History Podcasts

Uncanny Japan - Folklore and Culture show

Uncanny Japan - Folklore and CultureJoin Now to Follow

Uncanny Japan explores all that is weird from old Japan. Strange superstitions, old wives tales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures dug up while doing research for my writing, and I want to share them with you here.

By Thersa Matsuura

A Very OK Podcast show

A Very OK PodcastJoin Now to Follow

Corey Ayers and Angela Spindle bring you their take on Oklahoma history and culture from the Oklahoma Historical Society.

By Oklahoma Historical Society

The Lizzie Borden Podcast show

The Lizzie Borden PodcastJoin Now to Follow

Dedicated to the life and times of Lizzie Borden of Fall River Massachusetts. Topics include the Borden murders of 1892, Fall River history, the Borden family, Lizzie Borden's life before and after the tragedy, and other notorious women of the Victorian age.

By Richard Behrens

The Drug Classroom show

The Drug ClassroomJoin Now to Follow

The Drug Classroom is an educational resource focused on drugs, drug policy, and related areas. We cover a range of topics, including neuroscience, pharmacology, and history. Since drugs are never going to leave society, it only makes sense to provide good information about them.

By The Drug Classroom

Evil - A Horror Fiction Podcast show

Evil - A Horror Fiction PodcastJoin Now to Follow

In the darkest parts of our psyches lies the potential for wickedness and cruelty. Most of us suppress this deep inner darkness. We choose the path of the civilized and the compassionate. The kind and the courteous. However, occasionally the darkness deep inside of us erupts to the surface. In my podcast I explore stories of darkness from History, Myth, and Legend.

By Dennis Serra

Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne show

Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken LayneJoin Now to Follow

Desert Oracle Radio is a weekly road trip through the weird American desert from the publisher of Desert Oracle, the acclaimed field guide published in Joshua Tree, California. Hear tales of lost mines, mysterious lights, missing tourists, venomous creatures, weird history and weirder people. Hosted by editor Ken Layne and featuring a cast of intriguing mystics, oddballs, scientists and artists, Desert Oracle Radio is your evocative soundtrack for a desert night. The program is broadcast on Friday nights at 10 p.m. by KCDZ 107.7 FM in the Mojave high desert, with field reports from around and across the desert lands. Those who love these harsh dry lands know there's a weird magic to the place, and Desert Oracle Radio blends old folklore and curious history with the strange doings of today's denizens. For more information, visit DesertOracle.com/radio or write to radio@desertoracle.com, and keep the desert in your heart!

By Ken Layne

The History of Witchcraft show

The History of WitchcraftJoin Now to Follow

The belief in magic and witchcraft has existed in every recorded human culture; this podcast looks at how people explained the inexplicable, turned random acts of nature into conscious acts of mortal or supernatural beings, and how desperate communities took revenge against the suspected perpetrators. While this might sound like a particularly morbid subject, I aim to present it in an entertaining, but informative, way. Of course, there are cases of genuine tragedy in this history of witchcraft, but with a gap of several hundred years, it's ok for us to find humour in the image of, for example, an Anglo-Saxon witch attempting to ward off the Norman invasion of England by exposing her buttocks. That didn't work very well, if you're wondering...

By Samuel Hume

The Secret History Of Hollywood show

The Secret History Of HollywoodJoin Now to Follow

An ongoing series of specially produced histories, bringing to life the stories and secrets that shaped cinema. @moviehistories secrethistoryofhollywood.com www.patreon.com/attaboysecret

By The Secret History Of Hollywood

Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne show

Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken LayneJoin Now to Follow

Desert Oracle Radio is a weekly road trip through the weird American desert from the publisher of Desert Oracle, the acclaimed field guide published in Joshua Tree, California. Hear tales of lost mines, mysterious lights, missing tourists, venomous creatures, weird history and weirder people. Hosted by editor Ken Layne and featuring a cast of intriguing mystics, oddballs, scientists and artists, Desert Oracle Radio is your evocative soundtrack for a desert night. The program is broadcast on Friday nights at 10 p.m. by KCDZ 107.7 FM in the Mojave high desert, with field reports from around and across the desert lands. Those who love these harsh dry lands know there's a weird magic to the place, and Desert Oracle Radio blends old folklore and curious history with the strange doings of today's denizens. For more information, visit DesertOracle.com/radio or write to radio@desertoracle.com, and keep the desert in your heart!

By Ken Layne

HOME: Stories From L.A. show

HOME: Stories From L.A.Join Now to Follow

What do we mean when we talk about home? A podcast from Bill Barol.

By Bill Barol