A mashup of true-crime and history, in this podcast comedians discuss the worst people throughout history. Hosted by Cat Alvarado, and featuring the hottest up and coming comedians. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/villainsofhistory/support
The Protocols of Henry Ford
New world order. Lizard people. Bilderberg group. Illuminati. Q-Anon. These conspiracies are based on "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion", an anti-semitic text that would have been forgotten by history if it weren't for Henry Ford. Yes, THE Henry Ford. This week, Cat is joined by guest co-host, David Robinson. Want to skip the biographical part and get straight to the conspiracy stuff? Skip the first 30 minutes.
The Sex Guru
In this episode, Cat covers the life of the protagonist of the docuseries, Wild Wild Country, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. Featuring Aaron Marsh from the podcast "Putting Up With Aaron Michael Marsh".
The Baseball Judge
For over two decades, Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis stood in the way of baseball's integration. Join Cat & comedian Tom McClain as they dive into the frustrating story of Judge Landis, baseball's color line, and the inspiring Jackie Robinson.
Join My Sex Cult
In this episode Cat explores the life of Keith Raniere, the infamous leader of NXIUM and the sex cult within the cult. Cat is joined by former presidential candidate, comedian Ben Gleib, creator of Idiottest!
Pastrami With a Side of Cultiness
If you've ever eaten at a Yellow Deli, your pastrami sandwich might have been made by children in a cult called The 12 Tribes, led by Elbert Eugene Spriggs. Hear all about it with guest Isak Allen!
You're a Donkey Mr. Danger
Hugo Chavez - Saviour or tyrant? Dive into the life of Venezuela's feared yet revered former president with guests David Robinson and Eric Bustamante.
Villains of History
Cst! I couldn’t believe this was you when I found it one day in my long road trip! I know you through Paul Clay. I’m so thrilled you are thriving and do good at this. I love it and now am a follower.
I do have a request, if you haven’t done a segment on President Andrew Jackson could you do one? I think you’ll find him very Villainess! If you have can I know where to pull up that podcast please.
I’m writing a paper on Indian removal from our Midwest during his reign.
Love the host!
Really well researched and put together. The host is brilliant and her passion for history shines. I really am such a fan, this was exactly what I was looking for. Keep it up!
Cat is an amazing host- hilarious fun perspective
Such a fun way to be introduced to stories that would typically scare me. Cat is a GEM!