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Hysterical History

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Hysterical History is a comedy podcast where Alexis and Hailey, friends and history lovers, tell each other wacky yet factual stories from the past. Join them every TUESDAY for laughs and weird history realness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Hysterical History is a comedy podcast where Alexis and Hailey, friends and history lovers, tell each other wacky yet factual stories from the past. Join them every TUESDAY for laughs and weird history realness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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United States

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Hysterical History is a comedy podcast where Alexis and Hailey, friends and history lovers, tell each other wacky yet factual stories from the past. Join them every TUESDAY for laughs and weird history realness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 172: The Color Puce

2/28/2021
What color is puce? It's not chartreuse! What does the word mean and why is it sexy? Learn the answers to these questions and more as Hailey teaches Alexis about the color and its history. Special thanks to Swing Whale for our music and to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S,...

Duration:00:59:26

Episode 171: Greasy Boy Jones, Queen Victoria's Stalker - Part Three

2/19/2021
Does the Boy Jones ever become the Man Jones? Did he get murdered by the English government? And is trespassing still not illegal in England? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this final Boy Jones ep! Special thanks to Swing Whale for our music and to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Vallie, Amanda, Denise,...

Duration:01:21:31

Episode 170: Greasy Boy Jones, Queen Victoria's Stalker - Part Two

2/5/2021
Join us this week for another ridiculous episode about Queen Victoria's child stalker who really needs to learn how to be an influencer. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:11:56

Episode 169: Greasy Boy Jones - Queen Victoria's Stalker

1/28/2021
Why is it so easy to get into Buckingham Palace? What is bear grease? And is Charles Dickens a creep? Join us this week, as Alexis teaches Hailey about the Boy Jones, a greasy stalker of Queen Victoria's. Special thanks to Swing Whale for our music and to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly,...

Duration:01:39:48

Episode 168: Weirdest Historical Pets

1/21/2021
How many presidents have had bears in the White House? Did one have an alligator there? Did someone die in the Tower of London from a ghost bear attack? Learn this and more as Hailey teaches Alexis about weird historical pets! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:14:55

Bonus Episode: International Flag Edition

1/17/2021
In this bonus episode, Hailey and Alexis attempt to guess where international flags are from! Spoiler alert: they do medium. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:46:10

Episode 167: Weird Election History

1/13/2021
Do you go to a religious service for the celebration of St. Election? Ever been a victim of cooping? Well, after you listen to this episode, those things will make sense! Join Hailey in learning about Election Cake, real and violent election fraud, and what happens when things don't quite go as planned with voting. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:35:46

Episode 166: Real Life Moby Dick, Tragedy of the Essex - Part Two

10/26/2020
CW: cannibalism. In this episode, Hailey teaches Alexis about the continuous terrible decisions by the Essex whaling boys, Alexis would rather be eaten than be on a boat like they are, and the horrors of capitalism. Special thanks to Swing Whale for our music and to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Vallie, Amanda, Denise,...

Duration:01:58:18

Episode 165: Real Life Moby Dick, Tragedy of the Essex - Part One

10/17/2020
In this episode, Hailey teaches Alexis about the Essex whaling ship: how everything went wrong at every turn and they kept going, how this story is a microcosm of white colonialism in general, and sets up for a banger of a part two. Special thanks to Swing Whale for our music and to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Vallie,...

Duration:01:24:52

Episode 164: The Scariest Stories of Colorado

10/8/2020
It's Halloween month and so Alexis and Hailey are bringing you scary historical episodes! In this episode, Alexis teaches Hailey about some of the most creepy, ill-advised, and metal moments in the history of Colorado. Special thanks to Swing Whale for our music and to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Vallie, Amanda, Denise,...

Duration:00:57:09

Episode 163: Black Cowboys and Cowgirls

9/23/2020
In this episode, Hailey teaches Alexis about more black cowboys, black cow ladies, the Great Depression rabbit plague, and much more! Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, Kaycee, BJ, and Nerissa! Special thanks to Swing Whale for our...

Duration:01:12:22

Episode 162: Black Cowboys, Yeehaw

9/10/2020
In this episode, Hailey teaches Alexis about multiple black cowboys, black cowboy culture, and how Old Town Road's music video is remarkably accurate. Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, Kaycee, BJ, and Nerissa! Outro music by 8 Bit Arcade...

Duration:01:03:56

Episode 161: Yasuke, the Black Samurai - Part Four

9/2/2020
In this episode, we hear the end of Yasuke's story and wrap up the coup from Akechi! Spoiler alert: People do not like the usurper. Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, and Kaycee! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:15:19

Episode 160: Yasuke, the Black Samurai - Part Three

8/17/2020
In this episode, Yasuke finally gets to fight...eventually. But they some good fights y'all. Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, and Kaycee! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:33:34

Episode 159: Yasuke, The Black Samurai - Part Two

7/31/2020
In this episode, Yasuke impresses a lot of Japanese people, wonders what his job will be, and finally becomes a samurai! Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, and Kaycee! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:14:56

Hysterical Mini 19: Texan Moms Stealing Legs From Museums

7/25/2020
In this mini, Alexis and Hailey catch up on your reviews, emails, and talk about how many random history related things, like Santa Ana's leg and where it should be. Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, and Kaycee! See acast.com/privacy for...

Duration:00:49:50

Bonus Episode: US State Mottos

7/24/2020
In this bonus episode, Hailey and Alexis try to guess states by their mottos, yell a couple times at how wrong some of them are, get tricked by a state using Spanish AGAIN, and generally think almost all states need new mottos. Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly,...

Duration:00:45:30

Hysterical Mini 18: Presidential Heights

7/18/2020
In this mini, Alexis and Hailey catch up on your reviews, emails, and talk about how tall various Founding Fathers were. Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, and Kaycee! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:46:36

Episode 158: Yasuke, The Black Samurai - Part One

7/17/2020
In this episode, Alexis teaches Hailey about Yasuke, a black samurai, calls out the book she's reading for being sketchy at best, and demands Ubisoft turn this into an Assassin's Creed game! Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S, Anastasia, and...

Duration:01:35:55

Episode 157: Robert Smalls and the Great Civil War Escape

7/10/2020
In this episode, Hailey teaches Alexis about Robert Smalls, a slave turned soldier turned Congressman who did everything he could to build up his race to be on equal footing. Special thanks to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Natalya, Daniel, Michael, Julia, Kara, Macoy, Coffee Infused Nerd, Abigail, Polly, Jill, McKenzie, Erica, Laura, Lizzy, Travis, Vallie, Amanda, Denise, Ariana, Lilly, Eddy, Ashley S and Anastasia! See acast.com/privacy for...

Duration:01:43:09