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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.

    Three Hellhounds in History

    Three Hellhounds in History

    As we inch closer to Halloween, we're talking about three of the MANY supernatural canines and hellhounds that have lengthy histories in our collective storytelling. Two are similar and from England, and one is a fun figure from southern Louisiana.
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    • 40 min
    A Brief History of Tarot Cards

    A Brief History of Tarot Cards

    How did a card game gain a reputation for being connected to mysticism? Tarot's history takes a significant turn in the 18th century, but much of that shift in perception is based on one author's suppositions and theories.
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    • 40 min
    SYMHC Classics: Belle Gunness

    SYMHC Classics: Belle Gunness

    We're revisiting a 2011 episode today. In 1908, a fire leveled the Indiana home of Belle Gunness. Four bodies were found in the cellar, and it seemed possible that Gunnes might have escaped. When about a dozen more bodies were found, Gunness was revealed as a serial killer.
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    • 26 min
    Behind the Scenes Minis: Stoker and

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Stoker and

    Holly and Tracy talk about the work and life of Bram Stoker, including a brief talk about his mother. And then talk turns to Tracy's new interview with Kate Landdeck, and the glamour of Jackie Cochran.

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    • 16 min
    Interview: Jackie Cochran with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck

    Interview: Jackie Cochran with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck

    Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck joins the show for a second time, to talk with Tracy about Kate’s new book – but mostly about Jacqueline Cochran – who was an incredible pilot, and one of the driving forces behind the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
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    • 49 min
    Bram Stoker

    Bram Stoker

    Dracula is an iconic character, and the man who created him has become almost as much of a source of fascination for many as his famous vampire.. But even Bram Stoker's own life story - at least as he told it - may have some fictional elements.
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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
19.4K Ratings

19.4K Ratings

Jessismynickname ,

Love!

I love listening to this in the car on my way home from work—makes sitting in traffic so much better and worthwhile. Also, I get to learn something new every time!

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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