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How Robert 'The Fastest Knife in the West End' Liston Conducted a Surgery With a 300% Mortality RateApr 18, 2019 Listen
How Oliver Cromwell Got Executed Several Years After His DeathApr 16, 2019 Listen
Hong Xiuquan: The Younger Brother of Jesus Christ Who Led a Bloody Rebellion in ChinaApr 11, 2019 Listen
How Big Bill Speakman Fought Off North Korea With Beer BottlesApr 09, 2019 Listen
Teddy Roosevelt May Just Have Saved Modern (American) FootballApr 04, 2019 Listen
Prohibition, Prescriptions and the Rise of 'Medicinal' Booze Apr 02, 2019 Listen
Introducing It Could Happen Here, An iHeartRadio Original PodcastMar 29, 2019 Listen
Did Robert E. Lee hate Confederate Memorials?Mar 28, 2019 Listen
California Schoolchildren and the Great Squirrel WarMar 26, 2019 Listen
When West Virginia Begged the USSR for Foreign AidMar 21, 2019 Listen
Idiomatic for the People II, Part IIMar 19, 2019 Listen
Idiomatic for the People II, Part IMar 14, 2019 Listen
The Statue of Liberty Almost Lived in EgyptMar 12, 2019 Listen
Agent Garbo: The Strange Tale of the Man Who Saved D-DayMar 07, 2019 Listen
The War of the Stray Dog: How Far Would You Go For Your Pet?Mar 05, 2019 Listen
The Tragic Origin Story of Morse CodeFeb 28, 2019 Listen
Operation Gunnerside: How a Crew of Military Skiers Ruined the Nazi BombFeb 26, 2019 Listen
How far did Isaac Newton go to hunt down forgers?Feb 21, 2019 Listen
How Admiral Horatio Nelson Ended Up Dead in a Barrel of BrandyFeb 19, 2019 Listen
English Men Used to Sell Their WivesFeb 14, 2019 Listen
How Louisiana Almost Became a Hippo Ranching HubFeb 12, 2019 Listen
The Weird Life of George Washington, Part 2Feb 08, 2019 Listen
The Weird Life of George Washington, Part 1Feb 05, 2019 Listen
Who was the highest paid athlete in history?Jan 31, 2019 Listen
Clara, The World's Most Famous RhinocerosJan 30, 2019 Listen
How the Monopoly Board Game Became a World War II Escape KitJan 24, 2019 Listen
Idiomatic For The People, Part IJan 23, 2019 Listen
Was there a real-life Rapunzel?Jan 17, 2019 Listen
Benjamin Franklin's Advice on 'Finding a Mistress'Jan 15, 2019 Listen
What does 'Idaho' actually mean?Jan 10, 2019 Listen
Uncle Sam Tried to End World War II With Bat BombsJan 08, 2019 Listen
The American Soldiers Who Defected to North Korea and Became Movie StarsJan 04, 2019 Listen
How a Broken Toilet Foiled a German SubJan 01, 2019 Listen
Creature Feature: The Dark TetradDec 27, 2018 Listen
Gustaf Broman Tried to Cross the Atlantic in a Canoe . . . Or Did He?Dec 25, 2018 Listen
The Weird, Surprisingly Recent Origin of the Tooth FairyDec 20, 2018 Listen
When Vikings Loot The Wrong TownDec 18, 2018 Listen
Were Tulips Really The Bitcoin of the 1600s?Dec 13, 2018 Listen
(Some of) History's Dumbest Military PrototypesDec 11, 2018 Listen
The Forty Elephants: London’s All-Female Jewel ThievesDec 06, 2018 Listen
The Malleus Maleficarum: A Real-life Witch Hunter's BibleDec 04, 2018 Listen
The Great London Beer Flood of 1814Nov 29, 2018 Listen
Dr. Seuss Wrote His Most Famous Book On A BetNov 27, 2018 Listen
Feral Children and the True Story Behind The Jungle BookNov 22, 2018 Listen
When Dentist Sold Dentures Made with Corpse TeethNov 21, 2018 Listen
The Laxative-laden Journey of Lewis and ClarkNov 15, 2018 Listen
The Strange and Spectacularly Disgusting Story of the Great Kentucky Meat ShowerNov 13, 2018 Listen
The Bizarre Origin of the Oxford English DictionaryNov 08, 2018 Listen
How Conman Victor Lustig Sold The Eiffel Tower (Twice)Nov 06, 2018 Listen
George Carlin Gets Quoted in the Supreme Court: Ridiculous Stand-up Stories with Wayne FedermanNov 02, 2018 Listen
The People vs. Lenny Bruce: Ridiculous Stand-up Stories with Wayne FedermanOct 31, 2018 Listen
The Life and Times of Ol' Knife HandOct 23, 2018 Listen
The Ridiculous Story of the World’s First (Documented) Serial KillerOct 18, 2018 Listen
Back When the Rich Ate CorpsesOct 16, 2018 Listen
The Mummies of GuanajuatoOct 11, 2018 Listen
The Curious Rise of SPAMOct 09, 2018 Listen
The Smooth-talking Takeover of Tabor BridgeOct 04, 2018 Listen
History's Coolest (Non-Human) Political Candidates, Part IOct 02, 2018 Listen
Attack of the Aswang: How the CIA Used Vampires as Weapons of WarSep 27, 2018 Listen
A Dead Pope Goes To CourtSep 25, 2018 Listen
Who are the Hartlepudlian Monkey Hangers?Sep 20, 2018 Listen
William Walker: Filibuster and (Fantastically Bad) PresidentSep 18, 2018 Listen
Lawsonomy: How the Father of the Modern Airline Started His Own ReligionSep 13, 2018 Listen
War and Candy: The Infamous Tootsie Roll Air DropSep 11, 2018 Listen
The Man Who Assassinated Abe Lincoln's AssassinSep 06, 2018 Listen
The Cock Lane Ghost: Haunting, Hoax, Hysteria… or Hilarious?Sep 05, 2018 Listen
Roland the Farter and the Weird World of Professional FlatulenceAug 30, 2018 Listen
Gregor MacGregor Invented a Country and Convinced People to Invest in ItAug 28, 2018 Listen
Angry Feds and Deadly Booze: The Story of the Chemists' WarAug 23, 2018 Listen
Project A119: The Cold War Plan to Nuke the Moon!Aug 21, 2018 Listen
Adidas Versus Puma: A Tale of Two BrothersAug 16, 2018 Listen
Fanny and Stella: The Cross-Dressing Scandal of Victorian EnglandAug 14, 2018 Listen
Kansas Imprisoned Women For Having STDsAug 09, 2018 Listen
The WWII Naval Battle Won Using PotatoesAug 07, 2018 Listen
The Korean Soldier Who Fought for 3 Armies During WWIIAug 02, 2018 Listen
Oregon Was a White Supremacist ParadiseJul 31, 2018 Listen
Why did people hate the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge? Jul 26, 2018 Listen
The 1904 Summer Olympic Games in St. Louis Hosted a Racist 'Special Olympics'Jul 24, 2018 Listen
When Heineken Made Bottles That Could Be Used as BricksJul 19, 2018 Listen
Why British Soccer Players Saluted the NazisJul 17, 2018 Listen
The United States That Never WereJul 12, 2018 Listen
Philadelphia's Transylvanian Doomsday Cult: The Cave of KelpiusJul 10, 2018 Listen
Enough About Us: What About You?Jul 05, 2018 Listen
Weird Wars Fought For Dumb ReasonsJul 03, 2018 Listen
The FBI's Quest to Understand 'Louie, Louie'Jun 28, 2018 Listen
The Time a Soviet Premier Was Banned From DisneylandJun 26, 2018 Listen
Kidnapping, Binge Drinking and Costumes: Voter Fraud in the 1800sJun 21, 2018 Listen
Why don't Americans use bidets?Jun 19, 2018 Listen
The Earliest Recorded Mooning Killed ThousandsJun 14, 2018 Listen
The Presidential Reason Fido Became the Default Name for a Generic DogJun 12, 2018 Listen
Dock Ellis and the Legend of the LSD No-hitterJun 07, 2018 Listen
Maryland’s State Song was a Diss TrackJun 05, 2018 Listen
The Story of Max, South Africa's Famous, Crime-fighting GorillaMay 31, 2018 Listen
How Santa Anna Lost His Leg Twice, and Held a Funeral for ItMay 29, 2018 Listen
That Time Chewbacca Needed BodyguardsMay 24, 2018 Listen
Napoleon Bonaparte Was Attacked by Bunnies -- And LostMay 22, 2018 Listen
California Was Named for a Fictional Island Ruled by a Black Amazon QueenMay 17, 2018 Listen
Ancient Mayan Ritual Alcohol EnemasMay 15, 2018 Listen
Vermont Was an Independent RepublicMay 10, 2018 Listen
The Capture of Guam Was Bloodless and Quick, All Due to a MisunderstandingMay 08, 2018 Listen
Are all US Presidents actually related?May 03, 2018 Listen
What's the deal with two-dollar bills?May 01, 2018 Listen
How James Bond Created a Mexican Dia de los Muertos TraditionApr 26, 2018 Listen
Did Richard Nixon Unwittingly Smuggle Drugs for Louis Armstrong?Apr 24, 2018 Listen
3 Times Society Refused to Accept New Books on ScienceApr 19, 2018 Listen
That Time We Erased a (HUGE) WaterfallApr 17, 2018 Listen
The Poetic Justice of Death by Molten GoldApr 12, 2018 Listen
Japan, Baseball and the Curse of the ColonelApr 10, 2018 Listen
That Time the US Built a Flying Aircraft CarrierApr 05, 2018 Listen
Yes, Those Are Corpses in the DioramaApr 03, 2018 Listen
Weird People Who Built Weird ThingsMar 29, 2018 Listen
What was the West Point Eggnog Riot?Mar 27, 2018 Listen
Lyndon Johnson Chatted on the Phone More than a TeenagerMar 22, 2018 Listen
When Germany Sacrificed Sausage For WarMar 20, 2018 Listen
Arsenic: The Assassin's Dream WeaponMar 15, 2018 Listen
The Killer Marketing Campaign Behind Guy FawkesMar 13, 2018 Listen
When Ancient India Beat Machiavelli to the PunchMar 08, 2018 Listen
The Rise of Harvey Wiley's Poison SquadMar 06, 2018 Listen
Step Aside, James Bond: The Strange Stories of Espionage AnimalsMar 01, 2018 Listen
How MLK influenced Star TrekFeb 27, 2018 Listen
What was the 'Great Stink' of London?Feb 22, 2018 Listen
How Farmers Built A Barbed Wire Phone NetworkFeb 21, 2018 Listen
The Strange Story of Canadian Margarine BootleggersFeb 15, 2018 Listen
When People Waged War Over EggsFeb 13, 2018 Listen
The Wild West Was Actually Pretty ChillFeb 08, 2018 Listen
How A Grudge Match Launched the Ford GT40Feb 06, 2018 Listen
Vitamin Donuts Were A Real ThingFeb 01, 2018 Listen
The Rotten, Sausagey Secret Origin of BotoxJan 30, 2018 Listen
The Weird World of Meat Jell-O (Gelatin Origin Story)Jan 25, 2018 Listen
London Made a Train for the DeadJan 23, 2018 Listen
Roald Dahl: Children's Author and Secret AgentJan 18, 2018 Listen
When did ALL-CAPS type become YELLING?Jan 16, 2018 Listen
Why does the Guinness Beer Company Track World Records?Jan 11, 2018 Listen
Digging Up James K Polk (For the Third Time)Jan 09, 2018 Listen
Presidents Love Their Ridiculous PetsJan 04, 2018 Listen
The Atomic Whoops: When the US Air Force Bombed South CarolinaJan 02, 2018 Listen
Waging War With Hallucinogenic HoneyDec 28, 2017 Listen
Ben Franklin Tried To Reinvent the AlphabetDec 26, 2017 Listen
The Strange History of Antarctic FruitcakeDec 21, 2017 Listen
When the Puritans Canceled ChristmasDec 19, 2017 Listen
Baguettes and Vacation: France versus BakersDec 14, 2017 Listen
What's the deal with smashing cake at weddings?Dec 12, 2017 Listen
Conquest via Bird Poop: One Island at a TimeDec 07, 2017 Listen
When Scientists Hid Under Beds To Spy On KidsDec 05, 2017 Listen
When People Thought They Were Made of GlassNov 30, 2017 Listen
Nazis, Churchill and ChocolateNov 28, 2017 Listen
When (and why) did the US start calling its citizens consumers?Nov 23, 2017 Listen
Does the US Confederacy still exist in Americana, Brazil?Nov 21, 2017 Listen
Did a real-life rainmaker almost drown San Diego?Nov 16, 2017 Listen
X-Rays, Songs and Soviets: The Stilyagi StoryNov 14, 2017 Listen
Who solves murders in Antarctica?Nov 09, 2017 Listen
How White America Tried to Destroy Chinese RestaurantsNov 07, 2017 Listen
Butter: Protestantism's Secret Ingredient?Nov 02, 2017 Listen
Wharram Percy Versus The UndeadOct 31, 2017 Listen
Why do British lawyers wear wigs?Oct 24, 2017 Listen
The Wild Hippos of Pablo EscobarOct 24, 2017 Listen
Ridiculous History: Episode ZeroOct 20, 2017 Listen
Ridiculous History: TrailerOct 18, 2017 Listen