History is a lot more than BIG SPEECHES and GRAND ACHIEVEMENTS and THINGS WE ARE ALL PROUD OF. So on this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by Billy Wayne Davis (Conan, Adult Swim) and Kandice Martellaro (Stan Against Evil, Femmebot PhD) for the minutiae that slips through the cracks. Listen for surprisingly wacky elements of World War 2, human spaceflight #1, the Battle of Agincourt, and more events nobody remembers as embarrassing and awkward (even though they should).
There's something magical about a pilgrimage...but please don't ruin somebody's home doing it.
Listen for pop stardom, sports glory, and more careers you can try on like a hat if your dad is a dictator.
Get ready to chill out about shadows, balloons, and more.
Featuring very special guest JESSE THORN!