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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.

    SYMHC Classics: William Hogarth

    SYMHC Classics: William Hogarth

    This 2017 episode covers an early 18th century engraver-turned-artist who made his mark on the art world by producing satirical prints in series that commented on morality and society. And some of his work is used today as a teaching tool.
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    • 39 min
    Behind the Scenes Minis: Colchester and Gin

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Colchester and Gin

    Holly and Tracy discuss the Lincoln's relationship with the spiritual, and whether they can themselves juggle. Tracy shares a fun story of collectible genever bottles and there's discussion of favorite gin drinks.
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    • 21 min
    A Distilled History of Gin

    A Distilled History of Gin

    Like many spirits, gin was originally meant for medicinal or alchemical use. But eventually, people started combining juniper with alcohol to make a beverage rather than a medicine. And that's the just the start of gin's history, which gets rather dark at times.
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    • 52 min
    The Rise and Fall of Charles Colchester

    The Rise and Fall of Charles Colchester

    Colchester claimed to be psychic and probably did warn President Abraham Lincoln that he was going to be assassinated. He became an icon for Spiritualism in the U.S. in the 19th century, only to be rejected by that same movement. 
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    • 43 min
    SYMHC Classics: Who was the real Sherlock Holmes?

    SYMHC Classics: Who was the real Sherlock Holmes?

    This 2010 episode from past hosts Sarah and Deblina covers Arthur Conan Doyle's brilliant protagonist Sherlock Holmes, who became world-famous. But was Sherlock Holmes based on a real person?
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    • 32 min
    Behind the Scenes Minis: Apples and Grace

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Apples and Grace

    Holly and Tracy talk about the apples from the childhoods, fruit-based desserts, and a cocktail that Holly stumbled across while researching nachos. Grace Humiston's tricky name is mentioned, as well as the more frustrating aspects of her story.
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
21.1K Ratings

21.1K Ratings

BDuxBellorum ,

Fun show, but I strongly disagree with the ads they allow tonplay

My grandpa's addicted to gambling, so hearing an add for a sports betting site is an instant unsubscribe. Bye.

MyBadTeam ,

Annoying hosts

The premise is great, but these are two of the most annoying women I've ever heard. Please dump the current hosts and I'll start downloading on a regular basis.

OSURoss ,

Great Topics, Terrible Hosts.

This podcast is just like listening to a sorority girl and her jock friend flirt and stumble through quasi-history lessons and trying to compel more people to traffic their site...Actually, it's just like that.

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