65 episodes

If you like intriguing true stories from science, history, and psychology, this audiobook-like adaptation of DamnInteresting.com ought to tickle your fancy.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 628 Ratings

If you like intriguing true stories from science, history, and psychology, this audiobook-like adaptation of DamnInteresting.com ought to tickle your fancy.

    Devouring The Heart Of Portugal

    Devouring The Heart Of Portugal

    In 1924 a bankrupt businessman in Portugal launched an audacious international scheme to become one of the wealthiest men in the world.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Mount St. Helens Trespasser

    The Mount St. Helens Trespasser

    Robert Rogers, a man obsessed with trespassing, sets his sights on Mount St. Helens in the spring of 1980

    • 30 min
    Hunting For Kobyla

    Hunting For Kobyla

    The true story of a runaway Nazi, a determined sleuth, and a chase around the world.

    • 45 min
    The Unceasing Cessna Hacienda

    The Unceasing Cessna Hacienda

    In 1958, one heavily modified airplane flew out of Las Vegas with a single objective: Don’t land.

    • 28 min
    The Kingpin of Shanghai

    The Kingpin of Shanghai

    From the depths of poverty, Du Yuesheng rose through Shanghai’s underworld to become one of the most influential, and overlooked, figures in modern China.

    • 44 min
    The Traveler And His Baggage

    The Traveler And His Baggage

    In Nazi-occupied Paris, “Dr. Eugène” offered Jews an alternative to deportation, slavery, and death camps. But the escape network was not what it seemed.

    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
628 Ratings

628 Ratings

ckingdaway ,

Great stories

This podcast always delivered well researched and interesting stories you have likely never heard before. The writing, narration , and presentation is top notch. This has been a favorite for years and I love to share it with others.

brionp ,

One of my favorite podcasts

Sorry it’s taken so long to write a review. I love your show. Thank you so much for making it. I’ve enjoyed every episode I’ve listened to and can’t wait for the newest one. Thanks again.

farmercurtis ,

Great show for the endlessly curious.

There are so many fascinating stories in the world, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. The folks at damned interesting are good at finding little known but fascinating stories and digging deep with a compelling narrative. One of my favorite shows.

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