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The Island of Death and The Island That Left

by wthpod August 14, 2017

In this island hopping episode Suzie visits the island of Poveglia and Trevor can’t visit Sandy Island! WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: THE ISLAND OF POVEGLIA Atlas Obscura 2017, ‘Poveglia Plague Island’ http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/poveglia-plague-island Matthews D […]

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Venice Sees Pink and Trialling Monkeys

by wthpod July 31, 2017

In this episode Suzie discusses Pink Floyd’s influence on Venice and Trevor reports on the Scopes Monkey Trial! WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: PINK FLOYD IN VENICE Lifton D 2015, ‘The Story of the Pink […]

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Vengeance on a Viking and Capers in a Canal

by wthpod July 17, 2017

In this episode Suzie talks about the life of Sigurd the Mighty and Trevor visits The Yellow Fleet! WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: SIGURD THE MIGHTY James E 2014, Overview: The Vikings, 800 to 1066, […]

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Hatpin Warriors and Wonder Who’s Origin This Is

by wthpod July 3, 2017

In this extra empowering episode Suzie explores the origin of the Hatpin Warriors and Trevor wonders about William Moulton Marston and his wonderful creation! WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: HATPIN WARRIORS Abbott K 2014, “The […]

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Mary Mary Quite Contagious and The Umbrella Rebel

by wthpod June 19, 2017

In this episode Suzie follows the contagious career of Mary Mallon and Trevor discusses Jonas Hanway’s umbrella controversy! WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. See the Rufus Project One Credit Challenge on YouTube Sources: TYPHOID MARY Greenwood […]

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Stay Frosty and Carry On and No-agra Falls

by wthpod June 5, 2017

In this icy episode Suzie explores the Frost Fairs and Trevor visits Niagara Falls, when they weren’t falling! WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: THE FROST FAIRS BBC History n.d., ‘The Blitz’ – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/events/the_blitz de Castella […]

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Fraudy Cat and The Invisible Man

by wthpod May 22, 2017

In this episode Suzie recounts the tales of Henri Grin, or maybe Green, of Louis Redman or… (etc) and Trevor talks about someone who doesn’t actually exist! WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: LOUIS DE ROUGEMONT […]

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Flower Power Failure and a Mother of a Day

by wthpod May 8, 2017

In this Mother’s (or is it Mothers’) Day related episode Suzie examines how the humble tulip nearly wrecked a country and Trevor discusses how Anna Jarvis, the creator of Mother’s Day, felt about Mother’s Day. WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on […]

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Pope-a-palooza and The Rocket Man

by wthpod April 24, 2017

In this delayed episode Suzie dives into the Great Western Schism and Trevor spends some time with Claude Ruggieri. WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: THE GREAT WESTERN SCHISM Knight K 2012, ‘Western Schism’, New Advent, Catholic […]

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Playing A Round and Liszt Maniacs

by wthpod March 27, 2017

In this mould breaker episode Suzie recaps the “career” of Maurice Flitcroft and Trevor examines the phenomena surrounding Franz Liszt. WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, or find us on iTunes.  Also chat with us over on Facebook or Twitter #wthpod. Sources: MAURICE FLITCROFT Golf Europe 2017, A History of Golf since […]

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