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Tasty Birthday Nibbles

by wthpod October 9, 2017

In this special first birthday episode of What The History we break from tradition.  Not only do we bring you a meal sized episode, we make it out of bits and pieces that we couldn’t make full episodes from.  We also take a trip down memory lane to discuss some of our favourite episodes! WHAT […]

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Under the Radar and Goodness Gracious Great Bats of Fire

by wthpod September 25, 2017

In this episode Suzie looks at an Australian wartime secret and Trevor checks out the strange tale of the bat bomb! 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: VICTORIA’S SECRET RADAR STATION Burin M 2011, ‘Life at […]

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The Ship Cast Adrift and The Boy With Royal Underwear

by wthpod September 11, 2017

In this episode Suzie tracks the Baychimo and Trevor follows the adventures of Edward Jones! 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 BAYCHIMO Kelly D 2016, ‘The Mystery of the Ghost Ship SS Baychimo’ https://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2016/06/ghost-ship-ss-baychimo/ Knight […]

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The Outlaw Corpse and Getting Barred

by wthpod August 28, 2017

In this episode Suzie finds out all about Elmer McCurdy and Trevor checks out an award ceremony gone awry! 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: ELMER MCCURDY Harvey S 2011, ‘Inept train robber had an unimpressive […]

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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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