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  • Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week.

    From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.

  • It Was Said is a limited documentary podcast series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling author-historian Jon Meacham, and created, directed and produced by Peabody-nominated C13Originals Studios in association with HISTORY Channel, this series takes you through 10 speeches for the inaugural season. Meacham offers expert insight and analysis into their origins, the orator, the context of the times they were given, why they are still relevant today, and the importance of never forgetting them. Each episode of this documentary podcast series also brings together some of the top historians, authors and journalists relevant to each respective speech and figure.

  • There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

  • The world is more mysterious than most people are comfortable imagining. We cross paths with the mystical from time to time and may not even notice it. If we do, we quickly return to our usually mundane daily existence. But what if we not only acknowledged the unknown, we investigated it and spoke with those in the know? That’s what co-hosts Scott & Forrest, and their producer Tess Pfeifle do at Astonishing Legends. With the power of the well-vetted Astonishing Research Corps, they have access to information that most folks couldn’t find. Over 75 million downloads and hundreds of thousands of listeners have shown that exploring and embracing the wonders of our world can be not only enlightening but exciting.  Welcome to Astonishing Legends!

  • The people behind The Interceptโ€™s fearless reporting and incisive commentary discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.

  • Dirty Rats is the true story of two of Boston's most powerful brothers - one a gangster, the other a politician - as they rose from poverty in a public-housing project to the pinnacles of power in their respective trades. Howie Carr, author of two New York Times bestsellers about Boston organized crime and their victims, unravels the brothers' sordid web of corruption and homicide that still haunts Boston to this day.

  • With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.

  • Distorsion est un podcast à propos d'histoires étranges de l'ère numérique. Emile et Seb scrutent les bas fonds de l'Internet afin de dénicher des cas inusités et d'en faire l'analyse pour vous. Au menu: true crime, disparitions, phénomènes internet, dark web, catfish, creepy pastas, conspirations.

  • American Hysteria explores the moral panics, conspiracy theories, urban legends, and fantastical thinking that shape our culture and why we end up fearing and believing in the unreal. Using sociology, psychology, biology, and a whole lot of research, poet-turned-podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith charts their own journey from fantastical thinker to flexible skeptic, while detailing the sometimes hilarious, sometimes horrifying stories of American freak-outs from the Puritans to the present, and the complex social issues around race, gender, sexuality, and class that they often act to cover up.

  • Dans une ambiance sombre, votre humble narrateur vous raconte les histoires vraies de tueurs en série et de crimes sordides, mais aussi les mystères insolites des quatre coins du globe. Un peu comme on se raconte des contes effrayants pour se faire peur autour d'un feu de camp, Ars Moriendi nourrira votre fascination pour le macabre en suscitant une réflexion sur la fragilité et la cruauté de la race humaine et la nature qui l'entoure, à travers ces faits historiques mystérieux qui façonne l'homme de demain. Un podcast qui vous fera découvrir que la réalité dépasse toujours la fiction. Memento mori...

  • Laissez-vous raconter des histoires pour mieux comprendre le passé et le monde d'aujourd'hui.

  • Join friends Morgan Benek, and Kat Bueman once a week every season, as they dive into stories of true crime, urban legends, spooky history, and the paranormal.

  • Murder is a crime of many victims. It affects not only the murdered, but also those who loved them. The Murder in My Family tells the effects of murder from the perspective of the family members of the victims and shows how they, too, are victims in this terrible crime.

  • Throughout history, only 12 women have served as First Minister in Canada.
    Put another way: there have been more than three times as many First Ministers named ‘John,’ than there have been women.
    No Second Chances explores the experiences of women in politics through the lens of Canada's 12 female first ministers and their rise and fall from power.
    A Canada 2020 Special Project.

  • A new podcast featuring discussions on local history of the Cambridge, Ontario area. Learn about the development of the communities of Galt, Preston, Hespeler and Blair from settlement to their amalgamation in 1973 to the present. Local historian Dan Schmalz is your host through history of his hometown and beyond.
    Not affiliated with the City of Cambridge or the Archives.

  • With the help of acclaimed historians and writers, Rebecca Onion and Jamelle Bouie explore the history of American slavery and examine how the institution came to shape our country’s politics, economy, and culture. (This series was originally published in 2015, thanks to the support of Slate Plus.)

  • 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 Virginia Humanities.

    There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes history engaging and fun.

  • Tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, earthquakes...these are real-life monsters. We like to think we’re prepared for a catastrophe. But time and time again, Mother Nature proves us wrong. Each week, Natural Disasters examines the earth’s biggest catastrophes that took countless lives, destroyed communities, and toppled civilizations. Natural Disasters is a Parcast Original with new episodes released every Thursday.

  • Dedicated to investigating and preserving the unique culture and heritage of the Madawaska and Opeongo River Valleys in Eastern Ontario.

  • Learn something new every single day.

    Everything Everywhere Daily tells the stories of interesting people, places, and things from around the world and throughout history. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, history, science, geography, and culture.