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Byte Sized biographies of the famous, the infamous and the quirky in less than hour.

    the three stooges (volume 4, episode 7) part one

    the three stooges (volume 4, episode 7) part one

    A uniquely American institution.







    Stooges, mid-thirties







    Moe Howard







    Larry Fine







    Curly Howard







    Shemp Howard







    Stooges, mid-thirties with Curly in full swing

    • 26 min
    The Three Stooges (Volume 4, Episode 7) Part Two

    The Three Stooges (Volume 4, Episode 7) Part Two

    A uniquely American institution.







    1947 Stooges Episode







    Emil Sitka, Brideless Groom







    Poster from Brideless Groom







    Doris Houck, infamous vice wielder in Brideless Groom







    Curly’s grave, Whittier, California

    • 31 min
    howard carter and the treasure of tutankhamun’s tomb (volume 4, episode 6) part one

    howard carter and the treasure of tutankhamun’s tomb (volume 4, episode 6) part one

    After searching the Valley of the Kings for decades, for a tomb that every other expert in Egyptology declared nonexistent, Howard Carter eventually discovered the most important archeological find of the 20th century.







    Howard Carter, 1924







    The 5th Earl of Carnarvon







    The unique funeral mask of Tutankhamun







    Facial detail from the 800 pound solid gold 3rd coffin







    Carnarvon, his daughter and Howard Carter at the excavation site







    Carter opening the burial shrine containing the sarcophagus

    • 26 min
    Howard Carter and the treasure of tutankhamun’s tomb (Volume 4, episode 6) Part Two

    Howard Carter and the treasure of tutankhamun’s tomb (Volume 4, episode 6) Part Two

    After searching the Valley of the Kings for decades, for a tomb that every other expert in Egyptology declared nonexistent, Howard Carter eventually discovered the most important archeological find of the 20th century.







    Anubis, god of the dead, shrine from Tutankhamun’s tomb.







    Alabaster ceremonial cup, tomb of Tutankhamun







    The Lotus bust of Tutankhamun which raised suspicion of Carter’s methodology







    Detail of the second coffin







    The Carnarvon ancestral home, Highclere Castle aka Downton Abbey

    • 30 min
    Fletcher Christian, William bligh And the mutiny on the bounty (Volume4, Episode 5) Part One

    Fletcher Christian, William bligh And the mutiny on the bounty (Volume4, Episode 5) Part One

    Fletcher Christian and William Bligh are permanently linked to the Mutiny on the Bounty. Listen to the true story of this infamous incident.







    Fletcher Christian







    William Bligh







    Christian casts off Bligh and 18 other members of the crew of the HMS Bounty







    Charles Laughton as William Bligh in the MGM version of “Mutiny on the Bounty”







    Peter Heywood







    John Adams

    • 33 min
    Fletcher Christian, William Bligh and the mutiny on the Bounty (volume 4, episode 5) Part Two

    Fletcher Christian, William Bligh and the mutiny on the Bounty (volume 4, episode 5) Part Two

    Fletcher Christian And William Bligh are permanently linked to the Mutiny on the Bounty. Here is the true story of this infamous incident.







    Wreck of the HMS Pandora































    Fletcher Christian’s Son, Thursday October







    Pitcairn Island







    The epic remake and notorious 1962 box office bomb of The Mutiny of the Bounty







    The replica of the Bounty built for the 1962 film, it eventually sank off of North Carolina duding Hurricane Sandy

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
165 Ratings

165 Ratings

DRC Listener ,

Interesting

Your intro is way to long, 2 minutes to the content. But this is a good idea.

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Thanks

For a great podcast

Greenerts ,

Hard to listen to

This podcast seems well researched, and the stories are really fascinating. Personally, I just can’t get into it because of the dry narration.

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