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Notorious Narratives

Aug 13, 2019

In this episode we welcome guest, Greg Jackson, host of History That Doesn't Suck. In this episode, you will learn all about the man, the myth and the legend Benedict Arnold. While his name is a synonym for traitor, do you know why? We will discuss the war hero, wounded veteran, rum runner and how he eventually came to...


Aug 6, 2019

In the mid 19th century there were very few regulations on the preparation of food. This fact is terrifying but probably not surprising. But on one fall day all of that would change and the fallout from this 24 hour period would change the way that food is prepared, drugs are sold and poisons are regulated. In...


Jul 30, 2019

In this week's Notorious Knowledge, Jen tells the story of the deadliest shipwreck of all time, and you have probably never heard of this one. This week's episode centers on the intricate and unique funeral rituals of the Toraja society. In this isolated culture the funeral ritual is the most elaborate and...


Jul 23, 2019

"My beautiful Radium", Marie Curie called the element that glowed softly and emitted warmth. But that light, that warmth was not, as it was advertised, energy that would restore health but rather radiation that had the ability to annihilate cells that came into contact with it. During WWI, many young women took jobs...


Jul 20, 2019

In this special episode we turn our eyes to the sky and meet madmen and heroes. Meet Lawnchair Larry a man who despite all common sense decided that he would fulfill his dream of flying. How did he do it you ask? Well there is a HUGE hint in his name. Let's just say that one man should not be allowed too many...