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Tippecanoe and Night Soil Too

This week the ladies of Body Count are joined by Abridged Presidential Histories Podcast to talk DC sanitation and the body dropping consequences.

Co-MUNICH-ating with Richard Toye

The ladies of Body Count are joined by Professor Richard Toye to discuss a new book he has written along with Julie Gottlieb and Daniel Hucker: The Munich Crisis, Politics and the People: International, Transnational and Comparative Perspectives.

Beware the Ides of March with Deep Into History

The ladies of Body Count are joined by Arjun from Deep Into History to gab Caesar and the Ides of March.

Witches, Werewolves, and Cleves Oh My! With Heather Darsie

The ladies of Body Count are joined this week by Heather Darsie to talk some serious cultural history.

Mildred Harnack and the #HistoricallyPetty Guillotine with Peter Laning

The ladies of Body Count are joined by Peter Laning to talk about the life (and death) of one Mildred Fish-Harnack.

Wining (literally) about Herstory

Friends over at Wining with Herstory join the ladies of Body Count to talk about some dangerous women in history.

Honor Adjacent Thieves with Written in Blood History

The ladies of Body Count head to the Wild West with Steve from Written in Blood History to talk Butch Cassidy. Steve throws in some Sundance for free.

A Tip for the Hangman with Allison Epstein

Author Allison Epstein joins the ladies of Body Count to talk Christopher Marlowe and her newly released novel, A Tip for the Hangman.

Nancy Wake Part IV: Escape from Goosestep Mountain

This week Jess, Bethany, and Kara continue their exploration of the life and times of Nancy Wake.

Nancy Wake Part III: Gallopin’ Goosesteps Batman

This week Jess, Bethany, and Kara continue their exploration of the life and times of Nancy Wake.

Meet Horrifying History Part II: A 100 Ways to Die in the Middle Ages

The girls settle in and chat with Horrifying History. Again.

Meet Horrifying History Part I: Dead Men do Tell Tales

The girls settle in and chat with Horrifying History; this is a match made in podcast heaven.

Reading Boys with Wunderkind Autumn Hendrickson

Join Jess, Bethany, and Kara as that settle in and chat with Reading, MA wunderkind, Autumn Hendrickson. It’s all WWII all the time in this special episode of Body Count.

Red Frankenstein: Turkey Baste Terror

Jessica tells Kara and Bethany the story of Ilya Ivanov, the Red Frankenstein.

Killer Toys Redux: Magnets Are the Mind Killer

In this ‘Holiday Feels,’ episode, Bethany and Jess are joined by a special guest; strap in for Killer Toys Redux presented by Ms. Bethany’s Mom.

Presidential Precedents: No One Knows

Jessica bores the pants off Bethany, Kara, and you listener as they talk presidential body counts and presidential succession.

Nancy Wake Part II: c20th Slog with The French History Podcast

We are joined once again this week by Gary Girod of The French History Podcast to talk Nancy Wake. We are also joined by our new Body Count co Kara DiDomizio!

Nancy Wake with The French History Podcast

This week Jessica and Bethany are joined by Gary Girod of The French History Podcast to talk Nancy Wake, an OG Bad B. Yeah, it’s a multi-part deep dive.

What Goes Up, Must Come Down

Another Backwards Body Count as Bethany tells Jess a story. This week it’s historical elevator disasters, better known as a Jessica deep fear.

The Real Vampires: Death, Terror, and the Supernatural with Dr. Richard Sugg

Beth and Jess had SO much fun last week they decided to have Dr. Richard Sugg back again this week to talk another of his books, Real Vampires: Death, Terror, and the Supernatural. Join the Body Count squad to talk some more fascinating cultural history.

The History of Disgust with Dr. Richard Sugg

Listen as Jess and Beth settle in to chat with Dr. Richard Sugg about his delightfully disgusting work, everything from brain pâté to being mad for mummy purses. Go grab the new edition of the book Mummies, Cannibals, and Vampires: The History of Corpse Medicine from the Middle Ages to Falun Gong.

MGTOW IS A CULT

Join us this week for a special episode as we sit down with Mike Fallek and talk about hashtag cults, his amazing podcast #Hashtag Cult, and MGTOW.

The Mary Francis: It's Made of People

Join Jessica and Bethany as they talk Ann Saunders, the Francis Mary, and prove the Donner Party would have been way more metal at sea.

Backwards Body Count: Hyatt Regency Collapse

It is a backwards Body Count week! Bethany tells Jessica the story of the Hyatt Regency Collapse.

If Fu-Go, I Go

Join us as we talk all things Fu-Go, the most metal balloons of the 20th century. Spoiler alert: It’s the Japanese balloon bomb. Check out the show notes for additional information.

Backwards Body Count: Killer Toys

Want to play with uranium or roofie your children? Find out how with our host (this week) Bethany Skelton.

Sink the Bismarck

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton talk the who, what, when, where, and why of the sinking of the Bismarck.

Criminal Subculture in the Gulag: Dr. Mark Vincent

Host Jessica Manor and co-host Bethany Skelton are joined by Dr. Mark Vincent to chat about his new book and prisoner society in the Stalinist Labour Camps, 1924-53.

Winston Churchill: A Life in the News with Richard Toye

This week host Jessica Manor is all business as she chats with Richard Toye about his upcoming book, Winston Churchill: A Life in the News.

Backwards Body Count Tri-State Tornado: It's Going Green

We switch it up this week with a Backwards Body Count. Co-host Bethany Skelton tells host Jessica Manor and guest Stephanie Andrews the story of the Tri-State Tornado

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