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The Secret Cabinet

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The Secret Cabinet
The Secret Cabinet

The Secret Cabinet

Der Buddler

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Weird Histories--told with class.

Latest Episodes

037 The End is not Nigh

The world is ending. Again. The cause is not clear yet, but it doesn't matter either — we've always managed to keep going in the past. Even though we stood at the brink a few times in the 2nd half of the 20th century of wiping ourselves out. Accidentally. podcastnik.com podcastnikshop.com The new shows are “Past Access” on YouTube and “Podcastnik” Acast and iTunes (both on podcastnik.com ) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

15 MINFEB 19
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037 The End is not Nigh

Epsidode36: The Monster of London

A monster is on the prowl in the British imperial capital. A monster with a knife, who is on the lookout for young women. To be more exact: the monster is looking for their backsides. Support our show, and see what else is going on at podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

22 MIN2018 JAN 26
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Epsidode36: The Monster of London

Episode35: The Pharao's Staff

Again a limb goes missing. This time: an important bit of pharao Tutankhamun. Spoiler: it was never actually gone. podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

7 MIN2017 APR 13
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Episode35: The Pharao's Staff

Episode34: Bodily Abnormalities in Antiquity

What deviates from the norm does not always have it easy, especially regarding appearance. In antiquity that could be an advantage in certain cases, particularly in regards to certain body parts. http://podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 APR 6
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Episode34: Bodily Abnormalities in Antiquity

Episode33: Bottomless - of Popes, Eunuchs, and Castrati

What's with the strange chair with a whole in the seat in the Vatican? Does it have anything to do with the supposed Popess Joan? Or did the chair have an entirely different purpose? http://podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

17 MIN2017 MAR 30
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Episode33: Bottomless - of Popes, Eunuchs, and Castrati

Episode32: Hot Air in the Moulin Rouge - Joseph Pujol, le Pétomane

The talk of Paris was Moulin Rouge's shows of “le Pétomane”, Joseph Pujol, end of the 19th century. He brought crowds to a laughing uproar with his special talent. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 MAR 23
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Episode32: Hot Air in the Moulin Rouge - Joseph Pujol, le Pétomane

Episode31: Ota Benga - People in the Zoo

The sad and strange tale of Ota Benga, a Congolese pygmy who was kept in the Bronx Zoo Monkey House in the early 20th century. This one was a guest episode written by Travis Dow (the usual host). Travis' other shows can be found at http://podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

12 MIN2017 MAR 16
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Episode31: Ota Benga - People in the Zoo

Episode30: Toot Toot - Pharao's Mysterious Trumpets

In 1939 Rex Keating of the BBC had the idea to have the trumpet of Tutankhamun -- which was silent for 3 millennia -- to once again be heard. And set off an ancient Egyptian curse (or something like that...) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 MAR 9
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Episode30: Toot Toot - Pharao's Mysterious Trumpets

Episode29: Roman Urine Washers and also Alchemists

Romans didn't just wash their hands in innocence, but also their clothes in urine. How urine fits into the Roman fullon's job description, cloth dyers, and other uses in the Modern Period. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

9 MIN2017 MAR 2
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Episode29: Roman Urine Washers and also Alchemists

Episode28: A History of Book Thieves

Book stealing is going around. Not only today are losses at the Leipzig Book Fair a problem. Already to GDR times -- but not a loss to to the publishers, but to the Stasi. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 FEB 23
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Episode28: A History of Book Thieves

Latest Episodes

037 The End is not Nigh

The world is ending. Again. The cause is not clear yet, but it doesn't matter either — we've always managed to keep going in the past. Even though we stood at the brink a few times in the 2nd half of the 20th century of wiping ourselves out. Accidentally. podcastnik.com podcastnikshop.com The new shows are “Past Access” on YouTube and “Podcastnik” Acast and iTunes (both on podcastnik.com ) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

15 MINFEB 19
Comments
037 The End is not Nigh

Epsidode36: The Monster of London

A monster is on the prowl in the British imperial capital. A monster with a knife, who is on the lookout for young women. To be more exact: the monster is looking for their backsides. Support our show, and see what else is going on at podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

22 MIN2018 JAN 26
Comments
Epsidode36: The Monster of London

Episode35: The Pharao's Staff

Again a limb goes missing. This time: an important bit of pharao Tutankhamun. Spoiler: it was never actually gone. podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

7 MIN2017 APR 13
Comments
Episode35: The Pharao's Staff

Episode34: Bodily Abnormalities in Antiquity

What deviates from the norm does not always have it easy, especially regarding appearance. In antiquity that could be an advantage in certain cases, particularly in regards to certain body parts. http://podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 APR 6
Comments
Episode34: Bodily Abnormalities in Antiquity

Episode33: Bottomless - of Popes, Eunuchs, and Castrati

What's with the strange chair with a whole in the seat in the Vatican? Does it have anything to do with the supposed Popess Joan? Or did the chair have an entirely different purpose? http://podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

17 MIN2017 MAR 30
Comments
Episode33: Bottomless - of Popes, Eunuchs, and Castrati

Episode32: Hot Air in the Moulin Rouge - Joseph Pujol, le Pétomane

The talk of Paris was Moulin Rouge's shows of “le Pétomane”, Joseph Pujol, end of the 19th century. He brought crowds to a laughing uproar with his special talent. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 MAR 23
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Episode32: Hot Air in the Moulin Rouge - Joseph Pujol, le Pétomane

Episode31: Ota Benga - People in the Zoo

The sad and strange tale of Ota Benga, a Congolese pygmy who was kept in the Bronx Zoo Monkey House in the early 20th century. This one was a guest episode written by Travis Dow (the usual host). Travis' other shows can be found at http://podcastnik.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

12 MIN2017 MAR 16
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Episode31: Ota Benga - People in the Zoo

Episode30: Toot Toot - Pharao's Mysterious Trumpets

In 1939 Rex Keating of the BBC had the idea to have the trumpet of Tutankhamun -- which was silent for 3 millennia -- to once again be heard. And set off an ancient Egyptian curse (or something like that...) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 MAR 9
Comments
Episode30: Toot Toot - Pharao's Mysterious Trumpets

Episode29: Roman Urine Washers and also Alchemists

Romans didn't just wash their hands in innocence, but also their clothes in urine. How urine fits into the Roman fullon's job description, cloth dyers, and other uses in the Modern Period. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

9 MIN2017 MAR 2
Comments
Episode29: Roman Urine Washers and also Alchemists

Episode28: A History of Book Thieves

Book stealing is going around. Not only today are losses at the Leipzig Book Fair a problem. Already to GDR times -- but not a loss to to the publishers, but to the Stasi. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

11 MIN2017 FEB 23
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Episode28: A History of Book Thieves