Halfwit History

Halfwit History

Hosts Jonathan & Kiley talk about the history of the upcoming week, but a long time ago (and sometimes not so long ago). Occasionally, they even know what they are talking about! Join them in exploring topics like Space Monkeys, Teleportation, Viking Battles, Death Poems, and more! (Produced by Halfwit Podcasts)

Episodes

April 1, 2024 1 min

Send us a Text Message.

 Listen Here! ( https://thismachinebelongsto.buzzsprout.com/share )

Hi everybody its Kiley popping in to share the new project that we’ve been working on called "This Machine Belongs To", a psychological horror story told in short 10 minute or less episodes. So while the trailer is family friendly, this show is explicit, meaning it contains more adult language and themes than our normal co...

Mark as Played

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley and Jonathan take you along on their big trip to Japan! Full of fun facts and a few bigger topics like Japanese Bathing Culture and the history of Arcades!

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscribe on Buzzsprout to help us make...

Mark as Played
September 4, 2023 31 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley dons the glitz and glam and rubs elbows with some original Hollywood royalty!

Topic: The Duchess of Theater, Ethel Barrymore.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscribe on Buzzsprout to help us make the show, and future...

Mark as Played
July 31, 2023 36 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley gets a little tipsy and throws a tantrum at taxes! 

Topic: The 7,000 persons strong protests at Braddock's Field in western Philadelphia as part of the Whiskey Rebellion.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscribe ...

Mark as Played
July 17, 2023 33 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley takes a long walk down a stinky tunnel to fix yet another Boston infrastructure disaster.

Topic: The Deer Island Sewer Project and Deadly Disaster. 

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscribe on Buzzsprout to help us ma...

Mark as Played
July 3, 2023 39 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley returns to the open seas to collect some booty and show some booty to taunt the navy as part of the crew of the Antigua.

Topic: The Pirate to Privateer to Pirate roller coaster of William Kidd. 

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Sh...

Mark as Played
June 19, 2023 37 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley joins the Rescue Aid Society, hops on an Albatross, and catches a kidnapper and diamond thief!

Topic: The critically acclaimed 1977 American animated adventure, The Rescuers!

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscribe o...

Mark as Played
June 5, 2023 48 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley takes a train ride that challenged the meaning of equal rights.

Topic: Plessy v Ferguson

***Correction to the episode, there were in fact 9 justices on the supreme court, one was recused from the case due to family illness.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen...

Mark as Played
May 22, 2023 28 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley finds the coolest gravestone quote in existence "Casper Hauser: A Riddle of His Time" and Jonathan gets to writing that request into his will.

Topic: Casper Hauser, the German Feral Child who was believed to be a lost Prince.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Ap...

Mark as Played
May 8, 2023 43 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley takes us waaaay back to the origins of history so we can get an enlightened look at the origins of communication and preservation of that knowledge.

Topic: The Diamond Sutra, the earliest printed book.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support...

Mark as Played
April 24, 2023 42 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley throws some records on reverse as we talk about the cover up to prevent the lonely hearts of music fans everywhere.

Topic: Is Paul McCartney Dead? The Conspiracy that the Beatles replaced Paul after a grizzly crash to boost Abbey Road record sales.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

...

Mark as Played
April 10, 2023 31 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley doffs a deerstalker to unravel the mystery of the first detective fiction narratives!

Topic: The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscribe on Buzzsprout to help us make the ...

Mark as Played
December 19, 2022 38 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley learns not about boulders or rocks, but stones and the miles they've traveled.  

Topic: The Christmas Caper of the Coronation Stone of Scone! 

P.S. - We'll be back soon but are taking a break. Happy Holidays & Happy New Year to all our Halfwit and Historians!   

Editor's Note: It's cruel and unusual that Kiley decided to talk about traveling s...

Mark as Played
December 5, 2022 39 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley steals the throne from a baby so she can have gender swap galas and repair our broken roadway infrastructure. If only this were a "not so long ago" episode...

Topic: Elizabeth Petrovna's Imperial Coup to become Empress of Russia

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Liste...

Mark as Played
November 21, 2022 36 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley takes us on a flight to Reno!  But why did she pack parachutes?

Topic: The only unsolved sky heist, D. B. Cooper's one way trip with Northwest Airlines, $200,000, and a bomb.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscr...

Mark as Played

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley could have had had it all, wealth, fame, fortune, but instead she developed a gambling addiction and became weirdly focused on ruining my life. Wait no that's our subject for today, Richard John Bingham. Though he did disappear.... I should sleep with one eye open...

Topic: Richard John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, Murderer and Figurative.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends ...

Mark as Played

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley hits the battlefield with a fancy new emblem that protects her from the wrath of the enemy... as long as the many kingdoms decide to recognize it.

Topic: The Founding of the International Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podc...

Mark as Played
October 10, 2022 36 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley joins (yet another) secret organization and swears that there's nothing conspiracy about it. Jonathan is not so sure and looks to Papal Bull: Attorney at Law for more concrete answers.

Topic: The Arrest of the Grand Master of The Knights Templar on charges of Idolatry and Corruption.

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mytholo...

Mark as Played
September 26, 2022 34 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley decides that she wants to be Pope. I mean why not? All the cool Popes did it!

Topic: Antipope Benedict XIII and the Western Schism

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

✨New: Subscribe on Buzzsprout to help us make the show, and f...

Mark as Played
September 12, 2022 56 mins

Send us a Text Message.

This week Kiley joins a guerilla movement for anti-racism, feminism, and overall equality... and it turns out to be a very bad choice. The Hydra Flag maybe should have been a dead give away.

Topic: The Kidnapping of Patricia Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army

Into The Mythic - Irish Myths and Legends
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Nikki Glaser Podcast

    Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

    White Devil

    Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – part of one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. New episodes every Monday!

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.