Podcast

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. 

Listen and subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, Breaker, Anchor, Pocket Casts, Scribd, and RadioPublic. 

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Episode 22: Byron’s Fault. An Introduction to Vampires with Violet Fenn Dirty Sexy History

Happy Halloween! This week, we welcome special guest Violet Fenn, author of The History of the Vampire in Popular Culture: Love at First Bite. We cover everything from the earliest myths to the Victorians, and even make it to 1950s Glasgow and a (not so) surprising connection to the Monmouth Vampire in 1980s Wales. Release the bats!
  1. Episode 22: Byron’s Fault. An Introduction to Vampires with Violet Fenn
  2. Episode 21: Daniel Mendoza and the Modern Art of Boxing
  3. Episode 20: Death in the Walls. How Arsenic Green Poisoned Victorian Britain
  4. Episode 19: 40 Elephants, with special guest Sarah MacLean
  5. Episode 18: The Catacombs of Paris

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