Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

ANNOUNCEMENT! The Story Behind has been nominated for the 2019 Discover Pods Awards in the History category! It would be the world to me if you'd take a moment and vote! CLICK HERE

 

*UPDATE* Thank you to everyone who voted for The Story Behind for the 2019 Webby Awards! It was an absolute honor to be nominated. ♥

The Story Behind tells the extraordinary history of the ordinary. Everyday objects are more closely examined, from their ancient beginnings through the present—all within 5-10 minutes.

About/Contact     Subscribe    The Book!!!     Support     Promo    Binge-Listen    Extras/Gear

Aug 31, 2017

In 1966, the Beatles played their friend Klaus Voorman their song “Tomorrow Never Knows” while Voorman went to work sketching what would become the cover to the band’s next album, which I referenced in The Story Behind Imagine (by John Lennon). This album contained the songs “Taxman,” “Eleanor Rigby,” and...


Aug 28, 2017

Welcome to The Story Behind: Clue Series. In every episode of this series, we talk about the history of one of the original weapons used in the game, “Clue.” This series may not be appropriate for all ages and listener discretion is advised. And now, I present your host.

The weapon we’re talking about in this...


Aug 24, 2017

Welcome to The Story Behind: Clue Series. In every episode of this series, we talk about the history of one of the original weapons used in the game, “Clue.” This series may not be appropriate for all ages and listener discretion is advised.

What can you say about this weapon? While not as useful as the rope or as...


Aug 21, 2017

Welcome to The Story Behind: Clue Series. In every episode of this series, we talk about the history of one of the original weapons used in the game, “Clue.” This series may not be appropriate for all ages and listener discretion is advised. 

Did you ever wonder why it’s tradition to blow out candles on your...


Aug 17, 2017

Welcome to The Story Behind: Clue Series. In every episode of this series, we talk about the history of one of the original weapons used in the game, “Clue.” This series may not be appropriate for all ages and listener discretion is advised.

This episode’s Clue weapon is depicted in the game by a bent metal tube,...