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Eccentric Earth is a brand new podcast where our host is joined by special guests each week to discuss some of the most bizarre and amazing stories from history.

Eccentric Earth is a brand new podcast where our host is joined by special guests each week to discuss some of the most bizarre and amazing stories from history.
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United Kingdom

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Eccentric Earth is a brand new podcast where our host is joined by special guests each week to discuss some of the most bizarre and amazing stories from history.

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English


Episodes

Episode 23 – The Great Molasses Flood

6/17/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Adi Anhang to talk about The Great Molasses Flood, a disaster that hit Boston almost 100 years ago, involving the strangest tidal … Continue reading Episode 23 – The Great Molasses Flood →

Duration:00:25:38

Episode 22 – Audie Murphy

6/11/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Stacey Taylor, to talk about about Audie Murphy, the most decorated American soldier from World War Two, who is the closest we’ll … Continue reading Episode 22 – Audie Murphy →

Duration:01:28:49

Episode 21 – Samuel Whittemore

5/27/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Chris Haigh, to talk about about Samuel Whittemore, the American soldier that lives three times longer than he should have, and may … Continue reading Episode 21 – Samuel Whittemore →

Duration:00:27:15

Episode 20 – Mad John Mytton

5/20/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Dave Bond, to talk about about John Mytton, the British eccentric who was known for his extravagant drinking, wild activity, and being … Continue reading Episode 20 – Mad John Mytton →

Duration:00:34:24

Episode 19 – Assata Shakur

5/14/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Adi Anhang, to talk about about Assata Shakur, a former member of the Black Liberation Army, who was convicted of the first-degree murder … Continue reading Episode 19 – Assata Shakur →

Duration:00:52:42

Episode 18 – Spring Heeled Jack

5/7/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined for the first time by new guest Holly Rose, to talk about Spring Heeled Jack, the mysterious entity that has haunted the streets … Continue reading Episode 18 – Spring Heeled Jack →

Duration:00:50:40

Episode 17 – Robin Friday

4/30/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by returning guest Chris Haigh, to talk about Robin Friday, the ‘greatest footballer you’ve never heard of’. What makes him so special, what … Continue reading Episode 17 – Robin Friday →

Duration:01:14:51

Episode 16 – Buckingham Palace Break-ins

4/22/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined once again by Glenn Jakeman, this time to talk about Buckingham Palace and the strange incident of the man who broke into it … Continue reading Episode 16 – Buckingham Palace Break-ins →

Duration:01:03:50

Episode 15 – Mary Vincent

4/15/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Glenn Jakeman to talk Mary Vincent, an incredible woman that suffered through some absolutely horrific events. Please be aware, this episode contains graphic … Continue reading Episode 15 – Mary Vincent →

Duration:00:42:00

Episode 14 – Emperor Norton

4/8/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Adi Anhang to talk about Joshua Norton the first, and to date only, Emperor of the United States of America. Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth … Continue reading Episode 14 – Emperor Norton →

Duration:00:36:48

Episode 13 – D.B. Cooper

3/25/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Pete Gaskell to talk about D.B. Cooper, a mystery man who hijacked a plane in the 1970’s and has never been caught. … Continue reading Episode 13 – D.B. Cooper →

Duration:00:46:23

Episode 12 – The Harlem Hellfighters

3/18/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Han Burch to talk about the Harlem Hellfighters, an all black regiment of American soldiers that served in World War One. Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth … Continue reading Episode 12 – The Harlem Hellfighters →

Duration:00:40:19

Episode 11 – Bass Reeves

3/11/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Stacey Taylor to talk about the legendary US Marshall Bass Reeves. How do you start talking about cowboys but end up with … Continue reading Episode 11 – Bass Reeves →

Duration:00:29:03

Episode 10 – The San Ysidro Massacre

3/4/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Chris Haigh to talk about the San Ysidro Massacre, a mass shooting that took place in the United States in the 1980’s. … Continue reading Episode 10 – The San Ysidro Massacre →

Duration:00:42:07

Episode 09 – Colonel Sanders

2/25/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Adi Anhang to talk about Harlan Sanders, the man who founded KFC, and the unusual life he led before he started cooking … Continue reading Episode 09 – Colonel Sanders →

Duration:00:30:58

Episode 08 – Carl Tanzler

2/18/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Han Burch to talk about Carl Tanzler and the story of his true love. Show Notes: Episode Eight Show Notes Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth … Continue reading Episode 08 – Carl Tanzler →

Duration:00:30:42

Episode 07 – The Mothman

2/11/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Chris Haigh, who I will be introducing to the American legend of the Mothman, a strange creature that terrorised the residents of … Continue reading Episode 07 – The Mothman →

Duration:00:40:50

Episode 06 – Elizabeth Cochrane

2/3/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Han Burch to talk about Elizabeth Cochrane, an investigative journalist who wrote under the name Nellie Bly in the 1800’s, and took … Continue reading Episode 06 – Elizabeth Cochrane →

Duration:00:26:10

Episode 05 – Boston Corbett

1/28/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Han Burch to talk about Boston Corbett, the man who took religious fanaticism a little too far, and played a major part … Continue reading Episode 05 – Boston Corbett →

Duration:01:26:30

Episode 04 – Elizabeth Fry

1/21/2018
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Join me, your host Amy Walker, as I delve into stories from across history with a guest who has no idea what the topic is going to be. This week I’m joined by Chris Haigh to talk about the amazing Elizabeth Fry, and her campaign to make the world a better place. Show Notes: Episode Four … Continue reading Episode 04 – Elizabeth Fry →

Duration:00:43:56