BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Each week we take a topic that people are...
Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the...
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.
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It...
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast about the history behind scary stories. The people, places, and things of our darkest nightmares all have real facts at their core. Each episode of Lore looks into a uniquely scary tale and uncovers the truth of what's...
American History Tellers
American History Tellers is an immersive history show, drawing listeners into the drama of the era. Using evocative language, sound design and music, the show will transport us through the important events and periods that have defined American...
Myths and Legends
This is a podcast where I tell the stories that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some are incredibly popular myths and legends you think you know, but with surprising origins. Some are stories you probably haven't heard, but really should....
Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities
Inspired by the unusual collections and fascinating stories that fill the pages of history, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities takes listeners on a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.
The truth is rarely the best story. And when it’s not the only story, the truth deserves another look. Every Wednesday, we tell the complicated stories behind the world’s most controversial events and possible cover-ups. Conspiracy? Maybe....
A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions, hosted by Mike Duncan. The series will encompass 8-12 of the biggest revolutions throughout history in 12-15 episodes, including the English, American, French, Haitian, 1848, Mexican,...
Dedicated to sharing the ideas that shaped our world! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged...
“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know”...
The History of Rome Podcast
A weekly podcast tracing the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with Aeneas's arrival in Italy and ending (someday) with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
Stuff You Missed in History Class
Who was Allen Pinkerton? What was the Rite of Spring riot? Join Sarah and Deblina each week as they recount the Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
Stuff You Should Know
How do landfills work? How do mosquitos work? Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the Stuff You Should Know about everything from genes to the Galapagos in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
Mystery. Manipulation. Murder. Cults are associated with all of these. But what really goes on inside a cult? More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them? Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa...
History Unplugged Podcast | American History, World History, World War 2, US Presidents, Civil War
True Crime All The Time
Up and Vanished
In UAV Season 1, Payne tackles his first cold case story, the long unsolved disappearance of Georgia high school teacher and former pageant queen, Tara Grinstead. The 11-year-old case remains the largest case file in Georgia history. Up and Vanished...
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...
Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe....
Mobituaries with Mo Rocca
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. In season 1 of Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long intrigued him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer … to the Civil Rights pioneer who is completely forgotten … to sitcom...
Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. The story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world's youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? How did the...
Music From 100 Years Ago
Recordings from the first 5 decades of the 20th Century with commentary.
The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor
Each day, The Writer's Almanac features Garrison Keillor recounting the highlights of this day in history and reading a short poem or two. The Writer's Almanac is produced by Prairie Home Productions and presented by American Public Media.
Marble Orchard Podcast
The Podcast History of Our World
It's the history of our world from the Big Bang to the Modern Age! Well...eventually at least.
Anti Fiction Podcast
The Celebrity Archaeology Podcast
http://CelebrityArchaeology.com, preserving the art and cultural heritage of celebrity photography from decades past for the benefit of future generations.Website Address: http://CelebrityArchaeology.comGenres: #celebrity #celebrityarchaeology...
The Life of X
The Life of X Podcast is an informal, conversational deep dive into the lives of fascinating figures from history. Join Melvin and Aref, two (relatively) informed individuals, as they discuss interesting people, historical context, and the events that...
The Waters and the Wild
"The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper." - W.B. Yeats
The Lesser Bonapartes
Daniel and Glen take a reluctant look back at the people and events that shaped our world and wonder what all the fuss is about.
Official Zildjian Podcast
Do you know famous icons as well as you think you do? Let's find out! Join two young boys, in their mid-30s, as they set out to dispel misconceptions about famous people, places, and events.
Low Budget Podcasters
Wings of War
73 Mentors where we stand on the shoulders of giants to cultivate a consciousness of wisdom, wit, and zeal.We talk about the lives and works of the 73 most influential people in history so we can see a little further than before.
Views From The Struggle
Audio Profiles from the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Curatorial and historical analysis of portraiture, historical events, and historical figures.
No Permission Needed
Shiver Down Spine
From students in Beirut to spin doctors in Cairo, from politicians on TV to the Best Man at your wedding. Shiver Down Spine is a podcast about how people make speeches, and how people get made by speeches. By Sho Konno