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Sister duo Whitney & Lindsey Nelsen discuss prominent figures in history to research, argue, and debate which person is the hottest in this humorous and educational podcast. It's a little bit equal parts debate team, history lesson, sibling rivalry, sexy gossip, and joke time humor-fun, with new episodes every Wednesday!
 
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From The Scavengers Network: Why is this audio file so long? The time from the last word of the statement to the last second of the track totals 8 minutes and 46 seconds. 8 minutes and 46 seconds doesn't sound like a long time until you are confronted with just how long it can drag on. 8 minutes and 46 seconds is how long it took to end George Floy…
 
As you nurse your St. Patty's day hangover, or drink through your quarantine beer stockpile, we thought we would bring you two Historical Hotties who played a part in the history of brewing beer. Will Kubaba, the Sumerian alewife, goddess, and the only woman on the Sumerian King list win? Or will Theodore Mack, Sr. take the crown as a hardworking m…
 
Today we are talking about what the internet has memed as "the stripping that nerds do, you know...with top hats and corsets" otherwise known as Burlesque. Gypsy Rose Lee, queen of burlesque, faces off against Ann Corio, who almost singlehandedly saved burlesque from falling into obscurity. HOW DO YOU CHOOSE A WINNER?!? Show notes at historicallyho…
 
This week is the Scavenger's Network Podcast Scramble! So instead of the Sisters Nelsen, you get fabulous guest hosts James (@UnabashedJames), Tracy (@adealswarlock) and Katelynn (@screamsmcnutty) who pit the Notorious B.I.G. against Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez against Nipsey Hussle and while personally I think Biggie should be the winner YOU WILL HAVE T…
 
This week, in honor of St. Valentine, we are laying down our lives for the hottest Martyrs in history. Hypatia of Alexandria versus Joan of Arc is a battle of babes with nerves of steel and unthinkable conviction. Who will come out the winner? Listen and see! (and watch The Good Place to see Lisa Kudrow's take on one of these two hotties!) Show not…
 
We're back from our end of year break, and we're bringing some hotties who defy gender norms with us! Special guest host Kye You (@Its_Me_Kye) of the podcast Brothers In Time (@Brothers_InTime) joins us to talk about these very appealing gender pioneers! The Chevalier d'Éon versus Albert D. J. Cashier versus Isabelle Eberhardt! Show notes at histor…
 
In this episode we are the first in the class to raise our hands when the teacher asks "Who are some of history's biggest babes?" We're talking about just a few of the hottest teachers in history, pitting Emma Hart Willard against Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez. Get your scantron sheets ready to tally up the babe scores! Show notes at historical…
 
People think of muses as either the Greek inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts, OR they think of Sharon Stone in a kaftan. HOWEVER, there are a lot of real-life muses who have inspired incredible art, and they are, of course, hotties. Dora Maar versus Luisa Marchesa Casati Stampa di Soncino in this battle of inspo babes! Sho…
 
This week we're taking a little holiday break and going back to a favorite from the HHHQ archives, and replaying the episode where we talk about the people who have shaped American Thanksgiving into the holiday it is today. We give thanks for all the hotties. Is Sarah Josepha Buell Hale the hottest holiday influencer? Or Is Tony Sarg the babe that …
 
For our last spooky episode of October 2019 we throw a fillet of fenny snake into the cauldron to see which real life woman, accused of witchcraft, was the hottest. Will it be Jane Wenham or Grace White Sherwood, called the Witch of Pungo? Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/witches Spooky version of the Historical Hotties theme song made fo…
 
We stare straight into the face of death this week with our episode talking about the hottest morticians. Will Henrietta Duterte prevail? Or will Frederik Ruysch's preservation reputation be preserved? Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/morticians Spooky version of the Historical Hotties theme song made for us specifically by Jon Biegen fro…
 
Meet us at the crossroads to light a fire and talk about people in history who are A) hot and B) allegedly sold their souls for skill and profit. Join us and guest host Daniel (@puffinwatch) of Heroes Rolling Zeros as we pit The Comte de Saint Germain against Robert Johnson and Niccolò Paganini. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/devil Spoo…
 
Welcome to our month of chills and scares. We pit spooky daddy Charles Addams against Halloween patron saint Elizabeth Krebs to find out who's been more formative in how we view the holiday today. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/halloween Spooky version of the Historical Hotties theme song made for us specifically by Jon Biegen from the …
 
Join us for the the Historical Hotties Podcast Year-End Listener's Choice Last Chance Extravaganza for 2019! We reveal the top 10 finalists, send them to some previous guest hosts for another round of conversation, including throwing in a curve ball with the addition of guest host WILDCARD picks! Dan Spencer joins us to determine WHICH HOTTIE IS CR…
 
*newsreel sounds* *telegraph sounds* *klaxxon* ATTENTION LISTENERS: For the two year anniversary of the Historical Hotties podcast, we are giving you, the listeners, the ability to pluck one losing hottie from the past year and launch them into official winner's ring. Who are the biggest babes in history? Who should have won, but didn't? YOU DECIDE…
 
Today we explore the rugged individualism and charm of people who moved to the West in search of the gold in them there hills! We pit ingenue, comedian, and one of the most successful actresses in history, Lotta Crabtree, against trans stagecoach driver Charley Parkhurst, noted for his nerves of steel. Who will win? Show notes at historicallyhot.co…
 
The dulcet tones of guest host Erich Hall (@platypusjones) grace your ears once again as we bring him back to discus these out-of-this-world Science Fiction writer hotties! Ursula K. Le Guin vs Douglas Adams vs Kōbō Abe in this excellent category, full of attractiveness of all kinds. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/scifi…
 
Erin Ridgeway (@laserswan) & Jason Apple (@jasonappledp), hosts of Traumatized with Erin and Jason (@traumatizedcast), join us to discuss the Sirens of the Silent Film Era. Pitting Mary Pickford (who specializes in making that paper) Evelyn Preer (the First Lady of Black Cinema), Gloria Swanson (who is ready for her closeup, Mr. DeMille), and (the …
 
Baroness Maria Antonietta Avanzo was the first Italian female racetrack driver and Wendell Oliver Scott was one of the first African-American drivers in NASCAR, and the first African-American to win a race in the Grand National Series. This week we blow past the checkered flag in a race to the hotness finish line. LISTEN IN. Show notes at historica…
 
Take us out to the ballgame! Buy us some peanuts and Cracker Jack! And gossip with us about the hottest baseball players of all time! Is it Jackie Gilbert, the woman who struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in succession? Or Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in MLB? It's a battle of the Jackies! Show notes at historicallyhot.com/ep…
 
This week we talk about the true stories turned into tall tales: the hottest Folk Heroes in history! Join us and special guest host Amity Armstrong (@AmityArmstrong) of @latecomerspod and @withoutworkspod as we discuss which larger-than-life babes takes the title of hottest! Hōne Heke vs Helen Keller vs Nancy Wake! Show notes at historicallyhot.com…
 
Holy Crimefighters, Batman! This week we ID the perps, and by "ID" I mean "discuss" and by the "perps" I mean "hot dead people". Daniel Pool (@Gywair) of DoubleIssue.Show joins us to discuss Frances Glessner Lee vs Mabel Walker Willebrandt vs Cora Strayer in an episode that kind of turned into us assembling a hot lady team against bad guys. Show no…
 
Who are the baddest boss babes in history, smashing the patriarchy and taking down The Man? This week we are joined by Jenny & Caitlin from the podcast Infinite Infinite Jest Jest to discuss the hottest feminists in history, and the end result is that WE are the winners, because these ladies existed. Itō Noe vs Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz vs bell hoo…
 
We are the very model of a modern history crush podcast this week, we have special guests Shannon (@sldeep) and Scott (@scottwasserman1) from the podcast Song Salad (@songsaladcast) joining us to pit composer and lyricist duos against one another! Gilbert and Sullivan vs. Rodgers and Hart, but only one person can be claimed hottest! Show notes at h…
 
Historical Hotties needed a week break with one of our cohosts under the weather! But rather than leave you bereft, we instead present to you: The Mustache Saga. Clips are sourced from these episodes: Con Artist Beat Generation Horror Writers Polar Explorers Fashion Designers Poets Mystery Writers Impressionists Tony Award Winners Journalists Movie…
 
Henry David Thoreau said: "Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still." And we say: "Gross." but also, these paleontology babes did exactly that with their metaphorical bones and also real bones (and fossils!) Louis Purnell vs. Mary Anning. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/paleontologist…
 
Every night in our dreams we see you, we feel you. And that is how we know you deserve to be on this episode of Historical Hotties. Special guest and excellent person Jen (@neversawthatpod) of the podcast I Never Saw That joins us to pit singers Aretha Franklin against Selena against Lina Cavalieri. It's a hot one! Show notes at historicallyhot.com…
 
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