Enjoyable History

Some people love history, and some find it a terrible bore. This channel will draw you in with great fascinating tales and wonderful narration.

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    Enjoyable History

    Feb 19 2018

  • Night Beat: The Bomb On Flight 63

    Randy receives a tip that there’s a bomb on a plane to Denver. Original Air Date: September 4, 1952 Support the show monthly at [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Episode XC - Herodes Atticus

    Herodes was a distinguished Roman senator from Greece, and also had the reputation of being the greatest sophist of the age. While he wasn’t always the most popular person in his home province, he did do a lot to elevate the culture and standing of Athens in the Roman Empire. Guest: Dr Estelle Strazdins, (Research Fellow, Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens).

  • What is 'pet play'?

    Have you ever wanted to dress up and act like an animal? Well, there’s a kink for that. On this podcast we’re looking at the kink of pet play. You’ll meet a couple of kitten pet players, a handler and a pup pet player. Why do people do it? What’s involved? Has it got anything to do with real animals? All those questions will be answered!

  • 7.27- The Flight of the Pope

    In November 1848, the Pope took flight.  

  • John #7 - Successful People Need Jesus

    This is a face-melting sermon about the repentance of sin, humility in ministry, Kingdom of God as the only alternative to the dumpster fire that is culture, and the wrath of God which is meted out by Jesus Christ as the King of both Heaven and Hell!

  • 239a Robin Hood by Glen Longwell

    I always wanted to look at the legends of Robin Hood and try to sort fact from fiction - and never got round to it. But Luckily here is Glen of the Glen and Dean show, just just that very thing for the history of England!

  • The Fiend Of Nebraska

    PULP NONFICTION -- A celebration of the pioneers of true crime...Life And Confession Of Stephen Dee RichardsEpisode 203 takes us to the prairies of Nebraska to explore the state’s first serial killer, Stephen Dee Richards. His confession and the reporting of his murder come from a sensational trail pamphlet published shortly after his death, the 19th century version of a true crime podcast.***Hosted by Wondery. @wonderymediaIt’s time to step up your watch game. Join the MVMT!ZipRecruiter. The sm...more

  • Todd Renard

    28-year-old Todd Renard has been missing from Bellingham, WA since February 22, 2017. He had spoken to his mom the day before and promised to call her the following morning but that call never came. Todd’s friend claims that he just ran off into the woods and never came back out. Weeks after his disappearance, his belongings started showing up around town. There are many terrible rumors about what may have happened to Todd but none of them have led to finding him.If you have any inform...more

  • Edward Bynum: Dark/Light Consciousness, Psychic Wisdom of Ancient Egypt

    How to awaken the Ureaus--the serpent power of spiritual transcendence within each of us--and connect to the superconscious of the universe  • Reveals the biochemistry of how the body’s melanin provides the template for the subtle energy body or light body  • Shows how embracing the dark light consciousness of the awakened Ureaus opens a portal to the sacred darkness of the superconscious  • Provides illustrated instructions for meditation practices, breathing exercises, and yoga ...more

  • Case 76: Silk Road (Part 2)

    [Part 2 of 3] Nob and the Dread Pirate Roberts started to communicate regularly. The Dread Pirate Roberts had no idea he was really speaking to a DEA agent. And the DEA agent had no idea about the true identity of the Dread Pirate Roberts... Researched and written by Victoria Dieffenbacher This episode's sponsors: Harry's – Get started shaving with Harry’s today by claiming your Trial Set for £3.95 Zola – Sign up with Zola and receive a $50 credit towards your registry  Mafia – B...more

  • SYMHC Classics: Villisca Ax Murders

    In 1912, a small Iowa town was the scene of a chilling and brutal crime.

  • Life After the Oval Office: Presidential Legacies

    In honor of President’s Day, Joanne, Brian, and Nathan explore the ‘afterlives’ of presidents: what do they do with their time once they’re out of office -- and how do we remember them once they’re gone?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

  • How Women Lose Out in the Silicon Valley Boys' Club

    Emily Chang, anchor and executive producer of Bloomberg Technology, a daily TV show focused on global technology and the interview show Bloomberg Studio 1.0, and the author of Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley (Portfolio, 2018), talks about what made the tech explosion centered in Silicon Valley reject corporate norms -- including the ones developed in response to feminism.  @emilychangtv: To this day, you have investors looking for people who look like Mark Zuckerberg or ...more

  • 42.4 Battle of Diu 1509

    The fight for naval supremacy of the lucrative spice trade of the Indian Ocean between the Mamluk Sultanate based in Cairo and the Portuguese

  • Seth Markle, “A Motorcycle on Hell Run: Tanzania, Black Power, and the Uncertain Future of Pan-Africanism 1964-1974” (Michigan State UP, 2017).

    Today we talked to Seth Markle about his book, A Motorcycle on Hell Run: Tanzania, Black Power, and the Uncertain Future of Pan-Africanism 1964-1974, published by Michigan State University Press in 2017 as part of the Ruth Simms Hamilton…

  • #638 Sir the Baptist & Opinions on MGMT

    In many ways, Chicago artist and producer Sir the Baptist is a chaplain in the R&B scene. He creates hip hop infused music that bridges the gap between his gospel roots and the world around him. Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk to Sir about making music with a message, plus he performs in studio with a 10-piece band. Jim and Greg will also review the new album from MGMT.

  • Ned Kelly 4: Such is Life

    With his last desperate stand at an end, Ned Kelly will be tried and executed for his crimes in 1880, at the age of 25. His name and notoriety would only grow, and a surprisingly mixed reputation as a larrikin bushranger would develop. Many Australians would come to admire the legend and the myth, without necessarily understanding the man. Guest: Dr Doug Morrissey (Historian and author of Ned Kelly: A Lawless Life)

  • 268 – Viking Invasion

    AEthelflaed, Lady of Mercia, and her brother, King Edward, had been bringing the fight to the... For more information and a full summary, go to Follow us @BritishPodcast

  • Michael Meiring—Treasure Hunter or Terrorist?

    In May 2002, in Davao, Philippines, a bomb went off in the hotel room of Michael Meiring, an American treasure hunter. Days later he fled the country--assisted by the FBI, according to the Philippine president. What was he up to? And why was the US government involved?

  • Fungi

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss fungi. These organisms are not plants or animals but a kingdom of their own. Millions of species of fungi live on the Earth and they play a crucial role in ecosystems, enabling plants to obtain nutrients and causing material to decay. Without fungi, life as we know it simply would not exist. They are also a significant part of our daily life, making possible the production of bread, wine and certain antibiotics. Although fungi brought about the colonisation of the...more