Archive for the 'Romance' Category

Happy 2020! As a special welcome in to the new year and thanks to all our listeners, we've done a Q&A answering your questions. From hot water taps to 90s TV and the emu wars, ...

How do you prove an arch-nemesis history teacher wrong? How many facts can you find beginning with the letter Q, and how many make it onto a major British TV panel show? How do you...

This week we're celebrating badass women through history. With a series of sources written by men, because history. Sigh. Tom's giving us a whistlestop tour of The Moralia, Greek/R...

Order! Listen in the name of the law! We're discussing all things legal this week. Sam kicks us off with a follow on from last week's Papacy special with a look at all the times G...

Subscribe and listen to us! Apple Music // Podbean // Overcast // Stitcher // TuneIn // Spotify Welcome to That Was Genius: Two blokes. A 12-hour time difference. An immature sense...

Episode 12 is all about historical statues and sculpture. How high brow... Although actually not really. Tom introduces the Colossus of Rhodes, and Sam struggles to pronounce Lysip...

Artifact's is this week's topic. Sam discusses the Shang Oracle Bones - a priceless gateway to a lost civilization that was almost eaten out of existence. Meanwhile Tom looks at th...

Banned literature is the theme this week, and features the mad ramblings of the CIA, and a whole book full of medieval dick jokes. Which makes us as happy as it'll make you! Tom di...

It's stupidity week! Featuring badly written Roman erotica, trying to fight a battle drunk, terrible German accents and more. Subscribe and listen to us! Apple Music // Podbean // ...

Love is in the air this week, with the *first* wedding of Henry VIII's first wife Catherine of Aragon (hint, it wasn't to Henry), and the first ever love story... A Sumerian legend...