A weekly look at those interesting bits of history that have gotten lost in the cushions.
018 - Sea Shanties
Sing the songs of 19th century sailors at your local shantysing.
017 - The Secret History of Monopoly
The crazy story of how it happened, how we forgot, and how we remembered.
016 - The Words of Chief Seattle
What he did - and did not - say.
015 - The Aroostook War
When little Maine almost started a big war.
014 - The Great Emu War
It's hard to fight an enemy that can sprint at 35mph.
013 - The Egg War of 1863
Like they say, you can't make an omelette without shots being fired.
The Born Yesterday Podcast
Well this podcast was really good. I say was because he stopped making episodes back in ‘14. Bummer, I enjoyed every episode which is more then I can say about most history podcasts. Come on dude make some more you know you want to.
Obnoxiously Politically Correct
History from a liberal, politically correct angle with many baseless claims. The author even admitted so in Aztec episode.
Sit Back and Enjoy the Tale
I binge-listened to all of the episodes. Joey's narrative flows smoothly through the ins and outs of the histories he weaves. The topics are sometimes quirky and unexpected but, all of the episodes are very enjoyable. He's put a great deal of thought and attention into some obscure events and his episode on Sea Shanties has been like a knock out punch. I'm actually hooked on this musical genre now that before the episode I didn't know existed. Thank you Joey! We're ready for more.
Addendum: Joey’s podcast on the sea shanties has remained my favorite among all my other favorites. I just keep downloading it year after year.