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A podcast dedicated to sharing the stories, people, and events in history that might be a little twisted. Brought to you by two history nerds who happen to be twins! Let Waldina and Wendy guide you down different paths of history that are shrouded in mystery, conspiracy and even a few beheadings the only way they know how! With humor, sass and a whole lot of opinions. Tyrants, true crime, myths and legends are all on deck on the Twisted History 101 Podcast. Take your seats students, class is in session!

A podcast dedicated to sharing the stories, people, and events in history that might be a little twisted. Brought to you by two history nerds who happen to be twins! Let Waldina and Wendy guide you down different paths of history that are shrouded in mystery, conspiracy and even a few beheadings the only way they know how! With humor, sass and a whole lot of opinions. Tyrants, true crime, myths and legends are all on deck on the Twisted History 101 Podcast. Take your seats students, class is in session!
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A podcast dedicated to sharing the stories, people, and events in history that might be a little twisted. Brought to you by two history nerds who happen to be twins! Let Waldina and Wendy guide you down different paths of history that are shrouded in mystery, conspiracy and even a few beheadings the only way they know how! With humor, sass and a whole lot of opinions. Tyrants, true crime, myths and legends are all on deck on the Twisted History 101 Podcast. Take your seats students, class is in session!

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English


Episodes

Ep. 18 - The Stanley Hotel - Haunted America Pt. 2

10/27/2019
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In part two of our Haunted America series, Wendy will take us to the Hotel that inspired one of Stephen King's most famous works! Is the Stanley Hotel as haunted as the Overlook Hotel that we know so well? Only one way to find out! Check in if you dare.

Duration:00:45:28

Ep. 19 - The Pennhurst Asylum - Haunted America Pt. 3

10/26/2019
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In the final installment of our Haunted America series, Wendy takes us to one of the most haunted places in America. Its sordid history is only one part of the history of Pennhurst Asylum. There's a lot to be scared of, but if you joined is for parts one and two, you gotta finish the trilogy and take a listen to the last part of our travels.

Duration:00:45:49

Ep. 16 - The Legend & Curse Of La Llorona

10/24/2019
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The legend and the curse of La Llorona has been scaring generations of people from Mexico, Central and South America for generations. It hasn’t been until recently that a whole new audience has learned about La Llorona and why she keeps us up late at night. But...do you know who she really was? Let Waldina take you down her legend and her curse and who she might really have been.

Duration:00:49:34

Ep. 17 - The Missouri State Penitentiary - Haunted America Pt. 1

10/24/2019
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In part one of our Haunted America series, Wendy will take you to one of the most haunted places in the United States: The Missouri State Penitentiary that today not only gives guided tours, but also gives ghost tours! And for good reason. Let’s explore why this prison, that’s almost 170 years old gives people the heebie jeebies when they go visit it. And after you listen, let us know if YOU would dare spend the night there.

Duration:00:45:52

After Party! The Salem Witch Trials Pt. 3

10/22/2019
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As always in our after party sessions, it’s a no holds barred taken on what we just learned wrapping up the Salem Witch Trials trilogy!

Duration:00:22:23

Ep. 15 - The Salem Witch Trials Pt. 3

10/19/2019
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The trifecta is completed, as Wendy goes into detail about the after effects of the witch trials. Find out the repercussions and if any long-lasting curses that may have fallen upon all of those involved!

Duration:00:38:51

Ep. 13 - After-Party! The Salem Witch Trials Pt. 2

10/16/2019
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As always in our after party sessions, it’s a no holds barred taken on what we just learned!

Duration:00:23:45

Ep. 14 - The Amityville Horror

10/13/2019
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Waldina breaks down what really went on in that infamous house that we all know and love! Countless people have weighed in on the Lutz family story on television, documentaries and the blackhole that is the internet. Was it all a hoax? Or was the house possessed by some kind of malignant force hell bent on destroying two different families? Come join Wendy, Waldina and Patrick and find out the truth!

Duration:00:40:12

Ep. 12 - The Salem Witch Trials Pt. 2

10/13/2019
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In part two, Wendy leads us back down the rabbit hole to pick up where we left off in Salem Village where they were fast running out of space in the jails for all of the accused witches.

Duration:01:07:35

After-Party! The Salem Witch Trials Pt. 1

10/9/2019
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As always, join Wendy, Waldina, Casey and Patrick in diving a little deeper into our personal views on the lesson we just had. We explore our opinions without having to break the flow of continuity of an episode. How do we really feel about what was going on? We let it all hang out!

Duration:00:21:02

The Salem Witch Trials Pt. 1

10/6/2019
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In the first part of our Salem Witch Trials series, Wendy helps set the stage for one of our favorite topics! Witches!!! In this episode, we begin to explore the beginning of one of the most insane times in our history, the infamous Salem Witch trials. A time when young girls and women pointed the finger at neighbors over 300 years ago. How do regular people get swept up in a madness that left 20 people dead and hundreds of others effected? Come find out!

Duration:00:48:39

About the TH101 Podcast

10/3/2019
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A summary of why we have this podcast and who we are. What is it about history that keeps us riveted and why do we sometimes find it boring? Can we change that narrative? We think so! Come take a listen and see why we started this podcast. Wendy and Waldina are twins, born and raised in New York. See if you can guess who is who!

Duration:00:07:55

The 6 Queens Of King Henry The VIII Pt. 2

10/3/2019
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Episode # 8 is the second part of the saga that is the Queens of King Henry VIII. We pick up where we left off and Waldina continues taking us through wives 2 - 6. How did each wife meet her fate after wedding Henry, and what became of their lasting legacy? Can love nurtured in the most deceptive of ways really bring you happiness? Let’s explore that question by looking at this sordid piece of history.

Duration:01:10:02

After-Party! The 6 Queens Of King Henry The VIII Pt. 2

10/3/2019
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Join Waldina, Wendy and Casey as we wrap up our opinions on Henry and his Queens. How do we all feel about this whole thing. Who are we sad for and who do we think was crazy as a Madhatter! How do we feel knowing the full story?

Duration:00:24:08

The 6 Queens Of King Henry The VIII Pt. 1

10/3/2019
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In part one, we celebrate the QUEENS of King Henry VIII. Waldina breaks down who Henry’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, was and how did Anne Boleyn insinuate herself into Henry’s heart and English history, ultimately becoming his second wife and Queen of England. We start at the beginning and the fact that Henry was never meant to be king but a series of events leads European history down an amazingly sordid and scandalous path.

Duration:00:52:08

After-Party! The 6 Queens Of King Henry The VIII Pt. 1

10/3/2019
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Wendy, Waldina and Casey break down the craziness after episode #6 and the craziness of Henry VIII. This is rated E for explicit since its a no holds barred conversation based on opinion and a LOT of judgement. We’re pretty judgy but more than a little funny about it,too. Come join the after party and listen to what we have to say when the mic just runs!

Duration:00:35:01

Bonnie & Clyde - Cops & Robbers Pt. 2

10/3/2019
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In part two of our Cobs and Robbers series we find out about America’s most famous (and infamous) sweethearts--Bonnie and Clyde. Where did they meet? How did they fall in love and what was their romance really like? Who were these two Depression era criminal lovebirds who still capture our imaginations to this day? Wendy takes us down this path in our American History to learn more about the original Ride-or-Die couple we still can’t get enough of today.

Duration:00:40:05

John Dillinger - Cops & Robbers Pt. 1

10/3/2019
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In the first of our Cops and Robbers series, we explore the Indiana Bad Boy, John Dillinger! Why did he capture America’s hearts during the Depression era? Why was he cheered and even celebrated as an infamous bank robber? How did his life of crime start and how did he single handedly change the narrative of the modern american criminal. Wendy takes the helm in telling the story of this famous and captivating Public Enemy.

Duration:00:59:17

Nikola Tesla Pt. 1

10/3/2019
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In an exciting time full of marvel, Nikola Tesla was probably the most marvelous of them all. A man who thought before his time, he could envision the world that we live in today. This is the first of a two-part series where we introduce you to Tesla, the man, the innovator, the inventor that changed the world and at the same time, vexed Thomas Edison. A man who believed in a limitless world and almost beat Thomas Edison trying to prove it.

Duration:00:39:41

Nikola Tesla Pt. 2

10/3/2019
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Part two of our Nikola Tesla journey, we pick up where we left off in his amazing life. Nikola Tesla is on the rise and Thomas Edison is not. But how does it all go so wrong for Tesla? What happens in his life that makes him practically written out of history until a new car company brings his name back into the public sphere and reminds all of us that without Tesla, we would have a much dimmer world. Waldina wraps up the story of Nikola Tesla and hopes you look at your phone, GPS, or...

Duration:00:36:57