History Podcasts

Nerdonomy: Nerds on History show

Nerdonomy: Nerds on HistoryJoin Now to Follow

When you ask someone what their least favorite subject was in school, what do you think they’ll say? They will probably tell you it was History class. Or maybe it was Math. But those that thought “History” were probably thinking “why do we care about ‘boring’ dead people”? But we’re here to tell you that it’s not the people you didn’t care about, it was the boring way it was taught to you!<br> <br> If you want to re-learn history, but don’t have the patience for an online course, then we have the history podcast for you! History is a story; it’s even in the word. The truth is…History is full of amazing stories. And we want to share them with you.<br> <br> Featured twice on the new “New and Noteworthy” section of Apple Podcasts, Nerds on History takes the history you know, and livens it up with humor, bad impressions, and insightful discussion. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they make their way through the most inspirational, terrifying, &amp; funniest stories from history.

By Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont &amp; Sarah Ashley

Pax Britannica show

Pax BritannicaJoin Now to Follow

Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, there was little peaceful about the 'British Peace'.

By Samuel Hume

Minnesota's Most Notorious: Where Blood Runs Cold show

Minnesota's Most Notorious: Where Blood Runs ColdJoin Now to Follow

Erik Rivenes, host of the Most Notorious podcast, has spent over twenty years compiling a file of historical true crime stories from his native state of Minnesota. These stories are presented here, in titillating, tragic, often gruesome and ocassionally bizarre detail. He is also the author of MHS Press book "Dirty Doc Ames &amp; the Scandal That Shook Minneapolis", which delves into life and political career of the colorful and corrupt degenerate Albert Alonzo "Doc" Ames, four time mayor of Minneapolis, whose leadership in a nefarious municipal crime ring would rock the country and bring national humiliation to the Mill City.

By Erik Rivenes

SouthBound show

SouthBoundJoin Now to Follow

The South… What is it? Movies, books, songs, myths and legends have tried to explain this part of the United States. SouthBound, a new podcast series from WFAE, talks to people who were born and raised in the South. Hosted by journalist Tommy Tomlinson, SouthBound features conversations with notable Southerners from all walks of life – from artists and athletes to preachers and politicians.

By WFAE

You're Wrong About... show

You're Wrong About...Join Now to Follow

Mike and Sarah are journalists obsessed with the past. Every week they reconsider an event, person or phenomenon that's been miscast in the public imagination.

By Michael Hobbes &amp; Sarah Marshall

The Expressionists show

The ExpressionistsJoin Now to Follow

A podcast exploring how idioms connect us with the past and to each other.

By Olivia Rosenman and Helen Rydstrand

The Engaging Ireland Podcast show

The Engaging Ireland PodcastJoin Now to Follow

Providing travel tips, guides to places of interest, interviews and all things Ireland

By Travis and Kathy Nelson

Sexing History show

Sexing HistoryJoin Now to Follow

A podcast about how the history of sexuality shapes our present.

By Gillian Frank &amp; Lauren Gutterman

The Desposyni show

The DesposyniJoin Now to Follow

The Desposyni Church was formed in 30 AD by Jesus and family members. St John, a Desposyni, wrote the “Book of Revelation”. Our family records go back to Enoch in 2750 BC. Thus, we know that “Judgment Day” is December 21, 2012. The time to prepare is now, all things will soon change. We have the esoteric secrets of the one called Jesus the Christ and his family. Come to us and learn about Jesus’ lost years, secret history of the Ark and more.

By Desposyni Church

Twilight Histories, Alternate History Podcast show

Twilight Histories, Alternate History PodcastJoin Now to Follow

The \\\'Twilight Histories\\\' is a time travel history podcast by Jordan Harbour. Each episode, you will journey back in time to a world that is not your own. From the frozen wastes of the Ice Age to the dusty sands of Alexander\\\'s camp, from a London street during the Blitz to the Roman silver mines of Spain... you will encounter the people, the sights and the smells of a strange, exotic and sometimes chilling world. So enter your time machine... enter the Twilight Histories.

By Jordan Harbour