67 episodes

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

Damn Interesting DamnInteresting.com

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 640 Ratings

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

    Lofty Ambitions

    Lofty Ambitions

    In 1933, British WWI vet Maurice Wilson hatched an unorthodox plan to reach the still-untouched summit of Everest.

    • 26 min
    The Rube's Dilemma

    The Rube's Dilemma

    A great pitcher’s great temptation.

    • 46 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
640 Ratings

640 Ratings

baseunit42 ,

Always interesting. Never preachy.

It’s such a relief to find a podcast that is enriching and entertaining without ever trying to advance some social agenda. It’s so nice to simply be entertained without being influenced or converted.

kerfboy55 ,

Fantastic!

Great work by all, thank you Alan Bellows. This show is very well put together, intelligently narrated and gripping until the end. A must for history lovers

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.

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