The History Chicks

The History Chicks

The History Chicks

Description: Any resemblance to a boring history class is purely coincidental!

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Season 3 Introduction

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We are VERY excited! We discuss some upcoming plans on this podcast, as well as sharing some stories that happened behind the scenes.

Thank you (again and again and again) for listening!...

The Music Show

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The only history that we look at in this episode is the history of the music we have chosen for Seasons 1 & 2! During each episode we try to pair music with the woman that we are discussing. Sometimes we shoot for a mood, a period tone, a literal reference... and sometimes, we pick a piece of music...

Minicast – Mary Shelley

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18-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley and the poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron were sitting around a fire at Lake Geneva. It was here that the three challenged each other to write the scariest story they could, Mary’s contribution would become her first published work and a tale...

Episode 16 – Mary Wollstonecraft

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Imagine that you had ideas that were so radical for your time that it would take a couple of hundred years for them to be accepted? Can you imagine that your lifestyle would be given more attention in those years than your message? Can you imagine that your most important work was often mispronounce...

Minicast – Betty Crocker

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In this minicast, we have a little discussion about the history of Betty Crocker. (You know she wasn’t real, right? We’re going with the fictional character theme.)

You may just end up wanting to go bake something. Why don’t you bake something WHILE you listen?...

Episode 15 – 1950′s Housewives

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Once a season we take a slight break from reality and sit down for a chat about a fictional woman. This season we chose not one, but a group: The 50’s TV Mom - and their slightly more real counterparts, the 50's suburbanite...

Episode 13 – Princess Charlotte

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Our friend Queen Victoria would probably not have existed without the story of a Princess that came before her"Charlotte Augusta of Wales.

Charlotte would have become Queen had she outlived her father and grandfather, but she died during childbirth...

Episode 12 – Queen Victoria, Part 2

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Welcome to the second part of our conversation about Queen Victoria. So much to talk about, we just couldn’t keep it to an hour!...

Episode 11 – Queen Victoria, Part 1

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We begin our second season with a woman whose life will take us two episodes to discuss. She wasn’t just black dresses, and talking about herself in the third person, you know! She led a very colorful and unique life! This woman was so influential that she had an entire AGE of improvements, fashi...

Season 2 Introduction

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Just a quick introduction to the next few months of shows; including the results of our Guaranteed Content Poll!...

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