Comedy History Podcasts

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Behind the Bastards

286 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 hours ago - ★★★★ - 6.7K ratings
There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastard...
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56 episodes - Latest episode: 25 days ago - ★★★★ - 3K 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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266 episodes - Latest episode: 5 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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Those Conspiracy Guys

192 episodes - Latest episode: 19 days ago - ★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
Those Conspiracy Guys is an Irish comedy podcast where we discuss all types and genres of conspiracy theories, paranormal happenings and true crime from Atlantean myths to Zapruder films; from ghos...
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Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast

194 episodes - Latest episode: about 8 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.9K 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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History Extra podcast

878 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 hour ago - ★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit
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223 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
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Do Go On

294 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.
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458 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 803 ratings
Each week, SpyCast will feature interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (
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Uncommon Knowledge

130 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 711 ratings
For more than two decades the Hoover Institution has been producing Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson as an outlet for political leaders, schol...
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Quantum Week

81 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 701 ratings
Trapped in time due to an experiment gone awry, we leap into a random week of a random year, and talk about the hit movies, music, and headlines.
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Turned Out A Punk

428 episodes - Latest episode: about 9 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 620 ratings
Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats...
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143 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 549 ratings
KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show f...
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Florida Men on Florida Man

115 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 287 ratings
The Florida Men on Florida Man podcast features crazy but TRUE stories from the sunshine state. FMOFM goes past the insane headlines and focuses on Florida’s history. From the nation’s wealthiest m...
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Laughs from the Past

229 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 266 ratings
History told right. Come along with Jomboy (Jimmy) and his co-host Jake on a comedic journey through histories most ridiculous tales. Each week, Jomboy shares a bizarre story from the past with Jak...
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Give Me Murder Or Give Me Death

111 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 138 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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155 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 130 ratings
CRiiiME is a show about lawbreakers from comedians Rich Slaton and Jon Shefsky. Each week the guys are joined by hilarious guests as they examine crimes from throughout world history. Follow us on ...
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New Books in History

4,179 episodes - Latest episode: about 4 hours ago - ★★★★ - 124 ratings
Interviews with Historians about their New Books
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Outliers - Stories from the edge of history

52 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 110 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: 4 months 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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Roast Mortem Cast

162 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 67 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...


90 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 67 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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Language of Bromance

337 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
Language of Bromance is a weekly Improv Comedy Podcast that was created by Richard and Shawn in 2014. Releasing a new episode every single Sunday featuring new weird stories from history, news, mo...
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Folklore on the Rocks

79 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 53 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

138 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days 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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Keystone State of Mind

57 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 38 ratings
Join me every week to hear stories of everything interesting from Pennsylvania!! From obscure historical events to inventions and scientific breakthroughs. From murderers and true crime to urban le...
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History Blitz

28 episodes - Latest episode: 9 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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I Don't Know Her

76 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 37 ratings
Best friends Amanda Mead and Rita Vigil get together each week to talk about women you've probably never heard of, but you should have. Join them in their quest to get to know important women (and ...
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Let Them Fight: A Comedy History Podcast

152 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 34 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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Ill Repute

42 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 32 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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