and across all ages. From 2014 held at the University of St Andrews, and between 2010 and 2013 held at the University of Sussex.
 
Professor Bob tells the fascinating stories of history's people, places, and cultures.
 
A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. "Chapter" episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
 
Interviews, musings and extra material from the makers of Dan Carlin's Hardcore History. If it did not fit in the HH feed it's probably here
 
This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go.
 
Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out jus ...
 
Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.
 
A layman's guide to a 150 years of research into the history presented in the Bible. Lightly garnished with a dash of drollery, and a soupcon of scrutiny. Episodes are released every third Sunday.
 
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Revisionist History
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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 Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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Cold off the press! We dive into ICE; not the rapper but rather Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Learn about the history of the agency, what they're supposed to do as part of our government and some huge mistakes they've been making in violation of human rights and our tax dollars. Then we cover El Salvador; the smallest and mostly densely ...…
 
Welcome to the Episode 003 of Bits Bytes and Body Slams - Your WWE and WWE Video Game Podcast. Each week we'll take a deep dive into the world of video game professional wrestling and my history behind it all. If you want to watch the video version of the podcast, simply head over to: www.youtube.com/deanb This week's episode is brought to you ...…
 
This is it, the world premier of the first few episodes of the all new audio drama CoCo Forever by D. Bruce Moore! Check out CoCo Forever on the web http://cocoforever.gracenote.ca/ On the panel: Grant "Greg" Leighty, Jason "CoCo Man" Reighard, D. Bruce Moore, James Gerrie, Mark Overholser, Nick Marentes, Richard Lorbieski, Rick Adams, Ron Delv ...…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Trinity Baptist Church is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details: Title: 3. History of The Reformed Movement in Ontario Subtitle: Grace Pastors Fellowship Speaker: Roger Fellows Broadcaster: Trinity Baptist Church Event: Conference Date: 6/5/2018 Length: 67 min.…
 
To properly celebrate #NationalBourbonDay - Erik McEwen & Kevin Hale shoot with Stephen Fante & Robin Edwards!!*Stephen is a Whisky Ambassador/Executive Bourbon Steward with Limestone Branch Distillery*Robin is a KY State Manager at LuxcoStephen & Robin talk the history/myths of bourbon, products associated with the Limestone Branch Distillery ...…
 
Welcome to a brand new podcast that will appear right here every two weeks and dive deep into IMPACT history - going through the history of the company month by month starting with Victory Road 2004. The guest on this week's episode is Scott D'Amore as he shares memories of the event, Team Canada and TNA during this time period.0:00 - Introduct ...…
 
In honor of KF Prom, each guest during the month of June 2018, will take a walk down memory lane and talk about high school memories and their high school proms! My buddy, John Schmidt is up next! John talks about why he would travel so far for a KF community meetup, his history of being a pro Battlefield player, playing at arcade machines at h ...…
 
It’s here folks: The Pro Wrestling Roundup! Chris and Kevin discuss the newly announced WWE Super Show-Down in Melbourne, Australia on October 6 with Chris being overly afraid HHH is going over Undertaker. The lads also went over Cody’s top 5 wrestlers in the world right now, how future former WWE doctor Chris Amann probably regrets suing CM Pu ...…
 
#Artlife - A question for artists who have children. Should you teach your child about art? We discuss how to go about it. #Culturetalk - Quick history about Father's day, and our own memories about the holiday. #HablandoEspañol - padre, papa, papi, pa, enceniar, pasion, hijos, rutina, observacion, corregir, pregunta, emocional, dia de los padr ...…
 
Mr Schmid (on anchor and on facebook: search his name and/or The History of Western Thought) and I discuss play and competition, science and magic, and IQ in EarthBound and here at home. Apologies for a couple of audio outages due to psychic attacks.
 
Taken from The Dead Files, Katy tells of a family driven out of their ancestral home by something dark and dangerous. But when a detective and a medium investigate, that something comes into focus as being even more dark, dangerous, and powerful than anyone imagined. It leaves you wondering, after the history is revealed, if the home should eve ...…
 
Join Mark, Joe and our guests as we take a look at Memphis during the heyday of streamboats, the riverport, and river traffic from the early 1800’s to today. Our panel for this episode consists of the top river historians in the Memphis area. James (Jim) Lee James (Jim) Lee – Jim’s family has been in the riverboat and steamboat business since 1 ...…
 
Women and The Catholic Church. How has the Catholic Church affected the status of women? Surprise ! The Catholic Church has done more to elevate the status of women than any other entity in history. Isn’t it well known that the Catholic Church is an old fashioned remanent of inflexible Patriarchy ? Hasn’t the Catholic Church stood athwart the p ...…
 
After finding her place in the Resistance, Jennifer has become an advocate for peace, love, justice, truth and equality. Jennifer has become an outspoken opponent to what she sees happening within the United States and seeks to further align herself on the right side of history. With this, Jennifer has taken up a personal crusade to wade throug ...…
 
Stroke does not discriminate. It does not spare the beautiful Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, whose history dated back to 8200 BC.Stroke support in Cyprus had a lot to be desired. There was not a lot of social awareness around stroke. Government support was minimal.Marina Charalambous, a speech therapist decided to change it. She set up ...…
 
In this episode we discuss: There's always something to do, who burnt down the White House, dreadlocks and misbeliefs and Egyptian mythology or history? Let us know what you'd like to hear on future podcast. Facebook @SteadySnappingCharlie Instagram @snapalotagus or call in and leave us a message and we will follow up with you. Enjoy... share.. ...…
 
If you want to know anything about the history of Wilmington, NC, Wilbur Jones is the best person to ask. He’s lived it, researched it, written about it and helped preserve it. Wilbur is about to publish his 19th book, a memoir that recounts a life of service to community, country and family.
 
Recorded 16 June. Thats a wrap on E3 2018! The hype has been engorged for a dangerously long stint and its time for Old Influenza to dish out his E3 Award for “Best In Show”. Join Phranchize as he boils the piss off it and drops his Top Ten games of the event, intersected with some of those good history knowledge bombs, then encouraging discour ...…
 
It's a brand new special from Two 4 Roughing: The WTF Files! Our 1st episode features Marc Bergevin, GM of the Montreal Canadiens whose past history of trade blunders continued last night. Max Domi was acquired in a 1 for 1 deal involving Alex Galchenyuk and need we say more?
 
Josh "SirGiant" Giaramita talks about ThriveFantasy promotions and interviews 2015 WFFC Champion Roman "Longbottom" Edmond, winner of the biggest prize ever in DFS history = $3,000,000.
 
Youth interviewers Kevin Faty, Timmy Kihonia, Samuel Here, Shaun Beasley & Dorrian Butler collected this oral history of Rafael Tejada from Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church.
 
To most of the world, Tim Snider is best known as the Violin Warrior in the band Nahko and Medicine for the People. But my fans might remember Tim from when we shared stages together back in the day, on the road during his time as the leader of a young band called Sol'Jibe. I know few people who’ve experienced 'the music life' from as many pers ...…
 
Executive Coach Vikki Brock on Coaching in the Middle East Vikki Brock joined Boeing in Seattle right out of college. Vikki took advantage of the many opportunities to learn and grow her career at Boeing. She was the first woman the company sent to the executive MBA program. In 1994, Vikki left her 21-year career at Boeing to launch her consult ...…
 
Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 119 – Ranger Nation Spotlight – Morphin’ Legacy It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR! Our Ranger Nation Spotlight series continues as Eric talks with Jay and Ray of Morphin’ Legac ...…
 
Crystal and Ian discuss an often forgotten time is Disney’s history. World War II.
 
Trust, Persistence, and Good Dirt by Mark Kurowski | MySpiritualAdvisor2018 http://www.myspiritualadvisor.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/B_42_2018.mp3 #TrustPersistenceGoodDirt is the podcast for June 17, 2018. Parables about the Kingdom of God require trust, persistence, and good dirt. There is a lot going on in these little parables. Listen h ...…
 
You are watching Awareness with Antonio T. Smith, JrAwareness the TV show with Antonio T. Smith Jr. aires every Thursday night at 9pm CSTShow DescriptionAntonio T. Smith Jr., President & CEO of ATS Jr. Companies expose the untruths that have kept society unaware, blind and oblivious to what is actually going on around them. Combining metaphysic ...…
 
Colonial, Rebel and Global New York. Rich talks about bagels, New Amsterdam, the Battle of Brooklyn, the UN, and coffee. Twitter Youtube This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
 
In this episode we interview Hip- Hop artist Renata Te Koari aka Remorse the founder of Morse Gang and we talk about what it takes to build a name for yourself in Hip-Hop. Remorse shares some insights into what it takes when you are starting from the bottom and what it takes to get on the same stage as the Big artists. If you find value in this ...…
 
Love in the military! Discipline can be funny, especially when it doesn’t happen to you; military marriage in the words of the US Army and Lehigh Valley, PA’s Kyle and Megan Dalpais; Love in History is the inspiring true story of Pat and Marie Tillman…and Joe Shenton; this episode’s Lovin America narrative is a tribute to a Coast Guardsman and ...…
 
The overhyped talk of Mariota's new off-season muse. Plus 2016's 2nd Round was a very pivotal moment in #Titans history.
 
Biryani is derived from the Farsi word 'Birian'. Based on the name, and cooking style (Dum), one can conclude that the dish originated in Persia and/or Arabia. It could have come from Persia via Afghanistan to North India. It could have also been brought by the Arab traders via Arabian sea to Calicut. Listen more at Rathinavani New Knowledge.Re ...…
 
After breaking down the production credits, Blake and Mandy talk about the history and legacy of Seasons of Love and then talk about the main cast of the movie.
 
Whether your first trip to Walt Disney World was 1971 or 2001, there are attractions that have come and gone throughout the course of the park's history. As Walt Disney once said, "Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world." While the changes made are often for the best (and t ...…
 
This is the story of Arjun's love, where a girl enters his life unexpectedly and leaves the world suddenly arjun with her lovely memories...To know more watch complete video. Eenadu E FM is celebrating world heritage week as a part of it we are talking about history and facts. In this video Our RJ talks about Rajahmundry which is also called as ...…
 
Saturday June 16, 2018: Wake up with a little of what happened on this day in history
 
Juan Jose Ernesto 'Neto' Menéndez Argüello belongs to the fourth generation of coffee farmers in his family. His father died in 1995. After completing his studies at university, Neto had the opportunity to start working in the coffee industry at J. Hill & Cia, in 2000. He left J. Hill & Cia after five years, and began his second coffee experien ...…
 
Juan Jose Ernesto 'Neto' Menéndez Argüello belongs to the fourth generation of coffee farmers in his family. His father died in 1995. After completing his studies at university, Neto had the opportunity to start working in the coffee industry at J. Hill & Cia, in 2000. He left J. Hill & Cia after five years, and began his second coffee experien ...…
 
look at the history of the afl. beginning back 1897. 3rd longest running professional football league in north america. has had 62 different franchises and 82 name changes.
 
Sammy the Blade is back to bring you Today in Sports history for June 16th, and he brings up multiple reasons and stats to why the National League should institute the designated hitter rule. Also, a brief talk about the arrest of former NFL Tight End, Kellen Winslow II. Topic 1 – Today in Sports History – June 16th Topic 2 – Changes in the MLB ...…
 
This episode we scratch the surface on Aliens and Ufos. Chris talks about some of his history in the Air Force, and Tylor rambles on like a mad man. Join us for a fun conversation!
 
Fan favorite Alexander Lester returns to our modest little graveyard to join the magical mystery flashback tour that is Angelus’ sordid history in 221, “Becoming (Part 1)” and rejoice at the very first Buffy/Spike team-up in 222, “Becoming (Part 2).” Is David Boreanaz’s Irish accent more or less abysmal than Bianca Lawson’s whatever-it-is accen ...…
 
In this episode, we continue from our last episode where we kicked off with the most unprepared episode in the history of this podcast. Now, we actually prepared by reading 1 article. Find out how the US messed up and who the top 10 players are at World Cup 2018 in Russia. We take a look at their teams and their group rivals. [Why Suriname Woul ...…
 
In this episode (Part 1/2), China Jedi travel inland into the pearl river delta and visit the historical UNESCO city of Kaiping to attend a traditional Chinese music festival. Aside from music, they discover a place unbelievably rich in history and culture. The region is known for the "diaolou" (fortified towers) that dot the nearby rural villa ...…
 
Socceroos legend Mark Schwarzer joined us to talk all things Socceroos in Russia, Christiano Ronaldo, Tim Cahill's possible piece of history!
 
Somewhere in the Middle Welcomes Chiropractor and Yoga Instructor Dr. Kiva Davis Dr. Kiva L. Davis, DC is a licensed Chiropractor, with a strong background in Anatomy and Kinesiology, and is a registered Yoga Alliance E-RYT® 200, YACEP® teacher. Dr. Kiva’s approach to anatomy and yoga is lighthearted and passionate. She has practiced Yoga for m ...…
 
The tale of the Pony Express mail service is a fascinating slice of western history; one in which the Sacramento region played a key part. On today’s “Cowboy Tracks”, hear songs and stories about this unique venture.
 
Welcome to Fans Of The Forge, a wrap up show for the popular History Channel Show, Forged in Fire! For this episode, contests had to do a San Mai challenge, to mixed results, and then the finalists had to recreate The Kelewang!We shot this episode Sans Sean!Watch or listen to the show for our thoughts on how everyone did!Also available in podca ...…
 
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