Listenability varies wildly.
Some historians are not meant to be public speakers. So many “ums”. Very interesting subjects are rendered painful to listen to. I turned off the Eunuchs episode as the accent of the first historian and her tendency to pronounce “r’s” with a “w” sound makes the presentation distracting. Also, the host is an obnoxious old man with bad manners and no concept of how to treat his guests. I recommend the History of England Podcast if you are into a few of these subjects, especially the Tudor court.
Only Sane Floridian via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/15/19
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Excellent programs on a bounty of historical topics. Absolutely fascinating.
APro via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/19/19
Really great history podcast on many diverse periods of history. My only qualm with this podcast I show often the interviewer on the Salem Witch Trials episodes interrupts his guests! He won’t let them get a complete sentence out, very frustrating
RSanfey via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 11/30/18
I like the topic the podcast covers, and I especially love the talks with historians. But from time to time, the host does have a tendency to intterupt the guests, and this happens often enough that I've noticed, and I find this irritating. Were it not for this tendency, I wouldn't have...Read full review »
Gia Gia Gia via Apple Podcasts · Netherlands · 07/19/16
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