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All The Right Movies

All The Right Movies

A YouTube channel with an audio podcast, All The Right Movies is deeply researched stories behind classic and hit films.

Anthology of Heroes

Anthology of Heroes

Epic tales of defiance throughout history. Join Elliot Gates to uncover the forgotten stories of those who shaped our world!

Beyond the Rut

Beyond the Rut

Beyond the Rut shares encouraging stories and practical tools to help pull you out of your rut and into a life worth living. We focus on mindset, creating a vision, and working goals to define and achieve your success in faith, family, fitness, finances, and future possibility.

Calm History

Calm History

Relax with this time machine of tranquility. You will be educated and sedated as you chill out with calmly narrated stories and trivia about key moments in history.

Choose Your Struggle: Made It

Choose Your Struggle: Made It

Made It will focus on people and organizations that came out of the embers of a life-changing bout of trauma.

Danger Close: A War Film Podcast

Danger Close

Join a Marine Veteran, a film critic, and a theater director as they laugh, argue, and explore the history of humanity’s triumphs and tragedies through war films old and new.

War is Hell.

Fresh Hell

Fresh Hell

Two women, from opposite sides of the Atlantic, talk about murder, mystery and the macabre. This is your international true crime podcast, hosted by Annie and Johanna.

History Daily

History Daily

On History Daily, we do history, daily. Every weekday, host Lindsay Graham (American Scandal, American History Tellers) takes you back in time to explore a momentous event that happened ‘on this day’ in history. 

Hometown History

Hometown History

Welcome to Hometown History, where the forgotten past comes alive. Our mission? To unearth the hidden gems of history that do not make it into the textbooks. Whether it’s a local legend that’s been overlooked, a historical event that shaped a small town, or a mysterious occurrence lost in the annals of time, we dig deep to bring you the untold stories that deserve to be heard. Tune in as we travel back in time, uncovering the history you thought you knew and introducing you to the stories you never knew existed. Let’s rewrite history, one hometown at a time. Award-winning podcast, new episodes weekly.

The Pirate History Podcast

The Pirate History Podcast

A podcast about the Golden Age of Piracy and the real men and women that shook the world. We discuss the pirates, buccaneers, privateers, and smugglers that threatened the trade and stability of Old World empires. We talk about the kings, queens, priests, & governors that ran their world and we talk about the people who lived in that world. Brothel workers, merchant fences, slaves, witches, indigenous peoples, and all the regular people who were torn between the cruelty of their masters and pirates alike. History, high seas adventure, myth and magic, voodoo, treachery, and freedom await.
Remnant Stew

Remnant Stew

Leah Lamp and Steve Meeker scour the ends of the earth to bring you stories of the strange and bizarre. There’s a brand-spanking new episode every other Monday so tune in to satisfy your appetite for all things curious and intriguing.

Taboo Science

Taboo Science

Taboo Science is a podcast that answers the questions you’re not allowed to ask. It’s hosted by Ashley Hamer, a science writer and podcaster. Every episode dives into a different societal taboo to understand the science that makes it tick, the reasons we don’t talk about it, and the impact that has on society at large. Why don’t we eat people? Why are my swear words different than my parents’? And what makes porn, porn? It’s science class if science class had one of those anonymous question boxes. It’s Taboo Science.

Thoughts with Jack

Thoughts with Jack

This podcast is dedicated to the thoughts and opinions of aspiring director/screenwriter, Jack Slavik.

Warlords of History

Warlords of History

Learn about warriors and leaders from ancient to medieval times. Stories buried in the folds of history…until now!

Who ARTed?

Who ARTed?

Who Arted is art history and art education for everyone. Whether you are cramming for your AP Art History exam, trying to learn a few facts so you can sound smart at fashionable dinner parties, or just looking to hear something with a more positive tone, we’ve got you covered with episodes every Monday and Friday.

With Nothing to Say

With Nothing to Say

A movie podcast covering films from old to new and everything in-between.

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