Comedy History Podcasts

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BackStory

266 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
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 Virginia Humanities. There’s the h...
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Presidential

49 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released l...
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Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast

182 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedie...
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Give Me Murder Or Give Me Death

111 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 137 ratings
A true crime comedy podcast with Lena Berry and Alex Stypula. Each week they dive into a horrific crime and try to wring out a bit of humor from some of the darkest aspects of humanity. Sometimes...
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Outliers - Stories from the edge of history

52 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 100 ratings
Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power...
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Legally Insane - The Law is Funny

118 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 80 ratings
Legally Insane is a deep dive into some of the craziest and dark parts of the legal history of this great country. Our hosts Matt Ritter and Tony Sam come at the topic in a very unique way. Matt is...
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OMGWTFBIBLE

89 episodes - Latest episode: 16 days ago - ★★★★★ - 66 ratings
In this monthly podcast, David Tuchman is joined by special guests who will read his new translation of the Torah chapter-by-chapter while he makes sarcastic comments.
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Roast Mortem Cast

152 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 60 ratings
We've all been taught to venerate the dead. Where's the fun in that?! No one can take all their rotten secrets to the grave. Humans are just trash monsters that make mistakes, rub together and make...
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Folklore on the Rocks

77 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 51 ratings
Entertaining, booze fueled, informative podcast about lesser known monsters, cryptids, creatures, and general folklore from around the world. Pour a drink and join us!
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Spooky A S

132 episodes - Latest episode: about 20 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 46 ratings
Each week, host Eric Dwinnells and a different guest cohost chat about a spooky subject. From the paranormal to true crime, from ghosts to amusement park rides, from the occult to bizarre religious...
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History Blitz

28 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 38 ratings
We are two guys who want to learn some stuff! Join us, Mike and Dylan, as we find out about weird things in history. It could be a specific person, event, or even a trend! Dylan will research a top...
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Wicked Thoughts A True Crime Podcast

29 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
Pull up a seat and grab a drink. Get ready for murder, science, serial killers. ghosts, a bit of history topped off with some good ol' fun!!!
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Ill Repute

42 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 31 ratings
Comedian and amateur historian Sovereign Syre teams up with activist and journalist Siouxsie Q. James, to chronicle the lives of women of ill repute throughout history.
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Let Them Fight: A Comedy History Podcast

131 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 27 ratings
Join comedians Jacob Trimmer and Tim Groeschel in a mashup of true crime, history, and comedy as they swap stories and make jokes about people throughout time who have lived interesting and violent...
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Worst Foot Forward

216 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
An encyclopaedia of heroic failure Join Ben Van der Velde, Barry McStay and their guests as they brandish their wooden spoons of destiny and celebrate the losers, heroic failures and spectacular m...
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Beheaded

15 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
Torture. Execution. Death. Listen as two die-hard fans chat about some of history's most gruesome death sentences. From famous queens and kings to the uncommon names in history, no conviction will ...
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Into The Rabbit Hole

43 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
Physic Horses, alien cults, and mysterious medieval dancing plagues. We've got a story to tell you!10 years of weird adventures, late night gibberish, and a whole lot of stories has culminated into...
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Disturbing Interests

53 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 19 ratings
Do your conversations kill the party? Do you find yourself getting "that look" due to your extensive knowledge about turn of the century asylums? Have you ever wondered if there is a market for h...
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America The Bizarre

60 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
Dive into the weirdness of American history each week with Jordan & Jeremy Rausch as they explore the crazy stories that shaped America into the beautiful weirdo she is today.
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Kings of Democracy

53 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
The official podcast of the United States of America and everybody who lives in it or ever has or ever will.
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That Broad's Got Moxie!

77 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
Oh Hello! and Welcome to That Broad's Got Moxie! Your weekly herstory lesson with funny gals, Kyeanna and Kassi. We're bringing the laughs and telling tales of influential, infamous, classy, brassy...
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This Fucking Guy

20 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
Two best friends talk about the most ridiculous and absurd people throughout history.
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HistoryBoiz

37 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Meet Chris, Tyler, Zach, and Jerry. They are the HistoryBoiz. They’re going to tell you about historical figures and events and make you laugh at the same time. Drink a cheap beer, and get some his...
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Ain't It Rich

114 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 8 ratings
Each week Mickey Flykick talks to his friends about the ridiculous lifestyles of the ridiculously wealthy
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Same Difference: 2 Jazz Fans, 1 Jazz Standard

49 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 8 ratings
Johnny Valenzuela and Tony Habra have decided to start a podcast. The two of us have been attending Jazz festivals (specifically the Playboy Jazz Festival until recently and now the Sun Valley Jazz...
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The Fringe Center Podcast with Manny Miranda

37 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★ - 8 ratings
Today we see more often then not that every form of discourse has to fit into a narrow band of left or right, black or white, right or wrong. On this podcast I will cover topics that don't fit a si...
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Halfwit History

110 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
Hosts Jonathan & Kiley talk about the upcoming week, but a long time ago (and sometimes not so long ago). Occasionally, they even know what they are talking about! Join them in exploring topics lik...
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Sipping Liberty

5 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
A podcast that seeks to enlighten listeners about the past, in order to save it from repeating itself.
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The Tipsy Timeline

58 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6 ratings
The Tipsy Timeline is your go-to comedic podcast where history and alcohol collide. Hosts James and Cory take you on a journey through history to discuss the many fascinating stories about alcohol ...
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War Movies

27 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★ - 6 ratings
War Movies takes you back to ancient times of histories great empires, their conquest, to modern day warfare. Hollywood greatest heroes on the silver screen come alive once again with epic tales of...
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