HILF: History I'd Like to F**k show

HILF: History I'd Like to F**k

Summary: Host, comedian Dawn Brodey, takes you through the annals of history with a special guest and history subject each episode. From Dillinger to Frankenstein, from The Crusades to Freak Shows - Dawn brings her history degree and unfiltered sense of humor to deliver well-researched deep-dives that strip history naked and serve it up raw.


 HILF 15: Salem Witch Trials with Alex Malt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:00

Witch, please. Dawn is joined by guest, Alex Malt, a comedian from Boston who, although he grew up less than 30 minutes from Salem, knows very little about the history of the Salem Witch Trials. Mmm-hmmm, you know how much momma likes a virgin.

 HILF 13: Whiskey Rebellion with Rashid Green | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:31

Belly up as Dawn is joined by bartender and history buff, Rashid Green AKA: The Barless Tender. He serves her cocktails inspired by American Colonial recipes, while she serves him some stories of our drunkin' Founding Fathers. It is truly History Class the way you always wished it could be.

 HILF 12: Freaks with Christine Blackburn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:58:58

Step right up, folks! Dawn and guest, Christine Blackburn discuss Freaks, Freak Shows, and all the misery and joy that they have contained over the years. From some of the most famous acts of all time, including Joseph Merrick (aka: The Elephant Man) to the showmen who profited from them. Right this way, folks...

 HILF 11: Stand-Up Comedy with Wayne Federman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:59:42

Author of the book "The History of Stand-Up," Wayne Federman joins Dawn for a hilarious and informative romp on the origin of this most-unique comedy art form.

 HILF 10: Pirates Part 2 with Shelby Young | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:58:53

Dawn and guest Shelby Young continue their journey with history's most notorious (and fuckable) pirates. Part 2 concludes the tale of Mary Read and Anne Bonny, dispels some pirate myths, and introduces us to a few more PILF's along the way.

 HILF 09: Pirates with Shelby Young | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:01

Dawn welcomes aboard the incomparable, Shelby Young [voice of Leia in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny among many others]. Together they sail through the exciting history of the real Pirates, including the thrilling life and times of Mary Read and Anne Bonny.

 HILF 08: The Spice Trade with Wayne Wilderson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:30

Did you put some cinnamon in your coffee this morning? A little black pepper on your eggs? The spices we take for granted today were once upon a time the single most valuable material in the world. From ancient Egypt, to Columbus and right up to today - Dawn and special guest, Wayne Wilderson - take a us on a journey good enough to eat... and fuck.

 HILF 07: The F-Word, Part 2 with Ryan Ripple | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:32

Guest Ryan Ripple returns for Part 2 of The F-Word - in which we go even further down the profanity alphabet to discuss the origin and uses of the S, P, C, and other F-Word. It's a damn good time.

 HILF 06: The F-Word with Ryan Ripple | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:13

From the very first documented 'fuck' in history all the way through Carlin's 7 Dirty Words, Dawn unpacks the origins and surprising uses of some our most-loved and oft-hated profanity. The guest is comedian, Ryan Ripple, who has his own interesting takes on this shit.

 HILF 05: Krampus with Andrew Melby | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:20

He is a long-horned, long-tongued, Christmas Devil who lives to drag naughty children to hell... But enough about my guest - lets talk about KRAMPUS! This is a very special holiday episode is which Dawn sits down with her real-life husband, Andrew Melby, and digs into the origin and legends surrounding this tenacious Yuletide demon.

 HILF 04: President Polk with Meryl Klemow | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:26

It's a 'She's All That' episode of HILF! James K Polk is a boring-ass, one-term President of the United States, assigned to Dawn by our special guest, comedian, Meryl Klemow. She came for his mullet and piercing eyes, but the story about his problematic scrotum really reels her in.

 HILF 03: DB Cooper with Maile Flanagan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:10

50 years ago, a mysterious man known as DB Cooper jumped from a 727 over Washington with a $200,000 cash ransom, and was never heard from again. We jump into this HILF with guest, Maile Flanagan - an actress and voice talent of several much-loved animated characters, including Naruto.

 HILF 02: John Dillinger with Kat Perkins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:17

Singer-songwriter, Kat Perkins joins Dawn for a thorough undressing of the infamous 1930's outlaw, John Dillinger.

 HILF 01: Frankenstein with Helen Shephard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:52

Dawn sits down with British TV Host and Model, Helen Shephard and gets to the naked truth about the novel Frankenstein, and it's supremely HILF-Y author, Mary Shelley.

 Welcome to HILF | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:24

HILF with host, Dawn Brodey. History is a party, and everybody's coming!


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