156: Mutiny on the Bounty with Brandon Huebner

1962’s Mutiny on the Bounty is one of the most popular requests to cover. Today, we’ll do that with the help of Brandon Huebner, the host of The Maritime History Podcast. Subscribe to Brandon’s podcast Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through our links on this page. […]

143: The Crucible

The story of the Salem witch trials was brought to the world’s spotlight thanks to Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible. Today, we’ll look at the historical accuracy of the 1996 movie based on that play. Resources A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials Victims: Who Were They? Records of Salem Witchcraft, […]

93 BONUS: From Hell and the Historical Context

This week we learned about Jack the Ripper’s brutal murders. After you listen to the regular episode over here, this bonus episode will help us get a little better historical context. You’ll get a peek into some of the research that goes into episodes as we follow each murder with articles and reports from the time […]

93: From Hell

Jack the Ripper was a serial killer before the term was coined. Be warned, today’s episode contains some very disturbing content about the murders…check it out before listening with kids. Listen to the From Hell bonus episode Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through our links […]