Our Fake History is celebrating its one year anniversary! In honour of this milestone we have turned the show over to the listeners. Continue reading “Episode #25 – Any Questions?”
Episode #24 – Did Ty Cobb Kill a Guy?
Ty Cobb has been remembered as one of baseball’s greatest villains. Despite being universally recognised as one of the game’s most talented players, Ty Cobb is mostly remembered as violent racist who was hated by all who knew him. However, a new biography is claiming that Ty Cobb’s reputation was unfairly tarnished by an unscrupulous biographer looking to make a name for himself by exposing the “real Ty Cobb”. (more…)
Episode #23 – How Do You Explain Joan of Arc? (Part III)
It has been nearly six hundred years since Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake in Rouen. Since that time there have been no shortage of conspiracy theorists and armchair psychologists who have tried to explain the girl who stubbornly resists explanation. (more…)
Episode #22- How Do You Explain Joan of Arc? (Part II)
If Joan of Arc’s rise to fame was unexpected, then her success on the battlefield was completely flabbergasting. Joan would score a series of impressive victories over the English and clear a path to Rheims so her Dauphin could become King of France. (more…)
Mini-Episode – What Did He Say About the Middle Finger?
An historical myth managed to get loose and pass itself off as a fact in Episode #21! In this “Mini-Episode” Sebastian does his utmost to wrangle the loose myth and banish it to the pit. (more…)
Episode #21 – How Do You Explain Joan of Arc? (Part I)
The story of how Joan of Arc, an unassuming peasant girl, became the leader of French armies is one of the most dramatic in all of European history. In many ways Joan’s biography can read like a fairytale, or like the classic hero’s journey. (more…)