Podern History X

Podern History X
By The Braintrust Bros. Network
About this podcast
Podern History X is a podcast that brings you little known stories from human history brought to you by a Social Studies major his and two inqusitive friends. Laugh and learn with Tom, Austin, and Lexi for a half hour(ish) every week!
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By The Braintrust Bros. Network
By The Braintrust Bros. Network
By The Braintrust Bros. Network
By The Braintrust Bros. Network
Latest episodes
Feb. 13, 2018
For our first episode during Black History Month, we bring to you the story of the founder of The Chicago Defender, an African American newspaper founded in 1905.
Feb. 1, 2018
We’re back from our little hiatus! And now that we’re back he can bring you the story of the Roman Emperor that had a salacious movie made about his reign…the master of debauchery: Caligula
Nov. 30, 2017
Lieutenant Commander William George Boaks DSC (25 May 1904 – 4 April 1986) was a British Royal Navy officer who became an eccentric political campaigner for road safety…
Nov. 23, 2017
This week we talk about Squanto, or as he is also known Tisquantum, his life and his involvement in the “first” Thanksgiving.
Nov. 9, 2017
This week we bring you the story of Stanley Clifford Weyman, a con-man who specialized in creating fake jobs and dodging the draft. He was somehow able to con his way into the highest levels of government, and has a kick ass name.
Nov. 7, 2017
This week we bring you the story of “El comegente” Dorángel Vargas, one of the most deranged and frightening characters we’ve ever covered. He is a notorious serial killer in Venezuela. Part of his terrifying M.O. is to eat his victims. Yes, just like Hannibal Lector…and the most frightening part…he is still alive.
Oct. 26, 2017
Are you interested in finding the key to a long and healthy life? Well if Anna Maria Helena was right about how to achieve such a goal you might not be as interested… She may be the strangest person we have covered so far, and we barely keep it together as we try to bring you the story…
Oct. 21, 2017
Have you ever heard of William John Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck? He was also known as the Silent Prince. If you haven’t heard of him, you’re not alone, he is an obscure figure in English history, even while he was alive. He was an incredibly eccentric man who lived underground. For now, we’ll just leave it at that, listen if you want to get the full story!
Oct. 12, 2017
This week we talk about General Santa Anna. Now, I know what you are thinking, “Oh I actually know who that is”, well I think you’d be surprised how much you don’t know about Santa Anna. I’ll give you a couple little hints, the story of his leg might be more interesting than his story, and he was also exiled from Mexico for a long period of time. So take a listen and learn a little about General Santa Anna.
Oct. 2, 2017
This week we tackle the odd story of John Mytton, an eccentric man who inherited a large sum of money at the age of 2 and was seemingly bored of most activities…even though he traveled the world and drank tons of Port. Go figure.