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This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.


1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 168 reviews at Apple 4.5/5.




May 25, 2018

"The Lost Colony Part 1: The Dare Stones": In 1587, 115 men, women, and children were delivered to Roanoke Island on the Carolina coast with the hopes of beginning a new English colony in the New World. Storms and war with Spain prevented any supply ships from reaching them for three years, and when the ships...

May 20, 2018

"Killing Mata Hari" tells the true story of Margaretha Geertruda Zelle, known to most of us as Mata Hari, the dancer supposedly turned spy and definitely executed in 1917. Much information has come to light about her, telling a poignant story of a precocious young girl whose father ran out on her and whose mother died...

May 13, 2018

"The Lost City of Z" is featured here along with "George Washington's Boyhood Rules of Behavior" from 1001 Classic Short Stories and Tales as the bonus episode for this week. 

The Lost City of Z, popularized by the recent book and resulting movie by the same name, is the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett's...

May 12, 2018

Hello Everyone-


On June 16th we will draw a lucky e-mail address from our Premium Subscriber list and they will win an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader w/ a 6" Hi-Res Display, lighted, with WiFi, and a power adaptor and 3 free months at Kindle.

We will contact the winner...

May 11, 2018

Hi Everyone-

Thanks to all of you for your support- and you newbies as well.  Your 2.99/month helps us in many ways and it is appreciated!

The Contest-  Are You Feeling Lucky?

On June 16th I will be drawing an email address of one of our Premium Member Subscribers (e-mail is the only way I have you listed) from a hat...