Historically Hip takes a look back through Northeast Pennsylvania newspaper archives to find interesting stories from the past through today.
Episode 4.1: Mother's Day
Co-hosts Brian Fulton and Caitlin Heaney West take a look back at the history of the Mother's Day special edition, an annual tradition in the Scranton newspapers that started during the Great Depression. They'll also chat about what it takes to put together the Mother's Day section and what to expect this year.
Episode 3.3: Spirited Away
Brian and Caitlin share stories of the supernatural (and super unusual) in their annual Halloween episode.
Episode 3.2: The Mankiewicz Brothers Go to Hollywood
On this episode, we have stars in our eyes -- the Old Hollywood kind, that is. Brian and Caitlin chat about Mankiewicz brothers, Herman and Joseph, who made a huge impact on the Golden Age of Hollywood, as well as some of the other Northeast Pennsylvanians who found success in the film industry.
Episode 3.1: Presidential Inauguration Edition
As the nation prepares to swear in President-elect and Scranton native Joe Biden, Brian and Caitlin take a look back at the nation's other presidents and how their hometowns have honored them through the years.
Episode 2.4: A Spooky Good Time
Ghosts? Goblins? Aliens? Brian and Caitlin share spooky and unusual tales from across the region just in time for Halloween.
Episode 2.3: She Persisted
Hosts Brian Fulton and Caitlin Heaney West take a look back at the passage of the 19th Amendment, the role Pennsylvania played in the suffrage movement and much more as the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the United States.