The History Chicks

The History Chicks

United States

Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.

Episodes

Episode 94: Wallis Simpson Part Two  

Wallis Simpson's husband abdicated the throne to marry her, but how did her happily ever after work out? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 93: Wallis Simpson, Part One  

 Puppet? Manipulating social climber? Misunderstood? Deeply in love? However you see her, the fact remains that a king abdicated his throne, defied his family and lived in exile to marry twice divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 92: Annie Oakley  

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Episode 91: Emily Post  

Emily Post? All she did was write a book about etiquette? Ahhh, no. She did more, a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 7  

"Wherever you are is my home." We recap the last episode of Season One of this series Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 6  

"Remorse is the Poison of Life" Sounds cheery, right?  We were crying because of snowflakes and hair ribbons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 5  

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Episode 90: Q&A, 2017  

Our third not-quite-annual question and answer episode Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 4  

An Inward Treasure Born--Anne and Marilla are both challenged to identify their roles as women and Anne does a brave job no man stepped up to do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 3  

Life is harder than any orphan or parent imagines...even meeting your future husband isn't as romantical as you would expect, it's all part of life's transitions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 89: Marie Laveau  

How much of the New Orleans Voodoo Queen's legend is myth? (Hint: A lot) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne with an E Recap: Episode 2  

We recap the episode of Anne with an "E" that best displays the scriptwriter's scope of imagination--book loyalists be warned. We argue about radishes, recipes, and the voices in Anne's head.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Anne with an E Recap : Episode 1  

Our first recap of the new Anne of Green Gables adaptation, the Netflix show "Anne with an E" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 88: Lucy Maud Montgomery  

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Episode 87: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Part Two  

We left Eleanor right after her divorce from her first husband and mysteriously married to her second in just a few weeks time. We cover how that happened and all the other twists and turns in the very long life of this 12th century Queen.











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Episode 86: Eleanor of Aquitaine Part One  

She was the Queen of France, the Queen of England, the mother of royalty, gave us a long life of ruling to talk about, and she was the winner of our last Guaranteed Content Poll. Excellent choice! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 85: Artemisia Gentileschi  

Being known as one of the greatest Baroque painters wasn't easy, but overcoming life obstacles that should have held her down only made her accomplishments that much greater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 84: Ida B. Wells  

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Episode 83: Lucille Ball Part Two  

Lucille's life after the premier of I Love Lucy was nothing anyone could have predicted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

This is not Lucille Ball, Part Two  

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