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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.

Location:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 46 – Althea Gibson

3/21/2019
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 Althea Gibson, the tennis player who became the first Black woman to win Wimbledon, and the first … Continue reading Episode 46 – Althea Gibson →

Duration:01:03:03

Episode 45 – Murder of PC Keith Blakelock

3/7/2019
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 riot that occurred on Broadwater Farm during the 1980's that led to the death of PC … Continue reading Episode 45 – Murder of PC Keith Blakelock →

Duration:01:18:11

Minisode 09 – Sir William Whetstone

3/4/2019
Join me, your host Amy Walker, for our latest minisode. This week I talk about the life and career of British Navy officer Sir William Whetstone. Patreon: Please show your support Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth Instagram: Eccentric_Earth Email: EccentricEarth@outlook.com iTunes: Eccentric Earth aCast: Eccentric Earth Podbean: Eccentric Earth YouTube: YouTube Channel Eccentric Earth is a Trans-Scribe Production Hosted by Amy Walker Theme music...

Duration:00:13:59

Episode 44 – Sidney Reilly

3/1/2019
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 life of the mysterious Sidney Reilly, the secret agent known as 'The Ace of Spies'. Patreon: Please … Continue reading Episode 44 – Sidney Reilly →

Duration:01:04:37

Minisode 08 – Eel Riot

2/26/2019
Join me, your host Amy Walker, for our latest minisode. This week I talk about the brutal three day riot that swept through Amsterdam, all because of a game involving an eel. Patreon: Please show your support Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth Instagram: Eccentric_Earth Email: EccentricEarth@outlook.com iTunes: Eccentric Earth aCast: Eccentric Earth Podbean: Eccentric Earth YouTube: YouTube Channel Eccentric Earth is a Trans-Scribe Production … Continue reading Minisode 08 –...

Duration:00:10:15

Minisode 07 – Richard Grainger

2/18/2019
Join me, your host Amy Walker, for our latest minisode. This week I talk about Richard Grainger, the builder and businessman that changed the face of Newcastle. Patreon: Please show your support Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth Instagram: Eccentric_Earth Email: EccentricEarth@outlook.com iTunes: Eccentric Earth aCast: Eccentric Earth Podbean: Eccentric Earth YouTube: YouTube Channel Eccentric Earth is a Trans-Scribe Production Hosted by Amy Walker Theme … Continue reading...

Duration:00:15:30

Minisode 06 – John Barnes

2/18/2019
Join me, your host Amy Walker, for our latest minisode. This week I tell you the tale of John Barnes, the young man who dreamed of serving his country who became a hero. Patreon: Please show your support Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth Instagram: Eccentric_Earth Email: EccentricEarth@outlook.com iTunes: Eccentric Earth aCast: Eccentric Earth Podbean: Eccentric Earth YouTube: YouTube Channel Eccentric Earth is a Trans-Scribe … Continue reading Minisode 06 – John Barnes →

Duration:00:11:41

Minisode 05 – Wojtek The Bear

1/7/2019
Join me, your host Amy Walker, for our latest minisode. This week I tell you the tale of Wojtek, the little bear that went off to war and became an icon. Patreon: Please show your support Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth Instagram: Eccentric_Earth Email: EccentricEarth@outlook.com iTunes: Eccentric Earth aCast: Eccentric Earth Podbean: Eccentric Earth YouTube: YouTube Channel Eccentric Earth is a Trans-Scribe Production Hosted … Continue reading Minisode 05 – Wojtek The...

Duration:00:10:36

One Year Special – L Ron Hubbard

1/1/2019
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 we celebrate one year of Eccentric Earth by bringing together some of our most popular guests for a special episode where we go through the … Continue reading One Year Special – L Ron Hubbard →

Episode 43 – Mary Anning

12/23/2018
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 Mary Anning, a woman from 18th century England that made a career in fossil hunting, becoming one … Continue reading Episode 43 – Mary Anning →

Duration:01:21:30

Episode 42 – Gary Web

12/16/2018
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 Nadia Castle to learn about Gary Webb, the award winning investigative journalist who exposed possible links between the drug trade and the … Continue reading Episode 42 – Gary Web →

Duration:00:54:16

Episode 41 – Bessie Coleman

12/2/2018
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 Bessie Coleman, an American civil aviator who was the first woman of African-American and Native American descent, … Continue reading Episode 41 – Bessie Coleman →

Duration:00:33:16

Episode 40 – Mary Edwards Walker

11/26/2018
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 Holly Rose to talk about Mary Edwards Walker, a pioneering female doctor during the American Civil War, a campaigner for women's rights, … Continue reading Episode 40 – Mary Edwards Walker →

Duration:00:42:24

Episode 39 – The Villisca Axe Murders

11/17/2018
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 discuss the horrific axe murders that befell the Moore family in the small town of Villisca, Iowa, in the … Continue reading Episode 39 – The Villisca Axe Murders →

Duration:01:02:59

Episode 38 – Heil Honey, I’m Home!

11/11/2018
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 discuss the cancelled 1990's sitcom 'Heil Honey, I'm Home!', the bizzare mix of American 1950's sitcom tropes and Adolf … Continue reading Episode 38 – Heil Honey, I’m Home! →

Duration:00:27:23

Episode 37.5 – The Best of Jersey – Extra Content

11/4/2018
At Eccentric Earth we try to pick topics to discuss that are not only interesting, but fairly unkown, but as it often the case when discussing history there is a lot that we can connect to issues in our modern day. As such long discussions on a variety of related topics can often come out … Continue reading Episode 37.5 – The Best of Jersey – Extra Content →

Duration:00:44:04

Episode 37 – The Beast of Jersey

11/4/2018
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 discuss the unusual and horrific series of sexual assaults on the Island of Jersey that lasted more than a … Continue reading Episode 37 – The Beast of Jersey →

Duration:01:11:30

Episode 36 – Walter Jackson Freeman

10/7/2018
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 Nadia Castle to discuss the life and career of Walter Jackson Freeman, the man responsible for bringing lobotomy to the United States. … Continue reading Episode 36 – Walter Jackson Freeman →

Duration:00:51:37

Minisode 04 – The Brittons

9/27/2018
Join me, your host Amy Walker, for our latest minisode. This week I talk about the Brittons, a anti-Simetic group founded in the UK in 1919. Patreon: Please show your support Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth Instagram: Eccentric_Earth Email: EccentricEarth@outlook.com iTunes: Eccentric Earth aCast: Eccentric Earth Podbean: Eccentric Earth YouTube: YouTube Channel Eccentric Earth is a Trans-Scribe Production Hosted by Amy Walker Theme music...

Duration:00:10:55

Minisode 03 – The Sullivan Smoking Ban

9/27/2018
Join me, your host Amy Walker, for our latest minisode. This week I talk about the time that New York City tried to ban women from smoking in public. Patreon: Please show your support Twitter: @Eccentric_Earth Facebook: @eccentricearth Instagram: Eccentric_Earth Email: EccentricEarth@outlook.com iTunes: Eccentric Earth aCast: Eccentric Earth Podbean: Eccentric Earth YouTube: YouTube Channel Eccentric Earth is a Trans-Scribe Production Hosted by Amy … Continue reading Minisode 03 – The...

Duration:00:08:39