Historically Speaking



Historically Speaking is that podcast that lifts up the old log of history and pokes at the things crawling underneath you never knew were there. Emus! Insane merchants! Bizarre deaths! Astronomers! Weird and creepy letters written by famous authors! This place has it all! Join Jack, Kelsey and Isaiah as they weekly delve in the weird, hilarious, and downright bizarre parts of the past you've never heard of but really should!


  • Episode 19: Q Ships

    24/04/2016 Duración: 37min

    With the German U-Boats fucking up their shipping lanes something fierce, the Royal Navy did something weird. The result was the birth of Q ships! Also, we talk about fake doors for some reason.

  • Episode 18: Operation Acoustic Kitty

    27/03/2016 Duración: 34min

    The CIA has done a lot of bad shit. They've also done a lot of weird shit. They've ALSO done a lot of bad shit in really weird ways. This is a tale of the latter. What happens when you need an out of the box idea for surveillance device? Well....

  • Episode 17: Robert Liston, World's Greatest Amputator

    13/03/2016 Duración: 39min

    Basically, anytime before the time you're living in right now, it was a TERRIBLE idea to get any surgery done. But Robert Liston, the fastest hands in London's West End, could at least lop off your leg or arm really, really quickly. Small mercies? Find out in this week's episode!

  • Episode 16: The Berners Street Hoax

    28/02/2016 Duración: 34min

    How do you make a house the most famous house in London? The answer will surprise you! Or it won't. But it's not suicide!