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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 27, 2017

Three great stories from our newest show 1001 Stories For The Road: 1. ANCHORS AWEIGH : The story of what inspired Charles A Zimmerman to write the greatest band song ever 2. IDOL WORSHIP It was 2am in the morning outside Elvis's Graceland Wall, and Bruce and Steve knew they were going to try it. The question was,...

May 22, 2017

Those crazy, often twisted stories you hear from your friends about things they will swear are true, plus other stuff. Our line-up: 1. Free Cable TV? 2. The Flat Tire 3. The Express Train To Hell 4. Mr. Rogers- A Navy Seal? 5. Julia Child- A Daring OSS Agent in WWII? 6. Topless Woman in Disney’s Animated Movie “The...

May 8, 2017

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 arrived, they found the fort deserted, and the...

May 1, 2017

The story continues to live on that Blackbeard, also known as Edward Thatch, or Teach, was from Bristol England, had 14 wives, one of whom was named Mary Ormond, that the men he killed were many, that he had left buried treasure from Nova Scotia to Texas, had homes or hideouts all up and down the East coast, and that...