Distorted History Podcast

Sinopse

An American history podcast where I deep dive into topics to try to find the truth about our past.

Episódios

  • Sound Stories Uncle Acid and the Dead Beats: Mind Control

    Sound Stories Uncle Acid and the Dead Beats: Mind Control

    11/10/2020 Duração: 27min

    In this month's bonus episode I deep dive into an album about a murderous cult as I examine the story behind Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats' 2013 album Mind Control. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected]om Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Murder of Mary Rogers Part 1

    Murder of Mary Rogers Part 1

    04/10/2020 Duração: 57min

    The apparent brutal murder of a beautiful young woman who had become famous as the beautiful cigar girl in New York city sparks a media frenzy. Who is responsible for this fiendish act? Will the police even bother to investigate? Is there any detail too disturbing or invasive for the press to print? Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Elizabeth Van Lew and Mary Bowser Union Spies in the Confederate Capital Part 2

    Elizabeth Van Lew and Mary Bowser Union Spies in the Confederate Capital Part 2

    20/09/2020 Duração: 01h03min

    The story of Elizabeth Van Lew and her allies in Richmond continues. We rejoin the story of the captured Union soldiers as they try to escape from Libby prison and we learn why not even the Confederate White House was safe from Union spies. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Sound Story: Stravinskys The Rite of Spring

    Sound Story: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring

    13/09/2020 Duração: 33min

    In this weeks episode I examine the story of one of the most famous opening nights in the history of music. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Elizabeth Van Lew and Mary Bowser Union Spies in the Confederate Capital Part 1

    Elizabeth Van Lew and Mary Bowser Union Spies in the Confederate Capital Part 1

    06/09/2020 Duração: 49min

    Richmond may have been the capitol of the Confederate states that rebelled against the US government but that doesn't mean everyone in that city supported the cause. Unbeknownst to the leaders of the Confederacy there were spies in their midst. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • History of Barbecue

    History of Barbecue

    23/08/2020 Duração: 59min

    I examine the long history of barbecue. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Sound Stories COC Deliverance

    Sound Stories COC Deliverance

    16/08/2020 Duração: 22min

    In this bonus episode I examine the story behind Corrosion of Conformity's break through 1994 album Deliverance. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Poor Peoples Campaign Part 2

    Poor People's Campaign Part 2

    09/08/2020 Duração: 01h22min

    Following King's assassination it was left to Ralph Abernathy and the rest of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to carry out his Poor People's Campaign. That would be easier said than done. Between his loss of leadership and the FBI, the federal government, and even the news media arrayed against them their fight would be an up hill battle. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory Also if you are able to and want to you can donate to one of these organizations Black Lives Matters https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 NAACP Legal Defense and Education fund https://www.naacpldf.org/ National Police Accountability Project https://www.nlg-npap.org/ Colin Kaepernick;s Know Your Rights Camp Legal Initiative https://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/legal National Bail Fund Network https://bail

  • Poor Peoples Campaign Part 1

    Poor People's Campaign Part 1

    26/07/2020 Duração: 01h11min

    In the late 1960s Martin Luther King's Jr's focused moved beyond more traditional Civil Rights issues and instead focusing increasingly on the problem of poverty in America. To bring attention to the plight of America's poor of all colors King planned another march on Washington DC but this new focus and his opposition to the Vietnam war only made him more enemies. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory Also if you are able to and want to you can donate to one of these organizations Black Lives Matters https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 NAACP Legal Defense and Education fund https://www.naacpldf.org/ National Police Accountability Project https://www.nlg-npap.org/ Colin Kaepernick;s Know Your Rights Camp Legal Initiative https://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/legal National Bail Fund Network

  • Sound Stories Symphonie Fantastique

    Sound Stories Symphonie Fantastique

    19/07/2020 Duração: 46min

    A tale of love, obsession and madness both real and imagined. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • The Great Chicago Fire Part 2

    The Great Chicago Fire Part 2

    12/07/2020 Duração: 01h03min

    On the shores of the Great Lakes one of America's largest cities is in flames. What if anything can be done to stop the relentless spread of the fire and what will the citizens of Chicago do in the aftermath of this unprecedented disaster? Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • The Great Chicago Fire Part 1

    The Great Chicago Fire Part 1

    28/06/2020 Duração: 01h40s

    In 1871 one of America's greatest cities almost completely burned to the ground. How could this happen in general and especially how could it happen in what was considered one of if not the most modern city in the country? Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Sound Stories Crack the Skye

    Sound Stories Crack the Skye

    21/06/2020 Duração: 35min

    This month's sound stories deals with both the story of the creation Mastodon's epic album Crack the Skye and the insane story the album itself tells. Which means this episode features everything from drunken escapades, to Rasputin, to potential brain damage, and astral projection. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • The Race Riots of 1919 The Red Summer and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement

    The Race Riots of 1919 The Red Summer and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement

    14/06/2020 Duração: 01h09min

    America has a LONG history of racial violence. In the light of recent events I examine the outburst of race riots in 1919 that has been called the Red Summer which led to the birth of the Civil Rights Movement. If you are able to and want to you can donate to one of these organizations Black Lives Matters https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 NAACP Legal Defense and Education fund https://www.naacpldf.org/ National Police Accountability Project https://www.nlg-npap.org/ Colin Kaepernick;s Know Your Rights Camp Legal Initiative https://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/legal National Bail Fund Network https://bailfunds.github.io/ George Floyd Memorial fund https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd

  • Boston Tea Party: Part 2

    Boston Tea Party: Part 2

    31/05/2020 Duração: 01h05min

    Tempers between England and her colonies continue to flare until the reach a boiling point in the port city of Boston. This political conflict will lead to a massacre, a tea party, and ultimately a revolution. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Boston Tea Party: Part 1

    Boston Tea Party: Part 1

    17/05/2020 Duração: 01h04min

    The East India company is granted unprecedented power by the government of England and soon becomes one of the richest and most powerful forces in the world. They even become the de facto rulers of countries like Bengal which results in millions of deaths. Seeing the continued support for the East India company from the English parliament some in American colonies fear they may be next. These fears are only increased as England for the first time tries to take an active role in the every day lives of her colonists. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Bonus Lorecast Dishonored Pandyssia and Plots

    Bonus Lorecast Dishonored Pandyssia and Plots

    10/05/2020 Duração: 30min

    I return to the world and lore of the Dishonored series as we visit the frightening continent of Pandyssia and the threats that almost bring down the Empire. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • American Protective League Part 2

    American Protective League Part 2

    03/05/2020 Duração: 01h32min

    The American Protective League returns this week. After fighting the 'bane' of labor Unions the league now turns their ever vigilant gaze to new foes. Like...immigrants...and people who dare to criticize the American government. Yep nothing wrong here. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • American Protective League Part 1

    American Protective League Part 1

    19/04/2020 Duração: 59min

    As America enters the first world war a group of like minded patriots ally themselves with the government to root out the greatest danger this country has ever known...labor unions. What could go wrong? Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

  • Bonus Lorecast Dishonored Overseers and the Outsider

    Bonus Lorecast Dishonored Overseers and the Outsider

    12/04/2020 Duração: 27min

    For this bonus episode I dive into the Lore of the Dishonored series of video games. In the first of two lorecasts on this subject I examine the religion of the Overseers and their hated enemy the Outsider. Please Rate and Review the podcast To contact me: Email: [email protected] Twitter @DistortedHistor https://twitter.com/DistortedHistor If you would like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/distortedhistory

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