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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.

Latest Episodes:

  • Zoë & Theodora, Byzantine Empresses
    Over almost 30 years in 11th-century Constantinople, sometimes Zoë ruled alongside one of her husbands, sometimes she and Theodora ruled together, and in the end, Theodora ruled alone. All against... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-03
  • Grand Central Terminal
    Grand Central's story starts with one of the wealthiest names in U.S. history, but it also is in many ways the story of the city itself since the 1800s, because... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-01
  • SYMHC Classics: The Dyatlov Pass Incident
    This 2014 episode covers the incident in 1959, in which nine students ventured into the Ural mountains for a ski hiking trip, and never returned. While much speculation has swirled... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-27
  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Isadora
    Holly and Tracy talk about Holly's childhood perceptions of Isadora Duncan and how the famous dancer broke convention. They also talk about the peccadillos of Duncan's autobiography, and her relationship... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-26
  • Isadora Duncan, Part 2
    The comforts afforded by fame were forever clouded for Duncan by an ongoing series of tragedies, leading right up to the famous – and horrifying – way her life ended.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-24
  • Isadora Duncan, Part 1
    Duncan, often called the mother of modern dance, had an unconventional upbringing, and a VERY unconventional life. Her early life was full of struggle but seemed overall quite happy. Learn... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-22
  • SYMHC Classics: The Nazi Games and Jesse Owens
    This 2012 episode covers the 1936 Berlin Olympics and African-American sprinter Jesse Owens, as well as the games as Nazi propaganda. More nations than ever participated, and the Olympic torch... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-20
  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Freedom Summer and Cobb
    Tracy and Holly talk about how young everyone had been during the Mississippi Freedom Summer, voter suppression, and Holly's trick to stop crying when recording. There's also talk of how... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-19