Stuff You Missed in History Class – HowStuffWorks.comView Show
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History – Dan CarlinView Show
In “Hardcore History” journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his “Martian”, unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn’t academic history (and Carlin isn’t a historian) but the podcast’s unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.
Lore – Aaron MahnkeView Show
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (and upcoming TV show) about the dark historical tales that fuel our modern superstitions. Each episode explores the world of mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places.
Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
Casefile True CrimeView Show
Fact is scarier than fiction. Casefile, a new true crime podcast. Each episode explores a new case. We cover the shocking, the terrifying, the strange, and the unsolved.
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe – Mike RoweView Show
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew — from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History… The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe — short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.
Thinking Sideways Podcast – Thinking Sideways PodcastView Show
Devin, Joe and Steve have always been curious. Though they don’t have any formal education to guide them, they sit down every week to discuss unsolved mysteries of all kinds: weird noises, strange website and horrific suicides that look a lot like murders. They take a skeptical approach, but never discount the truly odd nature of the world.
Astonishing Legends – Scott Philbrook & Forrest BurgessView Show
Scott and Forrest have been called the ‘Click and Clack of esoterica’ by their listeners. Their mission is to take a look at legendary strange and unusual events from throughout history and interview people who’ve had close encounters with the unexplained. They strive to bring you everything that’s entertaining about those stories and remind you that it’s ok to laugh at scary stories and respectfully, even the people that tell them. Put your headphones on, settle in for you commute and get ready to experience a show like nothing you’ve ever heard before. New shows every two weeks.
Small Town Murder – True Crime Comedy TeamView Show
Two comedians look at a small town, what makes it tick, and a murder that took place there. In depth research, horrible tragedy, and the hosts’ comedic spin on the whole thing. New episodes every Thursday!!
Call Your Girlfriend – Ann Friedman and Aminatou SowView Show
A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by your new BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow.
The History of Rome – Mike DuncanView Show
A weekly podcast tracing the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with Aeneas’s arrival in Italy and ending with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Now complete!
The History Chicks – The History Chicks / PanoplyView Show
Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
the memory palace – Nate DiMeoView Show
From public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace, a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Award and one of iTunes Best Podcast of 2015. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, often a little bit of both.
“The most potent pieces of audio being produced today.” – The AvClub
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
BackStory – BackStory, PanoplyView Show
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We’re based in Charlottesville, Va. at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
Each week we take a topic that people are talking about and explore it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversation with our listeners, we make history engaging and fun.
In Our Time – BBC Radio 4View Show
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
The Vanished Podcast – The Vanished Podcast / WonderyView Show
The Vanished is a true crime podcast that explores the stories of those who have gone missing. Join host, Marissa Jones, as she investigates each case, often interviewing the loved ones who are still searching for answers.
Mysterious Radio – Paranormal | Conspiracies | Haunted | Legends | Myths | Supernatural | UFO | Mystery | Aliens | Bigfoot | Ghosts | Scary | Unexplained | Horror | LoreView Show
NEW SHOW…LISTEN TO THE DIFFERENCE!!! Discussions on all aspects of the paranormal, conspiracy theories, UFO’s, cryptozoology, mysterious places, true crime and more with the foremost experts, survivors & experiencers in the world.
-Hosted by K-Town www.mysteriousradio.com
Real Crime Profile – Real Crime Profile / WonderyView Show
Join Jim Clemente (former FBI profiler), Laura Richards (criminal behavioral analyst, former New Scotland Yard) and Lisa Zambetti (Casting director for CBS’ Criminal Minds) as they profile behavior from real criminal cases.
Already Gone Podcast – Already Gone PodcastView Show
Sharing stories of the missing, the lost, the mysterious and the murdered. I’m a lifelong Detroiter and just love a good story.
Find me on Twitter: @Alreadygonepod (https://twitter.com/alreadygonepod)
Unexplained – Richard MacLean SmithView Show
Unexplained is a bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A show about the space between what we think of as real and what is not. Where the unknown and paranormal meets some of the most radical ideas in science today.
When something is inexplicable, that mystery in itself can become the story. In many ways, it is often the lure of the mystery that keeps us coming back for more…
And maybe, ultimately, some things are just better left unexplained…
More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod
Revolutions – Mike DuncanView Show
A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions. Now: The Haitian Revolution Next: Simon Bolivar and Gran Colombia. Visit us at revolutionspodcast.com
The British History Podcast – Jamie JeffersView Show
The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
History on Fire – Daniele BolelliView Show
Where history and epic collide–“History on Fire” is a podcast by author and university professor Daniele Bolelli.
Spirits – Amanda McLoughlin and Julia SchifiniView Show
Spirits is a boozy biweekly podcast about mythology, legends and lore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
True Crime All The Time Unsolved – Emash DigitalView Show
True Crime All The Time Unsolved is a spin-off of our True Crime All The Time podcast. This podcast will deal only with unsolved cases. Same hosts and the same format that you’re used to on the regular TCATT podcast.
The Documentary – BBC World ServiceView Show
The best of BBC World Service documentaries and other factual programmes.
History Extra podcast – Immediate MediaView Show
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine – a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
The History of WWII Podcast – by Ray Harris Jr – WWIIPodcastView Show
A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.
The Serial Killer Podcast – Thomas Wiborg-ThuneView Show
The Serial Killer Podcast is the podcast dedicated to the exploration of the serial killer phenomenon. Who they were, what they did and how.
Hollywood & Crime – WonderyView Show
Elizabeth Short was a star-struck young woman whose body was found completely severed at the waist in January 1947 in Los Angeles. She would be forever remembered as the Black Dahlia, and her murder remains one of the most infamous unsolved cases in the world to this day. But few people know that more than a dozen women died in similar circumstances in Los Angeles around the same time. In this ground-breaking serialized docu-drama, host Tracy Pattin investigates these sensational cases, uncovers new evidence, and immerses listeners in both the glamour and the underbelly of 20th century Hollywood.
The Fall Line – The Fall Line PodcastView Show
The Fall Line Podcast investigates the March 18, 1990 disappearance of Augusta, GA twins Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook. The twins, who were fifteen at the time, were treated without cause as runaways and their case was closed less than a week after their seventeenth birthday. Their family worked tirelessly to get the case reopened, and finally managed to attract the notice of a newly elected sheriff in 2013. Now, the podcast works to amplify the voices of the twins’ family and to uncover facts, explore and dispel rumors, and develop theories in their case. Listen as we work to find Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook.
The Minds Of Madness – True Crime Stories – The Minds of MadnessView Show
An investigative discovery, uncovering the series of events, circumstances, and state of mind which cause ordinary people to do unthinkable things….
The Martyrmade Podcast – Darryl CooperView Show
Religion, ritual, ideology, nationalism, identity… Human beings are meaning-seeking creatures, and history is the tale of the many ways our remarkable species has sought to orient itself in the world. From Zionist zealots and radical Islam to human sacrifice and aboriginal mythology, The MartyrMade Podcast will jump into the transcendent dreams and dark nightmares we’ve conjured in our search for significance.
In Our Time: History – BBC Radio 4View Show
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
Crime In Sports – True Crime Comedy TeamView Show
Two comedians take an unmerciful and hilarious look at athletes who have lost big games…with the law!
Crime in Sports does the research, and finds the funny in the world of sports true crime.
New episode every week!
A History of the World in 100 Objects – BBC Radio 4View Show
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity’s history through the objects we have made
In Sight – In SightView Show
Join Ali and Charlie as they take a new look at true crime, mysteries, and forgotten history. New episodes released every Monday.
Stuff of Genius – TestTubeView Show
Stuff of Genius tells the story behind everyday inventions. From the bikini to super wheat and everything in between, viewers will learn the stories of unsung inventor heroes and their trials, tribulations and successes.
The History of English Podcast – Kevin StroudView Show
A chronological history of the English language examined through the lens of historical events that shaped the development and spread of the language from the Eurasian steppe to the entire world.
The History of England – David CrowtherView Show
I have loved and lived with the story of the history of the English for as long as I can remember. This is my retelling of that story, in a regular, chronological podcast, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day. I’m a bloke in a shed, this is not a dry retelling of events; I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, but I fill it with my love and enthusiasm for history, and some of the things that make me laugh. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies.
Criminality: A True Crime Podcast – Criminality PodcastView Show
Criminality is a non-fiction podcast about crime and criminals, and covers all types and crimes and the criminals that commit them, from murder to fraud, to computer crime and kidnapping. We cover it all!
Radio Diaries – Radio DiariesView Show
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
In Our Time: Philosophy – BBC Radio 4View Show
From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast – Most Notorious! A True Crime History PodcastView Show
Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals and tragedies throughout history.
Hosted by historian, author, and all around ne’er-do-well, Erik Rivenes.
Witness – BBC World ServiceView Show
The story of our times told by the people who were there.
The Civil War (1861-1865): A History Podcast – Richard YoungdahlView Show
A history podcast in which Rich & Tracy weave together a chronological narrative of the Civil War era. Visit us at www.civilwarpodcast.org
In Our Time: Science – BBC Radio 4View Show
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast About Early American History – Liz CovartView Show
Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast about early American history.
It is a show for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world.
Each episode features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.
True Crime Historian – True Crime HistorianView Show
Stories of America’s scandals, scoundrels and scourges from historic newspapers in the golden era of yellow journalism.
Strange Matters Podcast – Strange Matters PodcastView Show
Here at Strange Matters we discuss anything just outside the norm, ranging from the bizarre and unexplained to the supernatural and paranormal, and everything in between. Our topics include unsolved mysteries, unsolved crimes, conspiracies, strange events, and many more!
SpyCast – SpyCastView Show
Each week, the International Spy Museum will offer a new SpyCast featuring interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. The SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Vince Houghton, historian and curator at the International Spy Museum. Dr. Houghton specializes in intelligence, diplomatic, and military history, with expertise in the late-WWII and early-Cold War eras. The International Spy Museum (www.spymuseum.org) in Washington, DC is the only public museum in the U.S. solely dedicated to espionage.