Comedy History Podcasts

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56 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 3.1K 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: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K 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

203 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 2.3K 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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Uncommon Knowledge

141 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1K 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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Turned Out A Punk

474 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 646 ratings
Damian Abraham has been many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ and food network host, one of the minds behind TV's "The Wrestlers", parent of 3... and undeniably, a p...
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Legally Insane - The Law is Funny

118 episodes - Latest episode: 9 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

185 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 70 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...


92 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 65 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

359 episodes - Latest episode: 7 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: 6 months 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 Times with Eric D

151 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 48 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

68 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 45 ratings
Join me every week to hear stories from the dark side of Pennsylvania history!! From murderers and true crime to urban legends and the paranormal. I'll also be bringing some fun and humor to these ...
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Worst Foot Forward

257 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 37 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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Chicago History Podcast

83 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 37 ratings
We discuss Chicago history - the places, events, and the people behind it all! Have a listen and learn a little bit more about the greatest city in the world.
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Ill Repute

42 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 37 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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27 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 30 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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Cooking With Grief

62 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 28 ratings
Cooking With Grief is a podcast where two glorious morons share facts, stories and titbits they've found interesting, an internet Show & Tell. Topics range from science to history to current events...
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Now In Color

33 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 28 ratings
Now In Color is a weekly podcast that brings those who have been erased in history back to the forefront.
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Forgotten Stories: Historical Crimes and the Unusual

106 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 26 ratings
Tales lost to time about crime, mischief, and strange occurrences as told by sisters Cathryn and Elisabeth. Tune in and buckle up because things might get weird along the way.
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53 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 26 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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Kings of Democracy

80 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 25 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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Into The Rabbit Hole

43 episodes - Latest episode: 11 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

63 episodes - Latest episode: 18 days ago - ★★★★★ - 23 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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Podcast of Greats

24 episodes - Latest episode: 16 days ago - ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Podcast of Greats covers all of the great people, places, spectacles and events that history has to offer with a comedic, morbid, yet wholesome twist. Cooper and Glynn discuss conqueror's of lands,...
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New Books in American Studies

3,270 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 19 ratings
Interviews with Scholars of America about their New Books Support our show by becoming a premium member!
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America The Bizarre

85 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 18 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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Horrible History

77 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
Every city has its own horrible history. Each week hosts Emily Barlean and Rachel Everett-Lozon will venture to two new cities and do a deep dive into a piece of history that you won't read about i...
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Our Daily History

108 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
Will is diving into the history books to learn more about our past. This is not your typical history podcast. Will is unpredictable at every corner. He loves to make you laugh and also teaches ever...
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You're Not Gonna Like This

69 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
A weekly podcast by friends Andrew Caudill and Seth Reid. Two men, separated by fandoms, but joined in friendship. The two entertain, enchant, and attempt to convince each other to like something t...
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27 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
An improv comedy podcast where your host, Will, attempts to teach you all about the real history and details behind some simple every day overlooked thing we all use, but not without being constant...
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