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Show Notes: Unearthed in 2016 Part 2

In the second half of our Unearthed! series for 2016, we talk about some finds that have set the historical record straight, a few things that are really big, exhumations, and debunkings, among others. See more »

Show Notes: Unearthed in 2016 Part 1

In our annual Unearthed! tradition, we talk about some finds that seem like they happen every year, a lot of things that are older than we thought, and a pile of shipwrecks. See more »

Show Notes: Piltdown Man

The first of our Unearthed! episodes this season is a look at the Piltdown Man, one of the world's most infamous scientific hoaxes, following an August 2016 paper purporting to solve who did it. See more »

Show Notes: The Maccabean Revolt

The Maccabean Revolt is described as one of the first, if not the first, wars for religious freedom in human history, and it is the origin of the holiday of Hanukkah. See more »

Show Notes: Krampus and Friends Part 3

We continue 2015's two-part series on Europe's other non-Santa holiday figures with a look at Frau Perchta, Mari Iwyd, Olentzero, and Ded Moroz and Snegurochka. See more »

Show Notes: Belinda's Petition

Inspired by our trip to the Royall House & Slave Quarters, we're talking about Belinda Sutton and her petitions to be compensated for her enslavement to the Royall family. See more »

Show Notes: Sears and Our HQ's History with Jerry Hancock

Holly talks to historian Jerry Hancock, who specializes in all things Sears history, about Sears lore and the historical significance of Ponce City Market, where our show is headquartered. See more »

Show Notes: The Palmer Raids

In a two-part episode, we're looking at the Palmer Raids, which was a series of raids and investigations, conducted largely without warrants or due process, that named 60,000 people as suspects during the first Red Scare. See more »

Show Notes: Alabama Governor George Wallace

Over the years, we've talked about several figures and events related to the U.S. Civil Rights Movement in a positive way. Today we look at the other side with a staunch supporter of segregation: Alabama Governor George Wallace. See more »

Show Notes: Rejected Princesses with Jason Porath

Today we sit down with Jason Porath, author and illustrator of "Rejected Princesses," which started as a blog but has grown into an impressively large and beautiful book. See more »