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Ridiculous History
History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by iHeartRadio.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 4,086 ratings
Fantastic
I recently stumbled upon this podcast. I sincerely love it so much. The hosts are great, humor is spot on, and it’s fascinating to hear new things! Highly recommend. (Please do a show in your Nixon voices)
Jules276368 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/07/21
One of my favorites
I’ve been listening for a long time. I always find it fun and I like to listen on my long commute!
MexiSteph via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/04/21
Great Podcast :)
Luv u guys! I’ve been listening to you for over two years now, and I’d like to recommend this show to everyone potentially reading this. Ben and Noel are super funny, the topics seem well-researched and the boys go about them in a playful way. Thanks for being there and making my week a...Read full review »
Papcity via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 05/29/21
Recent Episodes
In earlier centuries, when science and spirituality were considered one and the same, the world was full of advice and warnings surrounding pregnancy cravings. In the second part of this two-part series, Ben and Noel explore how humans perceived these cravings: as superstition, stereotype and,...
Published 06/17/21
Pregnancy is amazing — and scary, and beautiful, and a thousand other things. The modern world has stereotypes and tropes aplenty about pregnancy, especially including the phenomena known as pregnancy cravings. But how far back does this go? In the first part of this series, Ben and Noel explore...
Published 06/15/21
Less than 18 hours after Richard Carrington noticed something screwy on the sun’s surface, chaos erupted. Telegraph operators found their machines literally aflame. The Northern Lights were visible from Cuba. People and plants across the globe became convinced it was daytime. Centuries later, Ben...
Published 06/10/21
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