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What The Christmas

by wthpod December 7, 2017

In our final episode for 2017 we get festive with people all around the world! 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: Cooper J 2017, ‘Christmas Around The World’ Spain: https://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/spain.shtml The Netherlands: https://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/holland.shtml Ukraine: https://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/ukraine.shtml and […]

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Making a Bond and Rising Damp

by wthpod November 21, 2017

In this episode Suzie follows the career of Dusko Popov and Trevor checks out the rather wet streets of Dunwich. 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: DUSKO POPOV BBC News 2002, ‘The name’s Tricycle, Agent Tricycle’ […]

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The Unsinkable Story and the Storied Detective

by wthpod November 6, 2017

In this episode Suzie looks at the strange tales of William Thomas Stead and Trevor investigates the life of Francois Eugene Vidocq! 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: WILIAM THOMAS STEAD Carter C 2012, ‘Titanic sinking […]

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What The Halloween Mark 2

by wthpod October 23, 2017

In this extra gristly Halloween episode Suzie discusses the stories surrounding Countess Elizabeth Bathory and Trevor checks into H H Holmes’s gruesome hotel! CONTENT WARNING:  We discuss some details of murder and torture in this episode.  Those who wish to avoid these details should skip from 16:25 to 17:17. WHAT THE HISTORY? Don’t forget to […]

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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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