Half-Arsed History

By Riley Knight

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Episodes: 402

Oh Bugger
 Feb 9, 2023
I love this, hearing history in my native tongue is just amazing. Just like listening to a mate telling me a story. Great stuff.


 Nov 3, 2022

Ven
 Jun 25, 2019
Simple history. Normal conversational tone about history that interests him. The fast talking Aussie accent is just a bonus. An hour worth of information in half the time. Love it.

Description

Welcome along to Half-Arsed History! It's a weekly podcast highlighting absurd and entertaining stories from history. Three times a week, it helps host Riley Knight feel as though his useless history degree has some kind of real-world relevance.


Get in touch: halfarsedhistory@gmail.com

Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/halfarsedhistory

Buy Half-Arsed History merch: https://halfarsedhistory.theprintbar.com


If you've just discovered the show and aren't sure which of the 300+ episodes to start with, here are some suggestions:

Episode 139: The History of the Toilet - https://sptfy.com/PK3J

Episode 75: The Great Emu War - https://sptfy.com/PK3K

Episode 197: The History of Nuclear Weapons - https://sptfy.com/PK3L

Episode 233: The 1930 FIFA World Cup - https://sptfy.com/PK3M

Episode 106: The First Circumnavigation - https://sptfy.com/PK3N


Half-Arsed History acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the unceded Gubbi Gubbi (Kabi Kabi) Land on which the podcast is written and recorded, and pays respect to First Nations Elders past, present, and emerging. Indigenous sovereignty was never ceded. This continent always was, and always will be, Aboriginal Land.



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Episode Date
Monuments Episode 25: Kinkaku-ji
Jun 21, 2024
QAH Episode 63: Mark Thatcher and the Paris-Dakar Rally
Jun 19, 2024
Episode 312: Christina of Sweden, Minerva of the North
Jun 16, 2024
Monuments Episode 24: The Great Mosque of Djenne
Jun 14, 2024
QAH Episode 62: Legio IX Hispana, the Lost Legion
Jun 12, 2024
Episode 311: Emperor Trajan, Optimus Princeps
Jun 09, 2024
Monuments Episode: 23 Himeji Castle
Jun 07, 2024
QAH Episode 61: A Brief History of the State of Origin
Jun 05, 2024
Episode 310: Oscar Wilde, the Brilliant Playwright
Jun 02, 2024
Monuments Episode 22: Moai
May 31, 2024
QAH Episode 60: The Nottingham Cheese Riot
May 29, 2024
Episode 309: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
May 26, 2024
Monuments Episode 21: The Alhambra
May 24, 2024
QAH Episode 59: Ten Cent Beer Night
May 22, 2024
Episode 308: The History of the United States - Part 4: Cold War and Global Hegemony
May 19, 2024
Monuments Episode 20: The Louvre Palace
May 17, 2024
QAH Episode 58: The Harlem Hellfighters
May 15, 2024
Episode 307: The History of the United States - Part 3: Reconstruction and World War
May 12, 2024
Monuments Episode 19: Notre-Dame de Paris
May 10, 2024
QAH Episode 57: Ea-Nasir, the Fine Copper Merchant
May 08, 2024
Episode 306: The History of the United States - Part 2: Expansion and Civil War
May 05, 2024
Monuments Episode 18: Angkor Wat
May 03, 2024
QAH Episode 56: The Day John Sattler Broke His Jaw
May 01, 2024
Episode 305: The History of the United States - Part 1: Colonisation and Independence
Apr 28, 2024
Monuments Episode 17: Great Zimbabwe
Apr 26, 2024
QAH Episode 55: Simpson and His Donkey
Apr 24, 2024
Episode 304: The ANZAC Campaign in Gallipoli
Apr 21, 2024
Monuments Episode 16: The Tower of London
Apr 19, 2024
QAH Episode 54: The Rebecca Riots
Apr 17, 2024
Episode 303: Owain Glyndwr and the Welsh Revolt
Apr 14, 2024
Monuments Episode 15: Chichen Itza
Apr 12, 2024
QAH Episode 53: The Extinction of the Thylacine
Apr 10, 2024
Episode 302: The Extinction of the Dodo
Apr 07, 2024
Monuments Episode 14: Borobudur
Apr 05, 2024
QAH Episode 52: The 1932 Kimberley Rescue
Apr 03, 2024
Episode 301: The Historic Origins of Popular Sayings - Part 2
Mar 31, 2024
Monuments Episode 13: The Dome of the Rock
Mar 29, 2024
QAH Episode 51: Herodotus, the Father of History
Mar 27, 2024
Episode 300: The History of History
Mar 24, 2024
Monuments Episode 12: Skellig Michael
Mar 22, 2024
QAH Episode 50: Miyamoto Musashi, the Great Duelist
Mar 20, 2024
Episode 299: William Adams and the Real-Life History of Shogun
Mar 17, 2024
Monuments Episode 11: The Hagia Sophia
Mar 15, 2024
QAH Episode: 49 Project Hajile
Mar 13, 2024
Episode 298: Grace O’Malley, the Irish Rebel Pirate
Mar 10, 2024
Monuments Episode 10: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Mar 08, 2024
QAH Episode 48: Johan de Witt, the Cannibalised Statesman
Mar 06, 2024
Episode 297: The History of Chess
Mar 03, 2024
Monuments Episode 9: The Colosseum
Mar 01, 2024
QAH Episode 47: The Fine Cotton Affair
Feb 28, 2024
Episode 296: Vasco da Gama, the Explorer Who Shrank the World
Feb 25, 2024
Monuments Episode 8: The Western Wall
Feb 23, 2024
QAH Episode 46: The White Ship Disaster
Feb 21, 2024
Episode 295: King Stephen, Empress Matilda, and the Anarchy
Feb 18, 2024
Monuments Episode 7: The Pantheon
Feb 16, 2024
QAH Episode 45: Louis Edward Curdes, the Friendly Fire Pilot
Feb 14, 2024
Episode 294: The Lost Secret of Greek Fire
Feb 11, 2024
Monuments Episode 6: Mahabodhi Temple
Feb 09, 2024
QAH Episode 44: Michael Howe, the Vandemonian Bushranger
Feb 07, 2024
Episode 293: The Treaty of Waitangi
Feb 04, 2024
Monuments Episode 5: Petra
Feb 02, 2024
QAH Episode 43: Hongi Hika, the Great Rangatira
Jan 31, 2024
Episode 292: The Settlement of Aotearoa New Zealand
Jan 28, 2024
Monuments Episode 4: The Acropolis of Athens
Jan 26, 2024
QAH Episode 42: The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster
Jan 24, 2024
Episode 291: Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp
Jan 21, 2024
Monuments Episode 3: The Nazca Lines
Jan 19, 2024
QAH Episode 41: Yoshie Shiratori, the Prison Escape Artist
Jan 17, 2024
Update: More Growth, More Ads, and Even More Content
Jan 16, 2024
Episode 290: The History of Tennis
Jan 14, 2024
Monuments Episode 2: The Great Wall of China
Jan 12, 2024
QAH Episode 40: HMS Diamond Rock and the Stone Frigates
Jan 10, 2024
Episode 289: The Democratic Peace Theory
Jan 07, 2024
Monuments Episode 1: Stonehenge
Jan 05, 2024
QAH Episode 39: Jenny Diver, Master Pickpocket
Jan 03, 2024
Episode 288: Charlemagne, Emperor of Europe
Dec 31, 2023
QAH Episode 38: The Bombing of the Rainbow Warrior
Dec 27, 2023
Episode 287: Charles Darwin, Evolutionary Revolutionary
Dec 24, 2023
QAH Episode 37: The Christmas Truce
Dec 20, 2023
Episode 286: Pedro II of Brazil, the Magnanimous Emperor
Dec 17, 2023
QAH Episode 36: Alfred Nobel, Merchant of Death
Dec 13, 2023
Episode 285: The Elgin Marbles
Dec 10, 2023
QAH Episode 35: The Principality of Hutt River
Dec 06, 2023
Episode 284: The Mughal Empire
Dec 03, 2023
QAH Episode 34: A Brief History of Powdered Wigs
Nov 29, 2023
Episode 283: The Prophecies of Nostradamus
Nov 26, 2023
QAH Episode 33: Operation Cowboy
Nov 22, 2023
Episode 282: Johann Sebastian Bach, the Famed Baroque Composer
Nov 19, 2023
QAH Episode 32: Adolphe Sax, Inventor of the Saxophone
Nov 15, 2023
Episode 281: Kate Sheppard, the Tenacious Suffragette
Nov 12, 2023
QAH Episode 31: The Loudun Possessions
Nov 08, 2023
Episode 280: History’s Longest Reigns
Nov 05, 2023
QAH Episode 30: Sayyida al Hurra, the Moroccan Corsair
Nov 01, 2023
Episode 279: The History of Halloween
Oct 28, 2023
QAH Episode 29: Al Capone, Chicago's Notorious Gangster
Oct 25, 2023
Episode 278: The Sicilian Mafia
Oct 22, 2023
QAH Episode 28 George Mallory, Lost on Everest
Oct 18, 2023
Episode 277: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
Oct 15, 2023
QAH Episode 27: The Astor Place Riot
Oct 11, 2023
Episode 276: The People on Australian Money
Oct 08, 2023
QAH Episode 26: Bir Tawil, Earth’s Last Unclaimed Land
Oct 04, 2023
Episode 275: The Anarchy at Samarra, the Setting for Assassin's Creed Mirage
Oct 01, 2023
QAH Episode 25: Samuel Bellamy, Forbes’ Top-Earning Pirate
Sep 27, 2023
Episode 274: Edward “Blackbeard” Teach, the Fearsome Pirate
Sep 24, 2023
QAH Episode 24: The 1944 Bombay Explosion
Sep 20, 2023
Episode 273: A History of Australian Referendums
Sep 17, 2023
QAH Episode 23: The TRUTH about the Bermuda Triangle
Sep 13, 2023
Episode 272: Catherine de' Medici, Ruler of France
Sep 10, 2023
QAH Episode 22: Benedict IX, the Profligate Pope
Sep 06, 2023
Episode 271: History’s Weirdest Deaths - Part 4
Sep 03, 2023
QAH Episode 21: The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
Aug 30, 2023
Episode 270: The Eruptions of Mount Tambora and Krakatoa
Aug 27, 2023
QAH Episode 20: The Berners Street Hoax
Aug 23, 2023
Episode 269: The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Aug 20, 2023
QAH Episode 19: Jumbo the Elephant
Aug 16, 2023
Episode 268: The Vasa, Sweden's Mighty Warship
Aug 13, 2023
QAH Episode 18: The Great Molasses Flood
Aug 09, 2023
Episode 267: History's Biggest Misconceptions
Aug 06, 2023
QAH Episode 17: Bertha Benz and the First Test Drive
Aug 02, 2023
Episode 266: The History of Artificial Light
Jul 30, 2023
QAH Episode 16: The Demon Core
Jul 26, 2023
Episode 265: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Destroyer of Worlds
Jul 23, 2023
QAH Episode 15: Bat Bombs
Jul 19, 2023
Episode 264: History's Weirdest Epithets
Jul 16, 2023
QAH Episode 14: Hiroo Onoda, the Japanese Holdout
Jul 12, 2023
Episode 263: Harald Hardrada, the Last Great Viking
Jul 09, 2023
QAH Episode 13: Harald Bluetooth, the Viking King
Jul 05, 2023
Episode 262: King Cnut of the North Sea Empire
Jul 02, 2023
QAH Episode 12: Violet Jessop, the Unsinkable Woman
Jun 28, 2023
Episode 261: The Sinking of the RMS Titanic
Jun 23, 2023
QAH Episode 11: Operation Plumbbob
Jun 21, 2023
Episode 260: Captain Cook’s Second and Third Voyages
Jun 18, 2023
QAH Episode 10: Blas de Lezo, Naval Genius
Jun 14, 2023
Episode 259: Captain Cook’s First Voyage
Jun 11, 2023
QAH Episode 9: Iron Mike Malloy
Jun 07, 2023
Episode 258: The Nika Riots
Jun 04, 2023
QAH Episode 8: The Crash at Crush
May 31, 2023
Episode 257: Hurrem Sultan, Ottoman Empress
May 28, 2023
QAH Episode 7: Emperor Houfei, the Murderous Teenager
May 24, 2023
Episode 256: Henry Every, Pirate King
May 21, 2023
QAH Episode 6: Fart Proudly, by Benjamin Franklin
May 17, 2023
Episode 255: Benjamin Franklin, American Polymath
May 14, 2023
QAH Episode 5: Khosrow’s Better Antioch
May 10, 2023
Episode 254: The Roman Empire
May 07, 2023
QAH Episode 4: The Capture of the Den Helder Fleet
May 03, 2023
Episode 253: The Roman Republic
Apr 30, 2023
QAH Episode 3: The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Apr 26, 2023
Episode 252: The Satsuma Rebellion
Apr 23, 2023
QAH Episode 2: “Typhoid” Mary Mallon
Apr 19, 2023
Episode 251: The Western Schism
Apr 16, 2023
QAH Episode 1: Roland the Farter
Apr 12, 2023
Episode 250: Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot
Apr 09, 2023
Episode 249: The History of Flight - Part 3
Apr 02, 2023
Episode 248: The History of Flight - Part 2
Mar 26, 2023
Episode 247: The History of Flight - Part 1
Mar 19, 2023
Episode 246: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Eleven-Time President
Mar 12, 2023
Episode 245: The Salem Witch Trials
Mar 05, 2023
Update: Growth, Ads, and More Content
Mar 01, 2023
Episode 244: Fritz Haber, the Man Who Fed the World
Feb 26, 2023
Episode 243: Mutiny on the Hermione
Feb 19, 2023
Episode 242: The Race to the North Pole
Feb 12, 2023
Episode 241: History's Weirdest Deaths - Part 3
Feb 05, 2023
Episode 240: The Federation of Australia
Jan 29, 2023
Episode 239: The Colonisation of Australia
Jan 22, 2023
Episode 238: Hatshepsut, the Builder Queen
Jan 15, 2023
Episode 237: The Funniest Art Heists in History
Jan 08, 2023
Episode 236: The Gregorian Calendar
Jan 01, 2023
Episode 235: Frederick Douglass, the Voice of Abolitionism - Part 2
Dec 25, 2022
Episode 234: Frederick Douglass, the Voice of Abolitionism - Part 1
Dec 18, 2022
Episode 233: The 1930 FIFA World Cup
Dec 11, 2022
Episode 232: Tokugawa Ieyasu, First of the Last Shoguns
Dec 04, 2022
Episode 231: Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the Lowborn Conqueror
Nov 27, 2022
Episode 230: Oda Nobunaga, the Great Unifier
Nov 20, 2022
Episode 229: The World’s Smallest Nations
Nov 13, 2022
Episode 228: Benedict Arnold, Traitor to America
Nov 06, 2022
Episode 227: Isabella I of Castile, Catholic Queen
Oct 30, 2022
Episode 226: Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui, Inca Founder
Oct 23, 2022
Episode 225: Frederick Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor
Oct 16, 2022
Episode 224: Jan Zizka, the Undefeated Innovator
Oct 09, 2022
Episode 223: The Hundred Years’ War
Oct 02, 2022
Episode 222: The Fall of Constantinople
Sep 25, 2022
Episode 221: Charles I of England, the Beheaded King
Sep 18, 2022
Episode 220: Mahatma Gandhi, the Revolutionary Pacifist - Part 2
Sep 11, 2022
Episode 219: Mahatma Gandhi, the Revolutionary Pacifist - Part 1
Sep 04, 2022
Episode 218: Amelia Earhart, Aviation Pioneer
Aug 28, 2022
Episode 217: Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press
Aug 21, 2022
Episode 216: Isaac Newton, a Genius without Equal
Aug 14, 2022
Episode 215: Hammurabi, the Ancient Lawmaker
Aug 07, 2022
Episode 214: Sargon of Akkad, the First Emperor
Jul 31, 2022
Episode 213: Simon Bolivar, El Libertador
Jul 24, 2022
Episode 212: Napoleon Bonaparte, Conqueror of Europe - Part 2
Jul 17, 2022
Episode 211: Napoleon Bonaparte, Conqueror of Europe - Part 1
Jul 10, 2022
Episode 210: Galileo Galilei, Heretical Genius - Part 2
Jul 03, 2022
Episode 209: Galileo Galilei, Heretical Genius - Part 1
Jun 26, 2022
Episode 208: Queen Victoria, the Queen Who Defined an Era
Jun 19, 2022
Episode 207: Genghis Khan, the Unstoppable Conqueror - Part 2
Jun 12, 2022
Episode 206: Genghis Khan, the Unstoppable Conqueror - Part 1
Jun 05, 2022
Episode 205: Julius Caesar, the Populist Dictator
May 29, 2022
Episode 204: Leonardo da Vinci, Legendary Polymath
May 22, 2022
Episode 203: William Shakespeare, the Great Poet
May 15, 2022
Episode 202 Alexander the Great, the Real-World Achilles
May 08, 2022
Episode 201: Saladin, Defender of the Holy Land
May 01, 2022
Episode 200: Six More Short Stories
Apr 24, 2022
Episode 199: Tamar, Georgia's Golden Age Queen
Apr 17, 2022
Episode 198: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Apr 10, 2022
Episode 197: The History of Nuclear Weapons
Apr 03, 2022
Episode 196: Bartholomew Roberts, the Great Pirate - Part 2
Mar 27, 2022
Episode 195: Bartholomew Roberts, the Great Pirate - Part 1
Mar 20, 2022
Episode 194: Ludwig van Beethoven, the Musical Innovator
Mar 13, 2022
Episode 193: The History of Ukraine
Mar 06, 2022
Episode 192: Le Loi and the Lam Son Uprising
Feb 27, 2022
Episode 191: Cleopatra, Egypt's Last Queen - Part 2
Feb 20, 2022
Episode 190: Cleopatra, Egypt's Last Queen - Part 1
Feb 13, 2022
Episode 189: The Capture of Guam
Feb 06, 2022
Episode 188: Operation Mincemeat
Jan 30, 2022
Episode 187: The Great Train Robbery
Jan 23, 2022
Episode 186: The Battles of Salamis and Plataea
Jan 16, 2022
Episode 185: The Battle of Thermopylae
Jan 09, 2022
Episode 184: The Battle of Marathon
Jan 02, 2022
Episode 183: The 1908 New York to Paris Race
Dec 26, 2021
Episode 182: The Nine Years’ War and the End of Gaelic Ireland
Dec 19, 2021
Episode 181: Caravaggio, the Brawling Painter
Dec 12, 2021
Episode 180: Fritz Duquesne, Vengeful Adventurer
Dec 05, 2021
Episode 179: The Rum Rebellion
Nov 28, 2021
Episode 178: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Legendary Composer - Part 2
Nov 21, 2021
Episode 177: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Legendary Composer - Part 1
Nov 14, 2021
Episode 176: Zoe and Theodora Porphyrogenita
Nov 07, 2021
Episode 175: Marcus Licinius Crassus, Roman Oligarch
Oct 31, 2021
Episode 174: History’s Weirdest Deaths - Part 2
Oct 24, 2021
Episode 173: Famous Last Words
Oct 17, 2021
Episode 172: The Erfurt Latrine Disaster
Oct 10, 2021
Episode 171: Atahualpa and the Massacre of Cajamarca
Oct 03, 2021
Episode 170: King Shaka kaSenzangakhona, the Warrior King
Sep 26, 2021
Episode 169: Attila the Hun, Breaker of Rome
Sep 19, 2021
Episode 168: Jadwiga of Poland, the Peacekeeper
Sep 12, 2021
Episode 167: Jeanne Baret, the First Woman to Circumnavigate Earth
Sep 05, 2021
Episode 166: Charles Ponzi, the Famous Con Artist
Aug 29, 2021
Episode 165: Wild Bill Hickok, the Frontier Lawman
Aug 22, 2021
Episode 164: The Time of Troubles
Aug 15, 2021
Episode 163: Moondyne Joe, the Jailbreaking Bushranger
Aug 08, 2021
Episode 162: The History of the Bicycle
Aug 01, 2021
Episode 161: The Ancient Olympic Games
Jul 25, 2021
Episode 160: The Watergate Scandal
Jul 18, 2021
Episode 159: Hudson’s Bay Company
Jul 11, 2021
Episode 158: The History of the Castle
Jul 04, 2021
Episode 157: El Cid, the Iberian Warlord
Jun 27, 2021
Episode 156: Brunhilda and Fredegund, Feuding Queens
Jun 20, 2021
Episode 155: The Battle of Castle Itter
Jun 13, 2021
Episode 154: Afonso I, the Father of Portugal
Jun 06, 2021
Episode 153: The Forty-Seven Ronin
May 30, 2021
Episode 152: The Eureka Rebellion
May 23, 2021
Episode 151: The History of Penicillin
May 16, 2021
Episode 150: The Apollo Program
May 09, 2021
Episode 149: William and Caroline Herschel, Stargazing Siblings
May 02, 2021
Episode 148: Ashurbanipal, King of the Universe
Apr 25, 2021
Episode 147: The Servile Wars
Apr 18, 2021
Episode 146: The Final Voyage of the Whaleship Essex
Apr 11, 2021
Episode 145: The Suez Canal
Apr 04, 2021
Episode 144: Assassination Attempts on Fidel Castro
Mar 28, 2021
Episode 143: The Four Great Inventions
Mar 21, 2021
Episode 142: Marie Sklodowska Curie, Radiation Pioneer
Mar 14, 2021
Episode 141: Alcibiades, the Ancient Greek Playboy
Mar 07, 2021
Episode 140: The Lafitte Brothers, the Roguish Pirates
Feb 28, 2021
Episode 139: The History of the Toilet
Feb 21, 2021
Episode 138: The Order of Assassins
Feb 14, 2021
Episode 137: Alexander Selkirk, the Real-World Crusoe
Feb 07, 2021
Episode 136: King Ludwig II, the Fairytale King
Jan 31, 2021
Episode 135: The History of Football
Jan 24, 2021
Episode 134: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Grandmother of Europe
Jan 17, 2021
Episode 133: The First-Term Achievements of Every Single US President
Jan 10, 2021
Episode 132: History’s Shortest Reigns
Jan 03, 2021
Episode 131: The Mongol Invasions of Japan
Dec 27, 2020
Episode 130: The Historic Origins of Popular Sayings
Dec 20, 2020
Episode 129: The White Australia Policy
Dec 13, 2020
Episode 128: Moctezuma II and the Fall of the Aztecs
Dec 06, 2020
Episode 127: Moctezuma I and the Rise of the Aztecs
Nov 29, 2020
Episode 126: History’s Weirdest Deaths
Nov 22, 2020
Episode 125: Burke and Hare, Murderous Bodysnatchers
Nov 15, 2020
Episode 124: History of Birth Control
Nov 08, 2020
Episode 123: The Lancashire Witch Trials
Nov 01, 2020
Episode 122: The Great Stink
Oct 25, 2020
Episode 121: Giacomo Casanova, the Famous Philanderer - Part 2
Oct 18, 2020
Episode 120: Giacomo Casanova, the Famous Philanderer - Part 1
Oct 11, 2020
Episode 119: Bonnie and Clyde, the Bank-Robbing Couple
Oct 04, 2020
Episode 118: Franklin’s Lost Expedition
Sep 27, 2020
Episode 117: Hasekura Tsunenaga, First Diplomat to Europe
Sep 20, 2020
Episode 116: The Battle of Kadesh
Sep 13, 2020
Episode 115: The History of Gunpowder
Sep 06, 2020
Episode 114: Joan of Arc, the Saviour of France
Aug 30, 2020
Episode 113: History’s Shortest Wars
Aug 23, 2020
Episode 112: The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - Part 2
Aug 16, 2020
Episode 111: The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - Part 1
Aug 09, 2020
Episode 110: The History of Money
Aug 02, 2020
Episode 109: Sir William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland
Jul 26, 2020
Episode 108: The Shark Arm Murder
Jul 19, 2020
Episode 107: The Münster Rebellion
Jul 11, 2020
Episode 106: The First Circumnavigation of the Earth
Jul 05, 2020
Episode 105: Alexander Hamiltion vs. Aaron Burr
Jun 28, 2020
Episode 104: Joseph Bologne, Virtuosic Swordsman
Jun 21, 2020
Episode 103: The Insurrection Act of 1807
Jun 14, 2020
Episode 102: The History of Clocks - Part 2
Jun 07, 2020
Episode 101: The History of Clocks - Part 1
May 31, 2020
Episode 100: Seven Short Stories
May 24, 2020
Episode 99: The History of Coffee
May 17, 2020
Episode 98: Ching Shih, Pirate Queen
May 10, 2020
Episode 97: Colonel Blood, Thief of Crowns
May 03, 2020
Episode 96: The Bone Wars
Apr 26, 2020
Episode 95: The Mechanical Turk
Apr 19, 2020
Episode 94: The March of the Ten Thousand
Apr 12, 2020
Episode 93: The Cod Wars
Apr 05, 2020
Episode 92: The History of the Potato
Mar 29, 2020
Episode 91: The Tragedy of Ignaz Semmelweis
Mar 22, 2020
Episode 90: The Black Death
Mar 15, 2020
Episode 89: Diogenes, the Hardcore Cynic
Mar 08, 2020
Episode 88: The English Longbow
Mar 01, 2020
Episode 87: Edward Jenner, Father of the Vaccine
Feb 23, 2020
Episode 86: Irene, Byzantine Empress
Feb 16, 2020
Episode 85: Peter Tordenskjold, Norway’s Han Solo
Feb 09, 2020
Episode 84: Black Agnes and the Siege of Dunbar
Feb 02, 2020
Episode 83: Johann Friedrich Struensee, Paramour of Queens
Jan 26, 2020
Episode 82: Norwegian Heavy Water Sabotage
Jan 19, 2020
Episode 81: The Beast of Gévaudan
Jan 12, 2020
Episode 80: Tycho Brahe, the Brass-Nosed Astronomer
Jan 05, 2020
Episode 79: Operation Pastorius - Part 2
Dec 29, 2019
Episode 78: Operation Pastorius - Part 1
Dec 22, 2019
Episode 77: Artemisia and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
Dec 15, 2019
Episode 76: The Norman Conquest of England
Dec 08, 2019
Episode 75: The Great Emu War
Dec 01, 2019
Episode 74: Mutiny on the Batavia
Nov 24, 2019
Episode 73: USS William D. Porter, History’s Unluckiest Ship
Nov 17, 2019
Episode 72: Bowie, Crockett, and the Battle of the Alamo
Nov 10, 2019
Episode 71: Queen Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba
Nov 03, 2019
Episode 70: Four Generations of the Dumas Family
Oct 27, 2019
Episode 69: The Eighty Years’ War - Part 2
Oct 20, 2019
Episode 68: The Eighty Years’ War - Part 1
Oct 13, 2019
Episode 67: Josephine Baker, the Singing Spy
Oct 06, 2019
Episode 66: Juan Pujol García, the Self-Made Spy
Sep 29, 2019
Episode 65: Tarrare, the Eating Machine
Sep 22, 2019
Episode 64: John Paul Jones, Father of the US Navy
Sep 15, 2019
Episode 63: Admiral Yi Sun-Sin, the Great Admiral
Sep 08, 2019
Episode 62: James Lind and the Cure for Scurvy
Sep 01, 2019
Episode 61: John R. Brinkley, the Goat Testicle Quack
Aug 25, 2019
Episode 60: Alexander the Great’s Siege of Tyre
Aug 18, 2019
Episode 59: Neutral Moresnet
Aug 11, 2019
Episode 58: Elagabalus, Rome’s Salacious Emperor
Aug 04, 2019
Episode 57: Stede Bonnet, Gentleman Pirate
Jul 28, 2019
Episode 56: Robert Smalls, War Hero and Congressman
Jul 21, 2019
Episode 55: Gregor MacGregor, the Poyaisian Con Man - Part 2
Jul 14, 2019
Episode 54: Gregor MacGregor, the Poyaisian Con Man - Part 1
Jul 07, 2019
Episode 53: La Maupin, Operatic Swashbuckler
Jun 30, 2019
Episode 52: Arkipov and Petrov, the Men Who Saved the World
Jun 23, 2019
Episode 51: William Buckley, Escaped Convict
Jun 16, 2019
Episode 50: The Darien Scheme
Jun 09, 2019
Episode 49: Calico Jack, Anne Bonny, and Mary Read
Jun 02, 2019
Episode 48: The 1904 Olympic Marathon
May 26, 2019
Episode 47: Mutiny on the Bounty - Part 2
May 19, 2019
Episode 46: Mutiny on the Bounty - Part 1
May 12, 2019
Episode 45: The Second Pacific Squadron
May 05, 2019
Episode 44: Qin Shi Huang, China's First Emperor
Apr 28, 2019
Episode 43: Korean Axe Murder Incident
Apr 21, 2019
Episode 42: Boudica, the Rebel Queen
Apr 14, 2019
Episode 41: Hannibal Barca, the Great Tactician - Part 2
Apr 07, 2019
Episode 40: Hannibal Barca, the Great Tactician - Part 1
Mar 31, 2019
Episode 39: Le Gentil and the Transits of Venus
Mar 24, 2019
Episode 38: The Great Race of Mercy
Mar 17, 2019
Episode 37: Burke and Wills, Australian Pioneers
Mar 10, 2019
Episode 36: Queen Zenobia, the Palmyrene Empress
Mar 03, 2019
Episode 35: The Spanish Armada
Feb 24, 2019
Episode 34: Mary Anning, the Prolific Palaeontologist
Feb 17, 2019
Episode 33: Caligula, the Mad Roman Emperor
Feb 10, 2019
Episode 32: Andree's Arctic Balloon Expedition
Feb 03, 2019
Episode 31: Thomas Midgley, the Walking Environmental Disaster
Jan 27, 2019
Episode 30: Vlad Dracula, the Impaler
Jan 20, 2019
Episode 29: The Mary Celeste
Jan 13, 2019
Episode 28: Wu Zetian, Empress of China
Jan 06, 2019
Episode 27: Wilhelm II, the Last German Emperor
Dec 30, 2018
Episode 26: The Cadaver Synod
Dec 23, 2018
Episode 25: The Defenestrations of Prague
Dec 16, 2018
Episode 24: Lord Timothy Dexter, the Whacko Entrepreneur
Dec 09, 2018
Episode 23: Georg Elser and his Plot to Kill Hitler
Dec 02, 2018
Episode 22: Jeanne de Clisson, Lioness of Brittany
Nov 25, 2018
Episode 21: Ned Kelly, Australia's Famous Outlaw - Part 2
Nov 18, 2018
Episode 20: Ned Kelly, Australia's Famous Outlaw - Part 1
Nov 11, 2018
Episode 19: Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I
Nov 04, 2018
Episode 18: Léo Major, the Québécois Rambo
Oct 28, 2018
Episode 17: The Mongol Conquest of Khwarezmia
Oct 21, 2018
Episode 16: Deborah Sampson, American Revolutionary
Oct 14, 2018
Episode 15: The Battle of Tours - Part 2
Oct 07, 2018
Episode 14: The Battle of Tours - Part 1
Sep 30, 2018
Episode 13: The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
Sep 23, 2018
Episode 12: British K-Class Submarines
Sep 16, 2018
Episode 11: The War of the Oaken Bucket
Sep 09, 2018
Episode 10: The Affair of the Diamond Necklace
Sep 02, 2018
Episode 9: The Battle of New Orleans
Aug 26, 2018
Episode 8: The War of 1812
Aug 19, 2018
Episode 7: D.B. Cooper, the Mystery Hijacker
Aug 12, 2018
Episode 6: The Fenian Raids
Aug 05, 2018
Episode 5: The Fourth Crusade
Jul 29, 2018
Episode 4: Olga of Kyiv, the Merciless Queen
Jul 22, 2018
Episode 3: The Assassination of James A. Garfield
Jul 15, 2018
Episode 2: The Terra Nova Expedition
Jul 08, 2018
Episode 1: Frederick the Great
Jul 01, 2018