For our last week of February's romance-themed episodes, we bring out our heaviest hitters. We find out which Historical Hottie is the historically hottest by comparing some of history's biggest sex symbols. Eartha Kitt vs Hedy Lamarr vs Cleopatra in a race with a photo finish! Special guest host Matt Ryan (@mattunderscorec) of Stuff Weekly and Cartridge Blowers brings the heat!Read More
It is a truth universally acknowledged that two sisters, in possession of some microphones, must be in want of of a historical romance author. We discuss the most dreamy writers of romantic prose in history, pitting Anaïs Nin against Jane Austen.Read More
Continuing our month of lurve we bring to you, today, stories of the ultimate power couples. Successful, driven people who paired up to become even more powerful. BUT WHO IS THE MOST POWERFUL? Find out by listening to us, and special guest host Morgan Spatola (@morganspatola) of the podcast Academy Outcasts (@academyoutcasts)! Marie and Pierre Curie, vs. Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio, vs. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
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In honor of all the broken-hearted, the happily single, and the not-so-happily single, in this month of love we are taking Valentine's day to talk about the star-crossed, tragic, or otherwise ill-fated romances of our time. Special Guest J.Keith van Straaten (@J_Keith), host of Go Fact Yourself (@gofactyourpod) on Maximum Fun (@maxfunhq) joins us to talk about Mumtaz Mahal & Shah Jahan vs. Dorothy Kilgallen vs. King Pedro I and Ines de Castro.
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This February, Historical Hotties delves into stories of love, lust, loss, and romance all month long. This week, we are talking about the purveyors of love, those who facilitate the exchange of financial compensation for the act of physical love, otherwise known as Madams! It's a juicy one this week, with special guest Tristian Miller (@CharmedChancer) joining us to pit Julia Bulette against James Lipton (I KNOW) against Ada and Minna Eveleigh!
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