122 episodes

Was Earth really visited by mysterious extraterrestrial travelers thousands of years ago as many proponents of ”ancient astronaut theory” believe? What are the hidden secrets and mysteries behind ancient monuments and forgotten civilizations?
Every week, historian Tristan Johnson and regular human person Scott Niswander dive through the archives to learn about the fascinating histories of ancient civilizations while also debunking the myths and straight-up lies presented in History Channel‘s massively popular tv show Ancient Aliens that has sparked a new generation of conspiracy theorists. We hope through this show, you can gain an appreciation for just how cool ancient societies were, and not simply credit their impressive advancements to alien visitors.
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It‘s Probably (not) Aliens‪!‬ Tristan Johnson & Scott Niswander

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    • 4.8 • 280 Ratings

Was Earth really visited by mysterious extraterrestrial travelers thousands of years ago as many proponents of ”ancient astronaut theory” believe? What are the hidden secrets and mysteries behind ancient monuments and forgotten civilizations?
Every week, historian Tristan Johnson and regular human person Scott Niswander dive through the archives to learn about the fascinating histories of ancient civilizations while also debunking the myths and straight-up lies presented in History Channel‘s massively popular tv show Ancient Aliens that has sparked a new generation of conspiracy theorists. We hope through this show, you can gain an appreciation for just how cool ancient societies were, and not simply credit their impressive advancements to alien visitors.
NEW EPISODES EVERY WEEK! Follow the show so you don‘t miss an episode, and leave us a review! It really helps us out!

    Die Glocke: The Nazi Time Machine

    Die Glocke: The Nazi Time Machine

    This is the big one! Was Die Glocke real? What did it do? And is "anti-gravity" the bad boy of physics?

    • 1 hr 1 min
    No, The Swastika Isn't An Alien Symbol

    No, The Swastika Isn't An Alien Symbol

    I can't believe we even have to say that.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Did Nazis Ever Actually Find Mystical Treasure?

    Did Nazis Ever Actually Find Mystical Treasure?

    Obviously not. But this raises an interesting question about why pop culture has painted nazis in this treasure-hunting way.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Slow And Secret Rise Of Esoteric Nazis Since WWII

    The Slow And Secret Rise Of Esoteric Nazis Since WWII

    Turns out, nearly every seemingly innocuous new age-y thing is linked back to nazi ideology. So that's no good.

    • 52 min
    Aryan Aliens: Yep, It's Gross!

    Aryan Aliens: Yep, It's Gross!

    We're debunking the gross belief that the aryan race was actual aliens.

    • 48 min
    Wernher von Braun's Little Rocket Brain

    Wernher von Braun's Little Rocket Brain

    Wernher von Braun didn't care who he made rockets for or for what those people used his rockets.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
280 Ratings

280 Ratings

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One of my favorite podcasts!

Such a fun way to learn about history, also I’m generally just a big fan of anyone who fights misinformation. Keep up the good work guys ‼️

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I love the podcast!

I love anyone who fights against the anti-intellectual movement. Keep it up!

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Makes long car trips fly by

Highly entertaining. I’m 14 episodes in and am looking forward to binging another 14 next roadtrip.

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