Archive for the 'Love' Category

Finally, something to laugh about - this week's episode is all about the humour (well it's rarely about the history)! Tom kicks us off with a look at the Philogelos (Love of Laught...

Happy 2020! As a special welcome in to the new year and thanks to all our listeners, we've done a Q&A answering your questions. From hot water taps to 90s TV and the emu wars, ...

How do you prove an arch-nemesis history teacher wrong? How many facts can you find beginning with the letter Q, and how many make it onto a major British TV panel show? How do you...

This week we're celebrating badass women through history. With a series of sources written by men, because history. Sigh. Tom's giving us a whistlestop tour of The Moralia, Greek/R...

History is all about discoveries. From scientific breakthroughs, to new philosophies and ideas, to finding out what women get up to in sleepovers and finding wads of classic work u...

I mean honestly, it's amazing it's taken us this long to tackle revenge. That's basically what history is all about. And we've no shortage of things to talk about. Tom kicks us off...

Subscribe and listen to us! Apple Music // Podbean // Overcast // Stitcher // TuneIn // Spotify Welcome to That Was Genius: Two blokes. A 12-hour time difference. An immature sense...

STOP, in the name of love, as we take a look at some of history's host of heroic homosexuals to celebrate Pride season. Tom kicks us off with a look at the Theban Sacred Band, the ...

Banned literature is the theme this week, and features the mad ramblings of the CIA, and a whole book full of medieval dick jokes. Which makes us as happy as it'll make you! Tom di...

Getting lost is the topic this week, from a twice shipwrecked (and probably quite annoying) Dutchman and his adventures in Java and Indonesia, to intrepid Amazon explorer Percy Faw...