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It all started when... Sister duo Whitney and Lindsey Nelsen decided to discuss prominent figures in history to research, argue, and debate which person is the hottest in this humorous and educational podcast. It's a little bit equal parts debate team, history lesson, sibling rivalry, sexy gossip, and joke time humor-fun, served up in quick little 20-30 minute slices! New episodes every Wednesday!

It all started when... Sister duo Whitney and Lindsey Nelsen decided to discuss prominent figures in history to research, argue, and debate which person is the hottest in this humorous and educational podcast. It's a little bit equal parts debate team, history lesson, sibling rivalry, sexy gossip, and joke time humor-fun, served up in quick little 20-30 minute slices! New episodes every Wednesday!
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It all started when... Sister duo Whitney and Lindsey Nelsen decided to discuss prominent figures in history to research, argue, and debate which person is the hottest in this humorous and educational podcast. It's a little bit equal parts debate team, history lesson, sibling rivalry, sexy gossip, and joke time humor-fun, served up in quick little 20-30 minute slices! New episodes every Wednesday!

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HH #49: Magicians

6/13/2018
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Abracadabra! This week we talk about some of history's babeliest illusionists, the creme de la creme of magicians. Joining us is the oh-so-delightful Kate Harlow of the podcast Subverted Tropes! Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/magicians

Duration:01:03:51

Special Announcement!

6/7/2018
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Just a quick announcement to let you know about some other podcast appearances we've been working on! Catch us on Buffy Speak, talking about an episode of Buffy, on Subverted Tropes, talking about the glory (but also the problematicness) of Calamity Jane, and on Myth Takes, and Monster of the Week actual play podcast with a bunch of hosts from the Scavenger's Network as characters in the game! All the world building episodes are up, (Lindsey is in episode 1 and I am in episode 4) and we're...

Duration:00:02:22

HH #48: Surrealists

6/6/2018
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This week we're getting weird with it and dipping into the subconscious mind with two incredibly fascinating artists of the surrealism movement. Pitting Claude Cahun against Méret Oppenheim in an all out battle of the dream consciousness. Who will take it all? Listen to find out! Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/surrealists

Duration:00:46:56

HH #47: Warriors

5/30/2018
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It's time to go full Beastmode on these folks with our episode about the hottest warriors in history. From fighting skills to moral compasses, we talk about the strategically biggest babes in this episode, guest-starring Yali Perez (@Beautifullynerd). Leonard P. Matlovich vs Artemisia I of Caria vs Khutulun. Who will come out on top of the wrestling heap? Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/warriors

Duration:01:08:15

HH #46: Chemists

5/23/2018
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Who blinded us with science? Whose elements are the building blocks for babe-itude? This week, Whitney & Lindsey pit Rosalind Franklin against Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev in a chemistry face-off. Who will rise to the top of the hottie solution, and who will sink? Listen to find out! Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/chemists

Duration:00:50:53

HH #45: Impressionists

5/16/2018
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Recently, a Parisian burglar nearly got away with stealing several paintings from the Louvre. However, after planning the crime, getting in and out past heavy security, he was captured only two blocks away, when his van ran out of gas. When asked how he could mastermind such a daring crime, and then make such an obvious error, he replied, “I had no Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh.” Join us and special guest host Ben Mooney (@ben_etc) from the podcast Back to the Futurama, and of...

Duration:01:08:24

HH #44: Thespians

5/9/2018
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Here at HHHQ we are eternally asking the question: "Who's hotter?" Well, this week we have a real doozy of an episode, pitting Noël Coward against Eleonora Duse in a faceoff of heavy hitters of the stage. Thespians! Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/thespians

Duration:00:43:01

HH #43: Fashionistas

5/2/2018
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Your clothes may be Beau Brummelly (or Jacqueline Kennedy Onassisy, or Zelda Fitzgeraldy) but folks, you're never fully dressed without a smile! This week we're talking the creme de la creme of fashion icons and trendsetters with Jacleen Gianaris (@jacicantfail) of the podcasts, "Don't Go In There!! With Jacleen and Robin" and "A Pretty Past". Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/fashionistas

Duration:01:09:52

HH #42: Mystery Writers

4/25/2018
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Are you ready to have your spines tingled and your gooses bumped? Well, dive into the mystery of which mystery writer is the biggest babe! Join us and guest host Melissa Meli @melissajmeli from @ADCpod and @BlankHistoryPod as we discuss the merits of Dashiell Hammett vs. Agatha Christie vs. Daphne du Maurier. Show notes at historicalhotties.com/episodes/mysterywriters

Duration:01:04:54

HH #41: Conservationists

4/18/2018
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Just in time for Earth Day, Lindsey and Whitney dig around in the dirt with some real tree-hugging babes. Who is the hotter conservationist? Is it John Muir, or is it Rachel Carson? LISTEN AND FIND OUT, Y'ALL! Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/conservationists

Duration:00:48:05

HH Host Swap: Spooky Spouses

4/11/2018
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This week Jordan and Lindsey, the husband and wife team from Spooky Spouses (@Spooky_Spouses) do a podcast takeover and debate which is the most unusual artist: Is it Tom DeLonge or is it Stanley Kubrick? HHHQ will be back to normal next week, but until then enjoy Jordan and Lindsey's take on our show!

Duration:00:50:34

Episode Swap Announcement!

4/9/2018
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An announcement about the upcoming episode swap! We will be appearing on the podcast Academy Outcasts this week, and Wednesday's episode of Historical Hotties will be hosted by the crew from the podcast Spooky Spouses!

Duration:00:03:01

HH #40: Pop Divas

4/4/2018
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It has never been more real than it is right now. In the face-off of Pop Divas: HOW DO YOU CHOOSE THE HOTTEST? Prince vs Freddie Mercury vs Whitney Houston. Historical Hotties Headquarters will never be the same again. Joined by delightful guest Max Newland! You can find all three of his shows on Stitcher and Apple podcasts: Insanely Haunted, Plus Ultra, and Zenkai Boost! Show notes at historicallyhot.com/popdivas

Duration:01:07:01

HH #39: Poets

3/21/2018
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It's World Poetry Day, y'all! And that means that we're talking about some of the world's hottest poets. Obv. This week Tiffany Grayson joins us to count the ways we love them! You can find her on twitter @tiffany_grayson and on one of her other podcasts: Binge Buds or Stool Pigeons. She's also a poet and you can find some of her poems online at Liminality Journal, Blood Lotus, and Crab Fat. Algernon Charles Swinburne vs Lord Byron vs Forough Farrokhzad. Show notes available at...

Duration:00:57:29

HH #38: Activists

3/14/2018
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This week we are raging against the machine with Pat Mobley of the podcast Podventure Time! (@podventuretime) We are talking about those who fight the good fight for justice, activists! This episode pits Stokely Carmichael against Audre Lorde against Princess Victoria Ka`iulani Cleghorn. In this episode, we all win, because the world is a better place for having had these folks in it. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/activists and you can find Podventure Time's Facebook group...

Duration:01:05:18

HH #37: SNL Cast

3/7/2018
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LIVE, FROM NEW YORK, IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT!!! Joining Whitney and Lindsey this week, to talk about some of the shiningest stars that we have lost from the Saturday Night Live cast is James Anderson (@UnabashedJames) from the podcast Unabashedly Obsessed (@UFOPodcast). They've all captured our hearts, BUT WHO WILL CAPTURE THE TITLE OF HOTTEST?!?! Phil Hartman vs Gilda Radner vs John Belushi. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/SNL

Duration:01:00:43

HH #36: Lovers

2/28/2018
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For our last week of February, our month of love and lust, we are talking about lotharios, libertines, and coquettes, otherwise known as historically famous lovers. Join us as we make guest host Erich Hall (@platypusjones) uncomfortable with the amount of time we say "lovers". Oh. Also we talk about famous people. John Wilkes vs. Giacomo Cassanova vs. Mercedes De Acosta. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/lovers

Duration:00:58:38

HH #35: Power Couples

2/21/2018
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Continuing our month of lurve we bring to you, today, stories of the ultimate power couples. Successful, driven people who paired up to become even more powerful. BUT WHO IS THE MOST POWERFUL? Find out by listening to us, and special guest host Morgan Spatola (@morganspatola) of the podcast Academy Outcasts (@academyoutcasts)! Marie and Pierre Curie, vs. Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio, vs. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/powercouples

Duration:01:04:08

HH #34: Ill-Fated Romance

2/14/2018
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In honor of all the broken-hearted, the happily single, and the not-so-happily single, in this month of love we are taking Valentine's day to talk about the star-crossed, tragic, or otherwise ill-fated romances of our time. Special Guest J.Keith van Straaten (@J_Keith), host of Go Fact Yourself (@gofactyourpod) on Maximum Fun (@maxfunhq) joins us to talk about Mumtaz Mahal & Shah Jahan vs. Dorothy Kilgallen vs. King Pedro I and Ines de Castro. Show notes at...

Duration:01:03:09

HH #33: Madams

2/7/2018
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This February, Historical Hotties delves into stories of love, lust, loss, and romance all month long. This week, we are talking about the purveyors of love, those who facilitate the exchange of financial compensation for the act of physical love, otherwise known as Madams! It's a juicy one this week, with special guest Tristian Miller (@CharmedChancer) joining us to pit Julia Bulette against James Lipton (I KNOW) against Ada and Minna Eveleigh! Show notes at...

Duration:01:02:42