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If you love history, this is the podcast for you! Stories of forgotten history, presented by Josh Geiger with Lance Geiger, The History Guy, from the hit YouTube channel The History Guy: History Deserves to be Remembered. Visit the channel here: www.youtube.com/TheHistoryGuyChannel We believe that history does not have to be boring. At its heart, history is storytelling, and we believe that it should be told with passion and genuine love for the material. History might be tragic, it might be comic, but it is the story of who we are, and we should not be afraid to enjoy that story and be moved by it.

The History Guy Lance and Josh Geiger

    • History
    • 4.9 • 160 Ratings

If you love history, this is the podcast for you! Stories of forgotten history, presented by Josh Geiger with Lance Geiger, The History Guy, from the hit YouTube channel The History Guy: History Deserves to be Remembered. Visit the channel here: www.youtube.com/TheHistoryGuyChannel We believe that history does not have to be boring. At its heart, history is storytelling, and we believe that it should be told with passion and genuine love for the material. History might be tragic, it might be comic, but it is the story of who we are, and we should not be afraid to enjoy that story and be moved by it.

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    On today’s episode the History Guy tells the story of Butch Cassidy and the Sudnance Kid, examining the long history to figure out what we know about the two legendary outlaws, and very often, what we don’t.

    As the History Guy is out of the country for the month of June for Travel with the History Guy in England and Germany, we will be taking a short hiatus on the podcast! If you have any comments, advice, or ideas for the podcast please feel free to email me (Josh) at jgeiger@thehistoryguy.net . We'll be back soon!

    • 56 min
    A History of Making the Perfect Smile

    A History of Making the Perfect Smile

    On today’s episode, the History Guy tells two stories of dental health, examining humanities long relationship with our teeth. First, he tells the story of toothpaste and basic dentistry, and the many ways that dental care has changed. Then he turns to orthodontics, and our centuries-long quest for the perfect smile.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The American Civil War on the Water

    The American Civil War on the Water

    On today’s episode, the History Guy tells two stories of the forgotten naval war of the American civil war. First, he talks about the CSS Albermarle, and its brief but successful career against the Union navy. Then he tells the story of the Black Terror, one of the most successful union navy ships of the war.

    • 52 min
    Modern Marvels: Celluloid and Transistors

    Modern Marvels: Celluloid and Transistors

    On today’s episode, The History Guy tells two stories about important inventions that have become part of the foundation of modern life. First he tells the story of celluloid, the material that jumpstarted the plastic revolution. Then he tells the story behind nearly all of our modern electronics: Transistors.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Hurricanes that Made History

    Hurricanes that Made History

    On today’s episode, the History Guy tells two stories of how hurricanes affected history in dramatic ways. First he tells the story of the ill-fortuned 1715 treasure fleet, meant to rescue Spain from economic distress. Then he tells the story of the Samoan Crisis, how the US and European powers threatened to go to war over the tiny islands of Samoa, and the hurricane that determined Samoa’s fate.

    • 58 min
    Volcanoes: Vesuvius & Tambora

    Volcanoes: Vesuvius & Tambora

    On today’s episode, The History Guy tells two stories of volcanic eruptions, and the dramatic ways these eruptions affected human history. First, he remembers the lesser known victims of Vesuvius in 79AD, and then he discusses one of the most powerful eruptions in human history, Mount Tambora.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
160 Ratings

160 Ratings

Jake Likes to Make ,

Love THG and especially his mom!

Great show, get additional commentary on history. I especially love the episodes with Betty Jo. Clearly a history buff herself she always been a great perspective to the history.

Zippy2shoez ,

Perfect for the person who enjoys learning !

Excellent info on a huge number of historical topics.

embalmerJK5 ,

Hats

They kind of do have the seasonal hats purchasing now it’s the sports teams and seasons. New baseball in spring and the NFL, NBA in the fall 😎

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