73 episodes

A History Podcast for Kids! Parents love us, Teachers love us, and most importantly, kids do too!
History can be amazing, inspiring and relevant to anyone. We love to share the stories of Spies, funny foods, George Washington's foibles, early advancements in cartooning and ballooning and much more! A professional music score and important songs accompany nearly every themed episode. Proud Kids Listen Member @pastandcurious

The Past and The Curious: A History Podcast for Kids and Families Mick Sullivan

    • Kids & Family

A History Podcast for Kids! Parents love us, Teachers love us, and most importantly, kids do too!
History can be amazing, inspiring and relevant to anyone. We love to share the stories of Spies, funny foods, George Washington's foibles, early advancements in cartooning and ballooning and much more! A professional music score and important songs accompany nearly every themed episode. Proud Kids Listen Member @pastandcurious

    Underwear Chronicles Three: Buster Keaton

    Underwear Chronicles Three: Buster Keaton

    Buster Keaton could take a fall like no one else, and that skill carried him from the Vaudeville stages to the movie screen. He made people laugh, dazzled them with stunts, and fought a fire in his undies.

    • 17 min
    Episode 63: More Accidents, More Toys

    Episode 63: More Accidents, More Toys

    Chance has given us some great toys. Explore the accident that led to Silly Putty, the chance repurposing that led to Silly Putty, a few men who stumbled upon them, and two women who figured out what the substances should really be used for.

    This episode sponsored by RUBBER!

    • 25 min
    Underwear Chronicles Two: Marie Antoinette

    Underwear Chronicles Two: Marie Antoinette

    The famed Queen of France had several run-ins with underwear. She also had run-ins with smallpox, ladies-in-waiting, an awkward young prince, catty couriers, and ultimately, the guillotine. If nothing else, this episode will help you appreciate your privacy.

    • 18 min
    Episode 62: Chance Encounters

    Episode 62: Chance Encounters

    Train stations are busy places and two notable men had very remarkable (and dramatic)encounters in stations during the 1860s. Thomas Edison met a mentor, and Robert Lincoln met a Shakespearean actor named Booth.
    Also features a You Have 30 Seconds segment on the Beale Papers and more!

    • 28 min
    Underwear Chronicles 1: Up, Up, and Away With Their Clothes

    Underwear Chronicles 1: Up, Up, and Away With Their Clothes

    Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753-1809) and John Jeffries (1744-1819)
    Aeronauts, International Record Setters, Nearly Naked Travelers

    In the first release from our monthly true tale of underwear history, we meet two early aeronauts who became the first to fly internationally. And the first to fly internationally in their underwear.

    • 18 min
    Episode 61: A Queen and Some Witches

    Episode 61: A Queen and Some Witches

    Marina Raskova set world flying records, survived an epic plane crash, and was a trailblazer for generations of female pilots in Russia. With her help, The Night Witches became the most feared fliers of World War 2.

    Adelaide Herrmann was The Queen of Magic. Both with her husband Alexander and on her own, she amazed audiences with a special kind of magic. Featuring the voices of Greg and Abigail Maupin.

    All music, writing, production by Mick Sullivan,

    • 31 min

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