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A macabre history podcast in which Jess and Philippa wax lyrical over the awful oddities of the past.

Everything Is Awful Foreve‪r‬ Philippa and Jess

    • History
    • 4.6 • 38 Ratings

A macabre history podcast in which Jess and Philippa wax lyrical over the awful oddities of the past.

    The John Smith Journals

    The John Smith Journals

    Pocahontas. John Smith. The love. The colours. The wind. You've seen the movie. Now bear witness to the journal ramblings of the hero himself. John Smith, British explorer (2021) https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-Smith-British-explorer First...

    • 49 min
    Cutting Edge: A Tale of Two Surgeons

    Cutting Edge: A Tale of Two Surgeons

    If there's one thing you've come to expect from our history podcast it's that we look at the very bluntest edge technology available. And where else to look other than the operating theatre? Join Jess and Philippa as they look at two surgeons: one, the...

    • 49 min
    Blood and Butter: The Final Spread

    Blood and Butter: The Final Spread

    Artichokes! Church brawls! Bounties! Tennis matches to the death, fought beneath the cold gaze of the indifferent stars. Pimp knights. Join Jess and Philippa for one last look at the life of the walking catastrophe also known as Caravaggio.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Exorcise Influencers

    Exorcise Influencers

    We've looked at demonic possession in Demoniac and Double Demons, but how exactly does one get rid of them once they've invaded your home, made a mess, and insulted your mother-in-law? In this episode, Jess and Philippa look at some of the ways in which...

    • 58 min
    Blood and Butter: Black Cloaks and Bawbags

    Blood and Butter: Black Cloaks and Bawbags

    Art! Betrayal! Stabbing! Also, what rhymes with testicle? Join Jess and Philippa as they continue with the Blood and Butter epic tale of one artist testing the limits of just how many people he can stab. Caravaggio can get away with murder...but what...

    • 52 min
    Double Demons: The Haunting of the Gibbons Twins

    Double Demons: The Haunting of the Gibbons Twins

    We had one demon, yes. But what about second demons? Another turn of the screw, so to speak. In addition being possessed by paraphrase, Jess and Philippa are obsessed (possessed) by the case of June and Jennifer Gibbons. Join us as we look at this...

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Cleo2772 ,

Fantastically fun

Wonderfully fun podcast of dark crimes. The birds are clearly besties!

They're Terrified & Tipsy Pod ,

Witty and funny banter!

What can you say that hasn't already been said? It's true these ladies are super witty and VERY funny! Plus, they take deep dives into dark subjects. Very easy to listen to, music is delightful, great quality!

Devilicous ,

Perfect

Two very witty British women talking about history and the macabre? Why, yes please!

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