Dirty, Sexy History is already a terrific way to burn lots of time, but have you ever wished you could listen to it while you’re cleaning, driving, or pretending to work? (It’s called being efficient, thanks)

We’ve got your back. For our readers who prefer to to listen to their history, DSH has a brand new podcast streaming now where we talk about all the same things we cover here, with added segments drawing parallels between current events and things that happened in the past. 

We’ll still be posting new articles here, of course! But the podcast is a companion to the blog with a slightly different angle (and a mellow Midwestern accent), so we do hope you’ll check it out. 

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Episode 26: The Chevalier de Saint-Georges Dirty Sexy History

This week on Dirty Sexy History, we look at the extraordinary life of Joseph Boulogne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. As a composer, he tutored Marie Antoinette and was so talented that Mozart despised him. An abolitionist and accomplished swordsman, he also led the Legion Saint-Georges, the first all-Black regiment in Europe.
  1. Episode 26: The Chevalier de Saint-Georges
  2. Episode 25: “Female Husbands.” LGBTQ+ Unions in England through the Georgian Era
  3. Episode 24: Cocaine, Coca-Cola, and the Contraceptive that Wasn’t
  4. Episode 23: The Monster Mash
  5. Episode 22: Byron’s Fault. An Introduction to Vampires with Violet Fenn

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