162: Operation Finale

Our story today covers the capture of the notorious Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann. The operation to hunt him down and bring him to justice was depicted in the movie Operation Finale, and today we’ll find out how many of the things we saw on screen actually happened. Resources Operation Finale – Wikipedia Operation Finale (2018) – […]

108: The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness tells the story of the man-eaters of Tsavo as they terrified railway workers in 1898. Did it really happen? Let’s find out. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources The Ghost and the Darkness (1996) – IMDb Tsavo Man-Eaters – Wikipedia John […]

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

[vc_row el_class=”boats-main-content”][vc_column][vc_column_text]J[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/v   [/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes” shrk_theme_font=”default”]KEEP LEARNING WITH MORE RESOURCES[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] 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 Did you enjoy this episode? Help […]

91: The Hindenburg

It was an event that was compared to the sinking of the Titanic, except when the Hindenburg crashed it was caught on film…ending the promising industry of commercial airship travel. This week we’re comparing history with the 1975 Oscar-nominated film that shows one of the conspiracy theories about the cause of the disaster. Did you enjoy […]