Heroes And Howlers
Podcast: Heroes And Howlers
Hosts: Mikey Robins and Paul Wilson
Category: Society and Culture
First Episode: 2021
‘Heroes and Howlers – And The Rest Is History’ – a quizzical look at some of history’s quirkiest moments. Mikey Robins, celebrated Australian comedian, and Paul Wilson, Oxford historian and author, take you on a raucous tour across some of the strangest turning points in history. We like to think of history as a ‘Grand March’ full of bold action and heroic deeds, but scratch the surface and it’s amazing how many key events have been shaped by serendipity, moments of madness, even the downright banal. This series revels in such circumstance: the cockups, the mishaps, the bizarre twists of fate that have changed the course of mankind – sometimes tragic, sometimes comical, sometimes just plain stupid.