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Happy History

Jul 8, 2020

Not-so-secretly a little old lady at heart, Hadley Meares loves herself a rocking chair. But when exactly did this uniquely American invention become a feature of front porches coast to coast? Well, perhaps seat yourself in a rocking chair for this episode.

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Jul 6, 2020

Please enjoy the story of Faith, a British cat who was awarded a medal for courage during World War II.

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Listen to Hadley’s other podcast, Underbelly L.A. It’s not quite as sunny, but it’s a fun dive into history...


Jul 1, 2020

Basically anyone alive today knows about sparklers, the gentler firework that is the only one safe to hold in your hand for long period of time. But where did this glorified birthday candle come from? Hadley, as always, has the history.

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