ok, sorta shallow
the suburban accents of the hosts I can deal with, but the material is a bit sophomoric. At the end of two podcasts I hadn't really learned much new stuff, certainly nothing beyond the History Class I slept through back in High School. What they say is interesting enough, and covers the main points of the standard narrative... it's just not terribly insightful or incisive.Read full review »
aljabear via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/05/09
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The topics are usually interesting, but (and perhaps this was exacerbated because I listened to several in a row to "catch up" on what was already posted) the dialogue seemed repetitious (formulaic) which reduced the enjoyment for me. Man - Do you know about <insert topic>? Woman...Read full review »
Bear-ly via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/08
I love history. I'm fascinated and obsessed with history. But . . . I couldn't bear more than 5 minutes of listening to the announcers! It was like - return of the attack of the children of the Valley girls. Their voices were, like, sewwwww a - nnoying, you know? Like, I was thotoughly...Read full review »
xstevex1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/30/09
Others before me have already summed up pretty well. Candace is the most annoying narrator I have ever come across in any of the audio podcasts. The narrator sounds like a seventeen year old in a chat room. Unsubscribed right away after listening to one session. Howstuffworks should seriously...Read full review »
appropos via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/08/09
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