History Is Sexy

History is Sexy is a podcast presented by historian Dr Emma Southon and writer Janina Matthewson answering listener questions about history. What did the Romans do for us? Where did marrying for love come from? What was world war one all about? Find your answers, with added jokes, here. Produced and edited by Oliver Kealey. Theme music by Ketsa.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h5m. Bisher sind 34 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


Episode #34 - Was It Better To Be A Hetaera Than A Wife In Ancient Athens?

We're back! This week, Emma and Janina take a loo…



#33 - "Was The Airship Age A Real Period of History, or a Technological Fad?"

This time, Emma and Janina don their goggles and …


 2019-05-18  1h12m

Episode #32 - "Chinese Tickle Torture?"

This time on History is Sexy, Emma and Janina inv…


 2019-05-02  46m

Episode #31 - Why Did People Drink So Much Beer In The Middle Ages?

This time, Emma and Janina dive into a big vat of…


 2019-04-18  50m

Episode #30 - "What Links an Emperor, an Actress, and a Goose?"

This time, Emma regales Janina (and us) with the …


 2019-04-04  1h1m

Episode #29 - Why Are So Many Musicals About Revolutions?

After a short break, Emma and Janina dive into th…


 2019-03-21  1h6m

Episode #28 - What Was The Nazi Lebensborn Program?

This time, Emma and Janina take a close look at a…


 2019-02-21  1h5m

Episode #27 - The Lives of Viking and Mongolian Women

Please take our listener survey, we'd love to hea…


 2019-02-07  47m

Episode #26 - Before AD & BC, How Did People Classify Years & Time?

This time, Emma and Janina take a deep dive into …


 2019-01-25  1h0m

Episode #25 - What's The History Of Witch Trials?

This week Emma and Janina dive into the history o…


 2019-01-10  1h10m