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Historical Hystericals' Podcast

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A look at the lives and careers of the funniest people who have ever lived.

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A look at the lives and careers of the funniest people who have ever lived.

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My new favorite podcast

By OmahaMikeB - Dec 17 2012
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I just discovered the podcast. I can't get enough of it. The reviewers are very knowledgeable, and the banter between them is entertaining. PLEASE MAKE MORE!

iTunes Ratings

3 Ratings
Average Ratings
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My new favorite podcast

By OmahaMikeB - Dec 17 2012
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I just discovered the podcast. I can't get enough of it. The reviewers are very knowledgeable, and the banter between them is entertaining. PLEASE MAKE MORE!

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Historical Hystericals' Podcast

Latest release on Feb 10, 2016

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Rank #1: Episode 13 Danny Kaye

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In this episode of Historical Hystericals we look at the life and career of Danny Kaye. We all remember his incredible performances in films like "The Court Jester", "Hans Christian Anderson", "White Christmas" and "The Five Pennies". We will look into his life in radio and telivision as well as the work as a UNICEF Ambassador. We hope you enjoy this episode of Historical Hystericals. If you enjoy the show review us on iTunes. You can contact us on Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Jan 15 2012

37mins

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Rank #2: Episode 12 Abbott & Costello

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Note. Original post had sound issues. This has been formatted and riposted. After being away for FAR TO LONG!. Historical Hystericals has returned, this time looking at the life of Bud Abbott & Lou Costello. We will look at their early life, how they met, the incredible work raising money for the War effort and charity's across America. We defy anyone to hear the words "Who's on first" with out raising a smile. Stars of Vaudeville, Film, TV and Radio they were truly SUPERSTARS before the phrase was created. We hope you enjoy this episode of Historical Hystericals. If you enjoy the show review us on iTunes. You can contact us in Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Oct 15 2011

50mins

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Rank #3: Episode 04 Phyllis Diller.

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We are back, and this time we are looking at the first lady of Comedy, Phyllis Diller. Phyllis was the first female comedian. Breaking into the male dominated field and becoming a legend in her own lifetime. Did you know that Phyllis made her first appearance on a comedy club stage at the age of 39? This and much more will be discussed in this, Episode 4 of Historical Hystericals. You can contact us in Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Feb 09 2010

29mins

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Rank #4: Episode 05 Dave Allen

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This time we are looking at Dave Allen. The wonderful Irish comedian who would sit on a bar stool, Smoke, Drink and tell yarns that could just be true. We look at how Australia had a major influence in his career, and at the shows he made away from comedy. You can contact us in Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Feb 25 2010

32mins

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Rank #5: Episode 15 Benny Hill

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In this episode of Historical Hystericals we look at the life and career of one of the worlds greatest funny men. Benny Hill We will see how he made TV his own with parody, wordplay, sight gags and suggestion. The Benny Hill show was must see TV in the 70's. I cant think of any other laughmaker who has been on TV for four decades straight. We hope you enjoy this episode of Historical Hystericals. If you enjoy the show review us on iTunes. You can contact us on Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Jul 29 2012

26mins

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Rank #6: Episode 08 Jerry Lewis

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He has made films we love to remember. He is an innovator in the movie making industry. He is an actor, Director, Producer, Singer, Comedian and first class Legend. Oh, and he is considered a genius in France. This episode of Historical Hystericals looks at the life of Jerry Lewis. From his start in small clubs in the Borscht Circuit and Burlesque Houses to international fame in Film, Television and radio. We will look at the films he made with Dean Martin, The classic Films where he Directed himself and to his more recent Broadway show, where he became the highest paid performer in history. We hope you enjoy this episode of Historical Hystericals. If you enjoy the show review us on iTunes. You can contact us in Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Apr 12 2010

42mins

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Rank #7: Episode 06 Spike Milligan

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This time we are looking at the life and career of Spike Milligan. Actor, Comedian, Author, Jazz Musician and first class GOON! This show will bring back memories. The Goon Show. The Q TV Series. Movies and many live appearances. Enjoy the Historical Hystericals look at the incredible Spike Milligan. You can contact us in Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Mar 16 2010

42mins

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Rank #8: Episode 11 Tony Hancock

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At long last we are back. I know we have been missing in action recently, but we are back and ready to bring you the life story's of famous people in comedy.
This episode is on Tony Hancock. We will look at his early years, his disappointments and successes. His fame on Radio and TV, and his desire to be an international star.

We hope you enjoy this episode of Historical Hystericals. If you enjoy the show review us on iTunes. You can contact us in Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Jul 25 2010

27mins

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Rank #9: Episode 14. The Marx Brothers

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They started in Vaudeville, became stars on Broadway and then became internationally famous on film. The four brothers (sometimes five) with strange Nick-names. The Marx Brothers. Each one had a character very different from the others, and they would create delightful insanity where ever they were. They would fight each other until someone pompous and stuffy would become their common target. In this episode we look at the career of Groucho, Harpo, Chico and sometimes Zeppo and Gummo. The Marx Brothers. We hope you enjoy this episode of Historical Hystericals. If you enjoy the show review us on iTunes. You can contact us on Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Apr 11 2012

47mins

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Rank #10: Episode 03 The History Of Mel Brooks. Part 1

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This time we are looking at the life and films of one of the greatest comedy film makers of all time. Mel Brooks. His films have been making us laugh for years. The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs, Men In Tights, Young Frankenstein the list goes on. And then he made one of his best films into a Broadway Musical. And then he made that into a film. He is not conventional, but he will always have a place in our hearts and lives from all the laughs he had given us. You can contact us in Facebook under Historical Hystericals. Enjoy the show. And Have Fun. Commander Mike Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Jan 22 2010

47mins

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